Posted October 14, 2012 on
It would have been easy for the Vikings’ veterans to associate the youth movement with a season of struggle ahead. But, thanks to the steady influence of Leslie Frazier and players knowing preseason predictions are often pointless, the Vikings aren’t just in the hunt, they’re one of the lead dogs in the pack.
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EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Receiver Jerome Simpson stood at his locker in the Minnesota Vikings' facilities at Winter Park on Monday as members of the media assembled around him.Fresh off a surprise inactive status in Monday's 38-26 loss, Simpson offered several one-word answers to questions about his health, and how tough it was to sit out Sunday's loss. Simpson, a week after...
Vikings DE Everson Griffen Back With Team, Plans On Playing Sunday -
On Wednesday, Minnesota Vikings DE Everson Griffen’s mother, 52-year-old Sabrina Scott, passed away while she was in town visiting him. Griffen was absent from practice on Thursday, but returned on Friday and plans to travel with the team and play on Sunday in Washington. “My mom would have wanted me to come...
The Vikings were looking for solutions to their red zone problems after starting their 38-26 loss to the Redskins with three straight field goals. Leslie Frazier said they would go through their red zone struggles "with a fine-toothed comb."
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Minnesota Vikings coach Leslie Frazier says going to Washington to face the Redskins this week doesn't offer any significant meaning to him or his team.
Frazier says there is no advantage gleaned from the fact Minnesota has won in Washington each of the past two years, and FedEx Field was the site where Frazier earned his first head coaching victory when...
The Minnesota Vikings won't be leaving Washington with the good feelings they've felt that past two years after wins over the Redskins.
A highly erratic performance Sunday snapped Minnesota's three-game winning streak in a 38-26 loss to the Redskins. The Vikings had the chance to take decisive control early following a dominating first quarter, but failed to capitalize...
The Minnesota Vikings will play a home game at Wembley Stadium in London next September, ESPN reported Monday. An official announcement is expected at Tuesday's NFL owners meetings in Chicago. The Vikings are not moving into their new $975 million stadium until 2016, so they could play a series of games in London before then. The league, however, wants to see how next year...
According to Tom Pelissero of 1500ESPNRadio.com, Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson should be “good to go” for Sunday’s game against the Redskins.Peterson has been nursing a sprained ankle since last week’s win over the Titans.
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Veteran cornerback Antoine Winfield is credited with a speech that helped turn around the Minnesota Vikings, especially the defense, following the Week 2 loss at the Indianapolis Colts this season.Winfield pushed his teammates to be more physical and not fall into the same traps they did during last year's 3-13 campaign. Minnesota suffered its first loss...
According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the Minnesota Vikings will be playing a home game at London’s Wembley Stadium in September of next season.With the Jaguars already playing a game in London next season, this would be the second game being played over seas next season for the NFL.
The storyline has been worn out over the last few weeks, but John Carlson finally had positive yards against Tennessee. Still, his production doesn’t meet the expectations of his payday and the question is whether it’s Carlson or the Vikings.
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. The Minnesota Vikings will be headed to London.
According to a report by ESPNs Adam Schefter, Minnesota has been selected by the NFL to play a home game at Londons Wembley Stadium as part of the continuing series by the league. The Vikings presence in the 2013 game is expected to be announced as part of the owners meetings on Tuesday, Schefter tweeted Sunday...
Just 10 months ago, Vikings coach Leslie Frazier was fielding questions about his job security. Now he’s being mentioned as an early candidate for Coach of the Year. What does he think about the shift in attitude?
The Minnesota Vikings travel to FedEx Field on Sunday to face Robert Griffin III and the Washington Redskins. Here are 3 bold predictions for this the match up this Sunday.Rookie QB Robert Griffin III will get shutdown by the Vikings defenseLast week RG III was knocked out of the game with a concussion, and he has been cleared to play this Sunday, but the punishing Minnesota Vikings...
Before today's Washington Redskins/Minnesota Vikings affair, some questioned whether or not Robert Griffin the 3rd should play after suffering a concussion.
Those questions were soon answered after Robert Griffin accounted for three touchdowns in Redskins blow-out win.
One of those scores was this 76-yard touchdown run to seal the victory:
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EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Set to face the Washington Redskins' 26th-ranked defense, the Minnesota Vikings appear as if they will have several of their top offensive playmakers ready for Sunday's road game after Adrian Peterson, Percy Harvin and Jerome Simpson were limited in practice this week.
Peterson (ankle) and Harvin (hamstring) were full participants in Friday's practice...