Super Bowl LII
December 4, 2017
New England Patriots' Tom Brady holds up the Vince Lombardi Trophy after winning the NFL Super Bowl 51 football game against the Atlanta Falcons, Sund

NFL Super Bowl Experience tickets go on sale Tuesday for Mpls. event

The event is the NFL's interactive theme park that dates back 25 years to the modest punt-pass-kick activity on Nicollet Mall during the Super Bowl in 1992 at the Metrodome.
Vikings
December 4, 2017
Atlanta Falcons' Matt Ryan fumbles as he is hit by New England Patriots' Dont'a Hightower during the second half of the NFL Super Bowl 51 football gam

Craig: Will Falcons shake typical Super Bowl-loss blues?

Most teams that lose a Super Bowl don't win a playoff game the next year
Vikings
December 4, 2017
FILE - In this Nov. 23, 2017, file photo, Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer watches from the sidelines before an NFL football game against the

Zimmer: Vikings' strength in run game, third downs

Vikings coach Mike Zimmer said Monday that a strong offense and run game led the team to victory over the Falcons.
Vikings
December 4, 2017
Minnesota Vikings outside linebacker Anthony Barr tackled Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan after he picked up 2 yards in the third quarter. JERRY

Biggest Vikings' statement: Stopping Atlanta's third-down excellence

The Falcons, lauded for their third-down conversion rate, were dominated by the Vikings' third-down defense during Sunday's 14-9 Minnesota victory.
Vikings
December 4, 2017
Hashmarks for the Vikings/Falcons game were in the wrong place

Hashmarks for the Vikings/Falcons game were in the wrong place

File this under amusing and not really a big deal, but let’s acknowledge it anyway:
Vikings
December 4, 2017
Head coach Mike Zimmer celebrated the Vikings 14-9 win over the Falcons at Mercedes-Benz Stadium

Zimmer's way: Vikings grab top seed in playoff picture by shutting down Falcons

Without the benefit of a sack to derail a possession or a turnover to end one, the Vikings kept Atlanta out of the end zone for the first time in almost two years and took over the No. 1 seed in the NFC playoff picture.
Vikings
December 4, 2017
In praising Vikings' winning streak, don't overlook the running game

In praising Vikings' winning streak, don't overlook the running game

Let’s pause for a moment to praise the running game, which has continued to churn out yards even without standout rookie Dalvin Cook.
Vikings
December 4, 2017
Next weekend vital to Vikings' home-field hopes

Next weekend vital to Vikings' home-field hopes

Essentially, the two most important games the Vikings will play the rest of this year, in terms of home-field advantage, are on Sunday against the Panthers and Dec. 31 against the Bears.
Vikings
December 4, 2017
Vikings fans wore there turkey heads with pride at Ford Field Thursday November 23, 2017 in Detroit , MI.

RandBall: Vikings fans tell of terror that it'll all collapse

Three things in particular seem to be concerning fans, even with the Vikings sitting at 10-2
Vikings
December 4, 2017
Vikings running back Jerick McKinnon scores a touchdown against the Falcons during the first half

McKinnon on his hometown TD, 'Dirty Bird' dance

Vikings RB Jerick McKinnon talks about the team's win in Atlanta on Sunday and his tribute to the Falcons with his "Dirty Bird" TD celebration in his hometown.
Vikings
December 4, 2017
Minnesota Vikings running back Latavius Murray (25) took the ball down to the Falcons 2-yard line in the second quarter at Mercedes -Benz Stadium Sund

Murray: Vikings keep finding ways to win

Latavius Murray talks with reporters after Sunday's victory in Atlanta.
Vikings
December 4, 2017
Vikings running back Jerick McKinnon, and receiver Laquon Treadwell celebrated Kyle Rudolph’s 6-yard touchdown against the Falcons.

Vikings five extra points: Rudolph makes key move and a Thielen fake-out

Five takeaways from Sunday's Vikings game in Atlanta.
Vikings
December 4, 2017
Minnesota Vikings quarterback Case Keenum (7) was forced out the pocket by Atlanta Falcons outside linebacker Vic Beasley (44), and s middle linebacke

Keenum finishes off Falcons with 15 straight completions

Quarterback Case Keenum finished the Vikings' 14-9 win against the Falcons with 15 consecutive completions and coach Mike Zimmer has already said he will start next week at Carolina.
Vikings
December 4, 2017
Minnesota Vikings running back Jerick McKinnon (21) celebrates his touchdown against the Atlanta Falcons by doing the "Dirty Bird."

Runners do dirty work; McKinnon scores and does the 'Dirty Bird'

Jerick McKinnon was an elementary school kid in an Atlanta suburb when he learned the "Dirty Bird" touchdown celebration. He showed off his moves Sunday.
Vikings
December 4, 2017
Minnesota Vikings defensive end Everson Griffen (97) hits Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan (2) during the first half of an NFL football game, Sun

Souhan: Vikings have a handle on every situation

Throughout the summer and again during the Vikings' bye week, coach Mike Zimmer preached the importance of situational football. That was on display Sunday in Atlanta.
Vikings
December 3, 2017

Vikings-Falcons: By the numbers

Beyond the boxscore of Sunday's victory.
Vikings
December 3, 2017

Vikings piece together five consecutive road victories

One more for the roadBy beating the Falcons 14-9 in Atlanta on Sunday, the Vikings won their fifth consecutive road game (within the same season)…
Local
December 3, 2017

Super Bowl LII weather gets into the national tax discussion

Senator from Maine says tax bill will get credit for good weather at the Super Bowl. Extended forecasts call for sunshine, average temperatures and moderate snowfall.
Vikings
December 3, 2017
Minnesota Vikings quarterback Case Keenum. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

Vikings vs. Falcons game balls: Harrison Smith the enforcer

Handing out the hardware from Sunday's game.
Vikings
December 3, 2017
Minnesota Vikings running back Latavius Murray

Souhan: Vikings win methodically over Falcons

A quick postgame blog on the Vikings' victory in Atlanta, which was done more methodically than spectacularly - and that's OK.

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