Once a budding hockey star, Bradford adjusting to another career audible with Vikings

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Sam Bradford's career has taken an unanticipated route, landing in Minnesota. Once upon a time, he might have landed here as a hockey player.

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Hillman gets second chance, as many running backs do
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Defense, special teams rally Vikings over Carolina 22-10

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Grade the Vikings performance vs. Carolina

Get out the red pens, and grade the Vikings' play against the Panthers from Sunday's game.
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Poll: Grade the Vikings offense

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  • NFC North w l t pct pf pa home away
    Minnesota 2 0 0 1.000 42 30 1-0 1-0
    Detroit 1 1 0 .500 54 51 0-1 1-0
    Green Bay 1 1 0 .500 41 40 - 1-1
    Chicago 0 2 0 .000 28 52 0-1 0-1
  • NFC South w l t pct pf pa home away
    Tampa Bay 1 1 0 .500 38 64 - 1-1
    Carolina 1 1 0 .500 66 48 1-0 0-1
    Atlanta 1 1 0 .500 59 59 0-1 1-0
    New Orleans 0 2 0 .000 47 51 0-1 0-1
  • NFC East w l t pct pf pa home away
    NY Giants 2 0 0 1.000 36 32 1-0 1-0
    Philadelphia 2 0 0 1.000 58 24 1-0 1-0
    Dallas 1 1 0 .500 46 43 0-1 1-0
    Washington 0 2 0 .000 39 65 0-2 -
  • NFC West w l t pct pf pa home away
    San Francisco 1 1 0 .500 55 46 1-0 0-1
    Los Angeles 1 1 0 .500 9 31 1-0 0-1
    Arizona 1 1 0 .500 61 30 1-1 -
    Seattle 1 1 0 .500 15 19 1-0 0-1
  • AFC North w l t pct pf pa home away
    Baltimore 2 0 0 1.000 38 27 1-0 1-0
    Pittsburgh 2 0 0 1.000 62 32 1-0 1-0
    Cincinnati 1 1 0 .500 39 46 - 1-1
    Cleveland 0 2 0 .000 30 54 0-1 0-1
  • AFC South w l t pct pf pa home away
    Houston 2 1 0 .667 42 53 2-0 0-1
    Tennessee 1 1 0 .500 32 40 0-1 1-0
    Indianapolis 0 2 0 .000 55 73 0-1 0-1
    Jacksonville 0 2 0 .000 37 65 0-1 0-1
  • AFC East w l t pct pf pa home away
    New England 3 0 0 1.000 81 45 2-0 1-0
    NY Jets 1 1 0 .500 59 54 0-1 1-0
    Miami 0 2 0 .000 34 43 - 0-2
    Buffalo 0 2 0 .000 38 50 0-1 0-1
  • AFC West w l t pct pf pa home away
    Denver 2 0 0 1.000 55 40 2-0 -
    Kansas City 1 1 0 .500 45 46 1-0 0-1
    Oakland 1 1 0 .500 63 69 0-1 1-0
    San Diego 1 1 0 .500 65 47 1-0 0-1
  • Passing Yards
    S. Bradford MIN 286
    S. Hill MIN 236
  • Rushing Yards
    A. Peterson MIN 50
    M. Asiata MIN 27
    S. Hill MIN 8
    J. McKinnon MIN 8
    C. Patterson MIN 6
  • Receiving Yards
    S. Diggs MIN 285
    K. Rudolph MIN 96
    A. Thielen MIN 95
    C. Johnson MIN 20
    M. Asiata MIN 11
  • Defensive Tackles (Total)
    A. Sendejo MIN 15
    H. Smith MIN 15
    T. Waynes MIN 14
    L. Joseph MIN 11
    E. Kendricks MIN 11
  • Interceptions
    E. Kendricks MIN 1
    T. Waynes MIN 1
  • Sacks
    D. Hunter MIN 2.0
    L. Joseph MIN 2.0
    E. Griffen MIN 1.0
    T. Johnson MIN 1.0
    B. Robison MIN 1.0
  • Passing Yards
    M. Ryan ATL 730
    K. Cousins WAS 693
    D. Brees NO 686
