Minnesota Vikings
Monday, September 22, 2014 at 8:36 AM - Permalink
The Minnesota Vikings fell to the New Orleans Saints 20-9 Sunday at the Superdome. The offense could not get into the end zone, settling for three field goals instead of getting touchdowns. The defense struggled early, but settled down and kept the team in the game. The special teams were good,...
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Monday, September 22, 2014 at 6:52 AM - Permalink
Vikings cornerback Captain Munnerlyn is one of the smallest players in the NFL. But Saints quarterback Drew Brees was comparing him to Hulk Hogan after the game. Munnerlyn caught the Saints’ attention by suplexing Brees at the end of a sack in the third quarter, and perhaps unnecessarily...
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Monday, September 22, 2014 at 2:20 AM - Permalink
Drew Brees and the Saints held on to an early lead in a 20-9 win over a Vikings team that lost quarterback Matt Cassel to injury. How did rookie signal-caller Teddy Bridgewater look in defeat?...
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Monday, September 22, 2014 at 12:20 AM - Permalink
Captain Munnerlyn’s penalized hit on Drew Brees at the end of the third quarter changed the game’s flow...
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Monday, September 22, 2014 at 12:06 AM - Permalink
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Monday, September 22, 2014 at 12:06 AM - Permalink
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Monday, September 22, 2014 at 12:04 AM - Permalink
Mike Zimmer admitted his unit was caught off guard by how the Saints offense started the game...
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Monday, September 22, 2014 at 12:02 AM - Permalink
Captain Munnerlyn’s penalty for slamming Drew Brees was a critical moment for the Vikings...
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Monday, September 22, 2014 at 12:01 AM - Permalink
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Sunday, September 21, 2014 at 11:01 PM - Permalink
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Sunday, September 21, 2014 at 7:52 PM - Permalink
Last week, lawyer Rusty Hardin said that Vikings running back Adrian Peterson will stand trial on Texas child-abuse charges in 2015.  That plan could be changing. Per a source with knowledge of the situation, an effort will be made to accelerated the trial date, with the goal of getting it set...
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Sunday, September 21, 2014 at 7:50 PM - Permalink
NEW ORLEANS -- If it's too soon to say the Minnesota Vikings' days of relying on a commanding running game are over, it's at least time to wonder how much they'll have to do before they can move the ball effectively on the ground again.The Vikings have run for just 113 yards in two...
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Sunday, September 21, 2014 at 7:41 PM - Permalink
Vikings rookie quarterback Teddy Bridgewater made his debut in the 20-9 loss to the Saints on Sunday at the Superdome. Matt Cassel will be out indefinitely with a foot injury suffered in the second quarter...
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Sunday, September 21, 2014 at 7:21 PM - Permalink
Before rookie quarterback Teddy Bridgewater made his NFL debut, he received a quick word from quarterbacks coach Scott Turner."This is your time," Bridgewater said Turner told him. "Take advantage of it. This is the opportunity you've been waiting for. Just relax, have fun and...
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Sunday, September 21, 2014 at 7:10 PM - Permalink
NEW ORLEANS -- The biggest moment of Teddy Bridgewater's college career came on this field, in a Sugar Bowl MVP-winning performance that thrust him into Heisman Trophy conversations and had him among the early favorites to be the top pick in the 2014 NFL draft.On Sunday, Bridgewater was back in...
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Sunday, September 21, 2014 at 6:44 PM - Permalink
The biggest moment in the  Vikings' 20-9 loss to the Saints at the Superdome on Sunday was a controversial penalty that killed the second half momentum the Vikings built.Down 13-9 with 14 seconds left in the third quarter, cornerback Captain Munnerlyn and safety Robert Blanton...
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Sunday, September 21, 2014 at 5:32 PM - Permalink
I'll give you three reasons to be encouraged and three reasons to be discouraged. Take your pick. Here goes:Three reasons to be encouraged:1, There couldn't have been a more difficult situation for Teddy Bridgewater to make his NFL debut. But the kid did some really good things, and...
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Sunday, September 21, 2014 at 5:30 PM - Permalink
NEW ORLEANS -- Observed and heard in the locker room after the Minnesota Vikings' 20-9 loss to the New Orleans Saints:Rudolph to get MRI: Tight end Kyle Rudolph, who left the game with a groin injury in the second half, will have an MRI on Monday. He said he's been battling the injury for a...
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Sunday, September 21, 2014 at 5:25 PM - Permalink
1) If the Vikings wanted a diversion from the "distraction" of Adrian Peterson, it arrived Sunday when Matt Cassel was carted off the field with a toe injury. In came rookie QB Teddy Bridgewater, and suddenly a juicy on-field story had emerged.How did the rookie fare in the Vikings'...
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Sunday, September 21, 2014 at 5:21 PM - Permalink
Quarterback Matt Cassel left Sunday’s game, leading to the NFL debut for Teddy Bridgewater for a Vikings team that has not scored a touchdown in seven quarters...
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Sunday, September 21, 2014 at 5:14 PM - Permalink
Viking head coach Mike Zimmer said after today's 20-9 loss to the Saints that starting quarterback Matt Cassel broke multiple bones in one of his feet while scrambling out of the pocket in the second quarter. Cassel is out indefinitely and his broken foot could threaten to sideline him for the...
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Sunday, September 21, 2014 at 5:12 PM - Permalink
Maybe Bridgewater taking over as quarterback means we can get away from the self-righteousness for a time. Here's a big hooray for that...
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Sunday, September 21, 2014 at 4:48 PM - Permalink
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Sunday, September 21, 2014 at 4:46 PM - Permalink
The Minnesota Vikings got their first look at Teddy Bridgewater on Sunday afternoon, albeit under unexpected circumstances...
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Sunday, September 21, 2014 at 4:45 PM - Permalink
Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints celebrated their home opener with a victory. The Minnesota Vikings were left still looking for a running game in the absence of Adrian Peterson - and with a rookie at quarterback for the foreseeable future. Brees passed for 293 yards and two touchdowns, and the...
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