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Vikings-Packers Live Chat and Blog
31 mins ago   Vikings/NFL


Floyd, Asiata out for Vikings; Tate active against Packers
2 hours ago   Vikings/NFL
Vikings defensive tackle Sharrif Floyd (knee) and running back Matt Asiata (concussion) will be inactive against the Packers on Sunday at TCF Bank Stadium. Floyd banged kne. […]

Green Bay Packers vs. Minnesota Vikings: Live Score and Analysis for Minnesota
3 hours ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
A thick fog has descended on the Twin Cities Sunday morning, and the truth is most Minnesota Vikings fans might hope it stays all afternoon so they can’t see what’s happeni. […]

Vikings, Packers Announce Inactives
3 hours ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Vikings PR
Both WR Greg Jennings (rib) and T Matt Kalil (knee), who were questionable coming into today’s game, are active and will start. However, DT Sharrif Floyd will not play af. […]

Julius Peppers enjoying life with the Packers at 34
5 hours ago   Vikings/NFL


Final Thoughts: Vikings vs. Packers
6 hours 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. […]

Craig: Week 12 Picks & Power Rankings
7 hours ago   Vikings/NFL
What would you rather do on a Sunday morning than wake up early and read weekly picks and power rankings involving 32 teams that basically are of equal strength and ability. […]

Vikings Honor World War II Hero
8 hours ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Craig Peters
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — Stanford Nelson viewed it as his duty, now people across the state, country and world see him and other veterans as heroes. Years before he positive. […]

Chart: Running backs by the numbers
13 hours ago   Vikings/NFL


Souhan: Zimmer open to altering practice routine if Vikings need to
13 hours ago   Vikings/NFL
Considered, reconsidered: Practice days, rest days, even massage days.

Running back-by-committee era arrives to Vikings
14 hours ago   Vikings/NFL
The NFL has been headed there, and the Vikings just got a shove that direction.

The Call: Green Bay at Vikings
18 hours ago   Vikings/NFL


Vikings Gameday Q&A: DE Brian Robison
21 hours ago   Vikings/NFL
Vikings defense end Brian Robison explains how the Vikings will try to make the Packers one-dimensional offensively by stopping the run on Sunday at TCF Bank Stadium.

Vikings-Packers: 107th Meeting Fuels Rivalry
1 day ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Vikings PR
One of the NFL’s most heated rivalries gets its 107th renewal on 11/23/14. The game is unique for the clubs because it will be the 2nd time the teams have met on the camp. […]

Vikings Set To Honor Military Members
1 day ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Vikings PR
Eden Prairie, MN (November 21, 2014) – The Minnesota Vikings will honor military members during their November 23 game against the Green Bay Packers as part of the Nation. […]

NFL Insider: Vikings’ Smith knows picking off Packers next to impossible
2 days ago   Vikings/NFL
Aaron Rodgers has been lights out at avoiding interceptions, both this year and against the Vikings.

Winter Park Rewind: November 17 – 21
2 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 Packers: Monday, November 17 After Sunday’s tough loss to the Bears, Mike Wobschall. […]

Vikings Roundup 11/21: More to Smith than INT’s
2 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Craig Peters
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — Harrison Smith has recorded interceptions in back-to-back weeks three times already in his three-year career. The Vikings free safety has an opportu. […]

New Vikings Stadium News & Notes – 11/21
2 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Jeff Anderson
Stadium Approaching One-Third Complete Mortenson Construction and MSFA officials announced today the new stadium construction is now 28% complete and continuing to move at. […]

What We Learned: Vikings vs. Packers
2 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Mike Wobschall
The week of practice is over and the Vikings are set for their game this Sunday against the Green Bay Packers. Here’s what we learned this week about the Vikings as they. […]

Big Names Highlight Injury Report For Vikings, Packers
2 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Vikings PR
Both DT Sharrif Floyd and LT Matt Kalil had injuries pop up this week that could force them to miss Sunday’s game, with both players being listed as questionable, though. […]

Zimmer Addresses The Media On Friday
2 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Vikings PR
Vikings Head Coach Mike Zimmer We’re excited to get back to the University of Minnesota and play, get in front of our home fans. Hopefully they’re nice and loud this we. […]

Packers vs. Vikings: What Are Experts Saying About Minnesota?
2 days ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
When the Minnesota Vikings (4-6) host the Green Bay Packers (7-3) this weekend, there should be plenty of fireworks. Well, there should be plenty of fireworks set off by th. […]

Timeout with Tom Johnson
2 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Craig Peters
Tom Johnson’s career prompted him to roam the country, continent and Northern Hemisphere, but the defensive tackle said Minnesota has been the football home he envisioned. […]

Vikings, Animal Planet Team for Pet Adoption Event
2 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Craig Peters
GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn. — John Sullivan’s smile stretched from ear to ear. The Vikings center had just hand-delivered a dog to its new owner Tuesday during a collaborative. […]

