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The Green Bay Packers rolled the dice when they released linebacker Desmond Bishop and it could backfire twice if he proves to be fully recovered with the Minnesota Vikings.
The team felt Bishop was expendable after a severe hamstring injury, but economics surely played a large role in the decision.
So now, this decision might backfire. Bishop signed a one-year; prove he’s still got it deal with a direct threat to the Packers in the NFC North.
If he slides into Minnesota’s starting line-up, the Packers may have made a major mistake.
According to Tyler Dunne of JSOnline, the team’s move to let Bishop go is a risk or reward gamble that could come back to haunt them.
Under Thompson, Green Bay has been a team that identifies and values so-called “core players.” On offense, starters such as T.J. Lang and Josh Sitton earned the label and were paid accordingly. This year, the Packers must decide if players such as Evan Dietrich-Smith and Sam Shields are as well. B...
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Vikings defensive end Jared Allen joked that the trainers did such a great job helping him rehab after surgery that he "unfortunately" would be ready for training camp.
Minnesota Vikings defensive end Jared Allen believes in the ‘three yards and a cloud of dust theory.’
Allen says having a running back like Adrian Peterson gives any team a chance to win a Super Bowl and that a sophisticated passing attack isn’t always needed.
According to Marc Sessler of NFL.com, Allen states that controlling the clock and being physical will wear teams...
With the start of the 2013 NFL regular season just about two months away, let’s take an early look at the fantasy football landscape—ranking the Top 20 running backs in the game. Photo Credit: Vikings.com 1. Adrian Peterson (Minnesota Vikings) An injury that could threaten the career of most NFL running backs was shrugged off by “All Day” like a hangnail. All Peterson...
Obviously, a brilliant Pro Bowl appearance is not the best measure of future success, but Kyle Rudolph‘s five receptions for 122 yards and a touchdown en route to the MVP honors gave a glimpse into his potential. There were times during the 2012 season when the Minnesota Vikings tight end flashed that same brilliance, particularly when he scored five touchdowns in the first six...
Minnesota Vikings defensive end Jared Allen is all systems go for the first day of training camp; however, he’s not exactly happy about it.
Though training camp is watered down from the new CBA, where two-a-day practices are gone and full contact is limited.
It’s still grind veteran players say they could do without.
Allen said that his surgically repaired shoulder is on...
In today’s NFL it is rare to see a player play out the length of a big-money contract. Since NFL teams have the right to cut players at any time with relatively little repercussions because NFL player contracts are not fully guaranteed, what initially may seem like a large financial sum often does not dictate what a player will actually be receiving; instead, a look at the guaranteed...
Packers President Mark Murphy says the team will retire Brett Favre’s No. 4 before 2016, the year he is eligible for the NFL Hall of Fame. Coincidentally, Li’l Brett, who was given a cyber...
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Many have wondered whether or not Donovan McNabb lost his lunch during the waning minutes of Super Bowl XXXIX.
Thanks to Lito Sheppard, you can wonder no more.
In a recent appearance on WIP radio, the former Eagles cornerback confirmed that McNabb did indeed puke.
"Yes," said Sheppard, via Philly.com. "He did."
McNabb has consistently denied tossing his cookies...
Ask almost any NFL veteran how excited they are about heading into training camp, and they'll almost unanimously tell you, "Not at all." That's why it's no surprise that Jared Allen apparently hates the idea of getting ready for camp too.
"Unfortunately, yes," Allen said on NFL AM when he was asked if his surgically repaired shoulder would be ready...
Xavier Rhodes had a strong showing at offseason practices, but even before he was a Vikings CB he said he was “not a typical corner.” See what else he had to say at the NFL Scouting Combine.
Get the practice schedule, autograph schedule, weather information and more for the Minnesota Vikings' 2013 training camp.
Matthew Stafford signed a contract extension with the Detroit Lions worth $76.5 million over the next five years, including $41.5 million guaranteed.
While Stafford is not the highest paid quarterback in the NFL it is a hefty commitment by the Lions in the former first overall pick.
Of course not everyone is impressed with the deal. Donovan McNabb questioned the deal on Tuesday while...
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