Carolina Panthers defeat Minnesota Vikings, 26-7

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — In a game in which many Vikings had a bad day at the office, Bryant McKinnie might have had one of the worst.

The left tackle's struggles in the Vikings' 26-7 loss to the Carolina Panthers on Sunday night at Bank of America Stadium earned him a place on the bench in the third quarter. He was replaced by versatile veteran Artis Hicks.

"Just had a bad day," McKinnie said. "It's pretty disappointing, because there is nothing you can do about it. You're...

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — On a day the Vikings should have been celebrating clinching their second consecutive NFC North title, there instead was tension in the locker room following a lifeless 26-7 loss to the Carolina Panthers.

The postgame interview room in the bowels of Bank of America Stadium turned what simply looked like the Vikings' second poor performance in three weeks into a situation that could have adverse effects on a team that many have believed is a legitimate c...

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For the first time since Brett Favre admitted coach Brad Childress wanted to remove him from the Vikings' 26-7 loss at Carolina on Sunday night, the quarterback will address the media this afternoon at Winter Park.

Speaking with reporters on Monday, Childress attempted to downplay the fact he wanted to replace Favre with Tarvaris Jackson, only to be told by the veteran that he wasn't about to leave a game the Vikings led 7-6. Reports have ...