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Jerome Felton ready to boost Vikings’ running game

Jerome Felton made his first Pro Bowl appearance last year leading the way for MVP running back Adrian Peterson. (Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports) BRIAN HALL | EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — Jerome Felton was forced to watch the Minnesota Vikings’ first three games of the season away from the team that gave him a three-year […]

Adrian Peterson riled after chat with Jim Schwartz

By Wesseling, Chris

Adrian Peterson spent a week soul searching after an “out of whack” performance against the Chicago Bears in Week 2.

That was a major upgrade from his post-game reaction to an innocuous Week 1 comment from Jim Schwartz, who revealed that the Detroit Lions had been game-planning to stop the Minnesota […]

Steelers vs. Vikings: Breaking Down Minnesota’s Game Plan

By Tim Arcand (Featured Columnist) Tom Dahlin/Getty Images

For the Minnesota Vikings, when the 2013 NFL schedule came out, this Week 4 matchup with the Pittsburgh Steelers figured to be a big game—just not for this reason. Both teams enter the the game still looking for their first victory of the season. Neither team […]

Vikings support Christian Ponder, but coach says he must ‘suck it up’

LONDON — Minnesota Vikings quarterbacks coach Craig Johnson doesn’t agree with the fans loudly calling for a change under center, but he’s not surprised starter Christian Ponder is under fire after his inconsistent play in the team’s 0-3 start.

“I don’t feel any different now than I did before,” Johnson told USA TODAY Sports on […]

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 […]

What in the World Is Going on with the Minnesota Vikings’ Jared Allen?

By Tim Arcand (Featured Columnist)

Jared Allen has not been able to put any pressure on the opposing quarterbacks this season. Bruce Kluckhohn-USA TODAY Sports

This was supposed to be a good year for the Minnesota Vikings‘ Jared Allen. Coming off a season with a torn labrum in his shoulder and a knee […]

Vikings QBs coach: Christian Ponder has to 'suck it up'

By Wesseling, Chris

Brandon Weeden isn’t the only recent first-round draft pick in jeopardy of losing his status as the quarterback of the future.

As a portion of the Minnesota Vikings‘ faithful clamor for backup Matt Cassel, quarterbacks coach Craig Johnson suggested not only that Christian Ponder must play better but also that this is […]

Minnesota Vikings X-Factors Primed for Huge Week 4 Performance

By Matthew Stensrud (Featured Columnist) Jerome Simson makes a diving grab in Week 1 against the Detroit Lions. Andrew Weber-USA TODAY Sports

The Minnesota Vikings have dug themselves a deep hole only three weeks into the regular season, losing at home against the Cleveland Browns to fall to 0-3.

What was expected to be a […]

The Clock Is Now Ticking on Leslie Frazier’s Reign with the Minnesota Vikings

By Zach Kruse (Featured Columnist) Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sport

The reign of Leslie Frazier as head coach of the Minnesota Vikings may have an approaching expiration date after an embarrassing home loss to the Cleveland Browns dropped his team to 0-3 to start 2013.

Less than a month into a contract year for Frazier, […]

Notebook: Coordinators explain the breakdowns

Alan Williams (Bruce Kluckhohn/USA TODAY) By Tim Yotter VikingUpdate.com Posted Sep 19, 2013 Share on twitter Share on facebook | More Sharing ServicesMore The Vikings’ 31-30 loss to Chicago is still resonating with the coordinators, who tried to explain the breakdowns in their phases of the game. Vikings coordinators on Thursday each answered questions […]