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Vikings | Jarius Wright has chemistry with QB
Mon, 29 Sep 2014 13:58:18 -0700

Minnesota Vikings WR Jarius Wright said he created a solid chemistry with QB Teddy Bridgewater during the preseason, which is why he caught eight passes for 132 yards in Week 4. "Teddy knew where to put the ball to me on a couple throws," Wright said. "I kind of knew where to expect the ball. Our reps paid off. A lot of trust."

Vikings | Donte Foster cut
Mon, 29 Sep 2014 13:10:03 -0700

The Minnesota Vikings released WR Donte Foster from their practice squad Monday, Sept. 29.

Vikings | Teddy Bridgewater does it all
Mon, 29 Sep 2014 10:27:25 -0700

Minnesota Vikings QB Teddy Bridgewater ran five times for 27 yards, including a 13-yard touchdown run, in the team's Week 4 win over the Atlanta Falcons. However, he also opened up the team's downfield passing game, going 19 of 30 for 317 yards. He stayed in the pocket for 19 of his 29 throws, and he went 8-for-12 for 163 yards on throws that were 10 yards downfield or more.

Vikings | Chandler Harnish signing
Mon, 29 Sep 2014 10:27:03 -0700

The Minnesota Vikings will sign free-agent QB Chandler Harnish (Colts) to their practice squad, according to league sources.

Vikings | Vikes hoping Teddy Bridgewater will play
Mon, 29 Sep 2014 10:18:53 -0700

Minnesota Vikings QB Teddy Bridgewater (ankle) and head coach Mike Zimmer are "hopeful" that the quarterback can play in Week 5 against the Green Bay Packers Thursday, Oct. 2. Bridgewater sprained his left ankle early in the fourth quarter in Week 4, but Zimmer said an MRI exam came back negative. Bridgewater was feeling much better Monday, Sept. 29. He threw for 317 yards against the Atlanta Falcons in his first start.

Vikings | Teddy Bridgewater to play Thursday?
Sun, 28 Sep 2014 17:07:45 -0700

Updating a previous report, Minnesota Vikings QB Teddy Bridgewater (ankle) said Sunday, Sept. 28, that his ankle is "just a sprain" and he expects to play in the Week 5 game Thursday, Oct. 2 against the Green Bay Packers.

Vikings | Good news for Teddy Bridgewater
Sun, 28 Sep 2014 16:33:25 -0700

Updating a previous report, Minnesota Vikings QB Teddy Bridgewater (ankle) had X-rays Sunday, Sept. 28, and they were negative. He has no structural damage and just a sprain.

Vikings | Teddy Bridgewater goes for X-rays
Sun, 28 Sep 2014 16:23:19 -0700

Updating a previous report, Minnesota Vikings QB Teddy Bridgewater (ankle) was taken to the locker room in the fourth quarter of the Week 4 game against the Atlanta Falcons for X-rays on his left ankle.

Vikings | Teddy Bridgewater carted off
Sun, 28 Sep 2014 16:19:38 -0700

Minnesota Vikings QB Teddy Bridgewater (ankle) left the Week 4 game in the fourth quarter against the Atlanta Falcons due to a left ankle injury. The team took him to the locker room on a cart. QB Christian Ponder replaced him.

Vikings | Week 4 Inactives
Sun, 28 Sep 2014 12:08:18 -0700

The Minnesota Vikings have declared DE Scott Crichton, LB Chad Greenway, WR Charles X. Johnson, TE Kyle Rudolph, WR Rodney Smith, LB Brandon Watts, OG David Yankey inactive for Week 4.

Vikings | Friday injury report
Fri, 26 Sep 2014 13:26:41 -0700

Minnesota Vikings LB Chad Greenway (hand, rib) has been ruled out for Week 4 against the Atlanta Falcons. CB Josh Robinson (hamstring) is questionable, while DT Linval Joseph (shoulder), SS Harrison Smith (knee), LB Brandon Watts (knee), DT Sharrif Floyd (shoulder), LB Michael Mauti (foot) and WR Rodney Smith (hamstring) are probable. Greenway didn't practice Friday, Sept. 26. Robinson was limited, while the rest were full participants.

Vikings | Cordarrelle Patterson staying patient
Fri, 26 Sep 2014 09:22:57 -0700

Minnesota Vikings WR Cordarrelle Patterson had three carries for 102 rushing yards and a touchdown in Week 1, but he has just one carry since then - a reverse that lost seven yards. With RB Adrian Peterson not around, though, Patterson hasn't asked to be more involved in the running game. "I trust everything coach Norv Turner is doing and the offensive staff," Patterson said. "When my time comes, my time is going to come and I'll be ready for it." Turner said the New Orleans Saints matched their best cornerback, Keenan Lewis, on Patterson and limited him to four catches for 61 yards. Turner wants to find more opportunities for Patterson, but he also wants to keep the offense balanced without Peterson.

Vikings | Matt Cassel to go under knife
Fri, 26 Sep 2014 08:15:20 -0700

Minnesota Vikings QB Matt Cassel (foot) is scheduled to undergo foot surgery Friday, Sept. 26.

