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Video: Vikings No Match for Rams and Goff in 38-31 Thursday Night Setback

Trey Wingo, Mike Golic and Mike Golic Jr. reflect on Los Angeles Rams QB Jared Goff’s 465 yards and 5 touchdown performance in the Rams’ 38-31 win Thursday night against the Minnesota Vikings.

No Miracles in the NFC Title Game as Vikings Blown Out in Philadelphia by Eagles 38-7

The Vikings got off to a quick start in Sunday’s NFC Title Game against the Philadelphia Eagles, scoring first and serving notice they were ready to make reservations for Super Bowl LII in their home stadium. Then, in a matter of 1:09 of play, it all was swept away, crushing the hopes of fans who […]

Vikings Pull Off Last Second Miracle; Top Saints 29-24 on Final Play Keenum to Diggs TD

The most amazing play in Vikings history took place Sunday as the Vikings will advance to the NFC Title game as they topped the Saints 29-24 in the craziest fashion. Here’s the game winner – as Case Keenum hit Stefon Diggs with a 61-yard touchdown, a play that will live forever as one of the […]

Vikings Get Ugly Win in Jacksonville Over Jaguars 25-16

Matt Asiata scored on a short touchdown run, Kai Forbath kicked four field goals and the Minnesota Vikings beat the Jacksonville Jaguars 25-16 on Sunday, winning for just the second time in nine weeks. Asiata had a chance to score three times, but he was stopped on a fourth-and-goal run in the second quarter and […]

Late Pick Seals Vikings Fate; Fall on Thanksgiving to Lions 16-13 in Detroit

Darius Slay dropped into coverage as if he was going to cover a deep route and pounced on an opportunity to help the Lions come back to win another game. Slay intercepted Sam Bradford’s pass from the left hash across the field to help send the Lions into sole possession of first place in the […]

Vikings Back to Winning Ways with Big Plays in 30-24 Win Over Cardinals

The Minnesota Vikings returned, literally, to their winning way. Xavier Rhodes took back one of his two interceptions 100 yards for a touchdown and Cordarrelle Patterson returned the second-half kickoff 104 yards for a score in Minnesota’s 30-24 victory over the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday, helping the Vikings stop their four-game losing streak. “It’s been […]

Vikings Lose Third Straight; Fall in Overtime to Lions 22-16

Matthew Stafford threw a 28-yard touchdown pass to Golden Tate, who vaulted into the end zone in overtime to give the Lions a 22-16 victory over the Vikings on Sunday. After Matt Prater kicked a 58-yard field goal as time expired to force overtime, Tate finished the opening drive when he ran through arm tackles […]

Vikings Fall for First Time in 2016; Lose to Eagles 21-10 in Philadelphia

Josh Huff returned a kickoff 98 yards for a touchdown, Carson Wentz outplayed Sam Bradford and the Eagles beat Minnesota 21-10 on Sunday, handing the Vikings their first loss of the season. The Eagles (4-2) snapped a two-game losing streak while the rested Vikings (5-1) hardly looked like an unbeaten team after having a bye. […]

Vikings Stay Perfect; Slam Texans 31-13

Adam Thielen caught a touchdown pass to cap Minnesota’s opening drive and finished with a career-high 127 yards, and the Vikings defense flustered Brock Osweiler and the Houston Texans on their way to a 31-13 victory on Sunday. Marcus Sherels returned a punt 79 yards for a touchdown and Cordarelle Patterson scored on another sharp […]

Vikings Sack Newton 8 Times, Pound Panthers 22-10 to Move to 3-0

The Minnesota Vikings keep finding ways to overcome injuries -and keep finding ways to win football games. Sam Bradford threw a touchdown pass to Kyle Rudolph, Marcus Sherels returned a punt for a score and the Vikings snapped the Carolina Panthers’ 14-game home winning streak 22-10 on Sunday. The Vikings put the clamps on Cam […]