Black & Blue Division Turning PurpleThe Minnesota Vikings are set to solidify control of the NFC North and the long-dominant Green Bay Packers.
Emma: Sam Acho, Like So Many Others, Plays Mindful Of Football's DangersAcho is willing to risk injury knowing his platform can create good.
Aaron Donald Downplays Rams Defense's ReputationRams defensive coordinator Gregg Williams is at the center of another controversy.
Rodney Harrison, Jeff Fisher Continue To Fire Verbal Shots Amid Illegal Hit ControversyHarrison reitered a hit by Rams safety Lamarcus Joyner on Sunday was "cheap" on Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater.
Bernstein: Loss Caps Bears' Rough WeekSomething lacking seems to be a theme with the Bears, who again showed that on the field as well.
Thayer: Forte Key To Beating Vikings, 'Super Aggressive' Defensive Line"You have to keep him on the field and running the ball," Tom Thayer says of Matt Forte.
Durkin's Playbook: Vikings' Stefon Diggs Is Making A Quick ImpactDiggs is the key when opposing defenses stack the box against Adrian Peterson.
Gabriel's NFC North Outlook: Minnesota VikingsTeddy Bridgewater had a promising rookie campaign and is primed to break out in 2015, writes Greg Gabriel.
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.
Durkin's Preview: Bears-VikingsThe Bears wrap up their forgettable season with a trip to Minnesota and Durkin preview's the game.
24 Hours Later: Holmes On Bears-VikingsSunday was a workman-like win for Chicago, which was a step in the right direction.
Durkin: Impressions From Bears-VikingsChicago beat an inferior opponent at home, which is what teams are supposed to do.