Guion loses weight, increases strength

Letroy Guion is getting the chance to focus on one position and said a dedication to the weight room paid dividends this offseason. The soft-spoken defensive lineman is as excited as he's ever been in his career.
August 21, 2012

CB Asher Allen informs Vikings of retirement

Cornerback Asher Allen has retired from the NFL after three seasons with the Minnesota Vikings, the team announced Wednesday.
May 30, 2012

Vikings injury report growing again

Two Vikings starters, guard Steve Hutchinson and cornerback Asher Allen, didn't practice Wednesday after suffering concussions Sunday against the New Orleans Saints. Several others were limited in a short week of preparation for a Saturday game.
December 21, 2011

Streak without an INT reaches record level

The Vikings are at the bottom of the league in interceptions after going eight games without a pick. But the bad news compounds when taking a deeper look at the secondary issues and lack of interceptions. We explain and players comment.
December 13, 2011

Allen gains confidence with weekly challenges

Asher Allen has been asked to face the opposition's best receiver of late. You never would have guessed that would happen at the beginning of the season, but Allen talked about the confidence he's gained the challenges presented to him.
December 10, 2011

Injuries stacking up with defensive backs

The Vikings' defensive backs continue to leave games with injuries, with another potentially season-ending injury on Sunday. The second and third levels of the depth chart are being tested and reconfigured.
November 28, 2011

Injuries continue to pile up for Vikings

The Vikings entered the game with several starters on the inactive list or injured reserve. That list grew, especially in the secondary, in the first half of the game. Plus, get more than two dozen notes that help tell the tale of the game.
November 27, 2011

Notebook: Harvin keeps showing toughness

Percy Harvin continues to show off a high tolerance for pain and high propensity for production. Despite battling through sore ribs, he was invaluable to the Vikings offense and attitude in a road win. Plus, the Vikings approached Steve Smith differently, Donovan McNabb is walking a thin line in defending himself and other notes and quotes following the Vikings' road win.
October 30, 2011