Vikings Team Grades: Struggles Continue For MinnesotaThe Minnesota Vikings had the victory in their sights, but gave up 35 yards on two plays in 21 seconds to give the Detroit Lions the chance to kick the game-tying field goal. They then surrendered a touchdown in overtime to lose 22-16.
Minnesota Looks To Get Back On Track Against The Lions At HomeThe Minnesota Vikings appear to be reeling after suffering their second consecutive loss Monday at Soldier Field. They hope to get their game in order with a home game against the Detroit Lions in Week 9.
Vikings, Ragnar Tangled In Contract DisputeRagnar has been a fixture at Minnesota Vikings home games since 1994. Joe Juranitch, who plays the mascot, saw his contract expire after last season and was looking for a raise in his new deal.
Detroit Lions Impress While Coming Up Short In 2014A look back at the Detroit Lions' 2014 season.
Cowboys Team Grades: Dallas Wins First Playoff Game Since 1999The Dallas Cowboys beat the Detroit Lions for their first playoff win in five years, but not without controversy and big plays. Here is a look at the Cowboys team grades for the wild card playoff win.
Opponent Profile: Vikings Return Home To Face First Place LionsThe Detroit Lions had a chance to maintain sole possession of first place in the NFC North, but lost to the Buffalo Bills at home in Week 5. Now, all four teams in the division are within a game of first place. The Lions are a passing offense, but their defense has been their better unit this season.
49er Defense Must Stop Run, Create Turnovers To Defeat SeattleWhen the 49ers and Seahawks meet for the third time this season the stakes could not be higher. The winner will move on to the Super Bowl, while the loser will have to deal with falling just short of the big stage and to make matters worse at the hands of their hated division rival.
Minnesota Vikings' Offense Sputters In Loss To The Seattle SeahawksThe Minnesota Vikings had full control of the game after the opening drive, but the Seattle Seahawks took momentum midway through the first quarter. The Vikings were unable slow the Seahawks before falling 30-20 Sunday at CenturyLink Field.
Packers-Seahawks Game Ends In ControversyIf you know anyone who's a Packers fan, you might want to steer clear of them on Tuesday.