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League accepts Vikings explanation of Jennings deactivation

By Mike Florio

Every Friday, NFL teams apply an availability label to injured players. Technically, the term “probable” means that a player is virtually certain to be available for normal duty. Last week, Vikings receiver Greg Jennings appeared on the official injury report as “probable” with an Achilles injury. But Jennings ultimately didn’t […]

Greg Jennings hopes he’ll be healthy for return to Lambeau

By Josh Alper

Wide receiver Greg Jennings had plenty to say about the Packers and quarterback Aaron Rodgers after signing with the Vikings and some of the unkindest cuts generated a strong response among Packers fans. They’ll get a chance to voice their thoughts about Jennings directly to Jennings this Sunday when the Vikings […]

Jennings inactive, despite being listed as probable

By Mike Florio

A day after we wondered aloud whether the Broncos would dare to not play Peyton Manning despite listing him as probable with an ankle injury, the Vikings have dared to deactivate receiver Greg Jennings despite listing him as probable with an Achilles injury. Technically, the “probable” designation means that the player […]

Rodgers put the pressure on himself, and it worked

By Darin Gantt

Vikings wide receiver Greg Jennings may well have been joking this summer, when he made remarks about Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers and his leadership that became a persistent storyline through the preseason. But the one thing he did for certain was get Rodgers’ attention, which didn’t help his new team. Rodgers […]

No Hard Feelings: Vikings’ Jennings Preps For Pack

By Jonathon Sharp

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Just kidding!

The offseason comments from receiver Greg Jennings questioning former Packers teammate Aaron Rodgers’ leadership and whether the quarterback had become bigger than the team? Jennings, who signed with the archrival Minnesota Vikings in the offseason, said they were all made in jest.

What a […]

Jennings tries to sweep his Rodgers remarks under rug

By Darin Gantt

For a guy who has caught passes from three quarterbacks in six weeks (none of them particularly good), it would be natural for Greg Jennings to feel a little nostalgiac this week. But the Vikings wide receiver said he wanted to move on after a summer spent making pointed comments about […]

Offensive formations and film observations: Week 4 vs. Steelers


Welcome to another installment of ‘Offensive formations and film observations,’ this one brought to you for the Minnesota Vikings-Pittsburgh Steelers

Every Tuesday after a game, we’ll take a look at what the Vikings offense looked like, bring you five key takeaways from film study and hand out a proverbial game ball and name […]

Frazier says Ponder is starting quarterback, but team will “talk about a lot of things”

By Josh Alper

The Vikings got their first taste of victory in 2013 on Sunday when they outlasted the Steelers 34-27 in London.

Win No. 1 on the year came with Matt Cassel at quarterback in place of the injured Christian Ponder. Cassel didn’t turn the ball over and was 16-of-25 for 248 yards and […]

Zulgad: Leslie Frazier can learn lesson from Gophers coach Jerry Kill


Jerry Kill left many scratching their heads Saturday when he not only reinstated Philip Nelson as his starting quarterback, but failed to get Mitch Leidner into the game in the Minnesota Gophers’ 23-7 loss to the Iowa Hawkeyes.

Leidner entered in relief of Nelson on Sept. 14 against Western Illinois after the latter […]

Big London crowd revels in Vikings' win over Steelers

By Henry Hodgson

LONDON — There was a packed house at Wembley Stadium as 83,518 fans watched the Minnesota Vikings defeat the Pittsburgh Steelers 34-27.

International Series games Year Winner Loser Score 2013 Minnesota Vikings Pittsburgh Steelers 34-27 2012 New England Patriots St. Louis Rams 45-7 2011 Chicago Bears Tampa Bay Buccaneers 24-18 2010 […]