NorsemanThe Kansas Viking
 Date: 

 

Valid XHTML

Valid CSS

 

  Next Game

Cincinnati Bengals
Live from Paul Brown Stadium in Cincinnati, Ohio. August 12th, 6:30 PM.

Vikings Message Board

Minnesota Vikings Store

 

NFCN Standings
Minnesota 11-5-0
Green Bay 10-6-0
Detroit 7-9-0
Chicago 6-10-0

 

2016 Pre Season Schedule
Date Opponent Time
8/12 @ Cincinnati 6:30 PM
8/18 @ Seattle 9 PM
8/28 San Diego 12 PM
9/1 LA Rams 7 PM
2016 Regular Season Schedule
Home
9/11 @ Tennessee 12 PM
9/18 Green Bay 7:30  PM
9/25 @ Carolina 12 PM
10/3 NY Giants 7:30 PM
10/9 Houston 12 PM
10/16 Bye N/A
10/23 @ Philadelphia 12 PM
10/31 @ Chicago 7:30 PM
11/6 Detroit 12 PM
11/13 @ Washington 12 PM
11/20 Arizona 12 PM
11/24 @ Detroit 11:30 AM
12/1 Dallas 7:25 PM
12/11 @ Jacksonville 12 PM
12/18 Indianapolis 12 PM
12/24 @ Green Bay 12 PM
1/1 Chicago 12 PM

Jesus

Vikings Training Camp Schedule

Saturday, July 30: 10:30-11:30 AM Walk-Thru. 2:45-5:10 PM Shells. Autographs: Offensive Line

Sunday, July 31: 10:30-11:30 AM Walk-Thru. 2:45-5:10 PM Full Pads. Autographs: Quarterbacks/Specialists

Monday, August 1: 10:30-11:30 AM Walk-Thru. 2:45-5:10 PM Full Pads. Autographs: Defensive Backs

Tuesday, August 2: No Practice

Wednesday, August 3: 10:30-11:30 AM Walk-Thru. 2:45-5:10 PM Full Pads. Autographs: Tight Ends

Thursday, August 4: 10:30-11:30 AM Walk-Thru. 2:45-5:10 PM Full Pads. Autographs: Linebackers

Friday, August 5: 10:30-11:30 AM Walk-Thru. 2:45-5:10 PM Full Pads. Autographs: Running Backs

Saturday, August 6: 10:30-11:30 AM Walk-Thru. 7:30-9:30 PM Full Pads.

Sunday, August 7: No Practice

Monday, August 8: 10:30-11:30 AM Walk-Thru. 2:45-5:10 PM Full Pads. Autographs: Wide Receivers

Tuesday, August 9: 8:00-10:00 AM Full Pads.


The Kansas Viking

A Christian website devoted to Faith, Jesus Christ and Minnesota Vikings Football. Current Minnesota Vikings news from CNNSI, Star Tribune, The Sporting News, CBS Sportsline, KFFL, KFAN, KSTP, and many others. Updated regularly!

Current News

Offense gets a hard look during Vikings' first practice
Overhauling the NFL's 29th-ranked offense from a season ago was the top offseason priority for a Vikings team looking to compete for a Super Bowl. Star Tribune July 30, 2016

Scoggins: Vikings' Sullivan says he has nothing to prove in comeback
John Sullivan's status remains a question mark until the football pads come on for real, though he refuses to entertain worst-case scenarios. Star Tribune July 30, 2016

Vikings assistant Tony Sparano gets offensive line in order
When Vikings offensive linemen showed up for training camp, they were greeted by a large contraption wide enough for all five starters to fit inside. Pioneer Press July 29, 2016

Vikings' German wide receiver Moritz Bohringer makes strides
Moritz Bohringer figured there were as many fans at a Vikings practice Friday as he used to see at German football games. Pioneer Press July 29, 2016

Laquon Treadwell's 1st Vikings practice: No drops, more work
Forty-five minutes after practice officially ended Friday afternoon, Laquon Treadwell finally exited the field, having no more extra passes to catch or autographs to sign during his first day at NFL training camp. Pioneer Press July 29, 2016

Vikings John Sullivan shows what's left in his tank
Career mortality stalks NFL players the moment they step on the field for the rookie camp walk-through. Pioneer Press July 29, 2016

Photos: MN Vikings get down to work at training camp
Friday was the Vikings’ first full day of practice at training camp at Minnesota State University in Mankato. Pioneer Press July 29, 2016

