MINNESOTA VIKINGS

Vikings Hold Normal Practice Thursday; Game With Falcons on Sunday Still On

Falcons had personnel test positive for COVID-19

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — As the week six match-up between the Minnesota Vikings and Atlanta Falcons get closer, — both sides are in very different situations. While the Vikings practiced as normal, the Falcons shut down their facility as precaution after a staff member tested positive for COVID-19. Having scares with the virus before, it’s nothing new for the Vikes, who…

Vikings v. Falcons game may be in jeopardy after Atlanta shuts down facility due to Covid tests

MINNEAPOLIS, MN — The Minnesota Vikings are scheduled to host the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday at U.S. Bank Stadium, but now that game is in jeopardy. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the Falcons shut down their facility Thursday morning after multiple positive COVID-19 tests. One source told Schefter there were four positive tests for the virus, but a Falcons official…

Vikings game at Texans still on for Sunday amid COVID-19 concerns

Facility to open back up Thursday

MINNEAPOLIS – (FOX 9) The Minnesota Vikings game at the Houston Texans scheduled for Sunday is still on as planned, as of Wednesday morning, according to Texans coach Bill O’Brien. Speaking with Minnesota reporters Wednesday morning via Zoom, O’Brien said he’s been told by NFL officials to be ready to play Sunday. That comes after news that three Tennessee Titans…

Vikings suspend in-person club activities after 8 Titans test positive for COVID-19

MINNEAPOLIS (FOX9) – The Minnesota Vikings and Tennessee Titans are shutting down their team facilities after eight members of the Titans tested positive for COVID-19 following Sunday’s game at U.S. Bank Stadium. According to multiple reports, the Titans learned Tuesday morning three players and five team personnel had tested positive for COVID-19. The NFL is working closely with the NFL Players’ Association…

Vikings LB Anthony Barr out for season with torn pectoral muscle

Placed on season-ending IR

MINNEAPOLIS – The Minnesota Vikings are off to an 0-2 start, and they’ll be without one of their top defensive players for the rest of the season. Mike Zimmer confirmed Monday that linebacker Anthony Barr will be placed on injured reserve after tearing his pectoral muscle. Barr played 16 snaps on defense and didn’t record a tackle in Sunday’s 28-11…

Vikings WR Thielen, Colts CB Rhodes, Reunite in Week Two Match-Up

Both joined Vikings in same year

MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota Vikings  receiver  Adam Thielen is coming off a two touchdown, 110 yard receiving performance in week one. Those numbers lead the team, however,  week two presents a much different test going up against someone very familiar  with his game in former teammate, corner back Xavier Rhodes. Before signing with the Indianapolis Colts — Rhodes spent his first…

Vikings Fall In Season Opener

Minnesota dropped their third consecutive game to Green Bay in week one of 2020

MINNEAPOLIS, MN – The Minnesota Vikings will have to wait until week eight in Green Bay to get their first win since November of 2018 against the Packers, falling 43-34 in their week one opener. A late 24-point fourth quarter comeback was not enough due to a slow start. Packers QB Aaron Rodgers was his MVP-like self, throwing for 364…

Vikings to honor George Floyd, family at Sunday’s home opener against Packers

Game kicks off at noon form U.S. Bank Stadium

MINNEAPOLIS – (FOX 9) The Minnesota Vikings host the Green Bay Packers on Sunday to open the 2020 regular season at U.S. Bank Stadium, and the team announced Friday its plans to address racism and social injustice. The family of George Floyd will be at U.S. Bank Stadium for Sunday’s game and will be recognized pregame following the performance of…