Silverman: As Playoffs Approach, First-Place Teams Must Overcome IssuesWhile those teams are among the league’s elite and have little to worry about besides crucial injuries, there are five other first-place teams that are in a critical position at this point and have areas of concern as the home stretch beckons.
Keidel: Case Keenum Leading Vikings To Top Seed In NFCIt may come as a surprise to some, but journeyman quarterback Case Keenum has led the Minnesota Vikings to a 10-2 record and the NFC's No. 1 spot through three quarters of the season.
Vikings Hold Off Lions For 30-23 VictoryCase Keenum threw for two touchdowns and ran for a score, all in the first half, to give the Minnesota Vikings a double-digit lead and they went on to beat the Detroit Lions 30-23 Thursday.
Keidel: Minnesota Vikings Serve NoticeThe stifling Vikings defense shut down the high-flying Rams, helping the team keep pace with the Eagles for playoff home-field advantage.
Keidel: Vikings Good And Getting BetterWhile last season's Minnesota Vikings faded from the NFC playoff race, this season's team is a legitimate contender.
Case Keenum Spoils Mitchell Trubisky's NFL Debut As Vikings Top BearsCase Keenum led three second-half scoring drives in relief of Sam Bradford, and the Minnesota Vikings spoiled prized rookie quarterback Mitchell Trubisky's debut.
Vikings D Spoils Peterson’s Homecoming, RB Tallies Just 18 Yards In Saints’ LossA whole lot of boos, and not many yards for Adrian Peterson in his return to Minnesota.
Which Rookies Will Have The Biggest Impact?With the 2017 NFL season set to kick off in a couple of days, the NFL on CBS talent predicts which rookies will have the biggest impact.
Ready To Play: Vikings TE David Morgan Discusses Finding The Right Balance In TrainingThe Vikings second-year tight end broke down how he gets his body ready to play from his diet, to his training, to the importance of recovery.
Silverman: LeGarrette Blount Leads Top Offensive Free Agent SigningsAs we look forward to the 2017 season, there are several players who were signed as free agents who have an opportunity to help their new teams make significant improvements.
Dez Bryant Leads Dallas To 11th Straight WinDez Bryant caught four passes for 84 yards and the go-ahead touchdown in the fourth quarter, helping the Dallas Cowboys win their 11th straight game with a 17-15 victory over the Minnesota Vikings.
Thursday Night Breakdown: Cowboys, Riding Win Streak, Face VikingsThe Dallas Cowboys, owners of the NFL's best record, head to Minnesota to take on a Vikings team fighting for their playoff lives.
Matt Prater's 40-Yard Field Goal Seals Game For Lions Over Vikings, 16-13Matt Prater's 40-yard field goal on the final play gave the Detroit Lions a 16-13 victory over the Minnesota Vikings and sole possession of first place in the NFC North at Ford Field.
Thursday Breakdown: Vikings, Lions Dig In On Thanksgiving DayVikings and Lions play on Thanksgiving Day, in an NFC North game with division and playoff implications.
Keidel: Vikings More Than Salvaging A SeasonThe Mike Zimmer's Minnesota Vikings, playing without QB Teddy Bridgewater and RB Adrian Peterson, remain undefeated after five games.