MINNESOTA VIKINGS (8-9)
CAMP SITE: Eagan, Minn.
LAST YEAR: The Vikings missed the playoffs for a second straight year, prompting the firing of head coach Mike Zimmer and general manager Rick Spielman.
12. MINNESOTA VIKINGS (8-9)
LAST SEASON: The Vikings lost their first two games in crushing fashion to eventual playoff teams Cincinnati and Arizona and never truly recovered, not spending a single week above the .500 mark.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jacksonville's meandering coaching search has a new twist.
The Jaguars interviewed former Minnesota general manager Rick Spielman on Monday for an undisclosed front-office role, according to a person familiar with the process.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Kwesi Adofo-Mensah, the vice president of football operations for Cleveland, has emerged as the front-runner for the Minnesota Vikings' general manager job.
Adofo-Mensah was in Minnesota for his second formal interview with the organization on Tuesday, his first in-person visit.
EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have targeted two finalists for their general manager job: Cleveland vice president of football operations Kwesi Adofo-Mensah and Kansas City executive director of player personnel Ryan Poles.
EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings completed their first round of general manager interviews Thursday by meeting with Cleveland vice president of player personnel Glenn Cook and New England scouting consultant Eliot Wolf.
EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings interviewed Green Bay offensive coordinator Nathaniel Hackett for head coach and Tennessee director of player personnel Monti Ossenfort for general manager on Sunday.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Over the past 16 years, Rick Spielman had the biggest hand in crafting Minnesota's roster. Mike Zimmer ran the team for the past eight seasons.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have started fresh with a search for replacements for general manager Rick Spielman and coach Mike Zimmer after a second straight absence from the playoffs for a 61-year-old franchise still seeking its first title.
From the NFC North to the AFC East, the firings began almost immediately after the NFL's first 17-game season concluded.
The Vikings fired coach Mike Zimmer and general manager Rick Spielman on Monday following an 8-9 season.
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.
EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings will start training camp with yet another change in leadership for their offensive line, having reassigned valued assistant coach Rick Dennison to a consulting role so he can remain employed by the club without vaccination for COVID-19.
In their annual preparation for the official opening of the NFL's signing and trading period, teams will predictably jettison veteran players to create more space under the salary cap...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have doubled down on their reliance on stability as a vital ingredient for securing that elusive Super Bowl trophy...
Vikings General Manager Rick Spielman said Tuesday defensive end Everson Griffen is in a “very good spot now” two weeks into his return to the team after a five-week absence to address a mental health issue that led to two police incidents in September.
Rick Spielman gambled and lost.
In terms of Sundays outcome, a tie felt like a loss, and the Vikings general manager had no choice but to admit he screwed up his kicker situation and had to fix it before more damage was done.
The conclusion of the Vikings draft Saturday marked the seventh year that General Manager Rick Spielman worked as the teams key decisionmaker. There is no doubt Spielman continues to build on the faith Vikings owners Zygi Wilf and Mark Wilf showed when they made him the franchises first GM since Mike Lynn in the 1980s.
Here's a guide to keep up with the first round of the NFL Draft, which starts in Dallas at 7 p.m.
Complete coverage is available on our Vikings page.
If nothing else, the 2017 NFL season was a reminder that backup quarterback might be, as former Giants and Browns executive Ernie Accorsi used to say, a teams second-most important position.
Of course, the football gods have sucker punched Vikings General Manager Rick Spielman enough the past two years that he understands this as well as any decisionmaker in the league.
INDIANAPOLIS If the Vikings are assessing all options at quarterback as asserted by General Manager Rick Spielman, one appears to be another trade with the Eagles.
During the NFL scouting combine this past week, Philadelphias top decisionmakers alluded theyre open for business in trading Super Bowl MVP quarterback Nick Foles this offseason.
Who will have more at stake this fall for the Minnesota Vikings — head coach Mike Zimmer or GM Rick Spielman?
That's a tough call, so let's make it simple. If things go south for the Purple, both will likely be elsewhere at this time next year.
It’s funny how one defeat can drastically change perspective.
Prior to last Sunday’s loss at Philadelphia, the football world was bullish on the Vikings. They were undefeated, Sam Bradford was in the MVP conversation and the defense was being compared to the ‘85 Bears and the 2000 Ravens.