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Article: Vikings Game 7 Recap: The More Things Change, th...

Minnesota Vikings Talk Yesterday, 08:07 PM
All week long I spent time preparing to write a preview for Sunday's game. Sadly, I could not close the deal as I used my time poorly thr...
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Article: Jerick McKinnon—Running With The Opportunity

Minnesota Vikings Talk Yesterday, 08:07 PM
Since the first game of the season, a cloud has hovered over the Vikings’ running game. Adrian Peterson’s legal troubles whipped it up in...
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Vikings' RB Jerick McKinnon Fulfills Zimmer's Req...

Minnesota Vikings Talk Yesterday, 04:30 PM
Prior to Sunday's game in Buffalo, head coach Mike Zimmer had a tall order for rookie running back Jerick McKinnon to fill: Average 3 yea...
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Vegas favors (1-5) Tampa Bay over Vikings

Minnesota Vikings Talk Yesterday, 04:30 PM
Vegas has the Bucs, who are 1-5 and are the worst in the league with a -14 points per game point differential, as three point favorites o...
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The World According to Zim

Minnesota Vikings Talk Yesterday, 04:30 PM
Here is a sampling of Mike Zimmer's Friday press conference. I have noticed that his pressers start out on Monday a bit more effusive (fo...
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Shame On You, Cook and Kanabec Counties

Minnesota Vikings Talk Yesterday, 04:30 PM
According to Vox.com's NFL Twitter interactive map, these two Minnesota counties were found to have allegiances to teams other than the h...
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So You’re Telling Me There’s a Chance...

I applaud the rabid and loyal Vikings fans who are still holding out hope that their team will turn things around and make the playoffs this season. I really do. They are passionate fans, not easily dissuaded when things go wrong, as they usually do for their squad. However, they’re also ignoring history.

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Jerick McKinnon—Running With The Opportunity

Since the first game of the season, a cloud has hovered over the Vikings’ running game. Adrian Peterson’s legal troubles whipped it up into a storm and without former backup Toby Gerhart to step in, dark clouds increased on the horizon. But rookie Jerick McKinnon has begun to emerge from the squall and could be the Vikings’ future at the position.

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Fantasy Football Pants Party Podcast - Week 8

You’re invited to the Fantasy Football Pants Party podcast featuring Bo Mitchell of Vikings Journal alongside Anthony Maggio, recorded live from Wembley Stadium this week. They’ll help with your lineup with their bloody compelling fantasy football insight. Please enjoy the Fantasy Football Pants Party podcast for Week 8.

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Fantasy Football Week 8 Rankings

How’s your fantasy team doing? Do you have any running backs left? Struggling with the bye weeks? Whether your squad is fighting to stay afloat or coasting toward the playoffs, you probably have a few tough lineup decisions to make. Allow me to lend a hand with my weekly rankings.

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Vikings Journal Monday Night Football Viewing Party

Are you ready for some football? How about a beer? The staff of Vikings Journal is throwing its second Monday Night Football viewing party of the season on Oct. 27 at Poor Richard's Commonhouse, and you’re invited! The first beer is on us!

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Wild Xtra Is Live!

Please take a minute to check out our new web site Wild Xtra! You'll find 2-3 in-depth, independent and intelligent stories each day on the Minnesota Wild. Plus, you'll find the same great discussion on the day's news in the forums, where your Vikings Journal login will work.

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Vikings Journal Mailbag: Norv Turner, the Trade Deadline and Anthony Barr

Vikings Journal is continuing its weekly twitter mailbag under the hashtag #VJMailbag. Follow @ArifHasanNFL on Twitter to participate!

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Something’s Gotta Give

The NFL has never been more pass-friendly. However, on Sunday in Tampa the worst passing offense in the NFL will square off with the worst pass defense in the NFL. It’s the movable object vs. the resistible force and (you guessed it) something’s gotta give!

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Preaching Patience with Teddy

After Teddy Bridgewater threw his second interception against Buffalo on Sunday, it looked to be a dismal day indeed for the Vikings offense. Aside from Jerick McKinnon, it didn’t look like the Vikings were getting much done. But that's no reason to be pessimistic about the rookie quarterback.

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Vikings Game 7 Recap: The More Things Change, the More They Stay the Same

All week long I spent time preparing to write a preview for Sunday's game. Sadly, I could not close the deal as I used my time poorly throughout. "What a waste!" I thought to myself.

Thankfully, I was wrong. Those same notes became my guide when reviewing the game.

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Vikings' Offensive Line Holding Back Bridgewater, McKinnon

The Vikings’ defense played admirably despite a last-second, game-winning touchdown pass from Kyle Orton, Sunday. They forced four turnovers, and the Vikings offense could only muster 16 points in the loss.

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Great Defensive Effort Falls Short In Buffalo

A day later, the game doesn’t look any better than it did on Sunday. The Minnesota Vikings lost to the Buffalo Bills 17-16 on the road by giving up a final-second touchdown pass. After a decent defensive performance, the Vikings couldn’t make the one final play they needed to preserve a victory, and their record dropped to a disheartening 2-5.