Found October 23, 2013 on Fantasy Football Champs:
ESPN's Adam Schefter is reporting that Vikings QB Josh Freeman suffered a concussion in Monday night's loss to the Giants.Fantasy Spin:Christian Ponder was getting reps with the first team at practice on Wednesday and would be the favorite to start in Freeman's place Sunday against the Packers. Neither one is a viable fantasy option.

Is Johnny Football the savior for the Vikings?

Johnny Manziel is a very solid quarterback and can somehow escape a burning car with explosives in it. Well is that what the Vikings need? Shoot after last night’s game, I hope the Vikings are looking for another quarterback come draft time…. Well a parody account on twitter made a pretty awesome photo and it […]

Rodney Harrison makes bizarre accusation about Josh Freeman

Rodney Harrison was on with Amani & Eytan NBC Sports Radio and basically said Josh Freeman is faking (you can listen to the full audio here). It is very rare to hear players, even EX-player question each other injuries, but Harrison implies that Freeman seeing that the Vikings aren’t very good pulled a Roberto Duran. I would hope that isn’t the case, but Harrison who on...

Josh Freeman suffered concussion, may not start against Packers

Tweet Just a day after announcing that Josh Freeman would start for the Vikings in week 8, Wednesday head coach Leslie Frazier announced that Freeman suffered a concussion against the Giants and may miss Sunday’s game against Green Bay: Coach Frazier just announced that Josh Freeman has a concussion. If he can't play on Sunday, Ponder...

Vikings sticking with Freeman vs. Packers

The Vikings won’t be making another quarterback change, despite Josh Freeman’s struggles in his Minnesota debut. The coaches are focusing instead on changing their approach.

The Josh Freeman Factor: New Starter Getting Unfair Rap In Minnesota

Last year, the Vikings got away with sub-par quarterback play by leaning on a stalwart defense and an unreal string of success from Adrian Peterson and finished with a respectable 10-6 record that included a coveted wild card playoff berth. Their lone postseason contest didn’t end pretty (a 24-10 loss to the Packers), but then again there was very little the team could do with...

Giants with stout defense notch first win over the Vikings 23-7

EAST RUTHERFORD, New Jersey– The Giants defensive line kept Vikings new quarterback and addition Josh Freeman very uncomfortable all game. Freeman was very inaccurate completing 20 of his 53 passes with an interception on a wild throw to Giants defensive back Antrel Rolle. Eli Manning finally looked like he had his Giants(1-6) offense under control […]

Vikings report card: Failing the eye test

Monday night's stinker in the Meadowlands somehow lived up to the advanced billing between the 1-4 Minnesota Vikings and 0-6 New York Giants. Besides failing the eye test for two teams that either were in the playoffs or right on the outside last season, the numbers prove the disaster. Minnesota is now 1-5 after Monday night's 23-7 loss to the previously winless Giants and...

Cowboys projected to be $31 million over the cap in 2014

The Cowboys have a big problem waiting for them for next season. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter,  Dallas is currently projected to be $31 million over the salary cap in 2014. Dallas now projected to be NFL-high $31 million over salary cap next year. One NFL exec called Dallas’ cap situation in 2014 “a train wreck” — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) October 20, 2013 This...

Browns reportedly have multiple offers for Josh Gordon

ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that two separate NFL teams have made trade offers to the Browns for WR Josh Gordon. Schefter adds that third team remains “interested.” The two reportedly have “standing offers of a high pick and a player” for Gordon, but Browns are “balking.” Last we heard regarding Gordon possibly being traded, Browns’ CEO Joe Banner mentioned...

From the UK with Love

Let’s give a big Texas sized hello to our NFL fans in England. There is speculation in the news, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, that we may see our Dallas Cowboys face the Jacksonville Jaguars in the United Kingdom. Historically, sports like soccer, tennis, and rugby have captured the attention of sports fans in England. However in recent years, American-football has become...

Ponder gets another opportunity to disappoint against Packers

Minnesota Vikings starting QB for last week's game, the newly acquired Josh Freeman, apparently has a concussion, so he won't get his second start with the team afterall. That's either good news or bad news for Vikings fans (or both)... So by default, head coach Leslie Frazier will reluctantly turn to the formerly benched Christian Ponder, according to ...

New York Giants Defeat Lifeless Minnesota Vikings, 23-7

It wasn’t pretty or fun to watch, but the New York Giants finally won a game by defeating the lifeless Minnesota Vikings 23-7. This game could have gone in any direction as I had mentioned in my pre-game breakdown that the Giants needed to do win in three areas if they wanted to win. 1) Win the battle of the turnovers 2) Contain Adrian Peterson and 3) Win the time of possession...

Christian Ponder Could Return To Starting Job

Minnesota quarterback Christian Ponder could be in line to start Sunday's game against the Packers.Fantasy Spin:Josh Freeman's first start in purple was a disaster and now ESPN's Adam Schefter is reporting that he may have suffered a concussion. Ponder's career numbers against the Packers aren't very flattering (68.0 QB rating, 47.9 percent completion rate in...

The Drunken Minnesota Vikings Chronicles: Week 7

As I sift through the carnage that was the Minnesota Vikings 23-7 loss to the previously winless New York Giants on Monday Night Football in Week 7, I can't help but to think about how I felt about the Vikings' chances prior to the game and how I channeled my inner Lloyd Christmas early Monday afternoon.Christmas, of course, is Jim Carrey's character in the cinematic...

Colts place Reggie Wayne on IR

The amazing streak of 189 straight starts for Reggie Wayne has come to a painful halt after tearing his ACL in Sunday’s thrilling win over the Broncos. Adam Schefter is reporting that Wayne has been officially placed on injured reserve by the Colts and will be done for the years. Colts officially placed WR Reggie Wayne on IR. And the man who had played in 189 straight games is...
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