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  • • Vikings, Cook present NFL's latest RB contract standoff
    Dalvin Cook logged off from virtual team activities with the Minnesota Vikings...2020
  • • Opinion: Vikings must go much further than "unity" theme for impact in fighting racism
    Action, not optics, represents the big challenge for the Minnesota Vikings pledging to make a difference.        ...2020
  • • Dalvin Cook holdout reportedly not ‘very likely’
    Dalvin Cook is reportedly prepared to hold out from any team activities, including training camp, absent a new long-term deal from the Minnesota Vikings, but the narrative emerging is that the Pro Bowl running back is unlikely to make good on his threat....2020
  • • Dalvin Cook is the latest running back seeking a big deal – does he deserve the contract he's seeking?
    Minnesota Vikings star running back Dalvin Cook is holding out until he inks a new deal, but recent history seems to be working against him....2020
  • • Odenigbo's opportunity: Vikings pass rusher now in key role
    Minnesota Vikings defensive end Ifeadi Odenigbo is preparing for a full-time role...2020
  • • Good news, Minnesota: Vikings have only two prime-time games
    The Vikings have developed a reputation for struggling in prime-time games. That won’t be as much of an issue this year. After having five prime-time games in 2019, despite missing the playoffs in 2018, the final-eight franchise from 2019 has only two prime-time games: Week Five on Sunday night at Seattle, and Week 10 on [more]...2020
  • • Minnesota Vikings 2020 NFL schedule
    The Minnesota Vikings' schedule for the 2020 NFL season features plenty of intriguing matchups. Take a look at all of them with our full rundown.        ...2020
  • • Vikings schedule 2020: Dates & times for all 16 games, strength of schedule, final record prediction
    Here is a complete breakdown of the Minnesota Vikings’ 2020 schedule, including dates and start times for all 16 games and our early prediction....2020
  • • Adam Thielen goes 1 up 1 down with Shannon Spake
    Minnesota Vikings WR Adam Thielen breaks down his current situation during quarantine, his motivation and training regimen, the current state of his health and why he feels better than ever heading into the 2020 NFL season!...2020
  • • Vikings CB Gladney a confident fit with tough-loving Zimmer
    The Minnesota Vikings picked cornerback Jeff Gladney in the first round of the draft for his spunk and speed at a critical position...2020

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Minnesota Vikings injury and suspension

