Defense: Locks and battles on the depth chart

The Minnesota Vikings have fewer starting battles on defense, but still plenty of decisions to make with the depth chart. Here is our assessment of those battles after viewing OTAs and minicamp.

Minicamp Day 2: Still working the red zone

The Minnesota Vikings struggled in the red zone last year and put an emphasis on that Wednesday, with mixed results.
June 14, 2017

Purple pending

The Minnesota Vikings had some hard decisions to make in this year's free agency. As things currently stand, 2018 may be much more challenging for the organization.
May 22, 2017

Zimmer ‘more optimistic’ about Bridgewater

Teddy Bridgewater continues to make progress in his rehab from knee surgery last year and Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer offered some encouraging words about his quarterback.
May 5, 2017

Sunday slant: Planning for future has risks

The Minnesota Vikings have plenty of salary-cap space, but most of that is likely to be allocated for extensions.
March 26, 2017

Snooze and you lose

To date in free agency, the Minnesota Vikings have plugged offensive tackle leaks, but are losing players at a quick rate.
March 12, 2017

Vikings were only average in special teams

The Minnesota Vikings ranked in the top seven in two of the five special teams categories used in the rankings, but were in the bottom seven in two other categories.
January 19, 2017

Sherels extended, set Vikings records

Despite missing five games to injury, Marcus Sherels set some punt-return records and extended his own previous marks in the Minnesota Vikings record book.
January 8, 2017