11:07 PM EDT, Tue October 21, 2014
St. Paul Pioneer Press 1 hour ago
Joe Soucheray: Vikings stadium glass controversy is for the birds

Joe Soucheray: Vikings stadium glass controversy is for the birds

We are being told, or asked to believe, by the Audubon Society, city council types and other defenders of birds that hundreds of millions of birds die each year after crashing into tall office buildings, apparently because they are confused by reflective glass.
Minneapolis Star-Tribune 7 hours ago

The one-year anniversary of the Josh Freeman Game: An oral history

One year ago today, a group gathered at Legends Bar and Grill in Minneapolis to watch the Monday Night Football game between the Vikings and Giants. The impetus for the gathering, aside from camaraderie, was a mixture of curiosity and real excitement for the debut of new quarterback Josh Freeman, a midseason pickup the Vikings decided to throw into the mix only days after signing him (after Freeman’s release from Tampa Bay and introductory, whisper-filled news conference in Minnesota). What transpired was a debacle of a game – the low point in a lost season, a low point for the Vikings,...
St. Paul Pioneer Press 9 hours ago
Fran Tarkenton: Three ways the Vikings can help their quarterback

Fran Tarkenton: Three ways the Vikings can help their quarterback

The good news is, the Vikings defense is playing great. When you consistently hold teams to 17 points, you expect to win a lot of games.
Minneapolis Star-Tribune 13 hours ago

Five Vikings stats that stand out for Week 8

Each week, beat guy Matt Vensel will highlight five Vikings stats that really mean something. 96 — win probability, in percentage, for the Vikings before fourth and 20 on Sunday. The Vikings had a victory within their grasp on Sunday when the Bills got the football with just over three minutes left. And you can’t ask for a much better opportunity to seize it than the one they got after a pair of sacks pushed the Bills back to fourth and 20. At that point, the Vikings had a win probability of 96 percent, according to advancedfootballanalytics.com, and the Bills had just a 12 percent...
Minneapolis Star-Tribune 15 hours ago

Access Vikings morning walkthrough: Vikings looking for long stops, new spot for Harris and more

Every weekday, our Vikings reporters walk you through what’s happening with the team that day. WHAT YOU MIGHT HAVE MISSED — Mike Zimmer’s defense is still looking for a way to get off the field in key spots. — Zimmer said he wishes that he had called a timeout before fourth and 20. — There were no injury updates yesterday on C John Sullivan and G Vlad Ducasse. — Before Sunday, OT Mike Harris hadn’t played guard since his peewee days. — Will QB Teddy Bridgewater need a big brain to be successful in the NFL? TWEET OF THE (YESTER)DAY The view from Buffalo after yesterday’s game...
Minneapolis Star-Tribune 23 hours ago

Vikings still searching for way to get key stop

Buffalo’s late rally exposes a season-long issue.

Tour Vikings' new stadium

Tuesday, we took a tour of the new Vikings stadium under construction.

Cranes swinging day and night on new Vikings stadium

Workers have no downtime as they hustle to meet deadline.
St. Paul Pioneer Press Oct 20, 2014

Vikings: No word on two injured offensive linemen

It remained uncertain Monday whether the Vikings' beleaguered offensive line will be without two starters next week against Tampa Bay.
St. Paul Pioneer Press Oct 20, 2014

Vikings insist expectations haven't changed despite 2-5 start

The Vikings insist expectations for the season have not changed despite mounting evidence it will be a slog.

Vikings prepare Sunday to face former coach turned Tampa Bay coordinator Leslie Frazier

By Chris Tomasson ctomasson@pioneerpress.com Vikings wide receiver Jarius Wright spent his first two NFL seasons being coached by Leslie Frazier. Now, he’ll be going against Frazier’s defense. After seven years with Minnesota, the last 3 1/2 as head coach, Frazier is now Tampa Bay’s defensive coordinator. His Buccaneers play host to the Vikings on Sunday at Raymond James Stadium. “It’s going to be a little weird just knowing my old head coach (is on the other side),’’ Wright said. “He was a good guy. I always wish the best for him, but I have to go out and try to […] The...
St. Paul Pioneer Press Oct 20, 2014

New Vikings stadium nearly quarter complete

Officials are confident the Minnesota Vikings' new $1 billion stadium will be completed on time in 2016.

Vikings players not pleased with 2-5 start

Vikings players aren't happy with the team's 2-5 start, but still believe they can turn things around.

Take a sneak peak inside the new Vikings stadium

Go behind the scenes of the Vikings stadium construction.

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