'Purple People Eaters' Back? Vikings Starting To Think SoEverson Griffen saw where defense got the Denver Broncos last season.
Vikings Everson Griffen Selected To Pro BowlAdrian Peterson is no longer the only member of the Minnesota Vikings headed to the Pro Bowl. It took another player's injury to get him there, but defensive end Everson Griffen is headed to Hawaii.
Vikings Players Say They're Ready For Bitterly Cold Playoff GameIt's going to be bitterly cold at kickoff when the Minnesota Vikings host the Seattle Seahawks in the NFC Wild Card Playoffs at TCF Bank Stadium on Sunday. What the Vikings are trying to downplay is what everyone else is talking about.
Vikings' Everson Griffen Gets NFC Defensive Player Of The Week AwardMinnesota Vikings defensive end Everson Griffen has been selected as the NFC Defensive Player of the Week. The NFL announced the awards Wednesday.
Injury Report: Minnesota Vikings List DT Joseph As Doubtful, All Others As ProbableThe Minnesota Vikings have a few big pieces of their roster on the injury report. However, they expect to have all of them available Sunday with the NFC North title on the line at Lambeau Field.
Vikings Defense Still Dealing With Injury IssuesThe Minnesota Vikings are still dealing with a significant injury problem on defense. Three starters were held out of practice Wednesday: defensive tackle Linval Joseph (foot), linebacker Anthony Barr (groin/hand) and defensive end Everson Griffen (shoulder).
Linval Joseph Key Force For Vikings, On Or Off The FieldHarrison Smith, Anthony Barr and Linval Joseph still are not practicing. They are at Winter Park trying to get healthy enough to be in the lineup for Sunday's game against Chicago.
Injury Report: Minnesota Vikings Expect To Have Smith And Griffen On The Field SundayThe Minnesota Vikings should have two of their most important defensive players available on Sunday. Safety Harrison Smith and defensive end Everson Griffen each missed two practices this week, but they both expects to play against the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday at the Georgia Dome. The Vikings have nine players listed on their injury report while the Falcons have seven on theirs.
Vikings Starting To Believe They Can Win Close GamesThat line in the NFL between winning and losing a particular game is often so thin. The Minnesota Vikings have begun to figure out the formula for staying on the right side of it.
Linval Joseph Breaking Through On Vikings D-LineThe Minnesota Vikings have developed one of the NFL's best defenses, headlined by coach Mike Zimmer's creative package of blitzes. The player Zimmer might be most excited about is probably the one who receives the least attention: Linval Joseph.
Injury Report: Vikings' Everson Griffen Ready To Play Against Detroit After Sitting Out With IllnessEverson Griffen was a surprise late scratch for Sunday’s win over the Kansas City Chiefs. The starting right defensive end says he will play in Week 7 in Detroit. He would not divulge the extent of the illness, but only that everything checks out. The Vikings list 10 players on their injury report. The Lions list 14 on theirs.
After Sudden, ‘Scary’ Illness, Griffen Is Back To PracticeMinnesota Vikings defensive end Everson Griffen has returned to practice with the team, after a sudden illness that kept him out of the previous game.