MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — When the yellow flag flew for defensive pass interference on Minnesota Vikings cornerback Xavier Rhodes in a recent game, coach Mike Zimmer immediately contested the call...
Heading into Sunday nights game at U.S. Bank Stadium the third nationally televised matchup between the two teams in 13 months the Vikings and Saints spent the week parrying questions about Januarys Minneapolis Miracle, insisting the last matchup would have no bearing on this one.
1. Zimmer has last laugh on blitzing Garoppolo
No, Jimmy 7-1 Garoppolo wont win every NFL start. And Sundays 24-16 loss to the Vikings also proved he isnt infallible against the blitz. In 14 first-half dropbacks, Garoppolo was blitzed only twice.
MANKATO — The Vikings have locked up another Pro Bowl defender.
Nose tackle Linval Joseph on Saturday signed a four-year, $50 million extension that keeps him under contract through 2022.
"It feels pretty good," Joseph said following a night practice at Blakeslee Stadium during training camp.