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Monday Morning Mailbag: Free Agency’s Impact on the Draft
10 hours 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. […]

Scaffolding falls in heavy winds at Vikings stadium site
12 hours ago   Vikings/NFL


Greenway returning to Vikings, but with a pay cut
1 day ago   Vikings/NFL
Vikings linebacker to return for 10th season at lower salary more in line with anticipated role.

Wilfs might not be done with additional payments for Vikings stadium
1 day ago   Vikings/NFL


Free agency tracker ’15: Vikings finally signing guys
2 days ago   Vikings/NFL
Vikings free-agency tracker … We’re tracking all things Purple, starting with what’s already happened and projecting what needs to happen as the Vikings work their wa. […]

New Vikings Stadium News & Notes – March 28, 2015
2 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Zach Royse
Vikings, Wilf Family Commit Additional $19.5 Million; Total Team/Private Contribution Reaches $73.9 Million At Friday morning’s Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority Meet. […]

Kelm-Helgen’s stadium role duplicates Mondale’s, critics say
2 days ago   Vikings/NFL
Michele Kelm-Helgen’s role is questioned by her peers.

Redwood Falls Cheers Selection of Daktronics
3 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Craig Peters
MINNEAPOLIS — The cheer from Redwood Falls resonated in Minneapolis Friday morning when the Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority approved Daktronics to supply the large. […]

Crews Start Installing Stadium’s Snow Deflector
3 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Craig Peters
MINNEAPOLIS — Work has recently started on a uniquely Minnesotan element of the new Vikings stadium that is designed to handle winter elements. A crew has begun installat. […]

Vikings mailbag: Competition at corner, draft plans, guard options and would Adrian Peterson hold out?
3 days ago   Vikings/NFL
It felt like a mailbag kind of day when I walked downstairs this morning, put on a pot of coffee and looked outside and saw the beautiful blue sky. But then the Twitter que. […]

Terence Newman Is Perfect Veteran CB to Mentor Young Vikings’ Secondary
3 days ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
An emerging secondary led by one of the game’s premier defensive teachers is adding a favorite of the instructor to help continue the unit’s climb.  According to Ian Rapop. […]

Zimmer Says Hello to Newman Again
3 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Craig Peters
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — Hello, Newman. Again. Veteran cornerback Terence Newman will reunite with Vikings Head Coach Mike Zimmer for the third time in their lengthy NFL car. […]

Vikings Draft Stock Watch: 13 Players Rising and Falling on Minnesota’s Board
3 days ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
The Minnesota Vikings, like any other team, have been scouring the country to find hidden gems or find flaws in presumed diamonds, and a good number of players have seen th. […]

Vikings contributing $19.5 million more to stadium
3 days ago   Vikings/NFL


Vikings Commit $19.5 Million More for New Stadium; Team/Private Contribution Now Nearly $551 Million
3 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Vikings PR
Eden Prairie, MN (March 27, 2015) – As part of today’s Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority’s (MSFA) board meeting, the Minnesota Vikings and the Wilf family committ. […]

Vikings selling personalized bricks for placement near new stadium
3 days ago   Vikings/NFL


Vikings sign giant tackle from Poland
3 days ago   Vikings/NFL


Vikings finalize one-year deal with Terence Newman
3 days ago   Vikings/NFL
Mike Zimmer wasn’t fibbing yesterday when he said a deal with Terence Newman was close. The Vikings on Thursday finalized the terms of a one-year contract with the free-a. […]

Can Teddy Bridgewater Get the Most out of Mike Wallace?
4 days ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
While they’re unlikely to admit it publicly, many NFL decision-makers are likely regretting the crucial mistake they made last offseason. Twenty-nine teams—30 if you incl. […]

Zimmer Jokingly Channels ‘Beast Mode’ before Peterson Questions
4 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Craig Peters
Somewhat lost in the coverage from the NFC coaches breakfast Wednesday at the NFL Annual Meeting was Vikings Head Coach Mike Zimmer channeling “Beast Mode.” “I’m ju. […]

