Kyle Rudolph stayed in town over the bye weekend to continue to rehab his injury but also to work with country music superstar Garth Brooks and his foundation, Teammates for Kids, which put on a hockey camp in St. Louis Park during Brooks' extended stay in the Twin Cities.
Hear the fascinating story of CB Captain Munnerlyn, who was born three months premature and dealt with his dad being shot and killed when his was just six-years-old, and later his older brother going to jail. But thanks largely to his mother, Captain was able to overcome the odds and live out his dream of making it to the NFL.
Hear from third year K Blair Walsh, who is on track to make a return trip to the Pro Bowl thanks to his on-field success and the prep work he puts in off the field. Visit vikings.com/probowl to vote for Walsh and your other favorite Vikings.
The Vikings recently hosted their first ever Women's Mini-Camp at Winter Park, with over 200 women participating, and GM Rick Spielman as one of the speakers.
Hear the incredible story of Vikings running backs coach Kirby Wilson, who was severely burned by a fire that broke out at his home in Pennsylvania in 2012 while coaching with the Steelers.
Christian and Samantha Ponder recently ran into Justin Robbins and his children, who were grieving over the loss of their mother, Maggie, at Lululemon in Edina. The Ponders purchased clothing for the family and had them out to Winter Park to watch practice and meet other players.
Andrew Sendejo is a hart-hitting special teams ace for the Vikings, but off the field, Sendejo has a bit of a softer side with his passion for music, playing both the piano and guitar.
The Vikings organization, from rookie Anthony Barr to Head Coach Mike Zimmer and beyond, teamed up with fans, sponsors and more than 20 of the best chefs in the Twin Cities to kick hunger at the 2014 Taste of the Vikings.
Hang out with Vikings rookie LB Anthony Barr on a recent day off, including his trip to the The Original Pancake House in Eden Prairie for a 1 PM serving for breakfast.
Alex Loehlein, an 8-year-old boy who has Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, penned a touching thank you letter to Coach Zimmer after a visit with the club, resulting in he and his grandpa getting each getting a game ball after the Vikings recent win over the Buccaneers.