Vikings, Rams both have been defined by defense

Vikings, Rams both have been defined by defense

The Vikings and Rams are where they are in large part because of their investments on defense. They will start a combined nine first-round picks on that side of the ball on Sunday.

Vikings have options at safety to replace injured Sendejo

November 18
Vikings have options at safety to replace injured Sendejo
Safety Anthony Harris or cornerback Terence Newman could get the starting nod to replace Andrew Sendejo.

Vikings' Cook: 'Better than ever' when he returns from knee injury

November 17
Vikings' Cook: 'Better than ever' when he returns from knee injury
Dalvin Cook is keeping a positive outlook on the knee injury that ended his rookie season.

Mailbag: Can the Vikings slow Rams star defensive tackle Donald?

November 17
The Texans tried a little of everything and were doomed doomed as soon as they left Aaron Donald with a one-on-one pass rush.

Double trouble: Diggs-Thielen tandem creates matchup nightmares

November 17
Overlooked out of college for their own reasons, Adam Thielen and Stefon Diggs have staked their claim as one of the best receiver duos in the National Football League.
Minneapolis
November 17

Director of U.S. Bank Stadium's oversight board announces retirement citing health reasons

The executive director of U.S. Bank Stadium’s public oversight body tearfully announced his surprise retirement Friday, citing health reasons. Rick Evans has been the…
Super Bowl LII
November 17

Activists promise week of 'resistance' in Twin Cities during Super Bowl

In what could be the first showdown with city officials leading up to the Super Bowl, a dozen community activists gathered outside Minneapolis City Hall…
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Vikings
November 17

Vikings vs. Patriots in Super Bowl LII? It's not outlandish

Wouldn't this one be something? Bill Belichick, Tom Brady and their active five-time champion dynasty playing at Minnesota against a team looking for its first Super Bowl win.

