Justin Jefferson, Davante Adams and Adam Thielen are three of the top-rated receivers in the NFL this season.

Top receivers will flood the field when Vikings play at Green Bay

Sunday's Vikings-Packers game at Lambeau Field doesn't look like much of a matchup. But Pro Football Focus sure likes the receivers in this game.

Souhan: Ranking the NFL quarterbacks, from franchises to compromises

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Souhan: Ranking the NFL quarterbacks, from franchises to compromises
NFL teams can win Super Bowls without great quarterbacks, but it doesn't happen often. Given that history, the Vikings are in long-term trouble.

Five big questions that will define the Vikings' next 10 weeks

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Quarterback Kirk Cousins, being sacked by Packers cornerback Jaire Alexander for a safety in Week 1, and his Vikings teammates need to turn things aro
Sunday's game against the 5-1 Packers, winners of three straight against the Vikings, comes two days before a trade deadline that could reveal the team's true intentions after its dismal start.
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8:33pm
The Detroit Lions have acquired Everson Griffen from the Cowboys for a conditional draft pick.

Detroit Lions acquire former Vikings defensive end Everson Griffen

  The Detroit Lions acquired veteran defensive end Everson Griffen from the Dallas Cowboys for a conditional draft pick to strengthen one of the team’s…
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6:24pm
Vikings roster moves: Center Brett Jones released; practice squad shuffled

Vikings roster moves: Center Brett Jones released; practice squad shuffled

The Vikings released center Brett Jones on Tuesday as the offense returned from the bye week with two interior offensive linemen, guards Pat Elflein (thumb) and Dru Samia (wrist), on the mend.
Minnesota Vikings cornerback Xavier Rhodes (29) and s running back Dalvin Cook (33) celebrated a defensive turnover at U.S. Bank Stadium Sunday Septem
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Titans kicker Stephen Gostkowski, left, missed a 45-yard field goal attempt against the Steelers in the final seconds Sunday.

Mark Craig's Week 8 power rankings: Battle of top teams coming up

Pittsburgh moved into the No. 1 spot by beating the Titans in a battle of undefeated teams, and has another stiff challenge this weekend.
Vikings
October 27
The Vikings traded defensive end Yannick Ngakoue (left) to the Ravens last week. Wide receiver Adam Thielen (right) knows more such moves could be com

Back from bye week, Vikings try not to focus on roster shake-up

The Vikings returned from the bye week Monday facing a long climb from the NFC North's cellar and a stretch of three divisional games.
Vikings
October 26
Antoine Winfield Jr. caught a deflected pass Sunday for his first NFL interception.

Fleck relishing NFL success for Winfield Jr., other former Gophers

If P.J. Fleck needed a pick-me-up after the Gophers' 49-24 loss to Michigan, he received it Sunday from three former players who are making an impact as NFL rookies.

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  • NFC North w l t pct pf pa home away
    Green Bay 4 0 0 1.000 152 101 2-0 2-0
    Chicago 4 1 0 .800 105 100 2-1 2-0
    Minnesota 1 3 0 .250 106 125 0-2 1-1
    Detroit 1 3 0 .250 99 127 0-2 1-1
  • NFC South w l t pct pf pa home away
    Tampa Bay 3 2 0 .600 139 112 2-0 1-2
    New Orleans 2 2 0 .500 123 123 1-1 1-1
    Carolina 2 2 0 .500 99 102 1-1 1-1
    Atlanta 0 4 0 .000 106 138 0-2 0-2
  • NFC East w l t pct pf pa home away
    Philadelphia 1 2 1 .375 84 107 0-1 1-1
    Washington 1 3 0 .250 79 112 1-1 0-2
    Dallas 1 3 0 .250 126 146 1-1 0-2
    NY Giants 0 4 0 .000 47 96 0-2 0-2
  • NFC West w l t pct pf pa home away
    Seattle 4 0 0 1.000 142 109 2-0 2-0
    Los Angeles 3 1 0 .750 106 80 2-0 1-1
    Arizona 2 2 0 .500 98 92 1-1 1-1
    San Francisco 2 2 0 .500 107 71 0-2 2-0
  • AFC North w l t pct pf pa home away
    Pittsburgh 3 0 0 1.000 80 58 2-0 1-0
    Baltimore 3 1 0 .750 122 73 1-1 2-0
    Cleveland 3 1 0 .750 124 126 2-0 1-1
    Cincinnati 1 2 1 .375 99 99 1-1 0-1
  • AFC South w l t pct pf pa home away
    Tennessee 3 0 0 1.000 80 74 1-0 2-0
    Indianapolis 3 1 0 .750 103 56 2-0 1-1
    Jacksonville 1 3 0 .250 95 117 1-1 0-2
    Houston 0 4 0 .000 80 126 0-2 0-2
  • AFC East w l t pct pf pa home away
    Buffalo 4 0 0 1.000 123 100 2-0 2-0
    New England 2 2 0 .500 97 92 2-0 0-2
    Miami 1 3 0 .250 93 96 0-2 1-1
    NY Jets 0 4 0 .000 65 131 0-2 0-2
  • AFC West w l t pct pf pa home away
    Kansas City 4 0 0 1.000 117 70 2-0 2-0
    Las Vegas 2 2 0 .500 111 120 1-1 1-1
    Denver 1 3 0 .250 82 98 0-2 1-1
    Los Angeles 1 3 0 .250 83 95 0-2 1-1
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October 26

