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Panthers | Chapman Works Out

Tue, 12 Oct 2004 22:33:22 -0700

Pat Yasinskas, of the Charlotte Observer, reports the Carolina Panthers worked out free agent RB Doug Chapman Tuesday, Oct. 12.

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Chargers | Chapman Released

Tue, 31 Aug 2004 12:04:32 -0700

The San Diego Chargers have announced the team has waived RB Doug Chapman.

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Chargers | Chapman Doesn't Practice

Thu, 26 Aug 2004 22:42:15 -0700

Nick Schenck, of Chargers.com, reports San Diego Chargers RB Doug Chapman (back) did not practice Thursday, Aug. 26.

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Chargers | Chapman Sits Out Practice

Fri, 20 Aug 2004 09:42:09 -0700

Jay Posner, of the San Diego Union-Tribune, reports San Diego Chargers RB Doug Chapman (back) did not practice Wednesday, Aug. 18.

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Chargers | Chapman Signed To Active Roster

Thu, 08 Jan 2004 16:40:52 -0800

The San Diego Chargers have signed free agent RB Doug Chapman (Vikings) to the active roster.

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Vikings | Chapman Released

Tue, 25 Nov 2003 19:55:25 -0800

USAToday.com reports the Minnesota Vikings have released RB Doug Chapman.

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Vikings | Week 12 Inactives

Sun, 23 Nov 2003 09:54:52 -0800

The Minnesota Vikings have declared DL Cedric Killings, DL Chuck Wiley, WR D'Wayne Bates, RB Doug Chapman, OT Everett Lindsay, WR Nick Davis, LB Raonall Smith, QB Shaun Hill inactive for Week 12.

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Vikings | Week 11 Inactives

Sun, 16 Nov 2003 12:55:31 -0800

The Minnesota Vikings have declared DL Cedric Killings, DL Chuck Wiley, RB Doug Chapman, OT Everett Lindsay, WR Nick Davis, LB Raonall Smith, QB Shaun Hill, DL Talance Sawyer inactive for Week 11.

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Vikings | Week 10 Inactives

Sun, 09 Nov 2003 12:18:07 -0800

The Minnesota Vikings have declared DL Cedric Killings, DL Chuck Wiley, RB Doug Chapman, WR Nick Davis, LB Raonall Smith, CB Rushen Jones, DL Talance Sawyer inactive for Week 10.

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Vikings | Week 9 Inactives

Sun, 02 Nov 2003 16:49:51 -0800

The Minnesota Vikings have declared DL Cedric Killings, DL Chuck Wiley, RB Doug Chapman, OG Lewis Kelly, WR Nick Davis, LB Raonall Smith, CB Rushen Jones, QB Shaun Hill inactive for Week 9.

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Vikings | O. Smith Could Handle Kickoff Duties

Mon, 27 Oct 2003 15:42:48 -0800

Minnesota Vikings RB Onterrio Smith could handle kickoffs Sunday, Nov. 2, against the Green Bay Packers. RB Doug Chapman was a disappointment Sunday, Oct. 26, against the New York Giants.

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Vikings | Chapman to Return Kicks

Thu, 23 Oct 2003 15:40:17 -0700

Minnesota Vikings RB Doug Chapman will return kicks in Week 8.

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Vikings | Kick-Returning Job Up For Grabs

Wed, 22 Oct 2003 08:06:38 -0700

Updating previous reports, Bill Williamson, of the Pioneer Press, reports Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Tice said he plans to have RB Onterrio Smith and RB Doug Chapman compete for the primary kick-returning job. The previous return man, RB John Avery, was demoted earlier this week. Punt returner Keenan Howry will remain the team's secondary kick returner.

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Vikings | Avery Loses Kick Return Job

Tue, 21 Oct 2003 08:57:08 -0700

Updating previous reports, Bill Williamson, of the Pioneer Press, reports Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Tice said he will be replacing RB John Avery as the team's kickoff returner. Either RB Onterrio Smith or RB Doug Chapman will probably take his place.

