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."
WR Patterson Sputtering In Vikings Offense Cordarrelle Patterson was making everyone in Minnesota start to forget about Percy Harvin thanks to a promising rookie season and a positively dynamic season opening performance against St. Louis.
PODCAST PAGE: WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee 9-4-14 John Hines Fills InJohn Hines sits in for Dave Lee and finds out about severe weather in Central Minnesota.
Thursday Night Football Fantasy Starters: Rodgers, Wilson And Harvin Are Must PlaysFantasy football players are also ready to go all-in on Thursday night. Finding favorable matchups in the first game on the schedule each week gives a player a big edge going into Sunday.
Vikings Hope Speedy Rookie Also A Quick StudyJerick McKinnon was the last of Minnesota's 10 draft picks to sign his rookie contract. That's about the only race he wouldn't win. The Vikings selected McKinnon in the third round out of Georgia Southern, using a pick acquired from Seattle in the Percy Harvin trade the previous year.
The Many Highs, Few Lows Of 2013 Seattle SeahawksWhen you win the Super Bowl, there isn't much to complain about as far as overall team performance is concerned. But here is a look back at what the Seahawks excelled at and aspects of their game that they will need to tighten up next season.
He's Back? Harvin Expected To Suit Up For Super BowlWith Seattle having just a handful of players listed on the injury report and with Denver in the double digits, things are looking good for the 'Hawks.
Harvin Out For NFC ChampionshipJust like in the regular season Percy Harvin's return to the field in the postseason was short lived as Harvin will not be playing against San Francisco this weekend.
Carlos Rogers And Will Tukuafu Likely To Play, Same Can’t Be Said For Percy HarvinThe 3 big names dealing with injuries heading into the NFC Championship Game could all play. The 49ers figure to have both Carlos Rogers and Will Tukuafu ready to go, while Seattle's Percy Harvin is a big question mark and will remain so up until kickoff.
Minnesota Vikings Disappoint In 2013The Minnesota Vikings had higher expectations than the 5-10-1 record the team finished with in the 2013 season. The Vikings pass defense was abysmal in 2013 with five game-tying or game-winning scores in the final minute of the game. The team used three starting quarterbacks, including Christian Ponder and Matt Cassel for small stretches twice. The team fired head coach Leslie Frazier very early Monday morning.
Harvin Set For Seahawks Practices This WeekWhen Seattle traded for Percy Harvin during the offseason, they weren't expecting to only have him for one game this season. Now that the Playoffs are set, it looks like Harvin may be able to return for Seattle's next game.