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The Vikings are likely stuck with Kirk Cousins through 2022

The Vikings are likely stuck with Kirk Cousins through 2022

Minnesota’s overtime win over the Saints in the 2019 wild-card round unlocked new contracts for multiple key members of the organization. The highest paid of the bunch — quarterback Kirk Cousins — likely won’t be going anywhere any time soon, without leaving behind […]

The Week Two Goats (In a Bad Way) draft

The Week Two Goats (In a Bad Way) draft

With Week Two over, it’s time to hand out awards. Good ones, and not-so-good ones. The not-so-good come in the form of our Goats (In a Bad Way) draft. On Tuesday’s PFT Live, Simms and I each drafted three coaches or players who deserve criticism […]

Vikings sign Hardy Nickerson to active roster

Vikings sign Hardy Nickerson to active roster

Linebacker Hardy Nickerson was one of the practice squad players promoted for the season opener against the Packers. Nickerson, though, reverted back to the practice squad after the game. On Tuesday, the Vikings signed Nickerson to the 53-player roster. The move was necessary after the team placed […]

Vikings bring in Todd Davis for a visit

Vikings bring in Todd Davis for a visit

The Vikings are taking a look at an experienced option to offer some cover at linebacker. According to Mike Klis of KUSA, former Broncos linebacker Todd Davis is visiting the Vikings and going through COVID-19 testing. Davis was a steady and productive inside linebacker in Denver […]

Vikings place Anthony Barr on injured reserve

Vikings place Anthony Barr on injured reserve

Vikings coach Mike Zimmer announced earlier Monday that linebacker Anthony Barr tore his right pectoral muscle. Barr’s season is over. The Vikings announced Monday afternoon they have placed Barr on injured reserve. Barr, a four-time Pro Bowler, played only 16 snaps in Week Two before his injury. […]

Anthony Barr out for year with torn pectoral

Anthony Barr out for year with torn pectoral

The Vikings won’t have linebacker Anthony Barr on hand as they try to turn things around after an 0-2 start to the season. Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer announced on Monday that Barr will miss the remainder of the season after tearing his pectoral muscle in […]

DeForest Buckner calls Sunday’s game “a little taste” of what Colts defense can do

DeForest Buckner calls Sunday’s game “a little taste” of what Colts defense can do

The Colts were a surprising loser in Week One as Jaguars quarterback Gardner Minshew went 19-of-20 and threw three touchdowns to lead his team to a 27-20 win. Week Two saw better work from the Indianapolis defense. They held the […]

Mike Zimmer on offense: Right now we’re not good at anything

Mike Zimmer on offense: Right now we’re not good at anything

Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins flirted with a 0.0 quarterback rating for much of Sunday’s 28-11 loss to the Colts before finishing the afternoon with a slightly more robust 15.9 mark. That’s an easy shorthand to know that Sunday’s outing was a frightful one […]

Stefon Diggs had more receiving yards than the Vikings’ whole team today

Stefon Diggs had more receiving yards than the Vikings’ whole team today

The Vikings’ decision to trade their No. 1 wide receiver, Stefon Diggs, did not look wise today. Diggs, who was traded to the Bills for a haul of draft picks this offseason, was outstanding in Buffalo’s win over Miami today. Diggs caught […]

Colts dominate Vikings in 28-11 victory

Colts dominate Vikings in 28-11 victory

The Vikings led 3-0 after a long opening drive. Then, they didn’t. The Colts scored 28 unanswered points before Minnesota ever scored again. It was total domination by Indianapolis in its home opener. The Colts won easily 28-11, rolling to 354 yards, intercepting Kirk Cousins three times and […]