Minnesota Vikings News and Rumors

  • SI Now: Adrian Peterson on the Vikings' future at quarterback

    SI Now: Adrian Peterson on the Vikings' future at quarterback

    CNNSI.com Updated 11 hours ago
    Adrian Peterson discusses rushing milestones, missing out on Michael Vick, and Matt Cassel's role in the Vikings' offense.
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  • Breaking down the top QBs in the NFL Draft

    Breaking down the top QBs in the NFL Draft

    startribune.com 16 hours ago
    Vikings reporter Master Tesfatsion breaks down his top three quarterbacks in the 2014 NFL Draft.
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  • Craig: A case for Bortles or Bridgewater at No. 8 to the Viking…

    Craig: A case for Bortles or Bridgewater at No. 8 to the Vikings

    startribune.com 17 hours ago
    This might be the most unpredictable draft in recent memory because of the uncertainty surrounding its quarterbacks.
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  • Computers, markers and mind power coordinate Vikings stadium co…

    Computers, markers and mind power coordinate Vikings stadium construction

    startribune.com Apr 18 (yesterday)
    The Dome demolition and construction of the supersized $1 billion Minnesota Multipurpose Stadium are being orchestrated with state-of-the-art computer programs and the mind of the impishly gruff project manager.
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  • Cole discusses benefits that two-week head start had for Viking…

    Cole discusses benefits that two-week head start had for Vikings linebackers

    startribune.com Apr 18 (yesterday)
    Having a new coaching staff allowed Vikings an extra two weeks of working with players.
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  • Vikings' cap structure allows for big deals

    Vikings' cap structure allows for big deals

    ESPN.com Apr 18 (2 days ago)
    MINNEAPOLIS -- Since free agency began on March 11, the Minnesota Vikings have been busily working the free-agent market to upgrade their defense. Those efforts, according to ESPN Stats & Information, have landed the Vikings among the league leaders…
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  • Will the Vikings exercise 2015 option for Christian Ponder?

    Will the Vikings exercise 2015 option for Christian Ponder?

    startribune.com Apr 18 (2 days ago)
    The Vikings have yet to exercise Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder’s fifth year option, according to the NFL Players Association’s records. The deadline to do so for 2011 first round picks is on May 3.
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  • Vikings preseason dates, times released

    Vikings preseason dates, times released

    startribune.com Apr 17 (3 days ago)
    The Vikings have released the dates and times of their four preseason games. Their preseason opponents were announced last week.
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  • Kiper's latest mock draft: Vikings pick Blake Bortles

    Kiper's latest mock draft: Vikings pick Blake Bortles

    startribune.com Apr 17 (3 days ago)
    ESPN's Mel Kiper has the Vikings drafting Central Florida quarterback Blake Bortles with the eighth overall pick in his latest mock draft.
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  • Munnerlyn gives Vikings a shot with slot receivers

    Munnerlyn gives Vikings a shot with slot receivers

    startribune.com Apr 17 (3 days ago)
    Last season, the Vikings did not have a reliable defensive back who could stick with shifty slot receivers. Enter Captain Munnerlyn, who was solid when covering slot receivers for the Carolina Panthers.
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  • Samuda out 9-10 months after surgery

    Samuda out 9-10 months after surgery

    ESPN.com Apr 16 (4 days ago)
    MINNEAPOLIS -- Minnesota Vikings offensive lineman Josh Samuda, who sustained a gruesome injury to his right ankle during the team's workout on Tuesday, had surgery in the Twin Cities to mend a broken fibula, dislocated ankle and deltoid ligament damage…
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  • Final pieces of Metrodome get hauled off Thursday

    Final pieces of Metrodome get hauled off Thursday

    startribune.com Apr 16 (4 days ago)
    It's the end of an era on Thursday as the remaining rubble of the Metrodome is hauled off of the new stadium construction site.
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  • Vikings: Quick takes on QB items

    Vikings: Quick takes on QB items

    ESPN.com Apr 16 (4 days ago)
    MINNEAPOLIS -- Some quick thoughts on a few Minnesota Vikings quarterback items: Josh Freeman has signed a one-year deal with the New York Giants -- the beneficiaries of his now-infamous "Monday Night Football" misadventure last October -- and…
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  • Josh Freeman is joining the New York Giants

    Josh Freeman is joining the New York Giants

    startribune.com profootballtalk.com Apr 16 (4 days ago)
    Josh Freeman, whose tenure as the Vikings’ starting quarterback last season lasted 60 disastrous minutes, will join the New York Giants.
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  • Peterson, not CJ2K, the defender of the declining RB position

    Peterson, not CJ2K, the defender of the declining RB position

    startribune.com Apr 16 (4 days ago)
    The Vikings star running back said: 'There are a couple of guys who are different. I feel like I'm one of them.'
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  • Washington State safety Deone Bucannon to visit Vikings

