CBS' Boomer Esiason Talks Three Huge NFL Week 1 Match-UpsCBS Sports' own Boomer Esiason talked three big games that could already have serious implications in the AFC, and it's only going to be the regular season opening weekend. There are some great match-ups to watch for, and he broke them down in this week's interview.
AP Sources: Receiver Greg Jennings Signs With DolphinsFree agent receiver Greg Jennings signed two weeks after visiting the Dolphins, two people familiar with the negotiations said. The people confirmed the deal to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the team hadn't announced an agreement.
Former Vikings Receiver Greg Jennings Visits DolphinsFree agent receiver Greg Jennings is visiting the Miami Dolphins, who are eager to shore up their corps of wideouts after several departures this offseason.
Top 5 Sports Callers Of The Week: March 9th To March 13thThe Top 5 Sports Callers of the week is a weekly installment from CBS Local Sports that will bring you the wildest callers from across the nation.
Vikings Acquire WR Mike Wallace From DolphinsA person with direct knowledge of the deal tells The Associated Press the Minnesota Vikings have acquired wide receiver Mike Wallace from the Miami Dolphins.
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.
Zimmer Is On A Mission To Fix The Vikings DefenseThe Minnesota Vikings entered Sunday's loss to the Miami Dolphins as a vastly improved defense from last season. However, in the loss, the team was embarrassed by the performance and head coach Mike Zimmer was still upset 24 hours later. He vowed that he will fix the unit. The Vikings face the Chicago Bears in their season finale on Sunday at TCF Bank Stadium with draft positioning on the line.
Team Grades: Vikings Blow Two Touchdown Lead In MiamiThe Minnesota Vikings took a two touchdown lead before surrendering the lead in the second half. The Vikings fell Sunday to the Miami Dolphins 37-35 on a blocked punt safety with 41 seconds remaining in the game. The Vikings offense was good enough to win, but the defense was bad. The special teams units made one mistake that gave the Dolphins the game in regulation.
Rudolph Inactive For Vikings Against DolphinsTight end Kyle Rudolph is inactive for the Minnesota Vikings against the Miami Dolphins because of ankle and knee injuries.
Injury Report: Vikings Lose Rookie LB Barr For The SeasonThe Minnesota Vikings promising rookie Anthony Barr will see his first season in the NFL get cut short early. The first round draft pick will have a "very minor procedure" that will keep him out of the final two games. The Vikings list 12 players on their injury report while the Miami Dolphins have 13 listed on theirs.
Musicians + Sports: Darius Rucker Lives for Football: See His Pregame SoundtrackRucker's pregame soundtrack is a wildly diverse collection of music that ranges from Notorious B.I.G. to R.E.M.
Vikings’ Johnson ‘Passes’ With Flying ColorsThe Minnesota Vikings are not just playing Miami and playing out a season. It's an audition for some to stay on the roster. Charles Johnson has come from nowhere to "pass" with flying colors, maybe because he thinks he should. Johnson has been working, waiting and anticipating his shot.