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Poll: How will the Vikings do Sunday in Tampa Bay?
1 hour ago   Vikings/NFL


Vikings Renew Old NFC Central Feud With Bucs
12 hours ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Vikings PR
From 1978-2001 the Vikings and Bucs were rivals in the NFC Central Division and squared off twice a season. When the NFL realignment moved Tampa Bay to the NFC South, the t. […]

Winter Park Rewind: October 20 – 24
13 hours ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Vikings PR
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 Sunda. […]

Vikings notes: Sullivan’s concussion was his fifth
16 hours ago   Vikings/NFL


Munnerlyn, Vikings hope his play in secondary improves soon
16 hours ago   Vikings/NFL
The Vikings and Captain Munnerlyn both hope his secondary play improves.

NFL Insider: The secret to dealing with diva receivers
20 hours ago   Vikings/NFL
Vikings coach George Stewart has made a career of dealing with tough-to-deal-with personalities.

NFL chatter: Some records aren’t made to be broken
20 hours ago   Vikings/NFL


Five NFL story lines for Week 8
20 hours ago   Vikings/NFL


Mark Craig’s Week 8 NFL picks
20 hours ago   Vikings/NFL


Sullivan Recovers From Knee to Helmet
1 day ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Craig Peters
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — Vikings center John Sullivan said Friday that a knee to the helmet caused the concussion he suffered Sunday against the Bills. Sullivan and right gu. […]

Zimmer Receives A Unique Thank You Message
1 day ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Vikings PR
The Vikings often welcome special visitors to Winter Park during the course of the week to watch practice. One of those recent guests was Alex Loehlein, an 8-year-old boy w. […]

What We Learned: Vikings vs. Buccaneers
1 day ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Mike Wobschall
The week of practice is over and the Vikings are set for their game this Sunday against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Here’s what we learned this week about the Vikings as th. […]

New Vikings Stadium News & Notes – 10/24
1 day ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Jeff Anderson
ICYMI – Media Tour Stadium Site; Construction Nearly 25% Complete This past Monday, members of the local media were invited by the Vikings, the MSFA and Mortenson Constru. […]

Robinson listed as questionable, but is optimistic
1 day ago   Vikings/NFL
Cornerback Josh Robinson, a valuable reserve, is questionable for Sunday’s game against the Buccaneers after leaving yesterday’s practice with an ankle injury then sitt. […]

Sullivan Expected Back, Robinson Questionable
1 day ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Vikings PR
C John Sullivan, who suffered a concussion in last week’s loss to the Bills, is probable for Sunday’s game vs. the Buccaneers, while CB Josh Robinson is among those lis. […]

Could a change be coming at right guard?
1 day ago   Vikings/NFL
The Vikings could be considering a switch at right guard but certainly aren’t being up front about it. Joe Berger, who filled in for injured center John Sullivan in last. […]

Zimmer Addresses The Media on Friday
1 day ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Vikings PR
Vikings Head Coach Mike Zimmer We started today a little bit slow, but we got going better as we got going. We got a nice little card from one of the Make-A-Wish guys this. […]

Lunch Break, 10/24: Pro Bowl Nod for Griffen?
1 day ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Sam Newton
Investment in Griffen could pay off with Pro Bowl Everson Griffen, who re-signed with the Vikings this past offseason, has stepped into a larger role to match his larger co. […]

Behind Enemy Lines: free agent duds, Glennon at QB and more with beat writer Greg Auman
1 day ago   Vikings/NFL
With a new week brings another edition of “Behind Enemy Lines.” For the Vikings’ Week 8 road trip against the Bucs, we spoke to beat writer Greg Auman, who covers the. […]

Vikings vs. Buccaneers: What Are Experts Saying About Minnesota?
1 day ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
The Minnesota Vikings (2-5) will travel to Raymond James Stadium this coming weekend to face the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (1-5) for the first time since 2012. Last Sunday the V. […]

Buccaneers X-Factor: Coming Off a Bye
1 day ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Mike Wobschall
The Vikings and Buccaneers will meet this Sunday at Raymond James Stadium, and you can be sure both teams will be anxious to kick things off. The Vikings are eager to get b. […]

Stanford, National Football Foundation To Honor Former Viking Darrin Nelson
1 day ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Vikings PR
2014 College Football Hall of Fame inductee will be recognized with NFF Hall of Fame On-Campus Salute, presented by Fidelity Investments, when Stanford hosts Oregon State E. […]

Minnesota Vikings vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Complete Week 8 Preview for Vikings
2 days ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
After last Sunday’s demoralizing loss to the Buffalo Bills dropped the Minnesota Vikings to 2-5 and probably dashed any realistic playoff hopes for this year, one question. […]

Practice Roundup 10/23: Vikings DBs Prepare for Big Bucs WRs
2 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Craig Peters
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — Vikings defensive backs plan to counter size discrepancies with aggressive coverage of big Buccaneers receivers this week. Tampa Bay’s top two rec. […]

Lunch Break, 10/23: Zimmer’s Team Scheme
2 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Sam Newton
Contrasting sides of Zimmer’s team scheme As Mike Zimmer noted over a lunch/film session with the local beat writers last spring, not many times will his defense have guy. […]

Coordinators Address The Media on Thursday
2 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Vikings PR
Vikings Offensive Coordinator Norv Turner Q: How much of a difference has it made on the offensive line with guys shuffling in and out and trying to get some chemistry and. […]

Ticketmaster Hot Matchup: A Division Rivalry Renewed
2 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Mike Wobschall
The Vikings and Buccaneers will meet on Sunday in what is now an inter-division matchup within the NFC – the Vikings from the NFC North and the Buccaneers from the NFC So. […]

