Most Vikings leave fantasy football to the fans

Most Vikings leave fantasy football to the fans

A conflict is created for players, whose league profits from extra attention that too often turns into unwanted, angst-filled messages when a player doesn't perform for someone's faux team.

Zimmer reportedly has fourth eye procedure

December 4
Zimmer reportedly has fourth eye procedure
Vikings coach Mike Zimmer, after a follow-up appointment with doctors on Friday morning, had another operation on his eye that day and “appears to be turning a corner for the better,” according to an ESPN report.

Hartman: Greenway says Vikings must learn to close out games

December 4
Hartman: Greenway says Vikings must learn to close out games
Chad Greenway said the Vikings' trouble has come in the final five minutes of a game.
Vikings
December 4

More of the same from Gophers football, Vikings, Wolves and Wild

The Vikings, Wild, Wolves and Gophers football teams change each year, so why do things not seem to change?
Vikings
December 4

How to judge the 2016 Vikings

If the Vikings manage to turn a 5-0 start that had us talking about first-round byes into a 6-6 present that had the sky falling into a 9-7 finish that squeaks them into the playoffs, is there a way we could consider that accomplishment a success?
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Vikings
December 4

Hartman: New Vikings stadium keeping up with Jones'

Cowboys owner Jerry Jones built one of the most expensive stadiums in the world back in 2009, the $1.3 billion AT&T Stadium, so on Thursday he talked about how impressed he was with the new U.S. Bank Stadium and also about how important the stadium is for Minneapolis and for the NFL at large.
Vikings
December 4

Health issues finally sacked NFL workaholic Mike Zimmer

Mike Zimmer, like Jerry Kill, paid big for ignoring health issues.
Vikings
December 3

Dungy gives reminder on just how evenly matched NFL teams are [NFL Picks & Power Rankings]

