St. Paul Pioneer Press "One Matt will start. Another Matt could join him in the backfield. Vikings coach Leslie Frazier could no longer ignore that Matt Cassel has been statistically the best of his three quarterbacks this season. So Frazier said Wednesday that Cassel will start Sunday's game against Philadelphia at..." December 12
NFL.com "NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell indicated Wednesday that the league is considering making fundamental changes with how in-game replay reviews are handled. "I think our officials do an incredible job, but there's always room for improvement," Goodell told NFL Media's Albert Breer at the Special..." December 12
Fox Sports North "When Jared Allen arrived in Minnesota in 2008, he was an electric pass rusher coming over in a big pre-draft trade from the Kansas City Chiefs with a league-leading 15.5 sacks. Kevin Williams was the star of the Vikings' defensive line; already a three-time, first-team All-Pro and one part of the..." December 11
St. Paul Pioneer Press "Surgery will not be required on the sprained right foot of Vikings running back Adrian Peterson, although he will remain in a walking boot this week, leaving in doubt his status for Sunday's game against the Philadelphia Eagles at the Metrodome, a team official confirmed Tuesday. An MRI and a..." December 11
Per source with knowledge of situation, Adrian Peterson won't need surgery. Unlikely he plays this week, though.
ESPN.com "Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson will not need surgery on his sprained right foot, but is unlikely to play on Sunday against the Philadelphia Eagles, according to a person with knowledge of the situation. Peterson sustained a mid-foot sprain in the second quarter on Sunday against..." December 10
NFL INSIDERS ALERT: Adrian Peterson says MRI on foot reveals no torn ligaments, no Lisfranc injury. He expects to play SUN vs PHI
ESPN.com "Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson suffered a sprained foot during Sunday's loss to the Baltimore Ravens. Peterson, who said he is experiencing pain in his mid-foot area, is scheduled to undergo an MRI on Monday after X-rays were negative. The NFL's reigning MVP said he does not..." December 09
Baltimore Sun "In a couple of minutes, an offensive struggle played in wintry conditions morphed into a shootout, and it was the Ravens who made the final big play. Joe Flacco’s 9-yard touchdown pass to Marlon Brown with four seconds remaining in the game gave the Ravens a wild 29-26 victory over the..." December 09
Coach Frazier on Adrian Peterson: "The update is sprained foot so far. No real update on Carlson and Rhodes. I will learn more this week."
Vikings say Adrian Peterson has ankle injury. return questionable.
Pro Football Talk "It’s starting. As the prime years of running back Adrian Peterson’s begin to evaporate, the future Hall of Famer is thinking about the possibility of finishing his career in his home state of Texas. We know that he’s thinking about it, because he’s talking about it. “You know, I’d be a..." December 06
PSD Staff If you survived the ups and downs with underperformers and gut wrenching injuries to wind up in your leagues playoffs, than congratulations. But you know you're not done yet as just making the post-season is not enough. League championships and a year of bragging rights are on the line. Let's see... December 05
CBSSports.com "Vikings quarterback Matt Cassel will make his third start of the season when Minnesota plays in Baltimore on Sunday, according to the St. Paul Pioneer Press. Officially, coach Leslie Frazier said it's 'likely' that Cassel will start against the Ravens. Cassel would start over Christian Ponder,..." December 05
Audie Cole is now #Vikings MLB. Erin Henderson will play wlb.
Vikings HC Leslie Frazier says if QB Christian Ponder (concussion) doesn't play, Matt Cassel will "probably" start. Ponder evaluated today.
CBS Washington "There is not enough evidence to establish a link between football and the increase risk of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), says a new study. Previous information had shown that National Football League players may be at a higher risk of death associated with Alzheimer’s and other..." December 04
More than likely Cassel will start at QB, Frazier says; Ponder hasn't cleared concussion tests.
Minneapolis Star Tribune "And so it has begun. The 2½-year mission to build a $1 billion new home for the Minnesota Vikings ceremonially kicked off Tuesday morning with a long-awaited groundbreaking outside the Metrodome. Two longtime project boosters — Gov. Mark Dayton and Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak — were among..." December 03
St. Paul Pioneer Press "The Vikings embraced the spoiler's role in the NFC North, delivering a potential knockout blow to Chicago's playoff hopes with a dramatic comeback victory at the Metrodome. Blair Walsh's 34-yard field goal with 1:43 remaining in overtime ended a wild back-and-forth slugfest that featured 976..." December 02
ESPN.com "Minnesota Vikings linebacker Chad Greenway briefly left Sunday's game with the Chicago Bears after getting hit on the right wrist he said has been fractured since October. Greenway initially sprained his wrist on Oct. 21 against the New York Giants and fractured it six days later against the..." December 01
Foxsports.com "There is a generally understood rule that a football player should not, under any circumstances, put his hands on an official. Vikings cornerback Chris Cook disregarded that edict on Sunday during Minnesota's game against the Chicago Bears, and got himself ejected from the contest as a..." December 01
St. Paul Pioneer Press "When all is done, Josh Freeman might get paid $2 million for playing one game for the Vikings. Once again, the quarterback was made inactive for Sunday's game against Chicago at the Metrodome. Since signing with the Vikings on Oct. 7, Freeman has been inactive for six of eight games. The..." December 01
St. Paul Pioneer Press "It's another milestone for Adrian Peterson. The Vikings' star running back Sunday became the third-fastest player in NFL history to gain 10,000 career yards. He did it with a fourth-quarter run against Chicago at the Metrodome. Peterson was playing in his 101st career game. The fastest to..." December 01
Vikings QB Christian Ponder knocked out of today's game with concussion. #Ravens host Vikings next Sunday.
