VU Daily Blog: Packers game

With changes on the horizon, we'll compile our tweets and blog entries from the lead-up to Week 7 against the Packers here. See all the Vikings news and speculation as it progresses through the VU Daily Blog.

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POSTED ON TWITTER AT: 10:21:00
After 51 years, a Vikings first: The Vikings have been playing in the NFL for more than 51 years, but Sunday's g...
http://t.co/aifkyxoU

POSTED ON TWITTER AT: 10:21:00
Greenway: ‘You always have hope': Chad Greenway isn't giving up on the season, despite the long odds against the...
http://t.co/Rsf8nkT3

POSTED ON TWITTER AT: 07:26:00
Vikings missing big brick in the wall?: The Vikings' run defense it still top-five, but are they missing Pat Wil...
http://t.co/4QuFD5lR

POSTED ON TWITTER AT: 07:26:00
Carolina trip carries ugly Vikings memories: The Vikings have a new starting quarterback and renewed hope, but t...
http://t.co/9AREpKHs

POSTED ON TWITTER AT: 17:36:00
Peterson: Ponder helped ‘tremendously': Vikings running back Adrian Peterson said having Christian Ponder in the...
http://t.co/LmjMrnfH

POSTED ON TWITTER AT: 17:03:00
Winfield got second opinion, still uncertain: Vikings CB Antoine Winfield is still uncertain whether he'll be ab...
http://t.co/93yWEU1Q

POSTED ON TWITTER AT: 16:42:00
Antoine Winfield got a second opinion on his neck; Peterson, Harvin, Chris Harris and more: 
http://t.co/j7bZIq2H #Vikings

POSTED ON TWITTER AT: 15:53:00
In light of Minneapolis' stadium comments, the #
Vikings say "Arden Hills is the ideal stadium site for the State, the Vikings and our fans."

POSTED ON TWITTER AT: 15:51:00
For the #
Panthers CB Darius Butler (not injured) and CB Jordan Pugh (head) didn't practice. LB Omar Gaither (knee) returned full. #Vikings

POSTED ON TWITTER AT: 15:49:00
#
Vikings limited: Harvin (ribs), Peterson (ankle), Ayodele (ankle), E.J. Henderson (knee), Robison (shoulder), Winfield (neck).

POSTED ON TWITTER AT: 15:48:00
Anthony Herrera (knee), Visanthe Shiancoe (foot), Jared Allen (not injured) and Lorenzo Booker (concussion) didn't practice. #
Vikings

POSTED ON TWITTER AT: 15:48:00
Anthony Herrera (knee), Visanthe Shiancoe (foot), Jared Allen (not injured) and Lorenzo Booker (concussion) didn't practice. #
Vikings

POSTED ON TWITTER AT: 15:33:00
Lorenzo Booker was showing concussion symptoms so that's why he was sidelined today. #
Vikings

POSTED ON TWITTER AT: 15:32:00
Frazier's words, not mine. RT @
tntvikesfan: @VikingUpdateHow is safety not an issue? Its been our weakness for as long as I can remember!!

POSTED ON TWITTER AT: 15:32:00
Keep in mind that Sanford had a concussion two weeks ago and Abdullah mild one on Sunday. Both are back practicing, but still ... #
Vikings

POSTED ON TWITTER AT: 15:28:00
The #
Vikings still have an open roster spot after the Chris Cook suspension, but it sounds like they aren't feeling rushed to fill it.

POSTED ON TWITTER AT: 15:27:00
In regards to looking at former #
Bears safety Chris Harris, Leslie Frazier said safety isn't much of an issue for the #Vikings

POSTED ON TWITTER AT: 14:50:00
E.J. Henderson's knee still an issue: E.J. Henderson has tried to battle through swelling in his knee, but he ad...
http://t.co/AMe3dm4m

POSTED ON TWITTER AT: 13:50:00
Adrian Peterson and Percy Harvin returned to practice after sitting out Wednesday. #
Vikings

POSTED ON TWITTER AT: 13:46:00
Lorenzo Booker, Anthony Herrera, Visanthe Shiancoe and Jared Allen aren't practicing. Allen and wife Amy had a baby girl. #
Vikings

POSTED ON TWITTER AT: 12:01:00
Panthers bring big challenge to Vikings LBs: The Panthers' diverse and fifth-ranked offense will be a big challe...
http://t.co/A743xHsV

POSTED ON TWITTER AT: 08:25:00
Vikings dealt with more only a year ago: The Vikings have a couple of distractions swirling around this week bet...
http://t.co/mVzkK64A

POSTED ON TWITTER AT: 07:48:00
Newton coming off perfect second half: After facing a nearly perfect Aaron Rodgers on Sunday, the Vikings defens...
http://t.co/uC4QGXfB

POSTED ON TWITTER AT: 20:32:00
Teammates hoping to bury the Berrian drama: Bernard Berrian's former teammates at wide receiver were trying to m...
http://t.co/pWfuvgC8

POSTED ON TWITTER AT: 18:35:00
Good story by @
DaveCampbellAP on Leslie Frazier handling adversity with Berrian, Cook, McKinne: http://t.co/ykkP395g#Vikings

POSTED ON TWITTER AT: 17:23:00
Ponder hearing from former NFL QB stars: Christian Ponder is hearing from some of the best quarterbacks in the g...
http://t.co/UsVTOWti

POSTED ON TWITTER AT: 16:53:00
RT @
AdamSchefter: Former #Vikings WR Bernard Berrian went unclaimed on waivers. Now a free agent.

