Waynes, Alexander Keep Vikings Secondary StrongMackensie Alexander was a second-rounder from the NFL draft pick factory at Clemson last year, with the potential to step up.
4 Takeaways: Vikings Beat Buccaneers, 34-17After a career day for Case Keenum, fans can breathe again. The Vikings dominated on many fronts in a 34-17 victory at U.S. Bank Stadium.
4 Takeaways: Vikings Lose To Steelers, 26-9There is plenty to be concerned about after the Vikings fell to 1-1 following a 26-9 loss to the Steelers on Sunday.
4 Things To Watch At Vikings Training CampVikings training camp is less than two weeks away. Here are four things, among many, to keep an eye on in Mankato.
Trae Waynes Among Vikings Players To Watch At SeattleTrae Waynes will likely play a lot Thursday, and the Vikings are eager to see him take that next step.
With Newman Out, Waynes Gets Chance To Start For VikingsTrae Waynes gets a chance to show how far he's come in the year since the Minnesota Vikings made him their top pick.
Injury Report: Minnesota Vikings Expect To Have Smith And Griffen On The Field SundayThe Minnesota Vikings should have two of their most important defensive players available on Sunday. Safety Harrison Smith and defensive end Everson Griffen each missed two practices this week, but they both expects to play against the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday at the Georgia Dome. The Vikings have nine players listed on their injury report while the Falcons have seven on theirs.
5 Takeaways From The Vikings Win Over San DiegoThe Minnesota Vikings had a quality 26-16 win over the Detroit Lions in Week 2 after a clunker at San Francisco to open the season. So which Vikings team would show up against the Chargers Sunday? The one that struggled in its first game, or the one that punished the Lions?
Winston Has Wobbly Debut; Vikings Beat Bucs 26-16Jameis Winston produced mixed results at best in his first NFL action for Tampa Bay, while Teddy Bridgewater had Minnesota's passing attack in prime form to spark the Vikings in a 26-16 exhibition victory over the Buccaneers on Saturday night.
5 Takeaways From The Vikings First Preseason GameThe Minnesota Vikings kicked off their preseason schedule Sunday night with the Hall of Fame Game in Canton, Ohio, against the Pittsburgh Steelers. While it was a positive that the Vikings came away with a 14-3 victory, there was one thing that stood above all others: There were no reports of major injuries after the game.
With Zimmer, Vikings Cornerback Quality Has IncreasedAn old adage about people is they're always harder on the ones they love. This fits Mike Zimmer and Minnesota's cornerbacks.
Rookie Trae Waynes Testing Nickel At Training CampOne reason the Vikings drafted Trae Waynes in the first round is that they think he's a smart football player, but he also needs to be a versatile one. Though it's been a baptism by fire, so far Waynes hasn't been burned.