The Minnesota Vikings, Chicago Bears, Detroit Lions and Green Bay Packers form the NFL’s best division. The Bears sit atop the standings, but have issues with its offense. The Packers won the division last season, but the defense remains its weak link. The Vikings and Adrian Peterson are one of the best stories in the league, but do they have enough to make the playoffs. The Lions remain in the hunt, but can they get hot and catch the teams ahead of them.
The best part of the November portion of the Minnesota Vikings’ schedule is its bye week. The Vikings can use that week off to improve two critical areas, one on each side of the ball. It needs to fix at least one of these problems, if it is going to remain in the playoff hunt.
The Minnesota Vikings drafted John Sullivan in the sixth round of the 2008 NFL Draft. He replaced a fan favorite as the team’s starting center in 2009 and has become a leader on the offensive line. He frequents the University of Minnesota Amplatz Children’s Hospital and donated money to build a playground for the ailing children.
The Minnesota Vikings never got into the game before falling to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Thursday. Adrian Peterson had another outstanding game. The Vikings made far too many mistakes and allowed the Buccaneers to do whatever they wanted.
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 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 signed Charlie Johnson, a former tight end recruit out of high school, to provide depth and experience on its offensive line in 2011. He is the oldest starting offensive lineman and only one reserve is older.
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 don’t know how good the offensive line will be this season, but they do know who will be the starting five.
There is one thing that dwarfs all other issues with the Vikings in this preseason: is Christian Ponder ready to be big time? And to be there, he has to have great confidence. And that’s where it gets sticky.
John Sullivan used to be a question mark on the Minnesota Vikings offensive line, an undersized sixth-round pick trying to fill in for a perennial Pro Bowler.
It was a day of twists and turns for the Vikings stadium at the Capitol on Wednesday. The bill got a going over by the Senate Finance Committee, and some star Vikings players made their own push for a new stadium to play in.
The Minnesota Vikings announced Saturday afternoon that center John Sullivan has reached an agreement with the team on a contract extension.
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.
Minnesota Vikings center John Sullivan and safety Jamarca Sanford have left Sunday’s game against the Chicago Bears because of concussions.
Minnesota Vikings cornerback Antoine Winfield, center John Sullivan and punter Chris Kluwe all missed practice Wednesday because of injuries.
With Thanksgiving just a few days away, a host of Minnesota Vikings hit the community to help families in need prepare for a holiday meal.
Minnesota Vikings center John Sullivan and safety Eric Frampton are questionable to return after being injured in the first half of Sunday’s game against the Chicago Bears.
Ryan Harris of the Denver Broncos held a football camp earlier this week at James Griffin Stadium in his hometown of Saint Paul. Several of his former Notre Dame teammates were there to help out […]