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8-8, 3rd in NFC North

Ben Goessling ESPN Staff Writer 

The Vikings had 38 players on hand for their first day of early work before their full squad reports to training camp on Wednesday. Here's a brief summary of their day: Best play: Cornerback Tre Roberson, a former college quarterback who was in Vikings camp last year, made up for getting beat early in practice with several nice plays, including an interception of Taylor Heinicke on a deep throw to Isaac Fruechte. Rookie report: Third-round pick Pat Elflein worked at center along with the Vikings' rookies and quarterbacks, and struggled a bit during 11-on-11 work, with a pair of errant snaps. Fifth-round pick Rodney Adams juggled a punt and dropped a pass before making a nice catch along the sideline. Sixth-rounder Bucky Hodges had an impressive moment where he turned upfield for a big gain after catching a sideline pass. Overheard: "In a former life, back when I was in Philadelphia, this is what we did. We would have three days with selected veterans, the rookies and the quarterbacks. It got everybody going, plus the rookies got a chance to develop three more days. It certainty is beneficial for the guys that are here." -- Vikings offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur, on whether several extra days of work can help make up for some of the development time lost in the NFL offseason program through the 2011 CBA.

Ben Goessling ESPN Staff Writer 

The Vikings placed Latavius Murray on the physically-unable-to-perform list to start training camp. Sharrif Floyd, whom Mike Zimmer said is "improving," starts on the non-football injury list as he tries to move past the nerve issues caused by his right knee surgery last September.

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Cook can't compare himself to Peterson (0:25)
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Bridgewater likely to start season on PUP list (0:57)
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Zimmer expects QB Bridgewater on PUP list

Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer said Sunday that he expects Teddy Bridgewater, who suffered a major knee injury on Aug. 30, will start camp on the physically-unable-to-perform list.

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Zimmer opens up about his eye surgery (5:05)
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Zimmer cares more about the team than his eyesight (1:21)

Ben Goessling ESPN Staff Writer 

The Vikings will move training camp to their new facility in Eagan, Minn., beginning next season. They have been at Minnesota State University in Mankato since 1966, tying them with the Pittsburgh Steelers for the NFL's second-longest training camp stay in one place. But with the Vikings' new facility -- which includes a 6,500-seat stadium -- opening in the spring, it only seemed to be a matter of time before the team would move training camp to the Twin Cities suburbs.

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Ben Goessling ESPN Staff Writer 

Teddy Bridgewater's approach to a tedious rehab process continues to impress Vikings tight end Kyle Rudolph. A change of plans kept the QB from returning to Rudolph's football camp this week, but Rudolph -- who had Harrison Smith on hand to help in Bridgewater's absence -- spoke glowingly about the quarterback's attempt to return from the major knee injury he suffered last August.

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Ben Goessling ESPN Staff Writer 

Shawn Myszka is a different kind of personal trainer: The Minneapolis-based "movement coach" makes a living out of helping players like Everson Griffen and Rhett Ellison move more gracefully on the field.

Ben Goessling ESPN Staff Writer 

Michael Floyd can return to practice with the Vikings on October 2 after serving a four-game suspension following his DUI arrest last December. He can practice and play in the preseason.

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Vikes' Floyd handed 4-game suspension by NFL

Michael Floyd has been suspended for the first four games of the 2017 season. The receiver, now with the Vikings, was arrested for an extreme DUI late last year while with the Cardinals.

Team Stats

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

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