Minnesota Vikings News: Week 9 – Vikings Wire

The Vikings lost to the Cowboys to drop to 3-4. Now, the team has to try and pick up the pieces of a broken season.

Minnesota will attempt to bounce back against Baltimore on Sunday in Week 9. Here are some noteworthy news items that have already occurred leading up to the game:

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The Vikings traded away DE Stephen Weatherly during the team’s bye week. As the trade deadline passed Tuesday, Minnesota did not announce more moves.

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A #Vikings tidbit to file away: GM Rick Spielman was in Nevada over the weekend to evaluate QB Carson Strong, according to a source.

— Ben Goessling (@GoesslingStrib) November 1, 2021

Spielman was in Nevada over the weekend. The Vikings GM was evaluating one of the top prospects in this year’s draft, according to Ben Goessling of the Star Tribune. Read more here.

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On Monday, Minnesota coach Mike Zimmer announced that Danielle Hunter is out for the remainder of 2021 with a pec injury. The team officially placed the star defensive end on IR Tuesday.

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Here are the lowest-graded Vikings players from offense and defense Sunday night: