Live from New Era Field in Orchard Park, New York. August 10th, 6 PM.
|2017 Pre Season Schedule|
|8/10||@ Buffalo||6 PM|
|8/18||@ Seattle||9 PM|
|8/27||San Francisco||7 PM|
|2017 Regular Season Schedule|
|9/11||New Orleans||6:10 PM|
|9/17||@ Pittsburgh||12 PM|
|9/24||Tampa Bay||12 PM|
|10/9||@ Chicago||7:30 PM|
|10/15||Green Bay||12 PM|
|10/29||Cleveland (London)||8:30 AM|
|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|
|12/23||@ Green Bay||7:30 PM|
April 27-29: NFL Draft (Philadelphia, Penn.).
April 29: After the final selection in the Draft has been made, clubs
may begin signing Undrafted Free Agents who were eligible for the 2016
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Dalvin Cook and the Stories Behind the Red Flags
The concerns NFL teams have with Cook’s off-the-field history can be traced back to his middle school days. Some of it is Cook’s doing, some of it the product of a hard upbringing, and some of it is from the imagination of a man set on sabotaging him.
The Vikings traded up again Friday night, leaping nine spots to draft Ohio State offensive lineman Pat Elflein at 70th overall.
Get to know Vikings running back Dalvin Cook.
Vikings trade up, draft Florida State RB Cook in second round
The Vikings traded up with the Bengals and with the 41st pick ended Florida State running back Dalvin Cook’s fall.
The Vikings on Friday picked up a much-needed offensive lineman. Minnesota took Ohio State’s Pat Elflein with the No. 70 pick in the third round of the NFL draft. He played guard his first three years with Buckeyes before shifting last year to center.
Vikings select Florida State running back Dalvin Cook in second round
The Vikings on Friday night traded up to take Florida State running back Dalvin Cook in the second round of the NFL draft.
Some of Dalvin Cook's longest runs with Florida State show the elusiveness the Minnesota Vikings are getting.
New Minnesota Vikings RB Dalvin Cook draft hype video
The predraft hype video for the new Minnesota Vikings running back, Dalvin Cook.
The Minnesota Vikings only had 24 rushes of more than 10 yards last season. Their second-round draft pick Dalvin Cook had a run of 30 or more yards in seven of 13 games last season.
Two trades up. Two needs filled. The Minnesota Vikings traded up for the second time on Friday night, sending No. 79 and a fifth-round pick to the Jets to acquire the 70th overall selection, to pick Ohio State Pat Elflein, who played both center and guard for the Buckeyes.
The Vikings have a loaded backfield bursting with talent. Don’t believe us?
Back in 2015, Minnesota Vikings’ offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur was the OC for the Philadelphia Eagles where they used DeMarco Murray, Darren Sproles and Ryan Mathews. They combined for 2,414 yards from scrimmage.
Vikings trade up, select Florida State RB Dalvin Cook
The Minnesota Vikings weren’t without a franchise running back for very long.
It's been a crazy active night for the Minnesota Vikings who just completed their third trade of the evening.
"To me, this is going to be a 10-year starter in the league."
Third round pick Pat Elflein.
The Vikings are a wheeling and a dealing tonight as we are now underway in the 3rd round of the 2017 NFL Draft. This time trading up with the New York Jets to get pick #70, the Vikings looked to bolster their offensive line by taking Ohio State OL Pat Elflein.
"You've got a guy who can do everything for you."
With question marks popping up on his character and health leading up to Draft night last night and then again as the second round kicks off today, Dalvin Cook met the Minnesota media via conference call from Miami and said he's not running from any of his past.
While on the field health concerns factored in a little bit, it was the off the field situations that likely bumped new Vikings running back Dalvin Cook back into the second round.
Statement from Jimbo Fisher:
We're all doing a bit of a crash course on the new Minnesota Vikings RB Dalvin Cook.
WOW! This Dalvin Cook Highlight Reel is going to excite Vikings fans!
2nd round pick Dalvin Cook.
10 intriguing prospects still available to Vikings tonight in Round 2 of
With the 48th overall pick, there is a good chance a handful of these 10 intriguing prospects will still be available to the Vikings, including guard Forrest Lamp of Western Kentucky.
Vikings need much more from Treadwell, others drafted last year
Just as important as this weekend's Vikings draft picks -- if not more so -- is the need for the players taken in the 2016 draft to step up and be more of a presence than they were as rookies.
