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NFCN  Standings
Green Bay 13-3-0
Minnesota 10-6-0
Chicago 8-8-0
Detroit 3-12-1


2019 Pre Season Schedule
Date Opponent Time
8/09 @ New Orleans 7 PM
8/18 Seattle 7 PM
8/24 Arizona 12 PM
8/29 @ Buffalo 6:30 PM
2019 Regular Season Schedule
9/08 Alanta 12 PM
9/15 @ Green Bay 12 PM
9/22 Oakland 12 PM
9/29 @ Chicago 3:25 PM
10/06 @ NY Giants 12 PM
10/13 Philadelphia 12 PM
10/20 @ Detroit 12 PM
10/24 Washington 7:20 PM
11/03 @ Kansas City 12 PM
11/10 @Dallas 7:20 PM
11/17 Denver 12 PM
11/24 Bye N/A
12/02 @ Seattle 7:15 PM
12/08 Detroit 12 PM
12/15 @ LA Chargers 3:05 PM
12/23 Green Bay 7:15 PM
12/29 Chicago 12 PM


NFL Calendar

Jan. 25 Senior Bowl, Ladd-Peebles Stadium, Mobile, Alabama.

Jan. 26 NFL Pro Bowl.

An assistant coach, whose team is participating in the Super Bowl, who has previously interviewed for another club’s head coaching job may have a second interview with such club no later than the Sunday preceding the Super Bowl.

Feb. 2 Super Bowl LIV, Hard Rock Stadium, South Florida.

Feb. 3 Waiver system begins for 2020.

Feb. 11 Beginning at 12:00 noon, New York time, NFL clubs may begin to sign players whose 2020 CFL contracts have expired. Players under contract to a CFL club for the 2020 season or who have an option for the 2020 season are not eligible to be signed.

Feb. 24-March 2 NFL Scouting Combine, Lucas Oil Stadium, Indianapolis, Indiana.

Feb. 25 First day for clubs to designate Franchise or Transition Players.

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Current News

The future of the Vikings, part 5: Defensive line
n the lead up to free agency and the NFL Draft, we will look at what happened in 2019 and all the possible options of every Vikings position. Here we take a close look at the defensive line… January 25, 2020

Vikings assistant general manager George Paton withdraws from Browns GM search
Paton met with Browns owner Jimmy Haslam twice and was considered a strong candidate for the job, which now seems likely to be taken by Eagles VP of football operations Andrew Berry.  Star Tribune January 24, 2020

2019 Vikings Position Recap: Offensive Line
The Vikings entered the 2019 season with a new look along the offensive line, both with player positions and within the coaching staff. January 24, 2020

Cook, Ham & Kendricks Basking in Experiences at 1st Career Pro Bowl
Wearing matching grins and white-and-gold NFC jerseys, Vikings fullback C.J. Ham and running back Dalvin Cook wrapped their arms around the shoulders of C.J.'s mother, Tina. January 23, 2020

2019 Vikings Position Recap: Tight Ends
The Vikings tight end room was bookended by a well-established vet and 2019 draft pick. January 23, 2020

3 Special Teams Stats that were Solid in 2019, 2 to Improve in 2020
The Vikings special teams in 2019 involved a significant amount of offseason experimentation, the departure and return of a veteran return specialist twice and a change in direction under Special Teams Coordinator Marwan Maalouf. January 23, 2020

Grading the Vikings: Kirk Cousins delivered best NFL season; will that mean $100 million?
Kirk Cousins is positioned well for possible extension talks this offseason entering the final year of a three-year, $84 million contract. How much can he get? Star Tribune January 23, 2020

Gary Kubiak to face big decisions in new role as Vikings offensive coordinator
The team stayed in-house with Kubiak, who was an assistant head coach and offensive adviser last season. Star Tribune January 23, 2020

Report: Vikings promote veteran coach Gary Kubiak to offensive coordinator
In what might go down as some of the least shocking news of the offseason, the Vikings hired veteran coach Gary Kubiak to be their new offensive coordinator Thursday, according to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport. Pioneer Press January 23, 2020

Sticking with Kubiak means play-actions, deep throws and continuity for Cousins
At his end-of-year press conference, Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer made it clear that he wanted to keep the scheme that posted the best offensive production of his six years in Minnesota. January 23, 2020

Report: Vikings to name Gary Kubiak offensive coordinator
NFL Network is reporting that Gary Kubiak will take over the vacancy at offensive coordinator left by Kevin Stefanski, who took the head coaching position in Cleveland this offseason. January 23, 2020

The future of the Vikings, part 4: The offensive line
In the lead up to free agency and the NFL Draft, we will look at what happened in 2019 and all the possible options of every Vikings position. Here we take a close look at the offensive line… January 23, 2020

Hunter & Griffen Showing Other Pro Bowlers How to Cope in Chilly Florida
Blue skies, a (somewhat) gentle breeze and … 45 degrees? The backdrop of Wednesday's NFL Pro Bowl practice looked like Florida, lush palm trees and all, but felt a little more northern. January 22, 2020

2019 Vikings Position Recap: Receivers
The frequency of opportunities for Vikings receivers decreased, but efficiency increased in 2019. January 22, 2020

Lunchbreak: Harris Listed as Vikings 'Unsung Hero' for 2019 Season
Anthony Harris won't be playing in the Pro Bowl this weekend despite tying for the league lead with six interceptions in 2019. January 22, 2020

