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Links to team updates, rosters, statistics, our Live Blog and more. Click here for a guide to Sunday's game between the Vikings and Tampa Bay.

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  • NFC North w l t pct pf pa home away
    Detroit 2 0 0 1.000 59 33 1-0 1-0
    Minnesota 1 1 0 .500 38 45 1-0 0-1
    Green Bay 1 1 0 .500 40 43 1-0 0-1
    Chicago 0 2 0 .000 24 52 0-1 0-1
  • NFC South w l t pct pf pa home away
    Atlanta 2 0 0 1.000 57 40 1-0 1-0
    Carolina 2 0 0 1.000 32 6 1-0 1-0
    Tampa Bay 1 0 0 1.000 29 7 1-0 -
    New Orleans 0 2 0 .000 39 65 0-1 0-1
  • NFC East w l t pct pf pa home away
    Philadelphia 1 1 0 .500 50 44 - 1-1
    Dallas 1 1 0 .500 36 45 1-0 0-1
    Washington 1 1 0 .500 44 50 0-1 1-0
    NY Giants 0 2 0 .000 13 43 0-1 0-1
  • NFC West w l t pct pf pa home away
    Los Angeles 2 1 0 .667 107 75 1-1 1-0
    Seattle 1 1 0 .500 21 26 1-0 0-1
    Arizona 1 1 0 .500 39 48 - 1-1
    San Francisco 0 3 0 .000 51 76 0-2 0-1
  • AFC North w l t pct pf pa home away
    Baltimore 2 0 0 1.000 44 10 1-0 1-0
    Pittsburgh 2 0 0 1.000 47 27 1-0 1-0
    Cincinnati 0 2 0 .000 9 33 0-2 -
    Cleveland 0 2 0 .000 28 45 0-1 0-1
  • AFC South w l t pct pf pa home away
    Tennessee 1 1 0 .500 53 42 0-1 1-0
    Jacksonville 1 1 0 .500 45 44 0-1 1-0
    Houston 1 1 0 .500 20 38 0-1 1-0
    Indianapolis 0 2 0 .000 22 62 0-1 0-1
  • AFC East w l t pct pf pa home away
    Miami 1 0 0 1.000 19 17 - 1-0
    Buffalo 1 1 0 .500 24 21 1-0 0-1
    New England 1 1 0 .500 63 62 0-1 1-0
    NY Jets 0 2 0 .000 32 66 - 0-2
  • AFC West w l t pct pf pa home away
    Denver 2 0 0 1.000 66 38 2-0 -
    Oakland 2 0 0 1.000 71 36 1-0 1-0
    Kansas City 2 0 0 1.000 69 47 1-0 1-0
    Los Angeles 0 2 0 .000 38 43 0-1 0-1
  • Passing Yards
    S. Bradford MIN 346
    C. Keenum MIN 167
  • Rushing Yards
    D. Cook MIN 191
    J. McKinnon MIN 21
    L. Murray MIN 12
    C. Ham MIN 1
  • Receiving Yards
    A. Thielen MIN 201
    S. Diggs MIN 120
    K. Rudolph MIN 71
    J. McKinnon MIN 41
    L. Treadwell MIN 40
  • Defensive Tackles (Total)
    A. Barr MIN 17
    A. Sendejo MIN 16
    T. Waynes MIN 16
    E. Kendricks MIN 15
    H. Smith MIN 11
  • Interceptions
  • Sacks
    E. Griffen MIN 3.0
  • Passing Yards
    J. Goff LAR 817
    A. Rodgers GB 654
    D. Brees NO 647
    C. Wentz PHI 640
    B. Hoyer SF 624
  • Rushing Yards
    C. Hyde SF 253
    T. Gurley II LAR 241
    D. Cook MIN 191
    C. Carson SEA 132
    D. Freeman ATL 121
  • Receiving Yards
    P. Garcon SF 249
    A. Thielen MIN 201
    S. Watkins LAR 194
    Z. Ertz PHI 190
    J. Jones ATL 174
  • Defensive Tackles (Total)
    A. Ogletree LAR 24
    Z. Brown WAS 22
    R. Armstrong SF 20
    N. Bowman SF 20
    J. Tartt SF 19
  • Interceptions
    K. Alexander TB 1
    J. Bethel ARI 1
    A. Brown DAL 1
    M. Foster WAS 1
    (17) Players 1
  • Sacks
    D. Lawrence DAL 3.5
    E. Ansah DET 3.0
    E. Griffen MIN 3.0
    C. Jones ARI 3.0
    (3) Players 2.5
  • Passing Yards
    T. Brady NE 714
    A. Smith KC 619
    P. Rivers LAC 523
    B. Roethlisberger PIT 506
    D. Carr OAK 492
  • Rushing Yards
    K. Hunt KC 229
    C. Anderson DEN 199
    L. Fournette JAX 140
    J. Allen BAL 137
    L. Miller HOU 126
  • Receiving Yards
    A. Brown PIT 244
    T. Hill KC 176
    M. Crabtree OAK 163
    R. Gronkowski NE 149
    T. Kelce KC 143
  • Defensive Tackles (Total)
    J. Brown LAC 26
    V. Rey CIN 22
    R. Humber BUF 21
    D. Davis NYJ 20
    M. Jack JAX 20
  • Interceptions
    B. Carr BAL 2
    L. Webb BAL 2
    T. Bowser BAL 1
    J. Burris NYJ 1
    (19) Players 1
  • Sacks
    C. Campbell JAX 4.0
    G. Atkins CIN 3.0
    J. Houston KC 3.0
    C. Jones KC 3.0
    T. Suggs BAL 3.0
  • Thursday, September 21
    Los Angeles 41, San Francisco 39, F
  • Sunday, September 24
    Baltimore @ Jacksonville Pittsburgh @ Chicago Tampa Bay @ Minnesota
    Denver @ Buffalo New Orleans @ Carolina Atlanta @ Detroit
    Cleveland @ Indianapolis Houston @ New England Miami @ NY Jets
    NY Giants @ Philadelphia Seattle @ Tennessee Kansas City @ Los Angeles
    Cincinnati @ Green Bay Oakland @ Washington
  • Monday, September 25
    Dallas @ Arizona
  • Thursday, September 28
    Chicago @ Green Bay
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Against the Bucs, Vikings QB Keenum has played some of his best football

