preseason

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Jeff Diamond
August 22, 2019 - 10:00 pm
Preseason game #3 vs. Cardinals is dress rehearsal for September 8 opener Jeff Diamond, former Vikings GM who is co-hosting Monday Night Purple with Joe Anderson this season on News Talk 830 WCCO at B-52 Burgers and Brew in Inver Grove Heights in regular season (next preseason show is Monday August...
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Brandon Zylstra makes the catch
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August 19, 2019 - 4:03 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The pressure is on Minnesota's offense to improve, and a more productive passing attack will depend partially on a diversified group of targets for Kirk Cousins. Some of that depth was on display Sunday night against Seattle. Rookie tight end Irv Smith Jr. and backup wide...
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Vikings and Saints
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August 09, 2019 - 4:56 am
Acclimating to a new offense, the Vikings are likely to be without at least one offensive starter in their preseason opener at New Orleans on Friday night. Second-year right tackle Brian O'Neill has missed the past two practices. He was an observer on Wednesday with a brace on his right arm. Coach...
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Kirk Cousins
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August 24, 2018 - 6:33 am
Preseason game number three is usually as close to the real thing as NFL teams get before the matchups start to count. Friday night at US Bank Stadium in downtown Minneapolis doesn't expect to be any different when the Vikings host the Seahawks. New quarterback Kirk Cousins played one series in the...
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Vikings logo on field
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August 19, 2018 - 5:42 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Yannick Ngakoue had an 11-yard sack that helped Jacksonville's defense hold Kirk Cousins and Minnesota's starting offense to three completions and three points, and the Jaguars reserves rallied for a 14-10 victory over the Vikings on Saturday. Cousins was crisp in his only series...
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