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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…

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…

John Madden, Hall of Fame coach and broadcaster, dies at 85

The NFL says Hall of Fame coach turned broadcaster John Madden has died at age 85. Madden’s exuberant calls combined with simple explanations provided a weekly soundtrack to NFL games for three decades. The league says he died unexpectedly on Tuesday morning and did not provide a cause. Coaching the renegade Oakland Raiders, Madden compiled a stellar 103-32-7 regular-season record…

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…

‘I’m not ashamed of it anymore:’ Everson Griffin shares bipolar diagnosis

(FOX 9) – Minnesota Vikings defensive end Everson Griffen is opening up about his mental health. Griffin, 33, shared that he is bipolar in an Instagram post Friday evening and wrote that he will be an advocate for mental health. His caption states: It’s true I am bipolar. I will embrace it and I will be an advocate for mental health. I been running…

Former Bison QB’s Wentz, Lance Matching Up on Sunday Night Football

Wentz coming off best two-game stretch; Lance may be out with injury

FARGO, N.D —  The state of North Dakota will have their eyes glued  to the television for Sunday Night Football as former North Dakota state quarterback’s Carson Wentz and Trey Lance  match-up against one another. Its still uncertain whether Lance sees action for the 49ers after suffering a knee sprain in their last loss before a bye to the Arizona…

Former UND WR Toivonen Signs With New York Giants

Third all-time in receiving for the Fighting Hawks

GRAND FORKS, N.D — Former North Dakota receiver Travis Toivonen has found a new home in the NFL. After getting released by the Seattle Seahawks following the preseason, Toivonen has signed a deal with the New York Giants to join their practice squad. In Seattle, Toivonen had two receptions for 32 yards. Toivonen ranks third all-time in UND football program…