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Athlon Sports will preview the upcoming 2012 NFL season with in-depth roundtable debates with our editors and other experts from around the world of football. Q: Who is more likely to knock off the Green Bay Packers in the NFC North this...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
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Athlon Sports is counting down its 2012 NFL preseason Power Rankings with in-depth team previews, schedule analysis and more as the start of the NFL season draws near. The Minnesota Vikings check in at No. 30. Immersed in one of the darkest...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
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Keeping up with your favorite team can be an all-consuming task. We’re here to help indulge that need to follow all aspects of the NFL on Twitter. For all 32 teams, we’re picking the best Twitter accounts for each franchise. They run the gamut...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
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NFL Training Camps open up in a little more than a week, which means players will soon start fighting for coveted roster spots. Players aren’t the only ones, however, who could be fighting for their jobs. A number of coaches enter the upcoming...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
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Championships. Leadership. Awards. Longevity. Statistical records. Likeability. Talent development. An NFL head coach can be evaluated with many criteria. Generally, winning championships over a long period of time is the easiest (or...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
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Scheduling plays a huge role in the outcome of every NFL season. So the Athlon NFL editors will spend the next month dissecting each and every week of the 2012 slate for all 32 teams in the league. Minnesota Vikings 2012 Schedule: Week 1:...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
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The 2012 NFL Draft starts Thursday night, and the prime time first round has become a must-see event for football fans everywhere. Hope always springs eternal at the draft, and here’s my projection for the opening round. 1. Indianapolis...
Patrick Snow
1 year ago
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Matt Flynn, QB, Packers Step aside Aaron Rodgers, Brett Favre and Bart Starr, there’s a new record-breaking quarterback in Titletown. A pending free agent, Flynn completed 31-of-44 passes for a team-record 480 yards, a club-record six TDs and...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
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It’s championship week in fantasy football and we apparently have trust issues with the best back in the NFL. Well, it’s not so much trusting him as much as it is how the team uses him and what is actual health is. Minnesota Vikings running...
Corby Yarbrough
2 years ago
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Here we go again with Adrian Peterson, Week 15 and an injury in the fantasy football playoffs. The Minnesota Vikings’ running back has missed the last three games with a high ankle sprain, and is expected to return today against the visiting...
Corby Yarbrough
2 years ago
Minnesota Vikings
Toby Gerhart won’t come to the rescue for Adrian Peterson owners this week. Peterson suffered an ankle sprain in the Minnesota Vikings’ Week 11 game against Oakland and will miss at least this week against Atlanta and perhaps more. That...
Corby Yarbrough
2 years ago
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LeSean McCoy, RB, Eagles Philly improved its record to 13–0 following a bye week under coach Andy Reid, with a 34–7 statement win over NFC East rival Dallas under the lights on Sunday night. “Shady” led the way, with 30 carries for a career-high...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
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This is Donovan McNabb's stance after getting benched. He looks more like Al Bundy than a Super Bowl almost-winning quarterback who's been sent to the bench for--and then getting outplayed by--a rookie quarterback (Christian Ponder) who, by...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
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Ben Roethlisberger, QB, Steelers Playing behind a patchwork offensive line and walking with a noticeable limp, Roethlisberger produced an heroic effort during a 38–17 win over the Titans. Big Ben completed 24-of-34 passes for 228 yards, five TDs...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
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Attention NFL teams! Need help at wide receiver? If so, Terrell Owens wants you to know he is available. Owens, who had surgery to repair a torn ACL in April, said in an interview this week that he plans to be ready to play in less than a month...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
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by Nathan Rush Finally healthy, Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford is leading the race for Comeback Player of the Year by leading Detroit on a series of comebacks. It looks like the Lions have finally found Bobby Layne’s replacement. And...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
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-by Braden Gall (@AthlonBraden on twitter) One lucky NFL team is going to "acquire" the first pick in the 2012 NFL Draft and land the surest quarterback prospect in decades. Unfortunately, in order to draft Stanford quarterback Andrew Luck, one...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
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-by Rob Doster Last week in this space, I bragged about how the Buffalo Bills had posted consecutive comebacks of 18 points or more. Well, the Detroit Lions make the Bills look like frontrunners. After yesterday’s stunning comeback from a 27–3...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
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Ask Athlon Fantasy Football for Week 4 If you have any fantasy football questions for Ask Athlon, send them my way @AthlonCorby on Twitter or via email to corby.yarbrough@athlonsports.com Who is the best NFL fantasy defense/special teams play...
Corby Yarbrough
2 years ago
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By RALPH VACCHIANO There is always time for a miracle, but miracles don’t happen often. That’s why, for seven NFL teams, they’re really already facing a must-win game this week. It’s not an elimination game yet, but it might as well be...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
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by Mark Ross When the NFL announced in March that kickoffs would be moved from the 30-yard-line to the 35-yard-line, it was not well received. Everyone from players, coaches and team executives to analysts and fans voiced their displeasure at a...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
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The Vikings’ expectations for 2011 can be found somewhere between promise and denial. Several talented pieces remain from a 2009 team that was one botched play from a Super Bowl berth, but those pieces are either aging or still wondering what the...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
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There is a surreal symmetry to the retirement go-route run by Randy Moss, whose hollow 13-year Hall of Fame career ends, like so many, “not with a bang but a whimper.” As the 6’4”, 34-year-old “Freak” runs away from defenders and detractors one...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
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MINNESOTA • Inside the Locker Room With Jeremy Fowler of the St. Paul Pioneer Press Who will be the biggest beneficiary of new coordinator Bill Musgrave’s West Coast system? Adrian Peterson. With a new quarterback, the Vikings will rely on...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
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Kevin Kolb, Cardinals Arizona traded away 2008 first-round pick (No. 16 overall) and 25-year-old Pro Bowl cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie along with its 2012 second-round pick to acquire the young gun with seven career starts under his...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago

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