1. Vikings vs. Dolphins: Breaking Down Minnesota's Game Plan

    The Minnesota Vikings will hit the road for the final time in 2014 for a Week 16 showdown with the Miami Dolphins . Both teams are looking to get back in the win column following recent losses...

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  2. Vikings Defense Finding Success by Limiting Big Plays

    The Minnesota Vikings defense has become one of the team’s most promising components over the course of the 2014 season. Mike Zimmer’s work with the youthful unit deserves significant praise...

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  3. Teddy Bridgewater, Vikings Right on Track with Developing Young QB

    Rookie quarterback Teddy Bridgewater is the most important player on the Minnesota Vikings roster. How he progresses will determine the future path of the franchise more than the progress of any other young player’s...

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  4. Loss to Lions Reveals Reason for Optimism for Minnesota Vikings

    The Minnesota Vikings were eliminated from playoff contention before Sunday’s 16-14 loss to the Detroit Lions . Now in full evaluation mode, the Minnesota coaching staff should come away happy in its takeaways from Week 15, despite the loss...

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  5. Vikings Give Away Possible Win over Lions with Wasted Opportunities

    The Minnesota Vikings have found another way to lose a game they should have won, falling 16-14 in a highly entertaining affair with the Detroit Lions . Wasting opportunities again proved to be Minnesota’s undoing...

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  6. Vikings vs. Lions: Breaking Down Minnesota's Game Plan

    The Minnesota Vikings will get a second crack at the Detroit Lions in Week 15, looking to make amends for their 17-3 loss in Week 6...

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  7. Vikings Defense Must Get More Production from Linebackers

    Contrary to the team’s offensive success, the Minnesota Vikings defense has begun to spring leaks over the last weeks. Poor play from the unit’s linebackers is the main culprit...

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  8. Charles Johnson Cementing His Role as Vikings Starter at WR

    The Minnesota Vikings ’ playoff hopes still hang by the thinnest of threads, but evaluating young players and continuing to build the team has been objective No. 1 for some time...

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  9. How Matt Asiata Is Holding Back the Minnesota Vikings Offense

    In an otherwise productive day for the Minnesota Vikings offense against the New York Jets , Matt Asiata ’s ineffectiveness from the running back position pulled down the entire unit...

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  10. Vikings Overcome Missed Opportunities to Claim Resilient Overtime Victory

    The Minnesota Vikings tallied another victory in a hard-fought affair, 30-24 over the New York Jets . With time winding down in the fourth quarter, it appeared that missed opportunities could have done in the Vikings...

    Darren Page Written by Darren Page about 11 days ago 3,909 reads 41 comments

  11. Jets vs. Vikings: Breaking Down Minnesota's Game Plan

    The Minnesota Vikings return to the cold confines of home in Week 14, fresh off a convincing home victory, to take on the New York Jets ...

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  12. How Norv Turner Has Adjusted Vikings Offense to Help Teddy Bridgewater

    The Minnesota Vikings took multiple forward steps in their 31-13 victory over the Carolina Panthers in Week 13...

    Darren Page Written by Darren Page about 15 days ago 8,371 reads 5 comments

  13. Xavier Rhodes Emerging as Shutdown CB Vikings Desperately Needed

    The Minnesota Vikings have seen their defense lose and regain its footing off and on down the homestretch of the 2014 season, but one player in particular has become a firm brick in the foundation...

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  14. Vikings QB Teddy Bridgewater Rebounds with Impressive Showing in Week 13 Win

    Coming off a pair of shaky performances, Minnesota Vikings rookie quarterback Teddy Bridgewater rebounded in Week 13 with a terrific performance in a 31-13 Vikings win over the Carolina Panthers ...

    Darren Page Written by Darren Page about 17 days ago 4,489 reads 6 comments

  15. Vikings Special Teams, Blocked Punts Spark Victory over Panthers

    The Minnesota Vikings trounced the Carolina Panthers , 31-13, on the back of two blocked punts in the first half, racing out to a 28-6 halftime lead...

    Darren Page Written by Darren Page about 18 days ago 1,284 reads 2 comments

  16. Panthers vs. Vikings: Breaking Down Minnesota's Game Plan

    The Minnesota Vikings return to the gridiron on Sunday to take on another struggling team from the NFC, the Carolina Panthers . Both teams’ seasons are headed in the wrong direction...

    Darren Page Written by Darren Page about 21 days ago 2,120 reads 1 comments

  17. Chemistry Continues to Be a Problem for Teddy Bridgewater, Vikings Receivers

    With only five weeks left in the 2014 season, the Minnesota Vikings ’ passing attack is running out of time to find its footing. The biggest problem came to a head on Sunday against the Green Bay Packers ...

    Darren Page Written by Darren Page about 22 days ago 8,515 reads 23 comments

  18. What's Next for Minnesota Vikings After Injury to RT Phil Loadholt?

    The injury bug bit the Minnesota Vikings offense again on Sunday. In Week 3, the Vikings lost starting right guard Brandon Fusco for the season. Now the same has happened to starting right tackle Phil Loadholt ...

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  19. Vikings Loss to Packers Gives Glimmer of Hope for Minnesota's Future

    Coming off a thrashing in the previous week, the Minnesota Vikings rebounded with a quality performance against one of the league’s best teams...

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  20. Despite Solid Showing, Packers Offense Just Too Much for Vikings Defense

    The Minnesota Vikings fell to the Green Bay Packers in their return home by a score of 24-21. Proceedings went as planned for the Vikings in the first half, but Aaron Rodgers ...

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  21. Packers vs. Vikings: Breaking Down Minnesota's Game Plan

    The beleaguered Minnesota Vikings return home on Sunday for another divisional showdown against the NFL ’s hottest team, the Green Bay Packers ...

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  22. How Vikings Head Coach Mike Zimmer Can Schematically Stop the Packers Offense

    The 2014 season has come to a crossroads for the Minnesota Vikings, and the next opponent is a freight train ready to wipe out those who fail to take the perfect direction forward...

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  23. Cold Weather Proving to Be Big Obstacle for Vikings' Teddy Bridgewater

    The Minnesota Vikings ’ thumping at the hands of the Chicago Bears on Sunday added a big concern related to rookie quarterback Teddy Bridgewater , an obstacle that will have a significant bearing on things to come...

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  24. Why Minnesota Vikings Couldn't Stop the Chicago Bears Offense

    A thoroughly embarrassing performance set the Minnesota Vikings back in a 21-13 loss to the Chicago Bears on Sunday. No single unit is exempt from criticism after the thumping...

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  25. Vikings Thoroughly Beaten in Perplexing Performance vs. Bears

    The Minnesota Vikings marched into Chicago on the back of consecutive victories and a week off only to be thoroughly dismantled. Despite only losing by a single score, the Vikings’ ineptitude on Sunday is perplexing...

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