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Monday Targets: Vikings-Packers quick-hits

Point by point by extra point

Monday Targets: Vikings-Packers quick-hits

Point by point by extra point

Souhan: Cousins, Rodgers produced a classic (and kickers ruined it)

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Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins showed he has what it takes to be in the NFC North moment with his 425-yard, 4 TD performance on an afternoon Aaron Rodgers proved yet again he is special.

Vikings vs. Packers: My stupid prediction

Not a tough one

Souhan: The best team in the NFL right now? Here it is

You've come to the wrong place for a homer pick. The No. 1 team in the NFL right now produced the most impressive victory over a quality opponent.

Souhan rapid reaction: Cousins survives rough ending in otherwise impressive debut

Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins

Rapid reaction: Kirk Cousins did not complete a pass in the 4th quarter but his TD passes early and a hard count that drew the 49ers offsides stood out.

Vikings season prediction

Vikings opener on tap

Souhan: Sure, the Vikings could have drafted Eric Decker, but ...

Tennessee Titans wide receiver Eric Decker runs a play during NFL football training camp Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Hum

The Vikings passed on a player who would have been their best receiver for most of the decade for a player they didn't need.

Souhan: Alexander's injury, Adrian Peterson's future and more

Vikings cornerback Mackensie Alexander injured his ankle against the Jaguars on Saturday, just as he was emerging as a legitimate NFL starter.

Catching up on the weekend in sports

Rapid Vikings Reaction: Jaguars 14, Vikings 10

Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer argues with an official after a penalty was not called in the first quarter.

An ugly, awful game ends with the Vikings blowing a lead

Souhan: Twins should have kept Dozier; signing Diggs vs. signing Barr

The Twins should have taken a different course with Brain Dozier and the Vikings has an assortment of issues to ponder in making the decisions to give Stefon Diggs a long-term deal.

Souhan: Best news about Buxton is that he's still hurting

Byron Buxton(25) comes in to score in the 5th inning giving the Twins a 3-0 lead.

Byron Buxton went on the disabled list after admitting that he can't push off on his broken toe. Why is this relatively good news?

Souhan: Is Crawford's decision a bad omen for the Wolves?

Timberwolves head coach Tom Thibodeau, right, talks with guard Jamal Crawford during the first half in Game 5 of the playoffs.

This is the first important move of an offseason that could set the Wolves up as winners, or put them on the precipice of regression.

Souhan: Hughes pick shows again Spielman loves spectacular athletes

Central Florida's Mike Hughes, front left, performs a drill during a drill at UCF's Pro Day, Thursday, March 29, 2018, in Orlando, Fla. Pro day is int

In some ways, Mike Hughes' journey to the Vikings sounds like the path taken by a selection who turned out to be one of the team's best wide receivers ever.

Souhan: Vikings schedule is challenging, manageable and wise

Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Adam Thielen (19)

Among other things, the NFL made a wise decision by not having the Vikings open the 2018 season with a rematch against the Eagles in Philadelphia.

Souhan: Wolves terrible offense makes Barkley look brilliant

Minnesota Timberwolves' Jeff Teague, center, shoots between Houston Rockets' Chris Paul, left, and Clint Capela during the second half in Game 1 of a

The Wolves' offense isn't just struggling; it looks disjointed. There is too much talent on the floor for that to be the case.

Souhan: The scene from the practice range on Sunday at the Masters

Some playful, some serious. A snapshot of their preparation

Another day of good scoring conditions at the Masters

Patrick Reed reacts after making a birdie putt on the ninth hole during the third round at the Masters

A few notes to start the day

Saturday morning at the Masters

Tiger, Phil, struggling

Midday Masters update

Tiger still has a shot