Quarterback Teddy Bridgewater, who tore his ACL and dislocated his knee in August, is "doing well," according to coach Mike Zimmer, but when he'll return to the Vikings is unclear.
Mike Zimmer will have an almost entirely new offensive staff in his fourth year as the Vikings continue to find an identity on that side of the ball.
The Vikings are hopeful Teddy Bridgwater can make a full recovery from the knee injury that ended his 2016 season, but they aren't counting on it.
Marcus Sherels was on his way to finishing his season as the NFL leader in punt return average which would have triggered a $100,000 bonus, but something happened on Sherels' way to the bank.
The Vikings' Marcus Sherels was leading the league in punt-return average until Chiefs rookie Tyreek Hill broke free on a long return Sunday.
Mike Zimmer made it clear Tuesday that Sam Bradford would remain the Vikings' starting quarterback if Teddy Bridgewater isn't healthy enough at the sart of next season.
The Vikings started strongly, winning their first five games. But they ended up 8-8 and out of the playoffs. Mike Zimmer will be examining why.
Mike Zimmer was zooming toward a landslide victory in the NFL Coach of the Year award voting after guiding the Vikings to an 11-5 record and an NFC North title last season and steering them to a 5-0 start in 2016 despite a barrage of early setbacks. Watching quarterback Teddy Bridgewater be whisked
Following a season that saw Sam Bradford set the NFL record for regular-season completion percentage, Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer endorsed him as the team's starting quarterback...
While we wait for news on the health of Teddy Bridgewater, Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer gave some glowing praise on Tuesday for the quarterback who replaced Bridgewater this season. Zimmer spent part of his season wrap-up with the media saying nice things about Bradford that included a strong
Adrian Peterson had an injury-marred 2016 campaign with the Vikings, but the running back isn't planning on leaving. "I would love to finish my career here with the Minnesota Vikings."
Adrian Peterson says he believes he's fit to play several more seasons in the NFL, even if that's elsewhere from Minnesota. The 31-year-old Peterson finished his 10th season with the Vikings with only 72 yards on 37 rushes over three games. After surgery on the torn meniscus in his right knee
Three people are in custody Monday after two Dakota Access pipeline protesters rappelled from the roof of the U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis to hang a banner during the Minnesota Vikings' season finale against the Chicago Bears. The Vikings beat the Bears, 38-10. The banner urged Minneapolis-based
For all that went wrong for the Minnesota Vikings after their 5-0 start, they were able to crawl out from underneath the wreckage of the 2016 season with a quarterback they can count on in the coming year. The Chicago Bears don't have such an assurance. Sam Bradford wrapped up his first season
The Chicago Bears finished their abysmal 3-13 season with a 38-10 loss to the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday, but wide receiver Alshon Jeffery sees a Lombardi Trophy in the team's near future...
Minneapolis police have arrested two Dakota Access oil pipeline protesters who unfurled a huge banner inside U.S. Bank Stadium during a Minnesota Vikings game. The man and woman were arrested Sunday afternoon after climbing into a catwalk just after the Vikings' season finale against the Chicago
The Chicago Bears ended a trying 2016 season with a dud, taking a 38-10 loss at the hands of the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday...
Minnesota Vikings quarterback Sam Bradford ended the 2016 season with the highest completion percentage in NFL history, per ESPN Stats & Info ...
Sam Bradford set a pretty impressive passing mark even in a lost season for the Minnesota Vikings. Had you told the Minnesota Vikings in August that Sam Bradford would set a major NFL passing record this season after they traded multiple draft picks for him, they might have felt relief. The results
Protesters trying to stymie the Dakota Access oil pipeline unfurled a huge banner inside U.S. Bank Stadium during the Minnesota Vikings' season finale against the Chicago Bears. The banner urged Minneapolis-based U.S. Bank to divest from the four-state, $3.8 billion pipeline. Texas-based developer
Don't you dare call this a meaningless game between the Chicago Bears and Minnesota Vikings. High above the field in US Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, a possible protester was hanging out in the rafters from a banner that appeared to be a protest. Oh, and the man happens to be wearing a Brett Favre Vikings
During the Minnesota Vikings' Week 17 home game against the Chicago Bears on Sunday, protesters hung a sign from the rafters at U.S. Bank Stadium in opposition to the Dakota Access Pipeline...
