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  1. Vikings should use care with Bridgewater

    Ben Goessling

    MINNEAPOLIS -- Since he was introduced as the head coach of the Minnesota Vikings on Jan. 17, Mike Zimmer has preached open competition as one of his core beliefs, and he should. It's a way for the new coach to keep his players honing their games to ...

    Blog | June 24, 2014
  2. Most compelling teams: 2010 Vikings

    Kevin Seifert

    Editor's note: ESPN.com revisits the NFL's most interesting teams since Y2K with a five-part "Most Compelling Teams of the Century" series. We continue with the 2010 Minnesota Vikings. Brett Favre retired and then he really retired and then three ...

    Blog | June 27, 2013
  3. On Donovan McNabb and Sage Rosenfels

    Kevin Seifert

    Friday's waiver wire brought some interesting news to the NFC North. Former Minnesota Vikings quarterback Donovan McNabb went unclaimed amid reports that the Chicago Bears have no interest in him at this point. But veteran Sage Rosenfels will be retu...

    Blog | December 02, 2011
  4. Face it: Sidney Rice wanted out

    Kevin Seifert

    I wish I could put my finger on it. For more than a year, something has been off between the Minnesota Vikings and Sidney Rice. A frost began developing after the 2009 NFC Championship Game, during which Rice suffered a hip injury that eventually ...

    Blog | July 27, 2011
  5. Backup QB decisions on trial this weekend

    Kevin Seifert

    If the starting quarterback is the most important player on an NFL team, what does that make the backup? Collectively, the NFC North will get that answer -- perhaps painfully -- in Week 15. As of Thursday morning, there was a high likelihood that ...

    Blog | December 16, 2010
  6. Free Head Exam: Minnesota Vikings

    Kevin Seifert

    After the Minnesota Vikings' 38-14 victory against the Buffalo Bills, here are three issues that merit further examination: This season, quarterback Brett Favre has played through sharp shoulder pain, elbow tendinitis, two fractures in his left f...

    Blog | December 06, 2010
  7. Wrap-up: Vikings 38, Bills 14

    Kevin Seifert

    A few thoughts on the Minnesota Vikings' 38-14 victory over the Buffalo Bills: What it means: The Vikings are now 2-0 since interim coach Leslie Frazier took over for Brad Childress. They remain on the far fringes of the playoff hunt at 5-7, tra...

    Blog | December 05, 2010
  8. Clayton on possible Vikings candidates

    John Clayton

    Minnesota Vikings owner Zygi Wilf hired then-Eagles offensive coordinator Brad Childress as head coach in 2006, just days after firing Mike Tice. In a crazy year in which 10 head coaches were hired, Childress was selected over Sean Payton, Eric Mangi...

    Blog | November 22, 2010
  9. First decision a smart one for Frazier

    Kevin Seifert

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- The first question posed to Leslie Frazier on Monday was an obvious one. So was the answer. And that's why Frazier gets a thumbs-up on his first day as the Minnesota Vikings' interim head coach. In the hours leading up...

    Blog | November 22, 2010
  10. Odds and ends as we await Frazier

    Kevin Seifert

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- We've reviewed the presumed thought process of Zygi Wilf and the tenure of former Minnesota Vikings coach Brad Childress. We're going to shift gears to interim coach Leslie Frazier after his 4 p.m. ET news conference. In the me...

    Blog | November 22, 2010
  11. Childress safe this week, may not be next

    Adam Schefter

    Adam Schefter often answers reader questions. Query of of your own? Submit it right here. Q: The Minnesota Vikings now sit at 3-6 and Brad Childress is not a favorite in the locker room or with the fans. Will this be the week he is fired? -- Denard...

    Blog | November 15, 2010
  12. Minnesota Vikings coach Brad Childress safe this week, may not be...

    Adam Schefter

    Judging from Vikings owner Zygi Wilf's comments, coach Brad Childress likely will have his job through next week. But after that, nothing's for sure. Plus, is it Tarvaris Jackson's time in Minnesota? And will the Packers be able to retain Dom Capers?

    Blog | Conversation | November 15, 2010
  13. Free Head Exam: Brad Childress

    Kevin Seifert

    At the end of his first full year as the Minnesota Vikings owner, Zygi Wilf gave a number of interviews to local reporters. His team had just finished 6-10 amid a tumultuous first year under his handpicked coach, and Wilf wanted to make clear he supp...

    Blog | November 02, 2010
  14. Bottom line: Childress couldn't bench Favre

    Kevin Seifert

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- In the end, Minnesota Vikings coach Brad Childress wasn't willing to bench quarterback Brett Favre for performance reasons. That's the bottom line here from Gillette Stadium, where the Vikings finally have confirmed that Favre wi...

    Blog | October 31, 2010
  15. Minnesota Vikings' Brett Favre needs stitches on chin, but expect...

    A woozy Brett Favre sat on a cart headed to the locker room and wondered "what in the world am I doing?"

    Story | Conversation | October 31, 2010
  16. Indications pointing to Favre start

    Kevin Seifert

    BOSTON -- Given the unique nature of the situation, we've been hedging our bets this week on the Minnesota Vikings' quarterback situation. Starter Brett Favre has two fractures in his left foot and coach Brad Childress has been upset with his play th...

    Blog | October 31, 2010