Tom Brady threw four touchdown passes, including three to tight end Rob Gronkowski, and New England beat Pittsburgh, 28-21, in the opening game of the 2015 NFL season in Foxboro, Mass. on Thursday night.
The Vikings will play about half the season without center John Sullivan. Sullivan underwent a lumbar microdiscectomy Wednesday. He can return to practice after 6 weeks and can return to the field week 8.
The Vikings lost their final 2015 preseason game 24-17 Thursday night. The Vikings played only a few 1st team players. Taylor Heinicke played the entire game at quarterback for the Vikings and was 27-41 for 279 yards and 2 touchdowns with no interceptions.
The Vikings beat the Pittsburgh Steelers 14-3 Sunday night in Canton, Ohio in the NFL's preseason-opening game. The game is an annual part of the league's Hall of Fame induction ceremonies. Teddy Bridgewater played one series for the Vikings and was 5-6 for 44 yards...