Alex Boone not practicing for the Vikings on Thursday

Alex Boone not practicing for the Vikings on Thursday

Boone underwent an MRI after Sunday's game and was seen with the team during Thursday’s warm-ups before walking toward the locker room at the start of practice.

Kyle Rudolph emerging as a favorite target for Sam Bradford

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Stats that stand out: Numbers show Vikings dominance on defense

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Coach Mike Zimmer stressed before the season that he wanted to see the Vikings take the ball from their opponents more often. That's been happening so far.
Vikings
September 28

Film room: Clemmings' improved pass protection on display

Returned to starting status as the result of Matt Kalil's season-ending injury, tackle T.J. Clemmings felt he played a 'decent game' against Carolina.
Vikings
September 28

Everson Griffen named the NFC's Defensive Player of the Week

This is Griffen’s second time winning the weekly award. The first was back in January after the division-clinching win over the Packers at Lambeau.
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September 27

Vikings promote Willie Beavers to active roster, bring back Isaac Fruechte

The Vikings still had an open roster spot after placing running back Adrian Peterson on injured reserve Friday following his knee surgery.
Vikings
September 27

Bradford trade has been an early win-win for Vikings and Eagles

While you can still hold the barstool argument over whether the Vikings traded away too much for Sam Bradford, the deal has undeniably left both the Vikings and Eagles on solid ground at quarterback.
Vikings
September 26

Vikings guard Alex Boone underwent testing on injured hip, 'should be OK'

Boone played only 19 snaps before leaving the Panthers game in the second quarter.
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September 26

Sack-happy Vikings defensive line looks to join ranks of 'Purple People Eaters'

The Vikings sacked Cam Newton, the quarterback who is built like a defensive end and runs as fast as many wide receivers, eight times, and Linval Joseph’s second-quarter takedown knocked the reigning league MVP out of the game temporarily.
Vikings
September 25
Minnesota Vikings Xavier Rhodes (29).

Rhodes will play for Vikings against the Panthers, Treadwell will not

Cornerback Xavier Rhodes, who missed the first two games of the season with a knee injury, will make his 2016 debut while No. 1 draft pick, receiver Laquon Treadwell, is inactive.
Vikings
September 25

All quiet at Bank of America Stadium as Vikings arrive without incident

The unrest in Charlotte has died down after violent protests were sparked Tuesday night and Wednesday night following a police shooting.
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September 24

Is Vikings fill-in Jerick McKinnon destined for big day?

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September 24

Vikings move up to No. 5, but a win at Carolina seems unlikely [NFL Picks]

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Vikings
September 23
Minnesota Vikings Xavier Rhodes (29).

Xavier Rhodes could be the difference maker vs. Panthers

Cornerback Xavier Rhodes had a huge game when the Vikings defeated Carolina near the end of the 2014 season. His return to the lineup Sunday is a good thing for the team.
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September 23

Diggs held out of practice as precaution; Rhodes questionable for Carolina

Coach Mike Zimmer said Stefon Diggs was held out as a precaution and that he's confident the reigning NFC Offensive Player of the Week would play on Sunday.
Vikings
September 23

Adrian Peterson on injured reserve, out until at least mid-November

The Vikings placed Adrian Peterson on injured reserve Friday. Peterson underwent surgery Thursday to repair a torn lateral meniscus in his right knee. It's still…
Vikings
September 23
Minnesota Vikings offensive lineman Matt Kalil (75).

Vikings: Kalil had labrum tear repaired in right hip

Matt Kalil was placed on injured reserve Wednesday after playing through the injury for two games after he hobbled off the practice field in August.
Vikings
September 22
Sharrif Floyd (73) was flagged for roughing the pass on Chiefs quarter...

Sharrif Floyd has surgery on right knee

It’s another setback for the 2013 first-round pick. Floyd hasnow undergone at least one cleanup to each knee in the past year.
Vikings
September 22

Vikings' veteran Newman opens up on NFL protests, race and violence in America

Vikings cornerback Terence Newman expressed concern Thursday that the country is “moving toward another civil rights war — literally, black and white and Mexican and Asian, everybody’s going to be fighting against each other.”
Vikings
September 22
Rookie T.J. Clemmings practices during Vikings 2015 rookie minicamp at...

When it comes to replacing offensive tackles, Norv Turner has seen worse

Throw a challenging scenario at Norv Turner and chances are he’s already experienced something similar or worse during his lengthy NFL career.
Vikings
September 22

Adrian Peterson has surgery to repair meniscus

The Vikings issued a statement saying the lateral meniscus repair was successful but didn't give a timetable for his return.
Vikings
September 22

Scouting Carolina: Panthers were sloppy but still scored 46 on 49ers

Mike Zimmer has lined up the doubters and delivered them to his players as a motivational tool heading into Sunday’s game at Carolina. This time he doesn't have to embellish the truth.
Vikings
September 21
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Xavier Rhodes returns to Vikings practice on a limited basis

Amid the slew of Vikings injury updates on Wednesday, one silver lining was the return of cornerback Xavier Rhodes to practice.
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