Anthony Barr (left to right), Danielle Hunter and Stefon Diggs are all in line for new contracts, putting pressure on the VIkings' Rob Brzezinski.

Scoggins: Vikings turn to cap guru with 3 key players due for new deals

The team has handed out many big checks over the past two years in trying to keep intact its stars but still hopes to sign Anthony Barr, Danielle Hunter and Stefon Diggs to lucrative deals.

'QB Confidence Index' illustrates what Vikings gained with Cousins

May 18
'QB Confidence Index' illustrates what Vikings gained with Cousins
The Vikings were No. 9 out of 32 teams in this week’s rankings, which feels about right.

Vikings sign defensive tackle David Parry

May 16
Vikings sign defensive tackle David Parry
He played two full seasons, starting every game in 2015-16, for the Indianapolis Colts, who released him in final roster cuts last year.
Minneapolis
May 19
The glass walls of U.S. Bank Stadium are being studies for the effects on the bird population.

U.S. Bank Stadium bird study reaches midpoint, with results due next year

Vikings and state pay $300K to study danger posed by building's glass walls.
Vikings
May 19
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Vikings
May 17
Vikings to host joint practices with Jaguars Aug. 15-16

Vikings to host joint practices with Jaguars Aug. 15-16

It’s the first time the Vikings have hosted joint practices since 2007 in Mankato.
Vikings
May 16

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Vikings
May 16
Meet the Vikings draft picks: Defensive lineman Jalyn Holmes

Meet the Vikings draft picks: Defensive lineman Jalyn Holmes

“We still think he’s got a lot of raw, untapped potential,” head coach Mike Zimmer said.

