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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…

Hawley’s Ellefson Finds New NFL Home in Minnesota

Former Bison was waived by Jaguars and picked up by the Vikings

MINNEAPOLIS  — Hawley native Ben Ellefson is coming back to his home state and playing for the Minnesota Vikings. The tight end was picked up off waivers from Jacksonville. Ellefson was signed by the Jaguars as an undrafted free agent last season and appeared in seven games playing 133 snaps and catching four balls for ten yards. It helps the…

Wentz Placed on COVID/Reserve List

Will miss five days and possibly week one start

  INDIANAPOLIS– Right as quarterback Carson Wentz returns to full practice with the colts from foot surgery, the former Bison gets hit by COVID. Wentz was a close contact with a staff member who tested positive. Only unvaccinated players can become close contacts per NFL protocol. It puts the all-pro out for the next five days only giving him three…

Carson Wentz ‘optimistic’ he’ll be ready for Colts’ Sept. 12 opener

Wentz returned to practice after foot surgery three weeks ago

WESTFIELD — (FOX 59) Carson Wentz was back on the Grand Park Sports Campus practice fields Monday morning, and it was as if he hadn’t been away three weeks after having surgery Aug. 2 – three weeks ago to the day – to remove a pesky bone fragment in his left foot. “Long time, no see,’’ he said. “It was…

Vikings Bring Back Everson Griffen

Spent 2020 with Cowboys and Lions

MINNEAPOLIS — A familiar face is back roaming the halls of the TCO Performance Center. The Minnesota Vikings have signed veteran pass rusher Everson Griffen. After spending the 2020 season with the Dallas cowboys and Detroit Lions,  Griffen returns to the team who drafted him in 2010. In nine seasons with the Vikings, the four-time pro bowler totaled 74.5 sacks,…

Former Bison QB’s Stick, Lance Ready to Square Off Sunday in the Preseason

49er and Chargers practiced together all week

Video Courtesy: Chargers and 49ers SANTA CLARA, Cali — In 68 collegiate starts between quarterbacks Easton Stick and Trey Lance for North Dakota State football won 65 games and four fcs championships. Now the two are back together 1500 miles away getting to square off against one another in the preseason. The San Francisco 49ers and Los Angeles Chargers had…

Still Unknown If Cousins Plays in Preseason Game Saturday Against the Colts

Cousins and 31 other starts sat out last week against Broncos

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn — Less than 24 hours before the Minnesota Vikings play their second preseason game at U.S.. Bank Stadium. After not playing in the first game, the big question is will starting quarterback Kirk Cousins see any action? In last Saturday’s 33-6 loss to the Denver Broncos, the Vikings sat 31 players in order to not risk injury Offensive…

Trey Lance Sees Considerable Playing Time In 49ers First Preseason Game

The former Bison succeeded Jimmy Garoppolo after the first possession and remained under center through the 3rd quarter

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (KVRR) – It’s the time of the year when pro Bison take to the gridiron. For Trey Lance, it was the first and he wasted no time making an impact. The 2019 FCS Champion tossed an 80-yard touchdown to Trent Sherfield, part of the 128 yards he threw for. Lance was 5-14 on completions with the second…