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Peterson’s Attorney Says He Was the "victim"
Viking running back Adrian Peterson’s attorney says he was a victim and a charge of resisting arrest is a “fabrication.”  Texas attorney Rusty Hardin released a statement Monday, two days after Peterson was released from a Houston jail...
Vikings’ Peterson Says "Truth Will Surface"
Viking running back Adrian Peterson tweeted Sunday, “Thank you for waiting for the facts. Truth will surface”.  Peterson also quoted Winston Churchill writing: “A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on...
Vikings’ Spielman Has No Interest In Trading Harvin
Viking General Manager Rick Spielman says the team has no interest in trading receiver Percy Harvin despite his reported request for trade on Wednesday morning.  Harvin reportedly requested a trade this week from the team for unspecified reasons...
Vikings’ Harvin Unhappy; Requests Trade
Viking receiver Percy Harvin told reporters on the first day of mandatory minicamp that he hasn’t “been real happy lately” and that a lot of things need to be sorted out before training camp begins.  Harvin reportedly has now requested a trade...
Vikings Sign 7 of 10 Draft Picks
The Vikings announced the signing of 7 of their 10 draft picks from the April NFL draft.  The players that have signed are 4th round picks receivers Jarius Wright and Greg Childs from Arkansas and tight end Rhett Ellison of USC.  The Vikings also signed 5th round pick safety Robert Blanton of No…
Wilf Joins In Viking Stadium Celebration
Minnesota Viking owner Zigi Wilf arrived in Minnesota Thursday afternoon after the Minnesota Senate passed the Stadium bill 36-30.  The passage means the bill needs only to be signed by supportive Governor Mark Dayton and by needs to be approved by the Minneapolis City Council
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Vikings Stadium Bill Passes Senate
The Vikings Stadium bill passed 36-30 in the State Senate Thursday afternoon and now the bill goes to the Governor and he’s expected to sign it.  The $975 Million stadium will be built with $477 Million from the Vikings and a combined $498 Million from the state at the city o…
Vikings Stadium Could Become Reality Today
The Vikings Stadium bill only needs to pass a floor vote in the senate and get signed by the Governor for it to become a reality.  The Minnesota House voted 71-60 early Thursday morning in favor of a revised stadium bill.  The revised bill was constructed in a conference committee and …
Senate Passes Vikings Stadium Bill
The Viking Stadium bill made more progress late Tuesday night when it passed through the Minnesota Senate floor.  The senate version is different than the house in many ways.  The differences between the house and senate bills need to be resolved in conference committee today or tomorr…
Vikings Release Longwell
The Vikings released kicker Ryan Longwell Monday after 3 seasons with the Vikings and 16 NFL seasons mostly with the Green Bay Packers.  Longwell made 22 of 28 field goals for the Vikings in 2011.  He was given a 3-year $1.75 Million extension last summer...

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