Counting snaps: Backups get their dayThe Minnesota Vikings got many of their backups into large roles because of injuries.
Patterson starting to get ‘Flashy’Minnesota Vikings receiver Cordarrelle Patterson is getting more opportunities in the offense and starting to live up to his nickname of “Flash.”
Hard-core stats: Vikings vs. TexansA look at the Minnesota Vikings’ upcoming matchup against the Houston Texans, featuring numbers that shouldn’t give the reader a headache or require an advanced mathematics degree…
Counting snaps: Almost exclusively nickelThe New York Giants’ persistent use of three wide receivers had the Minnesota Vikings in their nickel defense nearly the whole game.
Sunday slant: Already a team in transitionMike Zimmer says the Minnesota Vikings won’t change from their run-first approach without Adrian Peterson, but the stats say they are already on their way in that transition.
No room for crybabiesThe Minnesota Vikings have been riddled with injuries over the last month, but Charles Johnson said players are ready to step up to fill the void left behind.
Short Circuit: Jags lose in San Diego 38-14If I were to put a check list together before kickoff at Qualcomm Stadium, of the worst things that could happen for the Jaguars today every box but one would be marked by the end…
Teammates seeing Bradford’s confidence growMinnesota Vikings quarterback Sam Bradford may have been overwhelmed trying to learn the entire playbook in a week, but he is starting to settle into the offense a little more and…
Wright, Treadwell unhappy with rolesWide receivers Jarius Wright and Laquon Treadwell were both looking forward to making an impact last Sunday in the Minnesota Vikings' regular season opener. But neither saw the…
Benefits to playing Bradford this weekMike Zimmer was “disappointed” that his starting quarterback last week was discovered publicly, but this week seems to make sense for Sam Bradford’s debut with the Minnesota…
Week 1 live blog: Vikings 25, Titans 16Notes and in-game analysis from the Minnesota Vikings’ Week 1 game at the Tennessee Titans, starting with Xavier Rhodes' new injury.
Notebook: QB decision made, McKinnon injuryMike Zimmer is staying true to his desire to keep the Minnesota Vikings’ quarterback situation under wraps.
WR Johnson returns, feeling ‘good’The Minnesota Vikings had a few players return to practice on Wednesday as the regular-season opener approaches.
VIDEO: WR Johnson on comeback, quarterbacksMinnesota Vikings wide receiver Charles Johnson talks about working with quarterbacks Sam Bradford and Charles Johnson, while also discussing coming back after a disappointing 2015…
Bradford gets second-team reps with VikingsSam Bradford is practicing for the Minnesota Vikings, but Shaun Hill still appears to be the starter for now.
Turf is only question mark for players at USBWhile the reviews on the new U.S. Bank Stadium were usually glowing from players, the new turf is still a question mark.
Sullivan released as Vikings trim to 75Center John Sullivan was released after the Minnesota Vikings couldn’t find a trade partner in advance of Tuesday’s 3 p.m. deadline to trim the roster to 75 players.
2-Minute TeddyWith the precision of a cold-blooded assassin, Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater executed his first two-minute drill of the year and it was hard to deny the results.
Four-minute spurt gets Vikings rollingThe Minnesota Vikings didn't get off to as a strong a start as they wanted in their 23-10 win over San Diego, but a four-minute outburst provided the 14 points they needed to win…
VIDEO: Johnson on offense, U.S. Bank StadiumMinnesota Vikings wide receiver Charles Johnson gives his thoughts on the offense's performance and playing in U.S. Bank Stadium.
Vikings need more immersion with stadiumFrom LED lights to a translucent roof, Minnesota Vikings receivers need to experience U.S. Bank Stadium more before becoming comfortable with the playing details.
Key matchup: Receiver rotationThe Minnesota Vikings have their top six receivers set, but not really the rotation. Sunday could be the start of determining that.
VIDEO: Johnson talks offense, BridgewaterMinnesota Vikings wide receiver Charles Johnson talks about the offense and quarterback Teddy Bridgewater returning to practice.