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.
How will Vikings handle losing four defensive starters in offseason?
Will Minnesota's defense be staggered by the loss of a quartet of starters or might it actually be even better?
Joe Burrow's Year 1 impact; top five edge rushers; Isaiah Simmons' role
In this week's notebook, Bucky Brooks explains why Joe Burrow could have the Bengals back in contention sooner than you think. Plus, the top five edge rushers in the NFL today, Tom Brady's fit in Bruce Arians' offense and Isaiah Simmons' rookie role.
Daniel Jeremiah 2020 NFL mock draft 4.0: Bucs pick Jerry Jeudy
On the eve of the 2020 NFL Draft, Daniel Jeremiah unveils his final mock of the year. While the No. 1 overall pick follows a familiar script, DJ has some Round 1 surprises. At one point, four straight teams -- including Tom Brady's Bucs -- snag a receiver.
NFL draft guide: Each GM's best pick, top value pick, tendencies
With the 2020 NFL Draft right around the corner, Charley Casserly digs into the men who'll be making the selections. What does each general manager's track record look like? Here are the best picks, value picks and tendencies for everyone.
2020 NFL Draft: Prospect-pro comparisons for top pass rushers
Gil Brandt finds pro comparisons for his top five pass-rushing prospects in the 2020 NFL Draft class. Will Chase Young have a Michael Strahan-like impact at the NFL level?
Charley Casserly's 2020 NFL mock draft 2.0: 49ers nab WR Lamb
How has the free agency frenzy -- with its accompanying raft of trades -- impacted the 2020 NFL Draft? That's the task Charley Casserly was presented with in his second mock of this year. Check out his entire first-round projection.
2020 NFL free agency: Three biggest needs for each NFC team
Grant Gordon outlines the three biggest free agency need for each NFC team. How will the Cowboys keep -- and help -- Dak Prescott? Will the Bears bring in a challenger to Mitchell Trubisky?
K'Lavon Chaisson: I'm most valuable player in 2020 NFL Draft
Who needs sack production when you can speak football in three different languages? LSU's K'Lavon Chaisson described his trilingual skill set on Thursday at the NFL Scouting Combine.
NFL's most clutch players right now? Patrick Mahomes tops list
Gil Brandt ranks the 12 most clutch players in the NFL right now. Can anyone top the Chiefs' Patrick Mahomes? Where does the Ravens' Lamar Jackson rank?
Stephon Gilmore named 2019 Defensive Player of Year
Patriots cornerback Stephon Gilmore was dominant in New England all season, and Saturday he was recognized for his brilliant play as the 2019 AP Defensive Player of the Year.
Cousins, Rhodes among NFC Pro Bowl additions
Five Vikings -- Kirk Cousins, C.J. Ham, Eric Kendricks, Everson Griffen and Xavier Rhodes -- have been added to the NFC Pro Bowl roster, along with Eagles OL Lane Johnson.
49ers knock out Vikings, 27-10, in NFC Divisional Round
Behind a dominating defensive effort and ball-control offense, the 49ers suffocated the Vikings in a 27-10 victory in Saturday's Divisional Round. Here's what we learned from San Francisco's win.
NFL Divisional Round game picks: Chiefs handle Texans at home
Who will take Sunday's enticing QB showdowns? Gregg Rosenthal picks each Divisional Round game.
Vikings-49ers: NFC Divisional Round preview
Kirk Cousins and the Minnesota Vikings travel to Santa Clara to take on Jimmy Garoppolo and the San Francisco 49ers on Saturday. Jeremy Bergman previews the Divisional Round playoff game.
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 | 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.
Vikings vs. Seahawks highlights | Week 13
Watch the Minnesota Vikings vs. Seattle Seahawks highlights from Week 13 of the 2019 season.
Redskins vs. Vikings highlights | Week 8
Watch the Washington Redskins vs. Minnesota Vikings highlights Week 8 of the 2019 season.
Danielle Hunter knocks ball loose from Case Keenum on strip-sack
Minnesota Vikings defensive end Danielle Hunter forces a fumble by Washington Redskins quarterback Case Keenum.
Vikings vs. Lions highlights | Week 7
Watch the highlights from the Week 7 matchup between the Minnesota Vikings and the Detroit Lions.
Danielle Hunter DROPS Matthew Stafford for big loss
Minnesota Vikings defensive end Danielle Hunter sacks Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford.
Eagles vs. Vikings highlights | Week 6
Watch highlights from Week 6 game between the Philadelphia Eagles and the Minnesota Vikings.