Mark Craig

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

Recent content from Mark Craig

Freeman moves ahead in first day with Vikings

Josh Freeman said hello to his new team, while coach Leslie Frazier put off naming his starting QB.

Updated: October 10, 2013, - 01:21 PM

Craig: Stretching field suddenly might not be a stretch for Vikings

Josh Freeman’s size and arm strength intrigues team officials. Freeman isn’t the savior all by himself. But his strongest strength matches the weakest weakness in the Vikings offense.

Updated: October 09, 2013, - 01:07 PM

Mark Craig's Week 6 NFL Power Rankings

Week 5 Power Rankings1. Broncos 5-02. Saints 5-03. Colts 4-14. Seahawks 4-15. Chiefs 5-06. 49ers 3-27. Bengals 3-28. Patriots 4-19. Packers 2-210. Ravens 3-211. Dolphins 3-212. Browns 3-213. Titans 3-214. Jets 3-215. Cardinals 3-216. Lions 3-217....

Updated: October 08, 2013, - 07:50 PM

Ponder's Vikings future uncertain

Future became more uncertain after Vikings acquired Josh Freeman.

Updated: October 08, 2013, - 08:34 AM

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

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