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Duron Carter reportedly chooses Colts over Vikings
So much for the Vikings “probably” being the frontrunner to sign wide receiver Duron Carter. Star Tribune January 27, 2015

Vikings offseason snapshot: the safeties
Over the next two weeks, we will take a position-by-position look at where the Vikings stand heading into the offseason after their 7-9 season in 2014. Today, we will break down the safety position. Star Tribune January 27, 2015

NFL historian rates Vikings' Super Bowls among worst ever
Everyone knows the Vikings' four trips to the Super Bowl left much to be desired. Four beatings of varying degrees. Four mostly unwatchable games. Pioneer Press January 27, 2015

Super Bowl could determine Williams’ future
Kevin Williams said retirement is a possibility if he finally wins a Super Bowl with the Seattle Seahawks. Viking Update January 27, 2015

Vikings likely to miss out on Duron Carter
It appears the Minnesota Vikings' efforts to land another receiver named Carter will come up empty-handed. ESPN.com January 27, 2015

Vikings among NFL's best in terms of young talent, ESPN project says
The Vikings are confident in a young crop of talent brought together by seven first-round draft picks in the last three seasons. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities January 27, 2015

Krammer: Third season is the charm for receivers? There's a precedent
Patience isn't an easy sell in the NFL. But that's what Mike Zimmer and Norv Turner were left to do for the end of the 2014 season for second-year receiver Cordarrelle Patterson. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities January 26, 2015

Vikings offseason snapshot: the cornerbacks
Over the next two weeks, we will take a position-by-position look at where the Vikings stand heading into the offseason after their 7-9 season in 2014. Today, we take a gander at the cornerbacks. Star Tribune January 24, 2015

Duron Carter continues to attract interest
Duron Carter is expected to make a free-agent decision soon, but the Vikings aren’t alone with their interest in the son of Cris Carter. Viking Update January 26, 2015

Report: Colts frontrunners, but Vikings in mix to land WR Duron Carter
Duron Carter is expected to make a decision soon and he's down to two teams, according to a report from the Indianapolis Star. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities January 26, 2015

The Vikings $13 Million Offseason Question
For some, the offseason is the most wonderful time of the year. KFAN.com January 26, 2015

Former Vikings iron man Mick Tingelhoff hopes this is his year
For 17 seasons, Mick Tingelhoff mowed down NFL defenders with crushing blocks. Once, he took out a locker. Pioneer Press January 25, 2015

Vikings past and present pulling for Mick Tingelhoff
When Mick Tingelhoff was named last August as a Seniors Committee finalist for the Pro Football Hall of Fame, he received plenty of phone calls and emails. Something else arrived from Vikings coach Mike Zimmer. Pioneer Press January 25, 2015

Greenway a finalist for sportsmanship award
Chad Greenway is one of eight finalists for a sportsmanship award named after Steelers founder Art Rooney Sr. Viking Update January 25, 2015

Hartman: Vikings' Spielman patient with youth movement
Vikings General Manager Rick Spielman believes the team’s long-term plan of creating a core group of young stars has really started to take shape, and that those players should be able to compete for division titles soon. Star Tribune January 24, 2015

Draft Guru Raises Vikings Draft Grade In Post Season Re-Grade
On the national scene, there is nobody more revered for predicting and analyzing the NFL Draft than ESPN Television’s Mel Kiper. Specializing on predicting the league’s draft since 1984, year-by-year Kiper’s accuracy gets better. KFAN.com January 24, 2015

Vikings' season ticket prices will not rise for 2015
The Vikings will keep season-ticket prices in 2015 the same as they were in 2014, a team official said Friday. Pioneer Press January 23, 2015

Kevin Williams wants to retire in Vikings uniform
Plenty of NFL stars in recent years have signed one-day contracts to retire with the team with which they are most associated. Williams, a defensive tackle who played for Minnesota from 2003-13 and is now with Seattle, wants that to do that, as well. Pioneer Press January 23, 2015

