Peterson had final say if he'd play in Vikings preseason — and he won't

Peterson had final say if he'd play in Vikings preseason — and he won't

When U.S. Bank Stadium plays host to its first Vikings game Sunday, Adrian Peterson will be in street clothes watching most of his fellow starters get their final preseason tune-up.
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U.S. Bank Stadium: What you need to know before Sunday's first Vikings game

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To avoid problems Sunday, fans should plan their routes to the game, allow extra time to get there and arrive early. Fans also are strongly encouraged to enter the gate designated on their ticket.

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Time is running out for Vikings safeties to challenge incumbent Andrew Sendejo for the starting job.
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U.S. Bank Stadium doors open for first Vikings practice Friday

For Friday's practice, the Vikings will test how the air flows.
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At his request, no preseason games for Adrian Peterson

“It was something I really thought about and ultimately I just decided against it,” running back Adrian Peterson said after Thursday’s practice, putting to rest any speculation he might see preseason action for the first time since 2013.
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'Bridgewatergate' appears to be over

Concerns over Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater not throwing long passes have been quelled as the team prepares for its first preseason game inside U.S. Bank Stadium
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Poll: Does it bother you that Adrian Peterson doesn't play in the preseason?

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Ellison calls recovery from torn patellar tendon 'hardest time in my career'

Rhett Ellison is unsure if he’ll be able to play in Sunday’s preseason game at U.S. Bank Stadium, though his return to the practice field is a major first step.
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Constant shuffling should help T.J. Clemmings settle in as swing tackle

With Matt Kalil sidelined, T.J. Clemmings was back at left tackle Wednesday. His usage this summer hasn't exactly gone according to plan.
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August 25

See Minnesota in virtual reality

Immerse yourself in scenes from around Minnesota with StribVR, a virtual reality app that allows you to experience video in an entirely new way. StribVR is a mobile app that can be used — along with your headphones and a virtual reality headset — to fly high above U.S. Bank Stadium or to stand on the 50 yard line. Coming soon, the app will let you to take a fresh look at the Minnesota State Fair.
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August 25

U.S. Bank Stadium sold out for Vikings 2016 season

More than 60,400 seats are committed to for the full season and the remaining single-game seats are also sold out.
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The latest news on the construction of the new Vikings stadium in downtown Minneapolis. It's set to open in the fall of 2016.
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August 25

With roster cuts looming, Vikings waive CB Melvin White

Five days before all NFL rosters must be trimmed, the Vikings waived cornerback Melvin White on Thursday. It's an early move thinning one of the…
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August 25
Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater (5) throws to wide rec...

Bridgewater: 'I feel good' after throwing 17 passes in practice

Quarterback Teddy Bridgewater didn't elaborate but declared himself ready to play after practicing for a second consecutive day. Bridgewater was a surprise scratch in last week's preseason game.
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August 25

Vikings QB coach Turner making a name for himself

Like his father, Scott Turner is integral in developing QB Teddy Bridgewater.
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August 24

Hartman: Zimmer pleased with Bridgewater's progress

''He feels good,'' Vikings coach says about Teddy Bridgewater's health entering Sunday's game.
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August 24
Ray Edwards stood in a neutral corner after knocking down T.J. Gibson...

Popular Mpls. music venue to host next boxing match of former Viking

A onetime Minnesota Vikings standout on defense during some of the team's better seasons continues pursing his second athletic career with a boxing match this…
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August 24

Before USA vs. Europe, it's Wild vs. Vikings at Hazeltine

Wild players Zach Parise and Erik Haula joined former Vikings John Randle and Randall McDaniel for a friendly drive, chip and putt contest at the site of next month's Ryder Cup.
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August 24

Kalil held out of Vikings practice with leg injury

After he was forced to exit consecutive practices on Sunday and Tuesday, left tackle Matt Kalil was held out of Wednesday’s practice with an apparent leg injury.
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August 24
Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater throws during the firs...

Teddy Bridgewater says he expects to play Sunday at U.S. Bank Stadium

The Vikings are preparing quarterback Teddy Bridgewater to play in Sunday’s preseason opener of U.S. Bank Stadium.
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August 24

Can Vikings afford Adrian Peterson in 2017? Yes, one expert says

This thought is looming: what will the Vikings do when Adrian Peterson is a 32-year-old running back with an $18 million cap hit next season?
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August 24
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Norv Turner sees 31-year-old Peterson stiff-arming Father Time

In nine NFL seasons, Adrian Peterson has played all 16 regular-season games four times. He did it in 2008 with a career-high 363 carries, as…
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August 24

Vikings' run game remains a 'work in progress,' Zimmer says

Attrition, though not as devastating as last year, has presented an early challenge to the Vikings' plans of rolling out a retooled and improved offense.…
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August 24

Craig: NFL coaches scratch Surface of a technology debate

The use of tablets on NFL sidelines has its supporters — and vocal foes. Vikings offensive coordinator Norv Turner is a fan.
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