MINNESOTA VIKINGS

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,…

Zimmer Disappointed In Unvaccinated Players Missing Time Over COVID-19

The head coach addressed the media before Saturday night's practice

EAGAN, MINN (KVRR) – With the start to the regular season just over a month away, Vikings training camp is in full swing in Eagan, Minnesota. Saturday marks the second of fourteen sessions at the TCO Performance Center. However, there have been a few COVID-19 issues for Minnesota. Due to the NFL-NFLPA COVID-19 protocols, multiple players will be held out…

Report: Vikings O-line coach out after refusing COVID-19 vaccine

MINNEAPOLIS (FOX 9) – The Minnesota Vikings and offensive line coach Rick Dennison are parting ways after Dennison refused to get a COVID-19 vaccine, according to ESPN Vikings beat reporter Courtney Cronin. Dennison is believed to be the first NFL position coach out of a job after objecting to a vaccine. The Vikings released the following statement on Dennison’s status: “The Vikings…

Minnesota Vikings Great Kramer Visits F-M Area

Tommy Kramer signed autographs for fans at Red Dragon Fireworks in Harwood

HARWOOD, N.D. — One of the top 50 greatest Minnesota Vikings of all-time quarterback Tommy Kramer paid a visit to the F-M area. He used the same arm that threw for 2500 yards and 59 touchdowns to sign autographs for fans at red dragon fireworks in Harwood. The 1977 first round pick of the Vikes lives in Blaine Minnesota but…