Kirk Cousins

NFL coach Tony Sparano dies, was offensive line assistant with Minnesota Vikings

Minnesota Vikings offensive line coach Tony Sparano died unexpectedly early Sunday morning, the team announced.<p>Sparano, 56, had coached with Minnesota since 2016. He began his NFL coaching career in 1999 and held head coach positions with the Miami Dolphins (2008-11) and Oakland Raiders (2014). He …

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Redskins Fantasy Preview

<b>Redskins Offensive Profile Under Jay Gruden</b><p>2014-2017 Pass Attempts Rank: 18th, 20th, 7th, 18th<br>2014-2017 Rush Attempts Rank: 21st, 14th, 27th, …

Fantasy Football

Player Showdown: Stefon Diggs or Adam Thielen?

<i>(All offseason, Michael Moore will be looking at some specific draft conundrums facing drafters in an effort to determine which player should be the</i> …

Fantasy Football

Jets will have need and cap space for 2019 run at Le'Veon Bell

Now that vacation is over, it's time to take a look at what's happening around the New York Jets:<p><b>1. Ring the Bell?</b> The Jets have a thing for …

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Giants' Damon "Snacks" Harrison puts an Eagles fan in his place

Giants DT <b>Damon "Snacks" Harrison</b> is never one to back down from defending his play on the field. In fact, his favorite way to do so is on …

Football (U.S.)

Training camp preview: ranking Redskins talent vs. rest of the NFL

Every offseason, the NFL releases its top 100 players list — voted on by the players. This year, the Washington Redskins are barely represented.<p>Only …

Football (U.S.)

NFLers enjoy final days before training camp

It's the final weekend before all NFL players are due at training camp, and the athletes celebrated their final moments of freedom in different …

Football (U.S.)

Rookie quarterback class intrigues as NFL camps begin

Will the simplification of the catch rule cause less confusion? (It can only help, right? Please say yes.) Will the personal conduct policy …

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Vikings Training Camp Capsule

MINNESOTA VIKINGS (14-4)<p>OPEN CAMP: July 25 (rookies), July 28 (veterans), Twin Cities Orthopedics Performance Center, Eagan, Minnesota<p>LAST YEAR: Despite losing starting QB Sam Bradford after season opener and rookie RB Dalvin Cook in fourth game, both to knee injuries, Vikings rode backup QB Case …

Football (U.S.)

It pays to play quarterback in the NFL

I am mad you, a high-earning NFL quarterback.<p>I am still trying to figure out why four of the top five highest-paid players in the NFL, all …

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Giants facing challenge to get back to top of NFC East

A look at how the Giants’ rivals in the NFC East stack up:<p>Philadelphia Eagles<p><b>Coach:</b> Doug Pederson (third season)<p><b>Biggest newcomers:</b> The Eagles are …

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Redskins Training Camp Capsule

WASHINGTON REDSKINS (7-9)<p>OPEN CAMP: July 26, Richmond, Virginia<p>LAST YEAR: Injuries, ineffective running game and porous run defense derailed playoff hopes. Nine starters were on injured reserve by end of season, including left tackle Trent Williams, tight end Jordan Reed, and linebacker Mason …

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Fantasy Football Rankings 2018: Breakouts & ADP from model that predicted Kareem Hunt's huge year

SportsLine simulated the entire NFL season 10,000 times and identified must-draft breakout players<p>We all want the next big thing. Fantasy football …

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Training Camp Daily: Peter King Talks Bears Upside

<i>NBC Sports Chicago’s John "Moon" Mullin talked with The MMQB's Albert Breer, who shared his thoughts on where the Bears stand — and if they’ll be</i> …

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2018 fantasy football forecast: Minnesota Vikings QB Kirk Cousins

When at your fantasy football draft, Kirk Cousins would be a solid option to be your quarterback. But what should you expect and when should you pick …

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Soaring expectations can't uproot Cousins from hometown

Kirk Cousins has fame and wealth, but to know who he is, you have to turn to his hometown.

Minnesota Vikings

Top-5 QBs drafted in 4th round

Jul 21,2018<p>5. Kirk Cousins<p>Cousins was drafted by the Redskins in 2012, which was kind of an unusual move considering Washington drafted Robert Griffin III second overall.<p>But after it was apparent that RGIII wasn’t a fit for the NFL (this wasn’t the consensus after his rookie season), Cousins took …

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Report: Rodgers extension not imminent

Kirk Cousins will apparently remain the NFL's highest-paid player, for now.<p>Despite training camp being right around the corner, the Green Bay Packers …

NFL

Camp setup: Detroit Lions begin new chapter with Matt Patricia

The Detroit Lions aren't anyone's pick to win the Super Bowl this year.

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Vikings Training Camp 2018: Previewing the tight ends

<b>Kyle Rudolph has some help as David Morgan, Tyler Conklin and others look to make their impact for the Minnesota Vikings in 2018.</b><p>As you may be well …

Football (U.S.)

Hartman: Vikings look for positives from NFC title game loss

GM Rick Spielman said he and his staff have done what they set out to do following the team’s loss to Philadelphia in January’s NFC Championship Game.

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Fantasy Football PPR Rankings: Top 200 cheat sheet

Is there <i>really</i> that big of a difference between PPR leagues and standard leagues in fantasy football? Yes and no. Certain players who tend to get …

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Reusse: Outside indications pointed to Cousins being a phoney, but ...

New Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins arrived as a perceived self-promoter, but one phone call changed all that.

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Top Tweets: TJ Oshie stays hydrated on the golf course

Adam Thielen, Vikings receiver<p><b>TWITTER HANDLE:</b> @athielen19<p><b>TWEET:</b> This week and a half can’t come soon enough, I feel as if I’m the only one that texts …

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Fantasy football: The top 30 tight ends for 2018

Fantasy draft strategy articles often discuss tier-ing and, as it happens, this year’s tight ends are about as easy as possible to separate into tiers. There’s a distinct “big three” at the top, which really could be divided into two tiers, the first with Rob Gronkowski and Travis Kelce and another …

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Fantasy Football Player Profile: Alex Smith

QB Alex Smith, Washington Redskins<br>2017 Stats: 4,042 pass yds, 26 TD, 5 INT; 355 rush yds, 1 TD<p>In virtually every way, 2017 was the best season of …

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Tom Brady beaten by Nick Foles again, Eagles' QB tops NFLPA top-50 sales list

Tom Brady just can't beat Nick Foles<p>For the second time this year, Nick Foles has claimed a victory over Tom Brady. Not only did the Eagles …

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Five players who can make the Vikings’ Super Bowl dreams come true

Vikings general manager Rick Spielman headed into the offseason with one very big mission.The Vikings have gotten some strong one-season performances …

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Fantasy players to watch in training camp, 2018: NFC North

<i>(As training camps draw near, Dan Schneier will spend the next few weeks highlighting some key players to monitor in each division. Whether it’s a</i> …

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HT: Broncos that could disappoint in 2018

Every NFL season sees the rise of new talents and the decline of older ones. We like to talk about the stars & breakout candidates, but who are the …

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