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5 Best Dual-Threat Quarterbacks in NFL History

By Aaron Tallent, 3 months 3 weeks ago
Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson had the best dual-threat quarterback season of all time (and one of the best for his position period), rushing for 1,206 yards and throwing for 3,127 yards. In past seasons, Jackson would have been an outlier as a signal-caller, but today, we are seeing more and more dual-threat quarterbacks.   But even though there are is an increase, a...

5 Best NFL Players Who Chose to Retire Early

By Aaron Tallent, 4 months 1 week ago
Carolina Panthers linebacker Luke Kuechly's decision to retire from the NFL at the age of 28 was surprising, but it is something we are seeing more of these days. Players leave the game early for a variety of reasons. Sadly, most, like Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck prior to the start of the 2019 season, are forced to do so because of injuries.   However, few choose to...

NFC Divisional Playoff Prediction and Preview: Minnesota Vikings vs. San Francisco 49ers

By Rob McVey, 4 months 2 weeks ago
The No. 1 seed San Francisco 49ers will host the No. 6 seed Minnesota Vikings to kick off NFL playoff action on Saturday in the NFC Divisional Round. It’s loser-go-home football at this point with a trip to the NFC Championship Game on the line.   Following a snake-bitten 2018 campaign that saw San Francisco win just four games, the 2019 regular season concluded in storybook fashion...

5 Most Memorable NFL Divisional Playoff Games of All Time

By Aaron Tallent, 4 months 2 weeks ago
Wild Card Weekend is over, and eight teams remain in the NFL's Divisional Round. So many great moments have happened in this round over the decades that many of the games where they took place have names.   So before we delve into this list, I wanted to give an honorable mention shout-out to the "Sea of Hands," "Ghost to the Post," "Fog Bowl," and "...

NFC Wild Card Prediction and Preview: Minnesota Vikings vs. New Orleans Saints

By John La Fleur, 4 months 3 weeks ago
After finishing the regular season with two different approaches, the Minnesota Vikings and New Orleans Saints will kick off Sunday's NFC Wild Card doubleheader in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.   Entering Week 17, the Vikings (10-6) knew that they were already locked into the No. 6 seed as the second wild-card team. So they benched several starters at home against Chicago, including...

Chicago Bears vs. Minnesota Vikings Prediction and Preview

By Gabe Salgado, 5 months 9 hours ago
When the Minnesota Vikings play host to the Chicago Bears this Sunday, this Week 17 matchup has different meanings for both teams. For the Vikings (10-5), it's about having momentum going into the playoffs. They are officially entrenched as the NFC's sixth seed after losing the NFC North title to the Packers last week. For the Bears (7-8), they want to end the season on a winning note...

Monday Night Football: Green Bay Packers vs. Minnesota Vikings Prediction and Preview

By Tom Bowles, 5 months 5 days ago
The Green Bay Packers and Minnesota Vikings, longtime rivals, are set to clash for the NFC North title Monday night, but they're both alive for a larger prize: the conference's top seed. They're two of five teams jockeying for that spot, part of a top-heavy NFC playoff race where each contender could end up with 12 wins or more.   The fact the Packers (11-3) are in this...

Monday Night Football: Minnesota Vikings vs. Seattle Seahawks Prediction and Preview

By Scott Whittum, 5 months 3 weeks ago
Week 13 will wrap up on Monday night at CenturyLink Field as the Seattle Seahawks and Minnesota Vikings will get together for an ultra-critical battle for playoff position in the NFC. This will be a "Monday Night Football" rematch from 2018 when Seattle pulled away from Minnesota in the fourth quarter for a 21-7 victory.   The Seahawks (9-2) improved to 6-0 on the road in 2019...

Sunday Night Football: Minnesota Vikings vs. Dallas Cowboys Prediction and Preview

By Clint Lamb, 6 months 2 weeks ago
A pair of teams jockeying for playoff positioning in the NFC will square off when the Minnesota Vikings meet the Dallas Cowboys the Week 10 edition of "Sunday Night Football."   The Cowboys (5-3) have had an interesting start to the 2019 season. After opening with three straight wins they dropped three in a row before righting the ship and have now won their past two games....