When This NFL Star's Mom Needed A Second Chance, She Earned ItLori Barr was only 19-years old when she had to pick up the phone and make a very difficult call to her parents.
Injury Report: Chargers' Fluker And Jones Continue To Deal With Ankle InjuriesSan Diego (1-1) heads to Minnesota for its second straight road contest, meeting a Vikings' squad that is also 1-1 after opening the season with a loss in San Francisco and defeating Detroit at home last weekend.
Gerald Hodges Jr.: My Life As An NFL LinebackerThe Minnesota Vikings' Gerald Hodges Jr. gives a first hand account of how he got into football in his hometown of Paulsboro, why he chose to go to Penn State, and his experience as a 4th round draft pick.
Chargers Turn Focus To Vikings After Cincinnati LossGiving up 28 and 24 points to Detroit and Cincinnati, respectively in their first two contests, the Bolts hope to field a full 60-minute defensive effort against a Minnesota team that is also 1-1.
Ready To Play: How Jerick McKinnon Prepares For The NFL SeasonThe Minnesota Vikings running back gives a first-hand account of his recovery from back surgery, his offseason workouts with Adrian Peterson and getting himself mentally and physically "Ready To Play" in the NFL.
AP Source: Peterson, Goodell Meet About ReinstatementMinnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson met Tuesday with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell regarding his reinstatement, eight days before the expected expiration of the suspension that was invoked last season under the personal conduct policy.
Raiders Sign Free Agent QB Ponder, Former Panther CB DockeryThe Oakland Raiders signed free agent cornerback James Dockery on Friday.
Attorneys Say They Are Ready For Hearing In Sharper's Alleged Rape CaseLawyers say they are ready for a preliminary hearing next week for former NFL All-Pro safety Darren Sharper on charges that he drugged and raped two women in Los Angeles County.
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.
Blocked Kicks Are Reason For Concern For The Packers In the PlayoffsThe Green Bay Packers do not have many holes in their game as they enter the playoffs as the No. 2 seed in the NFC. However, one is their blocking in the kicking game. They allowed more combined blocked field goals, extra point attempts and punts than they had in the previous five seasons combined.
What The Ben Tate Signing Can Do For The SteelersOn Tuesday, veteran running back Ben Tate was signed by the Pittsburgh Steelers as a proactive insurance policy should team MVP Le'Veon Bell not be ready against Ravens.
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.