Chip Scoggins

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Vikings notes: Smith hopes to avoid surgery for turf toe

Vikings safety Harrison Smith said Wednesday he’s hopeful that rest, and not surgery, will enable his turf toe injury to heal in time for him to return this season.

Updated: October 24, 2013, - 12:57 AM

Frazier defends starting and sticking with Freeman

Coach says the QB will start Sunday night against the Packers despite his poor showing vs. New York.

Updated: October 23, 2013, - 06:40 AM

Putrid in prime time, bumbling Vikings fall to Giants, drop to 1-5

The Vikings were even worse than the Giants, who were awful but won their first game.

Updated: October 22, 2013, - 07:10 AM

Vikings notes: Sherels provides only scoring, but he also gives it right back

Marcus Sherels had widely varying fortunes in the Vikings’ 23-7 loss to the Giants on Monday night.

Updated: October 22, 2013, - 01:00 AM

For Freeman, time with Vikings is a comeback

Josh Freeman tries to leave a messy situation behind and step in as Vikings quarterback.

Updated: October 21, 2013, - 07:11 AM

The Call: Giants 27, Vikings 21

One man’s prediction: Another week, another starting quarterback for the Vikings. Josh Freeman will have a limited playbook to work...

Updated: October 20, 2013, - 11:33 PM

Vikings' Peterson: 'A lot of people won't understand the situation that I'm in'

Adrian Peterson returned to Vikings practice Thursday after attending the funeral of a 2-year-old son one day earlier in Sioux Falls, S.D.

Updated: October 18, 2013, - 07:13 AM

For starters, Freeman gets the nod against Giants Monday night

The new QB will lead the Vikings against the Giants on Monday night. Christian Ponder will be the backup, but he wonders about his future.

Updated: October 17, 2013, - 10:37 AM

Vikings have four areas to fix — and they must do it quickly

Sunday's blowout loss to Carolina dropped the Vikings to 1-4, and a sense of urgency hit Winter Park. "When you lose, heads roll,'' Jared Allen said.

Updated: October 15, 2013, - 10:19 AM

Newton, Carolina romp past lethargic Vikings, who fall to 1-4

Cam Newton threw three touchdown passes and ran for another score as the Panthers chewed up a lifeless Vikings squad.

Updated: October 14, 2013, - 06:27 AM

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