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Spielman: Wife says don’t come home if Vikings pick CB

By Patra, Kevin Minnesota Vikings general manager Rick Spielman shared his wife told him to not come home if he drafts another cornerback. The Vikings hold the No. 18 overall pick.

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Kirk Cousins continues to draw high praise from the Vikings

By Mike Florio The Vikings nearly got to the Super Bowl without Kirk Cousins. With him, they failed to make it to the playoffs. But the organization still believes in its franchise quarterback, who is under contract to the franchise for two more years. “I’ve never seen a guy work at it as hard as he does,” G.M. [more]

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Rick Spielman under pressure not to take a corner

By Charean Williams The Vikings have spent some recent draft capital on cornerbacks, selecting three in the first round of the past six drafts. Of the eight first-rounders in that stretch, the Vikings took Xavier Rhodes 25th in 2013, Trae Waynes 11th in 2015 and Mike Hughes 30th in 2018. They also used a second-round choice on cornerback [more]

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Mike Hughes “a little ahead of schedule” in his rehab

By Charean Williams Vikings cornerback Mike Hughes played only six games in his rookie season, tearing the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee while covering Larry Fitzgerald in an Oct. 14 game against Arizona. Vikings General Manager Rick Spielman offered an update on Hughes’ rehab, saying Hughes is running. “It’s a process,” Spielman said. “In fact, he’s [more]

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Scott Studwell retiring from Vikings after draft

By Charean Williams Scott Studwell, the Vikings all-time leading tackler who has worked in the scouting department since 1991, will retire after the 2019 draft, the team announced Tuesday. “I want to spend more time with my family,” Studwell told Vikings.com. “I know for a fact that, personally, I cannot do this on a part-time basis. I’m either [more]

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Dalvin Cook feels like he’s finally back to himself

By Mike Florio Vikings running back Dalvin Cook seemed to be on track for a stellar season in 2017, until a non-contact torn ACL ended his rookie campaign. He’s now feeling like he’s ready to roll, again. “I’m getting back to how I used to feel,” Cook said this week, via Dane Mizutani of the St. Paul Pioneer [more]

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Vikings’ Dalvin Cook hasn’t ‘scratched the surface yet’

By NFL.com With the Vikings falling short on the postseason and more injury troubles in 2018, Dalvin Cook is aiming to have a full and phenomenal 2019 campaign.

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Kyle Rudolph says he’s still in his prime

By Darin Gantt There were legitimate questions this offseason about whether Kyle Rudolph was going to be a part of the Vikings’ future. But not only is the veteran tight end still there, he declared himself to be in his prime. According to Andrew Krammer of the Minneapolis Star Tribune, Rudolph sent a message with his wardrobe, walking [more]

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Short-week home game is one of five prime-time contests for the Vikings

By Mike Florio The Vikings have been lobbying for a short-week game at home. This year, they got one. And it will come against a couple of old friends. Minnesota starts Week Eight with a Thursday night home game, against Washington. Apart from pitting quarterback Kirk Cousins against his former team for the first time, the game will [more]

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Minnesota Vikings Release 2019 Schedule

By Vikings – WCCO | CBS Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — It has to be the NFL. No other league could create this much drama about the releasing of its upcoming schedule.

Teams already know who they are playing, and now they know when.

The Vikings have a few to bookmark, including five primetime matchups. Here are some of the biggies:

The season opener is at home against the Atlanta Falcons on September 8.

Skip ahead to a Thursday night matchup October 24 against the Washington Redskins.

And the end of the season is loaded with tough opponents and division rivalries:

  • December 2 on the road in Seattle
  • December 8 at home against Detroit
  • December 15 in Las Angeles against the Chargers
  • December 29 against Chicago

Click here for the complete schedule, and here for notes on the schedule.

The Vikings also put out this video of announcer Paul Allen delivering haikus about each game in the upcoming season!

Two Thousand Nineteen
Vikings schedule is here
Poetry stylehttps://t.co/m0jfJIfmem pic.twitter.com/VApm2oWkP4

— Minnesota Vikings (@Vikings) April 18, 2019

Source:: CBS Minnesota