After Being Taken To Mental Health Facility, Everson Griffen Placed On Reserve ListThe Minnesota Vikings placed Everson Griffen on reserve Friday following an incident earlier this week where police responded to his home and the defensive end was taken to a mental health facility.
Vikings, 49ers Both On NFC Upswings Going Into Sunday's GameSan Francisco (5-5) had lost five of six games before the recent turnaround that featured convincing wins over the Rams and Jacksonville. Minnesota (5-5) had lost back-to-back nail-biters to Dallas and Baltimore before responding with wins over the Chargers and Green Bay.
Vikings: Everson Griffen Came Out Of His Home And Is Getting The Care He NeedsThe Minnesota Vikings say team representatives and mental health professionals are at Everson Griffen’s home Wednesday, caring for the defensive end.
Justin Jefferson Named NFC Offensive Player Of The Week After Torching PackersAfter vaporizing the Packers defense for 169 yards and two touchdowns, Vikings wide receiver Justin Jefferson has been named the NFC Offensive Player of the Week.
Titans Waive Adrian Peterson After 3 GamesPeterson started two games and had 27 carries for 82 yards and a 3.0-yard average per rushing attempt and one touchdown run.
Vikings Place DT Dalvin Tomlinson On COVID-19 Reserve ListThe Minnesota Vikings placed defensive tackle Dalvin Tomlinson on the COVID-19 reserve list on Tuesday, further testing their depth on the defensive line.
Following Victory Over Packers, Vikings’ Kirk Cousins Surprises Super Fans While Traveling HomeSome passionate Minnesota Vikings fans were pleasantly surprised while traveling home following the team’s victory over the Green Bay Packers.
Jefferson Gives Vikings Go-To Target, And Big-Game MentalityJustin Jefferson strutted onto the field for pregame warmups wearing a black-and-purple T-shirt bearing the likeness of his Hall of Fame predecessor Randy Moss.
Greg Joseph Hits Last-Second Field Goal To Give Vikings 34-31 Win Over PackersKirk Cousins passed for 341 yards and three touchdowns for the Vikings, who watched yet another game come down to the final play.
Aaron Rodgers Returns To Packers Practice On Limited BasisRodgers didn’t have a designation on the Packers’ injury report Friday. The reigning MVP had said Wednesday even after missing that day’s practice that he would definitely play against the Vikings.
Rodgers, Packers Defense Pose Tough Test For VikingsIn his eighth season directing the Minnesota Vikings, Mike Zimmer has become well-accustomed to the twice-annual headaches of trying to prepare for and play against Aaron Rodgers.
4 Vikings Players Miss Practice For Non-Injury ReasonsAccording to the team's injury report, Mackensie Alexander, Chris Herndon, Brian O'Neill and D.J. Wonnum all sat out.
Justin Jefferson Revs Up Vikes Offense After Quiet Stretch: 'This Game Stressed Giving Me The Ball'The lack of involvement for Justin Jefferson was so glaring in Minnesota's two recent losses that coach Mike Zimmer made a point to pull him aside last week and assure him the ball was coming his way.
Vikings Get Harrison Smith, Patrick Peterson Back Ahead Of Packers GameThe Vikings will get a boost to their secondary just in time for a matchup with the rival Packers.
PFF's Top-Ranked Passer Is... Kirk Cousins?Statistically, the 33-year-old Cousins' 10th year has been his finest.