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11-5, 1st in NFC North
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Vikings need bigger offensive spark

Teddy Bridgewater was supposed to take big steps forward last season with Adrian Peterson, Mike Wallace and a healthy Kyle Rudolph. Instead, Minnesota's leading receiver was fifth-round rookie Stefon Diggs, and Bridgewater slowly progressed. Following the Broncos' blueprint (Insider)

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Big extension coming for Harrison smith?

The Vikings' Pro Bowl safety is entering the final year of his rookie deal and is in need of an extension. The market for Chiefs safety Eric Berry could help set Smith's price in negotations. NFL rumors roundup

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Predicting Minnesota's offseason

Ben Goessling thinks Minnesota will lock up Pro Bowl safety Harrison Smith with a contract extension, avoiding the franchise tag, before the start of the 2016 season. Offseason predictions

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Prediction: Walsh atones in SB LIII

In a fun glimpse into the future, Thomas Neumann sees the Vikings making it to the big game with the help of a bounty received in a trade for Adrian Peterson. Once there, Blair Walsh delivers the game-winning 27-yard field goal. The next 25 Super Bowls

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Mike Harris found his position

Harris at tackle was very, very bad. But he showed potential at guard, although he needs to be a little more consistent. He could be a very nice pickup for a team needing to solidify its interior. Free-agent sleepers (Insider)

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Will the Vikings open it up?

Minnesota has eased Teddy Bridgewater into the NFL, leaning heavily on its run game in the process. Will the Vikings open up the playbook in 2016? Way-too-early fantasy rankings

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Vikings in good shape for 2016

GM Rick Spielman has done a great job of assembling talent in Minnesota, and our panel has taken notice. Did the Vikings land in the top 10? Way-too-early Power Rankings

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Broncos trying to turn SB luck around

Denver will be making its eighth Super Bowl appearance on Sunday, but five of the previous seven have ended in losses. That's the most in NFL history, one ahead of the Patriots, Bills and Vikings.

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Manning trying to avoid dubious list

If the Broncos lose on Sunday, Peyton Manning will become the fourth quarterback to lose at least three Super Bowls, equaling John Elway and Fran Tarkenton. Only Jim Kelly has lost four Super Bowls.

Ben Goessling ESPN Staff Writer 

Vikings running back Adrian Peterson was named the FedEx Ground Player of the Year on Saturday, after rushing for a league-leading 1,485 yards and tying for the league lead with 11 rushing touchdowns. Peterson, who won his third NFL rushing title, was the first running back in his 30s to lead the league in rushing since Curtis Martin in 2004.

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Curiosas analogías en tiempos de Super Bowl

La fascinación por el Super Bowl en los Estados Unidos involucra desde fans hasta estrellas de la NBA, a sabiendas, el colega Martín Bater comparó a 5 jugadores de la NBA con sus colegas de la NFL que se les parezcan en estilo de juego o actitud. Leer

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Vikings hurt by mediocre Mike Wallace

Acquiring Wallace from Miami last offseason didn't turn out to be the best decision by Minnesota. However, the team had a strong draft and worked through things with Adrian Peterson, so Mike Sando didn't dock its grade too much. 2015 offseason re-grade (Insider)

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CTE diagnosis in McNeill could be momentous

Former Minnesota Vikings linebacker Fred McNeill had CTE -- a significant milestone because researchers identified signs of the disease in a test while he was still alive.

Team Stats

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

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