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Franchise tag window opens today; Vikings must make Keenum decision

Case Keenum's season surprised almost everybody as he used a one-year, $2 million journeyman deal to set up a career-altering contract. Is he worth a $20 million-plus deal to the Vikings?


Looking ahead: Cook, Murray can be a solid pair in Vikings' backfield

Dalvin Cook is expected to be at 100 percent after the knee injury that ended his rookie season; Latavius Murray gives the Vikings a different look when he's in the game.


Mock draft roundup 1.0: Players pegged to the Vikings

Let’s take a look at a handful of national mock drafters pegging players to the Vikings at pick No. 30.


DeFilippo brings varied history to Vikings of working with mobile QBs

One remark stuck out when John DeFilippo recently cracked the book on the criteria important to him at quarterback as the new Vikings offensive coordinator.


Harrison Smith's excellent season marred by the way it ended

When Mike Zimmer said the Eagles attacked some of the Vikings’ strengths in a blowout loss in the NFC title game, he might as well have been talking about safety Harrison Smith.


Mike Remmers' position an unknown for Vikings offensive line

Will Mike Remmers play tackle, which is what he was signed to do, or guard, where he moved after injury issues hit the line? That's one of the 2018 issues Vikings' management is tackling.


Agent: Vikings to sign ex-Eagles practice squad lineman

Josh Andrews follows new Vikings offensive coordinator John DeFillippo from Philadelphia, where he most recently spent the past season on the Eagles practice squad.


Part of the game: Vikings not alone in blocking assistant interviews

Kevin Stefanski, the Vikings' respected 35-year-old quarterbacks coach, was the front runner to follow Pat Shurmur to the Giants as his top offensive assistant until the interview was blocked.


Patriots coach backing out of Colts job could affect Vikings' search

Josh McDaniels’ bombshell of a decision to back out of the Colts’ head coaching job could affect the Vikings.


Is Nick Foles playing his way into the Vikings quarterback conversation?

In the likely event Eagles general manager Howie Roseman takes calls for Foles this spring, the quarterback comes with a palatable one-year contract. Should the Vikings be interested?


OK, Vikings fans: Time to look at key dates for the 2018 season

Here are dates to know for a Vikings offseason that features a couple question marks at critical points.


Shurmur named AP Assistant Coach of the Year

Former Vikings offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur was named The Associated Press’ NFL Assistant Coach of the Year during NFL Honors ceremonies at Northrop Auditorium on Saturday night.


Reports: Randy Moss makes it in Hall of Fame first time around

Word began to leak before the Pro Football Hall of Fame voters were allowed to make official announcements: Vikings great Randy Moss — the self-proclaimed…


Vikings' playoff run bittersweet, but Peterson says 'I'll always bleed purple'

Adrian Peterson made an appearance in Minnesota this week


Belichick recalls time he nearly joined Vikings as an assistant coach

Before Bill Belichick won any of his seven Super Bowl rings, he nearly joined the Vikings as an assistant coach under Les Steckel in 1984.


Vikings CB Newman wants to play at age 40

Terence Newman was the oldest defensive back in the NFL this season at 39 years old. He’d like to retain that title next season, when he will be 40.


Another Super Bowl for Minnesota? Mark Wilf wants it to happen

Wilf also said the Vikings are interested in hosting the NFL draft, saying the team could stage it at both U.S. Bank Stadium and its new practice facility in Eagan.


Eagles lineman: Team used 'reverse psychology' to foil Vikings blitzes

According to Eagles right tackle Lane Johnson, one of the keys to Philadelphia’s 38-7 win was how the Eagles turned the Vikings’ blitz packages against them.


Eagles GM: Bradford deal was 'franchise-changing decision'

Eagles general manager Howie Roseman smirked inside Xcel Energy Center on Monday night when asked about trading Sam Bradford to the Vikings


Vikings owner Wilf: 'We're at the top of the game'

Zygi Wilf says he’s confident in the direction of the franchise, and the people currently running the football operations.