Vikings stay patient in NFL draft, wait their turn for second-round
For nearly four hours Thursday night, GM Rick Spielman and the Vikings, with no first-round selection, watched NFL rivals bolster rosters. Minnesota is not scheduled to pick until No. 48 on Friday night.
Hartman: Fruechte in line for more playing time with Vikings
The former Gophers wideout has learned much on the practice squad and feels ready to help Vikings.
Memo to opposing receivers: Vikings cornerback Xavier Rhodes has taken up boxing. OK, so it’s not exactly like that. Rhodes hasn’t faced anybody in the ring. But Rhodes put on the gloves for workouts as part of his offseason training regiment.
Vikings general manager Rick Spielman stood pat during Round 1 of the NFL Draft on Thursday night, but the wait is (almost) over. The Vikings have one pick in Round 2 (No. 48) and two picks in Round 3 (No. 79 and No. 86) of tonight’s portion.
NFL draft: Spectators in first round, Vikings set sights on second
More became known Thursday night about the Sam Bradford trade.
Minnesota Vikings are late to the party, but ready to party hearty
Roger Goodell won't announce a Minnesota Vikings pick, but the water is fine for Minnesota to enter as the war room assesses the landscape of the 2017 draft ready to make their picks.
Draft fans in Philadelphia already trolling Vikings for Bradford trade
With the start of the draft hours away, the festivities are already heating up in Philadelphia, where the draft is being held. And it appears the Vikings might take the brunt of the trolling from Eagles fans Thursday night.
Deal 'em? Vikings have history of draft-day juggling acts under Spielman
Three times under GM Rick Spielman, the Vikings have made trades to get an extra pick in the first round. What are the chances of a Thursday night surprise to improve the Vikings' draft position?
Hartman: Zimmer assesses what Vikings could do in draft, free agency
Even though the Vikings don't have a first-round pick Thursday night, coach Mike Zimmer expects talent to still be available.
Reusse: History hasn't been kind to Vikings in years without a No. 1
No matter the rhetoric coming for Winter Park, history tells us a draft without a No. 1 is more likely to be a dry well than a gusher.
Vikings' all-time greatest draft steals: Into the top 10
This list encompasses several different eras of the draft and goes all the way back to the Vikings’ first draft in 1961.
Vikings: End Everson Griffen could be a rover in 2017
While lining up at right defensive end for the past three seasons, Everson Griffen recorded 30 1/2 sacks. Next season, opposing quarterbacks might not know where he is coming from.
2017 MINNESOTA VIKINGS NFL DRAFT GUIDE
Information on the Minnesota Vikings' 2017 draft, from where they pick to position analysis, links to stories, mock drafts and more.
Minnesota Vikings teammate hoping Sharrif Floyd’s knee ‘starts acting
Minnesota Vikings teammates are hoping Sharrif Floyd returns to full health.
For many draft analysts, Forrest Lamp of Western Kentucky was the best offensive lineman in the 2017 draft. On Day 1, the people making the picks disagreed. Lamp was not selected, which may open the Vikings to a move up in the second round to pick him.
The Vikings spent the opening round of the NFL draft on Thursday as spectators, the price for sending their first-round pick to Philadelphia for Sam Bradford just before last season.
In Vikings best case scenario, these 10 players will still be available
after Round 1
Without a first-round pick, the Minnesota Vikings will be watching Round 1 of the NFL Draft with hopes that players high ranked on their draft board make it to Round 2.
The 10 most interesting players in the NFL Draft
Lacking a first-round pick has taken some of the drama out of the NFL Draft for Minnesota Vikings fans, but this year’s crop of prospects offers plenty of intrigue. Here at the 10 players who either have the best storyline or have been the most debated throughout draft season:
Sharrif Floyd's uncertain future pushes defensive tackle to top of
Vikings' draft needs
With Sharrif Floyd in the lineup, the Minnesota Vikings’ defensive line is a nightmare for opposing teams.
No first-round pick? No problem. 5 things Vikings fans can watch for in
When the Minnesota Vikings traded their 2017 first-round pick to the Philadelphia Eagles for quarterback Sam Bradford, they also traded away most of the fun that fans have with the first round of the NFL Draft.
What the Vikings do in this weekend's NFL Draft could tip their hand on
Teddy Bridgewater's future
I still get depressed whenever I talk about this, because man we thought that we had The Man on roster and in the fold.