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Zenner Not Bothered By Michael Bennett’s Comments

Seahawks Defensive Lineman Calls Zenner "Best White Running Back In The NFL"

DETROIT, MI  —  Perhaps it’s a sign that you’ve made it in the NFL these days is when you become a hot take for the national media talk shows. Though knowing Zach Zenner from his days at South Dakota State, he’d just assume not talk about himself at all. Zenner’s and the Detroit Lions are getting ready to face Seattle…

Emotional Greenway Gets Game Ball After Vikings Win Season Finale

Mount Vernon Native May Have Played His Final NFL Game

MINNEAPOLIS, MN  —  After stating earlier in the year that his eleventh NFL season would be his last, Mount Vernon Chad Greenway recanted and said he’d wait till after the season to decide whether or not to retire. However, after the Vikings won their regular season finale over the Chicago Bears, Greenway had the look of a man who had…

Zenner Shines Again On Primetime

Lions Fall Again Despite Efforts Of SDSU Alum

DETROIT, MI —  Another Primetime game.  Another chance for former South Dakota State Jackrabbit star Zach Zenner to prove he belongs in the NFL. With his Detroit Lions facing the Green Bay Packers with the NFC North championship at stake, Zenner caught four passes for 41 yards and ran 20 times for 69 yards and a score.  Despite that, the…

Thielen Appreciates Ham’s Journey To Make Vikings Roster

THIELEN KNOWS WHAT HAM HAS GONE THROUGH ON PRACTICE SQUAD

  Adam Thielen had a monster day Saturday at Green Bay. But it wasn’t long ago that he in the same boat as CJ Ham. Both played in the NSIC and made the Vikings practice squad. Both worked hard and finally Friday it paid off for the former Augustana RB who was signed to the 53 man roster. Ham has…

Former Jackrabbit Zach Zenner Shines In Lions Loss At Dallas

SDSU Alum With 92 Total Yards and Two Scores

Zach Zenner goes untouched to the end zone!@Lions answer back. #DETvsDAL https://t.co/cm9Ou6fclP— NFL (@NFL) December 27, 2016 ARLINGTON, TX — The Dallas Cowboys have the top ranked rushing defense in the NFL. Yet they struggled to stop the top running back in the Missouri Valley Football Conference’s history, former South Dakota State Jackrabbit Zach Zenner. Playing for the Detroit Lions,…

SDSU Alum Witzmann In On Some “Heavy” NFL History!

Former Jackrabbit Playing For Kansas City

SON OF A NUTCRACKER! Dontari Poe with the jump pass for a TOUCHDOWN. https://t.co/Qv0ixKdVW3— x-Kansas City Chiefs (@Chiefs) December 26, 2016 KANSAS CITY, MO —  A former South Dakota State Jackrabbit was in on some “heavy” NFL history last night. Former Jackrabbit offensive lineman Bryan Witzmann, wearing number 70 for the Kansas City, was a special blocker during Dontari Poe’s touchdown…

Greenway Will Wait Till After Chicago Game To Decide If He Will Retire

Mount Vernon Native In 11th NFL Season

MINNEAPOLIS, MN —  The Green Bay Packers ended the Minnesota Vikings playoff hopes with a 38-25 win on Saturday. It remains to be seen if Sunday’s season finale against Chicago will end the career of Mount Vernon native Chad Greenway. In March Greenway announced that his 11th season would be his last.  He backed off that statement a bit during…

Ham Suits Up For Vikings, But They Lose At Green Bay

VIKINGS ELIMINATED FROM PLAYOFFS AT GREEN BAY

Former Augustana RB C.J. Ham suited up for the Minnesota Vikings Saturday in Green Bay. But Aaron Rodgers had a monster day as the Packers won their 5th straight with a convincing 38-25 win over Minnesota. Jordy Nelson caught a pair of TD passes in the first half and Rodgers threw for 4 and ran for a 5th. The Packers…

Cautious Peterson Eyes Return To Vikings

Peterson Tore Meniscus In Right Knee In Early September

Yesterday Adrian Peterson returned to Vikings practice. Today he spoke to the media, only fanning the flames of a possible comeback this weekend against Indianapolis. Peterson has been formally designated as the Vikings player to return from injured reserve. He hasn’t played since tearing the meniscus in his right knee on September 18th against Green Bay. Peterson has been targeting…

Minnesota Vikings To Play In London Next Year

Vikings will face the Cleveland Browns

LONDON – The Jaguars, Dolphins, Browns and Rams will be the home teams for next season’s NFL games in London. The Baltimore Ravens will play Jacksonville in either Week 3 or 4 of the 2017 schedule. That game will be at Wembley Stadium, as will the New Orleans Saints vs. Miami, again in one of those weeks. Cleveland will host…