Vikings Enduring Growing Pains With Rookie Right TackleT.J. Clemmings had his hands full. The Minnesota Vikings were in Denver, facing a loud crowd and a ferocious pass rush led by outside linebacker Von Miller. The rookie right tackle, not surprisingly, struggled at times with such a difficult assignment.
Bridgewater, Peterson Vikings Tumble 23-20 To BroncosFor all he did right, Adrian Peterson's main memory from Sunday will be his missed assignment that ended Minnesota's chance for a comeback victory over Denver.
Vikings Could Be Without 2 Of Top 3 Receivers Vs DenverWith Adrian Peterson returning to the backfield and a more experienced quarterback in Teddy Bridgewater, the Minnesota Vikings envisioned a balanced offense ready to challenge for a playoff spot in the NFC.
5 Reasons The Vikings Beat Detroit After Week 1 LossFor whatever reason, the Minnesota Vikings were sleep walking during most of their season opener at San Francisco Monday night. The light bulb apparently turned back on Sunday. Maybe it was being at home, maybe the Vikings players were fired up after Monday's pitiful performance. Maybe the Week 1 loss was just a clunker that happens every season and that fans just need to forget ever happened.
Vikings, Peterson Run Past Lions 26-16Adrian Peterson had 192 total yards and the Minnesota Vikings rebounded from a rough season opener for a 26-16 victory Sunday over the Detroit Lions.
Bridgewater, Vikings Eager To Bounce Back Against LionsThe first time Teddy Bridgewater faced Detroit's defense, he spent too much of the afternoon flat on the turf in Minnesota.
Head Coach Mike Zimmer Couldn't Find Many Positives In Vikings Monday Night LossThe Minnesota Vikings played their worst game in the brief 17-game history of head coach Mike Zimmer’s tenure with the team. They were awful on both offense and defense despite having opportunities to get into the game. Quarterback Teddy Bridgewater was uncharacteristically rattled and inaccurate. Defensive end Everson Griffen made a bold statement to begin the week of preparation for the Detroit Lions.
7 Takeaways From Vikings Week 1 Loss At 49ersFootball season finally arrived for Minnesota Vikings fans late Monday night in the team's regular season opener at San Francisco. The only problem: The players never bothered to show up. In one of the more disappointing and embarrassing performances in recent memory, the Vikings looked like they weren't ready to play on the national stage. Here are seven takeaways from Monday night's loss at San Francisco.
Bridgewater Woeful In Vikings' Season Opener Against 49ersTeddy Bridgewater air-mailed his tight end. He missed open receivers streaking down the field. He even checked down on a Hail Mary. For a player whose biggest strength is supposed to be an unflappable demeanor, the Minnesota Vikings quarterback sure looked rattled in a ghastly season-opening loss to the San Francisco 49ers on Monday night.
49ers Pummel Vikings In Opener, 20-3Adrian Peterson made his way to the bus when a crowd of cheering Vikings fans stopped him, and he patiently signed a few autographs and posed for a few photos.
All Eyes On Adrian Peterson Prior To Season OpenerIt's a big night for the Minnesota Vikings. They kick off the 2015 season Monday in California.
A Game-By-Game Look At The Vikings Regular Season ScheduleThe NFL season is finally here. It feels like it took forever, especially for Vikings fans with the team playing an extra preseason game. Most games are played Sunday, but the Vikings have to wait until Monday night at San Francisco to kick off their regular season.