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Chris Cook burned for touchdown, ejected after contacting an official

By dwetmore@1500espn.com

MINNEAPOLIS — The problems for Chris Cook continue. The Vikings cornerback was kicked out of Sunday’s game against the Bears after he contacted an official.

Bears wide receiver Alshon Jeffery made a leaping touchdown catch with Cook in coverage, and Cook appeared upset after the play. He apparently made contact […]

Skol Vikings – Official Fight Song

The Official Fight Song of the Minnesota Vikings. Lyrics: The Official Fight Song of the Minnesota Vikings. Lyrics: Skol Vikings, let’s win this game Skol Vikings, honor your name Go get that first down Then get a touchdown Rock ’em . . . Sock ’em Fight! Fight! Fight! Fight! Go Vikings, run up the […]

Vikings Brought American Football To UK In 1983

By Eric Henderson

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Up until August 6, 1983, television was the only place the British had seen American football.

“I think, from the English people who go there, I think they would like to see what they have sort of associated with American football,” British promoter John Marshall said in […]

Matt Cassel to start for Vikings over Christian Ponder

By Patra, Kevin

Christian Ponder fans across the pond won’t have the opportunity to see the quarterback play Sunday.

The Vikings announced Friday that backup quarterback Matt Cassel will start for Minnesota against the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday in place of Ponder, who suffered a rib injury in Week 3.

Ponder was held out of […]

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 […]

Week 3 Preview: Vikings Vs Browns

Two division road contests have resulted in two division road losses. Hopefully the cure for what ails the Vikings are the Cleveland Browns, who visit Mall of America Field today at noon. As much as you’d hate to think that a week 3 game should be considered a “must-win”, this one might actually qualify. […]

Greg Jennings says Christian Ponder is not on the hook for pick-six

By dwetmore@1500espn.com

An early theme has emerged two games into the Vikings season: Players and coaches don’t always agree on who goofed up. Whether it’s a matter of wanting to keep things in-house, or protecting players or whatever, we seem to hear a few different explanations of breakdowns, depending on who is asked.

That was […]

Leslie Frazier wants to see more of Cordarrelle Patterson

By Josh Alper

The Vikings traded up into the first round in April to get wide receiver Cordarrelle Patterson and discussion immediately began about how he and Greg Jeninngs would be frequent targets for Christian Ponder in the passing game.

It hasn’t turned out that way. Patterson had a 105-yard kickoff return for a touchdown […]

League says Bears didn’t commit violation on game-winning play

By Mike Florio

When Bears quarterback Jay Cutler found tight end Martellus Bennett for the game-winning (with extra point) touchdown to beat the Vikings, the Bears weren’t lined up in an illegal formation.

We say that because plenty of Vikings fans have argued that they were, and that a flag should have been thrown.

The […]

Leslie Frazier isn’t thinking about replacing Ponder

Posted by Josh Alper

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Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder’s 2013 season did not get off to a good start as he turned the ball over four time on the way to a 34-24 loss to the Lions last Sunday.

That performance has given fuel to the fire built by those who don’t feel […]