Found March 22, 2013 on
Football Extra Points:
Adrian Peterson said last month that his goal for the upcoming season was to rush for 2500 yards. It’s a lofty goal. Most football fans would agree that that number is probably a little farfetched, but after the season he had last year there is no doubt that when the guy sets his mind to something he’s going to work his butt off to accomplish it.
Of course, the opposing defenses are going to be working and planning extra hard in the coming year to make sure that doesn’t happen. They will be spending extra time watching game tape to try and figure out how to stop the animal.
Stopping A.P. may have just got a whole lot easier thanks to the NFL owners. By a vote of 31-1 the owners passed the “helmet rule” which will penalize players 15 yards for using the crown of their helmets during a play. Zygi Wilf voted for the rule that could become one of the biggest obstacles to his franchise player’s goal. Only Mike Brown of the Bengals dissented on the rule.
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After acquiring the Seahawks first round pick in the Percy Harvin trade, the Vikings have two first round picks. The have three positions that need to be addressed; wide receiver, linebacker and defensive tackle.
Let’s face facts. Trying to figure out what is going to happen in this year’s draft is akin to playing darts with a blindfold on. There is no consensus overall...
The Minnesota Vikings hve expressed interest in free agent linebacker Brian Urlacher, however, now that they know he won’t be returning to the Chicago Bears, they are playing hardball.
On Wednesday the Bears announced Urlacher wasn’t going to return and that took any leverage Urlacher had away from other NFL teams. The common thought was that Urlacher would stay with the Bears...
In a move that sparked an immediate furor among fans and players of the NFL, the league banned players on either side of the ball from leading a hit with the crown of their helmet. Seeing as how the stated goal of the NFL has been to decrease concussions, it makes sense that they would target a routine play that can frequently lead to a concussion. Naturally though fans aren’t...
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. The Minnesota Vikings said they wanted to bring back as much of last year's playoff team as they could, and Thursday they kept another piece in their defensive backfield.
Backup safety Andrew Sendejo announced on his Twitter page that he has re-signed, writing, "Extremely blessed to re-sign with the @Vikings for another season! Skol Vikes."
The Minnesota Vikings' Adrian Peterson has signed a shoe deal with Nike after going all of last season with no logo on his feet. But maybe he should be careful.
Greg Jennings was one of the top receivers on the free agent market in a few key statistics.
The Chicago Bears announced yesterday that they are parting ways with Brian Urlacher, middle linebacker stalwart and balding man that pretty much has embodied everything about Chicago football for the last 13 years. 13 years! That number is bigger than the reading level age comparison of most of our readers! And this site's writer, too.
Point being, Brian Urlacher, a middle...