Sports reporter | Vikings

After graduating from Apple Valley High School, Goessling majored in accounting and journalism at the University of Minnesota. He lives in Minneapolis with his wife and two daughters. He coaches high school track and field and cross country, plays electric guitar and enjoys volunteering at Hope Academy in the Phillips neighborhood.

Dalvin Cook released by Vikings after six seasons

The Vikings could not trade the four-time Pro Bowler and decided to release him in order to free up salary cap money. The move also marks a change in priorities for the team's offense.

Cook's future with Vikings expected to be settled by the end of week

The Vikings have tried without success to trade Dalvin Cook or renegotiate his contract. Other offseason moves made by the team now make his departure appear to be the likely outcome.

Vikings will host Titans, Cardinals for joint training camp practices

The Vikings viewed last year's practices with the 49ers as some of their most important preseason work for the veterans who didn't play in any of the team's three exhibition games.

After clearing cap space, Vikings sign first-round pick Addison

The Vikings had lacked the cap space to complete rookie receiver Jordan Addison's contract until trading Za'Darius Smith to Cleveland gave them room.

Vikings rookies, free agents go through on-field drills in Eagan

The step beyond interviews and private workouts allows hopefuls to demonstrate and work on true football skills with Kevin O'Connell's staff.

Vikings clear cap space, trade Za'Darius Smith to Browns

According to multiple reports, the team received fifth-round picks in 2024 and 2025 from the Browns in exchange for Smith, as well as sixth- and seventh-round picks in 2025.

Prime-time Purple: Vikings on NFL schedule for five marquee match-ups

The five prime-time games currently scheduled are the most the Vikings have played at night since 2018, the year they signed quarterback Kirk Cousins after reaching the NFC Championship Game.

Vikings schedule preview: Mahomes in town, looking for Love, date with Thielen

Even with matchups against some of the NFL's elite teams, the Vikings' 2023 schedule isn't seen as overly tough. Here's a look at what will fall into place when the schedule is released Thursday.

Vikings start signing draft class, agree to terms with fifth-round pick

The former LSU defensive tackle would receive a signing bonus of nearly $335,000 as part of his rookie deal.

5 current questions about Vikings include Cousins, Cook, cornerbacks

The Vikings began the draft by adding a receiver for Kirk Cousins, and closed it out with a quarterback and a running back. So what happens now?