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EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. In their push for a new stadium, the Minnesota Vikings spoke often about the modern conveniences lacking at the Metrodome. The Teflon-covered dome has long been disparaged by fans and teams alike.
For all its quirks and inconveniences, the Metrodome has served the Vikings well through the years, with a 163-89 record all-time under the white roof, old and new. The same is true this season for Minnesota, which is 6-1 at home after Sunday's 21-14 win against the Chicago Bears and 1-5 on the road.
The Vikings are left to wonder, specifically this season, why they haven't been able to replicate their success at home and transfer itto road games.
"I don't know; If we could just take the Metrodome name wherever we go and put it on other people's stadiums," receiver Michael Jenkins said. "We've got to find a way to play better on the road."
If Minnesota (7-6) wants to complete its quest for the playoffs this season, road wins ...
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MINNEAPOLIS Harrison Smith and Josh Robinson were two key draftees for the Minnesota Vikings this summer, taken with the team's second and third picks in the first and third rounds of April's draft, respectively.
Smith and Robinson then carved out roles quickly in Minnesota's retooled secondary, playing key parts since the beginning of the season. Smith has started...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe continued his campaign to get punter Ray Guy into the Hall of Fame by writing "Vote Ray Guy" on his jersey patch commemorating the Hall of Fame.
Players are wearing the patch to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Kluwe wrote the message in protest of the fact that there are no punters...
MINNEAPOLIS Minnesota Vikings coach Leslie Frazier praised the offense, defense and special teams following Sunday's 21-14 win against the Chicago Bears.
Minnesota really did use an all-around effort, led by running back Adrian Peterson and a pair of rookie defensive backs to pull out an important win to keep the playoffs a possibility this season. But Frazier didn't get...
Tweet Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe isn’t shy when it comes to voicing his opinion on issues, whether it’s in an interview or via his Twitter account. During today’s game against the Chicago Bears Kluwe took the opportunity to show his support for long time Oakland/Los Angeles Raiders punter Ray Guy, who despite being [...]
The Minnesota Vikings don't have a secret to success. Their formula for winning is obvious.
They used it again to beat the Chicago Bears on Sunday and stay in the playoff chase.
First, they need a healthy early lead so running back Adrian Peterson can drain the clock. Then they need their defense to force a turnover or two. Then throw in a few punts, prevent long passes and...
MINNEAPOLIS Running back Adrian Peterson lined up in the backfield for the first snap of the Minnesota Vikings' critical home game Sunday against the Chicago Bears and looked out over a defense focused to stop him.
This Sunday was like any other. Minnesota has the league's worst passing attack and Peterson is on his way to the best season of his standout career. Teams have...
Fans look at Christian Ponder’s games with less than 100 yards passing and are calling for his job. Meanwhile, the Vikings are outperforming outside expectations.
Twenty-eight years ago, Eric Dickerson set an NFL single-season rushing record that still stands.
Thursday morning, Vikings running back Adrian Peterson was asked on "The Dan Patrick Show" whether Dickerson has reason to be nervous that his 2,105 yards will be eclipsed this season.
"I think so," Peterson said. "I think so."
Peterson needs 506 yards in...
The Vikings went to Adrian Peterson early and often in building a 14-7 lead in the first half against the Chicago Bears.
The Metrodome roof held up just fine during Minnesota's latest heavy snowstorm.
It's the Chicago Bears who seem to be collapsing under the weight of December football.
Adrian Peterson rushed for 154 yards and two touchdowns and Harrison Smith returned an interception for a score to lead the Vikings to a 21-14 victory over the freefalling Bears on Sunday.
Almost two years...
The Minnesota Vikings (7-6) defeated the Chicago Bears (8-5) by a final score of 21-14 at the Metrodome Sunday afternoon.With the victory the Vikings put themselves right back in the thick of the playoff race in the NFC. The Bears' loss combined with the Packers' victory dropped the Bears out of first place having lost four of their previous five games. It was a game...
Adrian Peterson has Eric Dickerson on his radar screen after another beastly effort on Sunday afternoon, this one against the Chicago Bears.
The Minnesota Vikings running back is doing all he can to make us question everything we thought we know about modern medicine, as he continues to chase down Dickerson’s single-season rushing record, just a year removed from major knee surgery...
Adrian Peterson dominated the game and dominated the record books, but the Vikings also had some rookies making an impact.