Vikings Blog: Vikings Defense Takes A Charge Out Of San DiegoThe Minnesota Vikings defense is building a reputation for being tenacious. Philip Rivers and the San Diego Chargers found this out the hard way on Sunday. The Vikings defense brought constant pressure throughout the game, making Rivers feel uncomfortable whenever he dropped back in the pocket.
Vikings LG Brandon Fusco Questionable With ConcussionMinnesota Vikings left guard Brandon Fusco is questionable for the game against San Diego on Sunday. Fusco missed practice Wednesday and returned on a limited basis Thursday after going through the league's concussion protocol.
Minnesota Vikings OL Fusco Improves, But Remains Questionable For Sunday's GameOffensive lineman Brandon Fusco missed Wednesday’s practice due to a concussion. However, the left guard returned Thursday as a limited participant. He improved from practice to practice throughout the week, but still needs to be 100 percent cleared to play and is listed as questionable. The Vikings continue to have just two players on their injury report while the San Diego Chargers have 10 players listed on theirs for Sunday’s game at TCF Bank Stadium.
Patriots Shouldn't Underestimate Improved ColtsNew England head coach Bill Belichick warns that Indianapolis is now a much better team than a few weeks ago.
Blocked Kicks Are Reason For Concern For The Packers In the PlayoffsThe Green Bay Packers do not have many holes in their game as they enter the playoffs as the No. 2 seed in the NFC. However, one is their blocking in the kicking game. They allowed more combined blocked field goals, extra point attempts and punts than they had in the previous five seasons combined.
Season Recap: Chargers Left To Wonder What Might Have BeenAfter dropping a heartbreaking 18-17 loss on the road in the season opener at Arizona, the Bolts would reel off five straight victories, including a win over the defending Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks.
CBS Sports' Steve Beuerlein Talks San Diego Chargers Vs. San Francisco 49ersThe San Diego Chargers are still in the hunt for a playoff spot, but after three consecutive NFC Championship Game appearances, the San Francisco 49ers are out. They have the opportunity to play the spoiler for the Chargers, but what has happened to them this year? CBS Sports' Steve Beuerlein spoke on this weekend's west coast game and looks at what has gone wrong and right.
Opponent Profile: Vikings Finish Their Road Schedule Against The Dolphins On SundayThe Minnesota Vikings travel south to play the Miami Dolphins in their last road game of the season. The Dolphins are 7-7 and still alive for a playoff spot in the AFC. They are led on offense by quarterback Ryan Tannehill and wide receivers Mike Wallace and Jarvis Landry. On defense, they are led by pass rushing specialist Cameron Wake.
Opponent Profile: Vikings Set To Finish Home Stand Against The New York JetsThe Minnesota Vikings complete a three-game home stand against the New York Jets on Sunday. The Vikings just completed a lopsided victory over the Carolina Panthers at TCF Bank Stadium. The strength of the Jets, on both sides of the ball, is running the ball. They are third in rushing yards and rushing yards allowed per game heading into their Monday night game. The Vikings will be favored.
Top 5 Creepiest NFL MascotsA mascot is energetic, silly...frightening. By definition, a mascot is a person, animal or object that is used to represent a group or team and bring them luck.
Five Things: Chargers Vs. Broncos Thursday Night RoundupThe Broncos take firm control of the AFC West with a win over the Chargers on Thursday Night Football.
Thursday Night Fantasy Starters: Peyton Manning, Philip Rivers And Julius ThomasThe Chargers and the Broncos have something more on their minds than the epic fantasy battle that is at hand when they meet in Denver Thursday night.