Report: Eagles, Vikings to kick off 2018 NFL season

The Philadelphia Eagles won Super Bowl LII after defeating the Minnesota Vikings in the NFC Championship, and the NFL world won’t be waiting long to see a rematch.According to Howard Eskin of Sports Radio WIP in Philadelphia, the Eagles will host the Vikings to open the 2018 NFL season Thursday, Sep. 6, at Lincoln Financial Field.The last meeting wasn’t much of a contest, since the...
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Broncos never made an offer for Kirk Cousins

Kirk Cousins was one of the best free agent quarterbacks to hit the open market in several years, but he ended up being too expensive for many of the teams in need of help at the position. That includes the Denver Broncos, and they knew it right from the start.Cousins’ agent, Mike McCartney, spoke at length with Peter King of The MMQB about the days and hours leading up to Cousins...
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Kirk Cousins did not force Vikings to switch restaurants due to diet

Kirk Cousins did not force the Minnesota Vikings to switch restaurants during their free agent visit, contrary to a report.Prior to Cousins’ visit with the Vikings, NFL Media’s Tom Pelissero reported that the quarterback was on a variation of the Tom Brady diet. Because of that, the Viking supposedly were going to dine at a different restaurant from the usual steakhouse where they...
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The Minnesota Vikings overpaid for Kirk Cousins, and that’s just fine

Everyone likes to get a good value. Whether you’re shopping for groceries, or buying a house, price is something that is always considered. However, some things are flat-out worth overpaying for. A quarterback is one of those things. The debate about the Minnesota Vikings next quarterback raged throughout the Twins Cities for the better part of two months prior to the Kirk Cousins...
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Vikings Notes: addition of Richardson, Newman might return and more

Now that the Vikings have Sheldon Richardson set to add to an already stacked defense, the team is probably going to move on from previous defensive tackle starter Tom Johnson. Rick Spielman does not expect Johnson to return, per Chris Tomasson of the St. Paul Pioneer Press (on Twitter). The Vikes were previously open to a Johnson re-up, but that was before Richardson agreed to terms...
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Cousins wants to stay with the Vikings for a "long, long time"

The Minnesota Vikings just gave quarterback Kirk Cousins A LOT of money over the next three seasons. Not only does he want to play well to repay them, but he also wants to stick around.“As Rick said yesterday, this is a lifetime deal. That’s the goal. This is a three-year deal but the expectation from both sides is we raise our kids here and then if everything goes as planned that...
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Jets make surprising move, trade with Colts to acquire No. 3 overall pick in draft

The writing is now on the wall, Jets fans, so be excited, because your team is finally going to draft a quarterback high in the first round of the 2018 NFL Draft.The Jets, in a surprising move, made a trade with the Colts, and they now possess the No. 3 overall pick in the draft. It’s been a long time coming, and the Jets appear to finally realize how important it is to have a young...
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Vikings interested in bringing back WR Jarius Wright

Receiver Jarius Wright‘s tenure with the Vikings may not be over, after all. ESPN’s Courtney Cronin tweets that the organization is interested in bring back the 28-year-old. The team released Wright yesterday, freeing up $2.64M in cap space (while counting towards $2.12M in dead money). In 2017, the slot receiver notched 18 receptions for 198 yards and two touchdowns. He added another...
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Vikings, Sheldon Richardson agree to one-year deal

The best defense in the NFL just got a little bit sturdier. On Friday, the Minnesota Vikings would sign DT Sheldon Richardson to a 1-year contract. Of course, it makes perfect sense that Richardson is moving on from Seattle. After all, they are clearly in rebuild mode now. And I’m saying that even if Richardson just wants more money. Either way, it’s a smart choice. Again, the Vikings...
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WATCH: John Elway botches Case Keenum’s name at presser

Way to go, Mr. Elway. You only had one job. That job was to announce your new quarterback without messing his name up.Elway failed big here and introduced his new starting quarterback Case “Keesum.” Luckily, Elway quickly corrected himself and exited the stage stat, allowing Keenum to address the press.That was not a very smooth move for a GM in Elway who will now live on in the...
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