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Winter Park Rewind: October 14 - 19

Posted Oct 20, 2013

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

October 14

After a depressing day at Mall of America Field on Sunday, things started off on Monday with Mike Wobschall's Monday Morning Mailbag where he looked back at what went wrong during the Panthers loss. Leslie Frazier addressed the media over the lunch-hour and announced that Desmond Bishop tore his right ACL on Sunday and is out for the year.  Here is an AP story on the team as a whole, and below you can watch Frazier's presser.

NFL Network sent us a pair of Josh Freeman-related videos on this day as well.

Click here to view photos from the Panthers game taken by the Vikings' team photog.

October 15

We posted two photo galleries on this day: one of the Vikings cheerleaders from Sunday's game vs. Carolina, and one of past matchups between the Vikings and the Giants, who the Vikings play this Monday.

Also posted on Tuesday: a look at where the Vikings site in the power rankings across the internet, a game preview of the Vikings-Giants, and a look around the NFC North.

Also check out this week's Pick 6 Video Mailbag below.

October 16

The Vikings had a morning practice on this Wednesday, which was an "extra" practice for the week due to the team playing on Monday as opposed to Sunday. After practice, Head Coach Leslie Frazier named Josh Freeman the team's starting quarterback for the Giants game. Click here to get Wobschall's take on it, and watch Frazier and Freeman's reaction to the news below. Click here for an Associated Press story on the move.

October 17

This "Thursday like a Wednesday" got started with Wobschall looking at five key storylines heading into Monday's game. The AP provided us with their game preview which focuses on Freeman stepping into the spotlight on MNF.

Click here to view photos from Thursday's practice.

Frazier and Freeman addressed the media again on this day:

Jared Allen and Adrian Peterson also talked from the Vikings locker room before practice:

Friday, October 18

Both Wobschall and the AP gave their takes on Harrison Smith's absense due to his turf toe injury that landed him on the IR on Friday.

Click here to view images from Friday's practice.

We posted several videos relating to Monday's game, which you can watch below:

Saturday, October 19

Take a look back at the Vikings-Giants rivalry over time, plus a look at various stats and notes relating to the Vikings' appearances on Monday Night Football over the years.

Both teams issued their final injury reports of the week.  Watch the video below to hear from Leslie Frazier after Saturday's practice.

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