Hartman: It's been a strong run for Vikings rookies under Spielman

Hartman: It's been a strong run for Vikings rookies under Spielman

All of Rick Spielman's 11 first-round picks have gotten to start in some capacity during their rookie seasons.

RandBall: Would Matt Forte fit the Vikings better than Adrian Peterson?

February 12
RandBall: Would Matt Forte fit the Vikings better than Adrian Peterson?
Is Matt Forte, who is being let go by Chicago, a better for the Vikings than Peterson? There are reasons to at least ask the question.

Vikings offseason primer: the offensive line

February 12
Vikings offseason primer: the offensive line
Two days after the season-ending loss to the Seahawks, coach Mike Zimmer made it clear that changes would be coming to the subpar Vikings offensive line.
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February 14

Death of Jay Cutler's brother-in-law ruled accidental from hypothermia

The death of actress Kristin Cavallari's brother, Michael, who also is the brother-in-law of Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler, was ruled accidental on Tuesday.
Vikings
February 11

Vikings offseason primer: wide receivers and tight ends

The passing attack didn’t quite pan out as the Vikings expected in 2015. Third in a series looking at the Vikings as they enter the offseason.
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February 11
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Could Vikings have won the Super Bowl — and where do they stand in 2016?

Access Vikings podcast Episode 28: Michael Rand and Matt Vensel take a look at the 2015 Vikings in hindsight and look ahead to their prospects in 2016.
Vikings
February 10

Vikings offseason primer: running backs

After a long hiatus from the Vikings and the NFL, Adrian Peterson returned in 2015 to re-establish himself. But there are concerns about him. Second in a series of reports.
Vikings
February 10

For Vikings in the offseason, there's work to do

The Super Bowl is over, so here are seven pressing questions for the Vikings as the offseason officially kicks off.
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  • NFC North w l t pct pf pa home away
    Minnesota 11 5 0 .688 365 302 6-2 5-3
    Green Bay 10 6 0 .625 368 323 5-3 5-3
    Detroit 7 9 0 .438 358 400 4-4 3-5
    Chicago 6 10 0 .375 335 397 1-7 5-3
  • NFC South w l t pct pf pa home away
    Carolina 15 1 0 .938 500 308 8-0 7-1
    Atlanta 8 8 0 .500 339 345 4-4 4-4
    New Orleans 7 9 0 .438 408 476 4-4 3-5
    Tampa Bay 6 10 0 .375 342 417 3-5 3-5
  • NFC East w l t pct pf pa home away
    Washington 9 7 0 .563 388 379 6-2 3-5
    Philadelphia 7 9 0 .438 377 430 3-5 4-4
    NY Giants 6 10 0 .375 420 442 3-5 3-5
    Dallas 4 12 0 .250 275 374 1-7 3-5
  • NFC West w l t pct pf pa home away
    Arizona 13 3 0 .813 489 313 6-2 7-1
    Seattle 10 6 0 .625 423 277 5-3 5-3
    St. Louis 7 9 0 .438 280 330 5-3 2-6
    San Francisco 5 11 0 .313 238 387 4-4 1-7
  • AFC North w l t pct pf pa home away
    Cincinnati 12 4 0 .750 419 279 6-2 6-2
    Pittsburgh 10 6 0 .625 423 319 6-2 4-4
    Baltimore 5 11 0 .313 328 401 3-5 2-6
    Cleveland 3 13 0 .188 278 432 2-6 1-7
  • AFC South w l t pct pf pa home away
    Houston 9 7 0 .563 339 313 5-3 4-4
    Indianapolis 8 8 0 .500 333 408 4-4 4-4
    Jacksonville 5 11 0 .313 376 448 4-4 1-7
    Tennessee 3 13 0 .188 299 423 1-7 2-6
  • AFC East w l t pct pf pa home away
    New England 12 4 0 .750 465 315 7-1 5-3
    NY Jets 10 6 0 .625 387 314 6-2 4-4
    Buffalo 8 8 0 .500 379 359 5-3 3-5
    Miami 6 10 0 .375 310 389 3-5 3-5
  • AFC West w l t pct pf pa home away
    Denver 12 4 0 .750 355 296 6-2 6-2
    Kansas City 11 5 0 .688 405 287 6-2 5-3
    Oakland 7 9 0 .438 359 399 3-5 4-4
    San Diego 4 12 0 .250 320 398 3-5 1-7
  • Passing Yards
    T. Bridgewater MIN 3231
    S. Hill MIN 15
  • Rushing Yards
    A. Peterson MIN 1485
    J. McKinnon MIN 271
    T. Bridgewater MIN 192
    M. Asiata MIN 112
    A. Thielen MIN 89
  • Receiving Yards
    S. Diggs MIN 720
    K. Rudolph MIN 495
    M. Wallace MIN 473
    J. Wright MIN 442
    A. Peterson MIN 222
  • Defensive Tackles (Total)
    E. Kendricks MIN 92
    A. Sendejo MIN 73
    A. Barr MIN 68
    C. Greenway MIN 68
    H. Smith MIN 66
  • Interceptions
    T. Newman MIN 3
    C. Munnerlyn MIN 2
    H. Smith MIN 2
    J. Trattou MIN 2
    (4) Players 1
  • Sacks
    E. Griffen MIN 10.5
    D. Hunter MIN 6.0
    T. Johnson MIN 5.5
    B. Robison MIN 5.0
    E. Kendricks MIN 4.0
  • Passing Yards
    D. Brees NO 4870
    C. Palmer ARI 4671
    M. Ryan ATL 4591
    E. Manning NYG 4432
    M. Stafford DET 4262
  • Rushing Yards
    A. Peterson MIN 1485
    D. Martin TB 1402
    T. Gurley STL 1106
    D. McFadden DAL 1089
    D. Freeman ATL 1056
  • Receiving Yards
    J. Jones ATL 1871
    O. Beckham Jr. NYG 1450
    L. Fitzgerald ARI 1215
    C. Johnson DET 1214
    M. Evans TB 1206
  • Defensive Tackles (Total)
    N. Bowman SF 154
    L. David TB 147
    S. Lee DAL 128
    L. Kuechly CAR 118
    K. Wright SEA 116
  • Interceptions
    K. Coleman CAR 7
    T. Johnson STL 7
    R. Johnson ARI 5
    T. Mathieu ARI 5
    E. Thomas SEA 5
  • Sacks
    E. Ansah DET 14.5
    A. Donald STL 11.0
    K. Short CAR 11.0
    E. Griffen MIN 10.5
    J. Peppers GB 10.5
  • Passing Yards
    P. Rivers SD 4792
    T. Brady NE 4770
    B. Bortles JAX 4428
    R. Tannehill MIA 4208
    D. Carr OAK 3987
  • Rushing Yards
    C. Ivory NYJ 1070
    L. Murray OAK 1066
    F. Gore IND 967
    D. Williams PIT 907
    L. McCoy BUF 895
  • Receiving Yards
    A. Brown PIT 1834
    D. Hopkins HOU 1521
    B. Marshall NYJ 1502
    A. Robinson JAX 1400
    D. Thomas DEN 1304
  • Defensive Tackles (Total)
    D. Jackson IND 150
    R. Jones MIA 135
    P. Posluszny JAX 133
    T. Smith JAX 128
    (2) Players 122
  • Interceptions
    R. Nelson CIN 8
    M. Peters KC 8
    M. Williams NYJ 6
    M. Adams IND 5
    (3) Players 5
  • Sacks
    J. Watt HOU 17.5
    K. Mack OAK 15.0
    C. Dunlap CIN 13.5
    C. Jones NE 12.5
    (2) Players 12.0
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Vikings
February 10

