Chip Scoggins

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Chip Scoggins is a sports columnist and feature writer..

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Vikings GM Spielman backs Frazier despite 1-6 start

Rick Spielman said Friday that he’s not planning a coaching change and noted that he leaves decisions on who starts at quarterback in the hands of coach Leslie Frazier and his staff.

Updated: November 02, 2013, - 01:01 AM

Ponder seems likely to start against Dallas

Leslie Frazier wouldn’t announce his choice between Josh Freeman (0-1) and Christian Ponder (0-4), but put your money on Ponder making his second consecutive start at quarterback.

Updated: October 31, 2013, - 01:38 PM

Vikings' Allen is still here — and irked after loss to Packers

With trade rumors behind him, Jared Allen now challenges his Vikings teammates to keep battling after hitting "rock bottom" Sunday against the Packers.

Updated: October 31, 2013, - 06:33 AM

Vikings defense statistically terrible at stopping third-down tries

The Vikings’ third-down defense has been a failure more than half of the time.

Updated: October 29, 2013, - 07:28 AM

Fast start fades fast for Vikings as Rodgers and Packers romp

Cordarrelle Patterson returned the opening kickoff all the way, but it went downhill from there.

Updated: October 28, 2013, - 06:00 AM

Rookie Patterson matches NFL record with 109-yard return

Vikings rookie Cordarrelle Patterson set an NFL record for longest kickoff return with a 109-yard touchdown on the opening kickoff.

Updated: October 28, 2013, - 01:19 AM

The Call: Packers at Vikings

31packers21vikingsOne man’s prediction: The Vikings QB carousel continues as Christian Ponder gets his second chance. Ponder will be the team’s...

Updated: October 26, 2013, - 05:44 PM

Freeman cleared to practice, but won't play Sunday

The QB will be inactive for the game against the Packers.

Updated: October 26, 2013, - 12:43 AM

Suddenly, Packers have strong running attack

Green Bay’s running has made it more balanced and dangerous.

Updated: October 26, 2013, - 12:35 AM

Vikings' Peterson says hamstring injury hampered him mentally

Adrian Peterson says he feels better after lacking his burst in recent weeks.

Updated: October 25, 2013, - 06:35 AM

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