The Minnesota Vikings enter a daunting second half of the season. The Minnesota Vikings have slipped a bit over the last four weeks, which was a four games in 19 day stretch. Now that the Vikings have reached the midway point of the season, it still has some areas to improve.
Christian Ponder’s numbers suggest that the second-year quarterback is taking a step backwards. However, the Minnesota Vikings as a whole are regressing. The entire defense and offensive line are especially woeful lately.
The Minnesota Vikings never got into the game before falling to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Thursday. Adrian Peterson had another outstanding game. The Vikings made far too many mistakes and allowed the Buccaneers to do whatever they wanted.
Phil Simms answers questions about the state of the NFL after seven weeks.
The Minnesota Vikings have been struggling to put the ball in the end zone when they get within striking distance for most of the season. It finally caught up with them last weekend against Washington.
The Minnesota Vikings have two of the most dynamic offensive players in the NFL, one of which is Percy Harvin. The former first round draft pick helped the Florida Gators win two national championships. He has won several NFL awards and honors, but puzzled the media when he requested a trade. Everything seems to have brushed over with the Vikings leading the NFC North Division.
The Minnesota Vikings do not have the deepest or most talented receiving group in the NFL, so a veteran receiver with a big body that does not have a prima donna attitude to stunt the development of its second-year quarterback is a good guy to have for the Vikings.
Adrian Peterson hasn’t wavered all summer: He says he is ready to play for Minnesota in the season opener.
There is one thing that dwarfs all other issues with the Vikings in this preseason: is Christian Ponder ready to be big time? And to be there, he has to have great confidence. And that’s where it gets sticky.
Christian Ponder is the man in charge of the Vikings offense. He is being groomed as the team’s leader as well. And right behind Ponder on the depth chart is Joe Webb, an interesting prospect since he came into the league.
Like the rest of the Minnesota Vikings, offensive coordinator Bill Musgrave has had a rough first season on the job.
Two days before each preseason game so far, Minnesota Vikings offensive coordinator Bill Musgrave has held a meeting with his quarterbacks to discuss the game plan for the upcoming opponent.
The Vikings already had a solid group of tight ends before they drafted Kyle Rudolph, but the Notre Dame rookie has been raising some eyebrows as he trains on the field in Mankato.
The new offensive coordinator for the Minnesota Vikings has only a short time to implement an entirely new offense.
Leslie Frazier has his coaching staff pretty much assembled, and the decisions he made hint at the direction the Minnesota Vikings want to go as they look to replace quarterback Brett Favre.