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2014 Pre Season Schedule
Date Opponent Time
8/08 Oakland 7 PM
8/16  Arizona 7:30 PM
8/23 @ Kansas City 7 PM
8/28 @ Tennessee 7 PM
2014 Regular Season Schedule
9/7 @ St. Louis 12 PM
9/14 New England 12 PM
9/21 @ New Orleans 12 PM
9/28 Atlanta 3:25 PM
10/2 @ Green Bay 7:25 PM
10/12 Detroit 12 PM
10/19 @ Buffalo 12 PM
10/26 @ Tampa Bay 12PM
11/2 Washington 12 PM
11/9 Bye Week N/A
11/16 @ Chicago 12 PM
11/23 Green Bay 12 PM
11/30 Carolina 12 PM
12/7 NY Jets 12 PM
12/14 @ Detroit 12 PM
12/21 @ Miami 12 PM
12/28 Chicago 12 PM


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Current News

Vikings still searching for way to get key stop
Buffalo’s late rally Sunday exposed a season-long issue for the Vikings defense. Star Tribune October 21, 2014

Cranes swinging day and night on new Vikings stadium
The high point of the prow is in place. The concrete scissor ramp has been poured. The loading dock leads under the building from the street. The steel skeleton snaps into place more each day on the $1 billion NFL stadium going up in downtown Minneapolis. Star Tribune October 21, 2014

Vikings notes: Offensive line patches it together after getting hit by injuries
When changes on the Vikings offensive line were discussed last week, backup tackle Mike Harris playing guard likely wasn’t one of the scenarios. Star Tribune October 21, 2014

2Day's 2 Cents: 2014 Vikings looking awfully familiar
Tuesday marks the one-year anniversary of Josh Freeman’s one and only start at quarterback with the Vikings. It was a desperate move in a desperate season — and his performance qualified as a low point, at least in recent Vikings history. Star Tribune October 21, 2014

Chip Scoggins: Gophers QB Leidner finds a mentor in Vikings' Harnish
Chandler Harnish has imparted his knowledge of Jerry Kill’s offense to Mitch Leidner. Star Tribune October 21, 2014

Vikings' Mike Zimmer: 'My expectations have not changed whatsoever'
As he stepped to the podium for his postgame news conference in Buffalo on Sunday, following a 17-16 last-minute loss in a game he coached while fighting off pain from kidney stones, Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer looked as drained as he had all season. October 20, 2014

Zulgad's 3-and-out: Vikings can learn plenty during difficult season
The Vikings' painful last-second loss at Buffalo on Sunday can be viewed a couple of different ways. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities October 20, 2014

Vikings insist expectations haven't changed despite 2-5 start
The Vikings insist expectations for the season have not changed despite mounting evidence it will be a slog. Pioneer Press October 20, 2014

New Vikings stadium nearly quarter complete
The new Minnesota Vikings stadium is nearly a quarter complete and is expected to be finished in time for the 2016 season. Pioneer Press October 20, 2014

Vikings: No word on two injured offensive linemen
It remained uncertain Monday whether the Vikings' beleaguered offensive line will be without two starters next week against Tampa Bay. Pioneer Press October 20, 2014

Vikings: Day-after reflection doesn't ease pain of last-second loss
On second thought, the Vikings' last-second loss to Buffalo was more agonizing to rehash Monday than it was to experience 24 hours earlier, when Minnesota's season of despair plunged deeper into the abyss. Pioneer Press October 20, 2014

Vikings: Buffalo curse strikes Captain Munnerlyn again
Captain Munnerlyn is glad he likely won't have to go Buffalo next season. Pioneer Press October 20, 2014

Vikings stadium about a quarter complete
The new Vikings stadium was 23 percent complete at the end of September and progress continues with 650 workers on site daily. Plus, injury updates on the offensive line and Amy Senser is done with her work release. Viking Update October 20, 2014

Video: Mike Zimmer press conference
Minnesota Vikings' head coach Mike Zimmer addressed the media on Monday to discuss Sunday's road loss to the Buffalo Bills. Viking Update October 20, 2014

Zimmer adjusting with youth of Vikings
Mike Zimmer is staying patient with young players who are learning on the fly. Viking Update October 20, 2014

Fourth-and-20 sticking with Greenway, Zimmer
Mike Zimmer said he should have called a timeout. Chad Greenway said the conversion is sticking with him because he was the player beaten in coverage. Viking Update October 20, 2014

