Ben Goessling | Star Tribune
Sports reporter | Vikings

Ben Goessling is in his sixth year covering the Vikings, having joined the Star Tribune in 2017 after four seasons at ESPN and one at the Pioneer Press. He is an Apple Valley High School and University of Minnesota graduate.


Vikings' suddenly unstable line feels all too familiar

As the Vikings got back to work Monday, following their first loss since Oct. 1, they were beset by familiar questions about a topic they'd rather not have to revisit.


Reiff in walking boot as offensive line issues mount for Vikings

The Vikings, who had already ruled out right tackle Mike Remmers, deactivated center Pat Elflein for the game. Then, left tackle Riley Reiff limped off in the third quarter.


Vikings now scoring instead of stalling in the red zone

The Vikings have been nearly perfect at collecting TDs once inside the 20-yard line since returning from the bye week.


For NFL playoff seeding, Vikings' game against Panthers is pivotal

The Vikings want to keep pace with the Eagles in tiebreakers.


Zimmer's way: Vikings grab top seed in playoff picture by shutting down Falcons

Without the benefit of a sack to derail a possession or a turnover to end one, the Vikings kept Atlanta out of the end zone for the first time in almost two years and took over the No. 1 seed in the NFC playoff picture.


Vikings haven't had mainstay at QB in 25 years, routinely make the playoffs

Few teams have done better scrambling at punching in new faces at quarterback than the Vikings.


Case Keenum becomes fifth quarterback in Vikings history to win NFC Offensive Player of the Month honors

The Vikings will start Case Keenum for the 10th time this season on Sunday in Atlanta, in the quarterback's first game after winning NFC…


Vikings, even at 9-2, have flaws they hope to fix before further exposed

The Vikings seem in no hurry to tout their Super Bowl credentials at this point - not with two critical road games coming up.


Resilient, resourceful Vikings step up where last year's team fell apart

The Vikings have steamrolled over some of the same issues that caused them to trip a year ago, on their way to a 9-2 record and a three-game division lead when they withstood the Lions' comeback Thursday.


Vikings struggle to score and win against the Lions in the Zimmer era

It's awfully hard to win games consistently when you average 15.3 points.