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I know what you're thinking. "I'm sick of hearing about Deflate-Gate!", I was too. That was until I delved into the differing legal opini...

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This thread will be used for a lot of general NFL news.   Obviously big stories will get their own threads, but a lot of the NFL tid...

The Offseason Support Group Thread

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Whelp season is over.. thank you mr laces in Locke   hopes dreams aspirations with changes?   First things first - show specia...

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Priefer and his disgusting homophobic a$$ should have been fired before the season. Glad to see him being exposed for the frau...

NFL Tidbits

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Just wanted a thread to share some of the interesting things I find that don't really fit in other threads but also don't need their own...

2016 Vikings Draft Party

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Vikings Draft Party     The journey to Defend the North is beginning and we would like to invite you to help welcome in the ne...

Blogs


5th Year Option, An Important Tool For Spielman

Posted by Bleedin' Purple in Bleedin' Purple's Blog, 03 May 2016 · 0 views

In the last couple of years, I believe that Vikings General Manager, Rick Spielman has somewhat "come into his own" as a veteran GM. There is no "Triangle of Power". There is no egotistical coach who demands the last call on personnel. Now that Spielman has a coach in Mike Zimmer, who could care less about the business side of things, or want the spotligh...

Vikings Need to be Honest with Themselves About Rationale for Selecting Treadwell

Posted by vikesgeek in vikesgeek's Blog, 30 April 2016 · 404 views

With the twenty-third pick in the 2016 NFL draft, the Minnesota Vikings selected University of Mississippi wide receiver, Laquon Treadwell. Like the other receivers taken in the first round of this year’s draft, Treadwell has his strengths and weaknesses. Among the identified strengths, Treadwell is said to be strong off the line, physical in tight spaces...

Adrian Peterson's Rushing Title Doesn't Mean Squat

Posted by purplePTSD.com in purplePTSD.com, 16 April 2016 · 840 views
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This article originally appeared on www.purplePTSD.com and was written by author DrawingDead0

Before even kicking off the 16th game of the 2015 season, Adrian Peterson had locked up his 3rd rushing title in his career. His closest competitor, Doug Martin, came up 16 yards short before the first snap, and ultimately 83 yards separated Adrian from the nex...

Trade Up?

Posted by Dave The Dastardly in Dope, Doughnuts and Do Overs, 09 April 2016 · 313 views

If Rick Spielman has proven anything, it’s that he isn’t afraid to make a move on Draft Day. So given that the Vikings may have addressed their offensive line woes (Problem Area #1) in the off-season with a new line coach and several free agent signings, is there a possibility that Spielman will throw the dice and trade-up to snatch a “must have” player i...

Why The Vikings Should Consider (maybe) Drafting Wide Receivers With Their First Two Picks

Posted by Waiter1602 in Minnesota Groan, 23 March 2016 · 347 views

I know, everyone, I’m realizing the scrutiny I’m going to get for writing this and I’m not even completely sold on it myself. But, I’m still going to rationalize (with myself) why this isn’t the worst idea in the world.

ATTENTION: I get that it’s still a horrible idea to a majority of you. And I know you’re thinking, “why am I even reading this,” and...

Farewell Forte

Posted by JustFantAshtic in Pigskin Pages, 12 February 2016 · 147 views
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With the offseason upon us, now is the time for big player movement in advance of the free agent frenzy. In a move that was highly anticipated by most experts, the Bears have opted not to re-sign veteran Matt Forte, instead moving forward with 2015 rookie sensation Jeremy Langford as their lead back. Forte announced the news via his Instagram account, exp...

Why Mitchell Schwartz should be the Vikings Top FA Target this Offseason

Posted by SwedSkol in SwedSkol, 10 February 2016 · 461 views
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It's no secret that one of the Vikings top priorities this offseason should be fixing the offensive line. Teddy Bridgewater was pressured far too often and in order to continue his growth as our franchise qb we must spend money to protect him. Not only would an upgraded offensive line greatly improve Teddy's confidence but it would also give him more time...

Run First Offenses Rule the League Part 1

Posted by OJ_notTheJuice in A Different P.O.V, 07 February 2016 · 234 views
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Football has evolved over the decades from a game with little difference from rugby, which was causing deaths on a regular basis, to the nuanced developed creature it is now, with all the new player safety rules and precautions. As the rules have changed so has the way teams try to move the ball on offense. Gone are the days of 3 yards and a cloud of dust...

