Saints, Peterson Reach Contract Agreement

Photo Credit: Alchetron The Minnesota Vikings declined to pick running back Adrian Peterson’s option nearly two months ago. Peterson since became a free agent, and now he and the New Orleans Saints have reached a 2-year, $7 million contract agreement. Peterson, 32, has played in the NFL for 10 seasons, all with the Vikings. Over his 10-year NFL career, Peterson has played in 123 games and carried the ball 2,418 times for 11,747 … Continue reading Saints, Peterson Reach Contract Agreement

Adrian Peterson To Become Free Agent

Photo Credit: Alchetron The Minnesota Vikings have declined to pick running back Adrian Peterson’s option. Peterson will now become a free agent. Peterson, 31, has played in the NFL for 10 seasons, all with the Vikings. Over his 10-year NFL career, Peterson has played in 123 games and carried the ball 2,418 times for 11,747 rushing yards (4.9 average rushing yards per carry) and 97 rushing touchdowns. He has also caught 241 passes … Continue reading Adrian Peterson To Become Free Agent

Bridgewater Could Miss Entire 2017 NFL Season

Photo Credit: Chicago Tribune Minnesota Vikings’ quarterback Teddy Bridgewater will likely miss the entire 2017 NFL season after tearing his ACL and suffering other structural damage in his knee in practice before the 2016 NFL season began. Bridgewater, 24, has played in the NFL for 2 seasons, both of which with the Vikings. In his latest season, the 2015 season, he played in 16 games and completed … Continue reading Bridgewater Could Miss Entire 2017 NFL Season

Vikings Complete Worst Season Meltdown Since 1993 Saints

Photo Credit: Daily Norseman After a 5-0 start during which their defense seemed impenetrable, the Minnesota Vikings have dropped eight of their last 10 games and are now in 3rd place in the NFC North division and have been eliminated from playoff contention with a disappointing 7-8 record. Following the 2015 season, when six teams made it to 5-0, five teams made it to 6-0, three teams made it to both … Continue reading Vikings Complete Worst Season Meltdown Since 1993 Saints

Why the Minnesota Vikings are in the Midst of the Worst Meltdown in the 16-Game Regular Season Era

Photo Credit: FanSide After a 5-0 start during which their defense seemed impenetrable, the Minnesota Vikings have dropped six of their last seven games and currently sit two games behind the Detroit Lions, who beat the Vikings twice, for the NFC North Division lead, and one game behind the Tampa Bay Buccaneers for the final NFC Wild Card playoff spot with a record of 6-6. Following … Continue reading Why the Minnesota Vikings are in the Midst of the Worst Meltdown in the 16-Game Regular Season Era

Jason Witten’s Reception Streak Ends at 130 Games

Photo Credit: Inside the Star In the Dallas Cowboys’ 17-15 win on the road against the Minnesota Vikings, Cowboys’ tight end Jason Witten was held without a reception for the first time in 131 games. Witten had a caught at least one pass in 130 consecutive regular season games in a streak that began over eight years ago. Before the Cowboys’ win against the Vikings, the last … Continue reading Jason Witten’s Reception Streak Ends at 130 Games

Is the Minnesota Vikings’ Defense the Greatest of All Time?

Photo Credit: Vikings Wire-USA Today The Minnesota Vikings are the only remaining undefeated team in the NFL at 5-0 after a total of six teams started the 2015 season out 5-0. In league dominated by parity, the Vikings themselves have dominated to open up this 2016 season, and they have done it without starting quarterback Teddy Bridgewater and future Hall of Fame running back Adrian … Continue reading Is the Minnesota Vikings’ Defense the Greatest of All Time?

Bridgewater Out for the Season After Tearing ACL in Practice

Photo Credit: standingosports.com Minnesota Vikings’ quarterback Teddy Bridgewater will miss the entire 2016 NFL season after tearing his ACL and suffering other structural damage in his knee in the team’s practice today. Bridgewater, 23, has been in the NFL for 2 seasons, both of which with the Vikings. He is coming off of a season in which he played in 16 games and completed 292 … Continue reading Bridgewater Out for the Season After Tearing ACL in Practice

Which Teams are Contenders and Pretenders? (Part 1)

Photo Credit: http://www.foxsports.com The 2016 NFL preseason is officially underway, and every football fan should be excited about that for sure. Although its only preseason, all that matters is that football has officially returned after what has felt like an eternity since we’ve last seen an NFL game. So, as we get closer and closer to the season opener, we keep thinking about which teams are … Continue reading Which Teams are Contenders and Pretenders? (Part 1)

How Each NFC North Team Could Win Super Bowl LI

Photo Credit: withthefirstpick.com  Chicago Bears The Bears lost their star running back Matt Forte to the New York Jets this past offseason, but will replace him with a fully capable running back in Jeremy Langford, who showed huge flashes of potential last season. Jay Cutler isn’t the greatest of quarterbacks, but if wide receiver Alshon Jeffery can stay healthy, that Cutler to Jeffery connection can … Continue reading How Each NFC North Team Could Win Super Bowl LI

Greg Jennings Announces his Retirement from the NFL

Photo Credit: wiscominnysports.wordpress.com Former Green Bay Packers’, Minnesota Vikings’, and Miami Dolphins’ wide receiver Greg Jennings has announced his retirement from the NFL. Jennings, 32, played in the NFL for 10 seasons for those 3 different teams. He is coming off of a season in 2015 in which he played in 16 games and caught 19 passes for 208 yards and 1 touchdown. Over his 10-year … Continue reading Greg Jennings Announces his Retirement from the NFL