• Vikings: Pro Bowl fullback Bill 'Boom Boom' Brown dies at 80

    Vikings: Pro Bowl fullback Bill 'Boom Boom' Brown dies at 80

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Bill Brown, the Minnesota Vikings fullback who was a four-time Pro Bowl pick in 14 seasons in the NFL, has died. He was 80.

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  • Rhodes returns for Vikes after decent fill-in by rookie Hill
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    Rhodes returns for Vikes after decent fill-in by rookie Hill

    EAGAN, Minn. (AP) With another dangerous quarterback opposing the Minnesota Vikings this week, the helmet on cornerback Xavier Rhodes in practice Wednesday was a welcomed sight.

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  • Vikings reach halfway point with daunting stretch ahead
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    Vikings reach halfway point with daunting stretch ahead

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) The Minnesota Vikings hit their stride last year well before midseason, using an eight-game winning streak to build a 13-3 record for the second seed in the NFC.

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  • Minnesota mistakes: Thielen, Diggs cause costly turnovers
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    Minnesota mistakes: Thielen, Diggs cause costly turnovers

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Adam Thielen was putting together yet another stellar performance for the Minnesota Vikings, who were on the verge of extending a three-point lead late in the second quarter when Thielen plunged forward for extra yardage after a short first-down catch.

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  • Order restored for Vikings defense, after 3rd straight win
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    Order restored for Vikings defense, after 3rd straight win

    EAGAN, Minn. (AP) The Minnesota Vikings sputtered into the second quarter of their season after a concerning and humbling performance by their well-decorated defense in Los Angeles, raising questions about whether this team was still among the NFL's elite and in contention for the Super Bowl.

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  • Vikings RB Latavius Murray carries big load on field and off
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    Vikings RB Latavius Murray carries big load on field and off

    EAGAN, Minn. (AP) The first sign in Minnesota of Latavius Murray's varied interests was visible even before he signed his contract with the Vikings last year.

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  • Jets don't have revenge in mind for snub by Vikings' Cousins
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    Jets don't have revenge in mind for snub by Vikings' Cousins

    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) Kirk Cousins is coming to MetLife Stadium as a villain in purple and gold.

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  • Vikings DT Richardson 'all business' against old team Jets
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    Vikings DT Richardson 'all business' against old team Jets

    EAGAN, Minn. (AP) Sheldon Richardson's NFL career began smoothly with the New York Jets, until off-the-field trouble and locker-room conflict precipitated his eventual departure.

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  • Vikings place rookie CB Hughes on IR, re-sign DT Parry
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    Vikings place rookie CB Hughes on IR, re-sign DT Parry

    EAGAN, Minn. (AP) The Minnesota Vikings have placed cornerback Mike Hughes on injured reserve, following the ACL injury to the rookie's left knee that will keep him out for the remainder of the season.

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  • Thielen it: Vikings star on record-setting receiving pace
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    Thielen it: Vikings star on record-setting receiving pace

    EAGAN, Minn. (AP) Last week during team drills with the Minnesota Vikings, Adam Thielen stretched out his body and dived to try to catch an off-target pass.

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  • Back-to-basics Vikings beat Cardinals 27-17 behind Murray, D
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    Back-to-basics Vikings beat Cardinals 27-17 behind Murray, D

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Kirk Cousins threw the ball right over the Arizona linebacker trailing Adam Thielen on third-and-1, a neatly executed seam route by Minnesota's star receiver after a stutter step sprung him open for a 13-yard touchdown catch .

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  • Murray, Vikings trample Cardinals on way to 27-17 victory
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    Murray, Vikings trample Cardinals on way to 27-17 victory

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) The Minnesota Vikings played a back-to-the-basics game, leaning on Latavius Murray's powerful legs and a smothering defense that was in prime form.

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  • Minn.-raised WRs Fitzgerald, Thielen on stage in Cards-Vikes
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    Minn.-raised WRs Fitzgerald, Thielen on stage in Cards-Vikes

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Adam Thielen wasn't even in high school yet when Larry Fitzgerald entered the NFL in 2004 with Arizona with the acclaim of the third overall pick in the draft.

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  • Vikings, Cardinals look to keep winning feeling

    Vikings, Cardinals look to keep winning feeling

    After two consecutive road games, the Minnesota Vikings head home to face the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday at U.S. Bank Stadium. Both teams are struggling but come off big victories, as the Vikings (2-2-1) pulled out a win over the Philadelphia Eagles in a rematch of the 2017 NFC Championship Game while the Cardinals (1-4) defeated the San Francisco 49ers for their first victory of the year.

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  • With 'innate' accuracy, Cousins delivering for Vikings
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    With 'innate' accuracy, Cousins delivering for Vikings

    EAGAN, Minn. (AP) As Kirk Cousins backpedaled in the pocket with Minnesota on the move late in the first half last week, Adam Thielen broke for the back corner of the end zone.

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