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  • NFC North w l t pct pf pa home away
    Minnesota 7 2 0 .778 217 165 4-1 3-1
    Detroit 5 4 0 .556 244 210 2-3 3-1
    Green Bay 5 4 0 .556 204 207 3-2 2-2
    Chicago 3 6 0 .333 150 194 2-3 1-3
  • NFC South w l t pct pf pa home away
    New Orleans 7 2 0 .778 268 165 3-1 4-1
    Carolina 7 3 0 .700 213 180 3-2 4-1
    Atlanta 5 4 0 .556 197 179 2-2 3-2
    Tampa Bay 3 6 0 .333 173 208 3-2 0-4
  • NFC East w l t pct pf pa home away
    Philadelphia 8 1 0 .889 283 179 5-0 3-1
    Dallas 5 4 0 .556 233 205 2-2 3-2
    Washington 4 5 0 .444 207 232 2-3 2-2
    NY Giants 1 8 0 .111 150 238 0-4 1-4
  • NFC West w l t pct pf pa home away
    Los Angeles 7 2 0 .778 296 162 3-2 4-0
    Seattle 6 3 0 .667 211 165 3-1 3-2
    Arizona 4 5 0 .444 155 223 2-2 2-3
    San Francisco 1 9 0 .100 174 260 1-4 0-5
  • AFC North w l t pct pf pa home away
    Pittsburgh 8 2 0 .800 227 165 3-1 5-1
    Baltimore 4 5 0 .444 190 171 2-2 2-3
    Cincinnati 3 6 0 .333 149 182 2-2 1-4
    Cleveland 0 9 0 .000 143 240 0-5 0-4
  • AFC South w l t pct pf pa home away
    Jacksonville 6 3 0 .667 226 134 3-2 3-1
    Tennessee 6 4 0 .600 222 253 4-1 2-3
    Houston 3 6 0 .333 236 241 2-3 1-3
    Indianapolis 3 7 0 .300 179 280 2-3 1-4
  • AFC East w l t pct pf pa home away
    New England 7 2 0 .778 257 195 3-2 4-0
    Buffalo 5 4 0 .556 184 196 4-1 1-3
    Miami 4 5 0 .444 137 224 2-2 2-3
    NY Jets 4 6 0 .400 201 222 3-2 1-4
  • AFC West w l t pct pf pa home away
    Kansas City 6 3 0 .667 253 208 3-1 3-2
    Oakland 4 5 0 .444 196 214 2-2 2-3
    Los Angeles 3 6 0 .333 167 172 1-3 2-3
    Denver 3 6 0 .333 166 239 3-2 0-4
  • Passing Yards
    C. Keenum MIN 1914
    S. Bradford MIN 382
  • Rushing Yards
    D. Cook MIN 354
    J. McKinnon MIN 319
    L. Murray MIN 317
    C. Keenum MIN 63
    A. Thielen MIN 11
  • Receiving Yards
    A. Thielen MIN 793
    S. Diggs MIN 500
    K. Rudolph MIN 308
    J. McKinnon MIN 218
    L. Treadwell MIN 142
  • Defensive Tackles (Total)
    E. Kendricks MIN 71
    H. Smith MIN 51
    A. Barr MIN 49
    A. Sendejo MIN 46
    T. Waynes MIN 43
  • Interceptions
    H. Smith MIN 3
    T. Waynes MIN 2
    M. Alexander MIN 1
    X. Rhodes MIN 1
    A. Sendejo MIN 1
  • Sacks
    E. Griffen MIN 10.0
    D. Hunter MIN 4.0
    L. Joseph MIN 2.5
    T. Johnson MIN 2.0
    H. Smith MIN 1.5
  • Passing Yards
    R. Wilson SEA 2543
    K. Cousins WAS 2474
    M. Stafford DET 2461
    D. Brees NO 2398
    J. Goff LAR 2385
  • Rushing Yards
    E. Elliott DAL 783
    T. Gurley II LAR 754
    J. Howard CHI 716
    M. Ingram NO 672
    C. Hyde SF 592
  • Receiving Yards
    A. Thielen MIN 793
    J. Jones ATL 715
    L. Fitzgerald ARI 677
    M. Thomas NO 662
    G. Tate DET 659
  • Defensive Tackles (Total)
    Z. Brown WAS 96
    B. Wagner SEA 84
    D. Jones ATL 75
    B. Martinez GB 75
    K. Wright SEA 73
  • Interceptions
    D. Slay DET 4
    M. Barron LAR 3
    A. Bethea ARI 3
    K. Fuller WAS 3
    (7) Players 3
  • Sacks
    D. Lawrence DAL 11.5
    E. Griffen MIN 10.0
    C. Jones ARI 10.0
    A. Clayborn ATL 8.0
    J. Peppers CAR 7.5
  • Passing Yards
    T. Brady NE 2807
    B. Roethlisberger PIT 2597
    A. Smith KC 2444
    P. Rivers LAC 2263
    J. McCown NYJ 2242
  • Rushing Yards
    L. Bell PIT 886
    K. Hunt KC 800
    L. Fournette JAX 629
    L. McCoy BUF 595
    M. Gordon LAC 553
  • Receiving Yards
    A. Brown PIT 1026
    D. Hopkins HOU 803
    T. Hilton IND 725
    A. Green CIN 693
    B. Cooks NE 637
  • Defensive Tackles (Total)
    D. Davis NYJ 82
    W. Woodyard TEN 80
    R. Shazier PIT 79
    C. Mosley BAL 76
    J. Schobert CLE 75
  • Interceptions
    K. Byard TEN 6
    M. Hyde BUF 5
    T. Boston LAC 3
    A. Bouye JAX 3
    (7) Players 3
  • Sacks
    C. Campbell JAX 11.0
    J. Bosa LAC 9.5
    M. Ingram LAC 8.5
    V. Miller DEN 8.0
    J. Houston KC 7.5
  • Thursday, November 16
    Pittsburgh 40, Tennessee 17, F
  • Sunday, November 19
    Detroit @ Chicago Baltimore @ Green Bay Arizona @ Houston
    Los Angeles @ Minnesota Washington @ New Orleans Jacksonville @ Cleveland
    Kansas City @ NY Giants Tampa Bay @ Miami Buffalo @ Los Angeles
    Cincinnati @ Denver New England @ Oakland Philadelphia @ Dallas
  • Monday, November 20
    Atlanta @ Seattle
  • Thursday, November 23
    Minnesota @ Detroit Los Angeles @ Dallas NY Giants @ Washington
Vikings
November 17

