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Vikings place Loadholt on IR; add Webb

By The Sports Network, 1 year 8 months ago
Eden Prairie, MN (SportsNetwork.com) - The Minnesota Vikings placed right tackle Phil Loadholt on injured reserve Wednesday and brought back tackle J'Marcus Webb. Loadholt suffered a torn pectoral muscle in the fourth quarter of Sunday's 24-21 loss to Green Bay. He had started the first 11 games this season. Webb appeared in eight games last season with Minnesota and started once. He...

NFL Matchup - Carolina at Minnesota

By The Sports Network, 1 year 8 months ago
NFL Matchup - Carolina at Minnesota Carolina Panthers:== Sep 7 - W at Tampa Bay, 20-14== Sep 14 - W vs. Detroit, 24-7== Sep 21 - L vs. Pittsburgh, 19-37== Sep 28 - L at Baltimore, 10-38== Oct 5 - W vs. Chicago, 31-24== Oct 12 - T at Cincinnati, 37-37 (OT)== Oct 19 - L at Green Bay, 17-38== Oct 26...

Vikings RT Loadholt out for the year

By The Sports Network, 1 year 8 months ago
Eden Prairie, MN (SportsNetwork.com) - Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer confirmed Monday that right tackle Phil Loadholt will miss the rest of the season. Loadholt tore his pectoral muscle in the fourth quarter of Sunday's 24-21 loss to the Packers. He was replaced by backup offensive tackle Mike Harris and did not return to the game. The 28-year-old Loadholt is the second Vikings...

Vikings RT Loadholt out for the year

By The Sports Network, 1 year 8 months ago
Eden Prairie, MN (SportsNetwork.com) - Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer confirmed Monday that right tackle Phil Loadholt will miss the rest of the season. Loadholt tore his pectoral muscle in the fourth quarter of Sunday's 24-21 loss to the Packers. He was replaced by backup offensive tackle Mike Harris and did not return to the game. The 28-year-old Loadholt is the second Vikings...

NFLPA officially appeals Peterson ban

By The Sports Network, 1 year 8 months ago
Washington, DC (SportsNetwork.com) - As expected, the NFL Players Association has filed an appeal of Commissioner Roger Goodell's suspension of Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson for violation of the league's personal conduct policy. In a letter sent to the Commissioner's office, the union accused Goodell and the NFL of denying Peterson due process by "making up the process and...

Extra Points: 'Moral Roger' resurfaces

By The Sports Network, 1 year 8 months ago
(SportsNetwork.com) - Forget all the white noise. When it came to the Adrian Peterson punishment, the only real issue was whether Roger Goodell was going to temper the tyrannical act or return to his default settings as judge, jury and executioner of all things related to personal conduct in the NFL. That was answered Tuesday when "Moral Roger" resurfaced, taking on his "700 Club"...

Vikings claim RB Tate off waivers

By The Sports Network, 1 year 8 months ago
Eden Prarie, MN (SportsNetwork.com) - The Minnesota Vikings claimed running back Ben Tate off waivers from the Cleveland Browns Wednesday. Tate was cut by Cleveland on Tuesday. Tate signed with the Browns as a free agent in March after spending his first three seasons with Houston. He started six games and has rushed for just 333 yards with a 3.1-yard average and four touchdowns so far...

NFL Matchup - Green Bay at Minnesota

By The Sports Network, 1 year 8 months ago
NFL Matchup - Green Bay at Minnesota Green Bay Packers:== Sep 4 - L at Seattle, 16-36== Sep 14 - W vs. NY Jets, 31-24== Sep 21 - L at Detroit, 7-19== Sep 28 - W at Chicago, 38-17== Oct 2 - W vs. Minnesota, 42-10== Oct 12 - W at Miami, 27-24== Oct 19 - W vs. Carolina, 38-17== Oct 26 - L at New...

Vikings' Peterson suspended for the remainder of 2014 season

By Anonymous (not verified), 1 year 8 months ago
New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has been suspended for at least the remainder of the 2014 season for violating the NFL's personal conduct policy. The suspension, without pay, stems from the abusive discipline Peterson inflicted on his 4-year-old son last May. He was charged with reckless or negligent injury to a child in Texas earlier this...

Extra Points: NFL is finally transparent with AP

By Anonymous (not verified), 1 year 8 months ago
(SportsNetwork.com) - MIT economist Jonathan Gruber, one of the architects of the Affordable Care Act, made headlines recently for telling the truth or, to be more specific, telling the truth as he sees it."Lack of transparency is a huge political advantage and basically, you know, call it the stupidity of the American voter or whatever, but basically, that was really, really critical to getting...