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Coalition wants Redskins name kept out of TCF Bank Stadium for Vikings game
2 hours ago   Vikings/NFL
The anti-racism coalition says the Washington team’s name refers to the scalping of Indians.

WR Jerome Simpson’s suspension upheld
2 hours ago   Vikings/NFL
Vikings wide receiver Jerome Simpson’s three game suspension was upheld by the NFL. Simpson missed practice on Aug. 18 to meet with the league in New York to appeal the s. […]

Preseason highlights: Vikings have fewest turnovers, second-fewest penalties
2 hours ago   Vikings/NFL
So how should we interpret an undefeated preseason? Well, we know the Vikings are playing efficiently, confidently and successfully. We also know Thursday night’s 19-3 wi. […]

Final auditions over; Vikings finish preseason unbeaten
2 hours ago   Vikings/NFL
The Vikings fell just short of a shutout in a 2½-hour preseason finale.

Statement From The NFL Regarding Jerome Simpson
3 hours ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Vikings PR
Jerome Simpson of the Minnesota Vikings has been suspended without pay for the first three games of the 2014 regular season for violating the NFL Policy and Program for Sub. […]

Top 10 Tweets From The Titans Win
4 hours ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Vikings PR
Just got back from Tenn. and up just thinking!! Are y’all ready for some football? It’s go time!!! #SkolNation — Gerald Hodges (@g_hodges6) August 29, 2014 The #Vikings a. […]

Access Vikings morning walkthrough: 4-0, Peterson, Ponder and more
5 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 — The Vikings finished the preseason unbeaten,. […]

5 Takeaways From The Win Over The Titans
12 hours ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Mike Wobschall
The Vikings kept the preseason pedal to the medal on Thursday night, defeating the Tennessee Titans by a 1903 count at LP Field in downtown Nashville to conclude the exhibi. […]

Vikings notes: Peterson refutes rumor, affirms desire to retire a Viking
12 hours ago   Vikings/NFL


Minnesota Vikings: Immediate 53-Man Roster and Cut Predictions Post Titans Game
13 hours ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
The good news is that the Minnesota Vikings just finished off their first unbeaten preseason since 2001. The bad news is that 2001 team finished the regular season with a r. […]

Banyard makes strong argument for a roster spot
14 hours ago   Vikings/NFL
Looking a little exhausted after the Vikings ran him all over the rain-soaked LP Field tonight, second-year running back Joe Banyard said he had no idea he had just eclipse. […]

Zimmer defends Ponder after positive performance
14 hours ago   Vikings/NFL
It took less than 20 seconds for Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer to bring up Christian Ponder in his post-game press conference after tonight’s 19-3 win over the Titans in. […]

Vikings Wrap Up Perfect Preseason, Top Titans 19-3
14 hours ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Associated Press
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Letting the rookie quarterbacks play and keeping the starters on the sideline may have been the best decisions Vikings coach Mike Zimmer and Titan. […]

Teddy Bridgewater Is Backup for Now, but Looks Ready to Play Sooner Than Later
15 hours ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
Minnesota Vikings rookie quarterback Teddy Bridgewater will begin his NFL career as the backup to veteran Matt Cassel, but a preseason’s worth of work has provided enough e. […]

Rand: Does Adrian Peterson want to trade horns for a star?
16 hours ago   Vikings/NFL


Minnesota Vikings vs. Tennessee Titans: Live Score and Analysis
19 hours ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
The Minnesota Vikings will try to cap off a perfect 4-0 preseason tonight when they take on the Tennessee Titans at 7 p.m. CT at LP Field in Nashville, Tennessee. You can s. […]

Statements Regarding ESPN’s Report
24 hours ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Vikings PR
Statement from the Vikings: “We are focused on the 2014 season, and as we have consistently communicated, Adrian is an integral part of the Vikings organization.” Statement. […]

Lunch Break, August 28: Turner’s Offense The Best Peterson Has Played In
1 day ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Sam Newton
Adrian Peterson: This is ‘best offense I’ve played in’ Adrian Peterson, who has been in the NFL since 2007, has been on some pretty potent offenses. This year, he believes. […]

Best Dressed: Greg Jennings vs. Teddy Bridgewater
2 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Vikings PR
In last week’s first ever vikings.com fashion showdown, the fans decided that, by the narrowest of margins, Cordarrelle Patterson got the nod over Captain Munnerlyn. Patter. […]

Should the Minnesota Vikings Be Concerned with LT Matt Kalil?
2 days ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
A few poor plays from Minnesota Vikings left tackle Matt Kalil this preseason has some sounding the alarms and others attempting to extinguish the fire of criticism.  The. […]

Read the replay: Access Vikings Live Chat with Matt Vensel
2 days ago   Vikings/NFL


