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  Vikings | Stacy Keely signs futures deal    Tue Jan 21, 09:46 PM

Free-agent DE Stacy Keely (Vikings) signed a Reserve/Future contract with the Minnesota Vikings Tuesday, Jan. 21. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

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  Vikings | Bralon Addison joins Vikings    Tue Jan 21, 05:30 PM

Free-agent WR Bralon Addison (CFL) signed a Reserve/Future contract with the Minnesota Vikings Tuesday, Jan. 21. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

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  Vikings | C.J. Ham likely to receive tender    Mon Jan 20, 07:38 PM

Minnesota Vikings restricted free-agent FB C.J. Ham likely will be tendered a contract this offseason.

Footballguys view: Ham is a big part of the Vikings offense as he blasts open holes for Dalvin Cook. The Vikings will be wise to keep him in the fold for more of the same in 2020.

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  Vikings | Mike Hughes broke neck vertebra    Wed Jan 15, 11:09 PM

Minnesota Vikings CB Mike Hughes (neck) sustained a broken vertebra in his neck prior to landing on the Reserve/Injured list Friday, Jan. 3, according to league sources Wednesday, Jan. 15.

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  Vikings | David Morgan could return in 2020    Tue Jan 14, 12:26 AM

Minnesota Vikings TE David Morgan (knee) could stay with the team should the final year of his rookie contract toll into 2020, a possibility since he spent the season on the reserve/physically unable to perform list after a 'couple' of knee surgery to repair a cartilage issue, he said Sunday, Jan. 12.

Footballguys view: Morgan is a big-bodied blocker who came out of Minnesota as a sixth-round pick for the Vikings in 2016. He's not much of a receiver (16 career receptions) so isn't much of a fantasy factor.

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  Vikings | Stephen Weatherly wants to re-sign    Tue Jan 14, 12:23 AM

Minnesota Vikings DE Stephen Weatherly, an impending free agent, said Monday, Dec. 13 that he 'absolutely' wants to re-sign with the team. 'It's a great place and I have a lot of roots that I've developed here. It would be awesome (to come back) but I don't know what's about to happen,' he said.

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  Vikings | Everson Griffen hopes to finish in purple    Tue Jan 14, 12:19 AM

Minnesota Vikings DE Everson Griffen, an impending free agent, said Monday, Dec. 13 he has 'maybe three or four' more years left in his career, and he would like to stay in the Twin Cities. 'I want to be a Viking for life,' Griffen said, 'but it's a business, so we'll figure that out when the time gets here.'

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  Vikings | Dillon Mitchell signs futures contract    Mon Jan 13, 09:46 PM

Free-agent WR Dillon Mitchell (Vikings) signed a Reserve/Future contract with the Minnesota Vikings Monday, Jan. 13. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

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  Vikings | Minnesota to sign Stacy Keely    Mon Jan 13, 05:55 PM

Free-agent DE Stacy Keely (Vikings) will sign a Reserve/Future contract with the Minnesota Vikings.

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  Vikings | Minnesota parting ways with Jerry Gray    Mon Jan 13, 12:34 PM

Minnesota Vikings defensive backs coach Jerry Gray will not return to the team in 2020, according to a source.

Footballguys view: Gray has been in this position since 2014 in another development that indicates the Vikings coaching staff undergoing great turnover this offseason. The pass coverage fell apart at times this year, and it appears Gray is taking the fall for it.

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  Vikings | Mike Hughes update    Mon Jan 13, 10:39 AM

Minnesota Vikings CB Mike Hughes (neck) should be ready for spring drills, according to head coach Mike Zimmer.

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  Vikings | George Edwards done in Minnesota     Sun Jan 12, 10:59 PM

Minnesota Vikings defensive coordinator George Edwards' contract will not be renewed in 2020, according to a source.

Footballguys view: The Vikings will now be looking for new coordinators on both sides of the ball and Mike Zimmer only has one year left on his deal. The defense underachieved a bit this year despite having excellent personnel on paper and uncertainty looms for the long term.