Vikings | Thursday practice report
Thu, 25 Sep 2014 14:45:30 -0700

Minnesota Vikings LB Chad Greenway (hand, rib) did not practice Thursday, Sept. 25. CB Josh Robinson (hamstring), DT Linval Joseph (shoulder) and LB Brandon Watts (knee) were limited, while S Harrison Smith (knee), DT Sharrif Floyd (shoulder), LB Michael Mauti (foot) and WR Rodney Smith (hamstring) practiced in full.

Vikings | Brandon Fusco to have surgery
Thu, 25 Sep 2014 10:05:26 -0700

Minnesota Vikings OG Brandon Fusco (pectoral) is scheduled to have surgery Monday, Sept. 29, on a torn pectoral muscle.

Vikings | Wednesday practice report
Wed, 24 Sep 2014 13:27:46 -0700

Minnesota Vikings LB Chad Greenway (hand, rib), CB Josh Robinson (hamstring) and DT Linval Joseph (shoulder) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 24. LB Brandon Watts (knee) and FS Harrison Smith (knee) were limited during practice. WR Rodney Smith (hamstring), DT Sharrif Floyd (shoulder) and LB Michael Mauti (foot) fully participated in practice.

Vikings | Kyle Rudolph misses practice
Wed, 24 Sep 2014 13:26:53 -0700

Minnesota Vikings TE Kyle Rudolph (abdomen, groin) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 24.

Vikings | Kyle Rudolph could avoid IR
Wed, 24 Sep 2014 11:20:36 -0700

Minnesota Vikings TE Kyle Rudolph (hernia) could return in time to avoid going on the short-term Reserve/Injured list, according to head coach Mike Zimmer.

Vikings | Ryan Otten signs
Wed, 24 Sep 2014 10:23:44 -0700

The Minnesota Vikings signed free-agent TE Ryan Otten (Chargers) to their practice squad Wednesday, Sept. 24.

Vikings | Matt Cassel to meet with specialist
Wed, 24 Sep 2014 09:44:42 -0700

Minnesota Vikings QB Matt Cassel (foot) will meet with a foot specialist Thursday, Sept. 25, to find out if he needs surgery on his injured foot.

Vikings | Chad Greenway day-to-day
Wed, 24 Sep 2014 09:43:39 -0700

Minnesota Vikings LB Chad Greenway (hand, rib) will not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 24, and is considered day-to-day at this point. Greenway said his rib injury is harder to manage than the hand injury.

Vikings | Matt Cassel likely needs surgery
Wed, 24 Sep 2014 07:55:20 -0700

Minnesota Vikings QB Matt Cassel (foot) likely has a Lisfranc fracture or dislocation that will require surgery, in the opinion of Dr. David J. Chao, a former NFL head team physician.

Vikings | Three MIN roster moves made
Wed, 24 Sep 2014 06:26:39 -0700

Minnesota Vikings OG Brandon Fusco (shoulder) was placed on the Reserve/Injured list Wednesday, Sept. 24. TE Chase Ford and OG Austin Wentworth were activated from the practice squad to the active roster.

Vikings | Matt Cassel to IR
Wed, 24 Sep 2014 06:21:41 -0700

Minnesota Vikings QB Matt Cassel (foot) was placed on the Reserve/Injured list, Wednesday, Sept. 24, which ends his season.

Vikings | Matt Cassel to see specialist
Mon, 22 Sep 2014 13:10:06 -0700

Minnesota Vikings QB Matt Cassel (foot) will see a foot specialist Thursday, Sept. 25, after he broke several bones in his left foot in Week 3.

Vikings | Chad Greenway has broken rib
Mon, 22 Sep 2014 13:05:34 -0700

Minnesota Vikings LB Chad Greenway (rib, hand) is dealing with a broken rib and broken hand, according to head coach Mike Zimmer. Greenway couldn't finish the game in Week 3, and his availability is in doubt for Week 4 against the Atlanta Falcons.

Vikings | Rhett Ellison, MarQueis Gray to pick up slack
Mon, 22 Sep 2014 13:04:04 -0700

Minnesota Vikings TEs Rhett Ellison and MarQueis Gray are likely to pick up the slack at the tight end position with TE Kyle Rudolph (hernia) out at least six weeks. Gray saw most of the work in passing situations in Week 3 after Rudolph came out. The team could also promote TE Chase Ford to the active roster.

Vikings | McLeod Bethel-Thompson to sign
Mon, 22 Sep 2014 11:58:53 -0700

The Minnesota Vikings will sign free-agent QB McLeod Bethel-Thompson (Patriots) to their practice squad, according to a source.

Vikings | Kyle Rudolph surgery for hernia
Mon, 22 Sep 2014 11:13:48 -0700

Updating a previous report, Minnesota Vikings TE Kyle Rudolph (hernia) will undergo surgery for a sports hernia. He is expected to miss about six weeks.

Vikings | Kyle Rudolph needs surgery
Mon, 22 Sep 2014 11:05:35 -0700

Minnesota Vikings TE Kyle Rudolph (groin) will need surgery and is expected to miss about six weeks.

Vikings | Chad Greenway hurt
Mon, 22 Sep 2014 03:35:11 -0700

Minnesota Vikings LB Chad Greenway (ribs) left the team's game Sunday, Sept. 21 against the New Orleans Saints due to a rib injury.