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Dayton says new Vikings stadium will be ‘phenomenal’
1 hour ago   Vikings/NFL
The governor says the facility is on budget and should continue to attract major events.

Little logic to Adrian Peterson’s self-pitying whine
1 hour ago   Vikings/NFL
He has a point … but he is not the guy to be a martyr.

Adrian Peterson tweets his frustrations
1 hour ago   Vikings/NFL
Non-guaranteed contracts draw ire of Vikings star.

Adrian Peterson rants on Twitter about his contract, says ‘It’s time for a change’
3 hours ago   Vikings/NFL
It was a quiet afternoon on Twitter, so Adrian Peterson, concerned about whether the Vikings will continue to honor his contract after the 2015 season, decided to rant abou. […]

Vikings Roundup, 5/28: DE Crichton Reps, Preps for Rotation
7 hours ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Craig Peters
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — Scott Crichton’s scratchy beard appeared to soften as sweat seeped through. The second-year pro and teammates had just completed their third of 10. […]

Bridgewater excited about ‘addition’ of healthy tight end Kyle Rudolph
9 hours ago   Vikings/NFL
Teddy Bridgewater made it halfway through an answer about the new guy, Mike Wallace, before interrupting himself to offer praise to Kyle Rudolph. “I’ll tell you, what. […]

Vikings rookie evaluations: DE Danielle Hunter
11 hours ago   Vikings/NFL
Part 1: Trae Waynes Part 2: Eric Kendricks Moving right along as we get a better understanding of this year’s Vikings draft class, we come across the most gifted Vikings. […]

Lunch Break, 5/28: Bridgewater’s Offseason Reinforcement
13 hours ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Craig Peters
Rules in the Collective Bargaining Agreement of 2011 prevent coaches from working with players from the season’s end until the next offseason workout program escalates to. […]

Zimmer talks tough; Peterson: It’s business
15 hours ago   Vikings/NFL


Design unveiled for Downtown East Commons park; $22 million must be raised
15 hours ago   Vikings/NFL
Focus now turns to finalizing details of the design and launching a fundraising campaign to finance the project in the shadow of the new Vikings stadium.

Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater has whole different feeling in second season
15 hours ago   Vikings/NFL
Confident Vikings QB Teddy Bridgewater is embracing his new status.

Peterson No. 62 in NFLN’s Top 100 for 2015
1 day ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Craig Peters
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — Vikings running back Adrian Peterson was ranked 62 in NFL Network’s Top 100 Players of 2015 countdown, the network announced in a show that aired. […]

Adrian Peterson Releases Statement
1 day ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Vikings PR
Adrian Peterson released the following statement to ESPN’s Josina Anderson on Wednesday night: Statement to me from Adrian Peterson: “The reason I’m not attending OTAs has. […]

Vikings Roundup, 5/27: Fusco, Kalil Building Bromance
1 day ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Craig Peters
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — Brandon Fusco has been working to return to right guard since suffering a season-ending injury in Week 3 at New Orleans.  If the Vikings current pl. […]

AP: Zimmer Lays Out Peterson’s Options
1 day ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Associated Press
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) – Adrian Peterson has spent the last five months sending vague and sometimes ambiguous messages about his desire or lack thereof to remain with the. […]

Presser Points: ’2 Choices’ for Peterson
1 day ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Craig Peters
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — Vikings Head Coach Mike Zimmer has been described as a straightforward and blunt communicator during media sessions. That description gained tractio. […]

Transcript: Zimmer, Teddy Address The Media
1 day ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Vikings PR
Vikings Head Coach Mike Zimmer Today we were able to get out and practice, actually it was pretty good. We moved around well, I thought we improved from yesterday. Yesterda. […]

Is 2015 Cordarrelle Patterson’s Last Chance with Minnesota Vikings?
1 day ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Cordarrelle Patterson has been a disappointment in the NFL. Does Patterson need to have a big year in 2015? Is time running out for him in. […]

Lunch Break, 5/27: Vikings Could See Early 2-Point Test
2 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Craig Peters
It’s 74 days until the Vikings meet the Steelers in the Hall of Fame Game in Canton, Ohio, but Minnesota and Pittsburgh opened their organized team activity practices Tue. […]

Vikings Roundup, 5/26: A Rainy OTA Opener
2 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Craig Peters
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — It certainly wasn’t snow, or considerably cold, or in the amount that caused severe flooding in Texas, but there was enough precipitation to chall. […]

Video: "PFT Live" on Adrian Peterson / OTA’s
2 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Vikings PR
Star Tribune Vikings reporter Matt Vensel joined “PFT Live” on Tuesday with ProFootballTalk.com’s Mike Florio to discuss the latest news surrounding Adrian Peterson.. […]

Adrian Peterson Reportedly Considering Retirement Due to Contract Standoff
3 days ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
Running back Adrian Peterson’s future with the Minnesota Vikings is very much up in the air, and if he ultimately decides that playing for the Vikes again is out of the que. […]

Lunch Break, 5/26: Moss Makes Good on Graduation Promise
3 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Craig Peters
Former Vikings superstar receiver Randy Moss made good on his longstanding vow to attend the high school graduation of Kassi Spier and hand the Pelican Rapids senior her di. […]

Two-Point Conversations: Offense or Defense With The Early Edge?
3 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Craig Peters
The Vikings are hitting the field at Winter Park for the first three of 10 organized team activity practices this week, and Vikings.com is launching the first installment o. […]

8 Burning Questions for Vikings OTA’s
3 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Craig Peters
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — The Vikings voluntary offseason workout program has advanced to Phase 3, its most involved stage that includes 10 organized team activity practices. […]

Monday Morning Mailbag: OTA’s Have Arrived
4 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. […]

Early Predictions for Minnesota Vikings’ 2015 Training Camp Battles
7 days ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
Minnesota Vikings training camp won’t begin for some time yet, but the competition for starting roles has already begun for a number of players working out at the team’s fa. […]

Meet the Hidden Gem of the Minnesota Vikings’ 2015 Draft Class
7 days ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
Each year, plenty of NFL rookies emerge out of the later rounds as surprise stars on their teams.Who could be the Minnesota Vikings’ hidden gem in 2015? What can he bring t. […]

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1 week ago   Vikings/NFL


Minnesota Vikings: 6 Players Poised for a Breakout Campaign in 2015
1 week ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
So, how will year two under head coach Mike Zimmer go for the Minnesota Vikings?  Zimmer guided the Vikings to a 7-9 record last season, which was probably as good as coul. […]

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. […]