ST. LOUIS, MO - SEPTEMBER 7: Adrian Peterson #28 of the Minnesota Vikings looks on from the sideline during a game against the St. Louis Rams at the Edward Jones Dome on September 7, 2014 in St. Louis, Missouri.  The Vikings beat the Rams 34-6.  (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Adrian Peterson not a fan of ‘boring’ offseason work

Count Adrian Peterson among those who are glad that OTAs and minicamp are over, because all that offseason stuff isn’t his cup of tea. The 31-year-old Vikings running back is so tired of offseason work that he said it could eventually be the reason he retires. “It’s so repetitive that it’s more suited toward the […]

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What’s Your Favorite Vikings Fathers Day Memory?

The more and more I think about it Father’s Day should be the first Sunday of the NFL season. Countless number of years have I sat in my parents rocking chair on opening day looking at my Dad saying “this is the year I can feel it.” Yet to be disappointed at the end of […]

OAKLAND, CA - DECEMBER 21:  Derek Carr #4 of the Oakland Raiders celebrates a touchdown in the fourth quarter against the Buffalo Bills at O.co Coliseum on December 21, 2014 in Oakland, California.  (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Five NFL teams that improved during the 2016 offseason

Rex Ryan can claim that the Bills are the NFL’s 2016 offseason champions, but since pads aren’t worn during the offseason, that hollow title is up for debate. Offseason activities across the league ended Thursday with 25 teams wrapping up their mandatory minicamps. The other seven teams finished last week. So now we can look back at free […]

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History of the Donut Club

Every Saturday morning Vikings players gather around to partake in a tradition of consuming donuts together. This tradition was started in 2008, when starting quarterback Gus Frerotte brought a few dozen donuts into the training room one Saturday morning. It only grew from there… The Donut Club has a governing body, uniform, membership requirement, schedule […]

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Do the Vikings need a veteran wide receiver?

Do the Vikings need a veteran wider receiver to help their young group? As Vikings training camp quickly approaches I took a look at the roster group that the Vikings have for wide receivers. Wow we have a young group. Jarius Wright is the senior of the group with five years’ experience. Followed by Charles […]

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Harrison Smith honestly a good guy.

Harrison Smith honestly a good guy. I noted that one of my biggest things that I wanted to see get done this off season was to sign Harry “The Hit Man”! Well that got done and you know what I’m happy he got the 5- Year $51.25 M extension. Key in big signings like this […]

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A Perfect Mix

With Offseason Team Activities (OTA’s) kicking off on May 24, I decided to take a look at the current roster as we continue to inch closer to the start of the 2016 season. Even though we are a couple months away from the start of training camp and a lot of things can easily change […]

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Possible Viking Veteran Casualties

Every year, NFL teams shock fans around the league by cutting a veteran of the team. The Vikings have consistently cut 1-2 veterans after each training camp every summer. We take a look at who might be a veteran camp casualty this year. 1.) Captain Munnerelyn: Captain is surprisingly the highest paid cornerback on the […]

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - DECEMBER 7: Cordarrelle Patterson #84 of the Minnesota Vikings returns a kick against the New York Jets in the fourth quarter on December 7, 2014 at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Adam Bettcher/Getty Images)

Cordarrelle Patterson literally dreams of returning kicks for TDs

Few in the NFL are better than Cordarrelle Patterson at returning kickoffs for touchdowns. The All-Pro returner even scores in his dreams: Cordarrelle Patterson on returning kicks in his sleep: “In my dreams last night, probably four (TDs scored), opening game in the new dome.’’ — Chris Tomasson (@christomasson)

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VDD Radio: Vikings D-Line Coach Andre Patterson

Good Morning Everyone! Check out today’s special edition podcast with the Vikings D-Line Coach, Andre Patterson. Andre has been with the team for 5 years and has over 34 years of coaching experience. Enjoy!

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Vikings Sign Bruce Gaston – The 2 Helmets Guy

After BJ Dubose, a defensive tackle who was drafted last year, came down with an ACL injury this past week – the Vikings placed him on the IR list. Today, it was announced that the Vikings have signed Bruce Gaston to replace him. Is Bruce Gaston just another body – or is he poised to […]

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VDD Radio: Featuring Former Viking Greg Camarillo

Welcome to another edition of Vikings Digital Diaries radio! This week’s podcast features former Vikings wide receiver, Greg Camarillo. Greg played his college ball at Stanford. In was signed as an undrafted free agent in 2005 by the Chargers. In 2010 the Dolphins traded Camarillo to the Vikings for Benny Sapp. In 2009, Greg did not drop a single pass thrown to him.

Greg finished his career with 1,730 yards and 5 touchdowns.

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