Team Grades: Audible Saves Vikings From Potential Bad LossThe Minnesota Vikings defeated the New York Jets 30-24 on an 87-yard touchdown catch by Jarius Wright in overtime Sunday at TCF Bank Stadium. The Vikings scored a touchdown on the first and last play of the game. The Vikings offense was slightly better than average, while the defense was slightly below average. Teddy Bridgewater saved the Vikings in the game and may be the franchise quarterback they have sought now for some time.
Harvin, Decker Returns Highlight Jets-Vikings GamePercy Harvin isn't the only New York Jets wide receiver whose trip to Minnesota this weekend will be special. Eric Decker hasn't been back in almost two years. "Friends, family, everybody's coming to the game. It's always fun to go somewhere where you know a lot of people and haven't been for a while," Decker said. "So it will be an exciting time for me."
Opponent Profile: Vikings Set To Finish Home Stand Against The New York JetsThe Minnesota Vikings complete a three-game home stand against the New York Jets on Sunday. The Vikings just completed a lopsided victory over the Carolina Panthers at TCF Bank Stadium. The strength of the Jets, on both sides of the ball, is running the ball. They are third in rushing yards and rushing yards allowed per game heading into their Monday night game. The Vikings will be favored.
Thursday Night Fantasy Starters: Tom Brady, Chris Johnson And Rob GronkowskiWhile the Jets have fallen badly, the Patriots have picked it up with two stellar offensive showings in the last two weeks. Tom Brady has found his rhythm, while tight end Rob Gronkowski is growing more dangerous each week. Here’s a look at the key players on each side and which players belong in your fantasy line-up.
Eric Decker Plays Many Roles For The New York JetsThe Jets marquee offseason signing is more than just a number one receiver for Gang Green.
Before Super Bowl Disaster Struck, Broncos Had One Remarkable Season In 2013The Denver Broncos seemed unstoppable, even unbeatable at times during the 2013 season. But, when the Vince Lombardi Trophy was on the line, they were blown out by the Seattle Seahawks.
Rocori High Celebrates Grad Headed To Super BowlThere will be a Minnesotan on the field during Sunday's Super Bowl. Denver Broncos wide receiver Eric Decker grew up in Cold Spring, and played for the Gophers. On Thursday afternoon, hundreds of people filled the Rocori High School gymnasium for "Eric Decker Day." Those on hand included preschoolers, teenagers, grownups and family - including Eric's grandma, Bernice Decker.
Seattle's Defense To Face The Most Elite Offense In Recent HistoryWhile these two teams did play each other during pre-season, it's safe to say that only a fool would look at that game footage in August for an inside edge.
1-20-14 Sid Hartman Sports On The Morning News With Dave LeeWhy is Sid so down after the Gopher loss to Iowa? Click the link to find out!
Fantasy Football: 2012 Reaches And SleepersBig names dominate fantasy football drafts, but often don't pay off. Check out these reaches and sleepers to get an edge.
Decker Has Emerged As Denver's Go-To ReceiverEric Decker knew fewer passes were going to come his way with Tim Tebow at quarterback, even after All-Pro wide receiver Brandon Lloyd's trade opened up opportunities for a new top target to emerge in Denver.
Former Gopher Weber Signs With BroncosFormer Minnesota Gopher quarterback Adam Weber has landed a job, at least temporarily, with an NFL team.