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Vikings put Mata'afa on waived/injured list, sign linebacker

Vikings put Mata'afa on waived/injured list, sign linebacker

The Vikings put defensive end Hercules Mata’afa, who tore his ACL during organized team activities, on the waived/injured list on Wednesday, signing linebacker Mike Needham to take his place on their 90-man roster.


Who needs a running back? Peterson still seeking a team for 2018

Who needs a running back? Peterson still seeking a team for 2018

While NFL teams break for what is ordinarily the quietest part of the offseason before training camp begins, Adrian Peterson is still looking for a job.


Vikings' PR staff wins 2018 Pete Rozelle Award from PFWA

Vikings' PR staff wins 2018 Pete Rozelle Award from PFWA

The award, given to the PR department that consistently strives for excellence in its dealings and relationships with the media, has been presented to one NFL club since 1990.


Former Vikings coach Green to be added to Ring of Honor

Former Vikings Coach Dennis Green will be inducted into the team's Ring of Honor.

The team announced Monday that Green — who won the second-most games in Vikings history — will be inducted into the team’s Ring of Honor on Sept. 23 against the Buffalo Bills.


Hughes could endanger Sherels' roster spot with Vikings

Hughes could endanger Sherels' roster spot with Vikings

Return specialist Marcus Sherels has signed a one-year contract with the Vikings for the eighth time. But he's facing stiff competition for that role from first-round draft choice Mike Hughes.


Top draft choice Hughes makes big plays as Vikings minicamp wraps up

Minnesota Vikings first-round pick cornerback Mike Hughes

After learning the nickel corner position, in which he’s fairly inexperienced, rookie Mike Hughes said the plan is to remain there heading into training camp in late July.


Vikings switching to only electronic tickets in 2018

Vikings switching to only electronic tickets in 2018

The Vikings are doing away with paper tickets for the 2018 season. The team will accept only electronic tickets starting this fall, no longer allowing…


A 'boo-yah!' kind of day for Kirk Cousins at mini-camp

A 'boo-yah!' kind of day for Kirk Cousins at mini-camp

Touchdown throws to Stefon Diggs and Kyle Rudolph were followed up by a Cousins’ “boo-yah!” and an enthusiastic fist pump. Then the defense got him back.


Injured rookie Holmes expected to be 100 percent for training camp

Jalyn Holmes.

Jalyn Holmes has hit a bump in the rookie road, but the Vikings defensive tackle said his broken hand should be mended in time for training camp.


Newman takes a turn at safety during Vikings' minicamp

Newman takes a turn at safety during Vikings' minicamp

The NFL’s oldest defensive back, Terence Newman, has showed off his ability to play any position in the Vikings secondary.


Vikings rookie defensive end Mata'afa tears ACL in practice

Vikings rookie defensive end Mata'afa tears ACL in practice

Rookie Hercules Mata’afa was just settling back into the defensive line when he tore his anterior cruciate ligament Wednesday, a league source confirmed to the Star Tribune.


Treadwell keeps working with first team; Robison bats away passes

Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins took to the field for practice at the TCO Performance Center, Tuesday, June 5, 2018 in Eagan, MN.

The defense had a good day at the latest Vikings off-season practice, which included veteran Brian Robison swatting away two passes from new quarterback Kirk Cousins.


Why John DeFilippo came to the Vikings, and how his offense will look

Why John DeFilippo came to the Vikings, and how his offense will look

When the Vikings first turned their attention to John DeFilippo during their offensive coordinator search, they knew they might have some hurdles to clear before…


Why DeFilippo came to the Vikings, and how his offense will look

Why DeFilippo came to the Vikings, and how his offense will look

When the Vikings turned their attention to John DeFilippo during their offensive coordinator search, they knew they might have hurdles to clear before landing him.


Remmers at right guard in latest version of Vikings offensive line

Remmers at right guard in latest version of Vikings offensive line

Several starters were being held out of the workouts because of injuries and both placekicker candidates connected from more than 50 yards during a drill.


Another Kendricks in purple? Mychal Kendricks visits Vikings

Another Kendricks in purple? Mychal Kendricks visits Vikings

Ex-Eagles linebacker Mychal Kendricks visited the Vikings on Tuesday. He's the older brother of Eric Kendricks, who recently signed a five-year contract extension.


Barr returns to Vikings workouts after skipping last week's sessions

Anthony Barr (55) celebrated after a defensive stop last season.

Fifth-year linebacker Anthony Barr was the only Vikings starter missing from three optional practices last week.


Vikings will need to adjust to key changes in NFL kickoff rules

Vikings will need to adjust to key changes in NFL kickoff rules

A significant change is that players on the kicking team now must line up within one yard of the kickoff, all but eliminating the running start.


Spielman: Report that Wright crashed Dallas receiver's Lamborghini is false

Spielman: Report that Wright crashed Dallas receiver's Lamborghini is false

New Vikings wide receiver Kendall Wright’s name surfaced in connection to the arrest of Cowboys receiver Terrance Williams on public intoxication charges. GM Rick Spielman said the report is inaccurate.


Zimmer: It's important Vikings stand for the national anthem

Zimmer: It's important Vikings stand for the national anthem

The Vikings’ longest-tenured player, defensive end Brian Robison, said he’ll continue to “stand up for that flag,” but he doesn’t have a problem with other players who protest.