Posts Tagged ‘Minnesota Vikings’

Sarcoxie football off to a strong 4-0 start

Thursday, September 23rd, 2021

Sep. 23—During the preseason, Russell Ellis reiterated to his players to stop getting off to slow starts early in the season. After starting 0-3 the last two years, the Sarcoxie football team has reversed the trend this fall. The Bears are off a strong 4-0 start entering Week 5 action. "I'm really proud of the kids," Ellis said. "Our kids have really worked hard this offseason. To come away ...

Vikings’ 0-2 start both different and the same as last season

Thursday, September 23rd, 2021

Sep. 23—The Vikings started 0-2 last year and looked really bad while being outscored by an average of 13 points. This season, they're again 0-2, losing games by three points in overtime and by one point. So, is there a difference between the 0-2 starts? It depends on whom you ask. "We go back and look at the two games that we lost and compare them to last year, if you want to do that, because ...

Vikings fighting off two bad losses getting ready for Seattle

Wednesday, September 22nd, 2021

"There was a game to be won there," Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said this week. "That's why it's a real disappointment to let them get away with it." The Vikings (0-2) can perhaps top that.

Vikings add CB Harrison Hand to Reserve/COVID-19 list

Wednesday, September 22nd, 2021

The Vikings announced Wednesday that CB Harrison Hand was placed on the Reserve/COVID-19 list.

CTP’s In The Huddle – Vikings, Cardinals, Seahawks

Wednesday, September 22nd, 2021

Join us for a conversation on your Minnesota Vikings. Some of your favorite Climbing The Pocket personalities gather together with you to talk about the Minnesota Vikings. Tonight, we have the founders… the original crew… of Climbing the Pocket getting again to ask, “Whassup?

Which 0-2 NFL teams still have hope to save their seasons? Ranking all seven by playoff hope.

Wednesday, September 22nd, 2021

Seven teams have yet to record a victory through two games, and they face slim odds of making the playoffs. But not all hope is lost.

Safety Xavier Woods off to a strong start in first season with Vikings

Wednesday, September 22nd, 2021

Sep. 22—As is often the case, Pro Football Focus has a Vikings safety with a top-five ranking. But this time it's not Harrison Smith. Through two games, the analytics site ranks Xavier Woods as No. 5 among all NFL safeties. Meanwhile, Smith, a five-time Pro Bowl selection who was Pro Football Focus' top-rated safety in 2017 and No. 3 in 2015 and 2019, comes in at a modest No. 45. "It's not ...

Murray busted up the Vikings’ defense. Here’s how he did it

Tuesday, September 21st, 2021

Linebacker Eric Kendricks spied Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray just before halftime of Sunday's loss in Arizona. It was one of the few times Kendricks was given that responsibility, as coach Mike Zimmer's varied game plan had Kendricks, linebacker Nick Vigil, and defensive end D.J. Wonnum assigned to mirror the mobile Murray. The back-breaking part: it worked on the 77-yard touchdown to ...

Report: Vikings to sign QB Sean Mannion to active roster

Tuesday, September 21st, 2021

In a move that makes a lot of sense, the Vikings plan to sign Sean Mannion to the active roster.

Fantasy football: 5 waiver wire pickups for Week 3

Tuesday, September 21st, 2021

Is your fantasy team having as much trouble as the Cincinnati Bengals did in Week 2? Maybe you’re dealing with the early injury bug. Well, it’s never too early to start looking at making some replacements.