2014 In Review // Local: News, Sports Nat'l: News, Sports, Entertainment, Talkers | Top 20 Most Read Stories 

Charlie Johnson

Percy Harvin

In-Season Peek At The Minnesota Vikings’ Offseason Outlook

The Minnesota Vikings are in the heat of the playoff chase, but they also need to think about the future. The Vikings need to make a decision on several free agents and how to improve several areas.

11/21/2012

david_banks.jpg

Minnesota Vikings Are In The Thick Of The Division Title Hunt

The Minnesota Vikings, Chicago Bears, Detroit Lions and Green Bay Packers form the NFL’s best division. The Bears sit atop the standings, but have issues with its offense. The Packers won the division last season, but the defense remains its weak link. The Vikings and Adrian Peterson are one of the best stories in the league, but do they have enough to make the playoffs. The Lions remain in the hunt, but can they get hot and catch the teams ahead of them.

11/16/2012

136317151.jpg

Percy Harvin Doubtful For The Minnesota Vikings

Percy Harvin did not practice all week and is as doubtful for Sunday’s against the Detroit Lions. His absence would leave a huge hole in an already anemic passing offense. The only other injured player listed as worse than probable is defensive tackle Letroy Guion.

11/11/2012

ponders.jpg

What To Watch For From The Minnesota Vikings In November

The best part of the November portion of the Minnesota Vikings’ schedule is its bye week. The Vikings can use that week off to improve two critical areas, one on each side of the ball. It needs to fix at least one of these problems, if it is going to remain in the playoff hunt.

11/07/2012

154762269.jpg

Minnesota Vikings QB Christian Ponder Getting Ripped For Thursday’s Performance

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.

10/27/2012

adrian.jpg

Adrian Peterson Misses Practice For The Minnesota Vikings

The Minnesota Vikings only have one practice this week before facing the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Thursday at Mall of America Field. Tight end John Carlson and running back Adrian Peterson were the only players to miss practice. Carlson is not expected to play, but Peterson is.

10/24/2012

jerome.jpg

Jerome Simpson’s Status Is Still Unclear For The Minnesota Vikings

The Minnesota Vikings had four of its best offensive players on its injury report this week. Adrian Peterson and Christian Ponder have been on the injury report in previous weeks, but Percy Harvin and Jerome Simpson were new this week. Harvin was injured during practice this week and Simpson felt leg weakness and numbness prior to the win over the Tennessee Titans.

10/13/2012

vikings_titans.jpg

Minnesota Vikings Win Third Straight In Convincing Fashion

The Minnesota Vikings improved to 4-1 with a dominating 30-7 victory over the Tennessee Titans at Mall of America Field. Percy Harvin had two touchdowns, one rushing and one receiving. Christian Ponder threw his first two interceptions of the season, but responded with two touchdown passes.

10/08/2012

(Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Injuries Are Starting To Mount For The Minnesota Vikings

The Minnesota Vikings have been fortunate to avoid any major injuries. Linebacker Erin Henderson has missed two games with a concussion, but he is expected back soon. Safety Mistral Raymond injured his ankle and may be a couple weeks away from returning. The Vikings have however suffered several other day-to-day minor injuries.

10/06/2012

(credit: Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Charlie Johnson Is A Versatile, Athletic Offensive Lineman For The Minnesota Vikings

The Minnesota Vikings signed Charlie Johnson, a former tight end recruit out of high school, to provide depth and experience on its offensive line in 2011. He is the oldest starting offensive lineman and only one reserve is older.

09/18/2012

(credit: Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Minnesota Vikings Enter The 2012 Season With Low Expectations

The national media does not like the Minnesota Vikings in 2012, but history says they still have a chance. The Vikings need a lot of things to go right to prove the naysayers wrong from better quarterback play to improved pass defense.

09/06/2012

(credit: CBS)

Sullivan Takes Over Leadership Of New Vikings OL

John Sullivan used to be a question mark on the Minnesota Vikings offensive line, an undersized sixth-round pick trying to fill in for a perennial Pro Bowler.

06/06/2012

(credit: Donald Miralle/Getty Images)

Vikings Offense Looking To Bounce Back In Week 2

The Vikings play three of their next four games at home starting with Sunday’s home opener against Tampa Bay. Over at Winter Park, the Vikings’ offense is looking for a way to bounce back from its inconsistent effort at San Diego last Sunday.

09/15/2011

Visanthe Shiancoe #81 picks up yards after a catch in the first quarter against the Washington Redskins at FedExField November 28, 2010 in Landover, Maryland.  (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Vikings Wrap Up Training Camp In Decent Shape

The Minnesota Vikings have finished the out-of-town portion of training camp in relatively good health.

08/11/2011

(credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Winfield: Coaches Had To Cut McKinnie

Leslie Frazier insists he wasn’t trying to send a message when left tackle Bryant McKinnie, a fixture on the Minnesota Vikings offensive line for the past nine years, was abruptly released two days into Frazier’s first training camp as a head coach.

08/03/2011

more

previous

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 2,536 other followers