Vikings Say Peterson 'Questionable' For Sunday With IllnessThe Minnesota Vikings have downgraded running back Adrian Peterson to questionable for their game Sunday at Detroit due to an illness.
Following Zimmer's Lead, Vikings Bounce Back In Big WayThe Minnesota Vikings, thoroughly beaten and unquestionably embarrassed in their season opener, were expecting the worst from coach Mike Zimmer when they gathered two days later to begin preparation for the next game.
Bridgewater, Vikings Eager To Bounce Back Against LionsThe first time Teddy Bridgewater faced Detroit's defense, he spent too much of the afternoon flat on the turf in Minnesota.
Lions Sweat Out 16-14 Win Over VikingsMatt Prater's 33-yard field goal with 3:38 remaining lifted Detroit to a 16-14 victory over the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday, pulling the Lions into a tie for first place in the NFC North.
Lions' Waddle Carted Off With Knee InjuryDetroit Lions linebacker Ashlee Palmer has left Sunday's game against the Minnesota Vikings with a quadriceps injury.
Vikings’ Bridgewater Feels Ready For The LionsThe Vikings are in Detroit on Sunday, in a rematch against the team that gave Teddy Bridgewater his first loss as a starter. It offers a pretty good barometer for the progress he's made this season. Bridgewater's first game against Detroit couldn't have gone much worse: 3-of-14 on third down, three interceptions, eight sacks.
Vikings Cautious About Possibility Of PlayoffsIt's the Minnesota Vikings and Detroit Lions, and there is now that sliver of hope. Sunday's match-up is the Minnesota Vikings and Detroit Lions.
Still A Chance: How The Vikings Can Make The PlayoffsFirst of all, it's really improbable. So brace yourself. But I'm telling you there's a chance. The Minnesota Vikings still have an outside chance to make the playoffs in Mike Zimmer's first season as head coach.
Vikings Loss, For Bridgewater, Was 'Eye-Opening' Minnesota Vikings fans, quickly enamored with the rookie who's supposed to solve this team's long-running quarterback problem, have chanted Teddy Bridgewater's name at each home game this season.
Zimmer Hopes To Improve Vikes' 'Mindset' After Lions LossThe Vikings offense was toothless against the Lions Sunday.
Zimmer Upset With Vikings After 17-3 Loss To LionsCalling himself “extremely disappointed,” Vikings coach Mike Zimmer voiced his displeasure with his team and its performance following a 17-3 loss to the Lions on Sunday.
Vikings, Lions Face Off With NFC North Tight Again Like so much of the NFL, the NFC North is bunched together at the one-third mark of the season. The three-time defending division champion Green Bay Packers found a groove the past two weeks with victories over the Chicago Bears and Minnesota Vikings by a combined 80-27 margin, but the Detroit Lions are still tied with them for first place.
Vikings To Wear Pink Shoes, Ribbons Sunday For Breast Cancer AwarenessTeddy Bridgewater and many of his Minnesota Vikings teammates will wear pink shoes and ribbons on Sunday in recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. To no one's surprise, wide receiver Cordarrelle Patterson was wearing the most stylish looking pink shoes at practice Wednesday. But the cause itself is very personal for Bridgewater.
Bridgewater Says He Feels 100 Percent Healthy Teddy Bridgewater wants to win, of course, a given when it comes to any NFL player's public commentary. The other stated goal this week? To make that absence from the field a one-game blip. Bridgewater said Wednesday he feels 100 percent healthy after spraining his left ankle in the fourth quarter of his first NFL start, Sept. 28 against Atlanta. The Minnesota Vikings held their rookie quarterback out last week at Green Bay with only three days for him to heal.
Forbes: Vikings Are World’s 34th Most Valuable Team Forbes Magazine has named the Minnesota Vikings one of "The World's 50 Most Valuable Sports Teams" of 2014. The Vikings, valued at about $1 billion, are ranked number 34 on the list. Forbes cites the team's new $975 million stadium, which is set to open in 2016, as a factor that boosts their value.