| Oct 6, 2013
| 10:17 PM
Josh Freeman has a new team, Minnesota has a new young quarterback and Tampa Bay has moved on.
This was quite the eventful bye week for the Vikings and Buccaneers.
Freeman’s agent, Erik Burkhardt, revealed the move in an exclamatory one-word...
| Sep 15, 2013
| 8:40 PM
How did the San Diego Chargers prepare to face Philadelphia on a quick turnaround?
In part, they spent last week turning around quickly.
To prepare for Sunday's game at Philadelphia after a Monday night opener and to adjust to Chip Kelly's fast-...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 6:35 PM
If the excitement of an early NFC North showdown in Detroit doesn't make Bears fans tremble, then certainly fear should do the trick.
The Lions long have been a punch line in the NFL, but these days there seems to be a grimly purposeful malice to the...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 11:06 PM
Soccer--Premier League, Aston Villa at Norwich, 6:40 a.m. (NBCSN); Premier League, Tottenham at Cardiff, 8:55 a.m. (NBCSN); Premier League, Fulham at Chelsea, 11:25 a.m. (NBCSN); MLS, Seattle at Los Angeles, 7:30 p.m. (NBCSN)...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 10:43 PM
After the latest mistake by Christian Ponder suddenly became a touchdown for the other team, Minnesota coach Leslie Frazier approached his quarterback on the sideline late in that second quarter in Chicago.
Their brief conversation, and the look on...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 1:48 PM
The Bears defense can generate pressure and create turnover opportunities in third down situations against the Vikings with zone blitz concepts out of their nickel sub package.
As shown here, the Bears have their base nickel defense on the field (five...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 8:31 AM
Minnesota Vikings receiver Greg Jennings, who earlier this week said that Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers was touted so much that Rodgers had a hard time blaming himself for any mistakes, apologized to his former teammate on Thursday....
| Jul 17, 2013
| 1:55 PM
As the opening of NFL training camps creeps closer, so does confrontation with critical concerns on top teams. The outcome of these issues will have a major impact on the drama and results of the 2013 season.
Some of the teams expecting to contend for...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 11:29 PM
MANKATO, Minn. -- Finally. Football returns to Mall of America Field today as the Vikings battle the Texans at 7 p.m.
Get excited. But understand the disclaimers. Vikings coach Leslie Frazier isn’t concerned with the score.
"From a win-loss...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 4:47 PM
The AFC has the Lombardi Trophy.
The NFC has everything else.
That is, the NFC boasts last season's most valuable player, Minnesota's Adrian Peterson; offensive rookie of the year, Washington's Robert Griffin III; defensive rookie of the year,...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 5:05 PM
Wide receiver Onrea Jones, 29, a graduate of Bruton High and Hampton University, began his second Canadian Football League regular season Saturday night with one 31-yard reception for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats in their 39-34 loss to the host Toronto...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 2:29 PM
PHOENIX - Here is everything Miami Dolphins coach Joe Philbin had to say for an hour at the NFL's owners meetings.
I bring it to you unfiltered so you can connect your own dots, and nothing gets lost in translation.
(On how excited he is about the...