OWINGS MILLS -- Nick Murphy, who had been selling insurance in Arizona, is the Baltimore Ravens' new special-teams insurance policy while punter Dave Zastudil recovers from a separated shoulder over the next three to four weeks.
November 17, 2004
Here's a look at the roster moves made by the Packers' NFC North Division neighbors to reach the NFL-mandated 65-player roster limit.<p>
August 27, 2003
Punter Eddie Johnson assured his roster spot on the final 2003 roster Monday, as Mike Tice announced his first batch of cuts. However, VU is hearing conflicting reports on the guaranteed status of kicker Aaron Elling.
August 26, 2003
For the last two years, special teams have been more than a minor problem for the Vikings -- which is why Rusty Tillman will be the third special teams coach the Vikings will have in their last 17 regular-season games. But, it would seem that not only has nothing changed, it has regressed instead of progressed.
August 18, 2003
Injuries in the NFL are never good news, but, from the Vikings' perspective, having Ken Irvin injured with three preseason games left is better than having it opening day of the regular season.
August 11, 2003
The Vikings may have the more concerns on special teams than any other unit because they are loaded with young players trying to make good first impressions. Here are the main questions to be resolved in the next month on special teams.
The Vikings offense is predicated around Randy Moss. But finding more balance has become one of the main offensive keys.