Found April 20, 2012 on Los That Sports Blog:
PLAYERS: Zygi Wilf
TEAMS: Minnesota Vikings
Vikings owner Zygi Wilf has been attempting to get taxpayers to pay for a new stadium for some time now. The Metrodome is in horrendous shape & not long ago the roof collapsed. The bill asking for $975M to build the new stadium was voted down on Monday & there has been rampant speculation that [...]

Vikings, NFL may need to use the 'M' word

ST. PAUL, Minn. For years, Minnesota Vikings owners Mark and Zygi Wilf have tried to be patient and work with state legislators to find a solution for replacing the outdated Metrodome.A process that started under previous owner Red McCombs and continued when the Wilfs bought the team in 2005 has led nowhere. The Vikings still play in the Metrodome, where they rank 31st out of 32...

Vikings plan on drafting Kalil, Claiborne or Blackmon 3rd overall

Minnesota Vikings general manager Rick Speilman indicated that they’ll be choosing between three prospects when it comes down to who they’ll draft with the 3rd overall pick in next week’s draft. Those players are USC left tackle Matt Kalil, LSU cornerback Morris Claiborne and Oklahoma State receiver Justin Blackmon. “What you’re saying (to the staff) is, ‘All these...

Report: Vikings owner visits LA

Commissioner Roger Goodell is set for a crucial Friday meeting with Minnesota politicians, looking to push state lawmakers forward on a bill to finance a new stadium for the Vikings. According to the Los Angeles Daily News, Vikings owner Zygi Wilf's private plane touched down in southern California Thursday, just days after a visit by Goodell for talks with Los Angeles Mayor...

Are the Minnesota Vikings heading to Los Angeles?

For several years now, the Minnesota Vikings have desired a new venue in which to play their home football games. The issue surrounding improvements to the Metrodome were exacerbated after the roof collapsed after massive snowfall during the 2009 season. Despite attempts to secure funding for a new stadium, it appears there is a strong possibility that the Minnesota Vikings could...

Minnesota facing 'serious consequences?'

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has warned the state of Minnesota of "serious consequences" if legislators cannot pass a bill this year to fund a new stadium for the Vikings. According to, Goodell relayed his concerns to Governor Mark Dayton Wednesday, and the two are set to speak again Thursday, joined by Steelers president Art Rooney II, chairman of the NFL stadium...

Donovan McNabb Not Worthy of Hall of Fame

When professional athletes inevitably give in to the notion it may be time to call it a career, the questions about legacy and retrospection are always sure to quickly follow. In the case of 13-year NFL veteran Donovan McNabb, the question was recently posed as to whether or not he thought he deserved to have his bronze bust enshrined in Canton, Ohio -- to which McNabb responded...

Donovan McNabb deserves serious Hall of Fame consideration

Donovan McNabb spoke up yesterday on his career and stated that he “absolutely believes” he is a Hall of Famer. He defended his comment by saying: “Peyton (Manning) never won the big game until he won the Super Bowl finally. Dan Marino never won the big game. But does that mean his career is a failure? [...]

This Just In: The 2012 Vikings Will Suck

Guys, I have some bad news for you; There aren't many people looking forward to the 2012 Minnesota Vikings. After the NFL schedule was released this week, every crappy blog on the internet (including this one! *does jig*) wanted to recap a schedule that had little to no meaning at this point in the year. This includes's "Eye on the NFL" blog, which...

John David Booty Previews the Minnesota Vikings Draft

Happy Hitler Birthday! Or ... wait, April 20th ... That's "another day" that "certain people" "celebrate" for "innocent" reasons, reasons being that they generally like to smoke a bunch of weed and get higher than Sidney Rice going for a jump ball in the back of the endzone. Or ... You know, before his hip went all geriatric on us. Anyway...

Minnesota Senate committee approves stadium bill

In a swift turnaround, a Minnesota Senate committee has green-lighted a proposal that would help subsidize the construction of a new stadium for the Vikings. This comes on the heels of a private meeting between Roger Goodell, Pittsburgh Steelers owner Art Rooney II, Governor Mark Dayton, and congressional leaders in Minnesota and a day after Goodell met with Los Angeles mayor Antonio...

What Makes a HOF Caliber QB? Former Eagle Donovan McNabb Has Some Ideas.

What makes a Hall of Fame caliber quarterback? Former Eagles quarterback Donovan McNabb has some ideas. In yet another interview that has caused controversy, this time on Barfly on FOX Sports, McNabb was asked if he saw himself as a HOF worthy quarterback. A good question, but a tricky one to answer. Even if you are one of the very rare players who is a shoe-in for the Hall, is there...

Donovan McNabb: Hall of Famer (Just Ask Him)

Over the past few years, there’s been a lot of discussion about the Pro Football Hall of Fame voting process being flawed. We’ve discussed it. People thinking their specific guy (Will Shields, Jerome Bettis, Bill Parcells, Cris Carter) deserves to be there have discussed it. Even people thinking their entire league are being blacklisted discuss it. But what are some possible...

Minnesota Vikings Narrow List Down to 3 Players with No. 3 Pick in 2012 NFL Draft

The 2012 NFL Draft is now less than one week away, and the Minnesota Vikings have reportedly narrowed down its list of possible draftees down to three players with the No. 3 pick, provided they do in fact stand pat and decide to not trade down from their current draft spot. According to multiple sources, including the St. Paul Pioneer Press, Vikings general manager Rick Spielman...
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