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2014 Pre Season Schedule
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8/08 Oakland 7 PM
8/16  Arizona 7:30 PM
8/23 @ Kansas City 7 PM
8/28 @ Tennessee 7 PM
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9/7 @ St. Louis 12 PM
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11/9 Bye Week N/A
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Vikings-Packers rivalry has it all: warring states, big games, lots of characters
When rookie running back Jerick McKinnon joined the Vikings last spring, he heard a lot of the same stuff when he was out and about in the Twin Cities. Pioneer Press October 1, 2014

Vikings list Teddy Bridgewater as questionable for Thursday
Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater was listed Wednesday as questionable for Thursday night's game at Green Bay. Pioneer Press October 1, 2014

Vikings' rookies stepping up and leading the way
The Class of 2014 has been called to order. Nicknames are assigned. Duties sworn. The Minnesota Vikings' future is very much present. Pioneer Press October 1, 2014

Vikings climb to No. 23 in NFL power rankings
The Minnesota Vikings raised eyebrows across the National Football League with their upset of the Atlanta Falcons last Sunday, and they raised their status in the latest AP Pro32 power rankings. Pioneer Press October 1, 2014

Vikings' Bridgewater questionable vs. Packers
After suffering a sprained ankle in his efficient first start as a rookie, Teddy Bridgewater is questionable for Thursday night’s game against the Green Bay Packers. Viking Update October 1, 2014

Vikings find an emphasis in rushing Rodgers
The Vikings are trying to get to Aaron Rodgers, but they don’t want to go rogue in doing so. Viking Update October 1, 2014

McKinnon should ‘raise his expectation level’
Jerick McKinnon didn’t know how Sunday’s game would develop, but he can be part of a two-headed solution to replacing Adrian Peterson with raised expectations. Viking Update October 1, 2014

Minnesota Vikings: Chad Greenway out vs. Green Bay Packers, Week 5
While the Minnesota Vikings still haven't decided whether quarterback Teddy Bridgewater will play on Thursday night against the Green Bay Packers, they've made plans to be without linebacker Chad Greenway for a second straight game. ESPN.com October 1, 2014

Wet surface could affect Minnesota Vikings' Teddy Bridgewater decision
In the Minnesota Vikings' calculations about whether Teddy Bridgewater will play on a sprained left ankle Thursday night in Green Bay, there's this to consider: The game-time forecast calls for temperatures in the low 60s, with an 80 percent chance of rain. ESPN.com October 1, 2014

Pregame primer: 5 things to focus on during Vikings vs. Packers
The Minnesota Vikings (2-2) travel to Lambeau Field for the NFL's weekly Thursday night game against the Green Bay Packers (2-2) at 7:25 p.m. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities October 1, 2014

Injury report: Teddy Bridgewater is questionable for Thursday night
Teddy Bridgewater (ankle) is officially listed as questionable for Thursday night's game in Green Bay. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities October 1, 2014

Purple Podcast: Why QB Bridgewater shouldn't be a gametime decision
Andrew Krammer and Derek Wetmore preview the Vikings-Packers game on a short week. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities October 1, 2014

With Aaron Rodgers on deck, Zimmer demanding Vikings 'rush smarter'
A season ago, Mike Zimmer's Cincinnati Bengals finished 10th in the NFL with 43 sacks, one fewer than the Green Bay Packers and the Super Bowl Champion Seattle Seahawks. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities October 1, 2014

Bridgewater Returns to Practice, Greenway Ruled Out
As we get closer to kickoff Thursday night, we're seeing the first steps towards improvement for Vikings rookie quarterback Teddy Bridgewater. KFAN.com October 1, 2014

Vikings' Bridgewater questionable; Greenway out
Teddy Bridgewater is listed as questionable for Thursday’s game against the Packers at Lambeau Field. Star Tribune October 1, 2014

We'll try, but Teddy's way too sharp for media
I’ve only watched Teddy Bridgewater’s inter-play with media first-hand a couple of times, but my veteran observation skills tell me that this fellow is going to be a problem for my younger colleagues who will be covering him around here for the next dozen years. Star Tribune October 1, 2014

Craig: Rodgers might not recognize this Vikings defense
Vikings defensive end Brian Robison was trying to explain coach Mike Zimmer’s aggressiveness in relation to the more predictable defensive schemes the team played from 2006 until last season. Star Tribune October 1, 2014

Vikings notes: Bridgewater misses another practice
Josh Robinson probably felt like he wore a prank “Kick me” sign on his back in the past year. Star Tribune October 1, 2014

Vikings notes: Bridgewater misses another practice
Teddy Bridgewater has yet to fire a football since spraining his left ankle in the Vikings’ 41-28 victory over the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday. Star Tribune October 1, 2014

Week 5 scouting report: Green Bay Packers
The Packers defeated the Bears 38-17 on Sunday to move into a three-way tie for second in the NFC North with the Vikings and Bears. Star Tribune September 30, 2014

Vikings secondary improving; Rodgers awaits
The Vikings secondary has shown solid signs of progress, but another strong test awaits with Aaron Rodgers and the Packers. Viking Update September 30, 2014

Vikings RBs: Packers don’t know their names
The Packers respect what they saw of the Vikings’ running backs on film, even if they don’t know they names. Viking Update September 30, 2014

