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Sporting News Picks the NFL 2019 Division Winners – Where Do the Vikings Land?

It’s that time of the year when national pundits start to look ahead and pick records for teams around the league, as well as pick the winners of the divisions. Sporting News is out with their 2019 predictions, and they have their picks in for the NFC North. The longtime company picks the Packers and […]

Three Questions About the Vikings as Training Camp Gets Closer

Following a season in which the Vikings went 8-7-1 and fell short of their goal to win the NFC North, there’s a level of excitement about the team as 2019 approaches. Now that the calendar has turned to July, the start of training camp is closing in and things are ramping up for the franchise […]

Still Hanging on to the NFC’s 6th Seed, the Vikings Have a Tough Road to the Postseason

Following the Chicago Bears Thanksgiving feast of a win over the Detroit Lions at Ford Field on Thursday afternoon, the Minnesota Vikings march to a hopeful postseason birth has done nothing but get tougher as the team has a huge game this Sunday against the rival Green Bay Packers. Checking American Football Betting, the 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 […]

Video: ESPN’s First Take Picks Sunday’s NFC Vikings at Eagles Championship Game

First Take’s Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman make predictions for the Vikings vs. Eagles NFC championship game.

LSU RB Leonard Fournette Has No Issues Being Compared to Adrian Peterson

Former LSU running back Leonard Fournette is possibly a player that the Minnesota Vikings could be taking a look at when the NFL Draft rolls up at the end of the month, a player that could take the place of one of the Vikings all-time greats Adrian Peterson. Checking the betting sites, you can see […]

Should the Vikings Risk Playing Adrian Peterson in the Preseason?

Playing a star player in preseason is always a risky proposition, and for the Vikings and head coach Mike Zimmer, the player that he’s debating should play or not is running back Adrian Peterson. AP for the majority of his career has been healthy, minus the ACL injury in 2011, but at the same time, […]

Is Teddy Bridgewater Still the Future at QB for the Vikings?

This season has been one of growing up for Vikings second-year quarterback Teddy Bridgewater. The Vikings QB thus far in 2015 has led the team to a 2-2 record entering the bye week, and throwing the ball has 774 yards with just two touchdowns passes. His completion percentage is at 67 percent. Take into consideration […]

The “Worst Non-Active Player” in Vikings History? SI Gives Their Pick

Sports Illustrated has put out a piece on the “Worst non-active player by franchise” for each and every franchise, the Vikings included. The player that the author the piece, Doug Farrar, picked was one of the franchises worst – wide out Troy Williamson, a player that came with a lot of hype who did very […]

Vikings Take WR Trae Waynes with 11th Overall Pick in Draft

The Vikings went wide out in round one – taking Michigan State WR Trae Waynes with their first pick, 11th pick overall. Here’s a scouting report on Waynes: Given the passing-driven nature of the NFL, there will always be a big demand for cornerbacks and pass-rushers. With a lot of cornerback-needy teams this offseason and […]