The Super Bowl-winning Hall of Fame coach and excellent NBC TV analyst was asked what’s wrong with the Vikings. His answer made it sound like the free-falling Vikings were evenly matched with a Dallas team that was 10-1 with a franchise-record 10 straight wins in one season.
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  • NFC North w l t pct pf pa home away
    Detroit 8 4 0 .667 275 251 5-1 3-3
    Minnesota 6 6 0 .500 233 209 4-2 2-4
    Green Bay 6 6 0 .500 295 302 4-2 2-4
    Chicago 3 9 0 .250 204 270 3-3 0-6
  • NFC South w l t pct pf pa home away
    Atlanta 7 5 0 .583 386 331 3-3 4-2
    Tampa Bay 7 5 0 .583 277 285 2-4 5-1
    New Orleans 5 7 0 .417 347 335 3-4 2-3
    Carolina 4 8 0 .333 283 321 3-3 1-5
  • NFC East w l t pct pf pa home away
    Dallas 11 1 0 .917 333 228 5-1 6-0
    NY Giants 8 4 0 .667 245 237 5-1 3-3
    Washington 6 5 1 .542 303 295 4-2 2-3
    Philadelphia 5 7 0 .417 268 245 4-1 1-6
  • NFC West w l t pct pf pa home away
    Seattle 8 3 1 .708 264 194 6-0 2-3
    Arizona 5 6 1 .458 276 251 4-2 1-4
    Los Angeles 4 8 0 .333 180 262 1-4 3-4
    San Francisco 1 11 0 .083 234 370 1-5 0-6
  • AFC North w l t pct pf pa home away
    Baltimore 7 5 0 .583 256 207 5-2 2-3
    Pittsburgh 7 5 0 .583 290 236 4-2 3-3
    Cincinnati 4 7 1 .375 245 259 3-2 1-5
    Cleveland 0 12 0 .000 197 352 0-6 0-6
  • AFC South w l t pct pf pa home away
    Houston 6 6 0 .500 207 257 5-1 1-5
    Tennessee 6 6 0 .500 308 296 3-3 3-3
    Indianapolis 5 6 0 .455 270 301 3-3 2-3
    Jacksonville 2 10 0 .167 224 313 1-5 1-5
  • AFC East w l t pct pf pa home away
    New England 10 2 0 .833 319 207 4-2 6-0
    Miami 7 5 0 .583 255 278 5-1 2-4
    Buffalo 6 6 0 .500 305 274 3-2 3-4
    NY Jets 3 8 0 .273 196 266 1-4 2-4
  • AFC West w l t pct pf pa home away
    Oakland 10 2 0 .833 345 299 5-2 5-0
    Kansas City 9 3 0 .750 281 242 4-1 5-2
    Denver 8 4 0 .667 286 229 4-2 4-2
    San Diego 5 7 0 .417 334 319 3-3 2-4
  • Passing Yards
    S. Bradford MIN 2662
    S. Hill MIN 242
  • Rushing Yards
    J. McKinnon MIN 357
    M. Asiata MIN 317
    R. Hillman MIN 50
    A. Peterson MIN 50
    C. Patterson MIN 43
  • Receiving Yards
    S. Diggs MIN 806
    A. Thielen MIN 657
    K. Rudolph MIN 513
    C. Patterson MIN 334
    M. Asiata MIN 168
  • Defensive Tackles (Total)
    H. Smith MIN 84
    E. Kendricks MIN 71
    A. Sendejo MIN 54
    L. Joseph MIN 53
    A. Barr MIN 52
  • Interceptions
    X. Rhodes MIN 4
    A. Sendejo MIN 2
    T. Waynes MIN 2
    C. Greenway MIN 1
    (3) Players 1
  • Sacks
    D. Hunter MIN 9.5
    E. Griffen MIN 6.0
    B. Robison MIN 6.0
    L. Joseph MIN 3.0
    (3) Players 2.0
  • Passing Yards
    D. Brees NO 3913
    M. Ryan ATL 3813
    K. Cousins WAS 3811
    A. Rodgers GB 3283
    C. Palmer ARI 3231
  • Rushing Yards
    E. Elliott DAL 1285
    D. Johnson ARI 1005
    J. Howard CHI 883
    D. Freeman ATL 785
    M. Ingram NO 758
  • Receiving Yards
    J. Jones ATL 1253
    M. Evans TB 1058
    O. Beckham Jr. NYG 1015
    L. Fitzgerald ARI 880
    J. Nelson GB 872
  • Defensive Tackles (Total)
    B. Wagner SEA 127
    S. Lee DAL 112
    A. Ogletree LA 111
    L. Kuechly CAR 102
    T. Whitehead DET 101
  • Interceptions
    L. Collins NYG 5
    X. Rhodes MIN 4
    R. Sherman SEA 4
    H. Clinton-Dix GB 3
    (5) Players 3
  • Sacks
    V. Beasley Jr. ATL 10.5
    C. Avril SEA 10.0
    R. Kerrigan WAS 10.0
    D. Hunter MIN 9.5
    (4) Players 8.0
  • Passing Yards
    D. Carr OAK 3375
    A. Dalton CIN 3375
    P. Rivers SD 3353
    J. Flacco BAL 3258
    B. Roethlisberger PIT 3034
  • Rushing Yards
    D. Murray TEN 1043
    M. Gordon SD 992
    L. Blount NE 957
    L. McCoy BUF 949
    J. Ajayi MIA 908
  • Receiving Yards
    A. Brown PIT 1052
    A. Cooper OAK 981
    A. Green CIN 964
    T. Hilton IND 942
    E. Sanders DEN 858
  • Defensive Tackles (Total)
    Z. Brown BUF 116
    C. Kirksey CLE 111
    Z. Orr BAL 110
    B. McKinney HOU 106
    (2) Players 97
  • Interceptions
    C. Hayward SD 7
    M. Peters KC 5
    S. Gilmore BUF 4
    E. Berry KC 3
    (8) Players 3
  • Sacks
    V. Miller DEN 12.5
    L. Alexander BUF 10.0
    D. Ford KC 10.0
    K. Mack OAK 10.0
    B. Orakpo TEN 9.0
  • Sunday, December 4
    Detroit 28, New Orleans 13, F Green Bay 21, Houston 13, F Chicago 26, San Francisco 6, F
    Kansas City 29, Atlanta 28, F New England 26, Los Angeles 10, F Denver 20, Jacksonville 10, F
    Cincinnati 32, Philadelphia 14, F Baltimore 38, Miami 6, F Oakland 38, Buffalo 24, F
    Tampa Bay 28, San Diego 21, F Arizona 31, Washington 23, F Pittsburgh 24, NY Giants 14, F
    Seattle 40, Carolina 7, F
  • Monday, December 5
    Indianapolis @ NY Jets
  • Thursday, December 8
    Oakland @ Kansas City
  • Sunday, December 11
    Denver @ Tennessee Pittsburgh @ Buffalo Washington @ Philadelphia
    Arizona @ Miami San Diego @ Carolina Cincinnati @ Cleveland
    Chicago @ Detroit Houston @ Indianapolis Minnesota @ Jacksonville
    NY Jets @ San Francisco Atlanta @ Los Angeles Seattle @ Green Bay
    New Orleans @ Tampa Bay Dallas @ NY Giants
  • Monday, December 12
    Baltimore @ New England
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December 3
United owners and the Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority have been in discussions about an exhibition game — and perhaps more — at the stadium.

