Posts Tagged ‘NL Football’

Despite tight goal-line D, Vikings need better pass coverage

Monday, November 18th, 2019

After all the long passing plays and fourth-down conversions the Minnesota Vikings surrendered against Denver, the defense still had the game in its hands. Forcing three straight incompletions by Broncos quarterback Brandon Allen inside the 5-yard line, the Vikings and their fans sweated out the final 10 seconds and pulled out a critical victory despite a 20-0 halftime deficit. Backup safety Jayron Kearse was targeted on two of the final three throws, cornerback Trae Waynes on the other.

‘Sunday Night Football’ Ratings Return To Earth As Rams Beat Bears

Monday, November 18th, 2019

Sunday Night Football on NBC took a hit this week sans the Dallas Cowboys, with the Los Angeles Rams beating the Chicago Bears to keep their playoff hopes alive. In fast affiliate ratings that don't include the West Coast — the game was played at the L.A. Coliseum — it drew a 4.3 rating in the adults 18-49 demographic and garnered 13.92 million viewers. Last week, when the high-profile Cowboys played the Minnesota Vikings, SNF saw a 5.9 rating and nearly 20 million viewers in early numbers.

Reuters Sports News Summary

Monday, November 18th, 2019

Richaun Holmes hit a pair of go-ahead free throws with 13.3 seconds left as the host Sacramento Kings ended the Boston Celtics' 10-game winning streak with a 100-99 victory Sunday afternoon. Buddy Hield led all scorers with 35 points and hit seven 3-pointers, as the Kings won for the fifth time in seven games. Nemanja Bjelica (12 points, 14 rebounds) and Bogdan Bogdanovic (12 points, 10 assists) each had double-doubles.

Peter Schrager: Minnesota Vikings QB Kirk Cousins is in ‘MVP conversation’

Monday, November 18th, 2019

The "Good Morning Football" crew discusses Kirk Cousins and the Minnesota Vikings' Week 11 win.

Reuters Sports News Summary

Sunday, November 17th, 2019

Richaun Holmes hit a pair of go-ahead free throws with 13.3 seconds left as the host Sacramento Kings ended the Boston Celtics' 10-game winning streak with a 100-99 victory Sunday afternoon. Buddy Hield led all scorers with 35 points and hit seven 3-pointers, as the Kings won for the fifth time in seven games. Nemanja Bjelica (12 points, 14 rebounds) and Bogdan Bogdanovic (12 points, 10 assists) each had double-doubles.

Colts’ Mack hurts hand; Bengals’ Tate has scary neck injury

Sunday, November 17th, 2019

For Jacksonville, defensive end Lerentee McCray left in the first half with an injured hamstring, and tight end Josh Oliver left in the fourth quarter with a back injury. In the Bengals' loss at Oakland, Cincinnati wide receiver Auden Tate was carted off the field with a scary-looking neck injury after he was hit from behind by Curtis Riley. The game was delayed for several minutes while Tate was attended to on the field.

Prescott passes for 444 yards as Cowboys defeat Lions

Sunday, November 17th, 2019

Dak Prescott threw for 444 yards and three touchdowns, while Ezekiel Elliott added a pair of TDs as the visiting Dallas Cowboys kept pace in the NFC East with a 35-27 victory Sunday over the short-handed Detroit Lions. Prescott completed 29 of 46 passes, while surpassing 400 yards for the third time this season, and Michael Gallup caught nine passes for 148 yards as the Cowboys (6-4) remained in first place. The Cowboys have won three of their last four games after a three-game losing streak, rebounding from a defeat at home against the Minnesota Vikings last Sunday.

7 teams Seahawks fans should be rooting for in Week 11

Saturday, November 16th, 2019

Seattle Seahawks fans can rest easy and enjoy some stress-free football on Sunday as their team takes its bye in Week 11. Here are seven teams that Seahawks fans should be pulling for on Sunday. The Panthers are 5-4, and the Seahawks have a chance to put the Panthers away in Week 15, but a loss Sunday would all but remove Carolina from the wildcard discussion.

Washington rides Beal’s 44 points to win over Minnesota

Friday, November 15th, 2019

Bradley Beal scored 44 points and Moritz Wagner finished with a career-high 30 points and 15 rebounds as the Washington Wizards recorded a 137-116 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Friday in Minneapolis. Beal, who had 44 points in Washington's 140-133 loss at Boston on Wednesday, shot 15 of 22 and made 13 of 14 from the foul line to help the Wizards avenge a 131-109 loss to Minnesota on Nov. 2. Karl-Anthony Towns celebrated his 24th birthday by collecting 36 points and 10 rebounds for the Timberwolves, who played without star Andrew Wiggins.

‘NFL 100 Greatest’ Teams, No. 28: 1973 Miami Dolphins

Friday, November 15th, 2019

"NFL 100 Greatest" ranks the top 100 teams in NFL history, and the 1973 Miami Dolphins -- who finished 12-2 and defeated the Minnesota Vikings in Super Bowl VIII -- land at No.