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Greg Jennings doesn’t really miss Green Bay at all

Packers fans booed Greg Jennings when he came back to Lambeau Field last year. But that’s not the reason the Vikings wide receiver has moved on, and spoke freely when asked if he missed Green Bay. “Honestly, to be honest, no,” Jennings said, via Rob Demovsky of ESPN.com. “It doesn’t because — and this is…

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PFT Live: Jarius Wright

The Teddy Bridgewater era got off to a smashing start on Sunday and we’ll talk to one of the biggest beneficiaries of the quarterback change in Minnesota on Tuesday’s edition of PFT Live. Vikings wide receiver Jarius Wright will join Mike Florio to discuss the play of the team’s first-round pick in his first NFL…

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Week Four power rankings

1. Seattle Seahawks (No. 1 last week; 2-1):  Richard Sherman is even better than the bye. 2. Cincinnati Bengals (No. 2; 3-0):  Winning at Foxboro on Sunday night will no longer be viewed as an upset. 3. Denver Broncos (No. 3; 2-1):  The team they need to be most worried about in the AFC resides…

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Allen’s firing 23rd permanent in-season coaching change since 2000

The firing of Raiders coach Dennis Allen marks the 23rd time an NFL club has changed coaches in-season for reasons of resignation or termination since 2000. Of the 22 interim coaches in this span, eight went on to earn the club’s full-time head-coaching job the next season. This includes the Raiders’ Tom Cable, who took…

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Vikings sign former Mr. Irrelevant to practice squad

Since the news out of Minnesota about Teddy Bridgewater’s ankle isn’t too serious, they didn’t need to make a serious run at a veteran quarterback. Via 1500ESPN.com, the Vikings have signed former Colts quarterback Chandler Harnish to the practice squad. With Matt Cassel out for the year, the Vikings are down to Christian Ponder in…

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Redskins sign Jamarca Sanford

The Redskins saw their pass defense torn apart by the Giants last week and they’ve made a move in hopes of shoring up their secondary on Monday. PFT has learned, via a league source, that the team has signed safety Jamarca Sanford. Sanford started 41 games in Minnesota over the past three seasons, recording 216…

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NFL morning after: J.J. Watt for MVP

Andrew Luck threw for nearly 400 yards and Aaron Rodgers was almost perfect against the Bears and Steve Smith had a huge game against his old team on Sunday. But the NFL’s best player was Texans defensive tackle J.J. Watt. And so I’d like to begin my J.J. Watt for MVP campaign right now. It…

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Vikings get win while they worry about Teddy Bridgewater’s ankle

The Teddy Bridgewater era started with a win in Minnesota, but there are going to be some worried folks in Minneapolis about when chapter two might take place. Bridgewater threw for 317 yards, ran for a touchdown and led the Vikings on a nine-play, 87-yard drive to retake the lead after the Falcons pulled in…

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Teddy Bridgewater’s first touchdown has Vikes up at halftime

Vikings fans have been clamoring to see quarterback Teddy Bridgewater start at quarterback since the team selected him in the first round of this year’s draft. He’s proven to be worth the wait through 30 minutes of his first start. Bridgewater completed 11-of-16 passes for 197 yards while leading the Vikings on three touchdown drives…

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Devin Hester, Roddy White probable for Sunday

The Falcons appear relatively healthy entering Sunday’s game at Minnesota. Wide receivers Roddy White (foot) and Devin Hester (ankle) are among four players probable for Week Four, the team’s Twitter feed said Friday. Tailback Antone Smith (hamstring) and inside linebacker Prince Shembo (calf) are also listed as probable. White sat out the Falcons’ Week Three…

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Brandon Fusco to have surgery Monday for torn pectoral

The Minnesota Vikings lost starting right guard Brandon Fusco for the season last week after suffering a torn pectoral muscle in a game against the New Orleans Saints. According to Dave Campbell of the Associated Press, Fusco is set to have surgery on Monday to repair the injury. The recovery time is expected to be…

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Norv Turner: We’ve got to work to find ways to get ball to Cordarrelle Patterson

Vikings wide receiver Cordarrelle Patterson has carried the ball once in the last two weeks and lost seven yards on that carry, but he’s still Minnesota’s leading rusher on the season. That’s led some to wonder whether the Vikings should be doing more to get the ball into Patterson’s hands with Adrian Peterson out of…

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Mike Zimmer: I’m not that discouraged in Matt Kalil

The Teddy Bridgewater Era is underway in Minnesota and the Vikings would like to see it run for many years. One thing that could get in the way of that is a big hit from a pass rusher who comes from Bridgewater’s blind side, a possibility that seems all too plausible based on how much pressure…

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Vikings put Matt Cassel, Brandon Fusco on IR

There’s no more mystery about the fact it’s Teddy Time in Minnesota. The Vikings announced this morning that quarterback Matt Cassel and guard Brandon Fusco were placed on season-ending injured reserve. That clears the way for Teddy Bridgewater to lay claim to the starting job for the long haul, without the specter of the guy…

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Week Three power rankings

1. Seattle Seahawks (No. 1 last week; 2-1):  Why couldn’t they have toyed with the Broncos like this in February? 2. Cincinnati Bengals (No. 5; 3-0):  It’s a lot easier to be among the NFL’s best when there aren’t playoff games to win. 3. Denver Broncos (No. 2; 2-1):  At least they won’t be intimidated…

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