Gerald Hodges Jr.: My Life As An NFL LinebackerThe Minnesota Vikings' Gerald Hodges Jr. gives a first hand account of how he got into football in his hometown of Paulsboro, why he chose to go to Penn State, and his experience as a 4th round draft pick.
Injury Report: Reggie Bush Only Health Concern On 49ers Roster In Week 2Running back Reggie Bush is listed as questionable for the San Francisco 49ers' Week 2 matchup on the road against the Pittsburgh Steelers with a calf injury suffered early in the Week 1 win over the Minnesota Vikings. That's literally the only injury the team is reporting this week to the NFL, and that's an amazing sign of good luck for the 49ers. To come out of Week 1 with a win and no major injury concerns is miraculous in this day and age of professional football.
Video Shows 49ers Fans Beating, Kicking Vikings Fan In Levi’s Stadium Parking LotA video posted to Facebook Monday night after the 49ers-Vikings game shows a Vikings fan getting pummeled by a number of 49ers fans in the parking lot of Levi’s Stadium.
New-Look 49ers Hosting Vikings In Monday Night OpenerThe San Francisco 49ers open their 2015 campaign on Monday Night Football, hosting the second game of a doubleheader on ESPN. The Minnesota Vikings come to Levi's Stadium for the matchup, led by an exciting young quarterback and a veteran running back with something to prove after a lost 2014 season.
Ready To Play: How Jerick McKinnon Gears Up For The NFL SeasonThe Minnesota Vikings running back gives a first-hand account of his recovery from back surgery, his offseason workouts with Adrian Peterson and getting himself mentally and physically "Ready To Play" in the NFL.
Ready To Play: How Jerick McKinnon Prepares For The NFL SeasonThe Minnesota Vikings running back gives a first-hand account of his recovery from back surgery, his offseason workouts with Adrian Peterson and getting himself mentally and physically "Ready To Play" in the NFL.
Packers Look To Change Recent Playoff TrendThe Green Bay Packers have made the playoffs in each of the last three seasons since winning the Super Bowl. However, they have failed to get past the divisional round and have just one win in that time frame. The Packers want to change that fortunate this weekend. The last time the Packers and Dallas Cowboys played a playoff game at Lambeau Field was the famed Ice Bowl.
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.
What The Ben Tate Signing Can Do For The SteelersOn Tuesday, veteran running back Ben Tate was signed by the Pittsburgh Steelers as a proactive insurance policy should team MVP Le'Veon Bell not be ready against Ravens.
Minnesota Vikings Head Into The Offseason Optimistic, But UnsatisfiedThe Minnesota Vikings have more confidence and optimism heading into this offseason than they did a year ago. They have two of the most important pieces in place in head coach Mike Zimmer and Teddy Bridgewater. Also, they improved in several areas from the past season. The Vikings have 12 free agents this offseason, but just one opening day starter.
Opponent Profile: Bills Defense Among League's BestConsider that the Buffalo Bills have gone consecutive weeks holding both Peyton Manning and Aaron Rodgers without a touchdown pass, and you will understand the formidable challenge that defense presents for the Oakland Raiders offense next Sunday. Yes, it could get ugly for rookie quarterback Derek Carr.
Opponent Profile: Rams No Pushover Even For 'Hot' RaidersThe 4-7 St. Louis Rams may seem to be weak at first glance, but as coached by long-time NFL man Jeff Fisher, the team once referred to as the "Lambs" is anything but right now. Remember, St. Louis has wins over Denver, San Francisco and Seattle this year—and they almost beat San Diego last weekend with a third-string quarterback. They're still good.