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Christian Ponder belongs on list of top-6 QB busts of past decade

By apnews@1500espn.com

Ryan Leaf or Peyton Manning? That was the drama at the top of the 1998 NFL draft, with two seemingly elite quarterbacks in play.

Fortunately for Indianapolis, Manning was the pick, and the Colts eventually won a Super Bowl with him at the helm. Infamously for San Diego, Leaf didn’t have […]

Jennings inactive, despite being listed as probable

By Mike Florio

A day after we wondered aloud whether the Broncos would dare to not play Peyton Manning despite listing him as probable with an ankle injury, the Vikings have dared to deactivate receiver Greg Jennings despite listing him as probable with an Achilles injury. Technically, the “probable” designation means that the player […]

Week 11 N.F.L. Matchups

By By BENJAMIN HOFFMAN Looking to stay perfect, Kansas City may catch a break because Peyton Manning further injured his ankle, making him even slower on his feet than usual.

Source: New York Times

Vikings react to Richardson trade

Jared Allen (Tom Dahlin/Viking Update) By John Holler VikingUpdate.com Posted Sep 20, 2013 The Vikings won’t have to play him, but different Vikings had varied reactions to the Browns trading RB Trent Richardson before he was to travel to Minnesota. When it comes to the weekly news cycle, the hype leading up to each […]

Jared Allen left smiling after Browns trade Trent Richardson

By akrammer@1500espn.com

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — Minnesota Vikings defensive end Jared Allen was really the only player to show excitement about their next opponent, the Cleveland Browns, dealing away their biggest offensive playmaker this week.

The Browns dealt running back Trent Richardson to the Indianapolis Colts on Wednesday for a first-round pick in 2014 after […]

Oddity: Vikings Habitually Lose Week 2 Heartbreakers

By: Sam Ekstrom | KFAN.com @SamEkstrom

If you are walking away from the Vikings’ Week 2 loss with a familiar bad taste in your mouth, it’s because the Vikings have made an annual habit of losing Week 2 heartbreakers.

Since 2007, Minnesota has lost six of seven Week 2 contests. In those defeats, they’ve lost […]