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Wanted: Vikings 'bad guys' for Packers movie

Minnesota Vikings Talk Today, 01:41 AM
Wanted: Vikings 'bad guys' for Packers movie - Kendra Meinert, USA TODAY NETWORK-Wisconsin   The filmmakers behind “The Sixty...
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Teddy's Team

Minnesota Vikings Talk Today, 01:41 AM
Vikings' Teddy Bridgewater 'committed to building something special' By Brian Murphy   "I wasn't impressed," he told the Pione...
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Pro Bowl

Minnesota Vikings Talk Today, 01:41 AM
Vikings Pro Bowl Players:     NFL.com: Pro Bowl Snubs by Gregg Rosenthal   3. Linval Joseph, defensive tackle, Vikings J...
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Browns' Joe Thomas: 'I definitely want to be part...

NFL Football Talk Today, 01:41 AM
Browns' Joe Thomas: 'I definitely want to be part of the turnaround' - Mary Kay Cabot Cleveland.com   CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Hue Jackso...
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Breakdown: 2015 Passing Review (All Stats Edition)

Minnesota Vikings Talk Today, 01:41 AM
Total:PLAYER CMP ATT PCT YDS AVG TD IN RATE SK SCR YAC PCT TIME Teddy 292 447 65.3 3231 7.2 14 9 88.7 44 29 1627 50.4...
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Another Fan Writes Open Letter to Cam Newton

NFL Football Talk Today, 01:41 AM
The meme of the NFL season seems to be to rip on Cam Newton for having fun on the football field, his endzone celebrations, and writing o...
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Farewell Forte

BREAKING NFC NORTH NEWS! After eight years in Chicago, Matt Forte is on his way out. What is in store for the former Bear?


Vikes Will Super Bowl--Dare to Dream

Perhaps it’s the time of the year—post-Super Bowl, no more football blues—but there's plenty of talk about the Vikings winning the Super Bowl. We’re heading towards the draft, so let’s haul out the wheel barrows of hope and start hawking it. But maybe that idea isn’t as far-fetched as it might have seemed a season ago. Perhaps, now, Vikings and Super Bowl in the same sentence is not so crazy.


Daily Forum Round-Up: Hooray, It's the Draft Edition

With both the season and Cam Newton's potential for future endorsements both ending Sunday night, we've officially reached the dreaded pre-draft lull. Sure, players probably like it. But, if I cared about what the players thought I'd have stopped throwing batteries at them years ago.


That's A Wrap!

Spoiler alert: this article will contain information about who won Super Bowl 50! If you DVRed it for later, you may want to quit reading now. With that being said, this game can be summarized in two words: Denver's defense. Of course, I will go more in depth than that, but that was really the key cog in this matchup.


Take Heart Vikings Fans—Defense Wins Championships

Defense wins championships. We have heard and read this aphorism on post-Super Bowl shows and social media more than we saw the term deflate-gate last season. The Denver Broncos defense wiped the smile off Cam Newton’s face with a fast and smothering defense. And that should give Vikings fans hope for the future, as the team they are building starts with a very good defense.


Daily Forum Round-Up: The Super Bowl Edition

There is nothing more quintessentially American than the Super Bowl. Which means that the Vikings are the equivalent of 1960's Cuba, because we haven't been in the Super Bowl since the late 60's/early 70's. Outside of the weather, the Super Bowl has to be the biggest forced conversation starter in America.


Favre's HOF Credentials include One Great Year in Purple

In November, Packers fans, after booing him, burning his jersey and hanging him in effigy, welcomed Brett Favre back to Lambeau Field. Vikings fans mostly watched quietly and understood. Now Favre, along with former Gopher QB and Vikings defensive coach Tony Dungy, have been elected to Pro Football Hall of Fame, and it’s time for Vikings fans to celebrate.


Time To Put To Bed Tired Notion That Coaches Don't Matter

Whenever, as is relative commonplace in Minnesota, a local head coach faces termination, those supporting the termination immediately face a common refrain from the local cheerleaders. That refrain, in one form or another, offers the following wisdom--"It's not the coach, it's the players."

That statement is generally followed by support, disguised as a lament, for an established source formerly dressed as a coach. That lament comes in the form of the refrain that "it's easier to fire the coach than all of the players."

After the Vikings' 11-5 finish to the 2015 season, it clearly is past time to put to bed these tired refrains and admit that good coaches make a difference.


Favre, Dungy Highlight 2016 Hall of Fame Class

On Super Bowl Eve, the NFL announced its 2016 Hall of Fame class. Among eight players who will be enshrined are former Vikings quarterback Brett Favre and former Vikings coach and Gophers quarterback Tony Dungy.

Other players going into Canton will be quarterback Ken Stabler, wide receiver Marvin Harrison, defensive lineman Kevin Greene, and offensive tackle Orlando Pace. Ed DeBartolo Jr., and Dick Stanfel will also be inducted.


Super (Bowl) Predictions - MinnCentric Style

Over at Twins Daily, several current, former and future Minnesota Twins players have made their Super Bowl predictions. Today, we are posting the Super Bowl predictions of several writers from the MinnCentric Community. Check out how your favorite Twins Daily, Wild Xtra, Northern Pitch and Vikings Journal’s writers think Sunday night’s game will go. And in the comments below, post your predictions for what will happen..


Breakdown: 2012 Kluwe vs 2015 Locke (Nuke it until it glows! Edition)

With Jeff Locke struggling ever since he got here, and more and more people (including myself), growing impatient with his "performance" or lack thereof, and the Vikings continued refusal to bring in some competition—like they seem to do with every other position on the team ... I mean they brought in competition at long snapper for crying out loud—I decided to take a closer look at the numbers. What better way than by comparing him to the guy he succeeded allegedly due to poor job performance?


Are The Vikings Close To Winning A Super Bowl?

Super Bowl Sunday is finally here! Whether you’re still bitter over Blair Walsh’s missed field goal or already speculating what could be done via free agency or the 2016 NFL Draft, the game will still be played and either Carolina or Denver will be crowned champs. So as we collectively sit down in our Barca Loungers and stuff our faces with Super Bowl snacks as a fan base, let’s take some time to speculate. Instead of being jealous of Cam and Peyton, let’s start an open conversation. Realistically, how far are the Vikings away from becoming a Super Bowl team?