Mark Craig

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

Recent content from Mark Craig

Vikings notes: Peterson, Gerhart held out of practice

Vikings coach Leslie Frazier doesn’t expect injured running backs Adrian Peterson and Toby Gerhart to practice until Friday, if at all this week, but hasn’t ruled either player out.

Updated: December 12, 2013, - 01:09 AM

Vikings' three and out: Cassel's back

Ball security is the primary reason Matt Cassel was named on Wednesday as Sunday’s starting quarterback for the Vikings.

Updated: December 11, 2013, - 11:33 PM

Should NFL goalposts be narrowed?

Thirteen of the top 14 most accurate kickers in NFL history are active. There is talk of changing the width of NFL goalposts.

Updated: December 11, 2013, - 11:56 AM

Mark Craig's Week 15 Power Rankings

mark craig’s power rankings1. Patriots 10-32. Broncos 11-23. 49ers 9-44. Seahawks 11-25. Saints 10-36. Chiefs 10-37. Bengals 9-48. Eagles 8-59. Panthers 9-410. Cardinals 8-511. Dolphins 7-612. Ravens 7-613. Bears 7-614. Lions 7-615. Chargers 6-716....

Updated: December 10, 2013, - 09:17 PM

Injured Peterson rips officials, calls Baltimore fans 'worst'

Adrian Peterson said that Baltimore had the worst fans in the league and that referee Pete Morelli’s crew blew “a million” calls

Updated: December 09, 2013, - 12:12 PM

Vikings vent at questionable officiating calls

The Vikings were upset about several calls, but three stood out.

Updated: December 09, 2013, - 06:37 AM

Mark Craig's Five Extra Points

1. Vintage Flacco: Ugly, ugly, beautifulRavens quarterback Joe Flacco might have the ugliest game of any elite quarterback in the...

Updated: December 08, 2013, - 10:02 PM

Vikings' Peterson keeps pushing to be the best ever

Adrian Peterson has his eyes on the NFL rushing record, and hopes for a championship. He gets the competitive fire from his mother, a former track star.

Updated: December 08, 2013, - 06:39 AM

Mark Craig's Fourth and Five

Three observations …• Anyone old enough to remember Bud Grant coaching pre-1985 still finds it difficult to believe that the Vikings...

Updated: December 07, 2013, - 07:38 PM

NFL Sunday Insider: Every team needs a 'get-back' coach

Strength coaches fulfill a vital sidelines task for the Vikings.

Updated: December 07, 2013, - 07:12 PM

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