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Vikings Projected To Struggle By Vegas Odds-Makers

By Jeff Wald

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – The Minnestoa Vikings are projected to have a rough 2014-15 season, Mike Zimmer’s first as head coach, at least according to some Las Vegas odds-makers.

The experts at the Bovada sports book have put out some early odds on the NFL season, and they think the Vikings […]

Vikings claim former Packers, Chargers linebacker off waivers

By dwetmore@1500espn.com

The Vikings claimed Terrell Manning off waivers from the San Diego Chargers, the team announced Tuesday.

Manning, a linebacker, played in six games in his first two seasons. He spent his rookie season with the Green Bay Packers, who drafted him in the fifth round of the 2012 NFL Draft […]

Report: Cut from Vikings, DT Letroy Guion agrees to terms with Packers

By dwetmore@1500espn.com

Less than two weeks after his release from the Vikings, defensive tackle Letroy Guion has agreed to terms with the Green Bay Packers, according to Aaron Wilson of the Baltimore Sun.

Letroy Guion agrees to terms with the Packers, according to his agent, Thomas Kleine. Ravens had interest, but no major offer

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Vikings give Pro Bowl respect to Packers rookie Eddie Lacy

By akrammer@1500espn.com

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. – The Minnesota Vikings haven’t ranked below the Green Bay Packers in rushing yards per game since 2004.

That streak could end Sunday as the Packers hold a 69-yard lead over the Vikings heading into the final week of the season – due in large part to rookie […]

Lions lose NFC North lead, clear way for Bears, Packers

By Patra, Kevin The Detroit Lions faltered Monday night, tossing the Chicago Bears and the Green Bay Packers back into the lead in the NFC North race.

Source: National Football League

Xavier Rhodes’ Concussion Leaves Minnesota Vikings Really Thin At Corner

By cbsexaminer

By Joseph Gunther

(Credit, Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Xavier Rhodes had a breakout game against the Green Bay Packers, but left the game with a concussion. Now his status for the Minnesota Vikings Week Week 13 matchup against the Chicago Bears at Mall of America Field is yet to be determined.

The team […]

‘Different From Player To Player’: Frazier On Dealing With Vikings In Trouble

By Jonathon Sharp

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – For the second time this month another member of the Minnesota Vikings is in trouble with the law.

This time the player, cornerback A.J. Jefferson was released from the team.

Police say Jefferson was arrested Monday morning after officers were called to his Eden Prairie home […]

Mackey: Why each win (and tie) hurts Vikings’ chances at franchise QB

By pmackey@1500espn.com

I can tell Minnesota Vikings fans are torn right now. They were especially torn in the second half of Sunday’s nail-biting tie at Lambeau Field.

Root for a win over the rival Green Bay Packers and the short-term high that comes with it? Or root for a loss and improved draft positioning […]

Zulgad: Gophers took small step, which cannot be said of the NFC North

By jzulgad@1500espn.com

A few thoughts from the Gophers’ loss to Wisconsin on Saturday and the Vikings’ tie with the Green Bay Packers on Sunday.

The initial reaction to the Gophers surrounding the goal post in the east end zone of TCF Bank Stadium, and thus not allowing happy Badgers players to “chop down” the […]

Poor late-game defense sets stage for Vikings’ first draw since 1978

By akrammer@1500espn.com

GREEN BAY, Wis. – Not a single Minnesota Vikings’ player on the current 53-man roster was alive when the last time the franchise finished in a tie.

On Sunday, the Vikings relinquished a 23-7 fourth-quarter lead to the Green Bay Packers and finished with their first draw since 1978, which also […]