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Vikings: Peterson’s appeal denied, suspension uphled

December 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

An arbiter on Friday denied an appeal by Vikings running back Adrian Peterson, assuring his NFL suspension will keep him out the remainder of this season.
The decision by Harold Henderson, a former NFL official who was appointed by the league to hea…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Vikings defense raises the bar, players won’t settle

October 27, 2014 in Uncategorized

MINNEAPOLIS — It would seem to be reason for celebration. After having one of the worst defenses in the NFL last season, the Vikings are now ranked in the top 10.
But that’s not good enough for safety Robert Blanton.
“Our goal is to be the be…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Powers: Mike Zimmer about to drop hammer on Vikings

October 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

That thumping sound you hear this morning is Mike Zimmer bringing down the hammer at Winter Park.
He’s had enough.
“I’m just saying some of the things we’re doing lead to undisciplined play,” Zimmer said. “We’ve got to change a lot of…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Powers: Mike Zimmer about to drop hammer on Vikings

October 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

That thumping sound you hear this morning is Mike Zimmer bringing down the hammer at Winter Park.
He’s had enough.
“I’m just saying some of the things we’re doing lead to undisciplined play,” Zimmer said. “We’ve got to change a lot of…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Patriots beat Minnesota, Vikings offer no excuses for loss

September 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

MINNEAPOLIS — Vikings quarterback Matt Cassel said he was “shocked’’ by Friday’s news on Adrian Peterson. Wide receiver Cordarelle Patterson called it “surprising.’’

Two days later, though, nobody on the Vikings was using the star r…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Patriots beat Minnesota, Vikings offer no excuses for loss

September 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

MINNEAPOLIS — Vikings quarterback Matt Cassel said he was “shocked’’ by Friday’s news on Adrian Peterson. Wide receiver Cordarelle Patterson called it “surprising.’’

Two days later, though, nobody on the Vikings was using the star r…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Cassel secure, Bridgewater sharp in Vikings win over Chiefs

August 23, 2014 in Uncategorized

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The thermometer read 97 degrees at kickoff, and still, Matt Cassel wasn’t as hot as he has been. But he still might have done enough to solidify the Vikings’ starting quarterback job.
Cassel played the first 2½ quarters Sat…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Cassel secure, Bridgewater sharp in Vikings win over Chiefs

August 23, 2014 in Uncategorized

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The thermometer read 97 degrees at kickoff, and still, Matt Cassel wasn’t as hot as he has been. But he still might have done enough to solidify the Vikings’ starting quarterback job.
Cassel played the first 2½ quarters Sat…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

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

Former NDSU QB Jensen waived again by Dolphins

August 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

The Miami Dolphins are working out free-agent quarterbacks Rex Grossman, John Skelton and Brady Quinn on Monday, according to NFL.com.

Matt Moore (shoulder) and Pat Devlin (hamstring) returned to practice from injuries on Sunday, but the Miami Her…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com