07/31/17 - CB Xavier Rhodes, who was entering the final season of his rookie contract as a first-round pick in 2013, signed a reported extension with the team through 2022 that includes $41 million guaranteed.
07/30/17 - CB Xavier Rhodes was signed to a multiyear contract extension. Terms were not disclosed but a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter that the extension is a six-year, $78.126 million deal and one of the largest ever given to a cornerback. The new contract includes $41 million guaranteed and pays more than $42 million over the first three years, according to ESPN. Rhodes, 27, becomes the third-highest-paid cornerback in the NFL in terms of per-year salary behind Trumaine Johnson of the Los Angeles Rams and Josh Norman of the Washington Redskins. Rhodes, the team's 2013 first-round pick, entered the season set to earn $8.026 million in the final year of his rookie contract. Rhodes earned his first trip to the Pro Bowl last season when he recorded 52 tackles, five interceptions and 11 passes defended in 14 games. Over his four-year career, Rhodes owns 207 total tackles, seven interceptions, 50 passes defended eight tackles for loss and two forced fumbles.
01/02/17 - CB Xavier Rhodes notched his fifth interception of the season. He led the Vikings in picks for the first time and is the first Vikings cornerback with five interceptions since Brian Williams in 2003.
11/22/16 - CB Xavier Rhodes is coming off his first game with multiple interceptions. With two against Arizona on Sunday, he now has a career-high four on the year. His 100-yard return for a touchdown was the longest in franchise history and the longest in the NFL since Kansas City's Sean Smith had a 100-yarder in 2013.
11/21/16 - CB Xavier Rhodes had a 100-yard interception return for a touchdown, one of two 100-yard plays for Minnesota in the game. The Vikings became the first team since the Dallas Cowboys in 1962 to have two 100-yard touchdowns in the same game.
11/21/16 - CB Xavier Rhodes' 100-yard kickoff return for a touchdown broke a 25-year-old franchise record for longest interception return. Reggie Rutland's 97-yarder for a touchdown against the Rams had stood since 1991.
11/17/16 - CB Xavier Rhodes, who left Sunday's game because of a concussion, was limited again in Thursday's practice. He's expected to play Sunday.
11/16/16 - CB Xavier Rhodes, who left Sunday's game because of a concussion, was limited in Wednesday's practice. He's expected to play Sunday.
11/14/16 - CB Xavier Rhodes also got hurt in a collision with a teammate. He was trying to make a tackle at the end of a 21-yard running play when he inadvertently lowered his head into linebacker Audie Cole and suffered a concussion.
11/03/16 - CB Xavier Rhodes, who was limited in Wednesday's practice because of a calf injury, had full participation on Thursday.
10/27/16 - CB Xavier Rhodes already has a career-high two interceptions this season. He and Jacksonville's Jannick Ngakoue are the only players to have an interception, forced fumble and tackle for loss in the same game this season.
10/04/16 - CB Xavier Rhodes shadowed receiver Odell Beckham Jr. for nearly the entire game Monday while holding the Giants' star receiver to a career-low 23 yards on three catches, all of which came in the first half.
09/26/16 - CB Xavier Rhodes, who missed the first two games of the season because of a knee injury, started Sunday. He rotated along with Trae Waynes and Terence Newman. The Vikings also used all three of their backup slot corners, including punt returner Marcus Sherels, because of the Carolina heat.
09/22/16 - CB Xavier Rhodes (knee) was limited in practice again Thursday, which represents a slight improvement since he missed the first two games because of the injury. He's expected to play in Sunday's game at Carolina (1 p.m. ET) if he makes it through Friday's practice and experiences no swelling or other issues the following day.
09/21/16 - CB Xavier Rhodes (knee) returned to practice on Wednesday. He was limited but is expected to play for the first time this season. That's a big boost for the fifth-ranked scoring defense as it prepares to face big receiver Kelvin Benjamin.
09/16/16 - CB Xavier Rhodes has been ruled out for the Minnesota Vikings' Sunday night game against NFC North rival Green Bay, the first regular-season date for the franchise at U.S. Bank Stadium. Rhodes missed Week 1 at Tennessee with a knee injury and was not able to return to practice this week. The former first-round pick is in the final year of his rookie contract.
09/15/16 - CB Xavier Rhodes (knee) missed practice again Thursday and will not play Sunday. He'll be replaced again by 2015 first-round draft pick Trae Waynes.
09/14/16 - CB Xavier Rhodes, who felt a pop in his right knee during stretching on Sunday morning, will miss his second straight game as he recovers from an injury that won't require surgery, head coach Mike Zimmer said. Rhodes didn't practice Wednesday.
09/12/16 - CB Xavier Rhodes was a surprise inactive on Sunday. He had missed the final two weeks of the preseason because of a hamstring injury, but wasn't on the injury report. However, while stretching Sunday morning, he felt a pop in his knee and was unable to run. Tests revealed no need for surgery, but Rhodes is day-to-day and probably will miss Sunday's game against Green Bay.
09/07/16 - CB Xavier Rhodes, who missed a couple weeks after suffering a hamstring injury in the second preseason game, has returned to practice. He's expected to start Sunday, but the Vikings are being careful. He was limited in Wednesday's practice.
08/26/16 - CB Xavier Rhodes, who pulled a hamstring in the second preseason game, hasn't practiced all week and will miss Sunday's preseason home opener at new U.S. Bank Stadium.
08/20/16 - CB Xavier Rhodes, who injured his hamstring on the first series of the Seattle preseason game, sat out Saturday's practice. He was replaced by Trae Waynes.
06/15/16 - CB Xavier Rhodes stepped up his personal training this off-season by going one-on-one against some top receivers from around the league. Odell Beckham Jr. of the New York Giants and Antonio Brown of the Pittsburgh Steelers were two of the receivers he battled during those workouts in Florida. "It helps a lot," Rhodes said.
"Especially those shifty, smaller guys who can play in the slot or outside. They make you work."
10/08/15 - CB Xavier Rhodes continues to be the team's best cover man, but he had a rough second half, particularly the first series of the third quarter. During that series, Rhodes was flagged for pass interference, a horse-collar tackle and gave up a 43-yard completion. Rhodes also was flagged for pass interference on Denver's game-winning field goal drive late in the fourth quarter.
10/04/15 - CB Xavier Rhodes had a tough day in the secondary, getting flagged three times. He was called for pass interference and a horse-collar tackle during a drive that ended in a Broncos touchdown in the third quarter and drew another pass-interference call during the fourth-quarter drive that ended in a tiebreaking field goal by Denver.