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Minnesota Vikings News From KFFL
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Vikings | Captain Munnerlyn could return Wednesday
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 17:48:20 -0700

Minnesota Vikings CB Captain Munnerlyn (hamstring) could return Wednesday, July 30, according to head coach Mike Zimmer.

Vikings | Cordarrelle Patterson practices on limited basis
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 17:43:53 -0700

Minnesota Vikings WR Cordarrelle Patterson (foot) ran routes in full pads Monday, July 29, and worked on the side with athletic trainers.

Vikings | Teddy Bridgewater to see time with starters
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:09:54 -0700

Minnesota Vikings QB Teddy Bridgewater will receive playing time with the starting offense during preseason games, according to head coach Mike Zimmer. The team will need that information to decide who will be the starting quarterback for Week 1.

Vikings | Willing to trade Christian Ponder
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 13:58:23 -0700

The Minnesota Vikings are willing to trade QB Christian Ponder. Ponder has performed well during training camp but probably will be the No. 3 quarterback.

Vikings | Adrian Peterson excited about offense
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 13:50:20 -0700

Minnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson said he is looking forward to playing in the team's new offense because it is more versatile than the one the team had been using for the last several seasons. "Let's call it what it is: I thought in the past, we've been predictable," Peterson said. "I'm sure you guys wrote stories about us being predictable the past seven years. You won't be able to write that story this year. That's pretty much all I'm saying. You won't be able to do that, because this offense is so versatile."

Vikings | QBs splitting reps
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 10:12:46 -0700

Minnesota Vikings QBs Matt Cassel, Teddy Bridgewater and Christian Ponder have been evenly splitting reps during the early part of training camp, according to offensive coordinator Norv Turner. Turner will split the reps two ways after the team's upcoming off day.

Vikings | Adrian Peterson could sit out preseason
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 10:10:57 -0700

Minnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson does not need to play in the preseason to show something to the coaching staff, according to head coach Mike Zimmer. Zimmer said Peterson could get a few carries during the preseason if Peterson asks to play.

Vikings | Kyle Rudolph contract details
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 09:55:56 -0700

Minnesota Vikings TE Kyle Rudolph will be guaranteed $19.4 million as part of his five-year, $36.5 million contract extension. He'll receive a $6.5 million signing bonus and a $960,000 guaranteed base salary in 2014. The rest of the $12 million of the guarantees are for injury only.

Vikings | Kyle Rudolph signs extension
Sun, 27 Jul 2014 19:25:19 -0700

The Minnesota Vikings have signed TE Kyle Rudolph to a five-year extension worth $36.5 million.

Vikings | Captain Munnerlyn getting closer
Sat, 26 Jul 2014 17:45:30 -0700

Minnesota Vikings CB Captain Munnerlyn (hamstring) could return in the near future, but there is no definite timetable for his return, according to head coach Mike Zimmer.

Vikings | Cordarrelle Patterson could return soon
Sat, 26 Jul 2014 17:42:24 -0700

Minnesota Vikings WR Cordarrelle Patterson (foot) could return in the near future, but there is no definite timetable for his return, according to head coach Mike Zimmer.

Vikings | Kyle Rudolph drops some weight
Sat, 26 Jul 2014 17:41:41 -0700

Minnesota Vikings TE Kyle Rudolph lost some weight this offseason in hopes of being able to get open more often in offensive coordinator Norv Turner's offensive scheme.

Vikings | Cordarrelle Patterson day-to-day
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 16:48:55 -0700

Minnesota Vikings WR Cordarrelle Patterson (leg) is considered day-to-day because of a leg injury.

Vikings | Ty Walker signed
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 14:39:01 -0700

The Minnesota Vikings signed free-agent WR Ty Walker (Packers) to an undisclosed contract Friday, July 25.

Vikings | Matt Hall waived
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 14:34:57 -0700

The Minnesota Vikings waived OT Matt Hall (undisclosed) with a no-recall designation Friday, July 25.

Vikings | Joshua Cooper waived
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 14:32:39 -0700

The Minnesota Vikings waived WR Josh Cooper (undisclosed) with a Non-Football Injury designation Friday, July 25.

Vikings | Cordarrelle Patterson not practicing
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 13:37:14 -0700

Minnesota Vikings WR Cordarrelle Patterson (undisclosed) is not participating in practice Friday, July 25.

