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.
Minnesota Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier decided to keep his only returning safety, but as a special teams player and backup at both safety positions. Frazier kept five safeties on the roster and Sanford, in his fourth year in the league, has the most experience.
The Minnesota Vikings still have plenty of question marks with injuries, but it no longer has to worry about running back Adrian Peterson. The veteran was left off the injury report, but a pair of starters were added this week.
The Minnesota Vikings went through practice this week relatively healthy. Only center John Sullivan and cornerback Antoine Winfield missed a full practice this week. The three players that were forced out of the opener due to injury got back on the practice field this week.
The Minnesota Vikings received a big boost as star running back Adrian Peterson returned just nine and a half months after tearing his ACL. Peterson not only returned, but started and received the bulk of the carries. However, the hero of the game for the Vikings was rookie kicker Blair Walsh, who made a 55-yard field as time expired to send the game to overtime. He then added the game-winning on the opening drive of the extra period.
Minnesota Vikings cornerback Antoine Winfield will be a full participant in practice Thursday, hoping to test his injured neck and see if he can play in Sunday’s game at Carolina.
The Minnesota Vikings are preparing to play the undefeated Green Bay Packers without their top cornerback and starters at center and safety.
Coming off their worst game of the season, the Minnesota Vikings have arrived at their greatest challenge yet this season: the Green Bay Packers.
Minnesota Vikings center John Sullivan and safety Jamarca Sanford have left Sunday’s game against the Chicago Bears because of concussions.
The Kansas City Chiefs are winless no more. The Minnesota Vikings wish they could say the same.
The Minnesota Vikings have waived offensive lineman Ryan Cook, tight end Jeff Dugan and linebacker Heath Farwell, three vested veterans who’ve been valuable backups for several seasons.
The preseason has ended for the Minnesota Vikings with one starting position still unsettled.