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.
Thursday Night Fantasy Starters: Jordy Nelson, Matt Asiata And Aaron RodgersThese two bitter rivals will lock horns at Lambeau Field tonight in a key early-season NFC North showdown.
Thursday Night Football Breakdown: Minnesota Vikings Vs. Green Bay PackersWill this contest between NFC North rivals be the first competitive Thursday night game of the season?
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Falcons Team Grades: O-Line Falls Apart, Bridgewater Rises To OccasionWelcome to the NFL Teddy Bridgewater. Even without Adrian Peterson in the backfield, Bridgewater led the Vikings to their first victory as their new starting quarterback.
Bridgewater's Big Day Leads Vikings Past Falcons 41-28
Opponent Profile: Cordarrelle Patterson Is Minnesota's X-FactorIt's simple for the Falcons: limit this man's production, and the game should be Atlanta's third win of the season.
Falcons Fly To Minnesota In Search Of First Away WinOn paper the Falcons should crush the Vikings as badly as they did against Tampa Bay. Of course, that's why the games are played.
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Heisman Watch: Baylor's Bryce Petty Keeps Bears In BCS HuntBaylor's Bryce Petty is probably on the outside looking in on the Heisman Trophy, but a trip to New York for the ceremony is well within reach.