Vikings will be without starters Remmers and Sendejo vs. Rams

After practicing earlier this week, offensive tackle Mike Remmers was without a helmet during Friday's workout, and later ruled out for Sunday along with safety Andrew Sendejo.
Vikings
November 17
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Vikings 4-1-1: Everything about Sunday's Vikings-Rams game

Links to team updates, rosters, statistics, our Live Blog and more. Click here for a guide to Sunday's game between the Vikings and Los Angeles Rams.
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Vikings
November 17

94-yard touchdown pass shows Rams' trust in their offensive line

Much like the 7-2 Vikings, the 7-2 Los Angeles Rams are getting the full benefits of a functional offensive line.
Vikings
November 17

Hartman: Vikings' Forbath is booting for distance, accuracy

Vikings kicker Kai Forbath has five field goals of 50 yards or longer this year, equaling his previous career total.
Vikings
November 17

Souhan: Vikings, Rams reap rewards from coaching changes

In a league that does what it can to keep teams equal, the Vikings and Rams are showing that the most important free-agent acquisitions can be their coaches.
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Vikings
November 16

The NFL's most productive wide receiver duos

Adam Thielen (793 receiving yards) and Stefon Diggs (500) are quite the pair so far this season.
Vikings
November 16

The Wolves have a better chance of making the playoffs than the Vikings?

FiveThirtyEight.com does team strength ratings for the NFL and NBA. It probably shouldn’t surprise you to know that both the Vikings and Timberwolves are doing well in both.
Vikings
November 16

Teddy Bridgewater will 'trust the process' and cheer on Vikings

“I don’t want this to be about me. It’s about us," Bridgewater told reporters on Thursday
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Vikings
November 16

Dalvin Cook: "I knew something was wrong"

Vikings RB Dalvin Cook talks about his torn ACL and the timetable for his return to the field.
Vikings
November 16

Teddy Bridgewater: "I don't want this to be about me"

Vikings QB Teddy Bridgewater talks about his second game back from the PUP list and his outlook for the rest of the season.
Vikings
November 16

Rams at Vikings: Key matchups, inside analysis

Case Keenum gets to face the Rams, team that let him walk away in free agency, and he does with at the helm of the 7-2 Vikings.
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Super Bowl LII
November 16

Metro Transit: Free bus rides on LRT routes during Super Bowl

Metro Transit on Wednesday said it will offer free rides for Blue and Green Line passengers who will be put on replacement buses on Super Bowl Sunday as portions of the light-rail lines will be restricted exclusively for fans heading to the game.
Vikings
November 16

Hartman: Thielen makes historic progress this season

Undrafted Vikings receiver Adam Thielen is posting numbers not seen by the Vikings since Randy Moss' glory days.
Vikings
November 16

Vikings Fantasy football: Start Thielen, Diggs in Week 11 and beyond

The Vikings draw the ninth-ranked Rams pass defense this week, and that shouldn't stop Diggs or Thielen from taking a place in your starting lineup.
U.S. Bank Stadium section: The game plan
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Vikings
November 16
Minnesota Vikings quarterback Case Keenum (7) huddles the offense duri...

'Like everybody predicted.' Keenum, Goff to meet in battle of 7-2 teams

After a few days of creating drama, Vikings coach Mike Zimmer said deliberations about starting Case Keenum at quarterback over Teddy Bridgewater were "not difficult,"
Vikings
November 16

Vikings-Rams pick? Take the Vikings (and their home crowd)

The Vikings are better than the Rams, despite their identical record, and the home crowd will be a factor, too.
Vikings
November 16

Griffen returns for Vikings in pursuit of sacks record

Everson Griffen, who missed last week's game at Washington, will get the chance to face Rams left tackle Andrew Whitworth, one of the best in the NFL.

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