Mark Craig

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

Recent content from Mark Craig

Craig: Vikings teammates Rudolph, Carlson have unique bond

Kyle Rudolph and John Carlson have stories dating to Rudolph's college visits at Notre Dame, when Carlson was a senior host.

Updated: November 13, 2013, - 11:31 AM

Mark Craig's Week 11 NFL power rankings

Week 11 power rankings1. Broncos 8-12. Seahawks 9-13. Chiefs 9-04. Patriots 7-25. Panthers 6-36. Lions 6-37. Saints 7-28. 49ers 6-39. Jets 5-410. Cardinals 5-411. Rams 4-612. Colts 6-313. Giants 3-614. Eagles 5-515. Ravens 4-516. Bengals 6-417....

Updated: November 12, 2013, - 08:36 PM

Vikings left a few tricks in the bag in season's first half

The Vikings struggled through the first nine games, leading to nagging developmental questions.

Updated: November 11, 2013, - 12:22 AM

Mark Craig's Fourth-and-5

Three observations …• Watching what John Fox and Gary Kubiak have gone through the past two weeks has to make Bill...

Updated: November 09, 2013, - 05:01 PM

Mark Craig's Northern Intelligence

northern intelligenceThere’s never a good time to lose an Aaron Rodgers. But at least the Packers have the ability to...

Updated: November 09, 2013, - 05:01 PM

Ponder injures non-throwing shoulder

Christian Ponder played well but the Vikings QB was hurt on a play that set up the winning TD.

Updated: November 08, 2013, - 11:40 AM

Mark Craig's five extra points

1. About time on PattersonNine games into a lost season, Cordarrelle Patterson finally became visible on offense. On the Vikings’...

Updated: November 08, 2013, - 01:51 AM

Holiday victory in Washington cost Vikings shot at Griffin

The Vikings edged Washington on Christmas Eve in 2011, only to miss out on an even bigger present: a chance to draft Robert Griffin III.

Updated: November 07, 2013, - 08:53 AM

Craig: Vikings have key injuries, but so does everyone else

Eight Vikings didn’t practice Tuesday. Five of them are starters.

Updated: November 06, 2013, - 12:41 AM

Mark Craig's Week 10 NFL Power Rankings

Week 10 power rankings1. Colts 6-22. Broncos 7-13. Seahawks 8-14. Chiefs 9-05. 49ers 6-26. Patriots 7-27. Jets 5-48. Panthers 5-39. Lions 5-310. Saints 6-211. Bears 5-312. Packers 5-313. Dolphins 4-414. Bengals 6-315. Cowboys 5-416. Titans 4-417....

Updated: November 05, 2013, - 08:35 PM

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