Posts Tagged ‘Minnesota Vikings’

Raiders start long road stretch with 34-14 loss to Vikings

Sunday, September 22nd, 2019

For a team already on the way out of Oakland, set to move to Las Vegas next year, hitting the road for such a long stretch will hardly be the biggest challenge to face the Raiders in a season already filled with setbacks. League rushing leader Dalvin Cook cruised past the 100-yard mark for the third straight time, Kirk Cousins rebounded from his rattled performance the week before with a turnover-free afternoon, and the Minnesota Vikings rolled by the Raiders 34-14 on Sunday. Cousins enjoyed a sack-free game for the first time in his Vikings career and finished a crisp 15 for 21 for 174 yards and one score to Adam Thielen on their first possession.

Report: Bridgewater to start for Saints

Sunday, September 22nd, 2019

Teddy Bridgewater will start at quarterback on Sunday for the New Orleans Saints, ESPN reported. Coach Sean Payton declined to name his starter at Seattle earlier this week. Veteran Drew Brees is out after undergoing surgery on his right (throwing) thumb on Wednesday after suffering the injury last weekend against the Los Angeles Rams.

Former Raiders receiver Brice Butler says he worked out for Oakland

Saturday, September 21st, 2019

Brice Butler is hoping his NFL career comes full circle. Selected by the Raiders in the seventh round of the 2013 NFL Draft, Butler spent two seasons in Oakland before they traded him to Dallas. Now, after bouncing from the Cowboys to the Miami Dolphins, Butler is hoping to make a return to the Raiders.

‘NFL 100 Greatest’ No. 27: Steve Young’s miraculous scramble TD

Friday, September 20th, 2019

Quarterback Steve Young's 49-yard game-winning touchdown run against the Minnesota Vikings in the 1988 NFL season ranks No. on the "NFL 100 Greatest" ranking of the top 100 plays in NFL history.

Falcons P Bosher (groin) out for Sunday’s game at Colts

Friday, September 20th, 2019

The Atlanta Falcons will be without punter Matt Bosher for Sunday's game at Indianapolis because of a right groin injury. Bosher was hurt during pregame warm-ups before last weekend's victory over Philadelphia. He was able to go against the Eagles, averaging 39.3 yards on three punts, but turned over the kickoff duties to Matt Bryant.

NFL temporarily bans on-field flame, pyrotechnics after accident in Nashville

Friday, September 20th, 2019

No one was injured in last Sunday's accident at Nissan Stadium.

New Raiders receiver Trevor Davis working hard to be ready vs. Vikings

Thursday, September 19th, 2019

ALAMEDA – Trevor Davis went to Cal and is from Martinez, but hasn't spent time at home since the Raiders traded for him Wednesday afternoon. He went straight from Green Bay to the Silver and Black's training complex, immediately immersing himself in the Raiders' schemes. He doesn't have much time, after all, to get ready for Sunday's game against the Minnesota Vikings.

Richie Incognito expects emotional day in return to Raiders Sunday

Wednesday, September 18th, 2019

Richie Incognito is back with the Oakland Raiders following a two-game suspension for violations of the NFL's personal conduct policy. He's also set to return to the field for his first meaningful NFL game since the end of the 2017 season when the Raiders take on the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday. Incognito said Wednesday he expects the game will be a bit emotional for him after a year away from the game.

Mike Zimmer has second-guessed cutting now-Raiders kicker Daniel Carlson

Wednesday, September 18th, 2019

The Minnesota Vikings took the first kicker in last year's NFL draft. The Auburn product was awesome in college, with all the power and accuracy and mental fortitude to be an excellent NFL kicker. Carlson was not that with the Vikings, especially in a Week 2 tie with Green Bay where he missed three field goals.

‘NFL 100 Greatest’ No. 61: Oakland Raiders defensive back ‘Old man Willie’ Brown’s iconic Super Bowl XI interception

Tuesday, September 17th, 2019

Oakland Raiders defensive back Willie Brown's iconic pick-six against the Minnesota Vikings in Super Bowl XI comes in as the No. greatest play in NFL history.