Vikings | Sign Andy Cruse
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 11:12:33 -0700

The Minnesota Vikings signed WR Andy Cruse (Texans) Friday, July 25. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

Vikings | Andrew Sendejo placed on PUP list
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 11:08:55 -0700

Minnesota Vikings SS Andrew Sendejo (undisclosed) was placed on the team's Physically Unable to Perform list Friday, July 25.

Vikings | Chase Ford placed on PUP list
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 11:08:31 -0700

Minnesota Vikings TE Chase Ford (foot) was placed on the team's Physically Unable to Perform list Friday, July 25.

Vikings | Captain Munnerlyn placed on PUP list
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 11:08:08 -0700

Minnesota Vikings CB Captain Munnerlyn (undisclosed) was placed on the team's Physically Unable to Perform list Friday, July 25.

Vikings | 2013 defense was predictable
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 10:54:59 -0700

Minnesota Vikings DE Brian Robinson said the 2013 defense was predictable. "There were some times when we'd line up and Aaron Rodgers is calling out our defense," Robinson said.

Vikings | Matt Kalil cleared
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 11:41:38 -0700

Minnesota Vikings OT Matt Kalil (knee) has been medically cleared to start training camp.

Vikings | Chase Ford had foot procedure
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 11:09:33 -0700

Minnesota Vikings TE Chase Ford (foot) had a procedure on his left foot last week for a stress fracture and is expected to miss training camp.

Vikings | Two battling at safety position
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 20:18:28 -0700

Minnesota Vikings safeties Jamarca Sanford and Andrew Sendejo will be battling during training camp and the preseason for the starting job opposite FS Harrison Smith. "That will be interesting, just to see where they are at and where they compare to others guys," head coach Mike Zimmer said.

Vikings | Christian Ponder has done well
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 20:17:34 -0700

Minnesota Vikings QBs Teddy Bridgewater and Matt Cassel saw a majority of the snaps during spring workouts, but QB Christian Ponder has a chance to start, and head coach Mike Zimmer claims it will be a fair competition. "Actually, I think Christian has done a very good job in the time that we've had him and how much he has improved in that amount of time," Zimmer said. "We're going to give everyone a fair shot, and preseason games will help determine it. We want someone who is going to take care of the football, lead the team in the right direction and when called upon be able to win football games."

Vikings | Chad Greenway could start at MLB
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 20:17:07 -0700

Minnesota Vikings LB Chad Greenway could be used as the starting middle linebacker, according to head coach Mike Zimmer. "It's a possibility. We keep working him in there. We're just trying to figure out the best 11 players we can and then figure out where the rest of the guys are going to fit," Zimmer said. "It's not out of the question, but time will tell a little bit more on that."

Vikings | Will try not to overload Anthony Barr
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 20:16:36 -0700

Minnesota Vikings LB Anthony Barr was with the team for just a few days during offseason workouts due to NFL rules. Head coach Mike Zimmer is eager to see what he can do, but the team does not want to throw too much at him. "Yeah, obviously a lot because we only had him for four or five days. So that part, how much can (he) progress within the system, how much he can handle without us overloading him mentally?," Zimmer said.

Vikings | Sharrif Floyd needs to relax
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 20:15:58 -0700

Minnesota Vikings DT Sharrif Floyd had a good offseason, but head coach Mike Zimmer thinks the defensive tackle is trying to be too fine. "Sharrif has a lot of ability. Right now, he's trying so hard to be perfect on every single snap," Zimmer said. "He just needs to relax and let it free-flow a little bit more."

Vikings | Cordarrelle Patterson to remain on kickoffs
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 20:14:58 -0700

Minnesota Vikings WR Cordarrelle Patterson will remain on kickoff returns despite an expanded role in the offense this season. "We want our best players to get their hands on the ball as much as possible. We're not going to keep him from returning kicks because he is such a dangerous weapon there," head coach Mike Zimmer said Wednesday, July 23. "He's been a very hard worker, he has improved his route running since we've been here and things are going to change for these guys in training camp when we are able to start playing bump-and-run."

Vikings | Waive Spencer Nealy
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 13:29:06 -0700

The Minnesota Vikings waived TE Spencer Nealy Wedenesday, July 23.

Vikings | Sign Michael Higgins
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 13:28:36 -0700

The Minnesota Vikings signed TE Michael Higgins (Saints) Wednesday, July 23. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

Vikings | Two in contention for slot WR job
Fri, 18 Jul 2014 20:22:54 -0700

Minnesota Vikings WRs Jarius Wright and Jerome Simpson are expected to compete for the slot receiver job during training camp.