Vikings

Reports: Vikings Running Back Dalvin Cook Plans to Hold Out

Team's leading rusher coming up on second contract

EAGAN, Minn. — According to reports, Minnesota Vikings Pro Bowl running back Dalvin Cook no longer will participate in any team-related activities until and unless what he calls a “reasonable” deal. “He’s out,” said a source to ESPN. “Without a reasonable extension, he will not be showing up for camp or beyond.” Both sides haven’t spoken since last week and…

Vikings, Eagles Drop 2020 Regular Season Schedules

NFL planning for 16-game season

FARGO, N.D. — Both the Minnesota Vikings and Philadelphia Eagles dropped their regular season schedules for the upcoming 2020 season. The NFL is planning for the usual 16-game slate with the ability to adjust if needed down the road. You can see the schedules listed below. Vikings Schedule (all times central) Week 1: Sunday Sept. 13 Green Bay Packers Noon…

Reports: Minnesota Vikings Trade Receiver Stefon Diggs

Receive three draft picks in return

EAGAN, Minn — After a day where the Minnesota Vikings extended quarterback Kirk Cousins for another two seasons and franchise tagged safety Anthony Harris, the team said goodbye to receiver Stefon Diggs trading him to the Buffalo Bills. In return, the Vikings receive a first and fourth round pick in the 2020 draft and a fourth round pick in the…

Vikings Place Franchise Tag on Safety Anthony Harris

Tag earns Harris 11.441 million in 2020

EAGAN, Minn. — On the defensive side of the ball, the Minnesota Vikings decided to franchise tag safety Anthony Harris. The tag pays him about 11.441 million dollars for the upcoming season. Minnesota now has until July 15th to sign him to a long term deal. If not, there is the option to trade him. 2019 was the break season…

Minnesota Vikings Extend QB Kirk Cousins

Vikings Sign Cousins to two-year extension

EAGAN, Minn. — The Minnesota Vikings locked up quarterback Kirk Cousins to a two-year extension. Cousins had one year left on his current contract. The QB was due a base salary of 29 and a half million, which becomes 10 million on his new deal. The new deal is worth 66 million over two years and upon signing earns 61…

Minnesota Vikings Release Xavier Rhodes, Linval Joseph

Vikings making roster changes ahead of NFL Free Agency

EAGAN, Minn. — With all the Coronavirus news going on, it hasn’t stopped the start of NFL free agency and teams releasing players from their rosters. That’s the case with the Minnesota Vikings, who announced Friday, the release of three-time pro bowler cornerback Xavier Rhodes and defensive tackle Linval Joseph. The Vikings have the least amount of cap space than…

Seven-Year-Old Grantley Johnson Loses His Second Battle With Leukemia

In a Facebook post, Grantley's family says he was surrounded by loved ones and is no longer suffering.

WEST FARGO, N.D. – They say not all heroes wear capes, and at just seven-years-old, Grantley Johnson proved it. Grantley loved superheroes, video games, wrestling, drawing and art. We first met him in 2018 as a first grader at Freedom Elementary School. His family noticed a rash that would not go away, and after further testing doctors diagnosed him with…

West Fargo VFW Hosts Super Bowl Party

Fans cheered on the Chiefs and 49ers in Super Bowl 54

WEST FARGO, N.D. — People packed into West Fargo’s VFW to watch the biggest Sunday night in sports television. Eric Jorgenson, who helps keep the place running on such a busy night, says it takes a lot of work. “So as you can see a brand new building, doesn’t look like your average VFW, we changed our liquor license back…

Former Viking Helps Raise Money For Football Camps

The former Viking signed autographs, took pictures and had Vikings gear out for sale

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Vikings fans packed into bars and restaurants to cheer on their team. They were joined by a former Viking, who was out helping support the next generation of athletes. Former Vikings player Ted Brown was at J.C. Chumley in Moorhead to help raise money for the Midwest Premier Football League. The former Viking signed autographs, took pictures…

Three Minnesota Vikings Selected to Pro Bowl

Smith, Hunter, Cook voted to Pro Bowl

Eagan, Minn. (December 17, 2019) – (Vikings Public Relations) Vikings safety Harrison Smith, defensive end Danielle Hunter and running back Dalvin Cook have been selected by players, fans and coaches to the 2020 NFL Pro Bowl. Cook and Smith were both named as starters. Cook is selected to his first Pro Bowl after leading the fan voting as the top…