Minnesota Vikings Head Into The Offseason Optimistic, But UnsatisfiedThe Minnesota Vikings have more confidence and optimism heading into this offseason than they did a year ago. They have two of the most important pieces in place in head coach Mike Zimmer and Teddy Bridgewater. Also, they improved in several areas from the past season. The Vikings have 12 free agents this offseason, but just one opening day starter.
Rich Keefe's Fantasy Brief: Week 13 Waiver Wire Pickups98.5 The Sports Hub's Rich Keefe and Adam Jones lay out the players you should put a claim in for immediately on your Fantasy Football league's Week 13 waiver wire.
Carolina Panthers Focused, Intimidating For First Playoff Game In YearsThe Carolina Panthers have had an extra week off to prepare for their first playoff game in years, but they haven't taken the time off from preparing. They have been focusing on whichever team they may face and they are looking to be a team that is not only good, but one that is feared.
Socci's Patriots Notebook: Tom Brady, Bill Belichick Preparing For Well-Rounded PanthersFor Ron Rivera, wishful thinking out loud had become prophecy. Faith in a 1-3 football team had been rewarded.
Tough Panthers Defense To Hassle Tom Brady Monday NightNo one thought the Carolina Panthers were a serious Super Bowl contender when they started the 2013 season losing three of their first four games, but thanks to a five-game winning streak, they are now one of the hottest teams in the league.
Patriots Blog: Taking A Look At The Carolina PanthersAll of a sudden the Patriots' Monday night game against the Carolina Panthers doesn't look so easy.
Keller @ Large: Boston Judge Accused Of BiasHighest praise to the Boston Globe for its story on Sunday about Judge Raymond Dougan, currently under investigation for allegedly being "a clearly biased judge."