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FA+shopping+list%3A+D-line The Vikings' biggest free agency contract went to a defensive lineman last year, but this time around they're looking to plug a couple backup roles. [Full Story]

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Peterson: 'Pleased' with decision
Peterson: 'Pleased' with decision Adrian Peterson released a statement on Friday after a federal judge's decision brought him closer to playing football again. He didn't mention the Vikings. [More]
Purple Podcast: NFL Combine review
Purple Podcast: NFL Combine review Which players stood out? Which would make good targets for the Vikings? Which players are worthy of Minnesota's first-round pick? All those answers and more on this episode of the Purple Podcast. [More]
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Mock draft roundup 2.0: After the combine, it's Waynes to Vikings Posted by Andrew Krammer | 1 hours ago Michigan State's Trae Waynes improved his stock at the NFL scouting combine and now a few mock draft folks have him going to the Vikings at No. 11. [Full Story]
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Free agency shopping list: Defensive linemen Posted by Andrew Krammer | 4 hours ago The Vikings' biggest free agency contract went to a defensive lineman last year, but this time around they're looking to plug a couple backup roles. [Full Story]
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Adrian Peterson: 'Pleased' with judge's decision, 'focused on family' Posted by Andrew Krammer | 21 hours ago Adrian Peterson released a statement on Friday after a federal judge's decision brought him closer to playing football again. He didn't mention the Vikings. [Full Story]
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Vikings cut guard Charlie Johnson Posted by Andrew Krammer | 1 day ago The Vikings followed through on commitments to improve the offensive line by cutting guard Charlie Johnson on Friday. Johnson, 30, started for four seasons in Minnesota, the final three at left guard. [Full Story]
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Jerome Felton says AP won't be a problem if he returns to Vikings Posted by 1500ESPN | 1 day ago Jerome Felton joins Mackey & Judd. Felton talks about the rift between Adrian Peterson and the Vikings, how the offense can perform if Peterson returns, and what Peterson will be like if he returns to the Vikings locker room. [Click to listen]
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NFL will appeal decision, says Peterson is back on exempt list Posted by Derek Wetmore | 1 day ago The NFL will appeal to the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals and says Adrian Peterson is back on the commissioner's exempt list in the meantime. [Full Story]
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Krammer: What are the Vikings' options now? Posted by Andrew Krammer | 1 day ago The Vikings are now free to talk directly with Adrian Peterson. So what can they do and when can they do it? [Full Story]
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Zulgad: Ruling means closure should be coming in Peterson case Posted by Judd Zulgad | 1 day ago A judge's decision Thursday brought Adrian Peterson one step closer to being reinstated by the NFL and means he likely won't remain suspended until April 15. As Judd Zulgad writes, that's good news for the running back and the Vikings. [Full Story]
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New Vikings TE Brandon Bostick pens column about the onside kick Posted by Andrew Krammer | 1 day ago With a Minneapolis dateline, newly-signed Vikings tight end Brandon Bostick penned a column expressing his experiences and remorse after a gaffe helped cost the Green Bay Packers a trip to the Super Bowl. [Full Story]
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Judge rules in favor of Adrian Peterson, clears path to reinstatement Posted by Andrew Krammer | 2 days ago After nearly three weeks of consideration, a U.S. District Court judge ruled in favor of Adrian Peterson and the NFL Player's Association to vacate the NFL's arbitration ruling. [Full Story]
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Should Vikings kick the tires on Reggie Bush or A.J. Hawk? Posted by Andrew Krammer | 2 days ago Two NFC North foes shed veterans at running back and linebacker on Wednesday, two positions the Vikings are looking to improve this offseason. [Full Story]
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Krammer: Vikings smart to avoid big-money false riches of free agency Posted by Andrew Krammer | 3 days ago In less than two weeks, teams are free to sign free agents and the Vikings don't expect to be big players. That's a smart approach, writes Andrew Krammer, as the big spenders rarely see free agency money translate into wins. [Full Story]
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Purple Podcast: Krammer's view of the Vikings at the NFL Combine Posted by Andrew Krammer | 3 days ago Which players stood out? Which would make good targets for the Vikings? Which players are worthy of Minnesota's first-round pick? All those answers and more on this episode of the Purple Podcast. [Full Story]
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Mackey's Musings: Shouldn't the Vikings be the ones who feel 'uneasy?' Posted by Phil Mackey | 4 days ago Shouldn't the Vikings be the ones who feel "uneasy" about Peterson - a 30-year-old running back who, six months after hanging his team out to dry by getting arrested, is set to cost the team 1/10th of their overall salary cap? [Full Story]
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When evaluating offensive line prospects, Vikings confident in options Posted by Andrew Krammer | 4 days ago General manager Rick Spielman and coach Mike Zimmer noted the depth of this year's linemen, who could help upgrade a Vikings' group that allowed the fifth-most sacks (51) in the league last season. [Full Story]
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Team Leaders
Team Leaders
Receptions G. Jennings 59
Rec Yds G. Jennings 742
Rush Att M. Asiata 164
Rush Yds M. Asiata 570
Points M. Asiata 60
Standings
NFC NORTH W L T PF PA Pct.
