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Bears Draft Profile: Will Hernandez

We've all heard endless stories about Quenton Nelson. We've heard how he's a generational talent, a future hall-of-famer. However, as always seems to happen, that hype is preventing some players from getting their fair share of coverage. This year, that player is UTEP's Will Hernandez. It's...

Bears Rookie Previews: Fitts, Wims, Nichols

When drafting a player the first round, an NFL team hopes to get a franchise building block. When picking in the top ten, as the Bears have done far too often recently, the hope is to get a superstar. On the second day of...

Vikings Draft Targets from East-West Shrine Game

Sep 30, 2017; Dallas, TX, USA; Southern Methodist Mustangs defensive end Justin Lawler (99) reacts after a sack against the Connecticut Huskies at Gerald J. Ford Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Ray Carlin-USA TODAY Sports
Last Saturday, some of the nation's top seniors took part in the East-West Shrine Game, the penultimate college All-Star game of the draft season. Many NFL scouts attend the game, as upperclassman get one of their final chances to show their skills in in-game...

Everson Griffen Returning to Team Activities

Sep 9, 2018; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Minnesota Vikings defensive lineman Everson Griffen (97) in the first quarter against San Francisco 49ers at U.S. Bank Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brad Rempel-USA TODAY Sports
Vikings defensive end Everson Griffen will rejoin his teammates today following a month-long absence to deal with health issues. 

Five Things To Watch In Packers First Preseason Game

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It is about time. Packers football is finally back for the 2018 season. After a couple weeks of listening to reports on what transpires during training camp, we finally get to see this Green Bay team in action. They take the field at home...

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...

Vikings at Seahawks Week 14 Injury Report

Jan 14, 2018; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Minnesota Vikings defensive back Trae Waynes (26) celebrates in the first quarter against the New Orleans Saints at U.S. Bank Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brad Rempel-USA TODAY Sports
While several key Vikings players are banged up, it appears that most will be ready to go for Monday Night Football in Seattle. Only one starter, Trae Waynes, has been ruled out.

Vikings Camp Spotlight: Stephen Weatherly

Of the five young ends we are covering in this series, Stephen Weatherly is the most tenured. He is entering his third season, while the other four are either rookies or second-year players. He also is the only player from the group to play...

McDaniels waffling proves Lions made right choice with Patricia

When Bob Quinn took over as Lions general manager in 2016, many speculated he would bring in one of his former Patriots coworkers to replace Jim Caldwell. Josh McDaniels and Matt Patricia were both interesting candidates for different reasons. McDaniels could work with a talented...

Vikings Position Battles: Wide Receiver

Aug 18, 2018; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Chad Beebe (84) leads the Vikings onto the field against the Jacksonville Jaguars before the game at U.S. Bank Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jeffrey Becker-USA TODAY Sports
Minnesota's receiver room has been one of the more interesting groups to watch since spring practice started. Several unexpected names have emerged as fan favorites and a few expected contributors have disappointed. With roster cuts a short ways away, now is a good time to evaluate the wide receiver battles by taking the pros and cons of each roster candidate's case. 

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.

Sendejo, Remmers Gone: Recap of Vikings Moves and Reports

The league year opens in two days, but handshake deals and cuts are already coming in droves. After remaining largely quiet this offseason, the Vikings got in on the action, making two significant roster moves. They also became the subject of several major trade and contract rumors, though nothing has come of those reports as of yet.

Eight Free Agent OL for Vikings’ Consideration

The 2018 free agent class has some major names on it. For the most part, given the deals they have already signed and the re-signings they have yet to pull the trigger on, the Vikings may ultimately sit out a good chunk of free agency. However, with the team's significant need for help on the offensive line, it would be foolhardy to think they make no effort at signing a potential starter this offseason.

Senior Bowl Studs: Six Standouts

Jan 26, 2019; Mobile, AL, United States; North wide receiver Andy Isabella of UMASS (5) runs up the field on a reception against South defensive back Lonnie Johnson Jr. of Kentucky (1) during the first quarter at Ladd-Peebles Stadium. Mandatory Credit: John David Mercer-USA TODAY Sports
The drafts best game action showcase provided fans with a glimpse at a myriad of talented prospects. Many players helped build their resume leading up to the draft, but these are six names that stood out at the Senior Bowl as potential future Vikings.

Full Press Vikings Mock Draft 4.0

Sep 26, 2015; Austin, TX, USA; Texas Longhorns cornerback Holton Hill (5) returns an interception for a touchdown against the Oklahoma State Cowboys during the third quarter at Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium. Oklahoma State beat Texas 30-27. Mandatory Credit: Brendan Maloney-USA TODAY Sports
Round four of our Vikings mock drafts. This is, however, the first since the Vikings added an eighth pick, a seventh rounder acquired in the Trevor Siemian trade. Check out our past mocks here: Mock Draft 1.0 Mock Draft 2.0 Mock Draft 3.0 By this point, after four mocks,...

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FPC Vikings 2019 Mock Draft 7.0

The Vikings have most of the pieces in place to compete for a championship right now. If they are to reach that goal in 2019, they could very well take a more aggressive approach than we've seen in recent years.

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