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NFCN  Standings
Minnesota 8-2-0
Detroit 6-4-0
Green Bay 5-5-0
Chicago 3-7-0


2017 Pre Season Schedule
Date Opponent Time
8/10 @ Buffalo 6 PM
8/18 @ Seattle 9 PM
8/27 San Francisco 7 PM
8/31 Miami 7 PM
2017 Regular Season Schedule
9/11 New Orleans 6:10 PM
9/17 @ Pittsburgh 12 PM
9/24 Tampa Bay 12 PM
10/1 Detroit 12 PM
10/9 @ Chicago 7:30 PM
10/15 Green Bay 12 PM
10/22 Baltimore 12 PM
10/29 Cleveland (London) 8:30 AM
11/5 Bye N/A
11/12 @ Washington 12 PM
11/19 LA Rams 12 PM
11/23 @ Detroit 11:30 AM
12/3 @ Atlanta 12 PM
12/10 @ Carolina 12 PM
12/17 Cincinnati 12 PM
12/23 @ Green Bay 7:30 PM
12/31 Chicago 12 PM


NFL Calendar

Dec. 13 – League Meeting, Irving, Texas.

Dec. 31 – Week 17.

Jan. 1 – Earliest permissible date for clubs to renegotiate or extend the rookie contract of a drafted rookie who was selected in any round of the 2015 NFL Draft. Any permissible renegotiated or extended player contract will not be considered a rookie contract, and will not be subject to the rules that limit rookie contracts. Option exercise period begins for Fifth-Year Option for First- Round Selections from the 2015 NFL Draft. To exercise the option, the club must give written notice to the player on or after January 1, 2018, but prior to May 3, 2018.

Jan. 6-7 – Wild Card Playoffs.

Jan. 7 – Assistant coaches under contract to playoff clubs that have byes in the Wild Card weekend may be interviewed for head coaching positions through the conclusion of the Wild Card games.

Jan. 13-14 – Divisional Playoffs.

Jan. 14 – Assistant coaches under contract to playoff clubs that won their Wild Card games may be interviewed for head coaching positions through the conclusion of Divisional Playoff games.

The Kansas Viking

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Current News

Case Keenum comes from a long line of unexpected Vikings quarterbacks
The best Vikings seasons since their Super Bowl appearances were routine have generally come via the surprising emergence of a quarterback. Star Tribune November 20, 2017

Adam Thielen putting together Vikings' best WR season since Randy Moss
It would have seemed preposterous at the beginning of the 2016 season, and perhaps even improbable at the start of this season. Star Tribune November 20, 2017

Vikings heating up in the red zone
The Vikings have transformed from a pretty poor red-zone team to a pretty good one. Star Tribune November 20, 2017

‘Banged-up’ Vikings have quick turnaround for Thanksgiving game at Detroit
For the second straight year, the Vikings must travel on a short week for a Thanksgiving game in Detroit. Defensive tackle Tom Johnson isn’t thrilled. Pioneer Press November 20, 2017

Former Lions tackle Riley Reiff has been big piece of Vikings’ improvement
For five years, Riley Reiff showed up for games at Ford Field and headed into the Detroit Lions locker room. On Thursday, he’ll go the other way and enter the visitor’s locker room. “It’ll be weird,” Reiff said. Pioneer Press November 20, 2017

Griffen: 8-2 record ‘changes the whole vibe’ of short week
The Minnesota Vikings have to travel to Detroit for a Thanksgiving game on a short week, but having an 8-2 record gives them plenty of incentive. Viking Update November 20, 2017

Defensive backs, linemen biggest injury concerns for Vikings
The Minnesota Vikings will be monitoring the health of several starters on a short week. Viking Update November 20, 2017

Mike Zimmer doesn’t need to name Case Keenum starter for the rest of the year
Urging Following the Minnesota Vikings’ 24-7 win over the Los Angeles Rams, three different national postgame shows declared that head coach Mike Zimmer should announce Case Keenum as his starting quarterback for the rest of the year. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities November 20, 2017

Vikings put a foot on the gas in the NFC with 24-7 win over the Rams
The Vikings' defense made things miserable for the Rams and the offensive line dominated in the Vikings' sixth straight win. Star Tribune November 19, 2017

Let's bust all myths about Vikings receiver Adam Thielen
Why are defenses not swamping Adam Thielen with double teams and complex coverages? "It's almost like guys don't believe it,'' Vikings cornerback Terence Newman said. Well, believe it. Thielen is a star. Star Tribune November 19, 2017

Vikings fans' volume made it difficult on Rams
The Vikings defense had something to say about it, too, bottling up the NFL's top-rated offense. Star Tribune November 19, 2017

Case Keenum debate should be put to rest
Teddy Bridgewater's return will happen, and it will be emotional and inspiring. Until then, let's all relax and enjoy this unexpected infusion that Case Keenum has provided the Vikings. Star Tribune November 19, 2017

Small names, big plays: Anthony Harris, Stephen Weatherly make huge impact in Vikings win over Rams
Anthony Harris' goal-line takeaway swings momentum a play after fellow sub stuffs Gurley for loss. Star Tribune November 19, 2017

Vikings shut down Todd Gurley, which means the Vikings shut down the Rams
Jared Goff was handicapped when the Vikings took away the Rams' best asset — running back Todd Gurley.  Star Tribune November 19, 2017

Vikings QB Keenum: 'If it ain't broke, don't fix it'
Vikings quarterback Case Keenum and the offensive line led the team to a 24-7 victory over the LA Rams raising questions about head coach Mike Zimmer's plans for Teddy Bridgewater. Star Tribune November 19, 2017

