The Sports Xchange
Well, it’s come to this for the team that once was the NFL’s last unbeaten squad in 2016:
After a 5-0 start to the season, the Vikings are now 7-7 and will likely need to win their two remaining games, and get significant help, if they are to return to the playoffs.
CHICAGO -- Ty Montgomery ran for 162 yards and two touchdowns and Mason Crosby kicked a 32-yard field goal as time expired as the Green Bay Packers won their fourth straight game with a 30-27 win over the Chicago Bears on Sunday at Soldier Field.
Thielen appeared to catch a long pass from Sam Bradford when he was hit high and hard by Butler and dropped to the turf, with the ball rolling away.
The Minnesota Vikings officially activated running back Adrian Peterson from injured reserve on Saturday in time for today’s home game against the Indianapolis Colts. Peterson returned to practice this week...
It could end up as the coldest game in the history of the Bears, with a forecast calling for temperature around zero with winds of 15 mph.
The Packers and Minnesota Vikings, who also won Sunday, still trail the front-running Detroit Lions by two games in the division with three games to play.
At the end of a sleepless night, three-time Super Bowl MVP Tom Brady was still soaking in the magnitude of his historic fourth Lombardi Trophy with the New England Patriots.
CHANDLER, Ariz. -- New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft opened Monday's press conference with a stern statement in which he voiced displeasure for the way the NFL is handling the "Deflategate" investigation and how media is covering it, with assumption of guilt from the head coach to quarterback and, by association, the entire franchise. Kraft said he expects hard facts, not "circumstantial leaked evidence" to drive the investigation.
Pete Carroll had a mission when he took over as coach of the Seattle Seahawks in 2010 -- to prove that his large-and-in-charge coaching model could work in the NFL. It was not the way things operated during his three years in New England. "This is a football game we play," Carroll said Monday. "There is a business that goes along with it, but the football, I think, has to be run by football people. I thought this was an extraordinary opportunity from the day that I arrived in Seattle to prove that.