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Vikings vs. Dolphins: Breaking Down Minnesota’s Game Plan
5 hours ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
The Minnesota Vikings will hit the road for the final time in 2014 for a Week 16 showdown with the Miami Dolphins. Both teams are looking to get back in the win column foll. […]

Sullivan another in long line of quality Vikings centers
6 hours ago   Vikings/NFL
John Sullivan wanted to be a cornerback but his frame said otherwise.

Vikings defense among NFL’s most improved
6 hours ago   Vikings/NFL


MPRB OKs downtown park deal despite pleas
9 hours ago   Vikings/NFL
Proposal passes despite pleas to tie approval to bird-safe glass in stadium

Vikings Roundup 12/17: ‘Bridge’ & Rhodes Returning to Miami
9 hours ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Craig Peters
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — Several of Florida’s native sons will return as Vikings to the Sunshine State Sunday when Minnesota visits Miami. The list includes rookie quarter. […]

Access Vikings: Sullivan’s durability follows familiar path
11 hours ago   Vikings/NFL
Access Vikings takes a look at John Sullivan, who is having a good season under center for rookie quarterback Teddy Bridgewater.

Bridgewater off to a good start with his accuracy
14 hours ago   Vikings/NFL
Teddy Bridgewater was again on a podium, lamenting his incomplete pass toward wide receiver Jarius Wright in the final minute of Sunday’s loss to the Lions, the one he fe. […]

Bridgewater returns to home state to play Dolphins
14 hours ago   Vikings/NFL
Vikings QB Teddy Bridgewater returns to his home state with only one thing in mind: beating the Dolphins.

Floyd returns, but five other starters miss practice
14 hours ago   Vikings/NFL
Defensive tackle Sharrif Floyd returned to practice today, but the Vikings were without five other starters, including two new additions to the injury report. Tight end Kyl. […]

Vikings promoting safety Dixon from practice squad
16 hours ago   Vikings/NFL
The Vikings are promoting safety Ahmad Dixon from the practice squad. He will fill the open roster spot created yesterday when the team waived offensive tackle J’Marcus W. […]

Mauti’s latest knee procedure a ‘speed bump’
17 hours ago   Vikings/NFL
Vikings linebacker Michael Mauti described his right knee procedure as a “speed bump” and a minor scope that placed him on injured reserve last week. Mauti dealt with. […]

5 Bold Predictions for Vikings’ Week 16 Matchup
17 hours ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
The Minnesota Vikings (6-8) will take on the Miami Dolphins (7-7) at Sun Life Stadium this Sunday in a Week 16 matchup of teams (essentially) eliminated from playoff conten. […]

Vikings Sign Safety To 53-Man Roster, Ex-Packer To Practice Squad
18 hours ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Vikings PR
On Wednesday the Vikings announced a pair of roster moves prior to the team’s afternoon practice. The club elevated S Ahmad Dixon (pictured above) from the practice squad. […]

Zimmer and Bridgewater Address The Media
19 hours ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Vikings PR
Vikings Head Coach Mike Zimmer We’re just starting the preparations for Miami. They’re a good football team, they’ve a very good defensive front. They’ve got two re. […]

Lunch Break, 12/16: Greenway Honored
19 hours ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Sam Newton
Greenway Named Vikings’ Community Man of the Year Chad Greenway was fittingly named the Minnesota Vikings 2014 Community Man of the Year at a school visit in Shakopee yeste. […]

5 Vikings-Dolphins Storylines to Watch
22 hours ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Mike Wobschall
Both coming off division losses on the road, the Vikings and Dolphins will meet in Miami this Sunday in the penultimate game of the 2014 regular season. Sunday marks the Vi. […]

Access Vikings Live Chat with Matt Vensel at 11 a.m. Thursday
22 hours ago   Vikings/NFL


Vikings Defense Finding Success by Limiting Big Plays
1 day ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
The Minnesota Vikings defense has become one of the team’s most promising components over the course of the 2014 season. Mike Zimmer’s work with the youthful unit deser. […]

10 Vikings-Dolphins Numbers of Note
1 day ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Craig Peters
3 — number of wins by six or less points and number of losses by three or less points for Minnesota (6-8 this season); it’s also the number of losses by four or less po. […]

Minnesota Vikings: Dissecting Crucial Matchups for Week 16 Game with Dolphins
1 day ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
The Minnesota Vikings will travel to Miami on Sunday to take on the Dolphins in a game that doesn’t have a whole lot on the line other than pride. The 6-8 Vikings lost a 16. […]

Vikings Celebrate Warm & Fed Challenge Winners
2 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Craig Peters
SHAKOPEE, Minn. — The Vikings helped the Salvation Army congratulate Shakopee Senior High School students who won the second annual Warm & Fed Challenge at a robust pep r. […]

