Minnesota Vikings

3rd NFC North (2-1-0)

Founded: 1961

Stadium: U.S. Bank Stadium

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Game Averages (2019)

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PTS
26.0(7th)
YDS
358.3(15th)
PASS YDS
164.7(30th)
RUSH YDS
193.7(2nd)
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Draft 2019 more
Pick Player
Rd 1, Pick 18 (18) Bradbury, Garrett C 
Rd 2, Pick 18 (50) Smith, Irv TE 
Rd 3, Pick 39 (102) Mattison, Alexander RB 
Rd 4, Pick 12 (114) Samia, Dru G 
Rd 5, Pick 24 (162) Smith, Cameron LB 
Rd 6, Pick 18 (190) Watts, Armon DT 
Rd 6, Pick 19 (191) Epps, Marcus S 
Rd 6, Pick 21 (193) Udoh, Oli T 
Rd 7, Pick 3 (217) Boyd, Kris CB 
Rd 7, Pick 25 (239) Mitchell, Dillon WR 
Rd 7, Pick 33 (247) Johnson, Olabisi WR 
Rd 7, Pick 36 (250) Cutting, Austin LS 
Scoreboard more
Lambeau Field - Wk 2 1 2 3 4 T
Minnesota Vikings 0 10 6 0 16
Green Bay Packers 14 7 0 0 21
Schedule more
Wk Date Opponent Time
1 Sun, Sep 08 Atlanta 28-12   W
2 Sun, Sep 15 @ Green Bay 16-21   L
3 Sun, Sep 22 Oakland 34-14   W
4 Sun, Sep 29 @ Chicago 4:25 PM ET
5 Sun, Oct 06 @ New York Giants 1:00 PM ET
6 Sun, Oct 13 Philadelphia 1:00 PM ET
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Injuries more
Player (Pos) Injury
Ben Gedeon (LB) Q - Groin
Mackensie Alexander (CB) O - Elbow
Mike Hughes (CB) Q - Knee
Anthony Barr (LB) Q - Groin
Regular Season Leaders more
Passing Att Cmp Yds TDs
Kirk Cousins 63 37 502 3
Rushing Car Yds Avg TDs
Dalvin Cook 57 375 6.6 4
Alexander Mattison 25 132 5.3 1
Receiving Rec Yds Avg TDs
Adam Thielen 11 173 15.7 2
Stefon Diggs 6 101 16.8 1
Dalvin Cook 9 79 8.8 0
Chad Beebe 2 70 35 0
Transactions more
Date Transaction
9/20 Ade Aruna (DE) Terminated Via Waivers, all contracts (terminated via waivers, all contracts).
9/19 Ade Aruna (DE) Waived, Injury Settlement (waived, injury settlement).
9/18 Ben Gedeon (OLB) Activated, from Inactive (activated, from inactive).
9/18 Oli Udoh (OT) Activated, from Inactive (activated, from inactive).
NFC North more
Team W L T Win %
Green Bay 3 0 0 1.000
Detroit 2 0 1 .833
Minnesota 2 1 0 .667
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. 22, 2019 at 03:17 p.m.

    Minnesota Vikings running back Dalvin Cook maneuvers through defenders for a 25-yard pickup on the ground against the Oakland Raiders in Week 3.

  2. Published: Sept. 22, 2019 at 03:16 p.m.

    The Minnesota Vikings defense stonewalls Oakland Raiders rookie running back Josh Jacobs at the line of scrimmage for a turnover on downs.

  3. Published: Sept. 22, 2019 at 03:08 p.m.

    UP AND OVER! Minnesota Vikings rookie running back Alexander Mattison hurdles an Oakland Raiders defender for his first career rushing touchdown.

  4. Published: Sept. 22, 2019 at 02:07 p.m.

    Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Adam Thielen notches his second touchdown with a sneaky 1-yard rushing score against the Oakland Raiders.

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