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Vikings aren’t worried about Teddy Brrrrrrrridgewater’s hands in the cold

By Darin Gantt

The Vikings might have some concerns about their small-handed first-round quarterback, but they don’t think his ability to throw passes outside in the cold are would be one of them. According to Matt Vensel of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune, Bridgewater didn’t play a single game below freezing during his college career […]

Jerome Simpson avoids jail time after reaching plea agreement

By Curtis Crabtree

Jerome Simpson won’t be spending any time in jail after reaching a plea agreement for an arrest in November. According to Chris Miller of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune, Simpson plead guilty to careless driving and third-degree DWI (refusing to submit to a DWI test). A misdemeanor charge of driving while impaired […]

Greg Jennings: Cassel is “more verbal, kind of commanding in the huddle.”

By Josh Alper

Matt Cassel is starting at quarterback for the Vikings on Sunday, a move that wasn’t unexpected with Christian Ponder battling a fractured rib.

It’s also a move that the team’s wide receivers are greeting with compliments for the way Cassel leads the offense. Jerome Simpson said, via Chip Scoggins of the Minneapolis […]

Matt Cassel will start for Vikings

By Josh Alper

The Vikings sent a hint about who would be their starting quarterback against the Steelers at Friday’s practice when Christian Ponder was on the sideline without a helmet during the portion of practice open to the media.

They confirmed it a short time later. The Vikings have announced that Matt Cassel will […]

Peterson “soul-searching” after slow (for him) start

By Darin Gantt

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For many backs, being on pace for more than 1,500 yards is reason to celebrate.

But for Vikings running back Adrian Peterson, it’s cause for introspection.

According to Chip Scoggins of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune, Peterson said he needed to do some “soul-searching” after rushing for 100 yards last week […]

Leslie Frazier isn’t thinking about replacing Ponder

Posted by Josh Alper

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Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder’s 2013 season did not get off to a good start as he turned the ball over four time on the way to a 34-24 loss to the Lions last Sunday.

That performance has given fuel to the fire built by those who don’t feel […]

Kevin Williams misses second straight day of practice

By Josh Alper

Posted by Josh Alper on September 5, 2013, 5:24 PM EDT

AP

Rookie defensive tackle Sharrif Floyd didn’t get much work in the preseason because of a knee injury, but he may be starting for the Vikings in his regular season debut.

Kevin Williams missed practice for the second straight day […]

Adrian Peterson: In my mind, I’m getting younger

Posted by Josh Alper on September 1, 2013, 11:27 AM EDT

AP

Vikings running back Adrian Peterson did some quick calculations this summer and came up with the tail end of the 2017 season as his bet for the time when he passes Emmitt Smith to become the NFL’s all-time leading rusher.

Peterson will […]

Kevin Williams upset about low block

Posted by Darin Gantt on August 26, 2013, 6:39 AM EDT

AP

Vikings defensive tackle Kevin Williams figured after this long in the NFL, he had earned a little more respect.

But he was frustrated after leaving last night’s game following a low block from San Francisco’s second-year backup guard Joe Looney.

“I was […]