The Minnesota Vikings aren’t out of the playoff race, but they do have a better record than that of the Carolina Panthers. Cam Newton and the Panthers are in must-win crunch-time, and cannot underestimate Teddy Bridgewater and the Vikings.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Panthers coach Ron Rivera had a moment of weakness before his players left for the bye week. “I broke my own rule,” Rivera confessed to reporters this week, “I looked ahead. I told the guys, ‘We’ve got five games left to play. If we take care of business in all five games and one or two things happen, then we win the division.'”
It was another Thursday night blowout, as the Packers dominated the Vikings 42-10 last night in Green Bay. The Packers moved to 3-2, while Minnesota is 2-3, struggling on offense without Teddy Bridgewater, who was inactive with a sprained ankle.
These two bitter rivals will lock horns at Lambeau Field tonight in a key early-season NFC North showdown.
The Minnesota Vikings are set to take on the Green Bay Packers on “Thursday Night Football,” and these are both two teams that are starting to turn their season around. Former NFL quarterback Steve Beuerlein of CBS Sports took a few moments to speak about the NFC North contest this Thursday.
Will this contest between NFC North rivals be the first competitive Thursday night game of the season?
Minnesota Viking and former Carolina Panther Captain Munnerlyn stopped by on Monday to discuss his adjustment to the Vikings and offers insight on the Panthers offense.
The Minnesota Vikings have a long tradition of having very good defensive tackles. They drafted Sharrif Floyd in the first round of the 2013 draft in hopes that he can continue the trend. He learned a lot of from former teammate Kevin Williams and slimmed down in the offseason to reach his full potential. This season should be the beginning of the Floyd era in Minnesota.
Let’s take a look at who the five worst teams will be heading into the 2014 NFL season.
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