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Five Vikings stats that stand out for Week 8
1 hour ago   Vikings/NFL
Each week, beat guy Matt Vensel will highlight five Vikings stats that really mean something. 96 — win probability, in percentage, for the Vikings before fourth and 20 on. […]

Rand: 2014 Vikings looking awfully familiar
2 hours ago   Vikings/NFL


Vikings still searching for way to get key stop
2 hours ago   Vikings/NFL
Buffalo’s late rally Sunday exposed a season-long issue for the Vikings defense.

Vikings players not pleased with 2-5 start
3 hours ago   Vikings/NFL
Vikings players aren’t happy with the team’s 2-5 start, but still believe they can turn things around.

Access Vikings: Take a timeout or not
3 hours ago   Vikings/NFL
The Vikings lost to the Bills on a last-second play that has coach Mike Zimmer questioning if he should have taken a timeout as the clock ticked down.

Access Vikings morning walkthrough: Vikings looking for long stops, new spot for Harris and more
3 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 — Mike Zimmer’s defense is still looking for. […]

Chip Scoggins: Gophers QB Leidner finds a mentor in Vikings’ Harnish
3 hours ago   Vikings/NFL
Chandler Harnish has imparted his knowledge of Jerry Kill’s offense to Mitch Leidner.

Cranes swinging day and night on new Vikings stadium
5 hours ago   Vikings/NFL
Workers have no downtime as they hustle to meet deadline.

Rookie Anthony Barr Emerging as a Defensive Force for the Minnesota Vikings
8 hours ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
One of the most important factors in the steady improvement of the 2014 Minnesota Vikings defense is the emergence of rookie linebacker Anthony Barr. His play has not only. […]

Teddy will need big brain to be above-average
10 hours ago   Vikings/NFL
Miami’s Ryan Tannehill is an average NFL starter, if you want to be generous. Will Bridgewater pass that standard Year 3, without the same physical gifts?

Vikings notes: Offensive line patches it together after getting hit by injuries
10 hours ago   Vikings/NFL


After Further Review: Double Substitution
13 hours ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Craig Peters
After Further Review is a deeper look at plays or stats the day after Vikings games… Mike Harris knew Sunday that he’d be inserted into the game if Vikings tackles Matt. […]

Zimmer Addresses The Media on Monday
18 hours ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Vikings PR
Vikings Head Coach Mike Zimmer After watching the tape, again, last week I was upset about the way that we did things. This week I was more frustrated because I felt like w. […]

Lunch Break, 10/20: Griffen Shines In Loss
23 hours ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Sam Newton
Griffen shines, not satisfied in loss Despite the loss, Head Coach Mike Zimmer noted there were some bright spots. One of those was the play of Everson Griffen. The fifth-y. […]

Monday Morning Mailbag: Evaluating Teddy
1 day 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. […]

Teddy Bridgewater Showing Rookie Learning Curve in Up-and-Down Week 7 Loss
1 day ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
The roller coaster that has been the beginning to Teddy Bridgewater’s rookie season reached its most dizzying point in the Vikings’ 17-16 loss in Buffalo. It continued. […]

Notebook: Wild Finish A Bitter Ending for Vikings
2 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Craig Peters
A one-point loss decided by a touchdown with one second remaining on the clock dealt the Vikings a bitter ending Sunday against the Bills at Ralph Wilson Stadium. Minnesota. […]

5 Takeaways From The Bills Loss
2 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Mike Wobschall
A Kyle Orton-to-Sammy Watkins touchdown with one second to play in the game spoiled what was an otherwise gritty and stingy performance by the Vikings, as the Buffalo Bills. […]

Minnesota Vikings vs. Buffalo Bills: Full Report Card Grades for Minnesota
2 days ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
The Minnesota Vikings managed to grab a loss out of the jaws of victory on Sunday afternoon, losing 17-16 to the Buffalo Bills when Kyle Orton threw a 2-yard touchdown pass. […]

Vikings Must Learn to Finish Games to Take Next Step
2 days ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
In a throwback to 2013, the Minnesota Vikings managed to control a game for all but the final minute, losing in stunning fashion to the Buffalo Bills, 17-16. All signs poin. […]

Last-Second Score Sinks Vikings in Buffalo
2 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Craig Peters
The Vikings suffered a harried comeback by the Bills and lost 17-16 Sunday at Ralph Wilson Stadium on a touchdown pass by Buffalo with one second remaining. Minnesota’s d. […]

Vikings Chatter: Before Kickoff in Buffalo
2 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Vikings PR
It’s GAMEDAY!! Let’s gooooooo! #SKOL #60Minutes — Adam Thielen (@athielen19) October 19, 2014 Morning tweeps!! It’s game day! — MarQueis Gray (@MarQueisG) October 19, 2. […]

