1. Ranking the Minnesota Vikings' Free-Agent Moves

    The Minnesota Vikings have been extremely active since the start of free agency, making a significant splash in upgrading the roster for new head coach Mike Zimmer...

    Tim Arcand Written by Tim Arcand about 4 months ago 14,313 reads 22 comments

  2. Grading the Early Moves Made by the Minnesota Vikings so Far in Free Agency

    So far, the Minnesota Vikings have made a pretty big splash in free agency with the re-signing of defensive end Everson Griffen to a five-year deal worth $42.5 million and the signing of former New York Giant defensive tackle Linval Joseph...

    Tim Arcand Written by Tim Arcand about 4 months ago 16,395 reads 14 comments

  3. Buying or Selling Latest Buzz on the Free Agency Rumor Mill for the Vikings

    The NFL free-agency period is set to begin at 4 p.m. ET on Tuesday, March 11—but it didn't take long for the Minnesota Vikings to make some significant moves before then ...

    Tim Arcand Written by Tim Arcand about 4 months ago 20,935 reads 48 comments

  4. Minnesota Vikings' 7-Round Mock Draft Ahead of Free Agency

    NFL free agency starts at 4 p.m. ET on March 11, but don't expect the Minnesota Vikings to make a big splash by signing any big-name free agents...

    Tim Arcand Written by Tim Arcand about 4 months ago 26,709 reads 89 comments

  5. Breaking Down Vikings' Salary Cap Situation Heading into Free Agency

    The start of NFL free agency is March 11, and the Minnesota Vikings can take a huge step toward reshaping the roster and improve a team that only won five games last season...

    Tim Arcand Written by Tim Arcand about 4 months ago 12,441 reads 34 comments

  6. Updating Minnesota Vikings' First Round Big Board Post Combine

    Minnesota Vikings general manager Rick Spielman finds himself in a no-lose situation with the upcoming NFL draft. With so many holes to plug and the eighth pick in the draft, Spielman is sure to find a player that can make the team better...

    Tim Arcand Written by Tim Arcand about 4 months ago 13,074 reads 9 comments

  7. 5 Possible Trade Scenarios for Minnesota Vikings to Pursue This Offseason

    For teams that finished last season with a losing record, like the Minnesota Vikings , now is the best time of the offseason ...

    Tim Arcand Written by Tim Arcand about 5 months ago 36,909 reads 143 comments

  8. Analyzing Minnesota Vikings' Best Trade Options With 8th Pick in NFL Draft

    Rick Spielman , general manager of the Minnesota Vikings , seems to prefer rebuilding the team through the draft as opposed to signing big-name free agents...

    Tim Arcand Written by Tim Arcand about 5 months ago 32,693 reads 116 comments

  9. Setting Odds for Minnesota Vikings Signing Their Top Free-Agent Targets

    Even though the 2014 NFL draft is more than two months away, the Minnesota Vikings can significantly improve their roster by signing some key free agents...

    Tim Arcand Written by Tim Arcand about 5 months ago 15,930 reads 61 comments

  10. Minnesota Vikings: Breaking Down the Best Options with the 8th Pick in the Draft

    The Minnesota Vikings are facing a big decision—what to do with the eighth pick in the upcoming NFL draft—and no matter which direction they go it will be wrong...

    Tim Arcand Written by Tim Arcand about 5 months ago 15,014 reads 42 comments

  11. Minnesota Vikings: State of Franchise at the Start of the 2014 Offseason

    While the Minnesota Vikings ' offseason started December 30—the day following the last game ever played in the Metrodome, the 2014 NFL calendar year officially starts Tuesday, March 11...

    Tim Arcand Written by Tim Arcand about 5 months ago 12,045 reads 37 comments

  12. 7 Late-Round Sleepers Who Would Be Perfect for the Minnesota Vikings

    As the Minnesota Vikings look to complete their coaching staff, they are also building their database for the upcoming draft class. The ranking of draft prospects is not an exact science...

    Tim Arcand Written by Tim Arcand about 5 months ago 6,955 reads 24 comments

  13. Minnesota Vikings: Top Needs and Fits in the 2014 Draft

    It's deja vu all over again for the Minnesota Vikings . The team has plenty of holes to plug—almost all of them on the defensive side of the ball — but the position that is getting the most attention is quarterback...

