Seattle Seahawks dismiss listless Minnesota Vikings in ugly Monday night matchup

When the calendar flips to December, NFL football is supposed to be synonymous with the pursuit of playoff excellence. Monday night’s matchup between the Minnesota Vikings and Seattle Seahawks should have provided a precursor to that level of distinction, given both clubs are currently projected

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NFL Week 7 Picks: Early Odds and Predictions for Every Upcoming Game

A few NFL teams are living on the edge right now as they float on or around the .500 mark and hope to improve their playoff-picture prospects. Some of those clubs are playing each other in Week 7, and we’ll take a look at three of those contests below. You can also find the latest odds (via OddsShark

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Saving a seat for Everson Griffen: How the Vikings, NFL handle mental health struggles

In the three weeks since Vikings defensive end Everson Griffen was told to pause his football career and seek a mental health evaluation, teammates have expressed continuous support, saying the three-time All-Pro selection should take all the time he needs. Meanwhile, for better or worse, these players

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The Loop Fantasy Football Update: Vikings' Latavius Murray ready to roll

ORIGINAL POST: 6:40 p.m. Friday Strange things happen in the NFL. The Cleveland Browns win a game. Josh Gordon finds another employer. The stars you took at the top of your fantasy draft start to stink. There’s no worse feeling then starting off 0-2 with a team filled with players “the experts” told

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On the NFL: Atlanta goes where Vikings couldn't, and the wide-open comeback race is on

Seven months after U.S. Bank Stadium was lit up for a Super Bowl-record 1,151 yards and 74 points, it’s easy to wonder whether “defense wins championships” is a crumbling cliché. The answer will be no when Jacksonville’s “D” carries Blake Bortles past the Falcons in Atlanta

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Fantasy Football Rankings 2018: Best breakouts from model that nailed Stefon Diggs' big season

Before you draft this year, you need to find accurate, trusted 2018 Fantasy Football rankings. They’ll help you figure out who to pick in every round, which 2018 Fantasy Football breakouts are primed for career-changing years, which sleepers to target late, and which busts can wreck your season.

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Fantasy Football 2018: Advice on Dalvin Cook, Top Players Returning from Injury

Numerous NFL skill-position players suffered injuries that prematurely ended their 2017 seasons, including Minnesota Vikings running back Dalvin Cook (torn ACL), Arizona Cardinals running back David Johnson (wrist fracture), New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. (broken ankle) and Houston Texans

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2018 Fantasy Football Draft Prep: Making sense of four RB committees

Editor’s note: You may have heard of SportsLine.com. We want to introduce you to what they can offer, so today all over CBS Sports, we’ll be posting some of their exclusive content here. That includes their newly launched Fantasy analysis, featuring experts from around the industry. This piece

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Kirk Cousins' arrival has given the Vikings Super Bowl expectations. Can he deliver?

Getting the groundbreaking contract was the relatively easy part, given the way that Kirk Cousins had tilted the NFL’s economic landscape in his favor by hitting the unrestricted free agent market this past offseason following two franchise tags by the Washington Redskins. Now, as Cousins’s first

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Vikings DE Brian Robison says NFL's new rules to improve safety too 'confusing'

Vikings defensive end Brian Robison is hardly overjoyed with some of the NFL rule changes. In the fourth quarter of Saturday’s 14-10 preseason loss to Jacksonville at U.S. Bank Stadium, Minnesota linebacker Antwione Williams sacked quarterback Cody Kessler for a seven-yard loss. But Williams was

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Top 5 players Cowboys regret passing on in 2015 NFL draft: From trio of Vikings to a beast at safety

The Cowboys, like everyone else, live with regret. We take a look at the players they probably wish they hadn’t passed on in recent drafts. Here is the 2015 edition of lament: 5. Stefon Diggs, WR — Maryland Drafted 146th overall by the Minnesota Vikings You may have noticed that Diggs made the reception

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