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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 […]

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 […]

Vikings place Greg Childs on reserve/physically unable to perform list

The Minnesota Vikings made another roster move Tuesday morning, placing wide receiver Greg Childs on the reserve/physically unable to perform list.

The decision means Childs is out until at least Week 6, but will be eligible to be brought off the PUP list after that.

Childs, who is recovering from two torn patellar tendons, spent […]

Vikings receiver Jerome Simpson healthy, appreciative of second chance

MANKATO, Minn. — First came the 15-day jail sentence from a guilty plea on felony drug charges, then a three-game suspension from the NFL and when he finally got onto a football field, Jerome Simpson woke up after his Sept. 30 debut against Detroit to numbness in his left foot caused by a back injury.

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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 8 quick hits: Ponder, offense solid in scrimmage

Notes and observations from Day 8 of Vikings training camp

• The Minnesota Vikings held their annual scrimmage in front of an announced crowd of 12,000 fans at Blakeslee Stadium in Mankato, Minn. on Saturday night, just in time for the injury bug to hit.

Linebacker Desmond Bishop (groin), cornerback Xavier Rhodes (hamstring), safety Mistral […]

Adrian Peterson ‘without a doubt’ sees himself in Hall of Fame

MANKATO, Minn. — One legendary Minnesota Vikings player, receiver Cris Carter, will be officially inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday night.

Another legend-in-the-making sees it in his future.

“Without a doubt,” running back Adrian Peterson said about being inducted one day. “I feel my mindset being set on being the best […]