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2014 Pre Season Schedule
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8/08 Oakland 7 PM
8/16  Arizona 7:30 PM
8/23 @ Kansas City 7 PM
8/28 @ Tennessee 7 PM
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9/7 @ St. Louis 12 PM
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11/2 Washington 12 PM
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11/30 Carolina 12 PM
12/7 NY Jets 12 PM
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Draft Guru Raises Vikings Draft Grade In Post Season Re-Grade
On the national scene, there is nobody more revered for predicting and analyzing the NFL Draft than ESPN Television’s Mel Kiper. Specializing on predicting the league’s draft since 1984, year-by-year Kiper’s accuracy gets better. KFAN.com January 24, 2015

Vikings' season ticket prices will not rise for 2015
The Vikings will keep season-ticket prices in 2015 the same as they were in 2014, a team official said Friday. Pioneer Press January 23, 2015

Kevin Williams wants to retire in Vikings uniform
Plenty of NFL stars in recent years have signed one-day contracts to retire with the team with which they are most associated. Williams, a defensive tackle who played for Minnesota from 2003-13 and is now with Seattle, wants that to do that, as well. Pioneer Press January 23, 2015

Former Viking Kevin Williams has long-coveted Super Bowl ring within grasp
As an NFL rookie in 2003, Kevin Williams attended Super Bowl festivities in Houston. He hung out with friends and took in the sights and sounds of the week. Pioneer Press January 23, 2015

Senior Bowl: Players to watch for Minnesota Vikings
The Senior Bowl won't be played at Ladd-Peebles Stadium until Saturday, but for NFL teams evaluating the 108 players in this year's game, most of the heavy lifting is done. ESPN.com January 23, 2015

Vikings finish 10th in annual special teams rankings
The Vikings' special teams units experienced soaring highs and some devastating lows in 2014. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities January 23, 2015

A glance at possible Vikings' cap casualties
If the NFL salary ceiling rises to the expected $138-$141 million, the Minnesota Vikings currently have about $9-$12 million in projected cap room. They could have a lot more to work with if they make a couple cuts. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities January 23, 2015

Ex-Vikings QB Cunningham auctioning MVP awards for Vegas church
Randall Cunningham is set for one more turnover he doesn't mind committing. The former All-Pro quarterback is auctioning off memorabilia from a fantastic NFL career to raise funds for the church he serves in Las Vegas. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities January 23, 2015

Vikings offseason snapshot: the offensive line
Over the next two weeks, we will take a position-by-position look at where the Vikings stand heading into the offseason after their 7-9 season in 2014. Today, we will focus on the offensive line. Star Tribune January 23, 2015

Former Vikings running back Tommy Mason dies
Former Vikings running back Tommy Mason, the first draft pick in franchise history, died Thursday morning in Newport Beach, Calif., at age 75. Star Tribune January 22, 2015

Part 2: Vikings running back Tommy Mason
Minnesota's first draft pick ever, Tommy Mason of Tulane in 1961, was a productive running back and a colorful character. Star Tribune January 22, 2015

Vikings offseason snapshot: the tight ends
Over the next two weeks, we will take a position-by-position look at where the Vikings stand heading into the offseason after their 7-9 season in 2014. Today, we will take a look at the tight ends. Star Tribune January 22, 2015

Loeffler getting into a chilly business
Vikings long snapper Cullen Loeffler has invested in an ice sculpturing business that will have a display out the Minneapolis Boat Show this weekend. Viking Update January 22, 2015

Tommy Mason, the first draft pick in Vikings history, passes away
Former Vikings running back Tommy Mason has passed away, the Washington Redskins announced on Thursday. He was 75. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities January 22, 2015

Krammer: Could Captain Munnerlyn's role change in 2015?
In the first year under Mike Zimmer, the Vikings seemed to think Captain Munnerlyn was best used in the slot, where he played a NFL-high 396 snaps, per ProFootballFocus.com. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities January 22, 2015

Purple Podcast: 5 names for the Vikings to watch at the Senior Bowl
On this episode of the Purple Podcast, Andrew Krammer and Derek Wetmore preview the names to watch at the Senior Bowl. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities January 22, 2015

