Mark Craig

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

Recent content from Mark Craig

Vikings grab Giants nose tackle Joseph for $31.5 million

Linval Joseph, a conservatively-listed 6-4, 328-pounder who was bench-pressing 415 pounds as a high school junior in Florida, will be paired next to Sharrif Floyd.

Updated: March 12, 2014, - 12:07 PM

Will Vikings stay patient in the free-agent market?

That’s the usual approach. But the team already has addressed positions at the top of the to-do list, and calls have been made to some high-priced targets.

Updated: March 11, 2014, - 09:01 AM

NFL's abusive behavior faces offseason microscope

The NFL’s desire to curb abusive player behavior might not be drastic, some Vikings players believe.

Updated: March 09, 2014, - 01:39 PM

Craig: Ten NFL free agency don'ts

Sometimes an NFL team’s best move is resisting the urge to throw millions at players who are older, overrated, oft-injured or trouble-prone.

Updated: March 06, 2014, - 07:57 AM

Craig: Seahawks built to last

With a youthful roster and most of their best players under contract, Seattle doesn’t want to settle for one title.

Updated: February 03, 2014, - 10:54 PM

Feel the noise: Seahawks crush Broncos to win first Super Bowl

Peyton Manning’s latest postseason failure left a pothole in his legacy unfilled thanks to a Seattle defense that spoke volumes by rendering him moot.

Updated: February 03, 2014, - 07:12 AM

Super Bowl XLVIII: Seahawks go hunting for Manning's ducks

Sunday's Super Bowl could hinge on how Seattle defends the fabulous flutter balls of Peyton Manning.

Updated: February 02, 2014, - 04:30 PM

Russell Wilson has a fan in Percy Harvin

“He wants to be a great quarterback,” the former Viking said.

Updated: February 01, 2014, - 10:35 PM

Is forecast favorable for return of Super Bowl to Twin Cities?

Roger Goodell on Friday was coy when discussing potential future host cities for the NFL's biggest game.

Updated: February 01, 2014, - 12:30 AM

Craig: Former Gophers WR Decker living the dream in Denver

Standout wide receiver. Peyton Manning’s BFF. Sex symbol. Life is good for Minnesotan Eric Decker.

Updated: January 31, 2014, - 09:27 AM

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