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The runningback has become the face of a national conversation about the cultural differences of ways to discipline children

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Richard Howell was 8 years old when his hometown Minnesota Vikings made their National Football League debut in 1961. He was 16 in 1969 when the Vikings won their first — and only — NFL title. But his Vikings were walloped by the Kansas City Chiefs in Super Bowl IV. That would be the first […]

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Black Quarterbacks, Daunte Culpepper, Minnesota Vikings, NFL, UCF Knights -

As the late Dennis Green prepared to coach his Minnesota Vikings against the New York Giants in the NFC Championship Game on Jan. 14, 2001, he was asked about his faith in going into such a big contest with his second-year quarterback and first-year starter, Daunte Culpepper. “He’s had a great year,” Green told reporters. […]

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All 22, Minnesota Vikings, New Orleans Saints -

Football spoiler alert: If you believe that a pure white light shined momentarily from the heavens on the Minnesota Vikings franchise and you want to remember that play as the holy intervention it appeared to be, then you may want to skip this article. Because I am about to unweave that rainbow. Vikings wide receiver […]

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All 22, Carson Wentz, Case Keenum, Minnesota Vikings, NFL, Philadelphia Eagles -

The term “coach killer” is football jargon used to label a player, normally a quarterback, whose on-field performance is so bad that it routinely undermines his coach’s game plan and eventually leads to the firing of the coaching staff. But there isn’t a term for when the opposite happens, when a coaching staff’s game plans […]

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Case Keenum, Commentary, Minnesota Vikings, NFL, Teddy Bridgewater, Thanksgiving -

MINNEAPOLIS — While the surging Minnesota Vikings hurried to leave the locker room after their latest victory, a 24-7 dismantling of the formidable Los Angeles Rams, head coach Mike Zimmer stood at a lectern in a nearby room, attempting to answer the most pressing question facing one of the NFL’s hottest teams: When will Teddy […]

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Latavius Murray, Minnesota Vikings, NFL -

MINNEAPOLIS — Let’s not forget that Latavius Murray wasn’t at the head of the line. Among Minnesota Vikings running backs, a rookie initially stood there. But an injury created an opening for Murray, who raced through it and is still going. Now, deep into what has developed into a wonderful season for the Vikings, Murray […]

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Minnesota Vikings, NFL, Practice Squad, Teddy Bridgewater -

Hosted by our senior writer and former NFL cornerback Domonique Foxworth, Practice Squad is a weekly variety show inspired by our love of the game and filtered through our awkward, subversive minds. This is not your average weekly NFL recap show. This week’s episode features the following segments: Who Dis?: We ask football fans on […]

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Case Keenum, Minnesota Vikings, NFL, Teddy Bridgewater -

LANDOVER, Maryland — It was an intensely personal moment laid bare because of the public nature of Teddy Bridgewater’s work. His horrific, career-threatening injury, his grueling rehab and the chance to finally reclaim his career — so much weighed on his mind. And as the Minnesota Vikings quarterback cried uncontrollably Sunday afternoon before kickoff here […]

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Books, CulturePlay, Erykah Badu, Food, Football, Minnesota Vikings, NFL, Sneaker Stories, Stefon Diggs, Style -

Like the frigid wind that travels through Minnesota’s winters, Stefon Diggs dashes off the line of scrimmage, often right into the end zone. Through the first four weeks of the NFL season, Diggs, 23, had the most receiving yards (391) in the league and was second in touchdowns (four). Before his Week 5 groin strain, […]

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Air Jordan, Football, Jordan Brand, Michael Jordan, Minnesota Vikings, NFL, Nike, Randy Moss, Sneaker Stories, Style, Super Freak -

Randy Moss didn’t always need a football field to put his inhuman speed on display. All he really needed was a treadmill, and a few spectators. During one workout at a Florida gym back in the early days of his NFL career, the young Minnesota Vikings wide receiver pushed the limit of human athleticism. His […]

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All 22, Chicago Bears, Jared Goff, Minnesota Vikings, Mitchell Trubisky, NFL -

Goff Fever is a new virus first discovered in Los Angeles. It hasn’t yet been recognized by the World Health Organization. But it is believed to be one of many Quarterback Deficiency Disorders. QDDs are a dreaded classification of illnesses that plague many NFL organizations, causing erratic decision-making, an aversion to sustained success and dejected […]

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Daily Uplift, Get Lifted, Houston, Kevin Warren, Minnesota Vikings, Super Bowl -

Kevin Warren, the chief operating officer of the Minnesota Vikings, will be honored by Texas Southern University during Super Bowl weekend with the school’s inaugural Pioneer Award. Warren, the first African-American COO in NFL history, will receive the award on Feb. 4 at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston. Proceeds from the event […]

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Chicago Bears, Minnesota Vikings, NFL, What Had Happened Was -

GAME. BLOUSES. On Monday night, the Chicago Bears shocked the football world by upsetting the visiting Minnesota Vikings, 20-10. This was Bears quarterback Jay Cutler’s first game back from injury, and he decided to make a statement. Completing over 64 percent of his passes (20-of-31) for 252 yards and a score did just that. Is […]

