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Bleacher Report – Vikings

Notebook: Bridgewater is the third QB, Zimmer says, but for how long?


EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. – Teddy Bridgewater is slated below Christian Ponder on the team’s depth chart.

Though it’s only been a week since Bridgewater was drafted: the writing is on the wall, it’s only a matter of time, etc.

“They’ll start at the bottom [of the depth chart],” coach […]

Halftime: Vikings down 24-17 against new-look Browns


INNEAPOLIS — The Minnesota Vikings opened with a bang against the Cleveland Browns, converting on running back Adrian Peterson’s fourth touchdown of the season to cap an 11-play, 80-yard drive for their third straight 7-0 start of the season.

But just like the last two games, the momentum died quickly against a Browns […]

Vikings Blog: Williams Ruled Out

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By Craig Schroepfer

On Sunday, the Minnesota Vikings kickoff the 2013 NFL season in Detroit against the Lions. On Friday we learned that the Vikings would be without one of their top players for the season opener.

Defensive tackle Kevin Williams has been ruled out for this Sunday’s game against Detroit […]

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 […]

Vikings lineman Seth Olsen leaves game on stretcher

Posted by Curtis Crabtree on August 29, 2013, 11:40 PM EDT

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Offensive lineman Seth Olsen left the Minnesota Vikings’ preseason finale against the Tennessee Titans Thursday night on a stretcher after colliding with linebacker Scott Solomon.

According to the Associated Press, Olsen was blocking on a screen pass when he took a […]

Zulgad: Marvin Mitchell continues to ‘chase dream’ of being a starter

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — There was plenty of offseason discussion about whether Erin Henderson would be able to make the transition to starting middle linebacker for the Minnesota Vikings after two seasons of holding the job on the weak side.

What wasn’t discussed in detail was who would take Henderson’s old spot.

The lack of […]

Defensive Tackle Depth Will Be On Display Sunday Night

Mike Wobschall

Third-year pro Christian Ballard has been placed on the Active/Left Squad list and first-round pick Sharrif Floyd will be sidelined briefly after a knee procedure. On the surface, the temporary loss of two guys who figured to be key parts of the defensive tackle rotation is not a good thing.

But there’s […]

The Best And Worst Of Training Camp 2013

Photo – Aj Mansour (KFAN)

By: Aj Mansour | @AjKFAN

Minneapolis, MN – Minnesota Vikings Training Camp is in the books and we’ve learned a decent amount about this Purple squad. Having spent a majority of the past month on the sidelines in Mankato, below I’ve highlighted the THREE WORST things from […]

Joe Webb’s quarterback history not playing a part in his evaluation

MANKATO, Minn. — As early as three months ago, Minnesota Vikings receiver Joe Webb still wasn’t sure what his position was after starting at quarterback in the Vikings’ playoff loss at Green Bay on Jan. 5.

After one preseason game, Webb played 12 snaps on offense with two receptions on three targets (11 yards) and […]

Breaking Down The OFFENSIVE Depth Chart – Pre Training Camp

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Minneapolis, MN – Today is the day! With the Vikings reporting to Training Camp later this afternoon we continue our two part series of breaking down the depth chart across the entire 90-man roster that the Vikings are bringing with them to Mankato. Yesterday we tapped into the […]