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After loss at Seattle, ESPN tweets Vikings’ Kirk Cousins has ‘worst record in NFL history’ on Monday night

After loss at Seattle, ESPN tweets Vikings’ Kirk Cousins has ‘worst record in NFL history’ on Monday night

SEATTLE — Kirk Cousins had a chance to lead the Vikings to a big comeback win Monday night. Instead, he’s still trying to shake his reputation for faltering in prime-time games. After Minneso… Read full article: After loss at Seattle, ESPN tweets Vikin...→

After loss at Seattle, ESPN tweets Vikings’ Kirk Cousins has ‘worst record in NFL history’ on Monday night

After loss at Seattle, ESPN tweets Vikings’ Kirk Cousins has ‘worst record in NFL history’ on Monday night

SEATTLE — Kirk Cousins had a chance to lead the Vikings to a big comeback win Monday night. Instead, he’s still trying to shake his reputation for faltering in prime-time games. After Minneso… Read full article: After loss at Seattle, ESPN tweets Vikin...→

John Shipley: Vikings’ offseason priority must be protecting Kirk Cousins

John Shipley: Vikings’ offseason priority must be protecting Kirk Cousins

Mike Zimmer’s season-ending news conference was Monday at 8 a.m., and he already had been on the phone with his coaching mentor for an hour before meeting reporters at TCO Performance Center in Eag… Read full article: John Shipley: Vikings’ offseason priorit...→

After tough defeat, Vikings’ Kirk Cousins won’t discuss possible contract extension but says, ‘I love it here’

After tough defeat, Vikings’ Kirk Cousins won’t discuss possible contract extension but says, ‘I love it here’

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Kirk Cousins had his share of struggles Saturday, but Mike Zimmer hasn’t changed his tune on him. After Cousins’ impressive showing in a 26-20 overtime win over New Orle… Read full article: After tough defeat, Vikings’ Kirk Cousin...→

49ers’ win over Vikings ensures Seahawks’ path to Super Bowl stays away from Seattle

49ers’ win over Vikings ensures Seahawks’ path to Super Bowl stays away from Seattle

If the Seahawks are to get to the Super Bowl for the fourth time in their history, they will have to do it on the road. San Francisco’s 27-10 win over the Minnesota Vikings in a divisional playoff game Saturday... Read full article: 49ers’ win over Vikings ensures Seahawks...→

Vikings’ Kirk Cousins quiets critics with the right kind of loud: ‘You Like That!’

Vikings’ Kirk Cousins quiets critics with the right kind of loud: ‘You Like That!’

Vikings teammates have been trying all season to get Kirk Cousins all season to yell his catchphrase, “You Like That!” They finally got him to do it. After the quarterback led the Vikings to … Read full article: Vikings’ Kirk Cousins quiets critics wit...→

Drew Brees' future with Saints comes into question after playoff loss to Vikings

Drew Brees' future with Saints comes into question after playoff loss to Vikings

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees’ future in the NFL came into question after Sunday’s upset loss to the Minnesota Vikings in overtime despite putting together a 13-3 season in 2019. Read full article: Drew Brees' future with Saints comes int...→

Cousins, Vikings upend Saints 26-20 in OT in NFC playoffs

“Well, we'll go one week at a time, but the Saints are the real deal,” Cousins said. “This is a really tough environment.”... “They brought all-out pressure and then Kirk made a great throw,” Rudolph said. "Like I said, I'm just so proud of our guys. I'm proud of Kirk, blocking out the noise and coming down here and playing huge all game." Read full article: Cousins, Vikings upend Saints 26-20 in O...→

Seattle Seahawks loss puts focus on late non-pass interference call in end zone

Seattle Seahawks loss puts focus on late non-pass interference call in end zone

The Seattle Seahawks may have had better field position to score a game-winning touchdown Sunday against the San Francisco 49ers if pass interference was called in the end zone in the final seconds. Read full article: Seattle Seahawks loss puts focus on late...→

Vikings will open NFC playoffs at New Orleans, Seattle or even San Francisco

Vikings will open NFC playoffs at New Orleans, Seattle or even San Francisco

For a while Sunday, it looked as if the Vikings might end up with another shot at Green Bay in the playoffs. The Packers trailed the Lions 17-3 in Detroit in the third quarter before storming back … Read full article: Vikings will open NFC playoffs at New Or...→

Vikings expected to rest QB Kirk Cousins on Sunday, giving Sean Mannion second career start

Vikings expected to rest QB Kirk Cousins on Sunday, giving Sean Mannion second career start

With Kirk Cousins in line to rest up for the playoffs, a source said Friday night that Vikings backup quarterback Sean Mannion is expected to start Sunday against Chicago. The Vikings are locked in… Read full article: Vikings expected to rest QB Kirk Cousins...→

Vikings have many questions to answer in wake of Monday’s loss

Vikings have many questions to answer in wake of Monday’s loss

Although there was a fair share of disappointment, frustration and shock among Vikings players after their 23-10 loss to the Green Bay Packers on Monday night, the doom and gloom displayed on socia… Read full article: Vikings have many questions to answer in...→

Vikings feel the absence of injured running backs in loss

Vikings feel the absence of injured running backs in loss

After Adam Thielen went down in Week 7, questions arose about whether the Vikings offense would be able to overcome his absence. Those concerns quieted quickly as Minnesota averaged over 350 yards … Read full article: Vikings feel the absence of injured runn...→

Monday night loss locks Vikings into No. 6 seed

Monday night loss locks Vikings into No. 6 seed

Monday night’s 23-10 loss to Green Bay has locked the Vikings into the No. 6 seed in the NFC postseason. The Packers (12-3) clinched the NFC North title, relegating Minnesota (10-5) to the second w… Read full article: Monday night loss locks Vikings into No....→

Cousins, Vikings Seek Redemption From Rough Game Vs. Packers

Cousins, Vikings Seek Redemption From Rough Game Vs. Packers

“Hopefully he has a great game and hopefully we win, but it’s not all on him,” coach Mike Zimmer said. “We have 21 other players, and they have to go out and execute just as much as he does.” Read full article: Cousins, Vikings Seek Redemption From Ro...→

Chargers Commit 7 Turnovers, Help Vikings Move Closer to Playoffs in 39-10 Loss

Chargers Commit 7 Turnovers, Help Vikings Move Closer to Playoffs in 39-10 Loss

Dan Bailey kicked four field goals and Ifeadi Odenigbo scored Minnesota’s second defensive touchdown in three games on Sunday as the Vikings defeated the Los Angeles Chargers 39-10. Los Angeles led 10-9 midway through the second quarter before Minnesota scored 30 unanswered points. The Chargers (5-9), who have dropped four of their last five, committed seven turnovers, their most since… Read full article: Chargers Commit 7 Turnovers, Help Viking...→

Vikings hand Lions sixth straight loss

Vikings hand Lions sixth straight loss

Kirk Cousins threw a touchdown pass to Bisi Johnson, Dalvin Cook added a rushing touchdown and the Minnesota Vikings beat the Detroit Lions 20-7 on Sunday. Read full article: Vikings hand Lions sixth straight loss...→

