Craig: Is this a here-we-go-again scenario for Vikings offensive line?

Craig: Is this a here-we-go-again scenario for Vikings offensive line?

At this point, one has to wonder if the starting five will get any game time together before the Sept. 11 regular-season opener against the Saints.

Vikings' Murray still sidelined by ankle, says 'I'm not holding back'

Vikings' Murray still sidelined by ankle, says 'I'm not holding back'
The right ankle surgery that Latavius Murray had in March, with a view toward returning during training camp, kept him on the physically-unable-to-perform list until the Vikings' final two days in Mankato.

Charlottesville rally leaves Vikings' Harris shocked, saddened

Charlottesville rally leaves Vikings' Harris shocked, saddened
Vikings' Anthony Harris says 'people need to realize things like this are still relevant.'

Sorting things out: Projecting the Vikings' regular season roster

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Plenty of questions remain on the Vikings roster with three preseason games to be played in the next two weeks. But some roster decisions are taking shape.
Super Bowl veteran gets in first for volunteer interviews

Super Bowl veteran gets in first for volunteer interviews

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During 1992 event, John Wahl recalled pulling out maps to direct guests to sites and restaurants from a west metro hotel. This time, he hopes to be support staff downtown at volunteer headquarters.

Treadwell identifies rookie-year weakness: 'I didn't know how to win'

Laquon Treadwell, who caught only one pass and was targeted only three times last year, said his problem was from relying too much on his talent, rather than refining his technique.
August 15

How much will Vikings starters play? Zimmer weighing the variables

For Friday night's game in Seattle, coach Mike Zimmer said he’s thought about forgoing a prescribed snap count to instead wait for a successful drive to pull his first unit.
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August 15

Twitter mailbag: Does Bower have a chance to make Vikings?

Bower got more guaranteed money than any of the other Vikings' undrafted free agents and made a good impression at defensive end in the exhibition opener against Buffalo.


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August 15

With speed to burn, rookie receiver Coley showing his value

Suddenly, a lot of people want to talk to Stacy Coley, a rookie seventh-round draft pick, backup receiver and Vikings roster bubble battler.
August 14
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Listen: Exploring questions around the Vikings offense

Ben Goessling, Andrew Krammer and Michael Rand discuss the latest developments around the Vikings.
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August 14

Center of attention: Vikings search for winning combination on offensive line

Based on what's happened since the end of last season, it's understandable if the Vikings felt a foreboding sense of "here we go again" about their offensive line situation.
August 14

With Vikings offense sputtering, punter battle could be a big deal

The goal of this competition is to identify someone who will offer more consistency than Jeff Locke offered the past four seasons. (That bar isn’t high.)
August 14

Souhan: Thoughts on Vikings O-line, Twins' O-surge

Examining Byron Buxton's recent surge at the plate and the Vikings' biggest obstacle to becoming a playoff team.
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August 14

Injuries leave Vikings secondary undermanned

When the Vikings get back to work, they'll hope to do it with more than 50 percent of their starting secondary on the practice field at Winter Park.
August 14

For Vikings, pendulum has swung to defense — and stayed there

The defense should be a top-10 unit for several years to come and buy the offense some time to finally catch up.
August 13

Zimmer: Vikings receivers, defenders need work on press coverage

Defenders were too quick to open their hips after jamming a receiver at the line of scrimmage, Zimmer said, and sometimes gave too much space when playing off receivers. On offense, several of the Vikings' young wideouts struggled to shake press coverage.
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August 13

Reusse: NFL owners walking all over the players union, just look at Teddy

How the NFL classifies Teddy Bridgewater's service time in the league relative to his contract status isn't sitting right with some.
August 12

Through trial and triumph, Vikings turn to their team chaplain

This is Tom Lamphere's 25th season with the Vikings, and his objective remains the same: Be a friend and confidant to members of the organization, even those who have no interest in talking about religion.
August 12

Hartman: Zimmer, Patterson have lengthy history as coaches, friends

Andre Patterson has been coaching with Mike Zimmer on and off for 29 years since they first coached together at Weber State in 1988, when Patterson coached the defensive line and Zimmer was defensive coordinator.
August 12

Vikings sign former Jaguars RB Bronson Hill

The Vikings announced they have signed former Jaguars and Bengals running back Bronson Hill to replace Bishop Sankey, who was placed on the waived-injured list.
August 12

Reusse: In Jerry Jones-Roger Goodell match, is there anyone to root for?

Ezekiel Elliott's suspension has set up a battle for supremacy between Dallas owner Jerry Jones and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. There is no winner.
August 11

Cook's emergence means Vikings' era of one-dimensional backs is over

The Vikings' plan to use Dalvin Cook in a myriad ways was evident against the Bills.
August 11
Minnesota Vikings running back Bishop Sankey (43) left the game with a...

Ex-Gophers RB Cobb to work out with Vikings after Sankey tears ACL

Bishop Sankey suffered a torn right ACL on Thursday, a source said, and former Gophers rusher David Cobb is scheduled to come to Winter Park for a workout.
August 11
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Keenum steps up in battle of back-up quarterbacks; Elflein struggles at center

Here's a look at some of the players who were impressive in the Vikings' exhibition opener, as well as a few who need to show some improvement to meet expectations.
August 11

Vikings reveal some warts in 17-10 preseason win over Bills

"We still got a lot of work to do," Vikings coach Mike Zimmer said after the team's preseason opener that was victorious on the scoreboard but wasn't satisfying.

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