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    Vikings KFFL Tidbits (18-21 Aug. 2007)

    Vikings | Defense stands out versus Jets
    Sat, 18 Aug 2007 06:11:05 -0700

    The Associated Press reports the Minnesota Vikings' defense scored three touchdowns Friday, Aug. 17, off turnovers by the New York Jets. S Darren Sharper had a 40-yard interception return for a score while LB Chad Greenway had a 16-yard interception returned for a touchdown. DE Brian Robinson also returned a fumble for a touchdown during the game.


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    Vikings | Peterson impressive versus Jets
    Sat, 18 Aug 2007 06:10:31 -0700

    The Associated Press reports Minnesota Vikings rookie RB Adrian Peterson was sharp Friday, Aug. 17, rushing for 70 yards and a touchdown on eight attempts. Peterson said he is becoming more comfortable now and feels like he is improving each week.


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    Jets | T. Jones misses Vikings game
    Sat, 18 Aug 2007 06:10:07 -0700

    The Associated Press reports New York Jets RB Thomas Jones (calf) did not play Friday, Aug. 17.


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    Vikings | T. Jackson given a lot of help
    Sat, 18 Aug 2007 06:09:15 -0700

    Minnesota Vikings QB Tarvaris Jackson was able to rely on strong defense and a solid running game during the team's preseason game Friday, Aug. 17. He only attempted four passes during the game, hitting two of them for 12 yards.

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    Re: Vikings KFFL Tidbits (18 Aug. 2007)

    Jets | Clarke starts versus Vikings
    Sat, 18 Aug 2007 08:08:15 -0700

    J.P. Pelzman, of the Bergen Record, reports New York Jets OG Adrien Clarke started the team's preseason game Friday, Aug. 17, versus the Minnesota Vikings. Clarke and OG Pete Kendall alternated series at left guard.


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    Vikings | Owens injured
    Sat, 18 Aug 2007 07:09:58 -0700

    Judd Zulgad, of the Star Tribune, reports Minnesota Vikings TE Richard Owens (ankle, knee) sprained his ankle and knee in the team's preseason game Friday, Aug. 17, but the injury does not appear to be serious.


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    Vikings | Hawkins injured
    Sat, 18 Aug 2007 06:48:29 -0700

    Judd Zulgad, of the Star Tribune, reports Minnesota Vikings CB Mike Hawkins (ribs) sustained bruised ribs in the team's preseason game Friday, Aug. 17, but the injury is not serious, according to head coach Brad Childress.

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    Re: Vikings KFFL Tidbits (18-19 Aug. 2007)

    Vikings | Preliminary contract talks with Ferguson
    Sun, 19 Aug 2007 23:20:31 -0700

    Sean Jensen, of the Pioneer Press, reports the Minnesota Vikings and unrestricted free-agent WR Robert Ferguson (Packers) have had "very preliminary" contract discussions, according to Ferguson's agent, Brian Overstreet. Overstreet said Ferguson would like to make a quick decision on his new team. Ferguson met with the Vikings and worked out for the coaching staff Sunday, Aug. 19.


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    Vikings | Owens misses practice Sunday
    Sun, 19 Aug 2007 23:16:06 -0700

    Sean Jensen, of the Pioneer Press, reports Minnesota Vikings TE Richard Owens (ankle, knee) did not practice Sunday, Aug. 19.


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    Vikings | Hawkins misses practice Sunday
    Sun, 19 Aug 2007 23:15:23 -0700

    Sean Jensen, of the Pioneer Press, reports Minnesota Vikings CB Mike Hawkins (bruised ribs) did not practice Sunday, Aug. 19.


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    Vikings | O'Connor misses practice Sunday
    Sun, 19 Aug 2007 23:14:34 -0700

    Sean Jensen, of the Pioneer Press, reports Minnesota Vikings OL Adam O'Connor (knee) did not practice Sunday, Aug. 19.


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    Vikings | Kerr returns to practice Sunday
    Sun, 19 Aug 2007 23:14:16 -0700

    Sean Jensen, of the Pioneer Press, reports Minnesota Vikings LB John Kerr (back) returned to practice Sunday, Aug. 19.


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    Vikings | Peterson just starting to find his groove
    Sun, 19 Aug 2007 23:13:29 -0700

    Sean Jensen, of the Pioneer Press, reports Minnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson said he is just starting to get into his groove. "I still got big steps to take," Peterson said. "I feel I'm starting to pick it up."


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    Vikings | Evans working on court paperwork
    Sun, 19 Aug 2007 23:13:06 -0700

    Sean Jensen, of the Pioneer Press, reports Minnesota Vikings DT Fred Evans is working through paperwork related to his court appearance at Miami-Dade County (Fla.) Court.


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    Vikings | K. Smith may return soon
    Sun, 19 Aug 2007 22:18:02 -0700

    Minnesota Vikings head coach Brad Childress said the team is hopeful DE Khreem Smith (knee, ankle) will be able to return to action this week.


