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Vikings Offensive Struggles

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I figured I'd start a general thread that we can all discuss the Vikings' offensive struggles and topics like: Bridgewater and his lack o...

ESPN NFL Coverage is Now ...

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... fantasy football coverage.   Take a trip over to ESPN for NFL football coverage, and you will see one thing dominating the front...

Fun with Numbers 2016 Season

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This is a fun thread to exaggerate insane numbers, stats, or whatever you discover online about our favorite club. 

Article: Gordy’s Game Guesses: Week 4

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Welcome to the fourth week of the season! Last week I went 8-8, a standing I’m definitely disappointed with following a number of unexpec...

OL is the key, where are we now?

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There are many ways to build a successful, winning, and even championship football team. Success can't truly be measured by Super Bowl wi...

Notable NFL News (Cuts, signings, injuries, etc.)

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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...


Forgive me...

Posted by vikingjim60 in vikingjim60's Blog, 29 September 2016 · 53 views

Don't get me wrong, because I, like all Viking fans, am thrilled with how this season has started, and how promising things look. BUT, I feel like I've seen this movie and know how it ends.

I've been with the Vikes since living in the Twin Cities as a kid. So let me give you just a few chapter titles in the "Viking Book of Disappointment" I'm writing.

Gordy’s Game Guesses: Week 4

Posted by Gordy Stillman in Stillman Says, 28 September 2016 · 45 views
weekly picks

Welcome to the fourth week of the season! Last week I went 8-8, a standing I’m definitely disappointed with following a number of unexpected twists. We’ve got 15 games on tap for the week with Green Bay and Philadelphia sitting on the sidelines.

Thursday, September 29:
Miami Dolphins @ Cincinnati Bengals : The Dolphins barely managed to beat Cleveland. A...

How the Vikings can limit the Giants' receivers?

Posted by A. James in Sota Sports , 28 September 2016 · 64 views

Last year, the Vikings destroyed the Giants 49-17 in their last regular season game at TCF Bank Stadium. However, don't let last year's score fool you, the 2016 Giants team is much much better than the team the Vikings played last year.

The biggest difference is that this year the Giants have three very good to great receivers while last year the Giants...

Week 3 Power rankings

Posted by Randy_M in NFL Now and 4Ever, 27 September 2016 · 80 views

Week 3 Power rankings I have been doing this for myself for a few years, I know. I 'm kind of a nerd. It's something that I enjoy doing especially as the season goes along and I thought I would do it online this year. I will rank each team weekly and then post the top 12 since that is how many playoff teams there are and sum up the teams with a sentence or two. I will also add...

Zimmer and Spielman Earn Keep on Defense, Much Work to do on Offense

Posted by vikesgeek in vikesgeek's Blog, 26 September 2016 · 226 views

In Sunday’s 22-10 victory over the defending NFC Champion Carolina Panthers, the Minnesota Vikings’ defense demonstrated why—in spite of several injuries on offense—they remain a contender to unseat Carolina this season.

Against a Carolina team that has oft demonstrated its offensive prowess, Minnesota—save for some early issues—was suffocating on defens...

NFL Week 2 : Schoolin' The Book

Posted by Eddie33Miles in Fearless Ramblings, 17 September 2016 · 154 views

NFL Week 2 : Schoolin' The Book NFL Week 2 : Schoolin’ the Book

Week 1 has come and gone, and what an exciting week it was. Not many major upsets, as 13 of the 16 favorites won, but countless games were decided in the final minute. Week 2 provides a chance for all teams to prove they belong or if you might just be in for a long season as a fan. As always, it’s crucial to not over-rea...

Blair Walsh and Skydiving

Posted by OJ_notTheJuice in A Different P.O.V, 14 September 2016 · 132 views
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Blair Walsh is an enigma. At his very best he looks like he’s vying for the spot of best kicker in the NFL, and at his very worst he looks like he’s posing for his bust in the Vikings Hall of Shame. Every field goal attempt and PAT lately feels like a trial. Every Sunday when the field goal team trots onto the field it feels like the entire Vikings fan ba...

Stefon Diggs and How Receivers Win: Diggs Isn’t Winning With Just His Routes Anymore

Posted by Nick Olson in Film Breakdowns, 13 September 2016 · 178 views
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Stefon Diggs and How Receivers Win: Diggs Isn’t Winning With Just His Routes Anymore Last week, Stefon Diggs posted a 103-yard game with Shaun Hill throwing him the ball. Diggs was the highest-graded player on the Vikings offense by far and accounted for 44% of the Vikings’ passing yards. His seven receptions ties a career high, and his 103 yards marks his third 100-yard-game in the past year. Again, this was with Shaun Hill throwing hi...

Week One All 22 Review: The Running Game & Green Bay Week Notes

Posted by Adam Houck in Valhallablog, 13 September 2016 · 162 views
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The Vikings were victorious in their Week One game against the Tennessee Titans 25-16. Offensively, the Vikings had five field goal attempts to show for their efforts and were outscored by their own defense 13-12.