Vikings CB Xavier Rhodes apologizes for his sideline outburst in Seattle

Vikings CB Xavier Rhodes apologizes for his sideline outburst in Seattle

Vikings cornerback Xavier Rhodes, who threw a temper tantrum on the sideline during Monday night’s game in Seattle, apologized Wednesday. In a 37-30 loss to the Seahawks, Rhodes was badly bea… Read full article: Vikings CB Xavier Rhodes apologizes for ...→

Seahawks notes: Seattle mostly healthy from Vikings game but Ziggy Ansah’s shoulder ‘a problem’

Seahawks notes: Seattle mostly healthy from Vikings game but Ziggy Ansah’s shoulder ‘a problem’

On his weekly radio show, Carroll also updated the status of Tyler Lockett and talked about how the team handled the flu bug last week --- in contrast to some others around the NFL such as the New England Patriots. Read full article: Seahawks notes: Seattle mostly healthy f...→

'It Was A Great Year': Vikings Clean Out Lockers After Playoff Loss To 49ers

'It Was A Great Year': Vikings Clean Out Lockers After Playoff Loss To 49ers

Football season in Minnesota has been laid to rest for the next few months, and it's a time for reflection. Read full article: 'It Was A Great Year': Vikings Clean Out...→

Adam Thielen’s ankle holds up, but not much else does for Vikings in ugly loss to 49ers

Adam Thielen’s ankle holds up, but not much else does for Vikings in ugly loss to 49ers

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Adam Thielen’s ankle held up throughout the game Saturday, but not much else did for the Vikings. The Minnesota wide receiver had suffered a cut on his ankle in practice… Read full article: Adam Thielen’s ankle holds up, but not m...→

Dane Mizutani: It’s time for Kirk Cousins to steal a win for the Vikings

Dane Mizutani: It’s time for Kirk Cousins to steal a win for the Vikings

During one masterful drive last weekend, Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins changed the narrative surrounding him. The $84 million man who couldn’t win the big game — any big game — was nothing short… Read full article: Dane Mizutani: It’s time for Kirk Cousin...→

Jace Frederick: Vikings’ key to success Saturday? Keep Kirk Cousins upright against 49ers’ fearsome front

Jace Frederick: Vikings’ key to success Saturday? Keep Kirk Cousins upright against 49ers’ fearsome front

The Vikings’ postseason outlook changed dramatically last Sunday, when a strong defensive performance and a couple of key overtime throws from the previously maligned Kirk Cousins led Minnesota to … Read full article: Jace Frederick: Vikings’ key to success ...→

Inside the drive that changed the narrative on Vikings QB Kirk Cousins

Inside the drive that changed the narrative on Vikings QB Kirk Cousins

“I just felt like it was his time to tell a lot of people that he’s our guy and he did it,” head coach Mike Zimmer said after quarterback Kirk Cousins’ game-winning touchdown pass… Read full article: Inside the drive that changed the narrat...→

Kirk Cousins, Vikings Prep For Crossroad Playoff Game In New Orleans

Kirk Cousins, Vikings Prep For Crossroad Playoff Game In New Orleans

The hyper-scrutinized quarterback's first opportunity to get a postseason victory with the Vikings has arrived on the heels of his career-best season. Read full article: Kirk Cousins, Vikings Prep For Crossroad...→

With addition of Dallas, Seattle, Vikings foes set for 2020

With addition of Dallas, Seattle, Vikings foes set for 2020

The Vikings schedule was set on Sunday for 2020. The Vikings entered the season with two foes to be determined by their division finished. They finished second in the NFC North, so they next season… Read full article: With addition of Dallas, Seattle, Viking...→

Vikings rest most starters but are competitive in last-second 21-19 loss to Bears

Vikings rest most starters but are competitive in last-second 21-19 loss to Bears

The Vikings rested most of their starters in a meaningless regular-season finale from a playoff standpoint. Still, they almost pulled off a win. Eddy Pineiro won the game for the Bears on a 22-yard… Read full article: Vikings rest most starters but are compe...→

If Vikings rest Kirk Cousins on Sunday, Sean Mannion would get second career start

If Vikings rest Kirk Cousins on Sunday, Sean Mannion would get second career start

If Sean Mannion gets his second career start Sunday, the approach leading up to the game will have been different. In 2017, Mannion was the backup quarterback on the Los Angeles Rams behind Jared G… Read full article: If Vikings rest Kirk Cousins on Sunday, ...→

Packers' Preston Smith trolls ex-teammate Kirk Cousins with catchphrase after victory

Packers' Preston Smith trolls ex-teammate Kirk Cousins with catchphrase after victory

Green Bay Packers linebacker Preston Smith stuck it to Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins following their 23-10 victory Monday night which gave the team the NFC North division title. Read full article: Packers' Preston Smith trolls ex-teammat...→

Vikings defense steps up, offense lags behind in loss to Packers

Vikings defense steps up, offense lags behind in loss to Packers

It was obvious from the first possession of the game on the Monday night at U.S. Bank Stadium that the Vikings defense came to play. Just as obvious was that the Vikings offense did not. After a bi… Read full article: Vikings defense steps up, offense lags b...→

Vikings seek redemption from rough Week 2 loss against Packers

Vikings seek redemption from rough Week 2 loss against Packers

Having clinched at least a wild-card spot in the playoffs, the Vikings can also prevent their chief rivals from clinching the NFC North on their home turf. Read full article: Vikings seek redemption from rough Week ...→

After Pro Bowl snub, Vikings’ Kirk Cousins seeks redemption on Monday Night Football

After Pro Bowl snub, Vikings’ Kirk Cousins seeks redemption on Monday Night Football

If Kirk Cousins doesn’t make the Pro Bowl this season, it would be an historic snub. The Vikings quarterback is fourth in the NFL in passer rating at 111.1, on pace to be the 17th-best mark in NFL … Read full article: After Pro Bowl snub, Vikings’ Kirk Cousi...→

Chargers Commit 7 Turnovers, Help Vikings Move Closer to Playoffs in 39-10 Loss

Dan Bailey kicked four field goals and Ifeadi Odenigbo scored Minnesota’s second defensive touchdown in three games on Sunday as the Vikings defeated the Los Angeles Chargers 39-10. Los Angeles led 10-9 midway through the second quarter bef Read full article: Chargers Commit 7 Turnovers, Help Viking...→

How the Vikings’ ‘quarterback room’ has helped Kirk Cousins excel

How the Vikings’ ‘quarterback room’ has helped Kirk Cousins excel

There’s somewhat of an unspoken rule at TCO Performance Center whenever the Vikings leave the practice field. As players file into the locker room, usually alongside other members of their po… Read full article: How the Vikings’ ‘quarterback room’ has ...→

Seattle Seahawks' Rashaad Penny was gifted touchdown vs. Minnesota Vikings

Seattle Seahawks' Rashaad Penny was gifted touchdown vs. Minnesota Vikings

The Seattle Seahawks have shown they can beat teams in the air and on the ground this season and there appears to be a deeper relationship between their two running backs than what’s seen on the field. Read full article: Seattle Seahawks' Rashaad Penny was gift...→

'You Got To Love Them Anyways': Vikings Fans React Following Playoff Loss To 49ers

'You Got To Love Them Anyways': Vikings Fans React Following Playoff Loss To 49ers

There were dozens of Vikings watch parties Saturday at bars and restaurants throughout the Twin Cities. The official Vikings watch party was hosted at Mystic Lake Center in Prior Lake. Read full article: 'You Got To Love Them Anyways': Vikings ...→

