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Author:  dead_poet [ Thu Sep 14, 2017 1:53 pm ]
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Bradford going through individual drills.

Barr not participating.

Author:  Rock45 [ Thu Sep 14, 2017 9:19 pm ]
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dead_poet wrote:
halfgiz wrote:
@Andrew_Krammer
35m
Sam Bradford (knee) was limited in first practice after his Monday night stardom #Vikings


Of course. See my avatar. Makes perfect sense.


Hope it heals quick and we get a little more of that Sooner Magic...

Author:  dead_poet [ Fri Sep 15, 2017 1:03 pm ]
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Bradford's knee required an MRI. Per Mort, there's "guarded optimism but concern" about it.

Author:  808vikingsfan [ Fri Sep 15, 2017 1:24 pm ]
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Vikings still optimistic that Sam Bradford will play vs. Steelers


Quote:
The source said that the MRI did not reveal any specific damage but that scans do not always offer a clear picture in a knee that has undergone multiple ACL repairs.

It is the same knee that underwent ACL repairs in 2013 and 2014, when Bradford was with the Rams.

Bradford has been listed as a limited participant on the team's practice reports all week, but the source said the thought was that Bradford would be able to play when the Vikings visit the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday.

Case Keenum is the backup and has gotten an increased workload in practice this week.

The fact that the Vikings did not elevate quarterback Kyle Sloter from the practice squad seems to support the guarded optimism about Sunday's status, but the team has until 4 p.m. ET Saturday to make a roster move.

Author:  Cliff [ Fri Sep 15, 2017 1:44 pm ]
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The offensive line finally protects him at a halfassed decent level and THEN he gets injured. Sure.

Author:  808vikingsfan [ Fri Sep 15, 2017 1:58 pm ]
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Anthony Barr returns to practice Friday for #Vikings

Author:  PurpleMustReign [ Fri Sep 15, 2017 2:52 pm ]
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808vikingsfan wrote:
Anthony Barr returns to practice Friday for #Vikings
That's good. He gets flack but he is an important part of our defense.

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Author:  dead_poet [ Fri Sep 15, 2017 3:18 pm ]
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PurpleMustReign wrote:
808vikingsfan wrote:
Anthony Barr returns to practice Friday for #Vikings
That's good. He gets flack but he is an important part of our defense.

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Zimmer expects Barr to play.

Author:  dead_poet [ Fri Sep 15, 2017 3:19 pm ]
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Cliff wrote:
The offensive line finally protects him at a halfassed decent level and THEN he gets injured. Sure.


See my avatar.

Author:  Dames [ Fri Sep 15, 2017 3:33 pm ]
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https://twitter.com/christomasson/status/908786549982195718

Diggs fined $6k for his punt. smh NFL. Announcer said about $500, I guess inflation has really kicked in!

Author:  dead_poet [ Fri Sep 15, 2017 3:55 pm ]
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Barr, Bradford, Rhodes all questionable for Sunday. You know, nobody important.

Author:  PurpleMustReign [ Fri Sep 15, 2017 4:12 pm ]
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dead_poet wrote:
Barr, Bradford, Rhodes all questionable for Sunday. You know, nobody important.
We really got lucky that there weren't any significant injuries last week. Hopefully those three will all be ok.

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Author:  808vikingsfan [ Wed Sep 20, 2017 1:57 pm ]
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Quote:
Tom Pelissero‏
Sam Bradford says plan is to practice today. Feels better. Chances to play Sunday? Like to think good, but depends how knee responds.


Quote:
Chris Tomasson‏ @christomasson

Mike zimmer said starting QB might not be known until Sunday said Sam Bradford getting better


[VIDEO]Sam Bradford going through his reps during the open portion of practice on Wednesday


Looks like Keenum this week

Author:  Pondering Her Percy [ Wed Sep 20, 2017 2:41 pm ]
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808vikingsfan wrote:
Quote:
Tom Pelissero‏
Sam Bradford says plan is to practice today. Feels better. Chances to play Sunday? Like to think good, but depends how knee responds.


