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Cris Carter’s Emotional Stand on Domestic Abuse: ‘This Goes Across All Racial Lines, Ethnicities, Religious Backgrounds’

ESPN’s Cris Carter took an emotional stand Sunday against domestic abuse of any sort and said the NFL needs to take greater responsibility in ending the culture of domestic abuse in the NFL, thereby setting an example for the rest of the country. “This goes across all racial lines, ethnicities, religious backgrounds,” Carter said Sunday on NFL Countdown, at times …

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2018 Super Bowl: Where Will The Game Take Place?

The bids are in. There are three contenders for the 2018 Super Bowl. In less than two weeks, we will know which lucky city gets to host the 2018 Super Bowl. The organizers in Indianapolis and Minneapolis held news conferences today to let the public know that they have formally submitted their bids to the NFL’s 32 team owners. The …

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Chicago Bears Sign Jared Allen With 4-Year Contract

One of the best remaining free agents in the NFL on the defensive side of the ball has finally found a new home. The Chicago Bears just agreed to terms with Jared Allen, who has been a big star for the Vikings over the past 6 seasons. Jared Allen is a defensive end, and has been with the Minnesota Vikings …

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Fran Tarkenton: Manziel Has Franchise Qualities, But Has Questionable Character

Former NFL quarterback Fran Tarkenton sees himself in Johnny Manziel, and has no doubt that the former Texas A&M quarterback can make plays in the league. Whether Manziel has the qualities to become a leader is a different story. Manziel is being considered as one of the NFL’s top three quarterback prospects, together with Louisville’s Teddy Bridgewater and Central Florida’s …

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Mike Zimmer Hired As Coach Of Minnesota Vikings

The NFL teams that struggled over the 2013 season continue to search for new coaches, and the Minnesota Vikings have already found someone to lead their team in 2014. The Vikings struggled throughout the past season, and finished in last place in the NFC North, with a record of 5-10-1. Whether they will be able to improve at all in …

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Leslie Frazier Fired From Vikings

The Minnesota Vikings have fired their head coach Leslie Frazier. Frazier was fired on Monday, one year after he took the team to the playoffs, and just a day after they finished a 5-10-1 season. “We have tremendous respect and appreciation for Leslie and what he has done for the Minnesota Vikings,” Vikings owner Zygi Wilf said in a statement. …

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Adrian Peterson Will Sit Out During Final Game Of Season

As someone who is no stranger to injuries, Adrian Peterson has missed a number of games throughout his career. He will be forced to sit out during the final game of the season when the Minnesota Vikings play the Detroit Lions. Unfortunately, neither team has anything to play for in the week 17 finale showdown in the NFC North. The …

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Adrian Peterson Plans to Play on Sunday

Fans of the Minnesota Vikings will be happy to hear that Adrian Peterson may play in Sunday’s game as long as he is able to attend Friday’s practice. The running back experienced the brunt of a brutal tackle earlier this week. According to Coach Leslie Frazier, “He can do things that most can’t, in terms of coming back from injuries. …

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Jerome Simpson DUI-Arrested On DUI Charges

Jerome Simpson, a wide receiver for the Minnesota Vikings, was arrested on Saturday morning. He was suspected of driving while under the influence, just a day after the Vikings defeated the Washington Redskins on Thursday night football. He was arrested in Minnesota, in Hennepin County. Simpson performed sobriety tests, and shortly after, he was arrested for DWI. He is currently …

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Percy Harvin Expected To Return In Week 11

Percy Harvin will finally be making it into the lineup of the Seattle Seahawks in week 11. He is expected to return to practice after week 10, and will likely play in their next game against the Minnestota Vikings. The Vikings are his former team, and it would certainly make a statement for him if he were able to come …

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Vikings Wide Receiver Jerome Simpson Arrested on DWI Charge

Jerome Simpson, wide receiver for the Minnesota Vikings, was arrested early Saturday morning on suspicion of driving while intoxicated. It all started when a Minnesota State Patrol trooper responded to a report of a stalled vehicle on Interstate 394 heading west out of downtown Minneapolis. When the trooper arrived, Simpson got out of the stalled red Dodge Charger. The trooper …

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Jared Allen Will Remain With The Minnesota Vikings

Jared Allen, who is one of the top defenders for the Minnesota Vikings, was on the verge of a trade earlier this afternoon. As the trade deadline approached, Allen, along with other players around the league all went up for grabs essentially, as other teams made offers for select players. Allen is a defensive end, and is a high demand …

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Adrian Peterson Expected to Play vs. Panthers

It’s been a whirlwind week for Minnesota Vikings’ star running back, Adrian Peterson. He and his family were scheduled to meet his two-year-old son for the first time at the end of this month. Unfortunately, a tragic turn of events changed the dynamic of everything when the child died on Friday. However, Peterson intends to forge on in today’s game …

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Adrian Peterson’s Two-Year-Old Son Dies

Several news sources have reported that the two-year-old son of Minnesota Viking’s running back Adrian Peterson died on Friday. The boy allegedly passed from injuries sustained from an assault by his mother’s boyfriend, 27-year-old Joseph Patterson. The report has been confirmed by police who are currently not releasing the name of the child at the family’s request. Mr. Patterson is …

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Josh Duhamel Introduces Baby Axl to Football

Josh Duhamel and wife Fergie have happily shared photos of their son Axl with the world via Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter, and Duhamel was at it again this afternoon when he published a photo on Instagram of him and Axl snuggled up in front of a football game. He captioned the photo “Gonna catch some football with my little guy …

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Ndamukong Suh Delivers Another Dirty Hit

Ndamukong Suh just cannot seem to hit other players in a clean way, it seems. He has been racking up large fines for the hits he puts on other players ever since he got into the NFL. It is really dangerous to play so dirty, and it is important that the NFL has the policy that they do, otherwise they …

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Adrian Peterson Impresses Fans, Still Loses To Lions

Adrian Peterson, the Minnesota Viking running back, picked up right where he left off in the 2012 season. Last year, Peterson won the MVP trophy after rushing for over 2,000 yards on 348 attempts. Peterson is a graduate of Oklahoma and has been in the league for seven years. For much of last season especially, Peterson accounted for much of …

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Adrian Peterson Flattered By Steroid Rumors

Anyone who has seen Adrian Peterson without a shirt on knows that he has muscles on top of larger muscles. In the steroid era of major sports such a physique is quick to draw presumptions about how the athlete was able to reach that point. Unlike other athletes however, Peterson welcomes the rumors and even finds them flattering. In an …

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Vikings Move QB to Wide Receiver

The Minnesota Vikings this week officially revealed that backup quarterback Joe Webb has been moved to a wide receiver position. Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier confirmed the decision in an interview with the Minneapolis Star Tribune. A move for Webb had been rumored since the Vikings signed free agent quarterback Matt Cassel for the backup position. Frazier stated that the …

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Adrian Peterson Injury Probably Won’t Keep Him Out Of Packers Game

Adrian Peterson, running back for the Minnesota Vikings, is expected to break the longstanding NFL record for single-season rushing this season. Before that, however, he has to make sure he can play in his team’s upcoming game against the Green Bay Packers and an injury may prevent that. The Washington Post reports that Peterson suffered an “abdominal injury” after the …

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Adrian Peterson, Vikings RB, Rushed To Hospital

Adrian Peterson, running back for the Minnesota Vikings, was rushed to the E.R. on Monday afternoon, but not for something that happened on the field. Unfortunately, Peterson wasn’t aware of a seafood allergy that got scary real quick after he ate shrimp for lunch. Some people break out in hives after eating something they’re allergic to, but others aren’t so …

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