Every day On most days, our Vikings reporters walk you through what’s happening that day.
WHAT YOU MIGHT HAVE MISSED
— Rookie DE Scott Crichton is here because he wanted to pay back his parents.
— RB Adrian Peterson is not expected to play in the preseason opener.
— Norv Turner stiff-armed a question about whether QB Teddy Bridgewater is struggling.
— Speaking of Bridgewater, his last name was apparently spelled wrong on some T-sherseys.
— The Vikings have released their first “unofficial” depth chart.
— Penalty pushups were the highlight of yesterday’s afternoon practice.
TWEET OF THE (YESTER)DAY
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AROUND THE NFC NORTH
— Bears TE Martellus Bennett was suspended after a camp fight with CB Kyle Fuller.
— Packers OT Don Barclay was carted off the field with a knee injury.
TODAY’S VIKINGS SCHEDULE
The Vikings will have their walkthrough at 10:30 a.m. and their last camp practice before their preseason opener is at 3:30 p.m. Coach Mike Zimmer will speak with us after the walkthrough.
SOMETHING TO THINK ABOUT
The Vikings have added 40 new players to their 90-man roster since the end of the 2013 season, according to Vikings PR. Twenty-three of those players are rookies, including their 10 draft picks.