2021 NFL Fantasy Football Start 'Em, Sit 'Em Week 1: Wide receivers
You have lineup questions. We have answers. At least we hope. Start 'Em, Sit 'Em is back for the 2021 NFL season.
Top 10 red-zone threats entering 2021 NFL season
Aaron Rodgers and Davante Adams both sizzle inside the opposition's 20-yard line, but which player lands atop Steve Smith Sr.'s list of the top 10 red-zone threats heading into the 2021 season?
Top 100 Players of 2021, Nos. 80-71: Baker Mayfield returns to list
It's that time of year again, when NFL players cast their votes to identify the best in the league heading into the 2021 NFL season.
Top 10 undrafted players entering 2021 NFL season
Who are the best undrafted players in the NFL right now? Shaun O'Hara, who went from undrafted rookie to three-time Pro Bowler during his career, reveals his ranking of the top 10 players that entered the league as free agents.
Vikings sign former Jaguars WR Dede Westbrook
The expected addition of Dede Westbrook to the Vikings receiving corps has come to fruition.
NFC North training camp preview: Will Justin Fields show out? Will Aaron Rodgers show up?
Will Justin Fields force the Bears to start him? Will Aaron Rodgers force the Packers to trade him? And who DOESN'T have cornerback questions in the NFC North? Tom Blair provides a training camp preview for the division, with position battles and key players to watch across all four rosters.
Which franchise could win first Super Bowl in 2021 NFL season? Bills, Browns Titans top list
The NBA's conference finals are chock-full of new blood. This got Adam Schein thinking about the 12 NFL teams that have never won a Super Bowl. Who has the best chance to hoist that first Lombardi Trophy at the end of the 2021 season? Check out the rankings.
Top five pass-catching tandems in the NFL; Cowboys' offense worthy of the hype
In this edition of the Scout's Notebook, Bucky Brooks unveils his ranking of the NFL's top five pass-catching tandems in the wake of the Julio Jones trade. Plus, why the confidence of one key Cowboys player is justified and a look at how the Vikings could bounce back on defense.
Next Gen Stats' top 10 pass catchers of 2020: Stefon Diggs and Davante Adams rank high, but not No. 1 ...
Nick Shook ranks the top 10 pass catchers of the 2020 season using Next Gen Stats. Davante Adams predictably makes the list, but he's not the top Packer. Yep, No. 1 is sure to surprise ...
Vikings coach Keenan McCardell: Adam Thielen, Justin Jefferson similar to me, Jimmy Smith
New Vikings WRs coach Keenan McCardell knows a thing or two about great receiving duos, and he sees something familiar in Adam Thielen and Justin Jefferson.
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.
Players to trade for, away in Week 3 | 'NFL Fantasy Live'
NFL Network's Cynthia Frelund, Marcas Grant, Michael F. Florio and Patrick Claybon highlight players you should trade for or away in fantasy football in Week 3.
Kirk Cousins pinpoints Adam Thielen on 15-yard sideline laser
Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins pinpoints wide receiver Adam Thielen on 15-yard sideline laser.
Cousins finds Thielen for open TD after CB in coverage falls down
Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins finds wide receiver Adam Thielen for open TD after CB in coverage falls down
Vikings' offense showed promise in Week 1 | Baldy's Breakdowns
NFL analyst Brian Baldinger breaks down some strengths of the Minnesota Vikings offense in Week 1 of the 2021 season.
Every Adam Thielen catch from 2-TD game | Week 1
Watch every catch from Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Adam Thielen's 2-TD game in Week 1.
Adam Thielen leaves DB in the dust on 24-yard TD catch and run
Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Adam Thielen leaves DB in the dust on 24-yard TD catch and run.
Adam Thielen's route leaves CB in the dirt on quick TD
Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Adam Thielen's route leaves CB in the dirt on quick TD.
Adam Thielen's contested 12-yard sideline grab moves chains
Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Adam Thielen's contested 12-yard sideline grab moves chains.
Completion probability explained | Next Gen Stats
Next Gen Stats and AWS are going beyond the traditional box score when it comes to evaluating the passing game. Completion Probability leverages player-tracking data and machine-learning to answer the question: what are the chances a pass will be completed based on the many unique factors of the play?
Players we're avoiding in 2021 drafts | 'NFL Fantasy Live'
'NFL Fantasy Live' crew shares the players they are avoiding in 2021 drafts.
Colts vs. Vikings highlights | Preseason Week 2
Watch the highlights of the 2021 preseason Week 2 matchup between the Indianapolis Colts and the Minnesota Vikings.
'Top 100 Players of 2021': Adam Thielen | No. 80
Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Adam Thielen has been voted as the No. 80 player in the NFL on the "Top 100 Players of 2021" rankings.
James Jones' Top 3 WR duos entering '21 | 'NFL Total Access'
NFL Network's James Jones details his top three wide receiver duos entering the 2021 NFL season.
Mike Rob, Willie McGinest share their top three tandems
NFL Network's Mike Rob and Willie McGinest share their top three tandems heading into the 2021 NFL season.
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.