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Dominance at Home Could Be Minnesota’s Ticket to Building Playoff Resume
By Sam Ekstrom - Sep 22, 2019
The Minnesota Vikings have now jumped out to 28-0 and 21-0 leads in their first two home games. Their defense has allowed seven meaningful points prior to […]
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The Two Erics — Kendricks and Wilson — Keeping Injured Linebacking Corps Strong
By Sam Ekstrom - Sep 22, 2019
Already trailing 31-7, the Oakland Raiders were looking for some semblance of life late in a game that they’d trailed since the beginning. On 3rd and 3 […]

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LOCKER ROOM VIDEO: Vikings Happy With Offensive Effort in 34-14 Win
By Sam Ekstrom - Sep 22, 2019
Hear from Minnesota Vikings players and head coach Mike Zimmer after their convincing win against the Oakland Raiders. MIKE ZIMMER KIRK COUSINS ADAM THIELEN  KYLE RUDOLPH Come […]
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INSTANT REACTION: Vikings Roll in Bounce-Back Win Over Raiders
By Sam Ekstrom - Sep 22, 2019
Early in the season, it’s a been a story of fast starts — both for the Vikings and their opponents. Sunday afternoon Minnesota was on the right […]
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What You Need to Know About the Oakland Raiders’ Defense
By Sam Ekstrom - Sep 19, 2019
When the Minnesota Vikings and Oakland Raiders last met four seasons ago at the O.co Coliseum, Khalil Mack was arguably the game’s most compelling player, and the […]
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Jon Gruden Talks Daniel Carlson, Kirk Cousins and Minnesota’s New-Look Offense
By Sam Ekstrom - Sep 18, 2019
Oakland Raiders head coach, Hard Knocks legend and Frank Caliendo impersonation subject Jon Gruden spoke to Twin Cities reporters Wednesday afternoon about his team’s upcoming game with […]
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The Packers Sold Out Against Kirk Cousins’ Play-Action Last Sunday
By Sam Ekstrom - Sep 18, 2019
Hailed as one of the league’s preeminent play-action passers by coaches, teammates and opponents alike, Kirk Cousins had a rough go of it last Sunday when asked […]
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SECOND LOOK: Pass Interference Calls in Sunday’s Game Raise More Questions About New Rule
By Sam Ekstrom - Sep 17, 2019
Luke Inman contributed to this story. Sitting at his locker, still wearing his cleats and pants over half an hour following the end of a 21-16 loss […]
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DAY-AFTER REACTION: Vikings Squander Opportunities in Loss to Packers
By Sam Ekstrom - Sep 16, 2019
Sam Ekstrom and Luke Inman of Zone Coverage break down the Minnesota Vikings’ 21-16 Week 2 loss at Green Bay, discussing Kirk Cousins’ many issues, the defense’s […]
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How the Packers Took a 21-0 Lead Before the Vikings Knew What Hit Them
By Sam Ekstrom - Sep 15, 2019
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Third-Down Misses Among Kirk Cousins’ Many Mistakes in Loss to Packers
By Sam Ekstrom - Sep 15, 2019
GREEN BAY, Wisc. — The Vikings lost 21-16 to their biggest rival, and there are many culprits: the slow start, the special teams miscues, the litany of […]
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LOCKER ROOM VIDEO: Vikings React to “Gut-Wrenching” Loss at Green Bay
By Sam Ekstrom - Sep 15, 2019
The Vikings fell by a 21-16 score at Lambeau Field Sunday. Hear from Mike Zimmer, Kirk Cousins and others in a disappointed Vikings locker room. KIRK COUSINS […]