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Captain Munnerlyn tweets he’ll wear 24; Mistral Raymond wears his 41

By dwetmore@1500espn.com

Captain Munnerlyn wore number 41 in Carolina. He apparently will wear number 24. Check out this Twitter exchange:

What’s up bro let me get that 41 @Mistral_Raymond lol

— Captain Munnerlyn (@captain_41) March 14, 2014

To which Raymond responded:

can’t say I didn’t see this coming . lol RT …

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As Expected, Freeman Inactive For First Game As A Viking

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As expected, new Vikings QB Josh Freeman will be inactive for today’s game vs. the Panthers. Below is the full list of Vikings’ inactives. We’ll update this post with Carolina’s inactives shortly.

Vikings Inactives S Mistral Raymond LB Gerald Hodges LB Audie Cole DT Chase Baker DE […]

Adrian Peterson active vs. Panthers, Josh Freeman is not

MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson will play against the Carolina Panthers as he was not on the team’s inactives list.

Newly added quarterback Josh Freeman will be inactive for his first game in purple, leaving once-starting quarterback Christian Ponder to backup now-starting quarterback Matt Cassel. Safety Mistral Raymond is inactive for […]

Defensive sets and film observations: Week 4 vs. Steelers

By akrammer@1500espn.com

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

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

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 […]

Halftime: Vikings up 20-10 over Steelers with pair of home-run plays

By akrammer@1500espn.com

The Minnesota Vikings finally received a collective effort during Sunday’s first half from London against the Pittsburgh Steelers, as their playmakers made plays.

All with backup quarterback Matt Cassel at the helm.

Receiver Greg Jennings’ first reception of the opening stretch went for a 70-yard touchdown after Jennings made a few defenders miss […]

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 […]

Pregame: Injuries, backups play key roles in Vikings-Steelers

By akrammer@1500espn.com

If last week’s situation against the Cleveland Browns, in which the Minnesota Vikings faced a third-string quarterback, wasn’t enough to get a win — a matchup against the winless Pittsburgh Steelers could do the trick.

The Vikings (0-3) and Steelers (0-3) kickoff at dinner time in London, noon CT, on Sunday and, once […]

Pregame: Get acquainted with new personnel in Vikings-Browns

By akrammer@1500espn.com

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — The Minnesota Vikings (0-2) are in desperate need of a confidence booster in their home opener after spotting division opponents two games on the road.

The script couldn’t have been written any easier: they’ll face a Cleveland Browns (0-2) team that flipped the switch to rebuilding mode as soon […]

Pregame: Battles in the trenches matter most in Vikings-Bears

By akrammer@1500espn.com

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — The Minnesota Vikings’ victory at the Detroit Lions last season is their only NFC North road win in the last 10 road trips.

Quarterback Christian Ponder’s lone division road victory wasn’t of his own volition, as he threw for just 111 yards and was backed up by special teams […]