A look at the defensive line heading into Vikings training camp

A look at the defensive line heading into Vikings training camp

The Vikings already have the NFC North’s deepest and most talented defensive line. So don't expect much drama here as camp unfolds.

Bridgewater throws out first pitch in Miami. But something's missing

July 26
Bridgewater throws out first pitch in Miami. But something's missing
Teddy Bridgewater has now been the starting pitcher in a major league baseball game for more teams than Sandy Koufax. Kind of, anyway.

In nod to new stadium, Vikings-themed lottery game is launched

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In nod to new stadium, Vikings-themed lottery game is launched
The purple and gold scratch ticket, which features scenes of U.S. Bank Stadium, pays instant cash prizes up to $100,000 and includes a second-chance contest to win Vikings tickets
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Chad Greenway right showed Anthony Barr a dragon fly during Vikings tr...

A look at the linebackers heading into Vikings training camp

Veteran Chad Greenway's playing time and a glut of linebackers are the top stories at the position as the Vikings prepare for their first workout on Friday.
Variety
July 26

Vikings celebrate Minnesota artists at U.S. Bank Stadium art party

Minnesota artists, Viking's owners, veteran players and fans partied Monday night at U.S. Bank Stadium's unveiling of its 300-piece art collection.
Vikings 2016 training camp guide
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July 26
Phil Loadholt

Injury setback prompts Vikings tackle Loadholt to retire

The towering lineman had been a punishing run blocker and one of the NFL's finest right tackles before a string of injuries brought his career to a halt.
Vikings
July 25

Most career starts by a Vikings offensive tackle

Tim Irwin has the most with 181 career starts for the Purple.
Vikings
July 25

Vikings' Loadholt retires, saying 'my body is telling me it's time'

In 2014, a torn pectoral ended his season after 11 games. In 2015, he tore his Achilles’ tendon during the preseason and was lost for the entire season.

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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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Sports
July 25

Dennis Green mic'd up from 1998: A mixed bag of Vikings memories

“Three teams have been 15-1 in the history of the National Football League. Give yourselves a round of applause.” Then Randall Cunninghjam took a knee and Gary Anderson's kick went wide.
Vikings
July 25

Poll: What is your biggest concern about the Vikings as they begin training camp?

Vikings
July 25
Vikings offensive line coach Tony Sparino worked with the line during...

A look at the offensive line heading into Vikings training camp

After the playoff loss to the Seahawks, coach Mike Zimmer fired Jeff Davidson and put all of his offensive linemen on notice about their jobs.
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Vikings
July 25

Off the field, Fitzgerald steps up, too

Larry Fitzgerald Jr. is recognized as one of the best receivers in NFL history. Off the field, he's a seasoned world traveler who also is involved with numerous philanthropic organizations.
Vikings
July 25

Seeking greatness, Larry Fitzgerald Jr. always battling himself

When he watches himself on tape, Larry Fitzgerald Jr. only sees mistakes and weaknesses, never the good. He studies other receivers and finds things they do better than him.
Vikings
July 25

Behind the shades, Sparano gives Vikings offensive line fresh set of eyes

New offensive line coach Tony Sparano is being entrusted to redefine, redevelop and rejuvenate the Vikings' weakest unit as training camp opens on Friday in Mankato.
U.S. Bank Stadium section: The game plan
Stadium News U.S. Bank 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
July 25

Dennis Green left a complicated legacy as Vikings coach

Green left us with an undoubtedly complicated football legacy, and his era in retrospect feels both quite long and quite long ago.
Vikings
July 24

Larry Fitzgerald Jr., NFL ironman

As Larry Fitzgerald Jr. enters his 13th season, he is performing as good as or better than some of the NFL's greatest wideouts. How his 12th season compared with the 12th year of some of the best.
Vikings
July 23

Hartman: Dennis Green's greatness went well beyond his coaching

Friday's news that Dennis Green had died made for a sad day not only for Green's family but for Vikings fans. He was one of the best coaches we have ever had here.
Vikings
July 23

Battles on the Vikings offensive line

The competition along the offensive line figures to be the fiercest of the Vikings' position groups this summer.
Vikings
July 23

Vikings training camp: Players report Thursday

Daily practices begin at 2:45 p.m. Friday in Mankato.
Vikings
July 23

Meet Tony Sparano

A closer look at the Vikings new offensive line coach.
Minneapolis
July 23
Doug Norris, left, and his son Matt marvel at the new stadium at the public opening at the U.S. Bank Stadium Saturday, July 23, 2016, in Minneapolis.

U.S. Bank Stadium open house swamped with soggy visitors

Visitors to get a first peek at the Vikings' new home were lining up just as a severe storm blew in, forcing stadium officials to call an audible.
Vikings
July 23
Dennis Green, former coach of the Minnesota Vikings, has died at age 67.

Ex-Vikings coach Dennis Green, dead at 67, leaves a legacy on field and off

The coach from 1992 to 2002, he led the team to the playoffs eight times and was second to only Bud Grant in all-time team victories.
Vikings
July 22

Green recalled as blustery, shrewd coach — and an influential mentor

When in his element — talking, teaching and coaching football — Dennis Green was at the top of his peer group.
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Denver 10 3 3 8 24

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