Beyond The Gridiron

  • Goals Still In Sight, An 11-Game Season Begins

    Posted Oct 22, 2016

    Back from their bye week, the Vikings are recharged and ready to set forth on an 11-game season, with the goals set forth prior to the rash of injuries still in sight for Mike Zimmer's group.

  • Eric Kendricks Following In Brother's Footsteps

    Posted Oct 22, 2016

    When the Vikings and Eagles square off this Sunday, LB Eric Kendricks will look across to the other sideline and see his older brother, Mychal, a fellow linebacker who is in his 5th NFL season.

  • Gruden: Vikings Look Different Than Other Teams

    Posted Oct 18, 2016

    While in the Twin Cities for the recent Vikings-Giants game, ESPN's Jon Gruden hosted a youth football clinic at Winter Park, and talked about his passion for the game, the respect he has for Mike Zimmer, and shared his thoughts on the 2016 Vikings.

  • Players Planting Their Roots In Minnesota

    Posted Oct 17, 2016

    Hear from veteran players who have already carved out their home in the state of Minnesota, as well as young players who are still finding their way and making the area a second home for them.

  • Vikings Re-Enshrine Ring of Honor Members

    Posted Oct 17, 2016

    The Vikings recently welcomed back several former players for a homecoming dinner at U.S. Bank Stadium, and then re-enshrined those who were previously named to the team's Ring of Honor at halftime of the Oct. 9 game vs. Houston.

  • Vikings Support NFL's "A Crucial Catch" Campaign

    Posted Oct 14, 2016

    The Vikings held their annual Breast Cancer Awareness game when they played host to the Texans, in an effort to raise awareness as part of the NFL's "A Crucial Catch" campaign, and also took part in a BCA luncheon

  • Moss on His Career, Favre, Brady, This Year's Team

    Posted Oct 13, 2016

    The Voice of the Vikings, Paul Allen, recently sat down with soon-to-be Hall of Fame WR Randy Moss to talk about his transition to a broadcaster, his thoughts on U.S. Bank Stadium, his fondest memories as a Viking, competing against Brett Favre, what Dennis Green meant to his career, his time in New England, the 2016 Vikings' defense and more.

  • Little Things Making Big Difference For Patterson

    Posted Oct 13, 2016

    Thanks to his hard work off the field and willingness to play any role to help the team, Cordarrelle Patterson has breathed new life into his career as a Viking in 2016.

  • Rhodes Taking His Game To The Next Level

    Posted Oct 12, 2016

    Now in his fourth NFL season, Xavier Rhodes is taking his game on the field to a new level and becoming one of the better cornerbacks in the NFL. Off the field, Rhodes is looking to establish himself in the Twin Cities by giving back by working with "The Strikes For Kids" organization to help kids with their education.

  • Dominant D-Line Not New To Vikings Franchise

    Posted Oct 2, 2016

    The dominant nature of the Vikings defensive line early this season is reminiscent of some of the elite groups the franchise has rolled out over the course of it's 50+ year history.