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Lynch and Peterson meet as Seahawks host Vikings

Ask around and you’re liable to get a variety of explanations why Adrian Peterson and Marshawn Lynch are two of the top running backs in the NFL.


Seahawks activate Harvin

The Seattle Seahawks have added wide receiver Percy Harvin to the 53-man roster. Monday’s move was expected as Seattle had to add Harvin to the active roster or he would …


Newsmakers

Arrested Phoenix police have arrested 22-year-old Robert Chavez and 23-year-old Joseph Corrales in connection with the beating death of 17-year-old national champion boxer Alexis Urbina. Police say Urbina was found …


Incognito revealed as Martin instigator

In the stadium program sold at the Miami Dolphins’ game on Halloween, Richie Incognito was asked who’s the easiest teammate to scare. His answer: Jonathan Martin. The troubled, troubling relationship …


Newsmakers

Arrested Former Oregon tight end Colt Lyerla has been arrested on drug-related charges in Eugene. Lyerla, who left the No. 2 Ducks earlier this month and plans to enter the …


Giants contain Peterson, win first

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – At last. The New York Giants got their first win of the NFL season Monday night by holding Adrian Peterson in check and converting Minnesota mistakes …


Peterson’s young son dies from brain injuries

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson mourned the death of his young son Friday. Authorities said a 2-year-old boy died Friday of injuries suffered in an alleged child abuse case …


Teams begins trimming rosters

Donte’ Stallworth’s NFL comeback from a hot-air balloon accident might have ended Monday when he was released by the Washington Redskins. Stallworth could catch on with another team, especially with …


NFC wild card is NFL’s version of Groundhog Day

GREEN BAY, Wis. – It’s not just wild-card weekend in Minnesota and Green Bay. It’s Groundhog Day.


Martin, Buccaneers race past Vikings, 36-17

MINNEAPOLIS – Rookie Doug Martin racked up 214 total yards and two touchdowns, and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers blew out Minnesota 36-17 on Thursday night to hand the Vikings their …


Ponder makes big progress with Vikings

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. – Christian Ponder has started 16 NFL games, the equivalent of a full season. Already he sees the world differently. He sits at his locker on a …


Moss ready to face his former team with 49ers

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Randy Moss is prepared for cheers, he’s prepared for boos. He is embracing all the hype surrounding his return to Minnesota, where his illustrious NFL career …


Hutchinson one of Vikings’ tough decisions

MINNEAPOLIS – The Minnesota Vikings are going younger this offseason in their attempt to catch up with the rest of their division. Some of their most experienced starters have contracts …


Packers roll to 9-0

GREEN BAY, Wis. – Another night, another four-touchdown performance for Aaron Rodgers – just about what the Green Bay Packers have come to expect from their superstar quarterback. The real …


Metrodome roof collapse could boost Favre’s chances of playing

MINNEAPOLIS — Brett Favre is getting help from the Minnesota Vikings medical staff, the athletic trainers and perhaps even the weather gods as he tries to keep his incredible consecutive …


Vikings fire Brad Childress

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — Brad Childress is gone, one season after he famously picked up Brett Favre at the airport, got a contract extension and came within a field goal …


Vikings melting down

MINNEAPOLIS — Brett Favre looked ready for retirement, with six likely meaningless games now left for Minnesota in the epilogue of his 20-year career. Aaron Rodgers and Green Bay’s swarming …


Vikings’ ship sinking fast

MINNEAPOLIS – Brad Childress and the Minnesota Vikings have another big mess on their hands. Randy Moss’ abrupt departure was just the latest in what has been a season long …


Defense comes up big as Saints edge 49ers

SAN FRANCISCO – Last season, the New Orleans Saints won their games with a high-flying offense. This year, it’s been all about defense. Garrett Hartley kicked a 37-yard field goal …


Saints open season on winning note

NEW ORLEANS – Drew Brees and the Saints extended New Orleans’ post-Super Bowl euphoria for at least another week and handed Brett Favre a second straight loss in the Louisiana …


NFL starts with an encore: Saints vs. Vikings

NEW ORLEANS – The Saints’ first Super Bowl title was so big in New Orleans that Mardi Gras, a revered local institution dating back well more than a century, became …


Rookie’s TD return highlight of Seahawks’ loss

MINNEAPOLIS – Looking to catch up on what happened in Seattle’s exhibition game at Minnesota on Saturday night? Well, that’s going to be difficult, considering the speed of Seattle safety …


Retirement? Favre coming back with Vikings

Brett Favre is coming back for more. The 39-year-old quarterback turned his back on retirement for the second time in as many years, agreeing Tuesday to play for the Vikings.