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Thielen's hamstring injury keeps him out of Vikings practice

Thielen's hamstring injury keeps him out of Vikings practice

Receiver Adam Thielen did not practice for the Vikings on Thursday because of his lingering hamstring injury.


Ex-NFL players take issue with fourth-down call at end of Vikings loss

Ex-NFL players take issue with fourth-down call at end of Vikings loss

Coordinator Kevin Stefanski’s final play call in the Vikings’ 37-30 loss in Seattle on Monday night was a hot topic on social media among former NFL players.


Ground up: Seahawks game plan wasn't what Vikings expected

Ground up: Seahawks game plan wasn't what Vikings expected

The Seahawks have run the ball more than all but two teams in the league, but coach Mike Zimmer seemed to expect they’d try to find big plays against his secondary.


Harris, Joseph active as Vikings near full strength in Seattle

Harris, Joseph active as Vikings near full strength in Seattle

Four of the five Vikings players listed questionable to play Monday night in Seattle are suiting up at CenturyLink Field.


Vikings place Gedeon on injured reserve, promote wide receiver Hollins

Vikings place Gedeon on injured reserve, promote wide receiver Hollins

With Adam Thielen out for Monday’s game against the Seahawks, the Vikings added a fourth healthy receiver to their active roster.


Vikings-Chargers game Dec. 15 flexed from night to afternoon

Vikings-Chargers game Dec. 15 flexed from night to afternoon

The Vikings and Chargers will kick off at 3:05 p.m. Central in a game now televised by CBS.


Dalvin Cook among nine on Vikings injury report

Vikings running back Dalvin Cook.

The Vikings did not practice Thursday, but issued an injury report for their Monday night game in Seattle, in accordance with NFL rules.


Former Viking Hutchinson named Hall of Fame semifinalist

Steve Hutchinson, a seven-time Pro Bowler and five-time first-team Associated Press selection, is one of three offensive linemen to make the list of 25 modern-era semifinalists.


Vikings waive Doctson, promote linebacker from practice squad

Josh Doctson (18) runs a route during training camp this summer.

Josh Doctson’s brief tenure with the Vikings produced seven snaps, a hamstring injury and no targets.


Film review: Vikings' pass defense needs quick fix against Seahawks' Russell Wilson

Film review: Vikings' pass defense needs quick fix against Seahawks' Russell Wilson

On the most recent Monday night in Seattle, cornerback Xavier Rhodes followed top Seahawks receiver Tyler Lockett in critical moments. The Vikings defense was characteristically…


After Packers loss, Vikings-Seattle game carries enormous stakes

After Packers loss, Vikings-Seattle game carries enormous stakes

The Vikings' chance to win the NFC North is now under their own control after the Packers were walloped Sunday night by San Francisco.


No rush to victory: Vikings show they can win without their running game

No rush to victory: Vikings show they can win without their running game

The Vikings, who had just 37 yards on 18 attempts on Sunday, became just the fifth team in the NFL this season to win without rushing for 40 yards in a game.


Sendejo to make first Vikings start in 13 months against Broncos

Sendejo to make first Vikings start in 13 months against Broncos

Andrew Sendejo, the 32-year-old special teams ace, will replace safety Anthony Harris, who injured his groin during practice this week.


Week 11 NFL picks: Don't overthink stress-free Vikings win

Week 11 NFL picks: Don't overthink stress-free Vikings win

This author probably isn't the right guy to assure scar-tissue-filled Vikings fans they needn't worry about being 10-point favorites against a Broncos quarterback making his…


Mailbag: What going wrong in the Vikings secondary? Packers tie-breakers?

Mailbag: What going wrong in the Vikings secondary? Packers tie-breakers?

The Vikings defense has already allowed more passing touchdowns (18) than either of the past two seasons, when it was best in the NFL in that statistic. What's up with that?


Vikings place center Jones on injured reserve, promote tackle Collins

Vikings place center Jones on injured reserve, promote tackle Collins

The Vikings shuffled offensive line depth Thursday as center Brett Jones’ knee injury was deemed season ending.


Cook's night in Dallas earns NFC Offensive Player of the Week honor

Cook's night in Dallas earns NFC Offensive Player of the Week honor

Dalvin Cook is the only Vikings running back other than Adrian Peterson to earn two NFC Offensive Player of the Week honors during his career.


Sunday night's fight: Dak Prescott vs. the Vikings pass rush

Sunday night's fight: Dak Prescott vs. the Vikings pass rush

A lot was made of the matchup between running backs Dalvin Cook and Ezekiel Elliott. But the real heavyweights of the Vikings-Dallas game were elsewhere.


Through 10 games, Cook is producing like Peterson in 2012

Vikings running back Dalvin Cook (33) talked with Redskins running back and former Vikings star Adrian Peterson (26) after the teams' Oct. 24 meeting.

At least on some levels, Dalvin Cook has a chance to eclipse what Adrian Peterson did in 2012


More from Mike Zimmer's Dallas days: Jerry Jones, Darren Woodson, Andre Patterson tell stories

As I spent this week talking to those who worked with Mike Zimmer during his 13 years in Dallas, I was repeatedly struck by one…