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Peterson Says He’ll Stick With His #28 Jersey Number For Now

Don’t donate those Vikings #28 Peterson jerseys to charity just yet. The Vikings running back says that he will keep his uniform the same for the Vikings. At least for now. The star running back said in a series of posts on his Twitter page on Wednesday that he balked at switching because he was […]

Turnovers and Mistakes Doom Vikings in 30-17 Loss

Paced by their usual tough defense and a good day from QB Kerry Collins and rookie RB Chris Johnson, the Vikings Sunday fell to 1-3 losing to the Tennessee Titans 30-17 at LP Field. The Vikings hung tough with the now 4-0 Titans, and had a shot down 23-17 in the fourth quarter, but a […]

No Word on Peterson’s Status for Friday’s Game

  The Vikings are still mum on if  first-round draft pick Adrain Peterson will be playing in the teams first preseason game coming up on Friday night at home vs the St.Louis Rams.  Head coach Brad Childress said that playing the running back, who has been bothered by soreness due to a hip pointer, is still up […]

Linebacker Glenn Hurt, Peterson Better

Vikings linebacker Jason Glenn may be out for a while after hurting his left knee during practice yesterday in Mankato.  Glenn left the locker room in crutches, although tests showed no structural damage in the knee. Returning to full-contact practice yesterday was running back Adrian Peterson, who’s been bothered by a hip pointer. The Vikings […]

Vikings Work On Third-And-Long

Vikings coach Brad Childress says the team did well with yesterday’s third-and-long drills during training camp in Mankato. Childress says it’s important for the offense to convert at least a few of those situations into first downs, while the defense can set the tone for a game by forcing the opposition to punt. Not practicing […]

Vikings Top Draft Picks Still Unsigned

Vikings players are supposed to report to training camp in Mankato tomorrow, but the team still hasn’t signed its top three picks from the 2007 NFL Draft.  Top selection Adrian Peterson and his agent are still negotiating, but the running back from Oklahoma is still expected to show up at Mankato tomorrow.  Also looking to […]