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  • MarQueis Gray back at home with Vikings

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- The first time MarQueis Gray played at TCF Bank Stadium, he was a quarterback for the University of Minnesota. He ended his career with the Gophers as a wide receiver, and his next game at the stadium will presumably come as a tight end for the Minnesota Vikings as the next step in a career arc that's already doubled back on itself.

    about 5 hours ago | Ben Goessling
  • Vikings' safety situation still in flux

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- After nearly four months of evaluation, a handful of injuries and the release of two veterans over the weekend, the Minnesota Vikings still apparently haven't settled on a starting safety opposite Harrison Smith -- at least not one coach Mike Zimmer was comfortable sharing on Monday.

    about 5 hours ago | Ben Goessling
  • Linval Joseph returns to practice for Vikes

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Defensive tackle Linval Joseph, who was hit in the left calf by a stray bullet in an Aug. 9 nightclub shooting in Minneapolis, returned to practice for the first time since the shooting on Sunday,  and was a full participant again on Monday as the Minnesota Vikings prepared for their season opener on Sunday.

    about 7 hours ago | Ben Goessling
  • Vikings have league's fifth-youngest roster

    MINNEAPOLIS -- Since the start of the Minnesota Vikings' organizational overhaul in 2011, when Rick Spielman put a greater emphasis on building through the draft, the team's roster has typically ranked among the league's youngest.

    about 13 hours ago | Ben Goessling
  • Vikings' practice squad (nearly) complete

    MINNEAPOLIS -- We'd talked earlier about the Vikings putting some pieces in place for their practice squad. That group is now almost complete.The team officially announced the signings of running back Joe Banyard, wide receiver Kain Colter, tight end Chase Ford and tackle Mike Remmers to its practice squad, also announcing it had signed center Zac Kerin, wide receiver Donte Foster, cornerback Kendall James, defensive tackle Isame Faciane and defensive end Justin Trattou to the group.

    about 1 day ago | Ben Goessling
  • Vikings claim Gray, Harris off waivers

    MINNEAPOLIS -- The Minnesota Vikings continued to tweak their roster on Sunday, reuniting offensive coordinator Norv Turner with two names from his past -- including one that should be familiar to football fans in Minnesota.

    about 1 day ago | Ben Goessling
  • A look at the Vikings' 53-man roster

    MINNEAPOLIS -- The Minnesota Vikings' roster is set at 53 players for now, although a NFL roster is always in some state of flux. That's important to remember with the Vikings' roster, particularly at a pair of positions where the team's depth suggests more roster moves could eventually be coming.

    about 2 days ago | Ben Goessling
  • Minnesota Vikings cut-down analysis

    Most significant move: When coach Mike Zimmer brought safety Chris Crocker out of retirement for the third consecutive year and the Minnesota Vikings signed him to a one-year deal during training camp, it seemed likely the 34-year-old would make the roster and could possibly win the starting safety job next to Harrison Smith.

    about 2 days ago | Ben Goessling