Vikes' Hockenson: NFL needs to look into low hits

T.J. Hockenson said Monday the NFL needs to look into low hits that are resulting in serious knee injuries for players.

Position-specific helmet options increase in NFL

The number of position-specific helmet models that will be available to NFL players in 2024 will more than double, according to rankings released Tuesday by the NFL and NFL Players Association.

Vikings suspend Phillips 3 weeks over traffic stop

After OC Wes Phillips pleaded guilty in February to an amended charge of misdemeanor careless driving after a 2023 traffic stop, the Vikings have suspended him for three weeks.

10 things to watch in the league's inaugural campaign

The merged XFL/USFL spring football league kicks off Saturday, so here's what to look out for.

Everything you need to know about the NFL's new hybrid kickoff rule change

To generate more kickoff returns and maintain safety, the NFL's changes will be "brand new to everybody."

NFL moves back trade deadline until after Week 9

NFL owners agreed to move the trade deadline back one week to the Tuesday after Week 9 and authorized a significant expansion to the league's replay assist program on Tuesday.

NFL owners approve massive revamp to kickoff

NFL owners approved a massive revamp of the kickoff play Tuesday, opting for a format that originated in the XFL.

Wilf, Vikes eye playoff contention amid QB change

Speaking to reporters on Monday for the first time since Minnesota finished its 2023 season with a 7-10 record, Vikings owner/president Mark Wilf was adamant that "we believe the way we're building this is going to get to sustained success."

O'Connell: Jefferson 'in loop' on Vikes' QB plans

Vikings coach Kevin O'Connell said star WR Justin Jefferson has been in the loop on the team's plans for the quarterback position going forward, but noted that he doesn't need to know the outcome before signing an extension.

Payton not stressing over Broncos' QB situation

Since releasing QB Russell Wilson, the Broncos haven't signed a replacement nor improved their draft position. That might have created a level of concern for the fans, but Sean Payton made clear that the acquisition period is far from complete.