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Vikings winning and becoming ‘one of the better celebration teams’

TwinCities.com (Chris Tomasson) — DETROIT — The Vikings aren’t just one of the NFL’s top teams in the standings, they’re also high up in entertainment value. The Vikings have come up with a number of...
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Vikings’ offense hasn’t been this potent since Brett Favre ran it

TwinCities.com (Chris Tomasson) — DETROIT — The Vikings haven’t been this high-powered on offense since Brett Favre was running the show. The Vikings rolled up 408 yards of total offense in Thursday’s 30-23 win...
  • New: 2 hr 52 min ago

Stefon Diggs doesn't get pass interference call, resists protesting

StarTribune.com What exactly qualifies as pass interference in today’s NFL?Stefon Diggs is probably asking himself that question today after a no-call against the Lions that seemed pretty clear to the novice...
  • New: 3 hr 48 min ago

Vikings’ Kai Forbath takes a licking, keeps on kicking

TwinCities.com (Chris Tomasson) — DETROIT — After a hard-hitting game Thursday, even Vikings kicker Kai Forbath was cut up. With 1:15 left in Minnesota’s 30-23 win over Detroit at Ford Field, Forbath cut his foot when...
  • New: 3 hr 55 min ago

Receiver Adam Thielen moves into the Vikings' 1,000-yard club — the first since Sidney Rice in 2009

StarTribune.com Adam Thielen is counting wins instead of yards, but that doesn’t mean his milestone should be overlooked.
  • New: 4 hr 38 min ago

Vikings' motor doesn't stall in Detroit as they convert third downs, rack up points

StarTribune.com The Vikings aren’t used to scoring points or converting third downs against the Lions. That changed in the 30-23 win.
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Vikings’ Xavier Rhodes gets last laugh on Lions’ Jones

TwinCities.com (Brian Murphy) — DETROIT — Vikings cornerback Xavier Rhodes had a frustrating game defending Lions wide receiver Marvin Jones Jr. and pleading his case with the officials Thursday. But, ultimately, Rhodes...
  • New: 5 hr 28 min ago

Vikings’ Everson Griffen welcomes son No. 3, sack No. 12, shirt message No. 1

TwinCities.com (Brian Murphy) — DETROIT — Everson Griffen had no idea he was about to become a father for the third time Thursday let alone figured out what to name his new baby boy. So the Vikings’ star defensive...
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Teammates laud Adam Thielen after becoming first Viking with 1,000 receiving yards since 2009

TwinCities.com (Chris Tomasson) — DETROIT — After Vikings wide receiver Adam Thielen reached the 1,000-yard mark Thursday, he mostly shrugged it off. Teammate Stefon Diggs didn’t. Many had thought Diggs would end up...
  • New: 5 hr 54 min ago

Vikings wrap up North, turn their attention south

TwinCities.com (Brian Murphy) — DETROIT — The Vikings found a way to rid themselves of those pesky Lions, cold turkey. Stick a fork in Detroit. The NFC North is the Vikings’ to lose after their 30-23 closing argument...
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Vikings start fast, hold on to put away Lions 30-23 on Thanksgiving in Detroit

StarTribune.com With the win over the Lions, the Vikings put distance between themselves and the rest of the NFC North field.
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Vikings overpower Lions, take control of North

NFL.com (Sessler, Marc) — In the first of three Thanksgiving Day tilts, the high-flying Vikings (9-2) proved too powerful for the Lions (6-5), who head home for supper sitting three games behind their purple-clad rivals.
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Minnesota Vikings rapid reaction

StarTribune.com The Vikings have established that they have the best healthy quarterback in the division.
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Vikings hold off Lions 30-23 to win seventh straight game

TwinCities.com (Chris Tomasson) — The Vikings had a bit of a coming-out party Thursday. The Vikings won their seventh straight game, and did it in front of a national television audience on Thanksgiving, 30-23 over the Detroit...
  • New: 8 hr 34 min ago

