Packers Look To Change Recent Playoff TrendThe Green Bay Packers have made the playoffs in each of the last three seasons since winning the Super Bowl. However, they have failed to get past the divisional round and have just one win in that time frame. The Packers want to change that fortunate this weekend. The last time the Packers and Dallas Cowboys played a playoff game at Lambeau Field was the famed Ice Bowl.
Minnesota Vikings Head Into The Offseason Optimistic, But UnsatisfiedThe 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.
5 Things: Vikings-Packers Thursday Night RoundupIt was another Thursday night blowout, as the Packers dominated the Vikings, 42-10.
Durkin's Rapid Reaction: Bears Earn A Loss In MinnesotaIf there's such a thing as earning a loss, the Bears did just that.
Bernstein: Dumb Loss Spoils Jeffery's DayNothing like a lethal cocktail of bad and stupid to turn a record into a footnote.
Vikings Top Bears 23-20 In Overtime Blair Walsh's 34-yard field goal with 1:43 left in overtime gave the Minnesota Vikings a 23-20 victory over the Chicago Bears on Sunday after both teams missed kicks in the extra period.
Josh Freeman Signs With Vikings Josh Freeman has a new team, Minnesota has a new young quarterback and Tampa Bay has moved on.
Durkin's Rapid Reaction: Bears 31, Vikings 30 Just like they planned it, right? It seems fitting that such an odd, back-and-forth, punch-counter punch, roller coaster ride of a game went down to the wire and was decided by one point.
Bernstein: That Was InsaneSo that was fun. I think.
Cutler, Bennett Lead Bears Over Vikings 31-30Jay Cutler threw a 16-yard touchdown pass to Martellus Bennett with 10 seconds left to lead the Chicago Bears to a 31-30 victory over the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday.
Silverman: Vikings Should Have Pondered A QB SwitchThis is good news for the Bears, who host the Vikings on Sunday.
Ponder Marries ESPN Reporter Samantha SteeleMinnesota Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder and ESPN reporter Samantha Steele have tied the knot.