Cards win 34-33 thriller after Vikings miss last-second FG
APTOPIX Vikings Cardinals Football Arizona Cardinals wide receiver A.J. He made two 52-yard field goals earlier in the game, giving no indication he'd have trouble pushing the Vikings to a win. Murray shook off the mistake and led the Cardinals on an eight-play, 75-yard drive capped by a 9-yard touchdown pass to veteran A.J. The Vikings scored on just the second play of the game when Cousins connected with a wide-open K.J. UP NEXTThe Vikings play at home for the first time this season when they host the Seattle Seahawks.wftv.com
Pick a number: NFL players relish new single-digit identity
7, with cornerbacks now allowed to wear any number from 1 to 49. The eight-time Pro Bowl cornerback wanted his trusty No. He's going to have to pick something else in September, mildly irked that linebackers can flash single-digits but linemen can't. 8 right out of the gate of his NFL career in memory of his favorite NBA player, the late Kobe Bryant. When they pick my random hotel room, it either adds up to eight or it has an eight in it.wftv.com
AP source: Vikings agree to deal with CB Patrick Peterson
FILE - In this Sunday, Dec. 20, 2020 file photo, Arizona Cardinals cornerback Patrick Peterson (21) reacts to a play during an NFL football game against the Philadelphia Eagles in Glendale, Ariz. The Minnesota Vikings agreed to a one-year contract worth up to $10 million with eight-time Pro Bowl cornerback Patrick Peterson on Wednesday March 17, 2021 according to a person with knowledge of the negotiations. (AP Photo/Jennifer Stewart, File)MINNEAPOLIS – The Minnesota Vikings agreed to a one-year contract worth up to $10 million with eight-time Pro Bowl cornerback Patrick Peterson on Wednesday night, according to a person with knowledge of the negotiations. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the team had yet to announce the deal. Peterson, a three-time All-Pro pick, played 10 seasons with the Arizona Cardinals after being drafted fifth overall out of LSU in 2011.
Arizona knocks off undefeated Seattle with 37-34 OT victory
Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray (1) leaves the field after an NFL football game against the Seattle Seahawks, Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, in Glendale, Ariz. Seattle led all of regulation until Gonzalez made a 44-yard field goal as time expired to tie it at 34. Moments later, it appeared Seattle had won on the ensuing drive when DK Metcalf caught a 48-yard touchdown pass, but the play was called back because of holding on receiver David Moore. Christian Kirk caught an 8-yard touchdown pass with 2:28 left to pull Arizona to 34-31. Seattle cruised 75 yards in just six plays, finishing with a 6-yard touchdown pass from Wilson to Lockett.
Abram, Simmons among 2nd-year players poised for breakouts
Instead, the rookie safety injured his shoulder in the season opener and didnt play again last season. Now Abram is one of several second-year players poised for a breakout season in 2020. While Abrams season was cut short because of an injury, Tennessee first-round defensive tackle Jeffrey Simmons started late because of one. Simmons recovered in time to play nine games of the regular season and three playoff games. He showed flashes as a rookie with 59 catches for 680 yards and five TDs despite substandard quarterback play from Mason Rudolph and Devlin Hodges.