Revamped and determined defense ready to help Vikings challenge Packers for NFC North
After a poor performance last season, a restocked Minnesota Vikings defense is determined to return to the dominant form it once embodied under Mike Zimmer, Jeffri Chadiha writes.
State of the 2021 Minnesota Vikings: Time for Mike Zimmer's crew to strike
Can Mike Zimmer and the Vikings push the Packers for the NFC North title, regardless of Aaron Rodgers' status? Adam Rank takes stock of where Minnesota stands heading toward the 2021 season.
NFC North roster reset: While Packers stay quiet, Bears, Lions and Vikings in flux
Will Andy Dalton upgrade the Bears' offense? Can Jared Goff be more than a bridge for the Lions? Grant Gordon takes stock of the NFC North ahead of the 2021 NFL Draft.
After Vikings' nightmarish defensive season, Mike Zimmer rejuvenated following free agency
Following the trials and tribulations of 2020, Minnesota head coach Mike Zimmer is excited to tackle the 2021 campaign with a host of new defensive players.
2021 NFL free agency: Ten boom-or-bust candidates (plus team fits)
Will Patrick Peterson be a star or liability? Can JuJu Smith-Schuster prove the last two years were an aberration? Gil Brandt takes a close look at 10 boom-or-bust free agents.
2021 NFL free agency guide: Which teams will be spenders? Which players could be traded?
With the NFL's salary cap dropping due to the COVID-19 pandemic, free agency feels more unpredictable than ever before. Not to fret! Gregg Rosenthal provides a big-picture guide explaining which teams could be spenders, which players might be traded and much, much more.
2021 NFL free agency: Players who could get more money than you think
With free agency right around the corner, the marketplace is as unsettled as any in recent memory. Tom Pelissero spotlights a dozen players who could get more money than you think.
2020 Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year nominees unveiled
The NFL announced Thursday morning its 32 nominees for the Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award, which will be announced at NFL Honors the week prior to Super Bowl LV.
Gettleman: Giants 'can't overpay' for pass rush help
Giants general manager Dave Gettleman has eschewed handing down a big contract to the likes of Jadeveon Clowney. The GM insists he won't "overpay" for the position.
Bill Belichick's throwback Pats; plus, assessing deadline trades
Gregg Rosenthal runs through the latest trades at the deadline -- plus, how Bill Belichick is getting the most out of the 2019 Patriots by taking them back to the roots of New England's NFL dynasty.
Trade! Jets sending DL Leonard Williams to Giants
The New York Giants are making some moves ahead of the trade deadline. The team has traded for Jets defensive lineman Leonard Williams, Rapoport reported.
What we learned from Friday's preseason games
The second gameday of Week 2 of the 2019 preseason saw a solid second start from Daniel Jones, Josh Rosen's first start in Miami and Clifton Duck's origin story. Here's what else we learned.
NFC East projected starters: First-round QBs must bide their time
Will Daniel Jones see the field for the Giants in 2019? How quickly can Dwayne Haskins assume the QB1 role for the Redskins? Gregg Rosenthal projects post-draft starting lineups for each NFC East team.
2018 NFL All-Pro teams, eye test vs. Next Gen Stats: Defense
Chris Wesseling builds an offensive All-Pro team using the eye test. Nick Shook leans on the numbers. Aaron Donald's stats will make your jaw drop -- and it's easy to see Khalil Mack's dominance.
NFC East projected starters: Giants power up; Eagles locked in
Gregg Rosenthal fills out the starting lineups for each team in the NFC East. Will the Giants' offense be unstoppable with rookie RB Saquon Barkley carrying the rock?
NFC East rookie grades: Eagles' class lifted by post-draft finds
The Eagles didn't draft Corey Clement or Jake Elliott, but they sure benefited from their services in Year 1. Just how good were they? Jeremy Bergman provides rookie grades -- and offseason outlooks -- for each NFC East team.
Deshaun Watson, Kareem Hunt head 2017 All-Rookie Team
Gil Brandt builds an all-star team from the 2017 NFL season's best rookie players. Slotting Deshaun Watson at quarterback might be an obvious, but who comes after the Texans' young star?
Top five 2017 NFL rookie classes by school: Alabama No. 1
SEC programs dominate in Daniel Jeremiah's ranking of the NFL's top rookie classes of 2017 by school. See if your school made the list.
