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Adrian Peterson, Leslie Frazier say Christian Ponder not only problem

By dwetmore@1500espn.com

EDEN PRAIRIE, MINN –The Vikings leave Monday night for a week in London, where they’ll serve as ambassadors for the NFL before “hosting” the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday.

There are many questions circling the team, after it lost what should have been a slum-dunk victory over the Cleveland Browns. And yet, one […]

Vikings place rookie Zach Line on IR, free up spot for Felton

By akrammer@1500espn.com

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — Undrafted rookie fullback Zach Line’s dream came to an abrupt end on Monday when he was placed on injured reserve.

Pro Bowl fullback Jerome Felton returned from a three-game suspension and the team needed to make room on the roster before he can practice.

Line was the only […]

Notebook: Jared Allen says Vikings' situational play is 'embarassing'

By akrammer@1500espn.com

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — Minnesota Vikings defensive end Jared Allen said he was looking forward to a bulk of one-on-one matchups with Cleveland Browns All-Pro tackle Joe Thomas.

However, the Browns consistently chipped Allen with other linemen and he finished with just one quarterback pressure on 70 snaps in Sunday’s loss that featured […]

Felton returns from suspension, Vikings still need to make a cut

By akrammer@1500espn.com

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — Minnesota Vikings fullback Jerome Felton watched the first two road losses alone as he served his three-game suspension from a DUI arrest two summers ago.

On Monday, Felton returned to the team and is eligible to practice and play after being sidelined since Aug. 31. He’ll take the field […]

Cook, Sanford to have MRI exams as Vikings leave for London

By akrammer@1500espn.com

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — The Minnesota Vikings secondary was a question mark heading into the 2013 season, but after allowing almost 1,000 passing yards through the first three games — it’s a glaring weakness in this winless team.

And now safety Jamarca Sanford (quad), cornerback Chris Cook (groin) and cornerback A.J. Jefferson (ankle) […]

Pregame: Get acquainted with new personnel in Vikings-Browns

By akrammer@1500espn.com

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — The Minnesota Vikings (0-2) are in desperate need of a confidence booster in their home opener after spotting division opponents two games on the road.

The script couldn’t have been written any easier: they’ll face a Cleveland Browns (0-2) team that flipped the switch to rebuilding mode as soon […]

Two fullbacks out, rookie Zach Line gets last shot as starter

By akrammer@1500espn.com

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — Zach Line understands the luck it takes to go from undrafted at the Minnesota Vikings’ rookie minicamps in May, to starting fullback in the NFL less than four months later.

The stars simply aligned for Line, who will make his third start on Sunday.

“Could things have worked out […]

Kevin Williams reaches milestone with 158th-career start on Sunday

By akrammer@1500espn.com

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — Minnesota Vikings defensive tackle Kevin Williams will start in his 158th career game on Sunday against the Cleveland Browns and simultaneously pass Hall of Famer Alan Page for most starts by a defensive tackle in team history.

From John Randle to Jim Marshall, Williams stands among some of the […]

Def. coordinator Alan Williams sheds light on coach-playcaller relay

By akrammer@1500espn.com

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — Minnesota Vikings coach Leslie Frazier and defensive coordinator Alan Williams were both defensive backs coaches during the Indianapolis Colts’ Super Bowl season in 2006.

Williams said their history goes a long way in being a cohesive, clearly-communicated unit between a head coach and the defensive play caller.

“The neat […]

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

By akrammer@1500espn.com

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, […]