Vikings' Blueprint For Success On Display in Super Bowl XLIX
Leading into the 2014 season, Rick Spielman and the rest of the Minnesota Vikings front office were still feeling out their new coach, Mike Zimmer. KFAN.com January 22, 2015

VikesCentric: Ranking the Top Vikings Free Agent Targets: 30-26
The Vikings have a number of directions to go in entering free agency, and any number of targets make sense for the young team. Star Tribune January 21, 2015

Vikings offseason snapshot: the wide receivers
How unproductive were the Vikings’ wide receivers this past season? Across the NFL, there were 57 players — including two running backs and nine tight ends — who had more receiving yards than veteran Greg Jennings, who led the team with 742 yards on 59 catches. Star Tribune January 21, 2015

Vikings' coaching staff stays mostly intact for 2015
It appears that the Vikings’ coaching staff will remain mostly intact for the upcoming season. Star Tribune January 21, 2015

Vikings assistants getting contracts renewed
The assistant coaches for the Vikings will remain largely intact, with those who were holdovers from the Leslie Frazier staff set to get extensions. Viking Update January 21, 2015

Vikings face 6 games with first-year coaches
The Vikings learned that getting used to a new coach can take time, but the 2015 schedule features six games with coaches new to their teams. Will the Vikings get them early in their tenure, when schemes are still being learned? Viking Update January 21, 2015

Vikings will keep coaching staff intact
The Minnesota Vikings have one hire to make to fill out their coaching staff for the 2015 season, but it appears the rest of the group is intact for the long haul. ESPN.com January 21, 2015

Senior Bowl: Vikings' Defensive Options
ESPN Vikings reporter Ben Goessling and ESPN NFL reporter Jeremy Fowler discuss Minnesota's future at cornerback and linebacker from the Senior Bowl in Mobile, Ala. ESPN.com January 21, 2015

Vikings have better idea how to improve defense
ESPN Vikings reporter Ben Goessling discusses how the defense might improve in Year 2 under Mike Zimmer. ESPN.com January 21, 2015

Vikings to extend remaining Frazier assistants, who had expiring deals
It appears the only change to Mike Zimmer's staff heading into his second season with the Minnesota Vikings will come at the assistant receivers coach spot. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities January 21, 2015

Five players to watch at the Senior Bowl for Vikings
Scouts and coaches for the Minnesota Vikings will take in the second day of a four-day stretch of practices and interviews with college seniors on Wednesday in Mobile, Ala., culminating with Saturday's Senior Bowl. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities January 21, 2015

Williams gets his chance at Super Bowl ring
Former Vikings defensive tackle Kevin Williams is getting his chance at a long-awaited Super Bowl ring. Viking Update January 20, 2015

2015 NFL Calendar
The NFL’s busy offseason calendar kicks off this week with the Senior Bowl. Viking Update January 20, 2015

Vikings offseason snapshot: the running backs
The running back position figured to be the least of the Vikings’ worries heading into 2014, but it quickly became their biggest headache when perennial Pro Bowl back Adrian Peterson was charged with child abuse down in Texas two days before their second game of the season. Star Tribune January 20, 2015

Scoggins: In twilight of career, ex-Viking Williams finally on ultimate stage
The longtime Vikings leader and defensive stalwart gets to experience something missing from his decorated career: A chance to play in the Super Bowl. Star Tribune January 19, 2015

Vikings offseason snapshot: Quarterbacks
Over the next two weeks, we will take a position-by-position look at where the Vikings stand heading into the offseason after their 7-9 season in 2014. Today, we start with the quarterbacks. Star Tribune January 19, 2015

Holler: Championship collapse too familiar
Vikings fans may be enjoying the Packers’ loss, but it should also resurrect painful memories. Viking Update January 19, 2015

Revisiting the Ben Tate signing after LeGarrette Blount's playoff boom
Hindsight is 20/20 and the Vikings might be kicking themselves after one midseason personnel move. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities January 19, 2015

 Ex-Vikings DT Kevin Williams in his first Super Bowl with Seattle
In his 12th NFL season, ex-Vikings defensive tackle Kevin Williams is one win from the pinnacle of football. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities January 19, 2015