Archive for September, 2010


Vikings Defense Epitomizing Consistency Early In 2010 Season

With so many different variables leading to ebbs and flows in the Vikings aerial attack along with other personnel finding a rhythm early in the regular season, the Purple are welcoming the bye week to rest and gain extra preparation for a Week 5 Monday night matchup against the New York Jets at the New […]

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Peterson Up For FedEx Award

Adrian Peterson ripped through the Detroit Lions defense  last Sunday to the tune of 160 rushing yards and 2 TDs on 23 carries, a performance that led the Vikings to a 24-10 victory at Mall of America Field. That performance has also earned him consideration for the Week 3 FedEx Ground Player of the Week […]

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Submit Your Questions For The Vikings Coordinators

Each week, we ask fans to submit their questions for Vikings Head Coach Brad Childress for the “Ask Coach” segment of “Vikings GamePlan,” which airs on Sunday mornings at 10:30 AM on both KARE 11 and FS North. However, this week it’s time for the Vikings three coordinators — Darrell Bevell (offense), Leslie Frazier (defense), and Brian […]

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Bears Top Packers On MNF, Rule NFC

In the latest illustration of the parity of unpredictability of the NFL, the Chicago Bears defeated the Green Bay Packers 20-17 on Monday night at Soldier Field to improve to 3-0 and grab the top spot in both the NFC North and the entire NFC. The Bears are the only 3-0 team in the conference […]

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Ryan Cook Plays Well In Place Of Injured Sullivan

Vikings starting C John Sullivan has been dealing with a calf injury since the early part of training camp and it looked like he was battling back to solid playing shape through the 1st couple games of the 2010 regular season. But Cook didn’t even make it a couple of plays into Sunday’s game against […]

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Cook, Griffin Make Successful Returns To Lineup

An already impressively strong Vikings defense got a lot stronger on Sunday because CBs Chris Cook and Cedric Griffin made their returns to the lineup after battling back from knee injuries. As a result, the Vikings secondary played perhaps its best game of the short season. Griffin injured his knee during last year’s NFC Championship […]

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“All Day” Is Vikings All-Purpose Weapon

For a team that’s 1-2 and has faced its share of adversity so far in the young 2010 season, the Vikings also have quite a few positive trends through the first 3 games. The most positive of them all is the performance(s) of superstar RB Adrian Peterson, who is doing all the things the NFL’s […]

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Submit Your Monday Morning Mailbag Questions

The Vikings got their 1st win of the 2010 regular season. RB Adrian Peterson blew up for 160 yards and 2 TDs. CBs Chris Cook and Cedric Griffin made their returns to the lineup. The defense dominated again and allowed just 1 TD. And the Vikings have their bye week coming up. Yes, there’s a […]

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Peterson Gives Vikings 14-7 Lead In 2nd Quarter

Vikings RB Adrian Peterson gave the Vikings their 1s lead of the game after a 6-yard TD run through the middle of the Lions defense. Peterson recorded 28 yards on 5 carries during the drive and now has 12 carries for 54 yards and 1 TD on the day. The scoring drive – that lasted […]

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Peterson, Vikings Defense Key Vikings Win Over Lions

A superior effort from both superstar RB Adrian Peterson and a stout Vikings defense keyed the Vikings to their 1st victory of the 2010 regular season, a 24-10 decision over the Detroit Lions at Mall of America Field on Sunday. The Vikings went into the locker room at halftime with a 14-10 lead behind a […]

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