Adrian Peterson rushed for over 2,000 yards last season, and Calvin Johnson nearly reached that same mark as a receiver.
Minnesota Vikings defensive tackle Kevin Williams has been ruled out for the season opener Sunday against Detroit.
The Detroit Lions remind fans about the NFL’s new bag policy for their games and large events at Ford Field – including the regular season opener vs. the Minnesota Vikings September 8.
For Detroit Lions defensive end Willie Young, the best way to describe the inexplicable ability of Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson is to invoke the mind-numbing talent of Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson.
It’s a far cry from his attitude in 2011 when he said he would “drown himself” if he had to live in “glomy” and “depressing” Detroit.
Five-time Pro Bowl defensive end Jared Allen can imagine how second-year left tackle Riley Reiff is approaching this matchup.
Christian Ponder says he’s feeling confident heading into what could be a make-or-break season for the young Minnesota Vikings quarterback.
If the Lions are going to re-gain respectability after a horrible 4-12 year in 2012 that ended with eight straight losses, it must begin by beating the Minnesota Vikings in the season opener Sunday at Ford Field.
The Minnesota Vikings traded away four draft picks to move to select Cordarrelle Patterson in the first round. Patterson has already impressed the Vikings coaching staff with his learning ability, speed, size and athleticism. The former Tennessee Volunteer could play a few different roles for the Vikings as a rookie in 2013.
The Minnesota Vikings have released cornerback Jacob Lacey a week after his arthroscopic knee surgery.