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Minnesota Vikings running back Dalvin Cook (33) carries near the goal line in the first half of an NFL wild-card playoff football game against the New Orleans Saints, Sunday, Jan. 5, 2020, in New Orleans. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)
AP
January 09, 2020 - 5:16 pm
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers defense features a fearsome pass rush, a shut-down cornerback in Richard Sherman and a group of safeties and linebackers that excel in pass coverage. So it's no surprise that teams look to the run when they attack it. That figures to be the case...
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Seattle Seahawks' DK Metcalf (14) fumbles while being hit by Minnesota Vikings' Xavier Rhodes (29) and Eric Kendricks (54) during the second half of an NFL football game, Monday, Dec. 2, 2019, in Seattle. The Vikings' recovered on the play. (AP Photo/John Froschauer)
AP
December 02, 2019 - 11:53 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — By the time the playoffs arrive, the Seattle Seahawks are going to feel just fine in a close, tight game. Even when they’re comfortably ahead, the Seahawks have a way of making the final minutes more than a little unnerving. “Close games are cool, aren’t they? I like them,” Seattle...
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Dalvin Cook of the Vikings
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AP
October 25, 2019 - 4:18 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Near the end of this methodical victory for the Minnesota Vikings, the crowd directed a loud cheer toward a player on the visiting team. When Adrian Peterson appeared on the giant video screens during the 2-minute warning with an announcement of his latest climb up the NFL's all-...
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A pass by Kirk Cousins
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AP
October 21, 2019 - 5:00 am
DETROIT (AP) - The Vikings were so confident in Kirk Cousins they called for a deep pass, instead of a more conservative run, to seal a victory against the Detroit Lions. He validated the gutsy decision. Cousins connected with Stefon Diggs on a 66-yard pass from deep in his territory with two-plus...
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Another score for Stefon Diggs
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AP
October 14, 2019 - 5:21 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Two weeks ago, Stefon Diggs was a dissatisfied star with a decreasing role for a Vikings team in a mini-crisis on the passing attack. Patience was all Diggs needed, as it turned out, to re-establish himself as a prominent receiver for Kirk Cousins and the Vikings. Cousins threw...
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Dalvin Cook and Kirk Cousins
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AP
October 01, 2019 - 6:59 am
EAGAN, Minn. (AP) - Even as the Vikings had league-leading rushing totals the first three weeks of the season with Dalvin Cook, the team understood that, eventually, it would need quarterback Kirk Cousins to make plays through the air. When they were needed in Week 4 at Chicago, Cousins and the...
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Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins is sacked in Chicago
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AP
September 30, 2019 - 5:20 am
CHICAGO (AP) - Kirk Cousins was sacked six times. Dalvin Cook had nowhere to go. It was a noticeably quiet afternoon for Adam Thielen. On the rare occasion the Vikings had the ball Sunday, they usually gave it right back to the Chicago Bears. Cousins and Cook were held in check by Chicago's...
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Vikings logo on field
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September 16, 2019 - 4:16 am
GREEN BAY, Wisc. AP -- Aaron Rodgers threw two early touchdowns and the Green Bay Packers held on for a 21-16 win over the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday. On a day when the Packers honored late Hall of Famer Bart Starr at halftime, Rodgers put on quite a show - particularly early. Rodgers completed...
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