Adrian Peterson took his first carry last season all the way for a 78-yard touchdown. He called it ahead of time, too. This year, Peterson has again predicted a score on his first run, though that came Thursday only through prompting from a reporter.
We’re kicking off the 2014 NFL season with clean slates across the board. Which of our insiders will come out victorious this year? Who’s going to tank? Stay with us as we present our fearless picks.
The greatest friend to a new head football coach is a good quarterback. Does Mike Zimmer have one in Matt Cassel?
Mike Zimmer quietly put together an impressive preseason as the new head coach of the Minnesota Vikings. The Vikings went 4-0 and Zimmer says he’s been very pleased with the work habits he’s seen from his new players. But as smooth as things have gone early, Zimmer knows that none of that really matters now that the regular season is set to begin.
The Minnesota Vikings finished last season with the 31st ranked defense. They allowed 397.6 yards per game, including 287.2 yards through the air. Enter Mike Zimmer.
The Vikings may not be among the elite teams in the NFL, but the attitude on the team should be much improved under demanding rookie head coach Mike Zimmer.
The Minnesota Vikings begin the Mike Zimmer era with a road game against the St. Louis Rams at the Edward Jones Dome.
The Minnesota Vikings have been remaking their defense since Mike Zimmer took over this season as head coach.
The Minnesota Vikings have claimed tight end MarQueis Gray and offensive tackle Mike Harris off waivers. Linebacker Larry Dean and offensive tackle Austin Wentworth were released Sunday to make room on the roster.
A Sioux Falls sports journalist has authored a book on the first Minnesota Vikings team to go to the Super Bowl, which happened in the last year of the old National Football League before pro football’s biggest merger.
The Minnesota Vikings have cut veteran safeties Chris Crocker and Kurt Coleman and placed Jamarca Sanford on injured reserve, leaving them thin at safety as the season opener approaches.
Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Jerome Simpson has been suspended for three games for violating the NFL’s substance abuse policy, his second such punishment in three seasons. The league announced the punishment Friday, putting Simpson on the sideline until Sept. 22 when the Vikings begin practice for Week 4.
Even after Vikings star Adrian Peterson said he wanted to play with the Vikings for the rest of his career, some are speculating that may not be the case. According to reports, the running back had a phone conversation with Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones in June.
Letting the rookie quarterbacks play and keeping the starters on the sideline may have been the best decisions Vikings coach Mike Zimmer and Titans coach Ken Whisenhunt made all night.
Vikings running back Adrian Peterson is reiterating that he hopes to remain in Minnesota until he retires in response to a report that he reached out to Jerry Jones about playing for the Dallas Cowboys this summer.
It’s tough to keep up with all the action in NFL. Here’s your power rankings heading into Week 2.
In the season opener, the Minnesota Vikings beat the St. Louis Rams 34 – 6.
Minneapolis will host the 2018 Super Bowl after a vote by owners on Tuesday rewarded the city for getting a new stadium deal.
The Vikings drafted UCLA linebacker Anthony Barr at No. 9, then traded back into the first round with Seattle at No. 32 to get Louisville quarterback Teddy Bridgewater.
It’s tough to keep up with all the action in NFL. Here’s your recap for Week 17 in the NFL.
It wasn’t pretty but the Vikings managed a win over the Lions, 14-13, in the final game at the Metrodome.
From a Super Bowl to the World Series, countless Vikings highlights and plenty of Twins memories, here’s a look back on some of the great days at the Dome.