All posts tagged "Sam Bradford"

  • Columns
    John E. Hoover: History shows first-time starting QBs struggle in Red River Rivalry

    NORMAN — Sooner Nation, are you depressed about the way Oklahoma played last week against Iowa State?...

  • Local College Sports
    Vegas releases MVP betting odds

    Vegas releases MVP betting odds. Brace Hemmelgarn/USA TODAY Sports The Brovada gambling website released its opening MVP odds,...

  • Local College Sports
    Sam Bradford finding his comfort zone with Minnesota Vikings

    Sam Bradford endured the craziest five months of his life last year when the Minnesota Vikings traded...

  • Local College Sports
    Minnesota Vikings QB Sam Bradford in familiar contract year

    Minnesota Vikings QB Sam Bradford in familiar contract year. 1 overall pick to realize the fortunes of rookie...

  • Local College Sports
    Minnesota Vikings coordinator Pat Shurmur expects a big year from his offense

    Author: John Holler / Source: Scout.com Tom Dahlin/Viking Update A year ago at this time, Pat Shurmur was tight...

  • Columns
    John E. Hoover: NFL Draft, recruiting stars reveal what has long ailed the Big 12: a lack of elite talent

    Did we not see this coming? The Big 12 Conference produced 14 NFL Draft picks over the...

  • Local College Sports
    Inordinate number of NFL QBs are on the wrong side of 30

    Author: John Holler / Source: Scout.com Brace Hemmelgarn/USA TODAY Sports Minnesota Vikings QB Sam Bradford is going to turn...

  • Local College Sports
    Draft analyst Mike Mayock discusses pitfalls of ‘franchise QBs’

    NFL Network's Mike Mayock addressed the risk and reward of drafting a franchise QB. Mayock provided an analysis of the last 10 years of quarterbacks selected in the first round – which number at 26 – including two that are currently on the Minnesota Vikings roster (Sam Bradford and Teddy Bridgewater). “In the last...

  • Local College Sports
    Sunday slant: Minnesota Vikings GM has studies to help OL solution

    Minnesota Vikings general manager says he has color coding for draft prospects in abundance, but he has plenty of analytical studies that have produced exactly the conclusions you would expect. Lose three starting offensive tackles without drafting any offensive linemen the first three rounds of the last four drafts and it’s hard to...

  • Local College Sports
    Minnesota Vikings GM says Sam Bradford in prime of his career

    Tom Dahliin/Viking Update With the benefit of hindsight, Minnesota Vikings general manager Rick Spielman said he would do the Sam Bradford trade again in a millisecond. When the Minnesota Vikings were in a pinch following quarterback Teddy Bridgewater’s horrific knee injury on Aug. 30, they scoured NFL rosters for a potential trade. The name...

  • Local Pro Sports
    Best of Matt Mosley: Dak Prescott is the biggest Cowboys story in 20 years; likely destinations for Tony Romo

    Best of Matt Mosley: Dak Prescott is the biggest Cowboys story in 20 years; likely destinations for Tony Romo. What's the most likely scenario for Tony Romo in 2017? Think a team would trade for him or would Dallas have to release him to give him a chance to start elsewhere? Tony Romo is a...

  • Local College Sports
    Sooners In The NFL | Week 17

  • Local College Sports
    Oklahoma Sooners Football: Sooners in the NFL – Bradford’s Career Day Not Enough in Green Bay

    Sam Bradford kept pace with Aaron Rodgers and the blazing Packers offense in the Vikings Christmas Eve road loss at Green Bay, going 34-of-50 for a career-high 382 yards, 3 touchdowns and no interceptions. Going into Monday night’s game, Sammy B leads all quarterbacks in passing yards in Week 16 and looks to...

  • Local College Sports
    Oklahoma football: Sam Bradford, Kenny Stills and DeMarco Murray have big days in week 14

    Oklahoma football: Sam Bradford, Kenny Stills and DeMarco Murray have big days in week 14. Sam Bradford, Kenny Stills, and DeMarco Murray all had big days to help their teams win in week 14 in the NFL. Sam Bradford (Minnesota Vikings) 24/34 ATT 292 YDS/1 TD — NFL (@NFL) December 11, 2016 Kenny Stills...

  • Local College Sports
    Sooners Finish Third & Fourth in the Heisman

    Sooners Finish Third & Fourth in the Heisman. Baker Mayfield (QB, Oklahoma) 361 (26) 4. Mayfield leads the nation in pass efficiency rating (197.8; the NCAA single-season record is 191.8; next highest Power 5 figure this year is 176.5), completion percentage (71.2) and yards per pass attempt (11.1; only one other player is above...

  • Local College Sports
    Heisman Trophy Winners

    Bradford, a sophomore, broke Jason White's school record for touchdowns in a season (50) and in a career (88). White set school records at the time for touchdown passes in a season (40) and game (5, twice). 2 at OU. Sims led the nation in rushing, averaging more than 7.0 yards per carry. Sims led the...

  • Local College Sports
    2016 All-Big 12 Football Awards Announced

    All-Big 12 Honors Notebook: Dede Westbrook garnered Oklahoma's sixth Offensive Player of the Year Award and second consecutive. Reed is the sixth K-State player named as Defensive Newcomer of the Year, and the first since Arthur Brown in 2011. Michael Dickson is Texas' first Special Teams Player of the Year. Willis is the fifth player...