Adrian Peterson is listed as out for the season finale against the Chicago Bears on Sunday, leaving open the possibility the star running back has played his final game for the Minnesota Vikings. Peterson was listed on Friday has having groin and knee injuries. Peterson is under contract for more than
Jordan Howard took the handoff early in the first quarter in Chicago from Jay Cutler and ran toward the left tackle, escaping from heavy traffic around the line, zooming into the secondary before he was finally shoved out of bounds by Minnesota's Xavier Rhodes. The play gained 69 yards, setting
For the first time since a significant knee injury knocked him out for the entirety of the 2016 season, Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater commented on his situation Thursday...
Minnesota was on a 5-2 run in its rivalry with Chicago, both straight up and against the spread, but the Bears upset the Vikings in the first meeting between the teams this season back on Halloween...
After the curses and death threats and groans across Minnesota from Mankato to International Falls, Blair Walsh needed a little love. Walsh is the kicker who missed a 27-yard field goal with 22 seconds left that would have sent the Minnesota Vikings to a playoff victory over the Seattle Seahawks last
The effort at damage control following a "miscommunication" with his players is logical. But don't be fooled here. Sometimes, a fire is in fact a fire.
Zimmer's game plan called for cornerback Xavier Rhodes to shadow Nelson, but in the first half, Rhodes, Terence Newman and Captain Munnerlyn all covered Nelson. Nelson had seven catches for 145 yards and two touchdowns in the first half.
Why did a pair of Vikings defensive backs go off script to create their own ill-fated game plan in Saturday's ugly 38-25 loss to the Packers? Mike Zimmer went to great length Monday to downplay the incident.
Two days after a deviation in the Minnesota Vikings' game plan for Green Bay Packers WR Jordy Nelson, the two players most involved in the incident called it a simple miscommunication.
The resurgent Green Bay Packers moved one win away from another NFC North title. The Minnesota Vikings headed home to stew about missing the playoffs and wasting a 5-0 start to the season. Looking again like a Super Bowl contender, the Packers won their fifth straight game on Saturday by riding another
Terence Newman, Xavier Rhodes and the defensive backs didn't follow the game plan, and the Vikings appear to be coming apart at the seams.
In the second half of their loss to the Packers, the Vikings finally used their coach's plan and it worked
The Minnesota Vikings' defensive backs heard head coach Mike Zimmer's game plan heading into Saturday's game against the Green Bay Packers. The Vikings just didn't choose to listen to it. Zimmer wanted top cornerback Xavier Rhodes to follow Packers receiver Jordy Nelson for the entire game, but the
The 9-6 Green Bay Packers continued to run the table with their win over the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday, their fifth consecutive victory...
The Minnesota Vikings' cornerbacks elected during the week to disregard coach Mike Zimmer's strategy that called for Xavier Rhodes to shadow Packers receiver Jordy Nelson on Saturday.
Minnesota Vikings defensive backs diverted from coach Mike Zimmer's game plan to cover Jordy Nelson the whole game, deciding instead to each play their side of the field in losing effort.
The Minnesota Vikings were officially eliminated from playoff contention Saturday after a 38-25 defeat at the hands of the Green Bay Packers , and one contributing factor was that ...
In case you missed it, the Minnesota Vikings' team plane slid off the runway at Appleton (Wisc.) International Airport on Friday night as it was taxiing after a safe landing. While there were no injuries, the Vikings players, coaches and staff were stuck on the plane for over four hours, unloaded one
Green Bay Packers wide receiver Randall Cobb is dealing with an ankle injury and has been ruled out for Week 16 against the Minnesota Vikings , which drastically alters the fantasy value of both Jordy Nelson and Davante Adams...
Green Bay Packers receiver Randall Cobb will miss a big NFC North showdown with the Minnesota Vikings with an ankle injury. The Packers announced Cobb was inactive after he was limited all week during practice and listed as questionable...
The Minnesota Vikings' team plane slid off a Wisconsin runway in snowy conditions Friday and became stuck in the grass, leaving players waiting for hours to get off the aircraft. A team spokesman said there were no injuries after the landing shortly after 5 p.m. Friday at Appleton International
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