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P.J.R.: Sorry, Jim. Allen goes on my all-time Vikings front four

By reusse@1500espn.com

Jared Allen has signed with the Chicago Bears. This is more proof that the NFL can’t avoid being interesting, no matter how many screw-ups there are with its workforce and no matter what idiotic action is taken by the league’s major domos.

Among the bold moves made early in this week’s […]

Former Viking Matt Birk Talks New Book, Life After Football

By Jeff Wald

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A lot has changed for Minnesota native and former Viking Matt Birk since he retired from football after winning a Super Bowl with the Baltimore Ravens.

For one, he has lost a significant amount of weight. The Cretin-Derham Hall alum is also now an author, and he […]

Report: Kirby Wilson to coach Minnesota Vikings RBs

By Patra, Kevin Kirby Wilson isn’t leaving Pittsburgh for the Baltimore Ravens’ offensive coordinator job. But the Steelers running backs coach is departing to join Mike Zimmer’s staff with the Minnesota Vikings.

Source: National Football League

Kirby Wilson no longer Pittsburgh Steelers RBs coach

By Patra, Kevin Kirby Wilson did not get the Baltimore Ravens’ offensive coordinator job, but that does not mean he will return to Pittsburgh. The Steelers’ longtime running backs coach will “explore other opportunities.”

Source: National Football League

Injury report: Carlson suffers setback, Peterson and Rhodes sit out

By akrammer@1500espn.com

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. – Minnesota Vikings cornerback Xavier Rhodes and tight end John Carlson will have to clear some hurdles to get back onto the practice field and have a shot of playing Sunday at the Cincinnati Bengals.

Rhodes hasn’t practiced since he left a Dec. 8 loss at the Baltimore […]

Audie Cole settles in at MLB, says he learned from Ravens’ go-ahead TD

By akrammer@1500espn.com

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. – Minnesota Vikings linebacker Audie Cole stretched about as much of his 6-foot-5-inch frame as he could to deflect Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco’s game-winning, nine-yard touchdown pass to receiver Marlon Brown.

Brown tiptoed along the back of the endzone for the game’s fifth touchdown in the final […]

Vikings RB Adrian Peterson Will Not Need Surgery, Status Still In Doubt

By cbsexaminer

By Joseph Gunther

(Credit, Larry French/Getty Images)

The Minnesota Vikings received a scare in Sunday’s loss to the Baltimore Ravens when Adrian Peterson was laying on the M&T Bank Stadium turf writhing in pain.

The star running back was given an x-ray at the stadium. The results were negative and Peterson was […]

Adrian Peterson hasn’t ruled out playing vs. Eagles

By Rosenthal, Gregg Adrian Peterson has a “glimmer of hope” to play Sunday against the Eagles. The Minnesota Vikings running back suffered a foot injury in the loss to the Baltimore Ravens.

Source: National Football League

Offensive formations and film observations: Week 14 vs. Ravens

By akrammer@1500espn.com

Welcome to another installment of ‘Offensive formations and film observations,’ this one brought to you for the Week 14 matchup between the Minnesota Vikings and Baltimore Ravens.

Every Tuesday after a game, we’ll take a look at what the Vikings offense looked like, bring you five key takeaways from film study […]

Adrian Peterson reportedly unlikely to play vs. Eagles

By Rosenthal, Gregg Adrian Peterson is not expected to play against the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday, according to a report. The Minnesota Vikings running back suffered a foot injury in the loss to the Baltimore Ravens.

Source: National Football League