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Zimmer On Daniel Carlson's Release: 'Did You See The Game? Pretty Easy'

EAGAN, Minn. (WCCO) – Minnesota Vikings General Manager Rick Spielman did what he had no choice but to do on Monday, releasing kicker Daniel Carlson after Sunday’s dreadful performance in which he missed three field goals, costing them a win. 273 more words

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Mike Zimmer gave the most cold-blooded explanation for cutting the Vikings kicker

After Daniel Carlson’s kicking woes cost the Vikings a win in Green Bay — the 2018 fifth-round pick missed three field goals, including two in overtime — Minnesota immediately places him on waivers and signed former Cowboy Dan Bailey. 172 more words

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5 Plays: Why the Vikings Tied the Packers

I always expected this column to read: Why The Vikings Won/Lost. Never did I anticipate a tie, but that’s exactly what happened in Lambeau Field on Sunday after a rollercoaster of a game. 1,014 more words

Wearing Knee Brace, Rodgers Returns For Packers

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Aaron Rodgers was sore. It wasn’t just his left knee that hurt.

His mobility limited while wearing a brace on his injured knee, the star quarterback for the Green Bay Packers said he got punched in the eye during a sack. 460 more words

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Vikings Preparing For All Scenarios With Rodgers, Packers

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — For the Minnesota Vikings, it’s more about whether Aaron Rodgers will have his full bag of tricks while playing with a knee injury than if he’ll be playing at all. 799 more words

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The Vikings quietly pulled off the coup of the NFL offseason

There are few things in life that I enjoy more than watching Aaron Rodgers play football. Because of that, I am hoping that Rodgers’ banged up knee keeps him out of Sunday’s Packers-Vikings matchup. 765 more words

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After Beating 49ers, Vikings Focus Shifts To Packer Week

EAGAN, Minn. (WCCO) – The Minnesota Vikings did what we all expected them to do on Sunday, beat the San Francisco 49ers in their season opener. 315 more words

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