Mark Craig

Reporter/Columnist | Vikings/NFL
Phone: 612-673-7011
Mark Craig covers the NFL and the Vikings.

Recent content from Mark Craig

Turns out, Ponder's benching as Vikings starter was temporary

Vikings coach Leslie Frazier said struggling QB Christian Ponder will start Sunday against Green Bay.

Updated: November 21, 2013, - 12:31 AM

Craig: Vikings bounce from one QB to the next

No matter which Vikings QB gets the ball, he doesn’t play well enough to keep it.

Updated: November 20, 2013, - 11:15 AM

Chart: The good, bad and ugly QB play of Vikings

Purple painThe (Not-so-)Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Vikings QB play in 2013:Christian Ponder• Record: 1-6• QB turnovers:13• QB vs....

Updated: November 19, 2013, - 09:35 PM

Mark Craig's Week 12 NFL Power Rankings

Week 12 power rankings1. Broncos 9-12. Seahawks 10-13. Panthers 7-34. Chiefs 9-15. Patriots 7-36. Saints 8-27. 49ers 6-48. Giants 4-69. Cardinals 6-410. Eagles 6-511. Rams 4-612. Colts 7-313. Bengals 7-414. Bears 6-415. Steelers 4-616. Lions 6-417....

Updated: November 19, 2013, - 08:12 PM

Quarterback question again surrounds Vikings

Three quarterbacks, one head coach and not a single one of them had any idea who will start under center six days from now when the 2-8 Vikings limp into Lambeau Field to play the Packers.

Updated: November 18, 2013, - 10:37 AM

Bigger impact is delivered by Lynch

The Seattle star broke free for three touchdowns while Adrian Peterson stayed bottled up.

Updated: November 18, 2013, - 06:49 AM

Mark Craig's 5 Extra Points

1. Screens give Ponder too much troubleThe Vikings defense was in an early groove at one of the NFL’s toughest...

Updated: November 17, 2013, - 11:49 PM

Craig: Bevell headed for head coaching job

Seattle sees head coaching potential in soft-spoken coordinator Darrell Bevell.

Updated: November 17, 2013, - 07:49 AM

Mark Craig's Northern Intelligence

northern intelligencePackers quarterback Scott Tolzien completed 24 of 39 passes (61.5 percent) for 280 yards, a touchdown and two picks...

Updated: November 17, 2013, - 07:47 AM

Mark Craig's Fourth-and-5

Three observations …• People not old enough to remember the late Todd Christensen need to Google the former Raider if...

Updated: November 17, 2013, - 03:16 AM

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