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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...

Cowboys LB Vander Esch active after 1st absence of career

Nov. 10, 2019 7:09 PM EST

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Dallas Cowboys linebacker Leighton Vander Esch is active against Minnesota on Sunday night after the second-year player missed the first game of his career with a neck injury. Vander Esch was injured in a win over Philadelphia on Oct. 20 and sat out against the New York Giants on...

Zimmer on Kearse arrest: 'I'm very, very ticked off'

Oct. 30, 2019 5:40 PM EDT

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — Though the Minnesota Vikings welcomed a weekend off at the midpoint of their season, the mini-break didn't prove to be all rest and relaxation. The mood for coach Mike Zimmer turned sour when he learned of the late-night arrest of one of his players, Jayron Kearse. The backup free...

Vikings S Kearse faces gun, drunken driving charges

Oct. 29, 2019 7:02 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Vikings safety Jayron Kearse was charged Tuesday with multiple gun and alcohol counts after authorities say he was driving impaired while a loaded handgun containing more than two dozen rounds was on the floor of his car. The 25-year-old Kearse was arrested early Sunday after...