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Purple Jesus Diaries:
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 Curse." But the Peterson went and tore his knee up anyway without being on the cover, I peed a little bit, and life was awful.
Then he had a record setting year after the fact, still not on the cover of Madden, so I don't know what's going on.
Regardless, now Peterson is facing off against the great Barry Sanders to be featured on this year's Madden 25 (Anniversary, not year), and ... I don't know, I guess still vote for Sanders?
Listen, don't get me wrong. I love Adrian Peterson. Clearly, a lot of other people do, too. He was one of like 64 old school and new sch...
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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...
was a value move for the Vikings. Nobody is going to accuse Loadholt
of being one of the elite right tackles in the league, but not
letting him hit the free agent market keeps an offensive line
together where the same five players started all sixteen games last
season. Let’s not forget that it was a line that enabled Adrian
Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe has accepted a role as grand marshall of this summer's PRIDE parade in the Twin Cities.
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?
NFL draft is less than a week away. The Minnesota Vikings have the
23rd and 25th overall picks. They have a total of 11 picks next
week. It’s a great chance for them to lay a solid foundation for
the future. To accurately assess what they need to do in the draft,
they need to look at what has happened in the offseason.
is an analysis...
Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers has been known to zip a sarcastic jab at various topics here and there.
His feelings for his now-former wideout Greg Jennings are still obviously a little bit raw based on his most recent dart.
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Free agent defensive end Lawrence Jackson visited the Minnesota Vikings on Thursday along with free agent cornerback Jacob Lacey.Jackson recorded 20 tackles, 1 forced fumble and 2.5 sacks in 2012. Lacey had 36 tackles and 1 interception. Need NFL Tickets? The post Lawrence Jackson, Jacob Lacey visit the Vikings appeared first on Pro Football Zone.
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 NFL.com. 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...
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.
Let’s do it again T…
Pro Bowler and All Pro, Jared Allen of the Minnesota Vikings is at it again! Medix Staffing Solutions and Jared Allen’s Homes 4 Wounded Warriors are putting on the 4th Annual charity golf tournament, “Night-Ops IV” at the Arizona Grand Resort in Phoenix, AZ on Saturday, May 18th. The event benefits Jared’s foundation, Homes 4 Wounded Warriors —...
Today is the ninth day of two weeks of Minnesota Vikings coverage leading up to the April 25 beginning of the NFL Draft.
April 12: Five best draft moments in the past 25 years
April 13: Five worst draft moments in the past 25 years
April 14: Quarterbacks position preview
April 15: Running backsfullbacks position previewApril 16: Offensive tackles position previewApril 17:Guardscenters...
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.