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Pre-Season Standings
Minnesota 4-0-0
Detroit 3-1-0
Green Bay 3-1-0
Chicago 2-2-0


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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Current News

Vikings bring back Austin Wentworth for practice squad
The Vikings aren't wasting much time in bringing back Austin Wentworth. Pioneer Press September 1, 2014

Vikings: Mike Harris back under Norv Turner's tutelage
Mike Harris earned Norv Turner's trust in 2012 when the undrafted rookie started nine games at San Diego's injury-riddled left tackle, Turner's final season as Chargers head coach. Pioneer Press September 1, 2014

Vikings replace Fred Evans with Shamar Stephen
Defensive tackle Fred Evans was a seventh-round pick who stuck around for eight NFL seasons. Now, he's been replaced by another seventh-round selection. Pioneer Press September 1, 2014

Vikings wide receiver Adam Thielen not taking anything for granted
Adam Thielen survived one cutdown day. Now, he could have another in three weeks. Pioneer Press September 1, 2014

Vikings keeping identity of starting strong safety under wraps
Saturday was not a good day to be a veteran safety in Minnesota. The Vikings eliminated three players with a combined 20 seasons of experience who all have been regular starters during their careers. Pioneer Press September 1, 2014

Ex-Gopher MarQueis Gray happy to be back in Minnesota with Vikings
MarQueis Gray flew into the Twin Cities after midnight, slept about four hours Monday morning at his Eagan house and found himself practicing for the Minnesota Vikings. Pioneer Press September 1, 2014

VIDEO: Marqueis Gray returns to Minnesota
Former Minnesota Gophers quarterback Marqueis Gray returns to Minnesota, this time as a Viking and as a tight end. Viking Update September 1, 2014

MarQueis Gray back at home with Minnesota Vikings
The first time MarQueis Gray played at TCF Bank Stadium, he was a quarterback for the University of Minnesota. September 1, 2014

Minnesota Vikings' safety situation still in flux
After nearly four months of evaluation, a handful of injuries and the release of two veterans over the weekend, the Minnesota Vikings still apparently haven't settled on a starting safety opposite Harrison Smith -- at least not one coach Mike Zimmer was comfortable sharing on Monday. September 1, 2014

Notebook: Matt Kalil aims to 'iron out wrinkles' before season opener
None of Robert Quinn's 10.5 sacks in 2012 came in the Dec. 16 meeting against the Minnesota Vikings, Matt Kalil's first test against the now-dominating pass rusher. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities September 1, 2014

Zulgad's 3-and-out: Key questions remain in Vikings' secondary
The Vikings entered training camp with three big questions on defense. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities September 1, 2014

MarQueis Gray confident in his hands, which may be what Vikings need
A gaggle of reporters waited for MarQueis Gray to finish his post-practice lift; a routine for most players, but one that carries a focused meaning for the quarterback-turned-tight end. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities September 1, 2014

Vikings add a cornerback to fill out the 10-man practice squad
The Minnesota Vikings added cornerback Chris Greenwood to fill the 10-man practice squad, the team announced on Monday. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities September 1, 2014

Vikings Insider: Roster gets younger in hopes to get better
After reconstructing the roster in the offseason, then spending the past five months evaluating it, Vikings coach Mike Zimmer and General Manager Rick Spielman have picked their 53 men. Star Tribune September 1, 2014

Waived by Browns, ex-Gopher Gray lands with Vikings
The Vikings on Sunday added a pair of players — one of them a former Gopher — to their 53-man roster and brought back to their practice squad nine players they released Saturday. Star Tribune August 31, 2014

Vikings waive two, sign nine to practice squad
The Vikings waived linebacker Larry Dean and offensive tackle Austin Wentworth and signed nine players to their practice squad on Sunday. Star Tribune August 31, 2014

Vikings claim former Gopher MarQueis Gray
Former Gopher MarQueis Gray was among the two waiver claims the Vikings won on Sunday. Star Tribune August 31, 2014

Vikings: Five things we learned during the preseason
Dress rehearsals are finished. Roles have been cast. The curtain is about to be raised. Showtime for the 2014 Minnesota Vikings. Pioneer Press August 31, 2014

Vikings pick up former Gophers quarterback MarQueis Gray
MarQueis Gray is coming back to Minnesota to reunite with Vikings offensive coordinator Norv Turner. Pioneer Press August 31, 2014

Vikings claim 2, name 9 to practice squad
The Vikings made 13 roster moves this afternoon, claiming two players off of waivers, releasing two players and signing nine players released Saturday to the practice squad. Viking Update August 31, 2014

Minnesota Vikings practice squad nearly complete
We'd talked earlier about the Vikings putting some pieces in place for their practice squad. That group is now almost complete. August 31, 2014

Vikings moves: MarQueis Gray claimed and practice squad additions
The Minnesota Vikings have added former University of Minnesota quarterback and NFL fullback/tight end MarQueis Gray through the waiver wire. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities August 31, 2014

Spielman: Vikings 'looked at 20' possible waiver claims
Minnesota Vikings general manager Rick Spielman shed some light on the post-cut frenzy as NFL teams collectively shuffle their decks after nearly halving rosters in a week. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities August 31, 2014

Vikings Sign Former Gopher MarQuies Gray, Sign 9 to Practice Squad
One day after trimming their roster down to 53-men, the Minnesota Vikings were able to reclaim a handful of them and fill their practice squad with 9 players. August 31, 2014

SD journalist chronicles 1969 Vikings
A South Dakota journalist has authored a book on the 1969 Vikings, the team many consider the best in franchise history. Viking Update August 31, 2014

The best is yet to come for Cordarrelle Patterson
For a game-breaker like Cordarrelle Patterson, the next highlight clip can be just a step away. Star Tribune August 30, 2014

Scoggins: Peterson's future paydays ride on performance
The Vikings star is nearing 30 — an ominous birthday for most running backs — in a QB-driven league. Star Tribune August 30, 2014

Hartman: Vikings' perfect preseason helps gain respect
Vikings coach Mike Zimmer believes that opponents have respect for his team after it finished the preseason 4-0. Star Tribune August 30, 2014

Chris Crocker among the Vikings' final cuts
The Vikings on Saturday trimmed their roster from 75 players to 53, and while there were no major surprises, the release of veteran safety Chris Crocker was a little curious. Star Tribune August 30, 2014

Ponder survives Vikings roster cuts, Crocker doesn't
While there were no major surprises among today’s roster cuts, the release of veteran safety Chris Crocker qualifies as a minor one. Star Tribune August 30, 2014

Tom Powers: Vikings shouldn't ignore not-so-subtle sign from above
Signs from above don't always come in the form of a lightning bolt. Pioneer Press August 29, 2014