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Leslie Frazier: Christian Ballard unlikely to return

Leslie Frazier: Christian Ballard unlikely to rejoin Vikes By Gregg Rosenthal

Christian Ballard left Minnesota Vikings training camp more than two weeks ago, citing personal reasons. It doesn’t sound like the defensive end is coming back to the team anytime soon.

Vikings coach Leslie Frazier said he assumes the 2011 fourth-round draft pick won’t […]

Toby Gerhart’s Brother Trying To Make The Packers

By smkitzman

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The Packers-Vikings rivalry could have an extra wrinkle this fall — a sibling rivalry.

Toby Gerhart’s in his fourth year as a Vikings running back. His brother Garth, an offensive lineman from Arizona State, is trying to make the team in Green Bay.

“He’s out there working hard,” […]

The Best And Worst Of Training Camp 2013

Photo – Aj Mansour (KFAN)

By: Aj Mansour | KFAN.com @AjKFAN

Minneapolis, MN – Minnesota Vikings Training Camp is in the books and we’ve learned a decent amount about this Purple squad. Having spent a majority of the past month on the sidelines in Mankato, below I’ve highlighted the THREE WORST things from […]

DAY 15 TRAINING CAMP NOTES: NFPLA Visits Mankato, Will Adrian Play And Much More…

 

Photo – Aj Mansour (KFAN)

By: Aj Mansour | KFAN.com @AjKFAN

Mankato, MN – Training Camp 2013 is officially in the books and another season of Mankato shenanigans is now behind us. All-in-all a pretty boring camp for the Minnesota Vikings. There were no glaring injuries, no allergic reactions, no big fights […]

Training camp Day 10 quick hits: Defensive injuries building up

Notes and observations from Day 10 of Vikings training camp

• The Mankato air is heating up, as the Minnesota Vikings are three days removed from their first preseason game.

Among other scuffles in the past week, receiver Jerome Simpson and linebacker Chad Greenway got into a shoving match after Simpson caught a pass from […]

Training camp Day 9 quick hits: Erin Henderson makes nice recovery

Notes and observations from Day 9 of Vikings training camp

• Middle linebacker Erin Henderson’s aggressive play in the pass game provided a highlight in Monday’s practice.

Quarterback Christian Ponder seemed to have Henderson beat when he targeted tight end Kyle Rudolph around 20 yards downfield. Rudolph nabbed the ball over Henderson’s stretched out arm, […]

Training camp Day 8 quick hits: Ponder, offense solid in scrimmage

Notes and observations from Day 8 of Vikings training camp

• The Minnesota Vikings held their annual scrimmage in front of an announced crowd of 12,000 fans at Blakeslee Stadium in Mankato, Minn. on Saturday night, just in time for the injury bug to hit.

Linebacker Desmond Bishop (groin), cornerback Xavier Rhodes (hamstring), safety Mistral […]

DAY 6 TRAINING CAMP NOTES

Photo: Aj Mansour (KFAN)

By: Aj Mansour | KFAN.com @AjKFAN

Mankato, MN – Day six of Minnesota Vikings Training Camp is in the books. The first hot day of this year’s camp, Thursday brought out the big hits once again as players were allowed and encouraged in some instances to take tackles […]

Training camp Day 7 quick hits: Vikings break out two-minute drill

Notes and observations from Day 7 of Vikings training camp

• The Minnesota Vikings began practicing their two-minute drill on Friday, running one series each with the first three quarterbacks.

Backup quarterback Matt Cassel found the most success in the drill, securing a couple of first downs against the second-team defense before stalling off a […]

Training camp Day 6 quick hits: Erin Henderson sits for brief period

Notes and observations from Day 6 of Vikings training camp

• Minnesota Vikings linebacker Erin Henderson briefly sat out during Thursday’s practice because of a sore groin, according to coach Leslie Frazier. “We’ll go back and take a look,” Frazier said. “We don’t want him to aggravate it depending on how sore it was, but […]