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Strong defensive tackle play stopped Packers before Rodgers' injury

Linval Joseph and Tom Johnson were disrupting Green Bay's offense Sunday in the opening minutes of the game before Aaron Rodgers got hurt. Here's what they did.

Packers coach calls Barr's hit on Rodgers 'totally unnecessary'

Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers was tackled just after passing by Vikings linebacker Anthony Barr in the first quarter Sunday and broke his collarbone when he hit the ground. Packers coach Mike McCarthy called the hit "totally unnecessary."

Packers coach Mike McCarthy isn't happy with Vikings linebacker Anthony Barr.

Vikings' QB situation becomes more interesting with Bridgewater back

The smart money would be on Case Keenum starting Sunday against the Ravens. But this being the Vikings, nothing is certain and things are about to get a lot more interesting.

Andrew Sendejo out for Vikings vs. Packers

The Vikings already expected to be without Sam Bradford, Stefon Diggs and Nick Easton on Sunday. They'll be missing a fourth starter, too. Safety Andrew…

5 step move: Everson Griffen's technique for attacking quarterbacks

Vikings defensive end Everson Griffen has his mind on one thing -- getting after quarterbacks.

Vikings mailbag: Assessing the linebackers, Treadwell and a trade

In a quality run defense, you can pretty much assume the front seven are doing its job. Has that been the case with the Vikings so far?

Packers offensive line a mess, but it hardly matters with Rodgers at QB

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers (12) signals to his linemen in the fourth quarter against the Dallas Cowboys at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, on Sunday, Oct. 8, 2017.

This might be the biggest compliment to the greatness of Aaron Rodgers: The Packers are 4-1 with five different starting combinations on the offensive line.

Diggs, Bradford among four Vikings starters not practicing

Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Stefon Diggs (14)

In addition to quarterback Sam Bradford, receiver Stefon Diggs (groin), left guard Nick Easton (calf) and safety Andrew Sendejo (groin) did not appear to be practicing.

Craig: After week of road upsets, time to bet on the Vikings at home

If there is such a thing as an “upset” in the NFL, the league had eight of them last week. Eight.

Bradford not spotted at practice as Vikings prepare for Packers

On a short week ahead of Sunday’s game against the Packers, a handful of Vikings starters were held out of the week’s first practice Wednesday. That includes quarterback Sam Bradford.

Good reason for Vikings not to rush into quarterback decisions

All of the uncertainty about the health of quarterbacks Sam Bradford and Teddy Bridgewater means that long-term decisions about the Vikings' future at those positions are hardly cut-and-dried.

Saints trade Adrian Peterson to Cardinals

The Cardinals lost standout back David Johnson in Week 1 after he fractured his wrist and it has been a struggle for them since.

Life after Cook: McKinnon's long TD run boosts Vikings' run game

Jerick McKinnon had 146 combined rushing and receiving yards on Monday night, posting the second-most yards from scrimmage he’d ever totaled in a game.

Vikings pull Sam Bradford for Case Keenum in second quarter

The quarterback, who’d missed the Vikings’ last three games with left knee issues, was sacked four times, including once for a safety, and appeared unable to move in the pocket.

Vikings QB Sam Bradford returns from knee injury to start vs. Bears

Also boosting the offense is receiver Michael Floyd, who will make his debut for the Vikings tonight after serving a four-game suspension.

Bridgewater could be on Vikings' practice field in one week

The Vikings can get Teddy Bridgewater back on the practice field after next Sunday’s game against the Green Bay Packers, once the quarterback has been on the physically-unable-to-perform list for six weeks.

The Vikings can get Teddy Bridgewater back on the practice field after next Sunday’s game against the Green Bay Packers, once the quarterback has been on the physically-unable-to-perform list for six weeks.

Bradford practices again, listed a questionable to Monday's game

It marks the third straight practice for Sam Bradford, who was limited all week due to his swollen left knee and has not played since the Sept. 11 season opener against the Saints.

Zimmer: Bears good at 'blocking, holding, grabbing' in run game

Chicago Bears running back Jordan Howard (24) runs during the first half of an NFL football game against the Pittsburgh Steelers, Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017, in Chicago.

Mike Zimmer might be asking the officials on Monday night to keep an eye on offensive holding by Bears linemen and grabby receivers.

Vikings mailbag: On Anthony Barr's pass rush, simplifying and Soldier Field woes

Every week send any Vikings-related questions to @Andrew_Krammer and I'll answer them here on Fridays. is the def doing less A gap blitzing than in…

Zimmer: Bradford to practice, starting QB not set for Monday

Case Keenum has led the Vikings offense through a 1-2 record in three games, struggling most recently against the Lions in a 14-7 loss.