Friday Aug 29
Vikings ready to briefly hand special teams over to Joe Marciano
The Vikings expect their special teams to remain in good hands. This is after they closed the preseason with good feet.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Bridgewater starts as Vikings beat Titans 19-3
Teddy Bridgewater threw a touchdown in his first NFL start, Joe Banyard ran for 111 yards and the Minnesota Vikings wrapped up a perfect preseason beating the Tennessee Titans 19-3 on Thursday night.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Vikings Special Teams Excel In Preseason Rout Of Kansas City
Aug 23, 2014; Kansas City, MO, USA; Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Adam Thielen escapes the grasp of Kansas City Chiefs punter Dustin Colquitt in the second half at Arrowhead Stadium.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
VikesCentric: Positives in the preseason
Who doesn't need a little positivity on a Monday morning? In particular, "Purple Positivity."
Sun Aug 24, 2014
Minnesota Vikings' D dominates Chiefs in 30-12 win
The Minnesota Vikings are off to great start with first year head coach, Mike Zimmer.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
Cassel leads Vikings to win over Kansas City
The quarterback who was booed, benched and eventually released two years ago by the Chiefs, threw for 152 yards and a touchdown Saturday night, leading the Minnesota Vikings to a 30-12 win over a scuffling Kansas City team dealing with a rash of injuries and suspensions.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Vikings Thursday practice report
The Vikings were still without running back Adrian Peterson , who missed practice again Thursday after being gone for personal reasons Wednesday.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Vikings: Chris Kluwe's former teammates 'not returning my calls'
Chris Kluwe was among friends last December when he was honored as a member of the Vikings' All-Metrodome team.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Vikings kicker shakes off preseason slump
Was there any doubt Blair Walsh had enough leg when his right cleat boomed a 51-yard field-goal try Saturday night? End over end, the kick tumbled through the air toward the uprights, thudding off the top half of the left goalpost before falling flat into the end zone.
Minnesota Vikings Preseason 2014: 5 Players Who Stood Out In Week 2
The Minnesota Vikings faced off with the Arizona Cardinals on Saturday at TCF Bank Stadium.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Detroit Free Press
NFL's longer PATs accomplish goal so far: No more gimmes
The NFL's two-week experiment of longer extra points is almost over, and early indications are that moving the kick back to a 33-yard attempt accomplished what the league's competition committee hoped -- making it much less of a gimme.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
Vikings Kicker Blair Walsh Hits 70-Yard Field Goal During Warm-Ups
Minnesota Vikings kicker Blair Walsh looked like he was plenty warm after nailing a 70-yard field goal before the Vikings played the Arizona Cardinals on Saturday.
Vikings First Team Offense Plays Whole First Half, Produces 13 Points
Aug 16, 2014; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Minnesota Vikings tight end Kyle Rudolph catches a pass for a touchdown in the second quarter against the Arizona Cardinals at TCF Bank Stadium.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Vikings kicker Blair Walsh obviously digs the long ball
Vikings kicker Blair Walsh gets a high five from long snapper Cullen Loeffler after nailing a field goal in the first quarter of Minnesota's game against Oakland at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis on Friday, September 8, 2014.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Zimmer reflects on first-game strategy test
MANKATO, Minn. -- Before his first preseason game as a head coach, Mike Zimmer spent an hour each day with Minnesota Vikings general manager Rick Spielman, going over in-game scenarios and practicing how he'd approach them as a strategist.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
St. Cloud Times
Rajkowski column: Thielen looking good for VikingsRajkowski column:...
Rajkowski column: Thielen looking good for Vikings Former MSU-Mankato star making strong case for spot on final roster Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/sports/football/2014/08/11/rajkowski-column-adam-thielen/13934009/ First, it was as a standout at Minnesota State-Mankato where the Detroit Lakes graduate finished ... (more)
Vikings vs Raiders Preseason Impressions: Special Teams
Aug 8, 2014; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Minnesota Vikings special teams coach Mike Priefer looks on during the fourth quarter against the Oakland Raiders at TCF Bank Stadium.
Sat Aug 09, 2014
Vikings: Mike Zimmer's debut 'pretty smooth,' despite field goal mistake
Minnesota head coach Mike Zimmer walks along the sideline in the fourth quarter of Minnesota's game Friday, Aug. 8, 2014, against the Oakland Raiders at TCF Stadium in Minneapolis.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
Crisp Cassel, Vikings beat Raiders 10-6
Cassel led a couple of crisp scoring marches, and the Vikings broke in their temporary new home stadium for the next two years by beating the Oakland Raiders 10-6 in the exhibition opener on Friday night.