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Vikings won't get any compensatory draft picks in 2017

Minnesota Vikings guard Alex Boone (76) blocks against the Philadelphia Eagles, Sunday October 23, 2016 Philadelphia. The Eagles defeated the Vikings 21-10. (Al Tielemans via AP Images) ORG XMIT: NYWWP

Which teams receive these comp picks is determined by a secret formula developed by the NFL Management Council that the NFL says is “based on salary, playing time and postseason honors.”

U.S. Bank Stadium oversight panel closes out era of Kelm-Helgen, Mondale

Former Chief Justice Kathleen Blatz

Incoming Chair Blatz comes on board with lots of questions in first session.


Kathleen Blatz is the only current board member not connected to the suite misuse.

Kathleen Blatz selected as interim chief of U.S. Bank Stadium panel

U.S. Bank Stadium oversight panel closes out era of Kelm-Helgen, Mondale
Dayton has 'expressed concern' about suite use at U.S. Bank Stadium
Dayton to announce interim chief to U.S. Bank Stadium oversight panel Thursday

Take them into the ballgame: U.S. Bank Stadium makes baseball debut

The Gophers will be part of Friday's first day of baseball inside U.S. Bank Stadium. At 6 a.m., Century College of White Bear Lake will play Iowa Central in the stadium's first baseball game.


Spielman on Vikings' QB situation after 2017: 'Everything is in flux'

Vikings GM Rick Spielman discussed Adrian Peterson, quarterbacks and Mike Zimmer's eye during an hour-long huddle.


Kathleen Blatz selected as interim chief of U.S. Bank Stadium panel

Gov. Dayton appoints former chief justice as interim chair to "turn the page."


Spielman: Coaches, staff looking to retool Vikings after last year's failure

The front office and coaching staff spent the past six weeks looking at their roster and comparing Vikings players to the ones expected to be available next month in free agency and in April’s draft.


Hartman: MVPs Peterson, Mauer have gone from cornerstones to question marks

The Vikings and Twins must ponder the worth of Adrian Peterson and Joe Mauer as their mighty contracts come due.


Dayton to announce interim chief to U.S. Bank Stadium oversight panel Thursday

Panel's top two officials resigned last week under legislative pressure.


After cleaning house at right guard, Vikings have options in free agency

The Vikings cut both of last year’s competitors for right guard and enter a healthy free agent market with a clean slate at the position.


Vikings free agency tracker for 2017

Which Vikings free agents are staying? Who is going? And who are the new guys? We will update this blog post throughout the offseason as the Vikings build their roster for 2017.


Slot cornerback K'Waun Williams to sign with 49ers

The Vikings looked into free agent cornerback K’Waun Williams, but he’ll sign with the San Francisco 49ers


Shurmur: Offseason will be critical for wide receiver Treadwell

After Treadwell’s one-catch rookie season, the Vikings hold out hope he’ll still prove worthy of being a first-round draft pick for an offense that hasn’t produced a 1,000-yard receiver since 2009.


Vikings need a left tackle, but will it be Matt Kalil?

The Vikings' $11 million investment in inconsistent left tackle Matt Kalil last spring was not without risks -- and the injury that cut short his 2016 season has brought on another risky decision.


Family honors dad with half-page newspaper ad thanking Packers players

They specifically thanked several Packers players, including Brett Favre for “giving dad the single happiest moment of his life: 1997 Super Bowl, 54-yard pass to Andre Rison, touchdown.


Looking back: Watch the best Vikings plays of 2016

The 2016 season wasn't all bad. In fact, there were some unforgettable highlights.


What could this year's left tackle market mean for Kalil, Vikings?

After the Vikings invested $11 million in Matt Kalil last spring, coach Mike Zimmer liked the early preseason returns.Then Kalil injured his hip and put his Vikings future in more doubt.


Souhan: Adrian Peterson has options, but not $18 million worth

The Vikings are not going to pay Adrian Peterson $18 million this year, and he seems prepared to be offended by lower offers