Mark Craig

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

Recent content from Mark Craig

Craig: Public can't hide from the image of NFL's woes

It is unlikely the NFL has experienced another week quite like the one that just ended. The public tries to cover its eyes, but the images keep coming.

Updated: September 14, 2014, - 12:25 AM

Craig: NFL needs to set a higher bar on trust

Thirty-one players had to sit out last week, affecting teams’ fortunes

Updated: September 13, 2014, - 07:15 AM

Week 2: Five NFL story lines

FOCUS ON FIVE STORY LINES1 Meanwhile, in Carolina … Greg Hardy continues to playPanthers defensive end Greg Hardy, who...

Updated: September 13, 2014, - 05:11 AM

Mark Craig's NFL picks

craig’s LISTThe Vikings are a first-place team and the only one not to allow a touchdown. The Patriots are a...

Updated: September 12, 2014, - 10:08 PM

Mark Craig's NFL Chatter

Bill Belichick never has thought the way other people think he should think.It was early December in San Diego in...

Updated: September 12, 2014, - 10:08 PM

Three games to watch

SEA at SD 3 p.m. Sunday, Ch. 9Chargers are 0-1. Since 1990, 12 percent of 0-2 teams made playoffs.NYJ at...

Updated: September 12, 2014, - 10:08 PM

Brady and Belichick have been too good for too long

Mike Zimmer has warned his team: Bill Belichick and Tom Brady don’t take to losing. That makes them extra dangerous Sunday.

Updated: September 11, 2014, - 08:01 AM

Mark Craig's NFL Power Rankings

Week 1 power rankings1. Seahawks 1-02. 49ers 1-03. Broncos 1-04. Falcons 1-05. Eagles 1-06. Cardinals 1-07. Dolphins 1-08. Saints 0-19. Steelers 1-010. Packers 0-111. Bills 1-012. Patriots 0-113. Bengals 1-014. Vikings 1-015. Lions 1-016. Panthers 1-017....

Updated: September 10, 2014, - 07:54 AM

Craig: To Vikings' coach Zimmer, each role is important

Gerald Hodges’ efficient play was an example of the coach’s philosophy.

Updated: September 10, 2014, - 12:20 AM

Patterson rides '80 Truck' in Vikings' victory

The second-year receiver, if you can truly call him only that, broke the game open with a 67-yard TD run.

Updated: September 08, 2014, - 12:23 PM

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