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NFCN  Standings
Green Bay 13-3-0
Minnesota 10-6-0
Chicago 8-8-0
Detroit 3-12-1


2019 Pre Season Schedule
Date Opponent Time
8/09 @ New Orleans 7 PM
8/18 Seattle 7 PM
8/24 Arizona 12 PM
8/29 @ Buffalo 6:30 PM
2019 Regular Season Schedule
9/08 Alanta 12 PM
9/15 @ Green Bay 12 PM
9/22 Oakland 12 PM
9/29 @ Chicago 3:25 PM
10/06 @ NY Giants 12 PM
10/13 Philadelphia 12 PM
10/20 @ Detroit 12 PM
10/24 Washington 7:20 PM
11/03 @ Kansas City 12 PM
11/10 @Dallas 7:20 PM
11/17 Denver 12 PM
11/24 Bye N/A
12/02 @ Seattle 7:15 PM
12/08 Detroit 12 PM
12/15 @ LA Chargers 3:05 PM
12/23 Green Bay 7:15 PM
12/29 Chicago 12 PM


NFL Calendar

April 6 Clubs that hired a new head coach after the end of the 2019 regular season may begin offseason workout programs.

April 17 Deadline for restricted free agents to sign offer sheets April 20 Clubs with returning head coaches may begin offseason workout programs.

April 23-25 NFL Draft, Las Vegas, Nevada.

April 27 Beginning this date, NFL clubs may request permission to visit with, try out, or sign any player who was under contract to the XFL at the conclusion of the XFL season.

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Current News

Thielen Foundation Announces $100K Donation & KFAN Radiothon for COVID-19 Relief
Adam Thielen is enhancing his effort to support people affected by the COVID-19 pandemic and giving a big boost to organizations that are providing critical help during the crisis. And he's bringing several friends with him in the fight. April 2, 2020

Thielen helps COVID-19 relief with $100,000 and a radiothon
The Thielen Foundation has committed an additional $75,000 to Minnesota COVID-19 relief efforts and announced plans to help raise more money through an April 9 radiothon in conjunction with KFAN. Star Tribune April 2, 2020

Let’s make a deal: Ed White involved in perhaps the first sign-and-trade in pro sports
The Vikings felt they had little choice but to accommodate Stefon Diggs’ request for a trade last month when they sent the disgruntled wide receiver to Buffalo for four draft picks, including the Bills’ first-rounder and two others in this year’s draft. April 2, 2020

Gary Kubiak can keep it all together
When the Vikings hired Gary Kubiak, it became a running joke that nobody was sure exactly how he got to Minnesota, what his job was supposed to be and whether he ever existed at all. April 2, 2020

Lunchbreak: Kendricks Helping COVID-19 Relief with Original Paintings
Eric Kendricks is offering a personal touch to raise funds to help those in need from the COVID-19 pandemic. April 1, 2020

Minnesota Vikings Foundation Responding to COVID-19 Pandemic
The Vikings Table food truck, a program of the Minnesota Vikings Foundation, was created with the goal of serving healthy meals to young people across the community, and that program is even more essential during a time when Minnesota schools are closed due to concerns around the spread of coronavirus. April 1, 2020

Let’s make a deal: What was the Vikings’ rush to trade Chris Doleman?
The Vikings felt they had little choice but to accommodate Stefon Diggs’ request for a trade last month when they sent the disgruntled wide receiver to Buffalo for four draft picks, including the Bills’ first-rounder and two others in this year’s draft. April 1, 2020

Can the Vikings afford to pass on a top receiver?
Following the trade of Stefon Diggs, the Vikings are only left with one proven receiver in Adam Thielen and a bevy of players who are looking to take a step forward in recently-signed Tajae Sharpe, 2019 seventh-rounder Bisi Johnson, Chad Beebe, Alexander Hollins, Davion Davis and a handful of others. April 1, 2020

NFL draft without fans is nothing new
The NFL draft is going to still take place April 23-25, a rare sports event being held as scheduled when so many leagues around the world have suspended normal operations because of the COVID-19 outbreak. Star Tribune April 1, 2020

Will the Vikings pick a QB in first three rounds of NFL Draft?
After a horrendous month of March, we can at least start to try to think about warmer weather, better times ahead and actual things on the sports calendar. Star Tribune April 1, 2020

Jared Allen's goal is to dodge NFL draft
For Jared Allen, it's the "most boring" thing to put on TV. Star Tribune April 1, 2020

NFL Announces New Playoff Format for 2020 Season
The NFL announced Tuesday that there will be an additional playoff team in each conference, bringing the total number of postseason teams to 14 across the league. March 31, 2020

Thielen & Sharpe Practice Social Distancing, Notch Perfect Scores in Trivia Game
Adam Thielen and Tajať Sharpe "met" for the first time on Friday, but as it turns out, the new teammates know each other pretty well already. March 31, 2020

Vikings discussing possible long-term extension for safety Anthony Harris
The Vikings just might keep Anthony Harris after all. Though there has been speculation the Vikings might trade Harris after placing the franchise tag on him two weeks ago, sources said Tuesday the team has been actively discussing a possible long-term contract for the 28-year-old safety. Pioneer Press March 31, 2020

Film: Tajae Sharpe won't outrun Stefon Diggs, but gives Vikings solid depth
The Vikings turned to Stefon Diggs for a variety of problems. He caught 84 passes one year without reaching 1,000 yards because, in lieu of a run game, he was asked to break tackles on short catches. Last year with Adam Thielen injured, Diggs broke Randy Moss’ three-game Vikings yardage record as a top NFL deep threat. Star Tribune March 30, 2020

