Chris Tomasson / St. Paul Pioneer Press
DAVIE, Fla. — It’s good timing for Billy Turner.
ST. PAUL, Minn. — When the NFL this week suspended Adrian Peterson for the remainder of the season, it became readily apparent there has been a changing of the guard within the Vikings.
ST. PAUL, Minn. — In August, before playing a preseason game at Kansas City in 97-degree heat, the Vikings’ rookie quarterback said, “Any weather is Teddy Bridgewater-type weather.”
MINNEAPOLIS — Former Washington Redskins quarterback and South Florida resident Billy Kilmer has been following Teddy Bridgewater since the Vikings rookie was in high school. Now that Bridgewater is a pro, Kilmer has some advice for him.
MINNEAPOLIS — Thursday was a big day for inmate No. 193857 at J.O. Davis Correctional Facility in Atmore, Ala. It always is when he gets to see his brother, Captain Munnerlyn, play on television.
MINNEAPOLIS — A short week isn’t expected to derail the Teddy Bridgewater show when it hits the road Thursday.
MINNEAPOLIS — Obviously, Teddy Bridgewater wants to win his NFL debut as a starting quarterback. Then again, it might not be all that bad if he doesn’t.
MINNEAPOLIS — Running back Adrian Peterson might be done for the year; quarterback Matt Cassel and guard Brandon Fusco definitely are.
MINNEAPOLIS — The Minnesota Vikings indefinitely banned Adrian Peterson from all team activities on Wednesday and said they erred by welcoming their star running back to the team despite last week’s indictment on child-abuse charges.
MINNEAPOLIS — Vikings mainstays Fred Evans and Jamarca Sanford were pushed aside Saturday.