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All 22, Minnesota Vikings, NFL, Philadelphia Eagles -

I am frustrated with the oversimplification of football analysis. As a cornerback, I am familiar with being blamed by media and fans for a deep pass caught on my side despite not being responsible for the deep zone. So this season, I will be watching the coaches’ video and analyzing the impact of all 22 […]

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Carson Wentz, Minnesota Vikings, NFL, Philadelphia Eagles, Sam Bradford -

If you didn’t know better, you would have sworn that Carson Wentz did his job alone. While the rookie quarterback was blowing up early in the season, Philadelphia Eagles fans weren’t trying to hear anything unless it involved news about the No. 2 overall pick in the 2016 draft. Now that Wentz has ineluctably stumbled, […]

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Joshua Dobbs, Julio Jones, Michigan Wolverines, Minnesota Vikings, NCAA, New York Giants, NFL, Tennessee Volunteers -

Last week, football included some huge hits, great moves and one Spider-Man-like interception. It was a full week of redemption for some teams and just plain old showtime for others. Monday Night Football The Minnesota Vikings are now 4-0 after pulling off a 24-10 victory over the New York Giants. The Vikings forced an interception […]

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Barry Bonds, David Ortiz, Minnesota Vikings, What Had Happened Was -

GAME. BLOUSES. Raise your hand if you thought the Minnesota Vikings would be this dominant and interesting without Adrian Peterson and Teddy Bridgewater. Us neither. Monday night, the Vikings improved to 4-0 and shut down the visiting New York Giants and their exceptional trio of wide receivers. We even had an enraged Odell Beckham Jr. […]

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Arizona Cardinals, Carolina Panthers, Cleveland Browns, Dallas Cowboys, Los Angeles Rams, Minnesota Vikings, New Orleans Saints, New York Giants, NFL, Philadelphia Eagles, Pittsburgh Steelers, San Diego Chargers, San Francisco 49ers, Seattle Seahawks, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Tennessee Titans, Washington Redskins -

Minnesota Vikings NFC North Last Season’s Record: 11-5 Our entire country mourned the devastating death of Prince, but a black cloud of grief continues to loom largest over the place Prince called home — Minnesota. However, as you know, every cloud does have a silver, or in this case, purple lining. My sources tell me […]

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Arizona Cardinals, Dennis Green, Donnie Shell, Minnesota Vikings, NFL, Rooney Rule, Tony Dungy -

Until he unleashed a fiery postgame rant late in his coaching career, Dennis Green wasn’t known as one of the most intense competitors in NFL history. But Warren Moon could have told you that no one wanted to win more than Green. A meticulous planner whose work ethic was second to none, Green, who died […]

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Dallas Cowboys, Dan Rooney, Mike Tomlin, Minnesota Vikings, NFL, Pittsburgh Steelers, Rooney Rule, Tennessee Titans -

As word spread quickly in January 2007 that Mike Tomlin would be the next head coach of the Pittsburgh Steelers, no one needed to explain the significance of the move to Steve Jackson. Then a safeties coach with the Washington Redskins, Jackson was among the many African-American assistants rooting for Tomlin to get the job. […]

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adrian peterson, ben dogra, dr. april kuchuk, Minnesota Vikings, NFL, Roger Goodell, Sports -

Now that Adrian Peterson is back in the NFL fold—finally—the questions are: What took so […]

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adrian peterson, adrian peterson appeal, Minnesota Vikings, NFL, Roger Goodell, Sports -

Adrian Peterson’s season is over—and he has only Adrian Peterson to blame. His appeal to […]

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adrian peterson, Child Abuse, Minnesota Vikings, Sports -

Whenever Adrian Peterson is allowed to play football again, it should be somewhere other than […]

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adrian peterson suspended, Minnesota Vikings, NFL, ray rice case, Roger Goodell, Sports -

Adrian Peterson gets suspended with pay as his case of endangering his son goes through […]

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@AP, Adrian Peterson, Adrian Peterson Suspended, Child Abuse, Minnesota Vikings, News, NFL, NFL Player Conduct Policy, Roger Goodell, Sports -

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The NFL has suspended Adrian Peterson without pay for at least the rest of the season...

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ALS, brain disease, Lou Gehrig's disease, Minnesota Vikings, NFL, Orlando Thomas, Orlando Thomas dies, Sports -

Former Minnesota Vikings defensive back Orlando Thomas died from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)  Sunday after […]

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adrian peterson, Child Abuse, Minnesota Vikings, NFL, Opinion, Sports -

It’s hard to write about Adrian Peterson and what he did and has gone through […]

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Adrian Peterson could reach a plea deal in his child abuse case that could allow […]

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Adrian Peterson, Adrian Peterson Child Abuse, Child Abuse, Conroe, Minnesota Vikings, News, NFL, Sports, Suspension, Texas, Whooping -

CONROE, Texas (AP) — Adrian Peterson won't be coming back to the field any time soon. A Texas judge on Wednesday tentatively set a Dec. 1 trial date...

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Some believe Adrian Peterson will not play a game this NFL season, while others contend […]

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