Back In The NFC North: DE Everson Griffen Acquired By Detroit LionsEverson Griffen is returning to the NFC North.
NFL Week 4 NFC North Picks: The Vikings 'Have To Open That Passing Game Up,' Says WCCO's Norman SeawrightIn Week 4 in the NFC North, the undefeated Bears and Packers look to keep their winning streaks alive, while the winless Vikings look to turn their season around.
Adrian Peterson Officially Signed By Detroit LionsAdrian Peterson has agreed to a one-year contract with the Detroit Lions.
Defense Delivers As Vikings Sail Past Lions 20-7Danielle Hunter had three of Minnesota's five sacks to spearhead a resurgence by the defense, and the Vikings sailed past Detroit 20-7 on Sunday to stick the Lions with their sixth straight loss.
Vikings Start Division Home Slate Against Reeling LionsThe Minnesota Vikings brought back little to show from a trip to one of the toughest places to play in the NFL. Other than additional injuries to important players and perhaps some pride in a fourth-quarter rally in Seattle that fell a bit short, that is.
Vikings’ Dalvin Cook Named FedEx Ground Player Of The Week (Again)Minnesota Vikings running back scorched the Detroit Lions last Sunday, notching two touchdowns and 142 yards against the division rival. It didn’t go unnoticed.
Cousins Has 4 TD Passes As Vikings Surge Past Lions 42-30Kirk Cousins matched a career high with four touchdown passes, leading the surging Minnesota Vikings to a 42-30 win over the slumping Detroit Lions on Sunday.
Vikings Beat Lions 27-9 To Move Step Closer To PlayoffsKirk Cousins threw a 44-yard Hail Mary to Kyle Rudolph as time expired in the first half to put the Minnesota Vikings ahead and they beat the Detroit Lions 27-9 Sunday, moving a step closer to playing in the postseason.
Bears Beat Lions 34-22, Vikings NextThe Bears (6-3) had dropped nine of 10 against Detroit (3-6) and were seeking their first victory over a division opponent since Oct. 31, 2016, against Minnesota.
Vikings Get Franchise Record 10 Sacks In 24-9 Win Over LionsDanielle Hunter had 3 1/2 of Minnesota's franchise-record 10 sacks and a fourth-quarter fumble return for a touchdown, making for a miserable afternoon for Matthew Stafford and the Detroit Lions in a 24-9 victory by the Vikings on Sunday.
Cousins Preps For Home-State Team As Vikings Host LionsThe Vikings (4-3-1) will host the Lions (3-4) on Sunday, the first time Kirk Cousins, who's second in the NFL with 2,521 passing yards, will face his home state's squad as a division rival.