Live from US Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota. October 3rd, 7:30 PM.
|2016 Pre Season Schedule|
|8/12||@ Cincinnati||6:30 PM|
|8/18||@ Seattle||9 PM|
|8/28||San Diego||12 PM|
|9/1||LA Rams||7 PM|
|2016 Regular Season Schedule|
|9/11||@ Tennessee||12 PM|
|9/18||Green Bay||7:30 PM|
|9/25||@ Carolina||12 PM|
|10/3||NY Giants||7:30 PM|
|10/23||@ Philadelphia||12 PM|
|10/31||@ Chicago||7:30 PM|
|11/13||@ Washington||12 PM|
|11/24||@ Detroit||11:30 AM|
|12/11||@ Jacksonville||12 PM|
|12/24||@ Green Bay||12 PM|
Oct. 2 – NFL International Series, Indianapolis Colts vs. Jacksonville Jaguars, London, England.
Oct. 18-19 – Fall League Meeting, Houston, Texas.
Oct. 23 – NFL International Series, New York Giants vs. Los Angeles Rams, London, England.
Oct. 30 – NFL International Series, Washington Redskins vs. Cincinnati Bengals, London, England.
Nov. 1 – All trading ends for 2016 at 4 p.m. Eastern.
Nov. 2 – Players with at least four previous pension-credited seasons
are subject to the waiver system for the remainder of the regular season
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Vikings guard Sirles takes Boone's loud advice to heart
Jeremiah Sirles was solid Sunday when an injury pushed him into the lineup against the Carolina Panthers. He admits he was not perfect, though, and when he did make a mistake, he could feel the glare of the man he replaced, left guard Alex Boone.
Mark Craig's On the NFL: Give Vikings credit where credit is due
Team's play, not foes' miscues, have told the tale.
Watch Adrian Peterson wake up from knee surgery -- and sing!
The Vikings star running back said 'If anyone wants to sign me to a deal just know I'm open to that."
Access Vikings: Emergence of Kyle Rudolph
Tight end Kyle Rudolph has proven to be the go-to guy for Vikings quarterbacks.
Vikings take on all roles in order to win
Vikings players are taking on different roles in order to help the team win.
Zimmer says Vikings' impressive defensive stats are a product of team
The Vikings defense rank first in sacks (15), first in takeaways (nine), third in scoring defense (13.3 points per game), and sixth in total yards allowed (295.0). They are in the top 10 against both the run and pass, too.
Bradford trade has been an early win-win for Vikings and Eagles
While you can still hold the barstool argument over whether the Vikings traded away too much for Sam Bradford, the deal has undeniably left both the Vikings and Eagles on solid ground at quarterback.
Boone should be able to play despite hip injury
Left guard Alex Boone, who left Sunday's victory in Carolina because of a hip injury, underwent an MRI and "should be OK," according to coach Mike Zimmer.
They planned to rob pizza guy, but didn't count on an ex-Viking
The plan was simple : Order a pizza, rob whoever showed up to deliver the pie. But the caper did not go as the four men expected.
Vikings promote Willie Beavers to active roster, bring back Isaac
The Vikings still had an open roster spot after placing running back Adrian Peterson on injured reserve Friday following his knee surgery.
How good is the Vikings’ defense? Well, ask their offense. Minnesota’s offensive players have to play against the defense regularly in practice. Come game day, they finally can turn into fans.
It hasn’t taken long for Vikings quarterback Sam Bradford to get comfortable throwing to Kyle Rudolph, Stefon Diggs and Adam Thielen. It’s been a different story for Charles Johnson.
Vikings receiver Stefon Diggs had to bide his time last year as a rookie. Now, it’s Laquon Treadwell’s turn.
Before his first season in Norv Turner’s offense, tight end Kyle Rudolph said he needed the entire spring to learn the complex playbook of the Vikings’ offensive coordinator hired in 2014.
Vikings promote Beavers, add Fruechte to practice squad
The Vikings signed guard Willie Beavers on Tuesday to the active roster off the practice squad.