Vikings' five extra points: Latavius Murray shows power, Terence Newman shows football IQ
For the second straight week, a Vikings opponent opened with a 75-yard touchdown drive. Star Tribune November 19, 2017

Vikings vs. Rams game balls: Adam Thielen keeps catching big passes when it counts
If there was a hole, Murray found it and made the most of the opportunities. He scored twice and rushed for 95 yards. Star Tribune November 19, 2017

Minnesota Vikings Rapid Reaction
After beating the Browns in London, the Vikings were 6-2 but hadn't beaten a good team with Case Keenum under center. Star Tribune November 19, 2017

Vikings shut down Rams’ vaunted offense with impressive defensive showing
The Vikings were coming off a shaky defensive performance. They certainly made up for it Sunday. Pioneer Press November 19, 2017

Vikings QB Case Keenum beats former team, gets endorsement from Mike Zimmer
A year ago, Case Keenum was told his services were no longer needed as the starting quarterback for the Los Angeles Rams. Pioneer Press November 19, 2017

Vikings rookie Tashawn Bower makes most of his opportunity with first NFL sack
Brian Robison’s absence because of a back injury created opportunities for a broader rotation among defensive linemen, and Minnesota’s two-touchdown lead late in Sunday’s game allowed rookie Tashawn Bower to cash in his. Pioneer Press November 19, 2017

Vikings kicker Kai Forbath disappointed at missing two field goals
Vikings kicker Kai Forbath knows he will miss a kick every once in a while. He considers failing to convert two straight completely unacceptable. Pioneer Press November 19, 2017

Vikings running back Latavius Murray has a nose for the end zone
After he changed out of his uniform, Vikings running back Latavius Murray put on a shirt that said “Tay Train” on the left sleeve. His nickname. Pioneer Press November 19, 2017

Vikings’ Adam Thielen no longer surprising anyone, except maybe opponents
Adam Thielen directed his fellow receivers into celebration formation Sunday but did not have the energy to finish what he started after his breathtaking and backbreaking touchdown catch in Minnesota’s 24-7 victory over the Rams. Pioneer Press November 19, 2017

Sack streak is over, but Vikings’ Everson Griffen just happy to return to lineup
The sack streak is over. Vikings defensive end Everson Griffen entered Sunday’s 24-7 win over the Los Angeles Rams with at least one sack in eight straight games, tying him with Jared Allen and Jim Marshall for the longest streak in team history. Pioneer Press November 19, 2017

Brian Murphy: It’s time to believe in Vikings as Super Bowl contenders
The road to the NFC playoffs is paved in purple and gold, with the workmanlike Vikings laying bricks for a return to U.S. Bank Stadium in February for a Super Bowl LII appearance. Pioneer Press November 19, 2017

Bob Sansevere: Anthony Harris’ play the stuff of champions
In that instant when it looks like the other team is about to score a touchdown, what goes through the mind of a defensive player? Pioneer Press November 19, 2017

Vikings shut down Rams’ high-powered attack in key 24-7 win
The Los Angeles Rams had been rolling up gaudy point totals. The Vikings put a stop to that. The Vikings shut down the Rams for much of game, and won 24-7 in Sunday’s showdown at U.S. Bank Stadium. Pioneer Press November 19, 2017

WATCH: Mike Zimmer postgame press conference after Rams win
Coach Zimmer takes questions from the media after today’s win against the Rams. November 19, 2017

WATCH: Case Keenum heads to the podium for his postgame presser
Keenum takes the podium after today's victory over the LA Rams. November 19, 2017

We all love Teddy, but it's time to stop...this is Case Keenum's team
I shouldn't have to start this blog out with this caveat, but words no matter how flattering get misconstrued as negative, so let's get it out of the way. November 19, 2017

You won't believe how fast Adam Thielen ran on that 65-yard TD!
There was a time when Adam Thielen would tell the media, tell his teammates and tell his coaches that he would race any player in the Vikings locker room and win.  For the most part we laughed. November 19, 2017

This Adam Thielen stat will make Minnesota Kids of the 90s jealous...
Adam Thielen is having himself a season. I'm not just talking about the kind of season that an undrafted player out of a Division II college should be happy with, but the kind of season that anybody, even the all-time greats should be happy with. November 19, 2017

The Vikings, Keenum answered the call in a REALLY BIG way on Sunday
Heading into Sunday's game against the 7-2 Rams, the 7-2 Vikings were underdogs. They didn't have all the national hype and hoopla that the Rams came to town with...they should have. November 19, 2017

WATCH: Adam Thielen PULLS AWAY from Rams on his way into the end zone
Thielen is off to the races. November 19, 2017

WATCH: Anthony Harris saves the day with the strip fumble on the 1yd line
FUMBLE!@HOOSDatDude knocks it out and recovers at the 1! November 19, 2017

WATCH: Case Keenum just made the play of the day!
Play of the week was just made by #Vikings Case Keenum. November 19, 2017

‘Squirmy’ Keenum plays duck, chuck and roll
Case Keenum put his elusiveness on full display, but he continues to make plays for the Minnesota Vikings that earns him additional starts and additional wins for the team. Viking Update November 19, 2017

Vikings defense dominates after shaky start in 24-7 win
On the opening drive of the Minnesota Vikings' 24-7 win over the L.A. Rams, the defense looked shaky. After that, it was lights out for the Rams by the Vikings D. Viking Update November 19, 2017

Photo gallery: Minnesota Vikings 24, Los Angeles Rams 7
The Minnesota Vikings had plenty to celebrate as they moved to 8-2 on the season. Viking Update November 19, 2017

Vikings-Rams inactives: Vikings without Robison
The Minnesota Vikings get DE Everson Griffen back in the lineup but will be missing backup DE Brian Robison against the Los Angeles Rams. Viking Update November 19, 2017