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Zulgad: Vikings show lack of faith in Ponder's decision making ability

By jzulgad@1500espn.com

A lack of faith in Christian Ponder’s abilities appear to exist both inside and outside the walls of Winter Park these days.

How else do you explain the fact the Minnesota Vikings quarterback approached the line of scrimmage last Sunday facing a third-and-goal from the Chicago Bears’ 4-yard line with any decision-making […]

SCOUTING REPORT: Get The Scoop On The Chicago Bears

Photo – Aj Mansour (KFAN)

By: Aj Mansour | KFAN.com @AjKFAN

Minneapolis, MN – Week two of the young NFL season brings the Minnesota Vikings to Soldier Field in Chicago, IL to face off against the 1-0 Chicago Bears. The all-time record between these two teams spans the distance of 104 games with […]

Peterson Goes Big Early, But Vikings Crumble In 34-24 Loss To Lions

By: Aj Mansour | KFAN.com @AjKFAN

Well, the roller coaster ride got going early for the Minnesota Vikings as they kicked off the 2013 season Sunday afternoon with a 34-24 loss to the Lions in Detroit, MI.

It was a Detroit Lions botched field goal snap that gave the ball to the Vikings […]

Dickerson braces for another assault on his record

Posted by Mike Florio on September 2, 2013, 11:25 PM EDT

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If it wasn’t for Adrian Peterson, Eric Dickerson could relax. Today’s NFL has become obsessed with the passing game. Throw in the trend toward multiple tailbacks, and no one else would come within 500 yards of Dickerson’s single-season record of 2,105 […]

Frazier would 'welcome the opportunity' to have Winfield back

by Andrew Krammer 1500ESPN.com

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — Minnesota Vikings coach Leslie Frazier expressed his admiration and respect for former Vikings cornerback Antoine Winfield, a player who he coached for two seasons and announced his retirement on Sunday.

But that’s not where it ends — the Vikings are anything but deep at cornerback and Frazier […]

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 […]

Training camp Day 13 quick hits: Floyd, Rhodes, Bishop will play Fri.

• Minnesota Vikings coach Leslie Frazier said after Monday’s practice that the usual suspects who have been injured this past week should be ready to suit up and play in Friday’s second preseason game at the Buffalo Bills.

Including rookie defensive tackle Sharrif Floyd, who had an MRI done on his left knee just a […]

Halftime: Vikings up 13-10, Cordarrelle Patterson has 104 total yards

Minnesota Vikings rookie receiver Cordarrelle Patterson has left a good first impression.

Patterson returned the opening kickoff 50 yards and caught four passes for 54 yards in his first two quarters of play.

Patterson also rammed into a few defenders, utilizing his 6-foot-2-inch, 220-pound frame to excel in run blocking situations.

Starting quarterback Christian Ponder […]

Training camp Day 11 quick hits: Bishop, Rhodes will not play Friday

•Two key additions to the Minnesota Vikings defense will not play in the team’s preseason opener on Friday against the Houston Texans.

Linebacker Desmond Bishop (groin) and rookie cornerback Xavier Rhodes (hamstring) will not play, according to coach Leslie Frazier.

“It’s unlikely,” Frazier said. “I’m not expecting that [Bishop] is going to play.”

“Xavier [Rhodes], […]

Training camp Day 6 quick hits: Erin Henderson sits for brief period

Notes and observations from Day 6 of Vikings training camp

• Minnesota Vikings linebacker Erin Henderson briefly sat out during Thursday’s practice because of a sore groin, according to coach Leslie Frazier. “We’ll go back and take a look,” Frazier said. “We don’t want him to aggravate it depending on how sore it was, but […]