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Minnesota Vikings News From KFFL
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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.

Vikings | Zach Line could emerge
Mon, 14 Jul 2014 07:20:36 -0700

Minnesota Vikings RB Zach Line could make an impact for the team this season, according to beat writer Mike Wobschall.

Vikings | Jerick McKinnon could have edge
Mon, 14 Jul 2014 07:20:16 -0700

Minnesota Vikings RB Jerick McKinnon could see the field more than backup RB Matt Asiata because of his ability as a receiver and change-of-pace runner outside or between the tackles.

Vikings | Anthony Barr likely at OLB
Mon, 14 Jul 2014 07:16:12 -0700

Minnesota Vikings LB Anthony Barr is expected to begin training camp as an outside linebacker, but he could be moved around to utilize his athleticism.