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  1. Lavonte David a well-kept secret

    Pat Yasinskas

    TAMPA, Fla. -- The comparisons started among Tampa Bay Buccaneers fans as soon as Lavonte David was drafted in 2012. It seemed far-fetched, or at least very premature, but David instantly was seen as the second coming of Derrick Brooks. These days...

    Blog | August 27, 2014
  2. Zimmer: Peterson likely to sit out preseason

    Ben Goessling

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- It appears Adrian Peterson's streak of preseasons without a carry will hit three this year. Coach Mike Zimmer said the running back is unlikely to play again on Saturday night in Kansas City, adding "I really don't see the n...

    Blog | August 19, 2014
  3. Camp Confidential: Minnesota Vikings

    Ben Goessling

    MANKATO, Minn. -- The biggest question surrounding the Minnesota Vikings when Mike Zimmer took over as head coach in January was the team's future at quarterback. The tallest task facing Zimmer when he accepted the job on Jan. 15 might have been rema...

    Blog | August 12, 2014
  4. This could be the year for Mark Barron

    ESPN.com staff

    ESPN.com Tampa Bay Buccaneers reporter Pat Yasinskas says third-year safety Mark Barron has an opportunity to blossom this season while playing for Lovie Smith and Leslie Frazier....

    Blog | August 06, 2014
  5. Bucs might have a fresher Gerald McCoy

    Pat Yasinskas

    TAMPA, Fla. -- In many ways, Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Lovie Smith is different from predecessor Greg Schiano. There could be yet another difference coming. Schiano played defensive tackle Gerald McCoy on about 90 percent of the defensive plays f...

    Blog | August 06, 2014
  6. Peterson has new perspective on coaches

    Ben Goessling

    MANKATO, Minn. -- Toward the end of last season, Adrian Peterson passed up few opportunities to speak his mind on the coaching decision facing the Minnesota Vikings. He said in December that he looked forward to playing for Leslie Frazier "for the re...

    Blog | July 31, 2014
  7. Adrian Peterson of Minnesota Vikings admits he was unhappy with L...

    Ben Goessling

    If there was ever a point in Adrian Peterson's career with the Minnesota Vikings when he could have thought seriously about leaving, the end of last season could have been it.

    Story | Conversation | July 31, 2014
  8. Jason Garrett's biggest improvement must be better at game manage...

    Jean-Jacques Taylor

    The biggest impact Jason Garrett can have on the Cowboys is by being considerably better at game management, whether we're talking about when to use timeouts, when to run the ball or when to challenge a call, writes Jean-Jacques Taylor.

    Story | Conversation | July 15, 2014
  9. Vikings' biggest key to success

    Ben Goessling

    Over the next three seasons, as the Minnesota Vikings begin the tenure of head coach Mike Zimmer, play in two home stadiums and likely wind down the days of Adrian Peterson's prime, the key to their success will be finding some stability at a positio...

    Blog | July 10, 2014
  10. Vikings should use care with Bridgewater

    Ben Goessling

    MINNEAPOLIS -- Since he was introduced as the head coach of the Minnesota Vikings on Jan. 17, Mike Zimmer has preached open competition as one of his core beliefs, and he should. It's a way for the new coach to keep his players honing their games to ...

    Blog | June 24, 2014
  11. Looking at minicamp and beyond

    Pat Yasinskas

    The Tampa Bay Buccaneers begin a three-day minicamp Tuesday that will conclude their offseason program. But they still have plenty of questions that need to be answered by the start of the regular season. Let's take a look at some key issues. T...

    Blog | June 09, 2014
  12. Bucs well stocked at CB

    Pat Yasinskas

    Even after parting ways with Darrelle Revis, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers could be better off at cornerback than they were a year ago. That's because they have strength in numbers. "It's been very heated," defensive coordinator Leslie Frazier said of ...

    Blog | June 04, 2014
  13. High hopes for Michael Johnson

    Pat Yasinskas

    In his stint as the head coach of the Minnesota Vikings, Leslie Frazier had one of the league's most productive defensive ends in Jared Allen. Frazier now is the defensive coordinator for Tampa Bay and he thinks the Buccaneers have someone who can...

    Blog | June 04, 2014
  14. Super Bowl nod ends Wilfs' frosty stretch

    Ben Goessling

    MINNEAPOLIS -- The televised celebration in the Minneapolis bid committee's conference room on Tuesday afternoon -- in response to NFL commissioner Roger Goodell's announcement that Super Bowl LII was headed to the Twin Cities -- was spontaneously ra...

    Blog | May 21, 2014
  15. As head coach, Zimmer will be hands-on

    Ben Goessling

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- It's a predictable rite of coaching changes in the NFL: The new guy comes in, usually more (or less) of a disciplinarian or a player's coach than the last guy, and players talk about how the new atmosphere in the building is ex...

    Blog | April 30, 2014
  16. What to expect from the Vikings' schedule

    Ben Goessling

    MINNEAPOLIS -- The NFL releases its 2014 schedule tonight at 7 p.m. Central time, and to get you ready for how the Minnesota Vikings' 2014 slate will look, we've prepared a handy primer on what to expect. First, the Vikings' 2014 opponents: Hom...

    Blog | April 23, 2014