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  Vikings | Minnesota signs six to futures deals    Sun Jan 12, 04:25 PM

Free-agent RB Tony Brooks-James (Vikings), QB Jake Browning (Vikings), WR Davion Davis (Vikings), TE Brandon Dillon (Vikings), CB Mark Fields (Vikings) and CB Kemon Hall (Vikings) signed Reserve/Future contracts with the Minnesota Vikings Sunday, Jan. 12. Terms of the contracts were not disclosed.

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  Vikings | Alexander Mattison not used much    Sun Jan 12, 11:48 AM

Minnesota Vikings RB Alexander Mattison was on the field for only two offensive snaps during the Divisional Round playoff game and finished with three yards on one carry.

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  Vikings | Dalvin Cook could receive extension    Sun Jan 12, 09:40 AM

The Minnesota Vikings are interested in beginning discussions with RB Dalvin Cook on a contract extension during the offseason.

Footballguys view: The Vikings need to wrap up their superstar running back. A second-round pick in the 2017 NFL draft, Cook had the first 1,000-yard season of his career. He finished 2019 with 1,135 rushing yards with 13 rushing touchdowns to go along with 53 catches for 519 yards. He made just $1 million during the 2019 season and will be entering the final year of his rookie contract.

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  Vikings | Minnesota sees 2019 season end    Sat Jan 11, 07:31 PM

Minnesota Vikings QB Kirk Cousins went 21-for-29 for 172 yards, one touchdown and one interception against the San Francisco 49ers in the Divisional Round playoff game. RB Dalvin Cook rushed for 18 yards on nine carries and caught six passes for eight yards during the game. WR Stefon Diggs caught two passes for 57 yards and one touchdown on five targets. WR Adam Thielen caught five passes for 50 yards on seven targets. TE Irv Smith caught three passes for 39 yards on three targets, while TE Kyle Rudolph caught two passes for four yards on three targets.

Footballguys view: It was a good run for the Vikings this season. They failed to make the palyoffs last year but made it to the Divisional Round this year. Next season, in the final season of Kirk Cousins contract, the Vikings are hoping to make the NFC Championship at least. We'll see if they can make that happen. This offseason, the secondary is a part of the team they'll need to improve to make that run.

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  Vikings | Brian O'Neill under evaluation    Sat Jan 11, 06:32 PM

Minnesota Vikings OT Brian O'Neill (head) left the game Saturday, Jan. 11, and is being evaluated for a concussion.

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  Vikings | Adam Thielen officially active    Sat Jan 11, 03:13 PM

Minnesota Vikings WR Adam Thielen (ankle) is active for the Divisional Round game Saturday, Jan. 11, against the San Francisco 49ers.

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  Vikings | Divisional Playoffs Minnesota Vikings inactives    Sat Jan 11, 03:08 PM

The Minnesota Vikings have declared WR Alexander Hollins, DE Hercules Mata'afa, OT Aviante Collins, SS Jayron Kearse, OL Olisaemeka Udoh, OG Dru Samia and DE Eddie Yarbrough inactive for Divisional Playoffs.

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  Vikings | Adam Thielen tests injured ankle    Sat Jan 11, 02:41 PM

Minnesota Vikings WR Adam Thielen (ankle) tested his lacerated ankle Saturday, Jan. 11, in a pre-game workout. It's the first time Thielen has run since his ankle was gashed Wednesday in practice and required stitches.

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  Vikings | Dalvin Cook in 49ers' sights    Sat Jan 11, 12:17 PM

Minnesota Vikings RB Dalvin Cook is the target of the San Francisco 49ers in Saturday's NFC divisional-round playoff game. 'He's one of the best in the league,' 49ers DT DeForest Buckner said of Cook. 'We've just got to do a really good job with shutting that down early.'

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  Vikings | Terence Newman works out    Sat Jan 11, 11:45 AM

Retired CB Terence Newman worked out for the Minnesota Vikings earlier this week, according to multiple league sources. The team briefly considered signing him before elevating a cornerback from the practice squad.

