Christian Ponder: I let Vikings down by missing game

The deep bruising in the triceps area of Christian Ponder’s right arm said it all. The Vikings QB never had a chance to play against the Packers on Saturday, but he still feels like he let his team down.

Mike McCarthy: Vikings aided Packers’ prep for 49ers

The Green Bay Packers didn’t get much resistance in throttling the Minnesota Vikings on Saturday. But going against Joe Webb might make facing the San Francisco 49ers’ Colin Kaepernick easier.

Jared Allen of Vikings to have shoulder surgery

Minnesota Vikings defensive end Jared Allen played through a shoulder injury for months this season. He’s now set to have surgery for the first time of his career.

Packers take care of business with win over Vikings

Playoff victories don’t get more routine than this. Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers took care of business on Saturday at Lambeau, eliminating the Minnesota Vikings in a 24-10 victory.

Vikings’ Adrian Peterson’s season ends in Green Bay

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson gave us a season to remember, but he couldn’t overcome playing with backup quarterback Joe Webb on Saturday night. At least the future still looks bright for the Vikes.

Walsh limited in playoff loss

Vikings kicker Blair Walsh nailed his only field-goal attempt and tallied an extra point during Minnesota’s 24-10 loss at Green Bay in an NFC Wild Card contest Saturday night. Walsh booted a 33-yard field goal to open the scoring in the first quarter before sitting idle until the fourth quarter.

Vikings players haven’t been told if Ponder is playing

Christian Ponder was limited in practice all week with an elbow injury. Just hours before the Minnesota Vikings are set to face the Green Bay Packers, is Joe Webb in the mix to make the start?

Jones scoring to continue?

Packers wide receiver James Jones has a repeat date with the Vikings in the first round of the playoffs, a matchup that should bear positive results. Jones has scored six touchdowns in his last five including a score in each of two games against the Vikings this year. Minnesota allowed four passing touchdowns last week ...

Peterson back at practice

Vikings running back Adrian Peterson, who missed practice Wednesday with lingering abdomen and groin issues, returned to practice Thursday in a limited fashion. Peterson, who rushed for 199 yards on a career-high 34 carries Week 17 vs. the Packers, has been on the team’s injury report all year as the team continues to limit his ...