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Time to cut Blair Walsh

Minnesota Vikings Talk Yesterday, 10:05 PM
His time is up. Just another worthless player who squandered potential in this franchises history. Worthless bum.
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Barr Out for the Remainder of the Season with Knee Surgery

Minnesota Vikings Talk Yesterday, 09:03 PM
Vikings linebacker Anthony Barr will have a "minor surgery" on his knee that has been bothering him and be out for the remainder of the s...
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Article: How Does Teddy Compare? - Version 3.0

Minnesota Vikings Talk Yesterday, 01:29 PM
We’ve gone through two iterations of this blog already and I apologize if you are bored by it, but if only because it interests me, we’re...
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Norv Turner defends his rookie QB

Minnesota Vikings Talk Yesterday, 11:17 AM
Vikings offensive coordinator Norv Turner doesn't appear to be in total agreement with some sportswriters or bloggers of late. But he sur...
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Article: What to do With Matt Kalil

Minnesota Vikings Talk Yesterday, 05:34 PM
It’s fair to say Matt Kalil is not having a good season. Actually it’s probably fair to say he’s having an awful season. The reasons give...
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Hoge is really down on Johnny Football--really down

NFL Football Talk 18 Dec 2014
I was all about enjoying the starting debut of Johnny Manziel Sunday in Cleveland. I was especially getting a kick out of the Bengals pla...
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Hanging with Chad One More Year

Minnesota Vikings linebacker Chad Greenway has one more year left on his contract and there has been some speculation he won’t be brought back for the final year of his deal. It’s just as easy to find reasons to keep Greenway around one more season as it is to advocate letting him go.


Vikings Succeed with Next Man Up Mentality

We’ve heard the phrase from every coach in the NFL when one of his players goes out with an injury: “Next man up!” It explains their one, if only, recourse when faced with a long-term injury—the backup has to step in and perform. Vikings coach Mike Zimmer has faced that situation often this season and his team has responded.


How Does Teddy Compare? - Version 3.0

We’ve gone through two iterations of this blog already and I apologize if you are bored by it, but if only because it interests me, we’re going to do it again. In the first two editions of “How Does Teddy Compare”, we compared young Teddy Bridgewater to two former Minnesota Vikings quarterbacks (Christian Ponder and Daunte Culpepper).


Fantasy Football Week 16 Rankings

You’ve made it to the championship game of your fantasy football league. For that you should be congratulated, so congrats! One final weekend of football stands between you and the coveted trophy and bragging rights. You’ll need a lot of luck and a little lineup help – I’m here to assist with the latter.


Big Week for Walsh

It’s not quite time to push the Blair Walsh panic button despite his recent struggles – which have been well chronicled by now. He’s missed five of his last six field goal attempts and now ranks 30th in the NFL in field goal percentage. A chance to snap out of his recent slump and salvage something from a down season awaits him in familiar territory back home in Florida this Sunday.


Vikings Journal Mailbag: Next Year's Optimism, Playing Rookies and Draft Strategy

Vikings Journal is continuing its weekly twitter mailbag under the hashtag #VJMailbag. Follow @ArifHasanNFL on Twitter to participate! In this mailbag, we talk about optimism, playing rookies and how to draft.


How Did the Vikings Change their Gameplan Against the Lions?

Though the Vikings didn't come away with a win or even very many points, their ability to move the ball down the field against Detroit this weeks represents serious growth, and not just for their rookie signal-caller.


Missed Opportunities Catch Up With Vikings in Detroit

Sunday afternoon’s 16-14 loss to the Detroit Lions stung. While yes, the team did play pretty well, and yes they were a field goal away from beating the division leaders, it stung because of those very things.


Lions Pick and Kick Their Way to a Win Over the Vikings

The Minnesota Vikings went into Ford Field to get their first divisional win of the season, and had the best chance to grab it. But two Teddy Bridgewater picks and two missed Blair Walsh kicks later, and the Vikings came up short, 16-14.


Vikings vs. Lions Game Thread

Our Vikings Journal writers will be discussing the Vikings vs. Lions game right here in the comments section so register and share your thoughts on the Purple before, during and after the big game.


Vikings vs. Lions Preview: Taking Small Steps

The Minnesota Vikings season has been one of small steps forward, setbacks, regrouping and then more steps forward. Currently on a two-game winning streak (for the second time this season), they have another opportunity for taking steps in their development in Detroit against the Lions.


Vikings Continue to Be Big Losers in Peterson Case

Every good thing comes to an end, eventually. All too often in sports, poor choices lead to these “good thing” crashing and burning far too early. Such seems to be the case in Minnesota with running back Adrian Peterson and the Minnesota Vikings.