Vikings
September 13

Look away! Worst defensive games in the Mike Zimmer era

Sunday's Vikings game was one for the record books in all the wrong ways.
Vikings
September 13

Poll: What concerns you most about the Vikings loss to Green Bay?

Vikings
September 13
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Postgame show: Join us for Purple Reign, Purple Pain after the Border Battle

When the Vikings-Packers game ends, join Michael Rand and Vikings fans on our new StribSports Live postgame show Purple Reign, Purple Pain to talk about what just happened.
Vikings
September 13
Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers (12| throws a pass during the first half of an NFL football game against the Minnesota Vikings, Sunday, Se

Scoggins postgame: Dreadful Vikings defense on display in loss to Packers

Aaron Rodgers put on a clinic in leading Green Bay to a dominating victory before an empty U.S. Bank Stadium.
Vikings
September 13
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What you will see and hear at the Vikings' opener vs. the Packers

Sure, it’s unusual that the Vikings are opening the season at home against the Packers. It has never happened before. But that, unfortunately, is, not the only strange thing about the Vikings’ first game of the 2020 season.
Vikings
September 13
Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins and teammates huddled up during for pregame warm ups.

Pregame report: Refurbished Vikings defense has six new starters

Over half of the starting jobs changed hands from last year’s Week 1 defense, starting with cornerbacks Mike Hughes and Holton Hill.
Vikings
September 13
Vikings embark on another season of Zimmer running a top-tier defense

Vikings embark on another season of Zimmer running a top-tier defense

Mike Zimmer's decision to keep an iron fist around his call sheet comes at a critical moment. He's at another crossroads that could define the twilight of his career and the next step for a proud Vikings defense.
Vikings
September 13
Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins, right, met Green Bay’s Aaron Rodgers after a 23-10 Packers victory last Dec. 23.

Hartman: Cousins motivated after Packers left him feeling ill

Aaron Rodgers has gotten the better of Kirk Cousins and the Vikings — going 2-1-1 against the Purple since 2018, including two dominant victories in 2019.
Vikings
September 13
Souhan: Vikings, Packers take different approaches to star players

Souhan: Vikings, Packers take different approaches to star players

The Vikings on Saturday made a huge investment in star running back Dalvin Cook, while Green Bay sent Aaron Rodgers mixed messages this offseason.
Vikings
September 13
Peyton Manning greets Tom Moore after a game in 2014.

At 81, Moore still helping quarterbacks improve

Tom Moore, born in Owatonna, raised in Rochester, is a consultant in Tampa Bay this season, working with Tom Brady.
Vikings
September 13
Dalvin Cook during the Vikings’ playoff win in New Orleans last season.

Game on: Cook, Vikings agree to five-year extension on eve of opener

Dalvin Cook, who was entering the final year of his contract, on Saturday agreed to an extension reportedly worth $63 million over 5 years. The $15.5 million signing bonus is the largest in Vikings history for a non-quarterback
Vikings
September 12
Tony Dungy talks with reporters in 2016

Dungy takes thankless job as Hall of Fame selector

The Pro Football Hall of Fame has 48 selectors who often double as social media punching bags.
Vikings
September 12

Star Tribune staff predictions for the 2020 Vikings: disappointing, dominating and everything in between

How our beat reporters and columnists see the 2020 Vikings season shaking out
Vikings
September 12

Vikings 2020 schedule: Our game by game breakdown

There's a lot about the next 17 weeks we don't know. But if the schedule holds as planned, the football ahead will be entertaining for us and a challenge for the Vikings
Vikings
September 12

Vikings season openers under coach Mike Zimmer

The Vikings are 5-1 in Week 1 under Mike Zimmer
Vikings
September 12
Dalvin Cook at training camp last month.

Dalvin Cook timeline: How his contract negotiations played out

The running back's contract situation had hung over the Vikings' offseason, but the sides reached an agreement the day before the season opener.
Vikings
September 12
Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers (12) was sacked by Vikings defensive end Ifeadi Odenigbo (95) in the third quarter of their game last season.

Vikings-Packers game guide: Statistics, social media, previews and more

The Vikings open the 2020 season Sunday under the most unusual circumstances in NFL history at a fan-free U.S. Bank Stadium. Here's where you can get statistics, TV information and more to follow the game.
Vikings
September 12
Vikings defensive end Danielle Hunter

Reusse: Zimmer's lies about Hunter's injury shake out in Vikings' favor

We now can assume Mike Zimmer had added incentive for lying about Danielle Hunter's injury to keep Jacksonville from realizing how needy the Vikings were for a pass rusher as they pursued Yannick Ngakoue.
Vikings
September 12
Ifeadi Odenigbo

Vikings' Odenigbo using his 'Fools Gold' tweet as motivation

Ifeadi Odenigbo was believed to have been the odd man out heading into Sunday's season opener against the Packers, then Danielle Hunter went on IR.
Vikings
September 12
Jeff Gladney is only 5-10, which is short for a cornerback, but he has a 6-3 nch wingspan that makes up for a lack of height.

Vikings rookie cornerback Jeff Gladney keeps reaching his goals

Picked 31st overall, Jeff Gladney carries the confidence of Pro Bowler, and a doubtless demeanor started before he ever shut down a top receiver.

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