Minnesota Vikings Articles

Athlon Sports’ weekly rankings of the best and worst teams in the NFL starts at the top with the undefeated Houston Texans and goes all the way to the bottom with the winless Cleveland Browns. Here are our NFL Power Rankings following Week 5 of...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
NFL Week 5 previews and predictions for every game on the schedule: Cardinals (4-0) at Rams (2-2) The Cardinals return to St. Louis, the city where the Birds played from 1960-87 before heading to the Valley of the Sun. The Cards are flying...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
NFL football is the greatest reality TV program of all time. The Giants and Colts made sure of that back in 1958. Each NFL fall weekend is a completely new and original experience for every player, fan and coach alike. New stories, new...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
NFL football is the greatest reality TV program of all time. The Giants and Colts made sure of that back in 1958. Each NFL fall weekend is a completely new and original experience for every player, fan and coach alike. New stories, new...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
A betting preview of every game (against the spread) on Sunday and Monday in Week 3. Locks of the Week Keep riding the hot hands and take two of the NFC’s top teams this season. 49ers (-7.5) at Vikings San Fran has won back-to-back...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
The 2012 NFL season kicks off in less than two weeks, which means teams will start finalizing their 53-man rosters very soon. Once Week 1 rolls around, however, the focus on job security switches from the players to the head coaches. As is...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
What can the Minnesota Vikings do for you this fantasy season? Check out Athlon Sports' team report as we break down the rookies, veteran players to watch and avoid, fantasy playoff schedule and more to help you get ready for the 2012 season....
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
Athlon Sports will preview the upcoming 2012 NFL season with in-depth roundtable debates with our editors and other experts from around the world of football. Q: Who is more likely to knock off the Green Bay Packers in the NFC North this...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
Athlon Sports is counting down its 2012 NFL preseason Power Rankings with in-depth team previews, schedule analysis and more as the start of the NFL season draws near. The Minnesota Vikings check in at No. 30. Immersed in one of the darkest...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
Keeping up with your favorite team can be an all-consuming task. We’re here to help indulge that need to follow all aspects of the NFL on Twitter. For all 32 teams, we’re picking the best Twitter accounts for each franchise. They run the gamut...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
NFL Training Camps open up in a little more than a week, which means players will soon start fighting for coveted roster spots. Players aren’t the only ones, however, who could be fighting for their jobs. A number of coaches enter the upcoming...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
Championships. Leadership. Awards. Longevity. Statistical records. Likeability. Talent development. An NFL head coach can be evaluated with many criteria. Generally, winning championships over a long period of time is the easiest (or...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
Scheduling plays a huge role in the outcome of every NFL season. So the Athlon NFL editors will spend the next month dissecting each and every week of the 2012 slate for all 32 teams in the league. Minnesota Vikings 2012 Schedule: Week 1:...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
The 2012 NFL Draft starts Thursday night, and the prime time first round has become a must-see event for football fans everywhere. Hope always springs eternal at the draft, and here’s my projection for the opening round. 1. Indianapolis...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
Matt Flynn, QB, Packers Step aside Aaron Rodgers, Brett Favre and Bart Starr, there’s a new record-breaking quarterback in Titletown. A pending free agent, Flynn completed 31-of-44 passes for a team-record 480 yards, a club-record six TDs and...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
It’s championship week in fantasy football and we apparently have trust issues with the best back in the NFL. Well, it’s not so much trusting him as much as it is how the team uses him and what is actual health is. Minnesota Vikings running...
Corby Yarbrough
2 years ago
Here we go again with Adrian Peterson, Week 15 and an injury in the fantasy football playoffs. The Minnesota Vikings’ running back has missed the last three games with a high ankle sprain, and is expected to return today against the visiting...
Corby Yarbrough
3 years ago
Toby Gerhart won’t come to the rescue for Adrian Peterson owners this week. Peterson suffered an ankle sprain in the Minnesota Vikings’ Week 11 game against Oakland and will miss at least this week against Atlanta and perhaps more. That...
Corby Yarbrough
3 years ago
LeSean McCoy, RB, Eagles Philly improved its record to 13–0 following a bye week under coach Andy Reid, with a 34–7 statement win over NFC East rival Dallas under the lights on Sunday night. “Shady” led the way, with 30 carries for a career-high...
Nathan Rush
3 years ago
This is Donovan McNabb's stance after getting benched. He looks more like Al Bundy than a Super Bowl almost-winning quarterback who's been sent to the bench for--and then getting outplayed by--a rookie quarterback (Christian Ponder) who, by...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago
Ben Roethlisberger, QB, Steelers Playing behind a patchwork offensive line and walking with a noticeable limp, Roethlisberger produced an heroic effort during a 38–17 win over the Titans. Big Ben completed 24-of-34 passes for 228 yards, five TDs...
Nathan Rush
3 years ago
Attention NFL teams! Need help at wide receiver? If so, Terrell Owens wants you to know he is available. Owens, who had surgery to repair a torn ACL in April, said in an interview this week that he plans to be ready to play in less than a month...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago
by Nathan Rush Finally healthy, Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford is leading the race for Comeback Player of the Year by leading Detroit on a series of comebacks. It looks like the Lions have finally found Bobby Layne’s replacement. And...
Nathan Rush
3 years ago
-by Braden Gall (@AthlonBraden on twitter) One lucky NFL team is going to "acquire" the first pick in the 2012 NFL Draft and land the surest quarterback prospect in decades. Unfortunately, in order to draft Stanford quarterback Andrew Luck, one...
Braden Gall
3 years ago
-by Rob Doster Last week in this space, I bragged about how the Buffalo Bills had posted consecutive comebacks of 18 points or more. Well, the Detroit Lions make the Bills look like frontrunners. After yesterday’s stunning comeback from a 27–3...
Braden Gall
3 years ago

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