Vikings
  • Vikings sign veteran tackle Jake Long for ailing line

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) – The Minnesota Vikings have signed offensive tackle Jake Long, a former first overall draft pick recently beset by injuries. The Vikings also placed right tackle Andre Smith on injured reserve …

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    12 Oct 16
  • Vikings RT Andre Smith to have triceps surgery, go on IR

    The Minnesota Vikings have lost another starting offensive lineman, with right tackle Andre Smith scheduled for surgery on his triceps muscle. Coach Mike Zimmer said that Smith will have the procedure performed Tuesday on his …

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    11 Oct 16
  • Vikings stay unbeaten with easy 31-13 victory over Texans

      MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Adam Thielen caught a touchdown pass to cap Minnesota’s opening drive and finished with a career-high 127 yards, and the Vikings defense flustered Brock Osweiler and the Houston Texans on their …

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    10 Oct 16
  • Vikings frustrate Beckham, Giants while getting to 4-0

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Minnesota’s defense denied Odell Beckham Jr. all night and forced two turnovers that led to 10 points, and the Vikings mystified Eli Manning yet again during a 24-10 victory Monday over the …

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    04 Oct 16
  • Vikings DE Everson Griffen wins NFC Player of the Week award

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota Vikings defensive end Everson Griffen has won the NFC Defensive Player of the Week award, coming off his performance at Carolina with a career-high-tying three sacks plus nine hurries …

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    29 Sep 16
  • Vikings stop Newton, snap Panthers' home win streak 22-10

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) รข?? Sam Bradford threw a touchdown pass to Kyle Rudolph, Marcus Sherels returned a punt for a score and the Minnesota Vikings snapped the Carolina Panthers’ 14-game home winning streak 22-10 on …

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    26 Sep 16
  • Zimmer tells radio show that Peterson has torn meniscus

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer tells local radio station KFXN-FM that running back Adrian Peterson has a torn meniscus in his right knee. Zimmer recorded his weekly appearance on the …

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    20 Sep 16
  • Bradford trumps Rodgers in debut as Vikes beat Pack 17-14

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Aaron Rodgers has two NFL MVP awards and one Super Bowl ring, and he’s in his ninth season as the starter for Green Bay. Sam Bradford was never on a winning team …

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    19 Sep 16