Lunch Break, August 27: An Even Better Adrian?
2 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Sam Newton
The ‘new and improved’ Adrian Peterson With the addition of Offensive Coordinator Norv Turner comes an implementation of a new offense. Turner, who has been coaching for o. […]

Zimmer Happy He Found ‘Perfect Fit’ With Vikings
2 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Associated Press
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Mike Zimmer has waited a long time to be an NFL head coach, as a 58-year-old who has spent the past 20 seasons in the league as an assistant. When yet an. […]

Last Call For Greg Jennings Foundation BE GREAT After School Program Grant Applications
2 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Vikings PR
Up to $50,000 will be donated to select Youth Education Programs in Michigan and Minnesota. Applications due September 5, 2014 by 5:00pm ET MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA (August 2. […]

7 Fantasy Football Rules You Should Follow
2 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Mike Wobschall
There is a lot you can’t control when it comes to fantasy football. Injuries, play calling, how many points your opponent that particular week scores…these are all fact. […]

Minnesota Vikings vs. Tennessee Titans: Vikings Preseason Week 4 Game Preview
3 days ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
The Minnesota Vikings will look to finish off their first perfect preseason since 2001 when they fly to Tennessee to take on the Titans on Thursday night at 7 p.m. CDT. Whi. […]

Joseph Ready To Return For Week One
3 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Associated Press
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) – Life is good for Linval Joseph. He is grateful he didn’t lose it. The Minnesota Vikings defensive tackle spoke publicly Tuesday for the first tim. […]

Turner, Edwards Address The Media on Tuesday
3 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Vikings PR
Vikings Offensive Coordinator Norv Turner Q: It looks like the same 11 guys that started last year will be the starters again this year? A: I like our offensive players and. […]

Turner Says 4th Preseason Game May Be The Best
3 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Mike Wobschall
The 2014 preseason is nearly complete, with all NFL teams scheduled to play their fourth and final exhibition contest on Thursday night. Whether you’re one who enjoys pre. […]

Fantasy Football Mailbag
3 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Mike Wobschall
The 2014 regular season is just around the corner, and that means the 2014 fantasy football season is here, too. While it is “fantasy” football, we can still take real. […]

Matt Cassel Winning Starting Job Continues Trend of Conservatism in QB Battles
4 days ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
The Minnesota Vikings have decided the Teddy Bridgewater era can wait—at least for a little bit. Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer named veteran Matt Cassel his starting qua. […]

Twitter Reacts as Matt Cassel, Not Teddy Bridgewater, Named Vikings’ Starting QB
4 days ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
After a lengthy position battle for the Minnesota Vikings’ starting quarterback job, Matt Cassel has reportedly beaten out rookie Teddy Bridgewater. Jay Glazer of Fox Sport. […]

Matt Cassel Beats out Teddy Bridgewater for Vikings’ Starting Quarterback Job
4 days ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
Teddy Bridgewater will have to wait a little longer to get his shot at being a starting NFL quarterback. According to Fox Sports’ Jay Glazer, the Minnesota Vikings have dec. […]

Minnesota vs. Kansas City: Report Card Grades for Each Vikings Unit
6 days ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
In the NFL, it’s often said that if you have two quarterbacks, you don’t have any. The Minnesota Vikings may be the exception to that rule, as both Matt Cassel and rookie. […]

Teddy Bridgewater vs. Matt Cassel Fantasy Reaction for Vikings QBs vs. Chiefs
6 days ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
For the time being, Matt Cassel remains the Minnesota Vikings’ starting quarterback. Despite that, Teddy Bridgewater’s fantasy value continues to rise after a 30-12 win ove. […]

Teddy Bridgewater, Anthony Barr Look Like Future Building Blocks for Vikings
6 days ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
The Minnesota Vikings will roll back the film of Saturday night’s 30-12 preseason win over the Kansas City Chiefs and likely feel very comfortable about the futures of firs. […]

Cordarrelle Patterson’s Fantasy Reaction After Preseason Performance vs. Chiefs
6 days ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
With his first touchdown reception of the 2014 preseason, Cordarrelle Patterson has fantasy football owners everywhere feverishly jotting his name down on their draft board. […]

Kansas City Chiefs vs. Minnesota Vikings: Live Score, Highlights and Analysis
6 days ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
The Minnesota Vikings flashed on offense, defense and special teams in their 30-12 victory over the Kansas City Chiefs Saturday, while the Chiefs’ offensive line was so por. […]

Minnesota Vikings vs. Kansas City Chiefs: Live Score, Highlights and Analysis
6 days ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
Welcome to Week 3 of the NFL preseason, otherwise known as “the one that kinda, sorta matters.” The Minnesota Vikings will try to stay perfect under Mike Zimmer and move to. […]

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)
1 year 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
1 year 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
1 year 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
1 year 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. […]