Five Goldilocks teams that COULD shake up NFL playoffs; maximizing Taysom Hill, Jalen Hurts
In this edition of the Scout's Notebook, Bucky Brooks spotlights five Goldilocks teams that COULD shake up the NFL playoffs. Plus, is New Orleans better with Taysom Hill at quarterback? What should we expect from Jalen Hurts?
Wednesday's NFL injury and roster news for Week 13
Adam Thielen is back from his one-week absence. The Vikings announced they have activated the WR from the reserve/COVID-19 list. Here's other news, injuries and transactions we're tracking on Wednesday.
2020 NFL playoff picture: Seven fringe teams I'm not counting out
Can Philip Rivers' Colts push their way into the playoffs? Will Kyler Murray's Cardinals stop their skid? Gil Brandt eyes fringe teams he's not counting out.
Vikings will 'wait and see' if Adam Thielen can play vs. Panthers
Vikings coach Mike Zimmer told reporters they'll have to wait and see if Adam Thielen can play against the Panthers.
Vikings place WR Adam Thielen on reserve/COVID-19 list
The Vikings will be without one of their best offensive weapons for an uncertain length of time. Minnesota announced Monday they have placed wide receiver Adam Thielen on the reserve/COVID-19 list.
NFL stats and records, Week 11: Mahomes, Henry save best for last
Every week the NFL Media Research team puts together the best notes from Sunday's slate of games. Here are the top nuggets from Week 11.
Adam Thielen, Derrick Henry among top 10 red-zone weapons
Nick Shook eyes the top 10 red-zone weapons in the NFL through a Next Gen Stats prism. Where do Adam Thielen and Derrick Henry sit?
NFL's best deep threats: DK Metcalf, Michael Gallup lead top 10
Who are the best deep threats in the NFL right now? Nick Shook reveals his top 10, a list that includes three rookies.
Start 'Em, Sit 'Em Week 2: Wide receivers
Start 'Em & Sit 'Em is the ultimate weekly look at NFL matchups and how they'll affect your fantasy football team. Adam Rank takes you on this week's fantastic voyage of who should be in and who should be out.
Training Camp Buzz: Chiefs hoist championship flag commemorating Super Bowl LIV win
The Chiefs commemorated their memorable Super Bowl LIV win on a rainy Saturday afternoon by raising their championship flag in front of 5,000 season ticket holders inside Arrowhead Stadium.
Vikings sign first-round picks Justin Jefferson, Jeff Gladney
The Minnesota Vikings' first-round picks are now under contract. WR Justin Jefferson and CB Jeff Gladney signed their rookie contracts Thursday.
Thielen 'excited' about Vikings' WR depth after Diggs trade
The Vikings' trade of Stefon Diggs this offseason left Adam Thielen and a bunch of question marks in Minnesota's receiver room. Thielen explains why he believes the group could surprise in 2020.
NFC North training camp preview: Packers aim to repeat; Vikings reload
Can the Packers repeat last year's success despite entering with a familiar unanswered question? How will an infusion of young talent affect the Vikings? Grant Gordon examines all four NFC North teams ahead of training camp, identifying position battles, strengths and weaknesses for each.
State of the Franchise: Can Vikings deliver in Zimmer's contract year?
Despite posting a 57-38-1 record over the past six seasons, Mike Zimmer heads into the 2020 campaign under pressure in Minnesota. Do the Vikings look Super? Adam Rank examines the state of the franchise in the Land of 10,000 Lakes.
Minnesota Vikings select WR Justin Jefferson at 22
With a pick acquired in the trade sending Stefon Diggs to the Bills, the Vikings selected LSU WR Justin Jefferson with their first first-round pick on Thursday. Then they traded their other first-rounder to the 49ers.
NFC North roster reset: Packers in charge; Bears' QB intrigue
While the trade for Nick Foles might not have been the offseason QB move Bears fans hoped for, legit competition at the position could yield positive results, Grant Gordon writes. Get up to speed on the rest of the NFC North ahead of the 2020 draft.
2020 NFL mock draft ... with a twist! What teams SHOULD do
Tired of reading the same prospect-team groupthink? Adam Rank delivers a mock draft based on what clubs SHOULD do in Round 1. His recommendation calls for the Patriots to end a surprising slide.
Wide receiver relocations: DeAndre Hopkins to soar on Cardinals
A number of high-profile wide receivers relocated this offseason, including DeAndre Hopkins, Emmanuel Sanders and Stefon Diggs. How will they fare with new teams? Nate Burleson examines nine WR relocations, providing stat projections and analysis.
