ell, apparently, the powers at be in football heaven were feeling creative this season. With another lackluster offensive performance, one that featured public arguments on the sideline, the Vikings' season ended Sunday with a 24-10 loss to Chicago.
All the shortfalls, high points, frustrations and excitements of the 2018 season come down to one game Sunday. If the Vikings hold serve at home against the Bears, they are in the playoffs. If they lose, they are likely on the outside...
As the season comes to a close it is fun to look back and assign letter grades to players who often contribute more than what is seen in the stat sheets. Today is one such day, one where we take a look at the NFC quarterbacks and figure out who excelled and who fell flat.
The Vikings' season--and the general impression of the offense--will ultimately come down to Sunday. Unfortunately for them, their opponent still has much to play for and is likely to play to win the whole game. And with the Bears, that starting unit on defense is about as daunting as they come in 2018.
FORD FIELD, MI – The Minnesota Vikings’ 2018 season finale will be a drama-filled event next Sunday, after picking up a critical road win over the Detroit Lions, 27-9.
The Detroit Lions (5-9) host the Minnesota Vikings (7-6-1) at Ford Field. The Lions have their first losing season since 2015, while the Vikings still have a shot at the playoffs. With two games left could the Lions play spoiler? Detroit Lions: Offensively, the Lions need to...
That's right, all three key matchups to watch involve Vikings' offense against Lions' defense. The reason for this is simple. Given the way Minnesota's defense has played of late, plus the number of injuries the Lions have on offense, as well as the general ineffectiveness of said offense, there is reason to believe the Vikings will hold their own defensively. How the game ends up will depend far more on the offense showing up.
An entire season of heavy dependence on Kirk Cousins. Week after week of abandoning the run game, regardless of how well it was working. Consistent public criticism of play-calling by the head coach. All of that seemed to go away on Sunday as the Vikings rolled to 41 points on the back of their rushing attack.
Minnesota Vikings’ offensive coordinator, Kevin Stefanski, got his tenure off to an explosive start on Sunday. Even with a few hiccups along the way, the Vikings romped to a 41-17 victory over the Miami Dolphins.
The Detroit Lions (5-8) travel to New Era Field as they take on the Buffalo Bills (3-10).Can the Lions maintain momentum and win their second straight game to keep their playoff hopes alive? Let's take a look. Detroit Lions: Offensively, running back...
In week 14, the Vikings fell on the road again, this time to the Seahawks. Kirk Cousins was atrocious, consistently missing open receivers and checking the ball down early. The Seahawks adopted the defensive gameplan the Patriots had, double-teaming Stefon Diggs and Adam Thielen as much as possible while confusing Cousins before the snap.
The NFLPA Collegiate Bowl is live on FS1 at 2 p.m. PST on January 19, 2019 at the historic Rose Bowl Stadium in California. This is the game's second installment at the Rose Bowl.
David Robertson is on the move. The former White Sox and Yankees pitcher has agreed to a deal with the Philadelphia Phillies....