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Vikings special teams coach expresses regret for homophobic comments

August 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

MANKATO, Minn — Vikings special-teams coordinator Mike Priefer expressed remorse Thursday about making a homophobic comment two years ago that landed him a three-game suspension to start the 2014 NFL season.
“I’ve failed,” Priefer said.
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Vikings’ Fulton denies talk he might be cut

August 12, 2014 in Uncategorized

MANKATO, Minn. — Two years ago, Vikings fullback Jerome Felton made the Pro Bowl. Now, there are rumblings he might not even make the team.
Minnesota offensive coordinator Norv Turner doesn’t appear to favor a two-running back set as much as pre…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Vikings’ cluster of QBs: Minnesota’s first depth chart lists Ponder as 3rd-string quarterback

August 5, 2014 in Uncategorized

MANKATO, Minn. — While it has been apparent it would happen, now it’s in writing: Christian Ponder is the Vikings’ third-string quarterback.
The Vikings released their first training camp depth chart Tuesday. The chart, termed unofficial, list…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Vikings’ No. 1 pick, Barr, on course to start opener

August 2, 2014 in Uncategorized

MANKATO, Minn. — News flash: Vikings coach Mike Zimmer said Friday there’s a “strong” chance rookie linebacker Anthony Barr will start the regular-season opener Sept. 7 at St. Louis.
Then again, perhaps that would be regarded as old news to …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Vikings’ No. 1 pick, Barr, on course to start opener

August 2, 2014 in Uncategorized

MANKATO, Minn. — News flash: Vikings coach Mike Zimmer said Friday there’s a “strong” chance rookie linebacker Anthony Barr will start the regular-season opener Sept. 7 at St. Louis.
Then again, perhaps that would be regarded as old news to …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Vikes hire lawyer from Incognito case to assist with Kluwe talks

July 29, 2014 in Uncategorized

MINNEAPOLIS — The Vikings have hired criminal attorney Ted Wells, who worked with the NFL on the Miami Dolphins’ bullying case, to assist with settlement talks with former punter Chris Kluwe.
The Vikings announced Tuesday that they have retained…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Vikes hire lawyer from Incognito case to assist with Kluwe talks

July 29, 2014 in Uncategorized

MINNEAPOLIS — The Vikings have hired criminal attorney Ted Wells, who worked with the NFL on the Miami Dolphins’ bullying case, to assist with settlement talks with former punter Chris Kluwe.
The Vikings announced Tuesday that they have retained…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Legislators tell Wilf suspension of Priefer is inadequate

July 27, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL, Minn. — In an open letter to Minnesota Vikings owner Zygi Wilf released Friday, 17 state legislators from the House and Senate implored the organization to release the entire investigation into claims made by former punter Chris Kluwe tha…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Legislators tell Wilf suspension of Priefer is inadequate

July 27, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL, Minn. — In an open letter to Minnesota Vikings owner Zygi Wilf released Friday, 17 state legislators from the House and Senate implored the organization to release the entire investigation into claims made by former punter Chris Kluwe tha…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Greenway rescues two boaters from lake in Minnesota

June 2, 2014 in Uncategorized

MINNETONKA, Minn. — Mount Vernon native Chad Greenway was in the right place at the right time Monday to help rescue a pair of Minnesota boaters.

The Minnesota Vikings linebacker helped to rescue Crystal and Edward Alexis on Lake Minnetonka Mond…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com