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Vikings, 49ers head into meeting on upswings in NFC

Nov. 26, 2021 11:57 AM EST

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings and San Francisco 49ers found themselves in similar predicaments a few weeks ago after seasons that began with high hopes saw both teams struggling at the midpoint. Both have responded with back-to-back wins to get into...

Vikings relieved Everson Griffen crisis ends 'peacefully'

Nov. 24, 2021 20:11 PM EST

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have made mental health support an organizational priority, an investment that only became more important with Everson Griffen's frightening experience three years ago. The condition of mental illness never truly goes away, as...

Jefferson gives Vikings go-to target, and big-game mentality

Nov. 22, 2021 18:18 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Justin Jefferson strutted onto the field for pregame warmups wearing a black-and-purple T-shirt bearing the likeness of his Hall of Fame predecessor Randy Moss. That was quite the bold statement by Minnesota's precocious wide receiver, particularly...

Vikings look to address road woes against Chargers

Nov. 11, 2021 12:01 PM EST

MINNESOTA (3-5) at LOS ANGELES CHARGERS (5-3) Sunday, 4:05 p.m. EST, Fox BETTING LINE: Chargers by 2 1/2, according to FanDuel SportsBook. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Minnesota 4-4, Los Angeles 5-3. SERIES RECORD:...

Vikings' pass defense faces daunting stretch, minus Peterson

Oct. 27, 2021 19:49 PM EDT

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — Patrick Peterson has been as vital as expected for Minnesota's revamped secondary this season, providing a wise and steadying influence on his younger teammates and sound pass coverage of his own. The Vikings are about to find out just how much of an...