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Andrew Whitworth suffered a concussion in practice Wednesday

By Josh Alper

The Bengals may be without a key member of their offensive line when they host the Vikings this weekend. Andrew Whitworth, who recently made the move from left tackle to left guard, suffered a concussion in practice on Wednesday and did not practice on Thursday. There’s not much time for […]

Seahawks could have entire starting offensive line back this week

By Curtis Crabtree

The Seattle Seahawks have been missing pieces along their offensive line for most of the season. The offensive line that started the season for Seattle against the Carolina Panthers in September hasn’t been on the field together since a Week 2 win over the San Francisco 49ers. They’ve been down […]

Steelers-Vikings: Seven things to watch for in London

By Rosenthal, Gregg

If desperation resulted in great football, Sunday’s matchup in London between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Minnesota Vikings would be the game of the week.

It’s more likely that this will be a hard-fought, sloppy game that comes down to the wire. Let’s break it down:

2013 International Series: Steelers vs Vikings

Take […]

Vikings Brought American Football To UK In 1983

By Eric Henderson

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Up until August 6, 1983, television was the only place the British had seen American football.

“I think, from the English people who go there, I think they would like to see what they have sort of associated with American football,” British promoter John Marshall said in […]

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 […]

The Morning After: Five Observations From The Vikings 31-27 Loss To The Browns

Photo – Adam Bettcher (Getty Images)

By: Aj Mansour | KFAN.com @AjKFAN

Minneapolis, MN – So the Minnesota Vikings lost to the Cleveland Browns 31-27 yesterday. So they’re defense got carved apart by a third string quarterback. Just when you think that it couldn’t get any worse, you take a look at the […]

Matt Kalil slumping at inopportune time against Peppers, Bears

By akrammer@1500espn.com

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — The Minnesota Vikings’ offensive line allowed a season-high 15 quarterback pressures in their first meeting against the Chicago Bears in Week 12 last season.

Left tackle Matt Kalil, then a rookie, allowed Bear’s veteran defensive end Julius Peppers to get to quarterback Christian Ponder six of those times. And […]

After Vikings’ Loss, Frazier’s Message Clear: ‘We Gotta Do Better’

By Cole Premo

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — There wasn’t much to feel good about after the Vikings’ season-opening loss at Detroit Sunday and Leslie Frazier’s message Monday couldn’t have been clearer.

“We have some work to do,” Frazier said. “Without question.”

There weren’t a lot of positives to pull out of Sunday’s season opener.

The number […]

Minnesota Vikings vs. Detroit Lions: Live Grades and Analysis for Minnesota

By Arif Hasan (Featured Columnist Tim Fuller-USA TODAY Sports

The Minnesota Vikings lost their season opener against the Detroit Lions. Check out the final grades and analysis here.

Final Score

Minnesota: 24

Detroit: 34

Minnesota Vikings Grades Position Unit 1st Half Grade Final Grade Pass Offense D+ D Run Offense B- C Pass Defense […]

Pregame: New faces mix with old rivalries in Vikings-Lions

By akrammer@1500espn.com

Two NFL greats have been mainstays of Minnesota Vikings-Detroit Lions football since 2007, but in the 13th meeting between running back Adrian Peterson and receiver Calvin Johnson — it’s the new faces that have coaches, fans and media buzzing.

Prior to kickoff, the win count stands at Adrian Peterson: 8, Calvin Johnson: 4.

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