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Vikings | Case Keenum named Week 13 starter

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 09:24:05 -0800

Minnesota Vikings QB Case Keenum will remain the starting quarterback in Week 13 versus the Atlanta Falcons, according to head coach Mike Zimmer.

Fantasy Tip: It may seem like a no-duh statement at this point, but it also goes to show just how much of an impression Teddy Bridgewater has left on the organization. The Vikings would like nothing more than to get him in the lineup at this point, but Keenum has the Minnesota offense rolling with multiple touchdowns in three of the last four games and playing the best football of his pro career. He will remain in the streamer conversation in Week 13.

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Vikings | Two sacks for Everson Griffen

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 16:58:22 -0800

Minnesota Vikings DE Everson Griffen recorded two sacks in the team's Week 12 game against the Detroit Lions.

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Vikings | Stefon Diggs finishes with 66 yards

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 16:54:47 -0800

Minnesota Vikings WR Stefon Diggs caught five passes for 66 yards against the Detroit Lions in Week 12.

Fantasy Tip: Diggs caught at least five passes for the first time in five weeks and received seven targets during the game. He will be facing the Atlanta Falcons next week and could be a No. 3 fantasy receiver in some leagues.

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Vikings | Adam Thielen continues strong play

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 16:51:23 -0800

Minnesota Vikings WR Adam Thielen caught eight passes for 89 yards against the Detroit Lions in Week 12.

Fantasy Tip: Thielen is the first Vikings receiver since 2009 to record at least 1,000 yards and will continue to be one of the top targets for the team moving forward. He should be considered a No. 2 receiver in all leagues.

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Vikings | Jerick McKinnon has decent outing

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 16:46:32 -0800

Minnesota Vikings RB Jerick McKinnon rushed for 23 yards on 13 carries against the Detroit Lions in Week 12. He also caught one pass for 31 yards during the game.

Fantasy Tip: McKinnon will continue to share work with Latavius Murray moving forward but should be more involved in the passing game. He can be a flex option in point-per-reception leagues against favorable matchups.

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Vikings | Kyle Rudolph gobbles up two scores

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 13:30:36 -0800

Minnesota Vikings TE Kyle Rudolph scored both of the Vikings' receiving touchdowns Thursday, Nov. 23, catching four passes for 63 yards in total.

Fantasy Tip: Rudolph nearly doubled his touchdowns just in this game; he had only caught three on the season. There hasn't been enough love to go around between Rudolph, Stefon Diggs and Adam Thielen, but Rudolph made his catches matter today. He'll remain a TE1 play as long as he's healthy.

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Vikings | Latavius Murray shows up in ground game

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 13:26:36 -0800

Minnesota Vikings RB Latavius Murray notched 20 carries for 84 yards and a touchdown Thursday, Nov. 23.

Fantasy Tip: Give Murray some butter 'cause he's on a roll, now scoring four times in his last three outings. His main value is in standard leagues as he has only caught seven passes on the year. Still, he needs to be in the RB2 conversation going forward.

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Vikings | Case Keenum carves up Detroit

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 13:22:59 -0800

Minnesota Vikings QB Case Keenum totaled 302 yards and three touchdowns in a Thanksgiving win versus the Detroit Lions Thursday, Nov. 23.

Fantasy Tip: Keenum made a strong case for keeping the starting job away from Teddy Bridgewater. He has done nothing to force the Vikings' hand in making Bridgewater the starter, but he has forced us to consider him as a weekly starter.

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Vikings | Trae Waynes leaves game, returns

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 12:01:08 -0800

Minnesota Vikings CB Trae Waynes (shoulder) was taken out of the game with a shoulder injury Thursday, Nov. 23, but was able to return to the field.

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Vikings | MIN posts Week 12 inactives

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 08:21:12 -0800

The Minnesota Vikings have declared OT Aviante Collins, DT Jaleel Johnson, QB Kyle Sloter, RB Mack Brown, OT Mike Remmers, WR Stacy Coley, DE Tashawn Bower inactive for Week 12.

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Vikings | Minnesota's injury report for Week 12

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 11:40:02 -0800

Minnesota Vikings OT Mike Remmers (concussion), DE Brian Robison (back) and S Andrew Sendejo (groin, hamstring) each participated fully in practice Wednesday, Nov. 22, and have been listed as questionable for Week 12 versus the Detroit Lions. CB Mackensie Alexander (ankle), DE Everson Griffen (foot), S Anthony Harris (hamstring), LB Emmanuel Lamur (knee) and CB Xavier Rhodes (calf) also participated fully in practice and no longer appear on the injury report.

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Vikings | Minnesota's Tuesday injury report

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 13:26:03 -0800

Minnesota Vikings DE Brian Robison (back0, OT Mike Remmers (concussion) and SS Andrew Sendejo (groin, hamstring) were limited in practice Tuesday, Nov. 21. CB Mackensie Alexander (ankle), CB Xavier Rhodes (calf), LB Emmanuel Lamur (knee), DE Everson Griffen (foot) and S Anthony Harris (hamstring) participated fully.

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Vikings | No injury concerns about Xavier Rhodes

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 10:12:26 -0800

Minnesota Vikings CB Xavier Rhodes (calf) sustained a calf injury against the Los Angeles Rams in Week 11, but head coach Mike Zimmer told reporters Tuesday, Nov. 21, he is not worried about the injury moving forward.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: St. Paul Pioneer Press - Chris Tomasson


Vikings | Case Keenum to draw another start

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 10:03:08 -0800

Minnesota Vikings QB Case Keenum was confirmed as the starting quarterback for the team's Week 12 Thanksgiving Day game against the Detroit Lions.

Fantasy Tip: It seems only a matter of time before head coach Mike Zimmer makes the move to Teddy Bridgewater considering he is addressing and answering this question every week, but it would be foolish to pull the plug on Keenum until he gives the Vikings a reason to do so and especially on a short week. Keenum remains firmly in the fantasy QB2 discussion for now.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: St. Paul Pioneer Press - Chris Tomasson


Vikings | Minnesota's Monday injury report

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 13:06:04 -0800

Minnesota Vikings CB Mackensie Alexander (ankle), CB Xavier Rhodes (calf), DE Brian Robison (back) and OT Mike Remmers (concussion) did not practice Monday, Nov. 20. LB Emmanuel Lamur (knee), DE Everson Griffen (foot) and SS Andrew Sendejo (groin, hamstring) were limited. S Anthony Harris (hamstring) participated fully. The Vikings did not actually practice, this report is an estimation.

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