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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 […]

Vikings Outplay Niners 24-13 For First Win of 2012

The Vikings the first two weeks of 2012 appeared to be making progress. Sunday at home to an undefeated 49ers team, that progress came all together. Minnesota outplayed the Niners in every area, as they built an 11-point lead at the half, and had a huge drive late in the third enroute to a 24-13 […]

Vikings Rally But Fall Short in 23-20 Last Second Loss to Colts

Christian Ponder and the Vikings scored 14 points in the final five plus minutes Sunday, but their defense could not stop rookie Andrew Luck. In the end though, it was the leg of Adam Vinatieri, who nailed a 53-yard field goal with 8 seconds left to give the Colts the 23-20 win. The loss puts […]

Vikings Release QB Sage Rosenfels

In a somewhat of a surprise move, the Vikings have said “so long” to quarterback Sage Rosenfels, this according to Aaron Wilson of Scout.com. Rosenfels release comes as he is owed $500,000 in guaranteed base salary, along with a $50,000 workout bonus. The move means that behind QB Christian Ponder you have Joe Webb and […]

Ponder Not Pretty; Vikings Lose Battle of Field Goals with Chargers 12-10

By AP Nick Novak‘s 45-yard field goal as time expired gave the Chargers a 12-10 victory on Friday over Minnesota, after Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder struggled along with the rest of the starting offense. Nate Kaeding made field goals of 50 and 54 yards for the Chargers. Novak, the token training camp competitor who’ll most […]

QB Coach Craig Johnson Likes the Progress of Ponder

The Vikings wrapped up minicamp last week and quarterbacks coach Craig Johnson is pleased with what Christian Ponder was able to get done during the first NFL offseason in which he could work with his coaches, Judd Zulgad of 1500ESPN reports. “I think there’s no question, he’s come light years,” Johnson said. “Obviously getting a […]

Ponder Says He’s Been Told Vikings Won’t Draft a QB

Quarterback Christian Ponder appeared on the Dan Patrick Show today and was asked if he has any assurances the Vikings would not draft a quarterback: Ponder said, “I have been. “I talked to our GM (Rick Spielman) yesterday.”

Bears at Vikings Friday Injury Report

Chicago  Doubtful: RB Marion Barber (calf) Questionable: LB Brian Urlacher (knee) Probable: LB Lance Briggs (ankle), TE Kellen Davis (illness), WR Devin Hester (ankle), LB Nick Roach (shin), G Chris Spencer (back), DE Corey Wootton (concussion) Minnesota Out: CB Chris Cook (not injury related) Doubtful: TE Mickey Shuler (ankle) Probable: CB Asher Allen (shoulder, concussion), […]

Second String Backfield Allows Vikings To Upend Washington; 33-26

Despite injuries to Adrian Peterson and Christian Ponder, the Vikings found a way to beat the Washington Redskins, snapping a six-game losing streak Saturday with a 33-26 win. Toby Gerhart set up a touchdown with a 67-yard run, and Joe Webb threw for two touchdowns and ran for another. Webb completed 4 of 5 passes […]

Awful Vikings Bullied By Brees; 42-20

Drew Brees threw for 412 yards and five touchdowns to lead the streaking Saints to their sixth straight victory, 42-20 over the Vikings on Sunday. The All-Pro signal caller completed 32 of 40 passes to help the Saints (11-3) overcome a slow start to stay two games ahead of Atlanta in the NFC South race. Even […]