Vikings fullback C.J. Ham.

Kubiak's offense gives life to old-school Vikings fullbacks

If the fullback is something of an endangered species in the NFL, the Vikings' scheme can be considered a refuge. And if that's the case, Gary Kubiak is one of its caretakers.

Cousins tells Favre in interview: 'We've got to win because ... I'd like to stay.'

November 14
Cousins tells Favre in interview: 'We've got to win because ... I'd like to stay.'
There isn't a shortage of chances to hear Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins talk every week, but his recent chat with Brett Favre included things you may not get elsewhere.

Denver's Miller will get extra attention from Vikings' Rudolph

Von Miller (58) and Broncos teammates sacked Teddy Bridgewater in a victory over the Vikings on Oct. 4, 2015 in Denver.
"You have to know where he is on every play," Vikings veteran tight end said of the Broncos' Von Miller.

Hartman: Vikings safety Harris ranks among NFL's best

Undrafted out of college in 2015, Anthony Harris has been one of the Vikings' biggest surprises.

Garrett loses cool, hits Steelers QB with helmet in brawl

The Browns were seconds away from a season-changing win when Myles Garrett lost his composure in a moment of rage rarely seen on an NFL field.
November 14
Kyle Rudolph says Broncos can't be taken lightly

Kyle Rudolph says Broncos can't be taken lightly

The Vikings tight end says he's glad Minnesota is facing Denver in Week 11, as it's given them time to prepare for the Broncos defense.
November 14
Kevin Stefanski: 'We chose this identity'

Kevin Stefanski: 'We chose this identity'

Vikings offensive coordinator Kevin Stefanski has been pleased with how the offense has responded to losing wide receiver Adam Thielen to an injury since playing Detroit saying, "All of our guys stand at the ready."
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November 14
Vikings place center Jones on injured reserve, promote tackle Collins

Vikings place center Jones on injured reserve, promote tackle Collins

The Vikings shuffled offensive line depth Thursday as center Brett Jones’ knee injury was deemed season ending.


