Vikings vs Lions Review by Joel Schafer

If you watched the first 15 minutes of this game and turned it off, you would be scratching your head saying "what just happened?" The Lions came out firing on all cylinders  jumping out marching down the field with 2 touchdown drives and leading … [Read more...]

Vikings vs Bears preview by Joel Schafer

Vikings come into the week 8 tilt riding high on 2 straight wins coming out of the bye week, while the Bears are licking their wounds after giving the Lions their first win of the season and having to wait 2 weeks to try to make … [Read more...]

Vikings vs Broncos Preview by Joel Schafer

The Vikings are heading to the Mile high city to take on the 3-0 Broncos. Skol nation struggled in San Francisco three weeks ago but have flourished in their temporary home, TCF stadium.   What should Skol nation be looking for against this AFC … [Read more...]

San Francisco 49ers’ Colin Kaepernick’s Performance “Breakdown”

The so-called experts are throwing in the towel for San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick. After a dismal, some would say a pathetic performance, verse the Arizona Cardinals, many feel that he will not be in the Bay Area next season. It’s … [Read more...]

2015 Vikings preseason game notes and roster cuts by Joel Schafer

It did not take long to realize that Teddy Bridgewater is ready for the season to start. Teddy did what he has done all preseason, he completed passes. He took care of the ball, changed plays at the line and threw receivers open. His best 2 passes of … [Read more...]

VIkings Linebacker preview by Joel Schafer

2014  was an interesting year for the Viking linebacker corps. There was the steady play of Chad Greenway, who keeps doing what he has since he started playing in the NFL, piling up tackles.  There was the weak play middle linebacker play of retread … [Read more...]

The San Francisco 49ers and Free Agency

Barring any setbacks, per reports, wide receiver Torrey Smith will sign with the San Francisco 49ers later today. Smith is what the 49ers’ passing attack desperately needs – speed. However, do not expect Smith to become a stat machine in San … [Read more...]

Jerome Simpson Signs with the San Francisco 49ers

The San Francisco 49ers have announced that they have inked WR Jerome Simpson to a two year contract. Simpson played for the Cincinnati Bengals and Minnesota Vikings. His best two seasons came in 2011 and 2013. In 2011, Simpson caught 50 balls for … [Read more...]

Brandon Marshall to the San Francisco 49ers

The San Francisco 49ers are coming off of a mediocre season. Finishing 8-8 in their final year under the Harbaugh era was not what many expected. The team was plagued with injuries and off-field distractions. Enter the new era under head coach Jim … [Read more...]

The San Francisco 49ers: Getting Defensive

Under head coach Jim Harbaugh’s era the San Francisco 49ers have been a dominating defense. It is safe to say that the defense carried the team to three NFC Championship games and one Super Bowl appearance. However, the outlook for the 2014 season … [Read more...]