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Purple Podcast: Previewing Vikings-Packers The Purple Podcast previews the Vikings and Packers game for Thursday night. The largest question looming is the health of the Vikings rookie quarterback. Andrew Krammer and Derek Wetmore break down the rest of the matchup, too. [Full Story]

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Pregame primer: 5 things to focus on during Vikings vs. Packers Posted by Andrew Krammer | 58 minutes ago Mike Zimmer's defenses are historically successful against Aaron Rodgers, can the Vikings replicate that? Is there room to run against the Packers defense? Will the Packers throw to anyone other than Cobb and Nelson? More: [Full Story]
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Fantasy Football: Bo's Week 5 outlook and rankings Posted by Bo Mitchell | 1 hours ago Tips for what to do with LeSean McCoy (whether you own him or not) and whether or not we should trust what the Giants have shown us so far. That and more in this week's Fantasy Football column from Bo Mitchell. [Full Story]
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Injury report: Teddy Bridgewater is questionable for Thursday night Posted by Andrew Krammer | 1 hours ago Teddy Bridgewater was limited in practice on Wednesday and is officially listed as questionable for Thursday night's game in Green Bay. [Full Story]
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Purple Podcast, ep 17: Why Bridgewater shouldn't be a gametime decision Posted by 1500ESPN | 3 hours ago Andrew Krammer and Derek Wetmore preview the Vikings-Packers game on a short week. The guys give one plausible reason why the Vikings shouldn’t make Bridgewater’s status a game-time decision. What are the Vikings doing to prepare for a wet and cold night in Green Bay? What are the Vikings plotting to slow down Aaron Rodgers? As always, the Purple Podcast wraps up with a predictions segment. [Click to listen]
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Purple Podcast: Why QB Bridgewater shouldn't be a gametime decision Posted by Derek Wetmore | 5 hours ago The Purple Podcast previews the Vikings and Packers game for Thursday night. The largest question looming is the health of the Vikings rookie quarterback. Andrew Krammer and Derek Wetmore break down the rest of the matchup, too. [Full Story]
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With Aaron Rodgers on deck, Zimmer demanding Vikings 'rush smarter' Posted by Derek Wetmore | 6 hours ago Aaron Rodgers has shown throughout his career that he can be an assassin when moving out of the pocket. How do the Vikings counteract that? It starts with the defensive line. [Full Story]
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With Kevin Love gone, next era dawns for Timberwolves at training camp Posted by The Associated Press | 7 hours ago Kevin Love's time in Minnesota officially ended in August, when the superstar was traded to the Cavaliers. But signs pointed to it ending long before the trade was consummated. Now, the Wolves begin the process of moving on. [Full Story]
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Sandell: Close look at numbers shows Gophers defense has been stout Posted by Nate Sandell | 7 hours ago Overall, Minnesota is tied for fifth in the Big Ten in scoring defense (19 ppg) and ranks eighth in total defense, allowing an average of 341.2 yards per game. But those numbers don't tell the whole story for the Gophers. [Full Story]
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Report: Twins to meet with Paul Molitor about vacant managerial job Posted by Derek Wetmore | 18 hours ago Molitor spent this season on the Twins coaching staff and is thought of as an internal option to replace Ron Gardenhire. [Full Story]
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Captain Munnerlyn looking to bounce back vs. Packers, Randall Cobb Posted by Andrew Krammer | 19 hours ago The work days are long at Winter Park this week. For Captain Munnerlyn, that means even less time to focus on the Vikings' 41-28 win Sunday over Atlanta, a game he admittedly didn't play his "best football." [Full Story]
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Will Bridgewater play against the Packers? Posted by 1500ESPN | 22 hours ago #1500ESPN #Sportswire #Vikings [Watch Video]
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Zulgad's 3-and-out: Should we assume Bridgewater will play vs. Packers Posted by Judd Zulgad | 24 hours ago Are we making a mistake by expecting that Teddy Bridgewater will play Thursday? Judd Zulgad asks that question and also writes about Terry Ryan's power with the Twins and the key addition to Xcel Energy Center this offseason. [Full Story]
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Injury report: Teddy Bridgewater, Chad Greenway did not practice Posted by Andrew Krammer | 1 day ago The Minnesota Vikings are situating themselves for a late decision on Thursday's starting quarterback as Teddy Bridgewater did not practice Monday or Tuesday in preparation for the night game at Green Bay. [Full Story]
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Packers hope to improve defense that gave up nearly 500 yards to Bears Posted by The Associated Press | 1 day ago The Packers gave up 496 yards in week 4, including 235 yards rushing, dropping them to 26th in the 32-team league in defense (390.0 yards per game) and last in rushing defense (176.0 yards per game) as of Monday. [Full Story]
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If Bridgewater can't play, Christian Ponder is ready to go full circle Posted by Andrew Krammer | 1 day ago He was replaced by Matt Cassel, Josh Freeman and Teddy Bridgewater, but an injury to Bridgewater's left ankle may elevate Christian Ponder back to starting duty on Thursday in Green Bay. [Full Story]
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