NFC preseason grades: Christian McCaffrey shines in Week 1
Bucky Brooks grades Christian McCaffrey, Mitchell Trubisky, Dalvin Cook and other NFC players after Week 1 of preseason action.
Best NFL draft picks of the century: Top selections from Alabama
College Football 24/7 takes a look at the top draft picks of the century from Alabama, led by former Seattle Seahawks RB Shaun Alexander.
Six undrafted NFL rookies in most favorable situations
Ben Boulware wasn't picked in this year's draft, but he could quickly become a key contributor for the Panthers. See which other undrafted rookies are in position to make an impact.
Top front sevens in 2017? Texans, Seahawks, Panthers
Forget the Legion of Boom -- Seattle's D is now led by the disruptive front of Cliff Avril, Michael Bennett and Co. Still, this isn't the best front seven in 2017. Gregg Rosenthal ranks the top 12 units.
Where do the Vikings stand entering 2021 draft? | 'Around the NFL'
The "Around the NFL" crew discuss the Minnesota Vikings entering the 2021 NFL Draft.
Dalvin Tomlinson explains why Minnesota is a 'good fit' for him
DT Dalvin Tomlinson joins "Good Morning Football" and explains why the Minnesota Vikings are a "good fit" for him.
Pelissero: DT Dalvin Tomlinson agrees to two-year deal with Vikings
NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reports DT Dalvin Tomlinson agrees to two-year deal with the Minnesota Vikings.
Pelissero: Five players in line for surprising paydays in free agency
NFL Network's Tom Pelissero discusses five players in line for surprising paydays in free agency.
Judy Battista: Top 5 free agents for Jaguars to target
NFL Network's Judy Battista breaks down the 2021 offseason forecast for the Jacksonville Jaguars.
Battista: Where Giants stand in Williams, Tomlinson negotiations
NFL Network's Judy Battista details where Giants stand in Williams, Tomlinson contract negotiations.
Kim Jones examines the state of the Giants entering '21 offseason
NFL Network's Kim Jones examines the state of the New York Giants entering the 2021 offseason.
Dalvin Tomlinson discusses Walter Payton Man of the Year nomination
New York Giants NT Dalvin Tomlinson discusses his Walter Payton Man of the Year nomination.
Cardinals vs. Giants highlights | Week 14
Watch highlights from the Week 14 matchup between the Arizona Cardinals and the New York Giants.
Dalvin Tomlinson drags down Kyler Murray for third-down sack
New York Giants defensive tackle Dalvin Tomlinson drags down Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray for a third-down sack.
Every game-changing play by the Giants' defense | Week 9
Watch some of the New York Giants best defensive plays from their Week 9 win over the Washington Football Team.
Tomlinson, Giants STONEWALL Fournette for key third-down stop
New York Giants tackle Dalvin Tomlinson and Giants STONEWALL Tampa Bay Buccaneers Leonard Fournette for key third-down stop.
Giants vs. Rams highlights | Week 4
Watch highlights from the New Yorks Giants vs. Los Angeles Rams Week 4 matchup during the 2020 season.
Giants vs. Bears highlights | Week 2
Watch the highlights of the Week 2 matchup between the New York Giants and the Chicago Bears.
NFL 360: Black and Blue
In "NFL 360: Black and Blue," Jeffri Chadiha joins Georgia natives Kenyan Drake of the Dolphins and Dalvin Tomlinson of the Giants to tell the story of the first African American police officers in Atlanta's history - and the artistic efforts to celebrate the memory of these civil rights pioneers.
Dolphins vs. Giants highlights | Week 15
Watch the highlights from the Week 15 matchup between the Miami Dolphins and the New York Giants.
Dalvin Tomlinson drops Fitzpatrick for five-yard loss on speedy sack
New York Giants defensive lineman Dalvin Tomlinson drops Miami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick for a five-yard loss on a speedy sack.
Giants outmuscle Miami up front for fourth-and-1 stop inside red zone
The New York Giants outmuscle the Miami Dolphins up front for a fourth-and-1 stop inside the red zone.
Giants drop Wentz for big loss after snap sails over his head
New York Giants drop quarterback Carson Wentz for big loss after snap sails over his head.
Giants vs. Lions highlights | Week 8
Watch the highlights from the Week 8 matchup between the New York Giants and the Detroit Lions.
Saints vs. Giants highlights | Week 4
Watch the best plays from the Week 4 match up between the New Orleans Saints and the New York Giants.