Minnesota Vikings

Minnesota Vikings tight end MyCole Pruitt

Vikings top Steelers 14-3 in Hall of Fame game

Backup quarterback Mike Kafka threw a touchdown pass and running back Joe Banyard ran for another score to help the Minnesota Vikings beat the Pittsburgh Steelers 14-3 on Sunday night in the Hall of Fame […]

08/09/2015

Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium in Canton, Ohio.

It’s time for football!

The 2015 NFL preseason kicks off on Sunday, August 9 in Canton, Ohio with the annual NFL Hall of Fame Game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Minnesota Vikings. The Beast 980 will carry the […]

08/06/2015

Eric Kendricks

Vikings select LB Eric Kendricks of UCLA in the 2nd round

The Minnesota Vikings had so much luck by taking a UCLA linebacker early in last year’s draft that they decided to do it again. The Vikings filled one of their biggest needs, selecting Eric Kendricks […]

05/04/2015

Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr (4) passes against the Seattle Seahawks during the first quarter of an NFL preseason football game in Oakland, Calif., Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Ian Rapoport: Raiders have key piece to puzzle

NFL insider Ian Rapoport joined The Drive with George Wrighster and Brett Winterble Tuesday afternoon and touched on a few hot button topics in the NFL. Rapoport said that the Raiders have their quarterback in […]

09/30/2014

FILE- In this Oct. 16, 2011, file photo, Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson watches from the sidelines during the first half of an NFL football game in Chicago.  (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, File)

Petition filed seeking to block Peterson from son

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Authorities in Minnesota filed a petition Friday seeking a protective order for the 4-year-old son of Vikings running back Adrian Peterson. In the petition, Hennepin County Human Services asked a judge to […]

09/19/2014

Minnesota Vikings executive vice president & general manager Rick Spielman, left, speaks as owner/chairman Mark Wilf, center, and executive vice president legal affairs Kevin Warren, right,  listen during a news conference  in Eden Prairie, Minn., Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014. Hours after reversing course and benching Adrian Peterson indefinitely, team owner Zygi Wilf said that the team "made a mistake" in bringing back their superstar running back following his indictment on a felony child-abuse charge in Texas. (AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt)

Vikings reconsider, put Peterson on paid leave

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — Adrian Peterson has had the potential to be that rare post-modern NFL running back playing productively into his 30s. After that extraordinary comeback from knee reconstruction, Emmitt Smith’s career rushing […]

09/18/2014

FILE - In this July 26, 2014, file photo,Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson, right, stretches during NFL football training camp in Mankato, Minn. After a day of public pressure from angry fans and concerned sponsors, the Vikings have reversed course and placed star  Peterson on the exempt-commissioner's permission list, the team announced Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014. The move that will require him to stay away from the team while he addresses child abuse charges in Texas. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)

After making ‘mistake,’ Vikings bench RB Peterson

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Hours after reversing course and benching Adrian Peterson indefinitely, Minnesota Vikings owner Zygi Wilf said Wednesday that the team “made a mistake” in bringing back its superstar following his indictment on a […]

09/17/2014

Minnesota Vikings' Adrian Peterson makes his way off an NFL football practice field at Winter Park in Eden Prairie, Minn., Friday, Oct. 11, 2013. (AP Photo/The Star Tribune, Elizabeth Flores)

Criticism mounting for Vikings, Adrian Peterson

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — For as long as he’s been in the NFL, Adrian Peterson has been one of the most popular and most marketable stars in the league, an approachable superstar with the kind of […]

09/16/2014

Vikings general manger Rick Spielman talks with reporters about the decision to allow Adrian Peterson to play on Sunday against the New Orleans Saints, Monday, Sept. 15 , 2014. in Eden Prairie, Minn. The Vikings had benched Peterson after news broke Friday that he had used a wooden switch to spank his 4-year-old son,  causing unspecified injuries  (AP Photo/The Star Tribune, Jerry Holt)

Vikings bring back Peterson despite abuse charge

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — Adrian Peterson was back at Minnesota Vikings headquarters on Monday, and the first thing fullback Jerome Felton did when he saw his star running back was give him a high-five. […]

09/16/2014

Minnesota Vikings' Adrian Peterson makes his way off an NFL football practice field at Winter Park in Eden Prairie, Minn., Friday, Oct. 11, 2013. (AP Photo/The Star Tribune, Elizabeth Flores)

Vikings reinstate Peterson despite abuse charge

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — Adrian Peterson is coming back to the Minnesota Vikings two days after he was charged with child abuse for using a wooden switch to spank his 4-year-old son, and the […]

09/15/2014

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