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NFCN  Standings
Minnesota 13-3-0
Detroit 9-7-0
Green Bay 7-9-0
Chicago 5-11-0


2017 Pre Season Schedule
Date Opponent Time
8/10 @ Buffalo 6 PM
8/18 @ Seattle 9 PM
8/27 San Francisco 7 PM
8/31 Miami 7 PM
2017 Regular Season Schedule
9/11 New Orleans 6:10 PM
9/17 @ Pittsburgh 12 PM
9/24 Tampa Bay 12 PM
10/1 Detroit 12 PM
10/9 @ Chicago 7:30 PM
10/15 Green Bay 12 PM
10/22 Baltimore 12 PM
10/29 Cleveland (London) 8:30 AM
11/5 Bye N/A
11/12 @ Washington 12 PM
11/19 LA Rams 12 PM
11/23 @ Detroit 11:30 AM
12/3 @ Atlanta 12 PM
12/10 @ Carolina 12 PM
12/17 Cincinnati 12 PM
12/23 @ Green Bay 7:30 PM
12/31 Chicago 12 PM


NFL Calendar 

Feb. 27-March 5 – Combine Timing and Testing, Lucas Oil Stadium, Indianapolis, Indiana.

March 6 – Prior to 4:00 p.m., New York time, deadline for clubs to designate Franchise or Transition Players.

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Current News

John DeFilippo on Vikings' quarterback situation: 'We're going to get it fixed'
John DeFilippo can't wait to work with running back Dalvin Cook and whichever QB the Vikings pick. Star Tribune February 22, 2018

Kyle Rudolph heading to Virginia to visit troops
Kyle Rudolph will be spending the early part of the offseason at Fort Lee in Virginia. Viking Update February 21, 2018

Guard Josh Sitton should be a top free agent target for Vikings
As we approach the opening of free agency, there are likely to be some players who surprisingly end up on the market. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities February 21, 2018

Sharrif Floyd awaiting grievance settlement with Vikings over contract dispute
The injured defensive tackle and Vikings are in a salary dispute. Star Tribune February 20, 2018

Vikings' decision looms on Case Keenum as franchise tag window opens
Case Keenum's season surprised almost everybody as he used a one-year, $2 million journeyman deal to set up a career-altering contract. Is he worth a $20 million-plus deal to the Vikings? Star Tribune February 20, 2018

Placing odds on Vikings’ 2018 quarterback(s)
It’s the biggest offseason question the Minnesota Vikings have had in years - who will be their quarterback in 2018? We put our own mythical betting odds on it. Viking Update February 20, 2018

Sharrif Floyd still awaiting grievance settlement
Sharrif Floyd has an argument for his injury designation from the Minnesota Vikings. Viking Update February 20, 2018

Should the Vikings franchise tag Case Keenum?
The Minnesota Vikings have more options at quarterback than The Bachelor has at the start of Season 23. It may turn out that the player right under their nose is the best person for the gig in 2018. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities February 20, 2018

If Jets will pay Kirk Cousins 'whatever it takes,' where would that leave Vikings?
Reports have been trickling out of New York that the Jets aren’t just willing to give the likely free agent QB a lot of money. They’re willing to give him all the money he could want. Star Tribune February 19, 2018

Film snapshot: Dalvin Cook, Latavius Murray can be complementary pair for Vikings
Dalvin Cook is expected to be at 100 percent after the knee injury that ended his rookie season; Latavius Murray gives the Vikings a different look when he's in the game. Star Tribune February 19, 2018

Vikings’ new assistant coach Todd Downing is an old hand
Todd Downing has come a long way in the NFL since fetching Mike Tice’s golf cart as a Vikings gofer in the early 2000s. Pioneer Press February 19, 2018

In analyzing Bridgewater vs. Cousins, the fourth quarter is the difference
If you spend a lot of time on social media, you know that there’s a different rumor or report every day on the future of the Minnesota Vikings quarterback position. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities February 19, 2018

Vikings’ 2018 schedule tied for easiest in division
The Minnesota Vikings’ schedule may look intimidating, but it’s only eighth overall and tied for last in the NFC North. Viking Update February 19, 2018

Downing rejoins Vikings’ offensive coaching staff
The Minnesota Vikings are bringing back Todd Downing, who started with the organization in 2001. Viking Update February 19, 2018

Teddy Bridgewater reiterates he wants to start in 2018
Teddy Bridgewater admitted that 2017 was fun and important, but he has bigger plans for the 2018 season and beyond. Viking Update February 19, 2018

Vikings likely to be trading often on draft weekend
The Minnesota Vikings and General Manager Rick Spielman have a history of trading up and down to make their selections. With just five picks slated this year, the heat is on. Viking Update February 19, 2018

Vikings trending more toward building through draft
In the coming weeks, there will be a lot of talk of potential Minnesota Vikings free-agent signings. But the last few years have brought one or two key targets and done. Viking Update February 17, 2018

Vikings bring on former Raiders offensive coordinator Todd Downing
The Vikings are hiring former Raiders offensive coordinator Todd Downing as a senior offensive assistant, according to a league source. Star Tribune February 17, 2018

Vikings expected to consider QB AJ McCarron
It looks like a new quarterback is about to enter the mix Vikings’ quarterback mix. Should Minnesota be unable to re-sign free agent Case Keenum, it is expected to consider AJ McCarron. Pioneer Press February 17, 2018

