After eighth eye surgery, Zimmer leaving Vikings for a few weeks to recover

After eighth eye surgery, Zimmer leaving Vikings for a few weeks to recover

Mike Zimmer reluctantly agreed to put his health above his football team as the Vikings this week begin the third and final stage of their voluntary offseason program with the start of organized team activities.

Hartman: Vikings' Newman learns to adapt in an ever-changing NFL

May 21
Hartman: Vikings' Newman learns to adapt in an ever-changing NFL
Terence Newman said he relishes the chance to keep playing and being productive. He is a two-time Pro Bowl player and is also second on the active list for career interceptions with 41.
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Bud Grant celebrates 90th birthday with humor, tips on his longevity

May 19
Bud Grant celebrates 90th birthday with humor, tips on his longevity
The legendary Vikings coach will celebrate his 90th birthday Saturday around family. "One great-grandchild lives in Seattle," Grant said. "Everyone else lives within a half-hour of my house. That's pretty good."
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Timeline of Zimmer's eye issues

Zimmer had his first eye surgery to fix a torn retina on Nov. 1, 2016, the day after an ugly road loss in Chicago, during which he scratched his right eye.
Vikings
May 22
Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer addressed the press a news co...

Zimmer taking time away from Vikings after another eye surgery

Coach Mike Zimmer, who last Wednesday had another surgery on his right eye, “will be taking time away from the team to dedicate to recovering from eye surgery and restoring his health,” General Manager Rick Spielman said.
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May 20
Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer addressed the press a news co...

Vikings' Zimmer says he had another eye surgery this week

Mike Zimmer had surgery No. 8 on his right eye this week.
Vikings
May 20

Reusse: Zimmer's leadership of Vikings deserving of public's scrutiny

Mike Zimmer came to Minnesota in 2014 perceived as a thick-skinned straight shooter. But he's shown to be the opposite.
Vikings
May 19

Bud Grant: A walk through time in newsprint

See how Minneapolis newspaper pages covered Bud Grant from three-sport Gophers player to Hall of Fame football coach.

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    Green Bay 10 6 0 .625 432 388 6-2 4-4
    Detroit 9 7 0 .563 346 358 6-2 3-5
    Minnesota 8 8 0 .500 327 307 5-3 3-5
    Chicago 3 13 0 .188 279 399 3-5 0-8
  • NFC South w l t pct pf pa home away
    Atlanta 11 5 0 .688 540 406 5-3 6-2
    Tampa Bay 9 7 0 .563 354 369 4-4 5-3
    New Orleans 7 9 0 .438 469 454 4-4 3-5
    Carolina 6 10 0 .375 369 402 4-4 2-6
  • NFC East w l t pct pf pa home away
    Dallas 13 3 0 .813 421 306 7-1 6-2
    NY Giants 11 5 0 .688 310 284 7-1 4-4
    Washington 8 7 1 .531 396 383 4-4 4-3
    Philadelphia 7 9 0 .438 367 331 6-2 1-7
  • NFC West w l t pct pf pa home away
    Seattle 10 5 1 .656 354 292 7-1 3-4
    Arizona 7 8 1 .469 418 362 4-3 3-5
    Los Angeles 4 12 0 .250 224 394 1-7 3-5
    San Francisco 2 14 0 .125 309 480 1-7 1-7
  • AFC North w l t pct pf pa home away
    Pittsburgh 11 5 0 .688 399 327 6-2 5-3
    Baltimore 8 8 0 .500 343 321 6-2 2-6
    Cincinnati 6 9 1 .406 325 315 4-3 2-6
    Cleveland 1 15 0 .063 264 452 1-7 0-8
  • AFC South w l t pct pf pa home away
    Houston 9 7 0 .563 279 328 7-1 2-6
    Tennessee 9 7 0 .563 381 378 5-3 4-4
    Indianapolis 8 8 0 .500 411 392 4-4 4-4
    Jacksonville 3 13 0 .188 318 400 2-6 1-7
  • AFC East w l t pct pf pa home away
    New England 14 2 0 .875 441 250 6-2 8-0
    Miami 10 6 0 .625 363 380 6-2 4-4
    Buffalo 7 9 0 .438 399 378 4-4 3-5
    NY Jets 5 11 0 .313 275 409 2-6 3-5
  • AFC West w l t pct pf pa home away
    Kansas City 12 4 0 .750 389 311 6-2 6-2
    Oakland 12 4 0 .750 416 385 6-2 6-2
    Denver 9 7 0 .563 333 297 5-3 4-4
    San Diego 5 11 0 .313 410 423 3-5 2-6
  • Passing Yards
    S. Bradford MIN 3877
    S. Hill MIN 242
  • Rushing Yards
    J. McKinnon MIN 539
    M. Asiata MIN 402
    A. Peterson MIN 72
    S. Bradford MIN 53
    C. Patterson MIN 43
  • Receiving Yards
    A. Thielen MIN 967
    S. Diggs MIN 903
    K. Rudolph MIN 840
    C. Patterson MIN 453
    M. Asiata MIN 263
  • Defensive Tackles (Total)
    E. Kendricks MIN 109
    H. Smith MIN 91
    L. Joseph MIN 77
    A. Barr MIN 70
    A. Sendejo MIN 66
  • Interceptions
    X. Rhodes MIN 5
    T. Waynes MIN 3
    A. Sendejo MIN 2
    C. Greenway MIN 1
    (3) Players 1
  • Sacks
    D. Hunter MIN 12.5
    E. Griffen MIN 8.0
    B. Robison MIN 7.5
    L. Joseph MIN 4.0
    E. Kendricks MIN 2.5
  • Passing Yards
    D. Brees NO 5208
    M. Ryan ATL 4944
    K. Cousins WAS 4917
    A. Rodgers GB 4428
    M. Stafford DET 4327
  • Rushing Yards
    E. Elliott DAL 1631
    J. Howard CHI 1313
    D. Johnson ARI 1239
    D. Freeman ATL 1079
    M. Ingram NO 1043
  • Receiving Yards
    J. Jones ATL 1409
    O. Beckham Jr. NYG 1367
    M. Evans TB 1321
    J. Nelson GB 1257
    B. Cooks NO 1173
  • Defensive Tackles (Total)
    B. Wagner SEA 167
    K. Alexander TB 145
    S. Lee DAL 145
    A. Ogletree LA 136
    T. Whitehead DET 132
  • Interceptions
    D. Rodgers-Cromartie NYG 6
    H. Clinton-Dix GB 5
    L. Collins NYG 5
    J. Hicks PHI 5
    X. Rhodes MIN 5
  • Sacks
    V. Beasley Jr. ATL 15.5
    M. Golden ARI 12.5
    D. Hunter MIN 12.5
    C. Avril SEA 11.5
    (3) Players 11.0
  • Passing Yards
    P. Rivers SD 4386
    J. Flacco BAL 4317
    A. Luck IND 4240
    A. Dalton CIN 4206
    D. Carr OAK 3937
  • Rushing Yards
    D. Murray TEN 1287
    J. Ajayi MIA 1272
    L. Bell PIT 1268
    L. McCoy BUF 1267
    L. Blount NE 1161
  • Receiving Yards
    T. Hilton IND 1448
    A. Brown PIT 1284
    A. Cooper OAK 1153
    J. Landry MIA 1136
    T. Kelce KC 1125
  • Defensive Tackles (Total)
    Z. Brown BUF 149
    C. Kirksey CLE 143
    P. Brown BUF 135
    P. Posluszny JAX 133
    Z. Orr BAL 130
  • Interceptions
    C. Hayward SD 7
    Q. Demps HOU 6
    M. Peters KC 6
    S. Gilmore BUF 5
    R. Nelson OAK 5
  • Sacks
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    L. Alexander BUF 12.5
    C. Wake MIA 11.5
    K. Mack OAK 11.0
    E. Walden IND 11.0
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May 19

