The Vikings reportedly have agreed to a 4-year $36 Million contract extension with tight end Kyle Rudolph. The 29-year old has 386 catches for 3,787 yards and 41 touchdowns in 8 NFL seasons. He was selected the 2nd round of the 2011 NFL draft.
According to multiple reports the Vikings have agreed to sign Sean Mannion to a 1-year contract to be their backup quarterback behind starter Kirk Cousins. Mannion was a 2015 3rd round draft pick by the Rams.
Sports Illustrated and PCMag teamed up to survey over 2,800 U.S. football fans who will be watching the game Sunday. Their findings show that 33% of Minnesota fans will be pulling for the L.A. Rams while 23% are pulling for the Patriots.
The Vikings are bringing back Offensive Coordinator Kevin Stefanski. The longtime Vikings assistant coach was promoted to interim Offensive Coordinator prior to Week 15 to replace John DeFilippo. Stefanski's time in Minnesota pre-dates head coach Mike Zimmer.