Mark Craig

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

Recent content from Mark Craig

Sunday NFL Insider: Surprises, disappointments at the quarter mark

Nothing in the NFL is ever completely as it appears.

Updated: October 05, 2013, - 04:26 PM

Mark Craig's Northern Intelligence

NORTHERN INTELLIGENCEIf you’re a fan of elite tight ends, keep an eye on Soldier Field on Sunday. The Saints’ Jimmy...

Updated: October 05, 2013, - 04:18 PM

Mark Craig's fourth-and-5

Three observations …• Updating Jared Allen’s stat sheet vs. Steelers left tackle Mike Adams: 2½ sacks, one holding call, one key...

Updated: October 05, 2013, - 04:17 PM

Craig: Waiting on Vikings QB decision makes sense

Settling the Cassel-Ponder debate can wait until Ponder is healthy.

Updated: October 02, 2013, - 11:30 AM

Mark Craig's Week 5 NFL Power Rankings

mark craig’s power poll1. Broncos (4-0)2. Seahawks (4-0)3. Saints (4-0)4. Patriots (4-0)5. Chiefs (4-0)6. Dolphins (3-1)7. Colts (3-1)8. Titans (3-1)9....

Updated: October 01, 2013, - 09:40 PM

Jennings, Peterson, Simpson combine to foil Steelers defense

The receiver’s 70-yard TD, his first as a Viking, was the kind of splash he envisioned in an offense with...

Updated: September 30, 2013, - 07:08 AM

Left tackle Adams feels brunt of Vikings' pass rush

Jared Allen exploited left tackle Mike Adams for 2½ sacks and was in the mix for the Vikings’ final takedown...

Updated: September 30, 2013, - 07:08 AM

Mark Craig's five extra points

1. Cassel finds his deep ballChristian Ponder was, statistically, the worst deep-ball thrower in the league a year ago. He...

Updated: September 30, 2013, - 12:46 AM

Mark Craig's London: It's time to play some (American) football

We ended the day trying to find a college football game to watch on TV. It’s not easy, folks.

Updated: September 29, 2013, - 08:59 AM

Craig: Would London be a good home for an NFL team?

Commissioner favors it far more than athletes who have endured the logistics.

Updated: September 28, 2013, - 11:42 PM

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