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Greenway active versus Saints despite broken hand
13 mins ago   Vikings/NFL
Vikings outside linebacker Chad Greenway is active for today’s game against the New Orleans Saints despite a broken left hand and a rib injury that prevented him from pra. […]

Greenway Active For Today’s Game
36 mins ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Vikings PR
Chad Greenway, who broke his hand last Sunday and missed time at practice this week, is active and will start today after being listed as questionable on the injury report.. […]

Game Day Q&A: Cornerback Josh Robinson
2 hours ago   Vikings/NFL
Vikings cornerback Josh Robinson breaks down what makes the Saints offense so good under quarterback Drew Brees.

Vikings-Saints Live Chat and Blog at noon
2 hours ago   Vikings/NFL


Craig: Week 3 NFL Picks & Power Rankings
2 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. […]

Final Thoughts – Vikings at Saints
10 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. […]

The Vikings and the week that was
11 hours ago   Vikings/NFL


Little-known trio try to fill Peterson’s void
11 hours ago   Vikings/NFL
Adrian Peterson’s off-field troubles have put a trio of running backs in the spotlight.

Souhan: Vikings need a crisis manager
11 hours ago   Vikings/NFL


Four BOLD predictions for Sunday’s Vikings-Saints game
17 hours ago   Vikings/NFL


The Call: Vikings at New Orleans
17 hours ago   Vikings/NFL


Best Dressed, New Orleans Trip: Exum Jr. vs. Griffen vs. H. Smith vs. Walsh
18 hours ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Vikings PR
We’re on to roadtrip No. 2 of the regular season as the Vikings touched down in New Orleans this afternoon for tomorrow’s showdown with the Saints. As was the case with. […]

Vikings sign WR Johnson to their 53-man roster
20 hours ago   Vikings/NFL
The Vikings have filled the vacant spot on the 53-man roster created when running back Adrian Peterson was placed on the exempt list. They did so by signing wide receiver C. […]

Vikings Sign WR Charles Johnson Off Browns Practice Squad
23 hours ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Vikings PR
The Vikings have signed WR Charles Johnson to the 53-man roster off of the Cleveland Browns’ practice squad. Johnson joined the Browns from Green Bay’s practice squad o. […]

Vikings-Saints Share A River And A Rich History
1 day ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Vikings PR
The Mighty Mississippi begins its journey through the heart of America in Minnesota’s Lake Itasca and weaves through the middle of New Orleans before spilling into the Gu. […]

Minnesota Vikings vs. New Orleans Saints: Complete Week 3 Preview for Minnesota
2 days ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
If you hadn’t already heard, the Minnesota Vikings are trying to get it right. It would be silly of us to try to pretend that Sunday’s game against the New Orleans Saints h. […]

What We Learned: Vikings vs. Saints
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 Saints in New Orleans. Here’s what we learned this week about the Vikings as t. […]

Greenway Among Those Questionable For Sunday
2 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Vikings PR
Chad Greenway, who broke his hand in last Sunday’s loss to the Patriots, is listed as questionable heading into Sunday’s game vs. the Saints. Greenway was limited in pr. […]

Zimmer Addresses The Media on Friday
2 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Vikings PR
Vikings Head Coach Mike Zimmer We had a good week of practice. I think the guys are focused on the New Orleans Saints and what we have to do to win the ball game. I like th. […]

Vikings Looking for the Hot Hand at RB
2 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Mike Wobschall
STORY HIGHLIGHTS Matt Asiata had a 100-yard rushing game and a 3-TD game while filling in for Peterson last season. Jerick McKinnon was a training camp and preseason stando. […]

Saints X-Factor: WR Brandin Cooks
2 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Mike Wobschall
By now it’s no secret: the New Orleans Saints have arguably the most explosive offense in the NFL. Under head coach Sean Payton and with Drew Brees at quarterback, the Sa. […]

Buzz: Vikings Coaching Staff Will Not Start Bridgewater with Peterson Absent
3 days ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
Minnesota Vikings first-round pick Teddy Bridgewater has yet to see regular-season action.Could the Vikings bench quarterback Matt Cassel for Bridgewater? What is holding t. […]

Cassel, Turner, Edwards and Priefer Address The Media
3 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Vikings PR
Vikings Quarterback Matt Cassel Obviously, we’ve got a good test this week against a good football team. I know that they are 0-2 right now, but at the same time I think. […]

Lunch Break, September 18: Asiata’s Time To Shine
3 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Sam Newton
Asiata gets handoff of a lifetime With the door recently opening to the Vikings starting backfield, running back Matt Asiata will receive an opportunity most dream of. The. […]

Know Your Opponent: New Orleans Saints
3 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Vikings PR
The Vikings will hit the road this week and try to get back on the winning track after last week’s loss to the New England Patriots. This week’s opponent is the New Orl. […]

