11.06.18Getting It Done
Let me start by saying how happy I am we got the win Sunday. There’s a lot of football still to come, but to get a win over a tough division foe—that was huge. We knew how big a win would be and we went out there and got it done. The defense deserves a lot of credit for the win....READ MORE
10.30.18Needing a Win
Every week there’s a test that we have to step up and take. Last week, it was having the No. 1 rushing defense come to town. We knew it was going to be tough to run on them. When we tried, I don’t think we did that bad. But when they got ahead, we had to pass more and ended up getting aw...READ MORE
10.23.18The Run Game Isn't Always Pretty
After a big game on the ground last week, we were hoping to have another good day on the ground game against the Jets. But they do a good job of scheming up and showing you some different looks and different fronts. When it comes to the run game, you’ve got to know that not every game is go...READ MORE
It feels great to get a win of course, but I must admit—having success in the run game this week makes it a little sweeter. We’ve been wanting to run the ball like that all season, and we knew that we were capable. It was just a matter of going out there and doing it. If we&...READ MORE
10.10.18You Have to Believe
We knew heading into Sunday’s game against the Eagles that we’d have our work cut out for us. They’re the defending Super Bowl champions for a reason. But we knew we could handle them and we definitely expected to win. It feels good. To come in and win in this environ...READ MORE
10.04.18The Run Game/Going Back to Philly
People say a lot of things about playing on Thursdays, but I think it’s good to get a few extra days to let the body recover and get some rest. It doesn’t hurt to have the chance to take a mental break and then come back ready to get back to work. Going forward, improving the run ga...READ MORE
November.07.18Vikings Stat Trends at Bye: Offense:
The first nine games of the 2018 Vikings season showed stark contrasts between September and October-into-November. The Vikings have reached their bye week at 5-3-1 and 1-0-1 in the NFC North, which is behind the 7-2 mark that Minnesota posted in 2017 thanks to a five-game win streak. Minnesot...
October.31.18Vikings rush offense should come alive vs. Lions:
The Minnesota Vikings have had a difficult time getting their rushing offense going this season for a myriad of reasons, but things may finally be looking up coming off of a tough loss and into a divisional game against and opponent in the Detroit Lions who has seen the run game become their krypton...
October.24.18Vikings' decision to keep Latavius Murray is paying off:
Minutes after wrapping up interviews following the introduction of Kirk Cousins as the Minnesota Vikings' quarterback of the future, general manager Rick Spielman was back in his office trying to close another deal. The Vikings were up against the clock, aiming to work out a co...
September.20.18Vikings Host Flag Football Games for Special Olympics Minnesota:
A rookie came up clutch in the final seconds of a thriller. With the seconds ticking away, Linda Besonpere darted to the middle of the end zone and caught a floating pass from Vikings cornerback Mackensie Alexander. The last-second touchdown gave Besonpere’s team the win and capped off a...
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