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.


Vikings close to signing receiver Dede Westbrook to one-year deal

The former Jaguars wideout's connection with new Vikings receivers coach Keenan McCardell drew him to Minnesota.


Vikings Insider: Training camp begins with new faces and big questions

The Vikings defense could look almost completely different from 2020 as camp starts on Wednesday.


Vikings training camp preview: Tight ends have a new leader

It's a new era for the group, with Kyle Rudolph gone and Irv Smith stepping to the lead.


Vikings in 'discussions' with offensive line coach over COVID-19 vaccine

Rick Dennison has reportedly not been vaccinated, but NFL rules mandate coaches with direct contact to players need to be inoculated.


Source: Receiver Dede Westbrook will work out for Vikings

The former Jaguar, who played for new Vikings receiver coach Keenan McCardell in Jacksonville, could compete for the No. 3 receiver spot.


Vikings training camp preview: Competition behind Cousins at QB

Kirk Cousins heads into Year 4 as the Vikings' starter, but Kellen Mond's presence could change the team's strategy.


Vikings' Pierce could miss start of training camp with calf injury

The nose tackle injured his calf while working out on his own, but the injury is believed to be minor.


Vikings safety Smith enters pivotal season for secondary

Now the Vikings' longest-tenured player heading into his 10th season with the team, safety Harrison Smith is hoping a more experienced secondary will improve in 2021.


Vikings' training camp plans include charging for some practices

For the first time, the team will charge for tickets to four practices, including a U.S. Bank Stadium scrimmage on Aug. 7 for up to 20,000 fans.


Kevin Williams shocked by being picked for Vikings' Ring of Honor

The former Vikings defenive tackle wore John Randle's number, so he knew he had to be good.