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Rodgers will play Sunday despite not practicing all week

Nov. 26, 2021 16:42 PM EST

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers hasn’t practiced all week due to a toe injury but is expected to play Sunday against the Los Angeles Rams. Rodgers said Wednesday he has a toe fracture and that the injury...

Vikings, 49ers head into meeting on upswings in NFC

Nov. 26, 2021 11:57 AM EST

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings and San Francisco 49ers found themselves in similar predicaments a few weeks ago after seasons that began with high hopes saw both teams struggling at the midpoint. Both have responded with back-to-back wins to get into...

Analysis: Sizing up 10 teams with best Super Bowl chances

Nov. 26, 2021 10:50 AM EST

Close games and unpredictable outcomes have been a staple this NFL season. Thanksgiving Day was the latest example. The Bears beat the Lions on a last-second field goal. The Raiders upset the Cowboys on a field goal in overtime. ...

Vikings relieved Everson Griffen crisis ends 'peacefully'

Nov. 24, 2021 20:11 PM EST

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have made mental health support an organizational priority, an investment that only became more important with Everson Griffen's frightening experience three years ago. The condition of mental illness never truly goes away, as...

Packers' Rodgers says he's been playing with fractured toe

Nov. 24, 2021 18:29 PM EST

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers says his toe injury is a fracture and added that he doesn’t expect the situation to cause him to miss any games. Rodgers has been playing with the toe injury each of the past two games after missing a...

Bills, Saints stumbling into Thanksgiving night matchup

Nov. 24, 2021 18:20 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Very little has come easy for the New Orleans Saints this season, particularly in the Superdome, where they've lost twice after leading in the final minute of regulation. Despite that and the three-game slide they're currently on, the Saints (5-5)...

Vikings visit 49ers in matchup of NFC wild-card contenders

Nov. 24, 2021 13:04 PM EST

MINNESOTA (5-5) at SAN FRANCISCO (5-5) Sunday, 4:25 p.m. EST, Fox BETTING LINE: 49ers by 3, according to FanDuel SportsBook. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Minnesota 6-4; San Francisco 4-6. SERIES RECORD: 49ers lead...

NFL teams on Thanksgiving schedule all coming off loss

Nov. 24, 2021 10:46 AM EST

Maybe the NFL teams set to play on Thanksgiving got caught looking ahead to the holiday extravaganza. All six squads playing on Thursday lost in their lead-up to the Thanksgiving game, marking the first time since 2001 that every team playing on the holiday dropped its...

Vikings place DT Dalvin Tomlinson on COVID-19 reserve list

Nov. 23, 2021 16:50 PM EST

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings placed defensive tackle Dalvin Tomlinson on the COVID-19 reserve list on Tuesday, further testing their depth on the defensive line. Tomlinson has started all 10 games in his first season with the Vikings (5-5), after leaving...

Jefferson gives Vikings go-to target, and big-game mentality

Nov. 22, 2021 18:18 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Justin Jefferson strutted onto the field for pregame warmups wearing a black-and-purple T-shirt bearing the likeness of his Hall of Fame predecessor Randy Moss. That was quite the bold statement by Minnesota's precocious wide receiver, particularly...