All the Vikings News: September 5

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The following is news applicable to the Minnesota Vikings on September 5, 2022 — via tweet. This is updated throughout the day.

The Vikings released the names of the eight team captains.

The rookie is getting ready for his first NFL game.

Lewis Cine won’t start in Week 1. Get ready for the Camryn Bynum show and some three safety looks.

Seth Galina picked a familiar face.

Irv Smith is healthy and ready to go.

Looking back at a Kirk Cousins dime in his second game with the Vikings in 2018.

The Vikings apparently had a lot of non-NFL players on their 2021 roster.

One of them, Harrison Hand, could be back soon.

The wait will be over in just six days.

GM Adofo-Mensah is a former Wall Street trader.

Tory Dye’s Oregon Ducks played against Lewis Cine’s Georgia Bulldogs on the weekend. Only one of them had fun watching the game.

Jalen Reagor is looking forward and expects to return punts.

He’s also looking great in purple.

A former Viking is on a new team.


Janik Eckardt is a football fan who likes numbers and stats. The Vikings became his favorite team despite their quarterback at the time, Christian Ponder. He is a walking soccer encyclopedia, loves watching sitcoms, and Classic rock is his music genre of choice. Follow him on Twitter if you like the Vikings: @JanikEckardt

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