Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer. ] CARLOS GONZALEZ • cgonzalez@startribune.com – Minneapolis, MN – November 17, 2019, U.S. Bank Stadium

Mike Zimmer pleased with comeback

Vikings coach Mike Zimmer was able to review the game tape from Sunday's comeback win against the Broncos and says a lot of players stepped up and contributed, with Kirk Cousins playing his best game yet.

Lack of execution led to Vikings loss

November 4
Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill (10) makes a deep catch, outrunning Minnesota Vikings linebacker Eric Kendricks (54) and safety Harrison
With their four-game winning streak coming to an end, the Vikings know they came up short on important plays at Kansas City.

Mike Zimmer: 'We didn't establish a running game enough'

November 4
Minnesota Vikings running back Dalvin Cook (33) carries the ball during the first half of an NFL football game against the Kansas City Chiefs in Kansa
Coach Mike Zimmer says the Vikings overthought the run game too much and they didn't perform well enough on first and second downs in Sunday's loss to the Chiefs.
Vikings
November 7
Vikings offensive coordinator Kevin Stefanski

Vikings' offense tries to force defenses to communicate

Vikings offensive coordinator Kevin Stefanski says when they're in control of the ball they want to give their opponents plays they haven't seen before and keep them guessing.
Vikings
November 7
Vikings tight end Kyle Rudolph,

Kyle Rudolph believes Dallas will be playoff threat in December

Vikings tight end Kyle Rudolph says that if the Vikings can't win against the Cowboys, they will come to regret it later in the season when the playoffs start.
Minnesota Vikings running back Mike Boone (23) dodged the tackle by Seattle Seahawks corner back DeShawn Shead (35) for a 45 yard run in the first hal
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November 1
Minnesota Vikings' Kyle Rudolph in the third quarter. ] CARLOS GONZALEZ • cgonzalez@startribune.com – Minneapolis, MN – October 24, 2019, U.S. B

Kyle Rudolph: 'We feel like our best football is still ahead of us'

Vikings tight end Kyle Rudolph says Kirk Cousins being named NFC Offensive Player of the Month is "well deserved."
Vikings
October 31
Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Adam Thielen (19) catches at 6-yard, first quarter touchdown catch over Philadelphia Eagles cornerback Sidney Jones (2

Thielen optimistic about playing against Kansas City

After missing the Washington game, Vikings wide receiver Adam Thielen says he's feeling good and wants to play Sunday.
Vikings
October 28
Vikings safety Jayron Kearse.

Jayron Kearse: 'The team and these fans deserve better'

Vikings safety Jayron Kearse said he "made a bad decision" in regard to being pulled over while driving drunk with a loaded gun in his vehicle over the weekend.
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October 28
Holton Hill.

Holton Hill returns to Vikings practice

The second-year cornerback served an eight-game NFL suspension.
Vikings
October 22
Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins reacts after a touchdown during the second half of an NFL football game against the Detroit Lions, Sunday,

Access Vikings: Keeping Cousins even-keeled

Reporters Ben Goessling and Andrew Krammer believe Minnesota won't have too much trouble overcoming Kirk Cousins' former team on Thursday night.
Vikings
October 22
Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins prepares to pass during the NFL game against the Detroit Lions on Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019 in Detroit, Mich. (Jerry Holt

Kirk Cousins says he has 'gratitude' toward Washington

The Vikings quarterback anticipates experiencing some emotions when Minnesota faces Washington on Thursday.
The TCO Performance Center. ] AARON LAVINSKY � aaron.lavinsky@startribune.com Previewing Vikings training camp in Eagan with double-truck including
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Vikings
October 22
Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Adam Thielen (19) catches at 6-yard pass for a touchdown over Philadelphia Eagles cornerback Sidney Jones (22) in the

Adam Thielen optimistic to play against Washington

The wide receiver talks about the Vikings' three-game winning streak and trusting in the coaches and in themselves.
Vikings
October 22
Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Stefon Diggs runs during the first half of an NFL football game against the Detroit Lions, Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019, in D

Stefon Diggs says there are 'no excuses' in short week

The wide receiver says he's looking forward to seeing former Vikings quarterback Case Keenum on Thursday when the team faces Washington
Vikings
October 22
Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer celebrated their win with Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins (8) at Ford Field.] Jerry Holt • Jerry

Mike Zimmer: 'You can get humbled in this game really fast'

With Kirk Cousins set to face his former team Thursday, coach Mike Zimmer hopes the Vikings quarterback can keep his emotions in check.
Vikings super fans Sid Davey and David Garza showed up in Canton to support the Vikings during their 1st preseason game of the season.
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October 22
Minnesota Vikings tight end Kyle Rudolph (82) high stepped in the end zone for a 17 yard fourth quarter touchdown at Ford Field against the Detroit Li

Kyle Rudolph: 'We're getting five days of work done in two days'

Vikings tight end Kyle Rudolph says preparing during a short week is more of a mental than physical challenge.
Vikings
October 21
Minnesota Vikings running back Dalvin Cook (33) scored on a short yard touchdown run in the second quarter at Ford Field against the Detroit Lions on

Dalvin Cook says win in Detroit was big for team

Vikings running back Dalvin Cook, the NFL's rushing leader, credits the efforts of the offensive line players blocking for him.
Vikings
October 21
Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins (8) reacts after a touchdown by running back Dalvin Cook during the second half of an NFL football game aga

Vikings players already preparing for Washington

Minnesota has a short week to prepare to face Washington on Thursday.
Vikings
October 14
Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer in the fourth quarter at U.S. Bank Stadium.] Jerry Holt • Jerry.holt@startribune.com The Minnesota Vikings

Mike Zimmer says Stefon Diggs plays with 'a lot of emotion'

Vikings coach Mike Zimmer says they changed things up on defense against the Eagles to try to make things 'cloudy' for quarterback Carson Wentz.
Vikings
October 8
Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer in the fourth quarter. ] CARLOS GONZALEZ • cgonzalez@startribune.com – East Rutherford, NJ – October 2,

Mike Zimmer says Vikings attacked Giants' tendencies

Coach Mike Zimmer is happy with the way the Vikings played against the Giants, with strong performances on offense and defense.
Vikings
September 30
Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Adam Thielen, right, misses a pass as Chicago Bears cornerback Kyle Fuller (23) defends during the first half of an NF

Vikings see loss as opportunity

The Vikings have now lost two games in the NFC North, but the players see the loss to Chicago as an opportunity to improve.
Vikings
September 30
Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer talked with the officials on the field ahead of Sunday's game agains the Chicago Bears. ] ANTHONY SOUFFLE •

Mike Zimmer says Vikings need to 'keep working on it'

After a frustrating loss to Chicago, Mike Zimmer didn't really have any clear answers about how to fix the Vikings' problems against tough opponents
Vikings
September 23
Minnesota head coach Mike Zimmer in the first quarter.

Mike Zimmer says he wants Vikings to be 'balanced'

Vikings coach Mike Zimmer says "the bottom line is to score points" no matter how it's done, and despite having another successful win by utilizing the run game, he knows Chicago could force them to make changes offensively in order to win.
Vikings
September 23
Minnesota Vikings linebacker Eric Wilson (50) sacked Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr (4) in the fourth quarter .

Vikings defense key in win over Oakland

Among some of the defensive players who talked in the locker room the day after their win over Oakland, Vikings safety Anthony Harris described Minnesota's identity as tough, physical, and resilient.
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