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  Vikings | Adam Thielen to wear padding on ankle    Fri Jan 10, 03:33 PM

Updating previous reports, Minnesota Vikings WR Adam Thielen (ankle) is expected to wear protective padding over his injured ankle during the Divisional Round playoff game, according to a source.

Footballguys view: Thielen had stitches to repair a cut in his ankle that he sustained in practice this week. That extra padding should keep that wound properly and effectively covered.

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  Vikings | Jayron Kearse to miss playoff game    Fri Jan 10, 03:06 PM

Minnesota Vikings S Jayron Kearse (toe, knee) has been ruled out of the Divisional Round playoff game.

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  Vikings | Mackensie Alexander placed on IR    Fri Jan 10, 03:03 PM

Minnesota Vikings CB Mackensie Alexander (knee) was placed on the Reserve/Injured list Friday, Jan. 10. The team also signed practice squad CB Nate Meadors to the 53-man roster.

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  Vikings | Adam Thielen expected to play    Fri Jan 10, 09:41 AM

Minnesota Vikings WR Adam Thielen (ankle) is expected to play in the Divisional game Saturday, Jan. 11. He will remain off of his feet until game time.

Footballguys view: Good news for the Vikings here. Thielen had to require stitches for a cut on his ankle he sustained in practice. The team is wisely being cautious with their superstar receiver.

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  Vikings | Stefon Diggs cleared for Saturday    Thu Jan 9, 06:02 PM

Minnesota Vikings WR Stefon Diggs (illness) practiced in full Thursday, Jan. 9, and was removed from the injury report for his team's Divisional Round game against the San Francisco 49ers.

Footballguys view: Diggs missed a couple of practices this week dealing with this injury. With Adam Thielen banged up (ankle) the team may need Diggs more than usual.

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  Vikings | Dalvin Cook set for Divisional Round    Thu Jan 9, 05:59 PM

Minnesota Vikings RB Dalvin Cook (shoulder) practiced in full Thursday, Jan. 9, and was removed from the injury report for the team's Divisional Round game.

Footballguys view: Cook helped the team run over the Saints in the Wild Card game. He'll be the centerpiece of what they do on offense against the 49ers on Saturday.

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  Vikings | Adam Thielen doesn't practice Thursday    Thu Jan 9, 05:55 PM

Minnesota Vikings WR Adam Thielen (ankle) didn't practice Thursday, Jan. 9.

Footballguys view: Thielen received stitches for a cut he sustained during practice on Wednesday. The Vikings are going to limit him until they play on Saturday against the 49ers.

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  Vikings | Minnesota's injury report for Week 19    Thu Jan 9, 04:42 PM

Minnesota Vikings CB Mackensie Alexander (knee) did not practice all week and has been ruled out for the team's NFC Divisional Round game against the San Francisco 49ers. S Jayron Kearse (toe, knee) also did not practice all week and is listed as doubtful. WR Adam Thielen (ankle) did not practice Thursday, Jan. 9, and is listed as questionable. DT Linval Joseph (knee), WR Stefon Diggs (illness), CB Xavier Rhodes (ankle, shoulder), DE Stephen Weatherly (foot), OG Josh Kline (elbow), DT Shamar Stephen (knee), TE Tyler Conklin (knee) and RB Dalvin Cook (shoulder) practiced in full Thursday and have been removed from the injury report. DE Ifeadi Odenigbo (hamstring) was not given a practice designation for a second straight day but also no longer appears on the injury report.

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Dalvin Cook player page
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  Vikings | Adam Thielen draws questionable tag    Thu Jan 9, 02:02 PM

Minnesota Vikings Adam Thielen is listed as questionable for the team's divisional-round playoff game at San Francisco on Saturday, Jan. 11. 'I just got a little tangled up in practice but I'm going to do whatever it takes -- it's playoffs,' Thielen said on NFL Network Thursday. 'I'll do whatever it takes to be out there on Saturday with my teammates and try to help this team win.'