Vikings DE Everson Griffen lets it be known he’s the father of another boy

TwinCities.com (Chris Tomasson) — DETROIT — Vikings defensive end Everson Griffen is the father of a third child, and he let a national television audience know it on Thanksgiving. After a sack in the second quarter Thursday...
  • New: 10 hr 29 min ago

Vikings enjoy Thanksgiving feast for touchdown celebration vs. Lions

StarTribune.com Who’ll win the title for NFL Touchdown Celebration?The Vikings have to get top consideration as they consider to up their game. First of all, it means they are getting into the end zone regularly...
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Vikings tackle Mike Remmers misses third straight game with concussion

TwinCities.com (Chris Tomasson) — DETROIT — Vikings tackle Mike Remmers missed his third straight game Thursday at Detroit with a concussion. Remmers has been replaced each time by second-year man Rashod Hill. Returning were...
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Vikings-Lions inactives: Right tackle Mike Remmers out vs. Lions

StarTribune.com The Vikings will be without right tackle Mike Remmers for the third straight game Thursday at Ford Field.Remmers, who was concussed when trying to cut block Browns linebacker Jamie Collins Sr. on...
  • 13 hr 23 min ago

Pick the Vikings to snap that three-game losing streak versus Detroit today

StarTribune.com The Vikings and Packers went in opposite directions last week in terms of how they played and how people like us try to predict how they will play.For the Vikings, I scrapped all the...
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African-American memorabilia from collection of Vikings legend Alan Page on display during Super Bowl

TwinCities.com (Chris Tomasson) — The African-American memorabilia collection of Vikings hall of famer Alan Page and his wife Diane will be displayed next year when the Super Bowl is in the Twin Cities and during Martin Luther...
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Blog Articles

Stefon Diggs doesn't get pass interference call, resists publicly protesting publicly

StarTribune.com (Rana Cash) — What exactly qualifies as pass interference in today’s NFL?Stefon Diggs is probably asking himself that question today after a no-call against the Lions that seemed pretty clear to the novice...
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Vikings enjoy Thanksgiving feast for touchdown celebration vs. Lions

StarTribune.com (Rana Cash) — Who’ll win the title for NFL Touchdown Celebration?The Vikings have to get top consideration as they consider to up their game. First of all, it means they are getting into the end zone regularly...
  • 16 hr 52 min ago

Vikings-Lions inactives: Right tackle Mike Remmers out vs. Lions

StarTribune.com (Andrew Krammer) — The Vikings will be without right tackle Mike Remmers for the third straight game Thursday at Ford Field.Remmers, who was concussed when trying to cut block Browns linebacker Jamie Collins Sr. on...
  • 19 hr 23 min ago

Pick the Vikings to snap that three-game losing streak versus Detroit today

StarTribune.com (Mark Craig) — The Vikings and Packers went in opposite directions last week in terms of how they played and how people like us try to predict how they will play.For the Vikings, I scrapped all the...
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Vikings' Sendejo and Remmers listed questionable for Thanksgiving in Detroit

StarTribune.com (Andrew Krammer) — The Vikings could be at  full strength Thursday in Detroit.Three players are listed questionable after all were full participants during Wednesday’s walkthrough: safety Andrew Sendejo...
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Before Lions game, Vikings have a 83.8 percent chance of winning NFC North

StarTribune.com (Ben Goessling) — A win in Detroit on Thursday would move their prospects of a NFC North title to the edge of certainty, but as it stands now, the Vikings’ prospects of starting the playoffs at U.S .Bank Stadium —...
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Vikings' Case Keenum playing with big ... fortitude, Mike Zimmer says

StarTribune.com (Andrew Krammer) — Mike Zimmer has had some recently interesting comments describing the play of his current quarterback, Case Keenum, who will start his ninth game for the Vikings on Thursday in Detroit.“He’s got a...
  • 2 days ago

Film review: How the Vikings secondary stalled the Rams' explosive passing attack

