Vontaze Burfict

Beware the Burfict: Vikings well aware of Oakland linebacker

An often-suspended middle linebacker, Vontaze Burfict is known as one of the NFL's hardest-hitting defenders.

Mailbag: Should Vikings trade for Jaguars cornerback Jalen Ramsey?

September 20
Mailbag: Should Vikings trade for Jaguars cornerback Jalen Ramsey?
The Vikings are reportedly one of six NFL teams to reportedly make “substantive inquiries” about Jaguars cornerback Jalen Ramsey, who wants to be traded.

Week 3 picks: Vikings won't pull a Buffalo this time, will they?

September 20
Week 3 picks: Vikings won't pull a Buffalo this time, will they?
Expect order to be restored around the NFL this week. But will that include the Vikings and Raiders at U.S. Bank Stadium?
Vikings
September 20
Vikings linebacker Eric Wilson ran onto the field before the season opener against Atlanta.

Vikings' Eric Wilson ready to start vs. Oakland if Anthony Barr, Ben Gedeon are out

Two Vikings starting linebackers are listed as questionable on Sunday.
Vikings
September 20
Access Vikings: The return of Mike Hughes?

Access Vikings: The return of Mike Hughes?

Reporters Ben Goessling and Andrew Krammer believe there's a very good chance cornerback Mike Hughes will play against Oakland.
Minnesota Vikings running back Mike Boone (23) dodged the tackle by Seattle Seahawks corner back DeShawn Shead (35) for a 45 yard run in the first hal
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Vikings
September 20
Jim Marshall, Alan Page, Gary Larsen and Carl Eller prior to Super Bowl IV in New Orleans.

Hartman: Vikings' excellence of the '70s began with Super Bowl IV

The Vikings will celebrate the 50th anniversary of their 1969 NFL championship squad on Sunday at U.S. Bank Stadium. That loss to the Chiefs 50 years ago began an era of success for the Vikings.
Vikings
September 20
Mike Hughes was sidelined for Vikings preseason games.

Hughes might return for Vikings; decision likely Friday

Whether Mike Hughes returns from a torn ACL on Sunday against the Raiders remains subject to clearance from the team's medical staff.
Vikings
September 19
Everson Griffen fired up teammates before Sunday’s game in Green Bay.

Griffen 'continuing to take the proper steps' after tumultuous 2018

A year removed from a well-publicized mental health issue, Everson Griffen is 'one of the hardest working guys we've got,' according to Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer.

