Minnesota Vikings

3rd NFC North (--)

Founded: 1961

Stadium: U.S. Bank Stadium

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Game Averages (2015)

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PTS
22.8(16th)
YDS
321.2(29th)
PASS YDS
183.0(31st)
RUSH YDS
138.2(4th)
(league rank)

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  • Mike Zimmer signs Vikings contract extension

    07/28/2016
    The Vikings announced they extended the contract of coach Mike Zimmer. Zimmer has racked up an 18-14 record in his first two years coaching in Minnesota, including a playoff appearance last season.
  • Billick 'grateful' to coach under Green

    07/22/2016
    Brian Billick, who won Super Bowl XXXV with the Ravens, joined NFL Network on Friday and reminisced some of his fond memories when he was on Dennis Green's staff.
  • Dennis Green, ex-Vikings, Cards coach, dies at 67

    07/24/2016
    Former Vikings and Cardinals coach Dennis Green has passed away at the age of 67, his family announced Friday. He famously coached Minnesota to a 15-1 season in 1998.
  • Cunningham: Green 'built our morals'

    07/22/2016
    Randall Cunningham, Dennis Green's quarterback during Minnesota's historic 1998 season, spoke to NFL Network about his coach's legacy and impact.
  • NFL community reacts to Dennis Green's death

    07/22/2016
    Former Vikings coach Dennis Green passed away on Friday. The NFL family, including many of Green's former players, took to Twitter to mourn the coach's passing.
  • Vikings' new stadium vandalized prior to official opening

    07/22/2016
    The Vikings' new stadium needs a new window. On Wednesday, stadium officials discovered that one of the stadium's windows was broken by a vandal ahead of Friday's grand opening.
  • Treadwell to revive Norv's 'Bang 8' route?

    07/21/2016
    The first-round selection Laquon Tradwell is one of 11 wideouts on Minnesota's roster heading into training camp, and the rookie has already made a strong impression with his coaches.
  • Running men: Who is the game's top back?

    07/22/2016
    Adrian Peterson remains an absolute force in the ground game, while Le'Veon Bell boasts an enticing all-around skill set and Todd Gurley is a superstar entering Year 2. Who takes gold on the RB podium?
  • Jared Allen recalls telling Brett Favre to 'stay retired'

    07/15/2016
    Jared Allen was one of the Vikings dispatched in August 2010 to convince Brett Favre to return for one more season. But the pass rusher recalls telling the quarterback he should just stay retired.
  • Treadwell better be a fan of fruit snacks

    06/16/2016
    When Laquon Treadwell places his head upon his pillow on Wednesday night, vengeance will be on the mind. Teddy Bridgewater and Kyle Rudolph pranked the first-round pick on his 21st birthday.
  • Hey Teddy: Bridgewater surprises young fan

    05/27/2016
    Teddy Bridgewater gave a young Vikings fan the surprise of a lifetime. Check out the creative way 6-year-old Obadiah Gamble convinced the quarterback to visit him for a birthday celebration.
Draft 2016 more
Pick Player
Rd 1, Pick 23 (23) Treadwell, Laquon WR 
Rd 2, Pick 23 (54) Alexander, Mackensie CB 
Rd 4, Pick 23 (121) Beavers, Willie OT 
Rd 5, Pick 23 (160) Brothers, Kentrell OLB 
Rd 6, Pick 5 (180) Boehringer, Moritz WR 
Rd 6, Pick 13 (188) Morgan, David TE 
Rd 7, Pick 6 (227) Weatherly, Stephen OLB 
Rd 7, Pick 23 (244) Kearse, Jayron S 
Scoreboard more
TCF Bank Stadium - Wk 18 1 2 3 4 T
Seattle Seahawks 0 0 0 10 10
Minnesota Vikings 3 0 6 0 9
Schedule more
Wk Date Opponent Time
P1 Fri, Aug 12 @ Cincinnati 7:30 PM ET
P2 Thu, Aug 18 @ Seattle 10:00 PM ET
P3 Sun, Aug 28 San Diego 1:00 PM ET
P4 Thu, Sep 01 Los Angeles 8:00 PM ET
1 Sun, Sep 11 @ Tennessee 1:00 PM ET
2 Sun, Sep 18 Green Bay 8:30 PM ET
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Injuries more
Player (Pos) Injury
No Injuries Reported
Postseason Leaders more
Passing Att Cmp Yds TDs
Teddy Bridgewater 24 17 146 0
Rushing Car Yds Avg TDs
Adrian Peterson 23 45 2 0
Jerick McKinnon 2 7 3.5 0
Receiving Rec Yds Avg TDs
Stefon Diggs 4 26 6.5 0
Kyle Rudolph 1 24 24 0
Jerick McKinnon 3 22 7.3 0
MyCole Pruitt 2 22 11 0
Transactions more
Date Transaction
7/28 Kevin Williams (DT) Reserve/Retired (reserve/retired).
7/27 Sean Hickey (OG) Free Agent Signing (free agent signing).
7/27 Kevin Williams (DT) Free Agent Signing (free agent signing).
5/23 Travis Raciti (DE) Free Agent Signing (free agent signing).
NFC North more
Team W L T Win %
Green Bay 0 0 0 .000
Detroit 0 0 0 .000
Minnesota 0 0 0 .000
Chicago 0 0 0 .000

Head Coach more

Mike Zimmer

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Mike Zimmer was hired as the ninth head coach in Vikings history on January 15, 2014, replacing Leslie Frazier.



A veteran defensive coordinator, Zimmer enters his 21st season on an NFL sideline, the past 14 working as defensive coordinator for Cincinnati (2008-13), Atlanta (2007) and Dallas (2000-06).



Zimmer has been a part of 11 playoff teams in his NFL tenure and teams that have won seven division titles. He coached the Cowboys DBs when the team won Super Bowl XXX over the Pittsburgh Steelers after the 1995 season. Zimmer's Bengals defenses since 2008 have ranked in the NFL's top 10 in total defense four times, climbing to No. 3 in 2013. Since 2011, the Bengals ranked No. 2 in the NFL with 139 sacks (46.3 per season) and have allowed 18.8 points per game, ranking No. 4 in the NFL in points allowed. The 2013 Bengals posted 20 INTs, the fifth-best mark in the NFL.


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  1. Published: Jan. 10, 2016 at 03:04 p.m.

    Minnesota Vikings cornerback Trae Waynes intercepts Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson in the third quarter of the NFC Wild Card game.

  2. Published: Jan. 6, 2016 at 04:50 p.m.

    Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers sends a pass towards wide receiver James Jones, but the pass is swiftly interrupted by Vikings cornerback Xavier Rhodes.

  3. Published: Jan. 3, 2016 at 11:27 p.m.

    Vikings Xavier Rhodes intercepts Aaron Rodgers in the end zone

  4. Published: Jan. 3, 2016 at 10:44 p.m.

    The Vikings take back an Aaron Rodgers fumble to the house for a touchdown.

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