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EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Kevin Williams is expected to return to a Minnesota Vikings' defense that allowed the ninth-most rushing yards last week when Minnesota plays at Chicago on Sunday.
Williams, the Vikings' longtime anchor at defensive tackle, missed last week's game because of a bone bruise suffered in the third preseason game, but he's listed as probable for Sunday against the Bears. Williams returned to practice this week. He missed Friday's practice because of a personal matter, but Minnesota coach Leslie Frazier said he expects Williams to be ready for Sunday.
"We've seen enough," Frazier said. "Everything based on what happened yesterday after practice, he was feeling good. So he should be good to go."
Without Williams in the middle, the Vikings allowed 117 rushing yards to the Detroit Lions last week. Detroit, long known as a passing team, had success going through the middle of Minnesota's defense. Reggie Bush gashed the ...
BEST OF MAXIM
MINNEAPOLIS -- Any potential obstacles to construction of the Vikings' new stadium appear to have been cleared.The Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority released its findings Friday in a due-diligence review of team owner Zygi Wilf and his family members whom a New Jersey judge says didn't live up to their end of agreements with two real estate partners. MSFA and its lawyers...
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Cordarrelle Patterson's talent as a receiver and runner in the draft was rivaled only by Tavon Austin and enticed the Minnesota Vikings to draft Patterson in the first round.
The expectation was Patterson would provide an immediate impact as a returner while developing as a receiver. The expectation was dependent on Patterson getting the ball on kickoff...
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Matt Kalil could sense the Detroit Lions having success against him last week while the play was going on. He was on his own on the left side of the Minnesota Vikings' offensive line and felt Detroit's pass rushers constantly trying to beat him inside.
What Kalil couldn't figure out then was the reason for the Lions' continued approach inside...
After a three-interception performance, there were few concrete answers about the quarterback play at Winter Park. Christian Ponder and Leslie Frazier admitted more consistency is needed, but Frazier put the entire team at fault for the loss.
The Vikings have always considered the Packers their top rivalry, but Green Bay hasn’t always reciprocated. Now, another in the long line of Packers defects, Desmond Bishop, says the Vikings have overtaken the Bears as Green Bay’s top rivalry.
We have a crazy one going in Chicago with the Bears and Vikings. The Bears put the ball in Jay Cutlers hands at the 1 yard line and the Vikings Kevin Williams picks it off in the endzone after a double tipped pass.
After Ndamukong Suh received a $100,000 fine for a low block on John Sullivan, Vikings players with a history of fines, like Jared Allen and Harrison Smith, responded to questions about fines versus suspensions, or a dollar amount that makes an impression.
Jerome Simpson took advantage of a Lions defense concerned with stopping the run and had the best opening day of any Vikings receiver in the last 10 years. Coaches, Simpson and Christian Ponder discuss the coverages, the yardage that was left out there and more.
The Chicago Bears are coming off a win that answered a lot of fans' questions coming into this season.Quarterback Jay Cutler lead a fourth quarter scoring drive to win a game for just the second time in four seasons. We've been waiting a long time to see Cutler do this with any regularity. Hopefully this is a sign of things to come.It was an impressive scoring drive which...
Not a Chance in Hell
Have you ever felt more certain of the outcome of a game already than the game between the Vikings and the Bears this weekend? The Vikings head to Chicago for only the second game of the season, but they leave Detroit with a division loss and head into a raging inferno or herpes needles at Soldier Field to face another divisional opponent in Chicago. But...
Fresh off an impressive comeback victory over the Cincinnati Bengals (0-1), the Chicago (1-0) Bears now play host to the division rival Minnesota Vikings (0-1) in Week 2. The Vikings suffered a bad road loss to Detroit last week and will be looking to avoid falling to an 0-2 hole with both losses coming from […]The post Undefeated Chicago Bears to hold Minnesota Vikings winless...