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  1. Around the Horns: Hodges plays well

    Ben Goessling

    Welcome to Around the Horns, our daily look at what's happening on the Vikings beat: If linebacker Chad Greenway is unable to play this week with a broken rib and hand -- and it would seem like a good possibility that Greenway's 90-start streak co...

    Blog | September 23, 2014
  2. Zimmer: Kalil needs to let struggles go

    Ben Goessling

    MINNEAPOLIS -- In coach Mike Zimmer's view, the struggles plaguing Minnesota Vikings left tackle Matt Kalil have little to do with his physical ability, which probably means the Vikings feel they can mitigate what's hindering the fourth overall pick ...

    Blog | September 22, 2014
  3. Bridgewater handles Saints' blitz well

    Ben Goessling

    NEW ORLEANS -- Among the chief reasons the Minnesota Vikings were drawn to Teddy Bridgewater in the 2014 NFL draft was his ability to handle pressure. Bridgewater stood out in the Vikings' extensive study of their quarterback options because of how w...

    Blog | September 22, 2014
  4. Vikings' Week 3 playing time breakdown

    Ben Goessling

    An analysis of the snap counts from the Minnesota Vikings' 20-9 loss to the New Orleans Saints at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on Sunday: Offense (56 total plays) Quarterback: Teddy Bridgewater 40, Matt Cassel 16. Offensive line: Charlie John...

    Blog | September 22, 2014
  5. Around the Horns: Bridgewater goes deep

    Ben Goessling

    Welcome to Around the Horns, our daily look at what's happening on the Vikings beat: During the first two weeks of the season, the Minnesota Vikings' deep passing game was non-existent, thanks to a Week 1 victory that gave Matt Cassel little reaso...

    Blog | September 22, 2014
  6. Minus Peterson, run game struggles again

    Ben Goessling

    NEW ORLEANS -- If it's too soon to say the Minnesota Vikings' days of relying on a commanding running game are over, it's at least time to wonder how much they'll have to do before they can move the ball effectively on the ground again. The Viking...

    Blog | September 21, 2014
  7. Rapid Reaction: Minnesota Vikings

    Ben Goessling

    NEW ORLEANS -- A few thoughts on the Minnesota Vikings' 20-9 loss to the New Orleans Saints on Sunday at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome: What it means: The game's most significant development came on the Vikings' field goal drive at the beginning of ...

    Blog | September 21, 2014
  8. Prediction: Saints will beat Vikings

    Ben Goessling

    MINNEAPOLIS -- According to ESPN Stats and Information, New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees has had three or more wide receivers on the field for 49 of his 85 dropbacks this season. And he's already hit tight end Jimmy Graham on 18 of the 23 pa...

    Blog | September 19, 2014
  9. Around the Horns: Preparing for Graham

    Ben Goessling

    Welcome to Around the Horns, our daily look at what's happening on the Minnesota Vikings beat: The Cleveland Browns, in the view of Vikings defensive coordinator George Edwards, used some different looks against New Orleans Saints tight end Jimmy ...

    Blog | September 19, 2014
  10. Cassel trying to carry on without Peterson

    Ben Goessling

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- The Minnesota Vikings' time without Adrian Peterson officially began last week, but it wasn't until early Wednesday morning that the team made a move to suggest it would be without the 2012 NFL MVP for the foreseeable future. ...

    Blog | September 18, 2014
  11. Around the Horns: Zimmer, Payton old pals

    Ben Goessling

    Welcome to Around the Horns, our daily look at what's happening on the Vikings beat: When the Minnesota Vikings travel south to face the New Orleans Saints this weekend, the game will have a bit of a family reunion feel for Mike Zimmer and his son...

    Blog | September 18, 2014
  12. Peterson's future with Vikings unclear

    Ben Goessling

    His face was synonymous with the Minnesota Vikings, splashed across the architectural drawings and promotional materials for the new stadium they will open in 2016. Now, Adrian Peterson's relationship with the team that drafted him has been permanent...

    Blog | September 17, 2014
  13. The Film Don't Lie: Vikings

    Ben Goessling

    A weekly look at what the Vikings must fix: Minnesota allowed six sacks Sunday afternoon in a game where the New England Patriots moved Chandler Jones from a 3-4 outside linebacker position to a 4-3 defensive end spot, putting him in position to w...

    Blog | September 15, 2014
  14. Bears' victory comes after steep climb

    ESPN Stats & Information

    AP Photo/Tony Avelar Brandon Marshall caught three touchdown passes to help the Bears catch the 49ers.In Week 1 it was the Philadelphia Eagles. In Week 2, on Sunday night, it was the Chicago Bears. For the second time in two weeks, a team that tr...

    Blog | September 15, 2014
  15. Zimmer, Belichick share coaching roots

    Ben Goessling

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- The first six weeks of Mike Zimmer's NFL coaching career will involve an initiation against five men when have been where he wants to go. Of the first six head coaches preparing to face Zimmer and the Minnesota Vikings, five -...

    Blog | September 10, 2014
  16. Packers slip two spots in Power Rankings

    Rob Demovsky

    Half of the teams in the top six of ESPN's preseason Power Rankings lost in Week 1. Not surprisingly, all three of those opening-day losers slipped in the rankings, which can be found here in full. But the Green Bay Packers did not suffer the bigg...

    Blog | September 09, 2014