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Article: College Football Preview: 5 Big Questions

College Football And Draft Today, 04:24 AM
Last week, I wrote about the five big questions facing the Gophers football team this season. Today, I'm expanding the focus a bit by loo...
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Z-fense

Minnesota Vikings Talk Today, 03:39 AM
A look at some 2015 numbers for our defense:   Total Snaps: 1015 (17)   Yards per game: 344.2 (13)   Yards per play: ...
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Article: The Wrap Up - What's Happening Around The Le...

NFL Football Talk Today, 03:39 AM
Full training camps are finally underway, and there is A LOT going on throughout the league. Here are some of the top stories from the pa...
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You Are A Vikings Journal Writer

The good news: there has never been a better time to be a writer. The bad news: there has never been a worse time to be a writer.

Both are true, and if you have a passion for the Vikings, the NFC North or the NFL, we think Vikings Journal can help you find your voice, find your audience and best of all, find some money. In fact, that’s why we exist. It’s our mission.

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College Football Preview: 5 Big Questions

Last week, I wrote about the five big questions facing the Gophers football team this season. Today, I'm expanding the focus a bit by looking at the five biggest questions across all of college football.

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Greenway Begins His Final Vikings Season

When linebacker Chad Greenway runs onto Blakeslee Field in Mankato on Friday morning, it begins his 11th and final training camp as a member of the Minnesota Vikings. He announced that 2016 is going to be his last season and it begins with one more sweltering camp at MSU—Mankato.

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The Far Too Early Power Rankings: Final Edition

For those of you at home keeping score, this is the fifth and final submission in my immensely popular "Too Early Power Rankings" articles. I'm sad that this overwrote topic is nearing it's end, but appreciate those of you that stuck with me through this confusing, highly subjective ranking.

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The Three Deep Podcast - Episode Three

On this week's episode of Three Deep, VikingDav from VWO stops in to discuss this weekend's ribbon cutting ceremony at US Bank Stadium with Skolt Scott and Joe Johnson (of purplePTSD.com). Other topics include the passing of Denny Green and the retirement of Phil Loadholt. SKOL!

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The Wrap Up - What's Happening Around The League?

Full training camps are finally underway, and there is A LOT going on throughout the league. Here are some of the top stories from the past couple days.

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Please Join Vikings Journal Supporting #MoreThanWords

Vikings bloggers from several sites are helping the community, and we would like to invite Twins Daily and Wild Xtra members to join the fun. For the next few weeks, we’ll be helping raise money for Vikings coach Mike Zimmer’s foundation whose mission is to better the lives of children through the “learning is cool” program, college scholarships and free youth football camps. You can contribute through this link.

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Vikings Superheroes Series (Part 2) - Meet Minnesota's Wolverine

Earlier this week we kicked off a series entitled “Vikings Superheroes” comparing the similarities between the Caped Crusader himself, Batman, and Minnesota Vikings safety Harrison Smith (click here to check that out). Today we continue our nonsensical journey forged out of summer boredom with another superhero comparison. This time we dive into the character of Wolverine from the X-Men.

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Report: Phil Loadholt to Retire from the NFL

The position battle at offensive line just got less complicated and a little more intriguing. The Star Tribune reported that right tackle Phil Loadholt plans to retire from the NFL.

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Spielman Has Bridgewater's Back--and Rightly So

Vikings General manager Rick Spielman spoke with ProFootballTalk Live last week at the opening of the U.S. Bank Stadium. The Vault opened and Spielman took the opportunity to let out of some “secrets”—such as quarterback Teddy Bridgewater often gets a bad rap. I couldn’t agree more.

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#OpenTheGates: Impressions of U.S. Bank Stadium

Like 100,000+ other Vikings fans, we toured the Vikings new home this weekend. Here are the tweets, pictures and impressions we had. We're limited in how many tweets we can include here, so head over (and follow) @VikingsJournal for more.

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The Far Too Early Power Rankings: 21-25 Edition

For the past week I've been assessing where I believe each team ranks in the grand scheme of things after the draft, free agency and OTA's and before heading into camp. You can read Part I Here, Part II Hereand Part III Here.