GREEN BAY, WIS. - Joe Webb was prepared to play Saturday night. The Vikings backup quarterback knew throughout last week that Christian Ponder was dealing with significant tightness and soreness in his right elbow. So as Ponder tried to rest his elbow and remained limited in practice, Webb took most of the reps with the first-team offense during the team's Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday practices.
Updated: January 06, 2013, - 12:30 AM
The Vikings' biggest pass play of the season came from, of all things, an incompletion from a game that didn't even involve them.
Updated: January 05, 2013, - 02:57 PM
One man's prediction: It would be asking a bit much for Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder to repeat his standout performance...
Updated: January 04, 2013, - 11:03 PM
His teammates aren't bothered by his absence, but his future in Purple will spark a lively post-playoffs debate.
Updated: January 04, 2013, - 01:27 PM
The last time the Vikings visited Lambeau Field, their receivers seemed invisible, held without a catch for the first 57 minutes while finishing with a grand total of three grabs for 38 yards.
Updated: January 03, 2013, - 09:10 PM
Percy Harvin led the NFL in receptions and was an early front-runner for NFL MVP until he suffered a torn ligament in his left ankle on Nov. 4 at Seattle.
Updated: January 03, 2013, - 05:54 AM
The NFL won't reveal this season's MVP until Super Bowl weekend. But Adrian Peterson certainly delivered his most convincing closing argument Sunday, rushing for 199 yards and scoring twice in a 37-34 victory over Green Bay. That launched the Vikings into the playoffs and confirmed Peterson is in a different universe right now. Much has been written about the running back's extraordinary 2012. But so long as the Vikings keep playing into 2013, we'll keep Peterson's storybook season in the spotlight. So here's an all-A.D. version of Three-and-Out:
Updated: January 02, 2013, - 10:45 PM
The Vikings practiced inside Tuesday, opening the giant sliding garage doors on their field house to let the freeze in.
Updated: January 01, 2013, - 09:04 PM
The team has prevailed despite facing adversity all year long, including Sunday.
Updated: January 01, 2013, - 08:58 AM