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    Vikings | E. James may return soon
    Sun, 19 Aug 2007 22:17:28 -0700

    Minnesota Vikings head coach Brad Childress said the team is hopeful DE Erasmus James (knee) is able to return to action this week.


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    Vikings | Peterson getting more comfortable
    Sun, 19 Aug 2007 22:16:17 -0700

    Minnesota Vikings head coach Brad Childress said RB Adrian Peterson is fairly adept with most of the things the team is doing right now. He said there isn't a set number of times they are looking to put the football in his hands but they have been trying to ramp him up little by little.


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    Vikings | T. Jackson likely to start next game
    Sun, 19 Aug 2007 22:15:42 -0700

    Minnesota Vikings head coach Brad Childress said he sees QB Tarvaris Jackson every day in practice so he has a "decent idea" what he is capable of. In regards to seeing more out of him in preseason games, Childress said they will continue to script plays but they are not looking to see him throw it 50 times. He said Jackson will probably start their next preseason game.


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    Vikings | C. Taylor remains starting tailback
    Sun, 19 Aug 2007 22:15:16 -0700

    Minnesota Vikings head coach Brad Childress said RB Chester Taylor is the team's starting tailback and RB Adrian Peterson is his change-up back.


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    Vikings | Pursuing Ferguson
    Sun, 19 Aug 2007 22:14:45 -0700

    Minnesota Vikings head coach Brad Childress said the team will have unrestricted free-agent WR Robert Ferguson (Packers) in for a physical. Childress said he spoke to him Sunday, Aug. 19. Childress said the team is pursuing him.

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    Re: Vikings KFFL Tidbits (18-19 Aug. 2007)

    Wow looks like Robert Ferggy will have a new team if he passes his physical

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    Re: Vikings KFFL Tidbits (18-21 Aug. 2007)

    Vikings | Evans misses practice Tuesday
    Tue, 21 Aug 2007 18:49:00 -0700

    Judd Zulgad, of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune, reports Minnesota Vikings DT Fred Evans (legal) missed practice Tuesday, Aug. 21.


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    Vikings | Owens misses practice Tuesday
    Tue, 21 Aug 2007 18:41:51 -0700

    Judd Zulgad, of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune, reports Minnesota Vikings TE Richard Owens (ankle/knee) missed practice Tuesday, Aug. 21.


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    Vikings | Hawkins misses practice Tuesday
    Tue, 21 Aug 2007 18:37:38 -0700

    Judd Zulgad, of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune, reports Minnesota Vikings CB Mike Hawkins (ribs) missed practice Tuesday, Aug. 21.


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    Vikings | Hamilton released
    Tue, 21 Aug 2007 18:29:22 -0700

    Judd Zulgad, of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune, reports the Minnesota Vikings have released WR Paris Hamilton.


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    Vikings | More on Ferguson’s contract
    Tue, 21 Aug 2007 14:31:43 -0700

    Updating previous reports, Judd Zulgad, of the Minneapolis Star Tribune, reports the Minnesota Vikings have signed unrestricted free-agent WR Robert Ferguson (Packers) to a one-year deal. Ferguson will receive $700,000 in base salary and could make up to $1.3 million including incentives.


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    Vikings | Ferguson contract details
    Tue, 21 Aug 2007 13:09:35 -0700

    Sean Jensen, of the St. Paul Pioneer Press, reports the Minnesota Vikings have signed unrestricted free-agent WR Robert Ferguson (Packers) to a one-year deal worth up to $1.5 million, including incentives.


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    Vikings | Ferguson gets jersey number
    Tue, 21 Aug 2007 12:08:39 -0700

    Ryan Kibbe, of KSTP TV, reports Minnesota Vikings WR Robert Ferguson will wear No. 85 this season.


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    Vikings | O'Connor waived
    Tue, 21 Aug 2007 12:05:04 -0700

    Sean Jensen, of the Pioneer Press, reports the Minnesota Vikings have injured/waived OL Adam O'Connor.


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    Vikings | Ferguson signed
    Tue, 21 Aug 2007 11:59:56 -0700

    Sean Jensen, of the Pioneer Press, reports the Minnesota Vikings have signed free agent WR Robert Ferguson (Packers). Terms of the deal were not disclosed.


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    Vikings | Ferguson intends to sign with team
    Tue, 21 Aug 2007 11:19:43 -0700

    John McClain, of the Houston Chronicle, reports unrestricted free agent WR Robert Ferguson (Packers) intends to sign with the Minnesota Vikings. The Vikings have told Ferguson if he signs with them, he will play immediately.


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    Vikings | Evans misses practice Monday
    Mon, 20 Aug 2007 11:14:08 -0700

    Don Seeholzer, of the Pioneer Press, reports Minnesota Vikings DL Fred Evans did not practice Monday, Aug. 20. Evans is still in Florida on administrative probation after pleading no contest Thursday, Aug. 16, to felony charges of battery on a police officer and resisting arrest stemming from a June 23 arrest.

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