Arik Armstead may not have had some of the best stats throughout his college career, but he has the skill-set and talents needed to be an NFL star. The San Francisco 49ers found their defensive line anchor and he’s going to fit into their new scheme perfectly.
A Texas prosecutor has criticized the judge who cut short the probation of Minnesota Viking Adrian Peterson in a child abuse case.
Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer has returned to training camp with the team after visiting his ailing father. The Vikings held their walk-through Thursday inside the Minnesota State University athletic complex, and fans gave Zimmer an ovation.
The NFL draft lasted 20 rounds in 1962, for the 14 teams in the league at the time. More than a dozen centers came off the board among the 280 players who were picked. Mick Tingelhoff didn’t attain such status.
When you’re in a career that relies on being in peak physical condition, it’s not a bad idea to have a backup plan. Here are a few NFL players who have done some pretty impressive work off the field.
The St. Louis Rams have a long history of great running backs, and now they’re simply adding one more. Rookie Todd Gurley looks like he will fit right in, and the Rams hope his arrival brings an immediate impact to the offense.
At 6 feet 9 inches tall and 345 pounds, the only thing at training camp bigger than him is his fame. As only the 5th Polish player to ever sign an NFL contract, everyone’s interested in Babatunde Aiyegbusi.
During the NFL’s “deflategate” investigation, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady told the league he had destroyed his Samsung cell phone, and that meant the NFL couldn’t recover his text messages, as part of their investigation.
San Francisco 49ers cornerback Dontae Johnson gives a first-hand account of what it takes for him to get “Ready To Play” in the NFL.
The Vikings’ new $1 billion stadium will open in less than a year. As crews continue their work, David McCoy got a look inside at some of the features that will make U.S. Bank Stadium unique.
Entering his 14th NFL season, Hill has returned to where it all began, as a backup for the Vikings. He was an undrafted free agent out of Maryland in 2002 and spent his first four seasons with the Vikings learning valuable insight despite appearing in just one regular season game in 2005 for a couple of kneel-downs.
The Oakland Raiders have long seen futility in many aspects of the NFL, but they’ve quietly and slowly built a good team to change that. The draft selection of wide receiver Amari Cooper looks to not only add production, but excitement to an offense that has long been lacking.
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Who will hoist the 2015 Lombardi Trophy? Who takes home this year’s MVP award? With so many questions, we turned to CBS sports experts from across the country to get their bold predictions for the 2015 NFL season.
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Football season is here. If the scene in Mankato last weekend was any indication, Vikings fans are starving for some football. It also means fantasy football drafts are just around the corner. It’s an industry that took off in the last 10 years and is only getting bigger every year. If you’re not in at least one fantasy league this year, you’re in the minority.
Take a look at how CBS sports experts feel about the latest in the Tom Brady ‘Deflategate’ saga.
Tom Brady’s lawsuit against the NFL in which he wants his four-game suspension overturned will be heard in New York instead of Minnesota.
The strategy and style of Minnesota’s coaching staff under Mike Zimmer is no longer new.
Peterson has put 2014 in his rear view mirror and is clearly looking ahead.
The purple-clad crowd of autograph-seeking Vikings fans gathered at the annual reporting day saved the loudest cheers for a 30-year-old running back who played in only one game last season, formally welcoming the once-marooned Peterson back to Minnesota State University as players moved into their dorm rooms for training camp on a sunny Saturday.
U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis is now 65 percent complete, and is scheduled to open next summer. On the future home of the Vikings is one of the biggest NFL stadium logos in the country.
Training camps are opening within the next week, and there are plenty of questions to be answered.
LeBron James is getting some good reviews for his performance (as himself) in the new Judd Apatow – Amy Schumer movie Trainwreck. Despite losing the championship this year, he has been able to dodge the […]
The Minnesota Vikings have made an agreement with running back Adrian Peterson to restructure the last three years of his current contract.