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NFL: Preseason-San Diego Chargers at Minnesota Vikings - Sun, 28 Aug 2016 14:05:25 EDT
Zulgad: Three things to keep an eye on as Vikings close preseason against Rams

Four days after beating the San Diego Chargers amidst great excitement in the U.S. Bank Stadium opener, the Vikings will return for their exhibition finale facing the Los Angeles Rams in a game that promises…


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Vikings place Bridgewater on IR and sign familiar quarterback

The Vikings on Wednesday put quarterback Teddy Bridgewater on Injured Reserve a day after he suffered a season-ending ACL tear during practice. While they’ll likely look for more QB depth in the future, they’ve shored…


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Coller: Traditional stats won’t explain why Bridgewater is hard to replace

When Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater suffered a catastrophic knee injury at practice, there were two reactions within the fan base. One camp declared the season over, while the other suggested Bridgewater’s production should be…


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What did Bill Parcells tell Mike Zimmer after Teddy Bridgewater’s injury?

Mike Zimmer is careful when he drops the “P” word around Winter Park. Zimmer, in his third season with the Vikings, grew up under head coach Bill Parcells, a man he now considers a professional…


NFL: Preseason-Minnesota Vikings at Cincinnati Bengals - Fri, 12 Aug 2016 20:31:54 EDT
Zulgad: Failure to prepare for worst-case scenario at QB comes back to bite Vikings

The excitement inside U.S. Bank Stadium on Sunday afternoon might only have been overshadowed by the expectations that existed. Sure, this was only a preseason game, but for many it felt like much more. The…


NFL: Preseason-San Diego Chargers at Minnesota Vikings - Sun, 28 Aug 2016 14:05:40 EDT
Never one to quit, Zimmer fights to stay optimistic after losing Bridgewater

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. – Life has dealt Mike Zimmer some unfavorable cards. He’s been through tragedy and persevered. So while the possibility of a season-ending injury to quarterback Teddy Bridgewater rattled just about everybody at…


Oakland Raiders quarterback Christian Ponder passes in the first half of a preseason NFL football game against the Seattle Seahawks, Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear)
Ponder this: A list of outside candidates to take over at QB for Vikings

With Teddy Bridgewater suffering a season-ending knee injury during Tuesday’s practice at Winter Park, Vikings general manager Rick Spielman is going to have to start considering outside options at the quarterback position. Shaun Hill will assume the…


NFL: Preseason-San Diego Chargers at Minnesota Vikings - Sun, 28 Aug 2016 13:43:30 EDT
Teddy Bridgewater lost for season after he suffers torn ACL, other damage

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — Teddy Bridgewater’s third NFL season is over before it started. The Vikings announced Tuesday evening that the quarterback suffered a dislocated left knee and a complete tear of the ACL and…


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Vikings release center John Sullivan; Joe Berger wins starting job

A day after it was reported the Vikings were looking to trade John Sullivan, the team announced that it had released the veteran center. Joe Berger beat out Sullivan for the job in training camp.…


NFL: Preseason-San Diego Chargers at Minnesota Vikings - Sun, 28 Aug 2016 13:43:30 EDT
Teddy Bridgewater suffers what appears to be a potentially serious leg injury in practice

The Vikings suffered what could be a potentially huge blow during Tuesday’s practice at Winter Park. According to multiple reports, quarterback Teddy Bridgewater suffered an apparent injury to his left leg that was serious enough…


NFL: Kansas City Chiefs at Minnesota Vikings
John Sullivan cut, Vikings moves trim roster down to 75

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — Roster cut day was not an easy one this season for the Minnesota Vikings. Not only did quarterback Teddy Bridgewater suffer what may prove to be a season-ending knee injury, but…


MLB: Minnesota Twins at Detroit Tigers - Tue, 19 Jul 2016 19:07:42 EDT
How many managers keep their job after a 100-loss season?

The Twins lost in extra innings Monday to the Cleveland Indians to stretch their season-worst losing streak to 11 games. That 11-game skid currently has the Twins on pace to lose 102 games. That’s just…


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Report: Vikings looking to trade veteran center John Sullivan

The Vikings are attempting to trade veteran center John Sullivan, according to Tom Pelissero of USA Today. Sullivan and Joe Berger battled for the starting job at center in training camp, and it became clear…


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Instagram: Karl-Anthony Towns chillin’ with Cris Carter

Hey, here’s a cool picture that came out of the weekend. Emerging Wolves star Karl-Anthony Towns was playing in John Calipari’s first Coach Cal Celebrity Softball Classic. Proceeds were benefitting flood relief in Louisiana, according to…


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GALLERY: Cheerleaders from around the NFL, preseason Week 3


Fans watch in U.S. Bank Stadium during the second half of an NFL preseason football game between the Minnesota Vikings and the San Diego Chargers Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Andy Clayton-King)
Zulgad: First preseason game at U.S. Bank Stadium creates excitement for ‘real’ home opener

MINNEAPOLIS – There was plenty of excitement and expectations surrounding the Vikings’ first-ever game in the $1.1 billion U.S. Bank Stadium on Sunday, but if Minnesota’s 23-10 preseason victory over San Diego did anything, it…


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Zulgad: Healthy Bridgewater makes the right moves in last preseason tune-up

MINNEAPOLIS – The shoulder soreness that kept Teddy Bridgewater on the sideline for the Vikings’ previous preseason game appeared to be long gone, and the quarterback’s feet also appeared to be in midseason form Sunday…


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4 thoughts: Berger starts at center, a safety look, O-line a ‘work in progress’

The Vikings made their debut in the new stadium Sunday with a 23-10 win against the Chargers to move to 3-0 in the preseason, and 1-0 in the new digs. That environment, by the way,…


Minnesota Vikings offensive guard Alex Boone stretches during warmups before a preseason NFL football game against the Seattle Seahawks, Thursday, Aug. 18, 2016, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
Alex Boone ‘upset’ and ‘disappointed’ by Colin Kaepernick’s protest

MINNEAPOLIS — Vikings guard Alex Boone was not surprised that his former San Francisco teammate, Colin Kaepernick, did not stand for the national anthem on Friday before the 49ers’ preseason game against visiting Green Bay, but…


Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer waves to fans before speaking at a news conference after an NFL preseason football game against the San Diego Chargers Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)
VIDEO: Zimmer jokes after game about onlooking fans getting him a drink

In this video, Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer talks about his team’s exhibition debut in the new US Bank Stadium. And he has a joke at the ready for fans watching his press conference from…


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