Vikings offseason primer: quarterbacks

Here's the first in a series of position-by-position rundowns as the Vikings enter the off-season and prepare for what's ahead.
Local
February 9
Broncos linebacker Von Miller with the Vince Lombardi Trophy after beating the Carolina Panthers 24-10 in Super Bowl 50 on Sunday.

Minneapolis on deck as Houston takes ball for next Super Bowl

Houston plays host to the 2017 Super Bowl, then comes Minneapolis in 2018 — Super Bowl LII, to be precise, at U.S. Bank Stadium. Minnesota's big-game planners were out in force last week in the Bay Area.
10,000 Takes
February 9

I'm surprised to find I miss the Metrodome

Turns out, the much-maligned stadium was an important setting for much of my adult life.
Vikings stadium section: The game plan
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Vikings
February 9

Souhan: For Newton, loss is understandable; lack of caring is not

Newton did not lose the Super Bowl because he celebrates with a move known as the "Dab." He lost because the Broncos pressured him on 42.9 percent of his passes, the highest percentage of his career.
Vikings
February 8

Vikings quarterback great Joe Kapp has Alzheimer's, is donating brain

Kapp is among the many former players who sued over brain damage and won a settlement with the NFL. The deal is on hold, however, as some of the players appeal.
Vikings
February 8

Broncos free agents

Denver has 17 free agents heading into this offseason.
Vikings
February 8

With title secure, Elway's job now gets tougher

Monday morning, Elway was the general manager going back to work on a Denver Broncos team that woke up with the Super Bowl 50 Lombardi Trophy, 17 free agents and a legendary quarterback who isn't expected to return.
Vikings
February 8

Panthers center defends Newton on fumble

Kalil didn't need to see the replay to know the play that sealed the Denver Broncos' 24-10 victory was not a character indictment of the Panthers' franchise quarterback and league MVP.
Sports
February 8

RandBall: Bash Cam Newton if you must, but what do you expect?

It’s OK to dislike how he acted, but it’s not OK to believe everyone has to act the same way to fit some predetermined criteria of what a “stand-up guy” does.
Vikings
February 8

Dominant defense shuts down Newton, carries Broncos to Super Bowl title

Denver forced Cam Newton and the Panthers into five turnovers, and there was talk after the game about where the Broncos' defense should rank among the best ever.
Sports
February 8

Souhan blog: Who's better than the Vikings going into next season?

The only teams that can enter 2016 accurately thinking they are clearly better than the Vikings are the last two team to lose to the Broncos:
Vikings
February 8

Souhan: What's next for Manning after grabbing elusive second ring?

Seeing the sunset through the confetti after winning the Super Bowl, Peyton Manning looks primed for next chapter.
Sports
February 8

Vikings players join Twitter conversation during Super Bowl 50

Vikings star Adrian Peterson tweets to affirm Denver's Von Miller as Super Bowl MVP. Defensive end Sharrif Floyd amused by Cam Newton-Michael Jordan meme swirling around social media.
Polls
February 8

Poll: Should the Vikings keep Matt Kalil?

Vikings
February 8
Vikings offensive lineman Matt Kalil worked blocking drills at Minneso...

Decision looms for Vikings on tackle Matt Kalil

If the Vikings want, they can cut Kalil by the start of the league year on March 9 without any cap penalties and free up $11.1 million in space.
Super Bowl 50
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1 2 3 4 F
Carolina 0 7 0 3 10
Denver 10 3 3 8 24

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