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11 Months After Devastating Injury Bridgewater Appreciative of the Little Things

For Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater his season ending knee injury last August seems like a lifetime ago ‘It’s been so long I don’t even remember” Bridgewater said when asked what happened that day at Winter Park in Eden Prairie Minnesota.

Vikings Camp Day 2 POSITION BATTLES

First day of full team practices took place today, there was a walkthrough in the morning and a practice with helmets and position groups in the afternoon. I quickly learned my first mistake of the year, I need to stop at the HyVee by my hotel to purchase some sunscreen because it was hot and very sunny today. frankly it’s a rookie move for someone that has already been through this experience once before so I’m a little disappointed in myself.

THE POSITION BATTLES

Vikings Open Up Final Training Camp In Mankato

Today the veterans reported to Mankato for the final time, as the Vikings opened up training camp number 52 in Mankato. The five-plus hour drive down from Fargo was uneventful outside of the swarms of butterflies that met my windshield. Not kidding my car looks like it was a shield during a paintball fight.

Jimmy Butler introduced at Mall of America

Last week the Minnesota Timberwolves made a draft day trade that brought all-star forward Jimmy Butler to Minnesota in exchange for Zach Lavine, Kris Dunn and the No.7 pick in the NBA draft. Today the wolves introduced their new star along-side coach and president of operations Tom Thibodeau and general Manager Scott Layden. The press conference was held in front of hundreds of fans and media members at the Mall of America rotunda. If you missed the press conference you can watch it here.

NDSU Football Add Three Home Games to Future Schedules

North Dakota State University announced on Tuesday, May 30, the addition of three home football games for the 2018, 2019 and 2020 seasons.
 

Vikings add competition at WR

It has been quite a hectic six months for former Cretin Derham Hall standout Michael Floyd. Last December he was arrested in Arizona after he fell asleep at the wheel of his vehicle at a red light. Floyd had a blood alcohol level of .217, nearly three times the legal limit. The 27-year-old then was released by the Cardinals and subsequently claimed by the New England Patriots. He finished the season as a Patriot and won a Super Bowl ring, even though he did not play in the game.

Vikings on the clock to host the NFL Draft

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The NFL is moving the draft around the country and Minnesota wants in on the action.

Mike Zimmer is "more optimistic" about a Teddy Bridgewater return

During a press conferences today in Minnesota the Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer said he’s “more optimistic” about a return to the field for the quarterback than he ever had been.

Guess what game Jay Cutler will be broadcasting to start his career in the media

By Kevin Patra and NFL.com

Chicago Bears fans won't have to wait for the regular season to hear Jay Cutler analyze games.

Vikings Select 11 Players in NFL Draft

The Minnesota Vikings finished the 2017 NFL Draft with 11 new players through the seven rounds.

GM Rick Spielman made 7 draft trades including drafting up for the teams first two picks to grab Florida State running back Dalvin Cook and Ohio Stat offensive lineman Pat Elflein.

Sports Director Andy Rieckhoff and Myles Gorham broke down all eleven selection in podcast form and you can hear their thoughts below.

https://soundcloud.com/wzfg-am-1100/2017-nfl-draft-recap-minnesota-vikings

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