Linval Joseph ‘a complete monster’

The Minnesota Vikings defense has led the way to the team's 3-0 start and few people exemplify the spirit of what head coach Mike Zimmer is instilling in players as much as defensive tackle Linval Joseph.
Today at 8:13 AM

Griffen named NFC Defensive Player of Week

Minnesota Vikings DE Everson Griffen earned the NFC Defensive Player of the Week award after getting three sacks and nine hurries on Panthers QB Cam Newton.
Today at 6:36 AM

Vikings rank high in numerous defensive stats

The Minnesota Vikings defense is living up to expectations in scoring but is also turning into a big-play unit. As a team and as individuals, they rank high in numerous defensive categories.
Yesterday at 5:26 AM

Purple People Eaters 2.0?

With so much national focus on what's missing from the 2016 Minnesota Vikings, their defense-dominated 22-10 win over Carolina Sunday sent the statement that the guys who are still around can get the job done.
Last Sunday at 9:01 PM

Notebook: Vikings create tale of two halves

For the second straight road game, the Minnesota Vikings offense struggled early and dug a double-digit deficit before storming back for their second road victory of the season with a 22-10 win over the defending NFC champion Carolina Panthers.
Last Sunday at 3:33 PM

Vikings defense rules the day in 22-10 win

The Minnesota Vikings got off to a poor start Sunday, but backed by eight sacks and three interceptions, the Vikings hammered the Carolina Panthers 22-10 in their house.
Last Sunday at 2:23 PM

Vikings record-seekers vs. Panthers

The Minnesota Vikings defense came to play with a couple of career firsts with the special teams and Kyle Rudolph also had big days.
Last Sunday at 2:02 PM

The highest rated recruit on every NFL team

Just for fun, we look at the player on each NFL roster who was ranked the highest coming out of high school.
September 20, 2016