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Vikings ink Hockenson to a new extension

Vikings ink Hockenson to a new extension

The Minnesota Vikings announce the team has agreed to terms with tight end T.J. Hockenson on a multi-year contract extension.  Hockenson enters his fifth NFL season and second with the Vikings in 2023, after being traded to Minnesota from the Detroit Lions on Nov. 1,...

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Vikings to honor the legendary Bud Grant

Vikings to honor the legendary Bud Grant

Minnesota Vikings Owner/President Mark Wilf announced today the team will honor the memory of Bud Grant throughout the 2023 regular season. As part of the tribute, the team will wear the new Classic uniform, complete with a ‘Bud’ signature patch, for the home opener...

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Kirk Cousins Stars In Netflix Series

(Eagan, MN) -- Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins is one of three N-F-L Q-B's staring in a new Netflix series called "Quarterback." The series focuses on Cousins along with Chiefs Q-B Patrick Mahomes and Falcons Q-B Marcus Mariota and takes you through their 2023 season...

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Vikings make if official, cut Dalvin Cook

Vikings make if official, cut Dalvin Cook

The Minnesota Vikings have announced the team has terminated the contract of RB Dalvin Cook. “I hold Dalvin in the highest regard and am grateful for his contributions on and off the field. Dalvin is a tough, dynamic player and a respected leader by his teammates,...

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Vikings Release 2023 Schedule

(Eagan, MN)  --  The Minnesota Vikings embark on their 63rd N-F-L season in 2023 with a schedule featuring five primetime games. Three of the primetime matchups will be at U.S. Bank Stadium, including two Monday Night Football contests, marking the first time since...

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Public memorial for Bud Grant planned

Public memorial for Bud Grant planned

A free, public celebration of Bud Grant’s life will be held at U.S. Bank Stadium on Sunday, May 21, at noon. Speakers, panel discussions and memorial videos will pay tribute to the Pro Football Hall of Fame coach and honor his contributions to the region as an avid...

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Longtime Vikings equipment manager retires after 47 years

Longtime Vikings equipment manager retires after 47 years

Longtime Minnesota Vikings Equipment Manager Dennis Ryan has retired after 47 years with the organization. “I’m humbled to have been a part of the Vikings since I was a part-timer in high school,” said Ryan. “To look back at more than 40 years and see all the ways the...

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Vikings release LB Kendricks

Vikings release LB Kendricks

Eagan, Minn. (March 6, 2023) – The Minnesota Vikings have announced the team has terminated the contract of LB Eric Kendricks. “As a Pro Bowler and team captain, a Walter Payton Man of the Year nominee and a leader of the Vikings social justice efforts, Eric leaves a...

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Vikings have their new defensive coordinator

Vikings have their new defensive coordinator

The Minnesota Vikings have named Brian Flores defensive coordinator. Flores spent the 2022 season as the senior defensive assistant/linebackers coach for the Pittsburgh Steelers and brings almost two decades of NFL experience to Head Coach Kevin O’Connell’s staff. In...

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Hunter Heading To Pro Bowl

(Eagan, MN)  --  Vikings linebacker Danielle Hunter has been named to the 2023 N-F-L Pro Bowl Games. Hunter, who will be appearing in his third Pro Bowl, is replacing Eagles linebacker Haason Reddick, who is unable to participate due to the Super Bowl.  Hunter started...

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Vikings defensive coordinator Donatell fired

Vikings defensive coordinator Donatell fired

STATEMENT FROM VIKINGS HEAD COACH KEVIN O’CONNELL Eagan, Minn. (January 19, 2023) – "Today I informed Ed Donatell we will be going in a different direction at defensive coordinator in 2023. While this was a difficult decision because of the tremendous respect I have...

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Vikings fan guide for Sunday’s playoff game

Vikings fan guide for Sunday’s playoff game

As the Minnesota Vikings prepare to host the New York Giants in the NFC Wildcard matchup at 3:40 p.m. this Sunday, January 15, the team is planning several opportunities for fans to celebrate the playoff weekend. Given the high demand for this game, the Vikings...

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Greg Joseph named NFC Special Teams Player of the Week

Greg Joseph named NFC Special Teams Player of the Week

Vikings K Greg Joseph has been named NFC Special Teams Player of the Week, the NFL announced today. In the 27-24 victory over the New York Giants in Week 16, Joseph was perfect on all his kicks, making three extra points and connecting on both of his field goals,...

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Vikings Drama Again ***SATURDAY***

(Minneapolis, MN)  --  Minnesota kicker Greg Joseph drilled a 61-yard game-winning field goal as time expired to send the Vikings past the Giants 27-24 at U.S. Bank Stadium.  Paul Allen had the call of the game winning kick on KFAN in the Twin Cities: The Vikings...

