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.
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.
There are several rookies anxious to show the world what they can do this season. But who do you think will be the biggest game-changer? Vote now.
A lot is expected of a top-10 draft pick, no matter their position. See who will do what once the season kicks off.
Matt Kalil, the offensive lineman the Vikings chose with their fourth overall selection in the NFL Draft, agreed to terms with the team on Thursday.
There’s going to be an invasion of purple in Mankato on Thursday as Minnesota Vikings players and team officials report to training camp.
Mike Max sat down with the Minnesota Vikings’ draft picks.
Rhett Ellison wasn’t even watching the NFL draft on Saturday afternoon when the Minnesota Vikings came on the clock for the second time in the fourth round.
The Minnesota Vikings have experienced a significant talent decline in two seasons since reaching the NFC championship game, and with that turnover has also come a loss of leadership.
The Minnesota Vikings moved down in the draft and still found their man. The Vikings took USC left tackle Matt Kalil on Thursday night after trading their third overall pick to the Browns for the fourth overall selection.
In the consensus view of this year’s NFL draft, the Minnesota Vikings will select USC’s Matt Kalil with the third pick to be their cornerstone left tackle for the next decade.
The Minnesota Vikings will listen to trade offers. They’ll consider every option. That’s what any NFL team does during the draft.