Quote:
Chris Tomasson‏ @christomasson

Mike zimmer said starting QB might not be known until Sunday said Sam Bradford getting better


[VIDEO]Sam Bradford going through his reps during the open portion of practice on Wednesday


Looks like Keenum this week


Why do you say it looks like Keenum this week? If anything this seems like very good news. I'd almost lean more towards Bradford. He said it just didnt feel right last week but he feels better now. We'll see.

Author:  808vikingsfan [ Wed Sep 20, 2017 3:08 pm ]
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Pondering Her Percy wrote:
808vikingsfan wrote:
Quote:
Tom Pelissero‏
Sam Bradford says plan is to practice today. Feels better. Chances to play Sunday? Like to think good, but depends how knee responds.


Quote:
Chris Tomasson‏ @christomasson

Mike zimmer said starting QB might not be known until Sunday said Sam Bradford getting better


[VIDEO]Sam Bradford going through his reps during the open portion of practice on Wednesday


Looks like Keenum this week


Why do you say it looks like Keenum this week? If anything this seems like very good news. I'd almost lean more towards Bradford. He said it just didnt feel right last week but he feels better now. We'll see.


I know it's just a couple of throws but if you watch the video, he's moving really slow and careful. Would be nice to see him moving like how Keenum is at normal speed.

Author:  dead_poet [ Fri Sep 22, 2017 11:37 am ]
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Bradford not present at the start of practice. I'd be surprised if he suited up.

Author:  Crax [ Fri Sep 22, 2017 12:06 pm ]
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Sounds like he's getting knee looked at not likely to play this sunday
Quote:
Chris Tomasson‏ @christomasson 31s32 seconds ago

ESPN reports that Sam Bradford is seeking second opinion on knee from Dr. James Andrews, not expected to play Sunday.


Quote:
Ian Rapoport‏Verified account @RapSheet 1m1 minute ago

Ian Rapoport Retweeted Dan Graziano

Case Keenum was taking first-team reps, and source confirms Sam Bradford is out Sunday.

Author:  S197 [ Fri Sep 22, 2017 2:10 pm ]
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dead_poet wrote:
Bradford not present at the start of practice. I'd be surprised if he suited up.


I blame you and that avatar of yours.

Author:  PurpleMustReign [ Fri Sep 22, 2017 2:14 pm ]
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Figures. I am bringing my gf to her first vikings game this weekend. We'll we've seen a few Timberwolves, Wild , and Gopher hockey games and we are 5-0, so maybe she will help...

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Author:  S197 [ Fri Sep 22, 2017 2:38 pm ]
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PurpleMustReign wrote:
Figures. I am bringing my gf to her first vikings game this weekend. We'll we've seen a few Timberwolves, Wild , and Gopher hockey games and we are 5-0, so maybe she will help...

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I still think the Vikings have a good shot this weekend. TB doesn't have as many weapons as Pitt and their defense isn't as good. Plus that stadium is a big home field advantage.

Author:  PurpleMustReign [ Fri Sep 22, 2017 3:20 pm ]
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S197 wrote:
PurpleMustReign wrote:
Figures. I am bringing my gf to her first vikings game this weekend. We'll we've seen a few Timberwolves, Wild , and Gopher hockey games and we are 5-0, so maybe she will help...

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I still think the Vikings have a good shot this weekend. TB doesn't have as many weapons as Pitt and their defense isn't as good. Plus that stadium is a big home field advantage.
Either way, I told my Gf to bring her 'A' game.

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Author:  dead_poet [ Fri Sep 22, 2017 5:39 pm ]
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S197 wrote:
dead_poet wrote:
Bradford not present at the start of practice. I'd be surprised if he suited up.


I blame you and that avatar of yours.


The truth hurts. Maybe not as much as jumping onto a bicycle with the seat missing, but it hurts.

