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Kirby Wilson no longer Pittsburgh Steelers RBs coach

By Patra, Kevin Kirby Wilson did not get the Baltimore Ravens’ offensive coordinator job, but that does not mean he will return to Pittsburgh. The Steelers’ longtime running backs coach will “explore other opportunities.”

Source: National Football League

Cordarrelle Patterson Makes Pro Bowl As Kick Returner

By Jeff Wald

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – The Minnesota Vikings announced Friday that rookie Cordarrelle Patterson has been selected to the Pro Bowl.

Patterson was selected to the roster as a return specialist, replacing Antonio Brown of the Pittsburgh Steelers. Brown was also voted to the Pro Bowl as a wide receiver. In his rookie […]

P.J.R.: Most of truth bending on QB chaos points to Spielman


Leslie Frazier attempted to do some lobbying to save his job after the Vikings defeated Philadelphia 48-30 on Dec. 15 in the Metrodome. Postgame and again on Monday, the Vikings head coach gave much praise to the preparation of his staff, as well as the effort from the athletes.

On that Wednesday, […]

Vikings Look To Hurt Benagls Hopes Of A Divisional Title

By cbsexaminer

By Danny Cox

(Credit, Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Minnesota knows that they don’t have a lot to play for right now as there are two games remaining and they’d certainly like to finish the year on a positive note. One thing they can do is actually hurt the playoff chances and alter the […]

The Minnesota Vikings May Have A Quarterback Controversy

By cbsexaminer

By Joseph Gunther

(Credit, Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)

The Minnesota Vikings got their first win of the season with Matt Cassel as their starting quarterback Sunday at Wembley Stadium in London.

Following Sunday’s win over the Pittsburgh Steelers, head coach Leslie Frazier was asked about who his starting quarterback would be when the team […]

Notebook: Vikings' D-line breaks through, doubles sack total in win


The Minnesota Vikings defensive line’s breakout game couldn’t have come at a better time as their depleted secondary allowed 383 passing yards in Sunday’s 34-27 win over the Pittsburgh Steelers in London.

Defensive end Jared Allen had his first monster game of the season after not registering a stat in a loss to […]

Big London crowd revels in Vikings' win over Steelers

By Henry Hodgson

LONDON — There was a packed house at Wembley Stadium as 83,518 fans watched the Minnesota Vikings defeat the Pittsburgh Steelers 34-27.

International Series games Year Winner Loser Score 2013 Minnesota Vikings Pittsburgh Steelers 34-27 2012 New England Patriots St. Louis Rams 45-7 2011 Chicago Bears Tampa Bay Buccaneers 24-18 2010 […]

Frazier: 'Our quarterback is Christian Ponder'


It was unknown whether sitting quarterback Christian Ponder (ribs) would improve a stymied passing attack, but backup quarterback Matt Cassel’s command was one of many reasons the Minnesota Vikings outlasted the Pittsburgh Steelers’ late-game comeback to hold on for the 34-27 win on Sunday in London.

On 2nd-and-10 with 3:29 left, Cassel appeared […]

Backup Matt Cassel leads balanced attack for Vikings' first win


One can only imagine the emotion in the Minnesota Vikings locker room on Sunday after they flew more than 4,000 miles to London for their first win of 2013.

After losing two of their first three games on last-minute touchdown passes, the Vikings (1-3) toppled quarterback ‘Big Ben’ Roethlisberger and the Pittsburgh Steelers […]

Halftime: Vikings up 20-10 over Steelers with pair of home-run plays


The Minnesota Vikings finally received a collective effort during Sunday’s first half from London against the Pittsburgh Steelers, as their playmakers made plays.

All with backup quarterback Matt Cassel at the helm.

Receiver Greg Jennings’ first reception of the opening stretch went for a 70-yard touchdown after Jennings made a few defenders miss […]