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Chicago at Minnesota Sunday, 1:00 p.m. ET, at Mall of America Field, Minneapolis, Minn. - TV: FOX; DirecTV: 707 *TV announcers: Kenny Albert, Daryl Johnston, Tony Siragusa *Keys to the game: Chicago counts heavily on Brandon Marshall to keep its passing game relevant and the Vikings know from their first-hand trial and error two weeks ago that he's not easily double-teamed. Jay Cutler trusts him to provide a soft landing for risky throws. The Vikings are a better pass-rushing team in their home dome, but need a quick start to truly test Cutler's reconfigured line. RB Adrian Peterson continues machine-like production for the Vikings even without the offense threatening regularly with the passing game in Percy Harvin's extended absence. Harvin (ankle) has been inactive for three consecutive games, but Peterson more than picked up the slack with at least 120 rushing yards in five of his past six games. The Bears were slow to react to the Seahawks' outside runs ...
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It was only a couple short months ago we learned that ESPN starlet Samantha Steele was dating Vikings QB Christian Ponder. Well, everything moves quicker in this day and age, including relationships apparently. Steele reportedly told SI's Richard Deitsch the two are now engaged to be married. Spoke to ESPN's @samantha_steele today. She confirms she is engaged to...
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Leslie Frazier knows the limitations of his 6-6 Minnesota Vikings very well. Twelve games into the season and clinging to fading playoff hopes, Frazier knows there is no savior that is going to appear magically to rescue Minnesota's last-ranked passing offense.
"It's not like at this time of the season somebody's going to drop a special guy...
Minnesota wide receiver Percy Harvin was sidelined Sunday for a third straight game because of a sprained left ankle. Harvin was inactive for the Vikings' game at Green Bay. The Vikings said Saturday that Harvin would not accompany the team on the road, but the injury report confirmed his absence. He was listed as doubtful earlier in the week. At the time he was hurt on Nov...
The Bears signed linebacker Dom DeCicco to the 53-man roster Tuesday, bringing back a player who had been released three months prior with an injury settlement, according to a Chicago Tribune report. The signing suggests that the team expects to be without linebacker Brian Urlacher for Sunday's game against the Minnesota Vikings. Urlacher hurt his right hamstring during overtime...
Vikings receiver Percy Harvin's ankle injury was more severe than many realized. Harvin suffered a complete ligament tear that can take 4-6 weeks to completely heal. SOURCE: 1500 ESPN Twin CitiesFantasy Spin:Harvin will try to practice again Wednesday. He's currently in his fifth week of recovery after suffering the injury on Nov. 4 at Seattle. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities suggests...
Spoke to ESPN’s @samantha_steele today. She confirms she is engaged to @vikingsfootball quarterback Christian Ponder.
— Richard Deitsch (@richarddeitsch) December 4, 2012
Sports Illustrated’s Richard Deitsch confirmed on Tuesday that ESPN reporter Samantha Steele and Minnesota Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder are officially engaged to be married.
After some speculation...
According to Tom Pelissero of 1500ESPN.com, Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Percy Harvin completely tore the ligament in his ankle. What’s amazing is that he’s still expected to return and will try to practice on Wednesday. Percy Harvin will try to practice again on Wednesday, continuing his push to return from an injury more significant than many realized. The Minnesota Vikings’...
Bears LB Brian Urlacher strained his hamstring in Sunday’s loss to the Seahawks and the injury could spell the end of the linebacker’s regular season, according to The Chicago Tribune.
The injury was non-contact as Urlacher mentioned he felt a “pop” in the muscle during the game. Chicago needs to prepare to play without their star veteran “for a while”, per a team source...
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. The Minnesota Vikings are feeling the sting of two straight key losses on the road in the NFC North, but at least Sunday didn't add injury to the insult.
Minnesota coach Leslie Frazier said Monday that he didn't have any new news to add regarding injured receiver Percy Harvin, who missed his third straight game Sunday, a 23-14 loss at Green Bay. Frazier...
Jay Cutler continues to play at a high level, but the Chicago Bears' offense continues it's struggle to put points up on the board. The Jay Cutler and Brandon Marshall show combined for another 10 receptions for 167 yards but the Bears only scored 17 points.
This seems to be the weekly theme that has now developed, the Bears can rack up yards and receptions between...
The Minnesota Vikings' playoff chances are slipping away with each missed opportunity, such as Sunday's 24-13 loss at the Green Bay Packers.
Green Bay and the Chicago Bears (8-4) are tied atop of the NFC North, with the Packers owning a tiebreaker advantage against Chicago. Minnesota (6-6) is a game out of the playoffs after the Seattle Seahawks (7-5) beat the Bears Sunday...
With Brian Urlacher nursing a hamstring injury, the Chicago
Bears have signed Dom DeCicco to a two-year contract, adding depth
By Andrew Gruman
GREEN BAY, Wis. Adrian Peterson continues to defy logic. Rushing for 210 yards, including a career-best 82-yard touchdown run, the ultra-talented running back that's less than a year removed from blowing out his knee was the only reason Minnesota was even in Sunday's game.
Yet somehow, as ridiculous as it sounds, Peterson tried to...
Aaron Rodgers was aided by a good running game while the Vikings had nothing but Adrian Peterson. With the Packers pitching a second-half shutout, they beat the Vikings 23-14 and stayed right in the heart of the playoff race.