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Minnesota Vikings Ticket Line Was A Sad Sight To See

The Minnesota Vikings' ticket line on Thursday was a very sad sight to see. Only one fan showed up early.
Via Gamedayr
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

The line for Vikings single game tickets wasn't very long

The Minnesota Vikings opened the floodgates for in-person single game ticket sales at 9:00 AM CST on Tuesday. Expecting a large gathering, diehard fan Anthony Williams arrived at 5:40 AM in order to snag the best seats for the 2014 season at TCF Bank Stadium. Williams was greeted by no one and remained the lone ticket-seeker until 7:00 AM, when a swarm of 13 other fans starting filing...
Via Next Impulse Sports
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Vikings ticket line is quite sad (Photo)

Photo from CBS As you can tell from the photo above,  the Vikings ticket line isn’t very busy today. The halls were empty at Minnesota Vikings ticket headquarters, located on the fifth floor of a building just a block away from where the team’s new stadium is being built, early Tuesday morning. Instead of hundreds of purple-and-gold-clad fans whooping it up for single-game tickets...
Via Pro Football Zone
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Christian Ponder and wife Samantha share photo of newborn girl, Bowden (photo)

On Thursday, Minnesota Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder and his wife, ESPN reporter Samantha, the proud parents of newborn daughter Ponder, took to social media to share the first photo of the couple’s little bundle of joy. With the Ponders lying beside infant Bowden, born earlier this month, the little charmer steals the show, dressed in […] The post Christian Ponder and...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Do the Minnesota Vikings have any of the top-10 most overrated players in the NFL?

Yesterday, the fine folks at Grantland released the second half of their annual NFL trade value list, which ranks each player in the league based on how much interest they would garner on the open market. It’s an interesting list, one that is fun to compare with a similar piece cover32 posted earlier in the offseason. While there were plenty of similarities between the two...
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Ugly Minnesota Vikings Christmas sweater will change your life forever

If you woke up this morning wondering where can I get a heinously ugly and ironic Minnesota Vikings sweater, well then you’re in luck. Nobody does winter quite like Minnesota. In fact I’m pretty sure it’s still snowing up there. When in Narnia, you need to dress appropriately, and there’s nothing better than an ugly Christmas sweater. Now I am happy to report that the NFL...
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Minnesota Vikings: Early impressions from training camp

Training camp is a very important part of every NFL team’s off season. It’s the first time the teams are allowed to practice in pads, and this is where the real evaluations of each team can occur. The Minnesota Vikings’ training camp begins on Friday July 25th, with players reporting on Thursday. According to vikings.com, the Vikings have spent 44 years in Mankato for their...
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Mike Zimmer says Bill Parcells still a major influence on his coaching style

Every coach has learned from another coach in the NFL and for Minnesota Vikings' Mike Zimmer, he's had one of the best of all time tutoring him. Zimmer worked as Parcells' defensive coordinator in Dallas from 2003-2006, and was able to receive an education from the Hall of Fame coach, whose coaching tree includes Sean Payton, Tom Coughlin, and Bill Belichick among others...
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3 Bold Predictions for the 2014 Minnesota Vikings

The 2013 season is a season that the Minnesota Vikings would like to forget. The Vikings fired Leslie Frazier, and lost Jared Allen and Kevin Williams to free agency, but with every new year comes a new start and a chance to make a name for yourself. Now here are 3 bold predictions for the 2014 Minnesota Vikings.Chris Kluwe returns to punt. Chris Kluwe is planning to sue the Minnesota...
Via Football Nation
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mike Zimmer: Chad Greenway could play middle linebacker

Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer told Matt Vensel of the Star Tribune that Chad Greenway could play middle linebacker. “It’s a possibility. We keep working him in there. We’re just trying to find the best 11 players we can and then figure out where the rest of the guys are going to fit. It’s not out of the question, but time will tell a little bit more on that,” said Zimmer...
Via Pro Football Zone
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Video: Vikings QB Teddy Bridgewater throws out first pitch at Twins game

Vikings QB Teddy Bridgewater hasn’t taken a snap under center in an NFL game yet, but he’s already thrown a pitch from the mound and enjoyed some MLB action He was invited to throw out the first pitch during Wednesday afternoon’s Indians-Twins game, and that’s exactly what he did. The pitch sailed a bit, though, and it looked like Bridgewater likes to throw the high cheese...
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Vikings Sign TE Mike Higgins, Release DE Spencer Nealy

