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2018 Pre Season Schedule
Date Opponent Time
8/11 @ Denver 8 PM
8/18 Jacksonville 12 PM
8/24 Seattle 7 PM
8/30 @ Tennessee 7 PM
2018 Regular Season Schedule
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
10/28 New Orleans 7:20 PM
11/4 Detroit 12 PM
11/11 Bye N/A
11/18 @ Chicago 12 PM
11/25 Green Bay 7:20 PM
12/2 @ New England 3:25 PM
12/10 @ Seattle 7:15 PM
12/16 Miami 12 PM
12/23 @ Detroit 12 PM
12/30 Chicago 12 PM

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September 25   Beginning on the Tuesday following the third weekend of regular season games, the claiming priority is based on the inverse order of the standing of clubs in the current season’s games.

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Is Dan Bailey the stable, productive kicker the Vikings have missed since Mike Zimmer's arrival?
In Mike Zimmer's five seasons, the Vikings have made just 81.6 percent of their field goals, among the worst percentages in the league. Star Tribune September 21, 2018

Vikings ‘repeat offender’ Andrew Sendejo fined $53,482 for hit at Green Bay
The NFL on Friday fined Vikings safety Andrew Sendejo $53,482 for a hit last Sunday at Green Bay in which he was penalized for unnecessary roughness, a source said. Pioneer Press September 21, 2018

Vikings vs. Buffalo: Winless Bills starting rooking quarterback
The Vikings look to get back on the winning track after last Sunday’s 29-29 tie at Green Bay. They will be without two key starters in defensive end Everson Griffen (knee) and running back Dalvin Cook (hamstring). Griffen will be replaced by Stephen Weatherly, Cook by Latavius Murray. Pioneer Press September 21, 2018

Vikings DE Everson Griffen, RB Dalvin Cook ruled out Sunday
Vikings defensive end Everson Griffen and running back Dalvin Cook were both ruled out Friday for Sunday’s game against the Buffalo Bills at U.S. Bank Stadium. Pioneer Press September 21, 2018

Vikings vs. Bills final injury report Week 3
The Minnesota Vikings were back on the practice field on Friday for the final time as they prepare for a return home this weekend when the Buffalo Bills come to town and it was largely the same as Thursday with several big names still out for the team and now ruled out for the Week 3 showdown. 24/7 Sports September 21, 2018

Elflein, others to see first or extended action
The Minnesota Vikings will be without star running back Dalvin Cook and defensive end Everson Griffen on Sunday, but they have a several players waiting in the wings to make their first significant contributions of the season. 24/7 Sports September 21, 2018

Vikings vs. Bills game will be missing handful of stars
The Minnesota Vikings have a unique situation brewing for Week 3's game against the hapless Buffalo Bills, who are 0-2 on the young season. 24/7 Sports September 21, 2018

Vikings franchise value has doubled since 2014
The Minnesota Vikings may not exactly be one of the NFL's biggest-name teams being in a smaller market than a lot of cities and in a league with so many icons, but what the franchise has become under the leadership of the Wilf family is impressive when looking at the numbers. 24/7 Sports September 21, 2018

Vikings C Elflein ready to return after long offseason recovery
The Minnesota Vikings will get starting center Pat Elflein back in some capacity on Sunday when they hit the field against the Buffalo Bills at US Bank Stadium. And while Mike Zimmer would not elaborate on how many snaps he will take, the Vikings’ line will get an instant boost by having him back. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities September 21, 2018

Cook and Griffen out, Elflein will ‘have a role’ for Vikings vs. Bills
The Minnesota Vikings will be without two of their star players as they face off with the Buffalo Bills at US Bank Stadium on Sunday. Pass rusher Everson Griffen   will sit out with a knee injury and Dalvin Cook will be sidelined by a hamstring issue. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities September 21, 2018

Will Vikings’ patience with Laquon Treadwell pay off?
You can criticize the Minnesota Vikings all you want for selecting Laquon Treadwell in the first round of the 2016 NFL draft instead of New Orleans Saints superstar Michael Thomas, but at the time, they were far from alone in believing he could be a top-notch NFL receiver. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities September 21, 2018

Vikings RB Dalvin Cook will be held OUT on Sunday vs Bills
According the Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer, second year running back Dalvin Cook will be held out of this weekend's game against the Buffalo Bills with a hamstring injury. KFAN.com September 21, 2018

After statement game by Cousins, Vikings host Allen, Bills
Kirk Cousins delivered for the Minnesota Vikings the type of performance expected from, and demanded by, his big contract. KFAN.com September 21, 2018

Not overlooking Bills key for Vikings | Week 3 Preview
The biggest obstacle facing the Minnesota Vikings this week may be mental. KFAN.com September 21, 2018

With Vikings and Gophers showing promise, it's a good time for football in Minnesota
Gophers coach P.J. Fleck believes he can keep the winning ways going with the Gophers. And for the Vikings, standout defensive lineman Sheldon Richardson said he's aiming for an "All-Pro season." Star Tribune September 20, 2018

Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins doesn't have to boast, his teammates do it for him
Kirk Cousins eclipsed 400 passing yards against the Packers and threw four touchdowns, the first to accomplish that double feat since 2004. Star Tribune September 20, 2018

Mailbag: On Tom Johnson's role in Vikings' D-line rotation, explaining Reiff's illegal formation
Johnson will have a more limited role than in the past as the Vikings continue to refine their rotation on the defensive line. Star Tribune September 20, 2018

