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Vikings Coach Mike Zimmer Hoping His Eye Issues are in the Past

We’ve already seen around the NFL one coach this past offseason retire due to reported health issues, that being Denver Broncos head coach Gary Kubiak, who left the team after the 2016 season and has been replaced by Vance Joseph. The Minnesota Vikings could be in a similar situation at some point in the near […]

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 […]

Beat Up Vikings Offensive Line Has Another Challenge Sunday Against Arizona

The Vikings offensive line has been more like a M*A*S*H unit as of late, as the team has lost three, count it THREE tackles – Matt Kalil, Andre Smith and Jake Long and they overall have had to start 10 different linemen in order to try to protect Sam Bradford on top of trying to […]

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 […]

Vikings Stay Perfect; Slam Texans 31-13

Adam Thielen caught a touchdown pass to cap Minnesota’s opening drive and finished with a career-high 127 yards, and the Vikings defense flustered Brock Osweiler and the Houston Texans on their way to a 31-13 victory on Sunday. Marcus Sherels returned a punt 79 yards for a touchdown and Cordarelle Patterson scored on another sharp […]

Vikings Sack Newton 8 Times, Pound Panthers 22-10 to Move to 3-0

The Minnesota Vikings keep finding ways to overcome injuries -and keep finding ways to win football games. Sam Bradford threw a touchdown pass to Kyle Rudolph, Marcus Sherels returned a punt for a score and the Vikings snapped the Carolina Panthers’ 14-game home winning streak 22-10 on Sunday. The Vikings put the clamps on Cam […]

Vikings Big Plays Pay Off in 25-16 Opening Day Win Over Titans

The Tennessee Titans made sure Adrian Peterson wouldn’t hurt them. So the Minnesota defense took control. Eric Kendricks returned an interception 77 yards for a touchdown late in the third quarter and Danielle Hunter scored a 24-yard TD off a fumble return and the Vikings beat Tennessee 25-16 in their season opener Sunday. The Vikings […]

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, […]

Vikings Get to 6-2 After Topping Rams in OT 21-18

The Vikings just keep seeming to find ways to win, as Sunday at home the team overcame the loss of QB Teddy Bridgewater, topping the St.Louis Rams in overtime 21-18 to improve to 6-2 on the year. The win combined with the loss by the Packers in Carolina means the Vikings sit tied for first […]

NFL Week Eight Preview – Minnesota at Chicago

The 4-2 Minnesota Vikings will look to stay in the race in the NFC North on Sunday as they travel to Chicago to take on Jay Cutler and the 2-4 Chicago Bears. Minnesota has been playing well, they are looking for their third straight win for the first time in three seasons. They topped the […]