Footballguys view: Thielen had to get stitches for a bad cut on his ankle suffered in practice Wednesday, Jan. 8. The Vikings are going to take it easy on him with the anticipation that he'll be able to play on Saturday against the 49ers.

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  Vikings | Adam Thielen out of practice    Thu Jan 9, 12:33 PM

Minnesota Vikings WR Adam Thielen (ankle) was present at the start of practice Thursday, Jan. 9, but was not participating.

Footballguys view: Reports have come out indicating that Thielen required stitches for a bad cut on his ankle suffered in practice Wednesday, Jan. 8. The team is going to be wisely cautious with him as they move forward in preparation for Saturday's game against the 49ers.

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  Vikings | Stefon Diggs returns to practice    Thu Jan 9, 12:25 PM

Minnesota Vikings WR Stefon Diggs (illness) returned to practice Thursday, Jan. 9, after missing the previous two days with an illness.

Footballguys view: Good news for the Vikings here, especially with Adam Thielen having to have stitches for a bad cut on his ankle suffered in practice Wednesday, Jan. 8. Diggs might be in for a large role against the 49ers on Saturday.

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  Vikings | Adam Thielen received stitches    Thu Jan 9, 10:14 AM

Updating a previous report, Minnesota Vikings WR Adam Thielen (ankle) required stitches for a bad cut on his ankle suffered in practice Wednesday, Jan. 8.

Footballguys view: This is a news item worth keeping an eye on...especially with Stefon Diggs missing practice this week due to an illness. Thielen's initial prognosis was good for playing against the San Francisco 49ers Saturday, Jan. 11, but the team continues to gather information and proceed with caution.

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  Vikings | Coach optimistic about Stefon Diggs    Wed Jan 8, 06:59 PM

Minnesota Vikings WR Stefon Diggs (illness) has missed the last two practices because of an illness, but head coach Mike Zimmer said he believes Diggs will be available to play in the Divisional Round playoff game.

Footballguys view: Diggs has been out of action for a couple of days but he should be out there. The Divisional Round game against the 49ers is on Saturday so Diggs has to get to feeling better fast.

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  Vikings | Armon Watts injury update    Wed Jan 8, 06:58 PM

Minnesota Vikings DT Armon Watts (hamstring) was placed on the Reserve/Injured list because of a hamstring injury he suffered during the Week 17 game. He is expected to be sidelined for four to six weeks.

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  Vikings | Wednesday practice report for Vikings    Wed Jan 8, 03:51 PM

Minnesota Vikings S Jayron Kearse (knee, toe) and CB Mackensie Alexander (knee) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Jan. 8. DT Linval Joseph (knee) was limited during practice. CB Xavier Rhodes (ankle, shoulder), DE Stephen Weatherly (foot), OG Josh Kline (elbow), DT Shamar Stephen (knee) and TE Tyler Conklin (knee) fully participated in practice.

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  Vikings | Dalvin Cook takes part in practice     Wed Jan 8, 03:45 PM

Minnesota Vikings RB Dalvin Cook (shoulder) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Jan. 8.

Footballguys view: The 49ers are going to try and stuff Cook as much as they can. He's the centerpiece of the Vikings offense and should get a healthy workload on Saturday in the Divisional Round.

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  Vikings | Adam Thielen limited    Wed Jan 8, 03:44 PM

Minnesota Vikings WR Adam Thielen (ankle) was limited during practice Wednesday, Jan. 8.

Footballguys view: Stefon Diggs (illness) is missing practice and Thielen is a little banged up. This dynamic duo should be out there Saturday against the 49ers in the Divisional Round.

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  Vikings | Stefon Diggs remains sidelined    Wed Jan 8, 02:33 PM

Minnesota Vikings WR Stefon Diggs (illness) is not participating in practice Wednesday, Jan. 8.

Footballguys view: Diggs has missed some time with this illness this week but has some time to get right. It's the Divisional Round on Saturday against the 49ers and we can't imagine Diggs missing that game. We'll get an update on his status later in the week.