Vikings Visit Starkey’s Annual "Hearing Mission"
2 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Craig Peters
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — The sight of someone experiencing sound in a way they’ve never done is an incredible thing to behold, Vikings receiver Greg Jennings said. Vikings. […]

Vikings VP Kevin Warren and Wife Greta Establish "Carolyn’s Comforts," Donate $1 Million To U of M
2 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Vikings PR
Eden Prairie, MN (December 16, 2014) – Minnesota Vikings Executive Vice President of Legal Affairs & Chief Administrative Officer Kevin Warren and his wife, Greta, have a. […]

Lunch Break, 12/16: Vikings Featured on MMQB
2 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Sam Newton
MMQB Features Vikings Athletic Training Program The Vikings leadership of a grant system that increased oversight by certified athletic trainers at freshman, junior varsity. […]

Game Preview: Vikings vs. Dolphins
2 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Vikings PR
REGULAR SEASON WEEK 16 – MINNESOTA VIKINGS VS. MIAMI DOLPHINS SUNDAY, DECEMBER 21, 2014 – SUN LIFE STADIUM – MIAMI, FL – NOON – FOX The Minnesota Vikings (6-8) meet the Mia. […]

A Day in the Life of a MVC Rookie
2 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Vikings Cheerleaders
Throughout my college career I danced on the North Dakota State University Dance Team. This experience has lent me to certain habits; one of them is always having dance on. […]

3 Lessons, 3 Questions: Did Patterson Find His Groove?
2 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Mike Wobschall
There is nothing to like about losing games in the NFL, but there was plenty to take away from the Vikings 16-14 nail-biter in Detroit on Sunday, especially as they look to. […]

Chad Greenway Named Vikings 2014 Community Man of the Year
2 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Vikings PR
Eden Prairie, MN (December 16, 2014) – Chad Greenway has been selected as the 2014 Vikings Community Man of the Year.  Since being drafted in the 1st round of the 2006 D. […]

Joe Berger: Quite the Pickup
2 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Craig Peters
The lots where players park at NFL facilities are often a collection of sports cars and stylized SUVs offset by trucks owned by offensive linemen. On a sun-drenched beautif. […]

Teddy Bridgewater, Vikings Right on Track with Developing Young QB
2 days ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
Rookie quarterback Teddy Bridgewater is the most important player on the Minnesota Vikings roster. How he progresses will determine the future path of the franchise more th. […]

Loss to Lions Reveals Reason for Optimism for Minnesota Vikings
3 days ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
The Minnesota Vikings were eliminated from playoff contention before Sunday’s 16-14 loss to the Detroit Lions. Now in full evaluation mode, the Minnesota coaching staff s. […]

Minnesota Vikings vs. Detroit Lions: Full Report Card Grades for Minnesota
3 days ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
The best thing you can say about the Minnesota Vikings’ 16-14 loss at the hands of the Detroit Lions is that hopefully lessons were learned. The Vikings were completely dom. […]

Vikings Give Away Possible Win over Lions with Wasted Opportunities
3 days ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
The Minnesota Vikings have found another way to lose a game they should have won, falling 16-14 in a highly entertaining affair with the Detroit Lions. Wasting opportunitie. […]

Charles Johnson, Teddy Bridgewater, Greg Jennings’ Post-Week 15 Fantasy Reaction
4 days ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
Even as Teddy Bridgewater makes rookie mistakes, he continues to display more upside each week. Against the Detroit Lions’ potent defense, he caught fire out of the gate, e. […]

Matt Asiata, Ben Tate’s Instant Fantasy Reaction After Week 15
4 days ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
For those still alive in their fantasy football playoffs, gambling and hitting on a guy like Matt Asiata or Ben Tate could mean getting one step closer to the championship.. […]

Minnesota Vikings vs. Detroit Lions: Live Score and Analysis for Minnesota
4 days ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
The Minnesota Vikings will try to play the role of spoiler on Sunday when they take on the Detroit Lions, who are right in the middle of a heated playoff race in the NFC. M. […]

Vikings vs. Lions: What Are Experts Saying About Minnesota?
6 days ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
Following a relatively successful three-game homestand, the Minnesota Vikings (6-7) will travel east to take on the Detroit Lions (9-4) at Ford Field. When the Vikings and. […]

Minnesota Vikings vs. Detroit Lions: Complete Week 15 Preview for Minnesota
6 days ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
The Minnesota Vikings are feeling pretty good after putting together a two-game winning streak and improving to 6-7 on the season. There is, however, still a glaring mark o. […]

Vikings vs. Lions: Breaking Down Minnesota’s Game Plan
1 week ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
The Minnesota Vikings will get a second crack at the Detroit Lions in Week 15, looking to make amends for their 17-3 loss in Week 6. Mike Zimmer’s team is 0-4 in division. […]

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. […]