Vikings’ 3-0 start got you feeling good? FiveThirtyEight isn’t so
Someone just had to ruin it. The Vikings are 3-0 after Monday’s impressive victory over defending NFC champion Carolina. But statistics website FiveThirtyEight wants to pre-rain on your visions of Super Bowl parades.
Minnesota Vikings offensive tackle T.J. Clemmings played well on the left side, despite struggles last season on the right side.
Minnesota Vikings linebacker Chad Greenway wants to pump the brakes on the hype surrounding the team's defense; after all, it's only been three weeks.
Minnesota Vikings sign OL Willie Beavers to active roster
The Minnesota Vikings had an open roster spot after placing Adrian Peterson on the injured reserve and chose to fill it by signing rookie offensive lineman Willie Beavers off the practice squad.
Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer discusses his relationship with Bill
At his Monday press conference, Mike Zimmer addressed his relationship with Hall of Fame coach Bill Parcells and the maturation process of rookie wide receiver Laquon Treadwell.
Arif's deep stats dive: Vikings' excellent defense propping up worrisome
offense right now
After every game, we’ve taken a look at the advanced statistics that helped drive the win, what can be counted on going forward and what are areas of concern to be fixed before the next matchup.
Vikings activate Beavers, add two to the practice squad
The Minnesota Vikings announced Tuesday that they have activated guard Willie Beavers from the practice squad and added receiver Isaac Fruechte and Sean Hickey to the practice squad.
5 impact plays that led the Vikings over the Panthers
The Minnesota Vikings put on an impressive performance on defense to shut down the Carolina Panthers in a 22-10 win on Sunday. How much did key defensive plays affect the Vikings’ chance to win? What other plays had the biggest impact on the win?
The Theme in the Vikings Locker Room: 'Do Your Job.'
The Minnesota Vikings are 3-0 and coming home to play in primetime on Monday night against the New York Giants. Two of Minnesota's wins have come against the two teams most picked to represent the NFC in the Super Bowl this year and that is due in large part to the Vikings defense.
Sack-happy Vikings defensive line looks to join ranks of 'Purple People
The Vikings sacked Cam Newton, the quarterback who is built like a defensive end and runs as fast as many wide receivers, eight times, and Linval Joseph’s second-quarter takedown knocked the reigning league MVP out of the game temporarily.
Access Vikings: Stopping the run key to Vikings' success
Boone played only 19 snaps before leaving the Panthers game in the second quarter.
Access Vikings: Stopping the run key to Vikings' success
Vikings coach Mike Zimmer said the defense's ability to stop the run as been a catalyst for containing strong offensive opponents.
Cordarrelle Patterson joked this season he would be willing to play fullback or free safety if it would get him on the field.
Vikings' Linval Joseph piling up sacks against NFL MVPs
Vikings coach Mike Zimmer challenged Linval Joseph to be a better pass rusher this season. Joseph has been taking it out on NFL MVPs and Heisman Trophy winners.
Vikings' Alex Boone OK play New York Giants Oct. 3 game
Vikings guard Alex Boone, knocked out of Sunday’s game at Carolina in the second quarter by a hip injury, could return in time to play against the New York Giants next Monday.
VIDEO: Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer praises smart defenders
Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer praises smart defenders in Sunday's win over the Carolina Panthers, gives injury updates and talks about conversations he had with Bill Parcells.
Minnesota Vikings LG Alex Boone expected to be ‘OK’
The Minnesota Vikings aren’t expecting to make another injury substitution on the offensive line after Alex Boone’s injury.
Counting snaps: Minnesota Vikings vs. Carolina Panthers
On a warm day, the Minnesota Vikings found plenty of rotation for their defensive players.
VIDEO: Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer has good time with ‘Prime
Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer talks to one of his former players, Deion Sanders, and discusses the Vikings’ “team game … unlike you.”
