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Xavier Rhodes ruled out with ankle injury, Carlson possibly concussed


Minnesota Vikings cornerback Xavier Rhodes has left multiple games in his rookie career due to injury, but he has a knack for returning.

Not on Sunday.

Rhodes left in the fourth quarter at the Baltimore Ravens after suffering an ankle injury. He made his third straight start in place of […]

Vikings RB Peterson Leaves With Ankle Injury

By Sara Boyd

BALTIMORE (AP) — Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has left Sunday’s game against Baltimore with an ankle injury.

The injury occurred early in the second quarter on a snowy afternoon and on a wet field. His return is questionable.

Peterson caught a short pass from Matt Cassel and headed to […]

Adrian Peterson questionable to return with right ankle injury


Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has battled through hamstring and groin injuries this season and he exited from Sunday’s game at the Baltimore Ravens in the second quarter with an injury to his right ankle.

Peterson caught a pass along the sideline and went to extend for the first down […]

Jennings inactive, despite being listed as probable

By Mike Florio

A day after we wondered aloud whether the Broncos would dare to not play Peyton Manning despite listing him as probable with an ankle injury, the Vikings have dared to deactivate receiver Greg Jennings despite listing him as probable with an Achilles injury. Technically, the “probable” designation means that the player […]

Vikings reportedly extend safety Andrew Sendejo two years, $2M


Huge congrats to my man @Asendejo on his contract extension with @Vikings today! Well deserved.

— Erik Burkhardt (@ErikBurkhardt) September 19, 2013

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — According to his agent on Twitter, Minnesota Vikings safety Andrew Sendejo has been resigned to a two-year contract extension reportedly worth $2 million through 2015.

Sendejo, 26, […]

Marcus Sherels Back For Another Year With Vikings

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — On his best day, Marcus Sherels stands 5-foot-9 and probably weighed in just after Thanksgiving dinner to get to his listed weight of 175 pounds.

He played in college at the football afterthought that is Minnesota as a member of one of the worst defenses the NCAA has ever […]

The Morning After: Five Observations From Vikings Vs Titans (Preseason Game #4)

Photo – Aj Mansour (KFAN)

By: Aj Mansour | @AjKFAN

Minneapolis, MN – Well, it took them four preseason games but the Minnesota Vikings finally put one in the “win” column! Disregard the fact that it came in a meaningless preseason game that was played between reserves on both sides. Just sit back […]

Erin Henderson misses practice, will play on Sunday

By Josh Alper

The Vikings have installed Erin Henderson as their middle linebacker this summer, which meant their fear level was pretty high when Henderson went down with an ankle injury during Thursday’s practice. Henderson was scared too after getting the back of his left foot stepped on during the session. The back of Henderson’s […]

Vikings re-sign LB Stanford Keglar, release LB Nathan Williams

MANKATO, Minn. — The Minnesota Vikings waived linebacker Stanford Keglar in order to make room for free agent linebacker Desmond Bishop in late June, but he’s back.

A little more than a month after, the team announced they released linebacker Nathan Williams, who had been on the Physically Unable to Perform list since the start […]

Jarius Wright sees himself as far more than just a slot receiver

MANKATO, Minn. — When Minnesota Vikings fans think of receiver Jarius Wright, their minds often flash to the two deep catches he made against division rivals last season.

But Wright, who worked as the slot receiver in camp, said he’s much more than the guy who caught a 54-yard bomb against Detroit or a 65-yard […]