2020 Minnesota Vikings Free Agency Tracker
During the 2020 offseason, will keep fans up-to-date on all of the official transactions that are made by the club and will compile all of the content from every move that Minnesota makes during the offseason into one place. March 28, 2020

Compressed NFL season would hinder relocated quarterbacks
Kirk Cousins' return under center for a third season could help give the Vikings a leg up on their competition. Star Tribune March 28, 2020

Terry Tausch goofed around with his Vikings teammates but was dependable on the field
His Vikings linemate Tim Irwin called the late guard "my left arm." Star Tribune March 28, 2020

Against backdrop of coronavirus challenges, pressure on Vikings’ Rick Spielman to have quality draft
No pro days. No opportunities for prospects to visit team facilities. A lack of physicals on players who did not attend the scouting combine. Pioneer Press March 28, 2020

With re-signing of three reserve offensive linemen, Vikings at least maintain some depth there
The Vikings have lost a lot of players since the start of free agency. The list hasn’t included reserve offensive linemen. Pioneer Press March 28, 2020

REPORT: Vikings showing interest in Redskins Pro Bowl LT Trent Williams
By most accounts, this year's free agency period has left quite a bit to be desired for fans of the Minnesota Vikings. To say the very least, we've seen many more players leaving the organization than coming to it. March 28, 2020

Versatile RB/KR Ameer Abdullah Returning to Vikings
Ameer Abdullah's versatility is staying in Purple. The Vikings announced on Friday that they have re-signed the running back and kick returner, who has played 23 games with Minnesota over the past two seasons. March 27, 2020

Vikings to re-sign guard Dakota Dozier to one-year, $1 million deal
Dozier will sign for a base salary of $910,000 and get a signing bonus of $90,000. Because he signed for the veteran minimum, he will count $840,000 against the salary cap. Pioneer Press March 27, 2020

Vikings extend deadline for season-ticket payments to June 1 due to coronavirus
Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Vikings announced Friday they have extended the deadline for final season-ticket payments to June 1, which is 1 1/2 months later than the original due date of April 16. Pioneer Press March 27, 2020

Vikings re-sign Ameer Abdullah, agree to terms with Dakota Dozier
The Vikings have locked up their kickoff returner for next season. The Vikings on Friday re-signed running back Ameer Abdullah to a one-year contract. He returned 13 kickoffs in 2019 for a 25-yard average. Pioneer Press March 27, 2020

Vikings nose tackle Michael Pierce talks, Bob Sansevere listens
Mike Pierce was the Vikings’ big acquisition during the first week of NFL free agency, and when we say big, it has multiple meanings. Signed by Baltimore as an undrafted free agent in 2016, Pierce, 27, spent his first four seasons in the NFL with the Ravens. Pioneer Press March 27, 2020

Tajať Sharpe Explains Why Vikings Are 'Best Spot'
As Tajať Sharpe prepared to enter free agency for the first time in his young career, the wide receiver made a checklist of sorts of what he was looking for in a team. March 26, 2020

5 Things to Know About New Vikings DE Anthony Zettel
The Vikings announced that they have agreed to terms with defensive end Anthony Zettel. Zettel is listed at 6-foot-4 and 275 pounds. Here are five things to know about the newest Vikings defensive end. March 26, 2020

Vikings Send Condolences to Family of Terry Tausch
The Vikings are sending condolences to the family of Terry Tausch, a former offensive lineman who passed away Wednesday. The native of New Braunfels, Texas, was 61. March 26, 2020

5 Things to Know About New Vikings WR Tajať Sharpe
Originally selected by the Titans with the 140th overall pick in 2016, Sharpe spent the first four seasons of his NFL career in Tennessee, but he missed the 2017 campaign with a foot injury. March 26, 2020

Patience pays off for former Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater
Former Vikings QB took long way around to get back starting QB job. Star Tribune March 26, 2020

Vikings re-sign veteran offensive lineman Brett Jones
The Vikings are bringing offensive lineman Brett Jones back on a one-year deal worth the veteran minimum ($910,000), a source confirmed. Star Tribune March 26, 2020

Tajae Sharpe tries to fill Stefon Diggs' big shoes with Vikings
The terminology in Minnesota should be familiar to the former Tennessee Titans receiver. Star Tribune March 26, 2020

Vikings to re-sign center Brett Jones to one-year contract
The Vikings reached an agreement Thursday to re-sign free-agent center Brett Jones to a one-year contract, a source said. Jones will sign a veteran minimum deal with a base salary of $910,000. Pioneer Press March 26, 2020

Terry Tausch, Vikings starting guard in the 1980s, dies at 61
The University of Texas, which Tausch played for from 1978-81, announced Thursday that he died Wednesday night at his home in Plano, Texas. No cause of death was given. Pioneer Press March 26, 2020

Ex-Vikings cornerback Xavier Rhodes to sign with Colts
When the Vikings released cornerback Xavier Rhodes two weeks ago, general manager Rick Spielman left open the chance he could be re-signed. That possibility is no more. Pioneer Press March 26, 2020

WR Taeje Sharpe eager to get started with Vikings — whenever that might be
Taeje Sharpe got his money in free agency. Now, he has time to focus on his hip-hop group, GMR, which stands for “Get Money Regardless.” Pioneer Press March 26, 2020

Young players need to rise up for Vikings
Everyone knew the Vikings roster was going to go through major changes this offseason because of the number of veteran players they had clogging up the salary cap, but it has still been incredible to see so many players leave the club in the past few weeks. Star Tribune March 25, 2020