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Rudolph Glad To Be Back With Vikings

Rudolph Glad To Be Back With Vikings

EAGAN, MN… There was plenty of speculation during the off season that Vikings tight end Kyle Rudolph would be traded. But the team eventually re-signed him to an extension much to the delight of the Rudolph who’s played his entire career in Minnesota and become firmly entrenched in the community. “And I just say I’m just glad they kept me….

KDLT AT VIKINGS TRAINING CAMP-Barr Happy To Be Back In Minnesota

Four-Time All-Pro Returns After Spurning Jets

EAGAN, MN  —  The Minnesota Vikings play their first preseason next week and are certainly happy to have Anthony Barr back in purple after it appeared he would be gone just a few months ago. After speculation that he’d be leaving as a free agent during much of the 2018 season, the sixth year linebacker changed his mind about signing…

Humble C.J. Ham Could Get Bigger Role For Minnesota Vikings In 2019

Enters As Starting Fullback For Third Straight Year

EAGAN, MN  —  It’s been a while since C.J. Ham was catching a lot of passes for at team named the Vikings. “I mean at Augie I caught a lot! Whatever is asked, I’m ready to do it.” Minnesota Vikings FB C.J. Ham says. It’s only seems like a long time since the Augustana alum was scratching and clawing just…

KDLT AT VIKINGS TRAINING CAMP-Minnesota Hopes Patience With Proven Core Brings Them Back To Championship Form

Vikings Keep Continuity....For Now

EAGAN, MN —  In the win-now NFL patience is a virtue. And so is talent. Which is why the Minnesota Vikings didn’t make drastic changes to their roster despite falling well short of Super Bowl expectations last year, believing that a second season under Kirk Cousins, combined with the continuity of a core group that’s played together for several years,…

KDLT AT VIKINGS TRAINING CAMP-Vikings Keep The Band Together As SDSU Alum Seeks To Work His Way In

Former Jackrabbit Tiano Pupungatoa Signed As A Rookie Free Agent

EAGAN, MN. —  Despite falling well short of their Super Bowl expectations in 2018, the Minnesota Viking organization didn’t make sweeping changes and kept the core of the team intact.  The players will look to justify that confidence by showing that keeping continuity will lead them to the places they thought they’d go in last season. Several of those core…

Vikings Confident Keeping Core Together Will Lead To Success

Minnesota Sees Little Turnover Despite Disappointing 8-7-1 Season

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  Though we’re still about 12 weeks away from the kickoff of the 2019 Minnesota Vikings season, it’s been easy to look ahead since many of their players have spent the last few weeks in Sioux Falls at charity events. That of course included Kyle Rudolph, whom the team re- signed after initially looking like they might…

Vikings Quarterback Kirk Cousins Talks Faith & Football In South Dakota

Speaks At FCA Events In Brookings and Sioux Falls

SIOUX FALLS & BROOKINGS, S.D.  —  Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins has been jet setting through South Dakota today talking about faith and football. Cousins started the day at Frost Arena in Brookings and later came down to Central Church in Sioux Falls as part of FCA sponsored speaking events.  Himself the son of a pastor, Kirk had a long…

Leber Hopes Vikings & Fans Embrace Target On Their Backs

Minnesota Opens Training Camp In Less Than A Month

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  Former Vermillion Tanager Ben Leber is getting ready for another season on the Minnesota Vikings radio network, and expectations haven’t been this high heading into a season since he played on the 2009 team that came within a win of the Super Bowl. That’s what happens when the purple signed their highest profile quarterback since that…

Thielen Sets Great Example for Kids

Thielen Sets Great Example for Kids

SIOUX FALLS, SD… Minnesota Vikings WR Adam Thielen was in Sioux Falls for Legends for Kids and had a strong message for the kids at the football clinic, Afterall, the former Mankato State WR had to overcome long odds to even make the NFL team. He knows that very few people thought it was possible and used that as motivation….

