Ex-Vikings coach Dennis Green, dead at 67, leaves a legacy on field and off

Ex-Vikings coach Dennis Green, dead at 67, leaves a legacy on field and off

The coach from 1992 to 2002, he led the team to the playoffs eight times and was second to only Bud Grant in all-time team victories.

U.S. Bank Stadium formally opened for team 'on the rise'

July 22
U.S. Bank Stadium formally opened for team 'on the rise'
Bud Grant said he tried to come up with a word for the building; he settled on "awesome."

A look at the running backs heading into Vikings training camp

July 21
A look at the running backs heading into Vikings training camp
Adrian Peterson, as he seemingly does every other offseason, has vowed to become a better pass-catcher. But there's a bigger question about him in 2016.
Vikings
July 22

Green recalled as blustery, shrewd coach — and an influential mentor

When in his element — talking, teaching and coaching football — Dennis Green was at the top of his peer group.
Vikings
July 22

Vikings organization reacts to the death of Dennis Green

Members of the Minnesota Vikings organization reflect on the passing of former head coach Dennis Green.
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Vikings
July 22
Vikings head coach Dennis Green late in the 4th quarter at Chicago.

Reusse: Dennis Green, a terrific coach, was just as crafty at the mic

What can be said without a doubt is that Denny Green was an outstanding NFL coach — second only to Bud Grant in the Vikings' archives.
Vikings
July 22

Dennis Green by the numbers

A look inside Dennis Green's career
Minneapolis
July 22

Taxes to pay for now-open U.S. Bank Stadium rebound, thanks to gamblers

Recovering from stumble, pulltab revenue is soaring. And there is further optimism in Minneapolis.

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  • NFC North w l t pct pf pa home away
    Minnesota 11 5 0 .688 365 302 6-2 5-3
    Green Bay 10 6 0 .625 368 323 5-3 5-3
    Detroit 7 9 0 .438 358 400 4-4 3-5
    Chicago 6 10 0 .375 335 397 1-7 5-3
  • NFC South w l t pct pf pa home away
    Carolina 15 1 0 .938 500 308 8-0 7-1
    Atlanta 8 8 0 .500 339 345 4-4 4-4
    New Orleans 7 9 0 .438 408 476 4-4 3-5
    Tampa Bay 6 10 0 .375 342 417 3-5 3-5
  • NFC East w l t pct pf pa home away
    Washington 9 7 0 .563 388 379 6-2 3-5
    Philadelphia 7 9 0 .438 377 430 3-5 4-4
    NY Giants 6 10 0 .375 420 442 3-5 3-5
    Dallas 4 12 0 .250 275 374 1-7 3-5
  • NFC West w l t pct pf pa home away
    Arizona 13 3 0 .813 489 313 6-2 7-1
    Seattle 10 6 0 .625 423 277 5-3 5-3
    St. Louis 7 9 0 .438 280 330 5-3 2-6
    San Francisco 5 11 0 .313 238 387 4-4 1-7
  • AFC North w l t pct pf pa home away
    Cincinnati 12 4 0 .750 419 279 6-2 6-2
    Pittsburgh 10 6 0 .625 423 319 6-2 4-4
    Baltimore 5 11 0 .313 328 401 3-5 2-6
    Cleveland 3 13 0 .188 278 432 2-6 1-7
  • AFC South w l t pct pf pa home away
    Houston 9 7 0 .563 339 313 5-3 4-4
    Indianapolis 8 8 0 .500 333 408 4-4 4-4
    Jacksonville 5 11 0 .313 376 448 4-4 1-7
    Tennessee 3 13 0 .188 299 423 1-7 2-6
  • AFC East w l t pct pf pa home away
    New England 12 4 0 .750 465 315 7-1 5-3
    NY Jets 10 6 0 .625 387 314 6-2 4-4
    Buffalo 8 8 0 .500 379 359 5-3 3-5
    Miami 6 10 0 .375 310 389 3-5 3-5
  • AFC West w l t pct pf pa home away
    Denver 12 4 0 .750 355 296 6-2 6-2
    Kansas City 11 5 0 .688 405 287 6-2 5-3
    Oakland 7 9 0 .438 359 399 3-5 4-4
    San Diego 4 12 0 .250 320 398 3-5 1-7
  • Passing Yards
    T. Bridgewater MIN 3231
    S. Hill MIN 15
  • Rushing Yards
    A. Peterson MIN 1485
    J. McKinnon MIN 271
    T. Bridgewater MIN 192
    M. Asiata MIN 112
    A. Thielen MIN 89
  • Receiving Yards
    S. Diggs MIN 720
    K. Rudolph MIN 495
    M. Wallace MIN 473
    J. Wright MIN 442
    A. Peterson MIN 222
  • Defensive Tackles (Total)
    E. Kendricks MIN 92
    A. Sendejo MIN 73
    A. Barr MIN 68
    C. Greenway MIN 68
    H. Smith MIN 66
  • Interceptions
    T. Newman MIN 3
    C. Munnerlyn MIN 2
    H. Smith MIN 2
    J. Trattou MIN 2
    (4) Players 1
  • Sacks
    E. Griffen MIN 10.5
    D. Hunter MIN 6.0
    T. Johnson MIN 5.5
    B. Robison MIN 5.0
    E. Kendricks MIN 4.0
  • Passing Yards
    D. Brees NO 4870
    C. Palmer ARI 4671
    M. Ryan ATL 4591
    E. Manning NYG 4432
    M. Stafford DET 4262
  • Rushing Yards
    A. Peterson MIN 1485
    D. Martin TB 1402
    T. Gurley STL 1106
    D. McFadden DAL 1089
    D. Freeman ATL 1056
  • Receiving Yards
    J. Jones ATL 1871
    O. Beckham Jr. NYG 1450
    L. Fitzgerald ARI 1215
    C. Johnson DET 1214
    M. Evans TB 1206
  • Defensive Tackles (Total)
    N. Bowman SF 154
    L. David TB 147
    S. Lee DAL 128
    L. Kuechly CAR 118
    K. Wright SEA 116
  • Interceptions
    K. Coleman CAR 7
    T. Johnson STL 7
    R. Johnson ARI 5
    T. Mathieu ARI 5
    E. Thomas SEA 5
  • Sacks
    E. Ansah DET 14.5
    A. Donald STL 11.0
    K. Short CAR 11.0
    E. Griffen MIN 10.5
    J. Peppers GB 10.5
  • Passing Yards
    P. Rivers SD 4792
    T. Brady NE 4770
    B. Bortles JAX 4428
    R. Tannehill MIA 4208
    D. Carr OAK 3987
  • Rushing Yards
    C. Ivory NYJ 1070
    L. Murray OAK 1066
    F. Gore IND 967
    D. Williams PIT 907
    L. McCoy BUF 895
  • Receiving Yards
    A. Brown PIT 1834
    D. Hopkins HOU 1521
    B. Marshall NYJ 1502
    A. Robinson JAX 1400
    D. Thomas DEN 1304
  • Defensive Tackles (Total)
    D. Jackson IND 150
    R. Jones MIA 135
    P. Posluszny JAX 133
    T. Smith JAX 128
    (2) Players 122
  • Interceptions
    R. Nelson CIN 8
    M. Peters KC 8
    M. Williams NYJ 6
    M. Adams IND 5
    (3) Players 5
  • Sacks
    J. Watt HOU 17.5
    K. Mack OAK 15.0
    C. Dunlap CIN 13.5
    C. Jones NE 12.5
    (2) Players 12.0
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Vikings
July 22

