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The major makeover of the Vikings offensive coaching staff has started with the addition of Gary Kubiak, the winning coach in Super Bowl 50 with Denver, and his son Klint, who will be quarterbacks coach.
Tony Sparano, the team's offensive line coach, passed away two days before training camp started.
The running back is one of 13 players on the non-playoff team who are headed for unrestricted free agency.
The Bears defense throttled the Vikings twice this season by dominating at the line of scrimmage.
Laquon Treadwell, who has a career-high 34 catches for 295 yards this season, said he'd like to stay in Minnesota, but the Vikings can save more than $650,000 of salary cap space if he's cut after this season.
The second-year player has stepped in and performed well when filling in for Eric Kendricks or Anthony Barr.
What's clear is Treadwell, the third-year receiver, is becoming even less involved under interim offensive coordinator Kevin Stefanski.
A Vikings win against the Bears, whom they've beaten six consecutive years at home, is the surest path to the postseason.
A hamstring injury will sideline the linebacker after he had made 40 starts in a row.
With two games left in the NFL regular season, one number — 22 — reveals how much his fourth-ranked Vikings defense has overcome.
His sack Sunday gave him four, tying the Vikings single-season record for sacks by a defensive back.
Dalvin Cook's 20 touches on Sunday were the most since Week 1, and he made them count to the tune of 163 yards and a pair of touchdowns.
Marcus Sherels' 116 punt return yards Sunday against the Dolphins trail only his record of 119 set five years ago. He nearly broke free for a touchdown on one return.
A little lost in the shuffle of the Vikings offense is how well the pass defense has rebounded from early-season issues that saw four quarterbacks…
Kevin Stefanski becomes the team's fourth offensive coordinator in three seasons. The 36-year-old has led quarterbacks for the past two seasons.
Seattle's Bobby Wagner hurdled the line by putting his hands on teammates.The referee explained why a penalty wasn't called.
Stefon Diggs and Adam Thielen combined for only nine catches Monday night against Seattle.
Erosion happens. Stars get older. Young overachievers leave, trying to maximize paychecks in free agency. Injuries ruin plans. Can the Vikings navigate those traps?
The young fullback plays a behind-the-scenes role, but gets appreciation from teammates.
To maintain control, the Vikings need to do something they haven't done this season.
Mike Zimmer has the same idea for how the Vikings offense can improve after putting up 10 points Sunday.
We will track quarterback Kirk Cousins all year long in his inaugural season as the Vikings' signal caller.
The Vikings secondary suffered a key loss, and Xavier Rhodes was already hampered.
Two of the Vikings' three primary cornerbacks are listed as questionable to play Sunday in New England, leaving the secondary possibly shorthanded against Patriots quarterback
The Vikings rank third in the NFL by allowing just 3.7 yards per carry, and on Sunday face a New England team that is coming off a 215-yard rushing game against the Jets.
Safety Andrew Sendejo's season came to an official end Tuesday when the Vikings put the veteran safety on injured reserve.
Coach Mike Zimmer referred to speculation that spread online from former a NFL team doctor, who watched Rhodes limp off the field and opined on Twitter
Better screen plays has been a focus of Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer since the approach fell flat in the first 10 games of the season.
Starting because of an injury to Andrew Sendejo, Anthony Harris had two interceptions against the Bears.
Barr has missing the past three games because of a lingering hamstring injury.
On Monday, coach Mike Zimmer wondered aloud if the offensive playbook has "a little bit too much volume" under first-year coordinator John DeFilippo.
After the Bears put up 148 yards on the ground Sunday night, the Vikings are 0-4 this season when allowing more than 100 rushing yards.
Sunday against the Bears was the third straight game in which the Vikings offense has committed at least two turnovers.
Tom Compton and Mike Remmers are possibilities to return to the unit for Sunday night's game.
Vikings rookie tackle Brian O'Neill is willing to mix it up, physically and verbally, on the field. "He talks more stuff than any human being I know," his high school coach said.
Floyd arrived at the Andrews Institute in Pensacola, Fla., in September 2016 surprised he'd been scheduled for surgery on his right knee.
The Vikings claimed former Detroit running back Ameer Abdullah off waivers Nov. 8, and he comes to the Vikings hoping to reboot his career.
Vikings' veteran defensive end Everson Griffen is back in the lineup after a five-week absence to address a mental health issue.
Sharrif Floyd's suit alleges he suffered permanent nerve and muscle damage as a result of arthroscopic surgery on his right knee in 2016 in an operation performed by renowned orthopedic surgeon Dr. James Andrews.
Many of those changes, coach Mike Zimmer said, were made through a five-game stretch (4-1) in which the defense has allowed 16 points per game.
Beebe, the undrafted rookie out of Northern Illinois, had been standing out to the Vikings defense long before he made his NFL debut Sunday.
The Vikings’ upcoming Week 10 bye is welcomed after four starters were held out of Sunday’s 24-9 victory against the Lions. Two more contributors —…
The defensive backs know a mental error might put them on the sidelines next to Mike Zimmer.
Dalvin Cook said his hamstring is "feeling great," but that he's wary of setbacks like what appeared to happen in the Sept. 27 loss in Los Angeles
"It does feel good, to see that people care," Everson Griffen said about his return from a five-game absence for mental-health treatment. "I really appreciate that."
Given the new rules that seem to favor offenses and the not-so-sure-thing of a 33-yard extra point, should teams be going for two even more regardless of the score?
Anthony Barr, who had started 44 consecutive games, has been ruled out of Sunday's game vs. the Saints because of a hamstring injury
Vikings running back Dalvin Cook wonders about their dream they shared, the one where two Miami-born kids take the NFL by storm together.
The teams meet Sunday night after last year's dramatic "Minneapolis Miracle" playoff victory by the Vikings at U.S. Bank Stadium.
Pressure and mixed coverages on Sunday by the Vikings confused Jets rookie Sam Darnold into interceptions by Harrison Smith, Holton Hill and Trae Waynes
Vikings' guard Tom Compton, linebacker Anthony Barr and cornerback Xavier Rhodes were injured Sunday at the Jets and did not return.
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.