  • NFC North w l t pct pf pa home away
    Green Bay 8 2 0 .800 250 205 5-1 3-1
    Minnesota 7 3 0 .700 262 182 4-0 3-3
    Chicago 4 5 0 .444 162 157 2-3 2-2
    Detroit 3 5 1 .389 217 237 2-2 1-3
  • NFC South w l t pct pf pa home away
    New Orleans 7 2 0 .778 204 182 4-1 3-1
    Carolina 5 4 0 .556 225 228 2-2 3-2
    Tampa Bay 3 6 0 .333 260 279 1-3 2-3
    Atlanta 2 7 0 .222 191 259 1-3 1-4
  • NFC East w l t pct pf pa home away
    Dallas 5 4 0 .556 251 170 3-2 2-2
    Philadelphia 5 4 0 .556 224 213 3-1 2-3
    NY Giants 2 8 0 .200 203 289 1-4 1-4
    Washington 1 8 0 .111 108 219 0-4 1-4
  • NFC West w l t pct pf pa home away
    San Francisco 8 1 0 .889 259 129 3-1 5-0
    Seattle 8 2 0 .800 275 254 3-2 5-0
    Los Angeles 5 4 0 .556 226 191 2-2 3-2
    Arizona 3 6 1 .350 222 281 1-3 2-3
  • AFC North w l t pct pf pa home away
    Baltimore 7 2 0 .778 300 189 3-1 4-1
    Pittsburgh 5 5 0 .500 200 202 4-2 1-3
    Cleveland 4 6 0 .400 192 228 2-3 2-3
    Cincinnati 0 9 0 .000 137 259 0-4 0-5
  • AFC South w l t pct pf pa home away
    Houston 6 3 0 .667 238 191 3-1 3-2
    Indianapolis 5 4 0 .556 194 193 3-2 2-2
    Tennessee 5 5 0 .500 203 197 3-2 2-3
    Jacksonville 4 5 0 .444 176 189 2-3 2-2
  • AFC East w l t pct pf pa home away
    New England 8 1 0 .889 270 98 4-0 4-1
    Buffalo 6 3 0 .667 174 150 3-2 3-1
    Miami 2 7 0 .222 119 268 1-4 1-3
    NY Jets 2 7 0 .222 130 238 2-3 0-4
  • AFC West w l t pct pf pa home away
    Kansas City 6 4 0 .600 284 239 2-3 4-1
    Oakland 5 4 0 .556 208 240 4-1 1-3
    Los Angeles 4 6 0 .400 207 194 2-3 2-3
    Denver 3 6 0 .333 149 170 2-3 1-3
  • Passing Yards
    K. Cousins MIN 2437
  • Rushing Yards
    D. Cook MIN 991
    A. Mattison MIN 389
    K. Cousins MIN 49
    A. Abdullah MIN 36
    S. Diggs MIN 30
  • Receiving Yards
    S. Diggs MIN 759
    D. Cook MIN 424
    A. Thielen MIN 391
    I. Smith Jr. MIN 241
    O. Johnson MIN 190
  • Defensive Tackles (Total)
    E. Kendricks MIN 80
    H. Smith MIN 57
    A. Barr MIN 48
    A. Harris MIN 45
    D. Hunter MIN 44
  • Interceptions
    A. Harris MIN 3
    M. Alexander MIN 1
    A. Barr MIN 1
    E. Griffen MIN 1
    (3) Players 1
  • Sacks
    D. Hunter MIN 8.5
    E. Griffen MIN 6.0
    L. Joseph MIN 3.0
    I. Odenigbo MIN 3.0
    E. Wilson MIN 2.0
  • Passing Yards
    D. Prescott DAL 2777
    J. Winston TB 2765
    R. Wilson SEA 2737
    A. Rodgers GB 2718
    J. Goff LAR 2610
  • Rushing Yards
    D. Cook MIN 991
    C. McCaffrey CAR 989
    C. Carson SEA 853
    E. Elliott DAL 788
    A. Jones GB 589
  • Receiving Yards
    M. Thomas NO 1027
    M. Evans TB 924
    A. Cooper DAL 848
    C. Godwin TB 840
    T. Lockett SEA 793
  • Defensive Tackles (Total)
    B. Martinez GB 102
    J. Hicks ARI 99
    B. Wagner SEA 97
    B. Baker ARI 85
    K. Wright SEA 83
  • Interceptions
    J. Jenkins NYG 4
    J. Bradberry CAR 3
    Q. Dunbar WAS 3
    K. Fuller CHI 3
    (5) Players 3
  • Sacks
    S. Barrett TB 11.5
    C. Jones ARI 11.5
    P. Smith GB 10.0
    D. Hunter MIN 8.5
    Z. Smith GB 8.5
  • Passing Yards
    P. Rivers LAC 2816
    P. Mahomes KC 2626
    T. Brady NE 2536
    D. Watson HOU 2432
    B. Mayfield CLE 2394
  • Rushing Yards
    N. Chubb CLE 1011
    D. Henry TEN 832
    L. Fournette JAX 831
    J. Jacobs OAK 811
    M. Mack IND 753
  • Receiving Yards
    T. Kelce KC 741
    K. Allen LAC 725
    J. Landry CLE 695
    O. Beckham Jr. CLE 692
    (2) Players 692
  • Defensive Tackles (Total)
    J. Schobert CLE 92
    R. Evans TEN 82
    T. Davis Sr. LAC 78
    D. Bush PIT 74
    L. Ryan TEN 74
  • Interceptions
    M. Fitzpatrick PIT 5
    D. McCourty NE 5
    K. Byard TEN 3
    J. Collins Sr. NE 3
    (4) Players 3
  • Sacks
    T. Watt PIT 10.5
    M. Garrett CLE 10.0
    J. Bosa LAC 8.5
    J. Allen JAX 7.0
    (3) Players 7.0
  • Thursday, November 14
    Cleveland 21, Pittsburgh 7, F
  • Sunday, November 17
    Denver @ Minnesota Dallas @ Detroit Atlanta @ Carolina
    Jacksonville @ Indianapolis Buffalo @ Miami Houston @ Baltimore
    NY Jets @ Washington New Orleans @ Tampa Bay Arizona @ San Francisco
    Cincinnati @ Oakland New England @ Philadelphia Chicago @ Los Angeles
  • Monday, November 18
    Kansas City @ Los Angeles
  • Thursday, November 21
    Indianapolis @ Houston
November 14
Anthony Barr and Danielle Hunter (99) of the Vikings stopped Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott on Sunday night.

Even without Joseph, Vikings' run defense a major test for Broncos

Sunday night's stellar performance against Dallas' Ezekiel Elliott showed how the Viking are banding together in Pro Bowler Linval Joseph's absence.
November 13
Vikings assistant head coach and offensive advisor Gary Kubiak.

