Bridgewater's back, but knows he has 'work to do' before playing

Bridgewater's back, but knows he has 'work to do' before playing

In his first full practice, Teddy Bridgewater was allotted roughly one-fifth of the team's work on offense in order to ease his surgically repaired knee into action.

Vikings mailbag: Will free agency reshape the Vikings' defensive line?

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Vikings mailbag: Will free agency reshape the Vikings' defensive line?
A Vikings fan asks: "Which of these veteran d-lineman do you foresee playing for the Vikings in 2018: Tom Johnson, Robison, Stephen, Sharrif Floyd?"

Packers' Aaron Rodgers gives surgery update on Instagram

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Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers says in a post on social media that surgery on his broken collarbone went well.

Ravens prone to turnovers; Flacco and receivers share the blame

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Just when you thought it was impossible to make the Chicago Bears defense look like ballhawks, along came the Ravens last Sunday in Baltimore.

Raiders eke out 31-30 win over Chiefs on Carr's late TD pass

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The Oakland Raiders scored two apparent game-winning touchdowns that didn't count. The Kansas City Chiefs forced incompletions on back-to-back plays that ended with 0:00 on the clock only to have the game extended by penalties.
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Links to team updates, rosters, statistics, our Live Blog and more. Click here for a guide to Sunday's game between the Vikings and Baltimore
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Ravens at Vikings: Key matchups, inside analysis

Ravens QB Joe Flacco's elite status is in question, but the Vikings' defense is not in this Week 7 matchup.
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Hartman: Vikings haven't let injuries stop them

The biggest difference for the Vikings from last season is this team has shown great resilience in bouncing back from injuries.

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  • NFC North w l t pct pf pa home away
    Minnesota 4 2 0 .667 122 103 3-1 1-1
    Green Bay 4 2 0 .667 147 135 3-0 1-2
    Detroit 3 3 0 .500 161 149 1-2 2-1
    Chicago 2 4 0 .333 105 148 1-2 1-2
  • NFC South w l t pct pf pa home away
    Carolina 4 2 0 .667 128 122 1-2 3-0
    New Orleans 3 2 0 .600 145 116 1-1 2-1
    Atlanta 3 2 0 .600 121 109 1-2 2-0
    Tampa Bay 2 3 0 .400 118 121 2-1 0-2
  • NFC East w l t pct pf pa home away
    Philadelphia 5 1 0 .833 165 122 2-0 3-1
    Washington 3 2 0 .600 117 113 2-1 1-1
    Dallas 2 3 0 .400 125 132 1-2 1-1
    NY Giants 1 5 0 .167 105 132 0-2 1-3
  • NFC West w l t pct pf pa home away
    Los Angeles 4 2 0 .667 179 138 1-2 3-0
    Seattle 3 2 0 .600 110 87 2-0 1-2
    Arizona 3 3 0 .500 119 158 2-1 1-2
    San Francisco 0 6 0 .000 113 146 0-2 0-4
  • AFC North w l t pct pf pa home away
    Pittsburgh 4 2 0 .667 118 102 1-1 3-1
    Baltimore 3 3 0 .500 114 124 1-2 2-1
    Cincinnati 2 3 0 .400 84 83 1-2 1-1
    Cleveland 0 6 0 .000 94 157 0-3 0-3
  • AFC South w l t pct pf pa home away
    Tennessee 3 3 0 .500 146 164 2-1 1-2
    Jacksonville 3 3 0 .500 156 110 1-2 2-1
    Houston 3 3 0 .500 177 147 2-2 1-1
    Indianapolis 2 4 0 .333 119 195 2-1 0-3
  • AFC East w l t pct pf pa home away
    New England 4 2 0 .667 172 159 1-2 3-0
    Buffalo 3 2 0 .600 89 74 2-0 1-2
    Miami 3 2 0 .600 61 84 1-1 2-1
    NY Jets 3 3 0 .500 109 130 2-1 1-2
  • AFC West w l t pct pf pa home away
    Kansas City 5 2 0 .714 207 161 2-1 3-1
    Denver 3 2 0 .600 108 97 3-1 0-1
    Oakland 3 4 0 .429 155 156 2-2 1-2
    Los Angeles 2 4 0 .333 116 131 0-3 2-1
  • Passing Yards
    C. Keenum MIN 1134
    S. Bradford MIN 382
  • Rushing Yards
    D. Cook MIN 354
    J. McKinnon MIN 190
    L. Murray MIN 97
    C. Keenum MIN 55
    A. Thielen MIN 11
  • Receiving Yards
    A. Thielen MIN 488
    S. Diggs MIN 395
    K. Rudolph MIN 201
    J. McKinnon MIN 121
    L. Treadwell MIN 93
  • Defensive Tackles (Total)
    E. Kendricks MIN 39
    T. Waynes MIN 38
    A. Sendejo MIN 37
    H. Smith MIN 32
    A. Barr MIN 31
  • Interceptions
    H. Smith MIN 3
    T. Waynes MIN 2
    X. Rhodes MIN 1
    A. Sendejo MIN 1
  • Sacks
    E. Griffen MIN 7.0
    D. Hunter MIN 2.0
    L. Joseph MIN 1.5
    H. Smith MIN 1.5
    (3) Players 1.0
  • Passing Yards
    C. Palmer ARI 1856
    C. Wentz PHI 1584
    J. Goff LAR 1484
    C. Newton CAR 1476
    E. Manning NYG 1466
  • Rushing Yards
    T. Gurley II LAR 521
    J. Howard CHI 495
    E. Elliott DAL 393
    L. Blount PHI 390
    C. Hyde SF 360
  • Receiving Yards
    A. Thielen MIN 488
    L. Fitzgerald ARI 465
    P. Garcon SF 434
    Z. Ertz PHI 405
    S. Diggs MIN 395
  • Defensive Tackles (Total)
    T. Branch ARI 52
    Z. Brown WAS 50
    M. Barron LAR 48
    B. Martinez GB 48
    L. Kuechly CAR 46
  • Interceptions
    A. Bethea ARI 3
    D. Slay DET 3
    H. Smith MIN 3
    R. Armstrong SF 2
    (9) Players 2
  • Sacks
    D. Lawrence DAL 8.5
    E. Griffen MIN 7.0
    C. Jones ARI 7.0
    J. Peppers CAR 6.5
    (2) Players 5.0
  • Passing Yards
    A. Smith KC 1979
    T. Brady NE 1959
    P. Rivers LAC 1633
    B. Roethlisberger PIT 1521
    J. McCown NYJ 1374
  • Rushing Yards
    K. Hunt KC 717
    L. Fournette JAX 596
    L. Bell PIT 550
    J. Ajayi MIA 391
    L. Miller HOU 372
  • Receiving Yards
    A. Brown PIT 700
    T. Hill KC 515
    A. Green CIN 504
    T. Hilton IND 485
    B. Cooks NE 472
  • Defensive Tackles (Total)
    C. Mosley BAL 55
    D. Davis NYJ 53
    J. Brown LAC 49
    R. Shazier PIT 49
    W. Woodyard TEN 49
  • Interceptions
    M. Hyde BUF 4
    T. Gipson JAX 3
    M. Hooker IND 3
    J. McCourty CLE 3
    (16) Players 2
  • Sacks
    C. Campbell JAX 8.0
    M. Ingram LAC 7.5
    J. Bosa LAC 5.5
    J. Houston KC 5.5
    V. Miller DEN 5.0
  • Thursday, October 19
    Oakland 31, Kansas City 30, F
  • Sunday, October 22
    Carolina @ Chicago New Orleans @ Green Bay Baltimore @ Minnesota
    Tampa Bay @ Buffalo Tennessee @ Cleveland Jacksonville @ Indianapolis
    NY Jets @ Miami Arizona @ Los Angeles Dallas @ San Francisco
    Denver @ Los Angeles Cincinnati @ Pittsburgh Seattle @ NY Giants
    Atlanta @ New England
  • Monday, October 23
    Washington @ Philadelphia
  • Thursday, October 26
    Miami @ Baltimore
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October 19

