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Vikings Sign Former Bison WR Shepherd to Practice Squad

Previously with Green Bay and Kansas City

MINNEAPOLIS — The Minnesota Vikings have called on another former Bison to provide depth at the receiver position signing Darrius Shepherd to the practice squad. Adam Thielen is still sidelined with a quad injury while Dede Westbrook and Dan Chisena are both on the COVID/Reserve list. Shepherd was most recently with the Kansas City Chiefs during training camp after playing…

Vikings race out to 29-0 lead, hang onto beat Steelers 36-28

Vikings move record to 6-7

MINNEAPOLIS – (FOX 9) The Minnesota Vikings got out to a 29-0 lead, then had to hang on until the last play of the game to get a 36-28 win over the Pittsburgh Steelers and improve to 6-7 on the season, keeping their NFC Playoff hopes alive for another week. With three seconds to play, Ben Roethlisberger was looking for…

‘I’m not ashamed of it anymore:’ Everson Griffin shares bipolar diagnosis

(FOX 9) – Minnesota Vikings defensive end Everson Griffen is opening up about his mental health. Griffin, 33, shared that he is bipolar in an Instagram post Friday evening and wrote that he will be an advocate for mental health. His caption states: It’s true I am bipolar. I will embrace it and I will be an advocate for mental health. I been running…

Former Bison QB’s Wentz, Lance Matching Up on Sunday Night Football

Wentz coming off best two-game stretch; Lance may be out with injury

FARGO, N.D —  The state of North Dakota will have their eyes glued  to the television for Sunday Night Football as former North Dakota state quarterback’s Carson Wentz and Trey Lance  match-up against one another. Its still uncertain whether Lance sees action for the 49ers after suffering a knee sprain in their last loss before a bye to the Arizona…

Former UND WR Toivonen Signs With New York Giants

Third all-time in receiving for the Fighting Hawks

GRAND FORKS, N.D — Former North Dakota receiver Travis Toivonen has found a new home in the NFL. After getting released by the Seattle Seahawks following the preseason, Toivonen has signed a deal with the New York Giants to join their practice squad. In Seattle, Toivonen had two receptions for 32 yards. Toivonen ranks third all-time in UND football program…

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…