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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...
Vikings Stadium May Hinge On Tax Bill
The chances that the Vikings stadium bill passes through the house and then the senate Monday could hinge on whether Governor Mark Dayton decides to veto or sign the republican tax bill.  The tax bill passed through both the house and senate and is on the Governor’s desk...
Vikings Start OTA At Winter Park
The Minnesota Vikings began organized team activities at Winter Park in Eden Prairie Wednesday.  Starting quarterback Christian Ponder attended the event all with the newly drafted rookies and free agent signees and some veterans.  Among the free agents trying to make the team are rece…
NFL Suspends 4 Saints Players For Bounties
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell has handed down suspensions to 4 players who were involved in the New Orleans Saints bounty incident.  The 4 include linebackers Jonathan Vilma and Scott Fujita, and defensive lineman Anthony Hargrove and Will Smith
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Vikings’ King Arrested For Assault
Viking running back Caleb King was arrested Saturday for allegedly beating a man at a birthday party after the man teased King about looking like a celebrity.  The victim needed 50 stitches to his head and my have brain serious brain damage...
Vikings Trade Up to Draft Safety, Harrison Smith
The Vikings traded back into the first round Thursday night to select safety Harrison Smith from Notre Dame 29th overall.  Minnesota gave Baltimore their 2nd round pick (35th overall) and a 4th round pick (98th overall) to draft Smith...

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