startribune.com Feb 12 (yesterday)Yes, I meant that headline as it was written. Would Matt Forte (or a similar running back, I suppose) fit the Vikings better than Adrian Peterson. I promise this isn’t a hot take. It’s a measured take — in the form, really, of a question. I don’t know t…Share Tweet
Vikings offseason primer: the offensive linestartribune.com Feb 12 (yesterday)Two days after the season-ending loss to the Seahawks, coach Mike Zimmer made it clear that changes would be coming to the subpar Vikings offensive line, starting with the parting of veteran line coach Jeff Davidson. No quarterback was pressured more fr…Share Tweet
Rick Spielman “very excited” about Teddy Bridgewater heading into third yearprofootballtalk.com Feb 11 (3 days ago)Vikings General Manager Rick Spielman was a guest on PFT Live Thursday morning and one of the main topics of conversation was quarterback Teddy Bridgewater. Spielman said he’s “very excited” about what the team will see from Bridgewater in 2016. That wi…Share Tweet
Vikings offseason primer: wide receivers and tight endsstartribune.com Feb 11 (3 days ago)The passing attack didn’t quite pan out as the Vikings expected in 2015 after they added deep threat Mike Wallace in an offseason trade with the Dolphins and got a healthy Kyle Rudolph back in the offensive huddle. That, of course, isn’t all on the pass…Share Tweet
Vikings single game tickets for new stadium available -- on eBaystartribune.com Feb 10 (4 days ago)Want to spend about $600 right now? That'll get you two seats for the Vikings-Green Bay game at the new U.S. Bank Stadium.Share Tweet
Vikings offseason primer: running backsstartribune.com Feb 10 (4 days ago)After a long hiatus from the Vikings and the NFL, Adrian Peterson returned in 2015 to re-establish himself as one of the top running backs in the league, if not the best. In the process, he rewarded the Vikings for their patience and level-headedness af…Share TweetESPN.com Feb 9 (5 days ago)Revisiting the Vikings' Great Favre Caper of 2010Share TweetESPN.com Feb 9 (5 days ago)Vikings villains? Green Bay film looking for 'bad guys' in purpleShare Tweet
Vikings offseason primer: quarterbacksTeddy Bridgewater was far from spectacular in his second NFL season. But the Vikings, with the league’s leading rusher in Adrian Peterson and coach Mike Zimmer’s top-10 defense, usually didn’t need him to be. After the Vikings leaned heavily on Bridgewa…Share Tweet
I'm surprised to find I miss the MetrodomeTurns out, the much-maligned stadium was an important setting for much of my adult life.Share Tweet
Houston on deck, Minnesota in the hole for Super Bowls up nextMinn. host committee was taking notes Monday on Houston’s bowl launch.Share Tweetstartribune.com Feb 8 (5 days ago)Cam Newton is fine. It’s fine. We’re going to be fine. I had a lot of thoughts on Newton, but then Albert Burneko at Deadspin pretty much wrote everything I would want to write, and did a really good job of it, regarding Newton’s not-so-chatty news conf…Share Tweet
Vikings Super Bowl QB Kapp has Alzheimer's, is donating brainstartribune.com Feb 8 (5 days ago)The 77-year-old former Vikings QB says he will dedicate a chapter of his memoir to concussions.Share Tweet
Who's better than the Vikings?The only teams that can enter 2016 accurately thinking they are clearly better than the Vikings are the last two team to lose to the Broncos:Share TweetVikings star Adrian Peterson tweets to affirm Denver's Von Miller as Super Bowl MVP. Defensive end Sharrif Floyd amused by Cam Newton-Michael Jordan meme swirling around social media.Share Tweet
Decision looms on tackle Matt KalilOf the many decisions the NFC North champions must make this offseason, one of the more interesting ones centers on left tackle Matt Kalil. Last offseason, the Vikings exercised their fifth-year option on Kalil, the fourth overall pick in the 2012 draft…Share Tweet
Super Bowl brunch draws Twin Cities tourism, sports and business brassFormer Viking Matt Birk calls Super Bowl “the biggest secular holiday that we have.”Share TweetSeeing the sunset through the confetti, Manning looks primed for next chapter.Share Tweet
In city by the bay, Minnesotans watch and learnstartribune.com Feb 72018’s big game is coming to a smaller and colder city.Share Tweetstartribune.com Feb 7Both got their careers on track after landing in the NFC Central in 1992.Share Tweet
Super Bowl spectacle had simple beginnings in 1967startribune.com Feb 6With this being Super Bowl 50 and seeing all of the enormous coverage and celebrations surrounding it, it serves as a stark contrast to Super Bowl I, then called the AFL-NFL Championship Game.Share Tweet
SportsCenter's Hall of Fame previewFeb 6ESPN NFL Insider Field Yates predicts which players will be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
Favre continues to repair relationship with Green BayFeb 5Three-time MVP QB Brett Favre joins Mike & Mike to describe what it was like to return to Green Bay in July and to explain how his relationship with the Packers has progressed after facing numerous years in exile.
Vikings fans have something to root for in Super Bowl 50Feb 3ESPN Vikings reporter Ben Goessling discusses why Minnesota fans should have no trouble rooting for former Viking Jared Allen with the Panthers in Super Bowl 50.
Peterson on Megatron: 'I know he has a lot of football left in hi...Jan 31Lions DE and teammate Ezekiel Ansah, Vikings RB Adrian Peterson and Raiders WR Amari Cooper react to the news that Calvin Johnson plans to retire.