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Vikings offense struggling to overcome Injuries, suspension
Vikings cornerback Josh Robinson learned early in his career an NFL saying about injuries. "They always say that you're one (sprained) ankle away," the third-year veteran said. Or, in the case of Minnesota, a foot, groin, torn pectoral muscle and suspension. Pioneer Press November 26, 2014

Vikings linemen Phil Loadholt, Brandon Fusco are rehab buddies now
Phil Loadholt figured he would spend this week learning the game plan for Sunday's meeting with Carolina. Instead, he's being coached by Brandon Fusco on how to recover from a torn pectoral muscle. Pioneer Press November 26, 2014

Vikings: Neither snow nor rain nor ... Oh, never mind. Let's stay inside.
The Vikings got the heating system they ordered for their outdoor field on Monday, but they still haven't used it. On Monday it was too windy; on Wednesday, it was too snowy. Pioneer Press November 26, 2014

Vikings' Matt Asiata: 'I'm ready to go' for Sunday's game vs. Carolina
Watching last week's loss to Green Bay from the sidelines was no fun for Vikings running back Matt Asiata. Pioneer Press November 26, 2014

Loadholt addresses injury, surgery, outlook
Vikings tackle Phil Loadholt’s season is done, but he plans to stay involved when he returns from Friday surgery. Viking Update November 25, 2014

Ryan Kalil brings levity, perspective
Matt Kalil’s brother Ryan talked about his Matt’s struggles and brought humor to Sunday’s incident with a fan. Viking Update November 25, 2014

Webb stayed confident during 2-month hiatus
Tackle J’Marcus Webb remained confident he would return to the NFL during his nearly three months out of the league. Now he rejoins the Vikings. Viking Update November 25, 2014

VIDEO: Locker room videos
Phil Loadholt discusses the injury he suffered against Green Bay, J'Marcus Webb discusses what it is like to rejoin the Minnesota Vikings and Jerick McKinnon discusses what its like to play behind an injured offensive line. Viking Update November 25, 2014

Vikings add tackle Webb for depth
The Vikings announced the addition of J’Marcus Webb to the roster on Wednesday for depth on the offensive line after Phil Loadholt was lost for the season. Viking Update November 25, 2014

Minnesota Vikings Phil Loadholt expects to be healthy by training camp
Minnesota Vikings right tackle Phil Loadholt, who will have surgery Friday to repair a torn pectoral muscle, said he expects to be completely healthy by training camp next July and will stay in Minnesota to rehab during the rest of the season. ESPN.com November 26, 2014

Teddy Bridgewater, Vikings trying to solve the slow start problem
Something has held Teddy Bridgewater back when he initially takes the field. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities November 26, 2014

Injury report: Five players miss practice, including Smith, McKinnon
Five Vikings players missed Wednesday's practice, including safety Harrison Smith and running back Jerick McKinnon. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities November 26, 2014

Fusco to fellow injured-reserve teammate Loadholt: 'Buy a recliner'
Brandon Fusco's advice to his teammate is simple: buy a recliner. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities November 26, 2014

Vikings expect Sharrif Floyd to return this week from a knee injury
Mike Zimmer isn't fond of discussing injuries during his press conferences. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities November 26, 2014

Phil Loadholt disappointed his season over
Vikings right tackle Phil Loadholt spoke for the first time since the Vikings placed him on injured reserve with a torn pectoral in the 24-21 loss against the Packers on Sunday. Star Tribune November 26, 2014

Asiata practicing; Floyd, Patterson, McKinnon not spotted
We got the answer to Matt Asiata’s concussion protocol progression. He has passed because he was practicing during the portion of practice open to reporters moments ago. Star Tribune November 26, 2014

Bridgewater's No. 1 priority for improvement down the stretch: `Just take advantage of those easy completions'
Don’t know if you’ve noticed, but at 4-7 and residing in the NFC North, the Vikings sure have a lot less to play for than the 3-7-1 Panthers do in the NFC Worst South. Star Tribune November 26, 2014

Craig: Vikings' Madson has the 'best seat in the house'
Community relations exec has heartwarming stories to tell. Star Tribune November 26, 2014

Offensive lineman Webb says he's rejoining Vikings
Free-agent tackle J’Marcus Webb said Tuesday evening that he is signing with the Vikings. Webb announced on Twitter that he is rejoining the Vikings, who need another tackle with Phil Loadholt out for the season. Star Tribune November 26, 2014

