Assuming I didn't know about the Minnesota Vikings my first five years of life -- tonight is the beginning of my 45th year of being a Vikings fan. Every year has started with hope & optimism -- and ended with either smothering frustration or jarring heartbreak. Will this year be any dif…
The Minnesota Vikings open the 2017-18 season at home tonight against the New Orleans Saints at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis. It will be running back Adrian Peterson's first appearance back in Minnesota after a decade as a Viking.
The long wait for NFL football is over! The 2017-18 NFL season kicks off tonight as the Kansas City Chiefs and New England Patriots face off tonight in Massachusetts. The kickoff is set for 7:30 CT on NBC.
The Minnesota Vikings made their final cuts today to reach the NFL required 53-man roster by this afternoon's official deadline. Those waived or cut by the team include ex-Gopher QB Mitch Leidner and offensive lineman Alex Boone.
It wasn't pretty, but the Minnesota Vikings rallied to beat the San Francisco 49'ers 32-31 last night at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis. The Vikings will play their final preseason game Thursday night against the Miami Dolphins in Minneapolis.
The Minnesota Vikings have signed former University of Minnesota quarterback Mitch Leidner. The 6-foot-3, 228-pound Leidner was not selected in the 2017 NFL draft. He attended the Baltimore Ravens rookie minicamp but did not sign with the club.
Minnesota starting quarterback Sam Bradford played three offensive series and was 5/7 passing for 35 yards. However, the story of the game for the first-team offense was the two sacks allowed by the revamped offensive line and their generally shaky play.