An Illicit Tour Of The New Vikings Stadium

The Vikings’ new billion-dollar stadium is little more than a year from opening, and feels much further away. Bulldozers work upon the patch of broken earth that will eventually become a football field. Its upper deck levels are nothing but giant, bare, staircase-like concrete slabs and along every concourse sit piles… » 6/17/15 3:29pm 6/17/15 3:29pm

Adrian Peterson Gives In, Will Report To Vikings Practice

The monthslong staredown between Adrian Peterson and the Minnesota Vikings appears to be settled, if far from amicably: Peterson has announced that he will rejoin the team for OTAs later today, apparently without getting the new contract he wanted. Though Peterson is 30 years old and will be the highest-paid running… » 6/02/15 9:24am 6/02/15 9:24am

Adrian Peterson Goes On A Twitter Rant About His Contract

Adrian Peterson and his agent don’t want to be with the Minnesota Vikings anymore. Head coach Mike Zimmer said Wednesday that the running back “can play for us. Or he can not play.” While the two sides got nowhere, Peterson went ahead and aired grievances through Twitter. He sounds like he really wants a trade. » 5/28/15 5:10pm 5/28/15 5:10pm

Adrian Peterson: "It Would Be Nice" To Join The Cowboys

It’s the great unrequited trade of our time: Adrian Peterson to the Cowboys. We’ve known that both Peterson and Jerry Jones want it to happen, badly, even before Peterson’s child-abuse charges and lost season had him agitating to get out of Minnesota. He’s just making sure everyone still knows where he’d like to go. » 4/29/15 9:13am 4/29/15 9:13am

Report: Adrian Peterson's Agent Got Into Altercation With Vikings Exec

Things do not seem to be going very well between Adrian Peterson and the Minnesota Vikings. According to a report from CBS Sports' Jason La Canfora, the relationship gotten so bad that Peterson's agent, Ben Dogra, just straight-up accosted a member of the Vikings front office at the NFL combine this week. » 2/23/15 3:56pm 2/23/15 3:56pm

Ain't No Pain Like A Brett Favre INT

I'd somehow never seen this video before Will Leitch included it in his ranking of the decade's conference championship games. On the off chance you haven't either, remedy that: it's Brett Favre's game-killing interception against the Saints in 2010, spliced in with Vikings fans' histrionic reactions. It's the sort of… » 1/16/15 1:06pm 1/16/15 1:06pm

Man Charged With Killing Adrian Peterson's Son Allegedly Violates Bond

Remember Joseph Patterson? He's the man who was charged with murder over a year ago for allegedly beating to death Tyrese Ruffin, Adrian Peterson's 2-year-old son. He somehow made it out on bond, and was subsequently accused of violating that in June when he went to the house of Ann Doohen—Ruffin's mother, who he was… » 1/06/15 8:40pm 1/06/15 8:40pm

Vikings Tackle Matt Kalil Knocks A Heckler's Hat Off His Head

Reader Thad sends along this video of Vikings tackle Matt Kalil leaving the stadium after yesterday's loss to the Packers. At the very start of the video, you can see Kalil walk up to a Vikings fan, knock the dude's hat off his head, and then walk away. Then someone throws something at Kalil, and misses badly. » 11/24/14 11:33am 11/24/14 11:33am