VIKINGS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Vikings reportedly considering driving Mike Zimmer to Jacksonville

There is a report that the Minnesota Vikings are considering driving head coach Mike Zimmer to Jacksonville for the week 14 game if he is unable to fly. Head coach Mike Zimmer missed the Minnesota Vikings week 13 game against the Dallas Cowboys on Thursday Night Football after he was rushed into surgery for an […] Vikings reportedly considering driving Mike Zimmer to Jacksonville...
Via The Viking Age
2 hours ago

Did Mike Priefer earn an NFL head coaching job after Thursday?

The Minnesota Vikings longtime special teams coach Mike Priefer got his first shot at being the head guy for an NFL team last Thursday in the team’s game against the Dallas Cowboys. Did he possibly intrigue some NFL teams with his performance? With less than 24-hours notice, Minnesota Vikings special teams coach Mike Priefer found […] Did Mike Priefer earn an NFL head coaching...
Via The Viking Age
9 hours ago

Sean Hickey released from Minnesota Vikings practice squad

The Minnesota Vikings have made the tough decision of releasing recently signed offensive lineman Sean Hickey from team’s practice squad. Shuffling the players of the Minnesota Vikings practice squad has been very common as of late. When a team struggles with injuries as badly as the team has, they need to have a lot of talent […] Sean Hickey released from Minnesota Vikings...
Via The Viking Age
12 hours ago

3 Week 13 Games Vikings Fans Should Keep an Eye On

Through 12 games, the Vikings have fallen to 6-6 after dropping back-to-back Thursday losses. Following Thursday night’s game against Dallas, players understand the task in front of them if they w...
Via Vikings.com
12 hours ago

Minnesota Vikings take Dallas Cowboys to the limit in 17-15 loss; give fans hope for future

It’s been a draining season for the Minnesota Vikings and their fans. Teddy Bridgewater blew out his knee before the season even began, they traded a first and a fourth round draft pick for Sam Bradford to replace him, lost Adrian Peterson in Week 2, started out 5-0 and gave Super Bowl aspirations to fans, fell apart on offense causing the team to drop six of their last seven games...
Via EndZoneScore
13 hours ago

Vikings Honor HOF Members with Evening at U.S. Bank Stadium

MINNEAPOLIS – It’s not every day that nine Hall of Famers are in the same room together. The Vikings on Wednesday hosted a dinner and reception at U.S. Bank Stadium to honor their Hall of Fame pla...
Via Vikings.com
15 hours ago

Vikings Want to Show Grit, Sweep Season's 4th Quarter

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — Don’t look now, but the Vikings are headed to the fourth quarter. Minnesota will return from a “mini bye” created by playing on its second consecutive Thursday next week with...
Via Vikings.com
1 day ago

Vikings’ Robison tees off on NFL officiating after missed call

The Minnesota Vikings aren’t thrilled about a crucial no-call late in Thursday’s 17-15 loss versus the Dallas Cowboys, placing blame directly on officials. With 25 seconds on the clock and Minnesota needing a two-point conversion to tie the game, Sam Bradford was hit in the mask by defensive tackle Cedric Thornton. What should have been called a penalty wasn’t and the Vikings...
Via The Comeback
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Referees miss critical penalty on Vikings' 2-point conversion attempt

The officiating crew in Thursday night’s game between the Vikings and Cowboys missed a penalty that should have been called on Minnesota’s 2-point conversion attempt to tie the game in the fourth quarter. The Vikings were down 17-15 after scoring a touchdown in the final minute and went for two. Sam Bradford’s pass sailed high by a mile for an incompletion, effectively giving...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

12/1: Philadelphia 76ers are all wet

Want more news first thing in the day? Sign up for the Yardbarker Morning Bark newsletter here.Good morning and welcome Yardbarker's Box Score, what we're reading while celebrating the end of the All-Star Game tyranny.Happy birthday to Lee Travino, Larry Walker, Ryan Malone and DeSean Jackson. On this date in 1967, Wilt Chamberlain set a dubious record by missing 22 free throws...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Vikings’ Mike Zimmer will not coach Thursday night

In what has to be considered a must-win game for the Minnesota Vikings Thursday night, they will be without Mike Zimmer. The head coach just recently underwent emergency surgery on a detached retina in his eye. Vikings' HC Mike Zimmer is out for tonight's game vs. Dallas, recovering from emergency eye surgery for a detached retina. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) December 1...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Vikings coach Zimmer to have emergency eye surgery

MINNEAPOLIS -- Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer is having emergency eye surgery, about a month after he had an initial procedure to repair a torn retina.Vikings general manager Rick Spielman said Wednesday night that Zimmer was having the operation and uncertain to recover in time for the team's game against Dallas on Thursday night. Spielman said he has met with coaches and players...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings: Sam Bradford or Teddy Bridgewater?

