Vikings
January 5
Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins hugged receiver Laquon Treadwell

Are the Vikings headed up or down?

Michael Rand and Andrew Krammer discuss: Is it more likely the Vikings rebound next season to get back on a championship-contending course, or is this the beginning of a longer slide?
Vikings
January 4
Don't like the NFL playoff field? History says wait a year

Don't like the NFL playoff field? History says wait a year

As happens frequently, the playoff teams are a vastly different group this year than last.
Vikings
January 4
The Vince Lombardi Trophy will be awarded in Atlanta ... but who will be there?

Mark Craig's NFL playoff predictions: From wild card weekend to Super Bowl LIII

NFL writer Mark Craig picks every game, all the way to Super Bowl LIII in Atlanta.
Vikings
January 4

NFL wild-card weekend playoff capsules

A look at this weekend's four games around the NFL playoffs.
Vikings
January 4
Vikings' Danielle Hunter, Harrison Smith voted second-team All-Pro

Vikings' Danielle Hunter, Harrison Smith voted second-team All-Pro

Danielle Hunter can add an All-Pro selection to his career year. Hunter was voted as a second-team All-Pro pick by a national panel of 50…
Vikings
January 4
Would the Vikings consider trading Xavier Rhodes?

Would the Vikings consider trading Xavier Rhodes?

One way the Vikings could try to bolster their offensive line is by trading from a position of strength.
Vikings
January 4
Vikings coach Mike Zimmer was asked about retirement at his season-ending press conference Thursday. His response: “I can’t believe someone threw

Vikings coach Zimmer vows to restore 'nasty' mentality

Mike Zimmer's offseason to-do list after 2018 sounds fairly similar to the one that faced him after 2016: He must make a decision on an offensive coordinator, and figure out how to help his team re-establish its footing.
Vikings
January 4
Minnesota Vikings interim offensive coordinator Kevin Stefanski.

Who might be the next Vikings offensive coordinator?

Here are seven possibilities: The first five have ties to coaches Mike Zimmer and Bill Parcells; the last two are rising stars in the business.
Vikings
January 3
Steve Hutchinson

Ex-Viking guard Hutchinson named finalist for Pro Football Hall of Fame

In his second year of eligibility, Steve Hutchinson faces a bit of a logjam among offensive linemen.
Vikings
January 3
Vikings cornerback Mike Hughes was injured during the second half against the Arizona Cardinals on Oct. 14 and missed the rest of the season.

Hartman: Reasons were plentiful for 2018 Vikings' struggles

Injuries certainly played a significant role in the team's inability to return to the postseason.
Vikings
January 3
Vikings coach Mike Zimmer remembered his friend, the team’s late offensive line coach Tony Sparano, at Thursday’s news conference.

Sparano's death sent Vikings into 'downward spiral'

Tony Sparano, the team's offensive line coach, passed away two days before training camp started.
Vikings
January 3
Vikings cornerback Trae Waynes packed up after yesterday’s loss to the Chicago Bears at TCO Performance Center Monday December 31, 2018 in Eagan, MN

Listen: Vikings' offseason primer after disappointing 2018

Ben Goessling, Andrew Krammer and Michael Rand discuss the Vikings' disappointing 2018 season and look ahead to the offseason. (2:00) The latest on the Vikings' coordinator search, including Kevin Stefanski and Hue Jackson. (14:00) On Kirk Cousins' season. (20:00) Previewing potential roster changes. (30:00) Your Twitter questions on Rick Spielman, potential trades and more.
Vikings
January 3
Zimmer: Vikings team lacked nastiness

Zimmer: Vikings team lacked nastiness

Vikings head coach said this year's team lacked the nastiness teams had in previous seasons and vows it will return next season.
Vikings
January 3
Access Vikings: Long offseason checklist

Access Vikings: Long offseason checklist

The Vikings have a long checklist of things to get done before next season, including picking a new offensive coordinator
Vikings
January 3
Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer.

Scoggins: Zimmer needs to handle pressures of his job better

Too often this season the Vikings looked emotionally tight and not ready for the moment. That reflects poorly on coach Mike Zimmer's leadership.
Vikings
January 2
Vikings coach Mike Zimmer

A survivor, Vikings' Zimmer cracks top 10 in NFL longevity

On the NFL: After completing his fifth season, Mike Zimmer is tied for ninth on the list of the league's currently longest-serving coaches.
Minneapolis
January 2
Workers laid down artificial turf at U.S. Bank Stadium in 2016.

Vikings will get new turf at U.S. Bank Stadium

Stadium's busy schedule of games, concerts and events has worn the turf.
Vikings
January 2

Sunday night photos: Vikings vs New Orleans

The Minnesota Vikings play the New Orleans Saints at US Bank Stadium.
Vikings
January 2
Minnesota Vikings' Latavius Murray (25) runs for a 28-yard gain late in the fourth quarter against the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018 at U

An early look at who's in, who's out for 2019 Vikings

The Vikings have another offseason of key decisions to ensure their 2018 season was more of a fluke than a sign of the future.
Vikings
January 1
Blaming quarterback Kirk Cousins for the Vikings missing the playoffs is convenient, but what better options were available to them last offseason?

Souhan: Vikings didn't have much better option than signing Cousins

Blaming GM Rick Spielman for the signing and Cousins for his play and behavior is easy at this point. What's difficult is figuring out what the Vikings should have done instead.

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