Charley Walters: Playoff win could mean $100M for Kirk Cousins

Charley Walters: Playoff win could mean $100M for Kirk Cousins

The value of one NFL playoff victory? For Kirk Cousins, it could be $100 million. That’s the contract extension the Minnesota Vikings’ quarterback might expect after leading his team to the d… Read full article: Charley Walters: Playoff win could mean ...→

10 reasons Kirk Cousins should scare the 49ers and fans who think this is a gimme

10 reasons Kirk Cousins should scare the 49ers and fans who think this is a gimme

Let’s face it. No one thought Cousins had a chance in New Orleans last week and no one believes he’s capable of pulling off back-to-back stunners. Read full article: 10 reasons Kirk Cousins should scare the...→

All The Kirk Cousins Haters Should 'Shut Up,' Says Inside The NFL's Phil Simms

All The Kirk Cousins Haters Should 'Shut Up,' Says Inside The NFL's Phil Simms

Kirk Cousins came up big in the Vikings' overtime playoff win over the Saints. Can he do it again against the 49ers? Read full article: All The Kirk Cousins Haters Should 'Shut...→

Vikings QB Kirk Cousins answers critics by orchestrating biggest victory of his career

Vikings QB Kirk Cousins answers critics by orchestrating biggest victory of his career

NEW ORLEANS — Enough of the talk that Kirk Cousins doesn’t step up in big games. In the biggest game of his life on Sunday, the Vikings quarterback rose to the occasion when it mattered most. Cousi… Read full article: Vikings QB Kirk Cousins answers critics ...→

Kirk Cousins declines to speculate on importance of Sunday’s game for Vikings future

Kirk Cousins declines to speculate on importance of Sunday’s game for Vikings future

Kirk Cousins’ first playoff game with the Vikings could be very important to his future, but he’s not about to speculate on that. The quarterback, in the second year of three-year, $84 million cont… Read full article: Kirk Cousins declines to speculate on im...→

Vikings backup QB Sean Mannion ‘solid’ in relief of Kirk Cousins, coach says

Vikings backup QB Sean Mannion ‘solid’ in relief of Kirk Cousins, coach says

For the second time in three years, Sean Mannion’s task to was to lead a bunch of NFL backups to victory over a team playing its starters. At least Sunday’s game was closer than his first try… Read full article: Vikings backup QB Sean Mannion ‘solid’ i...→

Charley Walters: Playoff win likely required for new deals for Kirk Cousins, Mike Zimmer, Rick Spielman

Charley Walters: Playoff win likely required for new deals for Kirk Cousins, Mike Zimmer, Rick Spielman

Minnesota Vikings contract extensions for quarterback Kirk Cousins, head coach Mike Zimmer and general manager Rick Spielman? Had the Vikings not played so poorly in their 23-10 home-field loss to … Read full article: Charley Walters: Playoff win likely requ...→

Packers performance ruined Kirk Cousins’ Christmas, left Vikings QB ‘sick to (my) stomach’

Packers performance ruined Kirk Cousins’ Christmas, left Vikings QB ‘sick to (my) stomach’

The Green Bay Packers gave Kirk Cousins a blue Christmas. On Monday night, facing the Packers’ daunting rush and sound pass coverage, the Vikings quarterback had one of his worst games ever i… Read full article: Packers performance ruined Kirk Cousins’...→

Vikings role reversal: Stefon Diggs misses a wide-open Kirk Cousins

Vikings role reversal: Stefon Diggs misses a wide-open Kirk Cousins

So many times over the past couple of seasons, wide receiver Stefon Diggs has been running wide open in the secondary, only to have quarterback Kirk Cousins misfire, or worse, check down and miss h… Read full article: Vikings role reversal: Stefon Diggs miss...→

Vikings’ Kirk Cousins drops to 0-9 on Monday Night Football in ugly 23-10 loss to Packers

Vikings’ Kirk Cousins drops to 0-9 on Monday Night Football in ugly 23-10 loss to Packers

Make it 0-9 for Kirk Cousins on Monday Night Football. The Vikings quarterback, who had been hot since the start of October, was abysmal in Monday night’s 17-10 loss to Green Bay before a record-se… Read full article: Vikings’ Kirk Cousins drops to 0-9 on Mo...→

Chargers fumble and stumble their way to ugly loss to Minnesota Vikings

Chargers fumble and stumble their way to ugly loss to Minnesota Vikings

The Chargers commit seven turnovers in their worst loss of the season, a 29-point blowout at the hands of the Minnesota Vikings, the team the Rams are chasing in the NFC playoff race. Read full article: Chargers fumble and stumble their way to...→

Text from Kirk Cousins just what Vikings rookie center Garrett Bradbury needed

Text from Kirk Cousins just what Vikings rookie center Garrett Bradbury needed

During the Vikings players’ day off Tuesday, a surprise text popped into center Garrett Bradbury’s phone. It was from quarterback Kirk Cousins. He reached out to commend Bradbury for the job … Read full article: Text from Kirk Cousins just what Vikings...→

Former NFL player says Vikings' Kirk Cousins would be league MVP if you removed Lamar Jackson from discussion

Former NFL player says Vikings' Kirk Cousins would be league MVP if you removed Lamar Jackson from discussion

On Tuesday, former NFL wide receiver Brandon Marshall was discussing the NFL MVP award and stated that if Baltimore Ravens' quarterback Lamar Jackson was removed from the conversation, Kirk Cousins of the Minnesota Vikings would be the MVP. Read full article: Former NFL player says Vikings' Kirk Cou...→

John Shipley: Vikings’ offseason priority must be protecting Kirk Cousins

John Shipley: Vikings’ offseason priority must be protecting Kirk Cousins

Mike Zimmer’s season-ending news conference was Monday at 8 a.m., and he already had been on the phone with his coaching mentor for an hour before meeting reporters at TCO Performance Center in Eag… Read full article: John Shipley: Vikings’ offseason priorit...→

'You Got To Love Them Anyways': Vikings Fans React Following Playoff Loss To 49ers

'You Got To Love Them Anyways': Vikings Fans React Following Playoff Loss To 49ers

There were dozens of Vikings watch parties Saturday at bars and restaurants throughout the Twin Cities. The official Vikings watch party was hosted at Mystic Lake Center in Prior Lake. Read full article: 'You Got To Love Them Anyways': Vikings ...→

Adam Thielen’s ankle holds up, but not much else does for Vikings in ugly loss to 49ers

Adam Thielen’s ankle holds up, but not much else does for Vikings in ugly loss to 49ers

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Adam Thielen’s ankle held up throughout the game Saturday, but not much else did for the Vikings. The Minnesota wide receiver had suffered a cut on his ankle in practice… Read full article: Adam Thielen’s ankle holds up, but not m...→

49ers’ win over Vikings ensures Seahawks’ path to Super Bowl stays away from Seattle

49ers’ win over Vikings ensures Seahawks’ path to Super Bowl stays away from Seattle

If the Seahawks are to get to the Super Bowl for the fourth time in their history, they will have to do it on the road. San Francisco’s 27-10 win over the Minnesota Vikings in a divisional playoff game Saturday... Read full article: 49ers’ win over Vikings ensures Seahawks...→

10 reasons Kirk Cousins should scare the 49ers and fans who think this is a gimme

