MINNESOTA VIKINGS

Vikings lose season-opener at Bengals in overtime, 27-24

Lose on game winning field goal

((Photo by Dylan Buell/Getty Images)) MINNEAPOLIS — (FOX 9) The Minnesota Vikings are off to an 0-1 start after a 27-24 loss in overtime at the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday. It was a game filled with penalties, offensive line struggles, mistakes in the secondary and a costly fumble. The Vikings were flagged 14 times in the game, 12 that were…

Still Many Unknowns for Vikings as Season Open Approaches

Many of the starters saw no preseason action

MINNEAPOLIS — Four days until the Minnesota Vikings kick off their season on the road against the Cincinnati Bengals. Until then there are still may questions left to be answered.. Head coach Mike Zimmer decided to sit many of his starters during the preseason. Running back Dalvin Cook and receiver Justin Jefferson never saw the field while Adam Thielen played…

NDSU football fans show team spirit at bison tailgate

"We got the North Dakota nice, everyone is excited to be out here, everybody is excited to be back with the people and we're excited."

FARGO, N.D (KVRR) — It would be no celebration without the fans. “Go Bison!” A wave of green, yellow and high energy fills the Fargodome parking lot as tailgaters show their support for NDSU’s season opener against the Albany Great Danes. “The energy is high, it’s bison football baby, roll herd. We got the North Dakota nice, everyone is excited…

Hawley’s Ellefson Finds New NFL Home in Minnesota

Former Bison was waived by Jaguars and picked up by the Vikings

MINNEAPOLIS  — Hawley native Ben Ellefson is coming back to his home state and playing for the Minnesota Vikings. The tight end was picked up off waivers from Jacksonville. Ellefson was signed by the Jaguars as an undrafted free agent last season and appeared in seven games playing 133 snaps and catching four balls for ten yards. It helps the…

Vikings Bring Back Everson Griffen

Spent 2020 with Cowboys and Lions

MINNEAPOLIS — A familiar face is back roaming the halls of the TCO Performance Center. The Minnesota Vikings have signed veteran pass rusher Everson Griffen. After spending the 2020 season with the Dallas cowboys and Detroit Lions,  Griffen returns to the team who drafted him in 2010. In nine seasons with the Vikings, the four-time pro bowler totaled 74.5 sacks,…

Still Unknown If Cousins Plays in Preseason Game Saturday Against the Colts

Cousins and 31 other starts sat out last week against Broncos

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn — Less than 24 hours before the Minnesota Vikings play their second preseason game at U.S.. Bank Stadium. After not playing in the first game, the big question is will starting quarterback Kirk Cousins see any action? In last Saturday’s 33-6 loss to the Denver Broncos, the Vikings sat 31 players in order to not risk injury Offensive…

Dalvin Cook Focused On Being Available For Vikings’ Season Opener

The running back had missed multiple games in his first three years due to injury and one last year

EAGAN, MINN (KVRR) – The Vikings season is a month away from kicking off against the Bengals. Though there wasn’t a bunch to write home about last year, the running game was a bright spot. The chef of speed, Dalvin Cook finished behind Derrick Henry for the most rushing touchdowns and yards last season as well as top ten in…

Vikings QB Kirk Cousins calls COVID-19 vaccine ‘a private health matter for me’

Says he'll put plexiglass around him during QB meetings

MINNEAPOLIS (FOX 9) – Kirk Cousins returned to Minnesota Vikings training camp practice at TCO Performance Center on Thursday, activated from the NFL’s reserve/COVID-19 list after five days in quarantine and six negative tests. Cousins and Nate Stanley both missed five days, considered high risk close contacts after Kellen Mond reportedly tested positive for COVID-19. Cousins, Mond and Stanley missed the team’s…

Cousins to Return to the Vikings On Thurday

Been on COVID/Reserve List

EAGAN, Minn — Minnesota Vikings  head coach Mike Zimmer confirmed starting quarterback Kirk Cousins will be back practicing at training camp on Thursday. It ends a five-day isolation period and testing negative four times for COVID after being a close contact on the NFL’s reserve list. Zimmer did not know when rookie Kellen Mond would be back. Since he tested…

Vikings place Cousins, Mond & Stanley on reserve/COVID-19 list

Jake Browning only active QB on roster

MINNEAPOLIS – (FOX 9) The Minnesota Vikings announced on Monday they’ve placed quarterbacks Kirk Cousins, Kellen Mond and Nate Stanley, along with receiver Myron Mitchell, on the reserve/COVID-19 list. Mond reportedly tested positive for COVID-19, and Cousins and Stanley are considered high risk close contacts. That left Jake Browning as the only quarterback available for Saturday night’s practice. Mike Zimmer,…