Vikings to break ground on Eagan headquarters
The Minnesota Vikings will break ground on their new team headquarters and practice facility Tuesday in Eagan. Pioneer Press July 29, 2016

Taylor Heinicke's injury opens door for Joel Stave
Despite Taylor Heinicke being sidelined indefinitely following a recent injury suffered in a freak home accident, the Vikings have no immediate plans to bring another quarterback into camp. Pioneer Press July 29, 2016

Confident Blair Walsh not running from playoff miss
Vikings kicker Blair Walsh isn’t avoiding the subject of his missed field goal back in January. In fact, soon after arriving at training camp, he brought it up himself. Pioneer Press July 29, 2016

Photos: MN Vikings report to training camp
The Minnesota Vikings and their fans made the journey to Mankato, Minn. for the start of team’s 2016 training camp on Thursday morning. Pioneer Press July 29, 2016

VIDEO: Minnesota Vikings kicker Blair Walsh focused on 2016 season
Minnesota Vikings kicker Blair Walsh is over his missed kick in last year's playoff game and is focused on helping his team out this season. Viking Update July 29, 2016

Minnesota Vikings linebacker Anthony Barr working on staying healthy
Minnesota Vikings linebacker Anthony Barr is a key piece to the team's defense, but he has struggled staying on the field his first two seasons. He'll look to turn that around as he was a full participant in the team's first training camp practice. Viking Update July 29, 2016

VIDEO: Michael Griffin acclimating to Minnesota Vikings - Minnesota
Minnesota Vikings safety Michael Griffin discusses some of the different things between the Vikings and his former team, and what makes Mike Zimmer's defense so effective. Viking Update July 29, 2016

Adrian Peterson limited, Cordarrelle Patterson injured in Minnesota Vikings’ first camp practice
Adrian Peterson had a light workload after “tweaking himself” in the offseason and Cordarrelle Patterson left practice with an injury. Viking Update July 29, 2016

Minnesota Vikings center John Sullivan returns to 'inherently dangerous job'
Minnesota Vikings center John Sullivan missed the entire 2015 season because of his back injuries, and while there were times that he wasn't sure he'd be able to come back, he is now out on the field and competing with his teammates. Viking Update July 29, 2016

VIDEO: Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer on offensive line, injuries
Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer discusses the offensive line, injuries to multiple players and more. Viking Update July 29, 2016

VIDEO: Minnesota Vikings LB Chad Greenway on training camp, young players
Minnesota Vikings linebacker Chad Greenway discusses the first walk-through of his 11th training camp and the young linebackers on the team's roster. Viking Update July 29, 2016

VIDEO: Minnesota Vikings center John Sullivan returning to training camp after back injury
Minnesota Vikings center John Sullivan talks about returning to training camp after having to miss all of last season with a back injury. Viking Update July 29, 2016

QB Taylor Heinicke placed on NFI, 3 other Minnesota Vikings out
Vikings QB Taylor Heinicke was placed on the Active/Non-Football Injury list after showing up at training camp with a cast on his lower left leg. Viking Update July 29, 2016

WATCH: Minnesota Vikings historic 1998 season highlights
With Dennis Green dying one week ago, NFL Media released highlights of the 1998 season, reminding just how good that offense was with Cris Carter, Randy Moss and Robert Smith (check out Carter’s blocking on several Smith runs). Also, below are some of Green’s mic’d-up moments from 1998. Viking Update July 29, 2016

To varying degrees, Minnesota Vikings are embracing Super Bowl talk
The Minnesota Vikings are the defending NFC North champions, so the purple Kool Aid is in great supply in Mankato. For those involved in the transformation from a building program to an established one, it's getting a little harder to embrace the underdog role when none of the locals believe it. Viking Update July 29, 2016

One day into camp, things not going according to plan for offensive line
At most Vikings training camps, little attention is paid to the daily grind and grunting of the offensive line drills. That changed this offseason when the line became the focus of free agency for the team. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities July 29, 2016

Zulgad: Desirable destination: Michael Griffin happy to get opportunity with Vikings
Michael Griffin’s agent received a few calls from NFL teams last February after the safety was released by the Tennessee Titans, but the one that intrigued him the most came from the Vikings. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities July 29, 2016

Adrian Peterson held out of Vikings practice, Cordarrelle Patterson leaves early
Running back Adrian Peterson did not participate in full during Vikings practice Friday. He spent the first portion of practice on a side field with a head athletic trainer Eric Sugarman running through a series of individual drills. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities July 29, 2016

