Jackson said he can’t afford a lawyer to defend himself against assault charges stemming from a recent ncident when he allegedly pulled a gun on a woman.Share Tweet
startribune.com 9 hours agoThe son of the former Vikings' Hall of Famer scored a touchdown in a Canadian Football league game Thursday and then took his celebration to the opposing bench.Share Tweet
Vikings promote scout Scott Kuhn to director of analyticsprofootballtalk.com Jun 30 (yesterday)When the Vikings were at the Scouting Combine earlier this year, General Manager Rick Spielman said that the team was using analytics to derive data beyond 40 times and bench press totals. Spielman called it “another tool” the team could use to evaluate…Share Tweet
Vikings' plan for Eagan compound quickly takes shapestartribune.com Jun 29 (yesterday)Included is an outdoor stadium the team hopes will play host to prep and college football.Share Tweet
Star Tribune columnist Sid Hartman honored at new Vikings stadiumstartribune.com Jun 29 (2 days ago)When journalists arrive at the new U.S. Bank Stadium, Star Tribune columnist Sid Hartman’s image will greet them at the media entrance.Share TweetThe Vikings tried everything to tap into the potential they saw in wide receiver Troy Williamson. When you draft a guy seventh overall in 2005, that’s what you do. But after watching him struggle to catch the ball, the Vikings decided he had depth-perce…Share Tweet
Cordarrelle Patterson: Sometimes I didn’t work hard enoughprofootballtalk.com Jun 28 (3 days ago)The Vikings didn’t pick up their fifth-year option on wide receiver/kick returner Cordarrelle Patterson’s contract this offseason, leaving the 2013 first-round pick on track for free agency after the season. If Patterson is going to generate a robust ma…Share Tweetstartribune.com Jun 28 (3 days ago)Longtime NFL coach Buddy Ryan died Tuesday at age 82. He spent two seasons with the Vikings in 1976-77 as the defensive line coach and impressed a lot of people.Share TweetAlan Roach, a Minnesota native and lifelong Vikings fan who has been the public address voice of eight Super Bowls and numerous other high-profile events, was announced Monday as the P.A. announcer at the new U.S. Bank Stadium. In an interview with Viki…Share Tweet
Mark Brunell believes in Vikings Super Bowl run with 'One of best RB of our generation'startribune.com Jun 27 (4 days ago)Adrian Peterson proclaimed earlier this month that the Vikings have the pieces necessary to win a Super Bowl. Mark Brunell, the former Super Bowl champion and three-time Pro Bowl quarterback, agrees with him.Share Tweet
Eden Prairie's Bykowski competes for spot on Vikings offensive linestartribune.com Jun 25 (6 days ago)The offensive line competition figures to be intense, but Carter Bykowski is ready to show what he can do after sitting out last season because of injury.Share TweetHe faces a charge of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.Share TweetThe Minnesota Vikings sold naming rights to their new stadium to U.S. Bank. So naturally it became problematic for the Vikings when Wells Fargo erected large signs near the new stadium in downtown Minneapolis. According to Rochelle Olson of the Minneapo…Share Tweet
Kyle Rudolph thinks people still underrate Kyle Rudolphprofootballtalk.com Jun 23Two years ago, Vikings tight end Kyle Rudolph said he’d put himself “up there with anyone” when it comes to ranking the league’s best tight ends. Rudolph’s feelings haven’t changed. When Chris Tomasson of the Pioneer Press asked Rudolph if he still cons…Share Tweet
The 10 most overpaid NFL veterans? Two Vikings make one liststartribune.com Jun 22We’re in the midst of what is really the only quiet six-week period the NFL offers anymore. Things ramp up with the opening of training camp in late July, on-field news continues through the Super Bowl in early February, then free agency/draft speculati…Share TweetThe Vikings are getting a new team headquarters and practice facility, and they’re being welcomed warmly by their new hosts. According to Rochelle Olson of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune, the Eagan City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to approve t…Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Jun 22Even though he turned 31 this offseason, Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has said he thinks he has plenty of good seasons left in him. Unfortunately, Peterson isn’t sure how many good offseasons he has left in him. Peterson told ESPN that he doesn’…Share Tweet
Northeast craft breweries get to pop their tops at U.S. Bank Stadiumstartribune.com Jun 22Smaller Twin Cities operations including Insight, Bauhaus and Sociable will get a chance to put their suds in the spotlight.Share Tweet
Readers weigh in with predictions for the 2016 Vikings seasonstartribune.com Jun 21After our staff made their predictions for the Vikings season, readers opened up in the comments section.Share TweetESPN.com Jun 20NFC North Q&A: Are Packers still division kings or have Vikings taken over?Share TweetESPN.com Jun 20Vikings' 53-man roster could see team part with several recent draft picksShare Tweet
Charles Johnson, Cordarrelle Patterson could give Vikings depth at receiverprofootballtalk.com Jun 20As the Vikings hope to get more out of quarterback Teddy Bridgewater in his third NFL season, it would help if he had more help from his wideouts. Bridgewater may be getting it, based on the recently-concluded offseason program. In a 10-takeaway item fr…Share Tweet
Do the Vikings have a shot at the Super Bowl?Jun 25Mark Brunell isn't calling Vikings running back Adrian Peterson crazy for saying Minnesota has a good chance to win the Super Bowl this season.
Peterson defies his age, but wary of NFL grindJun 22ESPN NFL Insider Field Yates explains why age may not affect Adrian Peterson the way it does to most running backs over the age of 30.
Peterson gives back to hometown in time of needJun 20Adrian Peterson helps his hometown of Palestine, Texas after severe flooding that took several lives and caused millions of dollars in damage.
Peterson won't be taking anything for grantedJun 15ESPN Vikings reporter Ben Goessling talks about Adrian Peterson's mindset heading into the 2016 season.