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ZYGI WILF RUMORS & GOSSIP

Zygi Wilf: 'We made a mistake and we need to get it right'

Pressure on the Vikings to bench Adrian Peterson mounted Tuesday, and early Wednesday morning the team gave in. “We made a mistake,” said co-owner Zygi Wilf at a morning news conference, “and we need to get this right.” The Vikings placed the star running back on the exempt/commissioner’s permission list, which will keep him away from the team while the legal process...
Via Pro Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Breaking: Vikings RB Adrian Peterson on Exempt list, out indefinitely

A little more than 24 hours after a second allegation of child abuse surfaced against Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson the team has placed him on the Exempt/Commissioner’s Permission list. Here’s the full statement from owners Zygi Wilf and Mark Wilf regarding the decision: This has been an ongoing and deliberate process since last Friday’s news. In conversations...
Via cover32 - Vikings
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Vikings Place Adrian Peterson On Exempt/Commissioner’s Permission List

Vikings owners Zygi Wilf and Mark Wilf released a statement early Wednesday morning regarding RB Adrian Peterson‘s status with the team. Peterson is being placed on the exempt/commissioner’s permission list, which basically means he will be required to stay away from the team and handle his personal situation. Here’s the full statement from the Wilfs, via Josina Anderson...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Vikings: Adrian Peterson to return to team, play in Week 3

The Minnesota Vikings announced Monday that RB Adrian Peterson will return to the team this week and will be allowed to play in their Week 4 matchup. Here’s the statement from Vikings Owners Zygi Wilf and Mark Wilf: Today’s decision was made after significant thought, discussion and consideration. As evidenced by our decision to deactivate Adrian from yesterday’s game, this...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Snubbed? Minnesota Vikings owner Zygi Wilf not ranked top-10 in NFL

Typically speaking, sports fans tend to worry about two things – the past and the future. They’ll debate who was the greatest player of all-time, while also spending hours discussing whether or not a rookie is going to be develop into an All-Pro. Both are fun exercises, things that keep fans engaged and the beer flowing at the local tavern. But they miss out on what is most important...
Via cover32 - Vikings
July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Power Rankings: Minnesota Vikings’ Zygi Wilf named a top half owner in the NFL

In any business, success or failure tends to trickle down from the top. Very rarely does having someone incompetent in the ultimate position of power not lead to disastrous results throughout the organization. And conversely, having the right person in charge tends to ultimately lead to success. This is certainly the case in the National Football League. Teams with solid ownership...
Via cover32 - Vikings
February 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Great photo of Vikings owner at new stadium groundbreaking

Zygi Wilf and Gov Dayton toss dirt at Vikings Stadium Groundbreaking. pic.twitter.com/3yZ4e8exma — Glen Stubbe (@gspphoto) December 3, 2013 Pictured above: Minnesota Vikings owner Zygi Wilf, along with Governor Mark Dayton, take part in the ceremonial groundbreaking of the team’s $1 billion stadium on Tuesday. The new stadium, whose construction now will formally in the […...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
December 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Vikings stadium project delayed by Wilf family legal issues

MINNEAPOLIS -- As of Friday morning, the notion the Wilf family's legal issues may affect construction of the Minnesota Vikings' new stadium is no longer hypothetical. Groundbreaking on the project, originally slated for October, has been pushed back a month. Negotiations between the team and the Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority have ceased for the time being. If disconnect...
Via Fox Sports North
August 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Vikings stadium project hits snag due to Wilf lawsuit

MINNEAPOLIS -- The Wilf family's allegedly unfair business dealings have officially caused a snag in the construction of the new Minnesota Vikings stadium. The Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority is delaying ratification of its written accord with the team while litigators investigate the Wilfs' withholding of agreed-upon revenues from a real estate partner in New Jersey...
Via Fox Sports North
August 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Wallet, integrity of Vikings owner Wilf take hit in 21-year-old court case finding

A New Jersey judge's findings following a two-decade court case involving Minnesota Vikings ownership shouldn't affect progress on the team's new multi-million dollar stadium. They will, however, pound a dent into the pocketbooks of the team's principal owner and his front-office family members. And an even bigger one in their business integrity. According to a...
Via Fox Sports North
August 06, 2013  |  Discuss
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