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  Vikings | Shamar Stephen expects to play    Tue Jan 7, 08:28 PM

Minnesota Vikings DT Shamar Stephen (knee) said he expects to play in the Divisional Round playoff game even though he left the Wild Card playoff game because of the injury.

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  Vikings | Tuesday practice report for Vikings    Tue Jan 7, 06:33 PM

Minnesota Vikings S Jayron Kearse (knee, toe), DT Linval Joseph (knee) and CB Mackensie Alexander (knee) did not participate in practice Tuesday, Jan. 7. CB Xavier Rhodes (ankle, shoulder), DE Stephen Weatherly (foot), OG Josh Kline (elbow), DT Shamar Stephen (knee), TE Tyler Conklin (knee) and DE Ifeadi Odenigbo (hamstring) fully participated in practice.

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  Vikings | Full practice for Dalvin Cook    Tue Jan 7, 06:25 PM

Minnesota Vikings RB Dalvin Cook (shoulder) fully participated in practice Tuesday, Jan. 7.

Footballguys view: Cook is good to go for the Divisional Round. He missed time at the end of the regular season with an eye on returning for the playoffs. Cook was huge for the Vikings in the Wild Card Round against the Saints, and they'll lean on him once again versus the 49ers on Saturday.

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  Vikings | Stefon Diggs not practicing    Tue Jan 7, 05:08 PM

Minnesota Vikings WR Stefon Diggs (illness) is not participating in practice Tuesday, Jan. 7.

Footballguys view: Diggs has to get healthy in a shorter window than a normal week as the Vikings travel to play the 49ers in the Divisional Round on Saturday. We'll see if he can get out there on Thursday or Friday.

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  Vikings | Mackensie Alexander out for playoff game    Tue Jan 7, 12:52 PM

Minnesota Vikings CB Mackensie Alexander (knee) will have arthroscopic surgery to repair his lateral meniscus, which will force him out of the Divisional round of the playoffs against the San Francisco 49ers.

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  Vikings | Mackensie Alexander dealing with meniscus tear    Mon Jan 6, 02:00 PM

Minnesota Vikings CB Mackensie Alexander (knee) has been diagnosed with a small lateral meniscus tear and is consulting with doctors to determine if he needs knee surgery, according to a source.

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  Vikings | Minnesota moving on to next round    Sun Jan 5, 04:36 PM

Minnesota Vikings QB Kirk Cousins went 19-for-31 for 242 yards and one touchdown against the New Orleans Saints in the Wild Card playoff game. RB Dalvin Cook rushed for 94 yards and two touchdowns on 28 carries and caught three passes for 36 yards. RB Alexander Mattison rushed for 20 yards on five carries and caught one pass for 10 yards. WR Adam Thielen caught seven passes for 129 yards on nine targets. TE Kyle Rudolph caught four passes for 31 yards and one touchdown on seven targets, while WR Stefon Diggs caught two passes for 19 yards on three targets.

Footballguys view: Cousins was able to make big plays when it counted...essentially for the first time in his career. He was not known for making plays in big or primetime games but Cousins was money on Sunday. The Vikings ran the ball well and controlled the tempo of the game with their rushing attack. It will be a battle of two similarly structured offenses in the Divisional Round as they take on the 49ers.

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  Vikings | Tyler Conklin suffers injury    Sun Jan 5, 02:24 PM

Minnesota Vikings TE Tyler Conklin (knee) suffered a knee injury during the Wild Card playoff game and is considered questionable to return.

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  Vikings | Wildcard Weekend Minnesota Vikings inactives    Sun Jan 5, 11:43 AM

The Minnesota Vikings have declared WR Laquon Treadwell, DE Hercules Mata'afa, CB Mackensie Alexander, OT Aviante Collins, OL Olisaemeka Udoh, OG Dru Samia and DE Eddie Yarbrough inactive for Wildcard Weekend.

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  Vikings | Marcus Sayles joining Minnesota    Sat Jan 4, 07:27 PM

Free-agent CB Marcus Sayles (Rams) signed a Reserve/Future contract with the Minnesota Vikings Friday, Jan. 3. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

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