Originally posted on Midwest Sports Fans  |  Last updated 2/12/13
This is the latest post in Kurt’s continuing series to identify the NFL’s Ultimate Franchise Player of All-Time. For an explanation of his methodology for choosing each franchise’s ultimate franchise player, and then how you and he will choose the NFL’s Ultimate Franchise Player from that list, click here. Previous selections: ARI | ATL | BAL | BUF | CAR | CHI | CIN | CLE | DAL | DEN | DET | GB | HOU | IND | JAX | KC | MIA Of Purple People Eaters and men… The 50+ year history of the Minnesota Vikings has not been a bad one. From 1969 through 1976 the franchise went 87-24-1, a regular season winning percentage of a cool .781. All that is remembered though are the four Super Bowl losses. And now the franchise has not been back in the big game for 36 years and counting. Incidentally, NFL Films offered to mic Bud Grant as they famously did counterpart Hank Stram in Super Bowl IV. Ice Cold Bud declined, part of the reason (besides the Vikes being dominated) Stram was made out as a rock-s...
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