In a game that featured Shaun Hill at QB, a Vikings win was expected to have featured a big day from Adrian Peterson. That was not the case as...

What's Next For Last Weekend's Most Impressive Teams?

Posted by Mike Rose in Amateur Hour, 08 September 2016 · 99 views
college football

After a Labor Day weekend spent at a cabin with no cell service or Internet (if you've not done that in a while, I highly recommend it), I returned to the wired world to find four college football teams that really stood out in their openers.

Let's take a look at those four squads and what's next for each of them:

We'll start with the most impressive te...

Win Now! - The 2016 Minnesota Vikings

Posted by Garrett Stolt in Fanatic Journal , 06 September 2016 · 337 views
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Win Now! - The 2016 Minnesota Vikings There was no doubt that Minnesota Viking teammates were shaken after seeing their beloved young quarterback, Teddy Bridgewater, go down last Tuesday. Later that afternoon, Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer, showed an unusual emotional side to him. Zimmer had a tough time finding the right words, but explained, “ He’s a great kid. Let’s let him get healthy an...

Vikings and Packers: Season Predictions part two

Posted by Ty Hermann in The other side , 27 August 2016 · 323 views

Vikings and Packers: Season Predictions  part two Lets expand our analysis of the Vikings and Packers roster as well as give a few predictions of what might happen statistically this year. Were mixing positions up so we can even things out in our analysis and not get stuck with punters and field goal kickers last. So today were going to look at the running-back position and on defense the safety position...

Vikings Training Camp Live 2016: Day 9 Practice

Posted by Adam Patrick in Straight Cash Homey, 08 August 2016 · 230 views
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Vikings Training Camp Live 2016: Day 9 Practice With only two practices remaining, the Minnesota Vikings time in Mankato is already coming to a close. After the team’s practice today, the team will have a final practice first thing tomorrow morning at 8am (central time).

Like this morning, I will have live coverage of today and tomorrow’s events in Mankato.

For a recap of this afternoon's practice, r...

Let's Speak Honestly About Teddy 2016

Posted by VikingsBoss in VikingsBoss' Blog, 31 July 2016 · 734 views

So, Melanie (Funkytown to those of you not lucky enough to have met her) has been on me for some time to start a blog. I have decided to give it a go. A couple of disclaimers before I begin; I am typing on a smartphone, which is not my preferred method, so I apologize for grammatical and spelling errors/typos that are sure to arise. Secondly, my opinio...

Bold Predictions and Statements About The Minnesota Vikings Offense

Posted by JGunther in JGunther's Blog, 29 July 2016 · 247 views

The Minnesota Vikings reported to Mankato for training camp on Thursday. They haven’t had realistic Super Bowl aspirations since 2010. Last season, they were close, but needed to upgrade several areas of the offense first. They were 16th in total offense, 23rd in yards per play, 29th in first downs, 31st in passing yards and 31st in passing touchdowns. Al...

Should AP Play in the Preseason? Case Closed

Posted by Carl Pierson in Purple Pontifications, 21 July 2016 · 355 views
adrian peterson preseason

For half a decade the debate has raged on about whether or not Adrian Peterson should play in the preseason. AP has not had a carry in a preseason game since 2011 but something that makes the annual discussion point different this fall is that AP himself is lobbying to play.
In an interview with nfl.com in May Adrian said he would pressure Coach Zimme...

concussions in sports

Posted by sirlurcholibre78 in sirlurcholibre78's Blog, 19 July 2016 · 193 views

I wasn't planning on writing today but when I heard about this story, I changed my mind.

first of all, before I go any farther, I am not a doctor nor do I have any medical training of any kind. I am just a guy giving my honest opinion on this issue and if I am wrong or if you disagree with anything I say, please let me know.

anyways the story that caug...

2016 Vikings Position Battles: Running Backs

Posted by purplePTSD.com in purplePTSD.com, 19 July 2016 · 303 views
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This article originally appeared on www.purplePTSD.com and was written by LBVikings

The Vikings have been set at running back since 2007 with a Hall of Fame lock. But behind Adrian Peterson, we've had a bit of a turning carousel. From Chester Taylor to Toby Gerhart to Matt Asiata, there is always intrigue at running back behind Adrian. Also included in...

Avoiding the Minnesota Sports Letdown

Posted by zcedergren in Viking Fan Thoughts, 14 July 2016 · 179 views

The start of training camp is fast approaching for the Minnesota Vikings. The team believes training camp will be the beginning of a promising season especially coming off of a division title.
There are many reasons for optimism surrounding the team. Perhaps the biggest is that Mike Zimmer has already developed into one of the best coaches in the NFL and...

Greetings and Salutations

Posted by VikingsVoice in VikingsVoice's Blog, 05 July 2016 · 275 views

Greetings and Salutations Since I've been on Vikings Journal (and every other Vikings related site) for a couple years now, I thought it might be time to start a blog so that I can get even more Vikings related interaction than I already have! Vikings are a 24/7 365 passion for me so this seemed like the next logical step down the purple rabbit hole.

A little about me; I grew up...

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