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Seattle Seahawks
The Seattle Seahawks won't officially begin defense of their Super Bowl title until Sept. 4 when they host the Green Bay Packers in the opening game of the 2014 NFL regular season. However, the real work begins July 24 with the start of...
Mark Ross
1 week ago
Minnesota Vikings
It’s always hard to tell which is the best way for a franchise to go when looking toward the future. And it’s not always the smart decision to just throw lots of money at the best-known coach they can find. Sometimes the smart hire is...
Athlon Sports
6 months ago
Minnesota Vikings
There were seven coaching jobs open when the NFL’s coaching carousel began and three seats have already been taken. There’s a mad scramble on for the final four, too, as plenty of out-of-work coaches are positioning themselves for new...
Athlon Sports
6 months ago
Minnesota Vikings
While playoff tickets are being punched on the final Sunday of the NFL regular season, just as many pink slips are being prepared for the following day — known as “Black Monday” in head coaching circles.This season was no...
Athlon Sports
6 months ago
Minnesota Vikings
Locks of the WeekThese two are division showdowns featuring the AFC West’s “haves” and the NFC South’s “have nots.”Patriots (+2.5) at PanthersCam Newton loves the spotlight and Charlotte will be abuzz Monday...
Nathan Rush
8 months ago
Minnesota Vikings
Robert Griffin III
Robert Griffin III and the 3-5 Washington Redskins will travel to the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome to take on Adrian Peterson and the 1-7 Minnesota Vikings on Thursday Night Football on NFL Network at 8:25 pm ET. These two organizations were 2012...
Stephen Schindler
8 months ago
Minnesota Vikings
A quick look at every game on the NFL schedule for Week 10, along with the consensus picks of Athlon Sports' editors.Redskins (3-5) at Vikings (1-7)Washington is 1–3 on the road this season. But the losses have come at Green Bay (38...
Athlon Sports
8 months ago
Minnesota Vikings
A quick look at every game on the NFL schedule for Week 9, along with the consensus picks of Athlon Sports' editors.Bengals (6-2) at Dolphins (3-4)A pair of Texas-born and bred gunslingers go toe-to-toe in South Florida, when Andy Dalton and...
Athlon Sports
8 months ago
Minnesota Vikings
Aaron Rodgers
Division rivals headed in opposite directions are on tap for tonight when the Green Bay Packers take on the Minnesota Vikings at 8:30 p.m. ET on NBC. Mike McCarthy’s Packers (4-2) entered Week 8 having won three in a row and with a half-game...
Mark Ross
8 months ago
Minnesota Vikings
Locks of the WeekContinue to ride this year’s lone undefeated in the league and anticipate a bounce back from a team that once went unbeaten.Chiefs (-7) vs. BrownsThe Marty Schottenheimer Bowl pits an undefeated K.C. squad against a Brown-bag...
Athlon Sports
9 months ago
Minnesota Vikings
Eli Manning
Two of last season's NFC playoff participants that have gotten off to disappointing seasons conclude the NFL's Week 7 action when the Minnesota Vikings face the New York Giants tonight at 8:30 p.m. ET on ESPN. How quickly things can change...
Stephen Schindler
9 months ago
Minnesota Vikings
Ray Rice
Adrian Peterson is back from bye, which means order has been restored atop Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 6 running back rankings. Peterson posted his best numbers of the season (140 yards rushing, 2 TDs) in his last game against...
Mark Ross
9 months ago
Minnesota Vikings
Adrian Peterson
FOX Sports sideline reporter Pam Oliver was the first to deliver the news. Only moments after the Vikings’ 2012 regular season ended, Oliver set about informing Adrian Peterson of his high-profile disappointment.As Oliver stopped Peterson on...
Athlon Sports
10 months ago
Minnesota Vikings
Adrian Peterson
On New Year’s Day 2012, the Vikings stumbled across the finish line of the most miserable season in franchise history. That day’s home loss to Chicago completed a 3–13 collapse. And with the defeat coming only two days after...
Athlon Sports
11 months ago
Minnesota Vikings
Jason Garrett
NFL training camps have begun, which means the battle for roster spots has started anew. Players aren’t the only ones who need to worry about job security, however, as there’s generally no hotter seat in the league than the one...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Minnesota Vikings
Joe Flacco
It has been more than five long, football-free months since the Baltimore Ravens beat the San Francisco 49ers in Super Bowl XLVII. But rejoice NFL fans, because the country's most popular sport will be back soon. While the 2013 season doesn...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Minnesota Vikings
Danny Amendola
While the term “hot seat” is typically associated with head coaches and their job security, they are not the only ones who feel the heat during an NFL season. Along those lines, the official “start” to the 2013 season is...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Minnesota Vikings
There are plenty of storylines to track in Minnesota this year. The team made the playoffs a year ago and Adrian Peterson topped 2,000 yards rushing. Can either repeat remains to be seen. And since scheduling plays a huge role in the outcome of...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Minnesota Vikings
There are plenty of storylines to track in Minnesota this year. The team made the playoffs a year ago and Adrian Peterson topped 2,000 yards rushing. Can either repeat remains to be seen. And since scheduling plays a huge role in the outcome of...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Minnesota Vikings
To suggest that any player in any sport after just a few seasons is a lock to make the Hall of Fame is ridiculous. But it is always fun to look at athletes who have had instant success and try to extrapolate long-term potential. Young star...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Minnesota Vikings
The 2013 NFL Draft is in the books. Some fans, in Minnesota and St. Louis for example, should be ecstatic about their new toys (Sharrif Floyd, Tavon Austin) while others, in Cleveland, Dallas or Oakland perhaps, might be wondering what just...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Minnesota Vikings
The beauty of the NFL Draft lies in its unpredictability. Teams move up in the draft to nab a player they particularly covet. Others move back in the process because the guy they have targeted can be selected later. Some teams reach on a player...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Minnesota Vikings
The first round of the 2013 NFL Draft is complete and 32 new faces have joined the ranks of professional football. Some will play right away and become instant Pro Bowlers like first-rounders Matt Kalil, Andrew Luck, Doug Martin and Robert...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Minnesota Vikings
The NFL has got it all figured out. The most powerful, popular and lucrative sport in the history of sports has turned its annual schedule release into saliva-inducing, must-see TV for football-starved fans across the country. And for the most...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Minnesota Vikings
When it comes to winners in free agency, hopeful Super Bowl contenders Atlanta, Denver, Houston and Seattle each made big moves to improve their respective rosters. The new coaching staffs in Chicago, Kansas City and Philadelphia also didn’t...
Mark Ross
1 year ago

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