Vikings
January 11

The Big 3-0: Vikings are first NFL team with 30 postseason losses

THE BIG 3-0The Vikings have the most NFL postseason games without a Super Bowl victory; perhaps then, it's no surprise they also have the most…
Vikings
January 11
Minnesota Vikings running back Dalvin Cook (33) was tacked for no gain in the first quarter by San Francisco 49ers linebacker Dre Greenlaw (57) .

San Francisco fries Vikings run game, holds Cook to 26 yards

The Vikings' first two fruitless handoffs foretold running back Dalvin Cook's nearly silent game during Saturday's 27-10 playoff loss.
Vikings
January 11
Dalvin Cook: "They played faster than us"

Dalvin Cook: "They played faster than us"

Vikings running back Dalvin Cook discusses his frustrating day in the team's 27-10 loss to the 49ers on Saturday
Vikings
January 11

Instant replay: A glance back at Saturday's game.

Some of the things that the outcome hinged upon in the Vikings' loss.
Vikings
January 11
San Francisco 49ers running back Tevin Coleman (26) picked up a first down in the third quarter and was tackled Minnesota Vikings defensive back Antho

Vikings-San Francisco game balls

Who were the biggest stars on Saturday afternoon? Tevin Coleman, San Francisco running back Coleman had 22 carries for 105 yards and scored two…
Vikings
January 11
Adam Thielen: "We have the guys to do it, but you have to make plays"

Adam Thielen: "We have the guys to do it, but you have to make plays"

Vikings wide receiver Adam Thielen talks about the team's 27-10 loss to the 49ers and coming back from the cut he took to his ankle this week.
Vikings
January 11
Eric Kendricks: "It's not the first time I've been hit in the mouth

Eric Kendricks: "It's not the first time I've been hit in the mouth

Vikings linebacker Eric Kendricks talks about his interception and the team's 27-10 loss to the 49ers in the NFC divisional playoffs.
Vikings
January 11
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo, right, runs from Minnesota Vikings defensive end Stephen Weatherly (91) during the first half of an N

Live: 49ers convert two turnovers into points, lead 27-10 early in 4th quarter

The Vikings and San Francisco 49ers play at Levi's Stadium with the winner advancing to the NFC Championship Game next Sunday. Click here for pregame reading, in-game updates, a Live Blog and more.
Vikings
January 11
Thielen set to play through ankle injury; Sendejo will fill in again

Thielen set to play through ankle injury; Sendejo will fill in again

Receiver Adam Thielen put his heavily-taped ankle through a pregame warmup that lasted fewer than 10 minutes at Levi’s Stadium.
Vikings
January 11
The Jaguars brought down Ben Roethlisberger and the Steelers as a seven-point underdog two years ago.

Rise of the divisional underdogs!

Since the AFL-NFL merger in 1970, 24 road teams have won as underdogs of seven or more points in the divisional round.
Vikings
January 11
Vikings mascot Victor jokes with Green Bay Packer fan Marlene Rudolph (No relation to Kyle) at the Send-off rally for the Minnesota Vikings as they de

Crowds send off Vikings ahead of San Francisco game

Vikings fans at the Minneapolis airport got a special treat when the team's plane departed for tomorrow's game
Vikings
January 11
From left to right: Everson Griffen, sack specialist and potential disruptor; Dalvin Cook, the Vikings’ main reason to run; Kirk Cousins, 1-for-1 in

Are Vikings and 49ers two underdogs in the same playoff game?

San Francisco is trying to claim that it is not the favorite, but in reality, it's the Vikings with the daunting task of trying to overcome being a road underdog of at least seven points for the second week in a row.
Vikings
January 11
Aaron Rodgers led the Packers to a Super Bowl victory as the No. 6 seed in the NFC in February 2011.

Pesky No. 6 seeds

The Vikings' victory is just the latest in a recent run of success for the bottom rung of the NFL playoff ladder.
Vikings
January 10
Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins handed the ball off to Dalvin Cook in overtime Sunday in New Orleans. The Vikings offense has been at its best this s

Souhan: 2019 Vikings rewarded for sticking to their plan

Their commitment to the run has put less of a burden on Kirk Cousins and enabled the defense to avoid getting worn down.
Vikings
January 10
Wide receiver Adam Thielen enters Saturday’s playoff game vs. the 49ers with an ankle injury, but the Vikings need him to be a big part of the game

The Call: Can Vikings continue their roll and defy logic again?

There's something to be said for a team that's starting to believe in itself.
Vikings
January 10
Alexander on IR, Kearse won't play, rookie cornerback added to roster

Alexander on IR, Kearse won't play, rookie cornerback added to roster

The Vikings put cornerback Mackensie Alexander, who had arthroscopic knee this week, on injured reserve Friday, a day before their playoff game against San Francisco.…
Vikings
January 10
San Francisco 49ers tight end George Kittle dives to the pylon for a touchdown against New Orleans last month.

The new Gronkowski: Vikings must find way to handle tight end Kittle

What does 49ers tight end George Kittle do best? Well, everything. But the Vikings this season have used safeties Harrison Smith and Anthony Harris, and linebackers Eric Kendricks and Anthony Barr to tight ends.
Vikings
January 10
Jimmy Garoppolo

49ers will beat the Vikings easily ... and more from San Francisco media

As Saturday's NFC playoff game between the Vikings and 49ers approaches, here's a look at what's being written about the game in the Bay Area media.
Duluth
January 10
Vikings fullback C.J. Ham (left) introduced his mother, Tina, to tailback Dalvin Cook before a game Dec. 8 at U.S. Bank Stadium. Ham’s wife, Stephan

Souhan: Star and 'bodyguard.' Cook not shy about crediting Ham

As running back Dalvin Cook emerged as the key to the Vikings offense this season, fullback C.J. Ham took on more and more responsibility for making things run well.
Vikings
January 10
Minnesota Vikings tight end Kyle Rudolph catches the winning touchdown over New Orleans Saints cornerback P.J. Williams in overtime on Sunday, Jan. 5,

Die-hard Vikings fan who bought Kyle Rudolph's gloves: $11K raised for charity is 'awesome'

A die-hard Vikings fan from New Jersey has turned his accidental purchase of stolen gloves into fundraiser for the U Children's Hospital. But he still doesn't have the gloves.

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