Mark Craig

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

Recent content from Mark Craig

Broncos' Bailey finally gets chance at ring

In it for the first time at age 35, he’s game for any assignment.

Updated: January 29, 2014, - 12:25 AM

Michael Irvin endorses Vikings' choice of Turner for OC

The Hall of Fame receiver sees potential in the Vikings passing game with the new coordinator calling the shots.

Updated: January 29, 2014, - 12:24 AM

For Manning, retirement can wait

The Broncos quarterback had a career year and still enjoys the preparation, so don't expect him to hang it up quite yet.

Updated: January 28, 2014, - 07:46 AM

Craig: Ten storylines for Super Bowl XLVIII

Want some Super Bowl intrigue?  Here are X — 10, that is — developments to follow.

Updated: January 26, 2014, - 08:13 PM

Is Peterson's latest surgery cause for concern?

This makes three offseason surgeries in three consecutive years for a workhorse NFL running back with 2,354 career touches and a 29th birthday that will arrive on March 21.

Updated: January 24, 2014, - 06:32 AM

Zimmer: Right fit for Vikings

In Mike Zimmer, the Vikings hired a coach for his substance and style.

Updated: January 19, 2014, - 06:26 PM

Zimmer hire all came down to Vikings' gut feeling

Both Rick Spielman and the Wilfs determined they had seen enough in Mike Zimmer.

Updated: January 18, 2014, - 12:52 AM

Craig: Offense should be in expert hands with Turner

Norv Turner, expected to be named Vikings offensive coordinator under new head coach Mike Zimmer, is an innovative thinker.

Updated: January 17, 2014, - 11:20 AM

Fiery, defense-minded Zimmer is next Vikings coach

Mike Zimmer, a 20-year NFL assistant coach, has turned the Bengals’ defense around as their coordinator the past six seasons.

Updated: January 16, 2014, - 12:30 AM

Vikings, Zimmer meet again today, but no decision announced

Bengals defensive coordinator Mike Zimmer flew in for a lengthy second interview Tuesday. The day ended with Zimmer as neither the head coach nor out of the running.

Updated: January 15, 2014, - 09:26 AM

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