  • • Report: Some NFL players could miss out on bonuses for spring workouts
    The NFL, of course, is among the pro sports leagues in the United States impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The 2020 NFL Draft is slated to go on as planned later this month. Free agency and the start of the new league year is also ongoing. Despite this, there has been some adjustments teams have had to make. That includes the closing of facilities for offseason workouts. It will also include the ...2020
  • • NFL world reacts to Panthers backing up the Brink's truck for Teddy Bridgewater
    Former Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater has started all of six games since the end of the 2015 season. He nearly lost his life after suffering a serious leg injury back in 2016. One of the most-respected players in the game, Bridgewater rebounded by winning all five of his starts as a member of the New Orleans Saints last season. He has now been paid accordingly. According to multip...2020
  • • Report: Panthers interested in free-agent QB Teddy Bridgewater
    The Carolina Panthers made it official on Tuesday, announcing that they have given former NFL MVP Cam Newton permission to seek a trade. This means that the quarterback position is of utmost importance for first-year head coach Matt Rhule. While Carolina might look to the draft for a long-term option, the team is apparently interested in a big-name free agent. According to Dianna Russini of ESPN, ...2020
  • • Report: Bears discussing contract with Teddy Bridgewater
    The NFL free-agent tampering period started with a bang on Monday. That included a blockbuster trade between the Houston Texans and Arizona Cardinals. Now, according to Pro Football Talk’s Mike Florio, the NFL could further be turned upside down. The insider reports that the Chicago Bears are talking contract with free-agent quarterback and former first-round pick Teddy Bridgewater. If this deal i...2020
  • • Odell Beckham Jr. has ‘good feeling’ about new coach Kevin Stefanski
    There is optimism in the Cleveland Browns camp again under new head coach Kevin Stefanski, and that includes wide receiver Odell Beckham. After a difficult and injury-plagued first season in Cleveland, Beckham has undergone surgery to repair a sports hernia and expects to be ready for 2020. He’s also optimistic, and referenced Stefanski’s work with Adam Thielen in Minnesota as reason for excitemen...2020
  • • 49ers RB Tevin Coleman 'good to go' for Super Bowl LIV
    Incredibly, less than two weeks after suffering a gnarly dislocated shoulder in the NFC Championship Game, Tevin Coleman will play in Super Bowl LIV. Head coach Kyle Shanahan said that Coleman, along with safety Jaquiski Tartt and linebacker Kwon Alexander, will “be good to go” for the big game, per Eric Branch of the San Francisco Chronicle. Coleman has been rehabbing hard ever since being carted...2020
  • • Mitchell Trubisky underwent shoulder surgery following season
    Mitchell Trubisky dealt with a hip injury late in the season that some thought the Chicago Bears used as an excuse to bench him at one point, but it turns out the quarterback actually played through a number of significant injuries in 2019. Trubisky also suffered an injury to his non-throwing shoulder in Chicago’s Week 4 game against the Minnesota Vikings, and ESPN’s Jeff Dickerson reports that th...2020
  • • Report: Vikings cornerback Mike Hughes sustained fractured vertebra in neck
    The injury that landed Minnesota Vikings cornerback on injured reserve ahead of the start of the postseason was a fractured bone in his neck, according to Ben Goessling of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune. Hughes appeared on the injury report with a neck injury following the team’s win over the Chicago Bears in the regular season finale [more]...2020
  • • Watch: Richard Sherman intercepts Kirk Cousins, celebrates by saying ‘I like that’
    Richard Sherman has been locking down receivers all season long, but on Saturday Kirk Cousins decided to test him. It didn’t go well for the quarterback. The Minnesota Vikings, down 17-10 early in the third, saw Cousins throw right to Sherman, who had no trouble taking the ball away with an interception. #WPMOYChallengepic.twitter.com/uiLO6gwnvC— San Francisco 49ers (@49ers) January 11, 2020 This ...2020
  • • Despite being injured, former Viking Jerick McKinnon helping his Niners teammates
    Despite being on injured reserve, Jerick McKinnon is finding a way to contribute to his team’s playoff run. The San Francisco 49ers running back, who has yet to play a game for the Niners due to a torn ACL, has been giving his teammates tips for Saturday’s divisional playoff matchup against his former team, the Minnesota Vikings. “He just sent us a text about how certain guys play,” said Niners le...2020

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Minnesota Vikings trade, contract, salary rumors

  • • Vikings, Cook present NFL's latest RB contract standoff
    Dalvin Cook logged off from virtual team activities with the Minnesota Vikings...2020
  • • Dalvin Cook is the latest running back seeking a big deal – does he deserve the contract he's seeking?
    Minnesota Vikings star running back Dalvin Cook is holding out until he inks a new deal, but recent history seems to be working against him....2020
  • • Vikings CB Gladney a confident fit with tough-loving Zimmer
    The Minnesota Vikings picked cornerback Jeff Gladney in the first round of the draft for his spunk and speed at a critical position...2020
  • • Draft could bring Vikings more help now than North foes
    The Minnesota Vikings filled more voids with the NFL draft than the rest of their NFC North foes...2020
  • • Vikings add Texas A&M WR Davis among 12 undrafted rookies
    The Minnesota Vikings have agreed to terms on contracts with 12 college free agents...2020
  • • Vikings prioritize defensive line on final day of draft
    The Minnesota Vikings made the defensive line their first priority on the final day of the draft...2020
  • • Vikings take Boise State tackle Ezra Cleveland in 2nd round
    The Minnesota Vikings have chosen Boise State offensive tackle Ezra Cleveland with their second-round pick in the NFL draft...2020
  • • Vikings draft LSU wide receiver Justin Jefferson at No. 22
    The Minnesota Vikings have taken LSU wide receiver Justin Jefferson with the 22nd overall pick in the NFL draft...2020
  • • Minnesota Vikings draft picks 2020: Round-by-round selections
    Here is a 2020 NFL draft pick-by-pick breakdown for the Minnesota Vikings.        ...2020
  • • For Vikes, hard to find bigger 1st-round draft hit than Moss
    The Minnesota Vikings have drafted six Hall of Famers in the first round...2020

