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Long have the Minnesota Vikings needed state funding for a new place to call home, now they have the architect and concept images of what future NFL stadiums could represent.
According to TwinCities.com, Dallas-based HKS Inc., which designed the new Dallas Cowboys stadium as well as Lucas Oil in Indianapolis, was hired to build the $975 million facility for the Vikings in downtown Minneapolis.
“Those two facilities are among the greatest in the world, and we’re very, very excited about taking what they’ve learned and what they’ve done and improving upon those projects and bringing that to Minnesota,” said Lester Bagley, the Vikings’ vice president of public affairs and stadium development.… Read more
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The Minnesota Vikings are currently ranked 13th overall in the NFL Power Rankings according to the CBS Power Rankings going into week five. The current leaders in the power rankings go as follows: Houston Texans, Atlanta Falcons, Arizona Cardinals, San Francisco 49ers, and the Baltimore Ravens. Worth noting, the Green Bay Packers are ranked 14th. What has been the reason for...
The Minnesota Vikings got a kickoff return and punt return for touchdowns as the team snapped a long winless skid in NFC North play with a 20-13 win over Detroit at Ford Field.
Percy Harvin scored on the opening kickoff and Marcus Sherels returned the first punt of the second half for a touchdown as the Vikings (3-1) snapped an 11-game losing streak in the division. The last win...
Don't look now, but all of a sudden, the Detroit Lions are in big trouble early in 2012. After dropping two tough contests on the road, the Lions came home looking to generate some positive momentum against an NFC North opponent heading into their bye week. Instead of having a successful hunt and getting things back on the right track, Detroit laid the biggest possible egg against...
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. The Minnesota Vikings had done their due diligence prior to the 2011 NFL draft, fully researching several quarterbacks in the hope of landing the one true franchise quarterback that could lead the team for the next several years.Minnesota met with Cam Newton, who went No. 1 overall and won the rookie of the year award last year. The Vikings also met with Jake...
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. As the Minnesota Vikings season nosedived last year, a lot of the blame was placed on a historically bad secondary, which allowed a 107.6 quarterback rating, the second highest mark in NFL history.
Injuries and an overall lack of competency were common themes as Minnesota led the league with 34 passing touchdowns allowed, while tying a league-low with eight...
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe has found some opposition from another NFL player in his continuing support of gay marriage rights.
Former Vikings center Matt Birk, Kluwe's teammate for four years in Minnesota, took an opposing stance Sunday in an opinion piece in the Minnneapolis Star Tribune, in response to Kluwe's pro-gay marriage viewpoint that...
QB Joe Webb’s Vikings career has run the gamut, but he remains committed to dutifully serving his role as the backup. He talked about how he helps Christian Ponder, the past as a receiver and where that Blazer package has been.
Vikings coach Leslie Frazier had a message for his team: The first quarter of the season was nice, but NFL teams don’t celebrate championships in September.
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Guard Steve Hutchinson said he, "saw the writing on the wall" as the Minnesota Vikings entered last offseason looking to get younger and that he wasnt surprised by his release a few days before free agency started in March.Hutchinson, the 12-year veteran who spent six years with the Vikings, ended up signing a three-year, 16 million contract with the...
Jared Allen only has two sacks and Brian Robison hasn’t gotten on the board yet. Still, the Vikings are pressuring the quarterback and others are getting sacks. How is it all coming together? The players and Leslie Frazier discuss.
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We’ve passed the quarter mark in the 2012-13 season, and there has been many surprises and disappointments throughout. Things are churning well for some teams, for others they feel like they can’t wait for the season to end already.
Here’s a list of my quarterly awards this far into the season.
Coach of the Quarter: Leslie Frazier, Minnesota Vikings
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