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  1. Peterson won't play; Cassel could get a half

    Ben Goessling

    MANKATO, Minn. -- Minnesota Vikings fans won't get to see Adrian Peterson on the field until the team's regular-season home opener. They could, however, see quarterback Matt Cassel for the entire first half of the Vikings' second exhibition game on S...

    Blog | August 14, 2014
  2. Twitter poll: Vikings fans on Allen to Bears

    Ben Goessling

    MINNEAPOLIS -- After the Chicago Bears signed Jared Allen to a four-year, $32 million contract on Wednesday morning, I asked a question on Twitter, wondering how Vikings fans felt about the sight of Allen in another uniform after years of being on th...

    Blog | March 26, 2014
  3. Vikings: Joseph wants to follow Williams

    Ben Goessling

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Say this for Linval Joseph: He knows the quick way to win the hearts of Minnesota Vikings fans. Asked during his introductory news conference on Wednesday which nose tackles he looked up to as a young player, Joseph quickly ...

    Blog | March 12, 2014
  4. Cassel's decision raises stakes for Vikings

    Ben Goessling

    MINNEAPOLIS -- It's true, Vikings fans: Matt Cassel is opting out of his 2014 contract with the Vikings, leaving the team with only Christian Ponder under contract for the 2014 season and a No. 8 overall pick that could mean the top three rookie quar...

    Blog | February 05, 2014
  5. Poll: No ill will about Harvin in Super Bowl

    Ben Goessling

    MINNEAPOLIS -- Well, Minnesota Vikings fans, we asked how you felt about Percy Harvin being in the Super Bowl, and you have apparently found closure. That Harvin has only played 1 1/2 games this season and the Vikings received three draft picks in re...

    Blog | January 23, 2014
  6. Poll: Vikings fans on Harvin in Super Bowl

    Ben Goessling

    MINNEAPOLIS -- Well, Minnesota Vikings fans, the Seattle Seahawks are the NFC champions, and coach Pete Carroll says Percy Harvin is likely to be back from a concussion in time for the Super Bowl. That means, for the second year in a row, and the thi...

    Blog | January 20, 2014
  7. Matt Cassel shines against the blitz

    Ben Goessling

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- For Vikings fans who have been frustrated at how Christian Ponder handles pressure -- and we've heard from plenty of you who are -- Sunday's performance from Matt Cassel must have looked like an oasis. Upon closer inspection, C...

    Blog | December 16, 2013
  8. Asiata and Banyard in line for Vikes

    Nic Reiner

    Minnesota Vikings fans are hoping it doesn't come to this but the team could end up fielding a backfield tandem of Matt Asiata and newly activated Joe Banyard for Sunday's tilt against the Philadelphia Eagles. It is still very much up in the air that...

    Blog | December 14, 2013
  9. Vikings and RG III: What could have been

    Ben Goessling

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Close your eyes and imagine it, Vikings fans: Robert Griffin III and Adrian Peterson in the same backfield, working opposing defenses into a tizzy and electrifying the Metrodome with a read-option attack. Griffin and Peters...

    Blog | November 05, 2013
  10. Around the Horns: Favre and memory loss

    Ben Goessling

    Welcome to Around the Horns, our daily look at what's happening on the Vikings beat: Many Vikings fans will remember Brett Favre's final plays with the team as part of the coda to the team's macabre 2010 season. It was at the University of Minneso...

    Blog | November 01, 2013
  11. After uneven day, Ponder still an enigma

    Ben Goessling

    DETROIT -- Perhaps the reason Christian Ponder is such a compelling topic for Minnesota Vikings fans is that it's never cut-and-dried whether he's heading in the right direction. The third-year quarterback has moments where he appears to be developin...

    Blog | September 08, 2013
  12. We Went There: Vikings Training Camp

    Bill Barnwell

    The first thing you notice at Vikings training camp is, of course, Adrian Peterson. No man has ever been adored by another group of people the way that Adrian Peterson is by Vikings fans at camp. It's one thing for Peterson to get some applause durin...

    Blog | August 02, 2013
  13. Vikings never had Alex Smith interest

    Kevin Seifert

    There was a point last season when many Minnesota Vikings fans were dreaming of the possible acquisition of quarterback Alex Smith, considered the best offseason option at the position in a weak year for those who needed new starters. But there ar...

    Blog | February 27, 2013
  14. Mailbag: Vikings changing uniforms?

    Kevin Seifert

    Suitably braced for impact, I dove back into the mailbag for the first time in a while late last week. I'm glad I did. Amid all the usual bile was a number of notes from Minnesota Vikings fans alerting me to the vast right-wing conspiracy ... I mean, m...

    Blog | February 11, 2013
  15. Immediate help from Vikings' Jarius Wright

    Kevin Seifert

    MINNEAPOLIS -- Minnesota Vikings fans have been clamoring for rookie receiver Jarius Wright throughout a midseason slump, and we just saw why. Wright, active for the first time because of Percy Harvin's ankle injury, caught the first two NFL passe...

    Blog | November 11, 2012
  16. Don't blink if you want to see Randy Moss

    Kevin Seifert

    Randy Moss has several "returns" to the Metrodome in his career, including the 2006 preseason while with the Oakland Raiders and after being re-acquired by the Minnesota Vikings in 2010. Here's some advice for Vikings fans who want to see Moss on the...

    Blog | September 20, 2012