    M. Stafford DET 600
    (2) Players 575
  • Rushing Yards
    E. Elliott DAL 134
    D. Johnson ARI 134
    C. Michael SEA 126
    C. Hyde SF 122
    (2) Players 113
  • Receiving Yards
    S. Diggs MIN 285
    W. Snead NO 226
    B. Cooks NO 211
    M. Jones Jr. DET 203
    A. Jeffery CHI 201
  • Defensive Tackles (Total)
    K. Alexander TB 24
    M. Foster WAS 24
    C. Robertson NO 24
    W. Compton WAS 23
    (2) Players 22
  • Interceptions
    M. Cooper ARI 2
    R. Armstrong SF 1
    B. Benwikere CAR 1
    A. Bethea SF 1
    (17) Players 1
  • Sacks
    F. Clark SEA 3.0
    K. Hyder DET 3.0
    M. Bennett SEA 2.0
    M. Golden ARI 2.0
    (6) Players 2.0
  • Passing Yards
    A. Dalton CIN 732
    B. Osweiler HOU 695
    B. Bortles JAX 649
    D. Carr OAK 618
    A. Luck IND 582
  • Rushing Yards
    L. Blount NE 298
    L. Miller HOU 269
    D. Williams PIT 237
    M. Forte NYJ 196
    I. Crowell CLE 195
  • Receiving Yards
    W. Fuller HOU 242
    D. Hopkins HOU 223
    A. Green CIN 218
    A. Cooper OAK 208
    J. Landry MIA 194
  • Defensive Tackles (Total)
    B. McKinney HOU 29
    P. Brown BUF 24
    J. Collins NE 23
    K. Alonso MIA 22
    Z. Brown BUF 22
  • Interceptions
    J. Collins NE 2
    J. Haden CLE 2
    C. Hayward SD 2
    M. Peters KC 2
    M. Williams NYJ 2
  • Sacks
    V. Miller DEN 4.0
    J. Simon HOU 2.5
    L. Williams NYJ 2.5
    D. Fowler Jr. JAX 2.0
    (9) Players 2.0
  • Thursday, September 22
    New England 27, Houston 0, F
  • Sunday, September 25
    Oakland 17, Tennessee 10, 4th, 2:16 Green Bay 34, Detroit 27, 4th, 2:00 Buffalo 30, Arizona 16, 4th, 6:25
    Denver 29, Cincinnati 17, 4th, 4:12 Miami 24, Cleveland 21, 4th, 5:26 Minnesota 22, Carolina 10, 4th, 2:44
    Jacksonville 17, Baltimore 16, 4th, 3:10 Washington 26, NY Giants 24, 4th, 11:52 San Francisco @ Seattle
    Los Angeles @ Tampa Bay NY Jets @ Kansas City Pittsburgh @ Philadelphia
    San Diego @ Indianapolis Chicago @ Dallas
  • Monday, September 26
    Atlanta @ New Orleans
  • Thursday, September 29
    Miami @ Cincinnati
  • Sunday, October 2
    Indianapolis @ Jacksonville Detroit @ Chicago Tennessee @ Houston
    Buffalo @ New England Carolina @ Atlanta Oakland @ Baltimore
    Seattle @ NY Jets Cleveland @ Washington Denver @ Tampa Bay
    Dallas @ San Francisco Los Angeles @ Arizona New Orleans @ San Diego
    Kansas City @ Pittsburgh
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Minnesota Vikings Xavier Rhodes (29).

Rhodes will play for Vikings against the Panthers, Treadwell will not

Cornerback Xavier Rhodes, who missed the first two games of the season with a knee injury, will make his 2016 debut while No. 1 draft pick, receiver Laquon Treadwell, is inactive.
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9:58am

All quiet at Bank of America Stadium as Vikings arrive without incident

The unrest in Charlotte has died down after violent protests were sparked Tuesday night and Wednesday night following a police shooting.
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Vikings Preview: How do you stop Cam Newton?