Alex Boone adds the tough, mean and nasty to Vikings' O-line
It’s hard to miss offensive guard Alex Boone. Not because he’s 6-8, 310 pounds (although that helps), but because he’s a bundle of energy. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities July 29, 2016

From Depth To Doubt, Vikings Offensive Linemen Continue Dropping Like Flies
Heading into the offseason the number one position of need for the Minnesota Vikings was offensive line. There were no questions or arguments about this, it was a simple fact. The offensive line needed to get better. And the front office addressed it both in free agency and through the draft. KFAN.com July 29, 2016

Ellison/Harris DNPs, One Could Be Headed For Lengthy Stay On PUP List
As 2016 training camp practices have officially kicked off in Mankato, MN we start to get a little clarity on what we’re seeing on the field. As practices begin, we are also becoming privy to information surrounding the preseason Physically Unable to Perform list, the PUP list. KFAN.com July 29, 2016

Day 1 injuries to Patterson, Peterson don't worry Vikings coach Zimmer
The Vikings could not get through the first day of training camp unscathed. Running back Adrian Peterson missed a portion of today’s first camp practice as he nurses an offseason injury. Cordarrelle Patterson, meanwhile, left practice with what appeared to be a shoulder or collarbone injury. Star Tribune July 29, 2016

Treadwell starts Vikings camp with a brief appearance in the top offense
First-round draft pick Laquon Treadwell saw a handful of snaps Friday with quarterback Teddy Bridgewater during the first training camp practice. Star Tribune July 29, 2016

Four Vikings players not cleared to practice at start of training camp
Head coach Mike Zimmer was asked how he took the news of his backup quarterback being sidelined by kicking in the glass pane of a door. Star Tribune July 29, 2016

Zimmer maintains a focus on the offense as Vikings begin workouts
Mike Zimmer's offseason work included reviews of every Adrian Peterson run from 2015 to examine what was effective and what wasn’t. Star Tribune July 29, 2016

Super Bowl contenders? Watch the Vikings' line of scrimmage for key clues
The line of scrimmage is still a place where one can watch battles and be guaranteed of gleaning some worthwhile information from training camp. Star Tribune July 29, 2016

Linval Joseph says defensive line 'can be as good as we want to be'
Linval Joseph went from All-Pro front-runner to missing four of the final five regular-season games last season. The run defense suffered noticeably and ended up ranking 17th. Star Tribune July 29, 2016

Mike Zimmer signs contract extension with Vikings: 'This team is the right fit for me'
The Vikings signed their head coach to a contract extension on Thursday as they opened training camp in Mankato. "Mike Zimmer will be our head coach for a long time," said general manager Rick Spielman. Star Tribune July 28, 2016

Harrison Smith knows he's no longer flying under the radar with Vikings
Kevin Williams left lasting impressions on many current Vikings players, and at least one opponent, through his 11 seasons in Minnesota. Star Tribune July 28, 2016

Harrison Smith knows he's no longer flying under the radar with Vikings
The Vikings free safety explained that it was important for him to become the highest-paid safety, even though the frugal 27-year-old still drives a 2002 truck. Star Tribune July 28, 2016

A look at the defensive backs heading into Vikings training camp
For the third straight year of the Mike Zimmer era, the Vikings head down to Mankato with very little clarity on this part of the roster. Star Tribune July 28, 2016

'We learned how to win last year': Q&A with Vikings coach Mike Zimmer
Vikings coach Mike Zimmer sits down to give his thoughts on Teddy Bridgewater, the new stadium and how close the Vikings are to finally grabbing the Lombardi Trophy. Star Tribune July 28, 2016

Vikings backup QB Heinicke sidelined at start of camp with injured ankle
Third-string quarterback Taylor Heinicke won't be ready for the start of training camp after suffering an ankle injury this month, a source confirmed. Star Tribune July 28, 2016

Souhan: Are Vikings fans setting themselves up for disappointment?
To believe this Vikings team can become the first to ever improve on a season of 11 or more victories, you have to believe a number of things. Star Tribune July 28, 2016

Five questions as the Vikings report to training camp
After an offseason of optimism, the Vikings prepare for the 2016 season. Players report to Mankato on Thursday with the first practice of training camp set for Friday. Star Tribune July 28, 2016

Past his prime? No way, says Adrian Peterson
Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has his sights set on another NFL record. Pioneer Press July 28, 2016

