Mark Craig

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

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Mark Craig's five story lines

FOCUS ON FIVE STORY LINES1 Second-half horror stories Philadelphia at San FranciscoThe 49ers pass defense has struggled mightily this...

Updated: September 26, 2014, - 09:20 PM

Mark Craig's Games of the Week

CAR AT BAL Noon Sunday, Ch. 4The Ravens, surprisingly, have won twice in the wake of the Ray Rice brouhaha.GB...

Updated: September 26, 2014, - 09:20 PM

Vikings, against all odds, seek turnaround

Week 1 optimism with the Minnesota Vikings has faded amid injuries, issues.

Updated: September 24, 2014, - 11:52 PM

Protecting leads gets much tougher in the NFL

As this young season has shown us, pass-happy offenses can score but have trouble killing the clock.

Updated: September 24, 2014, - 06:38 AM

Mark Craig's Week 4 Power Rankings

Week 4 power rankings1. Cardinals 3-02. Chargers 2-13. Seahawks 2-14. Broncos 2-15. Bengals 3-06. Eagles 3-07. Falcons 2-18. Bills 2-19. Bears 2-110. Patriots 2-111. Ravens 2-112. Steelers 2-113. Colts 1-214. Panthers 2-115. Lions 2-116. Cowboys 2-117....

Updated: September 24, 2014, - 12:50 AM

Mark Craig's Five Extra Points

Takeaways from Sunday's game in New Orleans

Updated: September 22, 2014, - 06:33 AM

Defense caught off guard by Saints' opening efforts

Mike Zimmer admitted his unit was caught off guard by how the Saints offense started the game.

Updated: September 22, 2014, - 06:32 AM

Penalty on Munnerlyn's hit of Brees sacked momentum

Captain Munnerlyn’s penalized hit on Drew Brees at the end of the third quarter changed the game’s flow.

Updated: September 21, 2014, - 11:20 PM

Craig: It might take a village to replace Peterson

The Vikings' life after Adrian Peterson doesn’t have to be the death of a suitable running game in today’s NFL.

Updated: September 20, 2014, - 09:24 AM

Mark Craig's Week 3 picks

CRAIG’S LISTLast week, we made a mistake. Actually, we made nine of them. Ten, if you’re counting against the spread.But...

Updated: September 19, 2014, - 08:45 PM

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