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2014 Pre Season Schedule
Date Opponent Time
8/08 Oakland 7 PM
8/16  Arizona 7:30 PM
8/23 @ Kansas City 7 PM
8/28 @ Tennessee 7 PM
2014 Regular Season Schedule
9/7 @ St. Louis 12 PM
9/14 New England 12 PM
9/21 @ New Orleans 12 PM
9/28 Atlanta 3:25 PM
10/2 @ Green Bay 7:25 PM
10/12 Detroit 12 PM
10/19 @ Buffalo 12 PM
10/26 @ Tampa Bay 12PM
11/2 Washington 12 PM
11/9 Bye Week N/A
11/16 @ Chicago 12 PM
11/23 Green Bay 12 PM
11/30 Carolina 12 PM
12/7 NY Jets 12 PM
12/14 @ Detroit 12 PM
12/21 @ Miami 12 PM
12/28 Chicago 12 PM


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A Christian website devoted to Faith, Jesus Christ and Minnesota Vikings Football. Current Minnesota Vikings news from CNNSI, Star Tribune, The Sporting News, CBS Sportsline, KFFL, KFAN, KSTP, and many others. Updated regularly!

Current News

Vikings: Jerick McKinnon's time has come sooner than expected
Jerick McKinnon had better hope he's a quick learner, because the rookie running back is getting his big test sooner than expected. Pioneer Press September 18, 2014

Vikings remain optimistic Chad Greenway will play Sunday
Vikings coach Mike Zimmer expressed continued optimism Thursday that linebacker Chad Greenway will play Sunday at New Orleans despite a broken hand. Pioneer Press September 18, 2014

Notebook: Greenway held out, Patterson added
Chad Greenway was held out of practice for a second straight day with his broken hand and Cordarrelle Patterson was added to the injury report. Viking Update September 18, 2014

VIDEO: Mike Priefer on his return
Special teams coordinator Mike Priefer talked about his return to the team and his time away. Viking Update September 18, 2014

Vikings turn focus to Saints, replacements
The Vikings are trying to get the Adrian Peterson controversy behind them and concentrate on football. That was easier with the questions coming from New Orleans than those faced in Minnesota. Viking Update September 18, 2014

Minnesota Vikings' Cordarrelle Patterson limited in practice
Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer still sounded optimistic on Thursday he'd have Chad Greenway on the field this Sunday in New Orleans, despite Greenway's broken left hand. But the Vikings have injuries to several starters to track on the other side of the ball. September 18, 2014

Injury report: Patterson limited with chest injury, Greenway still out
Minnesota Vikings receiver Cordarrelle Patterson was added to the injury report on Thursday with a chest injury. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities September 18, 2014

An unlikely duo in Asiata and McKinnon ready to fill Peterson's shoes
In 2011, Matt Asiata was working shifts at a Utah warehouse, Jerick McKinnon was a sophomore quarterback at Georgia Southern and Adrian Peterson was on the eve of his 2,097-yard rushing season. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities September 18, 2014

Bridgewater supporters will multiply if Cassel can't curb turnovers
Matt Cassel struggled in week 2 without Adrian Peterson. Some of the throws he made would have been problematic for the Vikings even if they had the All-Pro back in the backfield. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities September 18, 2014

Zulgad: No Peterson means these 4 questions must be answered
Normalcy. The word that U.S. presidential candidate Warren G. Harding used in the election of 1920 to express his desire to return citizens to their way of life before World War I also applies to what Vikings coach Mike Zimmer will want to have happen around Winter Park beginning Thursday. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities September 18, 2014

VIKINGS JOURNAL: Opposition Outlook - The Man that Redefined the Saints
Despite what recent memory tells about the New Orleans Saints franchise it doesn’t exactly bring with it a storied history. September 18, 2014

Brandon Watts returns after month layoff
Vikings rookie linebacker Brandon Watts received a little ribbing from the linebackers in his return to practice on Wednesday. Star Tribune September 18, 2014

Vikings notes: Greenway misses practice with broken hand
Asked whether he’ll play through the injury on Sunday against the Saints, Greenway said, “We’ll see.”  Star Tribune September 18, 2014

