MINNESOTA VIKINGS

Vikings WR Jefferson Named All-Pro

Second straight season receiver was named to list

EAGAN, Minn. — Make it back-to-back All-Pro seasons for Justin Jefferson to begin his career. The Vikings wide receiver was named an All-Pro by The Associated Press on Friday, landing a Second-Team spot for the second straight season. Jefferson was joined on the Second Team by Bengals rookie Ja’Marr Chase, who teamed with Jefferson at LSU. Jefferson took the league by storm in 2020,…

Vikings’ Cousins Off COVID List; Starting Sunday Against Chicago

Missed last week's game against Green Bay

MINNEAPOLIS — After missing last week’s game against the Green Bay Packers quarterback Kirk Cousins is off the COVID-reserve list and named the starter for the season finale Sunday against the Chicago Bears. Qb1 becomes the 30th Vikings player to test positive having with mild symptoms. Head coach Mike Zimmer’s greatest fear became a reality not having his starter with…

Vikings fans cling onto the hopes of a win against the Packers

Fans gathered at Buffalo Wild Wings on 42nd Street South.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Minnesota Vikings fans gathered at Buffalo Wild Wings in Fargo for the Sunday Night Showdown with the Green Bay Packers. The Packers are currently hosting the Vikings at Lambeau Field in what is a must win matchup for the purple and yellow. The Vikings face an uphill battle against the first place Packers without starting quarterback…

Kirk Cousins has COVID, he’ll miss Sunday night game against the Packers

Cousins is unvaccinated.

EAGAN, Minn. – The Vikings have placed quarterback Kirk Cousins on the COVID-19 reserve list. The blow comes two days before their most important game of the season at Green Bay. Cousins is unvaccinated. Even if he’s asymptomatic, he wouldn’t be able to return in time to face the Packers. The NFL recently reduced the required quarantine period to five…

Vikings Sign Former Bison WR Shepherd to Practice Squad

Previously with Green Bay and Kansas City

MINNEAPOLIS — The Minnesota Vikings have called on another former Bison to provide depth at the receiver position signing Darrius Shepherd to the practice squad. Adam Thielen is still sidelined with a quad injury while Dede Westbrook and Dan Chisena are both on the COVID/Reserve list. Shepherd was most recently with the Kansas City Chiefs during training camp after playing…

Vikings race out to 29-0 lead, hang onto beat Steelers 36-28

Vikings move record to 6-7

MINNEAPOLIS – (FOX 9) The Minnesota Vikings got out to a 29-0 lead, then had to hang on until the last play of the game to get a 36-28 win over the Pittsburgh Steelers and improve to 6-7 on the season, keeping their NFC Playoff hopes alive for another week. With three seconds to play, Ben Roethlisberger was looking for…

Viking and Packers fans crowd Buffalo Wild Wings during the game

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Buffalo Wild Wings was filled with green and purple jerseys Several people gathered at the restaurant to cheer on their favorite football teams. The atmosphere was booming with cheers from hopeful Minnesota Vikings and Green Bay Packers fans. The restaurant teamed up with the Vikings to offer free appetizers with a $20 or more purchase of…

Vikings lose at Cardinals 34-33 after Greg Joseph misses FG at buzzer

Vikings fall to 0-2

MINNEAPOLIS – (FOX 9)The Minnesota Vikings left Sunday’s game at the Arizona Cardinals up to Greg Joseph, and the kicker failed to deliver the team’s first win of the season. In a roller-coaster, back-and-forth game, Kirk Cousins led the Vikings down into field goal range and ran the clock down for Joseph to try a 37-yard game-winning kick. Like the…

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…