Vikings keep Kevin Stefanski as offensive coordinator

Football 01/09/19, 17:49

Minnesota's offense since coach Mike Zimmer was hired has frequently lacked the scoring punch to keep up with the rest of the league.Coincidentally or not, continuity has been missing, too.The Vikings announced Wednesday the appointment of Kevin Stefanski as their ...

With Barr set high, pass-rushing Vikings hitting stride on D

Football 12/19/18, 18:26

The Minnesota Vikings have hit their familiar stride on defense during the second half of the season, after some uncharacteristic earlier struggles.There's been no better example of this lately than Anthony Barr."He's always been a good player," coach Mike Zimmer ...

Update: Vikings off to good start with Stefanski

Sports 12/16/18, 13:54

The Latest on NFL's Week 15 (all times local):Interim Minnesota Vikings offensive coordinator Kevin Stefanski has sure quickly settled in to his new role as the play caller.The Vikings have scored touchdowns on each of their first three possessions against ...

Vikings QB Cousins takes OC DeFilippo firing ‘personally’

Football 12/12/18, 18:59

When the Minnesota Vikings went all-in on Kirk Cousins as their long-sought franchise player last spring, they paired him with a new offensive coordinator considered to be part of the current wave of up-and-coming quarterback developers and innovative play-callers putting ...

Playoff stakes high as Vikings travel to Seahawks

Football 12/06/18, 19:14

With where both the Minnesota Vikings and Seattle Seahawks sit in the NFC standings, Monday night's matchup might as well carry a playoff title.NFC play-in game? NFC elimination game?"I think going on the road with that crowd and the type ...

Vikings rule Barr, Compton, Cook, Sendejo out vs. Saints

Football 10/26/18, 21:19

The Minnesota Vikings have ruled our four injured starters against New Orleans, linebacker Anthony Barr (hamstring), left guard Tom Compton (knee), running back Dalvin Cook (hamstring) and strong safety Andrew Sendejo (groin).Left tackle Riley Reiff (foot) was listed as doubtful ...

Vikings to ease Griffen in, unsure if he plays vs Saints

Football 10/24/18, 14:50

The Minnesota Vikings will gradually work in defensive end Everson Griffen this week in his return from mental health treatment, with his playing status for the upcoming game against New Orleans yet to be determined.Griffen rejoined his teammates for practice ...

Order restored for Vikings defense, after 3rd straight win

Football 10/22/18, 22:07

The Minnesota Vikings sputtered into the second quarter of their season after a concerning and humbling performance by their well-decorated defense in Los Angeles, raising questions about whether this team was still among the NFL's elite and in contention for ...

Thielen it: Vikings star on record-setting receiving pace

Football 10/15/18, 18:51

Last week during team drills with the Minnesota Vikings, Adam Thielen stretched out his body and dived to try to catch an off-target pass.Thielen immediately questioned aloud the wisdom of his decision to risk pain when ultimately the completion didn't ...

Vikings lose rising star rookie CB Mike Hughes to torn ACL

Football 10/15/18, 17:09

Minnesota Vikings cornerback Mike Hughes has a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee, ending a promising rookie season after six games.Coach Mike Zimmer confirmed the diagnosis on Monday, after Hughes was hurt in the fourth quarter of Minnesota's ...

When Vikings visit Eagles, DeFilippo returns to native city

Football 10/04/18, 18:43

Over his first few months on the job as offensive coordinator of the Minnesota Vikings, John DeFilippo diligently worked on developing his system around the skill-position pillars he inherited and learning the strengths and weaknesses of his new players.DeFilippo also ...

Pressure needs to be on for Vikings to rebound vs. Eagles

Football 10/01/18, 20:18

With play-action pass after play-action pass, Jared Goff and the Los Angeles Rams just kept picking Minnesota's proud and proven defense apart.Opportunities for the Vikings to disrupt Goff's rhythm with a well-timed sack or a hurried incompletion were scant, as ...

Vikings DE Griffen on leave; team concerned about well-being

Football 09/24/18, 23:44

Minnesota Vikings defensive end Everson Griffen has been sidelined indefinitely by an undisclosed situation that has caused concern within the organization about his well-being.Griffen was ruled out on the pregame injury report against Buffalo on Sunday because of what was ...

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