Mike Zimmer: The Man Who Made It HappenYou could see it on the players' faces. For veterans like Chad Greenway, Adrian Peterson and Brian Robison, this one meant a whole lot. The Vikings beat the Packers Sunday night to win the NFC North Division title and earn a home playoff game.
Vikings Blog: Vikings Take On The NFC North, Beat Packers 20 – 13On November 22, the Minnesota Vikings had a chance to stake their claim to the NFC North with a win over the Green Bay Packers. The Vikings lost that game 30 -- 13.
Zimmer: 'No T-Shirts This Week' As Packers AwaitThe stakes were high enough the last time Minnesota played Green Bay that Vikings coach Mike Zimmer, one of the least-gimmicky guys in his profession, ordered clothing for the organization to commemorate the occasion.
Minnesota Vikings RB Peterson Continues To Climb The Rushing ListAdrian Peterson is climbing the career rushing list and more are expected to be passed with five games remaining in the season. Peterson will likely have one of his best statistical years since joining the NFL in 2007 by the end of the season.
Loadholt, Greenway Picked For Vikings Off-The-Field AwardsThe Minnesota Vikings have selected outside linebacker Chad Greenway and offensive tackle Phil Loadholt for their annual off-the-field honors. Greenway was named the Vikings Community Man of the Year. Loadholt was picked as the team's Ed Block Courage Award recipient for 2015. The winners were announced Wednesday.
Vikings Back To Work With NFC North Division Lead At StakeMinnesota Vikings players often get the day off the Monday following a win. Not this week. Mike Zimmer called them into work.
4 Reasons The Minnesota Vikings Are A Playoff TeamThe Minnesota Vikings are somewhat in uncharted territory. At the halfway point of their season, not only are they above.500 but they've put themselves into playoff contention. Here are four reasons why the Vikings are a playoff team, and why they can't be ruled out to win the NFC North.
5 Takeaways From The Vikings Win Over San DiegoThe Minnesota Vikings had a quality 26-16 win over the Detroit Lions in Week 2 after a clunker at San Francisco to open the season. So which Vikings team would show up against the Chargers Sunday? The one that struggled in its first game, or the one that punished the Lions?
Role Reduced, Greenway Still Valuable For Thriving Vikings DChad Greenway's role with the Minnesota Vikings has been reduced, as has his salary. His value to the coaches and players, though, has never been greater.
Vikings Blog: Vikings Defense Takes A Charge Out Of San DiegoThe Minnesota Vikings defense is building a reputation for being tenacious. Philip Rivers and the San Diego Chargers found this out the hard way on Sunday. The Vikings defense brought constant pressure throughout the game, making Rivers feel uncomfortable whenever he dropped back in the pocket.
Peterson, Vikings Trample Banged-Up Chargers 31-14Adrian Peterson plowed through San Diego's defense for 126 yards and two touchdowns on 20 rushes in three quarters on Sunday, and the Minnesota Vikings trampled Philip Rivers and the injury-depleted Chargers 31-14.
Vikings Set Big Goals, Have High Expectations Early In Training CampIt's hard to believe, but training camp for the Minnesota Vikings is up and running in Mankato. And in less than 2 weeks -- the team will take on the Steelers in their first pre-season game.