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Vikings slowly but surely adjust to yet another new offense

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) Stefon Diggs has dived into yet another playbook. The fifth-year player is taking direction from a fourth offensive coordinator, Kevin Stefanski, since he was drafted by the Minnesota Vikings.

As challenging as the frequent changes in philosophy and terminology have been, well, at least the Vikings' veterans are used to it by now. Might learning a new system become less daunting when players are doing so almost every spring?

"Yeah, it actually does," Diggs said this week with a smile, as he attempted to downplay the difficulty of another scheme shift. "We have run the same route a million times. Just because it has a new name doesn't mean we can't run it. Just being around for a little while now has made it a little easier."

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NFC North Division
TeamWLTPct
xy-Chicago 1240.750
Minnesota 871.531
Green Bay 691.406
Detroit 6100.375
Full Standings
Leaders
Pass Yds: K. Cousins4298
Pass TDs: K. Cousins30
Rush Yds: D. Cook615
Rush TDs: L. Murray6
Rec Yds: A. Thielen1373
Rec TDs: S. Diggs9
Int: A. Harris3
Sacks: D. Hunter14.5
Offense (Rank)
Yards: 5529 (20)
Passing Yards: 4298 (12)
Rushing Yards: 1493 (30)
Points per game: 22.5 (19)
Yards per game: 345.6 (20)
Touchdowns: 39 (17)
Field Goals: 22 (23)
Defense (Rank)
Yards: 4955 (4)
Passing Yards: 3501 (3)
Rushing Yards: 1815 (15)
Points per game: 21.3 (9)
Yards per game: 309.7 (4)
Touchdowns: 28 (2)
Field Goals: 33 (31)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
6/11 K. Rudolph re-signed Four-year extension (through 2023)
5/14 G. Bradbury signed/draft choice Four-year contract (fifth-year option)
5/8 S. Keely signed
5/8 A. Bisnowaty cut
5/7 T. Alexander signed
5/7 I. Wharton signed
5/7 J. Martin cut
5/5 K. Boyd signed/draft choice Four-year contract (through 2022)
5/3 A. Watts signed/draft choice Four-year contract (through 2022)
5/2 I. Smith Jr. signed/draft choice Four-year contract (through 2022)
Injuries
Date Player Status
No Recent Injuries for this team
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John Deere Classic
Pos Name Score Thru
1 Dylan Frittelli -21 F
2 Russell Henley -19 F
3 Andrew Landry -18 F
4 Collin Morikawa -17 F
4 Chris Stroud -17 F
6 Charles Howell III -16 F
6 Adam Schenk -16 F
6 Vaughn Taylor -16 F
6 Nick Watney -16 F
MONSTER ENERGY NASCAR CUP SERIES AT KENTUCKY
Pos # Name Start Pos
1 1 Kurt Busch 4
2 18 Kyle Busch 10
3 20 Erik Jones 21
4 42 Kyle Larson 19
5 11 Denny Hamlin 18
6 14 Clint Bowyer 7
7 22 Joey Logano 11
8 41 Daniel Suarez 1
9 6 Ryan Newman 23
NASCAR XFINITY SERIES AT KENTUCKY
Pos # Name Start Pos
1 00 Cole Custer 5
2 20 Christopher Bell 2
3 2 Tyler Reddick 8
4 1 Michael Annett 10
5 98 Chase Briscoe 9
6 9 Noah Gragson 3
7 7 Justin Allgaier 4
8 8 Ryan Truex 12
9 39 Ryan Sieg 13
NASCAR GANDER OUTDOORS TRUCK SERIES AT KENTUCKY
Pos # Name Start Pos
1 17 Tyler Ankrum 9
2 52 Stewart Friesen 32
3 18 Harrison Burton 6
4 45 Ross Chastain 5
5 15 Dylan Lupton 20
6 22 Austin Self 16
7 24 Brett Moffitt 7
8 11 Spencer Davis 21
9 44 Jeb Burton 28