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IT’S OFFICIAL: Matt Cassel Will Start For Vikings In London

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By: Aj Mansour | @AjKFAN

News broke earlier Friday morning that starting quarterback Christian Ponder did not practice Friday afternoon in London paving the way for Matt Cassel to get the reps in practice and opening the door for all of the rumors of a Matt […]

The Morning After: Five Observations From The Vikings 31-27 Loss To The Browns

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By: Aj Mansour | @AjKFAN

Minneapolis, MN – So the Minnesota Vikings lost to the Cleveland Browns 31-27 yesterday. So they’re defense got carved apart by a third string quarterback. Just when you think that it couldn’t get any worse, you take a look at the […]

Peterson Falling Behind Historic Pace

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By: Aj Mansour | @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 […]

“Numbers Can Lie…” Frazier Advises Not To Judge Defense On Early Season Statistics.

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By: Aj Mansour | @AjKFAN

Minneapolis, MN – The first two weeks of the Vikings season haven’t gone according to plan. An 0-2 start, gigantic question marks on offense and surprising problems on defense have all worked towards the Vikings to dropping their first two games […]

Frazier: 'There's a chance' Kevin Williams makes a week one return

by Andrew Krammer

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — San Francisco 49ers’ guard Joe Looney said he “wasn’t trying to take a cheap shot” when he cut an unaware Kevin Williams at the knees during Sunday’s preseason loss.

But that’s not how the Vikings see it.

Linebackers Chad Greenway and Desmond Bishop both said on Tuesday […]

Training camp Day 15 quick hits: Two one-handed catches end camp

•The Minnesota Vikings 2013 training camp came to a close with probably the two best catches of the entire program.

Receiver Cordarrelle Patterson stuck his left arm out and around cornerback A.J. Jefferson as he was 30 yards downfield, snagging a one-handed grab from backup quarterback Matt Cassel. Jefferson was in position, but was bested.


Notebook: MRI on Sharrif Floyd's knee shows

MANKATO, Minn. — Minnesota Vikings defensive tackle Sharrif Floyd said after Sunday’s practice that an MRI on his left knee showed there was “nothing wrong,” adding, “it went well.”

Vikings coach Leslie Frazieir said earlier Sunday that Floyd would have the MRI after the first-round pick was cut from behind on a block in Friday’s […]

Vikings ‘debating’ using Cordarrelle Patterson in return game

MANKATO, Minn. — Minnesota Vikings first-round pick Cordarrelle Patterson is forty pounds heavier and three inches taller than former Vikings receiver Percy Harvin, yet they’ve been compared as similar players.

The comparison is a testament to Patterson’s agility and ability to accelerate after changing directions on a dime, but it’s not a forgone conclusion that […]

Training camp Day 7 quick hits: Vikings break out two-minute drill

Notes and observations from Day 7 of Vikings training camp

• The Minnesota Vikings began practicing their two-minute drill on Friday, running one series each with the first three quarterbacks.

Backup quarterback Matt Cassel found the most success in the drill, securing a couple of first downs against the second-team defense before stalling off a […]