Vikings' Teddy Bridgewater welcomes high expectations
Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater says he loves high expectations. Well, he’s got them. Pioneer Press July 28, 2016

Vikings veteran Chad Greenway not buying the hype
Chad Greenway started checking off his lists of lasts Thursday as the Vikings linebacker embarks on what he says is his final NFL season. Pioneer Press July 28, 2016

Vikings begin journey to championship, or epic failure
Vikings players migrated south on U.S.169 on Thursday in a familiar caravan, hauling their flat-screen TVs, gaming consoles and pillows into Sears Hall before surrendering body and mind to NFL house arrest. Pioneer Press July 28, 2016

Vikings backup QB Taylor Heinicke hurt in accident
Vikings quarterback Taylor Heinicke will miss the start of training camp after because of a leg injury suffered in what he called “a freak accident” 2 1/2 weeks ago at his home in the Atlanta area.

MN Vikings sign head coach Mike Zimmer to extension
When Vikings general manager Rick Spielman introduced coach Mike Zimmer at a news conference Thursday, he said, “Come on there, rich man.” Pioneer Press July 28, 2016

Minnesota Vikings players salute Kevin Williams
Minnesota Vikings players share their memories and thoughts of Kevin Williams following his decision to retire. Viking Update July 28, 2016

VIDEO: Minnesota Vikings safety Harrison Smith on expectations, the rookie bus
Minnesota Vikings safety Harrison Smith discusses managing expectations among his teammates and riding the team bus with the rookies to training camp. Viking Update July 28, 2016

VIDEO: Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson on expectations, motivation
Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson discusses expectations for his team as well as what keeps him motivated. Viking Update July 28, 2016

VIDEO: Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater on bettering his game
Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater discusses the love he feels from the fans when he arrives at training camp, and how he is going to continue to work on improving his game. Viking Update July 28, 2016

VIDEO: Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer talks contract, training camp
Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer discusses his new contract extension, his team heading into training camp and trying to manage their expectations. Viking Update July 28, 2016

VIDEO: Rick Spielman discusses Mike Zimmer's contract extension with Minnesota Vikings
Minnesota Vikings general manager Rick Spielman discusses Mike Zimmer's contract as well as his excitement for the season to get underway. Viking Update July 28, 2016

VIDEO: Peterson discusses camp, expectations
Adrian Peterson discusses camp, expectations. Viking Update July 28, 2016

VIDEO: Bridgewater embraces the pressure
Teddy Bridgewater says the Vikings are embracing the pressure on them. Viking Update July 28, 2016

VIDEO: Greenway on camp, Zimmer
Chad Greenway talks about his last training camp and Mike Zimmer. Viking Update July 28, 2016

VIDEO: Zimmer on extension, Vikings
Mike Zimmer said he feels fortunate to remain coach of the Vikings after his extension. Viking Update July 28, 2016

Zimmer signs extension with Minnesota Vikings
The Minnesota Vikings have locked down Mike Zimmer for years to come, announcing an extension with the team on Thursday. Viking Update July 28, 2016

Before They Were Pros: Minnesota Vikings WR Laquon Treadwell
Before he was a first-round pick of the Minnesota Vikings, Laquon Treadwell was answering questions about his speed, his skills and his injury at the NFL Scouting Combine. Viking Update July 28, 2016

Minnesota Vikings' pending groundbreaking of a new training facility likely spells end of training camp in Mankato
The Minnesota Vikings announced the architectural firm that will be in charge of building their new training facility and team headquarters Wednesday. The reality of the groundbreaking is that it likely starts the clock that will bring an end to training camp in the southern Minnesota town of Mankato. Viking Update July 28, 2016

4 thoughts: Superhuman Peterson, Walsh's response, O-line and the vets
Turn down Ellis Avenue on the campus of Minnesota State-Mankato, the buzz becomes palpable as you approach the small mob of purple-wearing Vikings fans. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities July 28, 2016

Report Date: External expectations are greater this year for NFC North champs
The Minnesota Vikings reported to Minnesota State University—Mankato for training camp on July 28. For the rookies and undrafted free agents stumbling off a bus from Winter Park, it’s a brand new experience, while the seasoned veterans prepared for the same old grind. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities July 28, 2016

Vikings reward Mike Zimmer with contract extension
Two years into his tenure as Vikings coach, Mike Zimmer has been rewarded with a contract extension. Vikings general manager Rick Spielman announced that Zimmer had received the extension on Thursday as the team reported for training camp in Mankato. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities July 28, 2016