Minnesota Vikings stats

  • • Studs and duds from Saturday's NFL divisional-round action
    Two teams earned spots in conference championship games with divisional-round wins on Saturday, which featured some awesome individual performances and some stinkers. The San Francisco 49ers blew out the Minnesota Vikings in the first-ever playoff game at Levi’s Stadium, thanks to Nick Bosa and the Niner defense. Later on in the evening, the Tennessee Titans stunned the Baltimore Ravens to advance...2020
  • • Tevin Coleman wears massive chain after 49ers’ playoff win
    You couldn’t miss Tevin Coleman and the bling he was wearing during a postgame interview with NBC’s Michele Tafoya on Saturday. Coleman rushed for two touchdowns in the 49ers’ 27-10 win over the visiting Minnesota Vikings in Santa Clara. He was interviewed by Tafoya along with George Kittle following the game. Only Coleman had a huge chain around his neck for the interview. Coleman rushed for 105 ...2020
  • • Vikings must consider picking QB in the draft for life after Kirk Cousins
    The Minnesota Vikings paid Kirk Cousins a lot of money during free agency last year, but after his mediocre 2018 campaign it’s clear the team needs to draft some insurance. The big picture: Despite putting up good stats, Cousins — who was signed to get the Vikings over the hump — came up short in clutch moments. Leading the Vikings to an 8-7-1 mark, Cousins oversaw an offense that regressed overal...2019
  • • The most overpaid NFL quarterbacks
    NFL quarterbacks make a ton of money — including guys who just aren’t all that great — because teams are desperate in their search for a franchise leader. That’s the topic we’re exploring here as we dive into the most overpaid NFL quarterbacks in the league right now. Kirk Cousins, Minnesota Vikings Cousins puts up big-time stats, without a doubt. He also has a penchant for playing poorly in big g...2019
  • • Kirk Cousins not worth the money? Vikings WR says ‘that’s a lie’
    The Minnesota Vikings handed quarterback Kirk Cousins a landmark, record-breaking deal last spring. The team then failed to even make the playoffs, but one of Cousins’ teammates rushed to his defense and says he’s worth all that cash. Laquan Treadwell on the notion Cousins is not worth his massive contract: “That’s a lie,” he said, per TMZ Sports. “He a baller.” “It’s the first year. We was a litt...2019
  • • Report: Vikings fire OC John DeFilippo
    Considered one of the best young minds in the NFL, Minnesota Vikings offensive coordinator John DeFilippo didn’t even last a full season in that role with the team. Following Minnesota’s brutal 21-7 loss to the Seattle Seahawks on Monday night, the team has reportedly fired DeFilippo. This is a major fall from grace for an assistant in DeFilippo that many considered to be a head coach-in-waiting. ...2018
  • • Seattle Seahawks vs. Minnesota Vikings score: Live updates, game stats, highlights for 'Monday Night Football'
    Live scores, highlights and updates from the Seahawks vs. Vikings 'Monday Night Football' game...2018

