Vikings
‘Receiver’ Highlighted the Oddity Of Jefferson’s Most Severe Injury Last Season
By Tom Schreier - Jul 15, 2024
In the opening scene of Receiver Ep. 7, Justin Jefferson sits on an individual couch in Kevin O’Connell’s office, dissecting a disappointing, injury-riddled season. Jefferson only played […]
Twins
How Much Should the Twins Value Their Depth At the Trade Deadline?
By Tom Schreier - Jul 13, 2024
Carlos Correa hit second and played shortstop in the Minnesota Twins’ final home game of the 2022 season. He had a disappointing July (.175/.264/.350) during his first […]
Vikings
Justin Jefferson Turns On the Jets In Netflix’s Receiver Show
By Tom Schreier - Jul 11, 2024
After the Minnesota Vikings’ 28-25 win over the New Orleans Saints in London two years ago, a reporter asked Justin Jefferson about the large jet on his […]
Twins
Willi Castro Deserves To Be An All-Star This Year
By Tom Schreier - Jul 8, 2024
Rocco Baldelli likes having switch hitters like Willi Castro because he can pencil them into the lineup every day. “[When] Willi starts playing as well as he’s […]
Vikings
Minnesota’s Playoff Loss Two Years Ago May Have Set Them Up For A Week 1 Win
By Tom Schreier - Jul 8, 2024
The first episode of HBO’s Hard Knocks series on the New York Giants offseason starts with general manager Joe Schoen meeting with his staff about Saquon Barkley’s pending […]
Vikings
Vikings Mourn Death Of Khyree Jackson, 24, Who Died In A Car Accident
By Tom Schreier - Jul 6, 2024
A little after 10:00 am on Saturday, TMZ reported that Minnesota Vikings rookie Khyree Jackson and two high school teammates had died in a three-car crash. Jackson, […]
Twins
Do the Twins Have To Close the Gap With Cleveland By the End Of July?
By Tom Schreier - Jul 1, 2024
On May 30, the New York Mets designated former Minnesota Twins reliever Jorge López for assignment. They did so in response to his behavior in a 10-3 […]
Vikings
George Kittle’s Inclusion In ‘Receiver’ Is A Disservice To T.J. Hockenson
By Tom Schreier - Jul 1, 2024
T.J. Hockenson grew up an hour south of Des Moines in Chariton, Ia. His parents attended Iowa State, but he wanted to play for the University of […]
Timberwolves
The Wolves Executed A Time-Warping Challenge Trade To Acquire Dillingham
By Tom Schreier - Jun 30, 2024
Tim Connelly must have been spent after the draft because his top assistant suggested he was up late preparing for the draft. “I think Tim Connelly has […]
Vikings
What Will J.J. McCarthy’s Development Tell Us About Kevin O’Connell’s System?
By Tom Schreier - Jun 27, 2024
In Kevin O’Connell‘s first year as head coach, Kirk Cousins used flashcards to learn O’Connell’s complicated play calls. Adam Thielen said he was “swimming” in the material […]
Twins
Pablo Lopez and Chris Paddack Know Something Has To Change
By Tom Schreier - Jun 25, 2024
The Minnesota Twins took two of three from the Houston Astros on the road to improve their record to 33-26 in early June. However, the New York […]
Vikings
Dallas Turner Has A Weird Connection With Jonathan Greenard
By Tom Schreier - Jun 24, 2024
Jonathan Greenard only played one year at the University of Florida, but he made an impression on Dallas Turner. Greenard grew up in Hiram, Ga., outside Atlanta, […]