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Current News

Vikings will practice more outdoors
With only one indoor game remaining and the weather getting colder, the Vikings plan to practice more outdoors as they continue forging their new -- if brief -- identity as an outdoor team. Pioneer Press October 30, 2014

Vikings down to 2 quarterbacks after Chandler Harnish injury
The Vikings are down to two quarterbacks. Practice squad QB Chandler Harnish is out indefinitely after fracturing his foot. Coach Mike Zimmer said Thursday he was stepped on Wednesday by an offensive linemen. Pioneer Press October 30, 2014

Vikings can't ignore rookies' special-teams penalties
Late-round draft choices Antone Exum and Jabari Price know their performance on special teams could play a role in how long they last in the NFL. Pioneer Press October 30, 2014

Vikings: Defense ready for handful with return of RG3
RG3 is back for Washington, which might leave Vikings defenders huffing more Co2 Sunday at TCF Bank Stadium. Pioneer Press October 30, 2014

Vikings: Cordarrelle Patterson vows to build on success in Tampa
Vikings wide receiver Cordarrelle Patterson finally emerged in the passing game against Tampa Bay, a trend he hopes to kick into higher gear Sunday against Washington. Pioneer Press October 30, 2014

Vikings: Everson Griffen named NFC Defensive Player of the Month
Until Thursday, the last Viking to win NFC Defensive Player of Month was Jared Allen, in October 2011. But now Allen's replacement has won it. Pioneer Press October 30, 2014

Priefer: ‘Error-repeaters’ could lose jobs
Mike Zimmer and Mike Priefer are getting tired of the penalties on special teams and jobs are being threatened. Viking Update October 30, 2014

Gruden has ‘every intent’ to start RG3
Robert Griffin III is the likely starter Sunday when the Redskins face the Vikings. Viking Update October 30, 2014

Vikings injuries: Robison, Price return
Brian Robison and Jabari Price returned to practice on a limited basis after sitting out Wednesday, but practice squad QB Chandler Harnish will be out at least a few weeks, if not longer. Viking Update October 30, 2014

Rookie O-linemen putting in extra time
A trio of rookie offensive linemen haven’t played an offensive snap in a regular-season game yet, but they continue to put in overtime in practice to get there. Viking Update October 30, 2014

VIDEOS: Locker room videos
Minnesota Vikings players Cordarrelle Patterson and Everson Griffen meet with the media on Thursday. Patterson discusses the game against Tampa Bay and the upcoming game against Washington, while Griffen discusses being named the NFC Defensive Player of the Month. Viking Update October 30, 2014

Gruden prepares vs. ‘blitz doctor’ Zimmer
Mike Zimmer and Jay Gruden coached together for three years in Cincinnati and now face each other with the same schemes but different teams. Viking Update October 30, 2014

Minnesota Vikings want Teddy Bridgewater to think faster
Quarterbacks -- or at least those who analyze quarterbacks -- talk frequently about the need for passers to have an internal clock, a deadline of sorts by which the ball must be thrown before pass-rushers arrive. ESPN.com October 30, 2014

Everson Griffen named NFC Defensive Player of the Month
There is another award coming for a member of the Minnesota Vikings' defense. ESPN.com October 30, 2014

Injury report: Brian Robison, Jabari Price return to practice
Brian Robison returned to practice on Thursday after sitting out Wednesday with a bruised glute. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities October 30, 2014

Vikings down to two healthy QBs again after Harnish suffers Lisfranc
The Minnesota Vikings only had two quarterbacks at Thursday's practice. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities October 30, 2014

Joseph: Vikings' eyes wide to avoid 'nightmare' vs. Robert Griffin III
Robert Griffin III squeezed in between Chad Greenway and Everson Griffen before outrunning Harrison Smith to the endzone for a 76-yard touchdown carry that still stands as his career best. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities October 30, 2014

Changes considered with special teams costing Vikings field position
The Vikings feel like they're giving up yards unnecessarily on special teams, and it may be reaching a breaking point. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities October 30, 2014

Purple Podcast: What can Bridgewater's QB clock mean for Vikings?
Andrew Krammer and Derek Wetmore preview the Vikings-Washington game. What has Teddy Bridgewater done well against blitzes that might discourage Washington from sending extra pressure? 1500 ESPN Twin Cities October 30, 2014

Everson Griffen named NFC Defensive Player of Month
Everson Griffen has started his replacement of Jared Allen by becoming the first Vikings player since Allen to win NFC Defensive Player of the Month honors. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities October 30, 2014

Vikings DE Everson Griffen Named NFC Defensive Player of the Month
Vikings DE Everson Griffen has been named NFC Defensive Player of the Month following his performance in four games during the month of October. KFAN.com October 30, 2014

Everson Griffen honored, not satisfied with monthly award
It’s only Vikings defensive end Everson Griffen’s second month as a full time starter, and he was rewarded for his early season performance on Thursday by winning NFC Defensive Player of the Month honors for October. Star Tribune October 30, 2014