Adrian Peterson's home for sale in Eden Prairie

TMZ first reported that Adrian Peterson’s 4,167-square foot home in Eden Prairie is on the market. Zillow lists the home for $695,000.
Vikings
May 19

Rhodes says being ranked in NFL Top 100 is 'only the beginning'

Vikings stars Harrison Smith and Everson Griffen, and former teammate Adrian Peterson were also honored in the first few weeks of the Top 100 countdown.
Vikings
May 19

Go behind the scenes with Vikings' Dalvin Cook at NFLPA rookie event

Cook is the only Vikings rookie and one of about 40 recently drafted players that will be featured at the NFLPA event that began Thursday in Los Angeles.
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May 19

Herschel Walker has fond memories of 'The Trade' (even if you don't)

On Oct. 12, 1989, the Vikings did something that they thought would push them over the edge and finally help the franchise win a Super Bowl. Maybe you remember how that went.
Vikings
May 19

Reusse: Wilfs lauded for paying for their own 'iconic' practice complex

You know what the Church Lady would say in response to the praise from Vikings chief operating officer Kevin Warren? "Well, isn't that special.''
Vikings
May 18

Bud Grant's garage sale draws 'worldwide' attention — just don't haggle

Grant, the Hall of Fame coach who turns 90 on Saturday, runs his sales with a leader’s discipline. As routine visitors know, this isn’t your average garage sale. “If you don’t want to buy it, the guy behind you will.”
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
May 18

Hartman: Vikings' new Eagan practice facility is first-class

Vikings officials call the new Eagan complex an "iconic venue" and hopes it heralds on-field success.
South Metro
May 18

Vikings mulling moving training camp from Mankato to Eagan in 2018

The Vikings acknowledged Wednesday they could move training camp to Eagan as early as 2018. The team showed off its new under-construction headquarters to reporters on Wednesday.
Vikings
May 17

Sentence transferred to Minnesota, Floyd can join Vikings next week

After pleading guilty and serving prison time in Arizona for extreme drunken driving, Michael Floyd can complete his house arrest in his home state of Minnesota.
Vikings
May 17

See the Vikings new headquarters in Eagan

The Vikings took media on a tour of the team's new headquarters and practice facility in Eagan
Vikings
May 17
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Vikings tout Eagan headquarters as 'best possible environment to succeed'

As Vikings officials toured NFL stadiums a few years back, they made a point to also visit some of the top team facilities, knowing they would soon be building one of those, too.
Vikings
May 17
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Vikings sign former Bears defensive tackle Will Sutton

Sutton, Chicago’s third-round pick in 2014, was released by the Bears last week after he started 18 games for them over his first three NFL seasons.
Vikings
May 16

Vikings sign guard Freddie Tagaloa after tryout at rookie camp

Tagaloa, a hulking 6-8 guard, will sign a three-year contract. He’s currently the only player to sign a deal after a couple dozen undrafted rookies and veterans were brought in for a tryout earlier this month.
Vikings
May 16

Despite offense upgrades, Vikings using most salary cap space on defense

The Vikings spent most of their offseason resources on offense and kept an $18 million quarterback on the roster. Still, the team is spending more on defense than offense.
Vikings
May 15
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How the 2017 Vikings are allocating their cap space on offense

Here's our annual two-part look at the Vikings' salary cap spending, starting with the offense.

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