A fixture on Minnesota's defensive line for a decade, Kevin Williams will come back for an 11th season at a reduced price. ESPN 1500 Twin Cities says Williams agreed to a restructuring that will pay him about $2.5 million less in 2013 and make him a free agent in 2014.
To pull off a second consecutive win over the Packers, the Vikings will have to contend with the cold weather -- and Aaron Rodgers -- on Saturday night in the wild-card game at Lambeau Field in Green Bay.
The Vikings know how to finish a season. In the last regular-season game at the Metrodome, they hosted the Packers to one of the great games in the history of their rivalry. It wasn't perfectly performed, but for drama's sake it's has few to match it, as the Vikings outlasted the Packers and earned the opportunity to meet them next Saturday in the playoffs at Lambeau Field.
Adrian Peterson doesn't get the record but does it matter? Gregg Doyel says the Vikings make the playoffs because of the 'All-Day' greatness of their star and weighs in on their playoff chances at Green Bay.