Friday, November 27, 2015 at 3:12 PM - Permalink
Maybe it was just the post-Thanksgiving glow. But at Vikings practice on Friday, coach Mike Zimmer made a point of going up to Peterson and telling him how much he appreciated the running back's work."I told him today how much I appreciated him," Zimmer said. "Just everything he...
Friday, November 27, 2015 at 2:45 PM - Permalink
Friday, November 27, 2015 at 2:40 PM - Permalink
Running back Devonta Freeman, recovering from a concussion, will not play Sunday in the Atlanta Falcons' game against the Minnesota Vikings. Rookie Tevin Coleman is expected to start at running back. Coach Dan Quinn said kicker Matt Bryant (right quadriceps injury) and wide receiver Leonard...
Friday, November 27, 2015 at 2:39 PM - Permalink
Falcons RB Freeman to miss game against Vikings with concussion; Bryant, Hankerson also out ...
Friday, November 27, 2015 at 1:27 PM - Permalink
The Falcons did the expected on Friday afternoon and ruled running back Devonta Freeman out for Sunday’s game against the Vikings. Freeman has been out of practice all week with a concussion, making it no surprise that Tevin Coleman will get the start at running back at the Georgia Dome in a...
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Friday, November 27, 2015 at 1:06 PM - Permalink
Wisconsin fans are more than a bit peeved after their team lost for the fourth time in five games on Thursday night. Here are some of their nastier thoughts...
Friday, November 27, 2015 at 12:27 PM - Permalink
Starting safety Harrison Smith and defensive end Everson Griffen both returned to practice today, and coach Mike Zimmer said that he expects them both to play against the Falcons, according to our Kent Youngblood.Smith missed practice Wednesday and Thursday due to an injury to his left knee...
Friday, November 27, 2015 at 12:23 PM - Permalink
After starting the season 5-0, the Atlanta Falcons have lost 3 games straight. Which team should the Vikings prepare to face?...
Vikings defensive stalwarts Everson Griffen, Harrison Smith questionable but expected to play Sunday at Atlanta
Friday, November 27, 2015 at 12:21 PM - Permalink
By Chris Tomasson firstname.lastname@example.org Vikings defensive end Everson Griffen and safety Harrison Smith returned to practice Friday on a limited basis, and are expected to play Sunday at Atlanta. "I would think so, yeah,'' said Minnesota coach Mike Zimmer. The two defensive...
Friday, November 27, 2015 at 12:03 PM - Permalink
Devonta Freeman is not at Falcons practice again Friday, a sign that he won’t be cleared in time to play Sunday vs. the Vikings. Freeman suffered a concussion early in last week’s loss to the Colts. Rookie Tevin Coleman would be the starter if Freeman can’t play Sunday. The 6-4...
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Friday, November 27, 2015 at 11:50 AM - Permalink
Harrison Smith, Everson Griffen questionable for Falcons game...
Friday, November 27, 2015 at 11:44 AM - Permalink
Adrian Peterson on collision course with Falcons' top-ranked run defense...
Friday, November 27, 2015 at 11:09 AM - Permalink
For this week's Getting to Know the Falcons segment, we reached out to long-time Atlanta Journal-Constitution beat writer and Pro Football Hall of Fame selector D. Orlando Ledbetter.MC: The Falcons were plus-5 in turnover ratio when they started 5-0. But they're minus-6 while going 1-4 in...
Friday, November 27, 2015 at 10:01 AM - Permalink
Falcons RB Freeman (concussion) out vs. Vikes...
Friday, November 27, 2015 at 9:31 AM - Permalink
It was fitting that, on the night the Packers retired the number of quarterback Brett Favre, a player responsible for one of Favre’s most notorious interceptions not only played in the game — but also made an interception of Favre’s successor. Tracy Porter, who nearly six...
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Access Vikings morning walkthrough: Rudolph totally redeems himself, two key defenders sit out again and more
Friday, November 27, 2015 at 9:12 AM - Permalink
Every weekday, we walk you through what's going on with the Vikings.WHAT YOU MIGHT HAVE MISSED" Tight end Kyle Rudolph made up for dropping that would-be touchdown in Oakland by having a career day as a pass-catcher against Green Bay." Starting safety...
Friday, November 27, 2015 at 8:45 AM - Permalink
Friday, November 27, 2015 at 8:44 AM - Permalink
On a day made famous by John Madden’s Turducken, a Green Bay defeat to cap the game during which Madden’s favorite player was honored may have been fueled in part by an addiction to Madden’s billion-dollar video game franchise. “They had a little players-only...
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Thursday, November 26, 2015 at 9:36 PM - Permalink
He’s gotten past his gaffe in Oakland with superb blocking and a long TD catch vs. Packers...
Thursday, November 26, 2015 at 7:00 PM - Permalink
Vikings' Black Friday shopping list includes Stickum for Adrian Peterson...
Thursday, November 26, 2015 at 4:00 PM - Permalink
Vikings safety Harrison Smith (knee) and defensive end Everson Griffen (hip, shoulder) missed Thanksgiving Day practice at Winter Park because of injuries. Friday will be a key day for two of the team's top defensive players, who probably will have to participate in practice to be able to play...
Vikings defensive stalwarts Everson Griffen, Harrison Smith both miss second straight day of practice
Thursday, November 26, 2015 at 3:28 PM - Permalink
By Chris Tomasson email@example.com Defensive end Everson Griffen and safety Harrison Smith, two of the Vikings' top defensive players, both didn't practice Thursday for a second straight day. Griffen, with hip and shoulder trouble, and Smith, who injured his left knee, both were...
Thursday, November 26, 2015 at 9:49 AM - Permalink
Every NFL team should be thankful for something. Ben Stockwell gives that one thing for all 32 franchises on Thanksgiving...
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Thursday, November 26, 2015 at 8:54 AM - Permalink
After the Minnesota Vikings took six sacks and quarterback Teddy Bridgewater was also hit 10 times in last weekend's loss to the Green Bay Packers, the natural inclination would be to look at the team's patchwork offensive line...
Access Vikings morning walkthrough: Vikings fine with lack of takeaways, Smith sits out practice and more
Thursday, November 26, 2015 at 8:39 AM - Permalink
Every weekday, we walk you through what's going on with the Vikings.WHAT YOU MIGHT HAVE MISSED" The Vikings are 7-3 with a defense that ranks ninth in the NFL overall, fifth in third-down conversions and third in scoring. But when it comes to takeaways, only four teams have...