Bridgewater says 'amazing DNA' has made him a fighter

Bridgewater says 'amazing DNA' has made him a fighter

Teddy Bridgewater said his knee injury has made him a "better person" by appreciating little things that he would otherwise take for granted.

Souhan: Mysterious Bridgewater is the ultimate wild card for Vikings

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Souhan: Mysterious Bridgewater is the ultimate wild card for Vikings
Teddy Bridgewater has repeatedly executed a trick play with the Vikings: He's more likable than accessible, eliciting affection without offering many glimpses into his soul.

Receiver Wright still puzzled about why he didn't play more last year

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Receiver Wright still puzzled about why he didn't play more last year
Jarius Wright, despite leading the Vikings in catches and receiving yards in 2014 and 2015 combined, was active for only eight games in 2016.

Vikings camp report: New-look run game, potential starters emerging

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Based on just one practice, a pecking order for some starters could be shaking out.

Fourth Vikings player identified from football brain injury study

July 27
Ross “Rip” Hawkins, the Vikings’ leading tackler in each of their first four seasons, was one of the four former Vikings among the 111 deceased NFL players whose brains were studied by researchers from Boston University.
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Before suspension starts, Floyd should get lots of preseason action

Floyd, who has practiced with the second-team offense since signing with the Vikings in May, will get an extended look before serving a four-game suspension when the regular season starts.
Vikings
July 27

Vikings' Bridgewater opens up about his comeback

Teddy Bridegwater stepped to the podium at Vikings training camp and addressed the media Thursday for the first time since he was taken away by ambulance on Aug. 30 with a career-threatening knee injury suffered in practice.
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EPISODE 90
July 27
Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater speaks at his first pr...

