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Vikings' Barr finally back; knee injury brought 'down days'

Oct. 06, 2021 19:30 PM EDT

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — Anthony Barr has been cleared to rejoin the Minnesota Vikings, putting the four-time Pro Bowl linebacker back in action after an 18-game absence and giving a lagging defense a valued asset. Barr was sidelined by a balky knee early in training camp....

Hexed? Vexed? Vikings try to stay on track after missed kick

Sep. 20, 2021 19:11 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings haven't given up on Greg Joseph. He said he's still confident in himself, too. After a second straight excruciating loss, thanks to the latest miss on a late-game kick for this seemingly star-crossed franchise, the Vikings have...

Joseph's missed FG dooms Vikings in 34-33 loss to Cardinals

Sep. 19, 2021 21:17 PM EDT

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings put together a near-perfect final drive, picking their way down the field while managing the clock so they would get the final play of a wild game in the desert. All that was missing was the finish. Greg...

Cards win 34-33 thriller after Vikings miss last-second FG

Sep. 19, 2021 21:00 PM EDT

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona's Jordan Hicks didn't dare turn around as Minnesota's potential game-winning field goal floated toward the uprights. Instead, he watched the videoboard for a moment and then locked eyes with Ezekial Turner, who had been knocked to the turf, his expression...

Cards work to prove stellar Week 1 was no fluke vs. Vikings

Sep. 16, 2021 14:32 PM EDT

MINNESOTA (0-1) at ARIZONA (1-0) Sunday, 4:05 p.m. EDT, Fox OPENING LINE: Cardinals by 3 1/2, according to FanDuel SportsBook AGAINST THE SPREAD: Minnesota 0-1; Arizona 1-0 SERIES RECORD: Vikings lead 17-11. ...

Flagged for inauspicious activity: Vikes dogged by penalties

Sep. 13, 2021 18:36 PM EDT

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings wore purple jerseys and white pants for their season opener. The yellow flags were an unplanned and unwelcomed accessory. Nothing will spoil a game quite like recurring penalties, and the Vikings ultimately sealed their demise...

Vikes rule LB Barr out vs. Bengals with nagging knee trouble

Sep. 10, 2021 14:58 PM EDT

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Vikings linebacker Anthony Barr has been ruled out for the season opener at Cincinnati because of a nagging knee injury that kept him on the sideline for much of the preseason. The Vikings also listed rookie left tackle Christian Darrisaw...

Pressure's on Zimmer, Vikings, looking to lean on restored D

Sep. 01, 2021 16:01 PM EDT

MINNESOTA VIKINGS (7-9) New faces: DT Dalvin Tomlinson, DT Michael Pierce, CB Patrick Peterson, CB Bashaud Breeland, TE Chris Herndon, K Greg Joseph, S Xavier Woods, CB Mackensie Alexander, DT Sheldon Richardson, LB Nick Vigil, DE Stephen Weatherly, WR/KR Ihmir...