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Winter Park Rewind: December 15 - 19

Get caught up on the week that was at Winter Park leading into Sunday's game against the Dolphins:

Monday, December 15

Miscues ended up costing the Vikings the game on Sunday against the Lions, and Mike Wobschall looks back on those issues and more in Monday Morning Mailbag.

Craig Peters looks back on some of the positives from Sunday, including the Vikings offense doing a good job of getting yards after contact.

Wobschall goes into the film room to break down some key plays from the contest:

Head Coach Mike Zimmer addressed the media early in the afternoon to give his 'day after' thoughts on the loss:

NFL Network gives their weekly report card on the Vikings' performance this week:

Tuesday, December 16

This week's "Beyond The Gridiron" featured several great stories, including this one -- which Peters also wrote about here -- about Joe Berger and his off-the-field pet project:

Early in the morning, Chad Greenway was named the 2014 Vikings Community Man of the Year. Read about that here.

Wobschall looks back on the Lions game and '3 Lessons, 3 Questions' that came out of said tilt.

This week's Pick 6 Video Mailbag hits on several topics, including which Vikings rookie has been the biggest surprise this year:

Look back on Sunday's game via our exclusive 'Through The Lens' photo gallery:

View exclusive images shot by the team photographer from the 14th game of 2014 as the Vikings took on the Lions at Ford Field.

And then, turning the page to this week, look back on past games between the Vikings and the Dolphins:

Look back at photos over the course of time featuring games between the Vikings and the Dolphins.

Read out PR-based Vikings-Dolphins preview here.

Peters looks at ten Vikings-Dolphins numbers of note, inclding the fact that several Vikings players will be playing in their home-state this Sunday.

Wednesday, December 17

Wobschall officialy shifts focus away from the Lions and squarely to the Dolphins as he looks at five storylines to follow this week here.

Prior to the day's practice the club made a pair of roster moves, including elevating S Ahmad Dixon from the practice squad to the 53-man roster.

Zimmer and Bridgewater both addressed the media prior to practice as well, with Teddy's homecoming to Miami being a big topic. Peters goes into that subject and more here as well.

Check out images from the day's practice here:

View images from the Wednesday, December 17 practice at Winter Park.

Thursday, December 17

This week's Ticketmaster Hot Matchup looks at how Charles Johnson could fair in Miami this Sunday.

The three Vikings coordinators addressed the media on Thursday, including Norv Turner offering his thoughts on Bridgewater's rookie season:

NFL Films previews Sunday's game here:

NFL Network's Mike Mayock breaks down film on Bridgewater here:

The 2014 Vikings team photo is done, so take a look back at each and every team photo in club history, starting in 1961.

View Vikings team photos from 1961 through 2021.

View photos from Thursday's practice here:

Peters recaps the day that was at Winter Park by looking several ties between the coaching staffs of the Vikings and the Dolphins.

Friday, December 19

NFL Network sent us a unique video that shows Chad Greenway watching film of himself wired for sound:

Watch the 'Winning Formula' segment from this week's "Vikings GamePlan" here:

During his post-practice Friday press conference, Zimmer noted that injured rookie LB Anthony Barr will undergo season-ending knee surgery next week and miss the final two games of the season. Read the full injury report for the week here and watch Zimmer's presser below:

Watch the 'Film Room' segment from this Sunday's "Vikings GamePlan" here:

Wobschall recaps the week here via 'What We Learned,' talking about several topics including Turner's comments from Thursday about Teddy.

NFL Network weights in with their X's and O's take on the game:

View images from the final practice of the week:

View images from the Friday, December 19 practice at Winter Park.

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