Get caught up on the week that was at Winter Park leading into Sunday's game against the Bears:
Monday, November 10
Coming off the bye weekend and wth the snow falling, the players reported early Monday morning for a quick practice. As always, Mike Wobschall started the week off with the Monday Morning Mailbag.
Sadly, it was announced on Monday morning that Orlando Thomas had passed away. Read about his legacy via comments from former players and coaches here.
Head Coach Mike Zimmer addressed the media following the morning practice:
Watch this week's Pick 6 Video Mailbag, which focuses on hopefully picking up a win in Chicago, here:
Tuesday, November 11
On Veterans Day, read about how Vikings players are set to honor the various branches of the military here, and check out Greg Jennings' salute to the Veterans below:
Look back at images from past games between the Vikings and Bears:
Look back at photos over the course of time featuring games between the Vikings and the Bears.
All four segments from this week's "Beyond The Gridiron" were posted including one on running backs coach Kirby Wilson and his incredible escape from a fire a few years ago:
Everson Griffen talked to the media about, among other things, what Jared Allen taught him during their time together in Minnesota:
Thursday, November 13
Speaking of Allen and Griffen, they are showcased in this week's Ticketmaster Hot Matchup.
The three Vikings coordinators addressed the media, including Norv Turner, who talked about the cold weather, Bridgewater's deep passes and more.
TE Kyle Rudolph talked about his potential return as well:
NFL Films previews Sunday's game here:
View image from Thursday's practice here:
View images from the Thursday, November 13 practice at Winter Park.
Friday, November 14
Watch the 'Winning Formula' segment from this week's "Vikings GamePlan" here:
The NFL Network crew looks at how Griffen will fare in his matchup with the Bears offensive line:
Zimmer updated the status of Kyle Rudolph after Friday's practice (read the full injury report here):
Friday's practice was held in the field house but with the doors open, making for a chilly day in preperation for Chicago, as these images show:
View images from the Friday, November 14 practice at Winter Park.
Wobschall has more on the Vikings plans to get outside for practice in the coming weeks and more in this week's 'What We Learned.' Peters offers his final take of the week via Friday's 'Vikings Roundup.'
Away from the football team, it was announced that the new Vikings staidum will host the 2019 Final Four. Read about that here and watch a video of how the stadium will look when hosting basketball below: