The Minnesota Vikings (4-2) snapped a five-game road losing streak, topping the Detroit Lions (1-6) 28-19 this afternoon in the Motor City. The Vikings sacked Lions quarterback seven times. Teddy Bridgewater threw for a season-high 316 yards and two touchdowns. Viking kicker Blair Walsh made 5 for 5 field goals.
The Minnesota Vikings (3-2) and Detroit Lions (1-5) will face each other today for the second time in five weeks -- with the Vikes taking the first game in Minneapolis 26-16. Can the Lions win two in a row after starting 0-5? Can Minnesota get a rare win on the road? The Vikes are 3 point favorites, and I have a good feeling about this one.
Mike Zimmer says the Vikings haven't, "put it all together yet," but have a winning record (3-2) five games into the season -- and climb a bit in this week in ESPN's NFL Power Rankings leading into Sunday's game in Detroit. Here's how this week's rankings stack up.
The Minnesota Vikings (3-2) defeated the visiting Kansas City Chiefs (1-5) 16-10 this afternoon at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis. Teddy Bridgewater completed 17 of 31 for 261 yards, with one touchdown and two interceptions. Adrian Peterson carried the ball 26 times for only 60 yards.
The Minnesota Vikings (2-2) host the Kansas City Chiefs (1-4) this afternoon at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis. The Vikings are coming off their Week 5 bye. Last week the Chiefs lost their all-pro running back Jamaal Charles to a season-ending knee injury. The game kicks off today at Noon.
One quarter of the way through the season, the Minnesota Vikings have a pair of wins & pair of losses -- and slip a bit in this week in ESPN's NFL Power Rankings, despite not playing Sunday due the bye week. Here's how this week's rankings stack up.
One quarter of the way through the season, the Minnesota Vikings have a pair of wins & pair of losses -- and hold steady this week in ESPN's NFL Power Rankings. The Vikings started the season at #25, then climbed to #13 last week. Click on in to see were they sit this week.
The Minnesota Vikings have acquired center Nick Easton from the San Francisco 49ers today in a trade that sends linebacker Gerald Hodges to the Niners. The Vikes also get San Francisco's sixth round pick in the 2016 draft.
The Minnesota Vikings (2-2) battled back, but ultimately came up just short, falling to the Denver Broncos (4-0) 23-20 yesterday afternoon in the Mile High City. Playing behind a patchwork offensive line, Vikings QB Teddy Bridgewater was sacked seven times. The Vikings have a bye next week.
The Minnesota Vikings (2-1) and Denver Broncos (3-0) will face each other for the first time since 2003 in a game with both teams having winning records. Can the Denver defense shut down Adrian Peterson? Can the Minnesota defense get to Peyton Manning? The Broncos are 7 point favorites, but I have a sneaky good feeling about this one.
The Twins are fighting for a playoff spot, the Vikings are off to a nice start, the Wild are starting a new season, the Timberwolves are loaded with young talent, and the Lynx are in the WNBA finals...
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