1. 5 Minnesota Vikings No One Is Talking About

    During the offseason the Minnesota Vikings made several bold moves, seeking to continue building on their success in 2012...

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  2. Are the Minnesota Vikings Heading into 2013 with Unrealistic Expectations?

    In 2012 the Minnesota Vikings had the best single-season turnaround in franchise history, bettering their 2011 mark by seven games. Don't expect them to overachieve in 2013. Consider this a sort of public service announcement...

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  3. The Complete Minnesota Vikings' Training Camp Guide

    The Minnesota Vikings are coming off the biggest one-year turnaround in franchise history. Their seven-game improvement in 2012 (10-6) over 2011 (3-13), and a return trip to the playoffs have moved the team beyond the rebuilding phase...

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  4. Bubble Watch for the Minnesota Vikings' Training Camp

    The final 53-man roster for the Minnesota Vikings is going to come down to some tough decisions and a few surprises...

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  5. Minnesota Vikings' Final 53-Man Roster, Training Camp Edition

    The Minnesota Vikings will have plenty of turnover from the 2012 roster that finished the season with a 24-10 playoff loss in Green Bay to the Packers to the team that opens the 2013 season in Detroit ...

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  6. Rookie, Undrafted Free-Agent Watch for Minnesota Vikings Training Camp

    The Minnesota Vikings have been successful in the NFL draft of late. Since 2007, when the Vikings drafted Adrian Peterson with the seventh pick in the draft, they have had 26 ...

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  7. Breaking Down the Minnesota Vikings' Biggest Training Camp Battles

    After finishing the 2011 season with a 3-13 record, the Minnesota Vikings went into training camp with plenty of questions that needed to be answered. They finished the season with a seven-game turnaround and a trip to the playoffs...

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  8. Burning Questions for the Minnesota Vikings' Training Camp

    The Minnesota Vikings open training camp later this month. With an NFL -maximum of 90 players heading to Minnesota State University, Mankato , there will be plenty of questions in need of answers before their season opens September 8 in Detroit ...

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  9. Full Training Camp Roster Breakdown for the Minnesota Vikings

    The Minnesota Vikings have less than two months to assess the 90 players on their roster and select the 53 that give them the best shot to extend the success they had last season...

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  10. How Are the Minnesota Vikings Filling the Percy Harvin Gap?

    Even with all of their offseason moves, the Minnesota Vikings still have to figure out how to fill the huge hole left from the Percy Harvin trade...

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  11. Grading the Minnesota Vikings' Major Offseason Moves

    The Minnesota Vikings are on a roll. Last season, they surprised a lot of people by winning seven more games than in 2011—making it the largest turnaround in franchise history...

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  12. 10 Early Winners and Losers of Minnesota Vikings Offseason

    With the end of the Minnesota Vikings' OTAs , and June's mandatory minicamp coming up, there are still plenty of positional battles to be waged and starters to be named. Yet for some players, their stock is zooming right now, and everything is positive.

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  13. 10 Easy Predictions for the Minnesota Vikings in 2013

    Last season the Minnesota Vikings surprised a lot of people by finishing 10-6 and making it to the playoffs...

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  14. Are the Minnesota Vikings Too Reliant on Adrian Peterson?

    If the Minnesota Vikings are to replicate the success of their playoff season from last year, they will need to spread the offense around. Relying on Adrian Peterson to carry most of the load is a disaster waiting to happen...

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  15. What We Learned from the Minnesota Vikings' First Three Days of OTAs

    Last week the Minnesota Vikings conducted their first three OTAs. There are 10 more practices and a mandatory minicamp between now and June 20 to give us a peek at what should be a very competitive training camp for a very young team...

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  16. For the Minnesota Vikings, Going Young May Be a Step Backwards

    The past three seasons, the Minnesota Vikings have parted ways with more than 14 players over the age of 30. These moves, or in some instances the result of doing nothing, has reduced the average age of the roster to 25...

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  17. Why This Will Be Jared Allen's Last Season with the Minnesota Vikings

    The Minnesota Vikings find themselves in a precarious situation. Their top three sack producers— Jared Allen , Brian Robison and Everson Griffen —are all scheduled to be free agents following the 2013 season...

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  18. Minnesota Vikings: What to Watch for at the OTAs

    The Minnesota Vikings open their OTAs on May 28 with potentially their youngest roster since 1965. According to data from Pro-Football-Reference.com , the Vikings' 2012 roster had an average age of 25...

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  19. What to Expect from the Minnesota Vikings' 1st-Round Draft Picks

    The expectations for the Minnesota Vikings ' three draft picks is extremely high, perhaps to the point of being unrealistic. After all, the last time the Vikings had a bust of a first-round draft pick was 2005...

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  20. Can Cordarrelle Patterson Become the New Percy Harvin in Minnesota?

    The simple answer is no, Cordarrelle Patterson is not the next Percy Harvin —and that's not a bad thing. Harvin entered the NFL draft following his junior year at Florida and came to the Minnesota Vikings with 59...

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  21. Early Projections for the Minnesota Vikings' Final 53-Man Roster

    Only a little more than a week removed from the NFL draft, here's a far too early projection of the Minnesota Vikings' roster...

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  22. Initial Post-Draft Depth Chart for the Minnesota Vikings

    The Minnesota Vikings have been very successful in the draft over the last couple of years, and this latest crop of rookies should be just as beneficial to the team...

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  23. Minnesota Vikings' Post-Draft Wish List

    The Minnesota Vikings went into the 2013 NFL draft with 11 picks, and after some maneuvering by general manager Rick Spielman , they ended with nine new draftees...

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  24. Everett Dawkins to the Vikings: How Does the DT Fit with Minnesota?

    When the dust settled on the 2013 NFL draft, the Minnesota Vikings ended it in the same way they opened it—by drafting a defensive tackle...

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  25. Travis Bond to the Vikings: How Does the Guard Fit with Minnesota?

    The Minnesota Vikings needed to find some depth at guard after Geoff Schwartz signed with Kansas City this offseason. After not drafting any offensive linemen last year, the Vikings drafted two guards late in the draft to plug that hole...

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