Vikings Add Talent To Offense On Day 3 Of DraftThe Minnesota Vikings have added another offensive tackle, taking Western Michigan's Willie Beavers in the fourth round of the NFL draft. The Vikings took six picks into Saturday for the final four rounds, and they started the afternoon by targeting a critical position in front of quarterback Teddy Bridgewater and acquiring Beavers with the 121st overall selection.
2 Former Gophers Picked In 4th Round Of NFL DraftTwo former Minnesota players have been selected in the fourth round of the NFL draft, cornerback Eric Murray and linebacker De'Vondre Campbell. Murray went Saturday to Kansas City with the 106th overall pick. Then Campbell was taken by Atlanta with the 115th overall selection.
6 Picks Left For Vikings In Final Day Of NFL DraftThe Minnesota Vikings head into the last day of the NFL draft armed with six picks in the final four rounds. The Vikings have a fourth-rounder, a fifth-rounder and two picks each in the sixth and seventh rounds on Saturday.
Vikings To Recognize 2015 Minnesota Football Honors WinnersThe Minnesota Vikings will recognize the 2015 winners of the Minnesota Football Honors on Sunday. For the fourth consecutive year, the Vikings will serve as presenting sponsor of the Minnesota chapter of the National Football Foundation's annual awards dinner. The evening event takes place at the Hilton Minneapolis.
Date Set For First Vikings, Packers Game At U.S. Bank StadiumThe Minnesota Vikings will play their first regular-season home game at US Bank Stadium against, naturally, the rival Green Bay Packers. The NFL unveiled the 2016 schedule Thursday, putting the Packers and Vikings in prime time on Sunday night.
Football Player Retires Over Concussion ConcernsAn NFL football player who once played for Wayzata High School says he's retiring from the sport because of concern over concussions.
Fmr. Vikings Safety Blanton Signed By BillsThe Buffalo Bills have signed safety Robert Blanton, who spent the past four seasons with the Minnesota Vikings. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Minnesota in 2012 drafted Blanton, 26, in the fifth round out of Notre Dame.
Vikings Withdrawing Request To Rename Chicago AvenueThe Minnesota vikings say they will not pursue further their request to rename a street near their new stadium.
Top NFL Free Agents Left By PositionThe free agency splurge has come and gone on Day 1. Who's left to improve your team?
4 Things To Know: George Martin Dies, Solar Eclipse, Obama's Health & MoreFrom the death of famous Beatles producer Sir George Martin to President Barack Obama's excellent health, here's a look at the top four stories from Wednesday, March 9, 2016.
Vikings Enter Free Agency Wary Of RiskThe Minnesota Vikings will again enter NFL free agency with a cautious approach. Yes, they've made their share of high-dollar signings over the past decade, but under general manager Rick Spielman the roster-building strategy has further steered toward drafting and developing. Most of their money is spent on their own players.
NFL Must Pay For Benefits In Ex-Player's Brain InjuryA federal judge has ordered the NFL's pension plan to pay higher disability benefits to a retired player who apparently is suffering from an illness caused by multiple concussions.