Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer during pregame warm ups.

Zimmer: 'You can't win six games without winning one'

After receiving heavy criticism in their loss to Chicago, Vikings coach Mike Zimmer approached Green Bay like he has the whole season; shedding concern for what's to come overall and focusing one game at a time.

Zimmer: 'I think we had some lack of awareness'

November 19
FILE - In this Oct. 7, 2018, file photo, Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer gestures during an NFL football game against the Philadelphia Eagles
With turnovers and penalties playing key roles in their loss to Chicago, Vikings coach Mike Zimmer seems to be struggling to find a remedy for Minnesota's lack of ball control.

Weatherly: 'We have absolutely no room for error at this point'

November 19
Chicago Bears quarterback Mitchell Trubisky (10) avoid Vikings defensive players Minnesota Vikings defensive end Danielle Hunter (99), and defensive e
Coming off the loss to Chicago, Vikings players give their reactions on what went wrong and the outlook going forward.
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November 15

Zimmer: 'We can be nasty when we want to'

Vikings coach Mike Zimmer talks about how the Bears defense will prove to be a challenge in Sunday's game.
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November 15
Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins.

Cousins on Bears: 'They have good players all over the yard'

Quarterback Kirk Cousins says the Vikings have been focusing on the Bears' ability to create turnovers on defense as they approach Sunday's game.
Minnesota Vikings quarterback Sam Bradford (8) reacts before his is sacked by Buffalo Bills defensive end Jerry Hughes (55) during the first half of a
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November 14
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Access Vikings: Vikings to battle Chicago for first place

After the bye, the Vikings don't have an easy start to the second half of the season with taking on the Bears, the leaders of the NFC North.
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November 14
Vikings, Bears could be a great defensive battle

Vikings, Bears could be a great defensive battle

Vikings players give their impressions of what the Bears defense will bring and what they need to do to overcome Chicago while on the road.
Vikings
November 5
Vikings tackle Tom Johnson sacked Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford for a 7 yard loss at U.S.Bank Stadium Sunday 4, 2018 in Minneapolis, MN.

Access Vikings OT: Defense turns in one for record books

Ben Goessling and Andrew Krammer break down the Vikings' dominant defensive performance in their 24-9 win over the Lions, and look at where the team stands headed into its bye week.
Who are the players on the Vikings' 53-man roster? We take a close look at their pedigree, home-states, colleges and more.
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November 5
Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer at U.S.Bank Stadium Sunday 4, 2018 in Minneapolis, MN.] The Minnesota Vikings hosted the Detroit Lions . Jerry Holt �

Zimmer: 'Our players are executing'

Coming off a definitive win against Detroit, Vikings coach Mike Zimmer says the team is starting to meet his expectations.
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November 1
Access Vikings: It's a crowded division

Access Vikings: It's a crowded division

Reporters Ben Goessling and Andrew Krammer examine what weapons Detroit has and what they lost in trading Golden Tate.
Vikings
October 31
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Cousins: 'Right now, it's really not about my disappointment'

Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins says he'd rather focus his efforts on what's to come.
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October 31
Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer runs onto before an NFL football game against the New Orleans Saints, Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018, in Minneapolis.

Zimmer says Lions are 'stout and physical up front'

Vikings coach Mike Zimmer talked to media about the upcoming game against Detroit and says their defense will be a challenge.
Vikings
October 30
Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Adam Thielen (19) fumbles the ball as he is hit by New Orleans Saints linebacker Alex Anzalone, left, and cornerback P

Thielen: 'We can't make those critical mistakes we made'

Coming off Sunday night's loss to the Saints, Adam Thielen and other Vikings players talk about what they know went wrong.
Vikings
October 29
Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer watches his team play during the first half of an NFL football game against the New York Jets Sunday, Oct. 21

Zimmer: 'We win around here as a team, we lose around here as a team'

Vikings coach Mike Zimmer refuses to put the blame for a loss on any one player, despite wide receivers Stefon Diggs and Adam Thielen placing blame on themselves for Sunday's loss.
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October 22
New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees (9) prepares to throw to a receiver in the second half of an NFL football game against the Baltimore Ravens,

Zimmer on Brees: 'He's very cerebral, accurate'

After facing rookie quarterbacks for two weeks, Vikings coach Mike Zimmer says preparation will be different for facing the Saints' Drew Brees.
Vikings
October 15
Zimmer says Vikings will miss Hughes, but move forward

Zimmer says Vikings will miss Hughes, but move forward

Vikings coach Mike Zimmer is hopeful rookie cornerback Mike Hughes will fully recover from a torn ACL.
Vikings
October 15
Minnesota Vikings defensive back Anthony Harris (41) celebrates with teammate Eric Kendricks after intercepting a pass during the second half of an NF

Vikings defensive players evaluate win, say Hughes still has a long career

Vikings safeties Anthony Harris (41, with linebacker Eric Kendricks) and George Iloka gave their perspectives on the defense's performance against Arizona, and Ikola talked about Mike Hughes' future.
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Vikings
October 15
Vikings tackle Tom Compton and running back Latavius Murray.

Compton on Murray: 'He'll definitely help you out and run a guy over'

Vikings tackles Tom Compton and Mike Remmers talked about how they like running back Latavius Murray's physical play, making their jobs easier.
Vikings
October 14
Minnesota Vikings' Adam Thielen (19) celebrates after scoring a touchdown in the third quarter against the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018

Adam Thielen has another 100-yard day

Adam Thielen extended his record for most 100-plus-yard receiving games to start a season during Sunday's 27-17 victory over Arizona.
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October 14
Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins prances into the end zone untouched on a 7-yard touchdown run in the third quarter against the Arizona Card

Cousins: 'That's a dance I can get behind'

Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins talked about his end-zone dance, leadership style and much more after beating the Cardinals.
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October 14
Zimmer on Thielen: 'He doesn't think there's a ball he can't catch'

Zimmer on Thielen: 'He doesn't think there's a ball he can't catch'

Vikings coach Mike Zimmer had high praise for wide receiver Adam Thielen after he caught 11 passes for 123 yards and a touchdown to help beat the Cardinals 27-17.
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October 14
Vikings trainers attended to Minnesota Vikings cornerback Mike Hughes (21) after he was injured in the forth quarter at U.S. Bank Stadium Sunday Octob

Access Vikings OT: Vikings win, but lose Hughes

Ben Goessling and Andrew Krammer break down the Vikings' 27-17 win over the Cardinals and share the reaction in the locker room to first-round pick Mike Hughes' knee injury.
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October 9
Thielen says Cousins is an 'unbelievable' quarterback

Thielen says Cousins is an 'unbelievable' quarterback

Vikings wide receiver Adam Thielen gave a lot of credit for the win over Philadelphia to quarterback Kirk Cousins.
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