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2014 Minnesota Vikings Predictions

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2014 Minnesota Vikings Predictions

Why not throw out some random predictions for the 2014 Minnesota Vikings? Below the Lupagus and I go through some of the more important predictions for the Vikings and player predictions. We tried to not let our purple hearts get in the way but we’ll let you be the judge of that. 2014 Predictions Onebar Lupagus Team Record  9-7 8-8 Leading Passer  Matt Cassel Matt Cassel Leading Rusher  Adrian Peterson Adrian Peterson Leading Receiver  Greg Jennings Kyle Rudolph Leading Tackler  Chad Greenway Audie Cole Sack Leader  Brian Robison...

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Predicting the 2014 NFL All-Rookie Team

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Predicting the 2014 NFL All-Rookie Team

Projecting the 2014 NFL All Rookie Team Follow @matt_falk With the preseason in the books we are getting a small hint at which rookies might see some serious action in 2014. Below is an early look at who could see themselves on the 2014 NFL All Rookie Team. As always once the season is officially wrapped up, we’ll reveal the actual All-Rookie Team. Quarterback Derek Carr, Raiders (Drafted Round 2) With so many rookie quarterbacks expected to hold a clipboard year 1 this one is a crap shoot. Carr has the best chance of seeing a good...

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Vikings Sign 9 to Practice Squad

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Vikings Sign 9 to Practice Squad

The Vikings have announced 9 players that have been added to the practice squad, leaving room for 1 more player. My guess is the last player will be recently cut Austin Wentworth who was cut to make room for recently signed Mike Harris. Below are the 9 players that have been added (no surprises). Running back Joe Banyard, wide receiver Kain Colter, defensive tackle Isame Faciane, tight end Chase Ford, wide receiver Donte Foster, cornerback Kendall James, center Zac Kerin, tackle Mike Remmers and defensive end Justin...

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Vikings Awarded MarQueis Gray and Mike Harris Off Waivers

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Vikings Awarded MarQueis Gray and Mike Harris Off Waivers

The Vikings roster is still taking shape and we can officially welcome 2 new members. Minnesota was awarded both tight end MarQueis Gray and offensive tackle Mike Harris off waivers. Gray is a familiar face around Minnesota as he was a Gopher from 2009 to 2012. The former Gopher has bounced around a bit from the 49ers to the Browns, last year he saw time on the Browns active roster as a tight end ending the season with 2 receptions for 8 yards. The other new Viking is offensive tackle Mike Harris was an un-drafted free agent out of UCLA and...

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Predicting the Vikings Practice Squad …. Why Not?

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Predicting the Vikings Practice Squad …. Why Not?

With the Vikings final 53 set … let’s take a quick look at who might find themselves on the 2014 Vikings practice squad. I’m basing this off of JUST Vikings, not going to try and guess players cut from other rosters. 1. Mike Zimmer, Linebacker 2. Donte Foster, Wide Receiver 3. Kain Colter, Wide Receiver, Return Specialist 4. Kendall James, Cornerback 5. Isame Faciane, Defensive Tackle 6. Jake Snyder, Defensive End 7. Justin Trattou, Defensive End 8. Julian Posey, Cornerback 9. Jeff Baca, Guard 10. Joe Banyard, Running Back...

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Meet the 2014 Minnesota Vikings | 53 Man Roster

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Meet the 2014 Minnesota Vikings | 53 Man Roster

With the final cuts in the books the roster appears to be set for rookie head coach Mike Zimmer and the Minnesota Vikings. Biggest surprises that stick out to me is rolling with 2 TE’s (for now), keeping 2 FB’s, and the cuts of Reisner, Crocker, and Coleman. While this won’t be the roster the Vikings end the season with it will surely be what they start the season with (barring some waiver wire pick-ups after all teams have their cuts in). Follow us @matt_falk Predicting the Vikings 2014 Practice Squad  OFFENSE Quarterback...

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Vikings Final 53 Man Roster Predictions

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Vikings Final 53 Man Roster Predictions

The preseason is officially in the books. With cuts due by Saturday we are on the cusp of seeing who will be representing the 53 man roster for the 2014 Vikings. Below is my final prediction … not gonna lie, it was painful cutting a few of these guys. First Round Vikings of Cuts: CB Derek Cox, S Mistral Raymond, T Pierce Burton, S Brandan Bishop, WR Kamar Jorden, WR Erik Lora, T Kevin Murphy, DT Kheeston Randall, DE Tyler Scott, DE Jake Snyder, CB Robert Steeples, WR Ty Walker, TE Kory Sperry, and WR Andy Cruse. Offense Quarterback (3)...

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Predicting the Vikings 53 Man Roster | Version 2.0

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Predicting the Vikings 53 Man Roster | Version 2.0

With only 1 preseason game left and the first round of cuts in the books the roster is getting a tad clearer. Below is version 2 and the 2nd to last projection for the Vikings 53 man roster. First Round Vikings of Cuts: CB Derek Cox, S Mistral Raymond, T Pierce Burton, S Brandan Bishop, WR Kamar Jorden, WR Erik Lora, T Kevin Murphy, DT Kheeston Randall, DE Tyler Scott, DE Jake Snyder, CB Robert Steeples, WR Ty Walker, TE Kory Sperry, and WR Andy Cruse. Offense Quarterback (2) Matt Cassel, Teddy Bridgewater Notes: I’m still sticking to...

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5 Things To Watch For In Vikings 3rd Preseason Game

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5 Things To Watch For In Vikings 3rd Preseason Game

The Minnesota Vikings are 2-0 in the 2014 Preseason and now travel to Arrowhead Stadium to take on the Kansas City Chiefs in the first road test of the year.  Here are 5 things to watch for in that game. 5. Improved Tackling The Vikings first team defense didn’t look nearly as sharp vs. the Cardinals as it did against the Raiders.  This had a lot to do with some very poor tackling.  Xavier Rhodes and a host of others couldn’t bring down Jeron Brown on a simple out, and he want on to bust  it for a 50 yard gain.  The unit as a...

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Predicting the Vikings 53 Man Roster | Version 1.0

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Predicting the Vikings 53 Man Roster | Version 1.0

With 2 preseason games in the books and the roster still a bit foggy, here is my version 1.0 of trying to crack the Vikings 53 man roster. Even with quite a few question marks there are a few pieces that appear to be coming into place. With the first round of cuts set to be coming after the 3rd preseason game this Saturday below is a quick look at how I see the Vikings final 53 … as of now. Offense Quarterback (2) Matt Cassel, Teddy Bridgewater Notes: Big question here is if they actually opt to keep Ponder to be their number 3 …....

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