25 Questions About Matt Kalil’s Pizza Place

It was a only the most subtle of tweets from last week that brought this to our attention, but apparently, Minnesota Vikings left tackle is opening a pizza place: “@Sebringlxi5Hess: @Mattkalil nice tv Matt. Is your pizza place going to be open by the time training camp starts in Mankato???”yessir — matt Kalil (@Mattkalil) April 10, 2014 There are so many questions that arise...
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Matt Kalil, Vikings offensive line looking for bounce back

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Matt Kalil could sense the Detroit Lions having success against him last week while the play was going on. He was on his own on the left side of the Minnesota Vikings' offensive line and felt Detroit's pass rushers constantly trying to beat him inside. What Kalil couldn't figure out then was the reason for the Lions' continued approach inside...
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September 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Kalil becomes seventh Vikings Pro Bowler

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Matt Kalil's rookie season with the Minnesota Vikings has earned him a trip to Hawaii. Kalil, a left tackle taken with the No. 4 overall pick in last year's draft, has been named to the Pro Bowl to replace Washington Redskins tackle Trent Williams, who is injured. Kalil started all 16 games in his first season with the Vikings and lived up to the expectations...
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January 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Christian Ponder pranks rookie Matt Kalil

Minnesota Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder had a little rookie hazing prank up his sleeve on Thursday. Ponder tweeted the photo you see above and said he found the items in teammate Matt Kalil’s locker. He added, “I hope you’re okay bud.”Preparation H and Tucks are medications used to treat hemorrhoids. Kalil, a rookie offensive tackle who was drafted fourth overall in...
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October 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Matt Kalil nearly perfect through two games

Minnesota Vikings 1st-round pick Matt Kalil hasn’t wasted any time living up to expectations. According to Pro Football Focus, Kalil has allowed zero sacks, zero quarterback hits and just one quarterback hurry. PFF’s weighted Pass Block Efficiency rating ranks Kalil among the game’s elite with a 98.9 percent rating. It’s only two games and we shouldn’t draw conclusions...
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September 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Kalil studying offense to hasten reaction time

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Minnesota Vikings rookie left tackle Matt Kalil went to the tape of last Friday's preseason game to see exactly what happened when San Diego Chargers outside linebacker Larry English beat him for a sack. Kalil knows the solution. He will deal with many speed rushers in the NFL, but speed isn't the issue. Kalil believes having a better understanding of...
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August 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Rookie Matt Kalil and Veteran Jared Allen not Getting Along

Rookie offensive tackle Matt Kalil, who recently signed with the Minnesota Vikings for four years worth almost $20 million, is settling into training camp and is looking to protect quarterback Christian Ponder’s blind side.  However, he is having a bit of difficulty with one person on the team: pro-bowl defensive end Jared Allen. According to an interview on NBC SportsTalk, Allen...
August 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Vikings sign rookie Kalil to four-year contract

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. There will be no holdouts for the Minnesota Vikings. On the day players are reporting to Mankato, Minn., for training camp, the team and No. 4 overall draft pick Matt Kalil agreed to terms on a four-year contract, reportedly worth more than 32.5 million. Kalil, the draft's top offensive line prospect, was one of 10 selections by the Vikings in April'...
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July 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Kalil draws spectators at Vikings rookie camp

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. First-round draft pick Matt Kalil had quite the audience in his first practice session for the Minnesota Vikings, who selected the big left tackle from USC with the fourth-overall pick in last week's draft. Attending Minnesota's rookie mini-camp, Kalil had his first chance to put on a Vikings jersey as he went through drills with Minnesota's nine...
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May 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings top draft pick Matt Kalil has hot mom, sister (pics)

The Minnesota Vikings switched picks with the Cleveland Browns but the draft choices remained the same as everyone predicted them. Alabama running back Trent Richardson went to the Browns, USC offensive tackle Matt Kalil went to the Vikings. They simply swapped places at #3 and #4 overall. But who knew a mild version of eugenics was going on with Kalil’s family. From CBS Sports...
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April 30, 2012  |  Discuss

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