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Turner: Vikes trying to get Peterson in space as a pass-cather

By Patra, Kevin Norv Turner is going to do whatever he can to get Adrian Peterson open in space. The Minnesota Vikings offensive coordinator said he plans on using the running back more in the passing game in 2014.

Source: National Football League

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Turner: Vikings trying to get Peterson in passing game

By Patra, Kevin Norv Turner is going to do whatever he can to get Adrian Peterson open in space. The Minnesota Vikings offensive coordinator said he plans on using the running back more in the passing game in 2014.

Source: National Football League

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QB Competition? Vikings Not Naming Starter Now

By sdswanson

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings brought back veteran Matt Cassel back to be the bridge to the quarterback they were bound to draft this year, and they mapped out the future by trading into the end of the first round to pick Teddy Bridgewater.

Retaining Cassel on a two-year […]

Zimmer: ‘Everybody wants to rush into things,’ but QB job is open

By akrammer@1500espn.com

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — Mike Zimmer doesn’t want you to have your Teddy Bridgewater jerseys ready for Week 1.

Because not even he knows who will start for the Minnesota Vikings at quarterback come September.

“Everybody wants to rush into things,” Zimmer said Tuesday at the Vikings’ mandatory minicamp. “I […]

Vikings have expressed interest in free agent CB Brandon Flowers

By akrammer@1500espn.com

The Minnesota Vikings have 18 defensive backs on the roster, but there’s room for a Pro Bowler in the secondary.

The Vikings have placed a call inquiring about free agent cornerback Brandon Flowers, who was cut by the Kansas City Chiefs just three seasons after signing a five-year, $50 million extension. […]

Vikings sign former Browns wide receiver Josh Cooper

By nsandell@1500espn.com

After waiving wide receiver Lestar Jean, the Minnesota Vikings signed former Cleveland Browns receiver Josh Cooper on Friday.

Cooper, released by Cleveland in May, played in 11 games across two seasons with the Browns, making 17 catches for 166 yards.

Cooper will be reunited in Minnesota with offensive coordinator Norv Turner, who […]

Kain Colter got largest bonus among Vikings’ undrafted rookies

By akrammer@1500espn.com

The Minnesota Vikings didn’t draft a receiver with 10 picks last month, but they gave their top bonus to an undrafted free agent receiver this offseason.

Receiver Kain Colter, who led a campaign to help players unionize at Northwestern, received an $8,000 bonus, per ESPN.

Colter is one of 16 […]

Vikings Head To Training Camp July 24 In Mankato

By Jeff Wald

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – The Minnesota Vikings announced Wednesday their preliminary schedule for training camp in Mankato this summer.

It’ll be the 49th straight time the team’s training camp will be held at Minnesota State University, Mankato. Vikings players and team officials will report to training camp on Thursday, July 24. The […]

Vikings Claim CB Posey, Waive CB Edwards

By Cole Premo

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have claimed cornerback Julian Posey off waivers from the Cleveland Browns.

Posey appeared in five games for the Browns in 2013 and had six tackles and a sack.

After going through training camp with the Miami Dolphins in 2013, Posey was signed by […]

Vikings Projected To Struggle By Vegas Odds-Makers

By Jeff Wald

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – The Minnestoa Vikings are projected to have a rough 2014-15 season, Mike Zimmer’s first as head coach, at least according to some Las Vegas odds-makers.

The experts at the Bovada sports book have put out some early odds on the NFL season, and they think the Vikings will […]