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Notebook: Vikings' D-line breaks through, doubles sack total in win

By akrammer@1500espn.com

The Minnesota Vikings defensive line’s breakout game couldn’t have come at a better time as their depleted secondary allowed 383 passing yards in Sunday’s 34-27 win over the Pittsburgh Steelers in London.

Defensive end Jared Allen had his first monster game of the season after not registering a stat in a loss […]

What Now? Matt Cassel Leads Vikings To 34-27 Victory In Ponder’s Absence.

Photo – Andy Kenutis (Vikings.com)

By: Aj Mansour | KFAN.com @AjKFAN

Minneapolis, MN – It’s been a long road to week four for the Minnesota Vikings. Dropping their first four games in dramatic fashion, the Vikings jumped ship and head over to London to square off against the Steelers for a week four […]

Peterson Falling Behind Historic Pace

Photo – Gregory Shamus (Getty Images)

By: Aj Mansour | KFAN.com @AjKFAN

Minneapolis, MN – Vikings running back Adrian Peterson changed the way that players look at rehabilitation last year as he recovered from a torn ACL in less than a year and ran for 2,097 yards. This year, he set his goals […]

“He Needs A Little Bit More Time.” Kevin Williams Ruled OUT For Sunday’s Game

By: Aj Mansour | KFAN.com @AjKFAN

Minneapolis, MN – As the Vikings finished their final preparations at Winter Park before boarding their plane and heading to Detroit, Coach Leslie Frazier announced that the team would officially be without DT Kevin Williams this Sunday against the Lions.

“We didn’t practice him today,” Frazier said […]

Kevin Williams to miss first game from injury since 2005

By akrammer@1500espn.com

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — Minnesota Vikings defensive tackle Kevin Williams will miss his first NFL game due to injury since 2005 as he is still sidelined with a hyperextension and bone bruise in his right knee.

In 10 seasons, Williams has missed only four games — two from a suspension in 2011 and […]

Ponder says ranking him 27th-best QB in league is 'rightfully so'

by Andrew Krammer 1500ESPN.com

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — Minnesota Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder didn’t scoff at a ranking that placed him near the bottom of the league’s 32 passers.

Instead, he said ESPN analyst Ron Jaworski’s leaderboard that placed Ponder at No. 27, was right.

“The 27th ranking, probably is rightfully so with how I’ve […]

Vikings keep Joe Webb, for now

Vikings keep Joe Webb, for now Posted by Mike Florio on August 31, 2013, 7:09 PM EDT

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One of the biggest roster questions for the Vikings centered on the status of Joe Webb. Drafted in 2010 as a receiver and quickly moved to quarterback, the Vikings decided after a disastrous playoff effort in […]

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 […]

Toby Gerhart to make most of preseason before free agency in 2014

MANKATO, Minn. — Statistically, Minnesota Vikings running back Toby Gerhart has less mileage during three NFL seasons than Adrian Peterson had during his triumphant run to winning league MVP last year.

That’s good for the Vikings, who need fresh legs to fill in for the few plays Peterson sits out in the regular season.

But […]

DAY 6 TRAINING CAMP NOTES

Photo: Aj Mansour (KFAN)

By: Aj Mansour | KFAN.com @AjKFAN

Mankato, MN – Day six of Minnesota Vikings Training Camp is in the books. The first hot day of this year’s camp, Thursday brought out the big hits once again as players were allowed and encouraged in some instances to take tackles […]