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The Cardinals were stopped on all 10 of their third down tries on Sunday, and Anthony Harris' pick was one of the big plays.
Mike Hughes, the Vikings' first-round pick, went down in the fourth quarter on a play when he was covering Larry Fitzgerald Jr.
With Dalvin Cook ruled out after a pregame workout, Latavius Murray had the team's best rushing day since the Adrian Peterson era.
The veteran has played only seven snaps on defense since joining the team in August.
While spending 15 years in Arizona and becoming one of the NFL's top wide receivers, Larry Fitzgerald Jr. knows how much he gained by being around the Vikings while growing up.
The Vikings offense has a lot going for it. Quarterback Kirk Cousins is playing arguably the best football of his career. Receivers Adam Thielen and…
Kirk Cousins was hit on 10 of his 37 passes in Philadelphia, including some game-defining completions that led to the victory. The offensive line wants to do better by its quarterback.
Vikings kicker Dan Bailey said his confidence was not shaken after missing attempts from 28 yards and 45 yards in the first half before he was asked to seal the game late.
Before he sealed the result with an onside kick recovery, Adam Thielen made became the first receiver in the Super Bowl-era with at least 100 receiving yards in five consecutive games to open a season.
"We been going at each other for a while now," Vikings defensive back Xavier Rhodes said of his Sunday tilt with Philadelphia's Alshon Jeffery.
The injury limited Cook during last week's loss in Los Angeles, where he had 10 carries for 20 yards for the Vikings' lackluster rushing attack.
Two of Jared Goff's four first-half TDs were thrown over Anthony Barr's helmet in apparent mismatches created by the scheme of Rams coach Sean McVay
Vikings veteran defensive end Everson Griffen was involved in police action on Saturday and was in treatment for mental health issues.
The Vikings on Thursday head into the monstrous Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum to face the Rams coming off one of the worst, and most unexpected, losses in franchise history.
Elflein has not started since he broke his ankle during January's NFC Championship Game loss at Philadelphia.
Running back Dalvin Cook said his hamstring "feels great at this point" after he was held out of practice last week and missed Sunday's loss to the Bills.
Not many things went Kirk Cousins' way in the loss to the Bills, and one of the Bills rubbed it in during the moments after Sunday's loss to Buffalo.
The previous four upsets of 16 ½-point favorites all came by one score, so the Vikings' 21-point loss is by far the biggest drubbing of a heavy favorite since 1978.
Pat Elflein, after offseason shoulder and ankle surgeries, hasn't seen live action since last season.
In his fourth season with the Vikings, Kevin McDermott has worked with five different kickers and four punters -- and is known for his constant enthusiasm.
Kirk Cousins eclipsed 400 passing yards against the Packers and threw four touchdowns, the first to accomplish that double feat since 2004.
First came the emotions. Then came the phone calls. A Vikings roster that began the season as the NFC's youngest soon had three veteran reinforcements
Defensive line depth would appear to be the least of the Vikings' concerns, but they're taking advantage of the opportunity to bring back a veteran who started 15 games for them in 2017.
The 29-year-old speedster, who played in Washington with Kirk Cousins, joins a Vikings receiving corps shaken by Laquon Treadwell's costly drops.
Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins continued to go to Laquon Treadwell, even after he dropped a critical pass against the Packers.
Right tackle Rashod Hill and running back Dalvin Cook both missed time in the second half vs. the Packers but escaped serious injury.
Kirk Cousins communicates with his receivers in ways that allow him to see things through his eyes.
George Iloka didn't play a single defensive snap for the Vikings, but as one of the team's newest acquisitions, he's not discouraged.
Star cornerback Xavier Rhodes has experienced both highs and lows against the Packers and star quarterback Aaron Rodgers.
Sometimes, Vikings safety Harrison Smith said, his best games happen when you don't notice him at all.
Dalvin Cook made his comeback vs. the 49ers with his uncle, a football player at Florida International now hospitalized, on his mind.
The biggest improvement on the Vikings' defense could be provided by tackle Sheldon Richardson.
Ready or not, Vikings rookie cornerback Mike Hughes' NFL debut is sizing up to be an active one Sunday against the 49ers.
The Zylstra and Essler families have long been intertwined through their children and sports at New London-Spicer High School. Now, the achievements of receiver Brandon Zylstra and scout Jake Essler have brought their community even closer.
Everson Griffen is betting on 35-year-old Brian Robison returning to the NFL on another team to continue his 12th NFL season — which Robison had said would be his last.
Matt Wile, 26, was waived by Pittsburgh and joins his sixth NFL team in the Vikings since he went undrafted out of Michigan in 2015. Punter Ryan Quigley was released on Sunday to make room for Wile.
Adam Thielen and Stefon Diggs stand out, but the Vikings' line play will matter this season, too, in how far the duo threat can go.
Run of 11 seasons was one of longest in team history.
