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Notebook%3A+Defending+the+jump+ball The Vikings lost five final-minute leads in 2013 and have watched fourth-quarter jump balls land in the arms of opposing receivers in back-to-back weeks. What can the Vikings do to better defend those late-game desperation lobs? [Full Story]

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Friend to foe: Mike Zimmer, Jay Gruden toeing line of familiarity Posted by Andrew Krammer | 2 days ago For three years, Mike Zimmer and Jay Gruden had offices across the hall from one another as they led opposite sides of the ball with the Cincinnati Bengals. On Sunday, they'll face each other as head coaches. [Full Story]
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Minnesota Vikings vs. Redskins TCF Bank Stadium
Sun, Nov 2nd
12:00pm CST
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Team Leaders
Team Leaders
Receptions G. Jennings 29
Rec Yds G. Jennings 383
Rush Att J. McKinnon 76
Rush Yds J. McKinnon 392
Points M. Asiata 24
Standings
NFC NORTH W L T PF PA Pct.
Detroit 6 2 0 162 126 .750
Green Bay 5 3 0 222 191 .625
Minnesota 3 5 0 139 173 .375
Chicago 3 5 0 180 222 .375
Sports Schedule
Sat
11/1
Sun
11/2
Mon
11/3
Tue
11/4
Wed
11/5
vs. WASH
12:00pm
Sports Schedule
# Name Age Ht. Wt. Pos.
48 Asiata, Matt 6-0 234 FB
60 Baca, Jeff 24 1-48 302 G
62 Baker, Chase 6-1 298 DT
99 Ballard, Christian 25 6-4 283 DT
0 Banyard, Joe 5-11 - RB
55 Barr, Anthony 22 3-04 255 LB
61 Berger, Joe 6-5 315 C
4 Bethel-Thompson, McLeod - - QB
36 Blanton, Robert - - DB
76 Bond, Travis 1-48 329 G
5 Bridgewater, Teddy 21 0-9 210 QB
87 Brown, LaMark 6-3 225 TE
27 Burton, Brandon 25 6-0 185 CB
86 Burton, Stephen 6-1 221 WR
89 Carlson, John 6-5 251 TE
16 Cassel, Matt 32 0-9 230 QB
85 Childs, Greg - - WR
57 Cole, Audie - - LB
20 Cook, Chris 27 6-2 212 CB
95 Crichton, Scott 3-04 273 DE
93 Dawkins, Everett 1-48 292 DT
51 Dean, Larry 6-0 226 LB
40 Ellison, Rhett - - TE
90 Evans, Fred 31 6-4 305 DT
32 Exum, Antone 23 3-04 219 CB
31 Felder, Bobby 6-1 200 CB
42 Felton, Jerome 6-0 246 FB
73 Floyd, Sharrif 1-48 303 DT
0 Ford, Chase 1-48 - TE
0 Frazier, Leslie 55 - - Coach
12 Freeman, Josh 26 6-6 240 QB
63 Fusco, Brandon 6-4 306 C
32 Gerhart, Toby 27 6-0 231 RB
52 Greenway, Chad 31 6-2 242 LB
97 Griffen, Everson 26 6-3 273 DE
98 Guion, Letroy 27 6-4 303 DT
12 Harvin, Percy 26 5-11 184 WR
50 Henderson, Erin 28 6-3 244 LB
8 Highsmith, Erik 6-3 190 WR
6 Hodges, Gerald 23 1-48 233 LB
66 Holmes, Tyler 6-4 301 OL
0 Jackson, Lawrence 29 0- - DE
84 Jenkins, Michael - - WR
15 Jennings, Greg 31 0-9 198 WR
74 Johnson, Charlie - - OL
92 Johnson, George 0- 265 DE
92 Johnson, Tom 30 3-04 288 DT
98 Joseph, Linval 0-9 323 DT
75 Kalil, Matt - - LT
53 Keglar, Stanford 29 6-2 250 LB
78 Kropog, Troy 0- 308 OT
0 Line, Zach 1-48 226 RB
71 Loadholt, Phil 28 6-8 343 OT
18 Locke, Jeff 25 1-48 209 P
46 Loeffler, Cullen 33 6-5 241 LS
75 Love, DeMarcus 26 6-4 315 OT
42 Mauti, Michael 24 1-48 243 LB
0 McCloud, Anthony 1-48 322 DT
0 McCoy, Greg 1-48 - CB
59 McKenzie, Tyrone - - LB
31 McKinnon, Jerick 3-04 208 RB
55 Mitchell, Marvin 6-3 249 LB
24 Munnerlyn, Captain 26 3-04 195 CB
68 Murphy, Kevin - - OL
0 Olsen, Seth 28 6-5 308 G
84 Patterson, Cordarrelle 6-3 205 WR
28 Peterson, Adrian 29 6-1 217 RB
7 Ponder, Christian 26 6-2 229 QB
0 Prater, Shaun 25 2-50 - CB
39 Price, Jabari 3-04 200 CB
41 Raymond, Mistral 6-1 194 S
92 Reed, D'Aundre 26 6-4 261 DE
83 Reisner, Allen - -
29 Rhodes, Xavier 6-1 215 CB
21 Robinson, Josh - - CB
96 Robison, Brian 31 6-3 259 DE
82 Rudolph, Kyle 24 6-6 259 TE
33 Sanford, Jamarca 29 5-10 200 S
34 Sendejo, Andrew - - S
35 Sherels, Marcus - 175 CB
81 Simpson, Jerome 6-2 190 WR
22 Smith, Harrison - - S
0 Smith, Rodney 1-48 219 WR
65 Sullivan, John 29 6-4 301 C
15 Summers, Chris - -
19 Thielen, Adam 3-04 195 WR
0 Vandenberg, James 1-48 212 QB
3 Walsh, Blair - - PK
14 Webb, Joe 27 6-3 220 QB
93 Williams, Kevin 34 6-5 311 DT
0 Williams, Roderick 27 1-48 180 DB
0 Williams, Nathan 1-48 249 LB
99 Wootton, Corey 27 3-04 270 DT
17 Wright, Jarius - - WR