Posts Tagged ‘Minnesota Vikings’
Posted: Friday, January 4th, 2013 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Andrew Luck, Black Monday, Cincinnati Bengals, Green Bay Packers, Minnesota Vikings, NFL playoffs, Ray Lewis, RG3, Robert Griffin III, rookie QBs, Russell Wilson, Wild Card
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:
Posted: Tuesday, December 18th, 2012 | Alex Gelhar Tags: Adrian Peterson, Carolina Panthers, Chris Johnson, Christmas Vacation, Clark Griswald, Drew Brees, Eric Dickerson, Ken Whisenhunt, Luke Kuechly, Minnesota Vikings
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.
Posted: Sunday, November 11th, 2012 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Calvin Johnson, Detroit Lions, John Madden, Madden Curse, megatron, 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 […]
Posted: Thursday, October 25th, 2012 | NFL Playbook Staff Tags: Minnesota Vikings, NFL Network Thursday Night Football, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Adrian Peterson, Christian Ponder, Dexter McCluster, LaVonte David, Mark Barron, Mason Foster, Minnesota Vikings, NFL Network Thursday Night Football, NFL Playbook show, Percy Harvin, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
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.
Posted: Thursday, October 25th, 2012 | Kevin Patra Tags: NFL AM, Adrian Peterson, Christian Ponder, Minnesota Vikings
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.
Posted: Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012 | Kevin Patra Tags: NFL AM, Brian Robison, Doug Martin, Minnesota Vikings, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Thursday Night Football
Vikings DE Brian Robison discusses the TNF matchup with the Buccaneers.
Posted: Sunday, September 30th, 2012 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Calvin Johnson, Detroit Lions, John Madden, Madden NFL 13, megatron, Minnesota Vikings
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.
Posted: Monday, September 3rd, 2012 | NFL.com Staff Tags: NFL Network, Aaron Rodgers, Chicago Bears, Christian Ponder, Detroit Lions, Green Bay Packers, Jay Cutler, Matthew Stafford, Minnesota Vikings, NFC Playbook
Who will be the best NFC North QB in week 1?
Posted: Wednesday, August 1st, 2012 | Kevin Patra Tags: NFL AM, Christian Ponder, Jared Allen, Minnesota Vikings
Jared Allen believes Christian Ponder will make big leap forward in 2012.
Posted: Saturday, April 28th, 2012 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Donovan McNabb, Brian Dawkins, Minnesota Vikings, Philadelphia Eagles, Washington Redskins
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.
Posted: Friday, April 27th, 2012 | Jason La Canfora Tags: Jerome Simpson, Minnesota Vikings
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.
Posted: Thursday, April 26th, 2012 | Steve Wyche Tags: 2012 NFL Draft, Brandon Weeden, Cleveland Browns, Matt Kalil, Minnesota Vikings, Morris Claiborne
To follow up on what we’re hearing, a league source reinforced that the Minnesota Vikings are leaning toward drafting LSU CB Morris Claiborne. Minnesota has Claiborne rated highest on their draft board and the team reportedly likes him more than USC OT Matt Kalil.
Also, Cleveland appears to be leaning toward taking Oklahoma State QB Brandon Weeden with the No. 22 pick, league sources said.
Posted: Monday, April 23rd, 2012 | NFL.com staff Tags: 2012 NFL Draft, Matt Kalil, Minnesota Vikings, Peter King
The speculation has increased of late that Matt Kalil could fall past the Vikings at No. 3. But how far could he fall? According to SI.com’s Peter King, the Bills could be very much in play.
Posted: Monday, April 23rd, 2012 | NFL.com staff Tags: Michael Lombardi, 2012 NFL Draft, Andrew Luck, Chandler Jones, Minnesota Vikings, Robert Griffin III, Trent Richardson
With the 2012 NFL Draft just a few days away, NFL Network analyst Michael Lombardi reveals 10 premonitions about this three-day extravaganza. Here are the top five.
Posted: Sunday, April 22nd, 2012 | NFL.com Staff Tags: 2012 NFL Draft, Justin Blackmon, Leslie Frazier, Matt Kalil, Minnesota Vikings, Morris Claiborne, Rick Spielman
Many are assuming that the Vikings will take left tackle Matt Kalil with the third overall pick in the 2012 NFL Draft, but comments that coach Leslie Frazier made to The Star Tribune on Sunday might cast that idea in doubt.