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2021 NFL Draft Bets: Which Running Back Will Be Drafted First?

Tuesday, April 13th, 2021

Last year, only LSU running back Clyde Edwards-Helaire was drafted in the first round - coming off the board at No. to the Kansas City Chiefs. In this year’s draft, the oddsmakers at PointsBet Sportsbook have set the over/under betting projection at 0.5 running backs drafted in the first round, with the over heavily juiced at odds of -223.

NFC North Rundown: Upgrading at QB is a popular topic across the division

Tuesday, April 13th, 2021

There is one undisputed notion when it comes to predicting the Green Bay Packers’ first-round draft pick: it will not be a quarterback. After picking Jordan Love last year, the Packers will not be selecting a signal caller early in the draft at the end of this month. But the position is in demand just about everywhere else in the NFC North as each of the other three teams looks to plan for the future while welcoming immediate help.

How potential Bucs draft target Travis Etienne compares to ex-FSU star Dalvin Cook

Tuesday, April 13th, 2021

As the Bucs weigh the possibility of drafting Clemson’s Travis Etienne, we couldn’t resist the inevitable college comparison: How does Etienne stack up against Florida State’s Dalvin Cook, now a two-time Pro Bowler with the Vikings? Both were electric, fun-to-watch talents who could score on any play and are arguably the top two running backs in ACC history. We’ll let you decide what order, ...

Brooklyn Nets, Minnesota Timberwolves game postponed in wake of Daunte Wright shooting

Tuesday, April 13th, 2021

Monday's game between the Brooklyn Nets and host Minnesota Timberwolves has been postponed due to civil unrest in the Minneapolis area, the NBA announced. On Sunday, Daunte Wright, a 20-year-old Black man, was fatally shot by a police officer during a traffic stop in suburban Brooklyn Center. The death prompted violent protests on Sunday and into Monday.

Steelers add another defensive lineman in former Bears, Vikings DE Abdullah Anderson

Monday, April 12th, 2021

Apr. 12—Continuing to stockpile players along the defensive line, the Pittsburgh Steelers signed defensive end Abdullah Anderson on Monday to a one-year contract. Anderson, 25, is 6-foot-3, 297 pounds. He spent most of the 2020 season on the Minnesota Vikings practice squad. He was elevated to the active roster for one game. Anderson was an undrafted free agent of the Chicago Bears after the ...

Derrick Henry has the most ridiculous statistic in the NFL today

Monday, April 12th, 2021

Running back Derrick Henry of the Titans isn't just the best back in the NFL today -- he also has the NFL's most ridiculous statistic.

Vikings have reportedly ‘connected with many’ 2021 quarterback prospects

Monday, April 12th, 2021

The Minnesota Vikings have reportedly expressed interest in a number of quarterbacks from the 2021 NFL Draft pool of prospects. Barring any sort of serious injury, Kirk Cousins appears to be set to open the 2021 season as the starting quarterback for the Minnesota Vikings. Cousins is coming off of one of his best years since entering the NFL and his current contract doesn’t expire until 2023.

2021 NFL Draft: 5 defensive tackles Giants should consider to replace Dalvin Tomlinson

Monday, April 12th, 2021

The two players have different body types; Hill is a 6-foot-3, 31- pound quick upfield rush specialist with violent hands and good bend for a defensive lineman. Lawrence is a 6-4, 342-pounder whose skill-set seemed to be a bigger version than Hill, rather than a Dalvin Tomlinson - a skill-set one would imagine Lawrence would possess; Lawrence aligned as a nose tackle only 23 times in 2020, according to Pro Football Focus.

Vikings’ best third-round picks of the past decade

Saturday, April 10th, 2021

See the Minnesota Vikings best third-round draft choices of the past decade!

Minnesota Vikings stadium hosts vaccination event in Minneapolis

Saturday, April 10th, 2021

Last year was a sad year for Minnesota Vikings fans hoping to see their favorite team play at U.S. Bank Stadium. Due to the COVID-19 epidemic, people were not allowed in the stands to root for the purple and gold and it made for some very disappointed followers of the team. This year could be different.