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Kubiak impact on Vikings’ offense is clear; Broncos to visit

Nov. 14, 2019 4:22 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings needed to refresh their offense after that flop of a finish to last season, and coach Mike Zimmer sought another experienced confidant. Adding Gary Kubiak to the staff has clearly changed the dynamic around this team for the better. “Gary has been tremendous....

Broncos-Vikings Preview Capsule

Nov. 14, 2019 1:16 PM EST

DENVER (3-6) at MINNESOTA (7-3) Sunday, 1 p.m. EST, CBS OPENING LINE — Vikings by 10½ RECORD VS. SPREAD — Broncos 5-4, Vikings 6-4 SERIES RECORD — Tied 7-7 LAST MEETING — Broncos beat Vikings 23-20, Oct. 4, 2015 LAST WEEK — Broncos had bye, beat Browns 24-19 on Nov. 3;...

Vikings stay grounded with clutch win over Cowboys

Nov. 11, 2019 7:56 PM EST

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — Kirk Cousins and the Minnesota Vikings delivered a clutch performance in the type of setting, coincidental or not, that has dogged them for years. With a victory on the road in a nationally televised night game against a winning team, they've set themselves up quite well for the rest of...

Cook leads Vikings to 28-24 prime-time road win over Cowboys

Nov. 11, 2019 1:06 AM EST

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Dalvin Cook did plenty in the running game. The NFL rushing leader from Minnesota might have had his biggest plays in the passing game while easily outshining two-time rushing champion Ezekiel Elliott. Cook ran for 97 yards, including the go-ahead touchdown on fourth down on the...

Vikings visit Cowboys with RBs Elliott, Cook in spotlight

Nov. 7, 2019 7:53 PM EST

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Ezekiel Elliott doesn't feel the need to declare himself the best running back in the NFL with the two-time rushing champion and the Dallas Cowboys set to face current leader Dalvin Cook and the Minnesota Vikings. Two months after becoming the highest-paid back by ending a...

Vikings-Cowboys Preview Capsule

Nov. 7, 2019 2:17 PM EST

MINNESOTA (6-3) at DALLAS (5-3) 8:20 p.m. ET, NBC OPENING LINE — Cowboys by 3 RECORD VS. SPREAD —Vikings 5-4, Cowboys 5-3 SERIES RECORD — Cowboys lead 16-14 LAST MEETING — Cowboys 17, Vikings 15, Dec. 1, 2016 LAST WEEK — Vikings lost to Chiefs 26-23, Cowboys beat Giants 37-18 AP...

San Francisco looks to remain undefeated vs. Wilson, Seattle

Nov. 6, 2019 7:37 PM EST

The San Francisco 49ers are the NFL's last undefeated team, while Russell Wilson is making a very strong case for MVP consideration in Seattle. Something in the NFC West is about to give. The 49ers (8-0) have home-field advantage Monday night and have had 10 days to prepare for Seattle (7-2) in the first of two...

Offensive balance missing early in Vikings' loss to Chiefs

Nov. 4, 2019 7:11 PM EST

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — Facing the 30th-ranked run defense in the NFL and featuring the league's top rusher in Dalvin Cook, the Minnesota Vikings opened Sunday's game at Kansas City with three straight passes. Kirk Cousins overthrew Cook on a first-down screen. There was a missed connection with an open Adam...

Chiefs get swagger back during 26-23 victory over Vikings

Nov. 4, 2019 12:39 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs got far more than a couple of players back from injury and a desperately needed victory over the Minnesota Vikings to snap a three-game home losing streak. They also got their confidence back. Just listen to wide receiver Tyreek Hill, who was all smiles Sunday...

Vikings' high-powered offense grounded by improving Chiefs D

Nov. 3, 2019 9:49 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings should have felt good about their chances against the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday, especially when Kirk Cousins and their high-scoring offense got the ball back with a 23-20 lead midway through the fourth quarter. Everything unraveled in spectacular fashion....