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Matt Kalil tries to recover from season plagued by knee problems

By Mike Florio

Vikings left tackle Matt Kalil played well enough as a rookie in 2012 to become a Pro Bowler. His second season didn’t go quite as well. As explained by Chris Tomasson of the St. Paul Pioneer Press, a knee injury limited Kalil’s performance in 2013. “It was some problems with […]

Matt Kalil limited at OTAs after knee surgery

By Josh Alper

The Vikings held a minicamp earlier this offseason and left tackle Matt Kalil didn’t take part because of an undisclosed injury. All Kalil would reveal was that he got something “cleaned up.” His shoulder, which troubled him last season, was considered a possible target of that cleanup, but Tom Pelissero of […]

Handful of Vikings, including Matt Kalil, held back in Thursday’s OTA


EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — The Minnesota Vikings were without starting left tackle Matt Kalil during Thursday’s OTA practice as he’s recovering from a surgery he had over a month ago, coach Mike Zimmer said.

Zimmer didn’t specify Kalil’s injury, though he did say safety Andrew Sendejo had a prodcedure on his […]

Matt Kalil held out of minicamp, expects to be ready in a few weeks

By Josh Alper

The Vikings had running back Adrian Peterson back on the field at minicamp on Wednesday, but another member of the starting offense is still limited to watching from the sideline at this point in the offseason. Tackle Matt Kalil, who was bothered by shoulder issues last season, was held out of […]

Peterson Probable, Kalil Questionable For Vikings

By Jeff Wald

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has been listed as probable for Monday’s night game against the New York Giants after missing some practice time this week because of tightness in his hamstring.

Peterson took part in the workout Saturday, and coach Leslie Frazier said there should […]

Matt Kalil questionable, Adrian Peterson probable for Monday night

By Mike Wilkening

Vikings running back Adrian Peterson (hamstring) is listed as probable for Monday night’s game at the Giants on the final injury report, the club said Saturday afternoon. “He practiced well today, so that was encouraging,” Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier said Saturday of Peterson, according to a transcript from the club. […]

Pregame: Cook, Sanford return to boost secondary in Vikings-Panthers

The ‘Kalil Bowl,’ as it’s been dubbed, comes at a pivotal place for both the Minnesota Vikings (1-3) and the Carolina Panthers (1-3) in their respective schedules.

For the Vikings, their quarterback situation is week-to-week, but they’ll have these next two games against relatively easy opponents to see what quarterback Matt Cassel has left […]

Offensive formations and film observations: Week 4 vs. Steelers


Welcome to another installment of ‘Offensive formations and film observations,’ this one brought to you for the Minnesota Vikings-Pittsburgh Steelers

Every Tuesday after a game, we’ll take a look at what the Vikings offense looked like, bring you five key takeaways from film study and hand out a proverbial game ball and name […]

The Morning After: Five Observations From The Vikings 31-27 Loss To The Browns

Photo – Adam Bettcher (Getty Images)

By: Aj Mansour | @AjKFAN

Minneapolis, MN – So the Minnesota Vikings lost to the Cleveland Browns 31-27 yesterday. So they’re defense got carved apart by a third string quarterback. Just when you think that it couldn’t get any worse, you take a look at the […]

Pregame: Battles in the trenches matter most in Vikings-Bears


EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — The Minnesota Vikings’ victory at the Detroit Lions last season is their only NFC North road win in the last 10 road trips.

Quarterback Christian Ponder’s lone division road victory wasn’t of his own volition, as he threw for just 111 yards and was backed up by special teams […]