Minnesota Vikings

3rd NFC North (7-9-0)

Founded: 1961

Stadium: TCF Bank Stadium

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  • Newman, Vikes reach one-year, $2.5M deal

    Veteran cornerback Terence Newman is reuniting with Vikings coach Mike Zimmer. What can Minnesota expect from the 36-year-old this season?
  • Zimmer: Vikings have no plans to trade Peterson

    Mike Zimmer addressed the ongoing Adrian Peterson melodrama Wednesday at the NFC coaches breakfast. How does the Minnesota Vikings coach see the situation unfolding?
  • Zimmer: Patterson will not be traded

    Coach Mike Zimmer made it clear Tuesday that the Vikings will not trade Cordarrelle Patterson. Where does the 2013 first-round pick fit in following the Mike Wallace trade?
  • Vikes add Mays, Matthews

    The Minnesota Vikings have agreed to a one-year deal with safety Taylor Mays. The team also signed linebacker Casey Matthews.
  • Vikings tight end Bostick: Earnest Byner has been a life coach

    Brandon Bostick says he's gotten over his crushing mistake in the NFC Championship Game. The Vikings tight end says that former Browns running back Earnest Byner has helped him move forward.
  • McKinnon wants to start if A.P. doesn't return

    Jerick McKinnon's season ended prematurely with back surgery. But the promising second-year player said that if Adrian Peterson doesn't return to the Vikings, he'd like a shot at the No. 1 gig.
  • Spielman: 'No question' Vikings want Peterson back in 2015

    The Adrian Peterson saga continues to unfold this offseason. Thursday night general manager Rick Spielman went on the record once again to say he wants the running back on the field for the Vikings in 2015.
  • Vikings tell A.P. he won't be cut

    The Minnesota Vikings have informed Adrian Peterson's agent that they do not plan on cutting him, increasing the likelihood that the running back will remain with the team in 2015.
  • 'He's a coward'

    Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey doesn't seem to hold a high opinion of former teammate Mike Wallace. The center appeared to rip the veteran wide receiver during an interview with a local Miami TV station.
  • Making a case for Adrian Peterson's return to Vikings

    Adrian Peterson expressed issues he has with coming back to the Vikings in 2015, but as each day passes, it looks more possible he'll be in Minnesota. Gregg Rosenthal makes the case for A.P.'s return.
Draft 2015 more
Pick Player
Rd 1, Pick 11 (11)  
Scoreboard more
TCF Bank Stadium - Wk 17 1 2 3 4 T
Chicago Bears 0 3 3 3 9
Minnesota Vikings 3 0 7 3 13
Schedule more
Wk Date Opponent Time
12 Sun, Nov 23 Green Bay 21-24   L
13 Sun, Nov 30 Carolina 31-13   W
14 Sun, Dec 07 New York Jets 30-24   W
15 Sun, Dec 14 @ Detroit 14-16   L
16 Sun, Dec 21 @ Miami 35-37   L
17 Sun, Dec 28 Chicago 13-9   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
No Statistics to Report
Transactions more
Date Transaction
3/26 Justin Anderson (LB) Waived, No Recall (waived, no recall).
3/26 Jordan McCray (G) Waived, No Recall (waived, no recall).
3/20 DuJuan Harris (RB) Free Agent Signing (free agent signing).
3/17 Michael Harris (T) No Offer Sheet Executed (no offer sheet executed).
NFC North more
Team W L T Win %
Green Bay 12 4 0 .750
Detroit 11 5 0 .688
Minnesota 7 9 0 .438
Chicago 5 11 0 .313

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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Team Profiles

  1. Published: Dec. 28, 2014 at 02:57 p.m.

    Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater hits tight end Adam Thielen for a 44-yard touchdown.

  2. Published: Dec. 21, 2014 at 04:11 p.m.

    Minnesota Vikings running back Matt Asiata 5-yard touchdown run.

  3. Published: Dec. 21, 2014 at 04:07 p.m.

    Miami Dolphins wide receiver Jarvis Landry fumbles the ball on the kickoff and the ball is recovered by Antone Exum.

  4. Published: Dec. 21, 2014 at 04:03 p.m.

    Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater pass to Jarius Wright for an 8-yard touchdown.

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