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  1. Vikings camp report: Day 10

    Kevin Seifert

    MANKATO, Minn. -- A daily review of the hot topics coming out of Minnesota Vikings training camp: Coach Mike Zimmer's fiery side was on display late in the afternoon practice after defensive end Everson Griffen jumped offsides in an 11-on-11 dril...

    Blog | August 05, 2014
  2. CampTour'12: What we learned

    Kevin Seifert

    We came, we saw, we conquered. Veni, vidi, vici and all that stuff. Yes, CampTour'12 wrapped up late last week, ending a stretch of spending 11 days at four NFC North training camps over a 15-day period. I took three flights, logged 938 miles on the ...

    Blog | August 14, 2012
  3. Everson Griffen back where he belongs

    Kevin Seifert

    During my time at the Minnesota Vikings' training camp, one of the hottest topics of conversation was whether the team had the personnel to follow through on plans to reduce snaps for starting defensive ends Jared Allen and Brian Robison. The third-b...

    Blog | August 14, 2012
  4. Rookie Buzz: Packers' Casey Hayward

    Kevin Seifert

    Latest in a series of posts on NFC North rookies who have generated buzz. (Full series here.) Seasoned observers take notice when a team trades up in the draft. It's a clear signal of particular affinity for a targeted player, making it more than ...

    Blog | August 13, 2012
  5. Blogger Blitz: Hearing a career vanish

    Kevin Seifert

    It'll be a while before I forget the sight I witnessed Saturday night at Minnesota Vikings training camp. Here's all I can say about NFL careers: They come and they go. Rookie receiver Greg Childs is hoping to return from a catastrophic double-knee i...

    Blog | August 08, 2012
  6. CampTour'12: Jerome Simpson's impact*

    Kevin Seifert

    MANKATO, Minn. -- Last week, we joined the chorus of people who think tight end Kyle Rudolph could emerge as the favorite target of Minnesota Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder. We also know the Vikings have an established all-around playmaker in P...

    Blog | August 05, 2012
  7. CampTour'12: Vikings Day 3

    Kevin Seifert

    MANKATO, Minn. -- Some thoughts and observations from the final Minnesota Vikings practice of CampTour'12: On one of the final plays of the night, rookie receiver Greg Childs suffered an injury significant enough to leave him screaming in pain....

    Blog | August 05, 2012
  8. CampTour'12: So long, Mankato

    Kevin Seifert

    MANKATO, Minn. -- I've had a fruitful few days here at Minnesota State University, Mankato, and have a much better feel for the Minnesota Vikings after this stop of CampTour'12. But soon it will be time to pack up the NFC North blogmobile and head no...

    Blog | August 04, 2012
  9. CampTour'12: Matt Kalil offering security

    Kevin Seifert

    MANKATO, Minn. -- A youngster approached while I spoke this week to Matt Kalil. As Kalil discussed the challenges of his first training camp with the Minnesota Vikings, the youngster grabbed hold of his right leg and held on for dear life. No, the...

    Blog | August 04, 2012
  10. CampTour'12: Vikings Day 2

    Kevin Seifert

    MANKATO, Minn. -- A few thoughts and observations from our second day with the Minnesota Vikings: The team held its fifth consecutive afternoon practice in full pads, and on Friday the temperature had reached 90 degrees by late afternoon. After...

    Blog | August 03, 2012
  11. CampTour'12: Vikings Day 1

    Kevin Seifert

    MANKATO, Minn. -- A few thoughts and observations after our first day of practice with the Minnesota Vikings: Compared to my other stops in this tour, the Vikings spend a lot of on-field time installing plays and reviewing at slow speeds. Their...

    Blog | August 02, 2012
  12. CampTour'12: Buzzing about Kyle Rudolph

    Kevin Seifert

    MANKATO, Minn. -- Often we spend more time obsessing over what's missing rather than noticing what's right in front of our face. So it goes, I think, with the group of pass-catchers the Minnesota Vikings have assembled here at Minnesota State Univers...

    Blog | August 02, 2012
  13. CampTour'12: Lighter camp load for players

    Kevin Seifert

    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- CampTour'12 is less than a week old and already we've seen significant changes to traditional training camp principles, adjustments that stem from the 2011 collective bargaining agreement (CBA). Last year's rushed training camp was...

    Blog | July 31, 2012
  14. Sad timing of Adrian Peterson health scare

    Kevin Seifert

    Those who have been around the Minnesota Vikings for a while were surely freaked out by the timing of Adrian Peterson's health emergency Monday at training camp. Almost exactly 11 years ago, offensive lineman Korey Stringer collapsed after the first ...

    Blog | July 30, 2012
  15. Vikings studied Bears' special teams

    Kevin Seifert

    Mike Priefer couldn't help himself. The Minnesota Vikings' special teams coordinator jumped this spring at an opportunity to interrogate one of the key performers of the Chicago Bears' elite special teams in recent seasons, hoping to find some ideas ...

    Blog | July 30, 2012
  16. CampTour'12: A leaner Gabe Carimi

    Kevin Seifert

    BOURBONNAIS, Ill. -- Gabe Carimi has displayed a bounce in his step during the early days of Chicago Bears training camp, and it's not simply because he is back and healthy after a knee injury scuttled his rookie season. The right tackle capitalized ...

    Blog | July 28, 2012