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TFD: A chance for Bridgewater to be a legend or Ponder to be an unlikely hero
2 hours ago   Vikings/NFL
Teddy Bridgewater is officially listed as questionable for Thursday’s Vikings/Packers game, after doing some light work in practice today. While we’d still be stunned i. […]

Jerick Mckinnon’s Updated 2014 Fantasy Outlook Heading into Week 5
3 hours ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
It seems as though the thunderous clamoring for Minnesota Vikings athletic specimen Jerick McKinnon was finally too much for Mike Zimmer to ignore. While Matt Asiata has fi. […]

Vikings’ Bridgewater questionable; Greenway out
4 hours ago   Vikings/NFL
Teddy Bridgewater is listed as questionable for Thursday’s game against the Packers at Lambeau Field. The Vikings rookie quarterback participated in practice for the firs. […]

What We Learned: Vikings vs. Packers
5 hours ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Mike Wobschall
The short week of practice is over and the Vikings are set for their game Thursday night against the Green Bay Packers. Here’s what we learned this week about the Vikings. […]

Vikings Rewind: Jerick McKinnon’s 55-yard run
5 hours ago   Vikings/NFL
The situation: Up 14-7 with 13:07 left in the second quarter, the Vikings start their third offensive series at their own 8. They hand the ball off to rookie running back. […]

Bridgewater Listed As Questionable For Thursday
5 hours ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Vikings PR
QB Teddy Bridgewater, who injured his ankle during last Sunday’s win over the Falcons, was limited in practice on Wednesday and is listed as questionable heading into Thu. […]

We’ll try, but Teddy’s way too sharp for media
6 hours ago   Vikings/NFL
The Vikings’ rookie is Jeter-like: He’ll politely answer questions, but he’s too smart to include actual insight.

Replay: Access Vikings Live Chat with Master Tesfatsion
6 hours ago   Vikings/NFL


Munnerlyn: Vikings DBs Must Keep Eyes on ‘Luggage’
8 hours ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Craig Peters
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — Vikings cornerback Captain Munnerlyn doesn’t want to lose his “luggage” on his first trip to Lambeau Field. He was referring to Packers receiv. […]

Lunch Break, 10/1: Ponder Getting Ready
8 hours ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Sam Newton
Ponder prepping, despite uncertainty With some cloud of doubt on rookie quarterback Teddy Bridgewater’s status for Thursday night’s matchup with the Packers, Christian. […]

Access Vikings morning walkthrough: Bridgewater sidelined again, Robinson playing well and more
12 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 — Rookie QB Teddy Bridgewater missed practice. […]

Teddy Bridgewater Impressing Early, Producing in Vikings System
13 hours ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
After watching the tape of the Minnesota Vikings’ 41-28 win over the Atlanta Falcons in Week 4, there should be some excitement surrounding Teddy Bridgewater, as the rookie. […]

Jerick McKinnon Stating His Case for Increased Role in Vikings Offense
17 hours ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
Rookie running back Jerick McKinnon sits at the top of the list of Minnesota Vikings who put in a dazzling performance in the 41-28 victory over the Atlanta Falcons on Sund. […]

Vikings notes: Bridgewater misses another practice
19 hours ago   Vikings/NFL


Scoggins: Vikings cornerback Robinson removes ‘horrible’ label
19 hours ago   Vikings/NFL


Craig: Rodgers might not recognize this Vikings defense
19 hours ago   Vikings/NFL


Week 5 scouting report: Green Bay Packers
22 hours ago   Vikings/NFL


Minnesota Vikings vs. Green Bay Packers: Complete Week 5 Preview for Minnesota
23 hours ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
Bridgewater’s Injured Ankle the Biggest Storyline It was not soon after the Vikings players and staff had finished giving each other well-deserved pats on the back for a bi. […]

Packers X-Factor: Drive-Extending Penalties
1 day ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Mike Wobschall
It’s hard enough to keep a great quarterback such as Aaron Rodgers in check. An elite combination of accuracy, intelligence, arm strength and mobility makes the Packers q. […]

Jennings Ready for Vikings-Packers Rivalry Revival
1 day ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Craig Peters
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — Greg Jennings is ready for his second year on the Minnesota side of the border battle between the Vikings and Packers. The nine-year NFL veteran was. […]

Simms: Bridgewater’s Success a Product of an ‘Extremely Well-Crafted Game Plan’
1 day ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
Teddy Bridgewater’s debut start was an impressive one, despite leaving early due to a minor injury. Is this a sign of things to come from Bridgewater?Bleacher Report’s Chr. […]

Zimmer, Bridgewater Address The Media on Tuesday
1 day ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Vikings PR
Vikings Head Coach Mike Zimmer Just continuing preparation for the Packers, it will be a great test for us. They’ve got obviously a tremendous offensive team, great quart. […]

Next Challenge For Vikings ‘D’: Aaron Rodgers
1 day ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Associated Press
Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers’ passing attack responded to criticism by completing every drive in Week 4 with at least a field goal attempt. Getting the running g. […]

Ticketmaster Hot Matchup: Anthony Barr vs. Clay Matthews
1 day ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Mike Wobschall
The Vikings and Packers offenses combined to score nine touchdowns last week, as both teams logged lopsided victories – the Vikings winning 41-28 over Atlanta and Green B. […]

