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

First Vikings draft pick, Tommy Mason, dies at 75

The first draft pick and the first All-Pro in team history died on Thursday at the age of 75.

Updated: January 23, 2015, - 12:32 AM

Vikings rookie cornerback Price faces DWI charge

Vikings rookie cornerback Jabari Price was arrested early Monday, the morning after the team’s season-ending win over Chicago, on a misdemeanor charge of driving while impaired.

Updated: January 02, 2015, - 10:45 PM

Zimmer reflects on first year as Vikings coach

At the end of his first season as the Vikings’ head coach, he reflects on the good and bad, and...

Updated: December 30, 2014, - 11:46 PM

Vikings head into offseason in better frame of mind

The mood in the locker room at Winter Park was much different Monday than it was a year ago, when players were blinded by camera lights and bombarded with questions about the dismissal of former coach Leslie Frazier.

Updated: December 30, 2014, - 07:12 AM

Vikings get win over Bears, hope for future as season ends

The Vikings finished the season by holding off the Bears at TCF Bank Stadium. The victory means Minnesota finishes third in the NFC North.

Updated: December 29, 2014, - 09:49 AM

With coach, quarterback in place, Vikings can offer hope

Mike Zimmer rebuilt the defense, and Teddy Bridgewater showed skills.

Updated: December 27, 2014, - 09:47 PM

The call: Vikings vs. Chicago

WEEK 17: noon vs. Chicago • Ch. 9 (100.3-FM, 1130-AM)30VIKINGS27BEARSOne man’s prediction: The first year of the Mike Zimmer era...

Updated: December 27, 2014, - 09:43 PM

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

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