This [NFL] is a man’s world, but it would be nothing without a woman or a girl … (speaking in my James Brown voice). Sure, we are on the sidelines as cheerleaders, owners, reporters and such, but there has never been a female head coach manning the sidelines in any male professional sport. There’s always […]
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As we go to press, the Vikings announced they have fired Offensive Coordinator John DeFilippo. QB Coach Kevin Stefanski is the interim OC and will call plays Sunday vs. Miami.
Los Angeles won with 30 over Detroit’s 16. The Rams are 11- 1, the best record in the NFL, and they play the 8-4 Bears next week. Next Monday the Vikings play at Seattle. With just four games left, winning is paramount.
Six NFL teams are 1-4. Which one surprises you? New York, San Francisco, Arizona, Indianapolis, Atlanta or Oakland?
This season will not fall completely on the shoulders of free agent quarterback Kirk Cousins, the NFL’s first $84 million quarterback. However, the Vikings believe and have identified Cousins as the quarterback who can lead them where they have never been: Super Bowl Champions!
“Believe in something. Even if it means sacrificing everything,” the ad reads. Kaepernick tweeted out the first glimpse of it on Monday. The multiyear deal includes Kaepernick apparel, a shoe and T-shirt, and Nike will also donate money to Kaepernick’s “Know Your Rights” campaign, according to the New York Times.
This week the Seattle Seahawks are here Friday at U.S. Bank Stadium. The new rules changes in regard to tackling and lowering your helmets while tackling have resulted in confusion among some players.
Sparano, in his third season with the Vikings, was 58 years old. He was one of the big reasons the Vikings had their best season in 2017 since 2004, winning 14 games and losing to eventual Super Bowl Champion Philadelphia in the NFC Championship game.
It’s good the Vikings got around to honoring Dennis Green, because all he did was make NFL history. Since Kevin Warren became chief operating officer of the Vikings — he’s been here 13 years now — the first Black COO of an NFL franchise and the highest ranking Black executive on the business side of an NFL team.
Dennis Green’s Ring of Honor induction will take place during a halftime ceremony at the Vikings game against the Buffalo Bills on Sunday, September 23, at U.S. Bank Stadium.