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The Vikings offense and defense both struggled for much of the first half Sunday before turning it around. So, what happened? The players and Leslie Frazier explain. Plus, the Vikings were feeling good to escape with a win after last season’s debacles, the backs were back, and Letroy Guion talked about his penalty.
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EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Blair Walsh, the rookie kicker with his locker tucked into a corner of the Minnesota Vikings' locker room at the Metrodome, was enjoying the celebration of Sunday's overtime victory when team owner Zygi Wilf approached.
Walsh had just propelled Minnesota to a 26-23 overtime win against the Jacksonville Jaguars in the season-opener by hitting two clutch...
The Minnesota Vikings will kick off their 2012-2013 NFL season tomorrow at 12:00 CT as they play host to the Jacksonville Jaguars at Mall of America Field at the Hubert H. Humphrey Dome. The Vikings own a 3-1 series record over the Jags and will look to improve upon that tomorrow.
It is finally here, the moment Vikings' fans have waited for since their season ended on New...
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Christian Ponder said he never felt as if Sunday's game was out of reach, even after the Minnesota Vikings had allowed the Jacksonville Jaguars to take a 23-20 lead with 27 seconds left.
Ponder, Minnesota's second-year quarterback, knew he was going to get the ball back with one more chance, even if a season-opening win looked unlikely. A year ago, the...
Vikings cornerback Antoine Winfield played Sunday’s game with a heavy heart, thinking of his brother that was murdered late Wednesday night. Winfield talked about football and teammates that helped offer a brief respite.
Adrian Peterson owners drafted the Minnesota Vikings running back with the expectations that he would not suit up in Week 1 — maybe even Week 2. So...
The Vikings saw what Adrian Peterson could do in his return to game action, but what will the plan be going forward? They still don’t expect him to go “All Day” just yet.
According to Jeremy Fowler of the Pioneer Press, Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson is still a game time decision for tomorrow’s opener against the Jaguars.
Sounds like Peterson still game-time decision. I’m told staff wants to get one last look at him in the A.M. before making decision.
— Pioneer Press (@VikingsNow) September 8, 2012
Rookie kicker Blair Walsh performed perfectly under pressure situations Sunday, earning an NFL first and then Zygi Wilf’s tie.
Rookie Blair Walsh kicked four field goals, including a 55-yarder as regulation time expired and another one in overtime, and Adrian Peterson returned from a left knee injury to lift the Minnesota Vikings to a 26-23 victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars on Sunday.
Peterson ran 17 times for 84 yards and two touchdowns for the Vikings, who led for most of the second half until Blaine...
Is Vikings receiver Percy Harvin elite? He is in elite company with his receiving stats last year and a deeper look shows how underutilized he was compared to other top receivers, despite one of the best catch percentages in the NFL. Plus, more opening-day stats revolving around the Vikings than you’ll know what to do with.
The Vikings did what most expected, making Adrian Peterson active
for Sundayâs regular-season opener, a little more
than eight months after surgery to repair the ACL and MCL in his
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Rookie Blair Walsh kicked four field goals, including a 55-yarder as regulation time expired and another one in overtime, and Adrian Peterson returned from a left knee injury to lift the Minnesota Vikings to a 26-23 victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars on Sunday.
Peterson ran 17 times for 84 yards and two touchdowns for the Vikings, who led for most of the second...
What a great opening week in the NFL; there were so many great performances that were expected and some that were not expected. Here are three of the performances that amazed or failed to amaze in Week 1.Adrian Peterson - Minnesota VikingsThis guy made me eat my words and choke on them. I refused to consider Peterson in the top 10 RBs, or even the top 20 RBs to start this week...