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Vikings defensive end Jared Allen and Tampa Bay Buccaneers offensive tackle Donald Penn each were fined $7,875 for unnecessary roughness in the Week 8 Thursday night game between the Bucs and Vikings, Tom Pelissero of 1500ESPN reports.
The fines were for their third quarter fight in which Allen suffered a bloody nose. Both players received penalties for unsportsmanlike conduct. Source: The Redzone Attached Thumbnails
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EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Eight weeks into the season, and four games into his tenure with the Minnesota Vikings, this year hasn't gone the way receiver Jerome Simpson or Minnesota might have planned when the two came to terms on a one-year contract this offseason.
Simpson, dealing with a legal issue related to controlled substances, was the troubled, but talented receiver looking...
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Adrian Peterson was in the middle of answering a reporter's question Thursday, speaking about how he'll do anything to help the Minnesota Vikings succeed.Peterson, coming off back-to-back 100-yard rushing games for the first time this season, said it doesn't matter if he has to have, "100 yards, 80 yards, 60 yards receiving, 300 yards rushing...
Adrian Peterson leads the league in rushing yards less than a year after ACL surgery, but his career statistics are just as impressive as his 2012 stats. Where does he stand currently in comparison to Hall of Fame running backs? Plus, a look at the numbers and rankings between the Vikings and Seahawks.
The Minnesota Vikings have returned to relevance by winning 5 of their first 8 games this season, eclipsing their total of 3 wins last season.With a signature win against the 49ers, and an embarrassing loss against the Buccaneers, the first half of the season has been a roller coaster ride, but the meat of the schedule comes in the second half as the Vikings have 5 of their 6 division...
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Last week it was reported that Tampa Bay Buccaneers cornerback Eric Wright would be suspended by the NFL for using Adderall.
According to Gil Arcia of The Bay Cave, the NFL still hasn’t handed down a suspension to Wright and that...
(Eds: Updates. With AP Photos.) By DAVE CAMPBELL AP Pro Football Writer Chris Kluwe still has his day job. He just hasn't been doing it as well as he and the Vikings would like.
Minnesota's outspoken punter has a gross average of 43.8 yards per attempt this season. That ranks only 24th in the NFL among those with enough tries to qualify for the leaders, putting him on the...
Tampa, FL- Aqib Talib’s rollercoaster ride in Tampa Bay is over. After 4 1/2 eventful years, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers gave up on the potentially talented cornerback and shipped him to the New England Patriots as the trade deadline expired on Thursday.
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Talib Is An INSTANT UPGRADE To The Patriots Secondary
The much MALIGNED Patriots secondary received a much needed BOOST today. According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, New England acquired cornerback Aqib Talib from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Bucs traded CB Aqib Talib to New England.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) November 1, 2012
No news on who or what the Patriots will be sending...
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have announced that they have trade CB Aqib Talib to the Patriots.
We’re still waiting to hear what the Buccaneers received in terms of compensation for Talib.
There’s no question that the Patriots could use some additional help at cornerback, as their secondary has been a real weak spot this season. Talib has had a number of off-the-field issues during...
Buccaneers running back Doug Martin has been selected as the NFL's top offensive rookie for the month of October.
Martin, the 31st overall pick of the draft, captured the offensive rookie honors after leading the NFL with 155.7 scrimmage yards per game to help the Bucs finish 2-1 in October. The Boise State products' month was highlighted by a monster Week 8 performance...
The Vikings are looking for ways to get Jerome Simpson more involved, and that could start with mixing up his routes. Simpson and Bill Musgrave talked about that, and the stats support it.
New England Patriots trade for Buccaneers’ Aqib Talib
The good old Pats are at it again, zigging when everyone thought they’d zag by actually making a trade at the deadline for cornerback Aqub Talib. Talib is currently suspended for Adderall but is eligible to return next week.
There’s no question he could be useful in the Patriots secondary, especially if they’d like to...
Last January, Chip Kelly walked away from an NFL position with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers citing “unfinished business” as his reason for doing so. Despite rumors to the contrary, I did and will continue to take the Coach at his word regarding his motivation for staying put, and due to such am left with but one thought regarding Saturday night’s game at the L.A. Coliseum: It’s...
Minnesota Vikings (5-3) at Seattle Seahawks (4-4)
I think I preface every single one of my picks on Seattle’s game by saying I love picking their games because of their huge home/road disparity. Dating back to 2007, they are 30-14 ATS at home and 16-30 ATS on the road. They’ve lost their last two after an impressive 4-2 start, including wins over Green Bay, Dallas, and New England...
Tweet The New England Patriots have acquired cornerback Aqib Talib from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Terms of the deal were not immediately available. Talib has had multiple run-ins with law enforcement since the Bucs drafted him 20th overall in 2008, but still has a world of talent. Talib has been arrested twice in his young [...]