Anatomy of a Play: Wright’s 52-Yard Screen
1 day ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Mike Wobschall
Jarius Wright had a career day on Sunday in helping the Vikings offense click on all cylinders and put up 41 points against the Atlanta Falcons defense. A big play by the V. […]

Bridgewater, McKinnon Up For Awards
1 day ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Vikings PR
Vikings rookies Teddy Bridgewater and Jerick McKinnon are both up for weekly fan-voted awards at NFL.com. McKinnon, who tallied 135 yards on 18 carries in the Vikings’ 41-2. […]

5 Vikings-Packers Storylines
1 day ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Mike Wobschall
Fresh off a 41-28 victory over the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday, the Vikings turn it around quickly this week to travel to Green Bay for a date with the Packers on Thursday ni. […]

Minnesota Vikings’ Biggest Disappointments at Season’s Quarter-Mark
2 days ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
A quarter of the way through the 2014 season, the Minnesota Vikings sit at a respectable 2-2 and might just be on on upward trajectory. The timing would be impeccable, with. […]

Game Preview: Vikings at Packers
2 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Vikings PR
REGULAR SEASON WEEK FIVE – MINNESOTA VIKINGS AT GREEN BAY PACKERS THURSDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2014 – LAMBEAU FIELD – GREEN BAY, WI – 7:25 PM- CBS / NFL NETWORK The Minnesota Vikin. […]

Notebook: Stats High for Young Players
2 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Craig Peters
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — The ages of Teddy Bridgewater and Jerick McKinnon are comparatively small, but the statistics weren’t Sunday. Bridgewater, 21, passed for 317 yard. […]

Vikings Hope To Have Teddy vs. Packers
2 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Associated Press
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) – The sprained left ankle for quarterback Teddy Bridgewater is not considered serious, and the Minnesota Vikings are optimistic the rookie will pla. […]

How Norv Turner and the Vikings Helped Teddy Bridgewater Explode in First Start
2 days ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
Not enough credit is being assigned to Minnesota Vikings offensive coordinator Norv Turner for the breakout performance provided by rookie quarterback Teddy Bridgewater Sun. […]

Despite Win, Mike Zimmer Deserves Criticism for Questionable Decisions
3 days ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
Head coach Mike Zimmer and the Minnesota Vikings picked up their first home victory of the 2014 season, edging out the Atlanta Falcons 41-28. The Vikings put in a resoundin. […]

Atlanta Falcons vs. Minnesota Vikings: Full Report Card Grades for Minnesota
3 days ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
With apologies to Matt Cassel, he was always just the warm-up band.  Nobody knew how long he was going to play, people weren’t fully invested in him and everybody just wan. […]

Vikings Offense Finds Its Rhythm with Bridgewater, McKinnon
3 days ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
The Minnesota Vikings improved to 2-2 in a back-and-forth game that featured tremendous performances from rookies Teddy Bridgewater and Jerick McKinnon, beating the Atlanta. […]

Teddy Bridgewater Injury: Updates on Vikings Star’s Ankle and Return
3 days ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
Updates from Wednesday, Oct. 1  Chris Wesseling of Around the NFL provides an update on Teddy Bridgewater’s status: Teddy Bridgewater has been in the playbook hard all. […]

Atlanta Falcons vs. Minnesota Vikings: Live Score and Analysis for Minnesota
3 days ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
Even with all of the bad vibes of the last three weeks bogging them down, there’s a sense of optimism as the Vikings get set to host the Atlanta Falcons Sunday afternoon at. […]

Cordarrelle Patterson’s Fantasy Stock Will Rise with Teddy Bridgewater at QB
5 days ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
With Teddy Bridgewater taking over for Matt Cassel in Minnesota, Vikings wide receiver Cordarrelle Patterson looks poised to get his 2014 campaign on track. Patterson enter. […]

Atlanta Falcons vs. Minnesota Vikings: Complete Week 4 Preview for Minnesota
6 days ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
Boy have things changed in the two-plus weeks since the Minnesota Vikings whipped the St. Louis Rams in the season opener. Coming off that convincing 34-6 win, everything w. […]

Vikings Will Spotlight Bridgewater’s Mobility, Short Passes to Attack Falcons
6 days ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
Minnesota Vikings fans begged to see first-round draft pick Teddy Bridgewater, and they’ll get their wish. With Matt Cassel out for the season with several broken bones i. […]

Falcons vs. Vikings: Breaking Down Minnesota’s Game Plan
7 days ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
The Minnesota Vikings return home in Week 4 for a critical showdown with the high-flying Atlanta Falcons. For the Vikings, this game presents an opportunity to get back to. […]

Teddy Bridgewater’s Success as a Rookie Will Be Determined by Vikings Playmakers
1 week ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
The future has arrived in Minnesota with Teddy Bridgewater’s era as the Vikings starting quarterback officially starting in Week 4 against Atlanta. While the expectations w. […]

Best to Temper Early Expectations for Teddy Bridgewater as Vikings Starter
1 week ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
This wasn’t part of the Minnesota Vikings’ plan for rookie quarterback Teddy Bridgewater’s first ever start. Down a once-in-a-generation talent at running back. Without the. […]

Teddy Bridgewater Has Proven He’s Ready to Take Reins as Vikings’ Starter
1 week ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
Once Teddy Bridgewater became a first-round selection of the Minnesota Vikings, the figurative clock began counting down to the day he would step in as the starting quarter. […]

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