Everson Griffen

Vikings' Griffen involved in police incident Saturday

Vikings Pro Bowl defensive end Everson Griffen remains away from the team for what coach Mike Zimmer called "a personal matter" after Griffen was involved in an police incident Saturday afternoon.

Vikings have short week to rebound from debacle

September 24
Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins fumbled after a hit by Bills defensive end Jerry Hughes (55) on Sunday.
Team instead will focus on Thursday's meeting with the Rams.

'Good chance' Vikings' Cook will play in L.A.

September 24
Although Vikings running back Dalvin Cook, shown here in the season opener against the 49ers, didn’t play last week against the Bills, he expects to
Running back Dalvin Cook said his hamstring "feels great at this point" after he was held out of practice last week and missed Sunday's loss to the Bills.

Big plays are a big contributor to Vikings' problems this season

September 24
Through three games, the Vikings haven't lived up to the best-in-class standard that the team's defense has established for itself -- and lived up to in 2017.

Three takeaways from Vikings-Buffalo game

September 24
Given how much pressure the Bills' pass rushers put on Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins, it shouldn't be surprising that he was so turnover-prone.
Vikings
September 24
Dalvin Cook (33) ran after a catch for a 24-yard gain in overtime. ] CARLOS GONZALEZ � cgonzalez@startribune.com � September 16, 2018, Green Bay,

Cook says Vikings aren't in panic mode

After being held out because of a hamstring injury, running back Dalvin Cook says he's feeling good and believes there's a good chance he'll play against the Rams.
Vikings
September 24
FILE - In this Oct. 22, 2017, file photo, Minnesota Vikings center Pat Elflein gets set to snap the ball during the second half of an NFL football gam

Elflein: 'I feel really good' in first game back

Vikings center Pat Elflein spoke to reporters about how he felt after playing against Buffalo now that he's recovered from his surgeries.
Minnesota Vikings quarterback Sam Bradford (8) reacts before his is sacked by Buffalo Bills defensive end Jerry Hughes (55) during the first half of a
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Vikings
September 24
Brett Jones says Vikings 'have a lot to prove'

Brett Jones says Vikings 'have a lot to prove'