Listen: Bridgewater talks, but Vikings long-term QB picture remains unclear

Intro: What did we learn from Teddy Bridgewater's first news conference in almost a year? 12:00: Everson Griffen got an extension. Who's next? Apparently not Sam Bradford. 22:00: A fond farewell for Matt Vensel on his last Access Vikings podcast. 30:00: An extended run of very good Twitter questions.
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  • NFC North w l t pct pf pa home away
    Green Bay 10 6 0 .625 432 388 6-2 4-4
    Detroit 9 7 0 .563 346 358 6-2 3-5
    Minnesota 8 8 0 .500 327 307 5-3 3-5
    Chicago 3 13 0 .188 279 399 3-5 0-8
  • NFC South w l t pct pf pa home away
    Atlanta 11 5 0 .688 540 406 5-3 6-2
    Tampa Bay 9 7 0 .563 354 369 4-4 5-3
    New Orleans 7 9 0 .438 469 454 4-4 3-5
    Carolina 6 10 0 .375 369 402 4-4 2-6
  • NFC East w l t pct pf pa home away
    Dallas 13 3 0 .813 421 306 7-1 6-2
    NY Giants 11 5 0 .688 310 284 7-1 4-4
    Washington 8 7 1 .531 396 383 4-4 4-3
    Philadelphia 7 9 0 .438 367 331 6-2 1-7
  • NFC West w l t pct pf pa home away
    Seattle 10 5 1 .656 354 292 7-1 3-4
    Arizona 7 8 1 .469 418 362 4-3 3-5
    Los Angeles 4 12 0 .250 224 394 1-7 3-5
    San Francisco 2 14 0 .125 309 480 1-7 1-7
  • AFC North w l t pct pf pa home away
    Pittsburgh 11 5 0 .688 399 327 6-2 5-3
    Baltimore 8 8 0 .500 343 321 6-2 2-6
    Cincinnati 6 9 1 .406 325 315 4-3 2-6
    Cleveland 1 15 0 .063 264 452 1-7 0-8
  • AFC South w l t pct pf pa home away
    Houston 9 7 0 .563 279 328 7-1 2-6
    Tennessee 9 7 0 .563 381 378 5-3 4-4
    Indianapolis 8 8 0 .500 411 392 4-4 4-4
    Jacksonville 3 13 0 .188 318 400 2-6 1-7
  • AFC East w l t pct pf pa home away
    New England 14 2 0 .875 441 250 6-2 8-0
    Miami 10 6 0 .625 363 380 6-2 4-4
    Buffalo 7 9 0 .438 399 378 4-4 3-5
    NY Jets 5 11 0 .313 275 409 2-6 3-5
  • AFC West w l t pct pf pa home away
    Kansas City 12 4 0 .750 389 311 6-2 6-2
    Oakland 12 4 0 .750 416 385 6-2 6-2
    Denver 9 7 0 .563 333 297 5-3 4-4
    San Diego 5 11 0 .313 410 423 3-5 2-6
  • Passing Yards
    S. Bradford MIN 3877
    S. Hill MIN 242
  • Rushing Yards
    J. McKinnon MIN 539
    M. Asiata MIN 402
    A. Peterson MIN 72
    S. Bradford MIN 53
    C. Patterson MIN 43
  • Receiving Yards
    A. Thielen MIN 967
    S. Diggs MIN 903
    K. Rudolph MIN 840
    C. Patterson MIN 453
    M. Asiata MIN 263
  • Defensive Tackles (Total)
    E. Kendricks MIN 109
    H. Smith MIN 91
    L. Joseph MIN 77
    A. Barr MIN 70
    A. Sendejo MIN 66
  • Interceptions
    X. Rhodes MIN 5
    T. Waynes MIN 3
    A. Sendejo MIN 2
    C. Greenway MIN 1
    (3) Players 1
  • Sacks
    D. Hunter MIN 12.5
    E. Griffen MIN 8.0
    B. Robison MIN 7.5
    L. Joseph MIN 4.0
    E. Kendricks MIN 2.5
  • Passing Yards
    D. Brees NO 5208
    M. Ryan ATL 4944
    K. Cousins WAS 4917
    A. Rodgers GB 4428
    M. Stafford DET 4327
  • Rushing Yards
    E. Elliott DAL 1631
    J. Howard CHI 1313
    D. Johnson ARI 1239
    D. Freeman ATL 1079
    M. Ingram NO 1043
  • Receiving Yards
    J. Jones ATL 1409
    O. Beckham Jr. NYG 1367
    M. Evans TB 1321
    J. Nelson GB 1257
    B. Cooks NO 1173
  • Defensive Tackles (Total)
    B. Wagner SEA 167
    K. Alexander TB 145
    S. Lee DAL 145
    A. Ogletree LA 136
    T. Whitehead DET 132
  • Interceptions
    D. Rodgers-Cromartie NYG 6
    H. Clinton-Dix GB 5
    L. Collins NYG 5
    J. Hicks PHI 5
    X. Rhodes MIN 5
  • Sacks
    V. Beasley Jr. ATL 15.5
    M. Golden ARI 12.5
    D. Hunter MIN 12.5
    C. Avril SEA 11.5
    (3) Players 11.0
  • Passing Yards
    P. Rivers SD 4386
    J. Flacco BAL 4317
    A. Luck IND 4240
    A. Dalton CIN 4206
    D. Carr OAK 3937
  • Rushing Yards
    D. Murray TEN 1287
    J. Ajayi MIA 1272
    L. Bell PIT 1268
    L. McCoy BUF 1267
    L. Blount NE 1161
  • Receiving Yards
    T. Hilton IND 1448
    A. Brown PIT 1284
    A. Cooper OAK 1153
    J. Landry MIA 1136
    T. Kelce KC 1125
  • Defensive Tackles (Total)
    Z. Brown BUF 149
    C. Kirksey CLE 143
    P. Brown BUF 135
    P. Posluszny JAX 133
    Z. Orr BAL 130
  • Interceptions
    C. Hayward SD 7
    Q. Demps HOU 6
    M. Peters KC 6
    S. Gilmore BUF 5
    R. Nelson OAK 5
  • Sacks
    V. Miller DEN 13.5
    L. Alexander BUF 12.5
    C. Wake MIA 11.5
    K. Mack OAK 11.0
    E. Walden IND 11.0
  • Thursday, August 3
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Vikings
July 27

Livestream: Bridgewater's press conference at Vikings training camp

Teddy Bridgewater will talk about his recovery from last summer's knee injury and more during a press conference at Vikings' training camp in Mankato.
Vikings
July 27
Minnesota Vikings quarterback Sam Bradford spoke to the media. Veteran...

