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Vikings begin final roster cuts today, Prater and Foster the first to go
7 hours ago   Vikings/NFL
The Vikings have started informing players of their release in anticipation of tomorrow’s 3 p.m. CDT deadline to cut rosters down to 53 players. The first known cut was s. […]

Veteran safety Prater among early Vikings cuts
7 hours ago   Vikings/NFL
Shaun Prater, who played 18 games with the Vikings the past two seasons, tweeted that he was being released.

Blair Walsh misses another field goal, and four other takeaways from Thursday’s loss
7 hours ago   Vikings/NFL
The quest for another undefeated preseason ended on Thursday. Mike Zimmer suffered his first career preseason loss as a head coach as the Vikings fell to the Titans, 24-17.. […]

16 Tips For Fantasy Football Success
14 hours ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Daniel E. Dobish
Vikings fans are going to enjoy Fantasy Football in 2015, as the offense should be one of the best in the NFC, and the defense is stout, heavy with stars. With a little res. […]

U.S. Bank Stadium News & Notes – September 4, 2015
19 hours ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Zach Royse
“A Viking Ship in Minneapolis? No, It’s Just the U.S. Bank Stadium” As the construction of U.S. Bank Stadium continues, the shape of the state-of-the-art building is. […]

Lunch Break, 9/4: Rookie QB Heinicke Impresses
20 hours ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Mike Wobschall
Vikings Head Coach Mike Zimmer was not pleased with the overall effort in his team’s preseason finale at Nashville on Thursday night, but he did have some positive things. […]

Access Vikings morning walkthrough: Heinicke makes his case in loss to the Titans, ‘Blair is our kicker’ and more
21 hours ago   Vikings/NFL
Every weekday, we walk you through what’s going on with the Vikings. WHAT YOU MIGHT HAVE MISSED — The Vikings lost to the Titans in their preseason finale, but their gr. […]

Gerald Hodges says he is ‘pretty confident’ that he will be a starter
1 day ago   Vikings/NFL
NASHVILLE — The Vikings still haven’t named a starting middle linebacker, but one of the leading candidates is confident that he will be the guy. Gerald Hodges, who mad. […]

Vikings vs. Titans: Postgame Grades, Notes and Quotes for Minnesota
1 day ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
The Minnesota Vikings concluded the 2015 NFL preseason on Thursday night with a matchup against the Tennessee Titans at Nissan Field. After winning his first eight career p. […]

Taylor Heinicke impresses Mike Zimmer, makes a case for a roster spot
1 day ago   Vikings/NFL
NASHVILLE — If Taylor Heinicke didn’t show the Vikings enough tonight to earn a roster spot, surely one of the NFL’s other 31 teams took notice. Heinicke shrugged off. […]

Rookie QB Heinicke impresses in Vikings loss
1 day ago   Vikings/NFL
The rookie makes a case to make team as No. 3 QB.

Stats that stood out: 2015 Preseason
1 day ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Craig Peters
73.2 completion percentage — Vikings passers Teddy Bridgewater, Shaun Hill, Taylor Heinicke and (waived/injured) Mike Kafka combined for a completion percentage of 73.2 t. […]

Revisiting 2014 Final Cut Numbers
1 day ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Craig Peters
The Vikings and 31 other NFL teams must reduce their rosters from 75 to 53 by 3 p.m. Saturday. Some decisions will be tougher than others for coaches and the Vikings person. […]

Vikings at Titans Notebook: Heinicke Handles Heat
1 day ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Craig Peters
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Taylor Heinicke’s first snap in his debut NFL start was under adverse circumstances. The Vikings were down seven points, lining up on the 6-yard line. […]

Vikings notes: Walsh misses again, this time from 48 yards
1 day ago   Vikings/NFL


Vikings Fall 24-17 at Titans in Preseason Finale
1 day ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Craig Peters
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Vikings closed the 2015 preseason with a 24-17 loss against the Titans at Nissan Stadium on Thursday night. Head Coach Mike Zimmer opted to keep al. […]

Vikings-Titans Gameday Updates
2 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Vikings PR
9:21 – Uh, oh. Something is about to happen for the first time since Mike Zimmer became head coach of the Vikings. The Vikings are in trouble of losing their first presea. […]

Ticketmaster Hot Matchup: Former Gopher Teammates Square Off
2 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Mike Wobschall
Two former University of Minnesota Golden Gopher standouts will reunite on Thursday night in Tennessee, as WR Isaac Fruechte and the Vikings head to Nashville to take on RB. […]

Vikings vs. Titans: Previewing Minnesota’s Preseason Week 4 Matchup
2 days ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
NFL preseason games may not appear competitive or important from an outside perspective, but quite literally every snap during the month of August is critical. Only 58.8 pe. […]

Lunch Break, 9/3: Pride Doubled in Caledonia
2 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Craig Peters
Caledonia, a southeastern Minnesota town of less than 3,000, is likely to have two players take the field Thursday night in Nashville in the Vikings 2015 preseason finale a. […]

Wanted: Vikings Memorabilia for U.S. Bank Stadium
2 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Vikings PR
Right now, at this very moment, it is an incredibly exciting time to be a Minnesota Vikings fan.  It’s a time of growth and progress.  With progress comes opportunity.. […]

Vote: Best Fashion Statement on the Nashville Trip
3 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Vikings PR
The preseason is finally at it’s end as the Vikings today traveled to Nashville for their final preseason game of 2015 which comes against the Titans on Thursday night at. […]

Heinicke Hoping To Keep Impressive Preseason Going
3 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Craig Peters
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — In four preseason games, rookie Taylor Heinicke has been under center in the Vikings victory formation three times. Eight kneel-downs for a total of. […]

Lunch Break, 9/2: Most Underrated Viking?
3 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Craig Peters
Some names on NFL rosters are more well-known than others, but the work done by lesser-known underrated players makes the team a whole. Mark Craig of the Star Tribune has a. […]

10 Vikings-Titans Numbers of Note: 16.7 yards/PR
3 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Craig Peters
The Vikings will close their preseason slate against the Titans at 7 p.m. Thursday. Until then, here are 10 numbers of note: 10 — sacks recorded by the Vikings this prese. […]

Cordarrelle Patterson Weaves Through Cowboys D for 107-Yard Kickoff TD
6 days ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
Cordarrelle Patterson could not be stopped Saturday.The Minnesota Vikings receiver wove through the Dallas Cowboys defense on a kickoff return, breaking totally free at th. […]

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Access Vikings: The Podcast
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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. […]