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11-5, 1st in NFC North
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Decision looming on Matt Kalil

The former No. 4 overall pick once looked like the long-term answer at a premium position. Now it seems Minnesota will cut ties with Kalil after the year unless he can rediscover his magic. Upcoming decisions (Insider)

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How much gas does AP have left in the tank? (1:03)
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GameDay 100: Deion Sanders' pick-six on Brett Favre (0:34)
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Vikings kicker not defined by playoff miss (1:40)
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Another strong spring in Minnesota

The Vikings didn't do anything flashy this offseason, but all signs continue to point to them as a rising team. Our panel liked Rick Spielman's work. Offseason grades (Insider)

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Vikes' Walsh: Missed field goal 'won't define me'

Blair Walsh, who missed a potential game-winning field goal in the Vikings' wild-card playoff game against the Seahawks, said the moment "won't define me."

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Andrew Zimmern and Gavin Kaysen (from Minneapolis' Spoon and Stable) unveiling their Italian porchetta sandwich for the menu at U.S. Bank Stadium. The sandwich will come in a sleeve that should prevent the contents from spilling at the game.

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Andrew Zimmern is among the chefs on hand for the Vikings' unveiling of the food options at U.S. Bank Stadium. The team is introducing what it calls an "all-star team" of culinarians to design the menu at the $1.1 billion stadium, which opens this summer.

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Masters of the hard count

Whether or not you think the "stutter count" is "ruining football," it's clear Aaron Rodgers has the technique mastered. But other QBs, including a division rival, can do it as well.

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Time for Teddy Bridgewater to step up

With more protection up front and a first-round receiver in the fold, the team around Bridgewater is coming together. The question is: Can he take the next step? Most to prove

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9dMatt Bowen

NFL's five most creative defensive playcallers

Disguise, cover and pressure -- that's how NFL defenses make life hard for quarterbacks. Which coaches are the most creative in how they attack opponents? Matt Bowen analyzes his five favorites.

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Where are Vikings on Karabell's list?

It's never too early to start planning for your fantasy draft. Here's where the top Vikings rank in their respective position groups, according to our Eric Karabell.

  • QB: Teddy Bridgewater (26)
  • RB: Adrian Peterson (1)
  • WR: Stefon Diggs (48)
  • TE: Kyle Rudolph (23)
  • K: Blair Walsh (14)
  • Defense/Special teams (11)
Karabell's top-100 fantasy rankings for 2016

Team Stats

Passing Yards183.031st
Rushing Yards138.24th
Points For22.816th
Points Against18.95th

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