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Fire Norv Turner

Minnesota Vikings Talk Today, 07:39 PM
Seriously, what a terrible game plan, the turnovers certainly didn't help, but good lord Turner and his play calling were just awful.

Article: Enemy Fan Forums: Chicago Bears

Minnesota Vikings Talk Today, 05:59 PM
Curious about what Bears fans are saying about the upcoming matchup on Monday Night Football? Check out our weekly edition of Enemy Fan F...

Vikings offense improves, finally

Minnesota Vikings Talk Today, 05:58 PM
For the first time since offensive genius and quarterback whisperer Norv Turner arrived, the Vikings overall offense has improved instead...

Article: Is This Shakeup Saturday?

College Football And Draft Today, 05:35 PM
A number of college football's top teams could be in for tough games this weekend. Do we see a few undefeateds go down?If you think you h...

SI: NFL Re-Draft

NFL Football Talk Today, 03:13 PM
As they do each year, several weeks into the season, Sports Illustrated runs an article asking how the draft would go if we knew then all...

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Dancing Football

Posted by Dave The Dastardly in Dope, Doughnuts and Do Overs, 26 October 2016 · 46 views

I watched the first game of the World Series last night. The pinnacle of baseball. The World Championship of a sport that’s been around since the 1800’s with millions of followers both here and in foreign lands. The stands were full of enthusiastic fans, despite the crappy baseball weather, cheering their hearts out, clapping their hands, stamping their f...

Gordy’s Game Guesses: Week 8

Posted by Gordy Stillman in Stillman Says, 26 October 2016 · 49 views
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Welcome to Week 8 of the 2016 season. We have a very abbreviated slate of 13 games, with six teams on their bye week. While the Dolphins, Giants, Rams, Ravens, Steelers and 49ers recuperate and try to plan out the rest of their seasons, the league moves forward. Sunday morning features yet another game in London, and the Minnesota Vikings get to close out...

Real NFL Power Rankings - Week 8

Posted by Real Power Rankings in Real Power Rankings, 26 October 2016 · 78 views
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Real NFL Power Rankings - Week 8 Real Power Rankings - NFL Week 8

The Elite
While New England stands in a league of their own with an average ranking of 1.00, The Cowboys at 2 and the Broncos at 5 are only separated by 1.64. Meanwhile the Broncos and the Packers at 6 have 2.45 between them.

Moving On Up
Miami Dolphins +8
San Diego +6
Kansas City +4
Detroit Lions +4

Falling F...

Can the Vikings win the SuperBowl? Part 1

Posted by Ty Hermann in The other side , 26 October 2016 · 55 views

Can the Vikings win the SuperBowl? Part 1 Vikings Defense Can they win it All?
I never got to finish my 5 part series on the Vikes/Packers lineup. First off I would like to thanks the Vikings Journal for allowing me to write this blog and to Viking fans for allowing me to give my opinions on both teams (reason my blog is called the other side) and getting fair treatment by the vast majority of Vi...

Vikings have Achilles heel but it's still just a heel

Posted by A. James in Sota Sports , 24 October 2016 · 83 views

There's no denying that the Vikings' offense played terribly yesterday but fans shouldn't panic after just one loss. Here is why Viking's fans should still be optimistic about the season despite their struggling O-line.


The A-topic for all sportswriters in Minnesota will be the offensive line and they deserve the criticism but it should get (ma...

Live from Philly-v2

Posted by vikingjim60 in vikingjim60's Blog, 17 October 2016 · 134 views
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Live from Philly-v2 "It's Eagles Week."

Three words I NEVER thought I'd say.

But on September 3rd, everything changed. Teddy BH2O went down with the horrific knee injury and we picked up Sammy B from the Iggles.

Through week 3 of the season, Carson Wentz was Joe Montana and the Birds were on their way to the Super Bowl. According to Philly fans, Howie Roseman pulled off t...

Why Passing on Marcus Peters in the 2015 Draft Was the Correct Decision

Posted by CamPain in CamPain Trail, 14 October 2016 · 343 views

Why Passing on Marcus Peters in the 2015 Draft Was the Correct Decision Much has been made of Marcus Peters' sensational performance since entering the league in 2015, and, at least locally, even more has been made of the disparity in output between Peters - whom the Vikings had the opportunity to draft with the 11th pick in the 2015 draft - and Trae Waynes, the player the Vikings selected instead. While some have rushed to j...

Why Mike Zimmer Clearly Should Not Be Head Coach of the Minnesota Vikings

Posted by vikesgeek in vikesgeek's Blog, 09 October 2016 · 1,456 views

The Minnesota Vikings have started the season 5-0 despite losing two offensive linemen, their starting quarterback, and their starting running back. That suggests that something is going right in Minnesota. But it also clearly demonstrates that Vikings’ head coach Mike Zimmer should not be the head coach.

Today’s game against the Houston Texans offered...

Week 3 Power rankings

Posted by Randy_M in NFL Now and 4Ever, 27 September 2016 · 170 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...

NFL Week 2 : Schoolin' The Book

Posted by Eddie33Miles in Fearless Ramblings, 17 September 2016 · 206 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 · 179 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 · 234 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 · 207 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 · 140 views
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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 · 385 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 Training Camp Live 2016: Day 9 Practice

Posted by Adam Patrick in Straight Cash Homey, 08 August 2016 · 272 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 · 774 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 · 301 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 · 403 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 · 237 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...

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