Posted December 18, 2011 on
Leslie Frazier is coming under fire among the fan base, but with the roster in transition it would be premature to pull the plug. Despite their record, the locker room doesn’t seem to be fracturing and the roster is getting the youth makeover it needed.

Vikings' Peterson worth watching vs. Saints

The recent history between the Minnesota Vikings and New Orleans Saints has forever changed the two franchises since they met in the NFC Championship game on Jan. 24, 2010. New Orleans' 31-28 overtime victory propelled them to a win in the Super Bowl. The two teams met again in the season opener of the 2010 season with the Saints winning 14-9, the first loss in a season that...

Peterson accuses Saints of dirty play

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson says he thinks the New Orleans Saints were purposely trying to injure his sprained left ankle in their game on Sunday. Peterson had 10 carries for 60 yards against the Saints after missing the previous three weeks with a high ankle sprain. Peterson said after the game he expected the defensive players to target his ankle while trying...

Peterson Advances To “Sweet 16″ In Madden Cover Voting

Vikings RB Adrian Peterson has advanced to the “sweet 16″ in the cover voting for EA Sports Madden NFL 12 video game.  Peterson registered 57 percent of the vote in his first round match-up against Bears DE Julius Peppers, and now is squaring off against Chargers QB Phillip Rivers.  Voting for the Peterson-Rivers matchup ends on April 3, so [...]

Halftime update: Saints offense clicking, Vikings struggling to keep pace

Halftime update from Mall of America Field.

Vikings sign center Sullivan to 5-year extension

The Minnesota Vikings have signed center John Sullivan to a five-year extension.

Frazier not worried about job security

Coach Leslie Frazier's focus is not on job security, despite the Vikings' 2-12 record. Plus, what role, if any, will Cedric Griffin have in the team's final two games of the season?

Visanthe Shiancoe: When Vikings fell behind, “Some guys hung it up”

Vikings tight end Visanthe Shiancoe says some of his teammates didn’t give enough effort in Sunday’s loss to the Saints. “I would say, you could see some guys hung it up,” Shiancoe said, via “Not a lot though. Like a very small handful of guys.” Shiancoe called that lack of hustle on the part…

Adrian Peterson says Saints went too far taking shots at his ankle

Adrian Peterson says he can accept the fact that when you’re an NFL running back and your name is listed on the injury report, teams are going to take shots at your injury. But even accepting that, Peterson thinks the Saints went too far on Sunday. After the Vikings’ loss to New Orleans, Peterson said…

Christian Ponder struggles against Saints

MINNEAPOLIS - Christian Ponder talks as though he's in danger of losing his penthouse view as the Vikings' undisputed...

Drew Brees and the Saints Crush the Hapless Vikings

The Vikings have been competitive in most of their games this year. The three glaring exceptions have been the blow out losses to the Bears and Packers, and today’s game against the Saints. Everyone expected Drew Brees to shred the under-manned Vikings secondary and he didn’t disappoint. Brees finished with 412 yards and 5 TDs on 32-of-40 passing. Brees and the Saints’ offense...

Access Vikings: Drew Brees blows into town

Adrian Peterson will return as Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints defense comes to town to challenge the 2-11 Vikings.
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