Hello, friend: Keenum, Foles traveled winding path to NFC title game

Hello, friend: Keenum, Foles traveled winding path to NFC title game

Case Keenum and Nick Foles are close friends, ex-teammates and unlikely starters vying for a Super Bowl berth. How did we get here?

Craig: Eagles believe their defense on par with Vikings' - and they're not wrong

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Craig: Eagles believe their defense on par with Vikings' - and they're not wrong
"We always have the mind-set every week that we are the best," Philadelphia defensive end and sacks leader Brandon Graham said.

Souhan: From the UP to 13 years in the NFL, Berger's built quite a career

January 18
Souhan: From the UP to 13 years in the NFL, Berger's built quite a career
The Vikings offensive line has become a driving force on a 14-victory team, and Joe Berger, a sixth-round draft pick out of a small school in the Upper Peninsula, has made something of himself.

Hartman: Joseph's vision for success with Vikings becomes reality

January 18
Linval Joseph foresaw great things ahead when he signed with the Vikings as a free agent.

Shurmur named PFWA Assistant Coach of the Year

January 18
In his first full season as Vikings offensive coordinator, Pat Shurmur scripted the offense to 11th in the NFL at 358.9 yards per game and seventh in the league with 68 plays of 20 yards or more.

Thielen returns to 'limited' practice; Michael Floyd sidelined by illness

January 18
Adam Thielen returned to Vikings practice on Thursday, taking a step toward playing through a back injury that held him out of Wednesday’s practice.
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Vikings fans: Know how to behave in Philadelphia, for your own good

January 18
We asked a couple of former Philadelphia residents living in the Twin Cities for things that Vikings fans should (and shouldn't) do if they're going to the game on Sunday.
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Twins pitchers and catchers report to Fort Myers on Feb. 13, just nine days after the Super Bowl in Minneapolis.
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January 18

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January 18

NFC Championship Game scouting report: Vikings at Philadelphia

Going inside the game.
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January 18

Vikings vs. Eagles matchup to watch: Joe Berger will have his hands full vs. Fletcher Cox

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January 18

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January 18

Saints punter is coming back to Minnesota after raising $100,000-plus

Minnesota Vikings fans, still jubilant after the team's stunning win over New Orleans in Sunday's NFL playoff game, are showing that they are a benevolent and compassionate bunch.
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January 18

Where to watch the Vikings when you're not in Minnesota

With 65 verified Vikings bars in 25 states, connecting with fellow fans may be easier than you think. SKOL!
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January 18
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  • NFC North w l t pct pf pa home away
    Minnesota 13 3 0 .813 382 252 7-1 6-2
    Detroit 9 7 0 .563 410 376 4-4 5-3
    Green Bay 7 9 0 .438 320 384 4-4 3-5
    Chicago 5 11 0 .313 264 320 3-5 2-6
  • NFC South w l t pct pf pa home away
    New Orleans 11 5 0 .688 448 326 7-1 4-4
    Carolina 11 5 0 .688 363 327 6-2 5-3
    Atlanta 10 6 0 .625 353 315 5-3 5-3
    Tampa Bay 5 11 0 .313 335 382 4-4 1-7
  • NFC East w l t pct pf pa home away
    Philadelphia 13 3 0 .813 457 295 7-1 6-2
    Dallas 9 7 0 .563 354 332 3-5 6-2
    Washington 7 9 0 .438 342 388 5-3 2-6
    NY Giants 3 13 0 .188 246 388 2-6 1-7
  • NFC West w l t pct pf pa home away
    Los Angeles 11 5 0 .688 478 329 4-4 7-1
    Seattle 9 7 0 .563 366 332 4-4 5-3
    Arizona 8 8 0 .500 295 361 5-3 3-5
    San Francisco 6 10 0 .375 331 383 3-5 3-5
  • AFC North w l t pct pf pa home away
    Pittsburgh 13 3 0 .813 406 308 6-2 7-1
    Baltimore 9 7 0 .563 395 303 5-3 4-4
    Cincinnati 7 9 0 .438 290 349 4-4 3-5
    Cleveland 0 16 0 .000 234 410 0-8 0-8
  • AFC South w l t pct pf pa home away
    Jacksonville 10 6 0 .625 417 268 6-2 4-4
    Tennessee 9 7 0 .563 334 356 6-2 3-5
    Indianapolis 4 12 0 .250 263 404 3-5 1-7
    Houston 4 12 0 .250 338 436 3-5 1-7
  • AFC East w l t pct pf pa home away
    New England 13 3 0 .813 458 296 6-2 7-1
    Buffalo 9 7 0 .563 302 359 6-2 3-5
    Miami 6 10 0 .375 281 393 4-4 2-6
    NY Jets 5 11 0 .313 298 382 4-4 1-7
  • AFC West w l t pct pf pa home away
    Kansas City 10 6 0 .625 415 339 6-2 4-4
    Los Angeles 9 7 0 .563 355 272 5-3 4-4
    Oakland 6 10 0 .375 301 373 4-4 2-6
    Denver 5 11 0 .313 289 382 4-4 1-7
  • Passing Yards
    C. Keenum MIN 3547
    S. Bradford MIN 382
  • Rushing Yards
    L. Murray MIN 842
    J. McKinnon MIN 570
    D. Cook MIN 354
    C. Keenum MIN 160
    M. Brown MIN 29
  • Receiving Yards
    A. Thielen MIN 1276
    S. Diggs MIN 849
    K. Rudolph MIN 532
    J. McKinnon MIN 421
    L. Treadwell MIN 200
  • Defensive Tackles (Total)
    E. Kendricks MIN 113
    H. Smith MIN 78
    A. Sendejo MIN 77
    A. Barr MIN 75
    L. Joseph MIN 68
  • Interceptions
    H. Smith MIN 5
    X. Rhodes MIN 2
    A. Sendejo MIN 2
    T. Waynes MIN 2
    (3) Players 1
  • Sacks
    E. Griffen MIN 13.0
    D. Hunter MIN 7.0
    B. Robison MIN 4.0
    L. Joseph MIN 3.5
    T. Johnson MIN 2.0
  • Passing Yards
    M. Stafford DET 4446
    D. Brees NO 4334
    M. Ryan ATL 4095
    K. Cousins WAS 4093
    R. Wilson SEA 3983
  • Rushing Yards
    T. Gurley II LAR 1305
    M. Ingram NO 1124
    J. Howard CHI 1122
    E. Elliott DAL 983
    C. Hyde SF 938
  • Receiving Yards
    J. Jones ATL 1444
    A. Thielen MIN 1276
    M. Thomas NO 1245
    L. Fitzgerald ARI 1156
    M. Jones Jr. DET 1101
  • Defensive Tackles (Total)
    B. Martinez GB 142
    D. Jones ATL 138
    B. Wagner SEA 133
    Z. Brown WAS 127
    L. Kuechly CAR 125
  • Interceptions
    D. Slay DET 8
    A. Bethea ARI 5
    M. Lattimore NO 5
    H. Smith MIN 5
    (5) Players 4
  • Sacks
    C. Jones ARI 17.0
    D. Lawrence DAL 14.5
    E. Griffen MIN 13.0
    C. Jordan NO 13.0
    R. Kerrigan WAS 13.0
  • Passing Yards
    T. Brady NE 4577
    P. Rivers LAC 4515
    B. Roethlisberger PIT 4251
    A. Smith KC 4042
    B. Bortles JAX 3687
  • Rushing Yards
    K. Hunt KC 1327
    L. Bell PIT 1291
    L. McCoy BUF 1138
    M. Gordon LAC 1105
    L. Fournette JAX 1040
  • Receiving Yards
    A. Brown PIT 1533
    K. Allen LAC 1393
    D. Hopkins HOU 1378
    T. Hill KC 1183
    R. Gronkowski NE 1084
  • Defensive Tackles (Total)
    P. Brown BUF 144
    J. Schobert CLE 142
    C. Kirksey CLE 138
    D. Davis NYJ 135
    C. Mosley BAL 132
  • Interceptions
    K. Byard TEN 8
    A. Bouye JAX 6
    E. Weddle BAL 6
    T. Boston LAC 5
    (3) Players 5
  • Sacks
    C. Campbell JAX 14.5
    J. Bosa LAC 12.5
    C. Heyward PIT 12.0
    Y. Ngakoue JAX 12.0
    T. Suggs BAL 11.0
  • Sunday, January 21
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January 18

