The Minnesota Vikings had an anemic pass rush in 2007. So, the team went out and acquired the individual sack leader that season during the offseason. There were concerns over some off-field issues, but he has become one of the team’s best playmakers and leaders.
The Minnesota Vikings weren’t supposed to be in first place this season. Not even five games in.
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.
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.
The veterans on the Minnesota Vikings defense are still significant contributors. Jared Allen, Chad Greenway, Kevin Williams and Antoine Winfield continue to make their mark.
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.
Minnesota Vikings tight end Kyle Rudolph didn’t practice Wednesday because of a bruised quadriceps muscle, and defensive end Jared Allen was limited by a neck injury.
Jared Allen and the Minnesota Vikings had Andrew Luck on the run, with nowhere to throw and nowhere to go on third-and-16.
The Minnesota Vikings were not expected to win very many games this season, but they have still played surprisingly well in some aspects while underachieving in others. Rookie kicker Blair Walsh, the two-minute offense and running back Adrian Peterson are pleasant surprises while the pass rush, two-minute defense and downfield passing attack are disappointments.
The Minnesota Vikings hit the road for the first time in 2012. It is set to battle the NFL’s worst team last season, the Indianapolis Colts, at Lucas Oil Stadium with the chance to improve to 2-0.
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.
Randy Moss, Jared Allen and Fran Tarkenton — who’s your favorite Minnesota Viking?
In the 1950s, ’60s and ’70s, Elvis Presley was the undisputed King of Rock ‘n’ Roll. Decades later, some people think he still is.
Preseason games can be difficult to analyze and often misleading, but no NFL team feels good about allowing 260 yards rushing in one night. That’s what happened to the Minnesota Vikings in San Francisco last Friday while losing to the 49ers, so there was no secret about what the defensive coaches harped on in their weekend review with the players.
Finding a balance in the NFL between preserving the health of team’s best players and maximizing their talent is always a trick.
Jared Allen is happy to help out the younger Minnesota Vikings, answering questions, giving advice or critiquing their performance.
Minnesota Vikings defensive end Jared Allen says he wants the NFL sack record more than ever after falling just one short of breaking the mark last season.
It’s a fourth-and-long situation just two days before a Minnesota House vote on a new stadium agreement.
The Minnesota Vikings are inviting fans and stadium supporters to the Mall of America on Saturday to hear the latest on efforts for a new football stadium.
Lions receiver Calvin Johnson and Vikings defensive end Jared Allen are the leading vote getters for The Associated Press 2011 NFL All-Pro Team, each falling one vote short of being unanimous choices.
Charles Tillman’s interception return in the second quarter gave Chicago the lead for good, and the Bears stopped their five-game losing streak with a 17-13 victory over the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday despite 3½ sacks by Jared Allen.
Jared Allen has broken the Minnesota Vikings single-season sack record and is one sack away from breaking Michael Strahan’s NFL mark.
The Minnesota Vikings announced Tuesday afternoon that defensive end Jared Allen has been selected to the Pro Bowl.
The Minnesota Vikings were on the wrong end of a blowout against New Orleans, and Jared Allen was on the sideline during the Saints’ final possession.