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NFL Football Talk Today, 02:30 AM
I came across this story on Deadspin today that the "12's" have a petition in place to ban Joe Buck and Troy Aikman from calling their ga...

Where Should The NFL Expand?

NFL Football Talk Today, 02:30 AM
The NFL hasn't been covert when it comes to their intentions of expanding the brand into new markets -- both domestically and internation...

Article: Run-First Offenses Rule The League (Part One)

Minnesota Vikings Talk Today, 02:30 AM
Football has evolved over the decades from a game with little difference from rugby, which was causing deaths on a regular basis, to the...

Forte Won't Be Back With Bears

NFL Football Talk Yesterday, 09:28 PM
I don't think it's a surprise to anyone. It was expected, but Matt Forte put on Instagram today that the Bears have told him that they wi...

Manziel...and the Browns

NFL Football Talk Yesterday, 09:21 PM
Several news sources announced this morning (ESPN had it first) that Cleveland quarterback Johnny Manziel is heading into treatment for o...

Vikings Free Agency News

Minnesota Vikings Talk Yesterday, 09:21 PM
Just a general thread for Vikings cuts, signings, etc. 

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Vikings of 2000: Dawn of Dante

Posted by purplePTSD.com in purplePTSD.com, 13 February 2016 · 43 views
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This article originally appeared on purplePTSD.com and was written by DrawingDead0

The Super Bowl is over. The Offseason has begun. More specifically, the most lifeless time of the offseason is upon us. The new league year doesn’t start until March 9. The draft isn’t until April 28. We’re in football limbo, with only the occasional re-signing to satiate...

Farewell Forte

Posted by JustFantAshtic in Pigskin Pages, 12 February 2016 · 29 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 · 210 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 · 107 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...

Time to Put to Rest Tired Notion That Coaches Do Not Matter

Posted by vikesgeek in vikesgeek's Blog, 04 February 2016 · 122 views

Whenever, as is relatively 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...

Teddy's Throwing Motion Threatens Potential For Greatness

Posted by ForPete'sSake in ForPete'sSake Blog, 31 January 2016 · 205 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.

So much of social media...

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

Posted by ViQueen in Vikings Digital Diaries, 30 January 2016 · 114 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 · 169 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 · 463 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 · 312 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 · 793 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 · 1,156 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 · 748 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 · 159 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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