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2016 Schedule
8-8, 3rd in NFC North
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Bradford showed promise in Minnesota

The Vikings didn't finish strong, but Sam Bradford performed well despite poor protection. He posted the highest completion percentage in NFL history (min. 400 passes), narrowly passing Drew Brees. (ESPN Stats & Info)

Mike Zimmer focusing on one thing at a time (2:34)
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Zimmer: No timetable on Bridgewater's return

Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater, who tore his ACL and dislocated his left knee in August, is "doing well," coach Mike Zimmer said, but when he'll return to the team remains unclear.

Mike Zimmer: Teddy Bridgewater's injury was 'devastating' to everyone (1:42)
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Can Minnesota fix its OL via the draft?

There's no doubting what the Vikings' biggest need is, but it will be tough to find solutions in the draft without a first-round pick. That said, you can expect several picks along the O-line. Biggest draft need

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4dJamison Hensley

Source: Buffalo hires Ravens' Frazier as new DC

Leslie Frazier, who coached the Ravens' secondary last season, has been hired to be the Buffalo Bills' defensive coordinator, a league source told ESPN on Thursday.

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Revisiting the Vikings' 2016 offseason

Mike Sando initially gave the Vikings a B grade for their offseason moves. But perhaps that was too optimistic, as they come into season's end with a far less flattering grade. Re-grading offseasons (Insider)

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Sando: Mini-overhaul ahead for Vikings?

The defense is mostly set, but Mike Sando says Minny's offensive line should be completely reworked this offseason. And then there's the matter of the backfield, where Adrian Peterson might be on his way out. Overhaul rankings (Insider)

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9dBen Goessling

Vikes to make Shurmur full-time OC, source says

Pat Shurmur will remain offensive coordinator of the Vikings, a job he has held on an interim basis since replacing Norv Turner in early November.

Ben Goessling ESPN Staff Writer 

The Vikings will remove the interim tag from offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur's title and make him the permanent choice, according to a league source. Shurmur, whom the Vikings hired as their tight ends coach before last season, assumed the interim job when Norv Turner resigned on Nov. 2.

Ben Goessling ESPN Staff Writer 

Cordarrelle Patterson was named to the Associated Press All-Pro team as a kick returner for the second time in his career, following his selection as a rookie in 2013.

Team Stats

Passing Yards239.818th
Rushing Yards75.332nd
Points For20.423rd
Points Against19.26th

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