The Minnesota Vikings may not have been able to play a worse Thursday in Lambeau Field against the Green Bay Packers. The surrendered the first 42 points and could only muster 10 points in garbage time in the fourth quarter. Their is very little positive things to say about the game for the Vikings.
The Minnesota Vikings finished last season with the 31st ranked defense. They allowed 397.6 yards per game, including 287.2 yards through the air. Enter Mike Zimmer.
The Minnesota Vikings have claimed tight end MarQueis Gray and offensive tackle Mike Harris off waivers. Linebacker Larry Dean and offensive tackle Austin Wentworth were released Sunday to make room on the roster.
The Minnesota Vikings finalized their 53-man roster over the weekend as their regular season opener is now less than a week away. The Vikings open the regular season this Sunday at the Detroit Lions in a pivotal NFC North division match-up. It means some players realized their NFL dream this weekend, while others went home disappointed.
MarQueis Gray went through skill drills for pro scouts with several other former Gophers teammates on Monday at the annual pre-draft workout session at the university’s practice facility. Thirteen NFL teams had a representative in attendance.
The Gopher football team plays its finale against Texas Tech in the Car Care Bowl in Houston on Friday night.
University of Minnesota football coach Jerry Kill said Tuesday that quarterback Max Shortell is leaving the team and has decided to transfer.
The University of Minnesota football team and the Goal Line Club celebrated the 2012 season with its annual awards banquet Sunday afternoon at the Hilton Hotel in Minneapolis.
Taylor Martinez threw for 308 yards and two touchdowns to Kenny Bell while becoming No. 16 Nebraska’s all-time passing leader in a 38-14 victory over Minnesota on Saturday.
MarQueis Gray’s return from injury was short-lived. And so, it appears, was Minnesota’s claim to relevance in the Big Ten.
The old adage suggests Northwestern won’t be successful with Kain Colter and Trevor Siemian sharing time at the sport’s most important position.
Donnell Kirkwood rushed for 99 yards and two touchdowns and the Minnesota defense showed it is no longer the pushover it has been for decades in a 17-10 victory over Syracuse on Saturday night.
Ryan Nassib and the Syracuse offense are focused on getting off to a better start.
Minnesota has all but ruled out quarterback MarQueis Gray of this week’s game because of a sprained left ankle.
An injury to MarQueis Gray was arguably the last development Minnesota could afford this season. Well, Gray got hurt, and the quarterback change was just what the Gophers needed to get going.