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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 […]

Get To Know Brian Hoyer (Just Your Average Third-string Starting Quarterback For The Cleveland Browns)

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By: Aj Mansour | KFAN.com @AjKFAN.com

Minneapolis, MN – Well the NFL never fails to disappoint in the drama department and week three’s matchup between the Cleveland Browns and the Minnesota Vikings has proven to be no different.

Coming out of a week two loss to the […]

Do We Have A Coaching Schism In Minnesota?!?

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By: Aj Mansour | KFAN.com @AjKFAN

Minneapolis, MN – It’s been a while since one has surfaced amongst the Vikings, but following Sunday’s 31-30 loss to the Chicago Bears in the final seconds, we may very well have a schism at Winter Park!

With his players retracting […]

The Morning After: Five Observations From The Vikings 31-30 Loss In Chicago

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By: Aj Mansour | KFAN.com @AjKFAN

Minneapolis, MN – The bitter taste of defeat. It’s an all too familiar taste here in Minnesota, especially when the Vikings play against the Bears at Soldier Field. Sunday afternoon saw the Vikings drop their 11th of their last 12 games in Chicago. […]

Halftime: Vikings defense bends, doesn't break with 14-13 lead

By akrammer@1500espn.com

The Minnesota Vikings lead the Detroit Lions 14-13 after two quarters of turnovers, big gains and forgettable plays.

The Lions lead in nearly every statistical category: First downs: DET: 16, MIN: 7; plays: DET: 45, MIN: 19; yards: DET: 269, MIN: 174; time of possession: DET: 20:58, MIN: 9:02.

But the Vikings lead […]

Jared Allen says NFL can 'fine me' for comments on hit to Williams

by Andrew Krammer 1500ESPN.com

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — Minnesota Vikings defensive end Jared Allen expressed disappointment in the NFL after Tuesday’s practice, even welcoming the league to fine him for his comments on the hit to defensive tackle Kevin Williams.

On Sunday, Williams was unexpectedly hit at the knees by San Francisco 49ers guard Joe […]

Jared Allen Bashes League Ruling On Low-Blow Hit

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By: Aj Mansour | KFAN.com @AjKFAN

Minneapolis, MN – Earlier today we posted a blog that discussed the harsh words and criticism that Vikings players had directed towards 49ers offensive lineman Joe Looney who took out the knee of Kevin Williams on Sunday night. Since learning […]

DAY 13 TRAINING CAMP NOTES

By: Aj Mansour | KFAN.com @AjKFAN

Mankato, MN – Day thirteen from beautiful Mankato, Minnesota and the practice fields have emptied. No-huddle offense was the focus this afternoon and the results were pretty good, if you’re an fan of the offensive side of the ball. The following are a few observations from the day’s festivities.

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Patterson Shines In Vikings First Preseason Game

Photo: Aj Mansour (KFAN)

By: Aj Mansour | KFAN.com @AjKFAN

Minneapolis, MN – All Training Camp long we’ve been told that Cordarrelle Patterson’s game does not translate to the practice field but has to be seen in an actual live-game scenario. Friday night at Mall of America Field, Vikings fans were privy to the […]

Training camp Day 8 quick hits: Ponder, offense solid in scrimmage

Notes and observations from Day 8 of Vikings training camp

• The Minnesota Vikings held their annual scrimmage in front of an announced crowd of 12,000 fans at Blakeslee Stadium in Mankato, Minn. on Saturday night, just in time for the injury bug to hit.

Linebacker Desmond Bishop (groin), cornerback Xavier Rhodes (hamstring), safety Mistral […]