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Vikings Chatting with Agent for Free Agent DE Everson Griffen

Everson Griffen is set to become a free agent but one that the Vikings really would like to have back with the team if at all possible. Griffen has been a solid player for the franchise, but at 32 years old, the team needs to be careful on what they are going to pay him […]

Gary Kubiak Excited to Be Back Calling Plays for the Vikings

After a smooth first year as an offensive adviser for the Vikings, Gary Kubiak was presented with the opportunity to rediscover his play-calling acumen, the Associated Press reports. When offensive coordinator Kevin Stefanski climbed the ladder for the top job in Cleveland, Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer sought to maintain as much continuity as possible […]

What Path Will the Vikings Take in the 2020 NFL Draft?

The 2019 NFL season is officially over, having come to an end after the Kansas City Chiefs toppled the San Francisco 49ers 31-20 in Super Bowl 54 in Miami. Now every team in the league can start to turn the calendar as a new year in the NFL will quickly begin, with it already starting […]

Vikings Announce Co-Defensive Coordinators

The Vikings announced a handful of changes to their coaching staff, Courtney Cronin of ESPN reports. Adam Zimmer, coach Mike Zimmer’s son, and Andre Patterson were named co-defensive coordinators Monday and will take over the position held by George Edwards for the past six seasons. Edwards’ contract expired at the end of the season and […]

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 […]