Stories tagged: Minnesota Vikings
Thu., Nov. 24, 2016, 3:34 p.m.
Detroit Lions beat Minnesota Vikings 16-13, have sole possession of 1st place
Matt Prater kicked a 40-yard field goal as time expired after Darius Slay returned an interception 13 yards with 30 seconds left, lifting the Detroit Lions to a 16-13 win …
Thu., Nov. 10, 2016, 9:53 p.m.
Coach: Kicker tryouts ‘lit a fire’ under Vikings’ Blair Walsh
When the Minnesota Vikings brought in six free agent kickers to tryout on Tuesday, some wondered how incumbent Blair Walsh would react. Special teams coordinator Mike Priefer says Walsh was …
Sun., Oct. 23, 2016, 7:08 p.m.
Eagles beat up Bradford, hand Vikings first loss 21-10
Josh Huff returned a kickoff 98 yards for a touchdown, Carson Wentz outplayed Sam Bradford and the Philadelphia Eagles handed error-prone Minnesota its first loss, 21-10 on Sunday.
Sat., Sept. 3, 2016, 8:23 p.m.
Vikings pull stunner by trading with Eagles for Sam Bradford
Trades overshadowed cuts Saturday as NFL teams got down to the 53-man limit for the regular season.
Tue., Aug. 30, 2016, 7:26 p.m.
NFL notes: Vikings QB Teddy Bridgewater has ‘significant’ knee injury
NFL notes: Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater suffered a “significant” knee injury in practice Tuesday and the team was awaiting tests to determine how long he might be out.
Fri., July 22, 2016, 7:07 p.m.
Former NFL coach Dennis Green dies at 67
Dennis Green, the trailblazing coach who led a Minnesota Vikings renaissance in the 1990s before a less successful run with the Arizona Cardinals, has died. He was 67.
Fri., July 22, 2016, 10:44 a.m.
Former NFL coach Dennis Green dies at 67
Dennis Green, a trailblazing coach who led a Minnesota Vikings renaissance in the 1990s before a less successful run with the Arizona Cardinals, has died. He was 67.
Sat., Jan. 9, 2016, 10:10 p.m.
Seahawks face long road to Super Bowl
Throughout its uneven season, Seattle has alluded to its goal of becoming special. Since spring minicamps, this team has kept on its mind the chance to become the first team …
Fri., Jan. 8, 2016, 10:36 p.m.
Seahawks’ Marshawn Lynch tells out of wild-card game against Vikings
The comeback road of Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch took a strange turn Friday when he told the team after Friday’s practice that he couldn’t play and did not accompany …
Thu., Jan. 7, 2016, 8:51 p.m.
Adrian Peterson’s back will not keep him out against Seahawks
The Minnesota Vikings head into the playoffs looking like a team on the rise, with a second-year head coach pushing the right buttons, a 23-year-old quarterback still figuring things out …
Sun., Jan. 3, 2016, 10:05 p.m.
Minnesota Vikings take NFC North, hold on to beat Green Bay Packers
The Minnesota Vikings are the new kings of the NFC North.
Sun., Dec. 27, 2015, 8:47 p.m.
NFL moves Vikings-Packers to Sunday night
The Vikings-Packers game at Green Bay that will decide the NFC North title has been moved to Sunday night, Jan. 3.
Thu., Dec. 10, 2015, 10:30 p.m.
Cardinals beat Vikings to clinch playoff spot
Dwight Freeney considered retirement. A month into the season he still wasn’t on a team. Then the Arizona Cardinals came calling, looking to boost their troubled pass rush.
Sat., Dec. 5, 2015, 4:39 p.m.
Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer cut his teeth at Washington State
The question caused Mike Zimmer to pause. “It was 30 years ago,’’ Zimmer said of his stint as the defensive coordinator at Washington State University. “Maybe it’s more than that …
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 4, 2015, 7:26 p.m.
Bengals inside Johnny Football’s head
The unbeaten Bengals know how to torment and taunt Johnny Football.
