The last Vikings player to wear No. 69 caused quite a ruckus in 2004. Caught up in emotion during the annual training camp practice against Kansas City, defensive lineman-wannabe Brock Les-nar ripped off the helmet of a Chiefs player and started a full day of brawls with some football mixed in.
What will the Vikings' current No. 69 bring to that practice, given his well-chronicled issues with the Chiefs? Defensive end Jared Allen, acquired from Kansas City last month, has no special anticipation for the July 31 practice in River Falls, Wis.
"It's like a three-hour bus ride, so that's not going to be cool," Allen said after Tuesday's organized team activity at Winter Park.
Laughing, Allen added, "Everybody is a good guy over there. They have a bunch of young guys, so we're going to put a whooping on them. ... I don't circle it or anything. Players over there and the coaching staff over there had nothing to do with the move. It worked out great for me, so I'm thankful for them letting me go because now look where I'm at."Etc.
• Tailback Adrian Peterson sat out most of Tuesday's team drills so that coaches could evaluate depth at the position, coach Brad Childress said. Veteran Chester Taylor was absent because of a family emergency, leaving newcomer Maurice Hicks taking most of the first-team snaps.
• Quarterback Tarvaris Jackson on national questions about his competence: "People are going to say what they want to say. It's their job to analyze things and to give their opinion of our team. My job is to go out there and prove them wrong. That's how I look at it. It's just extra motivation. That's all it is. ... Things like that kind of help me out, get me over the top."
• Cornerback Antoine Winfield (chest) participated in almost all drills as he recovers from offseason surgery. Nose tackle Pat Williams (elbow) was limited to individual drills, and defensive end Erasmus James (knee) participated in stretching only.
• Because of a joint NFL-NCAA rule, rookie linebacker Erin Henderson won't be eligible for OTA practices until today. Rookies aren't allowed to practice with their NFL team until their school's academic term is over. Maryland, Henderson's alma mater, ends its term today.
• NFL owners heard a presentation Tuesday that concluded Los Angeles has achieved a "credible" stadium proposal from billionaire developer Ed Roski. The Vikings were represented at the meeting by team president Mark Wilf and vice-chairman Leonard Wilf.
• The Vikings waived receiver Brent Little.
|Tennessee||10||4th Qtr 7:45|
|Philadelphia||12/20/14 3:30 PM|
|San Diego||12/20/14 7:25 PM|
|Minnesota||12/21/14 12:00 PM|
|Baltimore||12/21/14 12:00 PM|
|Detroit||12/21/14 12:00 PM|
|Cleveland||12/21/14 12:00 PM|
|Atlanta||12/21/14 12:00 PM|
|Green Bay||12/21/14 12:00 PM|
|Kansas City||12/21/14 12:00 PM|
|New England||12/21/14 12:00 PM|
|NY Giants||12/21/14 3:05 PM|
|Buffalo||12/21/14 3:25 PM|
|Indianapolis||12/21/14 3:25 PM|
|Seattle||12/21/14 7:30 PM|
|Denver||12/22/14 7:30 PM|
|Milwaukee||46||2nd Qtr 5:42|
|Oklahoma City||16||1st Qtr 8:39|
|St. Louis||0||1st Prd 11:16|
|Edmonton||0||1st Prd 9:23|
|St Thomas (TX)||61||FINAL|
|South Dakota St||75|
|Ohio||69||2nd Half 0:43|
|Cal State Fullerton||30|
|Walla Walla||18||2nd Half|
|DePaul||28||1st Half 0:18|
|Portland State||22||2nd Half|
|CS-Bakersfield||16||1st Half 6:01|
|Nevada||12/20/14 10:00 AM|
|Utah State||12/20/14 1:20 PM|
|(23) Utah||12/20/14 2:30 PM|
|Western Mich||12/20/14 4:45 PM|
|South Alabama||12/20/14 8:15 PM|
|BYU||12/22/14 1:00 PM|
|Marshall||12/23/14 5:00 PM|
|Navy||12/23/14 8:30 PM|
|San Diego St|
|Central Mich||12/24/14 11:00 AM|
|Fresno State||12/24/14 7:00 PM|
|William & Mary||71||FINAL|
|West Virginia St||58||FINAL|
|South Dakota St||67|
|(19) Oklahoma St||55||FINAL|
|San Diego State||48|
|Santa Clara||70||1st OT|
|Cal Poly||59||2nd Half 2:48|
|(10) Louisville||62||2nd Half 1:36|
|Aug 8 - vs. Oakland||7 pm||X||10-6|
|Aug 16 - vs. Arizona||7:30 pm||X||30-28|
|Aug 23 - at Kansas City||7 pm||X||30-12|
|Aug 28 - at Tennessee||7 pm||X||19-3|
|2014 regular season|
|Sep 7 - at St. Louis||Noon||X||34-6|
|Sep 14 - vs. New England||Noon||X||30-7|
|Sep 21 - at New Orleans||Noon||X||20-9|
|Sep 28 - vs. Atlanta||3:25 pm||X||41-28|
|Oct 2 - at Green Bay||7:25 pm||X||42-10|
|Oct 12 - vs. Detroit||Noon||X||17-3|
|Oct 19 - at. Buffalo||Noon||X||17-16|
|Oct 26 - at Tampa Bay||Noon||X||19-13 ot|
|Nov 2 - vs. Washington||Noon||X||29-26|
|Nov 9 - Bye|
|Nov 16 - at Chicago||Noon||X||21-13|
|Nov. 23 - vs. Green Bay||Noon||X||24-21|
|Nov. 30 - vs. Carolina||Noon||X||31-13|
|Dec 7 - vs. NY Jets||Noon||X||30-24 ot|
|Dec 14 - at Detroit||3:25 pm||X||16-14|
|Dec 21 - at Miami||Noon|
|Dec 28 - vs. Chicago||Noon|