Vikings Roundup 11/20: Vikings Defense to Share Lacy Load
3 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Craig Peters
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — The Vikings said they will share responsibility for bearing the load of Packers running back Eddie Lacy. Minnesota (4-6) hosts Green Bay (7-3) in th. […]

Green Bay Packers vs. Minnesota Vikings: Complete Week 12 Preview for Minnesota
3 days ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
The Green Bay Packers come to Minnesota this week to take on the Vikings looking a little bit like Mike Tyson in his prime. They’re not just beating people; they’re destroy. […]

Charles Johnson’s Winding Path to Vikings Includes Packers Stint
3 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Craig Peters
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — Charles Johnson arrived in Green Bay as somewhat of a longshot, a seventh-round pick taken at the 216th overall spot, but also as a player with size. […]

Ben Tate and Jerick McKinnon’s Fantasy Football Outlook for Week 12
3 days ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
The Minnesota Vikings claimed running back Ben Tate off waivers from the Cleveland Browns Wednesday, according to the team’s official website, and fantasy owners want to. […]

Insider Buzz: No Guarantee AP Is Reinstated in April, NFL Fears Lack of Remorse
3 days ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has been suspended for the remainder of the NFL 2014 season and is eligible for reinstatement in April 2015. Is Peterson a l. […]

Packers vs. Vikings: Breaking Down Minnesota’s Game Plan
4 days ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
The beleaguered Minnesota Vikings return home on Sunday for another divisional showdown against the NFL’s hottest team, the Green Bay Packers. Aaron Rodgers and the Pack. […]

What to Expect from Cordarrelle Patterson, Vikings Offense in Week 12
4 days ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
The Minnesota Vikings and Green Bay Packers will continue their 53-year rivalry this coming Sunday at TCF Bank Stadium in downtown Minneapolis. With the Vikings struggling. […]

Ben Tate Nothing More Than a Cheap Insurance Policy at RB for Vikings
4 days ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
With the likelihood of Adrian Peterson playing again in 2014 hovering near zero, the Minnesota Vikings decided Wednesday to pounce on a cheap insurance policy at the runnin. […]

Ben Tate to Vikings: Latest Contract Details, Analysis and Reaction
4 days ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
Ben Tate was supposed to be a feature back for the first time in his career with the Cleveland Browns this season, but the team waived him Tuesday following its Week 11 l. […]

Heating Up the Pass Rush Is Vikings’ Only Chance Against Aaron Rodgers
4 days ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
Nearly any scenario in which the Minnesota Vikings find a way to upset Aaron Rodgers and the red-hot Green Bay Packers in Week 12 will include a dominant effort from Minnes. […]

How Vikings Head Coach Mike Zimmer Can Schematically Stop the Packers Offense
4 days ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
The 2014 season has come to a crossroads for the Minnesota Vikings, and the next opponent is a freight train ready to wipe out those who fail to take the perfect direction. […]

Minnesota Vikings: 5 Bold Predictions for Week 12 Matchup
5 days ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
Week 12 of the 2014 NFL season brings a challenge to the Minnesota Vikings that they’re probably not ready for. The Vikings return home to TCF Bank Stadium, which should be. […]

Peterson Suspension Keeps Vikings Building New Identity, Casts Doubt on Future
5 days ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
The suspension levied by the NFL on running back Adrian Peterson—which will last at least the rest of this season, per Adam Schefter of ESPN—doesn’t change the fact th. […]

Cold Weather Proving to Be Big Obstacle for Vikings’ Teddy Bridgewater
6 days ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
The Minnesota Vikings’ thumping at the hands of the Chicago Bears on Sunday added a big concern related to rookie quarterback Teddy Bridgewater, an obstacle that will hav. […]

Why Minnesota Vikings Couldn’t Stop the Chicago Bears Offense
7 days ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
A thoroughly embarrassing performance set the Minnesota Vikings back in a 21-13 loss to the Chicago Bears on Sunday. No single unit is exempt from criticism after the thump. […]

Minnesota Vikings vs. Chicago Bears: Full Report Card Grades for Minnesota
7 days ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
Something had to give when the Minnesota Vikings met the Chicago Bears on Sunday afternoon at Soldier Field. The Vikings hadn’t won in Chicago in their last six tries and h. […]

Vikings Thoroughly Beaten in Perplexing Performance vs. Bears
7 days ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
The Minnesota Vikings marched into Chicago on the back of consecutive victories and a week off only to be thoroughly dismantled. Despite only losing by a single score, the. […]

Minnesota Vikings vs. Chicago Bears: Live Score and Analysis for Minnesota
1 week ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
The Minnesota Vikings will try to claw their way back to .500 for the first time since September on Sunday afternoon when they visit the Chicago Bears in a battle of NFC No. […]

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. […]