Former Viking Kevin Williams has long-coveted Super Bowl ring within grasp
As an NFL rookie in 2003, Kevin Williams attended Super Bowl festivities in Houston. He hung out with friends and took in the sights and sounds of the week. Pioneer Press January 23, 2015

Senior Bowl: Players to watch for Minnesota Vikings
The Senior Bowl won't be played at Ladd-Peebles Stadium until Saturday, but for NFL teams evaluating the 108 players in this year's game, most of the heavy lifting is done. ESPN.com January 23, 2015

Vikings finish 10th in annual special teams rankings
The Vikings' special teams units experienced soaring highs and some devastating lows in 2014. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities January 23, 2015

A glance at possible Vikings' cap casualties
If the NFL salary ceiling rises to the expected $138-$141 million, the Minnesota Vikings currently have about $9-$12 million in projected cap room. They could have a lot more to work with if they make a couple cuts. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities January 23, 2015

Ex-Vikings QB Cunningham auctioning MVP awards for Vegas church
Randall Cunningham is set for one more turnover he doesn't mind committing. The former All-Pro quarterback is auctioning off memorabilia from a fantastic NFL career to raise funds for the church he serves in Las Vegas. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities January 23, 2015

Vikings offseason snapshot: the offensive line
Over the next two weeks, we will take a position-by-position look at where the Vikings stand heading into the offseason after their 7-9 season in 2014. Today, we will focus on the offensive line. Star Tribune January 23, 2015

Former Vikings running back Tommy Mason dies
Former Vikings running back Tommy Mason, the first draft pick in franchise history, died Thursday morning in Newport Beach, Calif., at age 75. Star Tribune January 22, 2015

Part 2: Vikings running back Tommy Mason
Minnesota's first draft pick ever, Tommy Mason of Tulane in 1961, was a productive running back and a colorful character. Star Tribune January 22, 2015

Vikings offseason snapshot: the tight ends
Over the next two weeks, we will take a position-by-position look at where the Vikings stand heading into the offseason after their 7-9 season in 2014. Today, we will take a look at the tight ends. Star Tribune January 22, 2015

Loeffler getting into a chilly business
Vikings long snapper Cullen Loeffler has invested in an ice sculpturing business that will have a display out the Minneapolis Boat Show this weekend. Viking Update January 22, 2015

Tommy Mason, the first draft pick in Vikings history, passes away
Former Vikings running back Tommy Mason has passed away, the Washington Redskins announced on Thursday. He was 75. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities January 22, 2015

Krammer: Could Captain Munnerlyn's role change in 2015?
In the first year under Mike Zimmer, the Vikings seemed to think Captain Munnerlyn was best used in the slot, where he played a NFL-high 396 snaps, per ProFootballFocus.com. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities January 22, 2015

Purple Podcast: 5 names for the Vikings to watch at the Senior Bowl
On this episode of the Purple Podcast, Andrew Krammer and Derek Wetmore preview the names to watch at the Senior Bowl. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities January 22, 2015

Vikings' Blueprint For Success On Display in Super Bowl XLIX
Leading into the 2014 season, Rick Spielman and the rest of the Minnesota Vikings front office were still feeling out their new coach, Mike Zimmer. KFAN.com January 22, 2015

VikesCentric: Ranking the Top Vikings Free Agent Targets: 30-26
The Vikings have a number of directions to go in entering free agency, and any number of targets make sense for the young team. Star Tribune January 21, 2015

Vikings offseason snapshot: the wide receivers
How unproductive were the Vikings’ wide receivers this past season? Across the NFL, there were 57 players — including two running backs and nine tight ends — who had more receiving yards than veteran Greg Jennings, who led the team with 742 yards on 59 catches. Star Tribune January 21, 2015

Vikings' coaching staff stays mostly intact for 2015
It appears that the Vikings’ coaching staff will remain mostly intact for the upcoming season. Star Tribune January 21, 2015

2015 NFL Calendar
The NFL’s busy offseason calendar kicks off this week with the Senior Bowl. Viking Update January 20, 2015