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Vikings’ Carlson Has MCL Sprain
Viking tight end John Carlson has a Grade 2 MCL sprain in his knee will according to head coach Leslie Frazier will miss 1-2 weeks.  Carlson is expected to see significant action at tight end this season along with 2nd year tight end Kyle Rudolph...
Peterson Suffers Allergic Reaction
Viking running back Adrian Peterson suffered an allergic reaction at lunch in Mankato Monday that sent him to a local hospital.  Coach Leslie Frazier said Peterson ate some seafood that caused his face to swell and shortness of breath...
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’ 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…

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