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Article: Zimmer Gets Passing Grades in Year 1

Minnesota Vikings Talk Today, 03:15 PM
There’s been plenty of focus on the Minnesota Vikings’ rookies this past season—particularly first-rounders Anthony Barr and Teddy Bridge...
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Article: Forecast or Fiction--Rating Vikings Offseason My...

Minnesota Vikings Talk Today, 12:04 PM
We are smack dab in the season of hope for Minnesota Vikings fans, and there is no shortage of dreams for the team this coming season. Pl...
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Vikings Stadium

Minnesota Vikings Talk Today, 07:20 AM
Thread for news and updates regarding the new stadium. 
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Article: Forecast or Fiction--Rating Vikings Offseason My...

Minnesota Vikings Talk Today, 05:03 AM
Training camp in Mankato is just three weeks away. You can almost hear the cornhusks rustling and cicadas buzzing. (At least that’s this...
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Article: A Tall Order--Vikings Grab Waynes in the First R...

Minnesota Vikings Talk Today, 04:27 AM
Trader Rick Spielman pulled off another surprise at the 2015 NFL Draft—he hung onto his pick at Number 11, and the Vikings drafted Michig...
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PFF's Best Players of 2014

Minnesota Vikings Talk Today, 04:27 AM
The Best NFL Player At Every Position   Using Pro Football Focus' list, here's the best player at every position from last season....
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Latest News


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Fantasy Football Sleeper RBs

Last weekend I shared my list of sleeper quarterbacks. Now it’s time to examine the sleepers at running back. With so few “sure things” left at running back, identifying undervalued players at the position has never been more important. I found a baker’s half-dozen for you to consider.

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Forecast or Fiction--Rating Vikings Offseason Mythology: Part 3

Training camp in Mankato is just three weeks away. You can almost hear the cornhusks rustling and cicadas buzzing. (At least that’s this Mankato-native’s memories.) The players, however, may be recalling sore muscles. Either way, there is still time to debunk any misnomers before the Vikings settle things at camp.

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Forecast or Fiction--Rating Vikings Offseason Mythology: Part 2

We are smack dab in the season of hope for Minnesota Vikings fans, and there is no shortage of dreams for the team this coming season. Plenty of pundits have prognosticated on Purple performances ahead, so let’s take a peak at a few predictions and see which ones are up to par.

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Fantasy Football Sleeper QBs

A big part of fantasy football draft day success stems from identifying those players who are undervalued. Thus, it’s always a good idea to pick out sleepers at every position to fill out your roster. I’m here to help in that regard, starting with the quarterback position and a name familiar to Vikings fans.

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Mike Wallace Has Something To Prove

In what amounts to basically the most obvious statement in the off-season thus far, (perhaps tied with Adrian Peterson's comments about how time-outs are a better way to discipline one's child), newly acquired wide receiver Mike Wallace said that he has "something to prove" when speaking with Brian Hall of Fox Sports.

"I always feel like I got something to prove, Miami or no Miami, but even more so coming from that," Wallace said. "I think I had a pretty decent year last year. It didn't end the way I wanted it to, obviously. But we could always get better. I think this is a better place for me, more opportunity to do the things that I'm good at."

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Revisiting Matt Kalil (Part One)

Not too long ago, we concluded a three-part series on whether or not Matt Kalil would materially benefit from having a better guard next to him in 2015—something often discussed when talking about whether or not to move Brandon Fusco to left guard. Today, we’ll look at something else: his competition.

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Forecast or Fiction--Rating Vikings Offseason Mythology: Part 1

The offseason brings plenty of speculation, hypothesizing and even myth-making when heading into the coming season. There's plenty of soothsaying out there about the Vikings, who are fast becoming offseason darlings when predicting who is going to make a big jump. It could happen—so let’s look at which Purple prognostications are the most viable.

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5 Under The Radar Players Set To Break Out At Training Camp

Each year in the NFL rosters turn over about 30% of players heading into Training Camp. To be fair, when you’re messing around with 90 players that will eventually be cut down to 53, you’ve got 37 chances to try and hit a home run with a player that most people don’t know about.

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Rookie Expectations: Trae Waynes

With a first-round pick coming to bolster the defense, it’s easy to get excited about what the young talent can bring. There are lofty expectations placed on a high pick, and history tells us that we should wait to judge cornerbacks, even when taken early.

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Game of Throws

This just in: the NFL is a pass-first league. Yet the Minnesota Vikings have not had a 3,000-yard passer or 1,000-yard receiver since 2009 – when the ol’ Gunslinger from Hattiesburg was at the helm of the Purple. Perhaps this is the season the Vikings re-join the Game of Throws.

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Crichton Heading Toward a Big Training Camp

A common question on Viking website chat rooms last season was why we hadn’t seen much from defensive lineman Scott Crichton. Crichton was taken in the third round (72nd overall) in the 2014 draft, but he didn’t see a lot action in his rookie season. That could be changing in 2015.

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Robinson’s Comments on Supreme Court Ruling Reopen Old Wounds

Are we going down that road again? So far, it looks like we may. On Friday, Vikings cornerback Josh Robinson used Twitter to make his feelings known about the Supreme Court ruling that gay couples have the right marry in all 50 states. This is a national issue, but Robinson may have made it a Vikings issue once again.