There is no excuse for Kirk Cousins' performance. There is no alternative at his position.
Checking in from the empty stadium
Checking in from Target Field
Checking in before heading to Target Field
We're in the press box in an empty stadium
Jamal James' victory was well-watched
One reader has a question about Bud Grant's wisdom. Others ask Jim Souhan about Wild prospects, Wolves management and Springsteen lyrics.
What I'm watching for today in Santa Clara.
The West Coast offense?
Now that the Patriots appear to finally be in decline, are there any teams left in the NFL that scare you?
Two takeaways from Sunday's game.
Pregame post from the stadium
He may not be as talented as Dalvin Cook or even Alexander Mattison, but Mike Boone is an explosive athlete with fresh legs.Will he have a big game?
What I'm watching for today at U.S. Bank Stadium
My guess is that the Vikings will try to play Seattle quarterback Russell Wilson the way they did in the 2015 playoff game at TCF Bank Stadium, which worked well until the fourth quarter.
Vikings could be 8-3 heading into the bye
Without nose tackle Linval Joseph, can a Vikings defensive line otherwise built for speed handle the power rushing of the Cowboys? And how will it be without Adam Thielen catching passes?
In six games with a dysfunctional offense Terry McLaurin has caught 24 passes for 419 yards and five touchdowns. Only two receivers have more touchdowns - Adam Thielen and Chris Godwin.
The Star Tribune team is covering Vikings-Lions at Ford Field today