Coming off of a surprise loss to Buffalo, Vikings center Brett Jones says the team made some mistakes it must fix in the short amount of time before playing the Rams on Thursday night.
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  • NFC North w l t pct pf pa home away
    Chicago 2 1 0 .667 63 55 1-0 1-1
    Green Bay 1 1 1 .500 70 83 1-0 0-1
    Minnesota 1 1 1 .500 59 72 1-1 0-0
    Detroit 1 2 0 .333 70 88 1-1 0-1
  • NFC South w l t pct pf pa home away
    Tampa Bay 2 1 0 .667 102 91 1-1 1-0
    New Orleans 2 1 0 .667 104 103 1-1 1-0
    Carolina 2 1 0 .667 71 60 2-0 0-1
    Atlanta 1 2 0 .333 80 85 1-1 0-1
  • NFC East w l t pct pf pa home away
    Philadelphia 2 1 0 .667 59 55 2-0 0-1
    Washington 2 1 0 .667 64 44 1-1 1-0
    Dallas 1 2 0 .333 41 53 1-0 0-2
    NY Giants 1 2 0 .333 55 62 0-1 1-1
  • NFC West w l t pct pf pa home away
    Los Angeles 3 0 0 1.000 102 36 2-0 1-0
    Seattle 1 2 0 .333 65 64 1-0 0-2
    San Francisco 1 2 0 .333 73 89 1-0 0-2
    Arizona 0 3 0 .000 20 74 0-2 0-1
  • AFC North w l t pct pf pa home away
    Cincinnati 2 1 0 .667 89 77 1-0 1-1
    Baltimore 2 1 0 .667 97 51 2-0 0-1
    Cleveland 1 1 1 .500 60 59 1-0 0-1
    Pittsburgh 1 1 1 .500 88 90 0-1 1-0
  • AFC South w l t pct pf pa home away
    Tennessee 2 1 0 .667 49 50 1-0 1-1
    Jacksonville 2 1 0 .667 57 44 1-1 1-0
    Indianapolis 1 2 0 .333 60 63 0-1 1-1
    Houston 0 3 0 .000 59 74 0-1 0-2
  • AFC East w l t pct pf pa home away
    Miami 3 0 0 1.000 75 52 2-0 1-0
    New England 1 2 0 .333 57 77 1-0 0-2
    Buffalo 1 2 0 .333 50 84 0-1 1-1
    NY Jets 1 2 0 .333 77 58 0-1 1-1
  • AFC West w l t pct pf pa home away
    Kansas City 3 0 0 1.000 118 92 1-0 2-0
    Denver 2 1 0 .667 61 70 2-0 0-1
    Los Angeles 1 2 0 .333 82 93 0-1 1-1
    Oakland 0 3 0 .000 52 81 0-1 0-2
  • Passing Yards
    K. Cousins MIN 965
  • Rushing Yards
    D. Cook MIN 78
    L. Murray MIN 62
    K. Cousins MIN 33
    M. Boone MIN 11
    S. Diggs MIN 9
  • Receiving Yards
    A. Thielen MIN 338
    S. Diggs MIN 188
    K. Rudolph MIN 131
    D. Cook MIN 107
    L. Treadwell MIN 74
  • Defensive Tackles (Total)
    H. Smith MIN 20
    E. Kendricks MIN 19
    A. Sendejo MIN 16
    D. Hunter MIN 15
    (2) Players 14
  • Interceptions
    M. Hughes MIN 1
    X. Rhodes MIN 1
    H. Smith MIN 1
  • Sacks
    D. Hunter MIN 3.0
    H. Smith MIN 2.0
    M. Alexander MIN 1.0
    E. Griffen MIN 1.0
    (3) Players 1.0
  • Passing Yards
    R. Fitzpatrick TB 1230
    D. Brees NO 1078
    K. Cousins MIN 965
    J. Goff LAR 941
    M. Ryan ATL 897
  • Rushing Yards
    M. Breida SF 274
    E. Elliott DAL 274
    C. McCaffrey CAR 271
    T. Gurley II LAR 255
    A. Peterson WAS 236
  • Receiving Yards
    M. Thomas NO 398
    M. Evans TB 367
    A. Thielen MIN 338
    B. Cooks LAR 336
    J. Jones ATL 329
  • Defensive Tackles (Total)
    F. Warner SF 33
    B. Baker ARI 27
    J. Bynes ARI 27
    L. David TB 27
    M. Foster WAS 27
  • Interceptions
    D. Jackson CAR 3
    E. Thomas SEA 3
    H. Clinton-Dix GB 2
    S. Griffin SEA 2
    (2) Players 2
  • Sacks
    C. Jordan NO 4.0
    K. Mack CHI 4.0
    D. Buckner SF 3.5
    F. Clark SEA 3.0
    (6) Players 3.0
  • Passing Yards
    B. Roethlisberger PIT 1140
    D. Carr OAK 936
    P. Rivers LAC 906
    P. Mahomes KC 896
    J. Flacco BAL 889
  • Rushing Yards
    J. Conner PIT 213
    C. Hyde CLE 203
    P. Lindsay DEN 198
    J. Mixon CIN 179
    L. Miller HOU 176
  • Receiving Yards
    J. Smith-Schuster PIT 356
    T. Hill KC 310
    J. Landry CLE 278
    D. Hopkins HOU 274
    E. Sanders DEN 269
  • Defensive Tackles (Total)
    D. Leonard IND 41
    K. Alonso MIA 34
    A. Hitchens KC 32
    N. Vigil CIN 32
    W. Woodyard TEN 32
  • Interceptions
    X. Howard MIA 3
    R. Jones MIA 2
    D. Lee NYJ 2
    D. Ward CLE 2
    (36) Players 1
  • Sacks
    M. Garrett CLE 4.0
    V. Miller DEN 4.0
    G. Atkins CIN 3.0
    C. Campbell JAX 3.0
    (6) Players 3.0
  • Sunday, September 23
    Buffalo 27, Minnesota 6, F NY Giants 27, Houston 22, F Kansas City 38, San Francisco 27, F
    New Orleans 43, Atlanta 37, F Washington 31, Green Bay 17, F Philadelphia 20, Indianapolis 16, F
    Miami 28, Oakland 20, F Baltimore 27, Denver 14, F Carolina 31, Cincinnati 21, F
    Tennessee 9, Jacksonville 6, F Los Angeles 35, Los Angeles 23, F Seattle 24, Dallas 13, F
    Chicago 16, Arizona 14, F Detroit 26, New England 10, F
  • Monday, September 24
    Pittsburgh 30, Tampa Bay 27, F
  • Thursday, September 27
    Minnesota @ Los Angeles
  • Sunday, September 30
    Philadelphia @ Tennessee Buffalo @ Green Bay Detroit @ Dallas
    Tampa Bay @ Chicago NY Jets @ Jacksonville Miami @ New England
    Houston @ Indianapolis Cincinnati @ Atlanta Seattle @ Arizona
    Cleveland @ Oakland San Francisco @ Los Angeles New Orleans @ NY Giants
    Baltimore @ Pittsburgh
  • Monday, October 1
    Kansas City @ Denver
Vikings
September 24
Minnesota Vikings receiver Stefon Diggs (14) could not hold on to a pass in the end zone in the fourth quarter. ] CARLOS GONZALEZ ï cgonzalez@startri

Sunday's Vikings debacle felt way too much like 2016

The 2016 Vikings had their season undone by a leaky offensive line. That team had a bad plan going in, and it only got worse as injuries stacked up.
Vikings
September 24
Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins, right, sits on the bench with teammate Trevor Siemian

Reiff: 'I didn't have a good game at all. I'll admit it'

Riley Reiff, Latavius Murray and others shared their disappointment in the Vikings locker room after Sunday's loss to Buffalo.
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Vikings
September 24
Kirk Cousins was sacked in the first quarter, a sign of bad things to come for the Vikings on Sunday at U.S. Bank Stadium.

