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Minnesota Vikings Training Camp 2016

Everything from the Minnesota Vikings' 2016 Training Camp.

Vikings Open U.S. Bank Stadium With Win Over Chargers

Adrian Peterson Won’t Play In Preseason After All

Teddy Bridgewater Expects To Play On Sunday

Vikings Sign Brad Sorensen, Waive Kevin Monangai

Report: Bridgewater Sat Out With Sore Shoulder

It appears that we may finally know why Teddy Bridgewater didn't play in Thursday's preseason win over the Seahawks.

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Daily Norseman on 740 The Fan

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I hopped on 740 The Fan in my old stomping grounds of Fargo to talk all things Vikings with Chase Miller and Brad Anderson. Chase was filling in as host on the Jack Michaels Show as we discussed the position battles and matchups as the Vikings head into their game against the Seahawks tonight. It's a nice quick 15 minute listen that is a nice supplement to the preview I posted this morning. Enjoy!

Vikings at Seahawks preview: What to watch for

Eric Thompson of Daily Norseman explores the story lines and players to keep an eye on as the Minnesota Vikings visit the Seattle Seahawks in a preseason tilt.

Vikings At Bengals: What I'm Looking For

There is actual football to be played tonight! What will you be looking at?

Pac-Man Jones Gets Hooked On A. Thielen

We have our first scuffle of the joint practices, and in just a shade under half an hour into the proceedings.

Training Camp evaluations: defense

Eric Thompson continues his recap of Vikings Training Camp by providing overall thoughts about the defense and evaluating each player in camp.

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Daily Norseman on SB Nation Radio

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I was a guest on SB Nation Radio's The Mighty Gwinn Show hosted by Dylan Gwinn Tuesday afternoon to discuss all things Vikings Training Camp for about ten minutes. Give it a listen!

Vikings’ Time In Mankato Ends With Fight

The Vikings are on to Cincinnati. . .and it’s probably a good thing, since it seems they’re tired of hitting each other.

Training Camp evaluations: offense and special teams

Eric Thompson recaps his coverage of Vikings Training Camp by providing overall thoughts about the offense and evaluating every single player in camp.

Minnesota Vikings Release First Depth Chart

The preseason opener is coming, and the Minnesota Vikings have put out their first depth chart of the year.

Vikings Training Camp Gallery: Night Practice

Photos from the night practice at Minnesota Vikings Training Camp in Mankato, MN taken on August 6, 2016. All photos credited to Thad Chesley. All rights reserved.

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DN on Purple FTW! (Again)

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On our last day in Mankato, I joined Andy Carlson, Luke Inman, and Sam Ekstrom on the Purple For The Win! Podcast at the Boulder Tap House in Mankato. We discussed our camp observations, what we're looking for in tonight's practice under the lights, and gave our thoughts on which players will and won't make the roster. Give 'er a listen!

Minnesota Vikings Training Camp Gallery: 8/5/16

Photos from Day 7 of Vikings Training Camp in Mankato, MN taken on August 4, 2016. All photos credited to Thad Chesley. All rights reserved.

All about the 2016 rule changes, straight from NFL referees

Veteran NFL referee Craig Wrolstad and his crew held a meeting at Vikings Training Camp to go over all the rule changes and new points of emphasis the officials are focusing on for the 2016 season.

Vikings Sign RB Kevin Monangai

The Vikings are once again at 90 players on the roster with the signing of the former Villanova star.

Training Camp Day 6 News, Notes, Interviews

Included: news, notes, observations, the press conferences from George Edwards, Teddy Bridgewater, and Mike Priefer, as well as quick interviews with Joe Berger and Trae Waynes.

Minnesota Vikings Training Camp gallery: 8/4/16

Photos from Day 6 of Vikings Training Camp in Mankato, MN taken on August 4, 2016. All photos credited to Thad Chesley. All rights reserved.

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DN on Purple FTW

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In between practices on Thursday, we recorded a quick-hitter episode of the Purple FTW! Podcast. Along with host Andy Carlson were Sam Ekstrom from Cold Omaha, Arif Hasan of nearly every prominent Vikings blog, and myself from Daily Norseman. After some introductory niceties we summed up what we have seen so far and played The Name Game with some of the players that have stood out to us in camp so far. It's a fun and relatively quick listen that you should enjoy. And if you don't, we'll give you a full refund.

Training Camp Day 5 News, Notes, Interviews

Daily Norseman recaps another busy day from Mankato, including Mike Zimmer's press conference and interviews with Linval Joseph and Jayron Kearse.

Vikings Cut Baxter, Whittingham

After one practice in full pads, the Vikings decided to cut ties with two players, reducing their roster to 88.

Ellis Activated From PUP List

The big defensive tackle will return to practice with the team on Sunday.

Peterson Dealing With Minor Hamstring Issue

The injury, suffered the week before camp, has caused Peterson to miss the first two practices of camp.

Harris Might Not Play In 2016

Nobody knows what’s ailing Mike Harris, and he isn’t saying. But it sounds like it’s going to keep him out for a while.

PUP vs NFI: What’s The Difference?

The Minnesota Vikings used a couple of different roster lists on the first day of Training Camp. What’s the difference between the two?

Vikings Shuffle Roster Before First Practice

Practices are underway in Mankato, but the Vikings made a few moves before things got started.

Weird Situation Puts Heinicke Out 2-3 Months

Taylor Heinicke severed a tendon in his foot a few weeks ago. How did he do it? Well, that's where things get strange.

Alex Boone Tells Great Kevin Williams Story

As he reported to his first Minnesota Vikings Training Camp, the team’s new starting left guard remembered his first matchup against a Minnesota legend.

Training Camp battles to watch for

Daily Norseman looks at some of the most intriguing matchups as the Minnesota Vikings open camp in Mankato.

Mike Zimmer Signs Contract Extension

The head coach of the Minnesota Vikings is entering his third season, but he’s going to be around for quite a while, it would appear.

Quarterback Intrigue On Camp Reporting Day

It doesn’t directly involve Teddy Bridgewater, but there might be some movement in the spots behind him on Minnesota’s quarterback depth chart.

Call Your Shot: Who Will Be Mr. Mankato?

Who will win the. . .ummmm, "prestigious". . .pre-season award for this year?

Report: Vikings Considering Punter Competition

It looks as though Jeff Locke might have to battle for his job after all.