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Broncos hope to keep AFC West jumbled against Chiefs

Dec. 04, 2021 11:33 AM EST

The Broncos don't beat the Chiefs. Andy Reid almost never loses coming off a bye. The NFL flexed Denver at Kansas City with those facts staring directly at the league Well, yes. Sunday night's game, which replaces San Francisco at...

Robert Griffin III still has designs on playing in NFL

Dec. 03, 2021 12:37 PM EST

Robert Griffin III is still training to play in the NFL while enjoying his duties as an ESPN college football analyst. RG3 may have even found a way to be in two places at once. The 2012 AP NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year is an investor in...

Campbell has hands full with winless Lions against Vikings

Dec. 02, 2021 17:48 PM EST

Detroit Lions coach Dan Campbell had a play sheet in his left hand and a walkie-talkie in his right hand during a recent practice. In many ways, Campbell has his hands full. And he knows it. The first-year coach, searching for ways to spark his...

Vikings bring DT Tomlinson back from COVID-19 reserve list

Dec. 02, 2021 15:36 PM EST

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings activated defensive tackle Dalvin Tomlinson from the COVID-19 reserve list on Thursday, a welcomed boost for their depleted defense. Tomlinson was back at practice after sitting out the previous 10 days. He missed the game at...

Lions, Vikings both desperate for win for different reasons

Dec. 02, 2021 11:11 AM EST

MINNESOTA (5-6) at DETROIT (0-10-1) Sunday, 1 p.m. EST, Fox BETTING LINE: Vikings by 7, according to FanDuel SportsBook. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Minnesota 6-5; Detroit 6-4-1. SERIES RECORD: Vikings lead 79-39-2. ...

Vikings need Smith to keep up strong return from COVID-19

Dec. 01, 2021 21:19 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Harrison Smith has made a noticeable impact in his return to the Minnesota secondary following a sudden, COVID-19-forced absence. With the depleted state of their defense, the Vikings could use several more similar performances from the five-time Pro...

Streaking 49ers lose Warner, Samuel for at least 1 week

Nov. 29, 2021 19:45 PM EST

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Now that the San Francisco 49ers have won three straight games to get back into the playoff race, they will need to deal with the absence of two key players for at least one week. Do-everything receiver Deebo Samuel will likely miss one or two...

Vikings deem Dalvin Cook 'day to day' with shoulder injury

Nov. 29, 2021 18:58 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Vikings running back Dalvin Cook's availability this week for the game at winless Detroit is in doubt because of an injury to his left shoulder, but coach Mike Zimmer stopped short on Monday of confirming a long-term absence. Cook was hurt...

Still-viable Vikings making season harder than it has to be

Nov. 29, 2021 18:23 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have been as relentless as any team in the league this year, with all six of their defeats decided by one score. Each time they've teetered on the edge of being done for, in a game or in this season, they've confidently and...

Lions RB D'Andre Swift's banged-up shoulder still hurting

Nov. 29, 2021 16:38 PM EST

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — The winless Detroit Lions may be without their best player against the Minnesota Vikings. Detroit coach Dan Campbell said Monday that running back D’Andre Swift’s injured shoulder is still sore, adding it’s hard to envision him playing on...