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8/11 @ Denver 8 PM
8/18 Jacksonville 12 PM
8/24 Seattle 7 PM
8/30 @ Tennessee 7 PM
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9/9 San Francisco 12 PM
9/16 @ Green Bay 12 PM
9/23 Buffalo 12 PM
9/27 @ Los Angles 7:20 PM
10/7 @ Philadelphia 3:25 PM
10/14 Arizona 12 PM
10/21 @ NY Jets 12 PM
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No signs that Anthony Barr is close to signing with Vikings
The Vikings could take control of the contract of the four-time Pro Bowl player today by using their franchise tag on Anthony Barr, but it appears to be an unlikely solution. Star Tribune February 19, 2019

Kirk Cousins posts about nice weather in Miami; fans conclude he wants out
Kirk Cousins has become one of the most polarizing figure in Minnesota sports. It comes with the territory, the position and the contract. Ask Joe Mauer about that. Star Tribune February 19, 2019

Adam Thielen's agent addresses desire for contract extension
Adam Thielen has emerged as one of the best wide receivers in the entire NFL during the last few seasons of his career with the Minnesota Vikings while also being one of the league's best bargain contracts out there. 24/7 Sports February 19, 2019

Adam Thielen’s agent: “We’re all hopeful a contract extension will get done”
Adam Thielen’s agent said Tuesday he’s hopeful the wide receiver will be rewarded with a contract extension after the veteran was named to the Pro Bowl for a second consecutive season. SkorNorth.com February 19, 2019

The future of the Vikings, part 9: Safeties
As the Minnesota Vikings head into a vital offseason, we will look at each position under a microscope. What worked? What didn’t work? What might change in 2019? What are the best and worst case scenarios? What options do they have going forward? Our series will lead up to the opening of free agency on March 13. We move on to part , safeties. SkorNorth.com February 19, 2019

Why Vikings may not reach for OL in first round
The Minnesota Vikings offensive line is far and away the biggest need to be addressed this offseason with resources devoted to the cause through both free agency and the draft. The truth of the matter is that the overhaul that fans may be searching for may not be as easy to pull off as simply snapping their fingers and changing the philosophy behind the rebuild. 24/7 Sports February 18, 2019

Debating whether the Vikings should chase Antonio Brown
Vikings cornerback Xavier Rhodes caused a stir last week when he welcomed Antonio Brown to Minnesota in a tweet. This caused some to wonder if the Vikings had obtained the disgruntled wide receiver from the Pittsburgh Steelers, although it turned out that Brown was simply visiting the Twin Cities. SkorNorth.com February 18, 2019

Vikings should avoid blunder of using narrow-defined offense
Viking coach Mike Zimmer needs to guard against imposing a philosophy on his offense instead of finding ways for his best players to thrive. Star Tribune February 16, 2019

The future of the Vikings, part 8: The cornerbacks
As the Minnesota Vikings head into a vital offseason, we will look at each position under a microscope. What worked? What didn’t work? What might change in 2019? What are the best and worst case scenarios? What options do they have going forward? Our series will lead up to the opening of free agency on March 13. We move on to part 8, cornerbacks… SkorNorth.com February 16, 2019

Free agent targets the Vikings should consider
The Minnesota Vikings' 2018 quest ended much earlier than they were hoping it would when they did not even qualify for the playoffs, meaning they have had some extra time to evaluate and go over what they need to do to improve for next season and beyond. 24/7 Sports February 15, 2019

The free agency market value for Latavius Murray
Latavius Murray has quietly been one of the most reliable running backs in the league and was just that with the Minnesota Vikings the last two seasons, which now sees him on the verge of hitting free agency. 24/7 Sports February 14, 2019

The Vikings face a familiar question with Dan Bailey ahead of free agency
We could see musical chairs among kickers around the league with the Vikings among teams likely eyeing free-agent options led by Matt Bryant, Stephen Gostkowski, Robbie Gould and Bailey. Star Tribune February 14, 2019

Vikings said to be 'pretty likely' to face Eagles on Thanksgiving night at U.S. Bank Stadium
What’s particularly interesting is that it would be a home game for the Vikings and, if it happens, would mark the first time Minnesota has hosted a Thanksgiving game. Star Tribune February 13, 2019

PFT: Vikings could trade Kirk Cousins, bring back Case Keenum
Kirk Cousins apparently does not have a fan in Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk, who once again took to the web to post an article suggesting that the Minnesota Vikings quarterback may or may not have a future for long in the Twin Cities. 24/7 Sports February 13, 2019

Keenum’s magic goes poof: Broncos prepared to move on from one-year wonder
The Denver Broncos found out what the Minnesota Vikings feared. Case Keenum was a one-year wonder. SkorNorth.com February 13, 2019

