1. Redskins vs. Vikings: Breaking Down Minnesota's Game Plan

    The Minnesota Vikings return home on Sunday to take on the suddenly surging Washington Redskins , a team coming off consecutive wins...

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  2. Vikings Defensive Line Becoming Strength of Minnesota Defense

    After back-to-back dominant performances in Buffalo and Tampa Bay, the Minnesota Vikings defensive line is emerging as the strength of an ever-improving defense. A little patience was required for this to happen...

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  3. Everson Griffen Earning Every Penny of 2014 Mega Extension

    At the halfway point in the Minnesota Vikings ’ 2014 season, defensive end Everson Griffen is emerging as a cornerstone defensive player in Minnesota and is rewarding ...

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  4. Despite Victory over Buccaneers, Vikings Still Struggling to Finish Games

    Amid the satisfaction of a road victory lingers the stench of disappointment in a game the Minnesota Vikings should have handily won...

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  5. Vikings Rookies Carry Team in Overtime Win over Buccaneers

    The Minnesota Vikings were about to drop another game that they seemingly could not possibly lose. After giving up a fourth-quarter touchdown and trailing for the first time in the game, the team’s rookies came through in the clutch...

    Darren Page Written by Darren Page about 5 days ago 3,404 reads 7 comments

  6. Vikings vs. Buccaneers: Breaking Down Minnesota's Game Plan

    The Minnesota Vikings head to sunny Tampa to take on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Week 8, a throwback to the nostalgic days of the NFC Central. This game may have a little added motivation, at least for bitter Vikings fans...

    Darren Page Written by Darren Page about 8 days ago 2,321 reads 5 comments

  7. Vikings Offense Continues to Evolve, Improve Under New Personnel

    The Minnesota Vikings offense has gone through trying times up to this point in the season. A glut of injuries and a not-so-under-the-radar suspension have ravaged their personnel ...

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  8. Rookie Anthony Barr Emerging as a Defensive Force for the Minnesota Vikings

    One of the most important factors in the steady improvement of the 2014 Minnesota Vikings defense is the emergence of rookie linebacker Anthony Barr...

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  9. Teddy Bridgewater Showing Rookie Learning Curve in Up-and-Down Week 7 Loss

    The roller coaster that has been the beginning to Teddy Bridgewater ’s rookie season reached its most dizzying point in the Vikings ’ 17-16 loss in Buffalo...

    Darren Page Written by Darren Page about 11 days ago 3,851 reads 11 comments

  10. Vikings Must Learn to Finish Games to Take Next Step

    In a throwback to 2013, the Minnesota Vikings managed to control a game for all but the final minute, losing in stunning fashion to the Buffalo Bills , 17-16...

    Darren Page Written by Darren Page about 12 days ago 2,368 reads 37 comments

  11. Vikings vs. Bills: Breaking Down Minnesota's Game Plan

    The Minnesota Vikings hit the road in Week 7, looking to rebound from a home loss and right the ship. In Buffalo, the Bills are also coming off a home loss...

    Darren Page Written by Darren Page about 15 days ago 3,928 reads 3 comments

  12. Vikings' Offensive Line Not Doing Any Favors for Bridgewater, McKinnon

    The Vikings ’ 17-3 loss to Detroit on Sunday was the tipping point for the offensive line, the most disappointing unit in Minnesota six games into the season...

    Darren Page Written by Darren Page about 16 days ago 4,509 reads 11 comments

  13. Teddy Bridgewater Takes Step Back in 'Eye Opening' Performance, Still the Future

    After an exciting, promising display in his first career start two weeks ago, Teddy Bridgewater took a step backward in the Vikings ’ 17-3 loss to Detroit on Sunday...

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  14. Despite Loss, Vikings Defense Showing Continued Improvement

    The improvement of the Minnesota Vikings defense stands as one of few silver linings following the team’s 17-3 home loss to the Detroit Lions ...

    Darren Page Written by Darren Page about 18 days ago 2,287 reads 4 comments

  15. Vikings' Offensive Struggles on Full Display in Embarrassing Showing vs. Lions

    Failure on the offensive side of the ball undid the Minnesota Vikings on a day in which the team’s defense held up its end of the bargain...

    Darren Page Written by Darren Page about 19 days ago 4,346 reads 39 comments

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

    The Minnesota Vikings will meet the Detroit Lions in the home team’s second divisional game, coming off a thumping in Green Bay last week...

    Darren Page Written by Darren Page about 22 days ago 3,972 reads 3 comments

  17. Minnesota Vikings Defense Suffering Breakdowns Within the Secondary

    The retooled Minnesota Vikings defense has earned mixed reviews after five weeks, with ups and downs at all three levels. Its secondary has been the culprit behind a number of costly gaffes that have given up points in a hurry in recent weeks...

    Darren Page Written by Darren Page about 23 days ago 2,980 reads 11 comments

  18. Vikings Must Get Cordarrelle Patterson Involved in Offensive Game Plan

    Ever since his explosive Week 1 performance, second-year receiver Cordarrelle Patterson has almost become an afterthought in the Minnesota Vikings offense...

    Darren Page Written by Darren Page about 24 days ago 7,693 reads 13 comments

  19. Vikings' Loss to Green Bay Not a Sign of Things to Come in Minnesota

    Coming off one of the team’s most embarrassing losses in recent memory, the Minnesota Vikings will need to regroup in order to steer their season back in the right direction...

    Darren Page Written by Darren Page about 25 days ago 5,720 reads 19 comments

  20. Embarrassing Loss Is Nail in the Coffin for Christian Ponder's Vikings Future

    The Minnesota Vikings suffered an annihilation at the hands of the Green Bay Packers on Thursday night with discouraged quarterback Christian Ponder the symbol at the forefront of the team’s inadequacy...

    Darren Page Written by Darren Page about 28 days ago 8,629 reads 21 comments

  21. Jerick McKinnon Stating His Case for Increased Role in Vikings Offense

    Rookie running back Jerick McKinnon sits at the top of the list of Minnesota Vikings who put in a dazzling performance in the 41-28 victory over the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday...

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  22. Minnesota Vikings' Biggest Disappointments at Season's Quarter-Mark

    A quarter of the way through the 2014 season, the Minnesota Vikings sit at a respectable 2-2 and might just be on on upward trajectory. The timing would be impeccable, with division showdowns on the docket in Green Bay and at home against Detroit ..

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  23. Despite Win, Mike Zimmer Deserves Criticism for Questionable Decisions

    Head coach Mike Zimmer and the Minnesota Vikings picked up their first home victory of the 2014 season, edging out the Atlanta Falcons 41-28...

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  24. Vikings Offense Finds Its Rhythm with Bridgewater, McKinnon

    The Minnesota Vikings improved to 2-2 in a back-and-forth game that featured tremendous performances from rookies Teddy Bridgewater and Jerick McKinnon, beating the Atlanta Falcons 41-28...

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

    The Minnesota Vikings return home in Week 4 for a critical showdown with the high-flying Atlanta Falcons . For the Vikings, this game presents an opportunity to get back to .500 and get the season back on track before it gets away...

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