1:25 AM EST, Wed November 26, 2014
Charlotte Observer 4 hours ago

Boiling water freezes over in Vikings country

Carolina Panthers center Ryan Kalil doesn't need a meteorologist to tell him how cold it in Minneapolis.
The Herald 6 hours ago

It could be Amini Silatolu’s turn at tackle for Carolina Panthers

Amini Silatolu is the leading candidate to start at right tackle for the Panthers against the Vikings this week, marking the sixth different offensive line for the team in as…
Minneapolis Star-Tribune 5 hours ago

Free-agent OT Webb says he rejoining Vikings

Offensive tackle J’Marcus Webb, who spent time with the Vikings last season, announced on Twitter that he is rejoining the Vikings, who need another tackle with Phil Loadholt out for the season. Webb, 26, played eight games for the Vikings last season. He was a backup swing tackle, but he did make one start at right tackle while Loadholt was sidelined in a Week 10 win against the Redskins. Webb signed with the Chiefs this spring but did not survive final cuts at the end of the preseason. Webb, who was a seventh-round pick of the Bears in 2010, is listed at 6-foot-7 and 333 pounds. He...

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St. Paul Pioneer Press 2 hours ago

Vikings to reveal MLS stadium concept plans

The Vikings will reveal renderings of the "house-reduction" concept they would use within their $1 billion stadium for a possible Major League Soccer expansion franchise.
Minneapolis Star-Tribune 2 hours ago

Craig: Vikings' Madson has the 'best seat in the house'

Community relations guy has heartwarming stories to tell.
St. Paul Pioneer Press 5 hours ago

Vikings: Tackle J'Marcus Webb will rejoin team

Tackle J'Marcus Webb is rejoining the Vikings, a source confirmed Tuesday.

Tackle J'Marcus Webb rejoins the Vikings

By Chris Tomasson ctomasson@pioneerpress.com Tackle J'Marcus Webb is rejoining the Vikings, a source confirmed Tuesday. Webb, who played last year for Minnesota, will take the spot on the roster for when Phil Loadholt is placed on injured reserve. Loadholt was lost for the season with a torn pectoral muscle in his shoulder suffered in last Sunday's 24-21 loss to Green Bay at TCF Bank Stadium. Webb had tweeted Tuesday that he would be signing with the Vikings. He wrote, "I'm a Viking!'' The Vikings did not make an official roster move Tuesday on Webb. It could be done Wednesday. After...
St. Paul Pioneer Press 6 hours ago
Ex-Viking Fred Smoot charged with domestic assault

Ex-Viking Fred Smoot charged with domestic assault

ASHBURN, Va. -- Ex-NFL defensive back Fred Smoot has been charged with misdemeanor domestic assault after a woman called police to say he grabbed her during a fight at a Virginia home.

Adrian Peterson taking heat for awkward tweet about Ferguson, Mo., case

By Chris Tomasson ctomasson@pioneerpress.com Suspended Vikings running back Adrian Peterson continues to make missteps. Peterson is now taking heat for an awkward tweet Monday night in which he compared the police officer not being indicated in the killing of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., to his own situation regarding a child-abuse incident. Peterson tweeted: “The GRAND JURY DECIDED NOT TO INDICT ME TOO! But that changed a week LATER! MAYBE,BUT NOT LIKELY N THIS CASE #PUTyourTrustNGODnotINtheWORLD!” The tweet came after a grand jury had declined to indict police officer Darren Wilson...
Minneapolis Star-Tribune 11 hours ago

Ex-Viking Fred Smoot arrested on domestic assault charges

Smoot played two seasons for the Vikings and was involved in the Love Boat Scandal.
Minneapolis Star-Tribune 12 hours ago

Five Vikings stats that stand out for Week 13

Each week, beat guy Matt Vensel will highlight five Vikings stats that really mean something. 69 — number of Eddie Lacy’s rushing yards that came after contact on Sunday. The bruising Packers running back did a lot of his damage against the Vikings after contact. Again. According to Pro Football Focus, 69 of Lacy’s 125 rushing yards Sunday came after contact. Lacy forced the Vikings to miss five tackles. Back in Week 5, 52 of Lacy’s 105 rushing yards came after contact. He forced three more missed tackles in that game. According to ESPN Stats and Info, Lacy has now rushed for 229...
Minneapolis Star-Tribune 13 hours ago

Tuesday (Bridgewater "a good backup quarterback") edition: Wha' Happened?

Listen to sports talk radio for long enough — or really, usually, just for a segment — and you will hear what has derisively become known as a “hot take.” On ESPN Radio recently, former NFL QB Tim Hasselbeck had the hottest of hot takes about Vikings rookie QB Teddy Bridgewater. “I don’t believe he’s a starter in the NFL,” Hasselbeck said. “I believe that Teddy Bridgewater – and this isn’t meant to be a shot on him, I was a backup quarterback — I think he’s a good backup quarterback. I think he’d have a nice long career as a backup.” Hasselbeck noted...
Minneapolis Star-Tribune 13 hours ago

Vikings NFL Draft order: Week 13

Every Tuesday, we’ll analyze the Vikings draft chances for the upcoming NFL Draft. Apologizes for not updating the Vikings draft chances last Tuesday with the NFL announcing Adrian Peterson’s suspension, but we’re back! And it’s time for…wait, where did all the red pills go? Two weeks, two losses. The reality that the Vikings, at 4-7, will be draft bound has swept throughout the Twin Cities. Most of you are here to see where they belong in the draft order, but to appease our entire audience and those still clinging to their blue pills, the Vikings have a 0.03 percent chance of...
Minneapolis Star-Tribune 13 hours ago

Access Vikings morning walkthrough: Loadholt done, Kalil apologizes, no moral victories and more

Every weekday, our Vikings reporters walk you through what’s happening with the team that day. WHAT YOU MIGHT HAVE MISSED — The Vikings lost RT Phil Loadholt for the season with a torn pec. — Backup OT Mike Harris says he is ready to step in for Loadholt. — LT Matt Kalil apologized to the media, but not that Vikings fan. — Head coach Mike Zimmer says he does not count moral victories. — Charles Johnson led all Vikings receivers in playing time Sunday. TWEET OF THE (YESTER)DAY MY HEART GOES OUT TO MIKE BROWN’S FAMILY! MY THOUGHTS & PRAYERS ARE WITH YOU! #PRAYING4PEACE — Adrian...
St. Paul Pioneer Press 15 hours ago
Vikings: Jerome Felton thinking of opting out after season

Vikings: Jerome Felton thinking of opting out after season

When the Vikings came to fullback Jerome Felton last March about taking a $500,000 pay cut, he agreed. But Felton also got something out of the deal.

Loadholt injury the latest block for the Vikings and their O-line

Starting right tackle Phil Loadholt will miss the rest of 2014 with a pec injury.

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  • Ben Tate

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    Vikings: Joe Banyard, not Ben Tate, backs up Jerick McKinnon

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    Kyle Rudolph

    Vikings: Confidence, catches lacking in Kyle Rudolph's return

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