Wed., Sept. 23, 2015
Ragnar no longer Vikings mascot after contract dispute
The Minnesota Vikings have faced plenty of worthy adversaries in contract negotiations over the years. It should come as no surprise that Ragnar the Viking was one of the most …
Tue., Sept. 15, 2015
49ers’ Carlos Hyde gets the best of Adrian Peterson in battle of No. 28s
SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Carlos Hyde wanted to outplay the better-known No. 28 on the field, Adrian Peterson. He did that and more, and Jim Tomsula’s San Francisco 49ers produced …
Mon., Aug. 10, 2015
Vikings win Fame game
Backup quarterback Mike Kafka threw a touchdown pass and running back Joe Banyard ran for another score to help the Minnesota Vikings beat the Pittsburgh Steelers 14-3 on Sunday night …
Mon., July 27, 2015
In brief: Minnesota Vikings re-sign kicker Blair Walsh
NFL: The Minnesota Vikings signed kicker Blair Walsh on Sunday to a four-year contract extension with $5.25 million guaranteed and a maximum value of $14 million. Walsh, who will make …
Wed., July 22, 2015
Adrian Peterson, Vikings agree to redo last 3 years of deal
Adrian Peterson and the Minnesota Vikings agreed Tuesday to restructure the final three years of his contract, giving the six-time Pro Bowl running back $20 million in guaranteed money. The …
Sat., June 20, 2015
Vikings give giant 27-year-old tackle a try
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. – Babatunde Aiyegbusi has limited American football experience in leagues in Germany and his native Poland. Yet the 27-year-old offensive tackle is getting a shot at the …
Wed., June 3, 2015
Adrian Peterson practices with Vikings for first time since September
MINNEAPOLIS – Donning his purple No. 28 jersey for the first time in nine months, Adrian Peterson said Tuesday he has apologized to the 4-year-old son he struck with a …
Fri., April 17, 2015
NFL notes: League reinstates running back Adrian Peterson
Adrian Peterson has been cleared to return to the NFL. Now all that remains to be settled is where he will play next season. Commissioner Roger Goodell sent the Minnesota …
Wed., March 25, 2015
Agent: Adrian Peterson return to Vikings not in ’best interest’
Adrian Peterson and the Minnesota Vikings have reached a standstill in their relationship. Peterson’s agent, Ben Dogra, said in an interview on Tuesday that he believes a return to Minnesota …
Sat., March 21, 2015
Tension remains for Vikes, Peterson
MINNEAPOLIS – The relationship between the Minnesota Vikings and star running back Adrian Peterson remains tenuous. Peterson’s agent, Ben Dogra, said Friday that he declined an invitation from Vikings general …
Sat., March 14, 2015
Vikings deal for Mike Wallace
The Minnesota Vikings acquired wide receiver Mike Wallace from the Miami Dolphins, according to a person with direct knowledge of the deal. The Vikings will send a fifth-round draft pick …
Thu., March 5, 2015
NFL notes: Minnesota Vikings meet with Adrian Peterson
The Minnesota Vikings made their in-person pitch to Adrian Peterson. General manager Rick Spielman and head coach Mike Zimmer spent about 4 hours Wednesday afternoon at Peterson’s home north of …
Thu., March 5, 2015
Vikings agree to trade Matt Cassel to Bills
The Minnesota Vikings and the Buffalo Bills agreed on a trade Wednesday that will send quarterback Matt Cassel to the Bills next week and give the Vikings extra draft picks. …
Fri., Feb. 27, 2015
NFL notes: Vikings running back Adrian Peterson wins appeal
Adrian Peterson’s suspension has been overturned, but his immediate career future is cloudy. A federal judge sided with the National Football League Players Association on Thursday, saying the league’s arbitrator …
Tue., Nov. 11, 2014
ALS claims ex-Viking Thomas
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. – Former Minnesota Vikings safety Orlando Thomas has died of complications from ALS. He was 42. Thomas was diagnosed with Lou Gehrig’s disease in 2004. He died …