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Vikings Have 5 Starters Inactive Vs. Redskins

By Jonathon Sharp

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — As expected, the Minnesota Vikings put five starters on their inactive list for their game against the Washington Redskins.

Cornerback Chris Cook, safety Jamarca Sanford, right tackle Phil Loadholt, left guard Charlie Johnson and tight end Kyle Rudolph were all out of action due to injuries Thursday […]

Josh Freeman, not inactive

By Mike Florio

Four days ago, Vikings quarterback Josh Freeman was a healthy scratch. Tonight against Washington, he’s healthy and active. Freeman’s name isn’t among the seven Vikings who are officially inactive: cornerback Chris Cook, safety Jamarca Sanford, running back Matt Asiata, tackle Phil Loadholt, tackle Charlie Johnson, tight end Kyle Rudolph, and […]

Loadholt Out; Depth Becoming A Problem For Minnesota Vikings

By cbsexaminer

By Joseph Gunther

Offensive tackle Phil Loadholt suffered a concussion during Sunday’s loss to the Dallas Cowboys and has already been ruled out for Thursday’s game against the Washington Redskins.

Phil Loadholt #71 of the Minnesota Vikings (Credit, Nick Laham/Getty Images)

Loadholt has not missed a game since 2009, his rookie season. […]

Ailing Vikings Rule Loadholt Out Vs. Redskins

By Jonathon Sharp

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have a long list of ailing starters and not much time before their next game.

That is a fitting development this week for a team that stumbled into the midpoint of the season with a 1-7 record, matching the worst start in franchise […]

Offensive formations and film observations: Week 4 vs. Steelers

By akrammer@1500espn.com

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

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

Offensive formations and film observations: Week 3 vs. Browns

By akrammer@1500espn.com

Welcome to the first installment of ‘Offensive formations and film observations,’ this one brought to you for the Minnesota Vikings-Cleveland Browns.

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

Zulgad: Christian Ponder only part of problem with disappointing Vikings

By jzulgad@1500espn.com

Much of the anger over the Minnesota Vikings’ 0-3 start has been directed at Christian Ponder.

This comes as no surprise.

It’s always easy to point at the quarterback when times are tough and, in Ponder’s case, he has never been seen by fans as the solution to this franchise’s issues at that […]

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 […]

Halftime: Vikings give up late FG, down 24-21 in wacky first half

By akrammer@1500espn.com

CHICAGO — The Minnesota Vikings have one NFC North road win in the last 10 attempts and Sunday’s first half at Soldier Field provided a puzzle that could piece together for their second divisional road victory since 2009.

Rookie receiver Cordarrelle Patterson recorded his first NFL touchdown on a 105-yard kick return to […]

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 […]