Monday Morning Mailbag: Vikings Establish Their Identity Right Out of the Gate

Vikings.comDo you have a comment or question? Send it to the vikings.com Mailbag! Every Monday we'll post several comments and/or questions as part of the vikings.com Monday Morning Mailbag. Although we can't post every comment or question, we will reply to ...

September 9th 2019


Razor-Sharp Vikings Get Off To Brilliant Start, And Top NFC North Rivals May Struggle To Keep Up

ForbesIf the Minnesota Vikings could have drawn up the ideal opening weekend, it would have went something like this: They would have started the season with a decisive performance at home against the Atlanta Falcons, showing off a nasty, hard-hitting defense, ...

September 9th 2019


Vikings shine in every phase with dominating win over Falcons

ESPN (blog)MINNEAPOLIS -- The Minnesota Vikings' 28-12 season-opening win over the Atlanta Falcons probably couldn't have been more to coach Mike Zimmer's liking. Their efforts all offseason to generate a more effective rushing attack were evident early, backed ...

September 8th 2019


Falcons vs. Vikings final score: Minnesota cruises in Week 1 matchup, Dalvin Cook gets off to a hot start

CBSSports.comThe Minnesota Vikings look like the Super Bowl team Pick Six Podcast host Will Brinson chose to win it all in Week 1 against the Atlanta Falcons. A dominant effort for the Vikings in a 28-6 victory over the Falcons, who completely controlled Atlanta in all three ...

September 8th 2019


Vikings Get Off to Fast Start, Enter 2nd Quarter Up 14-0 Over Falcons

Vikings.comFalcons quarterback Matt Ryan told Atlanta media members earlier this week that he expected to get pressured from all areas of the Vikings defense. His prediction came true, as linebacker Anthony Barr sacked Ryan for a loss of 8 on the first play of the game.

September 8th 2019


Kirk Cousins finds Adam Thielen for Vikings' first touchdown of season in Minnesota

CBSSports.comThe Minnesota Vikings took a 7-0 lead over the Atlanta Falcons thanks to a 23-yard touchdown pass from Kirk Cousins to Adam Thielen. It only took Minnesota three plays to get the crowd roaring on this Cousins strike to Thielen for the score. We're Thielen it ...

September 8th 2019


Vikings-Falcons inactives: Receiver Stefon Diggs will play despite questionable designation

Minneapolis Star TribuneStefon Diggs is a go for the Vikings' season opener against the Falcons. Diggs, who missed Wednesday's practice due to a hamstring strain that popped up some time after an Aug. 27 practice, is active despite being listed as questionable. He worked out ...

September 8th 2019