Vikings Sign 6-9, 351-pound Polish Lineman
4 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Craig Peters
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — Polish-born Babatunde Aiyegbusi went from obtaining a visa to travel to the United States to signing an NFL contract in a seven-day span. The Viking. […]

Trade Back Thursday: Mariota on the Board at No. 11
4 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Mike Wobschall
It’s draft season. Forget Throwback Thursday, how about Trade Back Thursday? Under GM Rick Spielman, the Vikings are known for their shrewd-but-trade happy tendencies in. […]

Lunch Break, 3/26: Prospect Meets with Vikings, Pens Diary Entry
4 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Craig Peters
USA Today’s Tom Pelissero worked with the University of Pittsburgh’s T.J. Clemmings for a diary entry by the offensive line prospect. Clemmings, a tackle, was invited t. […]

MSFA & Vikings To Launch Legacy Bricks Program at New Minnesota Stadium
4 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Vikings PR
Eden Prairie, MN (March 26, 2015) – The Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority (MSFA) and the Minnesota Vikings have launched a Legacy Bricks program as part of the New Mi. […]

Minnesota Vikings: Why Brandon Scherff Is Ideal Fit for Vikings Offense
5 days ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
As we’ve said over and over in the run up to the 2015 NFL draft, the Minnesota Vikings have given themselves plenty of options as to how to address their positional needs c. […]

15 Notes about 2015 NFL Meetings
5 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Craig Peters
The NFL Annual Meeting wrapped up Wednesday with some changes being made to rules, resolutions and bylaws that required approval by club teams. Here’s a recap of some of. […]

Glass Installation Begins at New Vikings Stadium
5 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Craig Peters
OWATONNA, Minn. — A water tower emblazoned with the name of this southern Minnesota town soars above the Viracon campus that stretches 1.2 million square feet. The headqu. […]

Adrian Peterson Trade Not in Vikings’ Plans, According to Head Coach Mike Zimmer
5 days ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
After being suspended for almost the entire 2014 NFL season, running back Adrian Peterson figures to return in 2015, and Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer expects h. […]

Dangerous Red-Zone Threat for Bridgewater the Vikings Must Draft in Round 1
5 days ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
The Minnesota Vikings found quarterback Teddy Bridgewater in the 2014 draft and now look to surround him with some weapons in 2015.Which player would be an ideal fit for th. […]

Zimmer on Peterson, More at Owner’s Meetings
5 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Vikings PR
Vikings Head Coach Mike Zimmer met with the media on Wednesday morning at the NFL Owner’s Meetings. Check out some of the things he had to say via the tweets below… #Viki. […]

Breaking Down Jarius Wright’s Growing Role in the Minnesota Vikings Offense
5 days ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
With Greg Jennings out of the picture for the Minnesota Vikings receiving corps, the slot position in the Vikings offense is up for grabs and Jarius Wright looks poised to. […]

Best Possible Outcomes for Minnesota Vikings’ Top 3 Draft Picks
5 days ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
The Minnesota Vikings were painfully quiet during free agency this year, which led many fans to question the team’s reluctant approach to improving its roster. Fortunately,. […]

Casey Matthews Joins Vikings Family
6 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Craig Peters
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — Casey Matthews is looking forward to joining the Vikings family, especially if it involves facing a family member twice a season. The former Philade. […]

Draft Prospects Whose Pro Days the Minnesota Vikings Shouldn’t Ignore
6 days ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
With the free-agency period dying down, fans of the Minnesota Vikings may turn themselves back toward the draft and specifically at hidden gems who may fit the team. With a. […]

Ranking the 2015 Impact of the Minnesota Vikings’ Free-Agent Signings So Far
1 week ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
The Minnesota Vikings have been as slow as molasses when it comes to free agency, and though that may be OK, it does mean that ranking their free-agent moves thus far is so. […]

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. […]