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Cards set high bar in Week 1, hope to match it vs Vikings

Sep. 16, 2021 17:04 PM EDT

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Cardinals are feeling good about themselves after a stellar Week 1 performance, and rightfully so. Quarterback Kyler Murray was awesome in the 38-13 win over Tennessee Titans. Receiver DeAndre Hopkins was, too. Linebacker Chandler...

Cards work to prove stellar Week 1 was no fluke vs. Vikings

Sep. 16, 2021 14:32 PM EDT

MINNESOTA (0-1) at ARIZONA (1-0) Sunday, 4:05 p.m. EDT, Fox OPENING LINE: Cardinals by 3 1/2, according to FanDuel SportsBook AGAINST THE SPREAD: Minnesota 0-1; Arizona 1-0 SERIES RECORD: Vikings lead 17-11. ...

Flagged for inauspicious activity: Vikes dogged by penalties

Sep. 13, 2021 18:36 PM EDT

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings wore purple jerseys and white pants for their season opener. The yellow flags were an unplanned and unwelcomed accessory. Nothing will spoil a game quite like recurring penalties, and the Vikings ultimately sealed their demise...

The Latest: Mahomes rallies Chiefs to win over Browns

Sep. 12, 2021 19:38 PM EDT

The Latest on Week 1 in the NFL (all times EDT): ___ 7:40 p.m. The Kansas City Chiefs started slowly on Sunday but did more of what they've done quite a bit over the past few years — win. Patrick Mahomes...

McPherson's 33-yard kick in OT lifts Bengals over Vikings

Sep. 12, 2021 18:44 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Joe Burrow came to the line on fourth-and-inches on the Bengals 48 and planned to sneak the ball over for a first down late in overtime. Seeing the middle stacked, Burrow checked to the second planned play, a pass to tight end C.J. Uzomah that had...

Diggs finds validation in being selected a Bills captain

Sep. 08, 2021 18:48 PM EDT

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Stefon Diggs no longer needs to worry about whether he’ll be accepted in Buffalo. If the record-setting production the receiver put up last year in his first season with the Bills wasn’t enough, whatever lingering apprehensions Diggs might...

Pressure's on Zimmer, Vikings, looking to lean on restored D

Sep. 01, 2021 16:01 PM EDT

MINNESOTA VIKINGS (7-9) New faces: DT Dalvin Tomlinson, DT Michael Pierce, CB Patrick Peterson, CB Bashaud Breeland, TE Chris Herndon, K Greg Joseph, S Xavier Woods, CB Mackensie Alexander, DT Sheldon Richardson, LB Nick Vigil, DE Stephen Weatherly, WR/KR Ihmir...

With knee surgery for Irv Smith, Vikings TE depth 'not good'

Aug. 30, 2021 18:08 PM EDT

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings were dealt their first injury setback of the season, with knee surgery scheduled for on-the-rise tight end Irv Smith Jr. that will likely sideline him for at least a few games. Coach Mike Zimmer said Monday that Smith will have...

Early returns: Rookie Smith-Marsette gives Vikings a spark

Aug. 24, 2021 20:43 PM EDT

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — Ihmir Smith-Marsette was feeling good enough about his return ability the other night — well, he seemingly always has — that he fielded a kickoff more than halfway into Minnesota's end zone and did not hesitate to run it out. The rookie's rash...

University of Minnesota mandates COVID-19 vaccinations

Aug. 24, 2021 09:34 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The University of Minnesota will require all students to get vaccinated against COVID-19. President Joan Gabel and Jakub Tolar, dean of the university medical school, issued a news release Monday hours after the U.S. Food and...