10 reasons Kirk Cousins should scare the 49ers and fans who think this is a gimme

Let’s face it. No one thought Cousins had a chance in New Orleans last week and no one believes he’s capable of pulling off back-to-back stunners. Read full article: 10 reasons Kirk Cousins should scare the...→

Jace Frederick: Vikings’ key to success Saturday? Keep Kirk Cousins upright against 49ers’ fearsome front

Jace Frederick: Vikings’ key to success Saturday? Keep Kirk Cousins upright against 49ers’ fearsome front

The Vikings’ postseason outlook changed dramatically last Sunday, when a strong defensive performance and a couple of key overtime throws from the previously maligned Kirk Cousins led Minnesota to … Read full article: Jace Frederick: Vikings’ key to success ...→

Drew Brees' future with Saints comes into question after playoff loss to Vikings

Drew Brees' future with Saints comes into question after playoff loss to Vikings

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees’ future in the NFL came into question after Sunday’s upset loss to the Minnesota Vikings in overtime despite putting together a 13-3 season in 2019. Read full article: Drew Brees' future with Saints comes int...→

Vikings QB Kirk Cousins answers critics by orchestrating biggest victory of his career

Vikings QB Kirk Cousins answers critics by orchestrating biggest victory of his career

NEW ORLEANS — Enough of the talk that Kirk Cousins doesn’t step up in big games. In the biggest game of his life on Sunday, the Vikings quarterback rose to the occasion when it mattered most. Cousi… Read full article: Vikings QB Kirk Cousins answers critics ...→

Kirk Cousins, Vikings Prep For Crossroad Playoff Game In New Orleans

Kirk Cousins, Vikings Prep For Crossroad Playoff Game In New Orleans

The hyper-scrutinized quarterback's first opportunity to get a postseason victory with the Vikings has arrived on the heels of his career-best season. Read full article: Kirk Cousins, Vikings Prep For Crossroad...→

Seattle Seahawks loss puts focus on late non-pass interference call in end zone

Seattle Seahawks loss puts focus on late non-pass interference call in end zone

The Seattle Seahawks may have had better field position to score a game-winning touchdown Sunday against the San Francisco 49ers if pass interference was called in the end zone in the final seconds. Read full article: Seattle Seahawks loss puts focus on late...→

Vikings backup QB Sean Mannion ‘solid’ in relief of Kirk Cousins, coach says

Vikings backup QB Sean Mannion ‘solid’ in relief of Kirk Cousins, coach says

For the second time in three years, Sean Mannion’s task to was to lead a bunch of NFL backups to victory over a team playing its starters. At least Sunday’s game was closer than his first try… Read full article: Vikings backup QB Sean Mannion ‘solid’ i...→

Vikings rest most starters but are competitive in last-second 21-19 loss to Bears

Vikings rest most starters but are competitive in last-second 21-19 loss to Bears

The Vikings rested most of their starters in a meaningless regular-season finale from a playoff standpoint. Still, they almost pulled off a win. Eddy Pineiro won the game for the Bears on a 22-yard… Read full article: Vikings rest most starters but are compe...→

Vikings expected to rest QB Kirk Cousins on Sunday, giving Sean Mannion second career start

Vikings expected to rest QB Kirk Cousins on Sunday, giving Sean Mannion second career start

With Kirk Cousins in line to rest up for the playoffs, a source said Friday night that Vikings backup quarterback Sean Mannion is expected to start Sunday against Chicago. The Vikings are locked in… Read full article: Vikings expected to rest QB Kirk Cousins...→

Packers performance ruined Kirk Cousins’ Christmas, left Vikings QB ‘sick to (my) stomach’

Packers performance ruined Kirk Cousins’ Christmas, left Vikings QB ‘sick to (my) stomach’

The Green Bay Packers gave Kirk Cousins a blue Christmas. On Monday night, facing the Packers’ daunting rush and sound pass coverage, the Vikings quarterback had one of his worst games ever i… Read full article: Packers performance ruined Kirk Cousins’...→

Packers' Preston Smith trolls ex-teammate Kirk Cousins with catchphrase after victory

Packers' Preston Smith trolls ex-teammate Kirk Cousins with catchphrase after victory

Green Bay Packers linebacker Preston Smith stuck it to Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins following their 23-10 victory Monday night which gave the team the NFC North division title. Read full article: Packers' Preston Smith trolls ex-teammat...→

Vikings feel the absence of injured running backs in loss

Vikings feel the absence of injured running backs in loss

After Adam Thielen went down in Week 7, questions arose about whether the Vikings offense would be able to overcome his absence. Those concerns quieted quickly as Minnesota averaged over 350 yards … Read full article: Vikings feel the absence of injured runn...→

Vikings’ Kirk Cousins drops to 0-9 on Monday Night Football in ugly 23-10 loss to Packers

Vikings’ Kirk Cousins drops to 0-9 on Monday Night Football in ugly 23-10 loss to Packers

Make it 0-9 for Kirk Cousins on Monday Night Football. The Vikings quarterback, who had been hot since the start of October, was abysmal in Monday night’s 17-10 loss to Green Bay before a record-se… Read full article: Vikings’ Kirk Cousins drops to 0-9 on Mo...→

Vikings seek redemption from rough Week 2 loss against Packers

Vikings seek redemption from rough Week 2 loss against Packers

Having clinched at least a wild-card spot in the playoffs, the Vikings can also prevent their chief rivals from clinching the NFC North on their home turf. Read full article: Vikings seek redemption from rough Week ...→

Cousins, Vikings Seek Redemption From Rough Game Vs. Packers

Cousins, Vikings Seek Redemption From Rough Game Vs. Packers

“Hopefully he has a great game and hopefully we win, but it’s not all on him,” coach Mike Zimmer said. “We have 21 other players, and they have to go out and execute just as much as he does.” Read full article: Cousins, Vikings Seek Redemption From Ro...→

Chargers fumble and stumble their way to ugly loss to Minnesota Vikings

Chargers fumble and stumble their way to ugly loss to Minnesota Vikings

The Chargers commit seven turnovers in their worst loss of the season, a 29-point blowout at the hands of the Minnesota Vikings, the team the Rams are chasing in the NFC playoff race. Read full article: Chargers fumble and stumble their way to...→

Chargers Commit 7 Turnovers, Help Vikings Move Closer to Playoffs in 39-10 Loss

Dan Bailey kicked four field goals and Ifeadi Odenigbo scored Minnesota’s second defensive touchdown in three games on Sunday as the Vikings defeated the Los Angeles Chargers 39-10. Los Angeles led 10-9 midway through the second quarter bef Read full article: Chargers Commit 7 Turnovers, Help Viking...→

Vikings hand Lions sixth straight loss

Vikings hand Lions sixth straight loss

Kirk Cousins threw a touchdown pass to Bisi Johnson, Dalvin Cook added a rushing touchdown and the Minnesota Vikings beat the Detroit Lions 20-7 on Sunday. Read full article: Vikings hand Lions sixth straight loss...→

Text from Kirk Cousins just what Vikings rookie center Garrett Bradbury needed

Text from Kirk Cousins just what Vikings rookie center Garrett Bradbury needed

During the Vikings players’ day off Tuesday, a surprise text popped into center Garrett Bradbury’s phone. It was from quarterback Kirk Cousins. He reached out to commend Bradbury for the job … Read full article: Text from Kirk Cousins just what Vikings...→

