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For Bears, Vikings, 'a game in the NFL is never meaningless'

Jan. 06, 2022 14:52 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Dalvin Cook practically leaped out of his seat when asked during his interview session about the motivation for a game without playoff stakes, lifting up the side of his shirt to reveal a large tattoo of his late father's likeness. “That's one of my reasons....

Playoff-less Vikings, Zimmer enter a week of uncertainty

Jan. 03, 2022 20:01 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — If the Minnesota Vikings just played their last meaningful game under coach Mike Zimmer, the lopsided loss at Green Bay clarified the reasons why. For all the strategic success Zimmer has had over the years with building and directing a defense, clever...

Vikings seek to complete sweep of NFC North champion Packers

Dec. 31, 2021 12:08 PM EST

MINNESOTA (7-8) at GREEN BAY (12-3) Sunday, 8:20 p.m. EST, NBC OPENING LINE: Packers by 6½, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Vikings 8-7; Packers 11-4. SERIES RECORD: Packers lead 63-56-3. LAST MEETING:...

Rams in stride in NFC West race, visit Vikings on short rest

Dec. 23, 2021 12:47 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (10-4) at MINNESOTA (7-7) Sunday, 1 p.m. EST, Fox BETTING LINE: Rams by 3, according to FanDuel SportsBook. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Los Angeles 7-7; Minnesota 8-6. SERIES RECORD: Vikings lead 27-17-2. LAST MEETING:...

For Bears rookie Fields, Vikings could pose tough challenge

Dec. 19, 2021 13:53 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Justin Fields isn't judging his progress by the numbers. When it comes to the final four games, the Chicago Bears' prized rookie quarterback wasn't about to list any specific benchmarks he wants to hit. “I didn’t really have expectations coming...

With playoffs possible, Vikings try not to stumble at Bears

Dec. 16, 2021 18:08 PM EST

MINNESOTA (6-7) at CHICAGO (4-9) Monday, 8:15 p.m. EST, ESPN BETTING LINE: Vikings by 4, according to FanDuel SportsBook. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Vikings 7-6; Bears 4-8-1. SERIES RECORD: Vikings lead 61-57-2. LAST MEETING: Bears...

Rams' Beckham headlines COVID-19 list as NFL outbreak widens

Dec. 14, 2021 18:50 PM EST

Los Angeles Rams receiver Odell Beckham Jr. was added to the COVID-19 reserve list Tuesday as the NFL reported 28 more positive tests among players in the league's worst two-day outbreak since the pandemic started. There were 37 positive tests among players Monday, and the Kansas...

Vikings' depth hurting; Westbrook latest on COVID-19 list

Dec. 14, 2021 17:41 PM EST

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings placed wide receiver/punt returner Dede Westbrook on the COVID-19 reserve list on Tuesday, another hit to their skill position depth on offense amid a spike in positive tests across the NFL. Running back Alexander Mattison and wide...

Analysis: 7 teams who have let fans down bigtime in 2021

Dec. 10, 2021 15:41 PM EST

A year ago, the Seahawks and Steelers were heading toward the playoffs. So were the Saints, Browns and Bears. Now? Well, even if any of them stumbles into the postseason, the likelihood of doing any damage there is slim. Those five teams have been particular...

Close-game expert Steelers visit snake-bitten Vikings

Dec. 08, 2021 18:26 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have spent the entire season on the edge, with all but one game decided by one score. The NFC wild-card race that was recently so inviting will require extra work to re-enter. The Pittsburgh Steelers are on the outside of the playoff picture...