    Washington State safety Deone Bucannon to visit Vikings

    startribune.com Apr 16 (4 days ago)
    Washington State strong safety Deone Bucannon is the latest name that will attend the Vikings’ “Top 30” event, which starts today. Bucannon will visit on Thursday, according to an NFL source.
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  • Mark Murphy: Packers “hopeful” to have Brett Favre back at Lamb…

    Mark Murphy: Packers “hopeful” to have Brett Favre back at Lambeau soon

    profootballtalk.com Apr 16 (4 days ago)
    Brett Favre hasn’t been back to Lambeau in anything other than a Vikings uniform since he left the Packers for the Jets before the 2008 season, but president Mark Murphy said that isn’t because the team isn’t interested in honoring their former quarterb…
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  • Vikings' Rudolph likes what he sees, wants to stick around

    Vikings' Rudolph likes what he sees, wants to stick around

    startribune.com profootballtalk.com Apr 15 (5 days ago)
    So far, the team hasn’t talked extension with the tight end.
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  • Kevin Williams leaves Giants visit without signing

    Kevin Williams leaves Giants visit without signing

    startribune.com profootballtalk.com Apr 15 (5 days ago)
    Former Vikings defensive tackle said he's `going to see what happens.'
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  • Vikings awarded a Manning (no, not that one) off waivers

    Vikings awarded a Manning (no, not that one) off waivers

    startribune.com Apr 15 (5 days ago)
    The Vikings were awarded linebacker Terrell Manning off waivers from the San Diego Chargers today, adding another young and unproven player to the mix at that unsettled position.
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  • Vikings sign Reisner, claim Manning

    Vikings sign Reisner, claim Manning

    MINNEAPOLIS -- The Minnesota Vikings made a pair of roster additions Tuesday, bringing back tight end Allen Reisner and claiming former San Diego Chargers linebacker Terrell Manning off waivers. Reisner spent the 2011 and 2012 seasons with the Vikings, …
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  • Vikings players getting familiar with new teammates, coaches

    Vikings players getting familiar with new teammates, coaches

    startribune.com Apr 15 (5 days ago)
    Vikings players lifted weights and worked on conditioning drills during the offseason workout at Winter Park.
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  • Teddy Bridgewater visiting with Vikings after weekend workout

    Teddy Bridgewater visiting with Vikings after weekend workout

    profootballtalk.com Apr 15 (5 days ago)
    While responding to a report from Chris Mortensen of ESPN about poor workouts by his client Teddy Bridgewater, agent Kennard McGuire said that the report was false because, in part, Bridgewater had only worked out for one team. McGuire also said that wo…
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  • Video - DJ and Charles' mock draft 04:42

    DJ and Charles' mock draft

    Apr 18
    Daniel Jeremiah and Charles Davis take turns picking in the top 10 and deliver their latest mock draft. Is there a player that is slowly creeping his way up the draft board? Find out.
  • Video - Inside the Minnesota Vikings draft room 04:33

    Inside the Minnesota Vikings draft room

    Apr 17
    Charles Davis and Daniel Jeremiah take you inside the Minnesota Vikings draft room and discuss the team's strategy heading into the 2014 NFL Draft.
  • Video - Roster Reset: Minnesota Vikings 02:06

    Roster Reset: Minnesota Vikings

    Apr 16
    With a 5-10-1 record in 2013, the Minnesota Vikings hoped to shore up positional question marks in the offseason. Where do they stand on that project before the draft? Randy Moss reports.
  • Video - NFL Fan Pass: Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Cordarrelle Patterson goes deep with Minnesota Twins 01:32

    NFL Fan Pass: Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Cordarrelle Patterson goes deep with Minnesota Twins

    Apr 16
    Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Cordarrelle Patterson takes off the shoulder pads and grabs a bat and glove, as he takes batting practice and throws out the first pitch at a Minnesota Twins game. For more go to Vikings.com.

Sports Columnists

  • Ndamukong Suh's absence bad sign for Detroit Lions

    Apr 17
    Ndamukong Suh's absence from voluntary workouts is a bigger deal than the Lions are making it out to be, writes Jeffri Chadiha.
  • Don Banks: Examining the Jadeveon Clowney fallout; more notes ahead of the…

    Apr 15
    As mid-April arrives, and we start to really feel the drag of those two extra weeks added to draft season, here are five current stories in the NFL I just don't get ...
  • ‘You’ve Got to Take One’

    Apr 15
    RENTON, Wash. — Mike Holmgren has been where so many coaches and team architects are, 23 mornings before the 2014 NFL Draft. He has been wondering where his starting quarterback would come from. So it seemed logical to ask him Monday: Approaching a draf…
  • Eagles coach Chip Kelly could have rude awakening

    Apr 14
    Thriving without DeSean Jackson will be a lot tougher than Eagles coach Chip Kelly seems to realize, writes Jeffri Chadiha.