Found September 22, 2013 on Pro Sports Daily:
Referee Bill Leavy and his officiating crew may want to brush up on the NFL rulebook before Week 4. For the second time in three week's Leavy's crew made an errant call in a game. During the second quarter of Sunday's game between Cleveland and Minnesota Browns punt returner Travis Benjamin muffed a punt that Vikings linebacker Larry Dean picked up and returned for a touchdown. However under NFL rules muffed punts can't be advanced so the officials correctly ruled that it would be Vikings ball at Cleveland's 26-yard line. That's when things went awry. Vikings coach Leslie Frazier challenged the call hoping for a touchdown. However coaches aren't allowed to challenge plays that are automatically reviewed such as turnovers and touchdowns. In 2012 the penalty for wrongly challenging a play was a 15-yard unsportsmanlike conduct flag. Lions coach Jim Schwartz was famously hit with this flag in a Thanksgiving game that Detroit ended up losing to Houston in o...

Vikings Zach Line Placed on IR | Opens Spot for Jerome Felton

The Minnesota Vikings have placed un-drafted rookie FB Zach Line on injured reserve. With moving Line to injured reserve this now opens up a spot for suspended fullback Jerome Felton to return to the team after a 3 game suspension in result from a 2012 drunken driving arrest. As of now it is unknown what Line’s injury was or the extent, while he didn’t do a ton on the field during...

Report: Browns could make multiple trades

We mentioned yesterday that the Browns are looking to trade both Josh Gordon and Greg Little. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter,  it looks like the Browns could end up making “multiple moves” prior to the NFL’s week six trade deadline. With a new front offive and coaching staff,  Cleveland is clearly not married to any of their current players.  They’re looking to build...

Five things: Browns offense an enigma to Vikings defense

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- The Minnesota Vikings enter Sunday's home game with a sense of urgency following their 0-2 start. Sunday's opponent, the Cleveland Browns, added to the urgency early this week by making moves at quarterback and running back that sent Minnesota searching for film in preparation. Not only have the Vikings not faced Cleveland since 2009 and the Browns...

Reign On Spotlight Player of the Week: Josh Gordon

As a local market representative and league manager of one of 16 teams invited to be a part of Crown Royal’s inaugural Fantasy Football League dubbed “First and Crown,” I will be using this spot every Sunday before the Browns kick off against their respective opponent to tell you who I’ll be watching during this Week’s contest. This week’s spotlight shines on: Josh Gordon...

Browns Have Offer On The Table for WR Josh Gordon

Its pretty clear that the Cleveland Browns have no intention of contending this season and are in full Tank for Teddy mode. According to Adam Schefter, the Browns already have offers on the table for talented yet troubled WR Josh Gordon: Schefter made it clear the Browns won’t trade Gordon unless a team meets their asking price, but they already have at least one offer on the...

Vikings owners ordered to pay 84.5 million due to real estate lawsuit

By the time the dust settles on this Wilf legal rigmarole, the Vikings may have already moved into their new home. That was the message from a pair of lawyers that represent principal team owner Zygi Wilf, his brother Mark Wilf and their cousin Leonard Wilf, who were ordered Monday to pay 84.5 million in damages in a 21-year-old New Jersey real estate case. The resulting appeal...

Sputtering Vikings hope losing will stop in London

(Eds: With AP Photos.) By DAVE CAMPBELL AP Pro Football Writer The Minnesota Vikings are taking some extra baggage to London. They don't have any wins to pack with them, though - they're just saddled with questions after their third straight loss to open the season. Now they get a home game overseas. Minnesota is considered the host team at Wembley Stadium this Sunday against...

Gerhart glad NFL teams have interest in him

Toby Gerhart is in the final year of his rookie contract with the Vikings, and a report that the Colts were interested in him at least lets him know there could be interest in the open market if he hits free agency in March.

Week 3: Browns-Vikings Open Thread

So. How was your week? Anything interesting happen? As the Browns look for their first win of the season against the 0-2.Christian Ponder vs Brian Hoyer. Adrian Peterson vs Willis McGahee. One of these teams is getting their first win of the season. Unless they tie. That would be the only way this week could get any weird. Take a look back at the crazy Browns week with WFNY. Joe...

Browns' Hoyer overcomes three picks to defeat Vikings, 31-27, on last-minute TD pass

Brian Hoyer overcame three interceptions and directed a sensational two-minute drive Sunday as the Browns defeated the Vikings 31-27 at Mall of America Field. In his second career start Hoyer won his first NFL game in thrilling fashion throwing a 7-yard touchdown pass to Jordan Cameron with 51 seconds remaining. It marked coach Rob Chudzinski's first career win as the Browns...

Browns Want to Get Rid of WRs Josh Gordon & Greg Little

The Browns are holding a NFL garage sale. #Browns are shopping WRs Josh Gordon and Greg Little, per @AdamSchefter. — Dov Kleiman (@NFL_RealUpdates) September 22, 2013

Notebook: Greenway takes dissenting opinion

Chad Greenway could see that analysts were going to focus on the Vikings’ two-minute defense, but he took the minority view on that topic. Plus, players react to the boos, the quarterbacks felt the heat and the other notes from Sunday’s 31-27 loss.
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