St. Paul Pioneer Press "Jerome Felton expects to be blocking next season for Adrian Peterson. As for Toby Gerhart, probably not. Gerhart has been playing behind star running back Peterson in Minnesota for four years. But Felton won't be surprised to see Gerhart carrying the ball somewhere else next season. "There's..." November 30
Fox Sports North "Adrian Peterson isn't going to make any big predictions, but he also isn't going to miss a game against the Chicago Bears' league-worst run defense. Peterson, who is second in the league in rushing with 997 yards, returned to practice for the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday and is probable for..." November 30
Rudolph (foot) Robinson (sternum) only two Vikings ruled out for Sunday. Webb, Rhodes passed concussion protocol.
NFL.com "Recently described by Dan Hanzus as "the baddest man on the planet," Steve Smith has gone next level with his interviews this season. The Carolina Panthers wide receiver dropped the hammer on Patriots cornerback Aqib Talib after flat-out emasculating Rams cornerback Janoris Jenkins in Week..." November 28
Leslie Frazier said Erin Henderson probably will not start Sunday against the #Bears.
NFL.com "The fact that we have had three recent off field situations is unacceptable and disappointing. Our organization looks at each situation and the circumstances involved to determine our actions with those players and how to best move forward. The Vikings have a comprehensive approach with our..." November 27
ESPN 1500 Twin Cities "We may now have some clarity to where MLB Erin Henderson has been while missing time for "personal reasons." Henderson was arrested Nov. 19 on suspicion of DWI and registered a 0.11 blood-alcohol content, according to Brian Murphy of the Pioneer Press. Henderson did not play in the game..." November 27
Minneapolis Star Tribune "Erin Henderson addressed reporters in the locker room Wednesday and apologized after being arrested for probable cause DWI and possession of a controlled substance in Eden Prairie on Nov. 19. "I apologize to my teammates and the organization for this situation coming and arising," he said. "But..." November 27
Coach Frazier: "Joe Webb and Xavier Rhodes both suffered a concussion. We will find out more as the week goes on."
Minneapolis Star Tribune "Vikings cornerback A.J. Jefferson was jailed this morning at the Hennepin County Public Safety Facility after being arrested on a domestic assault complaint. Jefferson, 25, is in his fourth NFL season. He suffered a neck injury in yesterday's 26-26 tie at Green Bay. Details of the charges,..." November 25
Vikings release cornerback A.J. Jefferson after reported arrest.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Matt Flynn (nearly) saved the day for the Green Bay Packers. At a deflated Lambeau Field — the Packers’ playoff hopes at stake — the back-up quarterback supplanted Scott Tolzien and led a furious comeback. Scoring on four straight possessions, Flynn took Green Bay to overtime against..." November 25
St. Paul Pioneer Press "Once again, Josh Freeman didn't dress out for the Vikings. The Vikings' quarterback was made inactive for Sunday's game at Green Bay. That marks the fifth time in seven games Freeman has been inactive since signing Oct. 7 with Minnesota. He played Oct. 21 against the New York Giants and was..." November 24
Adrian Peterson and Greg Jennings both active.
CBSSports.com "The Vikings still plan on moving into a new stadium by the 2016 season, but it turns out that they're going to have to pay even more money to make that happen. Already, the team had committed to paying about $477 million with the state of Minnesota offering $500 million and the city of..." November 22
USA Today "Jared Allen intends to retire as a Minnesota Viking someday. But it was hard to listen to him speak Thursday without believing he'll be playing somewhere else first. "To be real honest, I'm going to have to look at the situation of the team," Allen, the veteran defensive end whose contract..." November 22
PSD Staff He's only 5 foot 8 inches tall but weighs 212 pounds, making him fast and hard to stop as he can get really low to the ground. Bobby Rainey has stepped into fill the rather big shoes of Doug Martin who's out for the season. He's a starting running back that you need on your team heading into the... November 21
St. Paul Pioneer Press "Backup running back Toby Gerhart remembered earlier this week what it was like to get hit a lot on a Sunday. Stay tuned to see if he will experience the feeling again early next week. Vikings star Adrian Peterson is battling a groin strain. Coach Leslie Frazier said Wednesday he is "cautiously..." November 21
Frazier press conference starting. Ponder is starter
CBSSports.com "CBS Sports' Dan Dierdorf, the longest-tenured NFL analyst in television, will retire after the 2013 season. Dierdorf, a Hall-of-Fame player and broadcaster, has been around the NFL for the last 43 years. After a 13-year career as an offensive lineman with the St. Louis Cardinals, Dierdorf..." November 20
Minneapolis Star Tribune "Vikings defensive back Josh Robinson will be out at least 4-6 weeks because of a fractured sternum he suffered in Sunday's loss against the Seahawks, Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier announced during Monday's press conference. Frazier did not say whether they would place Robinson on injured..." November 18
St. Paul Pioneer Press "Adrian Peterson is not at full strength and it is clearly evident. Bothered by a nagging groin injury, Peterson carried 21 times for 65 yards Sunday against the Seahawks. There were times when it appeared he needed a burst of speed or a quick move to break a long run. But he just didn't appear..." November 18
Seattle Times "MOST POPULAR COMMENTS HIDE / SHOW COMMENTS No comments have been posted to this article. Start the conversation > advertising Percy Harvin proved worth the wait. Making his Seattle debut 11 games into the season, Harvin turned in two electric plays to power a 24-point first half..." November 18