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An Ambush Makeover For 5 Stale NFL Styles

An Ambush Makeover For 5 Stale NFL Styles

by Paul Kakert

The wait is over, and for some teams that wait has lingered on for nearly a century. Today Football.com unveils some long overdue NFL helmet redesigns for a select handful of the oldest NFL franchises... Read more

Adrian Peterson Out To Prove Age Is Just Another Number

Adrian Peterson Out To Prove Age Is Just Another Number

by Jason Hall

NFL running backs just aren't the same once they hit age 30. At least, that's the myth many experts hold true. The debate on when a professional running back reaches a downward spiral in production can be measured by statistics, patterns and trends... Read more

Who Will Emerge As Minnesota's Starting Quarterback?

Who Will Emerge As Minnesota's Starting Quarterback?

by Jason Hall

Will the Minnesota Vikings starting quarterback please stand up? Coming off a disappointing 5-11 season that led to the firing of former head coach Leslie Frazier, Minnesota looks to begin a new regime under Mike Zimmer... Read more

Falcons And Vikes Have Steep Climbs Ahead

Falcons And Vikes Have Steep Climbs Ahead

by Richard Martin

First in a series. Parity is the name of the game in the NFL. Or is it? My next two columns will focus on teams who were in the playoffs in 2012 but fell to the status of also-rans in 2013... Read more

Minnesota To Host Super Bowl LII

Minnesota To Host Super Bowl LII

by Allen Kim

In a surprising win, Minnesota has been chosen to host Super Bowl LII. This breaks New Orleans streak, finally having lost after 11 bids and 10 wins... Read more

2014 NFL Owner’s Meeting: What’s On The Agenda?

2014 NFL Owner’s Meeting: What’s On The Agenda?

by Jimmie Kaylor

The 2014 Spring NFL Owner’s Meeting began yesterday in Atlanta and will conclude Wednesday May 21st. Rule changes, Super Bowls and workplace conduct will be among the topics discussed this week... Read more

A Team-By-Team Look At Undrafted Free Agent Signings

A Team-By-Team Look At Undrafted Free Agent Signings

by Jimmie Kaylor

As the 2014 NFL Draft came to a close, scouts and personnel executives league-wide began the chaotic, free-for-all process of signing undrafted players to their 90-man offseason rosters... Read more

Rookie NFL QBs Already Feeling The Pressure

Rookie NFL QBs Already Feeling The Pressure

by Richard Martin

The script for the quarterback draft was revised but not torn apart. In the end, all three of the quarterbacks touted in the top trio were selected in the first round. And, as you had to figure, much of the draft’s drama centered on Johnny Manziel... Read more

How Good Are The Top QBs In This Draft?

How Good Are The Top QBs In This Draft?

by Richard Martin

Johnny Manziel. Blake Bortles. Teddy Bridgewater. The shape of the draft will revolve around those three guys. None is seen as a sure-fire success, but there’s enough ability to tantalize scouts and coaches. Yet each is seen as having issues... Read more

Big Deals: Draft Trades That Should Get Done

Big Deals: Draft Trades That Should Get Done

by David Seigerman

Peyton Manning had two choices: Return to Tennessee for his senior season and make a run at the Heisman Trophy or become the quarterback of the New York Jets. Manning chose Rocky Top over a rocky situation... Read more

The Vikings Have A Draft Dilemma

The Vikings Have A Draft Dilemma

by Richard Martin

No team illustrates draft dilemmas more than the Minnesota Vikings.  Selecting eighth overall, the Vikings might be able to get a franchise quarterback. Or not. Johnny Manziel and Blake Bortles could well be off the board by then... Read more

First-round QB Picks Often Underwhelming

First-round QB Picks Often Underwhelming

by Richard Martin

Is it just tougher to select a quarterback than other positions? Based on my perusal of the NFL drafts for the past 10 years, I would have to answer “Probably.” But it’s tough to draft at any position... Read more

The Draft: Unsolved Mystery

The Draft: Unsolved Mystery

by Richard Martin

Mock Draft 261. Mock Draft 262. Recycled, Mock Draft 1.0. Mock Draft 2.0. The draft is a puzzle. So many pieces, and it’s not clear what fits where. Even better, it’s a mystery. Instead of whodunit, it’s whogetspicked... Read more

On The Clock: Vikings

On The Clock: Vikings

by David Seigerman

The Vikings were victims of circumstance. I can't say for sure that they didn't go into the 2011 NFL Draft with a plan to draft Christian Ponder all along... Read more

Free Agency: How The NFC North Has Fared

Free Agency: How The NFC North Has Fared

by Scott McMahon

The NFL is now more than two weeks into free agency, and all 32 team have hit the market to retool for the upcoming season. Some are putting the finishing touches on a playoff-caliber team, while others are building for the future... Read more

Grading Every Last Thing In NFL Gets An F

Grading Every Last Thing In NFL Gets An F

by Richard Martin

Way back when newspapers reigned supreme and broadcast journalists took their cues from their print brethren, news came when papers were delivered and TV and radio generally played catch-up. That seems like such a long time ago... Read more

Everson Griffen Signs 5-Year Deal With Vikings

Everson Griffen Signs 5-Year Deal With Vikings

by Allen Kim

Minnesota Vikings GM Rick Spielman made his first big splash of the offseason, re-signing DE Everson Griffen to a five-year, $42.5 million deal. $13 million of his contract is guaranteed, and $7 million will be fully guaranteed for injury next March... Read more

2014 NFL Draft: Two-Round Mock

2014 NFL Draft: Two-Round Mock

by David Seigerman

If there's one lesson we all should take from the Valentine's Day misfires of our youth, it is this: desperation makes for some bad decisions... Read more

These 6 Free Agents Deserve Fat Contracts This Offseason

These 6 Free Agents Deserve Fat Contracts This Offseason

by Joe Sorensen

During every off-season there is this discussion over which player deserves to get a nice contract. Whether it is with the same team or in a new stadium, some players deserve a big contract more than others... Read more