Access Vikings: Backups calm potential QB controversy

With Case Keenum at the Vikings helm, Sam Bradford and Teddy Bridgewater are quieting any controversy by supporting their starter.
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January 18

Shurmur voted asst. coach of the year

Vikings offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur was awarded NFL Assistant Coach of the Year by the Professional Football Writers of America
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January 18

Keenum, Foles: The quarterbacks crashing Tom Brady's playoff party

Tom Brady has the pedigree, rings and records. In other words, he's the opposite of Case Keenum and Nick Foles, as well as Jacksonville's Blake Bortles.
Vikings
January 18

Even Tommy Kramer says 'Minneapolis Miracle' trumps 'Miracle at the Met'

Circumstances of the two plays were eerily similar. Both drives started at their own 20-yard line with less than half a minute remaining in an important game.
Vikings
January 18

Philadelphia police to businesses before NFC title game: 'Protect your property'

A letter from police to business owners near the stadium offers an assortment of advice, including request for bars in the area to only sell beverages in plastic cups and not sell take-out bottles.
Vikings
January 18

Reusse: Five moments in Vikings history that left me bug-eyed

A few Vikings moments leave us with those 'How in the Wide World of Sports did this happen' impressions.
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January 18
Vikings coach Mike Zimmer raised his arms in triumph after his team be...

Zimmer's lengthy stretch between playoff wins gives Vikings greater urgency

The long drought after Mike Zimmer won a Super Bowl on Dallas' staff in 1995 helped him make the point to his players that they shouldn't assume chances come along often.
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January 18
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For Vikings' Newman, maybe these playoffs have a payoff

For the first time in his 15 NFL seasons, Terence Newman will play in a conference championship game Sunday when the Vikings and Eagles vie for a Super Bowl berth in Philadelphia.
Super Bowl LII
January 18
Vikings logos have been erased from the stadium in preparation for the Super Bowl. Work started right after Sunday’s win over New Orleans.

NFL makes up for lost time as it prepares U.S. Bank Stadium

The turnaround is unusually tight after the Vikings' playoff victory over New Orleans.
Vikings
January 18

Battle up front: Everson Griffen vs. Eagles' tackle Halapoulivaati Vaitai

What to watch for Sunday in Philadelphia.
Vikings
January 18
Vikings receiver Stefon Diggs scored a 61-yard touchdown to win Sunday's game. Minnesota beat New Orleans by a final score of 29-24.

Diggs: '[My] mother nearly had a heart attack'

Vikings wide receiver Stefon Diggs said his mother told him she nearly had a heart attack when he caught the last-second, game-winning touchdown pass against the Saints in the NFC Divisional game.
Vikings
January 17

Hartman: Want to compare Sunday's QBs? Ask Shurmur

Vikings offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur has coached Case Keenum and Nick Foles, who meet in Sunday's NFC title game.

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