Seattle Seahawks' Rashaad Penny was gifted touchdown vs. Minnesota Vikings

Seattle Seahawks' Rashaad Penny was gifted touchdown vs. Minnesota Vikings

The Seattle Seahawks have shown they can beat teams in the air and on the ground this season and there appears to be a deeper relationship between their two running backs than what’s seen on the field. Read full article: Seattle Seahawks' Rashaad Penny was gift...→

Seahawks notes: Seattle mostly healthy from Vikings game but Ziggy Ansah’s shoulder ‘a problem’

Seahawks notes: Seattle mostly healthy from Vikings game but Ziggy Ansah’s shoulder ‘a problem’

On his weekly radio show, Carroll also updated the status of Tyler Lockett and talked about how the team handled the flu bug last week --- in contrast to some others around the NFL such as the New England Patriots. Read full article: Seahawks notes: Seattle mostly healthy f...→

'It Was A Great Year': Vikings Clean Out Lockers After Playoff Loss To 49ers

'It Was A Great Year': Vikings Clean Out Lockers After Playoff Loss To 49ers

Football season in Minnesota has been laid to rest for the next few months, and it's a time for reflection. Read full article: 'It Was A Great Year': Vikings Clean Out...→

After tough defeat, Vikings’ Kirk Cousins won’t discuss possible contract extension but says, ‘I love it here’

After tough defeat, Vikings’ Kirk Cousins won’t discuss possible contract extension but says, ‘I love it here’

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Kirk Cousins had his share of struggles Saturday, but Mike Zimmer hasn’t changed his tune on him. After Cousins’ impressive showing in a 26-20 overtime win over New Orle… Read full article: After tough defeat, Vikings’ Kirk Cousin...→

Charley Walters: Playoff win could mean $100M for Kirk Cousins

Charley Walters: Playoff win could mean $100M for Kirk Cousins

The value of one NFL playoff victory? For Kirk Cousins, it could be $100 million. That’s the contract extension the Minnesota Vikings’ quarterback might expect after leading his team to the d… Read full article: Charley Walters: Playoff win could mean ...→

Dane Mizutani: It’s time for Kirk Cousins to steal a win for the Vikings

Dane Mizutani: It’s time for Kirk Cousins to steal a win for the Vikings

During one masterful drive last weekend, Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins changed the narrative surrounding him. The $84 million man who couldn’t win the big game — any big game — was nothing short… Read full article: Dane Mizutani: It’s time for Kirk Cousin...→

Vikings’ Kirk Cousins quiets critics with the right kind of loud: ‘You Like That!’

Vikings’ Kirk Cousins quiets critics with the right kind of loud: ‘You Like That!’

Vikings teammates have been trying all season to get Kirk Cousins all season to yell his catchphrase, “You Like That!” They finally got him to do it. After the quarterback led the Vikings to … Read full article: Vikings’ Kirk Cousins quiets critics wit...→

All The Kirk Cousins Haters Should 'Shut Up,' Says Inside The NFL's Phil Simms

All The Kirk Cousins Haters Should 'Shut Up,' Says Inside The NFL's Phil Simms

Kirk Cousins came up big in the Vikings' overtime playoff win over the Saints. Can he do it again against the 49ers? Read full article: All The Kirk Cousins Haters Should 'Shut...→

Inside the drive that changed the narrative on Vikings QB Kirk Cousins

Inside the drive that changed the narrative on Vikings QB Kirk Cousins

“I just felt like it was his time to tell a lot of people that he’s our guy and he did it,” head coach Mike Zimmer said after quarterback Kirk Cousins’ game-winning touchdown pass… Read full article: Inside the drive that changed the narrat...→

Cousins, Vikings upend Saints 26-20 in OT in NFC playoffs

“Well, we'll go one week at a time, but the Saints are the real deal,” Cousins said. “This is a really tough environment.”... “They brought all-out pressure and then Kirk made a great throw,” Rudolph said. "Like I said, I'm just so proud of our guys. I'm proud of Kirk, blocking out the noise and coming down here and playing huge all game." Read full article: Cousins, Vikings upend Saints 26-20 in O...→

Kirk Cousins declines to speculate on importance of Sunday’s game for Vikings future

Kirk Cousins declines to speculate on importance of Sunday’s game for Vikings future

Kirk Cousins’ first playoff game with the Vikings could be very important to his future, but he’s not about to speculate on that. The quarterback, in the second year of three-year, $84 million cont… Read full article: Kirk Cousins declines to speculate on im...→

With addition of Dallas, Seattle, Vikings foes set for 2020

With addition of Dallas, Seattle, Vikings foes set for 2020

The Vikings schedule was set on Sunday for 2020. The Vikings entered the season with two foes to be determined by their division finished. They finished second in the NFC North, so they next season… Read full article: With addition of Dallas, Seattle, Viking...→

Vikings will open NFC playoffs at New Orleans, Seattle or even San Francisco

Vikings will open NFC playoffs at New Orleans, Seattle or even San Francisco

For a while Sunday, it looked as if the Vikings might end up with another shot at Green Bay in the playoffs. The Packers trailed the Lions 17-3 in Detroit in the third quarter before storming back … Read full article: Vikings will open NFC playoffs at New Or...→

Charley Walters: Playoff win likely required for new deals for Kirk Cousins, Mike Zimmer, Rick Spielman

Charley Walters: Playoff win likely required for new deals for Kirk Cousins, Mike Zimmer, Rick Spielman

Minnesota Vikings contract extensions for quarterback Kirk Cousins, head coach Mike Zimmer and general manager Rick Spielman? Had the Vikings not played so poorly in their 23-10 home-field loss to … Read full article: Charley Walters: Playoff win likely requ...→

If Vikings rest Kirk Cousins on Sunday, Sean Mannion would get second career start

If Vikings rest Kirk Cousins on Sunday, Sean Mannion would get second career start

If Sean Mannion gets his second career start Sunday, the approach leading up to the game will have been different. In 2017, Mannion was the backup quarterback on the Los Angeles Rams behind Jared G… Read full article: If Vikings rest Kirk Cousins on Sunday, ...→

Vikings have many questions to answer in wake of Monday’s loss

Vikings have many questions to answer in wake of Monday’s loss

Although there was a fair share of disappointment, frustration and shock among Vikings players after their 23-10 loss to the Green Bay Packers on Monday night, the doom and gloom displayed on socia… Read full article: Vikings have many questions to answer in...→

Vikings role reversal: Stefon Diggs misses a wide-open Kirk Cousins

Vikings role reversal: Stefon Diggs misses a wide-open Kirk Cousins

So many times over the past couple of seasons, wide receiver Stefon Diggs has been running wide open in the secondary, only to have quarterback Kirk Cousins misfire, or worse, check down and miss h… Read full article: Vikings role reversal: Stefon Diggs miss...→

Vikings defense steps up, offense lags behind in loss to Packers

Vikings defense steps up, offense lags behind in loss to Packers

It was obvious from the first possession of the game on the Monday night at U.S. Bank Stadium that the Vikings defense came to play. Just as obvious was that the Vikings offense did not. After a bi… Read full article: Vikings defense steps up, offense lags b...→

