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Parachute Jumper at Vikings Game Nearly Takes Out Lions

By Jasmine Watkins, 10 months 2 weeks ago
At a team's home opener, you never know what you're going to find.  During the Vikings' game against the Lions, a parachute jumper almost delayed the game with his antics trying to entertain the crowd. A little too much wind probably got in the way as the parachuter landed directly onto the Lions sideline. Luckily no one was hurt.  Parachute jumper nearly...

Why You Should Start Colin Kaepernick and Other Start/Sit Fantasy Advice for Week 2

By Michael Horvath, 10 months 2 weeks ago
Week 1 is in the books and it provided many surprises for fantasy owners as well as unbelievable frustration as well. Who would have guessed that guys like Marcus Mariota, Andy Dalton and Alex Smith would outscore supposed studs like Peyton Manning, Drew Brees and Russell Wilson? Who would have thought that Brandon McManus (he’s a kicker), would score 18 fantasy points? That’s...

Detroit Lions vs. Minnesota Vikings Preview and Prediction

By Jason Hall, 10 months 2 weeks ago
The Detroit Lions and Minnesota Vikings will meet in Week 2 in a battle of winless NFC North teams. The Lions fell 33-28 at San Diego in their season opener. The Vikings suffered a 20-3 loss to San Francisco in the second game of a "Monday Night Football" doubleheader.Both teams are looking to bounce back from disappointing starts filled with offensive lapses. Which...

Detroit Lions vs. San Diego Chargers Preview and Prediction

By Mike Bainbridge, 10 months 3 weeks ago
Week 1 of the NFL season is finally here with the Detroit Lions starting the post-Ndamukong Suh era with a trip out west to visit the San Diego Chargers where they have not won in four meetings. Meanwhile, the Chargers are looking for a rare quick start in their attempt to make the playoffs for just the second time in the last six seasons. Detroit at San DiegoKickoff: 4:05 p.m. ET...

5 Bold Predictions for the NFC North in 2015

By Josh Koop, 10 months 3 weeks ago
The NFL season is right around the corner, and the NFC North is shaping up to be a competitive division for the upcoming season. The perennial powerhouse team in Green Bay is looking to be the Alpha of the division once again, but did lose top wide receiver Jordy Nelson to a season-ending injury. The Detroit Lions look to build off a successful season last year, which ended in a tough loss...

NFL Scouts Talk Anonymously About NFC North Teams

By Athlon Sports, 11 months 2 weeks ago
The Green Bay Packers have won four straight NFC North titles, and that grasp atop the standings doesn't seem to be fading away anytime soon. However, this certainly remains a very interesting division, and each team's success could revolve around just a few key players. The Vikings will have Adrian Peterson back, so that should have a strong impact on the team. Will it be enough to make...

Answering the NFC North's Biggest Questions in 2015

By Braden Gall, 1 year 1 day ago
NFL training camps are opening up all across the nation, signaling the official return of pro football. Athlon Sports is going division by division, asking and (trying to) answering the biggest question for every team in the league entering the 2015 season. AFC's Biggest Questions: East | North | South | WestNFC's Biggest Questions: East | North | South | West...

Examining the Over/Under 2015 Win Totals for the NFC North

By Matt Josephs, 1 year 3 days ago
Adrian Peterson returns after a year off for the Vikings. Minnesota is widely considered to be a sleeper, but does that mean this will have enough to catch up to Green Bay and Detroit? Chicago, meanwhile, turns to John Fox to try and clean things up after a five-win season in 2014. In the coming years, this will be a three-team race with the Vikes moving into contention. Much like I did...

2015 NFL Training Camp Dates and Locations

By Mark Ross, 1 year 2 weeks ago
The New England Patriots are the defending Super Bowl champions and won't officially open defense of their title until Sept. 10 when they host the Pittsburgh Steelers to kick off the 2015 NFL regular season. However, the real work for Bill Belichick's team begins July 23 when rookies report to training camp in Foxborough, Mass.   Baltimore, Cleveland and New Orleans get...