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Peterson believes 100 yards is ‘so easy’

Adrian Peterson (Andrew Weber/USA TODAY) By John Holler VikingUpdate.com Posted Sep 13, 2013 Despite being stopped short on Sunday, Adrian Peterson believes getting 100 yards rushing in a game is “so easy.” The Vikings likely will need that and more to win at Chicago this week. It was one quote in a weekly press […]

Vikings wary of falling into read-option ‘trap’

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — The NFL goes through fads, trends and strategies that coaches concoct or adopt from different levels of the game to gain an edge on the field.

Copycats ensue (see: the Wildcat) and in seemingly a blink, a quarter of the Minnesota Vikings regular season schedule includes teams that play this generation’s […]

Vikings Ready for Read-Option, But Focused on Selves

Mike Wobschall vikings.com

 

The run and shoot. The spread offense. The wildcat. NFL history is peppered with trendy philosophies, strategies and tactics that come on strong and many times go away just as quickly. The latest? It appears to be the read-option offense.

The Vikings will get a close look at this attack on […]

Notebook: Rookie cornerback Xavier Rhodes slowly adapting to NFL speed

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — Minnesota Vikings rookie cornerback Xavier Rhodes watched February’s Super Bowl featuring the San Francisco 49ers, who he’ll lineup against for his most daunting test on Sunday.

That’s not on Rhodes mind, though, as he prepares for his second NFL game with a little more than two weeks before he’ll likely debut […]