VIDEOS: Monday in Vikings locker room
Harrison Smith, Chad Greenway, Jarius Wright and Blair Walsh reflect on Sunday's loss against the Buffalo Bills. Viking Update October 20, 2014

Loss brings out the what-if wonders for Vikes
The Vikings lost in the last second. They had numerous chances to seal the game before that last second but couldn’t do it. Now, how do they respond? Viking Update October 20, 2014

Vikings still miffed about fourth-and-20 play
Of the 15 plays the Buffalo Bills used to cover 80 yards and score their final touchdown in a 17-16 win over the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday, there's unequivocally one the Vikings wish they could have back. October 20, 2014

Minnesota Vikings' protection problems emerge late vs. Buffalo Bills
By the end of Sunday's game against the Buffalo Bills, the Minnesota Vikings had a rookie quarterback playing behind a line down to its last healthy active players and still missing a tight end who is nearly as valuable in pass protection as he is as a receiving threat. October 20, 2014

What went wrong on 4th-and-20 play that would've given Vikings a win?
It's the play from Sunday that every Vikings fan wishes the team could do over. Minnesota led 16-10 inside the two-minute warning and the Bills faced fourth down with 20 yards to go. The Vikings were on the precipice of victory. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities October 20, 2014

Vlad Ducasse to have an MRI on injured knee
Right guard Vlad Ducasse will have an MRI on his injured knee, head coach Mike Zimmer said Monday. Zimmer didn't disclose when the MRI would take place. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities October 20, 2014

Counting snaps: Chad Greenway barely limited in his return
The Minnesota Vikings (2-5) dropped their third straight game in a 17-16 loss at the Buffalo Bills (4-3) in Ralph Wilson Stadium on Sunday. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities October 20, 2014

Zimmer on 4th and 20: 'I should've called timeout'
Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer said after Sunday’s 17-16 loss to the Bills that there would be some second guessing on his part. After watching the film, Zimmer said on Monday that he should’ve called a timeout prior to the Bills converting on a 4th and 20 during the final drive. Star Tribune October 20, 2014

Sullivan (concussion) not cleared, Ducasse (knee) to get MRI
Vikings center John Sullivan will go through the concussion protocol this week, while guard Vladimir Ducasse will receive an MRI on his knee after both suffered injuries on the same play in the 17-16 loss to the Bills on Sunday. Star Tribune October 20, 2014

One-second thoughts: Vikings glum after loss to Buffalo
Brian Robison stared at the hideous, worn carpet, motionless except for his hands slowly peeling the black athletic tape off his knuckles. Everson Griffen sat on a stool next to him, his darting eyes wide in disbelief. Star Tribune October 20, 2014

Backup Mike Harris hadn't played guard 'since Pop Warner, 10 years old'
To say Vikings backup tackle Mike Harris was unprepared to play right guard in a pinch in Sunday’s game at Buffalo is a bit of an understatement. “I never played played guard,” he said. “Ever.” Star Tribune October 20, 2014

Souhan: How much pain can rookie coach Zimmer take?
Six weeks ago, Mike Zimmer won his first game as an NFL head coach, swamping the St. Louis Rams and vowing not to celebrate with even a single glass of red wine. He sounded like a man with big plans. Star Tribune October 19, 2014

Hartman: Vikings offense having a tough time adjusting
With all their missing players and a rookie QB, the team simply has not been able to score. Star Tribune October 19, 2014

Kalil's chance to fly under radar evaporates
Improvement was seen in his play and elsewhere, but that last-second flop rules. Star Tribune October 19, 2014

Vikings lament the last-second loss
The Vikings couldn’t really explain it, but they had to accept the one-point, last-second loss. Viking Update October 19, 2014

Jerick McKinnon appears to have taken over as Vikings' primary back
Vikings rookie running back Jerick McKinnon is making the most of his opportunity. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities October 19, 2014

Minnesota Vikings: Teddy Bridgewater rebounds after two interceptions
It appeared Sunday would be another rough day for Minnesota Vikings rookie quarterback Teddy Bridgewater, who had hit just three of his first 11 passes and threw interceptions on back-to-back plays in the second quarter. October 19, 2014

Vikings' defensive progress tainted by long conversions, late collapse
Mike Zimmer became the Minnesota Vikings' head coach in no small part because of games like these. October 19, 2014

Mike Zimmer never considered missing Vikings-Bills game
Observed and heard in the locker room after the Minnesota Vikings' 17-16 loss to the Buffalo Bills at Ralph Wilson Stadium on Sunday: October 19, 2014