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America's Pregame Takes Aim At Aaron Rodgers

Minnesota Vikings Talk Today, 03:47 PM
America's Pregame, a Fox Sports 1 show, dropped this graphic on Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers versus Mike Zimmer's defenses...
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MUST SEE: Brett Favre's new commercial

Minnesota Vikings Talk Today, 03:47 PM
I feel like Vikings vs. Packers week is a good week to share the new Brett Favre commercial for MicroTouch.   Enjoy this:   htt...
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The NFL Now Has All Of The Monies

NFL Football Talk Today, 03:47 PM
ESPN sports business reporter and agitating tweeter Darren Rovell reports this afternoon that the NFL and DirecTV have reached an agreeme...
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Packers' coach Mike McCarthy on the Vikings

Minnesota Vikings Talk Today, 02:54 PM
Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy in his Wednesday press conference addressed a few things about the Minnesota Vikings:   O...
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BIG QUESTION: Why do writers here use caps lock unnecessa...

Questions About MinnCentric Today, 03:47 PM
Seriously... It's never used on something that needs that much emphasis... It's seems.... hackish.
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Vikings Week 5 Injury Report

Minnesota Vikings Talk Today, 01:14 PM
The Vikings released their final injury report for the game with the Green Bay Packers on Thursday night.    The big news is th...
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Latest News


Third-Down Defense a Big Problem

A week ago, amidst the doom and gloom following their loss to the Saints, I lauded the Vikings for the ways in which their defense had shown improvement this season. In an effort to balance the purple positivity I also noted that their third down defense was still an issue. With another game under their belts, the Vikings’ third down defense has now grown into more than just an issue.


Vikings Journal Mailbag: Teddy, Patterson and Hodges

Starting today, Vikings Journal will be doing a twitter mailbag every week under the hashtag #VJMailbag. Follow @ArifHasanNFL on Twitter to participate!


Vikings Offensive Review: Teddy Shines and the Offense Follows

The Vikings, with home field advantage minimized and a bevy of inexperienced players, put down a high-flying Atlanta Falcons team that few expected would fall flat. Teddy Bridgewater was a big reason why.


THE BIG QUESTION: Will Teddy Be Ready for Thursday?

The Teddy Bridgewater era has officially begun in Minneapolis and for a second on Sunday, Vikings fans thought that it might have ended just as quickly as it started. After showcasing his talents in the form of 19/30 passing for 317 yards and 1 rushing touchdown, Bridgewater left the game in the fourth quarter, carted off the field for x-rays.


The Vikings Offense Returns Versus The Falcons

Before the Minnesota Vikings faced the Atlanta Falcons at TCF Bank stadium, the game was setting up like a loss for the home team. The Vikings were coming off a tough loss in New Orleans, and the team lost four starters to injury. Meanwhile, the high-scoring Falcons had torched Tampa Bay and had extra time to prepare for the Vikings. Look out Vikings.


Official Falcons vs. Vikings Game Thread

The Minnesota Vikings (1-2) host the explosive Atlanta Falcons (2-1) today. Some of our Vikings Journal writers will be discussing the game right here in the comments section so register and share your thoughts on the Purple before, during and after the game.


Falcons vs. Vikings Preview: Trying To Stop The Soaring Falcons

This past summer when Purple fans looked forward to the Vikings’ game against the Atlanta Falcons at TCF Bank Stadium, they problem didn’t expect 80 degree temperatures—but the might have hoped for them. The same could probably said about Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater making his first NFL start in the game.


4 Keys To Fixing the Vikings Running Game

With off the field issues barring Adrian Peterson from any activities with the team, the Minnesota Vikings rushing attack has taken a gigantic hit. In 2013, a historically average year on the ground, the Minnesota Vikings averaged just over 130 rushing yards per game. Peterson was on the field, but not in prime form.


Assessing the Offensive Weapons for Teddy and Why it Doesn't Matter

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The Replacements

Given the headline, thankfully, this article has nothing to do with replacement refs. Sorry to disappoint the ‘Mats fans, but this also isn’t about the legendary Minneapolis rock band. Instead, we’re going to take a quick look at the guys who will be replacing injured Vikings starters Kyle Rudolph, Brandon Fusco and (probably) Chad Greenway. You already know all about that guy replacing Matt Cassel.


Defending the Falcons Passing Attack: A Foray in Four Verticals

It may seem a hopeless effort for the Minnesota Vikings, fresh off a bodybag loss to the New Orleans Saints, to put in a winning effort against a team that just recorded the sixth-most dominant win in NFL history.


Steady Teddy Gets The Start—Is He Ready?

At long last (some would say), Teddy Bridgewater will start at quarterback for the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday. He then finished the Saints game last week for injured quarterback Matt Cassel, and now he gets the nod against the Atlanta Falcons. Bridgewater fans will finally get their wish; but is it the right time for Teddy Time?