Vikings players, cheerleaders and team mascot Viktor shared sincere gratitude to American heroes recently during a visit at the Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Health Care System.
Hear the story of Phil Loadholt, whose father Phillip served several years in the military while Phil and the rest of his family grew up in Colorado, and now applies lessons learned from his father both on the field and off.
World War II Veterans Captain Tom Homdrom (Army), Corporal Wayne DeVries (Marine) and Quartermaster 3rd Class Bill Ringold (Navy) were recognized for their commitment and service to our country at halftime of Sunday's game.
The Vikings saluted former Navy Lieutenant and Minnesota Football Coaches Association Hall of Fame member Stan Nelson during halftime of Sunday's game.
Sergeant Thomas Block, a Minnesota native and a member of the 3rd Battalion of the 75th Ranger Regiment, sounded the Gjallarhorn prior to kickoff of Sunday's game. Block was attacked by a suicide bomber while patrolling in southern Afghanistan.
Hear the story of Stan Nelson, a World War II Veteran who was part of D-Day for the invasion of Normandy, who came home after serving to coach high school football at Anoka for 25 years. Plus, watch as Nelson sits down with another World War II football junkie: Bud Grant.
Sgt. Tom Block, a Waseca native and Army Ranger who nearly lost his life due to injuries sustained from a suicide bomber, joined "Vikings Connected" this week to share his story and talk about being a special guest at today's game vs. the Packers.
The Vikings and Pride Sports Leagues hosted the 1st annual Turkey Bowl at Winter Park. Youth teams from the Twin Cities took on ones from Greater Minnesota, with football safety being a focus throughout the night.
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.