Mark Craig

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

Recent content from Mark Craig

For Manning, retirement can wait

The Broncos quarterback had a career year and still enjoys the preparation, so don't expect him to hang it up quite yet.

Updated: January 28, 2014, - 07:46 AM

Craig: Ten storylines for Super Bowl XLVIII

Want some Super Bowl intrigue?  Here are X — 10, that is — developments to follow.

Updated: January 26, 2014, - 08:13 PM

Is Peterson's latest surgery cause for concern?

This makes three offseason surgeries in three consecutive years for a workhorse NFL running back with 2,354 career touches and a 29th birthday that will arrive on March 21.

Updated: January 24, 2014, - 06:32 AM

Zimmer: Right fit for Vikings

In Mike Zimmer, the Vikings hired a coach for his substance and style.

Updated: January 19, 2014, - 06:26 PM

Zimmer hire all came down to Vikings' gut feeling

Both Rick Spielman and the Wilfs determined they had seen enough in Mike Zimmer.

Updated: January 18, 2014, - 12:52 AM

Craig: Offense should be in expert hands with Turner

Norv Turner, expected to be named Vikings offensive coordinator under new head coach Mike Zimmer, is an innovative thinker.

Updated: January 17, 2014, - 11:20 AM

Fiery, defense-minded Zimmer is next Vikings coach

Mike Zimmer, a 20-year NFL assistant coach, has turned the Bengals’ defense around as their coordinator the past six seasons.

Updated: January 16, 2014, - 12:30 AM

Vikings, Zimmer meet again today, but no decision announced

Bengals defensive coordinator Mike Zimmer flew in for a lengthy second interview Tuesday. The day ended with Zimmer as neither the head coach nor out of the running.

Updated: January 15, 2014, - 09:26 AM

Zimmer set for second interview for Vikings coaching post

Bengals defensive coordinator Mike Zimmer is scheduled to arrive in the Twin Cities on Tuesday for a second interview that will include the Wilfs.

Updated: January 14, 2014, - 11:14 AM

LaMonte is agent to the NFL coaching stars

Bob LaMonte, a former high school coach, gave Mike Holmgren a job, who in turn hired him. Now 26 NFL teams employ his clients.

Updated: January 12, 2014, - 12:43 AM

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