Found November 29, 2012 on
Purple Jesus Diaries:
It's HATEHATEHATE Week with the first Vikings/Packers game coming up on Sunday. Surprisingly, there's not actually a large amount of "hate" going around, either from this site, other Packer sites, Packer players, fat Packer fans, and everywhere else. Maybe it's because we all know the Vikings are *figuratively* out of the playoffs, even if mathematically we still have like an 18% chance of making it. "So you're saying there's a chance ..." No, I'm not. It was a good run, sweet purple, but in the midst of a rebuilding year some disappointment like this is not unexpected.
However, that doesn't mean we can't remember how much we hate the Green Bay Packers, nor stroll down memory lane and relive some of the best moments against Green Bay that went in the Vikings favor. I say that explicitly because there sure as **** has been a lot of things that have gone AGAINST us when we play the Packers that I choose not to remember.
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JEAN-PAUL FROM SEINFELD?
Vikings running back Adrian Peterson finally revealed why he missed the team bus and had to take a taxi to the team's game against the Bears: He overslept.
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Two days ago, Minnesota Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier didn't have much good news to share when it comes to injuries to several key players. Two days later, Frazier approached the podium for his Wednesday press conference with a bit more optimism.
Frazier started his press conference by saying Minnesota should have everyone available for Wednesday'...
Fantasy Football News - Minnesota Vikings tight end, Kyle Rudolph, is practicing in full today after being a limited participant Thursday and missing Wednesday’s practice. Kyle suffered a concussion in week 12′s contest but was cleared on Monday. The Vikings have eased him back in and looks like a full-go for this weeks game against the Green Bay Packers.
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GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Adrian Peterson has fielded thousands of questions from the media in his six NFL seasons, but on Wednesday, the Vikings star running back was asked one he's never heard before: "How would you try to tackle Adrian Peterson?"
When the question came up in his conference call with Wisconsin media four days before a NFC North divisional showdown with...
Vikings WR Percy Harvin suited up for practice Thursday but ultimately did not practice with the team, according to Mark Craig.
Sidelined the last two games by a left ankle injury, Harvin hasn’t been of much help to the Vikings lately and his suiting up is not a bad sign.
ESPN’s Kevin Seifert tweets that Harvin “could barely jog today” and adds that it’s “hard to...
Former Eagles quarterback Donovan McNabb discussed the team's future this season, and his comments are not flattering.
Eden Prairie, Minn. -- Christian Ponder already has an offseason goal.
Meeting with the legend he was drafted to succeed.
Ponder told FOXSports.com that he has never spoken with Brett Favre, who had officially retired for real this time several months before the Minnesota Vikings used a 2011 first-round pick on the former Florida State standout. Ponder, though, said he has recently...
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Facing a humbled team with a wounded offensive line, the Minnesota Vikings have seen this script before.
Outsiders would expect Minnesota's pass rushers to be licking their chops in an anticipated matchup with the Green Bay Packers' beleaguered offensive line in Sunday's game at Green Bay. After all, the Vikings are known as one of the league'...
Minnesota Vikings left tackle Matt Kalil says a big reason for his rookie success is the ability to remain focused on the task at hand.
But as the months turn colder in the Twin Cities, thoughts of the beach, glowing sunsets and mai-tais in January admittedly enter his mind from time to time.
Kalil leads all NFC left tackles in the Pro Bowl voting that runs until Dec. 17. This...
Jared Allen remains apologetic for a hit that ended Chicago Bears guard Lance Louis's season last weekend, though he insists the play that drew a $21,000 fine was not dirty.
The Minnesota Vikings defensive end says he is still considering his options on appealing the fine. He was punished on Wednesday for leaving his feet to block Louis during an interception by Antoine Winfield...
Vikings defensive end Jared Allen was fined $21,000 for his blindside hit of Bears guard Lance Louis, according to a league source.
Louis tore his left ACL, and he was placed on injured reserve Monday. The Bears on Tuesday signed former Pro Bowl center Andre Gurode for depth.
"I thought it was a legal hit. He's running to make a tackle, so I just made a block,"...
C.J. Wilson and Clay Matthews are unlikely to play with Adrian Peterson and the Vikings coming to town.
Eden Prairie, Minn. -- For Minnesota quarterback Christian Ponder and Green Bay strong safety Morgan Burnett, the Florida State-Georgia Tech rivalry will extend beyond Saturday night's Atlantic Coast Conference championship game.
Ponder was an FSU quarterback when he first faced Burnett and the Yellow Jackets in 2008. The two will meet again during the FOX America's Game...