Week 3 scouting report: New Orleans
The Saints defense has allowed the second-most points per game (31.5) and the third-most yards per game (446) in the NFL through two games. Star Tribune September 17, 2014

Vikings injury report: Greenway, Floyd, Loadholt out
Along with Greenway, who was listed with a hand and rib injury, defensive tackle Sharrif Floyd (shoulder) and offensive tackle Phil Loadholt (ankle) did not participate in practice. Star Tribune September 17, 2014

Vikings: Asiata gets handoff of a lifetime
Vikings running back Matt Asiata is about to take the biggest handoff of his life. Pioneer Press September 17, 2014

Vikings: Meanwhile, Mike Zimmer prepares team to play New Orleans
Since the Adrian Peterson saga began, Vikings coach Mike Zimmer has talked to his mentor Bill Parcells and to others. Really, though, a lot what the first-year coach is learning is on the fly. Pioneer Press September 17, 2014

Vikings linebacker Chad Greenway has broken hand, will play
Chad Greenway played through much of last season with a broken right wrist. Now the Vikings linebacker has a broken right hand. Pioneer Press September 17, 2014

Greenway’s broken hand leads injury list
The Vikings are dealing with injuries to several starters, with Chad Greenway attempting to play through a broken hand. Viking Update September 17, 2014

Vikings fall to 26th in AP Pro32 rankings
After getting routed by the Patriots, the Vikings are down to 26th in the AP Pro32 rankings. Viking Update September 17, 2014

Minnesota Vikings injury report: Kyle Rudolph limited
The Minnesota Vikings were without linebacker Chad Greenway -- because of a broken hand and a rib injury -- at practice on Wednesday, as well as right tackle Phil Loadholt (ankle) and defensive tackle Sharrif Floyd (shoulder). September 17, 2014

Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer: Chad Greenway has broken hand
We'll attempt to squeeze in some football news on a day where most of the news surrounding the Minnesota Vikings is of a different nature. September 17, 2014

Injury report: Chad Greenway suffers broken hand, Floyd sits out
Minnesota Vikings linebacker Chad Greenway suffered a broken hand in Sunday's 30-7 loss to the New England Patriots, coach Mike Zimmer announced. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities September 17, 2014

NFL Power Rankings - Week 3
Coming off of a 30-7 smack down at the hands of the New England Patriots it's no surprise that the Vikings fell in this week's power rankings. But how far did they go? September 17, 2014

Breaking: Chad Greenway Suffers Broken Hand
Mike Zimmer took the stand and announced that veteran LB Chad Greenway had suffered a broken hand. September 17, 2014

Five Vikings stats that stand out for Week 3
Each week, beat guy Matt Vensel will highlight five Vikings stats that really mean something. Star Tribune September 16, 2014

Vikings: Tom Johnson can't wait to sack ex-teammate Drew Brees
For three years, Tom Johnson couldn't touch Drew Brees in practice. Now, he's hoping to sack him. "Definitely,'' Johnson said. "I want to do that.'' Pioneer Press September 16, 2014

Vikings sign fullback Zach Line to the practice squad
Zach Line wasn't gone long as he was added to the Minnesota Vikings practice squad on Tuesday. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities September 16, 2014

The Film Don't Lie: Minnesota Vikings
Minnesota allowed six sacks Sunday afternoon in a game where the New England Patriots moved Chandler Jones from a 3-4 outside linebacker position to a 4-3 defensive end spot, putting him in position to work against left tackle Matt Kalil for a large portion of the game. September 15, 2014

Counting snaps: Brinkley, Wright see more time in loss to Patriots
The Minnesota Vikings (1-1) lost the TCF Bank Stadium home opener in a 30-7 landslide loss to the New England Patriots (1-1) on Sunday. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities September 15, 2014

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A lot of people come to my website for the latest Vikings news and team information. This season you may have come here and noticed that the current “breaking news” story is not anywhere to be found. If you have wondered why content is being left out this post will explain that situation. September 14, 2014

Vikings: Mike Zimmer sticking with Matt Cassel despite four interceptions
Mike Zimmer knows about Matt Cassel throwing interceptions. He saw him toss three for the Vikings last December at Cincinnati when Zimmer was the Bengals' defensive coordinator. Pioneer Press September 14, 2014