Get caught up on the week that was at Winter Park leading into Sunday's game against the Packers:
Monday, November 17
After Sunday's tough loss to the Bears, Mike Wobschall looks at the issues the team's offense had in the loss via the Monday Morning Mailbag.
One positive from Sunday was the first half's fake punt. Wobschall tooks to the film room to show how that happened:
Head Coach Mike Zimmer addressed the media at 2 PM, looking back at the clock issues from Sunday and much more:
Late in the day on Monday, it was announced that a street near the new Vikings staidum will be named after Bud Grant on December 1.
Tuesday, November 18
News hit early in the morning on Tuesday that Adrian Peterson was suspended for the rest of 2014 and beyond, making his return to the playing field this season a long-shot (read the Vikings' statement on the suspension here). NFL Network provided several videos on the subject, including how the Vikings could move forward as an organization:
All four segments from this week's 'Beyond the Gridiron' were posted, including one outlining how Captain Munnerlyn has overcome the odds to become an NFLer:
We posted the 'Through the Lens' photo gallery, including some cool snow-filled shots, from Sunday's game vs. the Bears.
View exclusive images shot by the team photographer from the 10th game of 2014 as the Vikings took on the Bears at Soldier Field.
This week's Pick 6 Video Mailbag looks at how, among other things, the Vikings will go about trying to slow down the high-flying Packers offense:
Look back at photos over the course of time featuring games between the Vikings and the Packers.
Wednesday, November 19
Wobschall kicks off the day by looking at five key storylines to follow regarding Sunday's game.
Zimmer and QB Teddy Bridgewater addressed the media after the team's morning walk-thru:
Two news stories popped up late in the afternoon on Wednesday: first, with Peterson likely shelved for the rest of the season and Jerick McKinnon and Matt Asiata both on this week's injury report, the Vikings claimed RB Ben Tate off waivers from Cleveland.
The other story is regarding the new Vikings stadium, which had another piece to the puzzle put in place this week. Read about that here, and check out videos and photos below:
Check out a full photo gallery from Tuesday, as construction workers placed yet another piece of the steel Ridge Truss that will ultimately span the entire length of the new Vikings stadium from east to west.
Thursday, November 20
Wobschall takes a closer look at what the addition of Tate could mean for the Vikings here.
The rich history of the Vikings-Packers rivalry is outlined in this infographic here.
Offensive Coordinator Norv Turner talked about the addition of Tate and what it could mean to the club's offense:
Post-practice, Tate addressed the media for the first time as a Viking:
NFL Films previews Sunday's game:
View image from Thursday's "inside but outside" practice from the frigid Winter Park field house:
View images from the Thursday, November 20 practice at Winter Park.