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Aaron Rodgers’ father opens up on family rift; sports analysts say, ‘Why go there?’
18 hours ago   Vikings/NFL
The world learned of the Packers QB’s estrangement from the family last year when his younger brother Jordan appeared on the reality TV show “The Bachelorette.”

Former Vikings receiver Leo Lewis makes difference at North High
18 hours ago   Vikings/NFL


Vikings Returners Selected for PFWA Teams
20 hours ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Craig Peters
Another week, and another round of recognition for Vikings special teamers. The Professional Football Writers of America (PFWA) on Monday announced that Vikings kick return. […]

Lunchbreak: Bradford Receives High Marks for 1st Season in Purple
21 hours ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Eric Smith
Vikings quarterback Sam Bradford put together a strong season in Minnesota after being acquired in a September trade with the Eagles. Bradford, who started 15 games, threw. […]

Vikings grades, outlook: Xavier Rhodes catches on for Vikings’ stingy secondary
22 hours ago   Vikings/NFL
This is the seventh in an eight-part series reviewing the 2016 Vikings and looking ahead by position. Previously: OL / RB, TE / WR / QB / DL / LB For the first time sinc. […]

Get it straight, these NFL playoff kickers are nothing to mess (or miss) with
22 hours ago   Vikings/NFL
They have been nearly perfect in the postseason since Blair Walsh’s Seattle shank for the Vikings.

Season Rewind: Hunter’s Rise Bolsters D-Line Depth
1 day ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Lindsey Young
Defensive end Danielle Hunter emerged in his second pro season to grab a share of headlines for Minnesota’s deep and dynamic defensive line. Hunter recorded 12.5 sacks on. […]

Bill would let bars stay open till 4 a.m. during 2018 Super Bowl week
1 day ago   Vikings/NFL


Audit on stadium authority’s luxury suites delayed until February
1 day ago   Vikings/NFL
Release now due in February to coincide with House-Senate hearing on MSFA use of suites.

Vikings grades, outlook: Anthony Barr’s quiet season an enigma at linebacker
2 days ago   Vikings/NFL
This is the sixth in an eight-part series reviewing the 2016 Vikings and looking ahead by position. Previously: OL / RB, TE / WR / QB / DL Anthony Barr, the former ninth-. […]

Aaron Rodgers’ redemption run from ‘Goat’ to ‘Greatest throw in NFL history’
2 days ago   Vikings/NFL
It wasn’t long ago that Sports Illustrated’s Peter King wrote, ‘There is something amiss with Rodgers. Anyone who watches football can see.’

Vikings reportedly will hire Kennedy Polamalu as running backs coach
2 days ago   Vikings/NFL
The Vikings are expected to hire former UCLA offensive coordinator Kennedy Polamalu as running backs coach, per multiple reports. Polamalu, who played fullback collegiately. […]

Season Rewind: Plug and Play Defines Offensive Line
2 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Craig Peters
No Vikings position group dealt with more injuries than the offensive line in 2016. Minnesota incorporated eight different starting combinations of five players a season af. […]

Monday Morning Mailbag: Bradford Trade Worth It?
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. […]

Vote Now: The Vikings Special Teams Play of the Year
3 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Lindsey Young
The Vikings special teams has gained a league-wide reputation for being a strong unit, and the 2016 season was no different. Minnesota fielded one of the top returner duos. […]

Season Rewind: Rudolph Delivers Career Year, Sets Standard for Future
5 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Eric Smith
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — Kyle Rudolph’s personal benchmark has been set. The Vikings tight end produced the best season of his career in 2016, setting personal bests with. […]

Lunchbreak: Brothers Recognized for Strong Special Teams Play
6 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Eric Smith
Vikings linebacker Kentrell Brothers didn’t play any defensive snaps in 2016, but the rookie still found plenty of ways to contribute to the team. The former fifth-round. […]

Season Rewind: Career Bests by Thielen, Diggs Lead Wide Receivers
6 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Lindsey Young
Just four years after signing with the Vikings as an undrafted free agent, Minnesota native Adam Thielen posted a breakout season, leading the team in receiving yards. Thie. […]

Linval Joseph Selected To First Career Pro Bowl
6 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Eric Smith
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — Linval Joseph is headed to his first Pro Bowl.  The Vikings defensive tackle enjoyed a standout 2016 season as he finished third on the team with 1. […]

Lunchbreak: Vikings Secondary Ranked 7th Overall by PFF
7 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Lindsey Young
In a review of the 2016 NFL season, Pro Football Focus ranked position groups according to their regular-season performances. Pro Football Focus analyst Matt Claassen place. […]

Season Rewind: Running Backs Find Late Stride
7 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Craig Peters
The Vikings run game started slowly out of the gate in 2016 but began to hit stride toward the end of the season. Injuries to three-time rushing champion Adrian Peterson in. […]

Vikings DC George Edwards to Coach in East-West Shrine Game
1 week ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Craig Peters
We are pleased to announce the #ShrineGameHeadCoaches for the 92nd #ShrineGame – Buckner of the @AZCardinals & Edwards of the @Vikings pic.twitter.com/btqbiZ6XE6 — Shrine. […]

Season Rewind: Bradford Steps In and Shines at QB After Preseason Trade
1 week ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Eric Smith
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — The Vikings experienced significant upheaval and stellar play at the quarterback position in an eventful 2016 season. The chaos began on Aug. 30 whe. […]

Lunchbreak: Danielle Hunter Ranked Among NFL’s Best Young Players
1 week ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Eric Smith
Vikings defensive end Danielle Hunter made a splash during his rookie season in 2015 when he posted 6.0 sacks, the second-most among all first-year players. The former thir. […]

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1 month ago   Vikings/NFL


Draft Preview: Investing In Returns
4 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
4 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
4 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)
4 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
4 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
4 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)
4 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
4 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
4 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
4 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. […]