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Adrian Peterson Supports Pay for Play

Adrian Peterson Supports Pay for Play

Andy Lyons/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson believes the NCAA should pay college athletes.
Peterson spoke during a conference call on Wednesday and said that players like former Texas A&M quarterback Johnny M…

ESPN: Vikings Sign Defensive End Everson Griffen to Five-Year Deal

ESPN: Vikings Sign Defensive End Everson Griffen to Five-Year Deal

Scott Boehm/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The Minnesota Vikings wasted no time in free agency as ESPN is reporting that they’ve brought back defensive end Everson Griffen to a five-year deal.
ESPN is also reporting that Griffen’s deal is worth $42.5 millio…

Vikings Introduce Mike Zimmer

Vikings Introduce Mike Zimmer

Scott Boehm/Getty Images(MINNEAPOLIS, Minn.) – The Minnesota Vikings introduced their new head coach Mike Zimmer on Friday.
Zimmer is the third head coach hired since owners Zygi and Mark Wilf bought the team in 2005 and spent the last five seaso…

Vikings Hire Mike Zimmer

Vikings Hire Mike Zimmer

David Dermer/Diamond Images/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The Minnesota Vikings have hired Mike Zimmer as their new head coach, reports ESPN.
Zimmer is set to become the third head coach hired since current owners Zygi and Mark Wilf bought the team in 2005…

Detroit Lions Hire Jim Caldwell as Head Coach

Detroit Lions Hire Jim Caldwell as Head Coach

Scott Boehm/Getty Images(ALLEN PARK, Mich.) —  The Detroit Lions have hired Jim Caldwell as their next head coach.
The 58-year-old Caldwell will replace Jim Schwartz, who was fired following a 7-9 season.  He spent the past two years with th…

Vikings Fire Head Coach Leslie Frazier

Vikings Fire Head Coach Leslie Frazier

Andy Clayton King/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — After a disappointing 5-10-1 season, the Minnesota Vikings have fired head coach Leslie Frazier.
“We have tremendous respect and appreciation for Leslie and what he has done for the Minnesota Vikings,” team o…

Scoreboard Roundup – 12/29/13

Scoreboard Roundup – 12/29/13

Hemera/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — NFL: Philadelphia Eagles 24 (10-6) – Dallas Cowboys 22 (8-8)
Pittsburgh Steelers 20 (8-8) – Cleveland Browns 7 (4-12)
Indianapolis Colts 30 (11-5) – Jacksonville Jaguars 10 (4-12)
Minnesota Vikings 14 (5-10-1) – Detroit…

Bengals Roll Past Vikings, 42-14, Clinch Playoff Berth

Bengals Roll Past Vikings, 42-14, Clinch Playoff Berth

Andy Lyons/Getty Images(CINCINNATI) — Andy Dalton is in the playoffs for the third consecutive year after the Bengals clinched a playoff berth following their 42-14 win over the Vikings on Sunday.
Dalton threw for 366 yards and four touchdown passes i…

Ravens Edge Vikings On Late Touchdown

Ravens Edge Vikings On Late Touchdown

Rob Carr/Getty Images(BALTIMORE) — A little bit of snow was not going to stop these two teams.
Marlon Brown hauled in a touchdown pass from Joe Flacco with four seconds remaining as the Baltimore Ravens rallied to defeat the Minnesota Vikings 29-26 on…

Minnesota Stuns Chicago in Overtime Win

Minnesota Stuns Chicago in Overtime Win

Andy Lyons/Getty Images(MINNEAPOLIS, Minn.) — Blair Walsh made a 34-yard field goal with 1:43 remaining in overtime to give the Vikings a 23-20 win over division rival Chicago on Sunday. The win puts Minnesota at 3-8-1 while dropping the Bears to 6-6 …

Packers and Vikings Play to 26-26 Draw

Packers and Vikings Play to 26-26 Draw

Doug Pensinger/Getty Images(GREEN BAY, Wis.)  –  Two NFC North rivals battled in freezing cold tempatures at Lambeau Field on Sunday, but neither team got to feel the satisfaction of a hard-fought victory.
Backup quarterback Matt Flynn threw…

Percy Harvin Set to Make His Seahawks Debut on Sunday

Percy Harvin Set to Make His Seahawks Debut on Sunday

David Dermer/Diamond Images/Getty Images(RENTON, Wash.) — After sitting out the first ten games of the season, wide receiver Percy Harvin is finally ready to make his debut with the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday against his old team, the Minnesota Viking…

Vikings Get Past Redskins, 34-27 on “Thursday Night Football”

Vikings Get Past Redskins, 34-27 on “Thursday Night Football”

Tom Dahlin/Getty Images(MINNEAPOLIS) — If the Washington Redskins hope they make it back to the playoffs this season, they now face a steep uphill battle after their 34-27 loss to the Minnesota Vikings on Thursday.
Adrian Peterson led the way for the …

Scoreboard Roundup – 11/7/13

Scoreboard Roundup – 11/7/13

Getty Images/Hemera(NEW YORK) — NFL: Minnesota Vikings 34 (2-7) – Washington Redskins 27 (3-6)
NCAAF: (5) Stanford 26 (8-1) – (3) Oregon 20 (8-1)
(6) Baylor 41 (8-0) – (10) Oklahoma 12 (7-2)
NBA: Denver Nuggets 109 (1-3) – Atlanta Hawks 107 (2-3)
Miam…

Christian Ponder To Start Sunday For Vikings

Christian Ponder To Start Sunday For Vikings

Tom Dahlin/ Getty Images(EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn.) –  The Minnesota Vikings will start Christian Ponder at quarterback for Sunday night’s game against the Green Bay Packers, the team announced Friday.
Josh Freeman started last week’s game against the …

Josh Freeman Has Concussion-Like Symptoms

Josh Freeman Has Concussion-Like Symptoms

Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images(EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn.) — Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier announced on Wednesday that quarterback Josh Freeman has concussion-like symptoms.
Frazier said that he believes the injury happened during the third quarter of the…

Seahawks’ Percy Harvin Returns to Practice

Seahawks’ Percy Harvin Returns to Practice

NFL via Getty Images(SEATTLE) — Seahawks wide receiver Percy Harvin returned to the practice field Tuesday after missing the last three months recovering from hip surgery.
Harvin says he feels ready to play immediately, but admits that he may have to …

Giants Earn First Victory with 23-7 Triumph Over Vikings

Giants Earn First Victory with 23-7 Triumph Over Vikings

Rob Tringali/SportsChrome/Getty Images(EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J) –  The New York Giants are victorious at last.
Eli Manning threw for 200 yards and a touchdown, newly signed running back Peyton Hillis rushed for 36 yards and a touchdown and the Giant…

Scoreboard Roundup – 10/21/13

Scoreboard Roundup – 10/21/13

Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — NFL: New York Giants 23 (1-6) – Minnesota Vikings 7 (1-5)
NHL: Colorado Avalanche 1 (8-1-0, 16 pts) – Pittsburgh Penguins 0 (7-2-0, 14 pts)
San Jose Sharks 1 (8-0-1, 17 pts) – Detroit Red Wings 0 (6-3-1, …

Vikings QB Josh Freeman to Start Against Giants

Vikings QB Josh Freeman to Start Against Giants

Marc Serota/Getty Images(EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn.) –  Minnesota Vikings quarterback Josh Freeman will start Monday night’s game against the New York Giants, the team announced Wednesday.
“Our anticipation is he will play well,” head coach Leslie Frazi…

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