Charles Johnson

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Minnesota Vikings Head Into The Offseason Optimistic, But Unsatisfied

The Minnesota Vikings have more confidence and optimism heading into this offseason than they did a year ago. They have two of the most important pieces in place in head coach Mike Zimmer and Teddy Bridgewater. Also, they improved in several areas from the past season. The Vikings have 12 free agents this offseason, but just one opening day starter.

12/30/2014

Panthers running back Jonathan Stewart, right. (Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

Thomason: Top Fantasy Football Waiver Wire Pickups For Week 15

If you’re in need, you should have Jonathan Stewart and Charles Johnson on your short list.

CBS Chicago–12/09/2014

ATLANTA, GA - DECEMBER 29: Cam Newton #1 of the Carolina Panthers celebrates their 21-20 win over the Atlanta Falcons at Georgia Dome on December 29, 2013 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Carolina Panthers Focused, Intimidating For First Playoff Game In Years

The Carolina Panthers have had an extra week off to prepare for their first playoff game in years, but they haven’t taken the time off from preparing. They have been focusing on whichever team they may face and they are looking to be a team that is not only good, but one that is feared.

01/06/2014

File Photo Of A Handgun (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images)

Death Of Teen Shot In Struggle Over Gun With Dad Ruled Homicide

The death of a Rogers Park teen who was shot in the head last week when he and his father were struggling over a handgun has been ruled a homicide, an autopsy on Saturday found.

10/27/2012