Teddy's Throwing Motion Threatens Potential For Greatness

Posted by ForPete'sSake in ForPete'sSake Blog, 31 January 2016 · 327 views

If the Vikings are going to take that next step and make a Super Bowl run in the next few years as many national pundits seem to think will be the case, the key element to that season-ending run will not so much reside in the domination of its defense, but rather in the continued growth of its young quarterback, Teddy Bridgewater.

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#FlashbackFriday Ft. Bobby Felder "Minnesota showed me a lot of love"

Posted by ViQueen in Vikings Digital Diaries, 30 January 2016 · 211 views
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#FlashbackFriday Ft. Bobby Felder "Minnesota showed me a lot of love" My favorite memory would have to be…

“The players I met that I still call friends today. I still talk to a majority of those guys now. They made the transition for me so much easier.”

I wouldn’t say I had a favorite teammate because…

“That’s like saying you have a favorite brother lol… But I still talk to Jamarca Sandford, Mistral Raymond, Chris Summer...

Possible 2016 Primetime Candidates

Posted by jtkoupal in jtkoupal's Blog, 24 January 2016 · 253 views

With the new stadium opening up next fall as well as the Vikings' sudden return to relevance, we should be in for several primetime games in 2016. Here is a breakdown of primetime options:

Thursday Night Football: Every team has one or two of these. I personally hate them, as do most players and coaches. However, they make too much money, so they will b...

Teddy, Part Duex

Posted by RealTripMcNeely in Intl Correspondent Adam Blog, 01 November 2015 · 571 views

Teddy, Part Duex A couple months ago I wrote an article titled Touchdown Teddy Trumps Throwbacks . I wrote the article to help pump up Vikings fans as we headed into a season with a lot of optimism and questions. I made several lofty comparisons of legends and current Viking QBs, WRs, and RBs. I equated Teddy Bridgewater to Peyton Manning (I continue my optimism below…)....

View from the Stands of our “unrecognizable” team

Posted by marv in marv's Blog, 16 September 2015 · 414 views

Much has been written and stated about what went wrong on Monday. As someone who was there, here are my thoughts on the game.
Opening day, Monday Night Football, newly created modern Levi’s Stadium was in full Super Bowl mode. As if it was a dress rehearsal [for the Super Bowl], there were Fireworks, fire eaters, flames so hot I could feel them from the s...

Fun With Numbers

Posted by Jeff in Vikings A (Adrian) To Z (Zimmer) Blog, 09 September 2014 · 886 views

Fun With Numbers In the 53 seasons of the Minnesota Vikings we have seen many great players come and go. Some of these players have gone on for enshrinement in Canton, while others have at least been inducted in to the Vikings Ring of Honor. There is one other way of being honored for heroics on the field and that is by having your jersey number retired.

Currently there...

2014 Minnesota Vikings Roster Analysis

Posted by Dylon Ackerman in Dylon’s Dialogue, 03 September 2014 · 1,256 views

2014 Minnesota Vikings Roster Analysis
By: Dylon Ackerman
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QB Matt Cassel, Teddy Bridgewater, and Christian Ponder
There were no surprises here. Matt Cassel was named the starter, not only because he played well during the preseason, but because he can carry the Vikings through a tough season start. The Vikings face a tough St. Louis Rams,...

Has Ponder checked out?

Posted by Vikeologist in 1st and SKOL , 23 August 2014 · 827 views
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We all know the writing is on the wall for Christian Ponder. He is 3rd on the depth chart and didn't get a snap in the 2nd pre-season game against the Cardinals, and probably won't see any action tonight in Kansas City.

While watching the game last Saturday, the cameras showed Cassel and Bridgewater working together, but where was Christian Ponder?

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Viking Metal History

Posted by alloygator in alloygator's Blog, 22 September 2013 · 237 views

The Beginning of Viking Metal

Another subgenre in the metal community is Viking Metal. This type of music is a combination of death, folk and black bands. Viking isn't very popular in metal. This is probably because it's a fairly new genre of heavy metal. Viking has a very lyrical theme with strong keyboard characteristics, faster pace and a very dramati...

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