Ceremonial ribbon cutting formally opens U.S. Bank Stadium

A collection of Minnesota's most powerful politicians and civic influencers converged on the field of U.S. Bank Stadium for the formal opening of the $1.1 billion project.
Vikings
July 22
Vikings head coach Dennis Green late in the 4th quarter at Chicago.

Dennis Green: The ultimate Minnesota coach

Kent Youngblood, who covered Dennis Green as the Star Tribune's Vikings beat writer, shared his memories and impressions of the coach -- who died Friday at age 67.
Vikings
July 22
Minnesota Vikings Charles Johnson, left, and Cordarrelle Patterson ran...

Which Vikings WRs are in danger of being cut as camp approaches?

Leading up to the start of training camp on July 29, we will set the stage for Vikings camp by taking a look at where things stand at each position group. Today, we will do double duty with wide receivers and tight ends.
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
July 21

Souhan: U.S. Bank Stadium upgrades Minneapolis' aura

There might not be another place in the world with so many beautiful arenas located so closely together, not with the addition of U.S. Bank Stadium.
Vikings
July 21

Vikings players get a peek at their home away from Dome

Vikings wide receiver Adam Thielen played high school football at Detroit Lakes and college football at Minnesota State Mankato. Like many football players growing up…
Politics
July 21
Hall of Fame quarterback Fran Tarkenton addresses the final day of the...

Vikings veteran Fran Tarkenton speaks at Republican convention

Former Minnesota Vikings quarterback Fran Tarkenton spoke to the Republican National Convention on its last night in Cleveland.
Sports
July 21

Vikings' Sullivan optimistic about health heading into training camp

Vikings center John Sullivan, after missing all of last year with a back injury, has an interesting perspective on the 2016 season.
Sports
July 21

Boone: Stadium opener vs. Packers can 'set tone for the year'

The opener in their new stadium is so big that even Vikings players can’t delude themselves into believing it’s just another game.
Vikings
July 21
The Minneapolis skyline is reflected in the glass exterior of U.S. Bank Stadium in this animated time-lapse image.

Go inside U.S. Bank Stadium, the new star of the north

Four years and more than $1 billion in the making, the new home of the Minnesota Vikings is ready for prime time.
Polls
July 21

Poll: Where will the Vikings finish in the NFC North this season?

Vikings
July 21
A window was broken near the Ecolab gate entrance to the Hyundai Club at U.S. Bank Stadium.

Broken window at U.S. Bank Stadium could take two months to fix

According to a source, someone was walking along the north side of the building, picked up a nearby rock and tossed it at the ground-level wall of glass.
Vikings
July 20

Vikings single-game tickets sell out fast

The Vikings single-game tickets that went on sale at 10 a.m. Wednesday were gone by noon.
Prince
July 20

Prince will reign over club area at U.S. Bank Stadium

Artwork was installed Wednesday near the Pentair Gate.
Local
July 20

Vikings single-game tickets go on sale Wednesday morning

The Legislature requires the Vikings to offer for sale 3,250 single-game seats. The team will sell 4,000 per game in the stadium's upper level.
Vikings
July 20
Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater, left, and Shaun Hill...

Vikings camp preview: A look at the quarterbacks

Leading up to the start of training camp on July 29, we will set the stage for Vikings camp by taking a look at where things stand at each position group.
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