With New Contract, Harrison Smith Becomes Vikings Defensive LeaderThe Vikings offseason minicamp came to a pause Monday when Harrison Smith was awarded a monster contract.
Harrison Smith Signs 5-Year Extension With VikingsVikings officials announced Monday morning that they have signed Harrison Smith to a five-year contract extension.
Vikings Safety Harrison Smith Named To 1st Pro BowlMinnesota Vikings safety Harrison Smith will be heading to Hawaii -- and his first career Pro Bowl.
4 Takeaways From The Vikings' Loss To SeattleFans endured subzero temperatures and worse wind chills in what became the coldest game in Vikings history. It's a memory, but they would prefer to leave TCF Bank Stadium with a victory and a trip to Arizona this week for the NFC Divisional Playoffs. Here are four takeaways from Sunday's playoff loss.
Injury Report: Minnesota Vikings Expect To Have All Hands On Deck Against The Seahawks On SundayThe Minnesota Vikings have been missing at least one key member of their defense because of an injury over the last several weeks. That looks to change when the Vikings host the Seattle Seahawks in the Wild Card round of the NFL playoffs at TCF Bank Stadium on Sunday. The Vikings list six players on their injury report and the Seahawks have nine on theirs.
Vikings Crush Giants 49-17, Clinch Playoff SpotAdrian Peterson ran for 104 yards and a touchdown over three quarters, Harrison Smith took one of Eli Manning's three interceptions into the end zone and the Minnesota Vikings clinched a playoff spot with a 49-17 victory over the New York Giants on a frigid Sunday night.
Injury Report: Vikings Expect To Get Defensive Stars Back Against The GiantsThe Minnesota Vikings expect to have their full lineup available Sunday against the New York Giants at TCF Bank Stadium, including defensive stars Anthony Barr, Linval Joseph and Harrison Smith. The Vikings have nine players total listed on their injury report, all probable.
Peterson Confident He'll Play Sunday, But Will Skip PracticeMinnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson says he's confident he'll play this weekend against the New York Giants despite a sprained left ankle that forced him out for part of the last game.
Vikings' Barr, Smith Out For 2nd Straight GameThe Minnesota Vikings have ruled linebacker Anthony Barr and safety Harrison Smith out for the second straight game because of injuries.
Newman, Harris Give Needed Depth To Vikings' SecondaryThe Minnesota Vikings were resigned last weekend to starting a past-his-prime cornerback and an undrafted rookie straight from the practice squad at safety. That's what can happen when late-season injuries stack up.
Vikings Defense Still Dealing With Injury IssuesThe Minnesota Vikings are still dealing with a significant injury problem on defense. Three starters were held out of practice Wednesday: defensive tackle Linval Joseph (foot), linebacker Anthony Barr (groin/hand) and defensive end Everson Griffen (shoulder).
4 Keys For The Vikings To Beat The BearsThe Vikings (8-5) host the Chicago Bears on Sunday at TCF Bank Stadium. A victory can all but guarantee them a playoff spot and at the same time, eliminate the Bears. The Vikings are one game behind the Green Bay Packers, who play at Oakland Sunday. The NFC North title is still very much up for grabs with three games left.
Vikings Still Without 3 Defensive StartersReturning to practice following last Thursday's game, the Minnesota Vikings defense was still without three starters in linebacker Anthony Barr, defensive tackle Linval Joseph and safety Harrison Smith.
Vikings Sign DE Trattou, Waive S PraterThe Minnesota Vikings announced a pair of roster moves on Monday that might hint they'll be a little healthier when they face the Chicago Bears on Sunday at TCF Bank Stadium.
Minnesota Vikings Rule Five Defensive Players Out For Thursday’s Game In ArizonaThe Minnesota Vikings head into a Thursday night game against one of the more prolific offenses in the league without four starters and one reserve on the defensive side of the ball.