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Adrian Peterson should be ready for minicamp after groin surgery

By akrammer@1500espn.com

Minnesota Vikings first-year head coach Mike Zimmer expects running back Adrian Peterson to be ready for the team’s pre-draft minicamps in late April following his offseason groin surgery.

Peterson, 28, missed two of the last three games after spraining his foot in a Dec. 8 loss at the Baltimore Ravens. […]

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 to […]

Raymond, Hodges debut as injuries highlight Vikings inactives

By akrammer@1500espn.com

Minnesota Vikings safety Mistral Raymond and rookie linebacker Gerald Hodges will make their season debuts as the team will be without three starters when they kickoff against the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday at noon.

Cornerback Chris Cook (groin), safety Jamarca Sanford (hamstring) and quarterback Christian Ponder (ribs) are inactive for the first time […]

Cook, Sanford to have MRI exams as Vikings leave for London

By akrammer@1500espn.com

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — The Minnesota Vikings secondary was a question mark heading into the 2013 season, but after allowing almost 1,000 passing yards through the first three games — it’s a glaring weakness in this winless team.

And now safety Jamarca Sanford (quad), cornerback Chris Cook (groin) and cornerback A.J. Jefferson (ankle) […]

Vikings cornerback Chris Cook injured groin, will miss rest of game

By dwetmore@1500espn.com

Vikings cornerback Chris Cook tweaked is groin in the first half Sunday and will not return, according to the team.

When Cook initially went to the sidelines, he was listed as “probable” to return, but was downgraded to “questionable” before being ruled out during half time.

With Cook out, A.J. Jefferson played right […]

Halftime: Vikings down 24-17 against new-look Browns

By akrammer@1500espn.com

INNEAPOLIS — The Minnesota Vikings opened with a bang against the Cleveland Browns, converting on running back Adrian Peterson’s fourth touchdown of the season to cap an 11-play, 80-yard drive for their third straight 7-0 start of the season.

But just like the last two games, the momentum died quickly against a Browns […]

NFL Fines Ndamukong Suh $100,000 For Low Block On Sullivan

By: Aj Mansour | KFAN.com @AjKFAN

Minneapolis, MN – Two days removed from the actual act, the NFL announced Tuesday that they had fined Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh $100,000 for his illegal low block on Vikings center John Sullivan Sunday in Detroit.

Sullivan, who joined KFAN on Monday, told Paul Allen that ” […]

Report: Ndamukong Suh will escape suspension for illegal block

By anonymous@1500espn.com

Detroit Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh will be fined but escape suspension from the NFL for his illegal block on Minnesota Vikings center John Sullivan on Sunday, according to ESPN.

Suh was penalized when he undercut Sullivan as he was chasing the ball after an interception by Lions linebacker DeAndre Levy during Detroit’s […]

Sullivan: “There Needs To Be Consequences When Guys Don’t Respect The Careers Of Other Players.”

By: Aj Mansour | KFAN.com @AjKFAN

Minneapolis, MN – It was barely fifteen minutes into the new season and Minnesota Vikings center John Sullivan was lying on his back, surely wondering if his season had just ended.

Sullivan, who underwent micro fracture surgery during the off season, was running back towards his own end […]

Notebook: Desmond Bishop, Marcus Sherels impress in preseason finale

by Andrew Krammer 1500ESPN.com

Most Minnesota Vikings starters wore pads on Thursday night, but did so for the camera as they completed a string of in-game sideline interviews with their replacements on the field for the final preseason game.

Linebacker Erin Henderson (heel), cornerback Chris Cook (groin), fullback Jerome Felton (appendectomy), defensive tackles Sharrif Floyd […]