The 2-0 Vikings head to Carolina to face Cam Newton and the Panthers
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September 24

Reusse: Asiata's time arrives again ... and again

Matt Asiata has shown the extra effort an NFL long-shot requires.
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September 24

Is Vikings fill-in Jerick McKinnon destined for big day?

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September 24
Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson (28) spoke with trainer...

Poll: How much will Vikings be hurt by Adrian Peterson's knee injury?

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September 24
Vikings cornerback Xavier Rhodes chatted with head coach Mike Zimmer a...

Rhodes expected to return, bolster Vikings' secondary

Xavier Rhodes on Friday made it through his third straight practice without any complications involving the right knee that kept him out of the first two games.
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September 23

Vikings like Diggs' passion, even when it boils over

Stefon Diggs certainly would like to keep the money he lost for last week's unsportsmanlike conduct penalty, but the Vikings will take the passion that led to the flag.
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September 23

Adrian Peterson takes to Twitter to comment on racial injustice

Peterson tweeted twice about the sentencing disparities between blacks and whites
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September 23
Minnesota Vikings Xavier Rhodes (29).

Xavier Rhodes could be the difference maker vs. Panthers

Cornerback Xavier Rhodes had a huge game when the Vikings defeated Carolina near the end of the 2014 season. His return to the lineup Sunday is a good thing for the team.
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September 23

Diggs held out of practice as precaution; Rhodes questionable for Carolina

Coach Mike Zimmer said Stefon Diggs was held out as a precaution and that he's confident the reigning NFC Offensive Player of the Week would play on Sunday.
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September 23

Adrian Peterson on injured reserve, out until at least mid-November

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September 23

Poll: Who wins this weekend's football games?

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September 23

A powerful, hard-hitting Winfield? Minnesotans have seen this before

Antoine Winfield Jr. takes after dad, a former Pro Bowl cornerback for the Vikings.
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September 23
Minnesota Vikings offensive lineman Matt Kalil (75).

Vikings: Kalil had labrum tear repaired in right hip

Matt Kalil was placed on injured reserve Wednesday after playing through the injury for two games after he hobbled off the practice field in August.
Vikings
September 23

Hartman: Spielman, Zimmer give Vikings a chance to overcome injuries

The Vikings are in a tough spot with the loss this week of Adrian Peterson and Matt Kalil but the team has leadership at the top to make it all work out.
Vikings
September 23

Violence in North Carolina has Vikings players calling for change, unity

The nation's latest police shooting and ensuing carnage had some Vikings players, at least for a few minutes, worrying about something other than stopping Cam Newton and the Panthers on Sunday.
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Minnesota 2-0 2 6 8 6 22
Carolina 1-1 10 0 0 0 10

NFL Scoreboard

  • Oakland

    Tennessee

     

    - F

    17

    10

  • Detroit

    Green Bay

     

    - F

    27

    34

  • Arizona

    Buffalo

     

    - 4th, 2:25

    18

    33

  • Denver

    Cincinnati

     

    - F

    29

    17

  • Cleveland

    Miami

     

    - 4th, 1:12

    24

    24

  • Minnesota

    Carolina

     

    - End 4th

    22

    10

  • Baltimore

    Jacksonville

     

    - F

    19

    17

  • Washington

    NY Giants

     

    - 4th, 7:10

    26

    27

  • San Francisco

    Seattle

     

    - 1st, 14:17

    0

    7

  • Los Angeles

    Tampa Bay

     

    - 1st, 12:39

    0

    0

  • NY Jets

    Kansas City

    3:25 PM

    CBS

  • Pittsburgh

    Philadelphia

    3:25 PM

    CBS

  • San Diego

    Indianapolis

    3:25 PM

    CBS

  • Chicago

    Dallas

    7:30 PM

    NBC