After Sam Bradford had to miss last Sunday’s game, Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer was coy on just how severe Bradford’s knee injury may be. Now, it’s not looking so good.
A week after he started the Vikings’ season with a 27-for-32, 346-yard, three-touchdown performance in a 29-19 win over the Saints, Sam Bradford was inactive in Minnesota’s 26-9 loss to the Steelers today.
In a disappointing development for a team coming off a promising opening-week win, Vikings QB Sam Bradford is out today after attempting to warm up on his injured knee. Case Keenum will start in his place against the Steelers.
What’s up YouTubers—you know who’s “on fleek” right now? The Minnesota Vikings are, or will be. The team has hired Jonah Stillman as a “Gen Z advisor.”
Adrian Peterson’s revenge game wasn’t meant to be. In his first game as a member of the New Orleans Saints, going against his former Minnesota Vikings squad, Peterson finished with just six carries for 18 yards. The only memorable moment he produced was getting caught yelling something at head coach Sean Payton on the…
Some people are fans of the Minnesota Vikings. But many, many more people are NOT fans of the Minnesota Vikings. This 2017 Deadspin NFL team preview is for those in the latter group. Read all the previews so far here.
The NFL announced Friday that Vikings receiver and kombucha enthusiast Michael Floyd has been suspended without pay for the first four games of the 2017 NFL season for violating the league’s substance abuse policy.
The Minnesota Vikings wrote a letter in support of Michael Floyd’s defense motion arguing that he did not violate his probation by consuming alcohol, because all the alcohol consumed was in a few bottles of kombucha, according to a report from the Pioneer Press.
Michael Floyd is currently under house arrest in Minnesota, a sentence stemming from a December 2016 drunk driving arrest where he blew a .217. He was released by the Cardinals shortly after, then signed with New England, where he won a Super Bowl. He was sentenced to 24 days in jail and 96 in house arrest, and after…
Randy Moss was inducted into the Minnesota Vikings’ ring of honor this week, and at a press conference on Wednesday he was asked what he would say to Dennis Green, who coached Moss in Minnesota and died last June, if he had the chance.
Less than a year after it opened, the Vikings’ new stadium has leaky walls and loose panels with no clear plan for scheduling or funding repairs, according to reporting by the Minneapolis Star Tribune.
This week has brought several news items about Teddy Bridgewater and his future in Minnesota. That future continues to look pretty grim.
Two weeks ago, when the Minnesota Vikings signed free agent back Latavius Murray, general manager and honorary third Bayless brother Rick Spielman said publicly that the signing meant that Adrian Peterson will not be back with the team next season. Since then, Peterson has languished in free agency, purporting to be…
Pete Dougherty of the Green Bay Press-Gazette wrote a column this evening for USA Today’s Wisconsin Network urging the Packers to sign free agent running back Adrian Peterson. He makes the case that Peterson still has plenty of productive football ahead of him, and writes off Peterson having whipped his four-year-old…
No one can say they didn’t see this coming. Well, the birds can.
The Minnesota Legislative Auditor has released an extensive special report on the use of luxury suites at the publicly funded Minnesota Vikings stadium by commissioners of the Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority, finding that commissioners “violated a core ethical principle” when they gave free tickets to friends…
Michael Vick last saw NFL action in October of 2015, but he didn’t make his retirement official until yesterday, when he announced it to a group of reporters at the Super Bowl.
Protesters calling for U.S. Bank to stop funding the Dakota Access Pipeline project hung a huge banner from the Vikings’ stadium during Minnesota’s game against the Bears today:
Thank the schadenfreude gods for the Minnesota Vikings, once a 5-0 team, who have unleashed an extremely lame scandal at the tail end of their disappointing season.
The free-falling Minnesota Vikings keep breaking new ground in football—today figuring out that the ball doesn’t even need to be snapped in order for them to turn it over. That’s the Midwest work ethic in action!