Found April 25, 2013 on Checkdown Chatter:
PLAYERS: Brett Favre
TEAMS: Minnesota Vikings
The NFL’s first year player draft has, like most NFL endeavours, been built into a significant spectacle. It’s a great thing as it builds fan excitement during an otherwise down period in the offseason and reminds us all that kickoff is only four months away. We're lucky to have such a spectacle... just ask this photo of Brett Favre from draft day '91...

Enthusiasm followed Vikings' three picks to Winter Park

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Sharrif Floyd, Xavier Rhodes and Cordarrelle Patterson finally made their way to Minnesota on Friday morning, finishing a whirlwind NFL draft tour started at Radio City Music Hall in New York City the night before. The trio the newest Minnesota Vikings after being taken with the 23rd, 25th, and 29th selections were picked up from the airport in a limousine...

The Minnesota Vikings Officially Unveil New Nike Uniforms

The Minnesota Vikings and Nike officially unveiled their new uniforms today for the 2013-2014 season and Adrian Peterson had the honor of being the model. You can see the home and away uniforms below. [Red Zone Channel Guy] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports

NFL QB's funny reaction to Rodgers' extension

Christian Ponder texted his wife and ESPN reporter Samantha Ponder that Aaron Rodgers got a fairly large extension and the exchange was very human and wonderful. Aaron just inked a new deal with the Packers which makes it so he has the largest salary in NFL history, and meanwhile Christian who is quarterback for the Vikings and making quite less was running errands at Walmart for...

Vikings land DT Sharrif Floyd with 23rd pick

With the Minnesota Vikings' first pick of the first round, at number 23, they jumped on the chance to select Florida's Sharrif Floyd, who surprisingly was still available. Overall, it was a big night for Minnesota, who via trades, were very busy with three picks. Sharrif Floyd was a junior who decided he was ready and declared for the NFL Draft with hi stock as high as...

First-round trade leaves Vikings without Day 2 picks

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. General manager Rick Spielman and the Minnesota Vikings worked overtime on the first night of the NFL Draft, securing three first-round picks and even making an under-the-radar move in free agency Thursday to pick up backup defensive end Lawrence Jackson. Friday might end up going down as a day of rest. The Vikings drafted Florida defensive tackle Sharrif Floyd...

Vikings' new uniforms end up being worst-kept secret

The secret is officially out. Again. The Minnesota Vikings unveiled their new uniforms Thursday prior to the start of the NFL Draft. A cross between Minnesota's throwback uniforms and a futuristic look, the new outfits got their first public viewing Thursday night at the team's draft party in the Metrodome. Earlier in the week, the designs were leaked as the Jacksonville...

Minnesota Vikings Select Cordarrelle Patterson 29th Overall

1.29 Minnesota Vikings Cordarrelle Patterson, WR, Tennessee (6-2, 216) Cordarrelle Patterson was selected by the Minnesota Vikings with the 29th overall pick of the 2013 NFL Draft. The Vikings traded back into the 1st round with the Patriots to acquire this pick giving them a total of three 1st round picks on the day. In taking Patterson they continued to upgrade their wide receiving...

Vikings Trade Up To Take Tennessee’s Cordarrelle Patterson

When the Minnesota Vikings announced they were giving up their second (No. 52), third (No. 83), fourth (No. 120), and seventh (No. 229) round picks to the New England Patriots, ESPN was confident that it was so the Vikings could pick up Manti Te’o. Well, ESPN was absolutely wrong. The Vikings gave up their later picks to draft Tennessee wide receiver Cordarrelle Patterson. When...

Report: Vikings plan on jumping over the Bears to get Manti Te’o

According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, both the Bears and Vikings want Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te’o and Minnesota plans on trading up to grab him. The #Vikings and #Bears love Manti Te’o. If Minnesota wants to grab him, they’ll need to jump up over Chicago. That’s what they plan to do — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) April 25, 2013 Both teams need the help at linebacker...

Want a Look at the Minnesota Vikings New Uniform (and not just a peak)?

Now this look is not as good as the Miami Dolphins one, but you can still get a decent look at how the new Vikings uniforms are going to look. So those of you that have been doing what the team wanted so you could see all the sneak peeks--you can stop now. Here is the real deal: CONFIRMED Minnesota Vikings uniform leak:… — Paul Lukas (@UniWatch...

Barry Sanders Wins Madden 25 Cover Vote

Barry Sanders defeated current Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson for the illustrious honor of being on the cover of Madden 25. The Hall of Fame running back got 58 percent out of the 700,000 votes cast in the final round. Sanders also appeared on the 2000 version of the game. If somebody would have told me two years ago that Detroit Lions players would get on two consecutive...

The NFL and the casual fan relationship

I’ll admit it, when it comes to the NFL, I am a pretty casual fan.  Being a Minnesota Vikings fan will do that to a person.  It wasn’t always this way, I remember as a kid re-enacting spin moves out in the yard and diving to catch passes I threw to myself all while wearing my #20 Darrin Nelson jersey.  But this isn’t about how the Vikings have torn my heart out so many times...

Position Analysis: Safeties

With the re-signing of Jamarca Sanford, the Vikings don’t have a pressing need at safety, but this is a fairly deep draft class at the position. We go in-depth to review the stats, analysis, measurables and projections for the top 10 safeties.

Photo: Barry Sanders to grace cover of 'Madden'

For the second year in a row, a Detroit Lion will grace the cover of EA Sports' Madden NFL video game.Retired running back Barry Sanders won the vote after beating out Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson in the final round. Wide receiver Calvin Johnson appeared on the 2013 edition.More than 40 million fans voted for this year's cover athlete.The game, which...
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