Carolina Panthers Entering Super Bowl 50 Almost Completely HealthyThe Carolina Panthers finished the 2015 NFL regular season with only one loss thanks in large part to no major injuries. Now, they enter the Super Bowl with a team that is almost completely healthy. Here is a look at the Carolina Panthers' injury report heading into Super Bowl 50.
4 Minnesota Connections To The Super BowlIn Minnesota, Vikings fans are probably still bitter about Blair Walsh's missed field goal against the Seahawks. But we might as well shake it off, because who knows who far they would've after Seattle? If you're looking for Minnesota connections to the biggest game in sports this week, they're actually not that hard to find.
Injury Report: Panthers Rule Jared Allen Out For NFC ChampionshipThe Carolina Panthers lost their second key defensive starter this postseason, as they ruled out defensive end Jared Allen this week before the NFC Championship game with the Arizona Cardinals. He joins Charles Tillman as starters falling in the playoffs.
Jared Allen's Foundation Presents Home To VeteranA former Vikings player helped make a dream come true for a veteran injured while fighting overseas. Sgt. Colin Faust got the keys to his very own home in Minnetrista Saturday afternoon.
Team Grades: Vikings Get Zimmer First Win Over Division Rival In Season FinaleThe Minnesota Vikings outlasted the Chicago Bears for a 13-9 victory Sunday at TCF Bank Stadium. The Vikings finish the season with the third best record in the NFC North, despite winning just one inter-divisional game. The Vikings' good, but not great, performances from the offense, defense and special teams units helped bring the win home.
Injury Report: Vikings Thin At Linebacker For Game Against The BearsThe Minnesota Vikings have three healthy linebackers on their active roster for Sunday's game against the Chicago Bears at TCF Bank Stadium. Veteran Chad Greenway, despite missing all three practices this week, could still play in the final game of the season. The Vikings have 14 players listed on the injury report and the Bears have 10 listed on theirs.
Opponent Profile: Vikings Playing Final Game Against The BearsThe Minnesota Vikings play their last game of the season Sunday against the Chicago Bears at TCF Bank Stadium. The Bears are one game behind the Vikings in the NFC North Division standings and would move out of the cellar with a victory. They have lost four straight games overall and three consecutive on the road.
Cutler Leads Struggling Bears Over Vikings 21-13Jay Cutler threw for 330 yards and three touchdowns, and the Chicago Bears won for just the second time in seven games, beating the Minnesota Vikings 21-13 on Sunday.
Opponent Profile: Vikings To Face Reeling Bears Coming Out Of Their ByeThe Minnesota Vikings begin the second half of their season with a trip to Chicago to face the Bears. The Bears are winless at home and were blown out at the Green Bay Packers last week. The Bears are a better passing offense than run offense. On defense, they do a better job against the run. The oddsmakers may favor the Bears, but the Vikings should win the game.
5 NFL Loudmouths Who Back Up Their Words On The FieldSome of the best NFL players have something more: a big mouth. Here are 5 NFL loudmouths who back up their words on the field.
Jared Allen: The Newest Monster Of The MidwayWith former Bear defensive end Julius Peppers leaving Chicago to go to Green Bay, it looks like the Bears have already found his replacement in the form of former Viking defensive end Jared Allen. A man who has played fewer years yet has more sacks than Peppers. It seems like a smart decision.
Catching Up With Former Viking Jared AllenJared Allen made a name for himself in Minnesota by sacking quarterbacks and having a constant motor playing defensive end for the Vikings. Now, he's starting a new path with a familiar rival in the Chicago Bears. But Allen's passion for his project "Wounded Warriors" brought him back to Minneapolis last week.