Minnesota Vikings

3rd NFC North (8-8-0)

Founded: 1961

Stadium: U.S. Bank Stadium

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  • Vikings GM: Treadwell will 'be a good player'

    The Vikings have some major issues this offseason, but general manager Rick Spielman doesn't plan on overlooking their 2016 first-round pick, Laquon Treadwell.
  • Will Teddy play again?

    The Vikings don't have a timeline for franchise quarterback Teddy Bridgewater's return from a knee injury. General manager Rick Spielman declines to say with certainty if he'll play again.
  • Spielman: Vikes 'have to make decision' on Peterson's contract

    The Minnesota Vikings and Adrian Peterson have yet to discuss if they plan on continuing their relationship in 2017. General manager Rick Spielman hasn't spoke to Peterson or his representatives, per a report.
  • Zimmer: Vikes 'got to run the football better'

    Vikings coach Mike Zimmer knows his team has to run the ball better in order to be more competitive next season. Minnesota's running backs were often hit in the backfield on rushing attempts.
  • Shurmur: Full offseason will aid Bradford

    Sam Bradford was more or less thrown into the fire after being acquired by the Vikings just before the season started. Offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur says a full offseason will help the QB.
  • Munnerlyn: NFL is realizing importance of nickel backs

    Vikings cornerback Captain Munnerlyn is advocating for nickel cornerbacks everywhere. He hopes Minnesota will value his talent and bring him back next season.
  • Adrian Peterson: Giants making interesting moves

    Vikings running back Adrian Peterson sent out an interesting tweet Wednesday, commenting on the Giants' "interesting" offseason moves. What did the running back's tweet mean?
  • Vikings release offensive linemen Fusco, Harris

    The offseason makeover of the Vikings' offensive line is underway. Minnesota released guards Brandon Fusco and Mike Harris, the team announced Friday.
  • Cordarrelle: I could 'take my talents elsewhere'

    Cordarrelle Patterson was a fan of the Pat Shurmuur-led Vikings offense. But if the wideout is not in the team's plans, then Patterson won't hesitate test the open market.
  • Vikings GM: 'We must address the offensive line'

    Rick Spielman tried to upgrade the Minnesota Vikings offensive line last offseason. The attempt failed. He heads into 2017 needing to address his blocking unit once again.
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Scoreboard more
U.S. Bank Stadium - Wk 17 1 2 3 4 T
Chicago Bears 0 10 0 0 10
Minnesota Vikings 7 17 0 14 38
Schedule more
Wk Date Opponent Time
12 Thu, Nov 24 @ Detroit 13-16   L
13 Thu, Dec 01 Dallas 15-17   L
14 Sun, Dec 11 @ Jacksonville 25-16   W
15 Sun, Dec 18 Indianapolis 6-34   L
16 Sat, Dec 24 @ Green Bay 25-38   L
17 Sun, Jan 01 Chicago 38-10   W
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Injuries more
Player (Pos) Injury
No Injuries Reported
Postseason Leaders more
Passing Att Cmp Yds TDs
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Rushing Car Yds Avg TDs
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Receiving Rec Yds Avg TDs
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Transactions more
Date Transaction
2/10 Brandon Fusco (G) Terminated, Vested Veteran, all contracts (terminated, vested veteran, all contracts).
2/9 Blair Walsh (K) Free Agent Signing (free agent signing).
1/7 Julian Wilson (CB) Reserve/Future (reserve/future).
1/2 Cayleb Jones (WR) Reserve/Future (reserve/future).
NFC North more
Team W L T Win %
Green Bay 10 6 0 .625
Detroit 9 7 0 .563
Minnesota 8 8 0 .500
Chicago 3 13 0 .188

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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