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Late Pick Seals Vikings Fate; Fall on Thanksgiving to Lions 16-13 in Detroit

Darius Slay dropped into coverage as if he was going to cover a deep route and pounced on an opportunity to help the Lions come back to win another game. Slay intercepted Sam Bradford’s pass from the left hash across the field to help send the Lions into sole possession of first place in the […]

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 […]

2014 NFL Free Agents – Vikings Have $812,313 Of Cap Space

Unrestricted Free Agents Quarterbacks Derek Anderson CAR Jimmy Clausen CAR Josh McCown CHI Jordan Palmer CHI Jon Kitna DAL Shaun Hill DET Matt Flynn GB Chad Henne JAX Josh Freeman MIN Luke McCown NO Curtis Painter NYG David Garrard NYJ Michael Vick PHI Charlie Whitehurst SD Tarvaris Jackson SEA Colt McCoy SF Kellen Clemens STL […]

NFL Free Agents 2013 – NFC North

Chicago Bears UFAs — RB Kahlil Bell (4), CB Zack Bowman (5), QB Jason Campbell (8), CB Kelvin Hayden (8), LB Geno Hayes (5), DE Israel Idonije (10), WR Johnny Knox (4), OL Lance Louis (4), PK Olindo Mare (15), QB Josh McCown (10), DT Henry Melton (4), CB D.J. Moore (4), S Troy Nolan […]

Peterson Pushes Vikings to 6-4 with 34-24 Win Over Lions

Adrian Peterson and the Vikings are not quite ready to give up on 2012 yet, as Sunday he carried the team to a huge 34-24 win over the Detroit Lions to improve to 6-4. Peterson raced 61 yards for the game-sealing touchdown midway through the fourth quarter. He wound up the day with 171 yards […]

Vikings Special Teams Knockout Lions in 20-13 Win in Detroit

Last week the Vikings beat up the 49ers with a combination of physical play on both offense and defense. Sunday in Detroit, it was the play of the special teams, responsible for 14 of the teams 20 points, that led the way as Minnesota moved to 3-1 with a 20-13 win over the Lions. Percy […]

2012 NFL Week Four Preivew – Minnesota at Detroit

Last week the Minnesota Vikings came out with an aggressive game plan at home vs the Niners, and it paid off as they got to 2-1 on the year with a rather dominating 24-13 win. This week they try to push their mark to 3-1 as they head to Detroit, where the Lions need a […]

NFC North Losses Provide Vikes With Golden Opportunity

The Detroit Lions saw their backup quarterback Shaun Hill, who was starting in place of Matt Stafford, break an arm today, meaning that Drew Stanton was in the game today.  The Giants were able to fend off another valiant effort by the hapless Lions.  28-20 was the final score. The Packers are currently less healthy […]

Peterson Gets NFC’s Top Honors

Adrian Peterson showed a good deal of willingness to put the Vikings offense on his back when they took on the Lions on Sunday. He averaged seven yards per carry as he rumbled to 160 yards, 80 of which came on one log touchdown play.  He also had five catches for 30 yards in the […]

Live Chat: Vikes Host Lions

Sorry for the lack of updates as we approach what will hopefully be the Vikings first victory of the season.  I’m hoping to make up for it by hosting this live chat. Lets review a few things you should know before we get started: Children can make for some of the most loyal football fans […]