Minnesota Vikings at Carolina Panthers: 2016 Week 3 NFL Pick

Minnesota Vikings (2-0) at Carolina Panthers (1-1) The Vikings are 2-0, but actually have allowed their opponents to move the chains at a higher rate than they have in both games. Their 2-0 record is largely the result of a +5 turnover margin and a +2 return touchdown margin, two things that tend to be very tough to rely on every week. They’re just 29th in rate of moving the chains...
Via The Football Fan Spot
2 hours ago

Weekend web roundup: Minnesota Vikings

NFL Week 3 Point Spreads: Minnesota Vikings at Carolina PanthersThe Panthers will try to keep the home cooking going after last week in hostingMinnesota in a Week 3 matchup that will air at Noon (Central) on FOX… Adrian Peterson targets rapid returnMinnesota Vikings star Adrian Peterson has told people in and around the organization he believes he can be ready to play when he...
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3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Final Thoughts: Vikings vs. Panthers

Two of the NFC’s top teams are set to do battle at Bank of America Stadium today, with the Vikings and Carolina Panthers both coming off wins last week and looking to maintain their spots atop the...
4 hours ago

Vikings-Panthers Gameday Updates

6 AM - The Vikings will again look to pull off an upset of an NFC power while shorthanded as they are set to square off with the Carolina Panthers in just a few hours. We’ll find out soon if CB Xa...
5 hours ago

Minnesota Vikings hit the road for showdown with defending NFC Champions

No Teddy Bridgewater; no Adrian Peterson; no problem. It’s truly remarkable what the Minnesota Vikings have had to overcome. Losing their two biggest franchise pieces still hasn’t kept the team down as they enter Week 3 atop the NFC North with an unblemished 2-0 record. While the season is still in its infancy, it’s still extremely impressive what the Vikings have accomplished...
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20 hours ago

Examining The Vikings' 3rd Down Defense Against Green Bay

Last Sunday, the Vikings pulled off a victory against their biggest rivals in the opening of the team's new stadium. It was a big win, and credit is due in large part to the defense, which held the normally potent Packers' offense to just 14 points.
Via Vikings Journal
20 hours ago

How The Vikings Can Beat The Panthers

Last year, the Panthers dominated the NFC on their way to a 15-1 regular season record and a trip to the Super Bowl. In fact, in the past year the Panthers have only lost to two teams (the Broncos x2 and the Falcons)! However, there are some similarities between all three of their losses that the Vikings will want to replicate.
Via Vikings Journal
20 hours ago

Minnesota Vikings at Panthers: Time, channel, and watch online stream

What time and channel is the Minnesota Vikings game against the Carolina Panthers on? And where can the game be watched or heard through an online stream? The game between the Minnesota Vikings and the Carolina Panthers should be one of the best matchups of week 3. Both are playoff teams from last season and […] Minnesota Vikings at Panthers: Time, channel, and watch online stream...
Via The Viking Age
22 hours ago

Report claims Vikings teammates "upset" over Peterson surgery decision

Before opting for surgery that will keep him sidelined for the next few months, Adrian Peterson was weighing his options. He could have opted for a riskier procedure that would have gotten him back on the field in potentially a few weeks. But he ended up choosing the best solution for the long term — one that keeps him out until at least December. According to Jason Cole of...
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Adrian Peterson placed on injured reserve by the Minnesota Vikings

The Minnesota Vikings have placed star running back Adrian Peterson on injured reserve, although it is possible he returns later in the 2016 season. It appears as though the Minnesota Vikings have made a decision on the future of Adrian Peterson for the 2016 NFL season, but even the decision that they made leaves things wide […] Adrian Peterson placed on injured reserve by the...
Via The Viking Age
1 day ago

Vikings place Adrian Peterson on injured reserve

The Minnesota Vikings officially placed Adrian Peterson on injured reserve on Friday following his successful knee surgery. We have placed @AdrianPeterson on injured reserve. — Minnesota Vikings (@Vikings) September 23, 2016 Peterson injured his knee during Sunday night’s game against the Green Bay Packers. At the time he was unable to put any...
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Presser Points: Zimmer on Stefon Diggs' Status for Sunday

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. – Vikings Head Coach Mike Zimmer told members of the media that Stefon Diggs was held out of practice Friday for precautionary reasons. When asked if he was confident Diggs wou...
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Adrian Peterson has successful knee surgery

The Minnesota Vikings announced on Thursday that Adrian Peterson underwent successful surgery to repair the torn meniscus in his right knee. Interestingly enough, the team insists that is Peterson’s only injury. “Adrian Peterson had a successful lateral meniscus repair this morning,” a statement from the Vikings read, via Michael David Smith of Pro Football Talk. “The surgery...
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Minnesota Vikings: Week 3 Fantasy Football News

