Found January 31, 2012 on Access Vikings::
Director of Player Personnel Paton on list of GM candidates in St. Louis.

Peterson rants on number change fee

Adrian Peterson was considering changing his number, that is until he heard he'd have to pay over a million dollars to Nike to do so. 

Adrian Peterson Tweets That It Would Cost Him $1 Million To Change His Number

In a series of tweets Wednesday, Minnesota Vikings running back ranted over the fact that he was apparently informed that he would have to pay the jaw-dropping price of one million bucks if he chose to change his jersey number. Wait. What? It all started on Jan. 20, when Peterson tweeted that he was considering [...]

On 2nd thought, Peterson will keep his No. 28

Adrian Peterson will still wear No. 28 for the Minnesota Vikings - for now. The star running back said in a series of posts on his Twitter page on Wednesday that he balked at switching because he was told he would have to pay $1 million to buy out the unused inventory of the jerseys already produced with his current number. The NFL says a player must apply to change his number...

Warcraft Wednesdays: How Not to Be a Douche Pickle in Video Games and on the Football Field

Minnesota Vikings punter and favorite local video game nerd (sorry, Meagan Marie), Chris Kluwe, dropped another recent guest article over at, a website which I believe offers much more on video games than just video game trailers. He has appeared again in a sub-article category called "Side Mission" where he espouses on a variety of different video game...

Vikings add CFL linebacker

Solomon voted league's `hardest hitter' in player poll following 2011 season.

Report: Paton interviews for GM job with Rams

The Minnesota Vikings named Rick Spielman their general manager after the season ended, putting one person in charge of the football operations, but Spielman might be losing one of his trusted advisors. According to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Minnesota's director of player personnel, George Paton was scheduled to interview for the St. Louis Rams' general manager position...

Peterson outraged over price of number switch

Adrian Peterson wanted to change his number from 28 to 23. But for a million bucks? The Vikings' star running back explained in an epic Twitter rant why that's outrageous to him.

Ramsey County: No Vikings stadium funding plan yet

Ramsey County Commissioner Tony Bennett, the lead proponent of a public subsidy plan to build a Minnesota Vikings stadium in Arden Hills, said a reworked county funding plan needs more time
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