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Concordia Alum Zylstra Continues To Impress in Carolina Panthers Organization

Brandon Zlystra gets first career NFL TD for the Carolina Panthers

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — There’s no better feeling than accomplishing one of your goals for the first time. Former Concordia receiver Brandon Zylstra lived that out on Sunday catching his first touchdown pass for the Carolina Panthers. In the Panther’s 26-7 win over the Saints, Zylstra’s 20-yard touchdown grab put the first points on the board. It was one of three…

Colts’ Carson Wentz sprains both ankles; status unknown for Sunday’s game

Injured was sustained in Sunday's loss to the Los Angeles Rams

INDIANAPOLIS — (FOX 59) Quarterback Carson Wentz suffered sprains in both ankles during the Indianapolis Colts’ 27-24 loss to the Los Angeles Rams Sunday at Lucas Oil Stadium. His status for this week’s game against divisional rival Tennessee Titans is unknown. Head coach Frank Reich gave the news during his weekly Monday Zoom call with reporters. Wentz was twisted as…

Vikings lose at Cardinals 34-33 after Greg Joseph misses FG at buzzer

Vikings fall to 0-2

MINNEAPOLIS – (FOX 9)The Minnesota Vikings left Sunday’s game at the Arizona Cardinals up to Greg Joseph, and the kicker failed to deliver the team’s first win of the season. In a roller-coaster, back-and-forth game, Kirk Cousins led the Vikings down into field goal range and ran the clock down for Joseph to try a 37-yard game-winning kick. Like the…

Concordia Alum Zylstra Catches First NFL Touchdown Pass

Brandon Zlystra gets first career NFL TD for the Carolina Panthers

Photo from AP Charlotte, N.C. — Former Concordia Cobbers receiver Brandon Zylstra caught his first NFL touchdown for the Carolina Panthers. It gave the Panthers a 7-0 lead over the New Orleans Saints in a win. Zylstra finished with three catches in. the game. This is his third season in the NFL after spending his rookie year with the Minnesota…

Colts come up short vs Rams in 27-24 loss; Carson Wentz exits with ankle injury

Wentz left game in 4th

Andy Lyons/Getty Images INDIANAPOLIS — (FOX 59) The Indianapolis Colts begin the season 0-2 after coming up short Sunday against the Los Angeles Rams in a 27-24 loss. Perhaps more concerning than the 0-2 hole Indianapolis finds itself in is the status of Carson Wentz. The quarterback left the game late in the fourth quarter with an apparent ankle injury….

Lance Throws First 49ers Touchdown of Season in Win

Only throw and completion in the game

DETROIT- (KTVU) San Francisco quarterback Trey Lance connected with receiver Trent Sherfield on a 5-yard, play-action pass to help the 49ers take a 7-0 lead late in the first quarter. The former North Dakota State star is the first rookie to throw a touchdown on his first pass attempt since Atlanta’s Matt Ryan against Detroit in 2008. Lance also became…

Vikings lose season-opener at Bengals in overtime, 27-24

Lose on game winning field goal

((Photo by Dylan Buell/Getty Images)) MINNEAPOLIS — (FOX 9) The Minnesota Vikings are off to an 0-1 start after a 27-24 loss in overtime at the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday. It was a game filled with penalties, offensive line struggles, mistakes in the secondary and a costly fumble. The Vikings were flagged 14 times in the game, 12 that were…

Still Many Unknowns for Vikings as Season Open Approaches

Many of the starters saw no preseason action

MINNEAPOLIS — Four days until the Minnesota Vikings kick off their season on the road against the Cincinnati Bengals. Until then there are still may questions left to be answered.. Head coach Mike Zimmer decided to sit many of his starters during the preseason. Running back Dalvin Cook and receiver Justin Jefferson never saw the field while Adam Thielen played…

Wentz Takes First Team Reps: Waiting To Be Cleared For Week One

Was projected to miss 4-5 weeks of the season after foot surgery

INDIANAPOLIS — When quarterback Carson Wentz underwent foot surgery in early August, the expectation was to miss 4-5 weeks of the season. Fast forward a month and the former Bison is a full participant in practice five days ahead of the Indianapolis Colts week one match-up with the Seattle Seahawks. Head coach Frank Reich confirmed Wentz will suit up and…

NDSU football fans show team spirit at bison tailgate

"We got the North Dakota nice, everyone is excited to be out here, everybody is excited to be back with the people and we're excited."

FARGO, N.D (KVRR) — It would be no celebration without the fans. “Go Bison!” A wave of green, yellow and high energy fills the Fargodome parking lot as tailgaters show their support for NDSU’s season opener against the Albany Great Danes. “The energy is high, it’s bison football baby, roll herd. We got the North Dakota nice, everyone is excited…