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.
Doubts For Bridgewater, Barr For Vikings Verses RaidersMinnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater has not yet completed the NFL protocol for returning from a concussion, but coach Mike Zimmer expects him to start Sunday at Oakland. Bridgewater practiced Friday and Zimmer says he has "no doubt" he would be ready to play.
Bridgewater Fully Returns To Vikings PracticeMinnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater has returned to full participation in practice, a significant step forward in his recovery from a concussion. Bridgewater was hurt as he slid in front of St. Louis cornerback Lamarcus Joyner.
Bridgewater Passes 1st Concussion Test, Could Play SundayVikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater appears to have dodged a big bullet after leaving Sunday's game against the St. Louis Rams with a concussion. Bridgewater was knocked out, literally, during the fourth quarter of the Vikings' 21-18 overtime win over the Rams on Sunday at TCF Bank Stadium.
Injury Report: Kendricks Out, Barr Questionable For The VikingsThe Minnesota Vikings good run defense is going to be tested by the St. Louis Rams and their own health. The Vikings have seven members of their defensive front seven listed on their injury report, including three declared out for Sunday's game. The Vikings have 13 players listed on their injury report. The Rams are in a little better shape with just seven players listed on their injury report.
5 Vikings Starters Miss Practice With InjuriesFive starters were held out of practice Wednesday: linebackers Anthony Barr (back) and Eric Kendricks (ribs), defensive tackle Sharrif Floyd (knee/ankle), center Joe Berger and wide receiver Stefon Diggs (hamstring).
Linval Joseph Breaking Through On Vikings D-LineThe Minnesota Vikings have developed one of the NFL's best defenses, headlined by coach Mike Zimmer's creative package of blitzes. The player Zimmer might be most excited about is probably the one who receives the least attention: Linval Joseph.
Anthony Barr Says His Mother Is The Real StarAt 6-foot-5 and 255 pounds, Anthony Barr is a physical presence on the football field. But the person he respects most in this world isn't a football player, it's his mom, Lori, who gave birth to Anthony during her junior year of college.
10 Things To Watch At Vikings Training CampIt's the middle of July, but the football season is officially just around the corner. The Minnesota Vikings report to the campus of Minnesota State University, Mankato, on Saturday for training camp. So what should we keep an eye on as the team practices in Mankato?
10 Great Draft Picks By The Minnesota VikingsThe Minnesota Vikings are coming off a 7-9 season, and if things go right, could threaten for a playoff spot next season. A lot of it depends on how their young draft picks develop. We all like to have fun and poke at a team when their draft choices fail. When you look at the Vikings, there have been plenty of them over recent years.
Greenway Out vs. Bears; Vikings Down 2 LinebackersChad Greenway is inactive for Minnesota because of a knee injury, leaving the Vikings without two starting linebackers against Chicago.
Injury Report: Vikings Thin At Linebacker For Game Against The BearsThe Minnesota Vikings have three healthy linebackers on their active roster for Sunday's game against the Chicago Bears at TCF Bank Stadium. Veteran Chad Greenway, despite missing all three practices this week, could still play in the final game of the season. The Vikings have 14 players listed on the injury report and the Bears have 10 listed on theirs.