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McKinnon reflects on his whirlwind rookie season
45 mins ago   Vikings/NFL
A little over a year ago, Jerick McKinnon scored the game-winning touchdown as Georgia Southern stunned Florida, the small school upsetting one of the big boys without comp. […]

Vikings’ backup Harris relishes his leap into the lineup
46 mins ago   Vikings/NFL
Mike Harris will start at RT for injured Phil Loadholt.

McKinnon not at practice; Floyd, Patterson return
49 mins ago   Vikings/NFL
Vikings rookie running back Jerick McKinnon was the only player absent at Friday’s practice. McKinnon hasn’t participated all week dealing with a lingering low back inj. […]

Vikings Teammates Select Greg Jennings As 2014 Ed Block Courage Award Recipient
1 hour ago   Minnesota Vikings : News
Eden Prairie, MN (November 28, 2014) – Vikings WR Greg Jennings has been selected as the club’s 2014 Ed Block Courage Award recipient by his teammates. The veteran WR w. […]

‘Bowl With The Vikings’ Again A Success
2 hours ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Craig Peters
OAKDALE, Minn. — Vikings right tackle Phil Loadholt recently hosted teammates and fans, Vikings cheerleaders and mascot Viktor for the 20th annual celebrity bowling night. […]

Behind Enemy Lines: Chatting about Newton and Munnerlyn with beat writer Jonathan Jones
2 hours ago   Vikings/NFL
For the Vikings’ Week 13 matchup against the Panthers, we spoke to Jonathan Jones, who covers the Panthers for the Charlotte Observer, for this week’s edition of “Beh. […]

New Vikings Stadium News & Notes – 11/28
3 hours ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Jeff Anderson
Season Ticket Members’ Seat Selection Exclusivity Ends in January Current Vikings Season Ticket Members’ priority access to the New Stadium Preview Center and new stadi. […]

Access Vikings morning walkthrough: Harris pumped to start, Smith back at practice and more
6 hours ago   Vikings/NFL
Every weekday, our Vikings reporters walk you through what’s happening with the team that day. WHAT YOU MIGHT HAVE MISSED — OT Mike Harris is excited for the opportunit. […]

Vikings Families Help Serve Thanksgiving Meal at Harbor Light Center
13 hours ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Craig Peters
Vikings executives and their families and wives of coaches shared the spirit of Thanksgiving Thursday by serving lunch at the Twin Cities Salvation Army’s Harbor Light Ce. […]

Smith (limited) one of four players upgraded on today’s injury report
21 hours ago   Vikings/NFL
It was a healthier day for four Vikings who were upgraded from Wednesday’s injury report to today’s injury report. Free safety Harrison Smith (shoulder/ankle) went from. […]

Carolina Panthers vs. Minnesota Vikings: Betting Odds, Analysis, NFL Pick
23 hours ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
Carolina hasn’t won a game since the first week of October, and yet at 3-7-1 the Panthers are only a half-game out of first place in the miserable NFC South. Carolina is al. […]

Carolina Panthers vs. Minnesota Vikings: Complete Week 13 Preview for Minnesota
24 hours ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
The Minnesota Vikings’ playoff hopes for 2014 more than likely died two weeks ago with a loss to the Chicago Bears, and last Sunday’s loss to the Green Bay Packers dropped. […]

Timeout with Cullen Loeffler
1 day ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Craig Peters
Vikings long snapper Cullen Loeffler combines velocity and consistency to zoom the ball where it needs to be on field goals, extra points and punts when time is of the esse. […]

Ticketmaster Hot Matchup: Dynamic Weapons – Barr vs. Newton
1 day ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Mike Wobschall
When the Vikings defense and the Panthers offense take the field this Sunday, each side will have a dynamic weapon at its disposal. The Panthers will trot out Cam Newton, a. […]

10 Reasons for the Vikings to Give Thanks
1 day ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Mike Wobschall
It’s Thanksgiving Day, the day when daily routine is dropped in favor of family, football and food all in the spirit of giving thanks. It’s an appropriate day for the V. […]

Panthers vs. Vikings: Breaking Down Minnesota’s Game Plan
2 days ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
The Minnesota Vikings return to the gridiron on Sunday to take on another struggling team from the NFC, the Carolina Panthers. Both teams’ seasons are headed in the wrong. […]

Vikings notes: Carolina’s Kalil defends Minnesota’s Kalil
2 days ago   Vikings/NFL


Panthers have worse record than Vikings, still in playoff hunt
2 days ago   Vikings/NFL
Carolina has the vast advantage of playing in the weak AFC South.

Fantasy: Bridgewater to Continue to Progress in Week 13
2 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Daniel E. Dobish
Minnesota Vikings QB Teddy Bridgewater continues to show why he was selected in the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft, as he gets better every week. In last Sunday’s game a. […]

Vikings Roundup 11/26: Kalil on Kalil
2 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Craig Peters
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — It’s likely that one Carolina Panther has an insurmountable lead over his teammates when it comes to the amount of Vikings film reviewed this seas. […]

5 Bold Predictions for Vikings’ Week 13 Matchup
2 days ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
Despite having the appearance of just a boring matchup between sub-.500 teams, there will be plenty at stake when the Carolina Panthers (3-7-1) battle the Minnesota Vikings. […]

Phil Loadholt disappointed his season over
2 days ago   Vikings/NFL
Vikings right tackle Phil Loadholt spoke for the first time since the Vikings placed him on injured reserve with a torn pectoral in the 24-21 loss against the Packers on Su. […]

Bridgewater’s No. 1 priority for improvement down the stretch: `Just take advantage of those easy completions’
2 days ago   Vikings/NFL
Don’t know if you’ve noticed, but at 4-7 and residing in the NFC North, the Vikings sure have a lot less to play for than the 3-7-1 Panthers do in the NFC Worst South.. […]

Peer Evaluation, Family Inspire Felton
2 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Craig Peters
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — Jerome Felton took a poll from his peers. Felton was in middle school and had just started playing football when he took a sheet of paper around to. […]

"Bud Grant Way" To Be Unveiled Monday, December 1
2 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Vikings PR
What The City of Minneapolis has announced its intention to dedicate a street near the new Vikings stadium in honor of former Vikings and NFL Hall of Fame Head Coach Bud Gr. […]

Zimmer, Bridgewater Address The Media
2 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Vikings PR
Vikings Head Coach Mike Zimmer Obviously, as you know, we’ve got Carolina this week. They present a lot of challenges. The linebackers are really, really good. Inside pla. […]

Lunch Break, 11/26: Sullivan Gives Back
2 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Sam Newton
Sullivan Hosts Thanksgiving Dinner at Children’s Hospital The Vikings have an off day tradition of making an impact in the community every Tuesday during the season. Arou. […]

5 Vikings-Panthers Storylines to Watch
2 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Mike Wobschall
The Vikings stick around Minnesota this week and will host the Carolina Panthers in the second of what will be three consecutive home games. Looking to bounce back from las. […]

Vikings Bring Back J’Marcus Webb
2 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Vikings PR
On Tuesday the Vikings officially placed T Phil Loadholt on the injured reserve due to the pectoral injury he suffered during Sunday’s loss to the Packers and signed vete. […]

Chemistry Continues to Be a Problem for Teddy Bridgewater, Vikings Receivers
3 days ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
With only five weeks left in the 2014 season, the Minnesota Vikings’ passing attack is running out of time to find its footing. The biggest problem came to a head on Sund. […]

What’s Next for Minnesota Vikings After Injury to RT Phil Loadholt?
4 days ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
The injury bug bit the Minnesota Vikings offense again on Sunday. In Week 3, the Vikings lost starting right guard Brandon Fusco for the season. Now the same has happened t. […]

Minnesota Vikings: How They Can Salvage Season, Make the Most of Remaining Games
4 days ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
The Minnesota Vikings lost to the Green Bay Packers 24-21 on Sunday afternoon to fall to 4-7 on the year. With any thought of a playoff push now in the rearview mirror, wha. […]

Vikings Loss to Packers Gives Glimmer of Hope for Minnesota’s Future
5 days ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
Coming off a thrashing in the previous week, the Minnesota Vikings rebounded with a quality performance against one of the league’s best teams. They would ultimately fall. […]

Green Bay Packers vs. Minnesota Vikings: Full Report-Card Grades for Minnesota
5 days ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
Eddie Lacy rushed for 125 yards and scored two touchdowns to lead the Green Bay Packers to a 24-21 victory over the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday afternoon at TCF Bank Stadiu. […]

Despite Solid Showing, Packers Offense Just Too Much for Vikings Defense
5 days ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
The Minnesota Vikings fell to the Green Bay Packers in their return home by a score of 24-21. Proceedings went as planned for the Vikings in the first half, but Aaron Rodge. […]

Green Bay Packers vs. Minnesota Vikings: Live Score and Analysis for Minnesota
5 days ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
A thick fog has descended on the Twin Cities Sunday morning, and the truth is most Minnesota Vikings fans might hope it stays all afternoon so they can’t see what’s happeni. […]

Packers vs. Vikings: What Are Experts Saying About Minnesota?
1 week ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
When the Minnesota Vikings (4-6) host the Green Bay Packers (7-3) this weekend, there should be plenty of fireworks. Well, there should be plenty of fireworks set off by th. […]

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. […]