Free Super Bowl tickets for Minneapolis youth team kick off nationwide giveaway

Entire eighth-grade park team players and coaches get first of 500 free tickets to big game Feb. 4.
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October 19

Vikings will have their eyes on Mike Wallace come Sunday

In 22 games over two seasons with Baltimore, Wallace has 87 catches for 1,256 yards and five TDs.
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October 19

Bridgewater: 'I definitely believe I'll play this year'

Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater believes he will get playing this time after a knee injury sidelined him for 14 months.
Vikings
October 19

Barr limited in Vikings practice, Diggs still out

Diggs called himself "in the air" for Sunday, while Barr was limited by the concussion protocol.
Vikings
October 19

Access Vikings: Teddy Bridgewater practices

Almost 14 months after Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater went down after suffering a non-contact knee injury, he returned to the practice field.
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October 19

Fantasy football: Don't be so quick to wish away Keenum for Bridgewater

With Teddy Bridgewater progressing toward a return, how would he impact the Vikings skilled players compared to Case Keenum?
Vikings
October 19

How good is Mike Zimmer with the challenge flag?

Not many head coaches and their staffs maintain a winning record when it comes to challenging calls during NFL games. In fact, only a half-dozen have 'winning' records.
Vikings
October 19

All eyes on Bridgewater, but Vikings' whole QB situation worth watching

At present, the Vikings' quarterbacks room has two former first-rounders who have played a combined six quarters this season, and two undrafted free agents who have helped steady things in the meantime.
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October 19

Avoid Baltimore's takeaway binges and Vikings should win comfortably

Road underdogs are killing it in the NFL over the last couple of weeks. But that shouldn't be the case when the Ravens come to U.S. Bank Stadium.
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October 19
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Hartman: Wins over Packers, Bears improve Vikings' division chances

Beating the Packers and Bears, tight end Kyle Rudolph said, jump-started the Vikings' quest for another NFC North title.
Vikings
October 19

Vikings know Ravens get (and give) their share of turnovers

The Ravens have generated nine interceptions, many off tipped passes (29 pass deflections as a team), including two picks from All-Pro safety Eric Weddle.
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October 18

Ravens at Vikings: Harbaugh says it's not all on Flacco

"We just have to figure it out as a group. It's a collective effort, from game planning to the precision and execution," 1th-year Ravens coach John Harbaugh said of his 3-3 team.
Vikings
October 18
Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater returned to practice today with...

Zimmer on Bridgewater's return: 'We still don't know where it's going to go'

Before quarterback Teddy Bridgewater suited up for his first practice in nearly 14 months on Wednesday, Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer wanted to temper expectations.
Vikings
October 18

Bradford, Diggs and Barr held out of Vikings practice

The Vikings returned to the practice field Wednesday with one quarterback up and a handful of starters still down.
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October 18

The last Vikings game with replacement players was 30 years ago today

The 1987 season had their season almost wholly undone by a work stoppage in which they lost all three games with a roster of replacement players.
Vikings
October 18
Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater spoke to receivers Ste...

Craig: Bridgewater's back today but keep your expectations modest

The team's rise or fall this season doesn't hinge on Teddy Bridgewater's return. Remember, the soul of the Vikings right now is their defense.
Vikings
October 18

Zimmer: 'Bridgewater still has a ways to go'

Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer tempers excitement over the possible return of quarterback Teddy Bridgewater to the team.

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