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Vikings sign Hardy Nickerson to active roster

Vikings sign Hardy Nickerson to active roster

Linebacker Hardy Nickerson was one of the practice squad players promoted for the season opener against the Packers. Nickerson, though, reverted back to the practice squad after the game. On Tuesday, the Vikings signed Nickerson to the 53-player roster. The move was necessary after the team […]

Which playoff teams from 2019 are most likely to not make it back in 2020?

Which playoff teams from 2019 are most likely to not make it back in 2020?

Ever since the playoffs expanded to 12 teams in 1990, a trend has emerged and endured regarding playoff turnover. Roughly half of the teams that make it in a given year don’t make it back the next year. So […]

Vikings announce they won’t have fans at first two home games

Vikings announce they won’t have fans at first two home games

Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer suggested last week that the team would not have fans in attendance at U.S. Bank Stadium when the regular season gets underway and the team confirmed it on Tuesday. The Vikings announced that they will not have fans […]

Looking at the most controversial plays in NFL history

Looking at the most controversial plays in NFL history

From time to time on PFT Live, the control room torments me with one specific highlight from December 28, 1975, the day the Cowboys ended Minnesota’s season with the NFL’s first-ever Hail Mary play. The play had a controversial ending, given that Vikings cornerback Nate […]

Two weeks left for tagged players to sign long-term deals

Two weeks left for tagged players to sign long-term deals

Chiefs defensive tackle Chris Jones suggested this week that he could sit out the 2020 season if he doesn’t come to an agreement with the team on a long-term deal before the July 15 deadline to do so and he has plenty of company […]

Will the Colin Kaepernick talk lead to action?

Will the Colin Kaepernick talk lead to action?

Multiple NFL figures recently have been talking about Colin Kaepernick. The question now becomes whether the talk will lead to action. There’s still no reason to believe it will. Indeed, there’s no indication that anyone has actually reached out to Kaepernick or his representatives to discuss […]

Joe Burrow and Baker Mayfield headline Thursday night in Week Two

Joe Burrow and Baker Mayfield headline Thursday night in Week Two

First overall pick Joe Burrow will be making his first Thursday night appearance in Week Two of the regular season if all goes according to plan. The Bengals are set to be in Cleveland as the Thursday Night Football slate gets underway. Baker […]

Seahawks, 49ers set to host multiple Sunday night games early in season

Seahawks, 49ers set to host multiple Sunday night games early in season

The 49ers and Seahawks aren’t set to face each other in a Sunday night game this season, but they’ll both be making multiple appearances at home early in the season. Both NFC West teams are scheduled to host Sunday Night Football games […]

Seventeen players will have fifth-year options exercised

Seventeen players will have fifth-year options exercised

Teams have until 11:59:59 p.m. ET to decide on fifth-year options for the first-round picks from 2017. Some teams already publicly have committed. Based on media reports, others have made their decisions, too. Running back Christian McCaffrey, the eighth overall choice in 2017, is the only one […]

Looking at the best undrafted players in league history

Looking at the best undrafted players in league history

During the draft, someone pointed out on social media that the Hall of Fame has more undrafted players than No. 1 overall draft picks. Which is obvious, given that there is only one No. 1 overall pick per year, but hundreds of UDFAs. So we […]