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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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The Minnesota Vikings failed to secure their fourth win of the 2011 season on Sunday, losing 17-13 to the Chicago Bears. Poor grades come with another disappointing outing, mirroring the season-long inefficiencies.At one point or another, Minnesota has suffered letdowns in every facet. Sunday was no different and the grades reflect the inconsistency.
Running offense: CWhile Toby...
While most of the world spent New Years Eve with their loved ones or partying the night away, Vikings running back Adrian Peterson spent that in the hospital recovering from ankle surgery.
Below, Mr. Peterson sent out this picture over to Twitter to show how he was celebrating:
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Antoine Winfield has heard the fans talk about moving him to safety for years. That’s not going to happen, Winfield said, explaining why and talking optimistically about the final two years of his career.
Vikings coach Leslie Frazier said cornerback Chris Cook is "no longer on [his] radar" following an alleged domestic assault mid-season.
I hope this is what we have to look forward to during the offseason from Kluwe:That short little video is courtesy of Game Informer Executive Editor and Tripping Icarus band member, Andrew Reiner, cool dude who apparently plays Star Wars: The Old Republic video game with Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe, aka, Chris Warcraft, also, holy crap that was a long introductory sentence...
Minnesota Vikings rookie quarterback Christian Ponder appeared on 'The Dan Patrick Show' this morning, and said he's been assured by the Vikings that the team will not use their first round pick (the #3 overall selection) to draft a quarterback, after selecting him last year in the first round. Here's the Q/A between Patrick and Ponder about it:Patrick: "Have...
Adrian Peterson underwent ACL surgery conducted by Dr. James Andrews on Friday in Birmingham, AL. But the real news was that Peterson was still in the hospital on Saturday night where he celebrated the New Year with this hospital bed photoshoot, complete with Blue Bell ice cream and family.
Look, you guys want shots of ‘hoes couch dancing Purple Jesus in an Atlanta nightclub?...