Harrison Smith gets defensive player of week honor

Eden Prairie, MN (December 27, 2017) – Vikings S Harrison Smith has been named NFC Defensive Player of the Week for his performance against Green Bay last week. Smith tallied his first career multi-interception game, picking off Brett Hundley twice to push his season total to five, tying his career high. The Knoxville, Tennessee native also tallied seven total tackles (five solo), two pass breakups, one tackle for loss and one quarterback pressure according to the Vikings coaches stats. He was the driving force behind the Vikings first shutout since December 5, 1993 (at Detroit) and their first shutout of … Continue reading Harrison Smith gets defensive player of week honor

Four Vikings selected to Pro Bowl

Eden Prairie, MN (December 19, 2017) – Vikings linebacker Anthony Barr, defensive end Everson Griffen, cornerback Xavier Rhodes and wide receiver Adam Thielen have been selected by players, fans and coaches to the 2018 NFL Pro Bowl. Barr and Griffen each earned their third trip to the Pro Bowl, while Rhodes received the recognition for the second time. It was the first time receiving the honor for Thielen.   Barr has started all 56 games he has played in as well as one playoff start. Barr has helped lead the Vikings defense to rank in the top two of the … Continue reading Four Vikings selected to Pro Bowl