Vikings threaten to sue over talk of soccer at U.S. Bank Stadium

The owners of the Major League Soccer expansion franchise the Minnesota United are in talks about playing games at U.S. Bank Stadium — and it has left the stadium's primary tenant, the Minnesota Vikings, crying foul and threatening to sue.
Vikings
December 3
A tribute to Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer was posted during the game...

Mike Zimmer's course never wavered — right up to his gameday speech

The head coach kept his game face on throughout troubling eye injury.
Vikings
December 2
Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Adam Thielen (19) fumbled the ball in...

Three takeaways from Thursday's Vikings-Cowboys game

The Vikings defensive front rose to the occasion against the NFL's best offensive line.
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December 2
Minnesota Sports Facilities Chair Michele Kelm-Helgen controls two low...

Tevlin: Some suite seats for DFL Party big shots

The DFL insiders came for the free lunch at U.S. Bank Stadium and ended up buying the timeshare.
Vikings
December 2
Vikings interim head coach Mike Priefer after the Vikings loss to Dall...

Priefer nearly pulls off upset in Zimmer's absence -- plus defense shines and Robison's rants

With fill-in Mike Priefer executing the game plan that sidelined head coach Zimmer had installed during the week, the Vikings checked off every box that gave them a chance to beat Dallas.
Sports
December 2

Vikings-Cowboys most-watched NFL Thursday Night Football game ever

The total audience delivery across all platforms, including Twitter, was 22.2 million, according to Fast National data released Friday.
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December 2

Five extra points: Bradford's hits, Locke's struggles and a wrinkle in the run game

Mark Craig offers his five takeaways from Thursday night's game against the Cowboys.
Vikings
December 2
Dallas Cowboys outside linebacker Kyle Wilber (51) ended up with the b...

Hartman: Thielen says he feels he let Zimmer down with fumble

Adam Thielen has been a big contributor all season, and that fumble was out of character for the surehanded receiver.
Vikings
December 2
Dallas Cowboys defensive tackle Cedric Thornton (92) sacked Minnesota...

Angry Robison blasts officials for not calling penalty after touchdown

"You've got to make the calls," defensive end Brian Robison said after he felt a hit to Sam Bradford's face mask on the potential game-tying play should have been flagged.
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December 2
Minnesota Vikings quarterback Sam Bradford (8) was hurt on this play i...

Reusse: Vikings have lost six of seven and know who to blame (The refs)

Here's an idea: When a veteran pass rusher gives you the football inside the 20 and the opponent is rattled, score a touchdown.
Minneapolis
December 2

Dayton has 'expressed concern' about suite use at U.S. Bank Stadium

Still the governor said, media has sensationalized the story.
Sports
December 2

Feel their pain: Frustration mounts among Vikings players, fans after another loss

Reaction after the Vikings two-point loss and sixth loss in the last seven games ranged from optimistic to critical to disturbing.
Vikings
December 2
Vikings quarterback Sam Bradford (8) was sacked by Cedric Thornton (92) in the fourth quarter Thursday night.

Vikings fall 2 points short against Dallas when final-minute rally fails

The Vikings missed their head coach, and much in the way of offensive production until a touchdown on the final drive. But the conversion try to tie the game fell incomplete.
Vikings
December 2

Souhan: Treadwell among the Vikings missing

Problem: Dallas is 11-1 with a first-round rookie running back and a fourth-round rookie quarterback. Laquon Treadwell, the Vikings' top pick, has one catch this season.
Vikings
December 2

Craig: Robison's monster effort ruined, and refs don't help

A four-play, 4-yard "drive" ruined what should have been defensive end Brian Robison's shining, season-saving moments Thursday night.
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Dallas 11-1 0 7 0 10 17
Minnesota 6-6 3 0 3 9 15

NFL Scoreboard

  • Detroit

    New Orleans

     

    - F

    28

    13

  • Houston

    Green Bay

     

    - F

    13

    21

  • San Francisco

    Chicago

     

    - F

    6

    26

  • Kansas City

    Atlanta

     

    - F

    29

    28

  • Los Angeles

    New England

     

    - F

    10

    26

  • Denver

    Jacksonville

     

    - F

    20

    10

  • Philadelphia

    Cincinnati

     

    - F

    14

    32

  • Miami

    Baltimore

     

    - F

    6

    38

  • Buffalo

    Oakland

     

    - F

    24

    38

  • Tampa Bay

    San Diego

     

    - F

    28

    21

  • Washington

    Arizona

     

    - F

    23

    31

  • NY Giants

    Pittsburgh

     

    - F

    14

    24

  • Carolina

    Seattle

     

    - F

    7

    40

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