12:25 AM EDT, Fri October 19, 2018

As home opener nears, Timberwolves try to market a team of uncertainty

Butler trade limbo wraps franchise in uncertainty.

The better he plays, the more fun Vikings cornerback Mackensie Alexander has

The NFL learning curve is steep, but expressive Mackensie Alexander’s grades are getting better
Daily Norseman 1 hour ago
Vikings Adam Thielen doesn’t worry about his stats, he wants to win

Vikings Adam Thielen doesn’t worry about his stats, he wants to win

We can be impressed for him. Minnesota Vikings Adam Thielen is on a roll this season, he’s in first place with 58 receptions and 712 receiving yards and has scored four touchdowns. He is doing so well six weeks in to the season that his stats match his season total from a year ago. And while having the number one receiver in the league excites us, none of that matters to him. Thielen spoke to the media on Thursday about the only thing that matters, winning. “I think each player in this locker room wants to win. And sometimes that might sound cliché but it’s the truth. I could care...
Daily Norseman 1 hour ago
Adam Thielen doesn’t worry about his stats, he wants to win

Adam Thielen doesn’t worry about his stats, he wants to win

We can be impressed for him. Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Adam Thielen is on a roll this season, as he’s in first place with 58 receptions and 712 receiving yards, in addition to scoring four touchdowns. He is doing so well six weeks into the season that his some of his stats match his season total from a year ago. And while having the number one receiver in the league excites us, none of that matters to him. Thielen spoke to the media on Thursday about the only thing that matters, winning. “I think each player in this locker room wants to win. And sometimes that might sound cliché...
Minneapolis Star-Tribune 2 hours ago

Vikings set to face a third rookie quarterback Sunday

They are 1-1 against a talented QB class, and the Jets’ Sam Darnold has outplayed the others.
Minneapolis Star-Tribune 2 hours ago

Wild is in the middle of two back-to-backs in one week

All week it’s back and forth between road and St. Paul.
Twin Cities 3 hours ago
Vikings’ Mike Zimmer deals with reduced vision in eye that ‘won’t get any better’

Vikings’ Mike Zimmer deals with reduced vision in eye that ‘won’t get any better’

Vikings coach Mike Zimmer has undergone eight eye surgeries, and they’ve taken a toll. Asked Thursday how his right eye is doing, Zimmer said, “It sucks.’’ Zimmer had the surgeries in late 2016 and early 2017 after suffering a detached retina. He missed one game during the 2016 season and two weeks of spring drills […]
Daily Norseman 3 hours ago
Vikings injury report: Danielle Hunter, Dalvin Cook sit out on Thursday

Vikings injury report: Danielle Hunter, Dalvin Cook sit out on Thursday

The injury concerns continue to mount Following their practice on Thursday afternoon, the Minnesota Vikings added a couple more names to their injury report. . .one of whom was quite the surprise and another for whom this is, sadly, appearing to become the norm. In news that has no doubt caused the pucker factor to increase throughout Vikings’ territory, defensive end Danielle Hunter did not practice on Thursday, and he was listed with a groin injury. When asked about Hunter’s status, head coach Mike Zimmer stated that missing practice on Thursday was “part of the plan”. . .whatever...
Daily Norseman 3 hours ago
NFC North fan confidence reflected in latest FanPulse results

NFC North fan confidence reflected in latest FanPulse results

Losses = drops in confidence We’ve got our results from this week’s FanPulse polls from all of the NFC North sites along the SB Nation network, and not surprisingly fans are either more or less confident in their teams entering Week 7 action based on how they did in Week 6. As far as the Minnesota Vikings are concerned, their 27-17 victory over the Arizona Cardinals was enough for a slight lift in fans’ spirits, as we now have a full three-quarters of Vikings fans expressing confidence in the direction of the team. Yes, they’re now up to 75% in the confidence ratings, good for...
ClutchPoints 3 hours ago
Pat Riley tells Heat he’s pulling plug on Jimmy Butler, Timberwolves trade

Pat Riley tells Heat he’s pulling plug on Jimmy Butler, Timberwolves trade

Miami Heat president Pat Riley has reportedly told his players that he’s pulling the plug on a Jimmy Butler trade with the Minnesota Timberwolves, according to Ira Winderman of the Sun-Sentinel. The Heat have been the most aggressive team trying to acquire Butler, who requested a trade from the Timberwolves almost five weeks ago. Minnesota […] The post Pat Riley tells Heat he’s pulling plug on Jimmy Butler, Timberwolves trade appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Twin Cities 4 hours ago
Vikings’ ‘Hollywood’ Holton Hill ready for increased role

Vikings’ ‘Hollywood’ Holton Hill ready for increased role

Expectations are high when your nickname is “Hollywood,” and that’s just fine with Holton Hill. With cornerback Mike Hughes out for the season with a torn ACL, the Vikings could turn to another rookie for help. Hill, undrafted out of Texas, is a candidate to replace Hughes as the primary kickoff returner — and could […]
Twin Cities 5 hours ago
Vikings kicker Dan Bailey prepares for the worst at windy Jets stadium

Vikings kicker Dan Bailey prepares for the worst at windy Jets stadium

Dan Bailey is an NFL kicker and amateur meteorologist. Whenever Bailey is about to kick at an outdoor stadium, he spends time studying the projected weather in that city. With his Vikings facing the New York Jets on Sunday at often-windy MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J., Bailey has been checking the weather regularly this […]
The Viking Age 6 hours ago

Experts predict the Minnesota Vikings will beat the Jets in Week 7

Who will win when the Minnesota Vikings face off against the New York Jets on Sunday? Here are the expert picks for the Week 7 showdown in New Jersey! The Minnesota Vikings enter Week 7 of the 2018 NFL season as slight favorites on the road to beat the New York Jets and move to […] Experts predict the Minnesota Vikings will beat the Jets in Week 7 - The Viking Age - The Viking Age - A Minnesota Vikings Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
ClutchPoints 6 hours ago
Vikings RB Dalvin Cook leaves practice after setback

Vikings RB Dalvin Cook leaves practice after setback

The Minnesota Vikings were optimistic about the potential return of running back Dalvin Cook this week. Unfortunately, it appears he may have suffered a bit of a setback at practice. Cook has been dealing with a lingering hamstring injury over the past several weeks. According to Chris Tomasson of the Pioneer Press, he was forced to exit […] The post Vikings RB Dalvin Cook leaves practice after setback appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints 7 hours ago
Vikings news: Todd Bowles jokes that nobody can cover Adam Thielen

Vikings news: Todd Bowles jokes that nobody can cover Adam Thielen

The New York Jets have a tough task ahead of them in Week 7 against the Minnesota Vikings offense that appears to be hitting stride after grabbing their second straight win. A major part of that has been the play of Pro Bowl wide receiver Adam Thielen performing like the best wide receiver in the […] The post Vikings news: Todd Bowles jokes that nobody can cover Adam Thielen appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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