Newman, Harris Give Needed Depth To Vikings' SecondaryThe Minnesota Vikings were resigned last weekend to starting a past-his-prime cornerback and an undrafted rookie straight from the practice squad at safety. That's what can happen when late-season injuries stack up.
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.
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.
Minnesota Vikings Rivalry With The Packers Takes On New MeaningThe Minnesota Vikings could create a little separation from the Green Bay Packers in the NFC North standings with a win over their biggest rivals. The Packers have owned the rivalry with eight wins in their last 10 regular season contests.
Veteran CB Terence Newman Excelling In Vikings DefenseIn their short partnership together in Minnesota, Vikings coach Mike Zimmer and general manager Rick Spielman have forged a compromise of sorts when it comes to assembling the team's roster.
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.
Bridgewater Passes 1st Concussion Test, Could Play SundayVikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater appears to have dodged a big bullet after leaving Sunday's game against the St. Louis Rams with a concussion. Bridgewater was knocked out, literally, during the fourth quarter of the Vikings' 21-18 overtime win over the Rams on Sunday at TCF Bank Stadium.
Oldest Viking Playing Position Usually Staffed By The YoungTerence Newman is the oldest player on the Vikings roster, at a position usually reserved for the young.
Vikings Begin 50th Summer In Mankato As NFL Trends Other WayTerence Newman has started his 13th season in the NFL a little bit like a rookie. This is the veteran cornerback's first year with the Minnesota Vikings and, thus, his first time attending professional training camp on a college campus.
Minn. Vikings Agree To Terms With CB Terence NewmanThe Minnesota Vikings and veteran cornerback Terence Newman have agreed to terms on a one-year contract, reuniting him with coach Mike Zimmer.
Ex-Bengals CB Terence Newman Visits Zimmer, VikingsFree agent cornerback Terence Newman has visited Minnesota, considering the possibility of reuniting with Vikings coach Mike Zimmer. The Vikings confirmed Tuesday that Newman met with team officials.
Bengals Injury Report Very Long, But Hopes Are High For Most To PlayThe Cincinnati Bengals had an unexpectedly successful season with an AFC North crown and a trip to the playoffs. Now, they're facing off with a San Diego Chargers team they beat just a few weeks ago, but they may be facing them without a number of players.