More Vikings players have been using social media and video to talk about the impact of George Floyd's death. Here's some of what's being said.
When Drew Brees expressed his position on the anthem three years ago, he was one of many voices in a crowded conversation. But when he repeated it Wednesday, he learned in humbling fashion how times have changed.
The danger for the NFL: Ignoring the signal that there has been a shift in thinking — or at least a shift in the number and variety of players speaking out. The opportunity: Actually taking steps to do better
Patrick Mahomes, Saquon Barkley and Michael Thomas are among more than a dozen NFL stars who united to send a passionate video message to the league about racial inequality.
Buffalo Bills rookie quarterback Jake Fromm apologized for using the phrase "elite white people" in a text conversation from more than a year ago, and posted on social media early Thursday morning.
Miami Dolphins coach Brian Flores' roiling emotions of late regarding social injustice were compounded with the death of Chris Beaty, a good friend who was fatally shot after violence erupted during an Indianapolis protest.
Drew Brees, the star quarterback of the New Orleans Saints, faced intense criticism after reiterating that he considered it disrespectful for players to kneel during the national anthem to protest police brutality.
Dalvin Cook is signed through 2020, but he'll be looking for a big payday: he's only the 39th-highest-paid running back in the NFL.
During the crisis, WCCO sports director Mike Max has shown he can cover civil unrest as well as any hard-news reporter. Maybe even better.
Denver Broncos coach Vic Fangio is apologizing for suggesting discrimination and racism aren't problems in the NFL.
Odell Beckham Jr. practiced his own version of social distancing during his first offseason with the Browns. This year, the flashy receiver's been as close as possible.
Transitioning from head coach at the college level to the NFL is never easy.
Two key Vikings players, Eric Kendricks and Anthony Barr, joined the chorus criticizing Commissioner Roger Goodell's statement on the death of George Floyd.
Drew Brees apologized Thursday for comments that were "insensitive and completely missed the mark" when he reiterated his opposition to Colin Kaepernick's kneeling during the national anthem in 2016, drawing sharp criticism from fellow high-profile athletes and others in the wake of George Floyd's death.
The team's roster turnover means there will be chances for rookies from first-round receiver Justin Jefferson to the undrafted free agents. A look at the ones most likely to stand out.
James Conner didn't treat the quarantine caused by the COVID-19 pandemic as an obstacle, but an opportunity.
Two games against New Orleans highlight this list: The Minneapolis Miracle, of course, and the playoff in New Orleans when there were just too much for the Vikings to handle.
Signing Colin Kaepernick would signal the Vikings care about social justice, and that the NFL acknowledges its wrongful blackballing of a talented quarterback. It would also make football sense.
Two Vikings players, guard Milt Sunde and linebacker Ron Acks, were in the National Guard and got called up to help calm the riots in Minneapolis during the summer of 1967.
Pro Football Hall of Famer Floyd Little, who starred in the NFL for the Denver Broncos, has been diagnosed with cancer, according to a former Syracuse Orange teammate who has set up a GoFundMe page to help pay for treatment costs.
Vikings coach Mike Zimmer has faith in the talent the team has to fill the holes left by departed starters.
Based on the way his contract is written, you can pretty much count on Cousins being the Vikings quarterback through the end of 2022. Here's why.
Ben Goessling, Andrew Krammer and Michael Rand discuss the difficulties for the NFL returning to facilities and eventually to play. They also take your Vikings questions -- including what would a potential Dalvin Cook extension look like? -- and discuss Mike Zimmer's base of operations during quarantine.
Center Garrett Bradbury said the Vikings' virtual meetings have included efforts to give players a degree of ownership over the things they would normally be executing on the field during the offseason.
Rich Nuessle was once a staple in the Twin Cities sports media. If you were in that circle and failed to have a wacky adventure with Rich, you had to be in quarantine. Behind the fun, though, was a hero with a tortured soul.