Vikings' Joseph Named NFC Defensive Player Of The WeekThe Minnesota Vikings can add another player honor to their tally this year: Defensive tackle Linval Joseph has been named the NFC Defensive Player of the Week. \
Vikings, DT Tom Johnson Finalize 3-Year ContractThe Minnesota Vikings have finalized their three-year contract with defensive tackle Tom Johnson. The Vikings announced the deal Wednesday.
Suh Active For Detroit Against VikingsNdamukong Suh is active for Detroit's game against Minnesota on Sunday after missing practice time with an illness.
Vikings Rule 4 Injured Starters Out Vs. LionsThe Minnesota Vikings have declared four starters out for Sunday's game at Detroit.
Lotulelei Out, Johnson In For PanthersCarolina Panthers defensive tackle Star Lotulelei is out for the second straight game with an ankle injury.
Vikings Lineman With Team Following Weekend ArrestMinnesota Vikings defensive tackle Tom Johnson practiced with the team as usual Tuesday, following his weekend arrest on misdemeanor trespassing and disorderly conduct charges that his representatives said should be dismissed.
Gophers Lose Starting DT Scott Ekpe To Knee InjuryMinnesota defensive tackle Scott Ekpe may miss the rest of the season because of a significant injury to his right knee. Coach Jerry Kill declined Tuesday to give specifics, but he called the news on the junior a "major blow" to the Gophers.
Vikings' DT Joseph Ready To Return From Bullet Wound Minnesota Vikings defensive tackle Linval Joseph is on track to play in the season opener, less than a month after he was shot in the leg. Joseph spoke publicly Tuesday for the first time since a stray bullet during an Aug. 9 nightclub disturbance struck him in the left calf.
Seattle Finalizes Signing Of Fmr. Viking DT Kevin Williams The Seattle Seahawks have finalized their signing of veteran defensive tackle Kevin Williams and added running back Demitrius Bronson to their roster ahead of this week's minicamp.
Minn. Vikings Nab DT Joseph, Bring Back LB BrinkleyThe Minnesota Vikings now have a new run-stopping defensive tackle to pair alongside last year's first-round pick.
Kevin Williams Listed As Probable For BearsMinnesota Vikings defensive tackle Kevin Williams missed practice on Friday due to personal reasons. Coach Leslie Frazier says Williams will be ready to make his season debut on Sunday against Chicago. Williams missed the opener against Detroit with a knee injury. He returned to practice this week and Frazier says his defensive captain is good to go. Williams is listed as probable on the injury report.
Lions' Ndamukong Suh Appeals $100K Fine From NFL Detroit Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh says he is appealing the NFL's $100,000 fine against him for his hit on a Vikings player over the weekend.