Matt Vensel

Reporter | Vikings
Phone: 612-673-7966
Matt Vensel has been a Vikings beat reporter for The Minneapolis Star Tribune since March 2014. He joined the Star Tribune after six years covering the Baltimore Ravens for The Baltimore Sun Media Group. When he isn’t covering the Vikings, you can probably find him on an ice rink or at a local coffeehouse. Matt is a native of the Pittsburgh area.

Recent content from Matt Vensel

Vikings notes: Robison a cooperative fella

It might take a few minutes for him to simmer down after a tough loss, but Brian Robison’s willingness to...

Updated: December 24, 2014, - 10:40 PM

Vikings shut out from Pro Bowl rosters

It’s the first time since ’83 the team was shut out.

Updated: December 23, 2014, - 10:29 PM

Zimmer still irked by defensive meltdown vs. Miami

The Vikings coach vowed to repair a defense that collapsed against the Dolphins.

Updated: December 22, 2014, - 11:42 PM

Blunder and bad defense add up to gift win for Dolphins

The Vikings blew another chance to close out a game Sunday, with their fate sealed on a blocked punt for a safety late in the fourth quarter.

Updated: December 22, 2014, - 12:06 PM

Zimmer's signature defense follows him to Vikings

Mike Zimmer learned to exploit gaps between center and guards. The NFL is learning from him.

Updated: December 20, 2014, - 09:52 PM

The Call: Vikings at Miami

WEEK 16: noon at miami • ch. 9 (100.3-FM, 1130-AM)23VIKINGS17DOLPHINSOne man’s prediction: The Vikings and Dolphins are only separated by...

Updated: December 20, 2014, - 07:40 PM

Curtain comes down on the Christian Ponder era

The Vikings effectively gave up on Ponder when they moved on to their next quarterback of the future by drafting Teddy Bridgewater.

Updated: December 19, 2014, - 08:48 PM

Vikings defense among NFL's most improved

Mike Zimmer has a history of quick defensive turnarounds, and he has done it again in 2014.

Updated: December 18, 2014, - 12:30 AM

Vikings have nothing to show against NFC North

The Vikings fell to 0-5 vs. division foes with their loss at Detroit.

Updated: December 16, 2014, - 06:44 AM

Vikings notes: Walsh remains confident despite misses

A week after he made only one of his three field-goal attempts Blair Walsh missed all three of his attempts Sunday.

Updated: December 15, 2014, - 03:56 PM

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