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Frerotte Doubtful; Allen and Robison Questionable

Quarterback Gus Frerotte is doubtful for the game Sunday against Arizona with a lower back injury, meaning unless he’s a fast healer, backup Tarvaris Jackson will get the start Coach Brad Childress said today that Frerotte is improving and will continue to be evaluated on Saturday and Sunday. But all signs point to Jackson being […]

Jackson to Get the Start at QB vs Cardinals?

From: ProFootballTalk.com Sean Jensen of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports that quarterback Tarvaris Jackson will get the start on Sunday when the Vikings face the Cardinals for the first time in Arizona since a force-out call forced the Vikings out of the 2003 playoffs. Per Jensen, starter Gus Frerotte’s injured back is not expected […]

Vikings Outlast Lions in Detroit 20-16

It looked as if the Lions had a chance to win their first game of the season, but in the end it was the Vikings who came up with the key plays down the stretch. The Lions are so bad that even when they forced two turnovers, and Adrian Peterson has ball security issues, they […]

Vikings Early Scores More Than Enough in 30-12 Win over Jags

The Vikings were able to send the Jaguars fans home before many of them even got in their seats on Sunday afternoon, as the team scored twice in the first 1:41 to jump on the Jags as they topped Jacksonville 30-12. The victory pushes the Vikings to 6-5 on the season, while the awful Jags […]

Vikings Fall in Tampa Bay to Buccaneers 19-13

In an old fashioned NFC Central battle in Tampa Bay, the Buccaneers defense over matched the Vikings, sacking Gus Frerotte five times and putting together two fourth quarter field goal drives to top Minnesota 19-13 at Raymond James Stadium. Matt Bryant kicked four field goals, including two in the final 5:36 for the margin of […]

Childress Gives Peterson a Shot to Win It – and He Does

Like a weight lifted off the shoulders of head coach Brad Childress, that is how big Sunday’s win over the Packers was. The team needed this confidence lift not only to make a statement that they can compete in the NFC North, but also because they had to show the Packers they mean business. The […]

Vikings Hold Texans Offense in Check in 28-21 Win

The Houston Texans road woes continued today as their four game unbeaten streak was halted by the Minnesota Vikings. This would push the Texans mark to 0-4 on the road this year ans will make their drive to the playoffs next to impossible if this trend continues. The Vikings on the other hand find themselves […]

Jackson Running Scout Team; Still Hoping a Starting Job Remains

Tarvaris Jackson has not only lost his starting job, he’s now running scout team QB for the Vikings, showing just how much faith coach Brad Childress and the team does NOT have in the player that was supposed to take a big step forward in 2008. Jackson is now behind starter Gus Frerotte and while […]

Week Nine Preview: Vikings Host Red Hot Texans

Back from the bye week, the Minnesota Vikings have a stiff test at home Sunday when they play host to the red hot Houston Texans, winners of three straight after starting the season 0-4. The Vikings are looking to put a playoff run together, and need a strong start to their second half as at […]

Special Teams Miscues and Letdowns on Defense Equal Ugly 48-41 Loss to Bears

Remember when the Vikings defense and special teams were supposed to be the strong point of their 2008 team?  Sure didn’t look that way Sunday in Chicago vs the Bears.  While the defense wasn’t the only one to blame, the Vikings were stunned by Chicago in a NFC North matchup 48-41. The team allowed 327 […]