Vikings Exercise 5th Year Options On Floyd, RhodesThe Minnesota Vikings announced Monday that they've exercised fifth-year contract options on defensive tackle Sharrif Floyd and cornerback Xavier Rhodes.
Vikings' Floyd On Sunday's Frozen Game: 'This Is Nothing'Six weeks ago, the Seattle Seahawks left Minnesota with a laugher 38-7 victory over the Vikings. Well, the Seahawks have returned for a rematch, and the Vikings won't be extending a warm welcome.
Vikings Excited For Second Opportunity At SeahawksThe Minnesota Vikings play the Seattle Seahawks in the Wild Card round of the NFL playoffs. The two teams met in Week 13 in TCF Bank Stadium with the Seahawks winning 38-7.
Sharrif Floyd Eagerly Awaits Linval Joseph’s Return For The VikingsLinval Joseph has missed two consecutive games with a foot injury. No one on the team will be happier to have him back, whenever that is, than his replacement, Sharrif Floyd.
Linval Joseph Key Force For Vikings, On Or Off The FieldHarrison Smith, Anthony Barr and Linval Joseph still are not practicing. They are at Winter Park trying to get healthy enough to be in the lineup for Sunday's game against Chicago.
Banged Up Vikings Don't Have Time To Dwell On Loss To SeattleThe Minnesota Vikings are still tied for first with the Packers at 8-4, but it sure doesn't feel that way. Not after getting manhandled Sunday at TCF Bank Stadium by Seattle.
Injury Report: Joseph To Sit Out Sunday’s Game For the VikingsThe Minnesota Vikings will be without star nose tackle Linval Joseph on Sunday against the Seattle Seahawks at TCF Bank Stadium. Sharrif Floyd will move over to the nose position in his place and Tom Johnson will move into the starting lineup in the three-technique. Safety Andrew Sendejo will also be out. The Vikings list six players on their injury report while the Seahawks list 10 on theirs.
Vikings, In 1st Place, Gear Up To Host Seahawks In Big GameIt's an interesting game for the Vikings this week as they host the Seattle Seahawks at TCF Bank Stadium. It's interesting because of who they play, and the fact that they're playing outdoors in December at home.
Hundreds Of Mpls. Families Receive Free Thanksgiving TurkeysHundreds of families in Minneapolis will be able to celebrate Thanksgiving with a hot, free meal. The feast is free thanks to members of the Minneapolis police and fire departments.
Injury Report: Vikings Head West With Few Injury ConcernsVery few people know this, but the Minnesota organization was supposed to be an AFL franchise in 1960 before the NFL came in and poached the team. To replace Minnesota, the AFL picked Oakland. The two teams played in Super Bowl XI against each other, but there hasn't been a lot of action between the two NFL teams. The Raiders and the Vikings last faced off in 2011 and as Minnesota heads west this Sunday to take on Oakland, the Vikings are looking to push their 2015 record to a surprising 7-2 mark.
Injury Report: Kendricks Out, Barr Questionable For The VikingsThe Minnesota Vikings good run defense is going to be tested by the St. Louis Rams and their own health. The Vikings have seven members of their defensive front seven listed on their injury report, including three declared out for Sunday's game. The Vikings have 13 players listed on their injury report. The Rams are in a little better shape with just seven players listed on their injury report.
5 Vikings Starters Miss Practice With InjuriesFive starters were held out of practice Wednesday: linebackers Anthony Barr (back) and Eric Kendricks (ribs), defensive tackle Sharrif Floyd (knee/ankle), center Joe Berger and wide receiver Stefon Diggs (hamstring).