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Moss: Vikings giving Cordarrelle Patterson No. 84 is “disrespectful”


Posted by Michael David Smith


Vikings rookie receiver Cordarrelle Patterson is wearing the No. 84 jersey that Randy Moss used to wear in Minnesota. Moss has a problem with that.

Moss, now a commentator for FOX, said on this morning’s pregame show that he thinks it was disrespectful to give a […]

Vikings claim J’Marcus Webb off waivers from Bears

Posted by Darin Gantt on September 1, 2013, 1:30 PM EDT


The Bears didn’t need J’Marcus Webb any longer, but he didn’t have to wait long or move far for his next chance.

According to multiple reports, Webb was claimed off waivers by the Vikings today.

Webb had started 44 games the […]

Antoine Winfield reportedly cut by Seattle Seahawks

By Marc Sessler Around the League Writer

The Seattle Seahawks signed Antoine Winfield in April to bolster an already powerful secondary. The 36-year-old cornerback won’t make it to the regular season withPete Carroll’s bunch.’s Jason La Canfora reported that Antoine Winfield will be among Seattle’s cuts Saturday, as the team whittles its […]

Guard Seth Olsen leaves final preseason game on stretcher

by Andrew Krammer

Minnesota Vikings guard Seth Olsen remained down on the field for several minutes before being carted off after he was kneed in the head on the team’s final drive of the first half on Thursday.

Olsen appeared to go for a low block on a Tennessee Titans’ defender when he took […]

Desmond Bishop passes first audition, awaits second on Thursday

by Andrew Krammer

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — The longest look of any non-starter in the Minnesota Vikings defense went to linebacker Desmond Bishop during Sunday’s preseason loss at the San Francisco 49ers.

Bishop led the team with eight tackles, four for a one-yard-or-less gain, on 33 plays at the weak-side or nickel linebacker role.


Simply A Decoy; Adrian Peterson Heads To The Sidelines After 2 Plays

Photo – Aj Mansour (KFAN)

By: Aj Mansour | @AjKFAN

The long-awaited preseason for Adrian Peterson turned out to be nothing more than a decoy for Leslie Frazier and the Minnesota Vikings Sunday night in San Francisco.

All week long, head coach Leslie Frazier and the Minnesota Vikings prepared for the third […]

Vikings’ Offense Has Been Rough With Peterson Out

By Cole Premo

(credit: Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota’s offense hasn’t done much well in the first two preseason games.

Then again, the Vikings have kept the league MVP on the sideline.

The absence of running back Adrian Peterson caught the eye of wide receiver Greg Jennings when he walked off […]

With read-option offenses ahead, Vikings to seize chance vs. 49ers

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — An added difficulty to the Minnesota Vikings already tough regular season schedule will be the level of elite read-option offenses they face throughout the year.

On Sunday, the Vikings travel to San Francisco and will be given an opportunity to try and contain quarterback Colin Kaepernick in their third preseason game, […]

Frazier: Ponder & Co. will play into the 2nd quarter against Buffalo

MANKATO, Minn. — Opinions clashed as soon as Minnesota Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder sat on the bench with less than one minute played in Friday’s preseason loss to the Houston Texans — some claiming Ponder should only play one series, others opining that the young quarterback needs the reps.

Coach Leslie Frazier made it clear […]

Toby Gerhart to make most of preseason before free agency in 2014

MANKATO, Minn. — Statistically, Minnesota Vikings running back Toby Gerhart has less mileage during three NFL seasons than Adrian Peterson had during his triumphant run to winning league MVP last year.

That’s good for the Vikings, who need fresh legs to fill in for the few plays Peterson sits out in the regular season.

But […]