Vikings' Timely Defensive Stops Keep Playoff Hopes AliveEven without receiver Adam Thielen, the Minnesota Vikings' offense climbed back from a 21-10 deficit to get within striking distance in the fourth quarter against the Carolina Panthers.
Chad Beebe Makes Up For Fumble With TD As Vikings Beat Panthers 28-27Chad Beebe caught a 10-yard touchdown pass with 46 seconds left for Minnesota shortly after he muffed a punt that let Carolina pad its lead. Then Joey Slye missed a 54-yard field goal try with 1 second remaining that preserved a 28-27 victory by the Vikings over the Panthers on Sunday.
As Vikings Prepare For Panthers, Dalvin Cook Reflects On Teddy Time: 'He Put It All On A Platter'When Dalvin Cook arrived in Minnesota in 2017, the Vikings assigned him a cubicle at the practice facility next to a player recovering from injury who wasn't certain to see the field again.
Vikings Could Be Without Thielen's Touchdown Prowess Against PanthersAdam Thielen, who leads the league with 11 receiving touchdowns, was placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list this week. His availability for Sunday's home game against Carolina was still in question as the team started its week of practice.
'It's Disappointing': Learning Vikings Defense Takes Another Lesson In DefeatFor the sixth time in the last eight games, the Minnesota Vikings had their under-construction defense on the field down the stretch on Sunday with the opportunity to seal a victory.
Vikings Place Adam Thielen On COVID Reserve ListIt is not clear whether Thielen has tested positive for COVID-19, or if he has been exposed to someone who has.
Early Mistakes By Uneven Vikings Against Cowboys Too Costly To OvercomeAndy Dalton returned from a two-game absence to throw three touchdown passes, hitting Dalton Schultz for a 2-yard score with 1:37 left to lift Dallas over the Minnesota Vikings 31-28 on Sunday to stop the Cowboys' four-game losing streak.
Vikings Activate C.J. Ham From Reserve/COVID-19 ListThe Minnesota Vikings have activated fullback C.J. Ham from their reserve/COVID-19 list.
Special Teams Giving Vikings Plenty Of Trouble This SeasonThe 64-year-old Zimmer was asked during his postgame video conference call with reporters if his special teams units were aging him every time they lined up.
'Stick Together': Vikings Settling In For 3 Straight Home Games With Cowboys Up NextThe Minnesota Vikings stumbled into their bye with a 1-5 record, their previously fierce home-field advantage vanished as they faced a low-water mark of four games under the .500 mark for the first time in coach Mike Zimmer's seven seasons.
Vikings Place Important Piece Of Running Attack, C.J. Ham, On Reserve/COVID-19 ListThe Minnesota Vikings have placed an important piece of its running attack on its reserve/COVID-19 list.
Kirk Cousins Steps Back To Forefront For Vikings With Dalvin Cook SlowedThe Minnesota Vikings helped Kirk Cousins get back in a groove this month after his rash of turnovers contributed to the team's 1-5 start.
Cousins, Vikings Overcome Patterson Return, Beat Bears 19-13Kirk Cousins threw for 292 yards and two touchdowns, and the Minnesota Vikings overcame a 104-yard kickoff return by Chicago's Cordarrelle Patterson to beat the Bears 19-13 on Monday night.
Vikings-Bears Game Stirs College Memories For Kirk Cousins, Nick FolesKirk Cousins remembers signing to play for Michigan State, then finding out a few weeks later some prospect from football-obsessed Texas was joining the Spartans as part of Mark Dantonio's first recruiting class.
Vikings Cut Pat Elflein; Former Starter Had Slow Injury RecoveryAfter a solid rookie year, Elflein needed offseason surgeries on his shoulder and ankle and wasn't the same in 2018 while starting 13 games.