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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 […]

Training camp Day 11 quick hits: Bishop, Rhodes will not play Friday

•Two key additions to the Minnesota Vikings defense will not play in the team’s preseason opener on Friday against the Houston Texans.

Linebacker Desmond Bishop (groin) and rookie cornerback Xavier Rhodes (hamstring) will not play, according to coach Leslie Frazier.

“It’s unlikely,” Frazier said. “I’m not expecting that [Bishop] is going to play.”

“Xavier [Rhodes], […]

Training camp Day 9 quick hits: Erin Henderson makes nice recovery

Notes and observations from Day 9 of Vikings training camp

• Middle linebacker Erin Henderson’s aggressive play in the pass game provided a highlight in Monday’s practice.

Quarterback Christian Ponder seemed to have Henderson beat when he targeted tight end Kyle Rudolph around 20 yards downfield. Rudolph nabbed the ball over Henderson’s stretched out arm, […]

Training camp Day 6 quick hits: Erin Henderson sits for brief period

Notes and observations from Day 6 of Vikings training camp

• Minnesota Vikings linebacker Erin Henderson briefly sat out during Thursday’s practice because of a sore groin, according to coach Leslie Frazier. “We’ll go back and take a look,” Frazier said. “We don’t want him to aggravate it depending on how sore it was, but […]

Vikings rookie corner Xavier Rhodes expected to be a quick study

MANKATO, Minn. — Minnesota Vikings rookie cornerback Xavier Rhodes tripped over his own feet and the Mankato training camp crowd briefly held its collective breath as he remained on the ground for five seconds.

Rhodes popped back up to applause as he jaunted off the field only to return a few plays later and deflect […]

Training camp Day 5 quick hits: A good and bad day for Joe Webb

Notes and observations from Day 5 of Vikings training camp

• Minnesota Vikings quarterback-turned-wide receiver Joe Webb dropped a couple of passes, but made an impressive one-handed grab from rookie quarterback James Vandenberg as he ran toward the sideline.

Quarterback Christian Ponder on Webb: “Joe has made a heck of a transition, it’s tough going […]

DAY 3 TRAINING CAMP NOTES

By: Joe Nelson | KFAN.com @JoeNelsonKFAN

Mankato, MN – The third day of Vikings training camp was the first in full pads, and the first of six consecutive afternoon sessions with pads on. Here are some notes from practice.

Cassel Chemistry With Burton Backup quarterback Matt Cassel found a groove with Stephen Burton. Burton, one […]