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Vikings mailbag: What's the plan at guard? Expectations for Jefferson and Gladney

Vikings mailbag: What's the plan at guard? Expectations for Jefferson and Gladney

The team ended its virtual offseason program this week, sending players away from the digital classroom with tentative plans for training camp in late July.


Vikings among NFL teams closing offices Friday to recognize Juneteenth

Vikings among NFL teams closing offices Friday to recognize Juneteenth

The Vikings recently sent educational resources about Juneteenth to employees and will consider keeping June 19 a company holiday moving forward.


Q&A: Vikings DE Odenigbo discusses racial inequality, protesting and more

Q&A: Vikings DE Odenigbo discusses racial inequality, protesting and more

Speaking up is what Ifeadi Odenigbo, the first member of his Nigerian family born in the United States, encourages most in the fight against police brutality and social injustice.


Vikings guarantee most money ever under Zimmer to undrafted free agents

Vikings guarantee most money ever under Zimmer to undrafted free agents

Two of the players are getting six-figure guarantees when bonuses and salary guarantees are combined, and this year's total is substantially higher than in 2019.


'My voice will be heard.' Vikings players talk about George Floyd

'My voice will be heard.' Vikings players talk about George Floyd

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.


Which Vikings rookies have best chance to contribute in 2020?

Which Vikings rookies have best chance to contribute in 2020?

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.


Vikings to play New Orleans Saints on Christmas Day

Vikings to play New Orleans Saints on Christmas Day

The Vikings will travel to New Orleans for a Dec. 25 game against the Saints, playing on a Friday for just the fourth time in franchise history.


Vikings take Iowa quarterback Stanley as one of four 7th-round picks

Iowa quarterback Nate Stanley runs from Iowa State defensive end Eyioma Uwazurike, right, during the second half of an NCAA college football game, Sat

The Vikings started the final round by taking defensive end Kenny Willekes from Michigan State and Iowa quarterback Nate Stanley.


Sixth round brings Vikings offensive tackle, safety and a 2021 draft pick

Penn State quarterback Trace McSorley (9) dives in for a touchdown as Michigan's Josh Metellus (14) defends during the second half of an NCAA college

After a draft choice swap with Baltimore, the Vikings took Oregon State offensive tackle Blake Brandel at No. 203 and Michigan safety Josh Metellus at No. 205.


After trading pick, Vikings draft Temple cornerback, Miami receiver in fifth

After trading pick, Vikings draft Temple cornerback, Miami receiver in fifth

The Vikings selected Harrison Hand with the 169th overall pick, their third cornerback of the draft, and added a Miami wide receiver who could also fill a need as a return specialist.


Vikings go all defense in fourth round, draft two ends and a linebacker

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D.J. Wonnum of South Carolina, James Lynch of Baylor and Troy Dye of Oregon are the first addition to the defensive line since Everson Griffen announced his departure this month.


Williams traded to 49ers after agent denies he nixed Vikings deal

Williams traded to 49ers after agent denies he nixed Vikings deal

Washington’s Pro Bowl left tackle Trent Williams, who'd been discussed in Vikings trade talks, was traded to San Francisco just before today’s final round of the draft started.


Draft Day 2: Ten players who could end up with the Vikings

Draft Day 2: Ten players who could end up with the Vikings

Rick Spielman has three picks tonight — No. 58 (second round), No. 89 (third round), No. 105 (third round) — to further the Vikings’ roster repair. It’s unlikely they stay put, however.


Will shocking Packers draft make Rodgers a Viking down the road?

Will shocking Packers draft make Rodgers a Viking down the road?

If history keeps repeating itself the way it did on Thursday night, Aaron Rodgers will be looking to stick it to the Packers after they traded up to draft a quarterback.


Vikings draft mailbag: Talking trades, Gophers ... quarterbacks

Minnesota Gophers defensive back Antoine Winfield Jr. (11)

Pretty soon, predicting will be replaced by actual picking. In the meantime, fans have last-minute questions about the draft, including one about Antoine Winfield Jr. and the Vikings.


Vikings owners surpass $5 million in donations to COVID-19 causes

Vikings owners surpass $5 million in donations to COVID-19 causes

The team’s owners this week are making a $1 million contribution to United Way Worldwide, an organization recommended by the NFL as part of a fundraising campaign tied to this week’s NFL draft.


Mailbag: What's the Vikings' biggest draft need? What about trading up?

Mailbag: What's the Vikings' biggest draft need? What about trading up?

Among things that Vikings fans want to know is which hole is bigger: The loss of Stefon Diggs or the departure of several key defensive players.


Adrian Peterson unanimous choice for NFL's All-Decade team

Adrian Peterson in 2015

Former Vikings running back Adrian Peterson, the only non-quarterback to win a NFL Most Valuable Player award during the past decade, was one of eight unanimous selections.


Thielen helps COVID-19 relief with $100,000 and KFAN radiothon

Thielen helps COVID-19 relief with $100,000 and KFAN radiothon

The Thielen Foundation has committed an additional $75,000 to Minnesota COVID-19 relief efforts and announced plans to help raise more money through an April 9 radiothon in conjunction with KFAN.


Vikings Mailbag: D-backs, the first-round pick, the NFC North favorite

Vikings Mailbag: D-backs, the first-round pick, the NFC North favorite

Questions about Anthony Harris, free agents still on the market, the draft and more were on the minds on Vikings fans asking questions for this week's mailbag.