Peterson Carries Vikings To 20-10 Win Over AtlantaAdrian Peterson ran for 158 yards and a pair of touchdowns, Matt Ryan threw two more interceptions, and the Minnesota Vikings beat the slumping Atlanta Falcons 20-10 on Sunday.
Vikings Harrison Smith Out For Falcons GameMinnesota Vikings safety Harrison Smith has been downgraded and is now listed as out for the game because of a knee injury. Smith was listed as questionable on Friday, but the team said on Saturday that he will be scratched. Smith was injured last week against Green Bay.
Injury Report: Minnesota Vikings Expect To Have Smith And Griffen On The Field SundayThe Minnesota Vikings should have two of their most important defensive players available on Sunday. Safety Harrison Smith and defensive end Everson Griffen each missed two practices this week, but they both expects to play against the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday at the Georgia Dome. The Vikings have nine players listed on their injury report while the Falcons have seven on theirs.
Minnesota Vikings QB Bridgewater Is Taking Too Many HitsThe Minnesota Vikings want to keep their quarterback upright and healthy going forward. The offensive line has been under fire for a few seasons, but Teddy Bridgewater deserves some of the blame as well. Four members of the 25-man semifinal list for the 2016 NFL Hall of Fame have ties to the Vikings.
Vikings' Offensive Line Now Out To Slow Pass Rush With Falcons Up NextAfter the Minnesota Vikings took six sacks and quarterback Teddy Bridgewater was also hit 10 times in last weekend's loss to the Green Bay Packers, the natural inclination would be to look at the team's patchwork offensive line.
A Look At The Vikings Stadium's Space-Age RoofThe most striking feature on the iconic U.S. Bank Stadium in downtown Minneapolis is something you look right through -- literally. Instead of a 1990s-style retractable roof, which most NFL stadiums rarely open, the Minnesota Vikings are using a revolutionary design that is incredibly light.
Zimmer Disappointed, Not Discouraged After Loss To PackersThe Minnesota Vikings moved on from the loss to rival Green Bay, determined to isolate this defeat. For all the facets of their performance against the Packers that were substandard in the national spotlight, the Vikings emerged with the same type of confident, defiant attitude they've been using to their advantage all season.
4 Takeaways From The Vikings' Loss To Green BayThe stage was set Sunday for the Minnesota Vikings to take advantage of a huge opportunity. With a one game lead in the NFC North, they could take control of the division with a victory over their hated division rivals. Instead, what transpired was easily the Vikings' worst performance of the season since losing at San Francisco in Week 1.
Mr. Rodgers Teaches Vikings A LessonThe Packers and Vikings matchup was supposed to be Minnesota's statement game. But Green Bay did all the talking.
Rodgers, Packers Roll Past Vikings 30-13Aaron Rodgers threw for 212 yards and a pair of touchdown passes, Datone Jones had two of Green Bay's six sacks and the Packers stopped a three-game losing streak with a convincing 30-13 victory over the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday to pull even in the NFC North race.
Goodell: Peterson 'Taking Advantage' Of New Opportunity In NFLNFL Commissioner Roger Goodell's letter to Adrian Peterson last year spelled out the reasons for his suspension and the conditions for his reinstatement in cold, unsympathetic terms.
4 Things To Know For Nov. 22, 2015Here's a look at the four things you need to know for Nov. 22, 2015.