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Gary Kubiak admits Vikings’ offense was “ugly” at times in Week One

Gary Kubiak admits Vikings’ offense was “ugly” at times in Week One

If all you saw was the box score, you might think the Vikings’ offense had a good game in Week One. Minnesota scored 34 points, gained 25 first downs and totaled 382 yards. But that offensive production came largely in the […]

Aaron Rodgers: Execution was pretty high on our side

Aaron Rodgers: Execution was pretty high on our side

After an offseason that saw the Packers draft a quarterback in the first round and not draft a wide receiver at all, there were plenty of people waiting to see how Aaron Rodgers would kick off the year against the Vikings. Rodgers said that playing […]

Dalvin Cook breathes “sigh of relief” with extension done

Dalvin Cook breathes “sigh of relief” with extension done

Vikings running back Dalvin Cook said on Wednesday that he was focused on facing the Packers in Week One and would let “the business take care of business” in regard to negotiations of a contract extension. Business took care of business on Saturday when Cook […]

Vikings, Dalvin Cook agree to terms on a five-year extension

Vikings, Dalvin Cook agree to terms on a five-year extension

For Vikings running back Dalvin Cook, the bird in the hand was worth two in the bush. Primarily because it’s unclear whether two are even in the bush. Per a source with knowledge of the situation, the Vikings and running back Dalvin Cook have […]

Vikings, Dalvin Cook still working toward a contract

Vikings, Dalvin Cook still working toward a contract

The fact that the Saints and running back Alvin Kamara are working toward a long-term contract has gotten plenty of attention. The fact that the Vikings and running back Dalvin Cook are doing the same thing has gotten less attention. But it’s happening; Minnesota and the […]

Danielle Hunter out at least three weeks

Danielle Hunter out at least three weeks

Vikings defensive end Danielle Hunter will miss at least the first three weeks of the season. Hunter was placed on injured reserve today. Under the special league rules adopted because of the COVID-19 pandemic, Hunter can return after missing the first three weeks of the season. The […]

Mike Zimmer on Danielle Hunter playing this week: “We’ll just have to see”

Mike Zimmer on Danielle Hunter playing this week: “We’ll just have to see”

Vikings coach Mike Zimmer has been coy about defensive end Danielle Hunter‘s health throughout camp. Six days from the first Sunday of the season, Zimmer is still not saying anything definitive. Asked by reporters whether Hunter will play on Sunday against […]

Lions sign Adrian Peterson

Lions sign Adrian Peterson

Adrian Peterson is returning to the NFC North. The Lions are signing Peterson, according to multiple reports. Peterson played most of his career in the division with the Vikings before his career went on the long journey that has had stops in New Orleans, Arizona and Washington. The Lions have […]

Couple of teams already have inquired about Adrian Peterson

Couple of teams already have inquired about Adrian Peterson

In 2018, running back Adrian Peterson didn’t sign with Washington until late August. He still had more than 1,000 rushing yards that season. In 2020, Washington has sent Peterson packing the day before the mandatory reduction of the roster to 53. It will make it […]

Kirk Cousins clarifies controversial COVID-19 comments from July

Kirk Cousins clarifies controversial COVID-19 comments from July

Kirk Cousins created a stir in July, though he and no one else knew it at the time. The Vikings quarterback taped a podcast with Kyle Brandt, and Cousins’ comments about the COVID-19 pandemic came out this week. Cousins intimated on the podcast that he was […]