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Vikings | Week 7 Inactives

Sun, 19 Oct 2003 09:11:39 -0700

The Minnesota Vikings have declared DL Billy Lyon, DL Cedric Killings, WR D'Wayne Bates, RB Doug Chapman, OG Lewis Kelly, CB Rushen Jones, QB Shaun Hill, DL Talance Sawyer inactive for Week 7.

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Vikings | Chapman Practices

Fri, 26 Sep 2003 16:54:58 -0700

Minnesota Vikings RB Doug Chapman (ankle) practiced Friday, Sept. 26.

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Vikings | Chapman Probable For 49ers Game

Wed, 24 Sep 2003 21:54:24 -0700

Minnesota Vikings RB Doug Chapman (ankle) is probable for the Sunday, Sept. 28, game against the San Francisco 49ers. Vikings head coach Mike Tice said Chapman looked good in practice Wednesday, Sept. 24.

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Vikings | Chapman To Practice

Wed, 24 Sep 2003 08:24:34 -0700

Kevin Seifert, of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune, reports Minnesota Vikings RB Doug Chapman (ankle) will practice this week. Chapman remains probable for Sunday's, Sept. 28, game against the San Francisco 49ers.

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Vikings | Chapman Probable For 49ers Game

Mon, 22 Sep 2003 22:10:16 -0700

Minnesota Vikings RB Doug Chapman (ankle) is probable for the Sunday, Sept. 21, game against the San Francisco 49ers.

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Vikings | Chapman is Probable

Mon, 22 Sep 2003 11:24:48 -0700

Updating previous reports, the Minnesota Vikings announced RB Doug Chapman (ankle) is listed as probable for next week's game.

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Vikings | Week 3 Inactives

Sun, 21 Sep 2003 09:03:09 -0700

The Minnesota Vikings have declared DL Cedric Killings, DL Chuck Wiley, WR D'Wayne Bates, RB Doug Chapman, FS Jack Brewer, OG Lewis Kelly, FS Ron Israel, QB Shaun Hill inactive for Week 3.

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Vikings | Chapman Questionable For Lions Game

Wed, 17 Sep 2003 20:04:30 -0700

Minnesota Vikings RB Doug Chapman (ankle) practiced Wednesday, Sept. 17, but remains bothered by his Achilles. He is listed as questionable for the Sunday, Sept. 21, game against the Detroit Lions.

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Vikings | Chapman Questionable For Lions Game

Mon, 15 Sep 2003 19:47:03 -0700

Minnesota Vikings RB Doug Chapman (ankle) is questionable for the Sunday, Sept. 21, game against the Detroit Lions. Chapman also is experiencing some soreness in the Achilles.

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Vikings | Chapman Questionable

Mon, 15 Sep 2003 12:34:48 -0700

Updating previous reports, Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Tice said RB Doug Chapman (ankle) is listed as questionable for Sunday's, Sept. 21, game against the Detroit Lions.

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Vikings | Chapman Inactive

Sun, 14 Sep 2003 17:06:30 -0700

The Vikings have declared RB Doug Chapman inactive for week 2.

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Vikings | Chapman Expects to Sit Out

Fri, 12 Sep 2003 17:08:38 -0700

Minnesota Vikings RB Doug Chapman (ankle) has been downgraded to questionable for Week 2. Despite practicing Friday, Sept. 12, on a limited basis, Chapman said he won't play in the upcoming game.

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Vikings | Chapman Probably For Bears Game

Wed, 10 Sep 2003 14:56:31 -0700

Minnesota Vikings RB Doug Chapman (ankle) is listed as probable for the Sunday, Sept. 14 game against the Chicago Bears.

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Vikings | Chapman Status Likely Decided Sunday

Fri, 05 Sep 2003 15:50:47 -0700

Bill Williamson, of the St. Paul Pioneer Press, reports Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Tice said he likely will decide on Vikings RB Doug Chapman's (ankle) playing status on game day, adding that Chapman has a chance to play Sunday, Sept. 7 against the Green Bay Packers. If Chapman plays, he could replace rookie RB Onterrio Smith as the backup to RB Moe Williams, Tice said. If Chapman is healthy, he could start Sept. 14 against the Chicago Bears. Chapman was to start against the Packers before he was injured.

