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Panthers signing Ameer Abdullah

The Panthers worked out free agent running back Ameer Abdullah on Wednesday. They plan to sign him, Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports, with running back Christian McCaffrey on injured reserve. The Vikings released Abdullah this week. Abdullah played against the Panthers on Sunday, returning two kickoffs for 68 yards while playing seven special teams [more]

Case Keenum will start for Browns Thursday night

Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield felt like he could play on Thursday night despite a torn labrum in his left shoulder, but the Browns felt otherwise. Head coach Kevin Stefanski announced on Wednesday that Case Keenum will start at quarterback against the Broncos. “Case Keenum will be our starter tomorrow night and we have full confidence [more]

Rick Spielman on Kirk Cousins contract: Always looking at where cap will be next year

Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins signed a two-year contract extension in 2020 that tied him to the team through the 2022 season and set him up to have a fully guaranteed $35 million base salary and $45 million cap hit. That would make up a sizable percentage of the team’s cap and that’s led to speculation [more]

Vikings activate Kene Nwangwu off injured reserve

The Vikings will have one of their draft picks back after their bye week. Minnesota announced on Tuesday that the club has activated running back Kene Nwangwu off of injured reserve. Nwangwu went on IR at the start of the season after suffering a knee injury during the preseason. The Vikings selected Nwangwu in the [more]

MRI shows calf strain for Dak Prescott, “optimistic” for Week Eight

Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott went for an MRI on his injured calf on Monday and head coach Mike McCarthy shared the results of that test during a Monday press conference. McCarthy said that the test showed a calf strain for Prescott. The Cowboys have a bye this week and McCarthy said that the team is [more]

Vikings put Patrick Peterson on IR

The Vikings have a bye this week and they won’t have cornerback Patrick Peterson in the lineup when they get back on the field in Week Eight. The team announced that Peterson has been placed on injured reserve Monday. Peterson limped off the field after a pass intended for Panthers wideout DJ Moore fell incomplete [more]

Stephen Jones on Dak Prescott: Anytime your quarterback gets an MRI, you’re a little nervous

Dak Prescott was limping walking up the tunnel after the Cowboys’ dramatic overtime win over the Patriots. He was in a walking boot leaving the stadium. The quarterback insisted after the game that he’s fine, but the Cowboys are sending him for an MRI today. The Cowboys will hold their breath until the MRI confirms [more]

Will Dak Prescott be ready to go in Week Eight?

Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott injured a calf on the last play of Sunday’s overtime win over the Patriots. Prescott said after the game that he could have still played if the game had continued, and he insisted that he will be fine. The image of Prescott hobbling in a walking boot after the team returned to [more]

Matt Rhule: We have to figure out our identity without Christian McCaffrey

The Panthers put together a late rally to force overtime in Sunday’s game against the Vikings, but Minnesota scored a touchdown to open the extra period and sent the Panthers to their third straight loss. All three of those losses have come without running back Christian McCaffrey, who is on injured reserve with a hamstring [more]

K.J. Osborn tossed his helmet in honor of his friend, Stefon Diggs

As the Vikings got the ball and began to drive toward what would have been a game-winning touchdown, receiver K.J. Osborn made a decision. If he scored, he’d remove his helmet and throw it, just like another Vikings receiver did in the 2017 postseason. “I thought of that before,” Osborn told PFT by phone after [more]

Vikings beat Panthers 34-28 in overtime

The Vikings got the ball first in overtime against the Panthers and there won’t be a second possession. Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins hit wide receiver K.J. Osborn for a 27-yard touchdown to make the Vikings 34-28 winners in Carolina. The win moves both teams to 3-3 on the year, although the Vikings feel better about [more]

Vikings, Panthers head to overtime

The Panthers and Vikings need more than 60 minutes to settle Sunday’s game. Minnesota took an 11-point lead with just over 10 minutes to play, but the Panthers drove for two scores in the final five minutes to tie the game at 28. Sam Darnold shrugged off a brutal game to come up with huge [more]

Vikings jump back in front of Panthers with two quick touchdowns

The Vikings fell behind the Panthers 17-12 after a blocked punt in the third quarter, but it didn’t take them long to jump back into the lead. Minnesota drove 79 yards in less than three minutes and scored a touchdown on a 16-yard run by Dalvin Cook. Panthers wide receiver DJ Moore fumbled on the [more]

Panthers up 17-12 after punt block TD

One of the biggest reasons why the Panthers lost to the Eagles last week was because the Eagles blocked a punt to set up a late touchdown. Another big special teams play went down in this Sunday’s game against the Vikings and the Panthers were the team to make it this time. Frankie Luvu blocked [more]

Panthers up 7-3 after Justin Jefferson fumble

The Vikings forced a turnover on the first play of Sunday’s game against the Panthers, but they trail 7-3 after making one of their own. Wide receiver Justin Jefferson was stripped of the ball by  Panthers corner A.J. Bouye after a short gain and Panthers linebacker Haason Reddick returned the ball inside the Minnesota 20-yard-line. [more]

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