The 2016-17 NFL season isn’t even over but the Minnesota Vikings will have to make a decision eventually on who will be their quarterback going into the 2017-18 NFL season.  Quarterback Teddy Bridgewater tore his ACL in training camp, which led to the Vikings trading a first rounder and potentially anywhere from a second to fourth round pick to the Philadelphia Eagles for Sam...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Vikings' Berger, Sherels ruled out vs. Dallas

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- The Minnesota Vikings have ruled out center Joe Berger and punt returner Marcus Sherels for their game against Dallas.Berger left the Thanksgiving Day game at Detroit because of a concussion and has not been cleared to practice. He was the only player on the team to not miss a snap until then. Sherels hurt a rib against the Lions and was out of action all week...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Age-defying Vikings CB Newman: 'I don't play for money'

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Terence Newman was on the inactive list at Detroit last week for the first time in two seasons with Minnesota.Newman had a neck injury that didn't have enough time to heal with only three days between games.With Dallas due in on Thursday, seeing Newman on the sideline again would sure be a surprise.The age-defying 38-year-old cornerback was listed as a full...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Tuesday web roundup: Minnesota Vikings

Vikings RB Peterson Resumes Running At PracticeMINNEAPOLIS, MN – SEPTEMBER 18: Running back Adrian Peterson #28 of the Minnesota Vikings carries the ball during the game against the Green Bay … Vikings’ rushing average among worst ever in NFLThe Vikings have topped 100 yards on the ground in just one game this season, and even that one was just barely. Minnesota had 104 yards...
Via 60 Max Power O
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson ran short sprints at Vikings practice Tuesday

Adrian Peterson hopes to return to the field for the Minnesota Vikings this year, and he is taking some important steps in that direction right now. During Tuesday’s practice, Peterson was seen running short sprints. “The star running back, who had surgery to repair a torn meniscus in late September, was spotted running short sprints while his Vikings teammates practiced...
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Sam Bradford wants Vikings to throw downfield more

The Minnesota Vikings have run a rather conservative passing offense, preferring to move the ball methodically and take few shots downfield. Quarterback Sam Bradford wants to change that. After putting up only 13 points in a loss to the Lions, Bradford called for a more balanced, aggressive approach as they prepare to face the Dallas Cowboys. “I think schematically, that was just...
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Bradford pleading for more deep passes amid Vikings' struggles

The Minnesota Vikings have lost five of their last six games, thanks in large part to an offense that just doesn’t score all that often. Quarterback Sam Bradford has been tremendously efficient passing the ball but has been hamstrung by an offensive game plan that would make Andy Reid and Alex Smith proud. Heading into Week 13, Bradford is on pace to set a new NFL completion percentage...
Via Sportsnaut
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Lions are producing comebacks at an unprecedented rate

The Detroit Lions have trailed in the fourth quarter of all 11 games this season. For most teams, during most seasons, trailing in the fourth quarter of every game means an undesirable record. But not for the Lions, who—after trailing again on Thanksgiving Day—came back to beat the Minnesota Vikings on a Matt Prater field goal as time expired. Detroit is now 7-4, with seven...
Via The Sports Daily
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Brutal Sam Bradford pick hands Lions the division lead on game-winning field goal

Minnesota fans will not be thankful for Sam Bradford this Thanksgiving. Although the Vikings quarterback completed 84% of his passes Thursday, his interception with 38 seconds remaining in a 13-13 tie and the ball in their own territory handed the Lions a victory and the outright NFC North lead. Here is the Bradford pick that set Detroit up in immediate field-goal range. ...
Via The Comeback
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Darius Slay picks off Sam Bradford pass to lift Lions over Vikings

The Lions and Vikings were deadlocked at 13-13 with 38 seconds remaining in Thursday’s game, when cornerback Darius Slay came up with a clutch play in the pivotal divisional matchup. Slay read the play perfectly, jumped the route and intercepted a pass intended for Adam Thielen, setting the Lions up for the game-winning field goal and a 16-13 win. sonofthebronx: Darius Slay...
Via The Sports Daily
9 days ago  |  Discuss
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