Vikings vs. Buccaneers: Breaking Down Minnesota’s Game Plan
3 days ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
The Minnesota Vikings head to sunny Tampa to take on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Week 8, a throwback to the nostalgic days of the NFC Central.  This game may have a little. […]

Can Vikings’ Bridgewater, Patterson Overcome Growing Pains Against Buccaneers?
3 days ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
The Vikings’ young quarterback looked unstoppable against the Falcons; however, since that breakout game, the rookie’s production has slowed dramatically. Minnesota is look. […]

Patience Required for Both Teddy Bridgewater, Vikings
3 days ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
The Minnesota Vikings have two wins and five losses to start the 2014 season, and rookie quarterback Teddy Bridgewater has one touchdown pass against five interceptions in. […]

Minnesota Vikings vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Betting Odds, Analysis and NFL Pick
3 days ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the Minnesota Vikings used to play twice a season as members of the NFC Central. Since the breakup of that division, the teams have met sparin. […]

Dissecting Most Crucial Matchups in the Vikings’ Week 8 Contest with Tampa Bay
3 days ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
Coming off a heartbreaking loss to the Buffalo Bills (4-3), the Minnesota Vikings (2-5) will look to notch a win on the road against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (1-5) this com. […]

Vikings Offense Continues to Evolve, Improve Under New Personnel
4 days ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
The Minnesota Vikings offense has gone through trying times up to this point in the season. A glut of injuries and a not-so-under-the-radar suspension have ravaged their p. […]

Jerick McKinnon Should Be Top Waiver Priority in All Fantasy Leagues
4 days ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
Jerick McKinnon is the starting running back for the Minnesota Vikings. That sentence alone—all facts, none of those highfalutin adjectives we writer types like to throw. […]

Rookie Anthony Barr Emerging as a Defensive Force for the Minnesota Vikings
5 days ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
One of the most important factors in the steady improvement of the 2014 Minnesota Vikings defense is the emergence of rookie linebacker Anthony Barr. His play has not only. […]

Teddy Bridgewater Showing Rookie Learning Curve in Up-and-Down Week 7 Loss
6 days ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
The roller coaster that has been the beginning to Teddy Bridgewater’s rookie season reached its most dizzying point in the Vikings’ 17-16 loss in Buffalo. It continued. […]

Minnesota Vikings vs. Buffalo Bills: Full Report Card Grades for Minnesota
6 days ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
The Minnesota Vikings managed to grab a loss out of the jaws of victory on Sunday afternoon, losing 17-16 to the Buffalo Bills when Kyle Orton threw a 2-yard touchdown pass. […]

Vikings Must Learn to Finish Games to Take Next Step
6 days ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
In a throwback to 2013, the Minnesota Vikings managed to control a game for all but the final minute, losing in stunning fashion to the Buffalo Bills, 17-16. All signs poin. […]

Minnesota Vikings vs. Buffalo Bills: Live Score and Analysis for Minnesota
6 days ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
Every game on the NFL schedule counts the same, but Week 7 seems to loom a little larger for the Minnesota Vikings. Sitting at 2-4 heading into its road matchup with the 3-. […]

Draft Preview: Investing In Returns
2 years ago   Vikings Blog – Mike Wobschall
How early would you be willing to draft a return specialist? This is a player who is categorized under a specific position, but you’ve drafted him to serve exclusively a. […]

vikings.com Blog Is On The Move
2 years ago   Vikings Blog – Ryan Cardinal
We wanted to let our loyal vikings.com Blog readers know that there is now a new home for the vikings.com Blog, which can be found here.  We are moving away from the WordP. […]

New Faces Welcomed To Vikings Offseason Program
2 years ago   Vikings Blog – Mike Wobschall
Vikings Launch Offseason Program Five Vikings Poised For Breakout Seasons The launch of the Offseason Program means a return to Winter Park for many Vikings players. But it. […]

Small School Spotlight: RB Kerwynn Williams (Utah State)
2 years ago   Vikings Blog – Mike Wobschall
The “small school” tag is not the only stigma this nimble, smooth-striding RB will have to overcome to make it in the NFL. He’ll also be characterized as a one-year s. […]

Five Vikings Poised For Breakout Seasons
2 years ago   Vikings Blog – Mike Wobschall
Every NFL team has star players who are relied upon year-in and year-out to perform at a premium level. But on a year-in and year-out basis, successful NFL teams also have. […]

The Boys Are Back In Town – Vikings Launch Offseason Program
2 years ago   Vikings Blog – Mike Wobschall
This is a big week for the crop of prospects hoping to be selected in the 2013 NFL Draft, with the 1st-round set to begin on Thursday evening and the draft scheduled to con. […]

Top 5 Draft Picks In Vikings History (Pre-Super Bowl Era)
2 years ago   Vikings Blog – Mike Wobschall
The 2013 NFL Draft is just 5 days away, and in honor of that we’re going to look at the 5 best draft picks in Vikings history. NFL.com ran a feature story earlier this mo. […]

Draft Preview: Drilling Down On Defensive Tackles
2 years ago   Vikings Blog – Mike Wobschall
Vikings fans have a very high standard when it comes to defensive tackles. After all, this is the home of the Purple People Eaters, of Keith Millard, of John Randle and Hen. […]

Vikings Join Tony and Lauren Dungy to Benefit Athletes In Action-Minnesota This Saturday, April 20
2 years ago   Vikings Blog – Ryan Cardinal
The Minnesota Vikings are joining former NFL head coach and best-selling author Tony Dungy in hosting “An Intimate Evening with Tony and Lauren Dungy” this Saturday, Ap. […]

Reacting To Vikings 2013 Regular Season Schedule
2 years ago   Vikings Blog – Mike Wobschall
The NFL has released its 2013 schedule, which means the teams and locations on the Vikings slate have now been assigned dates and times. Here’s a game-by-game list of the. […]