Posted October 02, 2011 on
Two of the Vikings’ rookie draft picks haven’t been active for a game yet this year, but they are staying engaged, at least mentally, on the sidelines during games and scouting things during the week in preparation for Sunday. Brandon Fusco and DeMarcus Love talked about their responsibilities as they learn the pro game.

Bernard Berrian to Amputee War Hero John Kriesel: “Sit Down and Shut Up”

Bernard Berrian has gotten into it with his Twitter followers before, often in amusing fashion, but on Sunday the back-and-forth got a little bit ugly and left Berrian looking like a complete fool. The unfortunate exchange began when current Minnesota State Representative John Kriesel invited his tweeps to follow Berrian, saying “If you want to follow a hilarious twitter account...

Vikings trying to work around E.J. Henderson's limitations

As E.J. Henderson's knee swelling persists for the third consecutive week, the Vikings are scrambling for ways to limit the Pro Bowl linebacker's snaps while keeping their defensive integrity intact. Henderson is accustomed to playing every snap and directing traffic for the Vikings defense, but he's resigned to his fate as a restricted player for the short term. He...

Vikings-Chiefs Loser Will Deserve to Be Considered NFL’s Worst

Once upon a time the Vikings and Chiefs clashed in the Super Bowl. Kansas City emerged victorious from that epic battle, having earned with their blood and sweat the championship title and the honor of being crowned the best team in pro football.Fast forward to 2011. Once again the Vikings and Chiefs find themselves taking the gridiron with a title at stake. This time though, the...

Sunday slant: McNabb’s window closing

Donovan McNabb has to rebound quickly with his effectiveness and accuracy or there will be little reason to start him over making a move toward the future. Will Leslie Frazier make that move if the passing game falters again in Kansas City?

Mistakes take their toll (again) in Vikings' fourth consecutive loss

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Adrian Peterson's jaw clenched, his demeanor sharpened and the vows came fast and furious in the visitors' locker room at Arrowhead Stadium Sunday after the Vikings plunged to 0-4 following their 22-17 loss to the Chiefs. The superstar running back was asked about the poorly timed penalties, costly miscues and failed execution that have plagued Minnesota...

Stalled Stadium Pushing Vikings Closer To LA?

While momentum is growing for Los Angeles to build a downtown stadium, patience is waning for Vikings' owner Zygi Wilf to get his team a new playground in Arden Hills. Wilf's Metrodome lease expires Feb. 1, and legislation for a new stadium remains stalled in St. Paul. If state lawmakers do not budge in the next few months, Wilf just might wash his hands of Minnesota politics...

Vikings LB E.J. Henderson questionable vs Chiefs

Minnesota Vikings middle linebacker E.J. Henderson is listed as questionable for Sunday's game at Kansas City with a sore left knee.

Vikings left to talk about a rebuilding season

By BRIAN HALL The Minnesota Vikings were still holding postseason hopes this past week even though they started the season 0-3 and had lost double-digit halftime leads in each game. Minnesota will have a tough time talking about playoffs -- or anything other than a rebuilding season -- after Sunday's 22-17 loss at previously winless Kansas City. Only one...

We’ve Met Before: Vikings at Chiefs

Series: Chiefs lead 6-4, including a win in Super Bowl IVLast Meeting: The Vikings travelled to Kansas City in Week 3 of 2007 and lost 13-10. The loss dropped the Vikings to 1-2. Rookie running back Adrian Peterson had 102 yards and a touchdown, but fellow rookie Dwayne Bowe hauled in a 16-yard catch in the fourth quarter for the go-ahead score for Kansas City. This Damon Huard-Kelly...

Jared Allen Is Glad To No Longer Be A Member Of The Kansas City Chiefs

  The Minnesota Vikings head to Kansas City to take on the Chiefs this weekend which means Jared Allen will be returning to his old stomping grounds. Allen played for the Chiefs from 2004 to 2007. During those four seasons he totaled 43 sacks, including a league leading 15.5 in 2007. After the 2007 season [...]

At Least They Didn't Blow a Halftime Lead

The Minnesota Vikings took on the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday in a battle of 0-3 teams. Something had to give, unless the game ended in a tie.No such luck.Adrian Peterson never could get going, as he rushed for only 80 yards. Ryan Succop kicked five field goals for KC, and tied the team record for the longest field goal, at 54 yards. A 22-17 loss.The Vikings are 0-4 for the first...

Vikings/Chiefs Saturday Prediction

It has the feel of a win doesn’t it?You got your umbrella? Because it’s raining cold dark facts up in here…The Kansas City Chiefs are averaging 9 points a game. Now, I’m not Charles Davis, or Rich Eisen, or even Terry Bradshaw but I know that 9 points through 3 games is bad…really, really bad. The Chefs have run a total of 162 plays from scrimmage; dead last in the NFL...
Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.