Vikings Blog: Vikings Take On The NFC North, Beat Packers 20 – 13On November 22, the Minnesota Vikings had a chance to stake their claim to the NFC North with a win over the Green Bay Packers. The Vikings lost that game 30 -- 13.
Minnesota Natives Floyd, Fitzgerald Facing Off Against Vikings In ArizonaWhen he was drafted in the first round it meant two wide receivers from Minnesota playing for Arizona, and Michael Floyd worked out in the summer to learn from Larry Fitzgerald.
Vikes Confident They Can Bounce Back After Seahawks BeatdownA physically beat-up Minnesota Vikings practiced Tuesday. They have to remember rule number one of the NFL: injuries are not an excuse; tough-minded people are the cure. "I do think this team has a lot of character, and has a lot of smart guys that … don't like to be embarrassed," coach Mike Zimmer said.
Vikings Defense Studying Up For Seahawks MatchupThe Vikings take on Seattle Sunday with an emphasis on defense, and Adrian Peterson picks up another award: Offensive Player of the Month.
Vikings Looking To Take Home Mindset To Detroit For VictoryThe Minnesota Vikings feel good about a 3-2 start, but not so good about their road history as they head to Detroit to face the Lions on Sunday. Maybe the Lions are the cure, but as Mike Max found out, there are theories and there is bewilderment in the locker room.
Vikings Injury Report: Charles Johnson, Jabari Price Out For Week 4The Minnesota Vikings hit their first stretch of notable injuries this week. Last week, they had their first player listed as anything other than probable and he played. This week, of the seven players on the injury report, six are listed with less than a 75 percent chance to play. The Broncos have 12 players listed on their injury report.
Minnesota Vikings Developing Physical ReputationThe Minnesota Vikings left their last two opposing quarterbacks battered and in pain. Head coach Mike Zimmer likes the physical approach his defense is played with the last two games. Cornerback Xavier Rhodes suffered a concussion, but appears to be on track to play on Sunday. The Vikings made a roster move on their practice squad.
Cleared Of Concussion Tests, Rhodes Practices With VikingsMinnesota Vikings corner back Xavier Rhodes has passed his post-concussion tests and resumed practice with the team, following a scary collision on the field last week.
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?
Despite Concussion, Vikings CB Rhodes Could Play SundayMinnesota Vikings cornerback Xavier Rhodes could be back in the lineup this week at Denver, despite a concussion that knocked him out of the second half against San Diego.
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.
Underdog Sherels Solidifying His Role With Minnesota VikingsEvery year, Marcus Sherels shows up to Minnesota Vikings training camp with his roster status firmly on the bubble. He's a 5-foot-10 cornerback in a league full of 6-foot-3 receivers. He was an undrafted free agent who made the team on a tryout in a league that caters to high draft picks.