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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.