Found April 18, 2013 on Gamedayr:
PLAYERS: Chris Kluwe
TEAMS: Minnesota Vikings
Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe has accepted a role as grand marshall of this summer's PRIDE parade in the Twin Cities.

Look at These Christian and Samantha Ponder Wedding Photos

Remember how Christian Ponder is the quarterback of the Minnesota Vikings? I know, I totally forgot too. Frankly, thinking about the 2012 season seems like it was eons ago. I almost forgot Ponder was on the roster AND considered to be the quarterback of the future, and that's a memory that was only like three months ago. Can you remember that back in like OCTOBER of last year...

Kluwe named grand marshal of PRIDE parade

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Chris Kluwe is going on parade in his support for gay rights. Kluwe, the Minnesota Vikings outspoken punter and political advocate, has used his status as an NFL player to speak out about equal rights, especially in regard to same-sex marriage. Now, according CBS Sports report, Kluwe will be the grand marshal in the Twin Cities PRIDE parade on June 30. Kluwe...

Ah Crap, Adrian Peterson is Going to Probably Be on the Madden Cover

It feels like we've been fighting this battle for YEARS, but ultimately in 2011 we learned it didn't matter. I've been a pretty vocal proponent until that point about making sure we - as loyal fans! - did everything in our power to keep Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson off of the cover of the Madden NFL video game, because of conspiracies about a "Madden...

Report: Vikings looking to move up in the first round

According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, the Minnesota Vikings are looking to trade up in the first round of next week’s draft.From Total Access: Hear #VIkings want to move up in draft from 23 or 25. Want CB & WR. Moving up would likely mean WR: Austin or Patterson?— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) April 18, 2013   Need NFL Tickets?

Report: Vikings rework Kevin Williams’ contract, will hit free agency after this season

According to, the Minnesota Vikings have renegotiated the contract of defensive tackle Kevin Williams.The renegotiation was completed on Monday. It cut Williams’ base salary for 2013 from a non-guaranteed $7 million to $4.9 million, which is now fully guaranteed — all but ensuring the veteran defensive tackle will play an 11th season in Minnesota.He previously was...

Vikings rumors: Minnesota wants to move up in NFL Draft

The Minnesota Vikings are hoping to move up in the NFL Draft from their current first-round pick positions of No. 23 and No. 25, according to Ian Rapoport of Rapoport adds that the Vikings are targeting a wide receiver or cornerback with their first-round selection. From Total Access: Hear #VIkings want to move up in draft from 23 or 25. Want CB & WR. Moving up would...

Report: Williams agrees to restructured deal

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. The Minnesota Vikings entered the offseason with an aging and high-priced core of veteran defensive leaders. Defensive tackle Kevin Williams, the longest-tenured player with 10 seasons in Minnesota, has reportedly alleviated some of those financial concerns as he enters his 11th season since being the Vikings' first-round draft pick in 2003.

Vikings and Kevin Williams rework his contract that makes him a free agent after the 2013 season

According to Tom Pelissero of, the Minnesota Vikings and defensive tackle Kevin Williams renegotiated his contract to void the 2014 season and reduce his 2013 salary. Williams has been a fixture on the Vikings defensive line and the 11 year veteran could see his last year in Minnesota. He was selected by the Vikings with the ninth pick of the first round in the 2003...

Kevin Williams agrees to paycut with Vikings

Defensive tackle Kevin Williams agreed to a restructured contract with the Vikings, cutting his salary and the length of his deal. Kevin Williams has agreed to a restructured contract, cutting his salary cap number by $2.5 million and ending his deal after the 2013 season.

Vikings Restructure DT Kevin Williams Contract

Tom Pelissero of ESPN 1500 Twin Cities reports that the Vikings recently restructured the contract of DT Kevin Williams. Williams will now become a free agent following the season. His 2013 base salary of $7 million has been reduced to $4.9 million, which is fully guaranteed. The Vikings free up $2.5 million in cap space, which leaves them $6.913 million under the cap. Williams...

Position Analysis: Defensive tackles

The Vikings will need to find an eventual replacement for Kevin Williams soon and this year’s draft is loaded with potential starters at defensive tackle, including plenty anticipated to be stars at the position. We present the analysis, stats, measurables and projections on the top 10 options at a very deep position this year.
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