Archive for the ‘Minnesota Vikings’ Category

Building him up: Breaking down Christian Darrisaw’s starting debut

Thursday, October 21st, 2021

Coordinator Klint Kubiak kept talking about building up tackle Christian Darrisaw the "right way," giving the first-round pick enough practice reps before throwing the rookie to the NFL pass-rushing wolves. Darrisaw's foundation appeared just fine against the Panthers and edge rusher Brian Burns, thanks to an impressive combination of power and athleticism, and a game plan geared toward ...

Panthers plan to sign former Vikings RB Ameer Abdullah

Wednesday, October 20th, 2021

Former Vikings RB Ameer Abdullah is expected to sign with the Panthers.

Packers, Vikings to tangle with region title in the balance

Wednesday, October 20th, 2021

Oct. 20—MOULTRIE — When asked the key to defeating Lowndes on Friday in what is, essentially, the Region 1-7A championship game, Colquitt County coach Justin Rogers said, "We've got to get him to the ground." "Him," of course, is Jacurri Brown, the Vikings' All-State quarterback, who only seems as if he has been in crimson and silver forever. Everyone within earshot knew who Rogers was ...

Where does PFF have Kaiir Elam getting drafted in its latest mock draft?

Wednesday, October 20th, 2021

Elam's coverage grade is down this year and so is his draft stock. PFF has him going later in the first round than most expect.

NFC Playoff Picture: Where Bears stand in conference standings in Week 7

Wednesday, October 20th, 2021

While there's still plenty of season left, the Bears are still in the thick of the postseason hunt heading into Week 7.

Spielman Addresses Cornerback Depth While Patrick Peterson is Mending

Wednesday, October 20th, 2021

Dantzler's going to get his opportunity to step up and play again. He did play very well in the Arizona game when he got his chance, and he was coming off this week, you know, he missed the last 10 days because he was on the [Reserve/COVID-19 list] … so it's great timing of the bye to get him caught up and ready to roll. "The way Mackensie [Alexander] has stepped in and played, Harrison Hand has been an 'A' special teams player for us and also has shown signs when he got an opportunity to play l...

Osborn giving Vikings’ offense much-needed extra dimension

Tuesday, October 19th, 2021

This year, with a regular spring and summer of work, Osborn was one of the true standouts for the Vikings during training camp. Kansas City (1,321), the Los Angeles Rams (1,272) and Tampa Bay (1,247) are the only teams in the league with more combined receiving yardage from their top three pass catchers than the Vikings (1,246) with Jefferson, Thielen and Osborn. The offensive line produced its best overall performance of the season.

Vaccines in sports at a glance

Tuesday, October 19th, 2021

A vast majority of players in the NFL, NBA, NHL and Major League Baseball are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, yet a handful of cases have brought attention to those who have refused. The Brooklyn Nets star guard would have been prevented from playing or practicing at home because of a New York City mandate. The Washington Wizards guard said he has questions about how someone can still contract the virus even after being vaccinated.

Top 10 quarterback performances in Week 6 of NFL season

Tuesday, October 19th, 2021

What quarterbacks were on top of their game in Week 6?

Troy Aikman says Dallas Cowboys’ Dak Prescott can manage calf injury by doing this

Tuesday, October 19th, 2021

Troy Aikman said Dak Prescott can manage his calf injury by doing this in two weeks against the Vikings.