Posts Tagged ‘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 […]

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 […]

Vikings Coach Mike Zimmer Speaks at Training Camp

We placed Casey Matthews on reserved injured, placed Josh Robinson on active PUP and placed Shamar Stephen and DaVaris Daniels on the active non-football injury. It was good to get out here and had a good little walk-thru. Guys were crisp. They seemed to have some recall. It looks a lot different than it did […]

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 […]

Vikings won’t cut Peterson

It’s a bold thought that the Vikings would totally cut ties with their face of the franchise the past few seasons, but at the end of the day there’s no question that cooler heads should prevail when it comes to running back Adrian Peterson. Examine the Vikings’ NFL Lines for this 2015 season at […]

Peterson’s Camp Rejects Meeting with Vikings GM

After meeting at Adrian Peterson’s home earlier this month, general manager Rick Spielman recently requested a dinner meeting with the star running back’s agent, Ben Dogra, at the upcoming NFL Annual Meeting in Phoenix, but Dogra declined, Albert Breer of NFL Network reports. The reasons for that rejection weren’t disclosed, but it’s certainly not a […]

Peterson and Vikings Continue Talks About Future with the Team

Adrian Peterson’s father said Thursday that nothing has been resolved between the Vikings and the disgruntled running back, and said the sides in fact will meet again soon, Chris Tomasson of the St. Paul Pioneer-Press reports.. “I’m not going to say who’s going to be at the meeting; I can’t comment on that,” Nelson Peterson […]

Wright’s 87-Yard TD Leads Vikings To 30-24 OT Win Over Jets

It took beating the blitz and making the right call Sunday to help the Vikings top the New York Jets 30-24 in overtime to take home a win that hopefully will help set up a solid final month of 2014. Teddy Bridgewater and Jarius Wright ended the game with an electrifying 87-yard touchdown on a […]