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2015 Schedule
8-3, 1st in NFC North
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Need a tight end for your fantasy team?

Looking on the waiver wire for a tight end? Jacob Tamme, Kyle Rudolph and Scott Chandler are all available in the majority of ESPN leagues and can each make an impact on your fantasy squad.

Top TEs to target on waiver wire (1:47)
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Vikes climb in Power Rankings

The Vikings jump to No. 6 in our rankings -- yes, now above the rival Packers -- and let's just say it's not because of any star passing power going on in Minnesota. Two letters people: A.P. NFL Power Rankings

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Packers have a pair of huge games left

Green Bay has a Week 16 matchup with Arizona that has major playoff seeding implications, followed by a date with Minnesota that could be for the NFC North crown. What other games should you circle on your calendar? Games that will decide the season

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Vikings, Hawks separated by slim margin

Seattle's visit to Minnesota in Week 13 will be a fascinating game to watch. ESPN's FPI projected line has Minnesota favored by just 0.1 points. Will the Vikings' pass rush be able to contain Russell Wilson? Games that will decide the season

Progress made on fake "Teddy Bridgewater" children's book (1:50)
NFL Power Rankings: Watch out for the AFC South (1:24)
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AP competing against his 2013 self

Oh no, this chart isn't just tallying only Vikes RB Adrian Peterson's stats. This shows all players in the past five seasons with the most rushes against eight defenders in box. In other words, AP takes all four top spots. Impressive? Yeah, you could say so.

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Not the easiest road to the playoffs

Minnesota holds a one-game lead over Green Bay heading into Week 13. With the Seahawks, Cardinals and Packers still on the Vikings' slate, the postseason is anything but a guarantee.

Ben Goessling ESPN Staff Writer 

Mike Zimmer had some interesting things to say on Monday about the Vikings' developing identity as a power running team. Especially this year with the Vikings playing outdoors, he wants them primed to produce in cold weather.

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Rushing his way up the record book

Adrian Peterson shot up the record books on Sunday. He passed O.J. Simpson, Corey Dillon and John Riggins on the all-time rushing yards list all on the same day.

Peterson leads all running backs again

Adrian Peterson paced his position in fantasy points on Sunday with 29. It was Peterson's 21st career game with at least 25 fantasy points, which moved him into a tie with Jim Brown for the sixth-most by any running back since 1960. Fantasy fallout

Minnesota in good shape for playoffs

Consider last Sunday's loss to fellow NFC North contender Green Bay an aberration. The Vikings bounced back on the strength of their best player, running back Adrian Peterson, and again sit in the drivers seat in the NFC North. Playoff picture

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Peterson shines for Vikings in win (1:25)

Team Stats

Passing Yards186.831st
Rushing Yards146.41st
Points For21.0Tied-24th
Points Against17.62nd

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