Vikings

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…

Vikings Defense Welcoming Challenge of Aaron Rodgers and Green Bay Packers Week One

Packers beat the Vikings in both meetings last season

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — There was only team in the NFC North the Minnesota Vikings went winless against in 2019 and that was the Green Bay Packers, taking the chances of winning the division away. Both sides kick it off in six days time to start each of their new campaigns.. What makes this match-up tough is two-time MVP, quarterback Aaron…

‘If I die, I die:’ Vikings QB Kirk Cousins has ‘survival of the fittest’ approach to COVID-19

(FOX 9) – Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins said he is taking a “survival of the fittest” personal approach to the coronavirus, even if it kills him. In a recent interview on Spotify’s “10 Questions With Kyle Brandt” podcast, Cousins said, “If I die, I die. I kind of have peace about that.” He also shared his opinion on masks. “If 1 is the…

Thielen, Cousins Looking for Continued Success on Field in Year Three Together

Thielen has 15 touchdowns from Cousins

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — It may be hard to believe. The Minnesota Vikings’ season opener is less than two weeks away. Receiver Adam Thielen returns for his 7th season with the franchise — and the third season catching passes from Kirk Cousins. The quarterback has looked the 2-time pro bowler’s way 201 times and have connected on 15 touchdowns over the…

Vikings trade 2 draft choices for Jaguars defensive end Yannick Ngakoue

Trade two future draft picks to Jacksonville

MINNEAPOLIS – (FOX 9) The Minnesota Vikings added a top end pass rusher to play opposite Danielle Hunter on Monday, announcing they’ve acquired Yannick Ngakoue from the Jacksonville Jaguars for two future draft choices. In return, the Vikings send the Jaguars their 2021 second round pick, and a conditional fifth-round pick in the 2022 NFL Draft. Ngakoue will occupy the…

Vikings practice goes on while 8 NFL teams sit out in protest of Jacob Blake shooting

Eight teams including Packer and Bears elected to cancel practice

MINNEAPOLIS – (FOX 9) At least eight NFL teams postponed practices and scrimmages on Thursday to protest the police shooting of Jacob Blake. The Minnesota Vikings were not one of them. The Vikings were supposed to have a walk-through at TCO Performance Center, but the only player to take the field at any point was Anthony Barr. Head coach Mike…

Vikings Adapting to No Fans for First Two Home Games

Set to start practicing next Friday at U.S, Bank Stadium

MINNEAPOLIS — Its been a whirlwind past few days for the Minnesota vikings. After no coronavirus cases through all of training camp, eight players and a coach had positive results that turned out being false positives on Sunday. After today’s news, the Vikings now have to adapt to no fans for the first two home games. Head coach Mike Zimmer…

Reports: Contract talks between Vikings, Dalvin Cook tabled

Will Play Under Final Year of Rookie Deal

MINNEAPOLIS – (FOX 9) Minnesota Vikings running back Dalvin Cook continues to get work in at Training Camp to be ready for Week 1 against the Green Bay Packers, but it doesn’t appear he’s close to reaching a long-term contract with the team any time soon. According to Tom Pelissero with the NFL Network, the latest negotiations between Cook’s representation…