Former Viking Mike Wallace Bashes Bridgewater, Saying He Needs A 'Good QB'The wide receiver took a thinly veiled shot at his former QB at his introductory press conference.
7 Good Guys On The Minnesota Sports SceneWhat are professional athletes like when they're away from the playing field? Are they in the community and do they generally enjoy interacting with fans who spend big bucks to watch them play on a daily basis? Here are seven Minnesota athletes who by all accounts are also good dudes.
Bridgewater Throws 2 TD Passes In Pro Bowl VictoryVikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater threw a pair of touchdowns passes for Team Irvin in a 49-27 victory in the Pro Bowl Sunday in Hawaii.
5 Head-Scratching Vikings Pro Bowl SelectionsIf it seems like the NFL Pro Bowl gets a little more ridiculous, you're not alone in your thinking. Here are four Vikings players, plus an extra, that make us shake our heads even as loyal fans when we hear they were picked for the Pro Bowl.
Vikings' Barr, Bridgewater Selected To Pro BowlA day after Minnesota Vikings safety Harrison Smith was selected to his first Pro Bowl, two more players found out they're heading to Hawaii. The Vikings announced Monday that linebacker Anthony Barr and quarterback Teddy Bridgewater have been selected to the Pro Bowl.
Minneapolis, Seattle Mayors Wager On Sunday's Playoff ShowdownThe mayors of Minneapolis and Seattle are throwing down on the big Sunday playoff game between the Vikings and the Seahawks. Mayor Betsy Hodges' office says if the Vikes are victorious, Seattle Mayor Ed Murray will send her fresh salmon from the world-famous Pike Place Fish Market, Starbucks Coffee and Kings Donuts.
Adrian Peterson Shares A Passionate Perspective On PlayoffsThe Vikings have a once-in-a-generation running back in Adrian Peterson. It's not his fault their playoff appearances have been almost as rare. So as Minnesota prepares for its first postseason game since 2012 and only its second since 2009, Peterson’s perspective on the playoffs is an interesting one.
Wild Card Playoffs: 4 Keys For The Vikings To Beat SeattleThe Minnesota Vikings finally did it Sunday. They knocked off the Green Bay Packers for the NFC North Division title. The reward: A home game against the two-time NFC champions, the Seattle Seahawks.
Seahawks Hoping For Repeat Performance Against VikingsIt was a little over a month ago that the Seattle Seahawks swooped into Minnesota and did a number on the Vikings, rolling to a 38-7 win over the NFC North champions.
Vikings Beat Packers 20-13, Win NFC North CrownA smiling Adrian Peterson held the football high in the air as if he had just won a trophy. The Minnesota Vikings are back atop the NFC North. Peterson ran for a touchdown, cornerback Captain Munnerlyn returned a fumble 55 yards for a score and the Vikings claimed their first division title since 2009 with a 20-13 victory Sunday night over the Green Bay Packers.
Vikings, Packers Ready To Face Off For NFC North Title At Lambeau FieldTo put it quite simply, Sunday is the biggest Vikings game in years -- a win would give them their first division title since 2009.
Vikings Crush Giants 49-17, Clinch Playoff SpotAdrian Peterson ran for 104 yards and a touchdown over three quarters, Harrison Smith took one of Eli Manning's three interceptions into the end zone and the Minnesota Vikings clinched a playoff spot with a 49-17 victory over the New York Giants on a frigid Sunday night.