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NFL Fantasy Football Start 'Em, Sit 'Em Week 8: Tight ends
Adam Rank breaks down which tight ends you should start and which ones you should sit for Week 8 of the 2020 NFL fantasy football season.
Fantasy football waiver wire targets for Week 7 of 2020 NFL season
Marcas Grant breaks down his picks for players worth a look on the fantasy waiver wire following Week 6.
Michael F. Florio's Week 6 fantasy football sleepers
There are byes aplenty for a bevy of big-name players in Week 6. Hence, this is the most important week of the season so far as it relates to sleepers. Michael Florio has you covered.
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.
Kirk Cousins favors power sets after loss of WR Diggs
Though the Vikings lost Stefon Diggs, quarterback Kirk Cousins doesn't seem too concerned as he's stated he's a proponent of having a fullback in the game and multiple tight ends.
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.
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.
Browns add Austin Hooper, Jack Conklin, bolster O
Hours after agreeing to terms with Austin Hooper to kick off free agency, the Browns agreed to terms with right tackle Jack Conklin on a three-year, $42 million contract.
Vikings GM: No reason to think WR Diggs won't return
Minnesota Vikings general manager Rick Spielman says that there is no reason to think that wide receiver Stefon Diggs won't be with the team for the upcoming 2020 season.
Fabiano's way-too-early 2020 fantasy rankings
For those fantasy owners who are already thinking about their future draft strategies, Michael Fabiano provides his initial 2020 positional player rankings.
NFL Fantasy Exit Interviews: NFC North
A breakout season from Dalvin Cook has him among the elite fantasy running backs. Marcas Grant breaks down the good and the bad for fantasy managers from the NFC North in 2019.
Michael Fabiano's Top 200 Dynasty Rankings
Michael Fabiano unveils his top 200 dynasty league rankings ahead of the 2020 NFL Scouting Combine and NFL Draft.
Vikings look to regroup after dropping 'MNF' thriller
Minnesota stormed back from a 34-17 hole, thanks to two quick fourth-quarter touchdown drives. But, in the end, the valiant effort resulted in the Vikings dropping the ball at the most pivotal moment.
Fantasy targets and touches: Week 11
Here's the breakdown for each team's targets and touches from Week 11.
Week 10 fantasy matchups: Everything you need to know
Kyler Murray and Jameis Winston are destined to go off in Week 10, but who else should you start in your lineup? Graham Barfield breaks down everything you need to know for the fantasy football slate.
Fantasy targets and touches: Week 9
Here's the breakdown for each team's targets and touches from Week 9.
Fantasy targets and touches: Week 8
Here's the breakdown for each team's targets and touches from Week 8.
NFL Week 8 game picks: Pats, 49ers stay perfect; Eagles nip Bills
Will the 49ers and Patriots still be undefeated at the end of this weekend? Can the Eagles right the ship in Buffalo? Who wins Raiders at Texans? Gregg Rosenthal predicts every Week 8 game.
Fantasy targets and touches: Week 7
Here's the breakdown for each team's targets and touches from Week 7.
Mike Zimmer's title vision: Vikings coach ready to fight back
Mike Zimmer has weathered 10 surgeries on his eyes in recent years and plenty of other adversity during his quarter of a century in the NFL, but Tom Pelissero finds a man with no interest in throwing in the towel during a visit to the Vikings coach's ranch.
2019 NFL preseason: Each team's most promising rookie(s)
Which rookies are making the best first impressions? Chris Wesseling goes team by team and identifies rookies turning heads, including Giants QB Daniel Jones, Bears RB David Montgomery and Patriots DE Chase Winovich.
Preseason grades, Week 2: Tony Pollard rolls, Kyler Murray fails
Bucky Brooks hands out grades to one notable rookie from each game in Week 2 of preseason action. Did Tony Pollard offer up a passable Ezekiel Elliott impression? How was Kyler Murray's second go-around?
What to watch for in Week 2 preseason games
The second week of preseason football is here and every team is taking the field! The first eight games take place Thursday and Friday, including one that will be broadcast live on NFL Network.
Full offseason bodes well for Vikings' Cousins, Rudolph
Vikings QB Kirk Cousins knows he needs to get Kyle Rudolph more involved, as the tight end also knows he provides a different target than the signal-caller's seen from tight ends in the past.
Top 10 waiver wire targets | Week 7
Get set for Week 7 of the 2020 fantasy season with Marcas Grant's top players to target on waivers.
Falcons vs. Vikings highlights | Week 6
Watch the game highlights from the Week 6 matchup between the Atlanta Falcons and the Minnesota Vikings.
Irv Smith Jr. keeps drive alive with fourth-down catch
Minnesota Vikings tight end Irv Smith Jr. keeps the drive alive with a 4th down catch.
Irv Smith Jr. left all alone on 36-yard reception
Minnesota Vikings tight end Irv Smith Jr. is left all alone on a 36-yard reception.
Vikings vs. Seahawks highlights | Week 5
Watch the highlights from the Week 5 matchup of the Minnesota Vikings against the Seattle Seahawks.
Kirk Cousins finds a diving Irv Smith Jr. in the rain for 23 yards
Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins find diving tight end Irv Smith Jr. in the rain for 23 yards.
Cousins floats it up to Irv Smith for impressive TD catch
Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins floats it up to tight end Irv Smith for impressive touchdown catch.
Vikings vs. Seahawks highlights | Week 13
Watch the Minnesota Vikings vs. Seattle Seahawks highlights from Week 13 of the 2019 season.
Akeem King's sticky coverage forces clutch turnover on downs for Seahawks
Seattle Seahawks cornerback Akeem King's sticky coverage forces clutch turnover on downs for Seahawks.
Irv Smith Jr. goes up for first career TD in back of the end zone
Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins with a 10-yard touchdown pass to rookie tight end Irv Smith.
Irv Smith Jr. brings in Kirk Cousins' laser throw up the seam for 21 yards
Minnesota Vikings tight end Irv Smith Jr. brings in quarterback Kirk Cousins' laser throw up the seam for 21 yards.
Irv Smith Jr. hauls in first preseason TD with Vikings
Minnesota Vikings tight end Irv Smith catches a 3-yard touchdown pass from quarterback Sean Mannion.
NFL Network's Tom Pelissero highlights two Minnesota Vikings rookies to watch at training camp
NFL Network's Tom Pelissero highlights two Minnesota Vikings rookies to watch at training camp.