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Ready To Play: How Jerick McKinnon Prepares For The NFL Season

The Minnesota Vikings running back gives a first-hand account of his recovery from back surgery, his offseason workouts with Adrian Peterson and getting himself mentally and physically “Ready To Play” in the NFL.


Adrian Peterson. (Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Adrian Peterson, Vikings Agree To Redo The Last 3 Years Of His Deal

Peterson will get $20 million in guaranteed money.

CBS Chicago–07/21/2015

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Gabriel’s NFC North Outlook: Minnesota Vikings

Teddy Bridgewater had a promising rookie campaign and is primed to break out in 2015, writes Greg Gabriel.

CBS Chicago–06/12/2015

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Adrian Peterson Returning To The Vikings

Peterson says he’ll report to voluntary practice Tuesday and appears to be putting his contractual concerns on the backburner.

CBS Chicago–06/02/2015

Adrian Peterson. (Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Coach Mike Zimmer: Adrian Peterson Can Play For Vikings Or Not Play At All

Peterson has skipped Minnesota’s recent offseason workouts.

CBS Chicago–05/27/2015

Adrian Peterson. (Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

NFL Reinstates Adrian Peterson

Peterson’s future with the Vikings remains unclear.

CBS Chicago–04/16/2015

Adrian Peterson. (Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

NFL, Adrian Peterson To Meet Tuesday To Discuss His Playing Status

Peterson’s been suspended at least through April 15.

CBS Chicago–04/06/2015

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Agent: Adrian Peterson Return To Vikings Not In ‘Best Interest’

The team doesn’t plan to release Peterson.

CBS Chicago–03/24/2015

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Judge Rules For Adrian Peterson, Paving Way For Reinstatement

Peterson has been indefinitely suspended by the NFL for his involvement in a child abuse case.

CBS Chicago–02/26/2015

Vikings running back Adrian Peterson, left. (Getty Images)

Vikings ‘Expect’ Adrian Peterson To Be Part Of Team

Peterson will cost Minnesota about $15 million on the salary cap in 2015.

CBS Chicago–02/18/2015

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Packers Look To Change Recent Playoff Trend

The Green Bay Packers have made the playoffs in each of the last three seasons since winning the Super Bowl. However, they have failed to get past the divisional round and have just one win in that time frame. The Packers want to change that fortunate this weekend. The last time the Packers and Dallas Cowboys played a playoff game at Lambeau Field was the famed Ice Bowl.


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Baffoe: Your 2015 Sports New Year’s Resolution

As fans, let’s work to gain more perspective.

CBS Chicago–01/01/2015

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Blocked Kicks Are Reason For Concern For The Packers In the Playoffs

The Green Bay Packers do not have many holes in their game as they enter the playoffs as the No. 2 seed in the NFC. However, one is their blocking in the kicking game. They allowed more combined blocked field goals, extra point attempts and punts than they had in the previous five seasons combined.


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What The Ben Tate Signing Can Do For The Steelers

On Tuesday, veteran running back Ben Tate was signed by the Pittsburgh Steelers as a proactive insurance policy should team MVP Le’Veon Bell not be ready against Ravens.


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Minnesota Vikings Head Into The Offseason Optimistic, But Unsatisfied

The Minnesota Vikings have more confidence and optimism heading into this offseason than they did a year ago. They have two of the most important pieces in place in head coach Mike Zimmer and Teddy Bridgewater. Also, they improved in several areas from the past season. The Vikings have 12 free agents this offseason, but just one opening day starter.


Head coach Marc Trestman of the Chicago Bears speaks to the media after the game against the Minnesota Vikings.  (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images

Bears Notes: Trestman Expects To Be Back

Trestman expects to be back next season. Forte sets NFL receiving record.

CBS Chicago–12/28/2014

Marc Trestman. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Durkin: Fitting End To Forgettable Season

The Vikings held the Bears out of the end zone for the first time since 2012.

CBS Chicago–12/28/2014

Linval Joseph of the Minnesota Vikings sacks Jay Cutler. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Vikings Beat Bears 13-9 In Season Finale

Teddy Bridgewater threw the go-ahead 44-yard touchdown pass to Adam Thielen in the third quarter.

CBS Chicago–12/28/2014

Jay Cutler  scrambles as Chad Greenway  of the Minnesota Vikings chases. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bears-Vikings: Inactive List

Here’s the full list of inactives for Sunday’s Bears-Vikings game.

CBS Chicago–12/28/2014