The Minnesota Vikings were down a cornerback by the conclusion of practice on Thursday. Josh Robinson suffered an ankle injury and missed the remainder of practice. The team also learned that John Sullivan passed his concussion tests and practiced in a limited capacity. The team listed two players as non-participants, five as limited participants and four as full participants in Thursday’s practice. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have eight players listed on their injury report.
The Minnesota Vikings’ bid for a win Sunday involves the past. Leslie Frazier was the head coach last year at this time. He is now the defensive coordinator for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. His return provides a mixture of memories and incentive. It’s not been great, but make no mistake — the Vikings defense has improved.
It’s Week 8 in the NFL season. Which of our insiders will come out victorious this year? Who’s going to tank? Stay with us as we present our fearless picks.
The Minnesota Vikings had a chance to clinch a victory over the Buffalo Bills Sunday at Ralph Wilson Stadium, but a fourth-and-20 conversion kept the game-winning drive alive. The Vikings were caught off guard by the quick pace of the 24-yard pass from Kyle Orton to Scott Chandler that converted the long fourth down and set up the game-winning score with one second remaining. During the game, the Vikings suffered a pair of injuries that forced the team to make changes on the offensive line.
Jim Nantz…he’s known as one of the most iconic voices and faces in the history of professional sports, and he took some time to speak on the upcoming “Thursday Night Football” game between the San Diego Chargers and Denver Broncos.
This is a huge game on the Monday night stage, and head coach Jay Gruden would like to make a bold statement.
The Packers may have struggled in the first three games of the season, but they have been rolling since then, and the main reason for that is the spectacular roll that Aaron Rodgers is on.
The Raiders probably would have wanted the Browns to win in Week Seven at Jacksonville so they could have caught them playing with less than full intensity.
The Colts are the real thing with Andrew Luck at quarterback, and there’s no reason to think this third-year superstar won’t continue to improve for many years.
Nobody expected Eagles quarterback Nick Foles to match the 27-2 TD-interception ratio he had last year, but those numbers have slipped to 10-7 this year.
The Texans are counting on Ryan Fitzpatrick to provide them with leadership, consistency and accuracy from the pocket.
The Ravens don’t have the statistical prowess of some of the most productive and consistent offenses in the league, but quarterback Joe Flacco is capable of lighting up the scoreboard and making big plays on a regular basis.
The Vikings and their rookie quarterback Teddy Bridgewater thought they had done enough at Buffalo to come away with a Week Seven victory.
Panic may be settling in the Far Northwest, but that doesn’t mean it has to be of the permanent variety.
The Dolphins have struggled most of the season, but they bounced back from their heartbreaking home loss in Week Six against the Packers to play a superb game at Chicago in Week Seven.
Minneapolis will host the 2018 Super Bowl after a vote by owners on Tuesday rewarded the city for getting a new stadium deal.
The Vikings drafted UCLA linebacker Anthony Barr at No. 9, then traded back into the first round with Seattle at No. 32 to get Louisville quarterback Teddy Bridgewater.
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