Mike Priefer: 'I felt partly responsible' for Daniel Carlson's missed field goals
Vikings special teams coach Mike Priefer met with reporters on Thursday afternoon and much of the conversation, as you would expect, centered on the three missed fueld goals that led to rookie Daniel Carlson being cut from the team after Sunday's 29-29 tie at Green bay. Star Tribune September 20, 2018

Vikings long snapper Kevin McDermott is one constant amid endless change with team's specialists
Kevin McDermott might be the Vikings’ best at spinning with the NFL’s revolving door. Star Tribune September 20, 2018

Pocket presences establishes Vikings’ Kirk Cousins as ‘legitimate tough guy’
Among the many things Kirk Cousins showed last Sunday in Green Bay was an ability to sit in the pocket. Pioneer Press September 20, 2018

Vikings’ running game ‘good enough,’ but for how long?
Lost in Kirk Cousins’ dazzling 425-yard, four-touchdown performance Sunday in Green Bay was another feeble rushing performance. Minnesota rushed 18 times for just 68 yards in its tie with the Packers. The Vikings’ longest run was a whopping nine yards. Pioneer Press September 20, 2018

Mike Priefer: Vikings would have signed Dan Bailey last offseason had he been available
The Vikings felt they had to upgrade their place-kicking before the season started. They didn’t think they’d have to do it again after two games. Pioneer Press September 20, 2018

Vikings vs. Bills injury report: Thursday Week 3
The Minnesota Vikings were back on the practice field on Thursday as they prepare for a return home this weekend when the Buffalo Bills come to town and it was largely the same as Wednesday with several big names still out for the team. 24/7 Sports September 20, 2018

Zulgad: Brutal or brilliant? Roughing the passer calls could serve a purpose
Clay Matthews’ game-changing, roughing-the-passer penalty on Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins on Sunday looks like a terrible call every time you watch it. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities September 20, 2018

Dalvin Cook appreciates moonlight role at reciever
In college and in his first year in the NFL, Dalvin Cook has occasionally been asked to line up as a wide receiver. Under new Minnesota Vikings offensive coordinator John DeFilippo, it appears Cook will be a regular at the line of scrimmage — and the Vikings’ running back can’t get enough of it. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities September 20, 2018

A closer look at rookie T Brian O’Neill’s debut
Brian O’Neill’s first NFL action came at the drop of the hat and on the biggest stage. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities September 20, 2018

"They just want us to throw the flag..." Mike Zimmer taking the NFL head on
Mike Zimmer is going at the NFL to clarify the already super cloudy new rules added in for player safety that include leading with the helmet and unnecessary roughness. KFAN.com September 20, 2018

Former Vikings defensive back Keith Nord dies at 61
Nord was a standout at Minnetonka High School and St. Cloud State before making the NFL. Star Tribune September 19, 2018

Dan Bailey chose Vikings for team's must-win attitude
New kicker Dan Bailey was impressed by the Vikings' aspirations. Star Tribune September 19, 2018

Vikings’ Pat Elflein a full participant in practice, Dalvin Cook sits out
Vikings center Pat Elflein was a full participant in practice Wednesday, clearing the way for a possible return Sunday against Buffalo at U.S. Bank Stadium. Pioneer Press September 19, 2018

Vikings’ Mike Zimmer grateful for front office’s quick, ‘win now’ moves
In five seasons as Vikings coach, Mike Zimmer has had four kickers. He hopes the latest one will stick around. Pioneer Press September 19, 2018

Tom Johnson re-signs with Vikings, chooses to wear Brian Robison’s old No. 96
When Tom Johnson returned to the Vikings, he was given a choice between wearing No. 95 or 96. The decision was easy. Pioneer Press September 19, 2018

Cook: Running game ‘is going to pop’
While Dalvin Cook works to get his hamstring injury into playing shape – he didn’t practice on Wednesday and said he’ll take it “day by day” – he and the Minnesota Vikings running game is looking for improvement. 24/7 Sports September 19, 2018

Vikings vs. Bills injury report: Wednesday Week 3
The Minnesota Vikings have dropped their first injury report of the week heading into the contest against the Buffalo Bills in the third game of the season and, at least early on, the team is dealing with quite a few bumps and bruises coming out of a tie against the Green Bay Packers in Week 2. 24/7 Sports September 19, 2018

Vikings depth chart updated for Week 3
The Minnesota Vikings continued their 2018 season in Week 2 with a frustrating 29-29 tie at the hands of the Green Bay Packers, which is a wake-up call that caused the team to make some serious changes this week. 24/7 Sports September 19, 2018

Cousins critical of his ‘process’ on several throws in Green Bay — including Thielen’s TD
When the dust settled in Green Bay, the Minnesota Vikings left with a 29-29 tie and quarterback Kirk Cousins traveled back across the border with one of the best statistical performances of his career. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities September 19, 2018

Tom Johnson taking unexpected return to Minnesota ‘in stride’
You know how when you first leave home and then come back for a visit and notice that there’s a new gas station or they’ve turned old Target into Super Target? Well, imagine how Tom Johnson felt coming back to find the $125 million TCO Performance Center in the place of run-down Winter Park. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities September 19, 2018

With other offers on the table, Dan Bailey chose win-now Vikings team
Dan Bailey had plenty of interest when the Dallas Cowboys elected to release him following a training camp battle. The veteran kicker, who ranks second all time in field goal percentage, waited until he found a place where he could win. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities September 19, 2018

Report: Vikings release NT David Parry to make room for Tom Johnson
An odd situation in Seattle allowed the Minnesota Vikings to sign defensive tackle Tom Johnson, who had 16 sacks between 2014 and 2017 for the Vikings. The Seahawks planned to release and then re-sign Johnson, but the Vikings picked him up instead. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities September 19, 2018