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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 […]

Vikings Big Plays Pay Off in 25-16 Opening Day Win Over Titans

The Tennessee Titans made sure Adrian Peterson wouldn’t hurt them. So the Minnesota defense took control. Eric Kendricks returned an interception 77 yards for a touchdown late in the third quarter and Danielle Hunter scored a 24-yard TD off a fumble return and the Vikings beat Tennessee 25-16 in their season opener Sunday. The Vikings […]

Vikings Get to 6-2 After Topping Rams in OT 21-18

The Vikings just keep seeming to find ways to win, as Sunday at home the team overcame the loss of QB Teddy Bridgewater, topping the St.Louis Rams in overtime 21-18 to improve to 6-2 on the year. The win combined with the loss by the Packers in Carolina means the Vikings sit tied for first […]

Wright’s 87-Yard TD Leads Vikings To 30-24 OT Win Over Jets

It took beating the blitz and making the right call Sunday to help the Vikings top the New York Jets 30-24 in overtime to take home a win that hopefully will help set up a solid final month of 2014. Teddy Bridgewater and Jarius Wright ended the game with an electrifying 87-yard touchdown on a […]

Vikings Fast Start Fades In 21-13 Loss To Bears

Based on the first quarter Sunday it looked as if the Vikings were right in their element Sunday taking on the Bears at Solider Field. But as quickly as they seemed to build it, the team couldn’t hold a 10-0 lead, and fell to the reeling Bears 21-13 to fall to 4-6 on the season. […]

Vikings Fall In Final Seconds To Bills in Buffalo 17-16

The Vikings seemed to have it all going their way, but then as good as they played on defense in the first three and a half quarters, their defense fell flat in the final seconds as the Bills topped the Vikings 17-16 in Buffalo. Kyle Orton broke the Vikings hearts, as he completed a 2-yard […]

It’s Cassel

Per 1500espn.com’s Twitter feed, Frazier has unsurprisingly confirmed that Matt Cassel will start Sunday’s game. He didn’t offer anything more substantive.