Report: Vikings will hire former Raiders OC Todd Downing
It appears Minnesota Vikings offensive coordinator John DeFilippo is bringing in a little help. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities February 17, 2018

Vikings ticket prices going up in 2018
The Minnesota Vikings informed season ticket holders Friday that they are raising the price of tickets. Viking Update February 16, 2018

DeFilippo discusses Keenum, Cousins
New Minnesota Vikings offensive coordinator John DeFilippo offered his insights into Case Keenum, Sam Bradford and Kirk Cousins. Viking Update February 16, 2018

Should they stay or should they go now?
The Vikings have several in-house free agents they need to decide whether to keep or allow to explore free agency. We’ve picked five of each that should/shouldn’t go. Viking Update February 16, 2018

Vikings to raise season ticket prices an average of 7 percent
The team is coming off an NFC North title, a first-round playoff bye and a 14-win season. Star Tribune February 16, 2018

John DeFilippo brings varied history of mobile QBs to Vikings
One remark stuck out when John DeFilippo recently cracked the book on the criteria important to him at quarterback as the new Vikings offensive coordinator. Star Tribune February 15, 2018

Vikings' QB room has chance to be quite the happy workplace in 2018
The quarterback room for the 2018 Vikings could turn out to be the most cohesive workplace this side of Starkey Laboratories. Star Tribune February 15, 2018

For whom the contract tolls
The Minnesota Vikings have a big QB conundrum with three quarterbacks set to hit free agency. But the unresolved question is whether Teddy Bridgewater’s contract will toll. Viking Update February 15, 2018

Report: Bridgewater’s camp does not think his contract will toll
As if the Minnesota Vikings’ quarterback situation wasn’t confusing enough, the issue of Teddy Bridgewater’s contract potentially tolling to 2018 has not yet been clarified. One report suggests that the 25-year-old quarterback’s side thinks he will become an unrestricted free agnent. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities February 15, 2018

Are Vikings tag-and-trade candidates?
The rumor mill has created a new free agent landscape of the tag-and-trade potential to alter the free-agent flow of quarterbacks. Could the Minnesota Vikings be a test case? Viking Update February 14, 2018

The future of the Minnesota Vikings: The complete series
The Minnesota Vikings have many crucial decisions to be made this offseason if they want to return to the top of the NFC North next season. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities February 14, 2018

Film snapshot: Harrison Smith's excellent season marred by the way it ended
When Mike Zimmer said the Eagles attacked some of the Vikings’ strengths in a blowout loss in the NFC title game, he might as well have been talking about safety Harrison Smith. Star Tribune February 14, 2018

Did Doug Pederson's reliance on analytics wear off on John DeFilippo? Watch fourth downs for answer
Philadelphia Eagles coach Doug Pederson allows two voices in his headset during games that perhaps aren’t in the ears of many of his colleagues. Star Tribune February 14, 2018

Mike Remmers' position an unknown for Vikings offensive line
Will Mike Remmers play tackle, which is what he was signed to do, or guard, where he moved after injury issues hit the line? That's one of the 2018 issues Vikings' management is tackling. Star Tribune February 13, 2018

Andrews signing first of many on Vikings’ offensive line
The Minnesota Vikings signing Josh Andrews is probably just the start of their offensive line acquisitions this offseason. Viking Update February 13, 2018

Holler: Did Stefanski get a fair shake?
Is it fair of the Minnesota Vikings to not promote Kevin Stefanski to their offensive coordinator, yet deny him the chance to get that job with Pat Shurmur in New York? Viking Update February 13, 2018

The rarely-used Transition Tag could come into play with Vikings’ QB situation
You may remember the Transition Tag from such NFL mishaps as Steve Hutchinson and Nate Burleson. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities February 13, 2018

The future of the Vikings, part 9: The safeties
The season couldn’t have ended much worse for the Minnesota Vikings’ safeties. Harrison Smith and Andrew Sendejo were torched by the Philadelphia Eagles in the Vikings’ 38-7 loss in the NFC Championship game. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities February 13, 2018

Could the Vikings franchise tag and trade Case Keenum?
Imagine a world where NFL analysts debated whether the New England Patriots should keep Matt Cassel and trade Tom Brady. It happened. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities February 13, 2018

Vikings far from alone in blocking interview of QBs coach, and it can't last long
Kevin Stefanski, the Vikings' respected 35-year-old quarterbacks coach, was the front runner to follow Pat Shurmur to the Giants as his top offensive assistant until the interview was blocked. Star Tribune February 12, 2018

Agent: Vikings to sign ex-Eagles OL Josh Andrews
Josh Andrews follows new Vikings offensive coordinator John DeFillippo from Philadelphia, where he most recently spent the past season on the Eagles practice squad. Star Tribune February 12, 2018

Vikings sign free-agent guard Josh Andrews
The Vikings have signed free-agent offensive lineman Josh Andrews, the team announced Monday. Pioneer Press February 12, 2018

Free-agent shopping list has plentiful options
The Minnesota Vikings will be weighing their in-house free-agent options, but a lot of NFL teams will be facing some significant organization-shifting free-agent choices. Viking Update February 12, 2018