The future of the Vikings, part 7: The linebackers
As the Minnesota Vikings head into a vital offseason, we will look at each position under a microscope. What worked? What didn’t work? What might change in 2019? What are the best and worst case scenarios? What options do they have going forward? Our series will lead up to the opening of free agency on March 13. We move on to part 7, linebackers… SkorNorth.com February 12, 2019

Key dates for the Vikings' 2019 offseason
This time around, the Vikings won’t be guaranteeing anybody $84 million. But some pivotal roster decisions need to be made in the coming weeks. Star Tribune February 12, 2019

Ten NFL free agents Vikings could target to improve the offensive line
The best offensive linemen typically don’t become available, but there are more than a handful of probable unrestricted free agents who could intrigue the Vikings. Star Tribune February 11, 2019

Terrell Davis says the Vikings should bring back Adrian Peterson
Adrian Peterson was thought to be on the last legs of his career a few offseasons ago, but proved in 2018 that there may still be some good football left in the former Minnesota Vikings star. 24/7 Sports February 11, 2019

What the Vikings could potentially get in a Trae Waynes trade
Trae Waynes is heading into his fifth season in the NFL after being the No. 11 overall pick of the Minnesota Vikings in the 2015 NFL Draft. 24/7 Sports February 11, 2019

Zulgad: Would the Vikings really bring back Adrian Peterson?
Should Adrian Peterson return to the Vikings? Terrell Davis thinks so. SkorNorth.com February 11, 2019

Could the pass-rusher market impact Vikings decision on Everson Griffen?
Everson Griffen is one of the best defensive players in Minnesota Vikings history. His success is one of the great accomplishments of Mike Zimmer’s (and Andre Patterson’s) tenure. SkorNorth.com February 11, 2019

Vikings list of opponents for 2019
We will not know the dates and times of these contests for many months, but the Vikings will know what they are up against heading into the offseason with big decisions and adjustments on the way. 24/7 Sports February 10, 2019

How the Vikings can clear cap space this offseason
The Minnesota Vikings still have one of the best rosters in the league despite not making the playoffs in 2018, but it is clear that some major upgrades and tweaks are needed if they are going to re-emerge as a Super Bowl contender anytime soon. 24/7 Sports February 10, 2019

Free agent targets the Vikings should consider
The Minnesota Vikings' 2018 quest ended much earlier than they were hoping it would when they did not even qualify for the playoffs, meaning they have had some extra time to evaluate and go over what they need to do to improve for next season and beyond. 24/7 Sports February 9, 2019

The future of the Vikings, part 6: Defensive line
As the Minnesota Vikings head into a vital offseason, we will look at each position under a microscope. What worked? What didn’t work? What might change in 2019? What are the best and worst case scenarios? What options do they have going forward? Our series will lead up to the opening of free agency on March 13. We move on to part 6, defensive line… SkorNorth.com February 9, 2019

Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins 'frustrated' by first-year results
Kirk Cousins' stats were solid in his first year with the Vikings, but missing the playoffs left him eager to make amends. Star Tribune February 8, 2019

Vikings add Marwan Maalouf, Rick Dennison to coaching staff
The Vikings announced the final hires for their 2019 coaching staff on Friday morning, setting what they hope will be a more cohesive direction on offense while bringing in a special teams coordinator who made his mark with dynamic units in Miami. Star Tribune February 8, 2019

Vikings add two coaches to staff, promote another
The Vikings announced the addition of two coaches to their staff on Friday, plus a promotion for a current coach. Pioneer Press February 8, 2019

Vikings announce three coaching hires, changes
The Minnesota Vikings have officially announced the signing of three coaches, special teams coordinator Marwan Maalouf, offensive line coach Rick Dennison and the move of Drew Petzing from assistant quarterbacks coach to wide receivers coach. 24/7 Sports February 8, 2019

Vikings hire three assistant coaches
The Minnesota Vikings announced Friday that they have hired a special teams coordinator, offensive line coach/run-game coordinator and wide receivers coach. SkorNorth.com February 8, 2019

Should the Vikings be keeping an eye on Kyler Murray’s draft stock?
In ESPN draft guru Todd McShay’s most recent mock draft, Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray lands with the Miami Dolphins, who own the 13th overall pick. SkorNorth.com February 7, 2019

Everson Griffen's contract puts his status with Vikings in question for 2019
While the contract did extend the marriage between the Vikings and Griffen on paper, its structure did something else: It guaranteed the Vikings the kind of leverage they could exert over Griffen in the coming weeks. Star Tribune February 7, 2019

QB Kyle Sloter on reuniting with Kubiak, the Vikings offense and his growth
The Vikings’ hiring of Gary and Klint Kubiak was welcome news to Kyle Sloter, who has big goals for someone who has never taken a snap during a regular-season NFL game. Star Tribune February 7, 2019

Cousins: ‘Good decision’ to bring back Stefanski
Kirk Cousins is on board for some semblance of continuity among the Minnesota Vikings offensive coaching staff. 24/7 Sports February 7, 2019