4 Takeaways From The Vikings' Loss To Green BayThe stage was set Sunday for the Minnesota Vikings to take advantage of a huge opportunity. With a one game lead in the NFC North, they could take control of the division with a victory over their hated division rivals. Instead, what transpired was easily the Vikings' worst performance of the season since losing at San Francisco in Week 1.
4 Reasons The Minnesota Vikings Are A Playoff TeamThe Minnesota Vikings are somewhat in uncharted territory. At the halfway point of their season, not only are they above.500 but they've put themselves into playoff contention. Here are four reasons why the Vikings are a playoff team, and why they can't be ruled out to win the NFC North.
Injury Report: Minnesota Vikings Look To Have A Full Compliment Of Wide Receivers Available For Sunday’s GameThe Minnesota Vikings have been hit hard with injuries at the wide receiver position in recent weeks. However, head coach Mike Zimmer believes he should have all three injures wide receivers as well as the three healthy ones available for Sunday's game against the Kansas City Chiefs at TCF Bank Stadium. In total, the Vikings have seven players listed on their injury report. The Chiefs also have seven players on their injury report.
Wallace Doesn't Practice For Vikings; Johnson, Wright ReturnMinnesota Vikings wide receiver Mike Wallace was held out of practice on Wednesday. Wallace, who leads the team with 20 receptions and 233 receiving yards, was allowed to run off to the side.
Injury Report: Minnesota Vikings WR Johnson Hopes To Be Back For Week 6 Against ChiefsMinnesota Vikings wide receiver Charles Johnson injured his ribs during the team's Week 3 victory over the San Diego Chargers at TCF Bank Stadium. He did not practice all week and missed the Week 4 loss to the Denver Broncos at Sports Authority Field at Mile High Stadium. Now, he hopes that the bye week will allow him to miss only one game.
Vikings Have Shown More Good Than Bad, But Fixes RemainThe Minnesota Vikings showed plenty of resilience and potential during their three-point defeat at Denver. There are more parts of this team trending in a positive direction than negative.
Vikings Could Be Without 2 Of Top 3 Receivers Vs DenverWith Adrian Peterson returning to the backfield and a more experienced quarterback in Teddy Bridgewater, the Minnesota Vikings envisioned a balanced offense ready to challenge for a playoff spot in the NFC.
Following Zimmer's Lead, Vikings Bounce Back In Big WayThe Minnesota Vikings, thoroughly beaten and unquestionably embarrassed in their season opener, were expecting the worst from coach Mike Zimmer when they gathered two days later to begin preparation for the next game.
7 Takeaways From Vikings Week 1 Loss At 49ersFootball season finally arrived for Minnesota Vikings fans late Monday night in the team's regular season opener at San Francisco. The only problem: The players never bothered to show up. In one of the more disappointing and embarrassing performances in recent memory, the Vikings looked like they weren't ready to play on the national stage. Here are seven takeaways from Monday night's loss at San Francisco.
Mike Wallace Aims For More Than Deep Throws With VikingsMike Wallace has joined Minnesota's offense as more than just a wide receiver for deep routes.
WR Mike Wallace Settling Into New Home With VikingsTraining camp may still be a month and a half away, but the new addition to the Vikings offense, Mike Wallace, is working on fitting in here during OTAs.
Vikings Acquire WR Mike Wallace From DolphinsA person with direct knowledge of the deal tells The Associated Press the Minnesota Vikings have acquired wide receiver Mike Wallace from the Miami Dolphins.