Posted December 03, 2012 on
Jared Allen had injury added to injury after the Packers game. In addition to a shoulder injury that has been bothering him the entire season, he was scheduled to have an MRI on his back. Plus, other injury updates, a fight after the Packers-Vikings game, and Brad Childress appears at the bounty hearing.
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EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Leslie Frazier stood at a podium Monday, taking repeated questions from the media regarding Minnesota Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder and Frazier's resolute stance that Ponder is, and will be, Minnesota's starter.
Before standing up and explaining his and the team's position on Ponder, Frazier had already thought long and hard about a vastly...
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Leslie Frazier knows the limitations of his 6-6 Minnesota Vikings very well. Twelve games into the season and clinging to fading playoff hopes, Frazier knows there is no savior that is going to appear magically to rescue Minnesota's last-ranked passing offense.
"It's not like at this time of the season somebody's going to drop a special guy...
In a 28-10 loss to the Chicago Bears, on a Antoine Winfield interception return Vikings defensive end Jared Allen drew a penalty on a block to Bears guard Lance Louis which resulted in an ACL injury. Allen was fined $21,000 for the hit, but some think the Bears will target him in attempt to get some payback for Louis in their next meeting. Allen isn't one of them, he feels it...
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. The Minnesota Vikings are feeling the sting of two straight key losses on the road in the NFC North, but at least Sunday didn't add injury to the insult.
Minnesota coach Leslie Frazier said Monday that he didn't have any new news to add regarding injured receiver Percy Harvin, who missed his third straight game Sunday, a 23-14 loss at Green Bay. Frazier...
Yet another player has be suspended four games by the league for violating the NFL's policy on performance enhancing substances. After playing in last night's victory over the New York Giants, Washington Redksins cornerback Cedric Griffin learned that he will suspended for four games for taking a banned substance.
Eric Dickerson. Jim Brown. Barry Sanders. Earl Campbell. Edgerrin James. Before Sunday, this was the collection of youngest NFL players to rush for 8,000 yards in their career. That's pretty good company. REAL damn good company. Green Bay couldn't even have a wet dream to an NFL running back like that. But you know what? The Vikings could, and the Vikings...
Vikings coach Leslie Frazier is in too deep now to turn his back on Christian Ponder.
Frazier has defended his quarterback all season, even as Ponder's struggles have become common. On Sunday, Ponder threw two killer interceptions deep in Green Bay Packers territory, the defining plays in a 23-14 loss that considerably dimmed Minnesota's playoff hopes.
Minnesota Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder is scoring both on and off the field. The second-year signal-caller from FSU is engaged to ESPN reporter Samantha Steele.
Sports Illustrated’s Richard Deitsch confirmed it on Twitter
“Spoke to ESPN’s @Samantha_Steele today. She confirms she is engaged to @VikingsFootball quarterback Christian Ponder,” Deitch tweeted.
Fox Sports reporter Jay Glazer has reported that Minnesota Vikings defensive end Jared Allen has a torn labrum in his shoulder that will require surgery. The difference between Allen and your average spoiled NFL diva is that Allen has been playing with the injury the entire season and although his sack totals are down he [...]
Despite another poor outing from Christian Ponder, he will remain the Vikings’ starter, Leslie Frazier confirmed.
The Minnesota Vikings have declared TE Allen Reisner, LB Audie Cole, CB Brandon Burton, DL D'Aundre Reed, OG Mark Asper, QB McLeod Bethel-Thompson, WR Percy Harvin inactive for Week 13. Source: KFFL.com Attached Thumbnails
Aaron Rodgers was aided by a good running game while the Vikings had nothing but Adrian Peterson. With the Packers pitching a second-half shutout, they beat the Vikings 23-14 and stayed right in the heart of the playoff race.
GREEN BAY, Wis. Assessing the Packers' defensive performance in their 23-14 win over the Minnesota Vikings depends greatly on how a team values each statistical category. Allowing 210 rushing yards to Adrian Peterson is about as bad as it gets, but with that production being coupled with only 119 passing yards, while giving up just 14 points and forcing two key interceptions...