Vikings coach Mike Zimmer held his normal Monday news conference and said following Sunday's loss to the Bengals, "I have the same feeling. I think we can be good. But we've got to go out and show it."
This will be a homecoming of sorts for Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer when his team travels to Cincinnati for Sunday's game. Zimmer was the defensive coordinator for Cincinnati 2008-2013. He talked about that today.
Vikings coach Mike Zimmer and WR Adam Thielen met with reporters on Monday at the team's practice facility. The Vikings open their season Sunday at Cincinnati. The Bengals will be without starting CB Trae Waynes.
Britton Colquitt was on the Vikings' practice field Thursday, after being released earlier in the week. But the Vikings have reversed course on plans to keep Colquitt, instead agreeing to terms with ex-Steeler Jordan Berry.
Some notable names cut from the team include defensive end Everson Griffen, who was recently signed by the team. Running back Ameer Abdullah, offensive lineman Dakota Dozier, quarterback Jake Browning and long-snapper Andrew DePaola were also cut.
Patrick Mahomes was nearly perfect Friday night, throwing for 117 yards and two scores in his only two chances with the ball and leading the Kansas City Chiefs to a 28-25 victory over the Minnesota Vikings in their preseason finale.
Vikings QB Kirk Cousins and head coach Mike Zimmer met with reporters on Wednesday. One topic thrown Cousins' way was the meeting the team had earlier this week with Dr. Michael Osterholm, a top infectious disease expert.