Minnesota Vikings

1st NFC North (1-0-1)

Founded: 1961

Stadium: U.S. Bank Stadium

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Game Averages (2018)

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PTS
26.5(9th)
YDS
411.5(5th)
PASS YDS
319.5(5th)
RUSH YDS
92.0(22nd)
(league rank)

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Draft 2018 more
Pick Player
Rd 1, Pick 30 (30) Hughes, Mike CB 
Rd 2, Pick 30 (62) O'Neill, Brian OT 
Rd 4, Pick 2 (102) Holmes, Jalyn DE 
Rd 5, Pick 20 (157) Conklin, Tyler TE 
Rd 5, Pick 30 (167) Carlson, Daniel K 
Rd 6, Pick 39 (213) Gossett, Colby G 
Rd 6, Pick 44 (218) Aruna, Ade EDGE 
Rd 7, Pick 7 (225) Downs, Devante LB 
Scoreboard more
Lambeau Field - Wk 2 1 2 3 4 OT T
Minnesota Vikings 7 0 0 22 0 29
Green Bay Packers 7 10 3 9 0 29
Schedule more
Wk Date Opponent Time
1 Sun, Sep 09 San Francisco 24-16   W
2 Sun, Sep 16 @ Green Bay 29-29   T
3 Sun, Sep 23 Buffalo 1:00 PM ET
4 Thu, Sep 27 @ Los Angeles Rams 8:20 PM ET
5 Sun, Oct 07 @ Philadelphia 4:25 PM ET
6 Sun, Oct 14 Arizona 1:00 PM ET
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Injuries more
Player (Pos) Injury
Everson Griffen (DE) O - Knee
Mackensie Alexander (CB) Full Pract - --
Matt Wile (P) Full Pract - --
Marcus Sherels (CB) O - Ribs
Regular Season Leaders more
Passing Att Cmp Yds TDs
Kirk Cousins 84 55 669 6
Rushing Car Yds Avg TDs
Dalvin Cook 26 78 3 0
Latavius Murray 15 61 4.1 0
Receiving Rec Yds Avg TDs
Adam Thielen 18 233 12.9 1
Stefon Diggs 12 171 14.3 3
Dalvin Cook 9 107 11.9 0
Kyle Rudolph 8 83 10.4 1
Transactions more
Date Transaction
9/19 Jack Tocho (CB) Terminated (by Club) from Practice Squad (terminated (by club) from practice squad).
9/19 David Parry (DT) Waived, No Recall (waived, no recall).
9/19 Tom Johnson (DT) Free Agent Signing (free agent signing).
9/18 Dan Bailey (K) Free Agent Signing (free agent signing).
NFC North more
Team W L T Win %
Minnesota 1 0 1 .750
Detroit 0 2 0 .000
Green Bay 1 0 1 .750
Chicago 1 1 0 .500

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: Sept. 16, 2018 at 05:06 p.m.

    Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins finds wide reciever Adam Thielen for a 22-yard touchdown late in the fourth quarter of a Week 2 matchup in the 2018 season against the Green Bay Packers.

  2. Published: Sept. 16, 2018 at 05:05 p.m.

    Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins throws a deep pass to wide receiver Stefon Diggs for a 75-yard touchdown.

  3. Published: Sept. 16, 2018 at 03:40 p.m.

    Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins lobs a short pass to wide receiver Stefon Diggs for a 3-yard touchdown completion.

  4. Published: Sept. 16, 2018 at 01:43 p.m.

    Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins finds wide receiver Laquon Treadwell for a 14-yard touchdown pass.

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