Fans paid $84 to get autographs from the former Vikings star.Share Tweet
Vikings will need surprise contributors to emergestartribune.com 6 hours agoIn Mike Zimmer's second year, the team will have to find a lot of players to step up who weren't around last season.Share Tweet
WR Patterson Running Better Routes According to Coach Mike Zimmervikingsgab.com May 22 (yesterday)Vikings coach Mike Zimmer has noticed and is pleased with the offseason work put in by Cordarrelle Patterson, who’s suddenly looking at a depth chart that includes offseason trade acquisition Mike Wallace, last year’s breakout player Charles Johnson and…Share Tweetdeadspin.com May 22 (yesterday)Thanks to new rules instituted after HBO and the NFL had difficulty finding a team to appear on Hard Knocks, the league can now force teams to take part if they meet certain criteria. Nine teams fit the bill: The Browns, Redskins, Giants, Buccaneers, Vi…Share TweetBud Grant might be old school, and he might be old, but he’s certainly got the hang of this social media thing. Specifically, the former Vikings coach has learned how to troll folks on Twitter. While promoting his latest garage sale, Grant sent out of p…Share Tweet
Vikings rookie Danielle Hunter learns to use his size, speedstartribune.com May 21 (2 days ago)Vikings rookie Danielle Hunter has the right tools.Share Tweet
Zimmer says he has an idea when Peterson will show upprofootballtalk.com May 21 (2 days ago)Vikings running back Adrian Peterson still hasn’t participated in any offseason work, but coach Mike Zimmer thinks he has an idea when Peterson will show up. Zimmer declined to give a specific date he’s expecting to see Peterson, but he told 1500 ESPN t…Share TweetThe Vikings got good immediate returns on their decision to draft kicker Blair Walsh in the sixth round of the 2012 draft when Walsh went on to make the Pro Bowl after hitting on 35-of-38 field goals. Walsh made all 10 of his tries from 50 yards or beyo…Share Tweet
Teddy Bridgewater: I want to be like Brett Favreprofootballtalk.com May 21 (3 days ago)There are high hopes for Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater heading into his second NFL season and Bridgewater has some high hopes of his own when it comes to the quarterback whose career he’d like to emulate over the coming years. Bridgewater was as…Share TweetESPN.com May 21 (3 days ago)Minnesota Vikings rank 135th in ESPN salary surveyShare Tweet
New NFL debate: Go for two or one after touchdowns?The NFL’s new extra-point rule challenges traditional thinking.Share Tweet
Super Bowl security talks are quietly underway2018 event will be the biggest test yet of Minneapolis police, official says.Share TweetThe NBA Draft Lottery is an amazing phenomenon. In a sports landscape increasingly dominated by events that happen outside the field of play, the lottery is the juiciest of the juicy Nothingburgers. At least as we track free agency, actual players chang…Share TweetThe National Football League Players Association wants a federal judge in Minneapolis to hold the league in civil contempt of court for the handling of the disciplinary matter involving Vikings star running back Adrian Peterson, Rochelle Olson of the Mi…Share Tweet
Offensive line tops this list of three things that must go right in 2015startribune.com May 19 (5 days ago)Once upon a time, the NFL season had a beginning, an end and baseball in between. People from coast to coast were known to look away from “The Shield” for days, weeks or — brace for it — months at a time. Studies performed on these primitive cave people…Share Tweet
Zimmer tells Sid that Fusco could be sliding over to left guardstartribune.com May 18 (6 days ago)The Vikings’ starter at left guard this season could be … Brandon Fusco? In a recent conversation with our Sid Hartman, head coach Mike Zimmer revealed the Vikings “have actually been looking at Brandon Fusco moving over to left guard.” Fusco played rig…Share Tweet
Mike Zimmer: I’m a big fan of Cordarrelle Pattersonprofootballtalk.com May 18 (6 days ago)Earlier this offseason, Vikings wide receiver Cordarrelle Patterson said that 2015 was going to “make me or break me” as an NFL player and that he was working to make sure it was the former result. Patterson said that he was devoting more of his energie…Share Tweet
Zimmer impressed at Vikings' rookie minicampstartribune.com May 17 (6 days ago)The Vikings coach also lauded several veterans who are out to improve.Share Tweetstartribune.com May 17Whether a football is over-inflated or under-inflated, depends on the QB you ask.Share Tweet
Minnesota Vikings creating technology infrastructure to match scope of big stadiumstartribune.com May 16New smartphone apps aim to engage fans from tailgate to touchdown.Share Tweet
Vikings kicking in more cash for stadiumprofootballtalk.com May 16Like the new stadium in Atlanta, the new stadium in Minnesota keeps going more and more over budget. Unlike the new stadium in Atlanta, the new stadium in Minnesota is increasing in cost not by hundreds of millions of dollars but only by tens of million…Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com May 16In the case of Vikings running back Adrian Peterson, the federal lawsuit against the league came after arbitrator Harold Henderson upheld Peterson’s suspension. In the case of Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, expect the lawsuit to come before Commissione…Share Tweet
Union seeks contempt ruling in Peterson caseMay 19Chris Mortensen discusses the players' union asking a federal court to hold the NFL and commissioner Roger Goodell in contempt in the Adrian Peterson case.
Vikings' rookies eager to focus on footballMay 8ESPN Vikings reporter Ben Goessling says Trae Waynes and Eric Kendricks are among the rookies who are relieved to be under contract and on the practice field.
Wallace thinks he's the fastest player in the NFLMay 5ESPN NFL reporter James Walker discusses Minnesota Vikings receiver Mike Wallace's statement that he's the fastest player in the NFL.
NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport: Adrian Peterson likely to play for Minnesota Vikings or no oneMay 3After the 2015 NFL Draft came and went, NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reports that Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson will likely remain with the team this season.
J.J. Watt's bruise continues storied tradition of athletes playing through…May 21The photo of J.J. Watt's bruise is nasty, but imagine playing with torn knee ligaments or a tooth stuck in your arm. Jeffri Chadiha recounts some memorable moments of athletes ignoring injuries.
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Don’t Grow Attached to the NFL’s New PAT RuleMay 20When the time came at the league meetings in San Francisco to discuss changing the extra point, there wasn’t much debate. Insiders say the discussion lasted less than a half hour. In the end the owners were ready for a change in the way the NFL treats t…
Fixing the Most Boring Play in All of SportsMay 19In 1912, eight years before the birth of the professional football association now known as the National Football League, the system of scoring that would serve the pro game was adopted. The touchdown was changed from five to six points, a two-point saf…