Vikings position analysis: Defensive ends

Everson Griffen had a strong start to the season before his sack numbers faded a bit, but the Vikings will have multiple decisions to make at defensive end this offseason.
January 12, 2015

Wootton hoping for repeat role with Vikings

Corey Wootton was a role player in the Vikings’ defensive line rotation and is hoping to keep that role again in 2015. But there is up-and-coming competition.
December 31, 2014

Vikings reflect on 1st year with ‘tough’ Zim

Mike Zimmer made an impression on his players in his first year as a head coach. They found him to be “tough” and “hard-nosed” but fair.
December 29, 2014

Former Bear Wootton expects Bears’ best

After playing for Chicago for four years, Corey Wootton believes his former team will bring its best against his current team.
November 12, 2014

Crichton developing with help from teammates

Scott Crichton is post-practice regular when it comes getting in extra work and has been developing mostly in the background with limited opportunities on the field.
October 31, 2014

By the numbers: Solidifying the sacks

The Vikings know they have to get their rush lanes right and Detroit could make them right. Plus, get more than three dozen comparative stats between the Vikings and Lions.
October 11, 2014

Vikings leery of Lions’ big threats

The Vikings prepared as if Calvin Johnson and Reggie Bush will both play. Both of them might not, but Minnesota’s defensive backs are working under multiple strategies to account for the possibilities.
October 11, 2014

Wootton working with plenty of newness around

Corey Wootton has new teammates, coaches and schemes, but he’s staying in a division he believes is rock solid top to bottom.
August 1, 2014