Walsh misses again, and four other takeaways from Thursday's loss

Walsh misses again, and four other takeaways from Thursday's loss

Kicker Blair Walsh finished the preseason going 3 of 9 on field goal attempts. It's not time to panic, but it's something to start when the regular season opens.

Vikings begin final roster cuts today, Prater and Foster the first to go

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Shaun Prater played in 18 games for the Vikings over the past two seasons and made three starts. He recorded 11 tackles and picked off one past.

Hodges: 'Pretty confident' that he will be a Vikings starter

September 4
Hodges: 'Pretty confident' that he will be a Vikings starter
The Vikings still haven’t named a starting middle linebacker, but one of the leading candidates is confident that he will be the guy.
Vikings
September 4

Access Vikings morning walkthrough: Heinicke makes his case in loss to the Titans, 'Blair is our kicker' and more

The Vikings are off after last night’s loss, but it will probably be a busy day for the coaches as they ponder which 53 players to keep.
Vikings
September 4

Rookie QB Heinicke impresses in Vikings loss

Quarterback Taylor Heinicke and the Vikings came up short in the preseason finale. But Heinicke could be rewarded for his efforts when the Vikings unveil their 53-man roster Saturday.
Vikings
September 4

Vikings notes: Walsh misses again, this time from 48 yards

There was hardly a breeze on a warm Thursday at Nissan Stadium, but the struggles of Vikings kicker Blair Walsh continued nonetheless.
Vikings
September 3

Heinicke impresses Zimmer, makes a case for a roster spot

If Taylor Heinicke didn’t show the Vikings enough tonight to earn a roster spot, surely one of the NFL’s other 31 teams took notice.
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September 3

Gallery: Tennessee 24, Vikings 17

With most of the starters, including quarterback Teddy Bridgewater and running back Adrian Peterson, not suiting up, second-stringers and third-stringers got extended playing time in the last chance for some to impress the coaching staff.
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  • Passing Yards
    D. Brees NO 4952
    B. Roethlisberger PIT 4952
    A. Luck IND 4761
    P. Manning DEN 4727
    M. Ryan ATL 4694
  • QB Rating
    T. Romo DAL 113.2
    A. Rodgers GB 112.2
    B. Roethlisberger PIT 103.3
    P. Manning DEN 101.5
    T. Brady NE 97.4
  • Rushing Yards
    D. Murray DAL 1845
    L. Bell PIT 1361
    L. McCoy PHI 1319
    M. Lynch SEA 1306
    J. Forsett BAL 1266
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    A. Brown PIT 1698
    D. Thomas DEN 1619
    J. Jones ATL 1593
    J. Nelson GB 1519
    E. Sanders DEN 1404
  • Defensive Tackles (Total)
    L. Kuechly CAR 153
    D. Levy DET 151
    L. David TB 146
    C. Lofton NO 144
    P. Worrilow ATL 142
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    T. Gipson CLE 6
    M. Adams IND 5
    B. Carter DAL 5
    P. Cox SF 5
    B. Grimes MIA 5
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    Jacksonville 21, Tennessee 13
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    Detroit 20, Chicago 14 Houston 25, Baltimore 13 Atlanta 30, New Orleans 14
    Carolina 17, Cleveland 13 New England 17, New York 16 Green Bay 20, Tampa Bay 3
    Pittsburgh 20, Kansas City 12 Miami 37, Minnesota 35 New York 37, St. Louis 27
    Oakland 26, Buffalo 24 Dallas 42, Indianapolis 7 Seattle 35, Arizona 6
  • Monday, December 22
    Cincinnati 37, Denver 28
  • Sunday, December 28
    Minnesota 13, Chicago 9 Kansas City 19, San Diego 7 Houston 23, Jacksonville 17
    Indianapolis 27, Tennessee 10 Buffalo 17, New England 9 Baltimore 20, Cleveland 10
    Philadelphia 34, New York 26 Dallas 44, Washington 17 New Orleans 23, Tampa Bay 20
    New York 37, Miami 24 Seattle 20, St. Louis 6 San Francisco 20, Arizona 17
    Denver 47, Oakland 14 Green Bay 30, Detroit 20 Carolina 34, Atlanta 3
    Pittsburgh 27, Cincinnati 17
  • Saturday, January 3
    Carolina 27, Arizona 16 Baltimore 30, Pittsburgh 17
  • Sunday, January 4
    Indianapolis 26, Cincinnati 10 Dallas 24, Detroit 20
  • Saturday, January 10
    New England 35, Baltimore 31 Seattle 31, Carolina 17
  • Sunday, January 11
    Green Bay 26, Dallas 21 Indianapolis 24, Denver 13
  • Sunday, January 18
    Seattle 28, Green Bay 22 New England 45, Indianapolis 7
  • Sunday, January 25
    Team Irvin 32, Team Carter 28
  • Sunday, February 1
    New England 28, Seattle 24
Vikings
September 3

