Donovan McNabb says the winless Vikings are in must-win territory, and we’ve heard plenty of suggestions as to how to make that happen against Detroit in Week 3. Maybe that starts with a bigger dose of Adrian Peterson.
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From Michael Lombardi’s perspective, Donovan McNabb has plenty of job security in Minnesota.
Vikings safety Tyrell Johnson was arrested early Tuesday for suspicion of impaired driving, The Star Tribune reported, citing Hennepin County jail records.
It has been a steep fall for Vikings fans since the team’s heart-breaking loss to the Saints in NFC Championship Game two seasons ago.
With some fans suggesting that the Colts use their 0-2 start as a reason to tank it and win the rights to draft Stanford’s Andrew Luck, one memorable Colts passer from yesteryear believes he could be the answer for the Peyton Manning-less squad.
NFL Network’s Michael Lombardi believes there’s legitimacy to the concern over the offense in Minnesota.
Donovan McNabb and the Vikings have spent the week convincing anyone who will listen that it’s not all about stats. NFL Network’s Michael Lombardi agrees.
Tom Brady‘s air show Monday night was the talk of the NFL, but lost in the afterglow of Brady’s 517 passing yards and New England’s 38-24 victory is the fact that Dolphins QB Chad Henne was pretty good, too. In fact, the teams combined for 906 net yards passing, an NFL record. Watch all the dizzying highlights here.
The eight-year contract extension agreed upon by the Vikings and Adrian Peterson Saturday is the richest deal ever given to a running back, in terms of guaranteed money.
Veteran CB Kelvin Hayden is making a free-agent visit to the Minnesota Vikings Monday after meeting with the Kansas City Chiefs last week, according to league sources.
Posted: Thursday, August 18th, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: First and 10, Brett Favre, Donovan McNabb, Eli Manning, Fantasy football, Minnesota Vikings, Ndamukong Suh, Philadelphia Eagles, Pittsburgh Steelers, Tom Brady, University of Miami
Tonight’s game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Philadelphia Eagles might be just a preseason affair, but believe the hype: Last season’s AFC champs are licking their chops at the chance to take on this season’s preseason darlings.
What can one learn from examining the updated list of available cap space per team? There are definitely a few teams who are tiptoe-ing closely to the cap, with not a lot of wiggle room.
Posted: Thursday, August 11th, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: First and 10, Albert Haynesworth, Brad Childress, Colt McCoy, Jay Cutler, Maurice Jones-Drew, Minnesota Vikings, Pittsburgh Steelers, Randy Moss, Shaun Ellis, Steve Smith
Steve Smith has left New York for greener pastures — Eagles green, that is. Smith’s signing means Giants-Eagles will join other NFL contests that feature high-profile homecomings this season, including Shaun Ellis lining up against the New York Jets in a Patriots uniform, and Pats DE Albert Haynesworth getting a crack at his old coach Mike Shanahan when New England visits Washington on Dec. 11. We asked our panel of experts which 2011 “revenge game” they’re looking forward to most in the latest Instant Debate. Look for that later today on NFL.com
Agent Drew Rosenhaus is seeking $2.5 million for former Minnesota Vikings OT Bryant McKinnie, according to an email he has sent to all 32 NFL teams.
Malcom Floyd is nearing a decision on a new team, and several teams remain interested in the receiver, according to league sources.