Minnesota Vikings kids, wife/husband, girlfriend/boyfriend, father/mother

  • • Stefon Diggs reacts to Adam Thielen’s social media shout-out
    Stefon Diggs essentially forced the Minnesota Vikings’ hand with social media antics that ultimately led the team to trade the enigmatic wide receiver to the Buffalo Bills this week in a blockbuster trade. That doesn’t necessarily mean that Diggs doesn’t have some good memories from his time with the Vikings, nor does it mean he’s forgotten about the bonds he developed with teammates during his fi...2020
  • • Mike Shanahan gets upstaged by kids during TV shot
    The story of the winter run of football is quickly turning into former coaches being upstaged in private boxes by unruly children. The latest victim is longtime Denver Broncos coach Mike Shanahan. Shanahan is the father of 49ers coach Kyle Shanahan, and he also coached Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins, meaning his fingerprints were all over Sunday’s NFC divisional round game. That led to...2020
  • • Mike Shanahan remotely watches every 49ers practice, shares tips with son Kyle
    As the San Francisco 49ers pursue their sixth Super Bowl, head coach Kyle Shanahan is getting tips from his father, three-time Super Bowl winner Mike Shanahan. Matt Maiocco of NBC Sports Bay Area shared a short conversation he had with the younger Shanahan ahead of Saturday’s divisional-round matchup against the Minnesota Vikings. In it, Kyle shared that his father is set up to remotely watch ever...2020
  • • Josh McDaniels on verge of being named Browns head coach?
    The Cleveland Browns have confirmed that they are interviewing Josh McDaniels for their vacant head coaching position on Friday, and speculation is growing that the two sides will come to an agreement. McDaniels wife Laura is traveling with him to Cleveland, according to multiple reports. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media and others see that as a sign that a deal could come together quickly. McDaniels cou...2020
  • • Report: Josh McDaniels could become Browns HC ‘if all goes well’ in Friday’s interview
    As the Cleveland Browns search for their next head coach begins drawing to a close with their last interview on Friday, candidate Josh McDaniels could reportedly be the choice if his interview goes well. According to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport, McDaniels and his wife Laura made the trip to Cleveland for his interview with the team. If all goes well during his interview and both sides believe it’s ...2020
  • • Panthers pay tribute to QB Taylor Heinicke’s late father before first start
    Carolina Panthers quarterback Taylor Heinicke will make his first NFL start today, and he will undoubtedly be thinking of his father when he takes the field. The team is thinking of the late Brett Heinicke, too. Heinicke’s father passed away when the quarterback was a freshman in college. Taylor was just finishing his first season at Old Dominion when his “best friend” died of cardiac arrest at ag...2018
  • Shannon Sharpe: ‘Kirk Cousins is the girlfriend you like, but you never give her a key to the house’
    • Shannon Sharpe: ‘Kirk Cousins is the girlfriend you like, but you never give her a key to the house’
    Allow Shannon Sharpe to explain why teams and fans aren't in love with Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins....2018

