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San Diego Chargers vs. Minnesota Vikings Preview and Prediction

By Jason Hall, 10 months 1 week ago
The San Diego Chargers and Minnesota Vikings will meet in a matchup of 1-1 teams. The Vikings are coming off their first win of the season after defeating Detroit 26-16 in Week 2.San Diego lost 24-19 to Cincinnati in Week 2 after opening its season with a 33-28 win against Detroit. Here a preview of Sunday's Week 3 matchup. San Diego at Minnesota Kickoff: 1...

10 Bold Fantasy Predictions For Week 3 in the NFL

By Michael Horvath, 10 months 1 week ago
Week 3 of this young NFL season is coming up, but first let’s take a look to see how my Week 2 bold predictions fared. I just took a look. You don’t want to see my bold Week 2 predictions. Seriously, don’t look them up. No good can come from that. Instead let’s focus on Week 3’s bold predictions and hope that I get better at making such brazen, off-the-...

Parachute Jumper at Vikings Game Nearly Takes Out Lions

By Jasmine Watkins, 10 months 1 week 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...

Minnesota Vikings vs. San Francisco 49ers Preview and Prediction

By Jason Hall, 10 months 2 weeks ago
The San Francisco 49ers host the Minnesota Vikings in the late matchup of ESPN's "Monday Night Football" doubleheader to conclude Week 1. Minnesota is coming off a 7-9 record and third-place NFC North finish in 2014. But the team expects to improve in Year Two of the Mike Zimmer regime with second-year quarterback Teddy Bridgewater, a talented defense and...

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, 12 months 4 days 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 1 day 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...