Cousins, Vikings have passing attack back in stride

The Minnesota Vikings shifted their strategy this season, determined to re-establish a running game that could not only get them in the end zone more but dominate an opponent when they need it to.

Ramsey hopes to play Sunday in LA Rams' revamped secondary

October 17
Thanks to two injures and a couple of major trades, the Los Angeles Rams will be without three regular starters in their secondary this weekend in Atlanta.

Thomas return to Seattle highlights Ravens-Seahawks showdown

October 17
July 22
Atlanta Falcons fan John Bennett, of Gainesville, goes through security at the Atlanta Falcons NFL football training camp in Flowery Branch, Ga., Mond

NFL 2019: Camps set to open in sweltering conditions

Some things to keep an eye on until the Packers and Bears kick off on Sept. 5 to open the league's 100th season.
April 25

Packers stick with defense first, pick Rashan Gary at No. 12

The Green Bay Packers took Michigan's Rashan Gary with the 12th overall pick Thursday night, sticking with their long recent tradition of focusing on defense first in the NFL draft.
Minnesota Vikings running back Mike Boone (23) dodged the tackle by Seattle Seahawks corner back DeShawn Shead (35) for a 45 yard run in the first hal
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March 26
Vikings owners Mark and Zygi Wilf.

Wilf family donates $1 million to Pro Football Hall of Fame

Minnesota Vikings owners Zygi, Mark and Lenny Wilf have donated $1 million to the Pro Football Hall of Fame through their foundation.
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January 29
People work in Centennial Park in Atlanta as the city gets ready to host the Super Bowl 53 NFL football game, Friday, Jan. 25, 2019.

Employers stand to be Super Bowl losers, along with either the Patriots or the Rams

Game-related distractions, absences cause billions in lost productivity.
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January 23
Bob Dylan's 'Blowin' in the Wind' accompanies Budweiser's next Super Bowl ad

Bob Dylan's 'Blowin' in the Wind' accompanies Budweiser's next Super Bowl ad

The ad by the beer-making giant is promoting its use of wind as an alternative energy source.
Chicago Bears wide receiver Alshon Jeffery (17) makes an 11-yard reception for a touchdown during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct
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January 21
Shelly Ibach, Sleep Number president and CEO, hopes the NFL initiative will yield data to help players’ health and wellness through improved sleep.

Minneapolis-based Sleep Number betting big on its 'innovative' NFL partnership

The cornerstone of the agreement was a plan to give the new 360 Smart Beds to all eligible players in the league in 2018.
November 23, 2018
Bears quarterback Chase Daniel, left, congratulates free safety Eddie Jackson (39) after Jackson returned an interception 41-yards for a touchdown dur

Bears beat Lions, leave Vikings and Packers further behind

Chase Daniel outplayed Matthew Stafford, proving an NFL journeyman can beat one of the highest-paid players in the league.
October 17, 2018
Carolina Panthers' Eric Reid (25) kneels as Cam Newton (1) stands during the national anthem before an NFL football game against the New York Giants i

Don't expect NFL to institute a national anthem policy soon

Don't expect the NFL to institute a national anthem policy this season, if at all.
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September 12, 2018
Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers is hurt after being sacked during the first half of an NFL football game against the Chicago Bears Sunday,

McCarthy: Aaron Rodgers to get week to get ready for Vikings

Aaron Rodgers will work with the rehab group in practice on Wednesday.
September 11, 2018

Too slow: Gronkowski's grab not reviewed by poky NFL

The NFL spent a lot of time and effort in the offseason simplifying what constitutes a catch and trying to make the game safer with new rules that require both offensive and defensive players to use their heads and not their helmets.
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September 7, 2018
Colin Kaepernick in a screen shot from Nike's new ad, Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018.

U students applaud Kaepernick's message, Nike's ad and the Gophers alliance

Students appear to back message; athletic clothing contract remains in place.
Vikings super fans Sid Davey and David Garza showed up in Canton to support the Vikings during their 1st preseason game of the season.
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August 27, 2018
Teddy Bridgewater

Bridgewater's performance giving Jets plenty to consider in quarterback choice

Rookie Sam Darnold has started New York's past two preseason games and appears to be the front-runner in the competition that includes incumbent Josh McCown and Teddy Bridgewater.
August 23, 2018

No changes coming to NFL's new helmet rule

The NFL Competition Committee has recommended not making any changes to the helmet rule approved by owners in the offseason.
July 26, 2018

Manziel to back up Adams for Alouettes against Eskimos

Johnny Manziel will have to wait to get on the field for the Montreal Alouettes.
June 4, 2018
Ouch! Watch Packers linebacker Matthews take a softball in his face

Ouch! Watch Packers linebacker Matthews take a softball in his face

Green Bay Packers linebacker Clay Matthews says he needs surgery on his nose after getting hit in the face with a line drive during a charity softball game.
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February 12, 2018
Johnny Manziel in 2015

Manziel says he's sober, bipolar and hoping for another NFL chance

Johnny Manziel wants to transform into Johnny Football once again. The former Texas A&M star quarterback and Heisman Trophy winner famously flamed out in the…
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August 2, 2017
Packers' coach Vince Lombardi during a game in December 1964.

Green Bay school named for Vince Lombardi cancels football season

The upcoming football season at a Green Bay middle school named for legendary Packers coach Vince Lombardi has been canceled because the school can't find any coaches.
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July 19, 2017
The Vikings will move their training camp from Mankato to Eagan in 2018.

Vikings, Mankato parting ways after one final training camp

Training camp generally draws about 60,000 fans to Mankato over two weeks. The Vikings expect more visitors to their new suburban facility, but won't put a number on how many.
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February 3, 2017
A general view of Super Bowl Live and the George R. Brown Convention Center, Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017 in Houston.

For Minnesotans in Houston, there's plenty of homework

The state's committee is in Houston this week to study how next year's event can have a local flavor.
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December 12, 2016
Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Michael Floyd (15)

Arizona receiver Michael Floyd arrested on DUI charge

Police say Floyd, a high school star at Cretin-Derham-Hall in St. Paul, was found unconscious behind the wheel of his running vehicle at a Scottsdale intersection shortly before 3 a.m. MST.

NFL Scoreboard

  • Houston

    NY Yankees

     

    - F

    8

    3

  • Kansas City

    Denver

     

    - F

    30

    6

  • Miami

    Orlando

     

    - F

    107

    98

  • Atlanta

    Chicago

     

    - F

    93

    111

  • Minnesota

    Milwaukee

     

    - F

    96

    118

  • Portland

    Denver

     

    - F

    104

    110

  • Dallas

    LA Clippers

     

    - F

    102

    87

  • Tampa Bay

    Boston

     

    - F

    4

    3

  • Minnesota

    Montreal

     

    - F

    0

    4

  • NY Rangers

    New Jersey

     

    - F

    2

    5

  • Vancouver

    St. Louis

     

    - F

    4

    3

  • NY Islanders

    Winnipeg

     

    - F

    3

    1

  • Detroit

    Calgary

     

    - F

    1

    5

  • Nashville

    Arizona

     

    - F

    2

    5

  • Ottawa

    Vegas

     

    - F

    2

    3

  • Buffalo

    Los Angeles

     

    - F

    3

    0

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