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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 cornerback Chris Cook injured groin, will miss rest of game

By dwetmore@1500espn.com

Vikings cornerback Chris Cook tweaked is groin in the first half Sunday and will not return, according to the team.

When Cook initially went to the sidelines, he was listed as “probable” to return, but was downgraded to “questionable” before being ruled out during half time.

With Cook out, A.J. Jefferson played right […]

Notebook: Chris Cook says Megatron 'brings out the best' in him

by Andrew Krammer 1500ESPN.com

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — Minnesota Vikings cornerback Chris Cook remembers facing Detroit Lions receiver Calvin Johnson in college, when both were members of Atlantic Coast Conference programs in 2006.

Seven years later, Cook will lineup against Johnson again when the Vikings open up the regular season at the Lions on Sunday.

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Midweek Notebook: Vikings Vs Lions (Calvin Johnson, Kevin Williams, Reggie Bush, Antoine Winfield, Christian Ballard And More)

Photo – Aj Mansour (KFAN)

By: Aj Mansour | KFAN.com @AjKFAN

Minneapolis, MN – Week one is upon us and the Minnesota Vikings are continuing their preparation for Sunday’s game against the Detroit Lions at Winter Park. The first Wednesday of the regular season marks the first Leslie Frazier/Christian Ponder pregame press […]

Frazier would 'welcome the opportunity' to have Winfield back

by Andrew Krammer 1500ESPN.com

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — Minnesota Vikings coach Leslie Frazier expressed his admiration and respect for former Vikings cornerback Antoine Winfield, a player who he coached for two seasons and announced his retirement on Sunday.

But that’s not where it ends — the Vikings are anything but deep at cornerback and Frazier […]

Marcus Sherels Back For Another Year With Vikings

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — On his best day, Marcus Sherels stands 5-foot-9 and probably weighed in just after Thanksgiving dinner to get to his listed weight of 175 pounds.

He played in college at the football afterthought that is Minnesota as a member of one of the worst defenses the NCAA has ever […]

Antoine Winfield retires, shuts door on comeback talk

by Andrew Krammer 1500ESPN.com

Talk escalated quickly on Saturday afternoon when news leaked that former Minnesota Vikings cornerback Antoine Winfield was about to be cut by the Seattle Seahawks.

Instinctively, fans and media speculated a potential return for Winfield to the team he dedicated nine years to. But as quickly as the chatter came, it […]

From The Locker Room: Sherels, Webb, Bishop and Others React To Thursday's Win

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Vikings Cornerback Marcus Sherels

Q: Coming in did you feel like you had to make a couple of plays to stand out?

A: I always try to make plays. You always try to make plays and today I had my chance and I took advantage of it.

Q: What is it like […]

Friendship cools competition at punt returner for Sherels and Felder

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — Minnesota Vikings cornerback Bobby Felder has already followed in fellow cornerback Marcus Sherels’ footsteps — both undrafted rookie free agents who made the practice squad — and logically, Felder’s next step is to make the final roster as a cornerback and/or punt returner.

Felder and Sherels see enough room for both […]

Vikings @ Bills Preview: Three Things To Watch In Preseason Game #2

Photo – Aj Mansour (KFAN)

By: Aj Mansour | KFAN.com @AjKFAN

Minneapolis, MN – With training camp in the rear view mirror, Leslie Frazier and the Minnesota Vikings are out in Buffalo, NY preparing for tonight’s game against Kevin Kolb and the Buffalo Bills. While Coach Frazier and the rest of […]