But outside of the improved kicking game, Vikings special teams were average at best under first-year coordinator Marwan Maalouf.
Xavier Rhodes’ hefty contract could be an initial domino to fall as the salary cap-strapped Vikings seek room to make roster moves. They also need to make a decision on free-agent safety Anthony Harris after his excellent season.
After another strong season together, during which the Vikings ranked among the top five in sacks, unprecedented change may be on the horizon for the defensive line.
As modern NFL offenses stress defenses with motion and misdirection, Eric Kendricks solved many of those problems by seemingly being everywhere at once.
The talent gap between the Vikings offensive line and the NFC’s best defensive lines was especially evident in losses to the 49ers, Packers and Bears.
Vikings assistant general manager George Paton withdrew from consideration as the Cleveland Browns continue interviews for their next general manager, a league source confirmed.
Kirk Cousins is positioned well for possible extension talks this offseason entering the final year of a three-year, $84 million contract. How much can he get?
The Cowboys hired Mike Nolan to be their defensive coordinator, but George Edwards could land with the team in a different capacity.
Three of the Vikings, including cornerback Xavier Rhodes, are being added as replacements for San Francisco players who are going to the Super Bowl.
Perhaps no players braced for more change during the Vikings’ latest offensive playbook transition than receivers and tight ends. How did that go?
A look at how the Vikings backfield sets up in for 2020 is the first in our eight-part series grading the 2019 team and looking ahead to how the future could shape up.
The San Francisco 49ers’ 37-20 win in Sunday’s NFC Championship Game over the Green Bay Packers is sending at least one Vikings player to the Pro Bowl.
The Vikings will be looking for a fifth offensive coordinator in five years, a run that started with Norv Turner’s resignation and includes two head-coaching promotions.
Receiver Adam Thielen put his heavily-taped ankle through a pregame warmup that lasted fewer than 10 minutes at Levi’s Stadium.
The Vikings put cornerback Mackensie Alexander, who had arthroscopic knee this week, on injured reserve Friday, a day before their playoff game against San Francisco.…
Solving the skills of the 49ers and the mysteries of NFL scheduling are among the things that Vikings fans want to know about leading up to Saturday's game.
Before every 49ers snap on Saturday afternoon, Vikings defenders will start solving the puzzle of Kyle Shanahan's offense that sends its players east and west…
Mackensie Alexander had an operation to repair a meniscus tear and will need to decide whether he wants to test the free-agent market.
On Sunday, he made a catch that set up the game-winning score to Kyle Rudolph.
Cornerback Mackensie Alexander, who played 541 snaps defending the slot for the Vikings this season, is officially inactive for Sunday's NFC wild-card game against the…