The MInnesota Vikings showed their faith in rookie linebacker Eric Kendricks when they traded fellow LB Gerald Hodges to San Francisco.
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Where are the Vikings ranked this week?
Minnesota has lost five straight on the road, but has also won five straight at home. Where did the Vikings land in our rankings after Sunday's loss? Week 5 Power Rankings
The 49ers acquired linebacker Gerald Hodges from Minnesota for backup center Nick Easton and a sixth-round draft pick.
Vikings wide receiver Mike Wallace is not practicing on Tuesday.
The Vikings traded Gerald Hodges, who started the first four games of the season, to the 49ers in exchange for a sixth-round pick and center Nick Easton on Tuesday.
Minnesota Vikings kicker Blair Walsh has missed eight of his 19 field goal attempts and two extra point attempts since the start of the preseason.
Vikings trade LB to 49ers
The Vikings traded LB Gerald Hodges to the 49ers for a 6th-round draft pick and center Nick Easton, GM Rick Spielman announced Tuesday. With the move, rookie 2nd-round pick Eric Kendricks will likely start at MLB.
Charlies Johnson is hopeful he will be back on the field when the Vikings return from their bye week.
The Vikings announced they will include the works of 34 local artists in U.S. Bank Stadium, including work from Hall of Famer Carl Eller.
The Vikings traveled 97 yards for their second touchdown on Sunday, their longest drive since Week 13 of the 2008 season.
Denver unleashed pass rushers on QB
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Coach Mike Zimmer said he's encouraged by the Vikings' effort and doesn't think the team is far away from taking a step to becoming a contender.
The Vikings used their base defense for just one play in the first half vs. the Broncos and it resulted in Ronnie Hillman's 72-yard TD run.
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Teddy Bridgewater has 16 NFL starts to his name. What he did in the final quarter on Sunday suggested his next 16 starts could include many more wins.
The Vikings' two biggest problems -- protecting Teddy Bridgewater and kicker Blair Walsh's accuracy -- came back to bite them Sunday at Denver.
Straight-line speed and a great second half might be causes for optimism.
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Broncos DB Chris Harris, on Teddy Bridgewater: "A lot of times we were able to get Bridgewater scrambling. Usually, sometimes he forces the throws on those, but today he was like, 'No, I'm just going to take this shot.' And he didn't really force anything. He took the easy throw all day."
Bridgewater willed his team back
Despite facing a constant barrage of blitzes, Teddy Bridgewater did everything in his power to get Minnesota back into the game. The QB hit 11 of his first 12 passes in the second half. Week 4 game balls
Brandon McManus kicked a 39-yard field goal with 1:51 left and Denver had seven sacks in the Broncos' 23-20 win over the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday.
Broncos hold off Vikings
The Broncos remained perfect in a back-and-forth game vs. the Vikings, that ended up 23-20 thanks in large part to help from the defense. Denver kept the pressure on Teddy Bridgewater all day, sacking him 7 times. Box score
|1(11)||Trae Waynes||CB||Michigan State|
|5(7)||MyCole Pruitt||TE||Southern Illinois|
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