Trubisky’s Historic Day: Talent or Coaching?

In the midst of a generally disappointing season for a sophomore with foundationally high expectations, Mitchell Trubisky remarkably took Week Four in the NFL by total storm, throwing for a sensational six touchdown passes. Before this outbreak, Trubisky only had nine total career passing...

Evaluating the Vikings’ Biggest Flaws: Relax or Panic?

Sep 27, 2018; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Los Angeles Rams defensive tackle Aaron Donald (99) sacks Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins (8) in the fourth quarter at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. The Rams defeated the Vikings 38-31. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports
1-2-1 and in the bottom half of the NFC North is not where Vikings fans wanted to be. Social media is abuzz with people calling for players' heads, wanting changes to personnel, anything to get to the bottom of what is ailing the Vikings thus far.

Ezekiel Elliott runs all over Lions during Cowboys’ 26-24 victory

We all wondered which direction the Lions would go after upsetting the New England Patriots in Week 3. The answer, unfortunately for Detroit, was back down -- losing an exciting game on the road to Dallas, 26-24. Cowboys star running back Ezekiel Elliott led the...

Matchup Breakdown: Detroit Lions vs. Dallas Cowboys

The Lions hit the road for their Week 4 battle against the Dallas Cowboys, hoping to maintain the momentum they found during a shocking upset of the New England Patriots in Week 3. Detroit played well on both ends of the ball for the duration...

Behind Enemy Lines with Full Press Cowboys

The Lions and Cowboys are both 1-2 as they prepare to face off this weekend in Dallas. In anticipation of Sunday's matchup, I caught up with my old pal Tony Iosso, the editor of our Dallas Cowboys section here at Full Press Coverage. Tony was...

Vikings Lose to Rams in Thursday Night Shootout

Depending on your tastes, this may have been one of the most fun Thursday Night Games of all time. It was a shootout to end all shootouts; lots of passing offense, next to no defense and a couple of fine quarterback performances. The Vikings put up lots of yards and lots of points in the home of one of the NFL's best, but fell just short and the Rams came out on top 38-31.

FPC Vikings Staff Predicts Vikings at Rams

Sep 23, 2018; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins (8) throws a pass during the first quarter against the Buffalo Bills at U.S. Bank Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports
A drastic change of pace from the last few predictions. While most of the season, the FPC Vikings staff has been confident in Minnesota's chances, this week things have shifted. Given the circumstances of playing on a short week, on the road, after one of the worst losses in recent history, things are looking a little tough as the Vikings take on the Rams.

Know the Enemy: Interview with FPC Rams

Sep 23, 2018; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Los Angeles Rams running back Todd Gurley (30) runs past Los Angeles Chargers defensive tackle Damion Square (71) during the third quarter at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. Mandatory Credit: Robert Hanashiro-USA TODAY Sports
The Vikings get their first shot at primetime tonight as they travel to Los Angeles to take on the surging Rams. So many stories surround this matchup, not the least of which is the high number of injuries. To get a better gauge of one of the league's most exciting teams, we asked Full Press Rams editor Andrew Kelly a few questions leading up to this battle of NFC elites.

Charting Cousins: Week 3 – Vikings vs Bills

Each week I’m going to be charting all of Kirk Cousins' dropbacks via the NFL coaches’ film. This film allows me to see all 22 players on the field and better evaluate the quarterback’s performance. I’m tracking a variety of important statistics, including accuracy,...

Key Matchups for Injury-Laden Vikings at Rams Game

Nov 19, 2017; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Minnesota Vikings running back Latavius Murray (25) runs in the first quarter against the Los Angeles Rams at U.S. Bank Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brad Rempel-USA TODAY Sports
The lack of health on both sides makes this game not quite the marquis event fans hoped for. That said, there is still plenty of star power amidst this duel of NFC elites.

Packers Send House to IR, Sign Breeland

Nov 12, 2017; Landover, MD, USA; Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Adam Thielen (19) catches a ball as Washington Redskins cornerback Bashaud Breeland (26) defends at FedEx Field. Minnesota Vikings defeated Washington Redskins 38-30. Mandatory Credit: Tommy Gilligan-USA TODAY Sports
The Green Bay Packers made a pair of roster moves to bolster the secondary on Tuesday, Bashaud Breeland signed a contract while Davon House was sent to IR.

After upsetting Patriots, where do Lions go from here?

The Detroit Lions did the unthinkable over the weekend. They stunned the New England Patriots on Sunday Night Football, 26-10, to essentially save their season. Now at 1-2, the Lions may be the most mysterious team in the NFL. They got embarrassed by a rookie quarterback...

Storylines to Monitor Leading Up to Vikings-Rams

Nov 19, 2017; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Los Angeles Rams quarterback Jared Goff (16) is hit by Minnesota Vikings linebacker Eric Kendricks (54) during the third quarter at U.S. Bank Stadium. Credit: Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports
Fresh off one of the most shocking defeats in recent memory, the Vikings look to rebound against another NFC elite on Thursday Night Football. The Rams have looked unstoppable thus far, while the Vikings have been far from. 

Everson Griffen Allegedly Made Shooting Threats at Minneapolis Hotel

Jul 28, 2018; Eagan, MN, USA; Minnesota Vikings defensive lineman Everson Griffen (97) at Vikings training camp at TCO Performance Center. Mandatory Credit: Brad Rempel-USA TODAY Sports
According to a report from KSTP, Vikings defensive end Everson Griffen was involved in an incident at a hotel in Minneapolis on Saturday.

McCarthy: Packers Have “A Lot of Work to Do” After Week 3 Loss

Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy discussed areas in need of improvement after a lackluster Week 3 performance. The Packers also have several players nursing injuries heading into Week 4.

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Vikings Take Care of Business: Three Up, Three Down

While the first half was hardly inspiring, the Vikings used a strong third to put away the visiting Cardinals. Here are three positives and three negatives from Minnesota's 27-17 win yesterday. 

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The Houston Astros are looking to make a return trip to the World Series. The only problem is the 108-win Boston Red Sox stand in their way.

NLCS Preview: Dodgers Battle the Brewers

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My 2018 MLB Awards

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