Vikings WR Adam Thielen calls Diggs trade a 'bummer'
During an interview with KFAN Thursday, Vikings receiver Adam Thielen, Stefon Diggs' running mate the past five seasons, lamented the breakup with the now-Bills WR.
Tom Brady pledges 10 million meals in COVID-19 relief
NFL players and teams continued to support COVID-19 relief efforts across the country in a variety of ways Thursday.
Cynthia Frelund 2020 NFL mock draft 2.0: Analytics-based picks
Could the Tom Brady-less Patriots take a QB in Round 1? Cynthia Frelund's analytics-based mock is based solely on a contextual, data-driven model that aims to do one thing: maximize each team's potential to win as many games as possible in 2020.
Fabiano's one-man, five-round fantasy mock draft
With a number of big-name players changing teams in free agency, Michael Fabiano takes a look at what the first five rounds of a fantasy draft could look like before we hit the 2020 NFL Draft.
Which 2019 NFL playoff teams look the shakiest this offseason?
Will the 2020 NFL postseason field NOT include Deshaun Watson's Texans or Bill Belichick's Patriots? Marc Sessler spotlights three 2019 playoff teams heading in the wrong direction this offseason.
2020 NFL Draft: First-round order, top five needs for all 32 teams
With the first wave of NFL free agency in the books, Dan Parr identifies the top five draft needs for all 32 teams. Should the Patriots pick a QB? What areas must the Buccaneers address to improve Tom Brady's supporting cast?
Top 10 Vikings plays | 2020 season
See a countdown of the top 10 highlight plays made by the Minnesota Vikings in the 2020 NFL season.
Every Adam Thielen touchdown | 2020 season
Watch every touchdown by Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Adam Thielen from the 2020 NFL season.
Top 10 fantasy WRs | 2020 NFL season
Here are the top 10 scoring wide receivers from the 2020 NFL season, led by 341.8 from Packers WR Davante Adams.
Vikings vs. Saints highlights | Week 16
Watch the Minnesota Vikings vs. New Orleans Saints highlights from Week 16 of the 2020 NFL season.
Cousins threads the needle to Thielen for fourth-and-goal TD
Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins threads the needle to wide receiver Adam Thielen for fourth-and-goal TD.
Adam Thielen gets flipped at the end of 19-yard grab
Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Adam Thielen gets flipped at the end of 19-yard grab.
Kirk Cousins finds WIDE-OPEN Adam Thielen for TD
Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins throws a 3-yard touchdown pass to wide receiver Adam Thielen.
Adam Thielen supports My Cause My Cleats
Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Adam Thielen supports the Thielen Foundation for My Cause My Cleats.
Adam Thielen's incredible route leaves him wide open for first-down catch
Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins makes the 15-yard completion to wide receiver Adam Thielen.
Cousins shows great touch on TD to toe-tapping Thielen
Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins shows great touch on touchdown to toe-tapping Adam Thielen against the Jacksonville Jaguars.
Garafolo: Vikings activate Adam Thielen from reserve/COVID-19 list
NFL Network's Mike Garafolo reports that the Minnesota Vikings have activated wide receiver Adam Thielen off the reserve/COVID-19 list.
Pelissero: Adam Thielen has had positive and negative COVID-19 tests
NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reports Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Adam Thielen has had positive and negative COVID-19 tests.
7 things that made Week 11 awesome
From crazy comebacks to one-handed catches, here's all the best moments from Week 11 of the 2020 NFL Season.
Garafolo: Adam Thielen placed on reserve/COVID-19 list
NFL Network's Mike Garafolo reports the Minnesota Vikings placed WR Adam Thielen on the COVID-19 reserve list.
Top catches of the week | Week 11
Watch the top catches of Week 11 during the NFL 2020 season.
Rapoport: Adam Thielen's potential timeline to return from the COVID list
NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reports Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Adam Thielen's potential timeline to return from the COVID list.
Every Adam Thielen catch from 2-TD game | Week 11
Watch every catch made by Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Adam Thielen in his Week 11 matchup versus the Dallas Cowboys.
Cowboys vs. Vikings highlights | Week 11
Watch highlights from the Week 11 matchup between the Dallas Cowboys and the Minnesota Vikings.
Thielen's route turns CB completely around for his second TD grab
Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Adam Thielen's route turns CB completely around for his second touchdown grab.
Can't-Miss Play: Thielen submits bid for one-hand TD catch of the year
Minnesota Vikings Adam Thielen submits bid for one-hand touchdown catch of the year.
Cousins lofts it to WIDE-open Thielen for 51 yards
Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins lofts it to WIDE-open wide receiver Adam Thielen for 51 yards.
Adam Thielen elevates for tough third-down grab over the middle
Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Adam Thielen elevates for tough third-down grab over the middle.