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).
Injury Report: Despite Three Ailing Body Parts, Peterson To Play SundayRunning back Adrian Peterson was listed on the Minnesota Vikings injury report with injuries to his hip, finger and ankle. Despite the multiple injuries, Peterson is probable and is highly likely to play Sunday against the Chicago Bears at Soldier Field. The Vikings have nine players listed on their report. The Bears have eight listed on theirs.
Adrian Peterson Will Play Vs Bears, Floyd Ruled OutAdrian Peterson is expected to play for the Minnesota Vikings against the Chicago Bears on Sunday. But the Vikings will be missing starting defensive tackle Sharrif Floyd.
Sullivan Has 2nd Surgery, Unlikely To Return To Vikings This SeasonMinnesota Vikings center John Sullivan has undergone a second surgery on his back, putting his return to the field this season in doubt. Coach Mike Zimmer said Monday that Sullivan aggravated his injury while weightlifting about 10 days ago.
Vikings Say Peterson 'Questionable' For Sunday With IllnessThe Minnesota Vikings have downgraded running back Adrian Peterson to questionable for their game Sunday at Detroit due to an illness.
Injury Report: Vikings' Everson Griffen Ready To Play Against Detroit After Sitting Out With IllnessEverson Griffen was a surprise late scratch for Sunday’s win over the Kansas City Chiefs. The starting right defensive end says he will play in Week 7 in Detroit. He would not divulge the extent of the illness, but only that everything checks out. The Vikings list 10 players on their injury report. The Lions list 14 on theirs.
Griffen Looking To Be A Leader, Playmaker On Vikings DefenseLast year, Everson Griffen got a new contract with the Vikings, giving him a starting spot on the team with the departure of linebacker Jared Allen.
Vikings DT Shamar Stephen Has Knee ScopedThe Minnesota Vikings are missing a couple of key backups to injuries.
Zimmer Looking For Sharrif Floyd To Make Next Step In Year 3Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer likes big guys. On defense, that means people who can stop the run. Sharrif Floyd is a 300-pound defensive tackle that they want to just that.