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 Games of the Week

CAR AT BAL Noon Sunday, Ch. 4The Ravens, surprisingly, have won twice in the wake of the Ray Rice brouhaha.GB...

Updated: September 26, 2014, - 09:20 PM

Vikings, against all odds, seek turnaround

Week 1 optimism with the Minnesota Vikings has faded amid injuries, issues.

Updated: September 24, 2014, - 11:52 PM

Protecting leads gets much tougher in the NFL

As this young season has shown us, pass-happy offenses can score but have trouble killing the clock.

Updated: September 24, 2014, - 06:38 AM

Mark Craig's Week 4 Power Rankings

Week 4 power rankings1. Cardinals 3-02. Chargers 2-13. Seahawks 2-14. Broncos 2-15. Bengals 3-06. Eagles 3-07. Falcons 2-18. Bills 2-19. Bears 2-110. Patriots 2-111. Ravens 2-112. Steelers 2-113. Colts 1-214. Panthers 2-115. Lions 2-116. Cowboys 2-117....

Updated: September 24, 2014, - 12:50 AM

Mark Craig's Five Extra Points

Takeaways from Sunday's game in New Orleans

Updated: September 22, 2014, - 06:33 AM

Defense caught off guard by Saints' opening efforts

Mike Zimmer admitted his unit was caught off guard by how the Saints offense started the game.

Updated: September 22, 2014, - 06:32 AM

Penalty on Munnerlyn's hit of Brees sacked momentum

Captain Munnerlyn’s penalized hit on Drew Brees at the end of the third quarter changed the game’s flow.

Updated: September 21, 2014, - 11:20 PM

Craig: It might take a village to replace Peterson

The Vikings' life after Adrian Peterson doesn’t have to be the death of a suitable running game in today’s NFL.

Updated: September 20, 2014, - 09:24 AM

Mark Craig's Week 3 picks

CRAIG’S LISTLast week, we made a mistake. Actually, we made nine of them. Ten, if you’re counting against the spread.But...

Updated: September 19, 2014, - 08:45 PM

Covering Saints' Graham a tall order for any defense

Jimmy Graham has called himself a wide receiver. The NFL, for contract purposes, ruled he’s a tight end. Meanwhile, defensive-minded...

Updated: September 19, 2014, - 08:13 PM

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