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In a move that's been hinted at for several months now, the Minnesota Vikings have released an updated logo which features several subtle changes to the Norseman traditionally used.
Conclusion? It .... Surprisingly doesn't suck!
We've known for some time that the Vikings were planning a logo update, hopefully to be soon followed by a uniform update as well. The team finally came through by releasing this new Norseman logo today, revealing the updates that had been in the works, and letting us all breath a sigh of relief.
The thing actually doesn't suck! And I kind of like it a little bit better even. Everything seems much less pen-drawn and actually like a logo. The harsher lines around the face are a LITTLE bit silly, but still look pretty good. The new horns on his head are more in line with the recently updated horns worn on the helmets, and the gold is a bit richer in color too.
Overall, not a bad change. I was fearful that they were going to go full on cartoony or circus ******** as they've done with the uniforms, but this is acceptable change. Not acceptable change? Trading Percy Harvin. DON'T DO IT.
BEST OF MAXIM
The Percy Harvin saga continues with a new report suggesting that the wide receiver might be seeking a deal worth $12 million per year. Now Harvin is a talented player, but character and injury issues will likely prevent the receiver from landing a contract that he might desire. The number he reportedly is looking at is what Larry Fitzgerald and Calvin Johnson currently earn and...
Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network says he spoke with two NFL executives and one told him that he would be shocked if the Minnesota Vikings received more than a third round pick in return for Percy Harvin.
Heard from 2 NFL execs on possible Harvin trade: 1 spoke of how complex finding value is. Another said he’d be shocked at better than a 3rd
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) February...
In speaking with a small group of reporters, Minnesota
Vikings general manager Rick Spielman said the team has “no intent” of trading
wide receiver Percy Harvin, according to The Pioneer Press.
Spielman added that he expects Harvin to be in camp like the
rest of the other Vikings’ players.
This of course could simply be posturing. There are now two
A Minnesota Vikings team source told Josina Anderson of ESPN that they shouldn’t get rid of wide receiver Percy Harvin.
“He is a star athlete who is a great player. Is he a volatile guy? Yes. Can he be managed? Yes. For me he is not an issue. You just have to be able to deal and manage star players. I don’t think we should be at the point of being done with him.”
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. With rumors continuing to circulate about the unhappiness and future of receiver Percy Harvin, Minnesota Vikings general manager Rick Spielman said Friday that the team is not looking to trade Harvin.
"We have no intent of trading Percy Harvin," Spielman said. "Percy Harvin is under contract, we and expect him, just like all our players, to be...
According to the St. Paul Pioneer Press, Minnesota Vikings general manager Rick Spielman says they “have no intent” of trading wide receiver Percy Harvin. They expect him to report to training camp like every other player.
There was a report last week that the Vikings will look to trade Harvin. Now that doesn’t seem to be the case.
CBS Sports reported that Harvin is unhappy...
According to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports, Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Percy Harvin is unhappy with their passing game and not his contract.
The issues between receiver Percy Harvin and the Vikings have been widely mischaracterized, according to a source close to the team. Harvin’s frustration is based around the scope of the passing game and not his contract. Harvin’s...
According to ESPN’s Josina Anderson, a high-ranking Vikings source informed her that WR Percy Harvin is targeting a deal similar to that of Calvin Johnson and Larry Fitzgerald.
Johnson received an eight year deal worth $132 million and includes $60 million guaranteed while Fitzgerald signed an eight-year deal that totaled $128.5 million and included $50 million guarantees...
Filed under "Topics I Can't Believe I Still Have to Slow-Talk to your Morons About," people are apparently still discussing whether or not the Minnesota Vikings should trade wide receiver Percy Harvin. I know. It's god damn ludicrous. You know what someone asked me the other day in regards to this? They asked, "But if we sign Percy long term, how are we going...
Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports writes that Percy Harvin‘s frustrations aren’t related the status of his contract and instead are related to the team’s offensive approach.
La Canfora mentions that the issues between the Vikings and Harvin have been “widely mischaracterized.“
Harvin has reportedly not complained about his current contract situation and hasn’t threatened...
The Minnesota Vikings are reportedly going to pursue a trade of wide receiver Percy Harvin this offseason, but this wouldn’t happen if
running back Adrian Peterson was in charge. Peterson told Paul Allen of KFAN
yesterday that, if it were up to him, he wouldn’t trade Harvin.
“To be honest with you, I don’t know if we will or not,”
Peterson said. “But me, individually...