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  • NFC North w l t pct pf pa home away
    Green Bay 2 0 0 1.000 31 19 1-0 1-0
    Detroit 1 0 1 .750 40 37 1-0 0-0
    Minnesota 1 1 0 .500 44 33 1-0 0-1
    Chicago 1 1 0 .500 19 24 0-1 1-0
  • NFC South w l t pct pf pa home away
    Tampa Bay 1 1 0 .500 37 45 0-1 1-0
    Atlanta 1 1 0 .500 36 48 1-0 0-1
    New Orleans 1 1 0 .500 39 55 1-0 0-1
    Carolina 0 2 0 .000 41 50 0-2 -
  • NFC East w l t pct pf pa home away
    Dallas 2 0 0 1.000 66 38 1-0 1-0
    Philadelphia 1 1 0 .500 52 51 1-0 0-1
    NY Giants 0 2 0 .000 31 63 0-1 0-1
    Washington 0 2 0 .000 48 63 0-1 0-1
  • NFC West w l t pct pf pa home away
    San Francisco 2 0 0 1.000 72 34 - 2-0
    Los Angeles 2 0 0 1.000 57 36 1-0 1-0
    Seattle 2 0 0 1.000 49 46 1-0 1-0
    Arizona 0 1 1 .250 44 50 0-0 0-1
  • AFC North w l t pct pf pa home away
    Baltimore 2 0 0 1.000 82 27 1-0 1-0
    Cleveland 1 1 0 .500 36 46 0-1 1-0
    Cincinnati 0 2 0 .000 37 62 0-1 0-1
    Pittsburgh 0 2 0 .000 29 61 0-1 0-1
  • AFC South w l t pct pf pa home away
    Houston 1 1 0 .500 41 42 1-0 0-1
    Indianapolis 1 1 0 .500 43 47 - 1-1
    Jacksonville 1 2 0 .333 58 60 1-1 0-1
    Tennessee 1 2 0 .333 67 52 0-1 1-1
  • AFC East w l t pct pf pa home away
    New England 2 0 0 1.000 76 3 1-0 1-0
    Buffalo 2 0 0 1.000 45 30 - 2-0
    Miami 0 2 0 .000 10 102 0-2 -
    NY Jets 0 2 0 .000 19 40 0-2 -
  • AFC West w l t pct pf pa home away
    Kansas City 2 0 0 1.000 68 36 - 2-0
    Oakland 1 1 0 .500 34 44 1-1 -
    Los Angeles 1 1 0 .500 40 37 1-0 0-1
    Denver 0 2 0 .000 30 40 0-1 0-1
  • Passing Yards
    K. Cousins MIN 328
  • Rushing Yards
    D. Cook MIN 265
    A. Mattison MIN 74
    K. Cousins MIN 21
    A. Abdullah MIN 10
  • Receiving Yards
    A. Thielen MIN 118
    S. Diggs MIN 86
    C. Beebe MIN 70
    D. Cook MIN 46
    K. Rudolph MIN 9
  • Defensive Tackles (Total)
    H. Smith MIN 15
    E. Kendricks MIN 14
    D. Hunter MIN 13
    A. Barr MIN 12
    (2) Players 12
  • Interceptions
    A. Harris MIN 2
  • Sacks
    D. Hunter MIN 2.0
    L. Joseph MIN 2.0
    A. Barr MIN 1.0
    E. Griffen MIN 1.0
  • Passing Yards
    D. Prescott DAL 674
    K. Murray ARI 657
    M. Stafford DET 630
    M. Ryan ATL 624
    C. Keenum WAS 601
  • Rushing Yards
    D. Cook MIN 265
    S. Barkley NYG 227
    C. McCaffrey CAR 165
    E. Elliott DAL 164
    T. Gurley II LAR 160
  • Receiving Yards
    M. Gallup DAL 226
    L. Fitzgerald ARI 217
    M. Thomas NO 212
    T. McLaurin WAS 187
    C. Godwin TB 174
  • Defensive Tackles (Total)
    L. Kuechly CAR 26
    J. Hicks ARI 25
    C. Littleton LAR 22
    B. Martinez GB 20
    (3) Players 19
  • Interceptions
    A. Harris MIN 2
    D. Trufant ATL 2
    K. Alexander SF 1
    A. Amos GB 1
    (18) Players 1
  • Sacks
    S. Barrett TB 4.0
    T. Hendrickson NO 3.0
    D. Kennard DET 3.0
    A. Armstead SF 2.0
    (9) Players 2.0
  • Passing Yards
    P. Mahomes KC 821
    A. Dalton CIN 729
    M. Mariota TEN 706
    G. Minshew II JAX 692
    P. Rivers LAC 626
  • Rushing Yards
    M. Mack IND 225
    D. Henry TEN 210
    J. Jacobs OAK 184
    L. Fournette JAX 179
    C. Hyde HOU 173
  • Receiving Yards
    D. Chark Jr. JAX 277
    J. Ross III CIN 270
    S. Watkins KC 247
    M. Brown BAL 233
    O. Beckham Jr. CLE 232
  • Defensive Tackles (Total)
    T. Davis Sr. LAC 26
    R. Harrison JAX 23
    J. Brown TEN 21
    J. Schobert CLE 21
    (3) Players 20
  • Interceptions
    J. Collins Sr. NE 2
    D. McCourty NE 2
    L. Ryan TEN 2
    B. Breeland KC 1
    (17) Players 1
  • Sacks
    M. Garrett CLE 5.0
    B. Mayowa OAK 3.5
    C. Campbell JAX 3.0
    W. Mercilus HOU 3.0
    (3) Players 2.5
  • Thursday, September 19
    Jacksonville 20, Tennessee 7, F
  • Sunday, September 22
    Miami @ Dallas Denver @ Green Bay Baltimore @ Kansas City
    Oakland @ Minnesota Cincinnati @ Buffalo Atlanta @ Indianapolis
    NY Jets @ New England Detroit @ Philadelphia Carolina @ Arizona
    NY Giants @ Tampa Bay Houston @ Los Angeles New Orleans @ Seattle
    Pittsburgh @ San Francisco Los Angeles @ Cleveland
  • Monday, September 23
    Chicago @ Washington
  • Thursday, September 26
    Philadelphia @ Green Bay
Chicago Bears wide receiver Alshon Jeffery (17) makes an 11-yard reception for a touchdown during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct
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Vikings
September 19
Minnesota Vikings' Everson Griffen (97). ] CARLOS GONZALEZ • cgonzalez@startribune.com – Green Bay, WI – September 15, 2019, Lambeau Field, NFL,

Everson Griffen says he plays with 'passion'

