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    Chances are Christian Ponder will be the Vikings’ quarterback of the future, or at least 2012. But the last month of the 2011 season didn’t do anything to solidify his status in anyone’s mind. That …

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    03 Jan 12
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    MINNEAPOLIS — The season had been a downer for both teams, filled with injuries and disappointment. So maybe chasing history was all that mattered in a game with no playoff implications. Enter Vikings defensive end …

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    02 Jan 12
  • NFL: Minnesota Vikings at Washington Redskins

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has scheduled surgery to repair his left knee. Dr. James Andrews will perform the operation Friday in Alabama, six days after Peterson tore the …

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    30 Dec 11
  • NFL: Minnesota Vikings at Washington Redskins

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — Jim Kleinsasser has spent the last 13 years bulldozing linebackers and defensive ends on NFL Sundays, a blue-collar battering ram for glamorous runners like Robert Smith and Adrian Peterson. There …

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    30 Dec 11
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    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — Leslie Frazier is finishing his first full season as head coach of the Minnesota Vikings and he says he has heard not direct assurances from his bosses that he will …

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    30 Dec 11
  • Minnesota Vikings: On guard, Hutchinson out but Vikes aim for Herrera

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — Two Minnesota Vikings starters have been cleared to play in the season finale after passing their post-concussion tests. Quarterback Christian Ponder and cornerback Asher Allen participated fully in practice Wednesday. …

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    29 Dec 11
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    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — Christian Ponder stood at the podium with a nasty cut on his nose and a noticeable laceration on his right hand. He took quite a beating last weekend against the …

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    29 Dec 11
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    S Mistral Raymond had his first career interception, and the first by a Vikings player since Week 5, when he grabbed an overthrown ball by Rex Grossman and returned it 31 yards on Saturday. The …

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    28 Dec 11