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  • NFC North w l t pct pf pa home away
    Minnesota 13 3 0 .813 382 252 7-1 6-2
    Detroit 9 7 0 .563 410 376 4-4 5-3
    Green Bay 7 9 0 .438 320 384 4-4 3-5
    Chicago 5 11 0 .313 264 320 3-5 2-6
  • NFC South w l t pct pf pa home away
    New Orleans 11 5 0 .688 448 326 7-1 4-4
    Carolina 11 5 0 .688 363 327 6-2 5-3
    Atlanta 10 6 0 .625 353 315 5-3 5-3
    Tampa Bay 5 11 0 .313 335 382 4-4 1-7
  • NFC East w l t pct pf pa home away
    Philadelphia 13 3 0 .813 457 295 7-1 6-2
    Dallas 9 7 0 .563 354 332 3-5 6-2
    Washington 7 9 0 .438 342 388 5-3 2-6
    NY Giants 3 13 0 .188 246 388 2-6 1-7
  • NFC West w l t pct pf pa home away
    Los Angeles 11 5 0 .688 478 329 4-4 7-1
    Seattle 9 7 0 .563 366 332 4-4 5-3
    Arizona 8 8 0 .500 295 361 5-3 3-5
    San Francisco 6 10 0 .375 331 383 3-5 3-5
  • AFC North w l t pct pf pa home away
    Pittsburgh 13 3 0 .813 406 308 6-2 7-1
    Baltimore 9 7 0 .563 395 303 5-3 4-4
    Cincinnati 7 9 0 .438 290 349 4-4 3-5
    Cleveland 0 16 0 .000 234 410 0-8 0-8
  • AFC South w l t pct pf pa home away
    Jacksonville 10 6 0 .625 417 268 6-2 4-4
    Tennessee 9 7 0 .563 334 356 6-2 3-5
    Indianapolis 4 12 0 .250 263 404 3-5 1-7
    Houston 4 12 0 .250 338 436 3-5 1-7
  • AFC East w l t pct pf pa home away
    New England 13 3 0 .813 458 296 6-2 7-1
    Buffalo 9 7 0 .563 302 359 6-2 3-5
    Miami 6 10 0 .375 281 393 4-4 2-6
    NY Jets 5 11 0 .313 298 382 4-4 1-7
  • AFC West w l t pct pf pa home away
    Kansas City 10 6 0 .625 415 339 6-2 4-4
    Los Angeles 9 7 0 .563 355 272 5-3 4-4
    Oakland 6 10 0 .375 301 373 4-4 2-6
    Denver 5 11 0 .313 289 382 4-4 1-7
  • Passing Yards
    C. Keenum MIN 3547
    S. Bradford MIN 382
  • Rushing Yards
    L. Murray MIN 842
    J. McKinnon MIN 570
    D. Cook MIN 354
    C. Keenum MIN 160
    M. Brown MIN 29
  • Receiving Yards
    A. Thielen MIN 1276
    S. Diggs MIN 849
    K. Rudolph MIN 532
    J. McKinnon MIN 421
    L. Treadwell MIN 200
  • Defensive Tackles (Total)
    E. Kendricks MIN 113
    H. Smith MIN 78
    A. Sendejo MIN 77
    A. Barr MIN 75
    L. Joseph MIN 68
  • Interceptions
    H. Smith MIN 5
    X. Rhodes MIN 2
    A. Sendejo MIN 2
    T. Waynes MIN 2
    (3) Players 1
  • Sacks
    E. Griffen MIN 13.0
    D. Hunter MIN 7.0
    B. Robison MIN 4.0
    L. Joseph MIN 3.5
    T. Johnson MIN 2.0
  • Passing Yards
    M. Stafford DET 4446
    D. Brees NO 4334
    M. Ryan ATL 4095
    K. Cousins WAS 4093
    R. Wilson SEA 3983
  • Rushing Yards
    T. Gurley II LAR 1305
    M. Ingram NO 1124
    J. Howard CHI 1122
    E. Elliott DAL 983
    C. Hyde SF 938
  • Receiving Yards
    J. Jones ATL 1444
    A. Thielen MIN 1276
    M. Thomas NO 1245
    L. Fitzgerald ARI 1156
    M. Jones Jr. DET 1101
  • Defensive Tackles (Total)
    B. Martinez GB 142
    D. Jones ATL 138
    B. Wagner SEA 133
    Z. Brown WAS 127
    L. Kuechly CAR 125
  • Interceptions
    D. Slay DET 8
    A. Bethea ARI 5
    M. Lattimore NO 5
    H. Smith MIN 5
    (5) Players 4
  • Sacks
    C. Jones ARI 17.0
    D. Lawrence DAL 14.5
    E. Griffen MIN 13.0
    C. Jordan NO 13.0
    R. Kerrigan WAS 13.0
  • Passing Yards
    T. Brady NE 4577
    P. Rivers LAC 4515
    B. Roethlisberger PIT 4251
    A. Smith KC 4042
    B. Bortles JAX 3687
  • Rushing Yards
    K. Hunt KC 1327
    L. Bell PIT 1291
    L. McCoy BUF 1138
    M. Gordon LAC 1105
    L. Fournette JAX 1040
  • Receiving Yards
    A. Brown PIT 1533
    K. Allen LAC 1393
    D. Hopkins HOU 1378
    T. Hill KC 1183
    R. Gronkowski NE 1084
  • Defensive Tackles (Total)
    P. Brown BUF 144
    J. Schobert CLE 142
    C. Kirksey CLE 138
    D. Davis NYJ 135
    C. Mosley BAL 132
  • Interceptions
    K. Byard TEN 8
    A. Bouye JAX 6
    E. Weddle BAL 6
    T. Boston LAC 5
    (3) Players 5
  • Sacks
    C. Campbell JAX 14.5
    J. Bosa LAC 12.5
    C. Heyward PIT 12.0
    Y. Ngakoue JAX 12.0
    T. Suggs BAL 11.0
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Vikings
May 16
Former Vikings punter Chris Kluwe threatened to sue the Vikings in 2014 over a coach using anti-gay language, and one of the terms of the settlement w

Vikings, Kluwe come together to create LGBTQ event at team headquarters

The gathering is part of a deal with former punter Chris Kluwe, aiming to promote inclusion.
Vikings
May 15
Defensive lineman Brian Robison announced on social media Monday, that he is returning for what will be a 12th season with the Vikings.

