Posted March 02, 2013 on
Fans may be concerned about the Vikings losing Phil Loadholt, but the numbers don’t add up for them to use the franchise tag on him.
BEST OF MAXIM
So we've already seen what the official new Norseman logo for the Minnesota Vikings will look like this year. We spent COUNTLESS hours looking at fan designs and other suggested brand updates and ideas, only to end up with a new logo that was, well, just slightly different. But that's a good thing.
Because holy crap, look at how awful it could have turned out.
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. The Minnesota Vikings enjoyed the advantage of picking early in the 2012 NFL draft by selecting what they hope is a longtime starter at left tackle in Matt Kalil and using their early second-round pick as leverage to move back in the first round and grab safety Harrison Smith.
Kalil and Smith started every game and played key roles in their rookie season. Minnesota...
Christian Ponder, QB, Minnesota Vikings
School: Florida State
FANTASY FOOTBALL ANALYSIS
There are very few guarantees in life beyond taxes and death, yet when it comes to Christian Ponder there is a guarantee, and that is the Minnesota Vikings offense does not go thru him no matter what position he plays.
Let’s be realistic...
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe offered his outspoken support of Baltimore Ravens linebacker Brendon Ayanbadejo as they became two of the more prominent athletes to speak up for same-sex marriage rights. Now the players are joining forces and helping push the cause to the U.S. Supreme Court.
Kluwe's and Ayanbadejo's names were part of an amicus curiae...
Chris Kluwe believes that scouts shouldn’t have asked prospects about their sexuality. (Credit Jeff Lewis/Icon SMI)
In light of the Manti Te’o girlfriend hoax, more and more teams are wondering how relationships are affecting players. Two prospects, Colorado tight end Nick Kasa and Michigan State running back Le’Veon Bell, have said that they were asked questions about their...
Tennessee running back proposed this week that he would A) out rush league MVP Adrian Peterson this season and B) take a run at the all time rushing record held by Eric Dickerson. Maybe, it’s possible but the numbers need bearing out before it can be given any credibility whatsoever. The all time record, held [...]