In a press conference following the Vikings 27-6 loss to the Buffalo Bills, head coach Mike Zimmer took a moment to address the absence of defensive end Everson Griffen who, while injured, was not on the sidelines Sunday.
"He's having a personal matter and we'll leave it at that," Coach Zimmer said.
The Vikings could have used the three-time Pro Bowler as the defense went on to give up 292 yards of offense and two rushing touchdowns to rookie quarterback Josh Allen. … More
The same storm system that produced deadly flooding in Texas late last week will channel rounds of heavy downpours into the lower Mississippi Valley throughout much of this week.
The Carolinas continue to deal with Florence's aftermath while flooding inundated other parts of the U.S. this week.
Storms and heat will be the main factor this week as the third week of the NFL season gets underway.