    Tim Arcand Written by Tim Arcand about 6 months ago 28,929 reads 108 comments

  14. Minnesota Vikings Scouting Guide to the 2014 Senior Bowl

    The offseason for the Minnesota Vikings continues with the Senior Bowl this weekend. There are 109 players from 71 schools hoping to catch the attention of the scouts from any of the 32 teams during the practices this week...

    Tim Arcand Written by Tim Arcand about 6 months ago 14,179 reads 30 comments

  15. The 8 Biggest Decisions the Minnesota Vikings Will Have to Make This Offseason

    With the introduction on Friday of Mike Zimmer as the next head coach for the Minnesota Vikings , general manager Rick Spielman can cross the top item off his to-do list. Now the offseason can really get cranked up for the Vikings...

    Tim Arcand Written by Tim Arcand about 6 months ago 18,344 reads 64 comments

  16. Minnesota Vikings 2014 Draft: A Scouting Guide for East-West Shrine Game

    The end of the college football season signals the start of the NFL draft season. That season began this week with the practices for the 89th East-West Shrine Game. The game features 114 NFL hopefuls from 85 different schools...

    Tim Arcand Written by Tim Arcand about 6 months ago 7,617 reads 6 comments

  17. Minnesota Vikings Free Agents: Who Is in Play for the Franchise Tag?

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    Tim Arcand Written by Tim Arcand about 6 months ago 12,277 reads 25 comments

  18. Breaking Down Minnesota Vikings' 2014 Salary Cap: Where Is the Money Best Spent?

    According to Over the Cap , the Minnesota Vikings have $99.6 million committed to 44 players' salaries in 2014. With the NFL salary cap expected to be around $126...

    Tim Arcand Written by Tim Arcand about 6 months ago 13,371 reads 46 comments

  19. 7 Big Moves the Minnesota Vikings Could Make in 2014 Free Agency

    It didn't take long for the Minnesota Vikings to start the overhaul of the team after the end of their 5-10-1 season. In less than 24 hours, they relieved Leslie Frazier of his head coaching job...

    Tim Arcand Written by Tim Arcand about 6 months ago 24,994 reads 42 comments

  20. Reflecting on 10 Defining Moments of Minnesota Viking's 2013 Season

    As expected, the Minnesota Vikings fired head coach Leslie Frazier Monday morning following a 5-9-1 season, as reported in the Pioneer Press . Frazier's dismissal shouldn't come as a surprise...

    Tim Arcand Written by Tim Arcand about 6 months ago 5,306 reads 14 comments

  21. Minnesota Vikings Part Ways with Leslie Frazier, a Look at Possible Replacements

    On Black Monday, the first day following the end of the NFL regular season , the Minnesota Vikings ' official website reported that the team relieved head coach Leslie Frazier ...

    Tim Arcand Written by Tim Arcand about 6 months ago 12,856 reads 76 comments

  22. Grading Every Minnesota Vikings Starter's 2013 Regular Season

    Mercifully, the Minnesota Vikings ' season has come to an end with a 14-13 win over the Detroit Lions . A season that started with high expectations limped to the finish line with a 5-10-1 record...

    Tim Arcand Written by Tim Arcand about 6 months ago 6,328 reads 14 comments

  23. Lions vs. Vikings: Takeaways from Minnesota's 14-13 Win over Detroit

    The Minnesota Vikings shut down the Metrodome on a high note. More accurately, a rookie wide receiver turned the Metrodome into the Cordarrelle Patterson show. Patterson scored both of the Vikings' touchdowns...

    Tim Arcand Written by Tim Arcand about 6 months ago 5,151 reads 22 comments

  24. Lions vs. Vikings Live Score, Highlights and Analysis

    Final: Vikings 14, Lions 13 The final game in the Metrodome turned into the Cordarrelle Patterson show. The rookie wide receiver scored both touchdowns for the Minnesota Vikings as they beat the Detroit Lions, 14-13...

    Tim Arcand Written by Tim Arcand about 6 months ago 4,451 reads 12 comments

  25. Lions vs. Vikings: Breaking Down Minnesota's Game Plan

    On one hand, the Detroit Lions vs. Minnesota Vikings showdown is exactly the game to close out the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome ...

    Tim Arcand Written by Tim Arcand about 7 months ago 1,601 reads 6 comments