Vikings
  • Frazier: Ponder wasn’t benched, remains starter

    Vikings coach Leslie Frazier reaffirmed his commitment to rookie quarterback Christian Ponder following the team’s first practice leading up to Sunday’s game against the Saints at Mall of America Field. “There is no doubt he’s …

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    15 Dec 11
  • NFL: Minnesota Vikings at Detroit Lions

    WR Stephen Burton, a rookie seventh-round draft pick, injured the medial collateral ligament in his knee and was placed on injured reserve. He won’t require surgery. Burton made the team as a practice-squad player. He …

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    13 Dec 11
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    The Vikings need to finish 2-1 against the Saints, Redskins and Bears to avoid becoming the first team to lose 14 games in the 51-year history of the franchise. “That’s our motivation now,” defensive end …

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    12 Dec 11
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    RB Adrian Peterson took a step toward returning while quarterback Christian Ponder moved in the other direction on Thursday. CB Asher Allen continues to practice on a limited basis, but the Vikings are just being …

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    09 Dec 11
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    The Vikings head to Detroit to challenge the Lions’ fifth-ranked passing attack with a depleted secondary that’s been embarrassing the past seven games. How embarrassing? Well, for starters, it’s allowed quarterbacks to complete 71 percent …

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    08 Dec 11
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    He’s down to his fourth left cornerback and third free safety. His left corner was out of work a month ago. His free safety is a raw sixth-round draft pick. And his nickelback choices are …

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    07 Dec 11
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    TE Visanthe Shiancoe showed up Monday with a swollen hand. The Vikings aren’t sure how he hurt the hand. They sent him for X-rays, which turned out negative. He should be fine in time for …

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    06 Dec 11
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    With four games left — none of which they’ll be favored to win – coach Leslie Frazier could take the Vikings where they’ve never gone in their 51-year history: 2-14. Matt Prater’s 23-yard field goal …

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    05 Dec 11