Archive for the ‘Minnesota Vikings’ Category

Remembering the times Aretha Franklin blessed the sports world with her talent

Thursday, August 16th, 2018

Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul, has died at her Detroit home at age 76. She may be best remembered for her vocal virtuosity and her chart-topping hits like “Respect” and “Chain of Fools,” but she gave some extremely memorable performances at sporting

Mile-High Miserable: Broncos fan start GoFundMe to get rid of Paxton Lynch

Monday, August 13th, 2018

Go, please: A Broncos fan is raising money to help the team get rid of quarterback Paxton Lynch. Quarterback Paxton Lynch, a first-round draft pick of the Denver Broncos in 2016, was so bad on Saturday night against the Minnesota Vikings on Saturday night that the home fans booed him off the field. After watching Lynch go an abysmal 6-for-11 for 24 yards and one interception against Minnesota, Nick Andrew of Aurora, Colorado started a GoFundMe page to raise the $600,000 for the Broncos to buy out Lynch’s contract.

Patience is required for Broncos’ Case Keenum, but it might be running out for Paxton Lynch

Sunday, August 12th, 2018

Last week, Denver Broncos general manager John Elway had heard much of the glowing analysis. How the starting offense was clicking and quarterback Case Keenum was progressing nicely and how members of the rookie class were dropping jaws. “The jury is still out,” Elway said of the Broncos’ seamless start to camp.

Big money Vikings QB Kirk Cousins has a crisp preseason debut with his new team

Saturday, August 11th, 2018

If you wanted to know, in a very brief glimpse, why the Minnesota Vikings backed up the truck and paid quarterback Kirk Cousins, he showed it on one throw Saturday night. Cousins made a play-action fake, looked off the safety and while Stefon Diggs was getting free from Denver Broncos cornerback Bradley Roby, Cousins threw in anticipation of where Diggs would be. When Diggs turned to track the ball, it was already on him.

NFL preseason roundup: Bridgewater, Darnold sharp for Jets

Saturday, August 11th, 2018

The New York Jets' preseason home opener, a 17-0 home win over the Atlanta Falcons on Friday, spiced up the already intriguing quarterback situation, as rookie Sam Darnold and veteran Teddy Bridgewater each threw for almost 100 yards and a touchdown in limited playing time. Darnold, the third overall pick who didn't sign with the team until late last month, is trying to show that he is ready to step in. Bridgewater, the former Minnesota Vikings starting quarterback, is trying to rebound after missing almost two seasons with a torn ACL and a dislocated kneecap.

Agent: Vikings OL Easton (neck) likely out for season

Thursday, August 9th, 2018

Minnesota Vikings offensive lineman Nick Easton is likely to miss the entire 2018 season after undergoing neck surgery. Easton was sidelined last Friday but remained in Minnesota awaiting the results of a second opinion. Agent Joe Linta told ESPN on Thursday that Easton underwent surgery and would be on the shelf this season.

Vikings Nick Easton’s neck injury likely ends season

Thursday, August 9th, 2018

The Minnesota Vikings lost a key member of their offensive line Thursday when left guard Nick Easton was placed on injured reserve because of a bulging disc in his neck. Coach Mike Zimmer made the announcement at a news conference. Easton hadn't practiced since Aug. 3 because of the injury.

QB Trevor Siemian settling into new role with Vikings

Thursday, August 9th, 2018

When Trevor Siemian embarked on a Mexican vacation in the thick of NFL free agency, he was excited to relax with his fiancee during her break from law school at the University of Denver. ''I remember thinking I better get back home and start working on how I'm going to get my stuff over to Minnesota,'' Siemian said after a recent practice at Minnesota Vikings training camp. The fourth-year quarterback was traded from the Denver Broncos for a fifth-round pick and now enters the final year of his rookie contract with a new team.

Saints running back Alvin Kamara has extremely hilarious takes about the Eagles

Wednesday, August 8th, 2018

One of the bigger butt kickings of the Eagles' magical run to the Super Bowl last season was the 38-7 destruction of the Minnesota Vikings in the NFC Championship Game. The Eagles and Nick Foles were en fuego. Which leads us to today, in which we share this seemingly delusional quote from New Orleans Saints running back Alvin Kamara.

Incognito apologizes to Zimmer over outburst

Wednesday, August 8th, 2018

Former Buffalo Bills offensive lineman Richie Incognito issued an apology on Twitter Tuesday night for calling Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer a liar earlier in the day. "I would also like to apologize to Coach Mike Zimmer. There isn't an off switch for savage mode to regular life." The spat started after Zimmer denied his team having interest in the free agent.