Vikings' Robison says he will return for 12th season

Robison, who turned 35 on April 27, is the second-oldest player on the Vikings roster, behind 39-year-old cornerback Terence Newman.
Vikings
May 15
Meet the Vikings draft picks: Tight end Tyler Conklin

Meet the Vikings draft picks: Tight end Tyler Conklin

Conklin has his sights set on being an all-around player for the Vikings after catching 77 passes for 1,064 yards and 11 touchdowns in two seasons for Central Michigan.
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Vikings
May 14
Meet the Vikings draft picks: Kicker Daniel Carlson

Meet the Vikings draft picks: Kicker Daniel Carlson

The Vikings drafted a big leg who is the SEC’s career leading scorer coming off a down senior season. Sound familiar? Is Kai Forbath's job in jeopardy?
Vikings
May 14
Judging personalities is an underrated front-office skill. (Clockwise from top left): the Twins' Miguel Sano has great physical gifts, but needs to de

Souhan: Analytics crunch numbers but give personalities short shrift

You want to win a championship? You'd better have the right kinds and combinations of people on your team.
Vikings
May 11
Meet the Vikings draft picks: Defensive end Ade Aruna

Meet the Vikings draft picks: Defensive end Ade Aruna

It’s easy to see what the Vikings see in Aruna. He really looks the part of an NFL defensive end and reminds you of Danielle Hunter.
Vikings
May 10
Meet the Vikings draft picks: Guard Colby Gossett

Meet the Vikings draft picks: Guard Colby Gossett

A two-star recruit turned Appalachian State starter, Gossett was blunt when asked about his game.. “Every time I step on the field. I want to be the baddest guy.”
Vikings
May 9
Moss crushed, LeBron celebrated for 'I play when I want to play' approach

Moss crushed, LeBron celebrated for 'I play when I want to play' approach

Some moments in sports are bigger than others, and LeBron James is the latest star to acknowledge that. The reaction he's getting is different than when Randy Moss made that case with the Vikings.
Vikings
May 9
Meet the Vikings draft picks: Linebacker Devante Downs

Meet the Vikings draft picks: Linebacker Devante Downs

Recovering from a knee injury, Downs spent much of a three-day rookie minicamp walking through assignments and watching teammates run through drills.
Vikings
May 7
Chad Beebe was 5-1 and 107 pounds as a prep freshman, but that didn’t deter him from his NFL dream. He's now with the Vikings after a rookie minicam

Vikings give undrafted receiver Chad Beebe a chance

He was one of four tryout players signed by the Vikings.
Vikings
May 7
Running back Mike Boone improved his athletic prowess at a performance center.

Undrafted Boone seized helping hand in making the jump to Vikings

Vikings Insider: With modest college stats and no NFL scouting combine invite, running back Mike Boone needed a head-turning performance to get a pro tryout.
Vikings
May 7
Cornerback Craig James (22), a former Gophers recruit who transferred to Southern Illinois, has earned a roster spot as a tryout player with the Vikin

Vikings sign four after rookie minicamp tryouts

One of the four is a former Gophers defensive back who transferred and another is the son of a former NFL player.
Vikings
May 7
The Vikings are turning former Washington State defensive lineman Hercules Mata'afa into a linebacker.

Vikings seek 'untapped potential' in moving rookies to new positions

Three of the rookies who attended the Vikings minicamp over the weekend, including fourth-round draft choice Jalyn Holmes from Ohio State, are learning new positions.
Vikings
May 7
Super Bowl Special Section - Bringing the fight to us

Super Bowl Special Section - Bringing the fight to us

Vikings
May 6
Ade Aruna did not try football until his senior year in high school. A few short years later he got an NFL combine invite.

From Nigeria to U.S. - and basketball to football - Vikes see Aruna's potential

In Ade Aruna's attributes — 34 ½-inch arms, 4.6-second 40-yard dash time, 38 ½-inch vertical jump — the Vikings see the kind of prospect with whom defensive line coach Andre Patterson has struck gold before.

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