After back-to-back victories over Green Bay’s Aaron Rodgers and Carolina’s Cam Newton, the NFL’s MVPs in 2014 and 2015, respectively, Zimmer’s attempt to downplay his own importance in stopping the two was about the only thing the Vikings coach has failed at of late.
Isaac Fruechte's tweet suggests the WR is back with the Vikings
Former Gophers wide receiver Isaac Fruechte sent a tweet Monday suggesting that he’s landed back with the Vikings.
Injury update: Boone expected to be 'OK'
Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer gave an injury update on two players who were banged up during Sunday’s game against the Carolina Panthers. Zimmer said that guard Alex Boone is expected to be “OK” after undergoing an MRI. The Vikings’ coach did not say whether he expected Boone to practice or play.
Zimmer: Treadwell needs 'continue to do better in practice'
The Minnesota Vikings season thus far has included many things that nobody expected – Sam Bradford playing quarterback in Minnesota, for starters – but high on the list of surprises is the fact that first-round pick Laquon Treadwell has only been on the field for two plays in three games.
Snap counts: Rhodes leads all corners
The NFL has released its total snap counts for Sunday’s game between the Minnesota Vikings and Carolina Panthers.
Though it Wasn't Much Better, the Vikings O-Line Showed Improvement
The Minnesota Vikings are 3-0 and through those three games they have looked like the best team in the NFC, hands down. They do have one Achilles heel though: They cannot run the football.
THE MORNING AFTER: 5 Glaring Observations From Sunday's 22-10 Win Over
Wow. That right there, that was a statement game if ever I have seen one. Wake up NFL, wake up America, this team came to play and for that matter they’re going to come to play every week now.
I have this really cool dog. He’s a 70 pound English Bulldog/Shar-Pei. Kind of a wrinkly bulldog. We named him Daunte after Daunte Culpepper. He even has his own jersey.
Defense, special teams rally Vikings over Carolina 22-10
Down 10-0 in the first quarter, the Vikings woke up in the second half thanks to a Marcus Sherels punt return for a score and finished with eight sacks on Cam Newton.
Mike Zimmer's straight talk and expertise have won over the Vikings locker room since he took over as head coach.
For the third time this season, the Vikings spotted an opponent at least a one-touchdown lead.
From punts to returns, the Vikings displayed it all on Sunday.
NFL writer Mark Craig with a look at what stands out from Sunday's Vikings win over the Panthers.
Three days after left tackle Matt Kalil had hip surgery that likely ended his season — and maybe his Vikings career — left guard Alex Boone was injured in the second quarter of Sunday's victory.
A look back at Sunday's victory.
The Vikings averaged a meager 2.4 yards per carry Sunday, not good, yet better than in Minnesota’s first two games.
After two games, Vikings coach Mike Zimmer is convinced quarterback Sam Bradford has fully learned the offense.
When victory was secure on Sunday, Vikings cornerback Captain Munnerlyn let the Carolina players know it.
Left guard Alex Boone is scheduled to have a magnetic resonance imaging exam on his hip after he left Sunday’s victory over Carolina in the second quarter.
Whatever the Vikings might have given defensive end Everson Griffen, cornerback Captain Munnerlyn wants some.
The Vikings had a well-scripted game plan as they prepared to meet the Carolina Panthers. Tight end Kyle Rudolph had one regarding being on hand for the impending birth of his twins.
The Vikings’ offense never meant to cause any sorrow suffering so much pain, it only wanted to see the defense laughing in the Purple Reign.
Vikings defense, special teams beat Carolina Panthers
So much for all of the Vikings’ injuries on offense. They still have their defense and special teams intact.
With the Minnesota Vikings heading into Charlotte to take on the Carolina Panthers Sunday afternoon, the game was believed to be a measuring stick of sorts for the Vikings.
Sam Bradford threw a touchdown pass to Kyle Rudolph, Marcus Sherels returned a punt for a score and the Minnesota Vikings snapped the Carolina Panthers' 14-game home winning streak 22-10 on Sunday.