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Vikings DB Jeff Gladney arrested in Texas for alleged assault

DALLAS (FOX 9) – Minnesota Vikings defensive back Jeff Gladney was arrested and booked by the Dallas County Sheriff’s Office Monday morning following an assault accusation, according to the Dallas County Sheriff’s Office. Jail records show Gladney was taken into custody at about 11:20 a.m. Monday, and released minutes later after posting bond. Gladney, 24 years old and a Texas native, started…

Walz And Pawlenty Get COVID-19 Vaccine As Minnesota Hits Milestone

Former Gov. Tim Pawlenty (R) and Gov. Tim Walz (D) get the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 VaccineST. PAUL, Minn. — A milestone in Minnesota: one million Minnesotans have completed the vaccination process. It comes on the same day Gov. Tim Walz and former Gov. Tim Pawlenty each got the single-shot Johnson & Johnson vaccine at the Vikings’ Twin Cities Orthopedics…

Vikings reportedly adding All-Pro DB Patrick Peterson in free agency

8-time Pro Bowler; 3-time All-Pro

MINNEAPOLIS – (FOX 9)  The Minnesota Vikings have reportedly added one of the better defensive backs in the NFL for the 2021 season as free agency started on Wednesday. According to Adam Schefter with ESPN, the Vikings reached an agreement on a 1-year deal with veteran defensive back Patrick Peterson. The deal is reportedly worth about $10 million. Peterson comes…

Maalouf Out as Special Teams Coordinator with Vikings

Spent two years in the position

MINNEAPOLIS — The Minnesota Vikings are making a change..Head coach Mike Zimmer confirmed special teams coordinator Marwan Maalouf’s contract will be not be renewed. The unit struggled all season finishing 21st in the league. Out of 32 teams, the Vikes were 30th in field goal percentage , 31st in field goals made, 29th in punt return yards allowed, 30th in…

Vikings place Thielen on Reserve/Covid-19 List

EAGAN, Minn. – Straight off the Vikings’ heartbreaking 31-28 loss to the Cowboys, Minnesota announced wide receiver Adam Thielen has been placed on the Reserve/Covid-19 list. On its website, the Vikings say “The reserve/COVID-19 list category was created for a player who either tests positive for COVID-19 or who has been quarantined after having been in close contact with an…

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 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…

Fans Gather for Sunday Football at The Lights in West Fargo

Although fans can't watch the game in person in Minneapolis, they're still enjoying it right here in town

WEST FARGO, N.D. — With no fans allowed because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the first NFL Sunday of the season was less than ideal for football fans in the area. “Definitely disappointed, but I think with everything going on, there’s also a way to look at the bright side of things and be able to get out into your own…

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…