Amir Pinnix is a testament to what the game teaches young people — coming from the inner city of Newark, New Jersey to the University of Minnesota, and now in corporate America.
Tony Romo threw two touchdown passes even as Dez Bryant again sat out for the Dallas Cowboys, who lost 28-14 to the Minnesota Vikings on Saturday night.
The Minnesota Vikings paid tribute Saturday night to a worker who was killed in an accident at the team’s new stadium this week.
Minnesota’s Adrian Peterson will be on the sideline when the Vikings play in Dallas this weekend. Peterson grew up rooting for the Cowboys as a kid in East Texas. But the team is being cautious with the franchise running back.
An easy smile, slender build and soft, self-effacing voice. They seem to bely Teddy Bridgewater’s status with the Minnesota Vikings.
These are the four things you need to know for Thursday, August 27. They include the opening of the Great Minnesota Get-Together, as well as the latest updates on a grim tragedy that played out on live TV.
While Minnesota Vikings General Manager Rick Spielman was at work at TCF Bank Stadium last week with his team, his son JD was helping defending state champion Eden Prairie High School beat Totino-Grace — and he hardly missed a play. “[I] had our game in one ear and his game in the other ear on the radio, and then had it streamed on my computer,” Rick Spielman said.
All construction work on the U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis has been stopped after a construction worker fell from the roof and died Wednesday morning.
As Saturday approaches, marking the 10-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina’s landfall in and around New Orleans, Isame Faciane’s memories of what happened that day are still vivid, and continue to impact him a decade later.
Minnesota Vikings center John Sullivan has been dealing with a back injury for the past week. Coach Mike Zimmer says the team is “just being cautious with him.”
The Vikings named Kevin McDermott their longsnapper on Monday and released Cullen Loeffler. It’s not often a roster move announcement — much less one involving the longsnapper — includes a statement of appreciation from the general manager.
Blair Walsh’s new contract with the Minnesota Vikings hasn’t helped the kicker iron out the inconsistencies that started to plague him last season. After going 0 for 3 on field goals against Oakland on Saturday, Walsh is 2 for 6 in the preseason.
The Minnesota Vikings announced Monday morning the release of long-time long snapper Cullen Loeffler.
harles Johnson and Chase Ford each caught touchdown passes in the second quarter for the Minnesota Vikings, who came back from an hour-plus weather delay to defeat the Oakland Raiders 20-12 on Saturday.
Minnesota Vikings officials ordered TCF Bank Stadium evacuated due to severe weather during Saturday’s evening preseason game against the Oakland Raiders.
Fans heading to the Minnesota Vikings preseason game at TCF Bank Stadium are being urged to prepare for stormy weather. The National Weather Service issued a tornado watch Saturday afternoon for many Minnesota counties — including Hennepin — until 11 p.m.
Fans will not be able to see a Minnesota Vikings game played at U.S. Bank Stadium for about another year — unless they play video games. The future home of the Vikings is featured in the new “Madden 16.”
The Minnesota Vikings, already bound for a glitzy new stadium, could have another move in store. The football team’s ownership announced Friday the signing of a purchase agreement for an Eagan property that could become its headquarters and training facility.
It feels like the Minnesota Vikings’ coaches are just waiting for someone to unseat Robert Blanton, who started 13 games last season largely because they felt he was the best of some not-great options. If they are waiting to be wowed, maybe Antone Exum Jr. just needs another game.
Christian Ponder is under no illusions about what kind of reaction he’ll get when he returns to Minnesota. Ponder even joked that he might even respond to the expected harsh treatment with a bow when he takes on the Vikings in an exhibition game for the Oakland Raiders on Friday night.
When Carter Bykowski went down with a torn pectoral muscle this week, it not only depleted the Minnesota Vikings’ depth on the offensive line. It also underscored a problem the Vikings have been trying to diagnose since earlier this summer.
The Bovada sports book released its odds for an NFL passing leader, a rushing leader and a receiving leader on Tuesday. The Vikings were represented on two of these lists. It might be a surprise what list they are not on.
A formidable NFL team, the Minnesota Vikings are a spectacular sight. As football season starts, NFL fans will be lining up eagerly to see the Vikings and their opponents. But if you can’t get a stadium seat, a good metro sports bar is one of the best places for catching the playoffs.
If nothing else, Vikings coach Mike Zimmer has one thing going for him right now: He’s a career 6-0 in preseason games. Minnesota beat Tampa Bay 26-16 Saturday night in the Vikings’ first of two preseason games at TCF Bank Stadium. There are still three more preseason games left and plenty can change in the next month, but here are seven takeaways from Saturday’s preseason victory.
One player who played well on turf in Minnesota is Mike Kafka.The former Northwestern quarterback is battling for the third-team quarterback spot, remembering a day from his past when he came to town and dominated a Saturday afternoon at the Metrodome.