Monday night loss locks Vikings into No. 6 seed

Monday night loss locks Vikings into No. 6 seed

Monday night’s 23-10 loss to Green Bay has locked the Vikings into the No. 6 seed in the NFC postseason. The Packers (12-3) clinched the NFC North title, relegating Minnesota (10-5) to the second w… Read full article: Monday night loss locks Vikings into No....→

After Pro Bowl snub, Vikings’ Kirk Cousins seeks redemption on Monday Night Football

After Pro Bowl snub, Vikings’ Kirk Cousins seeks redemption on Monday Night Football

If Kirk Cousins doesn’t make the Pro Bowl this season, it would be an historic snub. The Vikings quarterback is fourth in the NFL in passer rating at 111.1, on pace to be the 17th-best mark in NFL … Read full article: After Pro Bowl snub, Vikings’ Kirk Cousi...→

Chargers Commit 7 Turnovers, Help Vikings Move Closer to Playoffs in 39-10 Loss

Chargers Commit 7 Turnovers, Help Vikings Move Closer to Playoffs in 39-10 Loss

Dan Bailey kicked four field goals and Ifeadi Odenigbo scored Minnesota’s second defensive touchdown in three games on Sunday as the Vikings defeated the Los Angeles Chargers 39-10. Los Angeles led 10-9 midway through the second quarter before Minnesota scored 30 unanswered points. The Chargers (5-9), who have dropped four of their last five, committed seven turnovers, their most since… Read full article: Chargers Commit 7 Turnovers, Help Viking...→

How the Vikings’ ‘quarterback room’ has helped Kirk Cousins excel

How the Vikings’ ‘quarterback room’ has helped Kirk Cousins excel

There’s somewhat of an unspoken rule at TCO Performance Center whenever the Vikings leave the practice field. As players file into the locker room, usually alongside other members of their po… Read full article: How the Vikings’ ‘quarterback room’ has ...→

Vikings CB Xavier Rhodes apologizes for his sideline outburst in Seattle

Vikings CB Xavier Rhodes apologizes for his sideline outburst in Seattle

Vikings cornerback Xavier Rhodes, who threw a temper tantrum on the sideline during Monday night’s game in Seattle, apologized Wednesday. In a 37-30 loss to the Seahawks, Rhodes was badly bea… Read full article: Vikings CB Xavier Rhodes apologizes for ...→

Former NFL player says Vikings' Kirk Cousins would be league MVP if you removed Lamar Jackson from discussion

Former NFL player says Vikings' Kirk Cousins would be league MVP if you removed Lamar Jackson from discussion

On Tuesday, former NFL wide receiver Brandon Marshall was discussing the NFL MVP award and stated that if Baltimore Ravens' quarterback Lamar Jackson was removed from the conversation, Kirk Cousins of the Minnesota Vikings would be the MVP. Read full article: Former NFL player says Vikings' Kirk Cou...→

John Shipley: Vikings’ offseason priority must be protecting Kirk Cousins

John Shipley: Vikings’ offseason priority must be protecting Kirk Cousins

Mike Zimmer’s season-ending news conference was Monday at 8 a.m., and he already had been on the phone with his coaching mentor for an hour before meeting reporters at TCO Performance Center in Eag… Read full article: John Shipley: Vikings’ offseason priorit...→

'It Was A Great Year': Vikings Clean Out Lockers After Playoff Loss To 49ers

'It Was A Great Year': Vikings Clean Out Lockers After Playoff Loss To 49ers

Football season in Minnesota has been laid to rest for the next few months, and it's a time for reflection. Read full article: 'It Was A Great Year': Vikings Clean Out...→

'You Got To Love Them Anyways': Vikings Fans React Following Playoff Loss To 49ers

'You Got To Love Them Anyways': Vikings Fans React Following Playoff Loss To 49ers

There were dozens of Vikings watch parties Saturday at bars and restaurants throughout the Twin Cities. The official Vikings watch party was hosted at Mystic Lake Center in Prior Lake. Read full article: 'You Got To Love Them Anyways': Vikings ...→

After tough defeat, Vikings’ Kirk Cousins won’t discuss possible contract extension but says, ‘I love it here’

After tough defeat, Vikings’ Kirk Cousins won’t discuss possible contract extension but says, ‘I love it here’

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Kirk Cousins had his share of struggles Saturday, but Mike Zimmer hasn’t changed his tune on him. After Cousins’ impressive showing in a 26-20 overtime win over New Orle… Read full article: After tough defeat, Vikings’ Kirk Cousin...→

Adam Thielen’s ankle holds up, but not much else does for Vikings in ugly loss to 49ers

Adam Thielen’s ankle holds up, but not much else does for Vikings in ugly loss to 49ers

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Adam Thielen’s ankle held up throughout the game Saturday, but not much else did for the Vikings. The Minnesota wide receiver had suffered a cut on his ankle in practice… Read full article: Adam Thielen’s ankle holds up, but not m...→

Charley Walters: Playoff win could mean $100M for Kirk Cousins

Charley Walters: Playoff win could mean $100M for Kirk Cousins

The value of one NFL playoff victory? For Kirk Cousins, it could be $100 million. That’s the contract extension the Minnesota Vikings’ quarterback might expect after leading his team to the d… Read full article: Charley Walters: Playoff win could mean ...→

49ers’ win over Vikings ensures Seahawks’ path to Super Bowl stays away from Seattle

49ers’ win over Vikings ensures Seahawks’ path to Super Bowl stays away from Seattle

If the Seahawks are to get to the Super Bowl for the fourth time in their history, they will have to do it on the road. San Francisco’s 27-10 win over the Minnesota Vikings in a divisional playoff game Saturday... Read full article: 49ers’ win over Vikings ensures Seahawks...→

Dane Mizutani: It’s time for Kirk Cousins to steal a win for the Vikings

Dane Mizutani: It’s time for Kirk Cousins to steal a win for the Vikings

During one masterful drive last weekend, Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins changed the narrative surrounding him. The $84 million man who couldn’t win the big game — any big game — was nothing short… Read full article: Dane Mizutani: It’s time for Kirk Cousin...→

10 reasons Kirk Cousins should scare the 49ers and fans who think this is a gimme

10 reasons Kirk Cousins should scare the 49ers and fans who think this is a gimme

Let’s face it. No one thought Cousins had a chance in New Orleans last week and no one believes he’s capable of pulling off back-to-back stunners. Read full article: 10 reasons Kirk Cousins should scare the...→

Vikings’ Kirk Cousins quiets critics with the right kind of loud: ‘You Like That!’

Vikings’ Kirk Cousins quiets critics with the right kind of loud: ‘You Like That!’