Ham & Thielen Impressed With New Vikings QB Cousins

Minnesota Signed Former Redskin To 3-Year, 84-Million Dollar Deal

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  The Minnesota Vikings have bet 84 million dollars on Kirk Cousins being the franchise quarterback who will end a 57 year championship drought. We’ll begin to find out what kind of return that gets in a few month, but so far several of his new teammates like what they see. C.J. Ham and Adam Thielen were…

HYVEE/SANFORD LEGENDS-Thielen & Ham’s Football Journey Inspires

Undrafted Free Agents Worked Their Way Into Starting Roles With Vikings

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  The HyVee/Sanford Legends week really ramps into high gear today with an array of camps, including a football clinic featuring a pair of Minnesota Viking players who’ve gone from supporting cast to headliners. Adam Thielen and CJ Ham are no strangers to the Legends football clinic.  C.J. especially has worked plenty of the camps dating back to…

Wieneke Excited to be a Minnesota Viking

Wieneke Excited to be a Minnesota Viking

Former SDSU wide receiver Jake Wieneke was the happiest college player not to be drafted Saturday night. As the final picks were being announced, the Maple Grove native was just hoping not to be selected so he could sign a free agent contract with the team he grew up cheering for. It happened and now Jake will head to the…

Lang Signs Contract with Minnesota Vikings

Lang Signs Contract with Minnesota Vikings

The Minnesota Vikings signed several free agents Monday to Reserves/Future contracts and among them is Sioux Falls native Cedric Lang who was also on the Vikes practice squad starting the season. Lang hadn’t played football since his freshman year at O’Gorman before getting a 5th year at UTEP where he was a basketball standout. He started as a tight end…

Eagles Fly Past Vikings In NFC Championship Game

Minnesota Gives Up 38 Unanswered In 38-7 Loss

PHILADELPHIA, PA  —  It took a “Minneapolis Miracle” for the Minnesota Vikings to beat the New Orleans Saints in the NFC Divisional Playoffs last week. It took 60 minutes of a relentless Philadelphia Eagles team to dash any hope of the Vikings returning to the Super Bowl for the first time in 42 years. The Eagles scored 38 unanswered points…

Vikings Trying To Block Out Pressures Of NFC Championship

Minnesota Seeking First Super Bowl Trip In 42 Years

PHILADELPHIA, PA  —  In case you haven’t heard there’s a rather important football game between the Minnesota Vikings and Philadelphia Eagles today. And if you think I’m trying to downplay the NFC Championship, you should hear the players. Of course the current Vikings are aware of the franchises tortured history and how much an entire state and region are pulling…

Backup Quarterbacks Front & Center In NFC Championship

Keenum & Foles Face Off For Trip To Super Bowl

PHILADELPHIA, PA  —  If I’d told you at the beginning of the season that Case Keenum and Nick Foles would be battling for a trip to the Super Bowl you’d think I was nuts. Truth will be stranger than fiction on Sunday when those two lead the Vikings and Eagles into the NFC Championship. The former St. Louis Ram teammates…

NFC Championship Preview

NFC Championship Preview

Some are calling Stefon Diggs miraculous touchdown catch the biggest reception in Minnesota Vikings history. But even he knows that for it to truly be that, the Vikings have to go to Philadelphia and win the NFC Championship and play for a Super Bowl on their home field. “Take everything with a grain of salt. It’s been fun but I…

Diggs and Keenum Reflect on Minnesota Miracle

Diggs and Keenum Reflect on Minnesota Miracle

The Vikings advanced to the NFC title game thanks to the Minnesota Miracle Sunday at US Bank Stadium. Case Keenum and Stefon Diggs talked about the play that ended up as a touchdown when they were just hoping to get into field goal range with no timeouts and 10 seconds left when the ball was snapped. It ended up as…

Vikes React to Miracle Win Over Saints

Vikes React to Miracle Win Over Saints

MINNEAPOLIS, MN…The Vikings advanced to the NFC title game with a miraculous last second win over New Orleans Sunday night at US Bank Stadium. The Vikings Trailed 24-23 and had just 10 seconds left on their own 39 yard line and no timeouts when Case Keenum lofted a desperation pass down the right sideline to Stefon Diggs. He not only…

Thielen Says Vikes Have Lots of Weapons

Thielen Says Vikes Have Lots of Weapons

Former Mankato State wide receiver Adam Thielen has had a phenomenal season for the Vikings. But he says it’s a variety of weapons on offense that make this team so tough to stop. He hopes that continues Sunday when Minnesota will host New Orleans in the playoffs. Categories: Sports, Sports Top Story, Vikings-imported Tags: Adam Thielen, Minnesota Vikings