Shocking loss to Bills means Vikings 'have to get things fixed in a hurry'

In the last 40 years, 80 NFL teams had been favored by 16 points or more. Only five lost — and none of them had lost as badly as the Vikings did in Sunday's 27-6 loss to the Buffalo Bills.
Vikings
September 24
Maybe Vikings fans Dan Thomas and Tony Pike take some solace in knowing the Packers lost Sunday, too.

'Couldn't go worse!' Vikings season could get ugly fast

Weekend takeaways from Michael Rand, including thoughts on a Vikings blowout loss.
Vikings
September 24
Bills linebacker Matt Milano (58) celebrates his third quarter interception against the Vikings on Sunday

Ex-Vikings coach Frazier gets game ball after horrid previous week

Vikings Insider: Leslie Frazier said he didn't like having his play-calling duties stripped from him after the Bills trailed San Diego 28-6 at halftime last week.
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Vikings
September 24
Minnesota Vikings receiver Stefon Diggs was disappointed after the game. So were his teammates after the Bills upset the Vikings, 27-6.

Scoggins: Vikings utterly unprepared for Bills team they claimed to respect

The Vikings on Sunday looked totally and utterly unprepared to play at a level that suggested they respected their opponent.
Vikings
September 24
A Vikings sack by Eric Wilson on Bills quarterback Josh Allen was nullified by a helmet-to-helmet penalty called on Linval Joseph.

Joseph's mistake set the tone for rest of Vikings' day

Mark Craig's Five Extra Points: There were enough mistakes to go around in the Vikings' 27-6 loss to the Bills, but it started with one by Linval Joseph.
Vikings
September 24
Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins was upended by the Bills’ Kyle Williams.

'You like that?' Cousins mocked by Bills cornerback after loss

Not many things went Kirk Cousins' way in the loss to the Bills, and one of the Bills rubbed it in during the moments after Sunday's loss to Buffalo.
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 24

Photos: Vikings buffaloed by the Bills

The Vikings were trounced by the Buffalo Bills 27-6 Sunday afternoon at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis.
Vikings
September 23
Bills quarterback Josh Allen had a lot to celebrate, including after scoring a touchdown in the second quarter.

Vikings vs. Bills: As upsets go, this one was a whopper

The previous four upsets of 16 ½-point favorites all came by one score, so the Vikings' 21-point loss is by far the biggest drubbing of a heavy favorite since 1978.
Vikings
September 23
Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins, right, sits on the bench with teammate Trevor Siemian

Hartman: Don't blame Cousins for stunning Vikings defeat

The Vikings offensive line allowed three first-half sacks, leading to two of QB Kirk Cousins' costly fumbles.
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 23
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Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins has had a penchant for fumbling throughout his NFL career as a st

Kirk Cousins: The good and bad of his day vs. the Bills

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Vikings
September 23
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Buffalo Bills quarterback Josh Allen led his team to a 27-6 win over the Vikings at U.S. Bank Stadium.

Bills vs. Vikings game balls: Josh Allen set the tone, his defense followed suit

Handing out the hardware after Sunday's game.
Vikings
September 23
Zimmer: Griffen not at Sunday's game because of 'personal matter'

Zimmer: Griffen not at Sunday's game because of 'personal matter'

Defensive end Everson Griffen had already been ruled out for Sunday’s loss to the Bills due to what the team listed as a knee injury while he missed practice all week.
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 23
Buffalo Bills linebacker Matt Milano (58) celebrated his third quarter interception with linebacker Lorenzo Alexander (57)

Access Vikings Overtime: Breaking down the loss to the Bills

Ben Goessling and Andrew Krammer analyze the Vikings' 27-6 loss to the Bills on Sunday.
Vikings
September 23
Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins was sacked by Kyle Williams (95) in the second quarter.

WATCH: Cousins on the Vikings' loss to the Bills

Quarterback Kirk Cousins discusses his performance in the Vikings' 27-6 loss to the Bills.
Vikings
September 23
Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer

WATCH: Zimmer: 'I don't have any doubts about this football team'

Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer on the team's 27-6 loss to the Bills on Sunday, and its quick turnaround before facing the Rams on Thursday night.

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