Hot Matchup: Mike Zimmer vs Sean Payton
3 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Mike Wobschall
When it comes to scheming defense and offense, Sunday’s Vikings-Saints game features two of the most respected coaches on either side of the ball. Vikings Head Coach Mike. […]

Vikings vs. Saints: Breaking Down Minnesota’s Game Plan
3 days ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
The Minnesota Vikings return to action in Week 3, taking on the 0-2 New Orleans Saints. This is the home opener for the Saints. The Vikings haven’t had the best of luck i. […]

Both Vikings, Saints Looking To Bounce Back
4 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Associated Press
There’s unlikely to be much of a divide in New Orleans on whether Adrian Peterson should play in Week 3. Whether the Saints can stop anyone else, though, is certainly up fo. […]

Forging a New Identity for the Minnesota Vikings Sans Adrian Peterson
4 days ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
Adrian Peterson has been the unassailable face of the Minnesota Vikings during the vast majority of his eight-year NFL career. For a franchise recently lacking a consistent. […]

Chad Greenway Injury: Updates on Vikings Star’s Hand and Return
4 days ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
Updates from Friday, Sept. 19 Ramon Antonio Vargas of The Advocate has the latest on Greenway’s status:   Updates from Thursday, Sept. 18 Matt Vensel of the Minneapolis. […]

Insider Buzz: Peterson Not Expected Back with Team in September
4 days ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson will not play in Week 3, after being placed on the Exempt/Commissioner’s Permission list. When will Peterson be back with. […]

Adrian Peterson Suspension Shows Vikings, NFL Care About One Thing: Cash
4 days ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
The announcement from the Vikings came at about 2 a.m. Gutless Standard Time. That means it took the team about 14 hours to cave from public pressure. “Cave” is the wrong w. […]

Minnesota Vikings Must Get More from Defensive Line to Stay Competitive in NFC
4 days ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
The ebbs and flows have already begun for the Minnesota Vikings in 2014. The team isn’t just all over the map off the field. Multiple units followed up stellar Week 1 sho. […]

Adrian Peterson Could Be Suspended Under New NFL Investigation
5 days ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
The Minnesota Vikings have ruled Adrian Peterson eligible to play in their Week 3 matchup against the New Orleans Saints, according to ESPN.com. Despite the Vikings reinst. […]

Matt Kalil off to Another Slow Start for the Minnesota Vikings
5 days ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
The Minnesota Vikings are now two games deep in their 2014 season, and left tackle Matt Kalil has become one of the team’s biggest question marks with his poor start. Gen. […]

Teddy Bridgewater on Fast Track to Be Vikings Starter
6 days ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
Questions surround the Minnesota Vikings’ present and future after a 30-7 loss to the New England Patriots in Week 2. Will Minnesota turn the corner and make the decision. […]

Vikings Make Inexcusable Move, Send Wrong Message by Activating Adrian Peterson
6 days ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
We know what Adrian Peterson did. We know Adrian Peterson admitted “using a switch” to “discipline his son,” according to his lawyer’s statement (via ESPN via Twitter). Th. […]

Matt Asiata Shows Enough to Remain Vikings Incumbent RB Starter
6 days ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
The Minnesota Vikings’ loss to the New England Patriots gave a clear indication of just how limited they are at the running back position, leaning on veteran Matt Asiata. […]

Insider Buzz: Peterson Not in Danger of Being Cut, Could Play Next Week
7 days ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
The Minnesota Vikings deactivated Adrian Peterson for Week 2 after he was indicted for child abuse Friday.Is Peterson in danger of being cut? When do the Vikings expect. […]

New England Patriots vs. Minnesota Vikings: Full Report Card Grades for Vikings
7 days ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
Well, that was ugly. Let’s start off by playing, “What if I told you…”? What if I told you that the Vikings would roar down the field on their first possession and score. […]

Despite Matt Cassel’s Horrific Showing It’s Still Not Time for Teddy Bridgewater
7 days ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
If those in attendance at TCF Bank Stadium on Sunday had their way, the Minnesota Vikings would be pulling quarterback Matt Cassel and starting rookie Teddy Bridgewater imm. […]

Patriots vs. Vikings: Twitter Reaction and Full Postgame Quotes
7 days ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
The Minnesota Vikings have fallen to 1-1 after a sobering 30-7 loss to the New England Patriots. For as promising as the Vikings’ play was in Week 1, it was equally disap. […]

New England Patriots vs. Minnesota Vikings: Live Score and Analysis for Vikings
7 days ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
The Minnesota Vikings look to win their first two games to open a season for the first time since 2009 when they host the New England Patriots on Sunday at 12:00 p.m. CT (1. […]

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. […]