Returners need work, too

Much of the focus on special teams has been on their propensity to give up big punt returns for touchdowns, but they also need to improve on punt returns. Plus, Leslie Frazier hopes the fines that have been handed out lately don't hinder his defensive linemen's aggressiveness in rushing the passer.
November 13, 2008

Vikings respect Packers' physical cornerbacks

Vikings receivers have been talking about the physical play of the Packers' cornerbacks all week. See what they had to say and get other notes on current and former Vikings.
November 6, 2008

Allison hoping flags aren't trend

Aundrae Allison has been called for offensive pass interference three times this season, a high percentage given he's not a starting receiver. Allison and coach Brad Childress are hoping he isn't building a reputation for that amongst officiating crews.
November 4, 2008

Notebook: Hicks helping on returns

Maurice Hicks got his first action as a kick returner for the Vikings last week and he made a positive impression right away.
October 3, 2008

Allison analyzes dangerous RB Chris Johnson

Vikings wide receiver Aundrae Allison knows Titans running back Chris Johnson well (at one point they were dating women who were best friends) from their days together at East Carolina. Allison talked about the explosive back, his confidence, how he compares to Adrian Peterson and Allison's thoughts on Johnson versus the Vikings' run defense. Plus, get the final injury report and other notes.
September 26, 2008

Notebook: Alexander Getting Another Chance

Linebacker Rufus Alexander came to the Vikings as a sixth-round tackling machine in college, but a knee injury abruptly ended his rookie season. Now Alexander is among several young linebackers looking to take advantage of a preseason opportunity. See what he and coordinator Leslie Frazier had to say about that and what Paul Ferraro is looking for in Thursday's game.
August 27, 2008