Phil Loadholt informs Minnesota Vikings he is retiring
Minnesota Vikings offensive tackle Phil Loadholt has decided to call it a career. The 30-year-old former second-round draft pick is retiring from the NFL after six seasons with the Vikings.
Training camp preview: Vikings still on the rise
Could this Minnesota team be even better than the 2009 squad that got one win from the Super Bowl? Conor Orr eyes the stories to watch in Vikings camp -- like enticing rookie Laquon Treadwell.
2016 NFL training camp previews: NFC North
With training camp around the corner Around The NFL previews the NFC North. Can the Detroit Lions survive without Megatron?
Biggest weak spot for each NFC team
In a salary cap league with every rule designed to promote parity, there are no perfect depth charts. Here's a quick look at one area that each NFC team has to worry about heading into the season.
Jaguars, Titans, Raiders among teams with best offseasons
The Texans made a flurry of roster improvements, including landing a new QB (Brock Osweiler). But in his ranking of the six best offseasons, Gil Brandt puts one team far ahead of Houston.
NFC North projected starters: Team breakdowns
Plenty of players will be battling for starting positions, but who will rise to the top? Gregg Rosenthal breaks down his lists of projected starters for each team in the NFC North.
Injuries: Cowboys' Zack Martin examined for 'stinger'
The injuries continue to pile up this week. Cowboys OG Zack Martin and Bills running back LeSean McCoy both went down during Tuesday's practice.
Injury roundup: Bills RB Karlos Williams hospitalized
Buffalo Bills rookie running back Karlos Williams was hospitalized with an unknown injury on Monday, coach Rex Ryan said after the team's joint practice with the Cleveland Browns.
What we learned: 11 takeaways from Saturday
With only three preseason games on the schedule, Saturday was poised to be a relatively quiet night in the NFL. As it turned out, there was plenty to digest from the day's action.
Injury roundup: Phil Loadholt suffers torn Achilles
The Vikings' offense -- and Adrian Peterson -- suffered a big blow Saturday night when starting right tackle Phil Loadholt went down with a torn Achilles in preseason action vs. the Bucs.
Minnesota Vikings training camp: Adrian Peterson looking sharp
How has Adrian Peterson looked in on-field action after missing most of the 2014 season? Randy Moss has the latest on that and other Vikings goings-on in his camp report from Minnesota.
U-Who? Oklahoma, Boston College top contenders for 'OT U' title
Which college football program is best at producing NFL offensive tackles? We're taking a look back at the past 15 NFL drafts to determine which school is the real "OT U."
Mayock: Vikings' pick T.J. Clemmings can be a rookie starter
Pitt OT T.J. Clemmings went in the fourth round to the Minnesota Vikings. But despite the relatively modest draft status, NFL Media analyst Mike Mayock said he still thinks Clemmings "is a starting right tackle in his league Day 1."
Roundup: Tashaun Gipson suffers Grade 3 MCL injury
Cleveland Browns safety Tashaun Gipson suffered a Grade 3 MCL injury Sunday and will be out at least until the playoffs. Gipson was the NFL's interceptions leader.
Sources Tell Us: What we're hearing about top NFL prospects
Brett Hundley and Marcus Mariota have been mild disappointments so far this season, and scouts are wondering if they will need to play in NFL offenses similar to the ones they led in college.
Seattle Seahawks' draft needs: Xavier Su'a-Filo offers O-line help
The Seattle Seahawks are reigning Super Bowl champions, but even they can improve. Daniel Jeremiah identifies prospects who could bolster Pete Carroll's roster -- like USC product Marqise Lee.
Terrelle Pryor, Darren McFadden hurt in Raiders' loss
The Oakland Raiders lost in lopsided fashion to the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday, but perhaps more importantly, they lost key starters Terrelle Pryor and Darren McFadden to injury.
NFC free agency winners and losers
The Seattle Seahawks, with Percy Harvin, are loaded. The Philadelphia Eagles and Detroit Lions seem primed for comeback seasons. Gregg Rosenthal breaks down how free agency has impacted the NFC.
Top 85 free agents: Andre Smith available
This year's free-agent crop is a lot like this year's draft class: What it lacks in star power, it makes up for in depth. Gregg Rosenthal ranks the best players on the market this year.
Erin Henderson, Jerome Felton staying with Vikings
The Minnesota Vikings spent much of Tuesday focusing on bringing back key players from the 2012 season. Welcome back, Erin Henderson and Jerome Felton.
Jermon Bushrod, Bears agree to five-year contract
Offensive line play has been one of the Chicago Bears' weak spots the post three seasons. On Tuesday, the Bears made a step toward fixing their woes by locking up Jermon Bushrod.
Free agency primer: Ranking the top offensive linemen
Looking for an offensive-line upgrade? Chris Wesseling breaks down the options from Jake Long to Andre Smith. We rank the top players and reveal which teams will be seeking help up front.
Phil Loadholt, Minnesota Vikings strike contract
Take one highly sought-after offensive tackle off the free-agent market, Phil Loadholt struck a deal to remain with the Minnesota Vikings.