MINNESOTA VIKINGS

Danielle Hunter Back With the Vikings at Mini-Camp

Reworked his contract to report

EAGAN, Minn — The elephant in the room was addressed  on the first day of mandatory mini-camp for the Minnesota Vikings as star defensive end Danielle Hunter reported for work avoiding over $90,000  in fines. Doing so after reportedly  getting a $5.6 million signing bonus. The two-time pro bowler spent most of his time as a non-participant in practice. Hunter…

Cousins Helping Mentor Mond at QB for Vikings

Mond expected to be future at position

EAGAN, Minn. — Quarterback Kirk Cousins enters year four  with the Minnesota Vikings and as the team wraps up OTA’s and moves into mini-camp the gunslinger is experiencing something different for the first time and that’s being a mentor. For Kellen Mond  that is. Who is expected to be the future at the position after the Vikings drafted him 66th…

Record Number of Players at OTA’s/Mini-Camp Helping Vikings Create Chemistry

Had 81 of 85 player report to TCO Performance Center

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — After two weeks of organized team activities at TCO Performance Center, the Minnesota Vikings have moved into the mini-camp phase of the off season. Its a new change for teams this year as both were virtually last season. However, it hasn’t stopped the Vikings from getting off to a strong start. Out of 86 players on the…

Vikings reportedly adding All-Pro DB Patrick Peterson in free agency

8-time Pro Bowler; 3-time All-Pro

MINNEAPOLIS – (FOX 9)  The Minnesota Vikings have reportedly added one of the better defensive backs in the NFL for the 2021 season as free agency started on Wednesday. According to Adam Schefter with ESPN, the Vikings reached an agreement on a 1-year deal with veteran defensive back Patrick Peterson. The deal is reportedly worth about $10 million. Peterson comes…

Vikings release fan-favorite, TE Kyle Rudolph after 10 seasons

Save $5 million in cap space with the move

MINNEAPOLIS – (FOX 9) Kyle Rudolph’s run with the Minnesota Vikings is over after 10 seasons. In a move that came with little surprise, the Vikings announced on Tuesday they have waived the veteran tight end. Rudolph was due to make $7.6 million in base salary in 2021, and the move creates about $5 million in cap space. His salary…

Report: Vikings to promote Klint Kubiak to offensive coordinator

Replaces his dad, Gary, who retired this offseason

MINNEAPOLIS – (FOX 9)  The Minnesota Vikings have reportedly selected their next offensive coordinator, and they didn’t have to go very far to find him. According to Tom Pelissero with the NFL Network, the Vikings will promote Klint Kubiak to offensive coordinator. He’ll replace his father, Gary Kubiak, who recently retired after spending the last two seasons with the Vikings….

Vikings OC Kubiak Announces Retirement

Spent the last two seasons on Vikings staff

EAGAN, Minn. — (Vikings PR) Gary Kubiak is retiring after 25 seasons of coaching in the National Football League. Kubiak announced his decision in a statement Thursday afternoon: “It’s been the honor of my lifetime to work for 36 seasons as an NFL player and coach. I’ve been on a football field for most of my life, and now I…

Maalouf Out as Special Teams Coordinator with Vikings

Spent two years in the position

MINNEAPOLIS — The Minnesota Vikings are making a change..Head coach Mike Zimmer confirmed special teams coordinator Marwan Maalouf’s contract will be not be renewed. The unit struggled all season finishing 21st in the league. Out of 32 teams, the Vikes were 30th in field goal percentage , 31st in field goals made, 29th in punt return yards allowed, 30th in…

Vikings Reflect on Disappointing End to Season

Finished 7-9; missed playoffs

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — The Minnesota Vikings season comes to an end with a 7-9 record marking the fourth time in seven years under head coach Mike Zimmer the team  won’t be in the postseason. The struggles came on defense. In the league, 25th in giving up the pass and 27th in the run. The offense was a different story producing…

Dalvin Cook away from Vikings after father’s death

Running back is home in Florida

MINNEAPOLIS (FOX 9) – The Minnesota Vikings on Wednesday confirmed Dalvin Cook is mourning the loss of his father, James Cook. The All-Pro running back won’t play in Sunday’s season finale against the Detroit Lions. “The entire Vikings organization is thinking of Dalvin and his family following the passing of Dalvin’s father, James Cook,” the team said in a statement. NFL Network reporter…