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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. […]

Oddity: Vikings Habitually Lose Week 2 Heartbreakers

By: Sam Ekstrom | KFAN.com @SamEkstrom

If you are walking away from the Vikings’ Week 2 loss with a familiar bad taste in your mouth, it’s because the Vikings have made an annual habit of losing Week 2 heartbreakers.

Since 2007, Minnesota has lost six of seven Week 2 contests. In those defeats, they’ve lost […]

Refs get it right on Calvin Johnson play

Posted by Mike Florio

AP

With the Lions beating the Vikings by 10 on Sunday, the decision to overturn a first half touchdown reception from Detroit receiver Calvin Johnson didn’t alter the outcome of the game. But the rule, which is known by some as the “Calvin Johnson Rule” for an application that robbed […]

Calvin Johnson loses touchdown when ball hits the ground

By Mike Florio

Another year, another lost Calvin Johnson touchdown in Week One.

The Lions receiver more popularly known as Megatron had a touchdown removed from the board after a catch near the goal line resulted in Johnson landing in the end zone and losing possession of the ball. It was called a touchdown on […]

Joe Webb survives cuts, makes team as a receiver

Joe Webb’s transition from quarterback to receiver took a giant leap on Saturday, when he made the Minnesota Vikings 53-man roster as their fifth receiver.

In May, Webb wasn’t entirely sure what position he would play. After starting at quarterback in the Vikings’ playoff loss at Green Bay in January to limited success, Webb knew […]

Notebook: Nothing to worry about, Henderson is ‘full go’ and will play

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — Minnesota Vikings linebacker Erin Henderson screamed and kicked a cooler with the non-injured leg after hobbling off the practice field on Thursday afternoon.

It appeared Henderson didn’t know how threatening — or how non-threatening — his injured ankle could be to his season. After Thursday’s practice, coach Leslie Frazier said Henderson […]

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.

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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 […]

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 […]