2021 NFL season preview: Ranking all eight divisions
Jeffri Chadiha ranks all eight divisions entering the 2021 NFL season. Can any other quartet hang with the ultra-competitive NFC West? Are the AFC North's Browns ready to challenge the AFC West's Chiefs for conference supremacy?
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.
Five veteran NFL players who deserve a raise
Stephon Gilmore is holding out this offseason because he wants a salary increase. Should the Patriots up his contract? Marc Ross reveals his list of five veterans who deserve a raise heading into the 2021 NFL season.
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.
Debrief: What matters, what doesn't as offseason programs wrap up
How much does it mean that Danielle Hunter is back with the Vikings? What about Tua Tagovailoa's pick-fest? Gregg Rosenthal spotlights what matters and what doesn't as OTAs and minicamps wrap up.
Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer: Danielle Hunter 'looks fantastic' after missing 2020 with neck injury
Speaking during Vikings minicamp Wednesday, head coach Mike Zimmer admitted the club was unsure how healthy Danielle Hunter might be after surgery on a herniated disc in his neck in October. But after seeing the Pro Bowler, the veteran coach said Hunter "looks fantastic."
DE Danielle Hunter, Vikings agree to restructured deal
Two-time Pro Bowl DE Danielle Hunter and the Vikings have agreed to terms on a reworked deal, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported.
DE Danielle Hunter expected to attend Vikings minicamp
NFL Network's James Jones reported Monday that Danielle Hunter will be in attendance when the Minnesota Vikings kick off mandatory minicamp on Tuesday, per sources informed of the situation. Players begin reporting Monday.
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.
Debrief: What matters -- and what doesn't -- from this week's OTAs, minicamps
Gregg Rosenthal sorts out what matters -- like Dak Prescott's health -- from what doesn't -- like Jordan Love's performance -- in the news stemming from this week's OTAs and minicamps.
NFC North projected starters: Bears begin new era at QB; boom or bust for Vikings
Will rookies Justin Fields and Teven Jenkins spark a breakthrough by the Bears? Can the Vikings overcome some major question marks? Gregg Rosenthal projects the starters for every team in the NFC North.
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.
2021 NFL Draft: Prospect-pro comparisons for top pass rushers
Gil Brandt names instructive pro comparisons for five top pass-rushing prospects ahead of the 2021 NFL Draft. What does Azeez Ojulari have in common with Yannick Ngakoue?
Wednesday's NFL injury and roster news for Week 8
Vikings running back Dalvin Cook returned to practice and defensive end Danielle Hunter had successful neck surgery. Here are more injury and roster news we're tracking on Wednesday.
Vikings DE Danielle Hunter to undergo surgery, out for rest of season
NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport and Tom Pelissero reported that star VIkings edge rusher Danielle Hunter is undergoing surgery to clean up a herniated disc in his neck, which will knock him out for the rest of the season, per sources informed of the situation.
Thursday's NFL injury and roster news for Week 7
Keep up with all of Thursday's injury and roster moves, including the Jaguars removing 11 players from the team's reserve/COVID list.
Vikings DE Danielle Hunter placed on IR with undisclosed injury
Vikings defensive end Danielle Hunter is out for Sunday's game against the Packers and for at least two weeks thereafter as Minnesota put him on IR.
Wednesday's NFL injury and roster news for Week 1
Titans defensive end Jadeveon Clowney and linebacker Vic Beasley will practice for the first time today. Here's other news, injuries and transactions we're tracking on Wednesday.
Yannick Ngakoue thankful for 'fresh start' with Vikings
Yannick Ngakoue made it very clear over the course of the offseason he wanted out of Jacksonville. He found his freedom via trade last week. Now, he's just happy to be done with the pleas for a trade and back to playing football.
NFL Hot or Not: Joe Burrow hype, Derwin James despair
Marc Sessler dishes on what's hot -- and what's not -- in the NFL. The hype's building around Joe Burrow, while Derwin James suffered another crushing blow.
Top 100 Players of 2020, Nos. 40-31: Saquon Barkley slides to No. 31
It's that time of year again, when NFL players cast their votes to identify the best in the league heading into the 2020 NFL season.