Top Minnesota Vikings news

  • • Aaron Jones rushes for two TDs as Packers clinch division with 23-10 win over Vikings
    Aaron Jones rushed for 154 yards and two touchdowns and Davante Adams caught 13 passes for 116 yards as the Green Bay Packers clinched the NFC North title with a 23-10 win over the Minnesota Vikings on Monday night. The win puts the Packers in position to earn a first-round bye next weekend with a [more]...2019
  • • Report: Bills acquire Stefon Diggs from Vikings
    Stefon Diggs was right. Something was happening after all. The Buffalo Bills have agreed to a deal to acquire the Diggs in a trade with the Minnesota Vikings, according to Jay Glazer of FOX Sports. The Bills are sending along a first-round pick, fifth-round pick and sixth-round pick in the 2021 NFL Draft to the [more]...2020
  • • 2020 NFL Draft: Minnesota Vikings team needs, draft picks, prospects to watch
    Minnesota's season ends with a loss to San Francisco...2020
  • • Sources: Kubiak to take over OC duties for Vikes
    The Minnesota Vikings are handing offensive coordinator duties to Gary Kubiak, multiple league sources confirmed to ESPN. Kubiak served as the team's assistant head coach/offensive adviser during the 2019 season....2020
  • • Vikings not moving on from WR Diggs, says GM
    Minnesota Vikings GM Rick Spielman did his best Tuesday to dispel any notion of the team potentially parting ways with star WR Stefon Diggs....2020
  • • Report: Browns sign former Raiders first-round pick Karl Joseph
    Like their counterparts with a ton of cash to spend, the Cleveland Browns have been very active in free agency. That has included bringing in Pro Bowl tight end Austin Hooper and All-Pro tackle Jack Conklin. Cleveland is now focusing on the other side of the ball. According to ESPN’s Josina Anderson, the Browns have signed former Oakland Raiders first-round pick Karl Joseph. The safety started 41 ...2020
  • • Report: Vikings intend to keep Stefon Diggs despite trade rumors
    Stefon Diggs’ social media activity has helped play a role in sparking trade rumors, but most of the speculation surrounding the Minnesota Vikings’ wide receiver is reportedly unfounded. NFL Network’s Tom Pelissero reported Wednesday that the Vikings have no incentive to trade Diggs and certainly won’t release him. Diggs’ recent moody tweets are simply characterized as “Diggs being Diggs.” Trade s...2020
  • • Did Kyle Rudolph get away with offensive pass interference on game-winning TD?
    The New Orleans Saints were once again left stunned on Sunday after suffering a home playoff loss, and of course there was some controversy surrounding the ending of the game. The Minnesota Vikings defeated the Saints in overtime on a game-winning touchdown catch by tight end Kyle Rudolph. There was some question about whether or not Rudolph pushed off, but the officials did not review the play fo...2020
  • • Vikes 'have every intent' of retaining Zimmer, GM
    Amid speculation about Mike Zimmer's future in Minnesota, Vikings co-owner Mark Wilf released a statement Friday backing the sixth-year head coach, as well as general manager Rick Spielman....2020
  • • Cowboys could pursue trade for Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer?
    As Dallas Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett prepares for potentially his final game, reports have already begun to swirl surrounding who owner Jerry Jones might target to replace him. Among the potential options, Jones could reportedly try to trade for Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer. According to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport, Jones has been a fan of Zimmer’s work and could even explore a tr...2019

Minnesota Vikings schedule, game

  • • Dalvin Cook holdout reportedly not ‘very likely’
    2020
  • • Good news, Minnesota: Vikings have only two prime-time games
    2020
  • • Minnesota Vikings 2020 NFL schedule
    2020
  • • Vikings schedule 2020: Dates & times for all 16 games, strength of schedule, final record prediction
    2020
  • • Adam Thielen goes 1 up 1 down with Shannon Spake
    2020
  • • Spielman: Offseason losses 'a natural evolution of a roster'
    The Minnesota Vikings were forced to turn over more than a half-dozen spots in their starting lineup this offseason, because of salary cap constraints...2020
  • • Follow live: The 2018 NFC Divisional Round classic between the Minnesota Vikings and New Orleans Saints
    The 2018 NFC Divisional Round matchup between the New Orleans Saints and Minnesota Vikings included a finish for the ages....2020
  • • Report: Bengals release former first-round pick Dre Kirkpatrick
    The Cincinnati Bengals’ secondary is going to have a much different feel to it next season. Cincinnati has already signed former Minnesota Vikings corners Trae Waynes and Mackensie Alexander. The team is now moving on from longtime starting cornerback Dre Kirkpatrick after eight largely unassuming seasons in Ohio. Kirkpatrick, 30, was a first-round pick (17th overall) out of Alabama back in 2012. ...2020
  • • Report: Falcons signing former first-round pick Laquon Treadwell
    The Atlanta Falcons are reportedly signing former Minnesota Vikings first-round pick Laquon Treadwell in free agency, per Zach Klein of WSB-TV. Treadwell never lived up to the hype in Minnnesota, starting just 16 games in four years with the Vikings. All told, he caught 65 passes for 701 yards and two touchdowns in 53 games. Needless to say, the bar has been lowered for the former 23rd-overall pic...2020
  • • Stefon Diggs hints he wants Vikings to trade him?
    Stefon Diggs appears to be unhappy with the Minnesota Vikings … again. Trade rumors have been swirling around Diggs dating back to early last season, in large part because of the star wide receiver’s social media activity. That theme continued at the start of the NFL’s free-agency tampering period on Monday, when Diggs tweeted that it is “time for a new beginning.” Diggs could always say he was ha...2020

