Posts Tagged ‘Minnesota Vikings’

Vikings would like to lessen Peterson’s workload

In today’s Three and Out: The Vikings could lessen Adrian Peterson’s load; Joe Flacco appears to have a new favorite target and time is working against Antonio Gates.

NFL fantasy football: Adrian Peterson wants more catches

In today’s Three and Out: Adrian Peterson wants more catches while EJ Manuel is playing catch-up; plus, Peyton Manning is feeling stronger.

NFL fantasy football: Adrian Peterson wants 2,500 yards

In today’s Three and Out: Adrian Peterson is setting his goals very high; Le’Veon Bell is aiming to start and the Giants could add depth at RB.

Randall Cunningham at 50: A fantasy innovator

Before Michael Vick, RG3 or Colin Kaepernick, there was Randall Cunningham. He did things at the quarterback position that fans of the NFL and fantasy football hadn’t seen before … and have rarely seen since.

The Rewind: NFL Wild Card Weekend content

We hope everyone has had a chance to recover from New Years’ Eve, and settle into those resolutions, as the NFL playoffs are finally upon us. To help get you prepped for the Wild Card games this weekend, or pass the time until your team takes the field, check out the wealth of prime content we’ve put together for your enjoyment:

7 NFL players and coaches in need of a Christmas vacation

Much like Clark Griswald in the holiday classic, Christmas Vacation, many NFL players and coaches are in need of a few relaxing days all to themselves (and that Christmas bonus!). Whether from a disappointing season, injury, poor performance or single-handedly carrying their team through the first 15 weeks, these players and coaches could use a little respite. And probably a large glass of egg nog.

Madden curse watch week 10: Detroit Lions at Minnesota Vikings

Historically, players who are featured on the cover of the “Madden NFL” franchise experience significant drops in their offensive production. NFL.com is tracking the performance of Calvin Johnson and the Detroit Lions over the course of the 2012 season because we believe Johnson will debunk the Madden curse. Calvin Johnson on battling injury this season: “I’m feeling all right.” That’s all we needed to hear, Megatron. On to the game! ————————————————————————————————————————————– FIRST QUARTER ————————————————————————————————————————————– The Minnesota Vikings start off strong against a sleepy Lions defense. And offense. First Vikings possession of the game. Christian Ponder connects with rookie wide receiver Jarius Wright for a touchdown. On the following Lions possession, Matt Stafford is intercepted by Chad Greenway. Soon after the turnover, the Vikings […]

‘Thursday Night Football’: When force meets force

After being shredded for 377 yards and 4 TDs through the air, the Bucs’ defense is eager to rebound against Adrian Peterson and a run heavy Vikings offense.

Man 2 Man: Vikings’ balanced offense lead by Adrian Peterson

Christian Ponder’s improvement in his second season has been huge, but it’s all about Adrian Peterson leading to the Vikings 5-2 start.

Vikings DE Brian Robison says key to TNF is stopping Bucs running game

Vikings DE Brian Robison discusses the TNF matchup with the Buccaneers.

Madden curse watch week 4: Minnesota Vikings at Detroit Lions

Is the “Madden” curse a reality or just hype? NFL.com tracks Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson to see how the cover boy fares on a week-to-week basis.

Who will be the best NFC North QB in week 1?

Who will be the best NFC North QB in week 1?

Jared Allen: Christian Ponder can be Vikings leader

Jared Allen believes Christian Ponder will make big leap forward in 2012.

McNabb undecided on retirement plans

Ex-Eagles quarterback Donovan McNabb told NFL Network’s Rebecca haarlow on Saturday that he has not yet decided whether he will retire or not and currently is weighing his options.

Jerome Simpson’s Vikings contract worth $2 million

Wide receiver Jerome Simpson‘s one-year contract with the Minnesota Vikings is worth a total of $2 million, according to a source with knowledge of the deal.

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