Found November 18, 2011 on Fox Sports North:
The political double-talk seems to have turned to double-action. The state is expected to unveil another unsavory budget forecast, yet political leaders have essentially decided that if a new Vikings stadium is to be built, the state should pay more. That's not how it was presented, but when state politicians decided to not allow Ramsey County to enact a half-percent hike in its local sales tax to help pay for a stadium without going through a referendum, it essentially shifted the county's 350 million commitment toward the 1.1 billion stadium proposal to the state. That's in addition to the 300 million the state was already considering putting up. Mind you, Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton had said earlier that 300 million would be the maximum the state would contribute. So, how exactly is a stadium project going to get done with so many conflicting messages? It doesn't seem like it will get done anytime soon so long as politicians appear more concerned about confusing ...

Allen takes a turn with special teams

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Jared Allen has done it all for the Minnesota Vikings' defense this season. Now he's helping out the special team's units too. Vikings' fans don't have to worry about the standout defensive end being exposed to injury on special teams. Allen's only been helping out in practice while long snapper Cullen Loeffler is out with a rotator...

Adrian Peterson Confirms He Found Glass in His Food Before Packer Game

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Vikings will be missing a few starters

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Vikings re-sign Benny Sapp

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Ponder: Time to move on

Christian Ponder says mistakes added up in the Vikings' game against Green Bay, but he's focusing on the next game.

Vikings bring back veteran CB Sapp to plug hole in secondary

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The “Triangle of Authority” Concept Must Go

It’s really dreadful to think the despised Green Bay Packers are superior to the Minnesota Vikings. They’re debatably the best run franchise in all of football having won last year’s Super Bowl, being undefeated in the middle of November … [visit site to read more]The “Triangle of Authority” Concept Must Go - The Viking Age - The Viking Age - A Minnesota Vikings Fan...

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The Vikings are clearly in a transition period and the decisions of Leslie Frazier are being questioned. He remains true to himself, but he also has to be concerned with how his players perceive him.

Raiders' Big Task is to Contain Adrian Peterson

The Raiders go into Minnesota this Sunday with a lead in the AFC West, and they know if they just take care of business every week it’s their division to lose. “That’s all you can ask for is that you are in control, that it’s not about somebody doing something for you,” Oakland head coach Hue Jackson told the Bay Area News Group’s Steve Corkran. “It’s about taking...
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