Minnesota Vikings QB Bridgewater Is Taking Too Many HitsThe Minnesota Vikings want to keep their quarterback upright and healthy going forward. The offensive line has been under fire for a few seasons, but Teddy Bridgewater deserves some of the blame as well. Four members of the 25-man semifinal list for the 2016 NFL Hall of Fame have ties to the Vikings.
Vikings' Offensive Line Now Out To Slow Pass Rush With Falcons Up NextAfter the Minnesota Vikings took six sacks and quarterback Teddy Bridgewater was also hit 10 times in last weekend's loss to the Green Bay Packers, the natural inclination would be to look at the team's patchwork offensive line.
Zimmer Disappointed, Not Discouraged After Loss To PackersThe Minnesota Vikings moved on from the loss to rival Green Bay, determined to isolate this defeat. For all the facets of their performance against the Packers that were substandard in the national spotlight, the Vikings emerged with the same type of confident, defiant attitude they've been using to their advantage all season.
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.
Mr. Rodgers Teaches Vikings A LessonThe Packers and Vikings matchup was supposed to be Minnesota's statement game. But Green Bay did all the talking.
Rodgers, Packers Roll Past Vikings 30-13Aaron Rodgers threw for 212 yards and a pair of touchdown passes, Datone Jones had two of Green Bay's six sacks and the Packers stopped a three-game losing streak with a convincing 30-13 victory over the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday to pull even in the NFC North race.
Black & Blue Division Turning PurpleThe Minnesota Vikings are set to solidify control of the NFC North and the long-dominant Green Bay Packers.
4 Things To Know For Nov. 15, 2015Here’s a look at the four things you need to know for Sunday, Nov. 15.
Rams Cornerback Fined $23K For Hit On Teddy BridgewaterSt. Louis cornerback Lamarcus Joyner has been fined $23,152 by the NFL for his hit that left Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater with a concussion. Joyner made a shoulder-first hit on Bridgewater, who returned to practice Thursday after his head hit hard against the turf early in the fourth quarter Sunday.
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.
Doubts For Bridgewater, Barr For Vikings Verses RaidersMinnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater has not yet completed the NFL protocol for returning from a concussion, but coach Mike Zimmer expects him to start Sunday at Oakland. Bridgewater practiced Friday and Zimmer says he has "no doubt" he would be ready to play.
Bridgewater Fully Returns To Vikings PracticeMinnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater has returned to full participation in practice, a significant step forward in his recovery from a concussion. Bridgewater was hurt as he slid in front of St. Louis cornerback Lamarcus Joyner.