Vikings working on contract extensions, but apparently not for Bradford

Sam Bradford, 29, has said he would like to find a long-term home after playing his first seven seasons for three different teams. Teddy Bridgewater's health makes that future more uncertain.
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Vikings
July 27

Get nastier: Vikings veterans want more training camp mayhem

Harrison Smith is among players who want to see more of an edge from players as the Vikings try to take more of a blue-collar approach.
Vikings
July 27
Quarterback Taylor Heinicke threw a pass during Vikings training camp...

Heinicke wants to be 'Most Careful Viking' after last year's 'stupid injury'

If there's an award for Most Careful Viking, backup quarterback Taylor Heinicke probably raised the trophy this offseason after recovering from his self-inflicted foot injury.
Vikings
July 27

Players want to know more after brain injury study that included four ex-Vikings

Among the 111 deceased NFL players whose brains were studied as part of a report released this week, the disease CTE was discovered in all but one.
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Vikings
July 27

Griffen's new contract puts Vikings in position for more big deals

GM Rick Spielman said Everson Griffen's $58 million deal gives the Vikings more financial flexibility with a handful of other key starters set to become free agents over the next two seasons.
Vikings
July 26
Vikings rookie running back Dalvin Cook was among the rookies and sele...

Hartman: Tim Brewster sings praises of Vikings' rookie Cook

Former Gophers coach Tim Brewster recruited Vikings rookie running back Dalvin Cook to Florida State.
Vikings
July 26

Top average salaries for NFL defensive ends in 2017

Sacks mean big money.
U.S. Bank Stadium section: The game plan
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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.
Vikings
July 26

TV set on wheels gets rolling in test for upcoming Super Bowl

Testing of NFL Network's MediaCruiser, a portable set on wheels, to use during the Super Bowl was underway last week.
Vikings
July 26

Bridgewater placed on PUP list, will address media Thursday

Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater has not practiced in 11 months since suffering a knee injury. He's scheduled to talk with reporters Thursday morning.
Vikings
July 26

NFL adviser and ex-Viking Birk skeptical about brain injury study

“What about the 15,000 or so deceased former NFL players who lived full lives and didn’t have CTE?” Matt Birk, now an advisor to the NFL, tweeted on Tuesday.
Vikings
July 26
Receiver Moritz Bohringer could catchup with a pass during the Vikings...

Receiver Bohringer still struggling with Vikings in second training camp

Even during a couple of early camp practices that have been attended mostly by rookies, Bohringer has not done much to distinguish himself.
Vikings
July 26

Cowboys cut player despite false arrest report; coach repeats answer again and again

After Lucky Whitehead was released by the Dallas Cowboys on Monday, police released a statement saying the man charged with shoplifting in June was not the wide receiver
Vikings
July 26

Five Vikings newcomers who'll need to contribute right away

The Vikings had a lot of shortcomings in 2016. These five could fill some big holes.
Vikings
July 26

'My time will come.' Vikings rookie Dalvin Cook goes deep on past, future

In an exclusive interview, top draft choice Dalvin Cook dishes on his legal run-ins, work ethic and drive ahead of his first NFL training camp.
Vikings
July 26

Five burning questions the Vikings have to answer in training camp

The Vikings face a few pressing questions this training camp.
Minneapolis
July 25
Downtown Minneapolis has a new addition to the skyline in U.S. Bank Stadium.

U.S. Bank Stadium's security firm awaits decision from regulatory board on license renewal

Chicago-based Monterrey Security chief spoke briefly before the panel deferred vote.

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