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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

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

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

Dolphins make NDSU’s Jensen feel welcome

May 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO — The Miami Dolphins made Brock Jensen feel wanted. That’s why the former North Dakota State quarterback decided to head to Miami.
Jensen signed with the Dolphins as an undrafted rookie soon after the conclusion of the NFL Draft on Saturda…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Three from NDSU sign deals with NFL teams

May 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO — Three former North Dakota State Bison football players signed undrafted free agent deals with NFL teams on Saturday.
Ex-Bison quarterback Brock Jensen signed with the Miami Dolphins, while defensive backs Marcus Williams and Bryan Shepherd…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Turner keeps it low key heading into NFL Draft

May 8, 2014 in Uncategorized

MINNEAPOLIS — A four-year starter for a three-time national champion, Billy Turner has spent most of the past four years in the limelight.
The next few days, the former North Dakota State offensive tackle plans to keep things simple, even though h…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Spielman, Zimmer ‘together’ on draft decisions

May 8, 2014 in Uncategorized

MINNEAPOLIS — It didn’t take long for Vikings general manager Rick Spielman to see that Mike Zimmer never stops coaching.
At the University of Minnesota’s pro day in March, Zimmer did something rarely seen from an NFL head coach at such a sett…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com