With Jerome Bettis getting inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame this year, it was no accident that the Steelers were picked to play the Vikings that same weekend in the Hall of Fame game.
Jerome Bettis isn’t the only one heading to the Hall of Fame in 2015 as it was announced today the Steelers will take on the Minnesota Vikings in the 2015 Hall of Fame game.
The Green Bay Packers have made the playoffs in each of the last three seasons since winning the Super Bowl. However, they have failed to get past the divisional round and have just one win in that time frame. The Packers want to change that fortunate this weekend. The last time the Packers and Dallas Cowboys played a playoff game at Lambeau Field was the famed Ice Bowl.
The Green Bay Packers do not have many holes in their game as they enter the playoffs as the No. 2 seed in the NFC. However, one is their blocking in the kicking game. They allowed more combined blocked field goals, extra point attempts and punts than they had in the previous five seasons combined.
On Tuesday, veteran running back Ben Tate was signed by the Pittsburgh Steelers as a proactive insurance policy should team MVP Le’Veon Bell not be ready against Ravens.
The Minnesota Vikings have more confidence and optimism heading into this offseason than they did a year ago. They have two of the most important pieces in place in head coach Mike Zimmer and Teddy Bridgewater. Also, they improved in several areas from the past season. The Vikings have 12 free agents this offseason, but just one opening day starter.
Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson had a conference call with NFL officials Monday on his playing status after resolving legal issues in a child abuse case. The NFL announced Tuesday morning he will be suspended without pay for at least the remainder of the 2014 season.
After six years at the top, the Denver Broncos have replaced the Dallas Cowboy’s as America’s favorite football team according to a new poll.
Seneca Valley and Slippery Rock grad Brandon Fusco, a guard for the Vikings, joined Tab Douglas and Joe Rhoades Saturday.
It was another Thursday night blowout, as the Packers dominated the Vikings 42-10 last night in Green Bay. The Packers moved to 3-2, while Minnesota is 2-3, struggling on offense without Teddy Bridgewater, who was inactive with a sprained ankle.
These two bitter rivals will lock horns at Lambeau Field tonight in a key early-season NFC North showdown.
The Minnesota Vikings are set to take on the Green Bay Packers on “Thursday Night Football,” and these are both two teams that are starting to turn their season around. Former NFL quarterback Steve Beuerlein of CBS Sports took a few moments to speak about the NFC North contest this Thursday.
Will this contest between NFC North rivals be the first competitive Thursday night game of the season?
Carolina Panthers Defensive End Greg Hardy, awaiting a jury trial on domestic violence charges, has agreed to go on the Exempt/Commissioner’s Permission list.
The Minnesota Vikings have placed star running back Adrian Peterson on the Exempt/Commissioner’s Permission list, which requires that he remain away from all team activities.