Priefer, Vikings considering special-teams changes
Head coach Mike Zimmer sent a message to the special-teams unit during Monday’s team meeting. So what exactly was Zimmer’s message and who in particular was it aimed at? Let’s ask Mike Priefer. Star Tribune October 30, 2014

Brian Robison, Jabari Price limited in return
Vikings defensive end Brian Robison and cornerback Jabari Price returned to Thursday’s practice after not participating on Wednesday. Star Tribune October 30, 2014

Cordarrelle Patterson expects to be 100 percent vs. Washington
Vikings wide receiver Cordarrelle Patterson was asked on Thursday whether he’d be 100 percent on Sunday against the Redskins. He sounded like he took offense to the question about his health. Star Tribune October 30, 2014

Redskins coach Gruden: 'All systems look like they're go' for RG3 to start Sunday vs. Vikings
One of the NFL's most dynamic play-makers — and personalities — is set to return Sunday, and the rest of the season could go far in determining his future in the league. Star Tribune October 30, 2014

Numbers show Vikings pass defense is better
Captain Munnerlyn’s eyebrows rose when a TV reporter stuck a probing microphone in his face and asked how much pride he took in the Vikings being ranked fourth in the NFL in pass defense. Star Tribune October 30, 2014

Hartman: Vikings missed out on selecting QB Griffin
They picked up several players in the 2012 draft with trades, but still haven’t solved QB issues. Star Tribune October 30, 2014

Reports: Redskins QB Griffin will start vs. Vikings
Redskins coach Jay Gruden said the QB could play Sunday if practices go well. Star Tribune October 30, 2014

Vikings notes: Defensive tackles getting it done
The Vikings’ defensive tackles had 7  sacks in 16 games a year ago. In half as many games this season, they have 10  sacks and rank No. 2 behind Buffalo’s defensive tackles (11 ). Star Tribune October 30, 2014

Vikings-Redskins scouting report
Washington defeated the Cowboys 20-17 in overtime Monday night to win consecutive games for the first time this season. It had lost four in a row before defeating the Titans and Cowboys. Star Tribune October 30, 2014

Vikings: Washington's Robert Griffin III could play Sunday
Robert Griffin III will make his return on Sunday "if he shows he can handle the workload" in practices over the next two days, according to Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden. Pioneer Press October 29, 2014

Vikings: Running advice for QB Teddy Bridgewater is this: don't
Former Washington Redskins quarterback and South Florida resident Billy Kilmer has been following Teddy Bridgewater since the Vikings rookie was in high school. Now that Bridgewater is a pro, Kilmer has some advice for him. Don't be like Robert Griffin III. Pioneer Press October 29, 2014

Vikings quarterbacks ready for televised battle of alma maters
Teddy Bridgewater and Christian Ponder have been going at it all week. If it keeps up, Matt Cassel might have to step in to referee. Pioneer Press October 29, 2014

Vikings take aim at entering bye week near .500
The Vikings are the only NFC North team on the clock this week, ample time and opportunity to make up ground before Minnesota enjoys its midseason respite. Pioneer Press October 29, 2014

Vikings: Brian Robison misses Wednesday's practice
Vikings defensive end Brian Robison did not practice Wednesday because of a gluteus injury, the only starter to miss the week's first workout. Pioneer Press October 29, 2014

Vikings: Injury casualty Matt Cassel working ways to contribute
Matt Cassel rolled into the Vikings locker room Wednesday on a steerable knee walker, his left foot encased in a plastic boot, season still lost and future as an NFL starting quarterback in doubt. Pioneer Press October 29, 2014

Vikings' Matt Kalil opens Pieology in Highland Park
Pizza and football are a potent combination -- and Vikings' offensive tackle Matt Kalil is banking on the fact. Pioneer Press October 29, 2014

Vikings: Anthony Barr is NFC Defensive Player of the Week
The NFL on Wednesday put a bow on Anthony Barr's overtime heroics in Tampa by naming him the NFC Defensive Player of the Week. Pioneer Press October 29, 2014

Excitable Griffen shows off well-rounded game
Everson Griffen is proving to be more than just a pass rusher. His improved style of disciplined play is making him a force against the rush and the pass. Viking Update October 29, 2014

RG3 practicing fully, could play vs. Vikings
Robert Griffin III upgraded his practice regimen Wednesday and could play against the Vikings. He still needs medical clearance and Jay Gruden wants to see how he’s doing from a “mental quarterback standpoint.” Viking Update October 29, 2014

Vikings’ 7th-rounders find contributing roles
Two of the Vikings’ three seventh-round picks have been active every game and contributing on defense and special teams. Shamar Stephen and Jabari Price talked about their contributions and what needs improvement. Viking Update October 29, 2014

Cassel finds view from afar ‘hard’
Matt Cassel strolled (with the use of a knee stroller) through the locker room and talked about the progress of his healing foot and his role now. Viking Update October 29, 2014