The 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.
The 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.
On 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.
The 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.
Minnesota Vikings star Adrian Peterson said that he’s already lost $4 million in endorsements and missed more than half the season while his child abuse case played out.
Adrian Peterson did not testify at his appeal hearing Tuesday and NFL executive Troy Vincent is scheduled to testify Thursday, according to two people familiar with the case.
Adrian Peterson’s hearing for the appeal of his suspension will be held on Dec. 2. And it will not be in front of NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell.
Adrian Peterson said that he believes the Vikings coaches and players are fully behind him, but feelings within the team are mixed after he was charged with felony child abuse.
The stiff punishment delivered by the NFL on Tuesday, a suspension without pay for at least the rest of the season, put Adrian Peterson’s future with the Vikings in doubt.
Adrian Peterson will meet with the NFL on Monday about possible reinstatement with the Minnesota Vikings.
The NFL Players Association has filed an expedited grievance with the NFL to reinstate Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson.
If Adrian Peterson is allowed to return to the Vikings this season, it probably won’t happen swiftly. The NFL began a review of the star running back’s case on Thursday.