Beyond The Gridiron

  • Behind The Scenes of the NFL's Schedule Process

    Posted Apr 20, 2017

    In advance of the 2017 NFL schedule release, get a behind-the-scenes look at the process of how the NFL puts the schedule together each season from this 'Beyond The Gridiron" segment from September of 2015.

  • Thielen, Hunter Evolving Into Game-Changers

    Posted Jan 3, 2017

    WR Adam Thielen and DE Danielle Hunter are two of the young players on the Vikings who took major steps forward in 2016.

  • A Tumultuous Season Comes To A Close

    Posted Jan 3, 2017

    The highs were high and the lows most certainly were low for the 2016 Vikings. Take a look back at the twists and turns of the last five months.

  • U.S. Bank Stadium's Legacy Begins

    Posted Jan 3, 2017

    Despite the team not achieving the success it wanted on the field, the debut of U.S. Bank Stadium was a success, proving a world-class venue for fans to enjoy watching their favorite team.

  • Vikings Again Make Huge Difference Off The Field

    Posted Jan 2, 2017

    As the team has done each year since the Wilf Family bought the team, the team had 100 percent of its players get out in the community and make a positive impact in 2016.

  • Greenway Honored As Community Man of the Year

    Posted Dec 26, 2016

    No player in Vikings’ history has done more off the field than Chad Greenway, who was recently named the 2016 Vikings Community Man of the Year and will represent the Vikings in consideration for the NFL’s Walter Payton Man of the Year.

  • Rhodes Brings Toys, Cheer to Children's Hospital

    Posted Dec 24, 2016

    Xavier Rhodes participated in his third annual toy drive and patient visit at the University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital.

  • Rudolph Brings Sick Kids On North Pole Trip

    Posted Dec 24, 2016

    Kyle Rudolph recently organized ‘Rudy’s Red Eye Express’ as more than two dozen patients and their families from the University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital visited the North Pole.

  • Irondale Player Overcoming Tragedy

    Posted Dec 21, 2016

    Former football player at Irondale High School Sam Heras was as recognized as the U.S. Bank Hometown Hero during last Sunday’s game. Heras lost both his parents to illnesses over the last two years.

  • Hard Work Pays Off For Anthony Harris

    Posted Dec 17, 2016

    S Anthony Harris, who has mostly been a solid special teams player so far in his time as a Viking, got the chance to step in for the injured Harrison Smith last week, giving him a chance to apply his off-the-field work to gameday.