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Despite concussion, Jarius Wright will be backup return man

By akrammer@1500espn.com

DEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — Minnesota Vikings receiver Jarius Wright never fielded a kickoff or punt return in the preseason.

Wright’s few opportunities in the first two preseason games, all on punt return, were squandered by either penalties or touchbacks and when he was blindsided on a catch in the first half at […]

Marcus Sherels Back For Another Year With Vikings

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — On his best day, Marcus Sherels stands 5-foot-9 and probably weighed in just after Thanksgiving dinner to get to his listed weight of 175 pounds.

He played in college at the football afterthought that is Minnesota as a member of one of the worst defenses the NCAA has […]

Vikings add seven to practice squad, one spot open

by Andrew Krammer 1500ESPN.com

The Minnesota Vikings continued the busy weekend by announcing seven players to their practice squad on Sunday.

Tight end Chase Ford, running back Joe Banyard and offensive tackle Kevin Murphy all rejoin the scrimmage squad after spending parts or all of 2012 on the unit.

Banyard is the most likely of […]

Vikings lineman Seth Olsen leaves game on stretcher

Posted by Curtis Crabtree on August 29, 2013, 11:40 PM EDT

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Offensive lineman Seth Olsen left the Minnesota Vikings’ preseason finale against the Tennessee Titans Thursday night on a stretcher after colliding with linebacker Scott Solomon.

According to the Associated Press, Olsen was blocking on a screen pass when he took a […]

Final Fight: Bubble Players Make Strong Closing Argument for Vikings

Mike Wobschall vikings.com

The Vikings put a victorious bow on the 2013 preseason Thursday night, battling with the Tennessee Titans into the final minute of the game to win it with a Blair Walsh 25-yard field goal. The Vikings drove 71 yards in eight plays, behind three consecutive completions from McLeod Bethel-Thompson, to put Walsh […]

Quick Turnaround For Vikings With Titans Coming To Town

Mike Wobschall vikings.com

 

The Vikings landed back in Minneapolis following their Sunday night game in San Francisco knowing they had less than 90 hours to prepare for their preseason finale against the Tennessee Titans, a game that will be played at Mall of America Field on Thursday evening with kickoff set for 7:00 p.m. […]