| Nov 17, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Ten thoughts after the Chicago Bears ended their three-game losing streak Sunday with a 21-13 victory over the Minnesota Vikings at Soldier Field.
1. It sure looked like a here-they-go-again moment. The Bears were trailing 3-0 and had moved the ball a...
| Nov 30, 2014
| 7:12 PM
On a Sunday when Aaron Rodgers and Tom Brady squared off for the first time in their illustrious NFL careers, and Johnny Manziel scored for the first time in his less-than-illustrious rookie season, it was another first that kept the San Diego Chargers in...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 5:25 PM
Using a powerful bull rush, a crisp spin move and his speed off the edge, Ravens outside linebacker Elvis Dumervil is tied for second in the NFL with seven sacks.
Dumervil is tied with the Buffalo Bills’ Marcell Dareus, the Minnesota Vikings&...
| Oct 19, 2014
| 1:52 PM
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. -- Quarterback Kyle Orton threw a 2-yard touchdown pass to Sammy Watkins with one second left to give the Buffalo Bills a 17-16 comeback victory over the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday at Ralph Wilson Stadium.
Orton completed passes on...
| Sep 21, 2014
| 1:16 PM
NEW ORLEANS -- Fired up by a personal foul call, quarterback Drew Brees threw an 18-yard scoring pass to Marques Colston in the fourth quarter to wake up a stagnant offense and carry the New Orleans Saints to a 20-9 victory over the Minnesota Vikings on...
| Aug 16, 2014
| 12:00 PM
MANKATO, Minn. — Mike Zimmer has a vision for where the Vikings will be one day.
It's a picture in his mind and it will require a journey, a long process for the first-year head coach to transform a team coming off a five-win season. A lot will be...
| Sep 13, 2014
| 8:43 PM
The New England Patriots were greeted in the season opener by a rude reality check.
Quarterback Tom Brady was sacked four times, hit six times and hurried into poor throws.
Such treatment has not often been the reality for Brady and the Patriots. The...
| Mar 9, 2014
| 1:47 PM
The New York Jets released cornerback Antonio Cromartie on Sunday, a decision that saves the team millions of dollars under its salary cap.
Cromartie was entering the final year of his four-year deal and was scheduled to cost the Jets' cap $14.98...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 11:11 AM
Ravens starting cornerback Jimmy Smith returned to practice Wednesday on a limited basis after being cleared under the NFL concussion testing protocol.
Smith left Thursday night's game after a violent collision with Pittsburgh Steelers rookie running...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 4:51 AM
There are few aspects of the Minnesota Vikings' 30th-ranked defense that jump off the game film in any particularly positive way.
Veteran defensive end Jared Allen is a notable exception, along with bookend defensive end Brian Robison. They're two...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 11:01 AM
The Ravens are listing Elvis Dumervil as doubtful for Sunday's game after the outside linebacker didn't practice all week because of a sprained ankle.
Dumervil's status is being characterized as a game-time decision by coach John Harbaugh, but it doesn'...