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Terence Newman not ready to call his best chance at a ring his last chance at a ring

By Charean Williams Vikings cornerback Terence Newman has played 15 NFL seasons. This is as close as he’s come in his quest for a Super Bowl ring. Newman, 39, could become one of the rare players to walk off into the sunset with a title. But Newman isn’t ready to declare his best chance as his last chance. [more]

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Vikings built leads of 16 or more points 10 times this year

By Mike Florio The Vikings have won 14 of 17 games this season. In 10 of those wins, they’ve built leads of 16 points or more. It started in Week One at home against the Saints, with leads of 26-9 and 29-12 eventually becoming a 10-point final margin of victory, 29-19. In Week Three, the Vikings lead the [more]

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NOTEBOOK: Vikings Impressed by Eagles D-Line Rotation

By Eric Smith EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — The Eagles defense was on the field for 1,030 snaps during the regular season. It was anyone’s guess which four defensive linemen they were going to use in their 4-3 scheme. …

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NOTEBOOK: Vikings Impressed by Eagles D-Line Rotatio

By Eric Smith EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — The Eagles defense was on the field for 1,030 snaps during the regular season. It was anyone’s guess which four defensive linemen they were going to use in their 4-3 scheme. …

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DDFP: Vikings at Eagles Preview, Picks

By Shek, Money, Cynthia and Handsome Hank choose who will win the NFC Championship game between the Minnesota Vikings and the Philadelphia Eagles.

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Vikings vs. Eagles: It’s Not What You Know, It’s What You Can Prove

By The Vikings and Eagles are set to square off on Sunday night with a trip to the Super Bowl on the line.

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Joe Berger will make final decision on his future after the season

By Charean Williams Vikings offensive guard Joe Berger still anticipates this being the end of the line for him, but he sounds slightly less sure than he did even a month ago. The 13-year veteran said Thursday that he would wait until the offseason to make a decision on his future. “My thought is that this is it, [more]

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NFLN: Comparing, Contrasting Keenum and Foles

By NFL Network NFL Network’s David Carr and Baltimore Ravens Safety Tony Jefferson break down how the two quarterbacks playing in the NFC Championship Game are different.

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Zimmer says he’s considered dressing three QBs

By Matthew Coller

If you ranked the remaining quarterbacks in the playoffs, you could reasonably put three Minnesota Vikings QBs ahead of everyone except Tom Brady.

With so much talent at the position between Case Keenum, Sam Bradford and Teddy Bridgewater, there’s a chance the Vikings could dress all three QBs against the Philadelphia Eagles in the NFC Championship game.

“I’ve thought about it,” Zimmer said when asked whether he could see a scenario with all three quarterbacks active.

Zimmer would not confirm whether Sam Bradford would be his quarterback. Last week against the New Orleans Saints, Bradford acted as the No. 2 QB.

Bridgewater has been practicing with the team since the middle of October, when he returned from a catestrophic knee injury suffered in late August 2016. He has only played two series’ since, both coming at the end of the Vikings’ win over Cincinnati.

The Vikings’ head coach used the quarterback situation as an example of the character of his 13-3 team.

“When [Sam] Bradford came back he said, ‘I don’t want to be a distraction, things are going good, I just want to get back out there because that’s what I like to do,’” Zimmer said. “I like to go play and practice.’ So, these guys understand the things are going pretty good so there’s no real reason to rock the boat.”

The post Zimmer says he’s considered dressing three QBs appeared first on 1500 ESPN Twin Cities.

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Sendejo, Thielen Return To Vikings Practice

By Vikings – WCCO | CBS Minnesota

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Vikings safety Andrew Sendejo is working his way back from a concussion that forced him out of the previous game.

Sendejo took part in a limited portion of practice Thursday for the second straight day, after a hit to the head from New Orleans wide receiver Michael Thomas knocked him to the turf and out of the game. The Vikings beat the Saints to advance to the NFC championship game at Philadelphia.

Wide receiver Adam Thielen was also a limited participant at practice Thursday after being held out the day before because of a lower back injury.

Wide receiver Michael Floyd didn’t practice on Thursday because of an illness. Another backup, defensive tackle Shamar Stephen, was held out Thursday for the second straight day with knee and ankle injuries.

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