NFC North News and Rumors
profootballtalk.com Updated 45 minutes agoThe Vikings opted not to play quarterback Teddy Bridgewater against the Seahawks last Thursday and a report emerged in the following days that Bridgewater was bothered by shoulder soreness leading up to the game. That wasn’t confirmed by the team, but t…Share Tweet
Joe Flacco will play against Lions on Saturdayprofootballtalk.com 1 hour agoRavens quarterback Joe Flacco avoided the physically unable to perform list to open camp and his surgically-repaired knee hasn’t had any setbacks during practices, which leaves one big box to check on his comeback from a torn ACL. Flacco hasn’t played i…Share TweetLions' Ebron practicing again after ankle injuryShare Tweet
Aaron Rodgers expected to play, in perhaps his only preseason gameprofootballtalk.com 4 hours agoThe Packers haven’t risked — or bothered — putting quarterback Aaron Rodgers in a preseason game. But at some point, he has to get ready for the regular season, and this week figures to be the time. According to Rob Demovsky of ESPN.com, Packers associa…Share Tweetnytimes.com 5 hours agoTom Brady is ready to play after cutting his right thumb with a pair of scissors in a "silly accident" before the Patriots preseason game against the Bears last week.Share Tweet
U.S. Bank Stadium will elicit oohs and aahs, but at first, maybe some sighsESPN.com 5 hours agoU.S. Bank Stadium will elicit oohs and aahs, but at first, maybe some sighsShare TweetWhile family celebrates his starting gig, JC Tretter maintains even keelShare Tweet
Alshon Jeffery not worried about Kevin White's quiet preseasonESPN.com 10 hours agoAlshon Jeffery not worried about Kevin White's quiet preseasonShare Tweet
Terence Newman taking Moritz Bohringer under his wingprofootballtalk.com 11 hours agoTerence Newman is a 37-year-old cornerback who has played in 190 NFL games, making him the Vikings’ most experienced player. Moritz Bohringer is a 22-year-old wide receiver who was drafted this year having played only in a German football league, making…Share Tweet
Seahawks tight end Nick Vannett has high-ankle sprainprofootballtalk.com 15 hours agoSeattle Seahawks rookie tight end Nick Vannett suffered a high-ankle sprain in last Thursday’s preseason game against the Minnesota Vikings. Vannett was injured in the third quarter on his only catch of the game. Trevone Boykin hit Vannett for a 15-yard…Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com 20 hours agoThe most-anticipated interviews of the year not involving Ryan Lochte are finally happening. Via Albert Breer of TheMMQB.com, the NFL has agreed to meet with the four players accused of PED use in a controversial Al Jazeera documentary that emerged last…Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com 22 hours agoThe lawyer representing the customers suing the NFL and the Pro Football Hall of Fame for the cancellation of this year’s Hall of Fame Game believes that fraud occurred, with the powers-that-be specifically withholding information about the scuttling of…Share TweetWhy no knee brace for Jordy Nelson? Receivers almost never use themShare Tweet49ers coach Chip Kelly said the plan for this week is for quarterback Colin Kaepernick to return to practice and then get his first playing time of the preseason (and since November 1 of last year) when the 49ers play the Packers. Nothing happened on Mo…Share Tweet
Lions’ Sam Martin: Every team will try short kickoffs with new ruleAdd Sam Martin to the long list of players who think the NFL’s new touchback rule will have unintended consequences. Martin, who handles both punts and kickoffs for the Lions, said he thinks the new rule moving touchbacks after kickoffs to the 25-yard l…Share TweetThe Vikings were running out of quarterbacks, and people to protect them, so perhaps coach Mike Zimmer had just seen enough. According to Mark Craig of the Minneapolis Star Tribune, Zimmer called a sloppy practice off 40 minutes early and didn’t explain…Share Tweet
Tracy Porter unfazed by Bears' lack of cornerback experienceESPN.com Aug 21 (2 days ago)Tracy Porter unfazed by Bears' lack of cornerback experienceShare Tweetprofootballtalk.com Aug 21 (2 days ago)The Vikings didn’t play quarterback Teddy Bridgewater on Thursday night, a decision that was followed by a report that he’s dealing with a sore shoulder. Vikings coach Mike Zimmer wouldn’t confirm that on Saturday, saying only that he has “no concern” w…Share Tweet
Healthy, happy and not as heavy, Josh Sitton poised for big (final?) year with PackersESPN.com Aug 21 (2 days ago)Healthy, happy and not as heavy, Josh Sitton poised for big (final?) year with PackersShare Tweet
Cutler thinks Kevin White can be a special playerJul 29Jeff Dickerson talks about the excitement the Bears have for wide receiver Kevin White.
Adrian Peterson's NFL Mutant Ninja TurtlesJul 28Adrian Peterson outed himself as Donatello, so we tried to figure out who his Ninja Turtles brothers would be.
Vikings want Zimmer to grow with young playersJul 28Adam Schefter, Field Yates and Louis Riddick think the Vikings made a smart move locking up Mike Zimmer.
Leonard Floyd in good hands with John FoxJul 27Louis Riddick explains why John Fox is the perfect guy to develop Leonard Floyd into an elite pass rusher.