How the Vikings rank in various NFL statistical categories

The Vikings' rankings among 32 NFL teams in various statistical categories through Sunday's games:
Vikings
October 26
Elflein, Dye return to practice, begin three-week IR window

Elflein, Dye return to practice, begin three-week IR window

The Vikings will get a couple reinforcements at practice upon returning from the bye week, as right guard Pat Elflein and linebacker Troy Dye have been cleared to take a step toward playing again.
Vikings
October 26
When scoring a touchdown is a bad idea: Happened twice this weekend

When scoring a touchdown is a bad idea: Happened twice this weekend

It’s the most counter-intuitive notion in football: Those rare instances where scoring a touchdown on offense is a bad idea that actually decreases the scoring team’s chances of winning.
Chicago Bears wide receiver Alshon Jeffery (17) makes an 11-yard reception for a touchdown during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct
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Vikings
October 26
Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence is coveted by many teams, but only one will lose enough to get him. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)

Tank for Trevor? Vikings primed to join crowded race for No. 1 pick

Will the Vikings careen down the slippery slope of NFL ineptitude to have a shot at taking Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence with the No. 1 overall draft pick? How bad would they need to be?
Vikings
October 24

Once No. 1 in TD passes, Fran Tarkenton in danger of moving out of top 10

Matt Ryan needs 11 touchdowns to drop Fran Tarkenton to 11th all-time.
Vikings
October 24

Todd Bowles has Bucs looking fearsome on defense

Last Sunday's smothering of Aaron Rodgers and the undefeated Packers was a coaching masterpiece that has the Buccaneers defensive coordinator back on the rise in NFL circles.
Vikings
October 23

Mark Craig's Week 7 NFL picks against the spread

Other than bombing the Upset Special, going 5-9 against the spread and pitching and 0-fer-the NFC North, last week's picks went swimmingly.
Vikings
October 23
Ex-Minnesota Vikings linebacker Matt Blair, pictured at his home in 2015, died Thursday at age 70.

Former Vikings great Matt Blair dies at age 70, likely linked to CTE

Including playoffs and two Super Bowls, Blair played 173 games. Only Scott Studwell and Roy Winston played more games at linebacker in Vikings history.
Vikings
October 23
Vikings general manager Rick Spielman (left) and head coach Mike Zimmer.

Podcast: Vikings admitted their season is going nowhere. Now what?

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Vikings
October 23
Kirk Cousins (8) is hit while throwing an incomplete pass against Atlanta.

Spielman says he doesn't think 'anyone has lost any faith' in Cousins

Vikings GM Rick Spielman is standing by Kirk Cousins and the two-year, $66 million contract extension he was given.
Vikings
October 23
Vikings defensive end Yannick Ngakoue is being traded to Baltimore. (AP Photo/Matt Patterson)

After Ngakoue trade, Spielman says 1-5 Vikings still trying to compete

Yannick Ngakoue, the pass rusher the Vikings acquired in a bold trade before the start of the 2020 season, is on his way out of town, in what could be only the first of several moves before the NFL trade deadline.
Vikings
October 23
Vikings general manager Rick Spielman (left) and head coach Mike Zimmer.

Souhan: If Vikings rebuild, should Spielman and Zimmer be in charge?

Decisions made on Kirk Cousins, Dalvin Cook and Yannick Ngakoue aren't looking good. So it's fair to question if the current Vikings general manager and coach should be making decisions for the future.
Vikings
October 23
Mailbag: Any more Vikings players on the move?

Mailbag: Any more Vikings players on the move?

Among other things, Vikings fans want to know which players on the roster could bring the biggest return before the Nov. 3 trade deadline.
Vikings
October 22
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Watch: StribSports Live on the Vikings massive news day

Ben Goessling and Andrew Krammer answer questions during their weekly video segment on StribSports Live.
Vikings
October 22
Iloka tears ACL during Vikings' last practice before bye-week break

Iloka tears ACL during Vikings' last practice before bye-week break

It’s a tough break for Iloka, who was placed on injured reserve and will undergo season-ending surgery, according to a league source
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