Green Bay 12 4 0 486 348 .750
Detroit 11 5 0 321 282 .688
Minnesota 7 9 0 325 343 .438
Chicago 5 11 0 319 442 .313
Sports Schedule
# Name Age Ht. Wt. Pos.
44 Asiata, Matt 6-0 234 RB
23 Banyard, Joe 5-11 205 RB
55 Barr, Anthony 22 6-5 255 LB
61 Berger, Joe 6-5 305 C
36 Blanton, Robert 6-1 200 S
5 Bridgewater, Teddy 22 6-2 210 QB
16 Cassel, Matt 32 6-4 228 QB
57 Cole, Audie 6-5 239 LB
95 Crichton, Scott 6-3 273 DE
85 Ellison, Rhett 6-5 250 TE
32 Exum, Antone 24 6-0 219 S
73 Floyd, Sharrif 6-3 305 DT
86 Ford, Chase 6-6 255 TE
63 Fusco, Brandon 6-4 306 C
52 Greenway, Chad 32 6-2 242 LB
97 Griffen, Everson 27 6-3 273 DE
50 Hodges, Gerald 24 6-2 243 LB
15 Jennings, Greg 31 6-0 195 WR
74 Johnson, Charlie - - OL
92 Johnson, Tom 30 6-3 288 DT
98 Joseph, Linval 6-4 323 DT
75 Kalil, Matt - - LT
48 Line, Zach 6-1 233 FB
71 Loadholt, Phil 29 6-8 343 OT
18 Locke, Jeff 25 6-0 203 P
46 Loeffler, Cullen 34 6-5 241 LS
56 Mauti, Michael 25 6-2 243 LB
31 McKinnon, Jerick 5-9 208 RB
24 Munnerlyn, Captain 26 5-9 195 CB
84 Patterson, Cordarrelle 6-3 205 WR
28 Peterson, Adrian 29 6-1 217 RB
7 Ponder, Christian 27 6-2 229 QB
27 Prater, Shaun 25 5-10 190 CB
25 Price, Jabari 5-11 200 CB
29 Rhodes, Xavier 6-1 215 CB
78 Richardson, Antonio 29 6-6 330 OT
21 Robinson, Josh - - CB
96 Robison, Brian 31 6-3 259 DE
82 Rudolph, Kyle 25 6-6 259 TE
64 Samuda, Josh 27 6-3 315 OG
34 Sendejo, Andrew - - S
35 Sherels, Marcus 5-10 175 CB
22 Smith, Harrison - - S
93 Stephen, Shamar 6-5 310 DT
65 Sullivan, John 29 6-4 301 C
19 Thielen, Adam 6-2 195 WR
94 Trattou, Justin 30 6-4 250 DE
0 Van Dyke, DeMarcus 27 6-1 187 CB
3 Walsh, Blair - - PK
58 Watts, Brandon 6-2 231 LB
72 Wentworth, Austin 6-5 303 OL
99 Wootton, Corey 27 6-6 270 DT
17 Wright, Jarius - - WR
66 Yankey, David 6-6 315 OG