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Week 1 NFL Odds: Jaguars Vs. Vikings

The Jacksonville Jaguars head into their Week 1 game against the Minnesota Vikings as underdogs. The opening line had the Vikings favored by 4.5 points, but it has since moved to Minnesota by 4 or 3.5, depending on the source.

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The Jaguars are still sorting out plenty of issues, and Maurice Jones-Drew will not be the starting running back thanks to his now-concluded preseason holdout. The Vikings, meanwhile, are uncertain how Adrian Peterson will respond in his return from a major knee injury, and quarterback Christian Ponder is looking to prove that he's good enough to start in the NFL.

For updates, stay tuned to SB Nation Tampa Bay. For more in-depth coverage of this game, visit Jaguars blog Big Cat Country and Vikings blog Daily Norseman. And for more news, notes and analysis from around the league, check out SB Nation's NFL news hub.

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