Still unsettled at center and guard, Vikings have intriguing options

Still unsettled at center and guard, Vikings have intriguing options

Three weeks before the regular season opener, the Vikings are testing a couple of offensive line combinations featuring guards other than Alex Boone and Joe Berger.

Vikings not taking any chances on a quarterback shortfall

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Vikings not taking any chances on a quarterback shortfall
It seems a virtual certainty the Vikings will keep at least one other QB on the practice squad for developmental purposes.

Ed Sharockman, two-time Pro Bowl cornerback for Vikings, dies at 77

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Ed Sharockman, two-time Pro Bowl cornerback for Vikings, dies at 77
Sharockman, a cornerback, was voted one of the 50 Greatest Vikings in 2010. He was a fifth-round draft choice in 1961.
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Former U defensive back delivers controversial hit on Odell Beckham Jr.

Some decried Briean Boddy-Calhoun's low hit Monday night, which left Beckham, the New York Giants star, with a sprained ankle. Others noted that it was well-within NFL rules.
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Zimmer hopes line can avoid repeat of last year's 'Titanic' crash

Mike Zimmer said at this point he feels comfortable with his personnel. But he felt that way about his offensive line at this time last year, too.
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August 21

Once snubbed, Parkettes finally land cheerleading gig at Vikings game

The rift between team officials and alums of the Parkettes, which served as the Vikings cheerleading squad from 1964 to 1983, surfaced last summer.
Vikings
August 21

Bite Squad to Vikings squad: Team signs former Gophers QB Leidner

After a post-draft tryout with the Baltimore Ravens didn't yield a roster spot, Mitch Leidner was working out and driving around the Twin Cities delivering food.
Vikings
August 21

Vikings quarterback situation taking shape, but who will be No. 3?

Sam Bradford and Case Keenum are set to be the Nos. 1 and 2 quarterbacks with Taylor Heinicke fighting for a roster spot and Mitch Leidner a new addition to the mix,

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August 21

New 3rd Street lane could speed exit for Vikings fans

It will be a "contraflow" lane, which allows traffic to go the opposite direction on otherwise one-way streets.
Vikings
August 21

Zimmer: After Seattle's big plays, Vikings have 'got to do better in coverage'

Mike Zimmer said the Vikings' defensive performance against Russell Wilson and the Seahawks left them with some things to work on for the final two preseason games.
Vikings
August 21
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Vikings are close to full strength for Sunday practice

The Vikings returned to practice Sunday and were closer to full strength than they have been all summer.
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August 20
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Vikings' roster returns to near full strength a week from third preseason game

The Vikings are as close to full strength as they've been all summer.
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August 20

Vikings sign former Gophers quarterback Mitch Leidner

The Vikings added a fifth quarterback to the roster in ex-Gopher Mitch Leidner, who had an unsuccessful tryout with the Baltimore Ravens.
Vikings
August 19

Keenum improves standing as Vikings' No. 2 quarterback

Two more exhibitions — against the 49ers and Dolphins — will help solidify the Vikings' QB pecking order but it appears Case Keenum is in at No. 2.
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August 19

Ex-Vikings kicker Walsh says he was joking with his stares at teammates

After he made his first of two 52-yard field goals at CenturyLink Field on Friday night, Seattle kicker Blair Walsh turned toward the Vikings sideline and appeared to stare and point.
Vikings
August 19

Hartman: Vikings GM Spielman likes new rule for holding off roster cuts

One of the big offseason changes in the NFL was the decision to let teams keep up to 90 players on the roster until after the final preseason game.
Vikings
August 19

Seattle QB Wilson carves up Vikings in first half

In one half of work Friday night, Russell Wilson completed 13 of 18 passes for 206 yards and two scores against the Vikings.
Vikings
August 19

Zimmer expects Reiff, other injured Vikings to play in third preseason game

Bradford said he’s looking forward to the “dress rehearsal” next week against the 49ers, when his offensive line is expected to be at full strength.
Vikings
August 19

Dalvin Cook, Ifeadi Odenigbo stand out in Vikings' loss to Seahawks

The Vikings’ perfect preseason ended in the second game during a 20-13 loss to the Seahawks on Friday night. So let’s update our Vikings stock watch after the exhibition.
Vikings
August 19

Vikings look listless in preseason loss to Seahawks

The Vikings' defense on Friday night gave up big passing plays to the Seahawks while the offense didn't find the end zone until late in the game in a 20-13 loss.
Vikings
August 18

Riley Reiff, Latavius Murray not playing in Seattle as Vikings debuts still on hold

SEATTLE — The debuts of Vikings left tackle Riley Reiff and running back Latavius Murray will wait at least one more week. Reiff (back) and…
Vikings
August 18

Vikings at Seahawks: Five things to watch, including Vikings' offensive rhythm

The Vikings travel to Seattle for their second preseason game on Friday night, making their final trip out of Minnesota until Sept. 17.
Vikings
August 18

Teddy Bridgewater's girlfriend pens children's book series

Teddy Bridgwater's girlfriend has written a children's book series inspired by his life entitled, 'Little Bear Teddy: Big Dream Come True'

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