The Minnesota Vikings will be traveling to the East Coast to take on the Carolina Panthers in Week 3, in a possible playoff preview. These two teams have elite defenses (and the Panthers have an elite offense) so this will more than likely be a low-scoring game. How will that affect fantasy owners? Read on and find out which players should be started, which should be benched, and...
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Zimmer expects Vikings to perform despite injuries

Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer made it clear that despite the devastating injury developments this week, he doesn’t expect anything less out of his players than maximum effort in Sunday’s showdown with the Carolina Panthers. In the span of a little more than three weeks, the Vikings have lost three key cogs in their offense. First it was Teddy Bridgewater suffering...
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Will the 2016 Vikings become the 2015 Cowboys?

Injuries are a part of football. That’s an undeniable fact, and it’s the reason the NFL requires teams to issue an injury report each and every week. It’s the reason rosters are bigger than in every other sport, allowing for teams to keep players fresh and healthy throughout the season.The injuries that the Minnesota Vikings have been forced to endure, however, are atypical...
Via FOX Sports
3 days ago

Peterson to have surgery, could be out for year; Vikings place Kalil on IR

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Adrian Peterson will have surgery on his right knee to repair a torn meniscus, putting his season and perhaps his 10-year run with Minnesota in question.But the Vikings have held off for now on placing the franchise's all-time leading rusher on injured reserve.Peterson was hurt in Sunday night's victory over Green Bay, needing assistance off the field after...
Via Associated Press
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Minnesota Vikings place Matt Kalil on injured reserve

The hits keep coming for the Minnesota Vikings. Mere minutes after it was announced Adrian Peterson will undergo surgery for a torn meniscus in his knee, the team has placed left tackle Matt Kalil on injured reserve. #Vikings coach Mike Zimmer says he placed LT Matt Kalil (hip) on Injured Reserve. That’s another significant injury. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) September 21...
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Has Adrian Peterson played his last snap for the Vikings?

The news regarding Adrian Peterson’s latest knee injury could be worse, but that doesn’t mean it’s good. The star running back is expected to miss at least three or four months after undergoing surgery to repair a torn meniscus in his right knee, and he could be out for the remainder of the season. If the latter winds up being the case, it’s fair to wonder if Peterson has...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Vikings allow Wells Fargo to keep certain signs near stadium

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) The Minnesota Vikings will allow Wells Fargo to keep certain signs near the team's new stadium in downtown Minneapolis. The Star Tribune ( ) reports a mostly confidential settlement was filed Tuesday in U.S. District Court to a legal dispute involving office-tower rooftop signs near U.S. Bank Stadium. Under the settlement, the team allowed...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Zimmer: Adrian Peterson has torn meniscus

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer tells local radio station KFXN-FM that running back Adrian Peterson has a torn meniscus in his right knee.Zimmer recorded his weekly appearance on the show before addressing the media on Monday. He told the station he has not yet ruled out Peterson for the game Sunday against Carolina and that the team was still exploring...
Via Associated Press
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Alex Boone wants Vikings fans to 'shut the (expletive) up'

The Minnesota Vikings long quest for a new stadium finally came to an end this year with the opening of U.S. Bank Stadium. However, the stadium does have some quirks the Vikings need to get used to. In a great move by the NFL, the Vikings opened up their new stadium against their arch-rival, the Green Bay Packers with a 17-14 win on Sunday Night Football. The stadium was packed...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Sam Bradford: Because We Are Serious About Winning Now

In what could have been a wonderful work of satire in today's title, last night's Sunday excursion into Minnesota's new football stadium may have upended years of programming in thinking that Sam Bradford (22/31, 286 YDS, 9.2 AVG, 2 TD, 121.2 RTG and 1 CAR, -3 YDS) isn't quite the second coming of Joe Montana, but moreso a cross between Mr. Glass from Unbreakable and Jimmy Clausen...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Bud Grant plays Vikings horn at new stadium (VIDEO)

Former Minnesota Vikings head coach Bud Grant was in attendance for Sunday night’s Packers-Vikings game at the brand new US Bank Stadium. To fire up the crowd, before the game, Grant was given important duties: Controlling the coveted Gjallarhorn. Check out Grant as he beckoned the crowd to get loud before playing the horn. Bud Grant wants some noise
Via The Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Sam Bradford named Vikings starter, giving him his best opportunity yet

In NFL news that everyone saw coming, the Minnesota Vikings appear ready to hand the offense over to recently acquired Sam Bradford. Reports out of Minnesota had suggested Bradford was getting a bulk of the practice reps with the first team offense this week, which was to be expected. After all, the Vikings gave up a first-round draft pick and shipped it to Philadelphia in order...
Via The Comeback
7 days ago  |  Discuss

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