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Winter Park Rewind: December 2 - 6

Posted Dec 7, 2013

vikings.com looks back on the week that was at Winter Park via the "Winter Park Rewind."

December 2

The week started off with Mike Wobschall's two weekly Monday pieces: Why We Won and the Monday Morning Mailbag. The AP also sent us a piece later in the day that looks at the uncertainty at the quarterback position for the Vikings with Christian Ponder suffering from a concussion.

Check out this photo gallery featuring exclusive photos and behind-the-scenes shots from Sunday's game.

Leslie Frazier addressed the media over the lunch-hour to look back on Sunday's game:

Later in the day, Frazier appeared on NFL Network to talk about the win:

Finally, we posted this week's Pick Six Video Mailbag which hits on, among other things, the connection that Matt Cassel and Greg Jennings appear to have:

December 3

On this day the Vikings finally broke ground on the new Vikings stadium in the back parking lot of the Metrodome. Read the general press release on the event here; view an inforgraphic outlining some facts and figures here; check out photos of the event here; and watch a video recap of the event and an illustration showing how the process of tearing down the dome and constructing the new stadium will unfold.

We also started to shift the focus from the win over the Bears last Sunday to this Sunday's game in Baltimore against the Ravens. Read a general preview of that here and check out photos of past Vikings-Ravens games here.

December 4

Wobschall started off the day with his five storylines to watch in regards to this Sunday's game against the Ravens. The AP sent us two stories: a general game preview and also a look at Matt Cassel being ready to step in for the concussed Christian Ponder.

Click here to view photos from Wednesday's practice.

After the morning walk-thru, Kevin Williams, Frazier and Cassel all addressed the media:

Greg Jennings joined NFL Network to talk about, among other things, which Vikings players partake in fantasy football.

In honor of Adrian Peterson going over the 10,000 career rushing yards mark on Sunday, we put together a highlight video of his top plays as a Viking.

December 5

Wobschall looks at four Vikings rookies who have not only avoided the dreaded "rookie wall" but are excelling late in the sesaon. After the three Vikings coordinators addressed the media (watch those videos here), Wobschall looked at one comment from each and what it means for Sunday's game vs. Baltimore via Coach Speak. The AP also did a story on Kevin Williams, who talked this week about his time as a Viking so far.

Adrian Peterson and Jared Allen addressed the media before the team's Thursday practice:

NFL Films sent us their weekly game preview which you can watch here:

Peterson was wired for sound during last Sunday's win over the Bears. Check that out here:

December 6

On Friday Ponder was officially ruled out for the game; click here to read about the final injury reports for both teams.

Frazier addressed the media following the team's morning practice to talk about injuries and more in advance of Sunday:

We posted two segments from this Sunday's "Vikings GamePlan" which you can watch below:

Cordarrelle Patterson took his "low-fiving" routine from last Sunday's game vs. Chicago and carried it over to Winter Park in this must-see video:

Finally, go inside the playbook with the NFL Network crew as they break down the X's and O's of Sunday's game: