|Jan. 11, 2018 10:58 AM PT11:58 AM MT12:58 PM CT1:58 PM ET18:58 GMT2:58 11:58 AM MST1:58 PM EST12:58 PM CT22:58 UAE13:58 ETNaN:� - Griffen was limited in practice on Thursday due to a foot issue.
Analysis: We believe Griffen will be fine to face the Saints. He's a big part of the Minnesota defense that hopes to slow down Drew Brees and New Orleans' dynamic offense.
|Nov. 19, 2017 8:48 AM PT9:48 AM MT10:48 AM CT11:48 AM ET16:48 GMT0:48 9:48 AM MST11:48 AM EST10:48 AM CT20:48 UAE11:48 ETNaN:� - Griffen will return Sunday against the Rams after a one-game absence due to a back injury.
Analysis: This is a huge addition as the Vikings try to slow down the Rams' explosive offense.
|Nov. 12, 2017 8:43 AM PT9:43 AM MT10:43 AM CT11:43 AM ET16:43 GMT0:43 9:43 AM MST11:43 AM EST10:43 AM CT20:43 UAE11:43 ETNaN:� - Griffen was inactive for Sunday's game against the Washington Redskins. Griffen, who is third in the NFL with 10 sacks, has a foot injury and was listed as questionable, but Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer said during the week he expected Griffen would play.
Analysis: Griffen has a sack in eight straight games, tying him with Jim Marshall and Jared Allen for the team record.
|July 26, 2017 11:11 AM PT12:11 PM MT1:11 PM CT2:11 PM ET18:11 GMT2:11 11:11 AM MST1:11 PM EST1:11 PM CT22:11 UAE14:11 ETNaN:� - The Vikings have signed Griffen to a four-year contract extension worth $58 million - $34 million guaranteed - that will keep him with the organization through the 2022 season.
Analysis: In his first seven seasons, Griffen owns 273 total tackles, 48 sacks, 71 tackles for loss, 281 quarterback hurries, five forced fumbles, six fumble recoveries and one interception in 106 regular-season games. Since becoming a full-time starter in 2014, Griffen started all 47 games he appeared in and recorded the fifth-most sacks in the NFL with 30.5 during that span. Griffen has been named to the Pro Bowl for the past two seasons.