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Decision on Ponder’s option may not be easy
6 hours ago   Vikings/NFL
The Vikings have until May 3 to decide whether to exercise their fifth-year option on Christian Ponder, and while Ponder has not met expectations, the decision could be tou. […]

Minnesota Vikings Draft Countdown: Making the Case for Teddy Bridgewater
7 hours ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
The Minnesota Vikings currently sit with the No. 8 selection in this year’s NFL draft, a position that has led to a slew of scenarios for the 5-10-1 team from a year ago. W. […]

Vikings 2014 schedule to be unveiled on Wednesday
12 hours ago   Vikings/NFL
The NFL regular season schedule will be released on Wednesday.

Day 3 QBs to watch for the Vikings
16 hours ago   Vikings/NFL
Michael Rand and Vikings digital reporter Master Tesfatsion take a look at quarterbacks to watch on the final day of the 2014 NFL Draft.

Schedule could dictate Florida meltdowns — or not
16 hours ago   Vikings/NFL
We know who and where. Now we’re looking for some meaning in when games will be played.

TFD: Spielman on drafting a QB — ‘There’s always pressure. This year there’s more.’
16 hours ago   Vikings/NFL
Good times

Vikings Release Dates and Times For Preseason Schedule
18 hours ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Vikings PR
The Vikings 2014 preseason schedule is now official, with dates and times set for all four games. All Vikings preseason games can be seen on KARE 11 and heard on KFAN-FM 10. […]

2014 Schedule Preview: Best of the Bunch
20 hours ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Mike Wobschall
The 2014 schedule release is just around the corner. While we have to wait a little while longer to find out when the Vikings play each of their opponents, we already know. […]

MAFP Selects Sheldon Burns as 2014 Family Physician of the Year
1 day ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Sam Newton
Sheldon Burns, M.D., who has served as a team physician for the Minnesota Vikings for the past 29 seasons, was selected as the 2014 Family Physician of the Year by the Minn. […]

Will Cordarrelle Patterson be the next Josh Gordon?
1 day ago   Vikings/NFL
It’s convenient to say that Vikings wide receiver Cordarrelle Patterson will become the next Josh Gordon, but Patterson and the Cleveland Browns star wide receiver were u. […]

Should the Vikings seek a Day 2 QB?
1 day ago   Vikings/NFL
Michael Rand and Vikings reporter Master Tesfatsion look at the mid-tier quarterbacks in the 2014 NFL draft.

Manziel made strong impressions against Alabama
2 days ago   Vikings/NFL
Johnny Manziel’s performance in Texas A&M’s upset victory at Alabama in 2012 was the game that made him a household name. But for some, it was his play the next time th. […]

Monday Morning Mailbag: A CB at No. 8?
2 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Mike Wobschall
Do you have a comment or question? Send it to the vikings.com Mailbag! Every Monday we’ll post several comments and/or questions as part of the vikings.com Monday Morning. […]

2014 Draft Sleepers Who’d Fit Perfectly with the Minnesota Vikings
2 days ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
Each spring every professional football team heads to the NFL draft hoping to find gold. And we’re not talking about the shiny, polished gems you find in the first two roun. […]

Craig: A case for Bortles or Bridgewater at No. 8 to the Vikings
3 days ago   Vikings/NFL
This might be the most unpredictable draft in recent memory because of the uncertainty surrounding its quarterbacks.

The risk/reward of Johnny Manziel
3 days ago   Vikings/NFL


Minnesota Vikings’ Best and Worst Draft Picks of the Last Decade
5 days ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
The Minnesota Vikings are patiently waiting for the upcoming 2014 NFL draft, which will be held May 8-10 at Radio City Music Hall in New York. The goal of every team is to. […]

Small-School Spotlight: S Jimmie Ward (Northern Illinois)
5 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Mike Wobschall
NFL.com Draft Projection: Rounds 6-7 Coming from a small school and being undersized may have Jimmie Ward flying a bit under the radar as the draft approaches. But those wh. […]

Minnesota Vikings: How Rick Spielman Can Win the 2014 Draft
5 days ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
For Minnesota Vikings general manager Rick Spielman and his staff, the 2014 NFL draft is almost a no-lose proposition.  That’s certainly not to say that the Vikings don’t. […]

Vikings Sign Former Eagles S Kurt Coleman
6 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Vikings PR
The Vikings have signed former Eagles S Kurt Coleman, the club announced today. Coleman started 29-of-59 career regular season games and 1-of-2 playoff games in 4 NFL seaso. […]

Small-School Spotlight: RB Terrance West (Towson)
6 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Sam Newton
NFL.com Draft Projection Rounds 3-4 Not many players, at any level, have ever had the production that Towson running back Terrance West had in his three-year career. With 8. […]

Assigning Odds to Potential Minnesota Vikings 1st-Round Pick
6 days ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
So, in case you didn’t know, there is this NFL draft coming up on May 8.  It’s kind of a big deal, especially if you’re a Minnesota Vikings fan.  With the Christian Ponde. […]

New Viking Knows New Stadium Allure
7 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Mike Wobschall
The Vikings are in the midst of building a new stadium, and one of their newest players is familiar with the process. As such, he knows the benefits a new stadium will brin. […]

Mock Madness 6.0 – A Fresh Face Emerges
7 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Mike Wobschall
Another week has passed and another round of Mock Madness is here. Many of the same names remain and quarterback is the main topic, but this week a new name has emerged and. […]

Vikings Claim LB Terrell Manning Via San Diego
1 week ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Vikings PR
The Vikings have claimed LB Terrell Manning via waivers from San Diego, the club announced on Tuesday. Manning has appeared in 6 contests in his first 2 NFL seasons. Mannin. […]

Vikings Praise Zimmer’s Passion, Intensity
1 week ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Associated Press
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) – The Minnesota Vikings clearly have the energy, excitement and enthusiasm of a team with a new coaching staff. Springtime is when optimism levels. […]

Vikings Bring Back TE Allen Reisner
1 week ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Vikings PR
The Vikings have signed free agent TE Allen Reisner, the club announced today.  Reisner rejoins the Vikings after spending the final week of the 2012 season and the entire. […]

Small-School Spotlight: CB Pierre Desir (Lindenwood)
1 week ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Sam Newton
NFL.com Draft Projection Rounds 3-4 After dominating at the Division II level for the past two seasons, cornerback Pierre Desir has put himself in position to be the first. […]

Small-School Spotlight: FS Jonathan Dowling (Western Kentucky)
1 week ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Mike Wobschall
Making the big play was no problem for small-school standout Jonathan Dowling. The two-time First-Team All-Sun Belt performer sat out a season in 2010 after transferring fr. […]

Monday Morning Mailbag: Draft-Day Trade Suitors
1 week ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Mike Wobschall
Do you have a comment or question? Send it to the vikings.com Mailbag! Every Monday we’ll post several comments and/or questions as part of the vikings.com Monday Morning. […]

Draft Preview: Investing In Returns
12 months 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
12 months 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
12 months 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)
1 year 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
1 year 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
1 year 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)
1 year 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
1 year 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
1 year 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
1 year 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. […]