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  1. Should Adrian Peterson use '12 camp sked?

    Kevin Seifert

    Via Twitter, @jray5k offered a provocative response to our post about the quick injury returns of Minnesota Vikings tailback Adrian Peterson and Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III: "I'd like Vikes to take same approach with AD this ye...

    Blog | July 22, 2013
  2. The inevitable RG3 - Adrian Peterson talk

    Kevin Seifert

    So you might have noticed that Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III tweeted that he has been cleared to practice when the team opens training camp, less than eight months after tearing two knee ligaments in his right knee. Because the c...

    Blog | July 22, 2013
  3. 'Madden 25:' Sanders, Peterson move on

    Kevin Seifert

    So in case you missed it Wednesday night, we learned there is now a 50 percent chance of an NFC North player adorning the "Madden" cover for a second consecutive year. Detroit Lions Hall of Fame tailback Barry Sanders and Minnesota Vikings tailbac...

    Blog | April 11, 2013
  4. 'Madden 25:' Sanders, Peterson advance

    Kevin Seifert

    Yippee! Both of our NFC North contestants in the "Madden NFL 25" cover contest have advanced to the quarterfinals! As you can see, former Detroit Lions running back Barry Sanders is now pitted against former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Joe Mon...

    Blog | April 04, 2013
  5. Wrap-up: Vikings 36, Rams 22

    Kevin Seifert

    A few thoughts on Sunday's events in St. Louis: What it means: The Minnesota Vikings remain in the NFC playoff race with a takedown of the St. Louis Rams, just their second road victory in seven attempts this season. Almost as important: Tailback ...

    Blog | December 16, 2012
  6. Inside Slant: Adrian Peterson's MVP hopes

    Kevin Seifert

    The Inside Slant podcast this week was a tie-in to NFC West colleague Mike Sando's MVP Watch post, which features three quarterbacks ahead of Minnesota Vikings tailback Adrian Peterson in the rankings. Thirty years after Washington Redskins place...

    Blog | December 12, 2012
  7. Update: Vikings revive their play-action

    Kevin Seifert

    As the Minnesota Vikings return from their bye this week, it's worth circling back on a weapon that should work to their extreme benefit as long as tailback Adrian Peterson is running at his current pace. The Vikings' play-action game dipped inexp...

    Blog | November 21, 2012
  8. Final Word: NFC North

    Kevin Seifert

    Five nuggets of knowledge about Week 7: One-possession games: The Arizona Cardinals have lost all six games in franchise history at the 31-year-old Metrodome, and last season's 34-10 loss there to the Minnesota Vikings was particularly ugly. The ...

    Blog | October 19, 2012
  9. NFC North Wednesday practice report

    Kevin Seifert

    Let's round up a busy day of roster and injury news in the NFC North: Detroit Lions: Tight end Brandon Pettigrew (knee) returned to practice after sitting out Tuesday. Receiver Titus Young (knee) didn't practice. Neither did defensive tackle Corey...

    Blog | October 10, 2012
  10. Leslie Frazier's unfortunate timing

    Kevin Seifert

    My trip to the NFL owners meetings last month included a chance encounter with an NFL executive. We discussed the state of what has become a highly competitive and interesting division from a league perspective, given the Green Bay Packers' recent su...

    Blog | April 10, 2012
  11. Vikings get final price tag on Week 16 win

    Kevin Seifert

    It's been clear for some time that the Minnesota Vikings wouldn't be in position to trade their No. 3 overall pick to a team that wanted to draft Baylor quarterback Robert Griffin III. Griffin's performance in last month's NFL scouting combine sealed...

    Blog | March 09, 2012
  12. Adrian Peterson injury leaves big questions

    Kevin Seifert

    OK, I was too optimistic when I signed off earlier Saturday. We have a few issues to address, and first up is the substantial knee injury suffered by Minnesota Vikings tailback Adrian Peterson. Peterson fell short of the dreaded "trifecta" injury ...

    Blog | December 24, 2011
  13. MRI tonight for Adrian Peterson

    Kevin Seifert

    Typically it takes a day for teams to announce the full extent of a knee injury. So for the moment, at least, the Minnesota Vikings are calling Adrian Peterson's left knee injury a sprain. Peterson appeared to suffer a more significant injury in t...

    Blog | December 24, 2011
  14. Assessing the Vikings' low turnover number

    Kevin Seifert

    Monday night's embarrassment at Lambeau Field has changed the conversation surrounding the Minnesota Vikings. Whereas they once seemed a team in transition from one quarterback era to another, it's now fair to question whether they have deeper and mo...

    Blog | November 17, 2011
  15. Free Head Exam: Minnesota Vikings

    Kevin Seifert

    After the Minnesota Vikings' 34-10 victory against the Arizona Cardinals, here are three issues that merit further examination: I honestly don't get what people expected from quarterback Donovan McNabb this season. He is generally a well-respect...

    Blog | October 10, 2011
  16. Scramble'11: Readying Christian Ponder

    Kevin Seifert

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- From a national perspective, at least, there seems to be a natural assumption that the Minnesota Vikings have no choice but to acquire a starting-caliber veteran quarterback in the coming days. The cancellation of offseason wor...

    Blog | July 25, 2011