Found August 22, 2012 on Outside the Boxscore:
PLAYERS: Brett Favre
TEAMS: Minnesota Vikings
For those of you who wondered what happened to all those Brett Favre Packers jerseys, all you need to do is go to a Savers thrift store in Wisconsin to find them.....


The Dependables: NFL players who never miss a game

Every football team in the NFL has injuries piling up because that is part of the game, but did you know there is an elite group of football players that are known as the Dependables that almost never miss a game? These football players are like the United States Postal Service because they are on [...]

Toby Gerhart's funny snow story

Toby Gerhart is from southern California, so living in Minnesota was foreign for him, and so was having to deal with all the snow.

Two key defensive starters still out for Vikings

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Minnesota Vikings coach Leslie Frazier knows the key to an improved defense will be the health of the team's starters. With just over two weeks remaining in the preseason, expected starters Letroy Guion and Chris Cook are still out of practice. The two are expected to be key contributors as Frazier hopes for more versatility and depth on defense this season...

Vikings WR Jerome Simpson relieved to be free of the clutches of the ‘Iron Pimp’

And no, the “Iron Pimp” is not a nattily attired version of filmdom’s Iron Giant, sipping out of jewel-encrusted goblet while wearing a fedora and fur coat. In this instance, it is how the vending machine was referred to by Jerome Simpson during his recent 15-day stint in a Kentucky jail after the Minnesota Vikings receiver [...]

Vikings' secondary ready to battle in NFC North

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Coach Leslie Frazier was in the middle of answering questions about the improved versatility and depth the Minnesota Vikings hope for this season when he was asked a question about what it was like to go up against the elite passing attacks in the NFC North last season. Minnesota's secondary was decimated by injuries and overall poor play in ranking 28th...

Vikings counting on Guion but knee injury persists

(Eds: Updates. With AP Photo.) By DAVE CAMPBELL AP Pro Football Writer The Minnesota Vikings were excited about the progress Letroy Guion was making in his transition from one defensive tackle spot to the other. He showed up in ideal shape, expressed a positive attitude about the new position and hustled all over the field at the beginning of training camp. There's one problem...

Purple People Apparel: Vikings Fans and Their Jerseys

As EVERYONE knows, the biggest news from last Friday was that I attended a Minnesota Vikings football game. The second biggest piece of news was the the Minnesota Vikings played a football game. So let's talk more about me (:-D). What I noticed while I was at this game was just how many weird jerseys Vikings fans still carry around. Weird ones. It's not like most places where...

Adrian Peterson won’t play this preseason

AP According to Dan Wiederer of the Star Tribune, the Minnesota Vikings don’t plan on playing running back Adrian Peterson at all this preseason. “Adrian Peterson’s hopes of seeing at least some action in a preseason game have been dashed. The Vikings have decided to take the safe route with their star running back, opting to hold him out of their final two preseason contests...

Vikings: Peterson won't play in the preseason

Vikings coach Leslie Frazier said Adrian Peterson won’t play in the preseason, but he hasn’t suffered a setback. They just want more time in his recovery.

Peterson's next step: When will contact come?

The Vikings have been cautious and methodical in returning Adrian Peterson to action, but the final hurdle is exposing him to contact in practice.

QUICK SPIN: Preseason Action Ruled Out for Adrian Peterson

Adrian Peterson will not play in the preseason. Adam Schefter reported on ESPN that the Vikings believe AP is will be ready for week 1 but do not want to risk playing him in the preseason. There have been no set backs and from all indications AP is ahead of schedule and on track for week 1.

Adrian Peterson Progressing

Jeremy Fowler of the Pioneer Press is reporting that Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has experienced no swelling in his surgically-repaired left knee the day after practices.The team is in the early stages of giving Peterson upper-body contact in practices but no defender is allowed to go low on him.Fantasy Spin:Peterson has his mind set on being ready for Week 1 and it looks...
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