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Winter Park Rewind: October 20 - 24

Get caught up on the week that was at Winter Park leading into Sunday's game against the Buccaneers:

Monday, October 20

After maybe the toughest loss of the season on Sunday in Buffalo, Mike Wobschall kicked off the week with the Monday Morning Mailbag by hitting on several topics, including evaluating Teddy Bridgewater after his first three NFL starts.

Craig Peters took a look at how the Vikings were able to handle the very unique situation during the game of losing a pair of starting offensive linemen on the same play.

This week's film room video examined how the defensive line has been able to step up its game in recent weeks, including Everson Griffen's three-sack performance on Sunday:

Head Coach Mike Zimmer addressed the media early in the afternoon to reflect back on the day that was in Buffalo:

Tuesday, October 21

Wobschall looks at three questions and three lessons learned stemming from the Bills loss.

Read our weekly fact-based game preview here, thanks to the Vikings PR department. Peters helps turn the page from Buffalo to Tampa Bay by looking at 10 Vikings-Buccaneers facts and figures.

This week's Pick 6 Video Mailbag hits on a variety of topics, including exploring just how good standout rookie LB Anthony Barr can become:

All four segments from this week's "Beyond the Gridiron" were posted, including this one on a special guest that recently visited the Vikings during a practice:

View a pair of photo galleries, one looking back on Sunday's game in Buffalo and the other showcasing images from past Vikings-Buccaneers games.

View exclusive images shot by the team photographer from the 7th game of 2014 as the Vikings took on the Bills at Ralph Wilson Stadium.

Look back at photos over the course of time featuring games between the Vikings and the Buccaneers.

Wednesday, October 22

Wobschall takes a look at five key storylines to follow heading into Sunday's game here.

One of the offense's best moments last week came when Bridgewater hit Greg Jennings for a 38-yard strike. How'd it happen? Read about that here.

Zimmer and Bridgewater addressed the media prior to practice:

On Monday the Twin Cities media were given their first guided tour of the new Vikings stadium. Click here to read about that day, and check out a recap video and photo gallery below:

Check out images from the new Vikings stadium taken during a media tour that was given on October 20.

Peters recaps the afternoon's practice here.

Thursday, October 23

Early in the day there were several articles posted: one on Jerick McKinnon making progress with Adrian Peterson out of the mix, another looking at this week's Ticketmaster Hot Matchup, and finally get to know rookie DT Shamar Stephen a little bit better.

The three Vikings coordinators addressed the media after the day's walk-thru, which included Norv Turner saying that the offense has progressed but there needs to be some productivity shown:

Peters looks at how the Vikings are preparing to handle the size that the Buccaneers starting wideouts -- Vincent Jackson and Mike Evans -- bring to the table.

NFL Films previews Sunday's matchup here:

Finally on the day, watch as Bud Grant was honored this week with a statue in Winnipeg, home of the Blue Bombers of the Canadian Football League, the club he coached from 1957 to 1966. Grant led the Blue Bombers to four Grey Cups during that stretch before leaving to be Head Coach of the Vikings.

Friday, October 24

Wobschall kicked off the day by looking at one advantage the Bucs may have this weekend, in that they are coming off their bye.

Watch the 'Winning Formula' segment from this Sunday's "Vikings GamePlan" here:

Zimmer addressed the media after the day's practice to discuss the week's injury report and more, including reading a thank you note from a young fan which you can learn more about here.

Peters looks at John Sullivan's recovery from a concussion last Sunday here, which landed him as probable on the weekly injury report.

Lastly, check out photos from a fantastic fall day's practice here:

View images from the Friday, October 24 practice at Winter Park.

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