Randball
January 14
Wolves guard Patrick Beverley is one of several interesting players on the roster.

Buy or sell? Wolves in complicated position as trade deadline nears

For the Wolves, hovering around .500 is a signal of progress — and puts them firmly in the playoff hunt. So how should they proceed?
Randball
January 13
2021 Cousins vs. 2009 Favre: Same numbers, different results

2021 Cousins vs. 2009 Favre: Same numbers, different results

The two seasons for the two quarterbacks were nearly identical yet produced different results — and plenty of room for analysis.
Randball
January 13
Vikings coach Mike Zimmer during a game earlier this season.

Five questions we'd like to ask fired Vikings coach Mike Zimmer

Zimmer hasn't spoken publicly since his firing, other than to issue a statement. Here's a list of things we'd like to ask the former coach, who was sometimes vague and sometimes bluntly honest.
Randball
January 12
(Clockwise from top left) Mark Wilf, Eric Kendricks, Rick Spielman, Brian O’Neill, Mike Zimmer

The five most important quotes from the Vikings' big shakeup

In the aftermath of Monday's news, five things that were said stood out as explanations (or at least hints) about what went wrong and what is yet to come.
Randball
January 11
Former Vikings coach Mike Zimmer earlier this season.

Ranking the head coaching openings. Vikings are the best — and the worst

Two extremely different lists of the six current openings show how the beauty of an NFL opportunity is in the eye of the beholder.
Randball
January 10
From left, Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer, quarterback Kirk Cousins, general manager Rick Spielman and co-owner Mark Wilf at the Vikings TCO

Zimmer era boils down to four years before and after Kirk Cousins

It's an even four-year split, with more success coming before Cousins than after Cousins — and a 2018 Scouting Combine quote that still haunts.
Randball
January 6
Mike Zimmer (left) and Antonio Brown.

Mike Zimmer gets a vote of confidence ... from Antonio Brown?

The Vikings coach might not be employed much longer, but he found some unusual support.
Randball
January 5
Packers QB Aaron Rodgers.

MVP voter says he won't pick Aaron Rodgers because QB is a 'jerk'

A Chicago-based writer and NFL analyst laid out his case during a radio interview Tuesday.
Randball
January 5
Which way out?

Landslide: Poll of readers decisive on Cousins, Zimmer, Spielman

More than 1,000 votes are in. If it's a question of which one of those three to keep, the answer is clear.
Randball
January 4
One of nine runs Sunday for Dalvin Cook.

Do the Vikings run the ball too much, not enough, or just right?

After another game in which Mike Zimmer lamented not running the ball enough, let's take a look at the facts.
Randball
January 3
The theme for 2022: Not great so far.

It only took two days to put a dent in 2022 Minnesota sports optimism

The Vikings, Wild and Wolves all delivered clunkers right after the turn of the calendar.
Randball
December 24, 2021
Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins.

Get ready for a chaotic final three weeks of the Vikings season

So much hangs in the balance over these last three games, and new information seems to emerge daily.
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    75

    128

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    92

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    107

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    4

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