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Vikings | Chapman Injury Update

Thu, 04 Sep 2003 06:12:26 -0700

Updating previous reports, Minnesota Vikings RB Doug Chapman (high ankle sprain) could be available as the team's emergency tailback depending upon how he feels Thursday, Sept. 4.

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Vikings | Chapman Returns to Practice

Wed, 03 Sep 2003 13:54:33 -0700

Minnesota Vikings RB Doug Chapman (ankle) is practicing Wednesday, Sept. 3, afternoon and appears like he'll be the team's emergency back in Week 1.

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Vikings | Chapman Status For Packers Game Unknown

Wed, 03 Sep 2003 13:11:44 -0700

Bill Williamson, of the St. Paul Pioneer Press, reports the Minnesota Vikings will find out Wednesday, Sept. 3 if Vikings RB Doug Chapman (ankle) can play in the Sunday, Sept. 7 season opener against the Green Bay Packers. Chapman is doubtful with an ankle injury.

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Vikings | Chapman Sits Out Practice

Tue, 02 Sep 2003 15:38:31 -0700

Bill Williamson, of the St. Paul Pioneer Press, reports Minnesota Vikings RB Doug Chapman (ankle) did not practice Monday, Sept. 1. If he doesn't practice Wednesday, he will not play in the season opener Sunday, Sept. 7 against the Green Bay Packers.

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Vikings | Chapman Has High Ankle Sprain; Out 1-4 Weeks

Sun, 24 Aug 2003 14:55:23 -0700

Bill Williamson, of the Pioneer Press, reports Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Tice said RB Doug Chapman (high ankle sprain) could miss anywhere from one to four weeks of action with a high ankle sprain.

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Vikings | Chapman Likely As Starting RB For Opener

Sat, 23 Aug 2003 15:00:03 -0700

Tom Powers, of the St. Paul Pioneer Press, reports when the Minnesota Vikings head into Lambeau Field for their Sept. 7 opener against the Green Bay Packers, their starting tailback likely will be Vikings RB Doug Chapman.

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Vikings | Chapman Sits

Wed, 20 Aug 2003 08:23:42 -0700

The Minneapolis Star-Tribune reports Minnesota Vikings RB Doug Chapman (leg) sat out of practice on Tuesday, Aug. 19.

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Vikings | Chapman Likely Starter?

Tue, 19 Aug 2003 16:45:27 -0700

ESPN.com's John Clayton reports Minnesota Vikings RB Doug Chapman is likely to enter the season as the team's starting tailback.

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Vikings | Chapman Performs Well With First Team

Sat, 16 Aug 2003 21:18:49 -0700

The Associated Press reports Minnesota Vikings RB Doug Chapman, who is competing for the starting running back job, picked up 34 yards on six carries during the Saturday, Aug. 16 pre-season game against the Kansas City Chiefs.

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Vikings | Chapman In Trade?

Wed, 13 Aug 2003 12:50:04 -0700

The St. Paul Pioneer Press reports Minnesota Vikings RB Doug Chapman in the past has popped up in trade talks and could again if Vikings rookie RB Onterrio Smith emerges as the starter.

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Vikings | O. Smith Will Not Start Season Opener

Wed, 13 Aug 2003 12:45:24 -0700

Bill Williamson, of the St. Paul Pioneer Press, reports Minnesota Vikings rookie RB Onterrio Smith will not start the season opener September 7 at Green Bay, according to Vikings head coach Mike Tice. However, Smith still could get more carries than any other back in the game. Tice doesn't want a rookie to have the first-drive pressure at Lambeau Field. If he plays well, Smith (who is alternating with RB Doug Chapman with the first unit this week) could start the next week at home against the Chicago Bears.

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Vikings | Smith, Chapman To Alternate With First Unit

Tue, 12 Aug 2003 13:46:03 -0700

Bill Williamson, of the St. Paul Pioneer Press, reports Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Tice said Sunday, August 10 that Vikings rookie RB Onterrio Smith would alternate with RB Doug Chapman with the first unit for the Saturday, August 16 pre-season game at Kansas City.

