At final departure, Vikings ponder a lost opportunity
That the Vikings could have become the first team to play a Super Bowl at home became the dominant theme of their season. That story line obscured a more important truth.
Several major questions related to the 2018 season have been staring at the Vikings for months, but always with the caveat that they would be dealt with when the season ended. Well, that time starts now.
However, two Vikings selections will not play Sunday: defensive end Everson Griffen and linebacker Anthony Barr will miss the game because of injury.
Vikings players cleaned out their lockers Monday at Winter Park and reflected on the season and the loss to the Eagles.
Thirtysomethings Newman, Berger, Robison to weigh pros and cons of return.
ESPN reported the Giants gave Shurmur a five-year contract, making him a head coach for the second time in his career.
Return to Philly this season restored QB's confidence.
Each took an indirect rout to the starting QB job, and each torched the Vikings in a Super Bowl year.
Here's a look at the Vikings' free agents entering the offseason:
The quarterbacks aren't the only free agents about which the Vikings will have to make decisions. Jerick McKinnon, Kai Forbath and several others are on the list.
Keenum, Bradford and Bridgewater are pending free agents, so the Vikings face a big decision
New England's first task: Address the off-field details.
After coach Doug Pederson outcoached Vikings coach Mike Zimmer, and his Eagles players outplayed the Vikings in Minnesota's latest playoff embarrassment, there was only chaotic and unbridled ecstasy in Philadelphia.
Super Bowl's event organizers face fierce competition for staffing.
More than 1 million Twin Cities households viewed Sunday's NFC Championship Game — but those numbers plummeted as the Eagles blew out the Vikings.
The agony of suffering yet another NFC championship loss quickly melted into the frustrating realization that the Twin Cities would have to host those same Eagles and their notoriously rowdy fans on Feb. 4 at Super Bowl LII.
Tickets on StubHub ranged from $4,800 in an upper corner seat to $66,700 for a spot in the Delta Sky360 Club on StubHub at around midday Monday.
Vikings players spent Monday clearing out their lockers after a season-ending loss in Philadelphia on Sunday.
Wolves star and longtime Eagles fan Karl-Anthony Towns said some Twitter followers didn't react kindly to his celebratory tweet post-game.