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NFL Scouts Talk Anonymously About NFC North Teams

By Athlon Sports, 1 month 3 weeks ago
Minnesota broke Green Bay’s stranglehold on the NFC East last season, and don’t be surprised if these two battle for the top spot again. The Vikings took a wide receiver in the first round of the draft to give quarterback Teddy Bridgewater another weapon and have a young defense that continues to get better. The Packers are hoping their offense will revert to its old form with the...

2014 NFL Mock Draft: A look back

By Braden Gall, 1 month 4 weeks ago
We look back at our projections (some hits, some misses) for all 32 picks of the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft.

2016 NFL Training Camp Dates and Locations

By Mark Ross, 2 months 3 weeks ago
The calendar has turned to July, which means it’s almost time for the NFL to get back to business. The regular season doesn’t start until Sept. 8, but teams will open training camp later this month, officially starting the path for what eventually will lead to Super Bowl LI in NRG Stadium in Houston on Feb. 5, 2017.   NFL fans will get the chance to see the 2016 edition of...

Minnesota Vikings 2016 Team Preview and Prediction

By Athlon Sports, 2 months 3 weeks ago
With a top-five scoring defense on the rise and Adrian Peterson somehow still at the top of his game, the Vikings need 23-year-old quarterback Teddy Bridgewater to take the next step to elevate the league’s 29th-ranked offense and make the Vikings a serious Super Bowl contender for the first time since 2009.   Coach Mike Zimmer and GM Rick Spielman have expressed the need for the...

NFC Wild Card Preview and Prediction: Seattle Seahawks vs. Minnesota Vikings

By Jason Hall, 8 months 3 weeks ago
The Minnesota Vikings (11-5) secured their first NFC North division title since 2009 with a 20-13 win at Green Bay in Week 17. But after earning the No. 3 seed, the Vikings face a tough opening matchup in the NFC playoffs. The Seattle Seahawks (10-6) look to continue their recent postseason success but this time as a wild card team. The Seahawks have made the NFC Championship Game in each...

Minnesota Vikings vs. Green Bay Packers Preview and Prediction

By Michael Bradley, 9 months 1 day ago
Since Green Bay couldn’t stop the Arizona juggernaut last Sunday in the desert, it must now conquer the Vikings for a second time in the season or end up consigned to a road trip during the first week of the postseason. It’s not the best situation for a team that was at one point 6-0 and presumably headed for big things. After an ugly loss to the Cardinals, Green Bay must rebound...

New York Giants vs. Minnesota Vikings Preview and Prediction

By Jason Hall, 9 months 1 week ago
The Minnesota Vikings (9-5) look to clinch a playoff spot in Sunday's primetime matchup against the New York Giants (6-8). The Vikings hold the first of two NFC wild card spots and are one game behind Green Bay for the division title. Minnesota would clinch a postseason spot with a win or tie, an Atlanta loss or tie or a Seattle win or tie. The Giants were officially eliminated from...

Chicago Bears vs. Minnesota Vikings Preview and Prediction

By Jason Hall, 9 months 2 weeks ago
The Minnesota Vikings (8-5) looked like one of the NFL's best teams before losing three of their last four games. But the Vikings still hold a two-game lead on a postseason spot and trail Green Bay by one game for the top spot in the NFC North .The Chicago Bears (5-8) are facing elimination following back-to-back losses of their own. The two teams will meet in a crucial NFC North...

Minnesota Vikings vs. Arizona Cardinals Preview and Prediction

By Jason Hall, 9 months 3 weeks ago
The Minnesota Vikings look to bounce back from a disappointing 38-7 loss to Seattle against another NFC West foe, the Arizona Cardinals, as the playoff contenders kick off Week 14 action Thursday night at University of Phoenix Stadium. The Vikings enter tied with the Green Bay Packers for the NFC North's best record, despite losing an earlier head-to-head matchup in Week 9. Arizona...