Raiders Fall To 4-5 With Loss To Vikings In OaklandAdrian Peterson ran for 203 yards and a touchdown in his record-tying sixth career 200-yard game, Cordarrelle Patterson returned a kick 97 yards for a score and the Minnesota Vikings took over sole possession of first place in the NFC North by beating the Oakland Raiders 30-14 on Sunday.
Daily Madden: The Giants’ Crowd Noise Solution And Vikings QB Teddy Bridgewater’s Chance Of Facing Green BayThe Coach talks about the Giant’s Wild Card win on Wednesday night in Pittsburgh and about the chances that Vikings rookie quarterback Teddy Bridgewater will face the Green Bay Packers Thursday night.
Minnesota Vikings Star Adrian Peterson Indicted For Alleged Child AbuseMinnesota Vikings star player Adrian Peterson has been indicted by a grand jury charging him with reckless or negligent injury to a child, according to published reports.
6 NFL Teams That Could Be Worse Than The RaidersNational sportswriters don't appear too bowled over by the Oakland Raider roster additions of NFL veterans LaMarr Woodley, Matt Schaub, Justin Tuck and Maurice Jones-Drew. Pundits peg the Raiders as perhaps the worst team in the league, and ESPN has Head Coach Dennis Allen rated as the worst in the NFL. The Silver and Black also compete in a division where every other squad made the playoffs last year, prompting some to say they are already out of contention this season. Really? It may take everything breaking right for Raider Nation to make a playoff appearance, but surely there are teams with less upside than Oakland. Here are a few of the potential challengers for the NFL cellar.
Ex-Vikings Punter Calls Coach 'Bigot,' Claims Anti-Gay CommentsFormer Minnesota punter Chris Kluwe says his special teams coordinator made anti-gay comments while Kluwe was with the Vikings, an allegation the coach "vehemently denies."
‘Game Of Thrones’ Tops ‘Most Pirated’ Of 2013"Game of Thrones" has garnered both critical and audience acclaim and topped many end of the year "Best of" lists, but now it is topping a less honorable list - most pirated show of 2013.
Goff Passes For 485 Yards In Cal’s 37-30 Win Over Portland StateFreshman quarterback Jared Goff passed for 485 yards and two touchdowns to give coach Sonny Dykes his first win at California while leading the Golden Bears to a 37-30 win over Portland State on Saturday.
NFC Update: Teams Averted Catastrophe This Week For First Team OffensesThis week was the final week that starters were likely to appear in the preseason, offering fans one more indiscernible glimpse of what may lie ahead in the ensuing 17 weeks of NFL battle.
NFC Update: NFL Preseason Victories Overshadowed By Key Player LossesHere's an update on which NFC teams took a step forward this week, and which ones overwhelmed the training staff with a rash of new injuries...
NFC Update: NFL Preseason Is In Full SwingTeams squared off against one another for the first time this season, often at full speed, and occasionally featuring first team offensive sets.
NFC Update: Hall Of Fame Game Opens NFL PreseasonThis weekend witnessed its first preseason game, and in no time the bid for the Super Bowl will be well under way.
NFC Update: Injuries Sideline Key Players Ahead Of NFL SeasonThe good news is, arrests and court cases did not dominate NFL news this week. The bad news is that injuries to key players overwhelmed the news cycle instead.