2020 NFL season: Saints' Cameron Jordan leads top 10 edge rushers
Former All-Pro left tackle Joe Thomas KNOWS edge rushers, having spent years trying to stop them. He reveals his top 10 edge rushers heading into the 2020 NFL season -- and you can expect a surprise at No. 1.
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.
Danielle Hunter flies in on Murray for third sack of day
Minnesota Vikings defensive end Danielle Hunter flies in on Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray for third sack of the day.
Danielle Hunter swipes past LT for 8-yard sack
Minnesota Vikings defensive end Danielle Hunter swipes past LT for 8-yard sack.
Danielle Hunter clamps down on Joe Burrow for key sack
Minnesota Vikings defensive end Danielle Hunter clamps down on Joe Burrow for key sack.
Top 10 plays from stars returning from injuries in '21 | 'GMFB'
The "Good Morning Football" crew counts down the top ten plays from stars returning from injury in 2021.
Ross: Four players who deserve raises heading into training camp
NFL Network's Marc Ross shares four players who deserve raises heading into training camp.
Rapoport: Danielle Hunter's restructured contract a 'win-win'
NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reports on Minnesota Vikings defensive end Danielle Hunter's restructured contract, calling it a 'win-win' for both sides.
Pelissero: Danielle Hunter out for rest of 2020 with season-ending neck surgery
NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reports that Minnesota Vikings defensive end Danielle Hunter will be out for rest of 2020 with season-ending neck surgery.
Ian Rapoport discusses timeline for Danielle Hunter to return from IR
NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reports that Minnesota Vikings defensive end Danielle Hunter's injury is not considered to be long-term after being placed on injured reserve.
Best plays from 'Top 100 Players of 2020' | Nos. 40-31
Watch the best plays from the Top 100 players of 2020 ranked 40 to 31.
'Top 100 Players of 2020': Danielle Hunter | No. 40
The Minnesota Vikings defensive end makes the "Top 100 Players" for the second straight year, and he's up 17 spots from his 2019 ranking.
Bucky Brooks reveals two of NFL's most overlooked edge rushers
NFL Network's Bucky Brooks reveals two of NFL's most overlooked edge rushers.
Vikings vs. 49ers highlights | Divisional Round
Watch the highlights of the Minnesota Vikings and the San Francisco 49ers in the 2019 Divisional Round.
Danielle Hunter blows off the edge to sack Jimmy G for massive loss
Minnesota Vikings defensive end Danielle Hunter blows off the edge to sack Jimmy G for massive loss.
Biggest plays by the Vikings' defense | NFC Wild Card
Watch the best plays from the Minnesota Vikings' defense in the NFC Wild Card against the New Orleans Saints.
Vikings vs. Saints highlights | 2019 NFC Wild Card
Watch the highlights from the Wild Card matchup between the Minnesota Vikings and the New Orleans Saints.
Danielle Hunter hunts down Drew Brees for monstrous strip-sack
Minnesota Vikings defensive end Danielle Hunter strip-sacks New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees.
Griffen, Hunter have synchronized celebration after third-down sack
Minnesota Vikings defensive ends Everson Griffen and Danielle Hunter combine to sack New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees.
Every turnover caused by the Vikings' defense vs. LAC | Week 15
Watch every turnover caused by the Minnesota Vikings' defense in the Week 15 matchup against the Los Angeles Chargers.
Danielle Hunter recovers third forced-fumble by Vikings' D
Defensive end Danielle Hunter recovers third forced-fumble by Minnesota Vikings' defense.
Every Danielle Hunter sack vs. the Lions | Week 14
Watch every Danielle Hunter sack in a Minnesota Vikings Week 14 win over the Detroit Lions.
Lions vs. Vikings highlights | Week 14
Watch the highlights from the Week 14 matchup between the Detroit Lions and the Minnesota Vikings.
Hat-trick sack for Hunter! Vikes DE gets third QB takedown of day
Minnesota Vikings defensive end Danielle Hunter notches his third sack of game against the Detroit Lions.
Danielle Hunter closes in on Blough for second sack of game
Minnesota Vikings defensive end Danielle Hunter records his second sack against the Detroit Lions, dropping David Blough for a loss of 14 yards.
Danielle Hunter takes down David Blough to reach 50 career sacks
Minnesota Vikings defensive end Danielle Hunter forces an opening drive three-and-out to reach 50 career sacks.