  • Local College Sports
    Oklahoma football: The Sooners’ rich history with the Heisman Trophy

    Only Notre Dame (seven), Ohio State (seven) and USC (six) have more Heisman winners than Oklahoma. Jason White (2003) The Tuttle High School graduate overcame two ACL injuries to guide Oklahoma to a BCS title berth after passing for 3,744 yards and 40 touchdowns in his junior season. Quarterback U. While White wasn’t able to...

  • Local College Sports
    Mayfield, Westbrook Named Heisman Trophy Finalists

    Mayfield, Westbrook Named Heisman Trophy Finalists. NORMAN — For the first time since 2004 and for the fifth time ever, a school has produced a pair of official Heisman Trophy finalists in the same season. Oklahoma accomplished the feat Monday when quarterback Baker Mayfield and wide receiver Dede Westbrook were named finalists for college...

  • Local Pro Sports
    Defense stepped up for sputtering Cowboys offense, now Dallas has to prepare to be the ‘hunted’

    Defense stepped up for sputtering Cowboys offense, now Dallas has to prepare to be the 'hunted'. (Tom Fox/The Dallas Morning News) In the latest episode of Candidly Cowboys, Jon Machota and Brandon George were perhaps at their most candid immediately following the Dallas Cowboys' 17-15 win over the Minnesota Vikings on Thursday night. I'm...

  • Local Pro Sports
    How Cowboys rookie DT Maliek Collins continues to make his presence felt

    Staff Photographer Dallas Cowboys defensive tackle Maliek Collins (96) and defensive end Benson Mayowa (93) combined for the sack of Minnesota Vikings quarterback Sam Bradford (8) during the fourth quarter at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Thursday, December 1, 2016. (Tom Fox/The Dallas Morning News) MINNEAPOLIS -- Rookie defensive tackle Maliek Collins...

  • Inside Sports
    The Vikings gave the NFL a blueprint to beat the Cowboys

    The Vikings had a formula to win on both the offensive and defensive ends Thursday, but they were able to execute only on the latter. Even when the Cowboys rushed five, they weren't guaranteed to get pressure on the Vikings' quarterback — most teams in recent weeks have been able to find themselves...

  • Inside Sports
    If defense wins championships, Minnesota game showed there’s still hope for the Cowboys

    If defense wins championships, Minnesota game showed there's still hope for the Cowboys. Jae S. Lee/Staff Photographer Minnesota Vikings quarterback Sam Bradford (8) is sacked by Dallas Cowboys defensive tackle Maliek Collins (96) and defensive end Benson Mayowa (93) during the fourth quarter at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016. (Jae...

  • Inside Sports
    Twitter reaction to Cowboys: Brutal jokes about Vikings punter, QB

    Twitter reaction to Cowboys: Brutal jokes about Vikings punter, QB. @tonyromo 2. That's just insane. Goes to show you what happens when you build the foundation before buying chandeliers. — Mike Wise (@MikeWiseguy) December 2, 2016 Cowboys fans' reaction every time that dumb Vikings horn blares pic.twitter.com/tkohVnKecQ — Dallas Cowboys news (@dmn_cowboys) December 2, 2016 BREAKING:...

  • Inside Sports
    Cowboys take advantage of turnovers, hold off Vikings for 11th consecutive win

    MINNEAPOLIS -- Dez Bryant caught four passes for 84 yards and the go-ahead touchdown in the fourth quarter, helping the Dallas Cowboys win their 11th straight game with a 17-15 victory over the Minnesota Vikings on Thursday night. Elliott rushed for 86 yards on 20 carries for the Cowboys (11-1). Dak Prescott was 12...

  • Local Pro Sports
    NFL playoff picture 2016: What Dallas Cowboys win means for Eagles

    NFL playoff picture 2016: What Dallas Cowboys win means for Eagles. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images) (Tom Pennington) Thanksgiving couldn't have gone much better for the Eagles. First, Sam Bradford threw the game away in the Minnesota Vikings' loss to the Detroit Lions, helping the Eagles playoff positioning. Had the Redskins won, the Eagles (5-5)...

  • Inside Sports
    Five landing spots for Tony Romo and how the Sam Bradford deal factors in

    The Cowboys went 1-11 without Romo. Romo was initially expected to miss six to 10 weeks because of the injury. Both quarterbacks are under contract through the 2019 season. His 2018 and 2019 salaries are $19.5 million and $20.5 million. Romo has the NFL's largest 2017 salary cap number at $24.7 million. The pick was originally a...

  • John Hoover
    PODCAST: Dr. Brad Boone drops by Further Review to talk Adrian Peterson’s knee, Cody Ford’s leg, Chris Carson’s thumb

    Dr. Brad Boone of Eastern Oklahoma Orthopedic Center in Tulsa is one of America’s foremost orthopedic surgeons....

  • John Hoover
    John E. Hoover: Baker, Mason and Dane may be the golden age of quarterbacks in Oklahoma

    College football fans in Oklahoma, do you realize how lucky you are? It’s been maybe eight years...

  • NFL
    Top NFL Quarterbacks: 32-17

    Colby Daniels of The Triple M Ranch breaks down the Top QBs of the NFL. Here’s the...

  • NFL
    Eagles will sign Sam Bradford for two years and up to $40 million

    Sam bradford will be flying with the Eagles after passing up free agency. (Originally published on Fox...

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