3 Defensive Stats that were Solid in 2019; 2 to Improve in 2020
The Vikings 2019 defense continued to show signatures of its identity under Head Coach Mike Zimmer, first who took the helm in Minnesota in 2014. January 22, 2020

Grading the Vikings: Offensive line improved, but talent gap clear vs. top NFC foes
The talent gap between the Vikings offensive line and the NFC’s best defensive lines was especially evident in losses to the 49ers, Packers and Bears. Star Tribune January 22, 2020

2019 Vikings Position Recap: Running Backs
The Vikings pounded the beef in 2019, turning a humorous locker-room slogan into an identity on offense. January 21, 2020

5 Things to Know About New Vikings WR Bralon Addison
The Vikings on Tuesday announced that they have signed wide receiver Bralon Addison to a reserve/future contract. January 21, 2020

Cousins, Rhodes, Kendricks, Griffen, Ham added to NFC roster, giving Vikings eight Pro Bowlers
Three of the Vikings, including cornerback Xavier Rhodes, are being added as replacements for San Francisco players who are going to the Super Bowl. Star Tribune January 21, 2020

Grades and outlook: Stefon Diggs, Kyle Rudolph adjusted to new roles with Vikings
Perhaps no players braced for more change during the Vikings’ latest offensive playbook transition than receivers and tight ends. How did that go? Star Tribune January 21, 2020

Kirk Cousins among five Vikings added to Pro Bowl
Five Vikings players have been added to the NFC Pro Bowl roster, giving the team eight players in the all-star game, their highest total in 10 years. Pioneer Press January 21, 2020

All-Star stuff? Xavier Rhodes somehow ends up heading to Pro Bowl
Xavier Rhodes’ struggles this season were well documented and have led to speculation that the cornerback has played his final game with the Vikings. January 21, 2020

The future of the Vikings, part 3: Receivers and tight ends
In the lead up to free agency and the NFL Draft, we will look at what happened in 2019 and all the possible options of every Vikings position. Here we take a close look at the wide receivers… January 21, 2020

Browns interview Vikings’ Paton for GM job
The Browns could be turning a little more purple. Pioneer Press January 20, 2020

Zulgad: Niners’ success serves as latest reminder of Vikings’ failure to make most of Super Bowl opportunities
The 2019 Minnesota Vikings and Green Bay Packers simply did not belong on the same field as the San Francisco 49ers. That became obvious the past two weeks as the Niners steamrolled the Vikings (27-10) and Packers (37-20) in the NFC Divisional playoffs and conference championship game, respectively. January 20, 2020

Vikings Announce 10 Reserve/Future Free Agent Signings
The Minnesota Vikings announce the following roster moves: January 20, 2020

2019 Vikings Position Recap: Quarterbacks
Kirk Cousins' second season with the Vikings featured a new system under Offensive Coordinator Kevin Stefanski, who had stepped into the role – initially on an interim basis – for the end of 2018. January 20, 2020

Vikings Commit Social Justice Grant to All Square
Ameer Abdullah was a few bites in when he raved, "FIRE!" You know, in that, "This is awesome," emoji kind of way, rather than, "This jerk chicken grilled cheese is too hot." Onika Goodluck, a chef who created the sandwich during her time as a "fellow" with All Square, smiled with pride. January 20, 2020

Vikings FB C.J. Ham named to first Pro Bowl as alternate, replacing 49ers' Juszczyk
The San Francisco 49ers’ 37-20 win in Sunday’s NFC Championship Game over the Green Bay Packers is sending at least one Vikings player to the Pro Bowl. Star Tribune January 20, 2020

Grades and outlook: Dalvin Cook's breakout sets up payday; will Vikings buy in?
A look at how the Vikings backfield sets up in for 2020 is the first in our eight-part series grading the 2019 team and looking ahead to how the future could shape up. Star Tribune January 20, 2020

The future of the Vikings, part 2: Running backs
In the lead up to free agency and the NFL Draft, we will look at what happened in 2019 and all the possible options of every Vikings position. Here we take a close look at the running backs… January 19, 2020

49ers’ Nick Bosa fined $28,075 by NFL for hit on Brian O’Neill that Vikings called ‘cheap shot’
San Francisco rookie defensive lineman Nick Bosa was fined $28,075 by the NFL for a hit on tackle Brian O’Neill that the Vikings called a “cheap shot.’’ Pioneer Press January 18, 2020

Vikings linebacker Eric Kendricks had a great season. He wants next year to be even better
Sitting in the visitors locker room at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif., last Saturday, immediately after the divisional playoff loss to the San Francisco 49ers, Vikings linebacker Eric Kendricks had already shifted his focus to next season. Pioneer Press January 17, 2020

Lunchbreak: Diggs Included in ESPN's 2019 'Advanced Stats Awards'
There's no shortage of various NFL awards and honors handed out during this time of the year. January 17, 2020

5 Numbers of Note: Vikings 2019 Special Teams
Minnesota's special teams had a new look in 2019. The season marked the first under coordinator Marwan Maalouf, whom the Vikings hired last spring, and the addition of rookie long snapper Austin Cutting and veteran punter Britton Colquitt. January 17, 2020

Top 10 Vikings Moments from 2019 Season
The Vikings 2019 season has come to a close after 18 games filled with plenty of ups and downs. January 16, 2020

Lunchbreak: Goessling Analyzes Vikings Roster for 2020
It's a known fact that there is roster turnover among every NFL team each offseason. January 16, 2020