Author:  dead_poet [ Fri Sep 22, 2017 5:42 pm ]
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S197 wrote:
PurpleMustReign wrote:
Figures. I am bringing my gf to her first vikings game this weekend. We'll we've seen a few Timberwolves, Wild , and Gopher hockey games and we are 5-0, so maybe she will help...

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I still think the Vikings have a good shot this weekend. TB doesn't have as many weapons as Pitt and their defense isn't as good. Plus that stadium is a big home field advantage.


I'm incredibly pessimistic. Our offensive line isn't good, despite its week 1. McCoy/Spence will be incredibly disruptive and I have zero faith in Waynes matched up against Evans or Jackson. If I was Tampa Bay I'd have Jackson throw deep shots to Jackson all game and wait for the PI.

If Bradford was playing, I'd think they would stand a bit more of a chance. Even then I wouldn't like their odds, even at home. Really hope I'm wrong.

Author:  Pondering Her Percy [ Tue Sep 26, 2017 2:12 pm ]
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dead_poet wrote:
S197 wrote:
PurpleMustReign wrote:
Figures. I am bringing my gf to her first vikings game this weekend. We'll we've seen a few Timberwolves, Wild , and Gopher hockey games and we are 5-0, so maybe she will help...

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I still think the Vikings have a good shot this weekend. TB doesn't have as many weapons as Pitt and their defense isn't as good. Plus that stadium is a big home field advantage.


I'm incredibly pessimistic. Our offensive line isn't good, despite its week 1. McCoy/Spence will be incredibly disruptive and I have zero faith in Waynes matched up against Evans or Jackson. If I was Tampa Bay I'd have Jackson throw deep shots to Jackson all game and wait for the PI.

If Bradford was playing, I'd think they would stand a bit more of a chance. Even then I wouldn't like their odds, even at home. Really hope I'm wrong.


Can I be the one to say you were wrong in every asset here?? :lol: :lol: Just messing brother!

Author:  dead_poet [ Wed Sep 27, 2017 7:16 am ]
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Mike Harris' condition revealed. He has retired.

Quote:
After tests were conducted at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, it was determined Harris had a congenital condition known as brain arteriovenous malformation (AVM). The Mayo Clinic website describes it as “a tangle of abnormal blood vessels connecting arteries and veins in the brain.’’


http://www.twincities.com/2017/09/26/ex ... etirement/

Sounds scary but looks like the prognosis is good. Worth the read. Good luck to Mike. He grew into being a reliable starter. Really sucks for him.

Author:  PurpleMustReign [ Wed Sep 27, 2017 8:23 am ]
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That is scary. I wish him well for the rest of his life.

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Author:  S197 [ Wed Sep 27, 2017 3:33 pm ]
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That's a tough break. I hope football didn't exacerbate the problem.

Author:  dead_poet [ Wed Sep 27, 2017 7:45 pm ]
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Pondering Her Percy wrote:
Can I be the one to say you were wrong in every asset here?? :lol: :lol: Just messing brother!


I love being wrong. Remmers surprised me Sunday. He was actually...good? That can't be right.

Author:  Pondering Her Percy [ Thu Sep 28, 2017 9:29 am ]
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dead_poet wrote:
Pondering Her Percy wrote:
Can I be the one to say you were wrong in every asset here?? :lol: :lol: Just messing brother!


I love being wrong. Remmers surprised me Sunday. He was actually...good? That can't be right.


:lol:

Author:  Pondering Her Percy [ Fri Sep 29, 2017 2:49 pm ]
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Just to get a good laugh, Matt Kalil is currently ranked 61st out of 72 qualifiers according to PFF. Riley Reiff is ranked 18th and Mike Remmers is ranked 19th. :shock:

So maybe finally, the "Spielman doesnt know what he's doing" stuff could actually stop for once.

Reiff got a 5 year $58.5 mill deal
Remmers got a 5 year $30 mill deal

Matt Kalil got a 5 year 55 mill deal :lol: :lol:

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