Zimmer sought and bought pressure up the middle.
Receiver Jake Wieneke of Maple Grove is among the initial 14 players the Vikings plan to waive.
The most intriguing competitions continue on offense, where the reserve running backs, receivers and offensive linemen have jockeyed all month for their place on the depth chart.
Kyle Sloter has completed 30 of 41 passes for 236 yards and four touchdowns (one rushing) in three preseason games.
Adam Thielen limped off the Vikings' practice field, giving Kendall Wright more reps in the Vikings offense. He's expected to be the team's No. 4 receiver this season.
Kicker Daniel Carlson, punter Ryan Quigley and the Vikings reserves on punt and kickoff coverage didn't play well last week against the Seahawks.
Mackensie Alexander's ankle injury, followed by an undisclosed injury to rookie corner Mike Hughes, sets up one of the most intriguing puzzles for the Vikings defense heading into the Sept. 9 season opener.
Dalvin Cook's preseason debut Friday against the Seahawks lasted only four snaps, but the Vikings running back says he's now passed every test he wanted to before the Sept. 9 opener against San Francisco.
Quarterback Kirk Cousins takes the Vikings into their "dress rehearsal" exhibition Friday night against the Seahawks, when the starters should play the entire first half.
Even after what John DeFilippo called not his "best effort" in the loss to Jacksonville, quarterback Kirk Cousins said he is seeing positive early signs.
Right guard Mike Remmers and right tackle Rashod Hill, both working back from ankle injuries suffered in training camp, took 11-on-11 reps - sparingly.
Fifth-round draft choice Daniel Carlson will be the third kicker in three seasons for the Vikings, who cut veteran Kai Forbath with two games remaining in the preseason.
The Vikings entered the Jacksonville game with several players nursing injuries, and left with several more now sidelined.
We take a closer look at Kirk Cousins' game versus Jacksonville.
Veteran Terence Newman says Mackensie Alexander has upped his game considerably.
Dalvin Cook has all but been encased in bubble wrap by a Vikings athletic training staff that knows a thing or two about returning a running back to full health.
Harrison Smith, the Vikings' first-team All-Pro safety, dropped two would-be INTs Wednesday. He then dropped for 20 pushups during the two-hour practice by direction of defensive backs coach Jerry Gray.
The running game, which ranked seventh last season, showed no signs of slowing despite missing Dalvin Cook and three linemen who were expected to be starters.
From the offensive line to special teams, the Vikings enter Saturday's game against the Broncos with plenty of question marks
The Vikings' most intriguing roster battle midway through training camp remains at backup wide receiver, where Laquon Treadwell is the only sure thing.
Having three of the five projected offensive line starters out of action for the Vikings' preseason opener at Denver isn't the way coach Mike Zimmer imagined how things would go.
Veteran Kai Forbath and rookie Daniel Carlson are both expected to kick against the Broncos on Saturday, which will help the Vikings decide which kicker to keep.
A brain ailment took Mike Harris out of the NFL, but into a role sharing his wisdom as a high school coach.
Quarterback Kirk Cousins and the Vikings offense struggled to move the ball against the NFL's reigning No. 1 defense during Saturday night's practice under the lights at TCO Stadium in Eagan.
Even though he didn't point to a specific game, coach Mike Zimmer indicated Dalvin Cook will 'get some reps' during the preseason in his comeback from a season-ending knee injury.
Jaleel Johnson is positioned to play a key role on the Vikings defensive line as much-needed relief off the bench.
Clancy Barone and Andrew Janocko are taking over for the late Tony Sparano as co-offensive line coaches only five weeks before Week 1.
Dalvin Cook donned shoulder pads for the first time since his ACL surgery, which he deemed a "milestone" in his recovery.
Running back Dalvin Cook has flashed his previous elusiveness in limited drills, giving Vikings' coaches, teammates and observers a glimpse into his potential for 2018.
A Vikings roster returning 19 of 22 starters from a year ago still underwent an evolution of key players during the offseason, and finally gathered Saturday for the first full day of training camp.
Center Pat Elflein is unavailable to start Vikings training camp because of ankle and shoulder injuries that have nagged him throughout the offseason.Elflein, the…
Organizers are looking at ways to improve events for the next two years here.
Harrison Smith cheered on Australian rider Jackson Strong as he won a fourth gold medal during Moto X Best Trick.
Alex Hiam, 22, nailed a double tailwhip, a move more spectacular than it sounds.
Twiggy's first show was in Minneapolis in 1979. Now a run that has spanned 39 years, eight squirrels and even more hours of entertainment is coming to an end.
The X Games annually offers a grand stage for skaters, BMX and motocross riders to showcase their own personal futures for action sports by unveiling never-before-seen tricks.
Stillwater-born pro skater Nicole Hause is happy riding her aggressive style through the crowds of boys populating skateparks everywhere.
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