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Kevin Williams misses practice again, playing chances decreasing

By akrammer@1500espn.com

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — Minnesota Vikings defensive tackle Kevin Williams hasn’t thrown on pads and practiced since the Aug. 25 hyperextension and bone contusion to his knee after San Francisco 49ers guard Joe Looney threw an unexpected low block when Williams wasn’t looking.

Coach Leslie Frazier said Williams had no ligament damage, […]

Kevin Williams misses second straight day of practice

By Josh Alper

Posted by Josh Alper on September 5, 2013, 5:24 PM EDT

AP

Rookie defensive tackle Sharrif Floyd didn’t get much work in the preseason because of a knee injury, but he may be starting for the Vikings in his regular season debut.

Kevin Williams missed practice for the second straight […]

Floyd practicing, Williams not as Vikings begin regular season routine

by Andrew Krammer 1500ESPN.com

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — Coach Leslie Frazier said there was ‘a chance’ that veteran defensive tackle Kevin Williams would be ready for the Minnesota Vikings regular season opener at the Detroit Lions on Sunday, Sept. 8.

That chance may have taken a hit as Williams was not at practice on Monday.

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Top in-house candidates for Vikings practice squad

by Andrew Krammer 1500ESPN.com

The Minnesota Vikings waved goodbye to a few players on Saturday who are not eligible for their 2013 practice squad, but the majority of the cuts can return to serve on the eight-man slate.

Receiver Stephen Burton, offensive tackle Brandon Keith, linebacker Tyrone McKenzie and cornerback Brandon Burton will not return […]

Joe Webb survives cuts, makes team as a receiver

Joe Webb’s transition from quarterback to receiver took a giant leap on Saturday, when he made the Minnesota Vikings 53-man roster as their fifth receiver.

In May, Webb wasn’t entirely sure what position he would play. After starting at quarterback in the Vikings’ playoff loss at Green Bay in January to limited success, Webb knew […]

The Morning After: Five Observations From Vikings Vs Titans (Preseason Game #4)

Photo – Aj Mansour (KFAN)

By: Aj Mansour | KFAN.com @AjKFAN

Minneapolis, MN – Well, it took them four preseason games but the Minnesota Vikings finally put one in the “win” column! Disregard the fact that it came in a meaningless preseason game that was played between reserves on both sides. Just sit back […]

Fighting For A Spot: Marcus Sherels Comes Up Big When It Matters Most

Photo – Aj Mansour (KFAN)

By: Aj Mansour | KFAN.com @AjKFAN

Minneapolis, MN – If you happen to find yourself playing on the field during the fourth preseason game of an NFL season, odds are pretty good that you are out there playing for your career. Whether you’re performance to date has been sub-par […]

Zulgad: Marcus Sherels makes an impact in his return to Vikings

by Judd Zulgad 1500ESPN.com

MINNEAPOLIS — Marcus Sherels admitted it was not an easy decision to skip the Minnesota Vikings’ preseason game last Sunday in San Francisco, but coach Leslie Frazier made it clear that, in this case, the priority was not football.

Sherels’ father, Ben, had died of cancer on the eve of the […]

Most projected starters sit as Vikings edge Titans in final tune-up

MINNEAPOLIS — Tennessee coach Mike Munchak gambled by playing much of his starting offense in the final preseason game.

Minnesota coach Leslie Frazier wanted no part of that, and was reminded just how dangerous the NFL can be when one of his backups was carted off the field in the second quarter.

Jake Locker went […]

Jake Locker starts as Tennessee Titans fall to Minnesota Vikings

MINNEAPOLIS — Tennessee Titans coach Mike Munchak gambled by playing much of his starting offense in the final preseason game.

Minnesota Vikings coach Leslie Frazier wanted no part of that, and was reminded just how dangerous the NFL can be when one of his backups was carted off the field in the second […]