Kalil's play affected by bum knee
Over the many years that I have been writing sports, I’ve seen a lot of football players hampered because of knee injuries. Sometimes it is late in their career, and sometimes early. But usually when a guy isn’t playing well, it has something to do with his health. Star Tribune November 26, 2014

Vikings: Tackle J'Marcus Webb will rejoin team
Webb, who played last year for Minnesota, will take the spot on the roster that will open when Phil Loadholt is placed on injured reserve. Pioneer Press November 25, 2014

Vikings fullback Jerome Felton thinking of opting out after season
When the Vikings asked fullback Jerome Felton in March to take a $500,000 pay cut this season, he agreed. But Felton got something out of the deal, too. Pioneer Press November 25, 2014

Vikings ready for outdoor practices
The Vikings’ new outdoor-field heating system is in place and ready to be peeled away for freezing outdoor practices this week. Viking Update November 25, 2014

Vikings should be thankful for NFC South
The Vikings will play their final NFC South team on Sunday, the only one that didn’t lose this weekend … because Carolina didn’t play. Viking Update November 25, 2014

QB snapshot: Teddy Bridgewater
A quick observation of quarterback Teddy Bridgewater and how he played in the Minnesota Vikings' 24-21 loss in Week 12: ESPN.com November 25, 2014

Film observations of Vikings defense: Week 12 vs. Packers
Behind aggressive secondary play that pestered receivers, the Minnesota Vikings (4-7) were able to limit Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers (8-3) to just 24 points, a feat only three other defenses reached this season. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities November 25, 2014

Film observations of Vikings offense: Week 12 vs. Packers
A couple accurate passes may have given the Minnesota Vikings and Teddy Bridgewater an upset victory over the Green Bay Packers, but the reality isn't as sweet for a 4-7 team and their rookie quarterback. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities November 25, 2014

Five Vikings stats that stand out for Week 13
Each week, beat guy Matt Vensel will highlight five Vikings stats that really mean something. Star Tribune November 25, 2014

Loadholt injury the latest block for Vikings, offensive line
Starting right tackle Phil Loadholt will miss the rest of 2014 because of a torn pectoral muscle. Star Tribune November 25, 2014

Zulgad's 3-and-out: ESPN analyst says Bridgewater isn't starter material
Teddy Bridgewater is only seven starts into his pro career, but former NFL quarterback Tim Hasselbeck said Monday he already feels the rookie isn't starting material. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities November 24, 2014

Wetmore: It's up to Matt Kalil, not coaches, to repair his confidence
Events at Winter Park on Monday triggered a discussion about confidence in pro athletes. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities November 24, 2014

Vikings: Arrival of tarp for outdoor practices gets chilly reception
The shipment has arrived from England, and some Vikings players aren't that thrilled about it. Pioneer Press November 24, 2014

Vikings: Shamar Stephen played well in Sharrif Floyd's absence
Starting defensive tackle Sharrif Floyd, who missed his first NFL game on Sunday because of a knee injury, said he wasn't sure if we will practice on Wednesday. Pioneer Press November 24, 2014

Vikings: Captain Munnerlyn looking for pick-six against former team
Captain Munnerlyn returned five interceptions for touchdowns playing for Carolina. He figures it's time to get one against the Panthers. Pioneer Press November 24, 2014

Vikings credit Aaron Rodgers, fault 'mistake' for extra-long 1-yard TD pass
Without another blowout victory to talk about, the squawk in Green Bay following the Packers' 24-21 victory at TCF Bank Stadium focused on Aaron Rodgers' 1-yard touchdown pass to a ridiculously wide-open Richard Rodgers in the second quarter Sunday. Pioneer Press November 24, 2014

Vikings tackle Phil Loadholt out for season with torn pectoral muscle
Same injury. Same side of the offensive line. Vikings right tackle Phil Loadholt will miss the rest of the season after tearing a pectoral muscle during in Sunday's 24-21 loss to Green Bay at TCF Bank Stadium. Pioneer Press November 24, 2014

VIDEO: Mike Zimmer press conference
Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer discusses the injury to Phil Loadholt and his replacement, Matt Kalil's incident with a fan following Sunday's game, Teddy Bridgewater's relationship with Charles Johnson, and more. Viking Update November 24, 2014

Vikings lose Loadholt to pectoral injury
The Vikings will shuffle their offensive line again after losing their second starting offensive lineman for the season when Phil Loadholt suffered a torn pectoral muscle on Sunday. Viking Update November 24, 2014