Vikings will showcase QB Heinicke in preseason finale

Rookie quarterback Tyler Heinicke out of Old Dominion is expected to start against the Titans and play the entirety of the Vikings final preseason game.
Vikings
September 3

Vikings' 53-man roster projection: Patterson, Trattou make the cut

So will make the team? Here’s our 53-man roster projection heading into tonight's game against Tennessee.
Vikings
September 3

Access Vikings Morning Walkthrough: The final preseason game

The NFL preseason ends tonight with all 32 teams playing, then pondering cuts to 53 by Saturday afternoon … WHAT YOU MIGHT HAVE MISSED Tonight’s…
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September 3
The Minnesota Vikings pulled out a 37-34 win over the Green Bay Packer...

Access Vikings Podcast: Predicting over-under totals for the season

Episode 7: Star Tribune columnist Chip Scoggins joins Matt Vensel and Michael Rand as they break down how many rushing yards Adrian Peterson will finish with and so much more.
Vikings
September 2

Last chance to impress in Vikings preseason finale

Many Vikings backups will receive one final opportunity to state their case when they travel to face the Titans in the preseason finale Thursday.
Vikings
September 2

Gameday preview: Vikings at Titans

Coach Mike Zimmer didn’t say whether any starters would play, but it’s likely the offensive line will get another dress rehearsal. Otherwise, the lineup will have mostly reserves and players fighting for roster spots.
Vikings
September 2

Chart: Vikings players with something on the line in finale

Three Vikings players to watch Thursday night.
Polls
September 2

Poll: How many rushing yards will Adrian Peterson gain this season?

Vikings
September 2
Minnesota Vikings' Teddy Bridgewater (5) talks with offensive coordina...

Turner: Vikings will be 'a good running football team'

The Vikings won't have a true handle of their running game until the regular season when Adrian Peterson starts playing. But offensive coordinator Norv Turner is optimistic based on what he's seen.
Vikings
September 2

Craig: Vikings' Berger doesn't seek spotlight

The average Vikings fan probably doesn't know that Joe Berger has 38 career starts, including 18 at three different positions since joining the Vikings in 2011.
Vikings
September 2

Access Vikings morning walkthrough: Most underrated Vikings player, less intrigue with line cuts and more

The season-ending injuries to tackles Phil Loadholt and Carter Bykowski have taken much of the intrigue out of the final roster cuts along the offensive line.
Minneapolis
September 1

Worker who survived fall at Vikings stadium hit post on way down

A pole stopped one man’s fall, but not the other’s, the report says. The full state investigation could take months to be made public.
Vikings
September 1
Rookie tackle T.J. Clemmings.

Offensive line still an issue for Vikings

With the Sept. 14 regular season approaching, Vikings offensive coordinator Norv Turner still sounds concerned about his offensive line.
Vikings
September 1

Turner: Vikings offensive line still needs to jell

Judging from how Norv Turner talked about his offensive line after practice Tuesday, it’s a safe bet that many of the team’s starters on the line will get some work.
Vikings
September 1
Minnesota Vikings John Sullivan (65).

Vikings center John Sullivan still sidelined

Also not taking part in Tuesday’s shells-only practice were tight end Chase Ford, defensive tackle Shamar Stephen and linebacker Brian Peters.

Poll: How many rushing yards will Adrian Peterson gain this season?

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