Minnesota Vikings

3rd NFC North (8-8-0)

Founded: 1961

Stadium: U.S. Bank Stadium

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Game Averages (2017)

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PTS
20.4(23rd)
YDS
315.1(28th)
PASS YDS
239.8(18th)
RUSH YDS
75.3(32nd)
(league rank)

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Team News more

  • Zimmer doesn't want Teddy to leave Vikings

    03/30/2017
    As Teddy Bridgewater slowly works his way back from a gruesome knee injury, questions remain about his NFL career and if his future might be with a team other than the Minnesota Vikings.
  • Positive sign for Teddy?

    03/28/2017
    In an uplifting post sent to his private Instagram account followers Tuesday, Teddy Bridgewater provided the first evidence of himself throwing and moving since suffering a major knee injury in August.
  • Adrian Peterson: 'No rush' to find team

    03/27/2017
    Despite appearing to not land many looks since departing Minnesota several weeks ago, Adrian Peterson took to Twitter on Friday night to ensure the public his future is going to be fine.
  • Vikings announce RB Latavius Murray underwent ankle surgery

    03/22/2017
    Less than a week after the Vikings signed Latavius Murray, the veteran running back has gone under the knife. The team announced on Wednesday that Murray had successful ankle surgery.
  • Zimmer lauds Latavius Murray's ability to aid Vikes' pass game

    03/22/2017
    Vikings coach Mike Zimmer is excited about the addition of running back Latavius Murray to their backfield -- specifically how he will help the team's passing game.
  • Peterson won't return to Vikes; Murray 'not here to replace' A.P.

    03/16/2017
    Latavius Murray is set to lead the Vikings' ground attack next season after signing a three-year deal with the team, but he'd be the first to tell you he isn't an Adrian Peterson replacement.
  • Ex-Raiders RB Murray joins Vikes

    03/16/2017
    The Minnesota Vikings announced late Wednesday night that they have signed former Oakland Raiders running back Latavius Murray. For his part, Murray is excited to be in Minnesota.
  • Lacy finishes his meeting with Vikings

    03/13/2017
    Could Eddie Lacy join forces with his former team's biggest rival? The free-agent running back's visit with the Minnesota Vikings ended Sunday, per the team.
  • Vikings bolster offensive line with Reiff

    03/10/2017
    Minnesota is set to sign former Detroit tackle Riley Reiff, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported, via sources informed of the deal.
  • Would A.P. give Patriots discount?

    03/07/2017
    Adrian Peterson would reportedly consider giving the Patriots a team-friendly contract in free agency. Would Peterson bypass better offers to chase a Super Bowl ring in 2017?
  • Vikings LB Chad Greenway set to retire

    03/07/2017
    Career-long Vikings linebacker Chad Greenway will announce his retirement from the league at a news conference on Tuesday, the Vikings announced. All of his 11 seasons were spent with Minnesota.
  • Vikings won't exercise Peterson's '17 option

    02/28/2017
    If Minnesota brings back Adrian Peterson next season, it won't be at his current asking price. The Vikings on Tuesday announced that the team will not exercise Peterson's contract option for 2017.
Draft 2017 more
Pick Player
Rd 2, Pick 16 (48)  
Rd 3, Pick 15 (79)  
Rd 3, Pick 22 (86)  
Rd 4, Pick 14 (120)  
Rd 4, Pick 22 (128)  
Rd 5, Pick 16 (160)  
Rd 6, Pick 15 (199)  
Rd 7, Pick 14 (232)  
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
No Statistics to Report
Rushing Car Yds Avg TDs
No Statistics to Report
Receiving Rec Yds Avg TDs
No Statistics to Report
Transactions more
Date Transaction
3/24 Scott Crichton (DE) Waived, No Recall (waived, no recall).
3/21 Adam Thielen (WR) No Offer Sheet Executed (no offer sheet executed).
3/17 Terence Newman (CB) Unrestricted Free Agent Signing (unrestricted free agent signing).
3/16 Latavius Murray (RB) Unrestricted Free Agent Signing (unrestricted free agent signing).
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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  1. Published: Jan. 2, 2017 at 09:11 a.m.

    Chicago Bears QB Matt Barkley picked off by Minnesota Vikings corner back Trae Waynes.

  2. Published: Jan. 2, 2017 at 09:10 a.m.

    Chicago Bears QB Matt Barkley intercepted by Minnesota Vikings cornerback Xavier Rhodes and returns it for four yards.

  3. Published: Jan. 1, 2017 at 03:42 p.m.

    Minnesota Vikings running back Jerick McKinnon rushes for a 36-yard gain.

  4. Published: Jan. 1, 2017 at 03:35 p.m.

    Chicago Bears QB Matt Barkley sacked, Minnesota Vikings defensive end Everson Griffen returns for 20-yard TD.

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