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Vikings teammates followed “calm, cool, collected” Kirk Cousins in comeback win

The Vikings found themselves down 20 points when they got to the locker room at halftime of Sunday’s game against the Broncos and it had been a long time since a team came back to win a game under those circumstances. It last happened in Week 16 of the 2014 season, which is something the [more]

Vikings come back to beat the Broncos

The Vikings aren’t going to make it boring. Sunday, they spotted the Broncos a 20-point lead before they ever bothered playing, but came back for a 27-23 win at home. The win moved them to 8-3 and in good position to make the playoffs, but it came in such fits and starts it is hard [more]

Broncos giving Vikings the business

The Broncos must not have gotten the memo that their season was over. At the moment, they’re thrashing the Vikings 17-0, with a combination of a solid running game, good defense, and a bit of fun. Knowing they can’t put too much on backup quarterback Brandon Allen, the Broncos are mixing it up, running trick [more]

Broncos up 10-0 on the Vikings

The Vikings got a rare prime time win last week, but definitely do not appear to be ready for an early kick today. The Broncos are up 10-0 on the Vikings in the first quarter, after Brandon Allen‘s touchdown pass to Troy Fumagalli. Allen, who won his first start last week against the Browns, isn’t [more]

Week 11 early inactives

Every week we bring you all the inactives from the 1 p.m. ET games in one post, constantly updated with the latest information. Check back to see the full list as it becomes available 90 minutes ahead of kickoff. Falcons at Panthers Falcons: RB Devonta Freeman, TE Austin Hooper, S Kemal Ishmael, DE John Cominsky, [more]

Week 11 injury report roundup

Week 11 of the 2019 NFL season kicked off on Thursday with a win (and a few other things) by the Browns and it continues with 12 more games on Sunday, which means that the 24 teams in those games submitted their final injury reports of the week on Friday. The teams playing on Monday [more]

Broncos take Tim Patrick off injured reserve, put Bryce Callahan on it

The Broncos signed cornerback Bryce Callahan to a three-year contract as a free agent this offseason, but he won’t see the field during the first year of that pact. Callahan has been sidelined by a foot injury all year and the Broncos brought his season to an end on Friday by placing him on injured [more]

Vikings rule out Adam Thielen, Josh Kline

The Vikings will play without wide receiver Adam Thielen again. Thielen has missed two of the last three games with a hamstring injury and he only played seven snaps in the other game as the injury cropped back up again. He didn’t practice at all this week and the Vikings formally ruled him out of [more]

Vic Fangio thinks time off was good for Drew Lock

The Broncos got second-round pick Drew Lock back at practice this week after a stint on injured reserve with a right thumb injury that kept him from working with the team for months. That might have some thinking about Lock being way behind given how much time he’s missed during his rookie season, but Broncos [more]

Vic Fangio sees no difference in Minnesota offense without Adam Thielen

In theory, the Vikings’ offense would be fundamentally different without Adam Thielen, one of the best receivers in the NFL. In practice, the head coach of their next opponent sees no difference. “None,” Broncos coach Vic Fangio said Thursday regarding the changes to the Minnesota offense without Thielen. “The guy [Bisi] Johnson that’s been playing [more]

Which teams are attending Colin Kaepernick’s workout?

Colin Kaepernick will workout for scouts Saturday in Atlanta. As PFT reported earlier Thursday, the league has not provided and does not plan to provide Kaepernick’s representatives with the names of those attending. The only certainty Kaepernick has received came from General Managers who informed Kaepernick’s camp that they will not attend. We have compiled [more]

Adam Thielen likely out again for Vikings

Vikings receiver Adam Thielen likely won’t be back until Week 13, at the earliest. Thielen isn’t practicing again today, according to Chris Tomasson of the St. Paul Pioneer Press. As Tomasson notes, it looks like Thielen won’t play on Sunday against the Broncos. Thielen initially injured his hamstring in a Week Seven game at Detroit. [more]

Broncos claim Cyrus Jones off waivers

Cyrus Jones fell out of favor in Baltimore on Tuesday, but he found a new home in Denver on Wednesday. Per multiple reports, the Broncos have claimed Jones off of waivers. Cornerback Coty Sensabaugh was waived in a corresponding move. Jones brings experience as a defensive back with him to Colorado, but his primary role [more]

Adam Thielen doesn’t practice Wednesday

Vikings wide receiver Adam Thielen has missed two of the team’s last three games with a hamstring injury and this week started out on a path to making it three of four. Thielen did not practice on Wednesday as the Vikings began on-field preparations for facing the Broncos in Week 11. While there are two [more]

Drew Lock thinks he’ll knock rust off quickly

Rookie quarterback Drew Lock is back to practice with the Broncos and on a path to return to the 53-man roster if he shows he’s sufficiently recovered from the right thumb injury that put him on injured reserve to open the season. Lock can practice for the next three weeks before the team has to [more]

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