Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan: 'It's a good day to be indigenous'

Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan: 'It's a good day to be indigenous'

The Washington NFL franchise announced Monday it is dropping the "Redskins" name and Indian head logo.

Zimmer: 'I think we'll have to make some tough decisions in a lot of areas'

January 13, 2020
Zimmer: 'I think we'll have to make some tough decisions in a lot of areas'
Vikings coach Mike Zimmer spoke to the press on Monday morning about upcoming changes on and off the field.

Zimmer: Offense's communication off throughout loss

January 13, 2020
Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer congratulated 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan after San Francisco's 27-10 win on Saturday.
Coach Mike Zimmer discusses the poor offensive showing in Saturday's 27-10 playoff loss in San Francisco and the Vikings' 2019 season,
Vikings
January 8, 2020
Access Vikings: Light workout as Vikings prepare for 49ers

Access Vikings: Light workout as Vikings prepare for 49ers

Stefon Diggs was not on the field because of illness; Dalvin Cook says he wasn't injured this year, just banged up.
Vikings
January 7, 2020
Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins (8) reacts as he walks off the field after their overtime win over the New Orleans Saints in an NFL wild-ca

Cousins: 'We need to have a good week'

Vikings QB Kirk Cousins is looking forward to the next playoff challenge this weekend against the San Francisco 49ers.
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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January 6, 2020
Minnesota Vikings Head Coach Mike Zimmer addressed the referees in the second quarter. ] ELIZABETH FLORES • liz.flores@startribune.com The Minnesota

Zimmer: 'It's playoff time, it's big boy football now'

Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer talks about the win against the Saints and the upcoming playoff game against the San Francisco 49ers.
Vikings
December 30, 2019
Adam Thielen calls Drew Brees's game preparation 'unbelievable'

Adam Thielen calls Drew Brees's game preparation 'unbelievable'

Vikings wide receiver Adam Thielen admires what Saints quarterback Drew Brees still accomplishes at age 40.
Vikings
December 30, 2019
Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer looked to the scoreboard in the fourth quarter. ] ANTHONY SOUFFLE • anthony.souffle@startribune.com The Min

Mike Zimmer on playoffs: 'Mistakes are magnified now'

With the Saints heavily favored, coach Mike Zimmer knows the Vikings have an uphill battle to win in the first round of the playoffs.
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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December 30, 2019
Minnesota Vikings running back Dalvin Cook took to the field during warm up without a uniform. ] ELIZABETH FLORES • liz.flores@startribune.com The M

Dalvin Cook says Vikings need to 'continue to keep growing'

Vikings running back Dalvin Cook says they'll need to keep their emotions in check for the playoffs, and the best approach is to not look too far ahead.
Vikings
December 27, 2019
Injured Minnesota Vikings middle linebacker Eric Kendricks sits on the bench during the second half of an NFL football game against the Green Bay Pack

Access Vikings: Preseason vibes

Reporters Ben Goessling and Andrew Krammer don't expect to see many starters, if any, play against the Bears in Week 17 because the Vikings will most likely rest them in preparation for the playoffs.
Vikings
December 27, 2019
Minnesota Vikings quarterback Sean Mannion (4) handed the ball off to Minnesota Vikings running back Mike Boone (23) for a run in the second half. ] A

Sean Mannion could start against Bears

The Vikings will most likely rest their starters on Sunday in preparation for the playoffs, which means backup quarterback Sean Mannion would get his second career start.
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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December 27, 2019
Green Bay Packers wide receiver Jake Kumerow (16) was brought down by Minnesota Vikings defensive back Anthony Harris (41) and Minnesota Vikings corne

Anthony Harris says he tries to use his voice in a positive way

Vikings safety Anthony Harris is the 2019 Korey Stringer Good Guy Award winner.
Vikings
December 26, 2019
Minnesota Vikings receiver Stefon Diggs (14) was tackled by Tyler Ervin (31) in the third quarter. ] CARLOS GONZALEZ • cgonzalez@startribune.com –

Stefon Diggs says Vikings have a 'new game to worry about' with Bears

Vikings wide receiver Stefon Diggs says their upcoming game against Chicago can help them continue to progress offensively heading into the playoffs.
Vikings
December 26, 2019
Minnesota Vikings receiver Adam Thielen (19). ] CARLOS GONZALEZ • cgonzalez@startribune.com – Minneapolis, MN – December 23, 2019, U.S. Bank Sta

Adam Thielen sees Bears game as opportunity to improve

Vikings wide receiver Adam Thielen says negativity doesn't spread after a loss because players put the blame on themselves before others and keep themselves accountable.
Vikings
December 26, 2019
Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins (8) threw under pressure from Green Bay Packers nose tackle Kenny Clark (97) in the fourth quarter. ] ANTHO

Kirk Cousins hopes Vikings can gain momentum heading into playoffs

Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins says no decisions have been made as to whether or not he'll play against Chicago in Week 17.
Vikings
December 26, 2019
Minnesota Vikings Offensive Coordinator Kevin Stefanski

Kevin Stefanski takes blame for Green Bay loss

Vikings offensive coordinator Kevin Stefanski says the offense didn't do enough to help the team win against the Packers, but they need to move on as they prepare for Chicago.
Vikings
December 20, 2019
Vikings wide receiver Adam Thielen pass interference call on Packers defensive back Darnell Savage during the third quarter.

Vikings' coordinators say they have a plan to 'attack' Green Bay

Minnesota's coordinators know that the Packers are a better team than they were in Week 2 and therefore have had to prepare differently than last time.
Vikings
December 20, 2019
Kyle Rudolph

Kyle Rudolph: 'This is the biggest game of the year for us'

Vikings tight end Kyle Rudolph says Minnesota has been preparing since April to be successful late in the season, and they're hoping that will pay off against Green Bay in Week 16.
Vikings
December 19, 2019
Access Vikings: Border battle up next

Access Vikings: Border battle up next

Reporters Ben Goessling and Andrew Krammer say the Vikings may keep running back Dalvin Cook out for the rest of the regular season in order to rest him for the playoffs.
Vikings
December 19, 2019
Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins

Kirk Cousins: 'It's always a work in progress'

Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins says he would love to get a win against Green Bay and be able to erase his streak of coming up short as a starter when it comes to playing on Monday nights in the NFL.
Vikings
December 19, 2019
Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer during the second half of an NFL football game against the Los Angeles Chargers, Sunday, Dec. 15, 2019, in Ca

Mike Zimmer on Kirk Cousins: 'It's not all on him'

Despite the fact that quarterback Kirk Cousins has yet to win a Monday night football game, Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer backs his quarterback saying he has played outstanding this year and says the blame shouldn't fall on Cousins if they lose to Green Bay.
Vikings
December 19, 2019
Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Stefon Diggs misses a pass during the fourth quarter against the Green Bay Packers on Sept. 15, 2019 at Lambeau Field

Stefon Diggs says Vikings different team than in Week 2

Vikings wide receiver Stefon Diggs says they're not relying on any other teams to help them get into the playoffs and that Minnesota's focus is on winning as the regular season nears the end.
Vikings
December 16, 2019
Minnesota Vikings running back Mike Boone (23). ] CARLOS GONZALEZ • cgonzalez@startribune.com – Carson, CA – December 15, 2019, Dignity Health S

Mike Zimmer: 'There's still two weeks left, we got to win'

Vikings coach Mike Zimmer says turnovers and roster depth helped the team beat the Chargers on Sunday.