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Cassel Returns To Kansas City As QB Of Vikings

By sdswanson

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The last time Matt Cassel stepped inside Arrowhead Stadium, banners were flying overhead for him to be benched. He had been booed at a recent celebrity softball game and become a scapegoat for an entire organization during hard times.

Now, two years later, the former Chiefs […]

Fans Show Support For Adrian Peterson Ahead Of Game

By Sara Boyd

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson is playing Sunday at the Metrodome — just days after his 2-year-old son died, an apparent victim of a brutal beating at the hands of another man.

Before Peterson hit the field, fans were showing their support for AP during this […]

Vigil Held For Adrian Peterson’s Son Near Metrodome

By sdswanson

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – In a place where cheering and rallying are usually heard outside the Metrodome was silent for a candlelight vigil Saturday night.

“We just feel really bad about the situation and we want to just support Adrian and his family,” said Megan Tamkey from Minneapolis.

Vikings running back Adrian […]

Good Question: How Much Would A Super Bowl Be Worth To Minn?

By Jonathon Sharp

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Having the Super Bowl return to Minneapolis was part of the sell for the new $975 million Vikings stadium. On Tuesday, that hope came closer to reality as the NFL announced Minneapolis is on short list to host the 2018 Super Bowl. The city is competing with […]

Vikes Stadium Construction Costs Greater Than Expected

By Eric Henderson

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A price tag of $975 million won’t be enough to cover building the new Vikings stadium the way the team wants it. The team and the Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority may have to cut back some desired perks to stay within budget.

Estimates from contractors to build everything on […]

Freeman’s Here Now, But Who Starts For The Vikings?

By smkitzman

WINTER PARK, Minn. (WCCO) – The Vikings have three quarterbacks in Christian Ponder, Matt Cassel and Josh Freeman – but who starts against Carolina?

It won’t be Freeman – and will most likely be Cassel – but does the club have a long-term answer in the new arrival from Tampa Bay?

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Josh Freeman Joins The Minnesota Vikings

By cbsexaminer

By Joseph Gunther

(credit: Minnesota Vikings)

Late Sunday night/early Monday morning, the Minnesota Vikings signed quarterback Josh Freeman to a one-year contract worth $2 million.

The 25-year-old fifth-year veteran threw for 571 yards and two touchdowns in three games this season for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. He also has thrown three interceptions (one […]

Minnesota Vikings Return From Bye Week To Face The Carolina Panthers

By cbsexaminer

By Joseph Gunther

(Credit, Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

The Minnesota Vikings entered their Week 6 game against the Carolina Panthers at Mall of America Field fresh off their bye.

The Vikings (1-3) last played in Wembley Stadium in London against the Pittsburgh Steelers in Week 4.

Panthers Record

The Panthers have just one win […]

Minnesota Vikings Move Closer To New Stadium

By cbsexaminer

By Joseph Gunther

Minnesota fans cheer on their team during the NFL International Series game between Pittsburgh Steelers and Minnesota Vikings at Wembley Stadium (Credit, Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)

The Vikings and the Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority (MSFA) agreed to terms of two key documents as the plans for a new stadium are discussed.

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Vikings Sign QB Josh Freeman

By sdswanson

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – The Minnesota Vikings have acquired a new quarterback Sunday night.

According to NFL agent Erik Burkhardt, free-agent quarterback Josh Freeman has signed with the Minnesota Viking for a one-year contract.

Freeman was the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ starting quarterback at the start of this season, but was benched a week ago […]