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.
4 Vikings Defensive Starters Out Thursday At ArizonaThe Minnesota Vikings will be without at least four regular starters on defense when they travel to face the Arizona Cardinals Thursday night in a big game for both teams.
4 Takeaways From The Vikings' 38-7 Loss To SeattleThe sky was falling yet again as Minnesota Vikings fans headed back to work or their daily routines on Monday. Yet another opportunity to emerge on a national stage turned into a complete embarrassment.
Vikings Keep 8 Players Out Of Practice With InjuriesThe Minnesota Vikings have little time to get healthy this week. Eight defensive players, including four starters, were held out of a helmet-less walkthrough Monday in the team's indoor facility.
Vikings Harrison Smith Out For Falcons GameMinnesota Vikings safety Harrison Smith has been downgraded and is now listed as out for the game because of a knee injury. Smith was listed as questionable on Friday, but the team said on Saturday that he will be scratched. Smith was injured last week against Green Bay.
Injury Report: Minnesota Vikings Expect To Have Smith And Griffen On The Field SundayThe Minnesota Vikings should have two of their most important defensive players available on Sunday. Safety Harrison Smith and defensive end Everson Griffen each missed two practices this week, but they both expects to play against the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday at the Georgia Dome. The Vikings have nine players listed on their injury report while the Falcons have seven on theirs.
Vikings Have Shown More Good Than Bad, But Fixes RemainThe Minnesota Vikings showed plenty of resilience and potential during their three-point defeat at Denver. There are more parts of this team trending in a positive direction than negative.
Role Reduced, Greenway Still Valuable For Thriving Vikings DChad Greenway's role with the Minnesota Vikings has been reduced, as has his salary. His value to the coaches and players, though, has never been greater.