Mark Craig

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

Recent content from Mark Craig

Craig: Rodgers might not recognize this Vikings defense

The Vikings hit Lambeau Field with a defense that couldn’t be any more different from the one Aaron Rodgers and Brett Favre saw the past eight seasons.

Updated: October 01, 2014, - 12:41 AM

Vikings' Bridgewater resting, but not Zimmer

The rookie QB sat out practice Monday; his coach stayed up all night.

Updated: September 30, 2014, - 12:30 AM

Barr stands out for Vikings with fourth-quarter defense

Fourth-quarter plays by Anthony Barr and Harrison Smith were keys to the victory.

Updated: September 29, 2014, - 09:39 AM

Mark Craig's Five Extra Points

1. Jarius Wright underrated no moreCordarrelle Patterson didn’t get his first offensive touch until 13 minutes, 50 seconds remained in...

Updated: September 28, 2014, - 11:40 PM

Three plays that show Bridgewater's promise

Teddy Bridgewater, the Vikings’ new No. 1 quarterback, has that something coaches covet.

Updated: September 28, 2014, - 12:47 AM

Mark Craig's Week 4 NFL picks

CRAIG’S LISTThe joy of going 12-3 picking NFL winners last week was simply too exciting.So we celebrated.We leapt inches into...

Updated: September 27, 2014, - 01:28 AM

NFL Insider: Practice jubilation in moderation

Celebrating after a big play might be more muted after Stephen Tulloch’s injury.

Updated: September 26, 2014, - 10:04 PM

Mark Craig's NFL Chatter: Predicting kicking success is far from an exact science

Blair Walsh made 73.8 percent of his field goals at Georgia. Nate Freese made 86.4 percent of his at Boston...

Updated: September 26, 2014, - 09:21 PM

Mark Craig's five story lines

FOCUS ON FIVE STORY LINES1 Second-half horror stories Philadelphia at San FranciscoThe 49ers pass defense has struggled mightily this...

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

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

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