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Vikings get first win, drop Steelers to 0-4

By Michael David Smith

Both of the teams the NFL sent to London are bad. But only the Steelers are returning home winless.

The Vikings, led by backup quarterback Matt Cassel, jumped out to an early lead and managed to hold on and win 34-27. Minnesota’s defense sealed the win with a sack of […]

Antoine Winfield pursuing NFL return in “right situation”

By Curtis Crabtree

When the Seattle Seahawks told Antoine Winfield that they planned to release him in August, the 15-year veteran cornerback elected to call it a career. He had been named to an All-Pro team and was a three-time Pro Bowl selection in his time with the Buffalo Bills and Minnesota Vikings.

However, […]

“He’s Still Our Starting QB” – If Only For One More Week, Ponder Remains In Starting Role…

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By: Aj Mansour | KFAN.com @AjKFAN

Minneapolis, MN – Maybe you were one of the 63,000 chanting “Cass-el! Cass-el! Cass-el!” yesterday at the Dome. Or maybe you were one of the hundreds of thousands screaming at Christian Ponder through the television set Sunday afternoon. If you were, I feel […]

Vikings off to good start against Browns

By Mike Wilkening

The winless Vikings are off to a fast start against fellow 0-2 club Cleveland.

Adrian Peterson’s two-yard touchdown run capped an 11-play, 80-yard drive to give Minnesota a 7-0 lead 5:47 into the game.

The VIkings were 3-of-3 on third downs on the drive. Quarterback Christian Ponder was sharp, completing 3-of-4 passes […]

Browns reportedly sign Willis McGahee to fill void at running back

By dwetmore@1500espn.com

To replace recently traded running back Trent Richardson, the Cleveland Browns have signed free agent Willis McGahee, according to various reports.

The Broncos cut McGahee, 31, in June. He needed to pass a physical, which he reportedly did Thursday.

The only other running back on the Browns roster before the trade was Bobby […]

Vikings reportedly extend safety Andrew Sendejo two years, $2M

By akrammer@1500espn.com

Huge congrats to my man @Asendejo on his contract extension with @Vikings today! Well deserved.

— Erik Burkhardt (@ErikBurkhardt) September 19, 2013

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — According to his agent on Twitter, Minnesota Vikings safety Andrew Sendejo has been resigned to a two-year contract extension reportedly worth $2 million through 2015.

Sendejo, 26, […]

Glazer: Ponder on shorter leash than believed

By Mike Florio

Outwardly, the Vikings are committed to quarterback Christian Ponder. Inwardly, maybe not.

Jay Glazer of FOX reports that the leash on the third-year ball-thrower is shorter than believed. If Ponder continues to struggle (he had three interceptions last week), the 12th pick in the 2011 draft could be benched for Matt Cassel.

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Adrian Peterson: 100-yard games are easy

By Michael David Smith

Adrian Peterson was stopped short of 100 yards on Sunday against the Lions, and that shocked him.

Peterson, who scored a 78-yard touchdown on his first carry of the season but was held to just 15 yards on 17 carries the rest of the way, says it’s hard for him to […]

The Morning After: Five Observations From The Vikings 34-24 Loss In Detroit

(Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

By: Aj Mansour | KFAN.com @AjKFAN

Minneapolis, MN – Week one has come and gone for the Minnesota Vikings who fell to the Detroit Lions in their opening game by a score of 34-24. In reality, it felt more like a twenty point beat down that at the […]

Peterson Goes 78 Yards For TD On First Carry

By Sara Boyd

DETROIT (AP) — Adrian Peterson started the 2013 season in MVP style.

The Minnesota star went 78 yards for a touchdown on the Vikings’ first offensive play Sunday against the Detroit Lions, giving his team a 7-0 lead. Minnesota got the ball on its 22 after the Lions flubbed a field […]