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2018 Schedule
8-7-1, 2nd in NFC North
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4d

Vikes hire ex-Bronco Kubiak as offensive adviser

Gary Kubiak will return to coaching with the Minnesota Vikings, a source tells ESPN's Adam Schefter. The former Broncos head coach will have an offensive advisory role, and his son Klint is expected to become the Vikings quarterbacks coach.

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7d

Longtime Vikings assistant Michels dies at 87

John Michels, a College Football Hall of Famer whose 27 seasons as a Minnesota Vikings assistant coach included all four of their Super Bowl appearances, died Thursday. He was 87.

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9dCourtney Cronin

Stefanski back as Vikings' offensive coordinator

Kevin Stefanski, the longest-tenured coach on the Vikings, has returned as offensive coordinator following a stint as the interim coach at the position and being a candidate for the Browns' coaching job.

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10d

Panthers, Vike assistants to coach Shrine Game

Assistant coaches Sam Mills III of the Carolina Panthers and Adam Zimmer of the Minnesota Vikings will be the head coaches of the East-West Shrine Game.

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15dCourtney Cronin

Vikings' Zimmer: Lame-duck status 'no problem'

Four days after the Vikings' once-promising season came to a screeching halt with the team finishing 8-7-1 and missing the playoffs, Minnesota coach Mike Zimmer addressed his job status at his year-end news conference.

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19dCourtney Cronin

Cousins, Thielen downplay sideline confrontation

Tensions between Kirk Cousins and Adam Thielen boiled over on the sideline in an exchange captured by broadcast cameras as the first half of the Vikings' loss to the Bears ended. The two downplayed the heated incident after the game.

19d

Pedal-down Bears keep Vikings out of playoffs with 24-10 win

The NFC North champion Chicago Bears refused to let up, riding Jordan Howard for 109 rushing yards and two touchdowns and that relentless defense for a 24-10 victory over Minnesota on Sunday that kept the rival Vikings out of the playoffs.

Can Cousins get past Bears' D to make the playoffs? (0:24)
Woodson sees Vikings hurting Bears with 1-on-1 matchups (0:42)
26d

Vikings beat Lions 27-9 to move step closer to playoffs

Kirk Cousins threw a 44-yard Hail Mary to Kyle Rudolph as time expired in the first half to put the Minnesota Vikings ahead and they beat the Detroit Lions 27-9 Sunday, moving a step closer to playing in the postseason.

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26dCourtney Cronin

Vikings WR Treadwell healthy scratch vs. Lions

Vikings wide receiver Laquon Treadwell is a healthy inactive for the game against the Lions, the first game the former first-round draft selection will have missed since Week 14 of the 2016 rookie season.

Super Bowl IX: Steelers down Vikings (0:59)
Bruschi: Revitalized Vikings can be dangerous team (0:53)
Super Bowl VIII: Dolphins win again (0:52)
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33d

Vikings owner 'very happy' with coach Zimmer

Vikings coach Mike Zimmer received a vote of confidence from team owner Zygi Wilf on Sunday after a win over Miami kept Minnesota in the playoff hunt.

33d

Cook carries Vikings past Dolphins 41-17

Dalvin Cook had a career-high 136 yards and two touchdowns on a season-high 19 carries for Minnesota as the Vikings recommitted themselves to running the ball. They stayed in control of a spot in the playoffs with a 41-17 victory over the Miami...

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33dAdam Schefter

Sources: DeFilippo out as head-coach candidate

Fired Vikings offensive coordinator John DeFilippo, once considered a hot head-coaching candidate, will have to take a step back before being back on the short list for vacancies, sources told ESPN's Adam Schefter.

Team Stats

Passing Yards252.313th
Rushing Yards93.330th
Points For22.519th
Points Against21.39th