Vikings
October 13
Dalvin Cook missed most of the second half of the Vikings loss to Seattle with a groin injury after rushing for 65 yards and a score.

Groin injury to Vikings' Cook does not appear serious

The standout running back has a chance to play vs. Atlanta, but coach Mike Zimmer said, "We'll see how he does this week."
Vikings
October 13
Dalvin Cook missed most of the second half of the Vikings loss to Seattle with a groin injury after rushing for 65 yards and a score.

Reusse: Angst over Vikings loss distracts us from true joy of sports

The angst over what happened on Seattle's 6-yard line has distracted us from entertaining contest. A lesser version of what took place in Metrodome in January 1999, actually.
Vikings
October 13
Here's how the Vikings stopped Rossell Wilson (until they couldn't)

Here's how the Vikings stopped Rossell Wilson (until they couldn't)

Cornerback Cameron Dantzler had a nightmare ending in what was shaping up to be a strong game for the Vikings’ young defense. His game mirrored the team's effort.
Vikings
October 12
Love it or hate it, Zimmer's fourth-down gamble fit aggressive pattern

Love it or hate it, Zimmer's fourth-down gamble fit aggressive pattern

Mike Zimmer decided to go for the kill Sunday night in Seattle. Whatever you think of his decision, it’s worth realizing the choice fits with how the Vikings head coach has been operating over the past few years.
Vikings
October 12
Vikings offensive guard Dru Samia was penalized four times Sunday.

Vikings' Samia is in 'bad position most of the time,' Zimmer says

Dru Samia has started at right guard since Pat Elflein tore a ligament in his left thumb during the Vikings' Week 1 loss to the Packers.
Vikings
October 12
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Vikings postgame: Watch Purple Reign, Purple Pain -- all in one game

Watch our StribSports Live video as Michael Rand helps break down the Vikings vs. Seahawks game.
Vikings
October 12
Seattle Seahawks' DK Metcalf (14) pulls in a long pass reception on the Seahawks' last series of an NFL football game as Minnesota Vikings' Cameron Da

Scoggins: Vikings can't convert fourth down ... and down to defeat they went

The game offered a basket full of headline-worthy developments, but coach Mike Zimmer's decision with two minutes to play will receive the most scrutiny.
Vikings
October 12
Vikings aftermath: When the right decisions yield the wrong results

Vikings aftermath: When the right decisions yield the wrong results

Are you second-guessing the thought that went into a play … or the execution … or are you mad that it didn’t work in one particular instance? Looking at data helps to sort out things.
Vikings
October 12
Quarterback Russell Wilson has complete control of the Seahawks offense and will be a major challenge for the Vikings’ young cornerbacks.

Ben Goessling's Vikings-Seahawks game prediction

The biggest reason the Seahawks are undefeated is a quarterback who's having the best season of his career, and Russell Wilson will make the difference in a close game.
Vikings
October 12
Seattle Seahawks' DK Metcalf, right, catches the ball in the end zone for the game-winning touchdown. Anthony Harris tried to stop the play.

Fifteen seconds from victory, Vikings lose to Seattle 27-26 on fourth-down TD

A commanding first half that saw the Vikings take a 13-0 lead through two quarters in Seattle dissolved quickly in the third quarter before the Seahawks finished them off with a 94-yard touchdown drive.
Vikings
October 12
Sure, Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson had been there before, on the tail end of game-winning drives in the red zone. This triumph came after his t

Five extra points: Wilson's zone, Zimmer's gamble, Samia's penalties

The guy whose red-zone interception lost Super Bowl XLIX in the closing seconds is still one of the best red-zone quarterbacks in NFL history.
Vikings
October 12
Russell Wilson dropped back and threw the game-winning touchdown with 15 seconds to play.

Hartman: Back-and-forth loss at Seattle is as hard as it gets

The 27-26 loss at Seattle on Sunday night has to qualify as one of the most difficult regular-season losses the Vikings have ever suffered.
Vikings
October 12
Vikings running back Dalvin Cook gets by Seahawks middle linebacker Bobby Wagner and Seahawks safety Ugo Amadi in the first half as the Seattle Seahaw

Groin injury sidelines Cook in second half; he'll have MRI today

Vikings running back Dalvin Cook exited Sunday's game against the Seahawks early in the third quarter after pulling up during a run and grabbing his left groin.
Vikings
October 12
Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer talks with an official during the second half of an NFL football game against the Seattle Seahawks, Sunday, O

Podcast: Did Zimmer make the right call with two minutes left?

Ben Goessling, Andrew Krammer and Chip Scoggins discuss the Vikings' 27-26 loss in Seattle, starting with Mike Zimmer's decision to go for it on fourth down instead of kick a field goal late.
Vikings
October 12
Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson reacts after throwing the game winning touchdown during the second half an NFL football game against the M

Vikings game balls: Two Wilsons and one reserve

The players who were worthy of special mention because of their play in Sunday's 27-26 Seattle victory.
Vikings
October 12
Seattle Seahawks' DK Metcalf (14) pulls in a long pass reception on the Seahawks' last series of an NFL football game as Minnesota Vikings' Cameron Da

Vikings by the numbers

The Vikings dominated time of possession. But it didn't really matter in the end.
Vikings
October 12

Up and down on fourth down

The Vikings were 2-for-2 on fourth down before the final two-minute warning. After that, things took a turn on both sides of the ball.VIKINGSFourth-and-2,…
Vikings
October 11
Vikings running back Alexander Mattison is brought down by the Seattle Seahawks during the first half.

Play-by-play, real-time statistics and more for tonight's Vikings game

Here's where you can get statistics, TV information and more to follow the Sunday night's game between the Vikings and Seahawks in Seattle.
Vikings
October 11
Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson

Scouting report: Vikings at Seattle

No NFL offense has scored more touchdowns than the Seahawks through a quarter of the season, with 19 scores; quarterback Russell Wilson has a league-high 16 touchdown passes.
Vikings
October 11
Cornerbacks Hill, Boyd inactive for Vikings vs. Seahawks tonight

Cornerbacks Hill, Boyd inactive for Vikings vs. Seahawks tonight

Their absences mean the Vikings will again lean heavily on rookies Jeff Gladney and Cameron Dantzler, along with Mike Hughes (who returns from a neck injury), as they try to handle the Seahawks’ offense.
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