POSTED ON TWITTER AT: 16:19:00
CB Cook appears in court: Hot News for CB Chris Cook
http://t.co/7weMkefY

POSTED ON TWITTER AT: 16:19:00
CB Cook appears in court: Hot News for CB Chris Cook
http://t.co/7weMkefY

POSTED ON TWITTER AT: 16:19:00
Robison hit with $20,000 fine by NFL: Hot News for DE Brian Robison 
http://t.co/VGVVzehf

POSTED ON TWITTER AT: 16:08:00
Trade deadline is long gone. RT @
King_Sliimo: @VikingUpdate we need Asante Samuel can yuu make that happen

POSTED ON TWITTER AT: 16:08:00
Trade deadline is long gone. RT @
King_Sliimo: @VikingUpdate we need Asante Samuel can yuu make that happen

POSTED ON TWITTER AT: 16:02:00
#
Vikings notes: Hot news on Brian Robison's fine:http://t.co/gKpH54dw / Update on Chris Cook's court appearance: http://t.co/Ss4gZKnF

POSTED ON TWITTER AT: 15:56:00
Updated status on Antoine Winfield with quotes from him and added injury report to notebook: 
http://t.co/V6CCkpul #Vikings

POSTED ON TWITTER AT: 15:21:00
For the #
Panthers CB Darius Butler (not injured) and CB Jordan Pugh (head) didn't practice. LB Omar Gaither (knee) was limited. #Vikings

POSTED ON TWITTER AT: 15:20:00
Husain Abdullah, Jamarca Sanford and John Sullivan, all with concussions, were full participants. #
Vikings

POSTED ON TWITTER AT: 15:19:00
#
Vikings limited: Ayodele (ankle), E.J. Henderson (knee), Robison (shoulder) and Winfield (neck).

POSTED ON TWITTER AT: 15:18:00
#
Vikings injury report: Harvin (ribs), Herrera (knee), Peterson (ankle), Shaincoe (foot) and Erin Henderson (not injured) didn't practice.

POSTED ON TWITTER AT: 15:13:00
Winfield could be returning, others hurting: The Vikings are getting some of their injured players back on the f...
http://t.co/to8cdPbi

POSTED ON TWITTER AT: 15:09:00
Antoine Winfield said his neck injury was more than a strain but declined to go into detail. Tomorrow will test it with contact. #
Vikings

POSTED ON TWITTER AT: 14:08:00
No viable 53-man guys worked out Tuesday. RT @
iamlankypatrick: @VikingUpdate Any idea on who could replace Cook on the 53?

POSTED ON TWITTER AT: 14:04:00
But he can now be replaced, per NFL. RT @
AmandaOleson: @vikingupdate If he's been suspended without pay, why would he appear on the roster?

POSTED ON TWITTER AT: 14:03:00
Usually "reserve" section on roster. RT @
AmandaOleson: @vikingupdate If he's been suspended without pay, why would he appear on the roster?

POSTED ON TWITTER AT: 13:55:00
According to a league spokesman, Chris Cook has been placed on reserve/suspended and can be replaced on the 53-man roster. #
Vikings

POSTED ON TWITTER AT: 13:52:00
Interesting that Chris Cook's name isn't even on the printed roster anymore. #
Vikings

POSTED ON TWITTER AT: 13:49:00
#
Vikings here but not practicing: Percy Harvin, Adrian Peterson, Visanthe Shiancoe. Erin Henderson and Anthony Herrera not here.

POSTED ON TWITTER AT: 12:58:00
RT @
JonEkstrom: The #Vikings have added Butch Lewis, G, Southern California and Kerry Taylor, WR, Arizona State to the practice squad.

POSTED ON TWITTER AT: 12:52:00
Christian Ponder on his six-shooter TD celebration: "I think it was more a Shooter McGavin/Happy Gilmore deal." @
cponder7 requested feedback

POSTED ON TWITTER AT: 12:50:00
Christian Ponder said the ball for his first TD pass is lost. Either the #
Vikings equipment guys lost it or are playing a joke on him.

POSTED ON TWITTER AT: 12:46:00
Ponder joking about his ability to stretch the field, if he had to earn coaches' trust: "I think it's because I have a rocket arm." #
Vikings

POSTED ON TWITTER AT: 11:50:00
If the #
Vikings get a roster exemption For Chris Cook, they could look at a CB to replace him.

POSTED ON TWITTER AT: 11:46:00
Frazier said he expects Percy Harvin to be good for Sunday. Will take it easier today. #
Vikings

POSTED ON TWITTER AT: 11:43:00
With John Sullivan back, Joe Berger expected to start at right guard. #
Vikings

POSTED ON TWITTER AT: 11:38:00
The #
Vikings are looking at a roster exemption for Chris Cook while heis suspended.