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Vikings hosting “white out” Saturday vs. Giants

Vikings hosting “white out” Saturday vs. Giants

The Minnesota Vikings will host their Winter Whiteout game this Saturday, December 24, when the team takes on the New York Giants at noon. This will mark the first time in franchise history that the Vikings have worn white-on-white uniforms at home in the regular...

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Cousins named NFC Offensive Player of the Week

Cousins named NFC Offensive Player of the Week

Vikings QB Kirk Cousins has been named NFC Offensive Player of the Week for his efforts against the Indianapolis Colts in Week 15, the NFL announced today. Cousins, an eleven-year pro, led the Vikings to their first win over Indianapolis since 1997, overcoming a...

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Thielen announces second annual Charity Softball Game

Thielen announces second annual Charity Softball Game

Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Adam Thielen has helped lead his team to a winning record this season. In May, he’ll be working towards a different victory – winning his Annual Thielen Foundation Charity Softball Game, presented by Choice Bank. Thielen and his...

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Vikings Stunned By Lions

(Detroit, MI)  --  Jared Goff and Kirk Cousins each put up monster numbers but it was the Lions that surged past the Vikings 34-23.  Goff was 27 of 39 for 330 yards through the air and threw three T-D passes as the Lions thwarted the Vikings effort to clinch the N-F-C...

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Vikings to host Indigenous Bowl on Sunday

Vikings to host Indigenous Bowl on Sunday

The 7G Foundation, in partnership with the Minnesota Vikings, will host the 5th Indigenous Bowl at U.S. Bank Stadium on Sunday, December 11 with a 10:00 a.m. kickoff. The Indigenous Bowl began in 2017 and creates opportunities for Native American athletes to compete...

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Thielen named Vikings’ candidate for NFL Man of the Year

Thielen named Vikings’ candidate for NFL Man of the Year

The NFL and Minnesota Vikings announced today WR Adam Thielen has been named the team’s nominee for the 2022 WALTER PAYTON NFL MAN OF THE YEAR AWARD. Considered the league's most prestigious honor, the Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award presented by Nationwide...

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Vikings Get Another Narrow Win

(Minneapolis, MN)  --  Another game another game the Vikings eek out a late win this time it was a 27-22 win at U.S. Bank Stadium over the New York Jets.  Justin Jefferson scored with 8:33 left to give the home team the lead and then the defense was able to shine...

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Vikings Nwangwu is NFC Special Teams Player of the Week

Vikings Nwangwu is NFC Special Teams Player of the Week

Vikings RB Kene Nwangwu has been named NFC Special Teams Player of the Week, the NFL announced today.   Four minutes into the third quarter with Minnesota trailing New England, 23-16, Nwangwu tight roped the sideline to return a kick 97 yards for a game-tying...

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Vikings Outlast Pats on TNF

(Minneapolis, MN)  --  The Vikings scored a go-ahead touchdown in the fourth-quarter to beat the New England Patriots 33-26 in Minnesota on Thanksgiving Night.  Kirk Cousins tossed a 15-yard touchdown to Adam Thielen with under ten minutes left in regulation to take...

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Voice of Vikings Paul Allen goes viral, talks with MNN (AUDIO)

Voice of Vikings Paul Allen goes viral, talks with MNN (AUDIO)

The 8-1 Vikings have certainly captured the attention of football fans in Minnesota and across the country. Last week's overtime win in Buffalo took on additional significance when the video of Vikings radio play-by-play man Paul Allen went viral. The late-game radio...

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Justin Jefferson wins NFC Offensive Player of the Week

Justin Jefferson wins NFC Offensive Player of the Week

Minnesota Vikings WR Justin Jefferson has been named NFC Offensive Player of the Week for his outing against the Buffalo Bills in Week 10, the NFL announced today.   Jefferson played a major role in the 33-30 overtime win at Buffalo, catching 10 passes for a...

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NFL Pro Bowl fan voting underway

NFL Pro Bowl fan voting underway

– The 2023 Pro Bowl Games Vote is now open and fans can show their support for their favorite players by voting for them to be named to the 2023 Pro Bowl Games roster. The NFL will leverage social media platforms to showcase its players' incredible athletic...

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Smith wins NFC Defensive Player of the Week Award

Smith wins NFC Defensive Player of the Week Award

Linebacker ZA’DARIUS SMITH of the Minnesota Vikings, running back CHRISTIAN MCCAFFREY of the San Francisco 49ers and tight end WILL DISSLY of the Seattle Seahawks are the NFC Offensive, Defensive and Special Teams Players of the Week for games played in Week 8...

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