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2 years 11 months ago

Vikings release McNabb

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) - Donovan McNabb is available again. The Minnesota Vikings waived the 13-year veteran quarterback Thursday, giving him the opportunity to sign with another team for the stretch run in a parting coach Leslie Frazier called mutual. Frazier pushed for the Vikings to trade a sixth-round draft...

2 years 11 months ago

Peterson hopes to play against Broncos

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) - Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson is still not cleared to practice, but he says he hopes to play against Denver this weekend. Peterson missed Minnesota's last game because of a sprained left ankle. He said Thursday that he is feeling better and that the...

3 years 1 week ago

Pack blows out Vikings to remain unbeaten

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) - Another night, another four-touchdown performance for Aaron Rodgers - just about what the Green Bay Packers have come to expect from their superstar quarterback. The real surprise came on the other side of the ball: A defense that finally showed it can take charge of...

3 years 11 months ago

Favre's streak ends at 297

DETROIT (AP) - Brett Favre is inactive for the Minnesota Vikings' game Monday night with the New York Giants, ending his record consecutive starts streak at 297, dating back to 1992. Vikings spokesman Jeff Anderson said Favre is not suited up for the game. He has an injured right shoulder....

4 years 3 weeks ago

Vikings waive Randy Moss

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) - The Minnesota Vikings have waived receiver Randy Moss. Linebacker Ben Leber says coach Brad Childress informed the team that Moss had been let go during a team meeting Monday afternoon. The NFL Network first reported the Vikings waived Moss, but team officials have not confirmed...

4 years 1 month ago

Randy Moss traded back to Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The New England Patriots confirm they are sending star receiver Randy Moss back to the Minnesota Vikings. The Patriots announced the trade on the team's website Wednesday. Coach Bill Belichick says his dealings with Moss have been "honest, thoughtful and with great mutual respect." Moss caught 50...

4 years 3 months ago

Favre returns for one more season

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) - Brett Favre says the strong chance of playing in another Super Bowl brought him back to the NFL - again. Favre was back on the field with the Vikings on Wednesday. The three-time MVP started his second season in Minnesota wearing a helmet, shoulder pads...

4 years 3 months ago

Favre appears to be back

EDEN PRAIRIE (AP) - Brett Favre is back in Minnesota, stirring hope among Vikings fans that he may be ready to play this season. A private jet trimmed in the Vikings' purple and gold carrying the 40-year-old quarterback landed at an airport outside Minneapolis on Tuesday afternoon. Local TV stations...

4 years 3 months ago

Favre is apparently ready to retire

MANKATO, Minn. (AP) - A Minnesota Vikings player says Brett Favre has texted his teammates and told them he plans to retire. Tight end Visanthe Shiancoe said he learned of the messages by talking to several teammates on Tuesday. He said he had not received any direct messages from Favre....

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