StarTribune.com (Andrew Krammer) — Against a Rams offense with speedy threats accounting for the fourth-most explosive pass plays in the NFL, the Vikings attacked what they felt like was the source: Todd Gurley.“If you stop the...
  • 2 days ago

Former Vikings OC Bill Musgrave promoted to same role with Broncos

StarTribune.com (Andrew Krammer) — Former Vikings offensive coordinator Bill Musgrave will be calling plays again.Musgrave was promoted from Broncos quarterbacks coach to offensive coordinator on Monday, according to ESPN’s Adam...
  • 3 days ago

Adam Thielen putting together Vikings' best WR season since Randy Moss

StarTribune.com (Ben Goessling) — Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Adam Thielen (19) scores on a 65-yard catch in the fourth quarter against the Los Angeles Rams on Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017 at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minn....
  • 3 days ago

Vikings-Rams: Brian Robison inactive, Everson Griffen back in starting lineup

StarTribune.com (Andrew Krammer) — One defensive end up, one defensive end down.The Vikings will get back sack leader Everson Griffen, who is three weeks removed from injuring his foot against the Browns. Griffen was still limited...
  • 4 days ago

Vikings could be without Mike Remmers and Andrew Sendejo vs. Rams

StarTribune.com (Andrew Krammer) — Right tackle Mike Remmers returned to practice this week, providing hope he could make his way back to the playing field this Sunday from an Oct. 29 concussion.But Remmers wore a beanie instead of...
  • 6 days ago
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Mailbag: How do the Vikings hope to slow Rams star DT Aaron Donald?

StarTribune.com (Andrew Krammer) — Welcome to another Star Tribune mailbag, answering your Vikings questions via Twitter or email. Send your questions to @Andrew_Krammer or Andrew.Krammer@startribune.com and he’ll answer a few each...
  • 6 days ago
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Rams' 94-yard touchdown pass showed Sean McVay's unwavering trust in his offensive line

StarTribune.com (Mark Craig) — Much like the 7-2 Vikings, the 7-2 Los Angeles Rams are getting the full benefits of a functional offensive line.I was talking to Rams Hall of Fame tackle Jackie Slater on Thursday. He does some...
  • 6 days ago
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Teddy Bridgewater says focus is to 'trust the process' and cheer on Vikings

StarTribune.com (Andrew Krammer) — Teddy Bridgewater’s dream of returning to the NFL field is very much within reach. It’s so close, no rational person could fault him for feeling frustrated as he’s been cleared by the Vikings...
  • 7 days ago
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In what's essentially a toss-up pick, take the Vikings and their home crowd

StarTribune.com (Mark Craig) — Well, I overthought the Vikings game last week. That tends to happen later in the season when a team gets good enough to successfully play through the normal NFL pitfalls like losing a road game...
  • 7 days ago
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Mike Remmers returns to practice, Andrew Sendejo held out ahead of Vikings-Rams

StarTribune.com (Andrew Krammer) — Right tackle Mike Remmers returned to practice Wednesday for the Vikings, a sign he could return Sunday against the Rams.Remmers’ streak of 45 consecutive starts ended last week in Washington,...
  • 8 days ago

Why Everson Griffen's missed game doesn't end his sack streak

StarTribune.com (Ben Goessling) — Everson Griffen started the season with a sack in the Vikings’ first eight games, matching Jared Allen and Jim Marshall’s record for the longest streak in Vikings history and putting himself on...
  • 8 days ago

Film review: How Case Keenum and the Vikings have made him a Teflon quarterback

StarTribune.com (Andrew Krammer) — Case Keenum is the least-sacked quarterback in the NFL.He’s also the 10th-most pressured, according to Pro Football Focus.Keenum is playing some of his best football right now because he’s largely...
  • 9 days ago
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If the Vikings beat the Rams, a first-round bye is in play

StarTribune.com (Ben Goessling) — Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater (5) looked to pas down field in the forth quarter Sunday November 8, 2015 in Minneapolis, MN. ] The Minnesota Vikings beat the St. Louis Rams 21-18...
  • 10 days ago
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