Originally written January 03, 2012 on Fox Sports North:
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. After announcing a major staff change on Tuesday, Minnesota Vikings' owners Mark and Zygi Wilf are hoping another important shift happens soon. On the same day, the Wilfs promoted vice president of player personnel Rick Spielman to general manager, Mark and Zygi met with state senators Julie Rosen and Dave Senjem and are optimistic a breakthrough will occur during the congress' next session. "The upcoming session that's going to start, our goal is making sure that we have a viable plan and we're working as we speak on a deal," Zygi Wilf said. "We're working with the governor; certainly he's been an advocate of getting this done. This morning we met with Senators Senjem, now the majority leader, and Senator Rosen, and they're very encouraged on the progress we're making. And we feel that a deal is going to be in the works shortly."Sunday's 17-13 loss against the Chicago Bears could have been the team's...
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