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Plenty of Reasons to be Optimistic about the Vikings Defense

In his first season with the Vikings, head coach Mike Zimmer transformed one of the NFL’s worst defenses into a top-half-of-the-league unit. They went from allowing 30 points and nearly 400 yards per game in 2013 (32nd and 31st in the NFL) to allowing 21.4 points and 344.7 yards per game last season (11th and 14th in the NFL). 749 more words

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Wallace: I've Got Something to Prove.

In what amounts to basically the most obvious statement in the off-season thus far, (perhaps tied with AD’s comments about how time-outs are a better way to discipline one’s child), newly acquired Wide Receiver Mike Wallace said that he has “Something to prove” when speaking with Brian Hall of  928 more words

Opinion

Could 3 Rookies Start this Year?

According to Ben Goessling over at ESPN, more than a couple rookies are having pretty amazing starts to their careers as Vikings and could actually crack the starting 22 by the end of training camp. 562 more words

Opinion

Adrian Peterson: Return to Vikings has been pleasant so far

The Minnesota Vikings wrapped up their three day minicamp at Winter Park on Thursday. It signaled the end of the Vikings offseason workout program and the countdown until training camp starts in five weeks. 339 more words

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NFL Hall-of-Famer Troy Aikman declares himself a Bridgewater fan

.@TroyAikman is at Winter Park checking out #Vikings mini camp today. pic.twitter.com/eZ07n9Z5Yn

— Minnesota Vikings (@Vikings) June 17, 2015

These days you never know who might drop by Winter Park.

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Barr returns to practice from injury, says he's way ahead of last year

Vikings linebacker Anthony Barr returned to practice Tuesday during the team’s first day of a mandatory minicamp. Barr was limited to individual drills as he returns from a knee injury, but the second-year pro doesn’t think it’ll hold him back. 280 more words

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Vikings Release DB Taylor Mays

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The Minnesota Vikings announced Tuesday that they have released defensive back Taylor Mays.

Mays was entering his sixth NFL season and had previously played for three seasons under coach Mike Zimmer with the Cincinnati Bengals. 54 more words

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