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Bridgewater confident cold won’t deter him

November 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL, Minn. — In August, before playing a preseason game at Kansas City in 97-degree heat, the Vikings’ rookie quarterback said, “Any weather is Teddy Bridgewater-type weather.”
Now, he can prove that includes the cold.
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Peterson to resume career ASAP

November 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Adrian Peterson’s attorney said Wednesday his client made a mistake using a switch to discipline his 4-year-old son but has accepted responsibility for unintentionally injuring the boy and hopes the NFL and public will forgive h…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Peterson to resume career ASAP

November 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Adrian Peterson’s attorney said Wednesday his client made a mistake using a switch to discipline his 4-year-old son but has accepted responsibility for unintentionally injuring the boy and hopes the NFL and public will forgive h…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Peterson pleads no contest, avoids jail

November 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

CONROE, Texas — Vikings star Adrian Peterson on Tuesday pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor assault charge and avoided jail, ending his legal troubles in Texas and turning his attention to NFL headquarters in New York.
Teammates are eager to welco…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Peterson pleads no contest, avoids jail

November 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

CONROE, Texas — Vikings star Adrian Peterson on Tuesday pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor assault charge and avoided jail, ending his legal troubles in Texas and turning his attention to NFL headquarters in New York.
Teammates are eager to welco…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Zimmer sidelined with kidney stone

October 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

MINNEAPOLIS — Vikings coach Mike Zimmer missed practice Friday to be treated for a kidney stone, the Pioneer Press has learned.
The team announced that Zimmer had a “minor procedure” after leaving Winter Park in pain but said he would return t…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

“Teddy time”: Bridgewater to make first professional start with Vikings

September 28, 2014 in Uncategorized

MINNEAPOLIS — Obviously, Teddy Bridgewater wants to win his NFL debut as a starting quarterback. Then again, it might not be all that bad if he doesn’t.
The Vikings in their history have had seven previous quarterbacks start games as rookies. On…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Minnesota Gov. calls for Peterson suspension

September 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

One of the biggest Vikings fans in the state of Minnesota, governor Mark Dayton, called for the franchise to suspend running back Adrian Peterson.
“It is an awful situation,” said Dayton in a statement. “Yes, Mr. Peterson is entitled to due pr…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Minnesota finalizes team roster

August 31, 2014 in Uncategorized

MINNEAPOLIS — Vikings mainstays Fred Evans and Jamarca Sanford were pushed aside Saturday.
The team trimmed down to the NFL roster limit of 53, releasing Evans, a defensive tackle who had been with Minnesota since 2007, and placing Sanford, a safe…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

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.
For…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com