1. Larry Warford's Laid-Back Style Keeps Lions' OL Loose

    Grizzled veteran Manny Ramirez recently was lauding the attributes of his fellow Detroit Lions offensive linemen and he had no trouble listing their virtues. Riley Reiff? Very mature, very strong, very passionate about...

    Zach Moretti Written by Zach Moretti about 20 days ago 85 reads 0 comments

  2. Detroit Lions WR Golden Tate Uses Hands, Quickness to Become Elite

    ALLEN PARK, Mich. – Golden Tate lay on the grass last Wednesday morning. His teammates were practicing around him, but in this period, Tate was on the sidelines, not involved...

    Zach Moretti Written by Zach Moretti about 20 days ago 123 reads 0 comments

  3. Detroit Lions Quarterbacks Have Come a Long Way Since Last Season

    ALLEN PARK — The Detroit Lions quarterbacks were watching some practice film last week when it hit Dan Orlovsky. They — the quarterbacks — are getting.....

    Zach Moretti Written by Zach Moretti about 20 days ago 60 reads 0 comments

  4. Tate Pleased with Way Lions' Roster Responding to Post-Playoff Challenge

    ALLEN PARK -- Minutes after the Detroit Lions were knocked out of the playoffs in a heart-breaking loss to Dallas last season, Golden Tate was already trying to spin it forward...

    Zach Moretti Written by Zach Moretti about 20 days ago 290 reads 0 comments

  5. U.S. Bank Pays $220M for Vikings Stadium Naming Rights

    U.S. Bank is paying $220 million over 25 years for naming rights to the new Minnesota Vikings stadium set to open next summer...

    Zach Moretti Written by Zach Moretti about 20 days ago 1,881 reads 1 comments

  6. Monday Morning Mailbag: Mathis a Fit in Minnesota?

    Do you have a comment or question? Send it to the vikings.com Mailbag! Every Monday we'll post several comments and/or questions as part of the vikings.com Monday Morning Mailbag feature...

    Zach Moretti Written by Zach Moretti about 20 days ago 76 reads 0 comments

  7. Jordy Nelson's Hip Fine for a Day of Softball

    Packers wide receiver Jordy Nelson hasn't done more than individual work during the Packers' offseason program as he makes his way back from hip surgery performed earlier this offseason, ...

    Zach Moretti Written by Zach Moretti about 20 days ago 182 reads 0 comments

  8. John Fox Explains Bears' Final Mandatory Minicamp Compared to OTAs

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- The Chicago Bears ' offseason program reaches its climax this week when the team holds a three-day, mandatory minicamp beginning on Tuesday. After completing three phases of the voluntary offseason program, what can...

    Zach Moretti Written by Zach Moretti about 20 days ago 167 reads 0 comments

  9. Aaron Rodgers on Calling Own Plays: Nobody Does That

    From the moment Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy announced he would hand off play-calling duties, many believed that Aaron Rodgers should just be allowed to call the plays...

    Zach Moretti Written by Zach Moretti about 21 days ago 4,812 reads 0 comments

  10. Winners and Losers of Detroit Lions' Offseason so Far

    Everyone falls into two different categories: winners and losers. Actually, there's a ton of grey area in between those two, but not when you look at the Detroit Lions ' offseason...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 21 days ago 12,079 reads 45 comments

  11. Winners and Losers of the Chicago Bears' Offseason So Far

    Since the conclusion of the 2014 season, the Chicago Bears have been one of the league's busiest teams. The team fired its general manager and coaching staff, hired a new general ...

    Matt Eurich Written by Matt Eurich about 21 days ago 22,608 reads 32 comments

  12. Winners and Losers of Green Bay Packers' Offseason So Far

    No football decision exists in a vacuum; it's true for the Green Bay Packers and every other team in the NFL . Each move by the front office has ripples that affect the rest of the team, from the coaching staff down to the practice squad...

    Michelle Bruton Written by Michelle Bruton about 21 days ago 26,149 reads 25 comments

  13. Bears Rookies Being Forced to Prove They Belong

    Coach John Fox has a reputation for only grudgingly playing rookies. Not necessarily true. What is true is that even high draft picks are virtually never handed a starting job from day one, as wide receiver Kevin White is discovering...

    Zach Moretti Written by Zach Moretti about 21 days ago 294 reads 0 comments

  14. Chicago Bears RB Matt Forte Holds Football Camp to Help Inspire Youth

    ADDISON, Ill. – While Chicago Bears running back Matt Forte gets set for the team's mandatory veteran's minicamp later next week, he continues to be a strong force in the ...

    Zach Moretti Written by Zach Moretti about 21 days ago 88 reads 0 comments

  15. Kyle Fuller Driven to Take Next Step for Bears

    Wide receiver Brandon Marshall may be gone, but second-year cornerback Kyle Fuller still has plenty of practice nemeses to contend with daily. Alshon Jeffery remains, and he's in hot pursuit of a contract extension...

    Zach Moretti Written by Zach Moretti about 21 days ago 225 reads 0 comments

  16. Mike McCarthy's Big-Picture Approach Already Paying off for Packers

    Zach Moretti Written by Zach Moretti about 21 days ago 506 reads 0 comments

  17. Packers Set with Scott Tolzien as No. 2 Quarterback

    Zach Moretti Written by Zach Moretti about 21 days ago 545 reads 0 comments

  18. Adrian Peterson's Wife Opens Up About Husband's Return to Vikings

    Redeemed Vikings running back Adrian Peterson was back in his Texas hometown over the weekend, and his wife had a lot to say about her husband's legal troubles and her feelings about him ultimately deciding to return to Minnesota...

    Zach Moretti Written by Zach Moretti about 21 days ago 92 reads 0 comments

  19. Adrian Peterson, Wife Ashley Set to Welcome Another Son to Family

    Adrian Peterson and his wife are having another son. Ashley Peterson is due in October, she told the Pioneer Press on Saturday as her husband was feted on "Adrian Peterson Day" in his hometown...

    Zach Moretti Written by Zach Moretti about 21 days ago 2,102 reads 1 comments

  20. Bears' Alshon Jeffery, Kevin White Wow Each Other

    Clues about Adam Gase's new scheme have slipped out this spring like a running back on a screen pass. Some Bears players have characterized their new offense as fast-paced...

    Zach Moretti Written by Zach Moretti about 21 days ago 4,790 reads 0 comments

  21. Aaron Rodgers to Miss Brett Favre's Green Bay Packers HOF Induction

    GREEN BAY, Wis. – Thoughts about what's happening around the Green Bay Packers : Gone golfing: Aaron Rodgers said he would have attended Brett Favre 's induction into the Packers Hall of Fame next month if not for a previous commitment...

    Zach Moretti Written by Zach Moretti about 21 days ago 5,433 reads 0 comments

  22. Bears Say Tracy Porter Smart Enough to Play Nickel Back

    The Chicago Bears ' low-risk acquisition of 28-year old cornerback Tracy Porter provides much needed depth at nickel cornerback, a difficult position that requires intelligence to master...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 22 days ago 406 reads 0 comments

  23. Lions' Lombardi: Stafford Might Be Ready to Go Deep More

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 22 days ago 1,870 reads 0 comments

  24. Vikings Coach Zimmer Offers a Refreshing New Approach

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 22 days ago 89 reads 0 comments

  25. Adrian Peterson Aims to Open Up Vikings' Offense for Teddy Bridgewater

    Even without Adrian Peterson , Vikings rookie quarterback Teddy Bridgewater had a strong NFL debut, with the best Total QBR, completion percentage, win percentage and highest yards ...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 22 days ago 178 reads 0 comments