Archive for the ‘Minnesota Vikings’ Category

Vikings’ Everson Griffen out with concussion after swerving car to miss deer

Saturday, September 18th, 2021

Minnesota Vikings defensive end Everson Griffen suffered a concussion in a car crash this week after swerving to miss a deer, coach Mike Zimmer said Friday, per ESPN. Griffen has been ruled out for Sunday’s game against the Arizona Cardinals along with Anthony Barr (knee), Christian Darrisaw (groin) and Harrison Hand (hamstring). The 33-year-old missed Thursday’s practice after entering the concussion protocol, the article states.

Saturday before football Sunday: What to watch for in Vikings-Cardinals

Saturday, September 18th, 2021

Kyler Murray vs. the Vikings’ pass rush Kyler Murray had a stellar regular season opener scoring five total touchdowns (4 passing, 1 rushing) in the win. The Titans’ pass rush ranked near the bottom of the NFL last season and it was no better against the Cardinals. This is where the Vikings are a tad bit better as they recorded five sacks on defense against the Cincinnati Bengals last weekend.

Vikings injury report: 4 players ruled out, LB Eric Kendricks questionable

Friday, September 17th, 2021

One starting linebacker is out and another is questionable.

Vikings present similar challenges to Cardinals as Titans with one added factor

Friday, September 17th, 2021

The Vikings and the Titans are very similar, although the Vikings have a stronger pass rush.

Same but different: Cardinals face similar test as Week 1 in Cook, Vikings

Friday, September 17th, 2021

The blueprints of the Arizona Cardinals’ first two opponents look pretty repetitive on paper. A lot like the Tennessee Titans, the Minnesota Vikings bring a heavy dose of the running game, paired with two impressive wide receivers and a capable quarterback. It all starts with running back Dalvin Cook.

Vikings at Cardinals: 3 story lines, 2 key matchups, 1 prediction

Friday, September 17th, 2021

FM, 1130 AM) Line:Cardinals by 4½ The Cardinals made a statement with a 38-13 win against the Titans last week, and while the Vikings try to deal with Kyler Murray and DeAndre Hopkins, they'll also have to worry about an Arizona defense that contained Derrick Henry and sacked Ryan Tannehill six times last Sunday. Unless the Vikings are much more efficient on both sides of the ball this week, they'll have a tough time winning what appears to be a difficult matchup on the road.

NFL’s Everson Griffen Suffers Concussion In Car Crash After Swerving To Miss Deer

Friday, September 17th, 2021

Everson Griffen will miss the Vikings' game this weekend ... after he injured himself attempting to swerve out of the way of a deer in the road on Thursday. Minnesota head coach Mike Zimmer explained the situation to reporters Friday ...

A brief look at Vikings/Cardinals history

Friday, September 17th, 2021

Regular season games between the Vikings and the Cardinals: 26 All-time record: Vikings, 15-11 Vikings’ road record against the Cardinals: 6-7 (2-3 in St. Louis, 4-4 in Phoenix/Arizona) Total Vikings’ points scored, head-to-head: 622 (23.9 points/game) Total Cardinals’ points scored, head-to-head: 576 (22.2 points/game) Longest Vikings’ winning streak vs Cardinals: 4 (12 November 1995 to 12 November 2000) Longest Cardinals’ winning streak vs Vikings: 4 (6 November 1977 to 30 October 1983, Cardin...

Sept. 17, 1961: The day Tarkenton and the Vikings arrived

Friday, September 17th, 2021

The seed for what Fran Tarkenton likes to call the greatest upset in NFL history was planted three weeks earlier when upstart Vikings coach Norm Van Brocklin, fresh off the playing field as league MVP with the Eagles in 1960, ticked off George Halas, Bears owner, coach, league founder and an instrumental figure in awarding Minneapolis its expansion team in 1961. Per NFL rules, Van Brocklin was ...

Vikings injury report: Eric Kendricks, Everson Griffen miss Thursday practice

Thursday, September 16th, 2021

See who were the new additions to the Vikings' second injury report of the week.