Minnesota Vikings rumors, scandals

  • • Stefon Diggs reacts to Adam Thielen’s social media shout-out
    2020
  • • Mike Zimmer says Vikings expect Everson Griffen to re-sign with team
    Everson Griffen has spent his entire career with the Minnesota Vikings, but there has been speculation that the veteran defensive end could look for a fresh start now that he has opted out of the final three years of his contract. According to Mike Zimmer, the Vikings do not expect that to happen. Zimmer told reporters at the NFL Scouting Combine on Wednesday that the Vikings met with Griffen’s ag...2020
  • • Report: Vikings intend to keep Stefon Diggs despite trade rumors
    2020
  • • Saints star Michael Thomas shouts out Drew Brees after Tuesday's announcement
    Drew Brees and Michael Thomas will be making sweet music with one another in the Bayou for at least one more season. Brees announced on Tuesday that he will return to the New Orleans Saints in 2020. It will be the future Hall of Famer’s 20th season in the NFL. Brees’ return had come into question over the past few weeks after New Orleans shockingly lost to the Minnesota Vikings in the NFC Wildcard...2020
  • • Vikings’ Mike Zimmer signals massive roster overhaul
    The Minnesota Vikings’ 2019 season came to an ugly conclusion Saturday against the San Francisco 49ers in the NFC Divisional Playoffs. The final score of 27-10 doesn’t do the game justice. Minnesota was whooped on both sides of the ball, ending its season in premature fashion after a shocking win over the New Orleans Saints the week prior. As we’re witnessing a major shake up of the team’s coachin...2020
  • • Mike Zimmer signals massive roster overhaul this offseason
    The Minnesota Vikings’ 2019 season came to an ugly conclusion Saturday against the San Francisco 49ers in the NFC Divisional Playoffs. The final score of 27-10 doesn’t do the game justice. Minnesota was whooped on both sides of the ball, ending its season in premature fashion after a shocking win over the New Orleans Saints the week prior. As we’re witnessing a major shake up of the team’s coachin...2020
  • • Mike Zimmer hints at massive roster overhaul this offseason
    The Minnesota Vikings’ 2019 season came to an ugly conclusion Saturday against the San Francisco 49ers in the NFC Divisional Playoffs. The final score of 27-10 doesn’t do the game justice. Minnesota was whooped on both sides of the ball, ending its season in premature fashion after a shocking win over the New Orleans Saints the week prior. As we’re witnessing a major shake up of the team’s coachin...2020
  • • Top takeaways from Saturday’s NFL Divisional Playoffs
    The NFL Divisional Playoffs got going at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara on Saturday afternoon.  A game that started out competitive saw the top-seeded San Francisco 49ers absolutely manhandle a lesser Minnesota Vikings team by the score of 27-10. The game was not as close as the final score indicated.  Later in the day, the Tennessee Titans shockingly defeated the top-seeded Baltimore Ravens on the...2020
  • • Josh McDaniels on verge of being named Browns head coach?
    2020
  • • Cam Jordan blames Saints' loss to Vikings on refs: 'It's a joke'
    The New Orleans Saints were ousted from the playoffs in the wild-card round Sunday when Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins won it in overtime with a controversial touchdown. There was plenty of buzz on social media that Vikings tight end Kyle Rudolph got away with offensive pass interference on the game-winning score (video here). Star defensive end Cam Jordan said after the game that he a...2020

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