Vikings Vs. Raiders: The Numbers In Sunday's WinOnce again the Vikings' offense was most effective on the ground: a throw for 174 and a run for 211. The game was against the Raiders, who were pretty much easy prey on the field, but these numbers tell us an interesting story that we'll keep an eye on as the season goes on.
NFL Rushing Leader Cook Leads Vikes Romp Past Raiders 34-14NFL rushing leader Dalvin Cook cruised past the 100-yard mark for the third straight game, Kirk Cousins rebounded from his rattled performance the week before with a turnover-free afternoon, and the Minnesota Vikings rolled by the Oakland Raiders 34-14 on Sunday.
Vikings Revise Sunday Plans After NFL Bans Pyrotechnics On-FieldEarlier this week, equipment used for pyrotechnics during pre-game festivities burst into flames in the north end zone about five minutes before kickoff between the Titans and Colts.
Vikings Game 3 Is Anyone's Guess After Polar-Opposite PerformancesTwo games into the season, and your guess is as good as mine as to whether the Minnesota Vikings are good or not.
DeRusha Eats: The Sports-Food Philosophy Of Vikings' TCO Performance Center On the second floor of TCO Performance Center in Eagan, overlooking the Minnesota Vikings practice field, a different team is hard at work.
Packers Ride Rodgers' Hot Start To 21-16 Win Over VikingsAll that mattered to Aaron Rodgers on Sunday was that the Packers won. That's it.
'Expect A Low-Scoring Game' Sportsline Analyst Larry Hartstein Breaks Down Packers-Vikings Week 2 MatchupSportsline senior analyst discusses the reasons he believes Sunday's meeting between the Minnesota Vikings and Green Bay Packers will be a low-scoring affair.
'This Is Home': Anthony Barr, Seasoned Vikings Defense Already Warmed UpThe four-time Pro Bowl pick was able to keep that purple jersey after all with a five-year contract valued at $67.5 million with $33 million guaranteed.
Vikings Place WR Josh Doctson On IR With Leg InjuryThe Minnesota Vikings are placing wide receiver Josh Doctson on injured reserve with a leg injury.
Kirk Cousins Was An Old-School QB In Vikings OpenerKirk Cousins went back to his Pop Warner days. Cousins only threw 10 passes in Minnesota's 28-12 win over Atlanta in Week 1. He completed eight for 98 yards and one touchdown as the Vikings dominated the game on the ground.
Vikings’ Safety Anthony Harris Named NFC Defensive Player Of The WeekMinnesota Vikings’ safety Anthony Harris has been recognized for the dominating defensive plays he made against the Atlanta Falcons.
Vikings Fans Hope To Keep Momentum Rolling After Winning StartThe fans, the food and the fun: Football is back at U.S. Bank Stadium. The Vikings started the season with a 28-12 victory over the Atlanta Falcons.
Vikings Trample Falcons 28-12 Behind Fierce Defense, CookAnthony Harris highlighted a thorough thrashing by Minnesota's defense with two interceptions of Matt Ryan and a fumble recovery, Dalvin Cook carried a revived running attack, and the Vikings started the season with a 28-12 victory over the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday.
'He Does Special Things': Running Back Dalvin Cook Is The Vikings' Meal TicketThe Vikings know they’ll make a commitment to run the football -- and that means they'll make a commitment to running back Dalvin Cook.
'I Need To Play Well': Kirk Cousins Enters Crossroad Year With VikingsAfter signing Kirk Cousins to a fully guaranteed contract last year, the Minnesota Vikings might have given their quarterback even more to work with this time.