Vikings teammates have been trying all season to get Kirk Cousins all season to yell his catchphrase, “You Like That!” They finally got him to do it. After the quarterback led the Vikings to … Read full article: Vikings’ Kirk Cousins quiets critics wit...→

Jace Frederick: Vikings’ key to success Saturday? Keep Kirk Cousins upright against 49ers’ fearsome front

Jace Frederick: Vikings’ key to success Saturday? Keep Kirk Cousins upright against 49ers’ fearsome front

The Vikings’ postseason outlook changed dramatically last Sunday, when a strong defensive performance and a couple of key overtime throws from the previously maligned Kirk Cousins led Minnesota to … Read full article: Jace Frederick: Vikings’ key to success ...→

All The Kirk Cousins Haters Should 'Shut Up,' Says Inside The NFL's Phil Simms

All The Kirk Cousins Haters Should 'Shut Up,' Says Inside The NFL's Phil Simms

Kirk Cousins came up big in the Vikings' overtime playoff win over the Saints. Can he do it again against the 49ers? Read full article: All The Kirk Cousins Haters Should 'Shut...→

Drew Brees' future with Saints comes into question after playoff loss to Vikings

Drew Brees' future with Saints comes into question after playoff loss to Vikings

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees’ future in the NFL came into question after Sunday’s upset loss to the Minnesota Vikings in overtime despite putting together a 13-3 season in 2019. Read full article: Drew Brees' future with Saints comes int...→

Inside the drive that changed the narrative on Vikings QB Kirk Cousins

Inside the drive that changed the narrative on Vikings QB Kirk Cousins

“I just felt like it was his time to tell a lot of people that he’s our guy and he did it,” head coach Mike Zimmer said after quarterback Kirk Cousins’ game-winning touchdown pass… Read full article: Inside the drive that changed the narrat...→

Vikings QB Kirk Cousins answers critics by orchestrating biggest victory of his career

Vikings QB Kirk Cousins answers critics by orchestrating biggest victory of his career

NEW ORLEANS — Enough of the talk that Kirk Cousins doesn’t step up in big games. In the biggest game of his life on Sunday, the Vikings quarterback rose to the occasion when it mattered most. Cousi… Read full article: Vikings QB Kirk Cousins answers critics ...→

Cousins, Vikings upend Saints 26-20 in OT in NFC playoffs

“Well, we'll go one week at a time, but the Saints are the real deal,” Cousins said. “This is a really tough environment.”... “They brought all-out pressure and then Kirk made a great throw,” Rudolph said. "Like I said, I'm just so proud of our guys. I'm proud of Kirk, blocking out the noise and coming down here and playing huge all game." Read full article: Cousins, Vikings upend Saints 26-20 in O...→

Kirk Cousins, Vikings Prep For Crossroad Playoff Game In New Orleans

Kirk Cousins, Vikings Prep For Crossroad Playoff Game In New Orleans

The hyper-scrutinized quarterback's first opportunity to get a postseason victory with the Vikings has arrived on the heels of his career-best season. Read full article: Kirk Cousins, Vikings Prep For Crossroad...→

Kirk Cousins declines to speculate on importance of Sunday’s game for Vikings future

Kirk Cousins declines to speculate on importance of Sunday’s game for Vikings future

Kirk Cousins’ first playoff game with the Vikings could be very important to his future, but he’s not about to speculate on that. The quarterback, in the second year of three-year, $84 million cont… Read full article: Kirk Cousins declines to speculate on im...→

Seattle Seahawks loss puts focus on late non-pass interference call in end zone

Seattle Seahawks loss puts focus on late non-pass interference call in end zone

The Seattle Seahawks may have had better field position to score a game-winning touchdown Sunday against the San Francisco 49ers if pass interference was called in the end zone in the final seconds. Read full article: Seattle Seahawks loss puts focus on late...→

With addition of Dallas, Seattle, Vikings foes set for 2020

With addition of Dallas, Seattle, Vikings foes set for 2020

The Vikings schedule was set on Sunday for 2020. The Vikings entered the season with two foes to be determined by their division finished. They finished second in the NFC North, so they next season… Read full article: With addition of Dallas, Seattle, Viking...→

Vikings backup QB Sean Mannion ‘solid’ in relief of Kirk Cousins, coach says

Vikings backup QB Sean Mannion ‘solid’ in relief of Kirk Cousins, coach says

For the second time in three years, Sean Mannion’s task to was to lead a bunch of NFL backups to victory over a team playing its starters. At least Sunday’s game was closer than his first try… Read full article: Vikings backup QB Sean Mannion ‘solid’ i...→

Vikings will open NFC playoffs at New Orleans, Seattle or even San Francisco

Vikings will open NFC playoffs at New Orleans, Seattle or even San Francisco

For a while Sunday, it looked as if the Vikings might end up with another shot at Green Bay in the playoffs. The Packers trailed the Lions 17-3 in Detroit in the third quarter before storming back … Read full article: Vikings will open NFC playoffs at New Or...→

Vikings rest most starters but are competitive in last-second 21-19 loss to Bears

Vikings rest most starters but are competitive in last-second 21-19 loss to Bears

The Vikings rested most of their starters in a meaningless regular-season finale from a playoff standpoint. Still, they almost pulled off a win. Eddy Pineiro won the game for the Bears on a 22-yard… Read full article: Vikings rest most starters but are compe...→

Charley Walters: Playoff win likely required for new deals for Kirk Cousins, Mike Zimmer, Rick Spielman

Charley Walters: Playoff win likely required for new deals for Kirk Cousins, Mike Zimmer, Rick Spielman

Minnesota Vikings contract extensions for quarterback Kirk Cousins, head coach Mike Zimmer and general manager Rick Spielman? Had the Vikings not played so poorly in their 23-10 home-field loss to … Read full article: Charley Walters: Playoff win likely requ...→

Vikings expected to rest QB Kirk Cousins on Sunday, giving Sean Mannion second career start

Vikings expected to rest QB Kirk Cousins on Sunday, giving Sean Mannion second career start

With Kirk Cousins in line to rest up for the playoffs, a source said Friday night that Vikings backup quarterback Sean Mannion is expected to start Sunday against Chicago. The Vikings are locked in… Read full article: Vikings expected to rest QB Kirk Cousins...→

If Vikings rest Kirk Cousins on Sunday, Sean Mannion would get second career start

If Vikings rest Kirk Cousins on Sunday, Sean Mannion would get second career start

If Sean Mannion gets his second career start Sunday, the approach leading up to the game will have been different. In 2017, Mannion was the backup quarterback on the Los Angeles Rams behind Jared G… Read full article: If Vikings rest Kirk Cousins on Sunday, ...→

Packers performance ruined Kirk Cousins’ Christmas, left Vikings QB ‘sick to (my) stomach’

Packers performance ruined Kirk Cousins’ Christmas, left Vikings QB ‘sick to (my) stomach’

The Green Bay Packers gave Kirk Cousins a blue Christmas. On Monday night, facing the Packers’ daunting rush and sound pass coverage, the Vikings quarterback had one of his worst games ever i… Read full article: Packers performance ruined Kirk Cousins’...→

Vikings have many questions to answer in wake of Monday’s loss

Vikings have many questions to answer in wake of Monday’s loss

Although there was a fair share of disappointment, frustration and shock among Vikings players after their 23-10 loss to the Green Bay Packers on Monday night, the doom and gloom displayed on socia… Read full article: Vikings have many questions to answer in...→

Packers' Preston Smith trolls ex-teammate Kirk Cousins with catchphrase after victory

Packers' Preston Smith trolls ex-teammate Kirk Cousins with catchphrase after victory

Green Bay Packers linebacker Preston Smith stuck it to Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins following their 23-10 victory Monday night which gave the team the NFC North division title. Read full article: Packers' Preston Smith trolls ex-teammat...→

Vikings role reversal: Stefon Diggs misses a wide-open Kirk Cousins

Vikings role reversal: Stefon Diggs misses a wide-open Kirk Cousins

So many times over the past couple of seasons, wide receiver Stefon Diggs has been running wide open in the secondary, only to have quarterback Kirk Cousins misfire, or worse, check down and miss h… Read full article: Vikings role reversal: Stefon Diggs miss...→

