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Stefon Diggs gets long TD as Vikings passing offense continues to thrive

The Vikings passing offense got on track against the Giants last weekend and it has remained in first gear against this week’s NFC East opposition. The Vikings opened the game with a 75-yard touchdown drive that ended with Kirk Cousins hitting Adam Thielen from six yards out. They went 75 yards again in the second [more]

Mike Zimmer wins challenge, Vikes go up 7-0

Vikings running back Dalvin Cook was ruled down short of a first down at the Eagles’ 5-yard-line on the opening possession of Sunday’s game, but head coach Mike Zimmer thought the officials made a bad spot. Zimmer won his challenge and the Vikings got on the board a couple of plays later. Kirk Cousins hit [more]

Week Six 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. Bengals at Ravens Bengals: T Cordy Glenn, T Andre Smith, DE Carlos Dunlap, DT Ryan Glasgow, [more]

Derek Barnett fined for unnecessary roughness

Another week, another fine for Eagles defensive end Derek Barnett. PFT has learned that Barnett was fined $10,527 for unnecessary roughness. He was penalized during last Sunday’s win over the Jets for a low block on guard Alex Lewis at the tail end of Nate Gerry‘s interception return for a touchdown. Barnett was fined $28,075 [more]

Vikings promote Cameron Smith, waive Davion Davis

The Vikings promoted linebacker Cameron Smith from the practice squad Saturday. They waived rookie receiver Davion Davis in a corresponding move. Minnesota selected Smith in the fifth round of the 2019 draft. He spent the first five weeks on the team’s practice squad after being waived out of the preseason. Smith earned team MVP honors [more]

Desean Jackson slowly recovers from vague “abdomen” injury

DeSean Jackson‘s triumphant return to Philadelphia has been not so triumphant, because Jackson hasn’t been playing. It’s still unclear when he’ll play again. The Eagles receiver had a major impact in Week One, catching eight passes for 154 yards and two touchdowns. Before he could catch a pass in Week Two against the Falcons, Jackson [more]

Week Six injury report roundup

Week Six of the 2019 NFL season kicked off on Thursday with a win by the Patriots and it continues with 12 more games on Sunday, which means that the 28 teams in those games submitted their final injury reports of the week on Friday. The teams playing on Monday night won’t release their final [more]

Eagles put Corey Clement on IR, promote Boston Scott

The Eagles ruled out a pair of running backs on Friday’s injury report and they removed one of them from the 53-man roster a short time later. The team announced that Corey Clement has been placed on injured reserve. He has been out with a shoulder injury and will miss at least the next eight [more]

Zach Brown trashes Kirk Cousins ahead of Sunday’s game

If Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins plays better when he’s angry, Eagles linebacker Zach Brown might have just provided the motivation. Via Tim McManus of ESPN.com, Brown went to town on his former Washington teammate, before he plays against him Sunday. “Cousins, I think every defense is going to want that guy to throw the ball,” Brown [more]

Adam Thielen, Garrett Bradbury back at Vikings practice

The Vikings added a couple of offensive starters to the injury report as non-participants in practice on Thursday, but both of those players are back on the field Friday. Wide receiver Adam Thielen sat out with an illness and center Garrett Bradbury was sidelined by a shoulder issue. According to multiple reports, both players have [more]

The 2017 running back class has taken over the league

Five weeks in to the 2019 season, one thing is clear: The running backs who entered the league in 2017 have taken over. As to rushing yardage, four of the top five leaders entered the league in 2017. And the list of quality running backs is so long that it’s difficult to list them all [more]

Adam Thielen out of practice Thursday due to illness

The Vikings had a couple of unwelcome additions to their injury report on Thursday. Wide receiver Adam Thielen did not practice and was listed as out with an illness on the team’s injury report. Thielen, who has never missed an NFL game, is coming off a big day against the Giants. He had seven catches, [more]

Kirk Cousins says he plays better “when I have an edge to me”

While the Vikings and quarterback Kirk Cousins were being picked apart in the aftermath of their Week Four loss to the Bears, Cousins said he didn’t pay attention to what people were saying outside the organization because “ignorance is bliss.” Cousins may have been paying a bit more attention than he let on, however. During [more]

Eagles brace for six straight challenging games

The 3-2 Eagles’ return to the scene of their Super Bowl victory marks the first stop on a six-week journey that will help everyone figure out whether they are a true contender in the NFC. From the upcoming road game against the Vikings, the Eagles go to Dallas and then to Buffalo, before hosting the [more]

DeSean Jackson working from “a rehab standpoint only”

Eagles head coach Doug Pederson said on Monday that the team would give wide receiver DeSean Jackson more to do as he works his way back from an abdominal injury and that he believes the wideout is “getting close” to making it back into the lineup. Wednesday brought another update from Pederson and it doesn’t [more]

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