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  1. Vikings get to work on needs for 2015

    Ben Goessling

    MOBILE, Ala. -- When Mike Zimmer got his first look at the Minnesota Vikings' position-by-position needs in their initial draft meeting last year, his immediate reaction was shock. "I was like, 'Oh my goodness -- look at all those holes we have,'"...

    Blog | January 22, 2015
  2. Vikings: Assessing Captain Munnerlyn's 2015 prospects

    Ben Goessling

    MINNEAPOLIS -- During his season-ending press conference with Minnesota Vikings beat writers on Wednesday, general manager Rick Spielman was discussing the performance of the players the team signed before last season when he offered what I thought w...

    Blog | January 15, 2015
  3. Vikings plays that shaped 2014: 4th-and-20 in Buffalo

    Ben Goessling

    MINNEAPOLIS -- We're continuing our look at the 10 plays that defined the Minnesota Vikings' 2014 season. Today, we'll look at the key play in the Buffalo Bills' final drive during their 17-16 win over the Vikings. WHEN: Oct. 19, 2014 WHERE: A ...

    Blog | January 12, 2015
  4. Vikings plays that shaped 2014: Munnerlyn's 'suplex' hit on Brees...

    Ben Goessling

    MINNEAPOLIS -- We're continuing our look at the 10 plays that defined the Minnesota Vikings' 2014 season. Today, we'll return to Captain Munnerlyn's pivotal -- and contested -- unnecessary roughness penalty on Drew Brees. WHEN: Sept. 21, 2014 W...

    Blog | January 08, 2015
  5. Around the Horns: Munnerlyn had 'one of my worst years in footbal...

    Ben Goessling

    Welcome to Around the Horns, our daily look at what's happening on the Vikings beat: The Minnesota Vikings signed Captain Munnerlyn last March with the primary focus of fixing a slot cornerback problem that had been festering since they cut Antoin...

    Blog | January 02, 2015
  6. Vikings mailbag: Who stays, who goes

    Ben Goessling

    MINNEAPOLIS -- Thanks to all of you who submitted questions for this week's Minnesota Vikings mailbag. You can submit them at any point during the week on Twitter, using the hashtag #VikingsMail. @GoesslingESPN: Good morning, everyone. Hope yo...

    Blog | December 27, 2014
  7. Minnesota Vikings film review: Defense

    Ben Goessling

    MINNEAPOLIS -- When Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer called his team's defensive performance against the Miami Dolphins "one of the worst I've seen in a long time," he had his pick of exhibits to support that claim. The Vikings weren't able to ...

    Blog | December 23, 2014
  8. Prediction: Lions will beat Vikings

    Ben Goessling

    The Minnesota Vikings' offense is in a different state than it was on Oct. 12, which stands as the unit's worst performance of the season to date. The Vikings scored just three points against the Detroit Lions that day, as quarterback Teddy Bridgewat...

    Blog | December 12, 2014
  9. Vikings will have to be aware of Calvin Johnson this time vs. Lio...

    Ben Goessling

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- In hilariously animated fashion after the Minnesota Vikings' last NFC North road win -- on Sept. 30, 2012 -- former Vikings safety Jamarca Sanford began his diatribe about slowing down the Detroit Lions' passing attack thusly: ...

    Blog | December 11, 2014
  10. Minnesota Vikings film review: Defense

    Ben Goessling

    MINNEAPOLIS -- As a longtime defensive coordinator who still is largely responsible for the Minnesota Vikings' operations on that side of the ball, Mike Zimmer seems more peeved when shortcomings arise with the Vikings' defense than he does when they...

    Blog | December 09, 2014
  11. Around the Horns: Matt Kalil enjoys quiet day

    Ben Goessling

    Welcome to Around the Horns, our daily look at what's happening on the Minnesota Vikings beat: On Sunday at TCF Bank Stadium, a week after he was in the spotlight during and after the game for all the wrong reasons, Matt Kalil lived an offensive l...

    Blog | December 01, 2014
  12. Minnesota Vikings film review: Defense

    Ben Goessling

    MINNEAPOLIS -- Facing a team that had scored 108 points in its past two games, Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer had to make a choice about how he would approach the Green Bay Packers on Sunday at TCF Bank Stadium. Zimmer could either stack an extr...

    Blog | November 25, 2014
  13. Around the Horns: Vikings adopting Zimmer's mentality

    Ben Goessling

    Welcome to Around the Horns, our daily look at what's happening on the Vikings beat: After one of the Minnesota Vikings' losses earlier this season, coach Mike Zimmer encountered a group of players joking around after the game, suggesting in so ma...

    Blog | November 25, 2014
  14. Vikings' coverage fares well vs. Rodgers

    Ben Goessling

    MINNEAPOLIS -- Aaron Rodgers has faced Mike Zimmer's defenses three times in the last two years now, and the Green Bay Packers quarterback seems to be taking note of the Minnesota Vikings coach as one of the few defensive strategists he's yet to full...

    Blog | November 23, 2014
  15. Vikings have to be ready for Aaron Rodgers' deep shots

    Ben Goessling

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Stopping Aaron Rodgers is one of the great challenges in football. And in the view of Minnesota Vikings secondary coach Jerry Gray, it falls on so many more than just the defensive backs. "Your offense has got to play just a...

    Blog | November 20, 2014
  16. Around the Horns: Captain Munnerlyn speaks out on Adrian Peterson...

    Ben Goessling

    Welcome to Around the Horns, our daily look at what's happening on the Vikings beat: When Adrian Peterson was first placed on the commissioner's exempt list on Sept. 17, Minnesota Vikings cornerback Captain Munnerlyn was one of the most outspoken ...

    Blog | November 19, 2014