Mark Craig

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

Recent content from Mark Craig

A look at NFC North teams entering the draft

The rest of the NFC North sure has a leg up on passing arms, but Chicago, Detroit and Green Bay are pretty much right down there with the Vikings when it comes to defense.

Updated: May 08, 2014, - 12:03 AM

Craig: Compensatory picks great, but not for Vikings

Unlike their impact on some of the NFL’s perennial contenders, compensatory draft picks haven’t done much to compensate the Vikings...

Updated: May 03, 2014, - 11:54 PM

Draft preview: Defensive backs

Safety hasn’t overtaken cornerback in terms of overall value, but it is pulling closer.

Updated: May 02, 2014, - 12:25 AM

Craig: Turning 30 while in the NFL nothing to applaud

Like all NFL teams, the Vikings prefer to thin their over-30 herd to a small group.

Updated: May 02, 2014, - 12:12 AM

NFL draft preview: Offensive linemen

ESPN draft analyst Mel Kiper Jr. projects three tackles to be taken in the top nine picks and five overall in the first round.

Updated: April 28, 2014, - 11:27 PM

Fire was life, not a life-changer, for new Vikings RB coach Wilson

Kirby Wilson spent 45 days in intensive care after a fire broke out in his condo two years ago.

Updated: April 28, 2014, - 01:16 AM

Inside the War Room: Unexpected surprises with the NFL draft

Last year’s first round had the Vikings moving quickly. GM Rick Spielman needed a team effort from the other 18 or so people who make up the Vikings’ draft day “War Room.”

Updated: April 27, 2014, - 08:58 AM

Craig: Quietly, Vikings receiver Wright shows his stuff

The Vikings’ fourth receiver got the best of Richard Sherman last year and won’t soon forget it.

Updated: April 27, 2014, - 12:03 AM

Craig: A case for Bortles or Bridgewater to the Vikings

This might be the most unpredictable draft in recent memory because of the uncertainty surrounding its quarterbacks.

Updated: April 20, 2014, - 09:15 AM

Kevin Williams says he had 'a good visit' with Giants

Longtime Vikings defensive tackle Kevin Williams could be close to extending his NFL career with the New York Giants.

Updated: April 15, 2014, - 10:56 AM

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