Vikings’ D bury Stafford on 10 sacks; take down Lions, 24-9

Minnesota's defense set a new franchise record with 10 sacks of Matthew Stafford and also turned a takeaway into six points as the Vikings dominated the Detroit Lions, 24-9.

3-5 start not what Lions had in mind when they hired Matt Patricia

The Detroit Lions had the right intentions when they moved on from head coach Jim Caldwell after a 9-7 record in 2017. General Manager Bob Quinn based this move on the idea that being a slightly above-average football team wasn't good enough. The decision to...

Week Nine Live Blog: Patriots vs. Packers

Welcome to Week Nine of the 2018 NFL Regular Season! We have maybe the most anticipated matchup on the schedule this year as Aaron Rodgers and the Packers travel to Foxboro to take on Tom Brady and the Patriots. This game is likely to...

FPC Redskins Staff Weigh in on the Trade of Ha Ha Clinton-Dix

On October 31, the Washington Redskins sent a 2019 fourth-rounder to the Green Bay Packers for Ha Ha Clinton-Dix. The FPC Redskins staff weigh in with their thoughts on the trade. Clinton-Dix, 25, will become an unrestricted free agent at the end of the...

New England Patriots Week 9 Preview: Defensive Strategy vs Green Bay Packers

Sep 18, 2016; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers (12) throws against the Minnesota Vikings at U.S. Bank Stadium. The Vikings defeated the Packers 17-14. Mandatory Credit: Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports
The New England Patriots defeated the Buffalo Bills last week 25-6 on Monday Night Football with the defense taking the lead role as New England’s offense was stymied by injuries to key players and a strong and aggressive Bills’ defense. After a 1-2 start...

New England Patriots Week 9 Preview: Offensive Strategy vs Green Bay Packers

The New England Patriots defeated the Buffalo Bills last week 25-6 on Monday Night Football with the defense taking the lead role as New England’s offense was stymied by injuries to key players and a strong and aggressive Bills’ defense. After a 1-2 start...

Matchup Breakdown: Detroit Lions vs. Minnesota Vikings

Currently, the Detroit Lions are in the thick of the NFC North race being just a game out of first place in the division. The Lions currently sit at 3-4 after last week’s 28-14 loss to the Seahawks, while their divisional foes, the Minnesota Vikings are currently...

Charting Cousins: Week 8 Saints at Vikings

Oct 28, 2018; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins (8) throws a pass against the New Orleans Saints during the first quarter at U.S. Bank Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports
In week eight, the Vikings fell to the Saints behind a series of self-inflicted wounds. Kirk Cousins was mostly good, but a few egregious mistakes proved too much for the Vikings to overcome. Adam Thielen did extend his streak of 100-yard receiving games to...

Lions at Vikings Week 9 Preview: Matchups, Injuries, Predictions

Oct 1, 2017; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford (9) signals his team in the first quarter against the Minnesota Vikings at U.S. Bank Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brad Rempel-USA TODAY Sports
While Detroit comes in completely healthy, the Vikings are dealing with a considerable amount of uncertainty with regards to the injury report.

Prognosticating the Wild Wild NFC North

Sep 9, 2018; Green Bay, WI, USA; Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers (12) talks with linebacker Khalil Mack (52) following a play during the first quarter at Lambeau Field. Mandatory Credit: Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports
Even as much of the league has begun to take shape, the NFC North has remained the toughest division to diagnose.  It is the halfway point of the 2018 NFL season, more or less, and only one game separates the Bears, Lions, Packers and Vikings. And given that three of those teams still have five division games left to play, this thing is about as wide open as it can get. 

Redskins Notes: Fans Weigh in on Ha Ha Clinton-Dix Trade

Over the past few days, everyone was under the impression that the Washington Redskins would not make a trade and most thought if they did they would go after a wide receiver. Well, it happened. The Skins made a trade for Packers safety Ha...

Vikings Roundtable: Reviewing the First Half of 2018

Oct 28, 2018; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Stefon Diggs (14) celebrates his touchdown with teammates in the first quarter against New Orleans Saints at U.S. Bank Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brad Rempel-USA TODAY Sports
4-3-1 and a hair back in the NFC North is not exactly where Vikings fans envisioned their team in 2018. That said, Minnesota still largely controls their own destiny with a clear path to the postseason, so the first half cannot be viewed as a failure. 

BREAKING: Clinton-Dix Traded to Redskins

No Laughing Matter, Ha Ha to Redskins The Washington Redskins have made a big splash during the trade deadline day by landing Safety Ha Ha Clinton-Dix. In the deal, the Redskins shipped over a fourth-rounder for Clinton-Dix. Talk about a steal. Clinton-Dix is slated to be an...

Complete NFL Trade Deadline Analysis

The NFL Trade deadline used to come and go without a second thought, teams usually not trading anyone or anything afraid it would give competition an edge that they weren't willing to give up. The modern NFL (AKA this and last year) is completely...

Who are the 2018 Minnesota Vikings?

Who are the 2018 Minnesota Vikings? Are they the offensively efficient team of 2017, who on defense suffocated and subjugated opponents? Or are they the 2016 team that went into their bye week with mile-wide promise who shrank thereafter with painful-to-watch performances? We’re halfway through the...

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