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2-1, 2nd in NFC North

Wrong-Way recovery worst in NFL history?

Is there a bigger blunder than recovering a fumble, then running the wrong way for over 60 yards to your own end zone? Worst plays in NFL history


Will the matchup at Mile High be a bust?

Vikings-Broncos is the only game this week that features two teams with winning records, but ESPN's Football Power Index sees a clear likely winner.


Unstoppable force, immovable object?

The Broncos' run defense hasn't quite been a stone wall, but it's been pretty stingy. Can Adrian Peterson get it rolling in Denver?

The Broncos can't stop AP, but that's ok (1:00)
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Public doesn't love denver anymore

Despite losing some public support, the Broncos (-7) are 3-0 ATS this season. Will this defensive battle with Minnesota be the week that Denver finally doesn't cover? Tuley's bets (Insider)

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Battle of the defenses

Both Denver and Minnesota boast strong run defenses. If neither team can get going on the ground, who will win this matchup? NFL Nation Week 4 predictions

Broncos D will be too much for Adrian Peterson (1:46)
2dBill Barnwell

Grantland: The Worst Plays in NFL History

Every season, someone does something that gets nominated as an historically bad play, but just what does it take to make the cut as one of the worst of the worst?

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Flags up by 1.2 per game in 1st 3 weeks over 2014

In 48 games over the first three weeks, according to STATS research, 878 penalties have been called. That's an average of 18.3 per game, up from 17.1 per game in the first three weeks of 2014.

Cousin Sal's Week 4 picks (3:05)
Do not use Vikings' passing game in fantasy (1:10)
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Not the breakout season he envisioned

Teddy Bridgewater has had an unremarkable "breakout season" for the Vikings. Don't expect the QB to suddenly explode for big numbers against Denver's dominant defense. Berry: Love/Hate

Von Miller, DeMarcus Ware will test Vikings (0:59)
How to bet on Minnesota-Denver (0:57)
3dBen Goessling

Peterson: Not lobbying for carries, formation

Adrian Peterson, again leading the NFL in rushing after just three weeks, says he hasn't lobbied for additional carries or requested that QB Teddy Bridgewater operate out of the I-formation.

Double Check: Vikings-Broncos (0:52)
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Most lopsided matchups of Week 4

Seattle, Indianapolis and Green Bay are all major favorites in Week 4. What other games have large point spreads?

Peterson praises QB Bridgewater (2:04)

Rhodes back at practice after concussion

Vikings CB Xavier Rhodes has passed concussion protocol and joined practice on Wednesday. Rhodes was a full participant three days after smacking into a teammate while trying to make a tackle.

Team Stats

Passing Yards149.732nd
Rushing Yards144.33rd
Points For20.0Tied-19th
Points Against16.75th

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