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September 22
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Sam Bradford is out at the minimum one more week. And that's not a good sign. Only one Vikings playoff team since 2000 has reached the postseason using two different starting quarterbacks.
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September 22

Bradford ruled out for Sunday's game against the Buccaneers

Vikings quarterback Sam Bradford is out for Sunday's game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, head coach Mike Zimmer confirmed.
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September 22

Scouting Report: Vikings take on Bucs, QB Jameis Winston

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September 22

Sam Bradford not participating early in Vikings' Friday practice

As the Vikings began their final practice of the week before Sunday’s game, Sam Bradford wasn’t on the field.
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September 22

ACL injuries like Bradford's cause conflict in medical ranks

NFL seasons can rise and fall on the health of what the dictionary calls a "short band of tough, flexible, fibrous connective tissue" in the middle of a star player's knee.
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September 22

Deep thought: Vikings' Thielen has skill not possessed by all

Adam Thielen and NFL deep threat don't seem to belong together. So who leads the league in receptions of more than 20 yards through the opening weeks of the season?
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September 22

Vikings mailbag: Waynes, Evans and a key matchup against the Bucs

Trae Waynes has had a rough start to his season at cornerback. Can he work his way through the growing pains?
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September 22

Bucs' McCoy can wreck an offense like Kevin Williams used to for Vikings

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September 21
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Stefon Diggs confident in Vikings' QB situation

Stefon Diggs talked with the media Thursday at Winter Park.
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September 21

Week 3 Road to Minneapolis: A silver and black attack

Each week of the NFL season, football writer Mark Craig checks in with his outlook for February's Super Bowl LII at U.S. Bank Stadium.
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September 21

Access Vikings: Will Bradford be ready to play against Tampa Bay?

Vikings quarterback Sam Bradford said his left knee feels better than it did on Sunday but it remains unclear whether he will be able to start on Sunday against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
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September 21

Bradford practices with Vikings, still 'limited'

Quarterback Sam Bradford moved with a little more bounce in his step during the 15 opening minutes of Thursday’s practice reporters were allowed to watch.
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September 21

Rhodes among NFL's worst corners, Alexander is Vikings' best?

There are some very interesting grades from Pro Football Focus as they pertain to Vikings cornerbacks so far this season.
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September 21

Vikings one of three teams without a takeaway but 'it's two games, man'

The Vikings defense, which tied for seventh in the NFL last season with 27 takeaways, is on somewhat of a dry spell. But players in the locker room aren't overly concerned.

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