Posted May 11, 2012 on
Brandon Fusco was denied an NFL offseason with the Vikings last year because of the lockout, but when it started up this year he returned to Winter Park in the best shape of his life and eyeing up a chance to start at right guard. He talked about the physical and mental transformation of the former Division II center.

Vikings ink deal to play at TCF Bank Stadium

MINNEAPOLIS On the day the new Minnesota Vikings stadium all but became a reality, the team agreed to a Letter of Intent with the University of Minnesota for the use of TCF Bank Stadium on the school's campus during potential construction at the current Metrodome site. The Letter of Intent states that the Vikings will pay the University of Minnesota 250,000 per game as well...

Zygi, Vikings finally have a home of their own

Zygi Wilf's patience finally paid off, for himself and the Minnesota Vikings. Despite numerous setbacks in his seven-year pursuit of public financing to help build a new stadium, the Vikings owner never once threatened to move or sell the team in hopes of gaining negotiating leverage. Many thought Wilf would have to make a threat to get things done. But the New Jersey businessman...

Minnesota Vikings To Bid On Super Bowl LI

The Minnesota Vikings owners Zygi and Mark Wilf are plowing ahead with stadium planning and other task, one day after the Minnesota State Legislature approved funding for a new $975 million stadium for the Vikings.It's being reported by ESPN that on the top of Wilfs' list of priorities is for the Vikings to play host to Super Bowl LI in 2017. The new stadium is scheduled...

A year ago, Arden Hills was the site of choice

Happy anniversary, Minnesota Vikings. One year ago today, the Vikings announced they had entered into a partnership they hoped would flourish. There were all the signs of happiness: Smiles, hugs and the big announcement. The Vikings and Arden Hills were moving in together. All they had to do was clean up their fixer-upper and get a great big wedding present from state of Minnesota...

Minnesota Vikings will remain just that

After a long, drawn-out process of votes, changes, check backs and more votes, the Minnesota Vikings will remain just that – The Minnesota Vikings. The process was long and tumultuous for many Vikings faithful, not knowing the future of the team in Minnesota. There was talk of the bill not being approved, and the Vikings moving to Los Angeles, where they anxiously wait an NFL...

Vikings' Peterson impressive in media-friendly workout

Vikings running back Adrian Peterson and head athletic trainer Eric Sugarman put on a show for the media on Thursday. During a 15-minute workout set up for reporters at the team's indoor practice field, Peterson demonstrated some of the drills he's working on now that he's 19 weeks removed from major knee surgery. Peterson tore the anterior cruciate and medial collateral...

Vikes owners hint at retractable roof for stadium

Minnesota Vikings owners Zygi and Mark Wilf appear to be leaning in favor of a retractable roof for their new stadium. The brothers scored a major victory on Thursday when they won legislative approval for a publicly subsidized $975 million stadium that is targeted to open in 2016. Lawmakers included a provision that allows for a retractable roof, but made it clear that the Vikings...

Vikings stadium bill needs only governor's signature

For Vikings fans and stadium project champion governor Mark Dayton, only one question remains: Where do I sign? Dayton can sign the approved plan after it cleared final approval in the Minnesota state Senate by a 36-30 vote on Thursday, setting wheels in motion to soon begin construction on a $975 million stadium that owner Zygi Wilf believes will put the team in play for the largest...

The Minnesota Vikings Will Be Getting Their New Stadium

After some voting and bickering between some political nerds not named Leslie Knope, the Minnesota Vikings received state funding to build their brand new stadium. There will be plenty of time to discuss new features for the "Metrodome 2.0" as well as how a new stadium won't change the crap players being put on the field, but not now. No, now, we celebrate. WE WIN...

Questions Remain For Vikes Stadium

Like... would Vikings owner Zygi Wilf really have moved the team...???The only question that isn't a question is that the Board of Regents and the University of Minnesota is letting the Vikes play at TCF Stadium on campus while the new barn is being built...They get close to $3-million a year as part of the deal...((HT: KSTP-TV)) Here's the look at the real questions: all...

Ponder, Vikings visit Twins batting practice

MINNEAPOLIS With their own team's new stadium on the horizon, members of the Minnesota Vikings spent time at one of Minneapolis' newest sports facilities.Quarterbacks Christian Ponder and Sage Rosenfels, center John Sullivan, and tight end Kyle Rudolph made a visit to Target Field on Friday prior to the Twins' game against the Toronto Blue Jays. The four Vikings took...
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