Minnesota Vikings News

Minnesota Vikings News from local media and analysts.


Data privacy expert: U.S. Bank Stadium authority can release names of all guests in suites
2 hours ago   Vikings/NFL
State law shouldn’t prevent release of names of those at U.S. Bank Stadium events, he says.

Vikings receiver Stefon Diggs approaching statistical milestones
2 hours ago   Vikings/NFL


As NFL players go, Adam Thielen and Chris Reed are Mavericks
2 hours ago   Vikings/NFL


Vikings coach Mike Zimmer back to work, carefully
6 hours ago   Vikings/NFL
Coach says he’s following doctor’s orders following eye surgery.

Zimmer on Vikings: ‘You Can’t Start Winning Until You Stop Losing’
9 hours ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Craig Peters
How about a little zen from Mike Zimmer? “There’s an old saying that, ‘You can’t start winning until you stop losing,’ ” the Vikings head coach said during an i. […]

Mike Zimmer Details Emergency Eye Surgery, Current Plan
9 hours ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Eric Smith
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — Vikings Head Coach Mike Zimmer returned to work at Winter Park on Monday after a trying week. Zimmer wore a bandage over his right eye during Tuesda. […]

Notebook: Diggs, Thielen Tandem Tied for 4th in Catches in NFL
11 hours ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Craig Peters
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — Stefon Diggs and Adam Thielen will trade any and all stats for Vikings wins. So much was crystal clear during locker room sessions at Winter Park on. […]

Mike Zimmer back coaching Vikings, Harrison Smith sits out practice
11 hours ago   Vikings/NFL
Mike Zimmer, six days removed from emergency eye surgery and four days after a follow-up procedure, was back coaching the Vikings today as players reported back to Winter P. […]

10 Vikings-Jaguars Numbers of Note: Bradford Completion Rate Ranks 2nd in NFL
13 hours ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Eric Smith
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — The Vikings sit at 6-6 and have work to do if they want to make the playoffs for a second straight season.  The final quarter of the season begins. […]

Game Preview: Vikings at Jaguars
14 hours ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Vikings PR
The Minnesota Vikings (6-6) travel to play the Jacksonville Jaguars (2-10) at EverBank Field with kickoff scheduled for noon CT. The matchup will mark the sixth game betwee. […]

Locker Room Roundup: Vikings Begin to Prepare for Jaguars
14 hours ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Zach Royse
The Vikings returned to Winter Park following the “mini bye” weekend that came after playing on Thursday night. Last week’s loss against Dallas dropped the Vikings to. […]

Read the replay: Vikings Live Chat with Matt Vensel
14 hours ago   Vikings/NFL


The story of the Vikings’ season, as told by week-by-week playoff odds
15 hours ago   Vikings/NFL
There are a lot of ways to sum up this Vikings’ season-to-date, but one pretty stark way to tell the story is by looking at their week-to-week odds of making the postseas. […]

Lunchbreak: Vikings Believe They Can Win Out
15 hours ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Lindsey Young
They’ve done it before, and they believe they can do it again. Viking Update’s Tim Yotter wrote the following of the Vikings locker room maintaining its sights on the p. […]

Vikings Live Chat – Tuesday at 2:00 PM
17 hours ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Eric Smith
We’re headed to the fourth quarter of the season, so join Vikings.com writer Eric Smith for his weekly chat. What did you like/dislike about Thursday’s game against Dallas,. […]

Title hopes? Vikings have NFC North’s easiest schedule in final weeks
17 hours ago   Vikings/NFL
The hope may be faint. But the Vikings have the easiest schedule over the final weeks of the season as none of their opponents have a winning record.

NFL Power Rankings: Experts Rank Vikings with 4 Games to Play
17 hours ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Chris Corso
The Vikings hung tough with the best team in football on Thursday night. Minnesota lost to the 11-1 Dallas Cowboys 17-15 at U.S. Bank Stadium in Week 13. The Vikings (6-6). […]

Alex Boone Teams Up with Custom Clothier for Unique Style
18 hours ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Lindsey Young
MINNEAPOLIS – When Alex Boone signed with the Vikings as a free agent in March, he fully embraced his move to Minnesota and the Twin Cities community – including its bu. […]

Vikings have three players among Pro Bowl ballot leaders
19 hours ago   Vikings/NFL
This  season has quickly deteriorated for the Vikings, though a few players are gaining Pro Bowl  respect from the fans. Three Vikings players rank among the top five at. […]

Cordarrelle Patterson Leading NFC Special Teamers in Pro Bowl Fan Votes
2 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Craig Peters
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — Cordarrelle Patterson is leading the NFC in fan voting for special teams players, the NFL announced Monday. Patterson has received 102,116 votes for. […]

Early Look: Vikings at Jaguars
2 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Eric Smith
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — The Vikings dropped to 6-6 on the season with a Thursday night loss to the Cowboys. Minnesota lost 17-15 as its 2-point conversion try with 25 secon. […]

Vikings Fans Salute McDonough, Rystad, Kriesel & Nelson
2 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Craig Peters
Tragedy and triumph usually aren’t interwoven so tightly. John Kriesel lived through a roadside explosion near Fallujah, Iraq, on Dec. 2, 2006. The blast claimed both of. […]

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2 days ago   Vikings/NFL


Kyle Rudolph ‘Goes Pro’ with Timberwolves C Karl-Anthony Towns
2 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Lindsey Young
MINNEAPOLIS – There was a time Kyle Rudolph thought he might go pro in basketball rather than football, and last week he got a shot at the hardwood for a day. Rudolph joi. […]

Lunchbreak: Vikings Defense Playing at Near-Historic Level
2 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Eric Smith
The Vikings defense is molding itself to one of the best units in franchise history. Minnesota ranks third in yards allowed per game (303.4) and is fourth in points allowed. […]

Harrison Smith Injury: Updates on Vikings Safety’s Ankle and Return
5 days ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
Minnesota Vikings safety Harrison Smith was seen on crutches with a walking boot on his left foot following Week 13’s loss to the Dallas Cowboys, per Tom Pelissero of USA. […]

Mike Zimmer Hospitalized: Updates on Vikings Coach’s Recovery from Eye Surgery
6 days ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer underwent emergency eye surgery on Nov. 30 for a detached retina. It kept him off the sidelines against the Dallas Cowboys in Week. […]

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. […]