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Week 15: Dolphins at Vikings

Thursday, December 13th, 2018

The Miami Dolphins and Minnesota Vikings battle to keep their playoff hopes alive.

Dolphins, Vikings look to boost playoff hopes

Thursday, December 13th, 2018

The Minnesota Vikings are holding down a playoff slot while the Miami Dolphins are battling to secure one. Yet, when the Dolphins visit the Vikings on Sunday afternoon, Minnesota appears to be the more desperate team, coming off a pair of lackluster losses that led to the firing of offensive coordinator John DeFilippo earlier this week. Minnesota is clinging to the sixth and final seed in the NFC, sitting a half-game ahead of Carolina, Philadelphia and Washington with three games to play.

Minnesota Vikings fan puts team’s home stadium up for sale

Thursday, December 13th, 2018

Angry Minnesota Vikings fan puts team's home stadium up for sale on Craigslist.

It’s up to Kirk Cousins to prove he’s not an $84 million bust

Wednesday, December 12th, 2018

Last January, Case Keenum threw 20 incompletions, threw two picks, and threw away what felt like a Super Bowl in the cold of the NFC championship game in Philadelphia. The Minnesota Vikings saw their quarterback get outdueled by Eagles backup Nick Foles, dashing the dream of hosting the Super Bowl. Kirk Cousins and the Vikings are 0-5 against teams that are currently on pace to make the playoffs.

Cowboys RB Elliott wants rushing title and more

Wednesday, December 12th, 2018

Dallas Cowboys: Running back Ezekiel Elliott wants to win his second rushing title in three seasons. Yeah, it would be cool," he told the Dallas Morning News. You've got to let things like that handle themselves and things will work out.'' Elliott is the NFL's rushing leader with 1,262 yards.

Rapoport: Miami Dolphins QB Ryan Tannehill still uncertain Sunday vs. Vikings

Wednesday, December 12th, 2018

NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport gives the latest injury update on Miami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill in preparation for their crucial matchup vs. the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday.

First and Final Thoughts: A chance to seal it at Soldier

Wednesday, December 12th, 2018

This isn't the first time McManis has made an impact on defense this year – he had a tremendous game against the Arizona Cardinals in Week 3 – but consider this: The 36 defensive snaps McManis played on Sunday were more than he played during the entire 2017 season (31). If the Bears are without Callahan for any period of time – Matt Nagy said the Bears should know more about his foot injury by Wednesday – McManis will have to take on an increased role the likes of which he hasn't had since 2015, when he played 29 percent of the Bears' defensive snaps. But after seeing what he did against the Rams on Sunday night, perhaps he'll be up for the task.

How can the Minnesota Vikings turn their season around?

Wednesday, December 12th, 2018

The "Good Morning Football" crew lays out what the Minnesota Vikings need to do in order to turn their season around.

Daughter of Vikings’ Mike Zimmer defends her father against fan criticism

Wednesday, December 12th, 2018

The daughter of Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer took to Instagram to defend her father against fan criticism. Corri Zimmer White, one of Zimmer’s three children and the woman who runs his foundation (son Adam is a Vikings’ position coach), took to Instagram on Tuesday to defend her father against the criticism he’s been receiving of late. After playing in the NFC title game last January and signing Kirk Cousins during the offseason, expectations for Minnesota were sky high.

Tuesday Sports in Brief

Wednesday, December 12th, 2018

AP) - The Kansas City Royals and speedy outfielder Billy Hamilton have agreed to a $5.25 million contract for next season that includes up to $1 million in incentives. The Royals hope that spacious Kauffman Stadium will allow Hamilton to better use his speed than the bandbox of Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati, where he spent his first six seasons with the Reds. His deal, announced Tuesday, includes a mutual option for 2020.