Dolphins sign Tyrell Johnson

Minnesota Vikings free agent safety Tyrell Johnson signed with the Miami Dolphins. Johnson, 26, is a 6-foot, 207-pounder from Arkansas State. Johnson is a former second-round draft pick of the Vikings. In four seasons, all with the Vikings, Johnson started 27 games with 123 tackles and two interceptions.
April 5, 2012

Safeties in numbers: Vikings place four on IR

The Vikings placed four players, all significant contributors, including two safeties, on injured reserve and signed four players to the active roster to replace them.
November 29, 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

Vikings prepared for Raiders' tactics

The Raiders are known as a bully team that tries to mix it up and they have the penalty lead to prove it. The Vikings say they are prepared to stay true to their ways and not get sucked into the Raider way.
November 18, 2011

Vikings defend the defense

As the Vikings' pass defense comes under fire, coaches still believe it can be effective and say there are extenuating circumstances for why that hasn't happened this year.
November 18, 2011