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Matt Cassel Earns Chance to Start Again for Vikings After Week 4 Victory

By Tim Arcand (Featured Columnist Hannah Foslien/Getty Images

Ever since Matt Cassel signed with the Minnesota Vikings, head coach Leslie Frazier has insisted that Christian Ponder is his starting quarterback. Despite three straight losses to open the season and Ponder’s passer rating at a putrid 65.9, ranked 30th in the NFL, Frazier still believes […]

Pittsburgh Steelers vs Minnesota Vikings: Live Grades and Analysis for Minnesota

By Arif Hasan (Featured Columnist) on September 29, 2013 Tom Dahlin/Getty Images

An incredible finish to cap off the Minnesota Vikings game against the Pittsburgh Steelers should keep fans happy for a few weeks as they head into their bye, surely to debate some heady issues given some impressive performances, most notably from their […]

Matt Cassel Should Start for the Minnesota Vikings After Performance in Week 4

By Tom Schreier (Featured Columnist) With his performance in London, Cassel deserves to start after the bye week. Julian Finney/Getty Images

The Minnesota Vikings beat the Pittsburgh Steelers, 34-27, in a “home” game in London, advancing to 1-3 heading into the bye week. Matt Cassel replaced the injured Christian Ponder at quarterback, going 16-of-25 […]

Steelers vs. Vikings: Breaking Down Minnesota’s Game Plan

By Tim Arcand (Featured Columnist) Tom Dahlin/Getty Images

For the Minnesota Vikings, when the 2013 NFL schedule came out, this Week 4 matchup with the Pittsburgh Steelers figured to be a big game—just not for this reason. Both teams enter the the game still looking for their first victory of the season. Neither team […]

What in the World Is Going on with the Minnesota Vikings’ Jared Allen?

By Tim Arcand (Featured Columnist)

Jared Allen has not been able to put any pressure on the opposing quarterbacks this season. Bruce Kluckhohn-USA TODAY Sports

This was supposed to be a good year for the Minnesota Vikings‘ Jared Allen. Coming off a season with a torn labrum in his shoulder and a knee […]

Minnesota Vikings X-Factors Primed for Huge Week 4 Performance

By Matthew Stensrud (Featured Columnist) Jerome Simson makes a diving grab in Week 1 against the Detroit Lions. Andrew Weber-USA TODAY Sports

The Minnesota Vikings have dug themselves a deep hole only three weeks into the regular season, losing at home against the Cleveland Browns to fall to 0-3.

What was expected to be a […]

The Clock Is Now Ticking on Leslie Frazier’s Reign with the Minnesota Vikings

By Zach Kruse (Featured Columnist) Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sport

The reign of Leslie Frazier as head coach of the Minnesota Vikings may have an approaching expiration date after an embarrassing home loss to the Cleveland Browns dropped his team to 0-3 to start 2013.

Less than a month into a contract year for Frazier, […]

Browns vs. Vikings: Full Roster Report Card Grades for Minnesota

By Tim Arcand (Featured Columnist) Adam Bettcher/Getty Images

The Minnesota Vikings again came within a minute of winning a game this week.

This time the Cleveland Browns offense shook off two second-half turnovers and scored with 0:55 remaining—their only points after intermission.

This was supposed to be an easy game for the Vikings. It was […]

What We’ve Learned About the Minnesota Vikings Through 3 Games

By Tom Schreier (Featured Columnist) The Vikings have to be careful or they are going to let Peterson’s talent go to waste. Adam Bettcher/Getty Images

How did it come to this?

How did we go from “Hey, the Cleveland Browns traded Trent Richardson, are starting a third-string quarterback and tanking their season” to “The Browns […]

Cleveland Browns vs. Minnesota Vikings: Live Grades and Analysis for Minnesota

By Arif Hasan (Featured Columnist) Adam Bettcher/Getty Images

The Minnesota Vikings played host to the Cleveland Browns in their home opener in an attempt to salvage their season and recover from their last-place standing in the division. Their failure might end the season, but there are still a number of takeaways from the game.

Final […]