Minnesota Vikings vs. Buffalo Bills: Live Score and Analysis for Minnesota
2 days ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
Every game on the NFL schedule counts the same, but Week 7 seems to loom a little larger for the Minnesota Vikings. Sitting at 2-4 heading into its road matchup with the 3-. […]

Greenway, Floyd Both Active For Vikings
2 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Vikings PR
After missing the last three games due to rib and hand injuries, LB Chad Greenway returns to the starting lineup today for the Vikings defense. Also of note, DT Sharrif Flo. […]

Final Thoughts: Vikings vs. Bills
2 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Mike Wobschall
In every NFL matchup, there are a seemingly endless amount of angles to analyze. It’s hard to get to them all during the week of practice, and I’m sure there were some. […]

Best Dressed, Buffalo Trip: Asiata vs. Brinkley vs. Price vs. Sendejo
3 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Vikings PR
After a one week stint at home the Vikings are back on the road for three of their next four games, including this week’s trek to up-state New York to take on the Bills.. […]

Vikings Visit Bills For Only 8th Time
3 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Vikings PR
Minnesota heads down the Great Lakes this weekend to visit the Buffalo Bills for only the 8th time in franchise history. The Vikes are 4-3 in their previous 7 visits in a s. […]

Know Your Opponent: Buffalo Bills
3 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Mike Wobschall
After taking a loss to a very familiar opponent – division rival Detroit – last week, the Vikings will look for a win this week against an unfamiliar opponent – the B. […]

Cordarrelle Patterson’s Frustrating Season Makes Him Fantasy Nightmare in Week 7
4 days ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
No player had more helium in fantasy circles coming into the year than Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Cordarrelle Patterson. Six weeks into the season, however, it’s time. […]

Winter Park Rewind: October 13 – 17
4 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Vikings PR
Get caught up on the week that was at Winter Park leading into Sunday’s game against the Bills: Monday, October 13 In his Monday Morning Mailbag piece, Mike Wobschall hit o. […]

Vikings vs. Bills: What Are Experts Saying About Minnesota?
4 days ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
The Minnesota Vikings (2-4) will travel to the east coast this weekend to attempt to end a two-game losing streak against the Buffalo Bills (3-3) at Ralph Wilson Stadium th. […]

Practice Roundup 10/17: Vikings Prepared for Winds of Buffalo
4 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Craig Peters
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — Winds are as much of Buffalo’s reputation for football as wings are as the city’s namesake food choice. The Vikings return to playing home footb. […]

Minnesota Vikings vs. Buffalo Bills: Complete Week 7 Preview for Minnesota
5 days ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
The Minnesota Vikings offense is taking a lot of well-deserved heat this week after playing back-to-back awful games in losing to two division rivals in the Detroit Lions. […]

Vikings Need To Use Both Jerick McKinnon and Matt Asiata To Balance Running Game
5 days ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
Lacking a player capable of handling the duties of an every-down running back, the Minnesota Vikings must get back to balancing their snaps between the plodding but effecti. […]

Vikings vs. Bills: Breaking Down Minnesota’s Game Plan
5 days ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
The Minnesota Vikings hit the road in Week 7, looking to rebound from a home loss and right the ship. In Buffalo, the Bills are also coming off a home loss. Both teams are. […]

Matt Asiata’s Low Fantasy Value Makes Him a Great Bargain for Week 7
6 days ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
If you are looking for the definition of a buy-low fantasy candidate heading into Week 7, Minnesota Vikings running back Matt Asiata is the name you will find. Asiata’s fan. […]

Vikings’ Offensive Line Not Doing Any Favors for Bridgewater, McKinnon
6 days ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
The Vikings’ 17-3 loss to Detroit on Sunday was the tipping point for the offensive line, the most disappointing unit in Minnesota six games into the season. Beyond simpl. […]

Dissecting Most Crucial Matchups in the Vikings’ Week 7 Contest with Buffalo
1 week ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
After suffering two divisional losses in consecutive weeks, the Minnesota Vikings (2-4) have fallen to last place in the NFC North. Most recently, the Vikings offense was c. […]

Teddy Bridgewater Takes Step Back in ‘Eye Opening’ Performance, Still the Future
1 week ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
After an exciting, promising display in his first career start two weeks ago, Teddy Bridgewater took a step backward in the Vikings’ 17-3 loss to Detroit on Sunday. Bridg. […]

Jerick McKinnon’s Updated 2014 Fantasy Outlook Heading into Week 7
1 week ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
Jerick McKinnon’s Week 6 numbers didn’t exactly explode off the page when his Minnesota Vikings lost to the Detroit Lions, but there is plenty of reason for optimism mo. […]

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)
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. […]