Mark Craig

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

Recent content from Mark Craig

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

Vikings notes: Peterson still needs patience sometimes

Even a guy with 10,067 yards rushing can be a work in progress.

Updated: December 05, 2013, - 08:24 PM

Cassel steps back in as Vikings quarterback

The Vikings again will turn to their backup quarterback with Christian Ponder unable to go.

Updated: December 05, 2013, - 02:01 PM

Vikings notes: Henderson will start at outside linebacker

Audie Cole will remain the starter at middle linebacker while Erin Henderson will return to weakside linebacker, a position he played until this season.

Updated: December 05, 2013, - 07:00 AM

Craig: Vikings' Felton finds fullback position fulfilling

Jerome Felton's dominant performance Sunday showed why he was named an All-Pro a year ago.

Updated: December 04, 2013, - 12:44 PM

Mark Craig's Week 14 NFL Power Rankings

Week 14 power rankings1. Seahawks 11-12. Patriots 9-33. Broncos 10-24. Panthers 9-35. 49ers 8-46. Saints 9-37. Eagles 7-58. Bengals 8-49. Lions 7-510. Chiefs 9-311. Cardinals 7-512. Colts 8-413. Dolphins 6-614. Ravens 6-615. Cowboys 7-516. Giants 5-717....

Updated: December 03, 2013, - 07:40 PM

Vikings defense settles down after Cook's ejection

Cornerback Cook was booted for pushing side judge.

Updated: December 01, 2013, - 11:29 PM

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