Diggs named NFC Offensive Player of the Week

Eden Prairie, MN (September 21, 2016) – Minnesota Vikings WR Stefon Diggs has been named the NFC Offensive Player of the Week after leading the NFL with 182 receiving yards on nine receptions (both career highs) in Minnesota’s Week Two victory over division-rival Green Bay.   After two weeks, Diggs leads the NFL with 285 receiving yards on 16 catches (17.8 average), becoming just the third Viking with back-to-back 100-yard receiving games in Weeks One and Two and the first since Cris Carter in 1997 to accomplish the feat. Only one receiver in franchise history has produced more receiving yards … Continue reading Diggs named NFC Offensive Player of the Week

Lynx Maya Moore wins Western Conference player of the month

Lynx Forward Maya Moore Named Western Conference Player of the Month MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL – The WNBA today named Minnesota Lynx forward Maya Moore its Western Conference Player of the Month presented by Samsung for the month of September after leading the Lynx to a league-best 28-6 final record and first overall seed for the 2016 WNBA Playoffs. This is the second Western Conference Player of the Month presented by Samsung award for Moore this season and the eighth of her career, having also been named twice in 2013, three times in 2014 and once in 2015. The award marks the … Continue reading Lynx Maya Moore wins Western Conference player of the month

Lynx Announce Multi-Year Contract Extensions with Seimone Augustus and Lindsay Whalen

MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL – The Minnesota Lynx today announced the team has signed guards Seimone Augustus and Lindsay Whalen to multi-year contract extensions. Per team policy, terms of the deals were not released. “We are extremely excited to have extended the contracts of two of our franchise leaders and two of the best players in the WNBA,” said Lynx Executive Vice President Roger Griffith. “During her eleven-year career, Seimone has been an integral part of the success of our franchise and has become undoubtedly one of the elite guards in the WNBA. Meanwhile, Lindsay has established herself as one of the … Continue reading Lynx Announce Multi-Year Contract Extensions with Seimone Augustus and Lindsay Whalen

Vikings trade for Sam Bradford

Eden Prairie, MN (September 3, 2016) – The Minnesota Vikings have acquired QB Sam Bradford via trade from the Philadelphia Eagles pending physical. Sam Bradford, the first-overall selection in the 2010 NFL Draft by the St. Louis Rams, has thrown for 14,790 yards, 78 TDs, 52 INTs and has a 81.0 passer rating in his 63 career games, all of which are starts. Bradford, who was acquired by Philadelphia via trade during the 2015 offseason, set Eagles franchise records in completions (346) and completion percentage (65.0%) and finished fourth in team history in passing yardage (3,725) in his lone season … Continue reading Vikings trade for Sam Bradford