6:04 PM EDT, Sun October 23, 2016
Minnesota Vikings Rumors & News
Minneapolis Star-Tribune 1 hour ago
This was a difficult way to suffer a first loss, but the only problem the Vikings had Sunday that threatens their season is the play of the offensive line.
Minneapolis Star-Tribune 5 hours ago
Facing a quarterback who has done well against the blitz but hasn't faced a defense like the Vikings', I think Barr makes a big play or two to swing the game in the Vikings' favor.
Minneapolis Star-Tribune 22 hours ago
Combine Carson Wentz’s faith and discipline with his stellar NFL-caliber arm and you see why he’s soaring in Philadelphia
Minneapolis Star-Tribune Oct 22, 2016
Each Saturday morning during the NFL season, we’ll wake up early, take a hearty cut at predicting the unpredictable league, wince at how it went the week before and ponder the definition of insanity. A funny thing happened on the way to a two-game “Upset Special” winning streak last Sunday. For some reason, Richard Sherman was allowed by render Julio Jones’ right arm inoperable by reaching out and grabbing it before Matt Ryan’s deep ball arrived in the closing minutes. The Falcons lost 26-24 at Seattle, Sherman went one yellow flag down to the football gods and, from this blog’s...
Sam Bradford has been both steady and spectacular, leading the league in completion percentage while connecting on highlight-reel throws.
The Minnesota Vikings take on Sam Bradford’s former team and his replacement Carson Wentz on Sunday.
Every week following the Access Vikings Gameday Preview podcast we’ll delve deeper into the player Andrew Krammer pegged as a key difference maker for the upcoming game. The evolution of Brian Robison is one of the reasons for the Vikings defensive line’s success this season. Robison, the 33-year-old defensive end in his 10th NFL season, has embraced new assignments in the playbook that have him, at times, running away from the quarterback. Though on Sunday in Philadelphia, the Vikings have to like his outlook going forward in the upcoming matchup with Eagles rookie right tackle...
The aggressive safety is showing more patience.
On the Access Vikings Gameday Preview podcast, Matt Vensel and Andrew Krammer break down the matchup between the undefeated Vikings and 3-2 Eagles -- teams linked by the preseason trade of quarterback Sam Bradford.
No longer focused on making splashy plays, Vikings safety Andrew Sendejo has evolved into a solid player.
Vikings defensive coordinator George Edwards insists his arrest for driving under
George Edwards apologized Thursday for his DWI arrest five months ago when speaking publicly for the first time since the incident became known this week. “I know everyone knows about my situation from the spring. I want to say publicly as I’ve done privately that I apologize to our organization, our owners, our players, everybody involved in this organization for any negative light that has been shined upon because of this poor decision I made,” Edwards said before taking questions. “It was definitely my responsibility, it was a poor decision on my part. And I’ve taken the steps...
Brent Tehven is a former North Dakota State football player, part owner of an NDSU-themed bar in Fargo, an acquaintance of Bison-turned-Eagles QB Carson Wentz … and a season-ticket holder for the Vikings. So when the Vikings travel to play Wentz’s Eagles on Sunday in Philadelphia, Tehven like many others will have an interesting set of loyalties. “Fans are going to cheer for the Vikings but also for Carson,” said Tehven, a reserve defensive end for the Bison from 2000-2003 and a West Fargo High graduate. “It won’t be a heated rivalry. They want to see him do well. If he goes 28...
What a sloppy, sloppy game the Eagles just played while losing 27-20 at Washington. So sloppy that their rookie quarterback, Carson Wentz, was one of the least messiest, and he threw as many incompletions (11) as completions. Or, let’s put it this way: The Eagles got an interception return for a touchdown and a kickoff return for a touchdown and still never once had control of the game. Based on the Eagles’ most recent game film, there’s a reason the Vikings are favored by 2 1/2 points at Philly this week: They’re better, and better-coached. Unfortunately for those of us who’d like...
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