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Polish Project at Tackle believes he's Improving, Other Notes for Thursday [Star Tribune]

Babatunde Aiyegbusi is the very definition of an NFL project. The 6-9, 340-pound offensive tackle is 27 years old and has played professionally in Germany and Poland; he was signed by the Vikings so he could go through training camp and get his trial by fire. 607 more words

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Zimmer: Loeffler Release not based on missed FG's [ESPN]

The Minnesota Vikings effectively named Kevin McDermott the winner of their long snapper battle on Sunday, when they informed Cullen Loeffler he was being released. 320 more words

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Vikings' Exum Hopes To Step Up His Safety Game

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — It feels like the Minnesota Vikings’ coaches are just waiting for someone to unseat Robert Blanton, who started 13 games last season largely because they felt he was the best of some not-great options. 255 more words

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Zimmer: Vikings to dial back responsibilities for rookie Trae Waynes

The Vikings are expecting a lot from rookie cornerback Trae Waynes, which since he was selected by the team with the 11th overall pick in the first round of this year’s draft is probably to be expected. 253 more words

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Vikings DT Shamar Stephen Has Knee Scoped

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings are missing a couple of key backups to injuries.

Coach Mike Zimmer says Wednesday that defensive tackle Shamar Stephen had arthroscopic knee surgery and offensive tackle Carter Bykowski had shoulder surgery. 86 more words

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7 Takeaways From the Vikings 2nd Preseason Game

If nothing else, Vikings coach Mike Zimmer has one thing going for him right now: He’s a career 6-0 in preseason games. Minnesota beat Tampa Bay 26-16 Saturday night in the Vikings’ first of two preseason games at TCF Bank Stadium. 731 more words

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Vikings' Kyle Rudolph says being sharp proper way to show Mike Zimmer respect [ESPN]

Lest anyone think Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer has gone soft five days after making players run a lap during a sub-par practice, we present the following with a caveat: The Vikings practiced without pads on Tuesday largely because the turf in their field house was slippery and Zimmer didn’t want to risk injuries. 505 more words

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