2019 ScheduleAll times ET

2019 Schedule
10-6, 2nd in NFC North
The evolution of the black quarterback (2:38)
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Vikes' goal in OC search: Continuity for Cousins

Vikings coach Mike Zimmer said the Vikings will run the same offensive system in 2020, prioritizing continuity around quarterback Kirk Cousins as Minnesota searches for its fifth offensive coordinator in five seasons.

Courtney Cronin ESPN Staff Writer 

Mike Zimmer said he spent an hour on the phone with his mentor Bill Parcells dissecting how the Vikings can get "over the hump" and to the next level. "We've been to the conference championship, we've been to the divisional game, we've been in a wild card game where we lost by a field goal and just try to figure out how do we get over this hump of getting to the next level and eventually winning this thing."


ESPN Daily: All Of The NFL's Divisional Weekend Drama

This weekend's NFL action was full of shock and awe. On Saturday, the San Francisco 49ers' defense stymied Kirk Cousins and the Minnesota Vikings. In Baltimore, the Ravens were upset by a stout Tennessee Titans defense and ferocious rushing attack. And on Sunday, the Kansas City Chiefs engineered a breathtaking comeback over the Houston Texans, and Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers held on to defeat the Seattle Seahawks. ESPN insider Bill Barnwell and Mina Kimes break down the highs and lows of the divisional weekend.

Adam Schefter ESPN Senior Writer 

Vikings defensive coordinator George Edwards is not expected to return to Minnesota for next season, per source.

Ryan: Stefanski is a fantastic hire for the Browns (1:58)
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Sources: Vikes worked out ex-coach Newman, 41

Terence Newman, who played 15 seasons before becoming an assistant coach with the Vikings, worked out with the team this week as a possible fix for their secondary heading into Saturday's playoff game, sources told ESPN.

Seth Walder ESPN Analytics 

Nick Bosa recorded a pass rush win rate of 41% today, his best PRWR game this season. PRWR is an ESPN metric powered by NFL Next Gen Stats.


49ers win 1st playoff game in 6 years, 27-10 over Vikings

Jimmy Garoppolo threw a TD pass on his opening drive as a playoff starter and then watched San Francisco's defense and running game take over from there in the 49ers' 27-10 victory over the Minnesota Vikings in the divisional round Saturday.

Brian Burke ESPN Analytics 

The 49ers Pass Rush Win Rate (PRWR) is 62% almost halfway through the 4th quarter League average is just over 40%. Bosa has 5 Pass Rush Wins, Buckner 3, and Ford 2. Four other 49ers rushers with 1. PRWR is an ESPN metric powered by raw tracking data from NextGen Stats.

Moss: Garoppolo has to answer the bell vs. Vikings (1:26)

Team Stats

Passing Yards220.223rd
Rushing Yards133.36th
Points For25.48th
Points Against18.9