Found December 04, 2013 on Next Impulse Sports:
The Good: Kevin Love is a better passer than any one of the three quarterbacks the Minnesota Vikings currently have on their roster. (I mean, when Buzzfeed runs an article on those, you’ve made it.) Kevin Martin must like the weather in Minny. Interesting note: Kevin Martin’s 337 points are the most by a #Twolves guard through the 1st 16 games of a season in team history. — Mark Remme (@MarkRemme) November 27, 2013 Kevin Love is looking like his old self again. He’s in the top five in the NBA for both points per game and steals. Rubio is near the top of the league in assists and leads the league in steals This team is still a lot of fun. Really guys??? — Kevin Love (@kevinlove) November 27, 2013 The Bad: Not much going on off the bench. Punch Drunk Wolves points out that the Wolves have used their starting five for 365 minutes this season. The next most-used lineup has been in for 34 minutes. Shabazz Muhammad has made one basket this year. He’s only pla...

Great photo of Vikings owner at new stadium groundbreaking

Zygi Wilf and Gov Dayton toss dirt at Vikings Stadium Groundbreaking. — Glen Stubbe (@gspphoto) December 3, 2013 Pictured above: Minnesota Vikings owner Zygi Wilf, along with Governor Mark Dayton, take part in the ceremonial groundbreaking of the team’s $1 billion stadium on Tuesday. The new stadium, whose construction now will formally in the […...

Vikings' Chris Cook fined 26,250, plans to appeal

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Chris Cook learned of his fine from the NFL on Wednesday for contact with an official in Sunday's win against Chicago and immediately appealed the 26,250 fine. Cook was ejected Sunday after touching an official following a touchdown by Bears receiver Alshon Jeffery, who went over the top of Cook to make the athletic play. "I kind of touched his arm...

Adrian Peterson on resting injuries: 'It's all about the push to Sunday'

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Playing against a fully healthyAdrian Peterson might just be unfair to the rest of the NFL.After all, a less-than-healthy Peterson is hard enough tostop.Reconstructive knee surgery, sports hernia, hamstring andgroin injuries -- none of it seems to slow down the reigning MVP and league'sleading rushing."Just tells you how amazing he is," MinnesotaVikings...

Will Adrian Peterson Finish as One of the Five Best Backs Of All Time?

Adrian Peterson is inarguably the best pure runner in football. His 211 yard performance against Chicago in Week 13 carried the Vikings to an overtime victory, further cemented his ranking as the league-leader in rushing yards, and put him over 10,000 yards for his career. No one doubts that the two-time rushing champ and defending Most Valuable Player is playing like one of...

Drunk Vikings fan hilariously tumbles down several rows of seats

Here’s a pretty funny video from this weekend’s Vikings game, where a fan in an Adrian Peterson jersey clearly had a bit too much soda to drink. As he attempts to maneuver his way through a row of seats, he loses his balances and tumbles backwards head over heels. Not only does he fall down a few rows, but he also loses his drink in the process…not that he needed it. [The...

Adrian Peterson thinks it's be cool to play for the Cowboys

Almost every young athletes dream is to play for the home town team, to suit up in a stadium full of family and friends who watched your career unfold. Rarely does that actually happen, but no doubt it is a desire of nearly every pro athlete. Adrian Peterson is no different. AP got on the horn with SVP and Russillo yesterday and talked about playing on a perennial...

Matt Cassel will be Vikings starting QB vs. Ravens

Vikings quarterback Matt Cassel will make his third start of the season when Minnesota plays in Baltimore on Sunday, according to the St. Paul Pioneer Press. Officially, coach Leslie Frazier said it's 'likely' that Cassel will start against the Ravens. Cassel would start over Christian Ponder, who's still recovering from a concussion he suffered in the Vikings 23...

Vikings make switch in middle of defense

Minnesota Vikings LB Erin Henderson lost his starting job after being arrested on suspicion of driving while intoxicated and missed the Packers game due to a 'personal issue.' However, his mistake also affected where he will play the rest of the season. Henderson spent the offseason moving from the weakside LB position and fighting for the starting MLB position, but...

Adrian Peterson says “it would be cool to play in Dallas”

Adrian Peterson is signed though the 2017 season with the Minnesota Vikings but the 2012 league MVP has thought about playing in Texas. While Peterson said he would love to play his entire career with the Vikings, he acknowledged that he had thought about playing closer to home. “You know, I’d be a liar if I said it’s something that hasn’t crossed my mind before,” Peterson...

Favre coaching in state championship game

Former Vikings quarterback Brett Favre is helping his local high school team as it goes for Oak Grove’s (Miss.) first state championship.

Brett Favre To Coach For Mississippi State High School Championship On Friday

It’s been about a month since we had any Favre-related posts, which goes against pretty much every sports-blogging standard and blood-oath I’ve ever taken, but fear not- the Ol’ Gunslinger’s back in the news. This time he’s playing the role of a grizzled high school football coach in a Dukes of Hazzard meets American Pie teen sex romp. Favre’s the Offensive Coordinator for...
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