10 Great Draft Picks By The Minnesota VikingsThe Minnesota Vikings are coming off a 7-9 season, and if things go right, could threaten for a playoff spot next season. A lot of it depends on how their young draft picks develop. We all like to have fun and poke at a team when their draft choices fail. When you look at the Vikings, there have been plenty of them over recent years.
Sharrif Floyd Looks To Continue Vikings Tradition Of Good Defensive TacklesThe Minnesota Vikings have a long tradition of having very good defensive tackles. They drafted Sharrif Floyd in the first round of the 2013 draft in hopes that he can continue the trend. He learned a lot of from former teammate Kevin Williams and slimmed down in the offseason to reach his full potential. This season should be the beginning of the Floyd era in Minnesota.
Seattle Finalizes Signing Of Fmr. Viking DT Kevin Williams The Seattle Seahawks have finalized their signing of veteran defensive tackle Kevin Williams and added running back Demitrius Bronson to their roster ahead of this week's minicamp.
Vikings Sign Defensive End Corey WoottonThe Minnesota Vikings have signed free agent defensive end Corey Wootton. The Vikings announced the deal Friday, one day after Wootton and his agent tweeted that an agreement had been reached.
Patterson Propels Minnesota Vikings To Victory In Metrodome FinaleThe Minnesota Vikings closed the history of Mall of America Field with a victory Sunday by beating the Detroit Lions 14-13. Cordarrelle Patterson scored two touchdowns, one rushing and the other receiving for the only two Vikings scores. The Lions scored 13 straight points in the second half to take a lead, but could not keep the Vikings from scoring the winning touchdown.
Kevin Williams Reflecting On 11 Seasons With VikesKevin Williams has never been incredibly loquacious in public. He has always preferred to use that syrupy Arkansas drawl to talk about the game and not much else, batting away attention like he brushes aside a center on his way to the quarterback.
Vikings Pick DT Williams For Ed Block Courage Award Veteran defensive tackle Kevin Williams has been picked by Minnesota Vikings players as the team's recipient this season of the Ed Block Courage Award.
Xavier Rhodes’ Concussion Leaves Minnesota Vikings Really Thin At CornerThe Minnesota Vikings lost cornerback Xavier Rhodes and wide receiver Joe Webb during the game against the Green Bay Packers with concussions. Neither has formally passed the NFL's concussion protocol, but the team is still hopeful that will be available Sunday against the Chicago Bears at Mall of America Field. The Vikings listed six players as non-participants, one as a limited participant and four as full participants for Thursday's practice.
Williams, Playing New Spot, Helps Vikes D Step UpKevin Williams was already one of the most revered players on Minnesota's roster. Then the 33-year-old produced one of the most memorable performances of his decorated career.
Huge Upset At Mall Of America Field: Excellent Grades For Vikings Against RedskinsThe Minnesota Vikings defeated the Washington Redskins 34-27 at Mall of America Field on Thursday. The Vikings scored 20 unanswered points in the second half to get their second win of the season. Christian Ponder led the Vikings offense before injuring his left arm. The defense was able to sack Robert Griffin III four times.
As Losses Pile Up, So Does Frustration For Vikings Vikings coach Leslie Frazier says he plans to talk to the team on Monday amid mounting frustration after a fourth straight loss.
Team Grades Drop In 3rd Last-Minute Loss For Minnesota Vikings In 2013The Minnesota Vikings blew their third last-minute lead of the season. The Dallas Cowboys scored with 35 seconds remaining to send the Vikings to their worst start to a season since 1961 (the team's inaugural year). Adrian Peterson ran for 140 yards and a touchdown in the 27-23 loss Sunday at AT&T Stadium.