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Minnesota wide receiver Chad Beebe (84) leaps over Jacksonville cornerback Bryce Canady (34) during a joint practice at TCO Performance Center in Eagan on Wednesday, Aug 15, 2018. (John Autey / Pioneer Press)

Vikings Practice Notes Ahead of Preseason Week 2

A somewhat event-filled week of practice for the Vikings, not the least of which was a joint practice with the Jacksonville, whom they play on Saturday. Here a few of the most notable points to take from the week.

FPC Top Five: Tight Ends Edition

The tight end in the NFL is very different from what it was 20 years ago. Tight ends have evolved the same way running...

Hughes taking little time to climb the ladder

The Vikings selection of Mike Hughes with their first round pick back in April drew mixed reviews from fans. Some saw an immensely talented, supremely athletic corner with tremendous upside.
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Matchup Breakdown: Detroit Lions vs. New York Giants

Tonight at 7:00 pm ET the Detroit Lions get to host Saquon Barkley and the...
Aug 11, 2018; Denver, CO, USA; Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins (8) drops back to pass the ball in the first quarter against the Denver Broncos at Broncos Stadium at Mile High. Mandatory Credit: Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports

New Stories to Eye in Vikings’ Second Preseason Game

Spirits were pretty high following the Vikings' win over the Broncos in week one of the preseason. The offense looked flawless, the defense forced three-and-outs and many of the young guys came to play. This week, the Vikings try to build on that success at home against last season's AFC runner-up, the Jacksonville Jaguars.
Minnesota wide receiver Chad Beebe (84) leaps over Jacksonville cornerback Bryce Canady (34) during a joint practice at TCO Performance Center in Eagan on Wednesday, Aug 15, 2018. (John Autey / Pioneer Press)

Vikings Practice Notes Ahead of Preseason Week 2

A somewhat event-filled week of practice for the Vikings, not the least of which was a joint practice with the Jacksonville, whom they play on Saturday. Here a few of the most notable points to take from the week.

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2017 NFC North Standings
1. Minnesota Vikings (13-3)
2. Detroit Lions (9-7)
3. Green Bay Packers (7-9)
4. Chicago (5-11)

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Vikings Preseason Week 1: Whose Stock Rose, Whose Slid?

The Vikings' first depth chart made one thing clear: rookies are being brought along slowly, regardless of where they were selected. Only three first-year players, Daniel Carlson, Mike Hughes and Brian O'Neill, have their names in one of the first two columns. And Hughes is only a second group guy as a return man. As a corner, he in the third group behind Terence Newman.

Lombardi: The More Things Change in the NFC North …

In 1969, when Tom Dowling set out to write a book about Vince Lombardi’s first year coaching the NFL’s Washington franchise, he nailed an...

Cousins, Vikings Starters look Sharp in 42-28 win vs Broncos

Minnesota Vikings quarterback, Kirk Cousins, silenced doubters, at least for this week, with a strong opening touchdown drive in his only series on the night en route to a 42-28 victory over the Denver Broncos.
Jan 21, 2018; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Laquon Treadwell (11) takes the field for action against the Philadelphia Eagles at Lincoln Financial Field. Mandatory Credit: Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports

Five Stories to Watch in Vikings’ First Preseason Game

Kirk Cousins will don purple for the first time Saturday as the Vikings take on the Broncos in week one of preseason action. New...

BREAKING: Easton undergoes surgery, season likely over

ESPN's Adam Schefter tweeted that Vikings lineman Nick Easton had surgery this morning to repair a herniated disc in his neck. According to Schefter,...
Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins (8) looks to pass the ball to running back Latavius Murray (25) during the teams night practice at TCO Stadium on Saturday, Aug 4, 2018. (John Autey / Pioneer Press)

Cousins takes offensive line injuries as “a great challenge”

Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins met the media after practice Wednesday with most of the focus on Saturday's preseason debut. Cousins addressed his feelings about...

NFC North Roundtable: Expectations for a Topsy-Turvy Division

The NFC North should be one of the better divisions in the league this year. Expectations for all four teams seem to be up,...
Jun 13, 2018; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Laquon Treadwell (11) catches a pass during Vikings minicamp at TCO Performance Center. Mandatory Credit: Brad Rempel-USA TODAY Sports

Laquon Treadwell Showing Growth Early in Camp

There is no need to mince words; Laquon Treadwell has been a disappointment since the Vikings selected him in the first round in 2016....
Aug 4, 2018; Canton, OH, USA; Pro Football Hall of Fame Class of 2018 enshrinee Randy Moss during the Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Ceremony at Tom Bensen Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Aaron Doster-USA TODAY Sports

WATCH: Randy Moss Full Hall of Fame Speech

Words cannot adequately describe the level of awe Randy Moss inspired over his NFL career. So we will not attempt to summarize his career...
Dec 31, 2017; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Minnesota Vikings linebacker Anthony Barr (55) reacts to a safety during the second quarter against the Chicago Bears at U.S. Bank Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports

Linebacker Barr to Defensive End?

We should not be surprised to see Anthony Barr playing right defensive end between August and January. Barr, according to media reports, rotates into...
Nov 13, 2016; Landover, MD, USA; Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer (L) shakes hands with Vikings linebacker Anthony Barr (55) prior to the game against the Washington Redskins at FedEx Field. Mandatory Credit: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

Zimmer Diffuses Rumors Surrounding Barr

All rumors need is one limited practice to get speculation free-flowing. But Vikings coach Mike Zimmer assured fans and media that holding Anthony Barr...
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