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Article: The Wrap Up - What's Happening Around The Le...

NFL Football Talk Today, 08:49 PM
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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Article: Mocking Fantasy in Every Sense of the Word [Firs...

Fantasy Football Talk Today, 08:23 PM
Wowzers. I may be a bit late to the game on this, but I stumbled across this online fantasy draft simulator on DraftWizard.com the other...
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Color Rush

Minnesota Vikings Talk Today, 02:20 PM
Report: "Color Rush" Coming League-Wide In 2016 by Christopher Gates   While the "Color Rush" phenomenon only extended to eight tea...
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Vikings Stadium

Minnesota Vikings Talk Today, 08:49 PM
Thread for news and updates regarding the new stadium. 
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Article: College Football Preview: 5 Big Questions

College Football And Draft Yesterday, 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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You Are A Vikings Journal Writer

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Mocking Fantasy in Every Sense of the Word [First Pick]

Wowzers. I may be a bit late to the game on this, but I stumbled across this online fantasy draft simulator on DraftWizard.com the other day and have been drafting teams left and right since (with an average grade of A- thus far).

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Patterson is Injured But his Return is Imminent

When it comes to injuries in the NFL, and in this case, the Minnesota Vikings, a little tea leaves-reading skills are necessary. Wide receiver Cordarrelle Patterson went down with an injury at the first “practice” at training camp, and mum has been the word ever since. So we will try to divine what we can on our own.

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Heinicke's Injury Causes A Quandary in QB Unit

Mike Zimmer was smiling and speaking at a camp-opening press conference about his new contract extension on Thursday. His smile went away when he was asked about backup quarterback Taylor Heinicke, who had rolled into camp with his foot in a cast. It demonstrated how quickly things change at camp—and now the Vikings will have to adapt.

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Bold Predictions and Statements About The Minnesota Vikings Offense

The Minnesota Vikings enter the 2016 season with higher expectations than any season since 2010. But, should quarterback Teddy Bridgewater or Adrian Peterson suffer a significant injuries, their replacements are not on the roster. Also, a rookie will lead the team in receptions. Finally, left tackle Matt Kalil will have his best season since his rookie year of 2012.

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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.