Broncos' loss of coaches is Vikings offense's gain

Mike Zimmer said the Vikings' addition of Gary Kubiak is "probably the best thing that's happened to me since I've been here."
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November 13
The U.S. Bank Stadium reserve account is expected to grow to nearly $200 million by 2023.

Growing cash in Vikings stadium fund needs more state guidance, audit says

The U.S. Bank Stadium reserve account is expected to grow to nearly $200 million by 2023, meriting more legislative oversight, a financial audit suggested.
November 13

Vikings-Broncos scouting report

Denver returns from a bye week after a 24-19 win against the Browns that was QB Brandon Allen's first NFL start in place of the injured Joe Flacco
November 13
Cousins credits coaches for not asking 'unrealistic' things of players

Cousins credits coaches for not asking 'unrealistic' things of players

With Adam Thielen out due to injury, Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins says their roster depth has been a key to Minnesota's success.
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November 13
Access Vikings: Denver's defense will be a challenge

Access Vikings: Denver's defense will be a challenge

Reporters Ben Goessling and Andrew Krammer say that the Broncos' defense is playing well, but will it be enough to stop Minnesota's offense and their ability to run the ball?
November 13
Diggs on Cook: 'We all knew that he was special'

Diggs on Cook: 'We all knew that he was special'

Vikings wide receiver Stefon Diggs says Denver's defense will be one of the toughest they'll face this year and that their record is not indicative of their ability to stop offenses.
November 13
Minnesota Vikings safety Jayron Kearse (27) intercepted the ball on the last play of the game at AT&T Stadium.

Podcast: Vikings positioned well at start of NFC playoff race

Ben Goessling, Andrew Krammer and Michael Rand discuss the Vikings' early positioning in the NFC playoff race after 10 games, Gary Kubiak's influence ahead of the Broncos game and answer your Twitter questions.
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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November 13
Dalvin Cook: 'I try to lead by example'

Dalvin Cook: 'I try to lead by example'

Vikings running back Dalvin Cook, who was recently named NFC Offensive Player of the Week, says he takes a mental snapshot of the opposing players before a play starts so he can memorize where they'll be coming from when he runs with the ball.
November 13
Mike Zimmer says Gary Kubiak 'has been tremendous'

Mike Zimmer says Gary Kubiak 'has been tremendous'

Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer is pleased with the way things have gone for the offense this season, with running back Dalvin Cook proving to be an asset to Minnesota.
November 13
Cook's night in Dallas earns NFC Offensive Player of the Week honor

Cook's night in Dallas earns NFC Offensive Player of the Week honor

Dalvin Cook is the only Vikings running back other than Adrian Peterson to earn two NFC Offensive Player of the Week honors during his career.
November 13
Vikings rookie running back Alexander Mattison, running vs. the Redskins on Oct. 24, has 389 yards rushing on 79 carries.

Vikings more than satisfied with 1-2 punch of Cook, Mattison

Mike Zimmer was asked whether there was much drop off between Dalvin Cook, the best back in football, and Alexander Mattison, who ran the ball for a game-high 6.5-yard average vs. the Cowboys. Answer? "No."
November 12

Mark Craig's NFL power rankings

Baltimore is tops this week. WHere do the Vikings fit in?
November 12
Sunday night's fight: Dak Prescott vs. the Vikings pass rush

Sunday night's fight: Dak Prescott vs. the Vikings pass rush

A lot was made of the matchup between running backs Dalvin Cook and Ezekiel Elliott. But the real heavyweights of the Vikings-Dallas game were elsewhere.
November 12
Minnesota Vikings running back Dalvin Cook (33) scored a touchdown in the third quarter.

Podcast: Vikings make statement in prime-time win over Cowboys

Ben Goessling, Andrew Krammer and Jim Souhan return from the visiting locker room at AT&T Stadium to discuss the Vikings' 28-24 win in Dallas.
November 12
Vikings coach Mike Zimmer has been impressed by the decisions being made by quarterback Kirk Cousins, and the speed at which he's making those decisio

Zimmer: Playing smart and fast have been keys to Cousins' success

The Vikings quarterback also hasn't fumbled in the past five games, the best streak of his career.
November 12
Following a three-year study that showed high bird mortality rates around U.S. Bank Stadium, conservationists are pushing for swift action to make the

Activists say retrofitting of U.S. Bank Stadium glass to protect birds is long overdue

Stadium authority will meet for first time since $300K study released.

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