Raiders Cut Ponder Among Others; Finalize Regular Season RosterThe Oakland Raiders released backup quarterback Christian Ponder and placed safety Brandian Ross on injured reserve as they cut their down roster down to the 53-player limit on Saturday.
Raiders Sign Free Agent QB Ponder, Former Panther CB DockeryThe Oakland Raiders signed free agent cornerback James Dockery on Friday.
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.
Five Things: Vikings Vs. Packers Thursday Night RoundupIt was another Thursday night blowout, as the Packers dominated the Vikings 42-10 last night in Green Bay. The Packers moved to 3-2, while Minnesota is 2-3, struggling on offense without Teddy Bridgewater, who was inactive with a sprained ankle.
Phil Simms Answers Questions About NFL's Top StorylinesPhil Simms answers questions about the state of the NFL after seven weeks.