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Vikings | Impressed With Smith

Mon, 11 Aug 2003 08:43:36 -0700

Bill Williamson, of the Pioneer Press, reports the Minnesota Vikings are very pleased with rookie RB Onterrio Smith. He has shown he can contend for a starting job at running back. "I think we learned Onterrio is what we hoped he'd be," coach Mike Tice said. The coaching staff was so impressed that Smith is now alternating with Doug Chapman on the first team unit.

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Vikings | Chapman To Play

Sat, 09 Aug 2003 12:49:24 -0700

Bill Williamson, of the St. Paul Pioneer Press, reports the foot injury to Minnesota Vikings RB Doug Chapman (foot) has healed and he will be able to play Saturday, August 9 in the pre-season game against the Jacksonville Jaguars.

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Vikings | Chapman Working with Starters

Sun, 27 Jul 2003 12:55:42 -0700

The Minneapolis Star-Tribune reports Minnesota Vikings RB Doug Chapman worked with the first-string offense in training camp practice Saturday, July 27.

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Vikings | Chapman Bulks Up

Sun, 27 Jul 2003 12:50:10 -0700

Sean Jensen, of the Pioneer Press, reports Minnesota Vikings RB Doug Chapman has added 10 pounds to his frame during the off-season. Chapman is entering the season with plenty of confidence, too. "I definitely expect myself to be the starting running back on Sept. 7 at Lambeau Field. I know when I'm on my game there aren't many backs out there better than me. I have the total package at running back," Chapman said. "He's got great vision, he hits the hole hard, and he's tough," OC Scott Linehan said. "He's a punishing type of runner, almost a little reckless."

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Vikings | Smith To Start?

Mon, 14 Jul 2003 09:16:29 -0700

Updating previous reports, according to Len Pasquarelli, of ESPN.com, in wake of RB Michael Bennett's (foot) injury, Minnesota Vikings rookie RB Onterrio Smith could be the team's top ball carrier this season. Team sources told ESPN.com that, while some coaches and club officials are touting RBs Doug Chapman and Moe Williams, they fully expect Smith to be the Vikings' No. 1 back. Though the self-appointed "steal of the draft" may not open the season as the starter, he will likely take over the No. 1 spot at some point.

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Vikings | Dealing with Bennett's Injury

Wed, 09 Jul 2003 21:39:28 -0700

Sean Jensen, of the Pioneer Press, reports the Minnesota Vikings need to be ready to deal with RB Michael Bennett's foot injury in case he isn't able to play this year. "It's part of the business we're in," head coach Mike Tice said. The team has RBs Moe Williams, Doug Chapman and rookie Onterrio Smith on roster and they're also intrigued by RB Larry Ned, who was signed to the team's practice squad late last year.

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Vikings | Chapman to See More Time?

Wed, 09 Jul 2003 01:04:10 -0700

ESPN.com's John Clayton reports Minnesota Vikings RB Doug Chapman will see more practice time in training camp due to RB Michael Bennett's foot injury.

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Vikings | Chapman Working with First-String

Wed, 07 May 2003 01:24:28 -0700

The Minneapolis Star-Tribune reports Minnesota Vikings RB Doug Chapman is working with the first-string offense while RB Michael Bennett (foot) is out with a foot injury.

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Vikings | Chapman on the Bubble?

Sun, 04 May 2003 11:42:02 -0700

Bill Williamson, of the Pioneer Press, reports Minnesota Vikings RB Doug Chapman is going to get a chance to see what he can do, according to head coach Mike Tice. With the addition of RB Onterrio Smith in the NFL Draft, Chapman needs to prove hes worth keeping. He missed the final 10 games of 2002 due to an abdominal injury.

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Vikings | Chapman Signed

Wed, 02 Apr 2003 05:11:40 -0800

Updating previous reports, Bill Williamson for the Pioneer Press reports the Minnesota Vikings signed restricted free agent RB Doug Chapman on Tuesday.

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