Vikings feel the absence of injured running backs in loss

Vikings feel the absence of injured running backs in loss

After Adam Thielen went down in Week 7, questions arose about whether the Vikings offense would be able to overcome his absence. Those concerns quieted quickly as Minnesota averaged over 350 yards … Read full article: Vikings feel the absence of injured runn...→

Vikings defense steps up, offense lags behind in loss to Packers

Vikings defense steps up, offense lags behind in loss to Packers

It was obvious from the first possession of the game on the Monday night at U.S. Bank Stadium that the Vikings defense came to play. Just as obvious was that the Vikings offense did not. After a bi… Read full article: Vikings defense steps up, offense lags b...→

Vikings’ Kirk Cousins drops to 0-9 on Monday Night Football in ugly 23-10 loss to Packers

Vikings’ Kirk Cousins drops to 0-9 on Monday Night Football in ugly 23-10 loss to Packers

Make it 0-9 for Kirk Cousins on Monday Night Football. The Vikings quarterback, who had been hot since the start of October, was abysmal in Monday night’s 17-10 loss to Green Bay before a record-se… Read full article: Vikings’ Kirk Cousins drops to 0-9 on Mo...→

Monday night loss locks Vikings into No. 6 seed

Monday night loss locks Vikings into No. 6 seed

Monday night’s 23-10 loss to Green Bay has locked the Vikings into the No. 6 seed in the NFC postseason. The Packers (12-3) clinched the NFC North title, relegating Minnesota (10-5) to the second w… Read full article: Monday night loss locks Vikings into No....→

Vikings seek redemption from rough Week 2 loss against Packers

Vikings seek redemption from rough Week 2 loss against Packers

Having clinched at least a wild-card spot in the playoffs, the Vikings can also prevent their chief rivals from clinching the NFC North on their home turf. Read full article: Vikings seek redemption from rough Week ...→

Cousins, Vikings Seek Redemption From Rough Game Vs. Packers

Cousins, Vikings Seek Redemption From Rough Game Vs. Packers

“Hopefully he has a great game and hopefully we win, but it’s not all on him,” coach Mike Zimmer said. “We have 21 other players, and they have to go out and execute just as much as he does.” Read full article: Cousins, Vikings Seek Redemption From Ro...→

After Pro Bowl snub, Vikings’ Kirk Cousins seeks redemption on Monday Night Football

After Pro Bowl snub, Vikings’ Kirk Cousins seeks redemption on Monday Night Football

If Kirk Cousins doesn’t make the Pro Bowl this season, it would be an historic snub. The Vikings quarterback is fourth in the NFL in passer rating at 111.1, on pace to be the 17th-best mark in NFL … Read full article: After Pro Bowl snub, Vikings’ Kirk Cousi...→

Chargers fumble and stumble their way to ugly loss to Minnesota Vikings

Chargers fumble and stumble their way to ugly loss to Minnesota Vikings

The Chargers commit seven turnovers in their worst loss of the season, a 29-point blowout at the hands of the Minnesota Vikings, the team the Rams are chasing in the NFC playoff race. Read full article: Chargers fumble and stumble their way to...→

Chargers Commit 7 Turnovers, Help Vikings Move Closer to Playoffs in 39-10 Loss

Chargers Commit 7 Turnovers, Help Vikings Move Closer to Playoffs in 39-10 Loss

Dan Bailey kicked four field goals and Ifeadi Odenigbo scored Minnesota’s second defensive touchdown in three games on Sunday as the Vikings defeated the Los Angeles Chargers 39-10. Los Angeles led 10-9 midway through the second quarter before Minnesota scored 30 unanswered points. The Chargers (5-9), who have dropped four of their last five, committed seven turnovers, their most since… Read full article: Chargers Commit 7 Turnovers, Help Viking...→

Chargers Commit 7 Turnovers, Help Vikings Move Closer to Playoffs in 39-10 Loss

Dan Bailey kicked four field goals and Ifeadi Odenigbo scored Minnesota’s second defensive touchdown in three games on Sunday as the Vikings defeated the Los Angeles Chargers 39-10. Los Angeles led 10-9 midway through the second quarter bef Read full article: Chargers Commit 7 Turnovers, Help Viking...→

Vikings hand Lions sixth straight loss

Vikings hand Lions sixth straight loss

Kirk Cousins threw a touchdown pass to Bisi Johnson, Dalvin Cook added a rushing touchdown and the Minnesota Vikings beat the Detroit Lions 20-7 on Sunday. Read full article: Vikings hand Lions sixth straight loss...→

How the Vikings’ ‘quarterback room’ has helped Kirk Cousins excel

How the Vikings’ ‘quarterback room’ has helped Kirk Cousins excel

There’s somewhat of an unspoken rule at TCO Performance Center whenever the Vikings leave the practice field. As players file into the locker room, usually alongside other members of their po… Read full article: How the Vikings’ ‘quarterback room’ has ...→

Text from Kirk Cousins just what Vikings rookie center Garrett Bradbury needed

Text from Kirk Cousins just what Vikings rookie center Garrett Bradbury needed

During the Vikings players’ day off Tuesday, a surprise text popped into center Garrett Bradbury’s phone. It was from quarterback Kirk Cousins. He reached out to commend Bradbury for the job … Read full article: Text from Kirk Cousins just what Vikings...→

Vikings CB Xavier Rhodes apologizes for his sideline outburst in Seattle

Vikings CB Xavier Rhodes apologizes for his sideline outburst in Seattle

Vikings cornerback Xavier Rhodes, who threw a temper tantrum on the sideline during Monday night’s game in Seattle, apologized Wednesday. In a 37-30 loss to the Seahawks, Rhodes was badly bea… Read full article: Vikings CB Xavier Rhodes apologizes for ...→

Seattle Seahawks' Rashaad Penny was gifted touchdown vs. Minnesota Vikings

Seattle Seahawks' Rashaad Penny was gifted touchdown vs. Minnesota Vikings

The Seattle Seahawks have shown they can beat teams in the air and on the ground this season and there appears to be a deeper relationship between their two running backs than what’s seen on the field. Read full article: Seattle Seahawks' Rashaad Penny was gift...→

Former NFL player says Vikings' Kirk Cousins would be league MVP if you removed Lamar Jackson from discussion

Former NFL player says Vikings' Kirk Cousins would be league MVP if you removed Lamar Jackson from discussion

On Tuesday, former NFL wide receiver Brandon Marshall was discussing the NFL MVP award and stated that if Baltimore Ravens' quarterback Lamar Jackson was removed from the conversation, Kirk Cousins of the Minnesota Vikings would be the MVP. Read full article: Former NFL player says Vikings' Kirk Cou...→

Seahawks notes: Seattle mostly healthy from Vikings game but Ziggy Ansah’s shoulder ‘a problem’

Seahawks notes: Seattle mostly healthy from Vikings game but Ziggy Ansah’s shoulder ‘a problem’

On his weekly radio show, Carroll also updated the status of Tyler Lockett and talked about how the team handled the flu bug last week --- in contrast to some others around the NFL such as the New England Patriots. Read full article: Seahawks notes: Seattle mostly healthy f...→