Mark Craig

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

Recent content from Mark Craig

Sunday NFL Insider: Romo came from out of nowhere

Tony Romo has turned into a star after going undrafted 10 years ago.

Updated: November 02, 2013, - 08:38 PM

Mark Craig's fourth-and-five

Three observations …• Now suspended indefinitely, receiver Justin Blackmon has further solidified the Vikings’ selection of Matt Kalil as the no-brainer...

Updated: November 02, 2013, - 07:07 PM

Mark Craig's Northern Intelligence

northern intelligenceThe Packers were formed in 1919, so they’ve played a few games over the years. Last week’s victory over...

Updated: November 02, 2013, - 07:07 PM

Vikings notes: Ponder 'gives us best chance to win,' Frazier says

Frazier went on to explain his decision and the delicate balance he walks between trying to win games while also wanting to make an educated assessment of quarterback Josh Freeman

Updated: November 02, 2013, - 01:06 AM

NFL sideline behavior is often fueled by adrenaline

Dallas’ volatile Dez Bryant proved again last Sunday that NFL sidelines can make for good theater.

Updated: November 01, 2013, - 08:35 AM

Ponder seems likely to start against Dallas

Leslie Frazier wouldn’t announce his choice between Josh Freeman (0-1) and Christian Ponder (0-4), but put your money on Ponder making his second consecutive start at quarterback.

Updated: October 31, 2013, - 01:38 PM

Craig: Vikings personnel, not schemes, hamper defense

The Vikings defense shows that subpar personnel will sink any scheme.

Updated: October 30, 2013, - 12:12 AM

Mark Craig's Week 9 NFL Power Rankings

Week 9 power rankings1. Colts 5-22. Broncos 7-13. Seahawks 7-14. Chiefs 8-05. 49ers 6-26. Bengals 6-27. Packers 5-28. Patriots 6-29. Saints 6-110. Chargers 4-311. Lions 5-312. Panthers 4-313. Cowboys 4-414. Cardinals 4-415. Jets 4-416. Raiders 3-417....

Updated: October 29, 2013, - 08:14 PM

Vikings defense foiled by perfect throws

A pair of touchdown passes on third-down plays made a difference.

Updated: October 28, 2013, - 01:21 AM

Mark Craig's five extra points

Five thoughts following Sunday night's game at the Metrodome

Updated: October 28, 2013, - 01:17 AM

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