Vikings defensive end Everson Griffen knows his team supports him and says he's happy playing for Minnesota.
Vikings
September 19
Stephen Weatherly: 'There's always improvement whether you win or lose'

Stephen Weatherly: 'There's always improvement whether you win or lose'

Vikings defensive end Stephen Weatherly describes Everson Griffen as the "juice" of the team and that his leadership sets the tone for Minnesota.
Vikings
September 19
Kyle Rudolph: 'We have moved on from last week'

Kyle Rudolph: 'We have moved on from last week'

After an upsetting loss to Green Bay, Vikings tight end Kyle Rudolph says they've moved past it and are well into their preparations to take on an Oakland defense that will certainly present some challenges for Minnesota in Week 3.
The TCO Performance Center. ] AARON LAVINSKY � aaron.lavinsky@startribune.com Previewing Vikings training camp in Eagan with double-truck including
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Vikings
September 19
Adam Thielen says 'getting smacked' is part of football

Adam Thielen says 'getting smacked' is part of football

Vikings wide receiver Adam Thielen knows Oakland will be tough with linebacker Vontaze Burfict leading the defensive front.
Vikings
September 19
Cousins' issues, Cook's path and a deeper look at that nullified TD

Cousins' issues, Cook's path and a deeper look at that nullified TD

Mike Zimmer summed up Kirk Cousins’ play at Lambeau Field in four words, a good thing because that conversation could otherwise last an entire afternoon.
Vikings
September 19
It was a rough day Sunday in Green Bay for Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins (8).

Cousins knows he must move beyond mistakes made in Packers loss

Kirk Cousins believes his future with the Vikings is on the line. "I'm not going to be playing quarterback here much longer if I go out and play the way I did this past Sunday."
Vikings super fans Sid Davey and David Garza showed up in Canton to support the Vikings during their 1st preseason game of the season.
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Vikings
September 19
Cousins is an elite Monday Morning QB, but his Sunday game needs work

Cousins is an elite Monday Morning QB, but his Sunday game needs work

With his most recent mea culpa, Kirk Cousins’ record remains elite as a Monday Morning Quarterback — that catch-all phrase for recognizing mistakes after the fact being applied quite literally here.
Vikings
September 19
Vikings running back Dalvin Cook

Hartman: Cook is the cure for the Vikings sloppy offense

The difference in the run game is night and day as the Vikings lead the NFC in rushing and are tied for the NFL lead in yards per carry.
Vikings
September 19
Daniel Carlson missed a 35-yard field goal attempt in overtime as the Vikings tied the Packers on Sept. 16, 2018 in Green Bay.

After boot from Vikings, kicker Carlson rock solid for Raiders

After the bad day in Green Bay that led to his release last season, kicker Daniel Carlson returns to U.S. Bank Stadium on Sunday having done very well with his new team.
Vikings
September 18
Access Vikings: Quarterback woes heading into Week 3

Access Vikings: Quarterback woes heading into Week 3

Reporters Ben Goessling and Andrew Krammer discuss the importance of the need for Kirk Cousins to bounce back after the loss to Green Bay, and how Everson Griffen is inspiring confidence in the defense with his fiery playing.
Vikings
September 18

Scouting Report: Vikings vs. Raiders

A look at Sunday's opponent at U.S. Bank Stadium.
Vikings
September 18
Zimmer on Cousins: 'We have the utmost confidence in him'

Zimmer on Cousins: 'We have the utmost confidence in him'

After a poor showing for Minnesota against the Packers with some key mistakes made by quarterback Kirk Cousins, Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer says they're still supportive of him and they're working to correct mistakes while getting ready to face the Raiders.
Vikings
September 18
Cousins: 'The key is, how do you respond?'

Cousins: 'The key is, how do you respond?'

Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins has been scrutinized for his play against Green Bay, which he says he's willing to accept.
Vikings
September 18
Diggs says Cousins not to blame for loss

Diggs says Cousins not to blame for loss

Vikings wide receiver Stefon Diggs says he takes responsibility for his actions for the unsportsmanlike conduct penalty against the Packers, and looking forward to the game against the Raiders he anticipates a defense similar to Minnesota's.
Vikings
September 18
Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins on the field.

Listen: On Kirk Cousins, Daniel Carlson and Vikings vs. Raiders

Ben Goessling, Andrew Krammer and Michael Rand discuss the state of the Vikings with quarterback Kirk Cousins amid the veteran's candid comments about his own play. Who's the most important audience for Cousins' message? How did the Packers' defensive plan lead to his forgettable day? Are the Raiders the right remedy? We also take your Twitter questions on much more.

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