Skip to main content

AP may find running room in Charlotte

Carolina ranks 29th in the NFL at stopping the run. Chicago's Matt Forte dropped a cool 205 yards on the Panther defense. How will they fare against the NFL's rushing leader?
  • Author:
  • Updated:
    Original:

Carolina ranks 29th in the NFL at stopping the run. Chicago's Matt Forte dropped a cool 205 yards on the Panther defense. How will they fare against the NFL's rushing leader?

Next Up

Wild

Wild flip the script, dominate Blackhawks

Ryan Hartman scored twice to earn the first game of a back-to-back.

Hopkins Basketball

Hopkins suffers rare loss to No. 1 ranked Sidwell Friends

The Royals held their own in a battle of the nation's best.

argue-wertman booking photos

Charges: 2 teens responsible for violent carjacking spree across Twin Cities

They face a combined 31 felony counts, all tied to carjackings and related crimes.

rep nolan west mn house

MN rep. says he was 'assaulted' at activist group's public meeting

The Republican said a man grabbed his arms and yanked him from the room.

Screen Shot 2022-01-20 at 12.56.52 PM

What were the 'bizarre things' seen in Minnesota's sky?

The mysterious streaks were not UFOs and they weren't pieces of an asteroid.

icicles, freezing weather, cold weather

Booming noises in the night could be frost quakes

The loud sounds are most likely to happen during the middle of the night.

coronavirus, coronavirus test, covid-19

Free COVID testing site to open in St. Paul for 3 weeks

The federal testing site comes as demand for testing remains high.

Reyel Simmons photo 1 - complaint - crop

MN TikToker accused of faking federal agent life pleads guilty

He told his 10,000 followers he was a Homeland Security agent — authorities say it was a lie.

Wilf

Report: Vikings request second interview with 2 GM candidates

Ryan Poles of the Chiefs and Kwesi Adofo-Mensah of the Browns.

Amaya Battle

Hopkins takes on No. 1 team in the country on ESPNU Friday

The game will feature a pair of top recruits in the Class of 2022.

st. paul federation of educators - teachers

Educators in Minneapolis, St. Paul could strike amid contract negotiations

Teachers and support staff are demanding smaller class sizes, mental health support and better pay.

Related

Cam Newton is the latest Vikings challenge

Cam Newton vs. Christian Ponder. That will be the storyline during Sunday's Vikings game against Carolina. The 2-5 Panthers are led by the explosive play of Newton. The rookie is fourth in the NFL in passing with 2,103 yards. As a team, the Vikings have 1,229 passing yards.

Peterson probable, Harvin and Winfield listed as questionable

Vikings running back Adrian Peterson is listed as probable for Sunday's game at Carolina. Peterson could have a big day Sunday because the Panthers employ the third worst rushing defense in the NFL. Meanwhile, Percy Harvin and Antoine Winfield are listed as questionable.

Vikings-Carolina is still on despite violent protests in Charlotte

Violence in Charlotte after a black man was shot by police has the NFL, Panthers and Vikings on edge.

Video: Peterson on Ponder, Panthers

Vikings running back Adrian Peterson talks to the media before practice at Winter Park. His focus: the Carolina Panthers and how Christian Ponder is opening up the rushing game.

No. 13 Nebraska looks to run over Gophers

No. 13 Nebraska will look to run over the Gophers Saturday at TCF Bank Stadium. Cornhuskers’ running back Rex Burkhead and quarterback Taylor Martinez are a two-headed monster, combining for about 200 rushing yards per game.

Frazier: We can't 'forget' about AP

Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier admits that Adrian Peterson can make things happen, even when defenses throw eight men on the line. In Sunday's loss against the Lions, Peterson only carried the ball five times for five yards in the second half.

Like AP, Augsburg star running back returning from ACL tear

Adrian Peterson isn't the only star running back trying to return from an ACL tear. Augsburg's Tyler Maxwell tells WCCO he's ready to help the Auggies compete for the MIAC title this year.

Mankato West QB named AP prep player of year

Mankato West quarterback Philip Nelson is the Minnesota Associated Press prep player of the year. Nelson threw for almost 2,800 yards in 12 games this season, with 35 touchdown passes. He's committed to playing for the Gophers next year.