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Former Minnesota Vikings QB Fran Tarkenton hasn't been a big supporter of injured QB Christian Ponder and believes current starter Matt Cassel gives the team 'the best chance to win.

Frazier: Vikings fans won’t be upset if Ponder starts against Panthers Minnesota Vikings coach Leslie Frazier said Tuesday that he wants to see how well Christian Ponder’s injured ribs have progressed through the bye week before he decides who will start at home against Carolina on Oct. 13. “Christian is still injured but he’s our starting quarterback and we’ll see how he does coming out of the bye,” said 

Matt Cassel: What’s the point?

I’ve pretty much run this topic into the ground, but I haven’t been able to touch on it since I was on vacation and the Vikings won in London. Anyone who thinks Matt Cassel should be the starter for the Vikings going forward, and believes he should be because the Vikings are a better team with him at the helm is flagrantly wrong. Let me highlight a few things based on their talent...

Are These the New Vikings Stadium Concession Stands?

The new Vikings stadium has been in the news a lot recently, largely because the guy who's fronting about 2% of the bill for it, the multi-millionaire team owner Zygi Wilf, is apparently a liar, cheat, and swindler. At least he's not a dirt burglar! Although, then Adrian Peterson and him would probably be homeys. No, the stadium has had questions about its financing from...

Fran Tarkenton wants Matt Cassel to start this week, not Christian Ponder

Fran Tarkenton tells the world in his article for the Pioneer Press that Matt Cassel gives the Vikings the best chance to win. What gave the Vikings the edge this week was solid, confident, professional quarterback play — something we haven’t had consistently for several years now. Matt Cassel gave the team a chance to […]

Christian Ponder could miss another 3-4 games after breaking the rib near his heart

According to Judd Zulgad of ESPN 1500 in Minnesota,  Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder could miss another 3-4 games since he broke the rib that’s right outside of his heart. I'm guessing that with Christian Ponder having a fractured rib near his heart he will be out because of injury for three to four games. — Judd Zulgad (@1500ESPNJudd) October 1, 2013 It really doesn’t...

Brian Hall's Oct. 3 Vikings mailbag

What do you know? It's another quarterback-intensive mailbag. At least there's some food for thought now after backup Matt Cassel played well in the Minnesota Vikings' first win of the season.But Minnesota coach Leslie Frazier's stance that Christian Ponder is "still our quarterback" had the fans up in arms. Without further ado, here's another round...

Leslie Frazier says FB Jerome Felton's return sparked running game: 'It gave our offense a boost'

Minnesota Viking coach Leslie Frazier talked about how the return of FB Jerome Felton improved the running game by blocking for RB Adrian Peterson against the Steelers.

Christian Ponder fractured a rib near his heart, expected to miss additional time

Source: Adam Bettcher/Getty Images North America Christian Ponder is expected to miss additional games with a fractured rib near his heart. Ponder, 25, missed Week 4 and the Vikings have a bye in Week 5. ESPN 1500′s Judd Zulgad suspects that Ponder will miss another three or four games but return in time for Week 8 or 9. I’m guessing that with Christian Ponder having a fractured...

Tom Clancy died today at the age of 66, he was once almost the Vikings owner

Today one of the best author’s ever died in a Baltimore Hospital at the age of 66.  Back in 1998,  Tom Clancy who is best known for his books “The Hunt of Red October, and Clear and Present Danger” almost purchased the Minnesota Vikings. Clancy submitted the winning bid to purchase the Minnesota Vikings in […]

MSFA ratifies Vikings stadium development and use agreements

MINNEAPOLIS -- The board overseeing construction of the Vikings' new stadium took a long-awaited, crucial step in the 975 million structure's development Thursday, signing off on two important documents that lay out its construction and lease terms. The Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority ratified the 65,000-seat football cathedral's development and use agreements...

Adrian Peterson may have a point…

Minnesota Vikings’ running back Adrian Peterson endorsed backup quarterback Matt Cassel as the permanent starter after Cassel led the team to a win over the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday. This endorsement came in an after-game interview, officially stirring a quarterback controversy in Minnesota. CLICK HERE TO READ MORE »

Not a lot of positives for Vikings four games into season

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Coach Leslie Frazier and the Minnesota Vikings knew they would have their off week to recover from playing in London on Sunday as teams get the chance to returning from the international series games and have a bye week afterward to recover emotionally and physically. Frazier didn't know his team would be sitting at 1-3 following Sunday's win against...

Remember When Tom Clancy Almost Owned the Vikings?

Remember that time when Tom Clancy almost owned the Minnesota Vikings? Because I sure don't. And it's not like it was decades ago, it was only back in ....... 1998 ... Which ... Oh God, that was 15 years ago?! What have I done with my life?! Anyway, this Daily Reminiscent is being brought up because Mr. Clancy passed away this week at the tender age of 66, the same age...

The Bell Tolled Well Against The Vikings

Pittsburgh Steelers rookie running back Le'Veon Bell only rushed for 57 yards Sunday in the loss to the Minnesota Vikings, but several of runs really showed what kind of skills and abilities he has. Below are a few that really stuck out to me when going back through the all-22 tape from the from. I have already recapped Bells touchdown run earlier in the week, but if you missed...
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