Minnesota Vikings

3rd NFC North (--)

Founded: 1961

Stadium: U.S. Bank Stadium

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Game Averages (2015)

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PTS
22.8(16th)
YDS
321.2(29th)
PASS YDS
183.0(31st)
RUSH YDS
138.2(4th)
(league rank)

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  • German WR Moritz Boehringer drafted by Vikings in sixth round

    04/30/2016
    Moritz Boehringer's last competitive football came as a member of Schwäbisch Hall Unicorns of the German Football League. The next time he suits up, it will be with the Minnesota Vikings.
  • Spielman: Vikings 'not honed in' on WR at No. 23

    04/26/2016
    Plenty of mock drafts have the Vikings going for a wideout at No. 23, but GM Rick Spielman wouldn't commit to that on Tuesday, saying: "We are not honed in on a receiver in the first round."
  • Jennings picks up phone in hopes of Vikings reunion

    04/06/2016
    Greg Jennings is holding out hope for a Vikings reunion. The veteran receiver recently reached out to Vikings general manager Rick Spielman about a potential job opening.
  • Vikes not concerned with Walsh getting the yips

    03/29/2016
    Vikings coach Mike Zimmer isn't worried about kicker Blair Walsh getting the yips after a bad playoff miss. The history of kickers bouncing back from such misses, however, is gruesome.
  • Zimmer on Wallace: 'I loved him'

    03/29/2016
    Mike Wallace landed with the Ravens after the Vikings dumped him earlier in March. Find out why Minnesota coach Mike Zimmer still has such high regard for the veteran wideout.
  • Zimmer: Vikings' offense has 'no excuses' after revamping O-line

    03/24/2016
    The Minnesota Vikings spent the offseason revamping their offensive line. Coach Mike Zimmer said he texted players saying there were no more "excuses" after adding aid to the line in free agency.
  • Roundup: Andre Smith signs with Vikes

    03/17/2016
    Vikings coach Mike Zimmer continues to lure former Bengals to Minnesota. Free-agent offensive tackle Andre Smith confirmed Thursday that he's headed to the land of the Purple People Eaters.
  • Wallace: QB remarks not a shot at Bridgewater

    03/17/2016
    New Baltimore Ravens receiver Mike Wallace clarified comments from earlier this week, saying he didn't mean to take a shot at Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater.
  • Sendejo agrees to four-year deal with Vikings

    03/05/2016
    The Vikings have agreed to a new contract with safety Andrew Sendejo. Sendejo was set to be a free agent. Per Ian Rapoport, the deal is for four years and is worth $16 million.
  • Zimmer: Bridgewater needs to take charge

    02/29/2016
    Vikings coach Mike Zimmer is impressed with the progress quarterback Teddy Bridgewater has made. Zimmer, however, wants the young signal-caller to be more assertive.
  • Vikes want Bridgewater to let 'it loose' more

    02/19/2016
    Teddy Bridgewater was a big part of what brought the Vikings back to the playoffs this past season. Minnesota general manager Rick Spielman wants to see his young quarterback to let loose a little more.
Draft 2016 more
Pick Player
Rd 1, Pick 23 (23) Treadwell, Laquon WR 
Rd 2, Pick 23 (54) Alexander, Mackensie CB 
Rd 4, Pick 23 (121) Beavers, Willie OT 
Rd 5, Pick 23 (160) Brothers, Kentrell OLB 
Rd 6, Pick 5 (180) Boehringer, Moritz WR 
Rd 6, Pick 13 (188) Morgan, David TE 
Rd 7, Pick 6 (227)  
Rd 7, Pick 23 (244)  
Scoreboard more
TCF Bank Stadium - Wk 18 1 2 3 4 T
Seattle Seahawks 0 0 0 10 10
Minnesota Vikings 3 0 6 0 9
Schedule more
Wk Date Opponent Time
1 Sun, Sep 11 @ Tennessee 1:00 PM ET
2 Sun, Sep 18 Green Bay 8:30 PM ET
3 Sun, Sep 25 @ Carolina 1:00 PM ET
4 Mon, Oct 03 New York Giants 8:30 PM ET
5 Sun, Oct 09 Houston 1:00 PM ET
6 Bye
7 Sun, Oct 23 @ Philadelphia 1:00 PM ET
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Injuries more
Player (Pos) Injury
No Injuries Reported
Postseason Leaders more
Passing Att Cmp Yds TDs
Teddy Bridgewater 24 17 146 0
Rushing Car Yds Avg TDs
Adrian Peterson 23 45 2 0
Jerick McKinnon 2 7 3.5 0
Receiving Rec Yds Avg TDs
Stefon Diggs 4 26 6.5 0
Kyle Rudolph 1 24 24 0
Jerick McKinnon 3 22 7.3 0
MyCole Pruitt 2 22 11 0
Transactions more
Date Transaction
3/11 Travis Lewis (LB) Unrestricted Free Agent Signing (unrestricted free agent signing).
3/10 Alex Boone (T) Unrestricted Free Agent Signing (unrestricted free agent signing).
3/10 Emmanuel Lamur (LB) Unrestricted Free Agent Signing (unrestricted free agent signing).
3/9 Audie Cole (MLB) Unrestricted Free Agent Signing (unrestricted free agent signing).
NFC North more
Team W L T Win %
Green Bay 0 0 0 .000
Detroit 0 0 0 .000
Minnesota 0 0 0 .000
Chicago 0 0 0 .000

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. 10, 2016 at 03:04 p.m.

    Minnesota Vikings cornerback Trae Waynes intercepts Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson in the third quarter of the NFC Wild Card game.

  2. Published: Jan. 6, 2016 at 04:50 p.m.

    Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers sends a pass towards wide receiver James Jones, but the pass is swiftly interrupted by Vikings cornerback Xavier Rhodes.

  3. Published: Jan. 3, 2016 at 11:27 p.m.

    Vikings Xavier Rhodes intercepts Aaron Rodgers in the end zone

  4. Published: Jan. 3, 2016 at 10:44 p.m.

    The Vikings take back an Aaron Rodgers fumble to the house for a touchdown.

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