The Minnesota Vikings remain atop the NFC North Division standings following a 20-13 win over the Detroit Lions. The win ends a winless streak of 11 straight games against divisional opponents for the Vikings.
The Minnesota Vikings begin divisional play, fresh off an upset of the San Francisco 49ers, with several impact starters on the injury list. Jared Allen, Christian Ponder and Kyle Rudolph have found their way on the report for the first time this season. Erin Henderson and Mistral Raymond are dealing with the first significant injuries of the season for the Vikings.
The Minnesota Vikings had an opportunity to be the only undefeated team in the division after two weeks. A last minute loss to the Indianapolis Colts at Lucas Oil Stadium makes tied with all three other NFC North teams atop the division.
The Minnesota Vikings took a chance when they selected Iowa defensive tackle Christian Ballard in the fourth round of April’s draft. The early returns have been nothing but favorable.
Los Angeles police say Minnesota Vikings defensive end Everson Griffen has been arrested for allegedly assaulting an officer during a traffic stop.
Minnesota defensive end Everson Griffen is out of jail, and the Vikings are monitoring his situation.