Vikings Blog: An American Football Fan In LondonSince 2005, the NFL has hosted an International Series by having a regular season game played outside of the United States. The first game in London was played in 2007 when the New York Giants defeated the Miami Dolphins 13-10.
Matt Cassel Leads The Minnesota Vikings To First Win Of The SeasonChristian Ponder's broken ribs forced the Minnesota Vikings to start backup quarterback Matt Cassel. The nine-year veteran led the team to a 34-27 victory. The Vikings finally have something to build on this season with the consistent and trustworthy quarterback. The defense made a big play when it needed to and the special teams made plays - some good and some bad.
WCCO’s McCoy Takes Disastrous Tour Of LondonDavid McCoy knows sports, but he doesn’t seem to have a clue when it comes to London landmarks. He’s in the United Kingdom to cover the Vikings as they play the Pittsburgh Steelers at Wembley Stadium Sunday.
Sore Ribs Put Christian Ponder's Status For Vikings Game In London In DoubtChristian Ponder injured his ribs in last week's loss to the Cleveland Browns, which leaves his status for the Minnesota Vikings' Week 4 contest against the Pittsburgh Steelers in doubt. Leslie Frazier would like to name his starting quarterback Friday. The Vikings had two non-participants, five limited participants and three full participants at Thursday's practice.
London Losers: Britain Welcomes Winless Vikes, SteelersThe NFL is back in London boasting the star power of Adrian Peterson and Ben Roethlisberger. Trouble is, their teams have nothing to brag about. The Minnesota Vikings and Pittsburgh Steelers are both 0-3 heading into Sunday's game at Wembley Stadium.
Sputtering Vikings Hope Losing Will Stop In London The Minnesota Vikings are bringing some extra baggage to London. They don't have any wins to take with them, though. Just a home game they have to play overseas.
The Future Looks Bright For The Minnesota VikingsThe Minnesota Vikings had a disappointing finish to an encouraging season. Jared Allen will undergo surgery on his shoulder after the Pro Bowl later this month. The Vikings now begin preparation for the draft in April and evaluating its 14 free agents.
Minnesota Vikings Focus On Fixing Red Zone OffenseThe Minnesota Vikings were dominating the Washington Redskins in the first quarter Sunday. However, a three scoring drives that ended in field goals instead of touchdowns cost the Vikings the game. The Vikings found out this week that it will play the Pittsburgh Steelers next season in London, England.
Vikings Travel To London Next Fall To Play PittsburghThe Vikings are going across the pond next fall to play the Pittsburgh Steelers at London's Wembley Stadium.
Vikings To Host 1 Of 2 NFL Games In London In 2013 The Minnesota Vikings will be hosting a game at London's Wembley Stadium next year.