Robison puts evolving role on defensive line before sack totals

Robison puts evolving role on defensive line before sack totals

Veteran defensive end Brian Robison is back with the Vikings after an uncertain offseason and content with a different role in the team's defense.

Vikings sign defensive tackle Bruce Gaston

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Vikings sign defensive tackle Bruce Gaston
Gaston, in his third season as a pro, has had stints with the Cardinals, Patriots and Dolphins along with the NFC North rival Bears and Packers.

Stave puts passing issues in past at Vikings camp

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Stave puts passing issues in past at Vikings camp
Former Wisconsin QB Joel Stave was not selected during last month's NFL draft, but the Vikings made it a priority to sign him as a rookie free agent.
Minneapolis
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Downtown Minneapolis is reflected and newly planted trees line the par...

Landscaper lays the groundwork at new Vikings stadium

While everybody else was looking up at the 270-foot high prow rising on the new U.S. Bank Stadium, Tadd Kreun was looking down.
Vikings
9:24am

Robison content with role, not worried about sacks

Vikings veteran defensive end Brian Robison's goal is double-digit sack totals each year, but he's comfortable fulfilling whatever role is asked of him.
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Vikings
May 28

Hartman: Plenty to look forward to in Zimmer's third season with Vikings

It's easy to see why many observers believe Mike Zimmer was one of the best NFL coaching hires in recent years.
Minneapolis
May 28
Workers lay down artificial turf at US Bank Stadium.

Want to tour U.S. Bank Stadium? There are options

Tickets for the $19 guided tours went on sale Thursday and moved briskly. Those tours begin Aug. 24 and run through Nov. 24.
Sports
May 27

New Falcons stadium: $2 hot dogs, $5 beers, pricey seats. How do Vikings compare?

Atlanta stadium slated to open in 2017 generated some positive press with the announcement of reasonable prices for many food and drink items. But it's worthwhile to take a closer look at what's being offered.

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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
May 27

Kyle Rudolph healthy, happy during productive offseason

Rudolph battled injuries in 2013 and 2014, missing a total of 15 games, but remained healthy throughout 2015 and led the Vikings with five touchdown catches.
Vikings
May 27

Rudolph pleased with productive offseason

Vikings tight end Kyle Rudolph expects rookies to play another important role for the team and is doing his best to help them settle in quickly.
Vikings
May 26

Veteran safety Michael Griffin excited about Vikings defense

New veteran safety Michael Griffin believes the Vikings have all the tools to make a run to the Super Bowl.
Vikings stadium section: The game plan
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The latest news on the construction of the new Vikings stadium in downtown Minneapolis. It's set to open in the fall of 2016.
Vikings
May 26

New safety Griffin impressed by Vikings: 'This team is right there'

Veteran safety Michael Griffin is impressed by the Vikings’ young defensive core and experienced leadership.
Vikings
May 26

With limited practice time, Zimmer moves workouts with focus, urgency

Sometimes, the young guns mistake the up-tempo work for an excuse for initiating contact outside what’s acceptable for a morning workout in mid-May.
Sports
May 26

Bridgewater meets young fan who invited him to birthday with rap song

Obadiah Gamble, a huge Teddy Bridgewater fan, released via YouTube recently a rap song inviting Bridgewater to his upcoming 7th birthday party.
Vikings
May 26

Hartman: Walsh quickly put missed field goal behind him

The Vikings kicker talked one last time about his costly playoff boot, but says he won't dwell on it.
Vikings
May 26

Seeking more playing time, Peterson hopes to improve from shotgun

Last season, Adrian Peterson was named a first-team All-Pro because he again led the league in rushing. But on critical third-down plays when the Vikings needed to pass, he often stood on the sideline.
Vikings
May 26
Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer during OTA training at Winter Park Wedn...

Souhan: Zimmer is winning us over because he's not trying to

By not telling Vikings fans what they want to hear, coach Mike Zimmer has given them what they want to hear.
Vikings
May 26
Vikings coach Mike Zimmer said he wasn't throwing kicker Blair Walsh under the bus when he said, "He's got to make" that field goal.

Walsh: 'I'm way past ... being upset'

Vikings kicker Blair Walsh said he's already dealt with and moved on from his missed field goal in the first round of the NFC playoffs.
Vikings
May 26

Vikings notes: Walsh says playoff miss 'won't define me'

Vikings kicker Blair Walsh said he's past being upset about the playoff miss and instead draws confidence from last year's full body of work.
Vikings
May 25

Rookies and veterans at Vikings OTAs

The Vikings are back together at Winter Park where the rookies are learning where the lockers are.
Vikings
May 25

Vikings DT Dubose tears ACL at Wednesday's OTA

Second-year Vikings defensive lineman B.J. Dubose tore his anterior cruciate ligament during today’s organized team activity at Winter Park, according to a league source, and is expected to miss the entire 2016 season.
Vikings
May 25

Walsh nails field goals at workout, says 'I thought I had one of my better years'

It’s not quite the same as a January wild-card game at TCF Bank Stadium, but, for the record, Vikings kicker Blair Walsh made all five field goal attempts at Winter Park today.
Vikings
May 25

What's on the menu at new Vikings stadium? Local favorites, for a start

Minnesota's culinary luminaries from restaurants Ike's Food & Cocktails, Spoon and Stable and Revival will join Andrew Zimmern and Aramark in creating foods for the new U.S. Bank Stadium.
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