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Halftime: Vikings up 20-10 over Steelers with pair of home-run plays

By akrammer@1500espn.com

The Minnesota Vikings finally received a collective effort during Sunday’s first half from London against the Pittsburgh Steelers, as their playmakers made plays.

All with backup quarterback Matt Cassel at the helm.

Receiver Greg Jennings’ first reception of the opening stretch went for a 70-yard touchdown after Jennings made a few defenders […]

Zulgad: Team should hope it can announce Christian Ponder's benching

By jzulgad@1500espn.com

A fractured rib means the Minnesota Vikings don’t have to face the reality of the Christian Ponder situation for a few more weeks.

Obviously, the general public doesn’t know the extent of the injury to the Vikings’ first selection in the 2011 draft, but for now the team is well within its […]

Christian Ponder, Adrian Peterson and Chris Cook practice updates

By dwetmore@1500espn.com

Adrian Peterson was a limited participant in practice Thursday in London, according to the Vikings injury report. But fret not, Vikings fans, because under the injury reason, the team simply lists “coach’s decision.”

Peterson was not on the injury report Wednesday and is on track to start Sunday.

More concerning for the Vikings: […]

Zulgad: Christian Ponder's ribs convenient excuse to start Matt Cassel

By jzulgad@1500espn.com

Christian Ponder told reporters covering the Minnesota Vikings in London that he expects to start Sunday against the Pittsburgh Steelers despite a rib injury.

That puts him in the minority.

The Vikings have plenty of reason to attempt to save face when it comes to Ponder – which means they don’t want to […]

Reports: Christian Ponder limited in London with rib injury

By akrammer@1500espn.com

Word from across the pond early Wednesday morning is Minnesota Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder suffered a rib injury in the loss to the Cleveland Browns and was limited in practice this morning.

The Vikings left for London on Monday as they are the ‘home’ team and mandated to host a bevy of events […]

Testing waters or innocent comment? With Brett Favre, you never know

By jzulgad@1500espn.com

This item would be worth a chuckle if it were about anybody but Brett Favre. But because it is Favre, you have to wonder if the soon-to-be 44-year-old is up to something.

Favre’s longtime agent and close friend, Bus Cook, told the website AL.com on Monday night that he has never seen the […]

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 […]

Vikings place rookie Zach Line on IR, free up spot for Felton

By akrammer@1500espn.com

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — Undrafted rookie fullback Zach Line’s dream came to an abrupt end on Monday when he was placed on injured reserve.

Pro Bowl fullback Jerome Felton returned from a three-game suspension and the team needed to make room on the roster before he can practice.

Line was the only undrafted […]

Felton returns from suspension, Vikings still need to make a cut

By akrammer@1500espn.com

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — Minnesota Vikings fullback Jerome Felton watched the first two road losses alone as he served his three-game suspension from a DUI arrest two summers ago.

On Monday, Felton returned to the team and is eligible to practice and play after being sidelined since Aug. 31. He’ll take the field […]