The Minnesota Vikings improved to 4-1 with a dominating 30-7 victory over the Tennessee Titans at Mall of America Field. Percy Harvin had two touchdowns, one rushing and one receiving. Christian Ponder threw his first two interceptions of the season, but responded with two touchdown passes.
The Minnesota Vikings begin divisional play, fresh off an upset of the San Francisco 49ers, with several impact starters on the injury list. Jared Allen, Christian Ponder and Kyle Rudolph have found their way on the report for the first time this season. Erin Henderson and Mistral Raymond are dealing with the first significant injuries of the season for the Vikings.
The Minnesota Vikings still have plenty of question marks with injuries, but it no longer has to worry about running back Adrian Peterson. The veteran was left off the injury report, but a pair of starters were added this week.
The Minnesota Vikings went through practice this week relatively healthy. Only center John Sullivan and cornerback Antoine Winfield missed a full practice this week. The three players that were forced out of the opener due to injury got back on the practice field this week.
The Minnesota Vikings have signed tight end Rhett Ellison and now have seven of their 10 draft picks under contract.
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 selected North Carolina State linebacker Audie Cole with their first pick of the seventh round.
The Minnesota Vikings have selected Georgia kicker Blair Walsh in the sixth round of the NFL draft.
The Minnesota Vikings have drafted Notre Dame cornerback Robert Blanton with the 139th overall selection in the fifth round.