Captain Munnerlyn looking to bounce back vs. Packers, Randall Cobb
The work days are long at Winter Park this week. For Captain Munnerlyn, that means even less time to focus on the Vikings' 41-28 win Sunday over Atlanta, a game he admittedly didn't play his "best football." 1500 ESPN Twin Cities September 30, 2014

Bridgewater's ankle improving, status still unknown
Vikings rookie quarterback Teddy Bridgewater won’t place a percentage on his chances to play Thursday against the Packers, but he feels the ankle has made progress. “I’m much further ahead than I was Sunday,” Bridgewater said. Star Tribune September 30, 2014

These days, rookie QBs 'a lot more prepared' than Rodgers was
The way NFL quarterbacks are groomed — specifically the timetables on which that grooming takes place — has drastically changed since the Packers took Aaron Rodgers in the first round in 2005. Star Tribune September 30, 2014

Bridgewater sits out again, but Munnerlyn is back
Despite saying earlier today that he feels much better than he did on Sunday, rookie quarterback Teddy Bridgewater sat out practice for a second straight day due to a sprained left ankle. Star Tribune September 30, 2014

Vikings: Teddy Bridgewater hopes to play, reverse Lambeau leak
Teddy Bridgewater grew up following Brett Favre when he starred for the Packers. On Tuesday, he learned something about Favre's time with the Vikings. Pioneer Press September 30, 2014

Vikings: Greg Jennings expects little more than scattered boos in Green Bay
Wide receiver Greg Jennings caught 425 passes from 2006-12 with Green Bay and helped the Packers win a Super Bowl. When he returns to Lambeau Field on Thursday, much of that likely won't matter. Pioneer Press September 30, 2014

Packers' Aaron Rodgers: No 'word of the week' needed for Vikings
It's a short week, so perhaps Aaron Rodgers hasn't had time to come up with a word of the week. Or maybe one simply isn't needed after a big win. Pioneer Press September 30, 2014

Fran Tarkenton: Teddy Bridgewater can play; so can Vikings
The Vikings' 41-28 victory over the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday was the most exciting NFL game I've watched in years. I lived and died with every play, and a thrilling game had a finish to match. I walked away with one clear conclusion: Teddy Bridgewater can play. Pioneer Press September 30, 2014

Vikings' Josh Robinson keeping strong start in perspective
Vikings cornerback Josh Robinson endured withering criticism last year for lackluster coverage that reminded coaches and fans he was not Antoine Winfield, the veteran slot corner jettisoned in a cost-cutting move. Pioneer Press September 30, 2014

Vikings' Captain Munnerlyn returns after suspected food poisoning
Vikings cornerback Captain Munnerlyn returned to practice Tuesday after being hospitalized briefly for suspected food poisoning. Pioneer Press September 30, 2014

Phil Simms can't wait to see Teddy Bridgewater
Throughout the decade, Phil Simms has been hearing regularly about Teddy Bridgewater. Now, he'll finally get to see him play. Pioneer Press September 30, 2014

VIDEO: Teddy on his ankle, outlook
Teddy Bridgewater talked about his rehab from a sprained ankle, facing the Packers on Thursday night and running the read option. Viking Update September 30, 2014

After historic start, Teddy pushing to play
Teddy Bridgewater is trying to get through an ankle injury on a short week after having near historic efficiency in his first start. Viking Update September 30, 2014

Jennings: Bring on the Boos
Greg Jennings regrets some of the things he's said but he doesn't regret his decision to leave Green Bay for rival Minnesota. Viking Update September 30, 2014

Packers in a rush to fix run defense
The Packers got the win Sunday, but their defense was exposed as vulnerable to the run. Viking Update September 30, 2014

On short week, Greenway unlikely to play
Chad Greenway says time is the best healer, but time is in short supply on a short week. Viking Update September 30, 2014

Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer wants better team pass rush
While Teddy Bridgewater and Chad Greenway again did not participate in the Minnesota Vikings' practice on Tuesday, cornerback Captain Munnerlyn returned from a suspected case of food poisoning. ESPN.com September 30, 2014

Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer wants better team pass rush
For all the heat they were able to put on Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan on Sunday -- getting pressure on 23.3 percent of his dropbacks, according to ESPN Stats and Information -- the Minnesota Vikings only sacked Ryan once, on a blitz from Anthony Barr in the fourth quarter. ESPN.com September 30, 2014

Aaron Rodgers says Teddy Bridgewater 'more prepared' than he was
The Minnesota Vikings had initially planned to take a more cautious approach with Teddy Bridgewater -- at least at the beginning of the season -- until Matt Cassel's broken foot made Bridgewater the starter by Week 4. ESPN.com September 30, 2014

Greg Jennings' latest comments might not sit well with Green Bay Packers fans
If Green Bay Packers fans didn't like what Ryan Longwell once said about Green Bay's dining scene, they probably won't be happy when they hear what Greg Jennings likes most about his new life in Minnesota. ESPN.com September 30, 2014

Minnesota Vikings weekend film study
We'll give the opening statement for this week's edition of The Film Don't Lie to Vikings coach Mike Zimmer. Coach, how did you feel about your third-down defense on Sunday? ESPN.com September 30, 2014

Zulgad's 3-and-out: Should we assume Bridgewater will play vs. Packers?
I'm guilty. Teddy Bridgewater has played six-plus quarters of regular-season football in the NFL, yet we all seem to be assuming the sprained left ankle he suffered late in Sunday's victory over Atlanta won't stop him from starting Thursday night in Green Bay. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities September 30, 2014