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2022 NFL season's top 10 off-ball linebackers: Roquan Smith trade gives Ravens two of the best
Dealt from Chicago to Baltimore, Roquan Smith was one of the biggest names to change teams before the NFL trade deadline. Where does he land in the Next Gen Stats analytics team's ranking of the top 10 off-ball linebackers right now?
Injury roundup: Saints' Jameis Winston, Alvin Kamara expected to play against Panthers
Saints quarterback Jameis Winston, who is listed as questionable because of back and ankle injuries, is expected to play against the Carolina Panthers, according to NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport. Running back Alvin Kamara is also expected to play.
Dalvin Cook, Vikings excited about new staff, which is testing RB at receiver: 'Expect the unexpected'
It's a new era in Minnesota. New coaches, new general manager, and possibly new roles for at least two prominent Vikings, veteran linebacker Eric Kendricks and running back Dalvin Cook.
Restructure or release? Ezekiel Elliott, Michael Thomas among eight NFC players to keep an eye on
Is Ezekiel Elliott's massive salary still tenable for the Cowboys? What's the plan with Michael Thomas in New Orleans? Will the Packers cut Za'Darius Smith? Cynthia Frelund spotlights eight NFC players who could be due for a restructure or outright release.
New Vikings head coach Kevin O'Connell sees 'very talented roster' in Minnesota
Are the Vikings ready to compete for a title in 2022? New head coach Kevin O'Connell told reporters Thursday that he sees a "very talented roster" in Minnesota.
2021 All-Pro Team picks on defense: Why Cowboys, Titans should receive multiple selections
With the regular season in the rearview, Nick Shook assembles his personal 2021 All-Pro Team and explains why the Dallas Cowboys and Tennessee Titans are deserving of multiple selections on defense.
'Thursday Night Football' preview: What to watch for in Steelers-Vikings
NFL.com's Chase Goodbread breaks down four things to watch for when the Pittsburgh Steelers visit the Minnesota Vikings on "Thursday Night Football."
Top 100 Players of 2021, Nos. 70-61: Chase Young debuts after standout rookie campaign
It's that time of year again, when NFL players cast their votes to identify the best in the league heading into the 2021 NFL season.
Top 10 off-ball linebackers entering 2021 NFL season
Fred Warner and Darius Leonard just signed massive contract extensions, but neither player is No. 1 on Willie McGinest's list of top 10 off-ball linebackers. See who gets that honor.
NFL players to root for in 2021: One selection from each team
Poring over all 32 NFL teams, Adam Rank identifies one player to root for on each roster in 2021. Why does Dak Prescott have his support? Which rookies made the list?
NFC unsung heroes: Naming one under-the-radar stud on each team
James Bradberry helped hold down the Giants' defense, while Allen Robinson stood alone on the Bears' offense. Nick Shook uses Next Gen Stats to identify one unsung hero on each NFC team.
Tuesday's NFL injury and roster news for Week 16
Steelers coach Mike Tomlin said Tuesday that they hope to see running back James Conner (quad), linebacker Vince Williams (COVID-19 list) and offensive lineman Kevin Dotson return Sunday.
2020 Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year nominees unveiled
The NFL announced Thursday morning its 32 nominees for the Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award, which will be announced at NFL Honors the week prior to Super Bowl LV.
Top 100 Players of 2020, Nos. 90-81: Kyler Murray debuts
It's that time of year again, when NFL players cast their votes to identify the best in the league heading into the 2020 NFL season.
How will Vikings handle losing four defensive starters in offseason?
Will Minnesota's defense be staggered by the loss of a quartet of starters or might it actually be even better?
NFL All-Analytics Team: Lamar Jackson, Stephon Gilmore stand out
Cynthia Frelund assembles an all-star roster of analytics monsters from the 2019 season. Who joins reigning MVP Lamar Jackson on the squad?
NFL draft guide: Each GM's best pick, top value pick, tendencies
With the 2020 NFL Draft right around the corner, Charley Casserly digs into the men who'll be making the selections. What does each general manager's track record look like? Here are the best picks, value picks and tendencies for everyone.
Cousins, Rhodes among NFC Pro Bowl additions
Five Vikings -- Kirk Cousins, C.J. Ham, Eric Kendricks, Everson Griffen and Xavier Rhodes -- have been added to the NFC Pro Bowl roster, along with Eagles OL Lane Johnson.
49ers knock out Vikings, 27-10, in NFC Divisional Round
Behind a dominating defensive effort and ball-control offense, the 49ers suffocated the Vikings in a 27-10 victory in Saturday's Divisional Round. Here's what we learned from San Francisco's win.
NFL Divisional Round game picks: Chiefs handle Texans at home
Who will take Sunday's enticing QB showdowns? Gregg Rosenthal picks each Divisional Round game.
Vikings-49ers: NFC Divisional Round preview
Kirk Cousins and the Minnesota Vikings travel to Santa Clara to take on Jimmy Garoppolo and the San Francisco 49ers on Saturday. Jeremy Bergman previews the Divisional Round playoff game.
2019 All-Pro Team: Jackson, McCaffrey highlight roster
The Associated Press revealed its 2019 NFL All-Pro Teams on Friday, the list is highlight by Baltimore Ravens QB and MVP front-runner Lamar Jackson.
