Posts Tagged ‘NL Football’

Kirk Cousins has been the NFL’s best in one key passing category

Tuesday, March 31st, 2020

Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins receives a lot of criticism for his play, but one thing that is often overlooked in his game is the deep throw. Twitter user Dustin Baker points out that Cousins has led the NFL in completions over 30 yards in the last four seasons. Over the last four years, Cousins has 95 completions over 30 yards, which is four ahead of Russell Wilson who has 91.

Opinion: Even in simplest forms, NFL world isn’t immune to coronavirus-related alterations

Tuesday, March 31st, 2020

For some players, like free agents, this nine-week period provides an introduction to their new work environments, teammates, coaches and playbooks.

Legends Bracket kicks off with battles featuring Ron Simmons, Greg Allen

Tuesday, March 31st, 2020

It's time for the first round of the Legends Bracket in our Florida State football 2020 Bracket Challenge.

Thielen & Sharpe Practice Social Distancing, Notch Perfect Scores in Trivia Game

Tuesday, March 31st, 2020

Given the choices of Allen Iverson, Michael Jordan or Randy Moss, Thielen correctly guessed that Sharpe's favorite athlete growing up was Iverson. And further discussion revealed that Thielen and Sharpe each chose No. as a youngsters playing basketball to play homage to the Hall of Fame hooper.

What are Vikings’ options after using franchise tag on Anthony Harris?

Tuesday, March 31st, 2020

The Minnesota Vikings placed the non-exclusive tag on safety Anthony Harris minutes before the franchise tag window closed ahead of free agency on March 16. The move was met with some raised eyebrows. Not that Harris hasn't played to the steep price tag ($11.41 million cap hit and guaranteed salary for 2020) or that the Vikings had only used the franchise tag two other times since it was introduced in 1993.

What are Vikings’ options after using franchise tag on Anthony Harris?

Tuesday, March 31st, 2020

The Minnesota Vikings placed the non-exclusive tag on safety Anthony Harris minutes before the franchise tag window closed ahead of free agency on March 16. The move was met with some raised eyebrows. Not that Harris hasn't played to the steep price tag ($11.41 million cap hit and guaranteed salary for 2020) or that the Vikings had only used the franchise tag two other times since it was introduced in 1993.

What are Vikings’ options after using franchise tag on Anthony Harris?

Tuesday, March 31st, 2020

The Minnesota Vikings placed the non-exclusive tag on safety Anthony Harris minutes before the franchise tag window closed ahead of free agency on March 16. The move was met with some raised eyebrows. Not that Harris hasn't played to the steep price tag ($11.41 million cap hit and guaranteed salary for 2020) or that the Vikings had only used the franchise tag two other times since it was introduced in 1993.

Lions Making Progress In Free Agency, But Rest Of NFC North Is Struggling

Monday, March 30th, 2020

Those losses are partially offset by the signings of run-stuffing defensive tackle Michael Pierce from the Baltimore Ravens and wide receiver Tajae Sharpe from the Tennessee Titans. Both Pierce and Sharpe have enough skill to help the Vikings, but the returns to this point have been a net loss. If the Vikings were given a grade for their offseason work to this point, it would be in the C-minus or D-plus range.

Lions Making Progress In Free Agency, But Rest Of NFC North Is Struggling

Monday, March 30th, 2020

Those losses are partially offset by the signings of run-stuffing defensive tackle Michael Pierce from the Baltimore Ravens and wide receiver Tajae Sharpe from the Tennessee Titans. Both Pierce and Sharpe have enough skill to help the Vikings, but the returns to this point have been a net loss. If the Vikings were given a grade for their offseason work to this point, it would be in the C-minus or D-plus range.

Vikings Working On Long-Term Deal For Anthony Harris

Monday, March 30th, 2020

Earlier in the month, the Minnesota Vikings placed the franchise tag on 28-year-old safety Anthony Harris. Later on, reports came out that Harris was available for trade in exchange for a mid-to-late-round draft pick. However, contrary to those reports, the Vikings have reportedly been “actively discussing” a long-term deal for the five-year veteran per Chris Tomasson of the Pioneer Press.