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The Thursday night match-ups have proven to be must-see TV. Let’s dive into Week 8′s clash that features two teams that appear to be going in very different directions.
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MINNEAPOLIS The boobirds started early.
It was barely three minutes into the Thursday Night Football game at the Mall of America Field, and the Minnesota Vikings the 5-2 Vikings, nipping at the heels of the Chicago Bears in the NFC North, getting plenty of votes as the NFL's biggest 2012 surprise were already stinking it up. Their offense had a quick three-and-out to start...
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One of this years best kept fantasy football gems is Minnesota Vikings do everything Percy Harvin. Week to week his fantasy stats might not overwhelm you, but Harvin has become one of the most consistent wide receivers in the league. Perhaps the only thing holding Harvin back from moving into the elite of wide receivers, is his own team.
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The Bucs head up north to face the Minnesota Vikings on Thursday Night Football. Tampa Bay can not let the national spotlight get to them as running back Adrian Peterson and defensive end Jared Allen have made it tough for the opposition to get a win off of them this season. Keep Peterson from running wild Adrian Peterson ran for 153 yards and one touchdown against the Cardinals...
Vikings RB Adrian Peterson named the NFC Offensive Player of Week 7.
Peterson rushed the ball 23 times for 153 yards (6.7-yard average) and one touchdown in the Vikings 21-14 win over the Cardinals. Source: ProFootball Weekly Attached Thumbnails
Adrian Peterson appears to be back from knee surgery after winning NFC Offensive Player of the Week, but he will be going up against a good Bucs run defense. We break down the rankings and numbers for the Vikings-Bucs game.
The Vikings listed Adrian Peterson as probable for Thursday night’s game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, meaning he will play.
The Vikings are a little more than 48 hours away from kicking off their Week 8 game against the Buccaneers. So their practice week is limited as it is, and running back Adrian Peterson wasn't in uniform for Tuesday's practice. He is still expected to play his normal role on Thursday night. Source: FFToolbox.com Attached Thumbnails
The Vikings are searching for solutions in their passing game, but sticking by Christian Ponder. So what’s wrong? There weren’t many specifics given over the past two days.
The Vikings are a top-10 team once again, but just barely after they struggled to pass the ball. Still, Adrian Peterson and a good defense keep impressing.
The Minnesota Vikings' passing attack was awful last Sunday, but Adrian Peterson and the defense did enough to compensate in the win.
The star running back tries to lead the Vikings to their first 5-0 home start since 2009 on Thursday night against a Buccaneers team that's dropped nine straight on the road since its last trip to Minneapolis.
With Christian Ponder throwing...
Thursday, October 25 Tampa Bay (2-4) at Minnesota (5-2), Minnesota favored by 6 1/2 The Vikings won last week against Arizona and set passing the football back almost 100 years. Christian Ponder was awful, but it didn’t matter because “Purple … Continue reading →
Rams WR Chris Givens is a week 8 fantasy football sleeper.
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Josh Freeman, QB, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Freeman is averaging 374 yards and three touchdowns in his past two games. I don’t see him dropping anything...
Tampa Bay Buccaneers @ Minnesota VikingsTampa Bay: The Buccaneers come off a heartbreaking loss to the New Orleans Saints, dropping them to 2-4. They led the Saints in the first half, but then Drew Brees brought his team storming back to take the lead. Josh Freeman showed some mettle, going toe to toe and punch for punch with Brees, only to essentially run out of time and real...
London Fletcher's never-missed-a-game streak could be in jeopardy.
The Washington Redskins linebacker did not practice Wednesday because of a sore hamstring and a problem with balance that had him scheduled to see a neurologist.
Fletcher hurt his right hamstring late in Sunday's 27-23 loss to the New York Giants. Coach Mike Shanahan said the balance problem surfaced Monday...