Roundup: Lane Johnson, Zach Ertz questionable
The Philadelphia Eagles overcame a load of injuries to claw their way to an NFC East title, and they might get a few key players back for the playoffs. Plus, other injury news from around the NFL.
2019 NFL All-Pro teams, eye test vs. Next Gen Stats: Defense
Chris Wesseling built a defensive All-Pro team with his seasoned eye, while Nick Shook studied the Next Gen Stats. See where they agree (Aaron Donald) and differ (Grady Jarrett).
Can't-Miss Play: Kendricks recovers Allen's muffed snap inside 1-yard line for go-ahead TD
Minnesota Vikings linebacker Eric Kendricks recovers Josh Allen's muffed snap inside 1-yard line for go-ahead TD.
Eric Kendricks has undeniable force on TFL vs. Devin Singletary
Minnesota Vikings linebacker Eric Kendricks has undeniable force on TFL vs. Bills running back Devin Singletary.
Eric Kendricks quickly blows up Cardinals running play with TFL
Minnesota Vikings linebacker Eric Kendricks quickly blows up Arizona Cardinals running play with TFL.
Kendricks, Hunter combine for massive fourth-down stop late
Minnesota Vikings linebackers Eric Kendricks and Danielle Hunter combine for a fourth-down stop.
Eric Kendricks' perfect hand placement PBU foils Packers' fourth-down attempt
Minnesota Vikings linebacker Eric Kendricks breaks up a pass on fourth down.
Vikings to watch on improved defense in Week 1 vs. Packers | Baldy's Breakdowns
NFL analyst Brian Baldinger takes a deep look at the Minnesota Vikings defensive front and the improvements they made heading into the 2022 season.
Previewing Vikings' 2022 floor and ceiling
See what changes the Minnesota Vikings made to their roster this past off-season along with predictions on their best and worst case scenarios.
Thomas Davis' Top 4 linebacker tandems in the NFL
Former linebacker Thomas Davis lists his top four linebacker tandems in the NFL going into the 2022 NFL season.
Thomas Davis lists his Top 5 off-ball linebackers
Former linebacker Thomas Davis lists his top five off-ball linebackers in the National Football League going into the 2022 NFL season.
Frelund: Chances of notable NFC players being released or traded
NFL Network's Cynthia Frelund examines the chances of notable NFC players being released or traded in the 2022 NFL offseason.
Top 10 Vikings plays | 2021 season
Watch the 10 best highlight plays made by the Minnesota Vikings in the 2021 NFL season.
Eric Kendricks' third-down sack on Big Ben comes all too easy
Minnesota Vikings linebacker Eric Kendricks' third-down sack on Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Big Ben Roethlisberger comes all too easy.
Pelissero: Patrick Peterson, Anthony Barr, Eric Kendricks all expected to return for 'TNF' vs. Steeleers
NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reports Minnesota Vikings cornerback Patrick Peterson, linebackers Anthony Barr and Eric Kendricks all expected to return for 'TNF' vs. Pittsburgh Steeleers.
Pelissero: Vikings 'have not entirely slammed the door' on Dalvin Cook playing vs. Steelers
NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reports that Minnesota Vikings 'have not entirely slammed the door' on running back Dalvin Cook playing vs. Pittsburgh Steelers.
Can't-Miss Play: Eric Kendricks shows he has All-Pro WR hands on INT
Minnesota Vikings linebacker Eric Kendricks shows off his hands after an interception off of Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Justin Herbert.
Eric Kendricks sacks Justin Herbert for 15-yard loss
Minnesota Vikings linebacker Eric Kendricks drops Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Justin Herbert for a 15-yard loss on a sack.
Top 10 Vikings plays at midseason | 2021 season
Watch the Minnesota Vikings' best plays through the first 9 weeks of the 2021 season
PFF midseason All-Pro team
Check out the top player at each position according to Pro Football Focus from the first half of the 2021 season.
Eric Kendricks powers past Ezekiel Elliott for blitzing third-down sack
Minnesota Vikings linebacker Eric Kendricks powers past Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott for a blitzing third-down sack.
Eric Kendricks discusses Vikings defensive strategy vs. Cowboys | 'GMFB'
Minnesota Vikings linebacker Eric Kendricks joins "Good Morning Football" ahead of Week 8.
Eric Kendricks makes wild one-handed INT on Jared Goff for 22 yards
Minnesota Vikings middle linebacker Eric Kendricks intercepts Detroit Lions quarterback Jared Goff for 22 yards.
Eric Kendricks engulfs Russell Wilson for late sack
Minnesota Vikings linebacker Eric Kendricks sacks Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson late in the game.
Eric Kendricks' speedy diagnoses leads to Vikings' third-down TFL
Minnesota Vikings linebacker Eric Kendricks' speedy diagnoses leads to Vikings' third-down TFL.
Terrell Davis' Top 5 LBs entering 2021 | 'NFL Total Access'
NFL Network's Terrell Davis shares his top five linebackers entering the 2021 NFL season.
Inspire Change: Eric Kendricks and the 'George Floyd Effect' in Minneapolis
One year ago, following the tragic loss of George Floyd, the ensuing social justice protests galvanized the fight for positive change around the world, especially in Floyd's hometown of Minneapolis. Minnesota Vikings linebacker Eric Kendricks is among those who have taken the message of "Inspire Change" to heart by working to change the landscape of the city, one hopeful step at a time.