Wild releases schedule for 2016-17

Team opens at St. Louis on Oct. 13; home opener is two days later against Winnipeg.

Ten things we learned about the Vikings during spring practices

June 17
We saw and heard enough -- on the practice field, during media briefings and in private conversations -- to give you 10 takeaways from the Vikings just-concluded spring workouts.

Vikings waive linebacker Lewis, defensive tackle Gaston

June 16
The moves open up two roster spots heading into training camp.
June 16

Zimmer cancels practice as way to reward players' work ethic

“This team works their rear ends off,” coach Mike Zimmer said while describing why he cancelled practice. “They work real hard. I like their attention to detail. I like the way they go about their work."
June 16
Vikings tackle Ellis Ellis worked on drills during OTA's Wednesday at...

Vikings, Bengals officially announce joint practices for August 10-11

After wrapping up training camp in Mankato on August 9, the Vikings will immediately fly east to Cincinnati, where they will practice against the Bengals for two days.
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June 15

Peterson: Vikings shouldn't be shy about Super Bowl aspirations

In six weeks, Adrian Peterson will make the 90-minute drive from the Twin Cities to Mankato for his 10th training camp with the Vikings. Peterson…
June 14
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Zimmer goes deep on Bridgewater's talents: 'He's a winner'

Vikings coach Mike Zimmer defended Teddy Bridgewater from those who claim the young quarterback has a long leap to reach the so-called next level in his third season.
June 13
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Our 13 way-too-early predictions for the 2016 Vikings season

Believe it or not, that Week 1 game against the Titans is only 13 weeks away.
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June 9

Johnson must fight for roster spot, but don't count him out yet

Cordarrelle Patterson is not the Vikings veteran who got the most pressure put on him by the Laquon Treadwell draft choice. That would be Charles Johnson.
June 8
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Treadwell flashes 'football instincts' while Bridgewater 'cutting it loose' more

Laquon Treadwell has only been at Winter Park for a few weeks, but the coaching staff has been trying to push him and the other rookies as much as it can.
June 7
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Competition to start next to Harrison Smith will be wide open

Coach Mike Zimmer wants to see the safeties practice in pads during training camp and actually hit somebody in preseason games before choosing his other safety.
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June 6
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Vikings sign star safety Harrison Smith to contract extension

The signing of Smith continues a trend for the Vikings, who under GM Rick Spielman have aimed to get young players whom they feel are still ascending under contract before they reach free agency.
June 3

Vikings report to training camp July 28, could end camp early

Here’s why camp could be shorter than usual: The Vikings open the preseason in Cincinnati and are expected to hold joint practices with the Bengals before that game.
June 3

Waynes ready, but 37-year-old Newman still producing 'fine wine'

Depth at cornerback is vital in the NFL. That’s true in general and in particular for teams that get to fight Aaron Rodgers twice a year for division titles.
June 2

Bridgewater, Vikings give back again at team's annual playground build

Following this morning’s OTA practice, the Vikings bussed in players and coaches to put the finishing touches on the annual project.
June 1
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Vikings have no plans to challenge Locke with another punter (for now)

Special teams coordinator Mike Priefer said the Vikings haven’t ruled out adding another punter at some point. But he expressed confidence Locke will improve in 2016.
May 31

Vikings sign defensive tackle Bruce Gaston

Gaston, in his third season as a pro, has had stints with the Cardinals, Patriots and Dolphins along with the NFC North rival Bears and Packers.
May 31

Robison puts evolving role on defensive line before sack totals

Veteran defensive end Brian Robison is back with the Vikings after an uncertain offseason and content with a different role in the team's defense.
May 27

Kyle Rudolph healthy, happy during productive offseason

Rudolph battled injuries in 2013 and 2014, missing a total of 15 games, but remained healthy throughout 2015 and led the Vikings with five touchdown catches.
May 26

New safety Griffin impressed by Vikings: 'This team is right there'

Veteran safety Michael Griffin is impressed by the Vikings’ young defensive core and experienced leadership.
May 26

With limited practice time, Zimmer moves workouts with focus, urgency

Sometimes, the young guns mistake the up-tempo work for an excuse for initiating contact outside what’s acceptable for a morning workout in mid-May.
May 25

Vikings DT Dubose tears ACL at Wednesday's OTA

Second-year Vikings defensive lineman B.J. Dubose tore his anterior cruciate ligament during today’s organized team activity at Winter Park, according to a league source, and is expected to miss the entire 2016 season.
May 25

Walsh nails field goals at workout, says 'I thought I had one of my better years'

It’s not quite the same as a January wild-card game at TCF Bank Stadium, but, for the record, Vikings kicker Blair Walsh made all five field goal attempts at Winter Park today.