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Vikings Take Tennessee WR Patterson at No. 29

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) – The Minnesota Vikings have traded up to take Tennessee wide receiver Cordarrelle Patterson with the 29th selection overall in the NFL draft. The deal was made with New England late in Thursday night’s first round. Vikings general manager Rick Spielman was holding a news conference to discuss the team’s...
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Vikings Draft CB Xavier Rhodes at No. 25

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) – The Minnesota Vikings have taken Florida State cornerback Xavier Rhodes with the 25th overall selection in the NFL draft. The Vikings drafted the big cornerback with their second first-rounder on Thursday night. He had four interceptions and 12 pass breakups as a junior last season and gives the Vikings...
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Vikings Unveil New-Look Uniforms

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The Minnesota Vikings have unveiled the new-look uniforms they will wear this season. The unveiling coincides with the team’s NFL draft party on Thursday night at the Metrodome. The new uniforms feature a more classic look than their previous version. The helmet is a slightly darker shade of purple with a...
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Tepesch Picks Up Second Win as Rangers Beat Twins

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Nick Tepesch pitched six strong innings for his second win while Elvis Andrus and Nelson Cruz each drove in runs to lead the Texas Rangers to a 2-1 win over the Minnesota Twins on Thursday night. The first-place Rangers have won six of their last seven games. Tepesch (2-1) allowed five...
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