1. Green Bay Packers vs. Minnesota Vikings: Live Score, Highlights and Analysis

    It all comes down to this. In more ways than one. The Green Bay Packers need a win to clinch a first-round bye, but have already clinched at least a home game for Wild Card Weekend...

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  2. How Jerome Felton Has Become the Minnesota Vikings' Unsung Hero

    It’s a story as old as time. One man does the work, another man gets the credit. Now, that isn ’t the complete story here, but it is part of it. Adrian Peterson is running wild...

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  3. 10 Reasons 2012 Hasn't Been a Complete Loss for the Minnesota Vikings

    Before you rip me for calling this a lost season, I acknowledge it. At this juncture it's far from a lost season. The Vikings (8-6) are in the heat of a postseason push, a push that actually has them in if the playoffs began today...

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  4. Comparing Adrian Peterson to the Greatest Running Backs Ever

    The Minnesota Vikings ' Adrian Peterson insisted he would be healthy enough to play in Week 1 of the 2012 NFL season after tearing both his MCL and ACL in his left knee on Dec...

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  5. 10 Free Agency, Draft Targets the Vikings Must Chase for 2013

    The purpose of this slideshow is to assess a handful of players who could fulfill the Minnesota Vikings' needs this off-season, either through the draft or free agency...

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  6. Bears vs. Vikings: Live Game Grades and Analysis for Minnesota

    Final: Vikings 21, Bears 14 The Vikings pulled it out. It wasn't pretty. But they got the "W" they badly needed. Adrian Peterson led the way with 153 yards and two touchdowns...

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  7. 10 Positive Lessons the Minnesota Vikings Can Take out of the 2012 Season

    It's been one hell of a roller coaster ride for the Minnesota Vikings in 2012. They started out 5-2 and appeared ready to compete with the NFC's best...

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  8. Vikings vs. Packers: Minnesota's Biggest Winners and Losers

    Another week, another similar line of topics to discuss relative to the latest Minnesota Vikings loss. The Vikings fell to the Green Bay Packers , 23-14, on Sunday in Week 13...

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  9. Minnesota Vikings vs. Green Bay Packers: Live Score, Highlights and Analysis

    It's in the books and the Green Bay Packers (8-4) were victorious over the Minnesota Vikings (6-6), 23-14...

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  10. 8 Players the Minnesota Vikings Could Take in the 1st Round of 2013 NFL Draft

    It's probably too early for some of you to begin NFL draft discussions, but the regular season is winding down and at least now we're getting a general idea of where most teams will draft in the first round...

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  11. Vikings vs. Bears: Minnesota's Biggest Winners and Losers from Week 12

    It was a tough game to watch. Play on both sides was subpar, but especially relative to the Minnesota Vikings . The offense had little going for it outside of Adrian Peterson , again...

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  12. Vikings: Building a 2013 Free Agent Shopping List Around Projected Cap Space

    Last offseason was relatively quiet for the Minnesota Vikings . Their biggest signing was John Carlson. They offered the former Seattle Seahawks tight end $25 million over five years...

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  13. Minnesota Vikings: Sketching out the Road to a Playoff Berth

    Entering their Week 11 bye the Minnesota Vikings find themselves at 6-4 and, at this moment, on the outside looking in relative to the 2012 NFC playoff picture...

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  14. 6 Improvements the Minnesota Vikings Must Make During Bye

    It was a game the Minnesota Vikings needed to win. It was a game where Minnesota needed to show improvements in multiple areas of play. And it was a game the team needed to suffer no injuries in...

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  15. Detroit Lions vs. Minnesota Vikings: 10 Keys to the Game for Minnesota

    Having lost three of their last four games, the Minnesota Vikings are in a downward spiral. And they're catching the Detroit Lions at a bad time. The Lions have won their last two and three of their last four...

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  16. How Legitimate Is the Minnesota Vikings' Playoff Shot?

    What will determine the Minnesota Vikings ' playoff chances is really simple. First, Christian Ponder . The second-year quarterback opened the season slinging 143 passes without an interception...

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  17. Surveying the Home Stretch: What the Vikings Must Do to Earn a Playoff Berth

    If the season ended today, the Minnesota Vikings would be in the postseason at 5-3. They would be one of the NFC's two wild-card teams along with the Green Bay Packers...

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  18. Minnesota Vikings: Game-by-Game Predictions for Second Half of the Season

    It's amazing how things have turned for the Minnesota Vikings over the past three weeks. The Vikings were 4-1 and looking to be a serious playoff threat...

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  19. Breaking Down Christian Ponder's Form at the NFL's Midseason Mark

    Oh, Christian Ponder. Where to begin .... It's been an up and down season for the second-year quarterback of the Minnesota Vikings . At times, he has looked ready to lead the Minnesota Vikings on a deep playoff run...

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  20. Midseason Report Card for Every Minnesota Vikings Positional Unit

    When your team is 5-2 and in position to reach the postseason, plenty has gone right. And that's exactly the case for the Minnesota Vikings ...

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  21. Arizona Cardinals vs. Minnesota Vikings: Live Score, Highlights and Analysis

    Final: Minnesota 21-14 It wasn't pretty. It wasn't clean. But the Minnesota Vikings defeated the Arizona Cardinals 21-14. The Cardinals (4-3) have now lost three in a row after starting 4-0...

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  22. Minnesota Vikings: 10 Players off to the Best and Worst Starts

    The purpose of this slideshow is to assess how various Minnesota players are doing through the first six games of the 2012 season. It isn't to assess where they will be down the road...

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  23. Minnesota Vikings: Early Team Awards

    The Minnesota Vikings are one of the league's biggest surprises. And with a 4-1 start, the Vikings are in prime position to make a playoff run, and a run at the NFC North crown...

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  24. Tennessee Titans vs. Minnesota Vikings: Live Score, Video and Analysis

    With their 30-7 victory over the Tennessee Titans (1-4) on Sunday the Minnesota Vikings moved to 4-1 and remain atop the NFC North (they own the tie-breaker with the Chicago Bears )...

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  25. Minnesota Vikings: Rookie Progress Report Through First 4 Games

    An under-valued reason why the Minnesota Vikings (3-1) sit atop the NFC North after four weeks, and a big reason they are viewed as a legitimate playoff contender is the play of the 2012 rookie class...

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