POSTED ON TWITTER AT: 11:38:00
The #
Vikings are looking at a roster exemption for Chris Cook while heis suspended.

POSTED ON TWITTER AT: 11:35:00
Jamarca Sanford and John Sullivan are good to practice, both coming off concussions. Antoine Winfield is going to try to practice. #
Vikings

POSTED ON TWITTER AT: 11:33:00
Anthony Herrera has an LCL injury and will be doubtful. #
Vikings

POSTED ON TWITTER AT: 08:39:00
Newton's approach reminds Rivera of Payton: Cam Newton has a charisma that's hard to define. It reminds Panthers...
http://t.co/mQOdxA22

POSTED ON TWITTER AT: 08:39:00
Newton brings multi-dimensional QB skills: In his first two games, Panthers QB Cam Newton proved he can pass the...
http://t.co/dV3qXNMr

POSTED ON TWITTER AT: 08:39:00
Northern exposure: Half of the NFC North gets a bye week, but there are still plenty of plotlines to follow. Whi...
http://t.co/kMYk2gJ6

POSTED ON TWITTER AT: 22:52:00
Vikings suspended Chris Cook without pay: Hot News for CB Chris Cook 
http://t.co/DKmXn9Kd

POSTED ON TWITTER AT: 21:55:00
The story on #
Vikings CB Chris Cook has been updated to reflect his suspension and team statement:http://t.co/AfDiD8GB

POSTED ON TWITTER AT: 21:43:00
The #
Vikings announce they have suspended CB Chris Cook without pay, saying allegations are "very disturbing and disappointing."

POSTED ON TWITTER AT: 18:45:00
Updated the story on the #
Vikings release of WR Bernard Berrian with his statement: http://t.co/EmuqY1mv

POSTED ON TWITTER AT: 18:34:00
#
Vikings WR reacts. RT @B_Twice: Hey everyone. I appreciate all of your continued support! Get my thoughts athttp://t.co/qgMir3Fn

POSTED ON TWITTER AT: 16:55:00
KR/PR abilities might be factor. RT @
chefgfunky: @VikingUpdate what about MANNY??? anything about bringing him up from the practice squad??

POSTED ON TWITTER AT: 15:33:00
Vikings promote WR Burton to fill Berrian's spot: Hot News for WR Stephen Burton 
http://t.co/t6tPppkd

POSTED ON TWITTER AT: 15:27:00
RT @
ChrisCook_31: My apologies to the fans! #Vikingsownership, coaching staff, my teammates and friends and family!!

POSTED ON TWITTER AT: 14:26:00
The #
Vikings promoted WR Stephen Burton from the practice squad after officially waiving Bernard Berrian.

POSTED ON TWITTER AT: 14:19:00
Chris Cook charged with felony in domestic violence case: Hot News for CB Chris Cook 
http://t.co/gadyis2B

POSTED ON TWITTER AT: 14:18:00
RT @
ChrisCook_31: There's always two sides to a story!! #Vikings

POSTED ON TWITTER AT: 13:06:00
Some of the details of Chris Cook's arrest and the charges filed today: 
http://t.co/AfDiD8GB #Vikings

POSTED ON TWITTER AT: 12:41:00
Report: Vikings release Berrian: The Vikings have reportedly cut ties with WR Bernard Berrian, placing him on th...
http://t.co/Xvra5WpC

POSTED ON TWITTER AT: 12:14:00
Wondering about #
Vikings interest? Think not. RT @lindsaysoto: No confirmed teams at TO's workout. Reps are gonna send tapes 2 every team.

POSTED ON TWITTER AT: 12:11:00
And the troubles continue. RT @
DarrenWolfson: RT @MollyKSTP: #Vikings Chris Cook charged with felony domestic assault by strangulation.

POSTED ON TWITTER AT: 11:36:00
Holler: Minneapolis muddies stadium waters: The City of Minneapolis is back trying to make another (or an old) p...
http://t.co/L2FLaLGW

POSTED ON TWITTER AT: 11:28:00
Expected. RT @
JasonLaCanfora: #Vikings have released WR Bernard Berrian. He's been inactive lately and having some issues with the staff.

POSTED ON TWITTER AT: 11:04:00
Ponder's passing, scrambling affected Packers: Christian Ponder and the Vikings were efficient on third down, bu...
http://t.co/webHFRBo

POSTED ON TWITTER AT: 10:36:00
Christian Ponder is nominated for the Pepsi Rookie of the Week at NFL.com/rookies. It is a fan-voted award if you are inclined. #
Vikings

POSTED ON TWITTER AT: 09:57:00
RT @
NFLprguy: The week's most-watched show (sports & primetime)? #Packers - #Vikings w/ 24.3 million viewers on @NFLONFOX

POSTED ON TWITTER AT: 08:21:00
Herrera to get second opinion on his knee: Anthony Herrera, the Vikings' starting right guard, could have his se...
http://t.co/L6qxkqyp


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