| Nov 14, 2013
| 11:15 PM
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — Cordarrelle Patterson came to the Minnesota Vikings as a raw rookie, so there were no expectations that he’d immediately be an every-down wide receiver.
Patterson had only one season of major college experience at...
| Oct 27, 2013
| 10:56 PM
MINNEAPOLIS -- Aaron Rodgers has the Green Bay Packers on a roll, even without three of his best receivers.
With help from a powerful running game, Rodgers picked apart what was left of Minnesota’s defense on Sunday night.
| Oct 6, 2013
| 10:17 PM
Josh Freeman has a new team, Minnesota has a new young quarterback and Tampa Bay has moved on.
This was quite the eventful bye week for the Vikings and Buccaneers.
Freeman’s agent, Erik Burkhardt, revealed the move in an exclamatory one-word...
| Sep 15, 2013
| 8:40 PM
How did the San Diego Chargers prepare to face Philadelphia on a quick turnaround?
In part, they spent last week turning around quickly.
To prepare for Sunday's game at Philadelphia after a Monday night opener and to adjust to Chip Kelly's fast-...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 4:45 PM
SAN DIEGO -- Philip Rivers threw for 401 yards and three touchdowns, including a 56-yarder to Antonio Gates, and the San Diego Chargers rallied to beat the Dallas Cowboys, 30-21, on Sunday.
The Chargers (2-2) had blown late leads in their two losses...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 6:35 PM
If the excitement of an early NFC North showdown in Detroit doesn't make Bears fans tremble, then certainly fear should do the trick.
The Lions long have been a punch line in the NFL, but these days there seems to be a grimly purposeful malice to the...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 11:06 PM
Soccer--Premier League, Aston Villa at Norwich, 6:40 a.m. (NBCSN); Premier League, Tottenham at Cardiff, 8:55 a.m. (NBCSN); Premier League, Fulham at Chelsea, 11:25 a.m. (NBCSN); MLS, Seattle at Los Angeles, 7:30 p.m. (NBCSN)...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 10:43 PM
After the latest mistake by Christian Ponder suddenly became a touchdown for the other team, Minnesota coach Leslie Frazier approached his quarterback on the sideline late in that second quarter in Chicago.
Their brief conversation, and the look on...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 1:48 PM
The Bears defense can generate pressure and create turnover opportunities in third down situations against the Vikings with zone blitz concepts out of their nickel sub package.
As shown here, the Bears have their base nickel defense on the field (five...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 8:31 AM
Minnesota Vikings receiver Greg Jennings, who earlier this week said that Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers was touted so much that Rodgers had a hard time blaming himself for any mistakes, apologized to his former teammate on Thursday....
| Jul 17, 2013
| 1:55 PM
As the opening of NFL training camps creeps closer, so does confrontation with critical concerns on top teams. The outcome of these issues will have a major impact on the drama and results of the 2013 season.
Some of the teams expecting to contend for...