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Vikings Season Ends as 49ers Smother Cousins in 27-10 Beatdown in San Francisco

From ESPN: In their first home playoff game at Levi’s Stadium, the well-rested Niners dominated the Minnesota Vikings 27-10 in an NFC divisional round game. With the win, San Francisco advanced to the NFC Championship Game set for Jan. 19 where they will meet the winner of Sunday’s divisional round game between the Seattle Seahawks […]

Vikings Place CB Mackensie Alexander on IR Prior to NFC Divisional Playoff Game

The Vikings have placed cornerback Mackensie Alexander on injured reserve just one day before their NFC Divisional Round game against the 49ers according to Andrew Krammer of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune. They signed rookie defensive back Nate Meadows to the active roster in a corresponding move. Alexander suffered a small meniscus tear in Week 17 and […]

Inactives for the Vikings at Saints NFC Wild Card Game

Here are today’s inactives for the NFC Wild Card Game in New Orleans between the Vikings and Saints. Vikings: CB Mackensie Alexander, OT Aviante Collins, DE Hercules Mata’afa, OG Dru Samia, WR Laquon Treadwell, OT Oli Udoh, DE Eddie Yarbrough Saints: CB Eli Apple, FS D.J. Swearinger, OL Ethan Greenidge, FB Zach Line, DE Noah […]

Coach Mike Zimmer and GM Rick Spielman Will Be Back with the Vikings in 2020

While their focus in on Sunday’s wild card showdown with the Saints in New Orleans, the Vikings Friday announced that no matter the outcome, head coach Mike Zimmer and general manager Rick Spielman will be back in 2020 in their respective positions. “We value Mike and Rick’s leadership and we have every intent of Mike […]

Vikings Feature Back Dalvin Cook Says He’s “Full Strength” for Wild Card Game

Vikings running back Dalvin Cook declared himself “refreshed” and at “full strength” heading into Sunday’s Wild Card showdown against the Saints according to the St. Paul Pioneer Press. Cook is dealing with a shoulder injury that dates back to at least Week 13 and he missed the last two games of the regular season. But […]

Vikings and Saints Set for Battle Sunday in NFC Wild Card Showdown

If the Vikings want to advance to the Divisional round of the postseason, they will have to do it in a tough atmosphere in New Orleans on Sunday at 12:05pm. Minnesota and the Saints opened up the season in the preseason, but there’s a whole lot more on the line in this rematch. The Vikings […]

Vikings Set to Part Ways with Defensive Coordinator George Edwards?

Vikings defensive coordinator George Edwards is in the final year of his contract and might not return in 2020, Zach Links of Profootballrumors reports. Edwards has been in Minnesota since 2014 and, this year, he’s helped orchestrate one of the league’s better defensive units. In previous years, Edwards has been connected to head coaching vacancies, […]

Vikings WR Adam Thielen Getting Closer to Being Full Strength

Vikings wide receiver Adam Thielen participated in “all” of the team’s individual drills at practice Thursday and was as close to “game speed” as he has been in weeks according to Jeff Wald of Fox 9 Sports. The official practice report will probably list him as “limited” but it appears, barring setbacks, that Thielen is […]

NFL Week 13 Monday Night Football Inactives – Vikings at Seahawks

Here are the inactives for tonight’s final game of week 13 in the NFL as the Vikings are in Seattle to take on the Seahawks. Vikings: OT Aviante Collins DT Jalyn Holmes DE Hercules Mata’afa OG Dru Samia LB Cameron Smith WR Adam Thielen OT Olisaemeka Udoh Seahawks: FB Nick Bellore DE L.J. Collier OG […]

Vikings Leading WR Adam Thielen Questionable for MNF in Seattle

Vikings wide receiver Adam Thielen is officially listed as questionable for Monday night’s primetime faceoff against the Seattle Seahawks according to the team’s official website. Thielen has practiced all week as he attempts to return from a re-aggravation of his hamstring injury but he has said he will not play at less than 100% after […]