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Everson Griffen, Dalvin Cook not expected to play for Vikings vs. Jaguars

Everson Griffen, Dalvin Cook not expected to play for Vikings vs. Jaguars

Everson Griffen missed practice all week due to an infected cut on his leg suffered after last weekend's preseason opener in Denver, and he will…


Aretha sang the anthem at a Vikings game and we're still enthralled

Aretha sang the anthem at a Vikings game and we're still enthralled

Her Thanksgiving Day rendition before a Vikings-Lions game in 2016 was one of her last public performances.


Griffen missing Vikings practices after cutting his leg

Griffen missing Vikings practices after cutting his leg

Vikings defensive end Everson Griffen, who hasn’t practiced since Saturday’s game in Denver, should be back soon after dealing with an odd off-field injury.


Vikings remind fans about switch to electronic tickets before Jaguars game

Vikings remind fans about switch to electronic tickets before Jaguars game

The Vikings’ first home preseason game against the Jaguars on Saturday will also be the debut of their electronic ticketing system. They are one of six NFL teams who will exclusively accept electronic tickets in 2018, with the rest of the league expected to switch in 2019.


Rookie tackle O'Neill gets positive reviews, but still has 'a long way to go'

Vikings guard Colby Gossett, left, and tackle Brian O'Neill ran a blocking drill on July 25 in Eagan.

Offensive tackle Brian O'Neill has demonstrated early signs of improvement at a critical position. But he knows there's still a lot to learn -- and weight to be gained.


Vikings sign guard Kaleb Johnson, place Easton on injured reserve

Vikings sign guard Kaleb Johnson, place Easton on injured reserve

Offensive coordinator John DeFilippo is familiar with Johnson, having claimed the guard off waivers in 2015 while DeFilippo was the Browns coordinator.


Zimmer appreciates all that went into Cousins' 1-yard touchdown pass

Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins (8) celebrated with receiver Stefon Diggs (14) after a touchdown Saturday August 11, 2018 at Mile High Stad

Kirk Cousins’ first touchdown pass in live game action with the Vikings couldn’t have been any shorter. But here's why Mike Zimmer called it 'a heck of a throw.'


Preseason opener highlights: Top pick Hughes makes solid debut

Minnesota Vikings cornerback Mike Hughes watches during warm ups before an NFL football game against the Denver Broncos Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018, in De

Against Denver on Saturday night, first-round draft choice Mike Hughes made enough plays to suggest he might be further along than we’d think.


Randy Moss on his Hall of Fame tie: 'We're in a crisis right now'

Randy Moss on his Hall of Fame tie: 'We're in a crisis right now'

Randy Moss discusses his controversial tie worn during his Hall of Fame enshrinement.


Cousins tells revealing tale about practicing against Vikings' defense

Cousins tells revealing tale about practicing against Vikings' defense

Kirk Cousins was asked Wednesday about the toughest challenge the Vikings defense presents in the daily confines of training camp practices.


Vikings release 'unofficial' depth chart ahead of preseason opener

Vikings release 'unofficial' depth chart ahead of preseason opener

The Vikings provided a status report on where things stand with the roster, unofficially anyway.


Incognito calls Zimmer 'liar' for denying Vikings' interest

Incognito calls Zimmer 'liar' for denying Vikings' interest

After Mike Zimmer denied the Vikings had reached out to Richie Incognito, the retired offensive lineman fired off a profane tweet and posted screenshots that he later deleted.


'My guy.' Zimmer wants Vikings to sign Barr to long-term deal

'My guy.' Zimmer wants Vikings to sign Barr to long-term deal

Mike Zimmer moved his podium session up to Friday morning so that he could address a trade rumor about Anthony Barr that is unverified by the Star Tribune and difficult to find from a reputable source.


Diggs' deal with Vikings: Guarantees early, salary escalators late

Diggs' deal with Vikings: Guarantees early, salary escalators late

The five-year deal Stefon Diggs and the Vikings agreed on could be worth even more than $72 million. Here's a look at what else is in the contract, and how much of the package is guaranteed.


'I love it': Cousins pleased that Diggs' deal brings continuity to offense

'I love it': Cousins pleased that Diggs' deal brings continuity to offense

What do you give the quarterback who has an $84 million guaranteed contract? Another potential top-flight receiver for years to come. That's what happened at TCO this morning.


'Small' meals, IV bags getting Hill through illness, practices

'Small' meals, IV bags getting Hill through illness, practices

Rookie Brian O’Neill has been thrown into the first-team offensive line already because starter Rashod Hill has been limited due to an illness.


After fighting it, Alexander embracing Vikings' nickel cornerback role

After fighting it, Alexander embracing Vikings' nickel cornerback role

By his own admission, Mackensie Alexander “fought the situation” when the Vikings first decided that he would be a good fit for their fifth defensive back role.


Everson Griffen: Playing fewer snaps 'important' for Vikings' D-line rotation, production

Everson Griffen: Playing fewer snaps 'important' for Vikings' D-line rotation, production

The Vikings invested heavily into their starting defensive line this offseason, extending Danielle Hunter's contract with $40 million guaranteed and signing Sheldon Richardson to a…


Vikings' receiver Coley ready for return after rehabbing with Cook

Vikings' receiver Coley ready for return after rehabbing with Cook

Running back Dalvin Cook and receiver Stacy Coley, both south Florida residents, held their own weekly training sessions while recovering from the injuries that have sidelined them.


Elflein had shoulder surgery this offseason

Elflein had shoulder surgery this offseason

Vikings center Pat Elflein, who was placed on the physically-unable-to-perform list to begin training camp on Wednesday, is recovering from not one, but two, operations he had this offseason.