  The Minnesota Vikings announced that they signed TE Mike Higgins and released DE Spencer Nealy Wednesday.   The post Vikings Sign TE Mike Higgins, Release DE Spencer Nealy appeared first on NFL Trade Rumors -.
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Teddy Bridgewater threw out the first pitch at Wednesday Twins game (Video)

Vikings rookie quarterback Teddy Bridgewater threw out the first pitch at Wednesday afternoon’s Twins game. var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Loading... ZergNet The post Teddy Bridgewater threw out the first pitch at Wednesday Twins game (Video) appeared first on Pro Football Zone.
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Former Vikings WR Sidney Rice calls it quits: Retiring today

Former Vikings wide receiver Sidney Rice is calling It quits on an NFL career. Today the Seattle Seahawks and former Minnesota Viking wide receiver retired due to concussions. @MNSportsTalk: Former #Vikings WR Sidney Rice is retiring due to his history of concussions. Ian Rapoport reported Wednesday that Rice has decided to retire due to concussion […] The post Former Vikings...
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Vikings training camp preview: Fan guide to camp

  This is the 13th in a series of 13 previews leading up to the Minnesota Vikings' July 25 start of camp. TODAY'S PREVIEW: FAN GUIDE TO CAMP The Minnesota Vikings return to Mankato this month for the 49th year, but the first under new coach Mike Zimmer. Zimmer visited the facilities at Minnesota State University earlier this summer and was pleased with the Vikings' arrangement...
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Buy or Sell: Cordarrelle Patterson

Starting to cobble together your fantasy football draft lists? Not sure where to place certain guys? We’re here to help. Throughout the next several weeks we’ll be providing the buy and sell arguments based on their average draft position at ESPN. Cordarrelle Patterson ADP: 65.7 WR: 23 Buy: You’ll read a bit over the next few days on these pages about the work Turner has done...
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Meet The Fan: Pillsbury Stays Optimistic Despite Minnesota Vikings’ Past

Here at The Sports Fan Journal, we hope to evolve and deliver something not found in any other corner of this here internet. We bring you Mark Trible and Dillon Friday‘s NFL Countdown project. A fan from each NFL team will be featured as we anxiously away the season’s kickoff.  Someone needs to tell the fans’ stories. What better […] The post Meet The Fan: Pillsbury...
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Vikings Offensive Coordinator Says Bridgewater Should Have Been A Top 10 Pick

Brad Penner | USA Today Sports It wasn’t always for good reason, but former Louisville quarterback Teddy Bridgewater was one of the more talked about prospects heading into the 2014 NFL Draft. Unfortunately for Teddy, his lackluster Pro Day workout led to the majority of the national media writing him off as a guy who didn’t deserve to be taken in the first round. The Minnesota...
Via The Cardinal Connect
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson Secretly Get Married?

If the rumor is true my faith in social media, the Twitter-atti, paparazzi, gossip mongers, and the media in general is completely blown away. How could no one--not even TMZ who has a camera everywhere--catch that Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson got married?What has the world come to when you can't count on tabloids anymore?@247NFL_NewsNothing has been confirmed...
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Matt Cassel is the ‘heavy favorite’ to start over Teddy Bridgewater for the Minnesota Vikings

According to USA Today’s Tom Pelissero, Minnesota Vikings quarterback Matt Cassel is the “heavy favorite” to start over rookie Teddy Bridgewater in Week 1. Working in the same role as a Brown in 2013, new Vikings offensive coordinator Norv Turner wanted Cleveland to acquire the 32-year-old Cassel last season. A criminally underrated signal-caller, Cassel pushes the ball vertically...
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Adrian Peterson quietly got married

Minnesota Vikings star running back Adrian Peterson married girlfriend and former Playboy model Ashley Brown, TMZ confirmed. You can see the couple showing off their wedding rings in a photo from a Starkey Hearing Foundation fundraising event in St. Paul Sunday night. Brown, who now goes by the name Ashley Peterson, re-tweeted the picture.  
Via Speleb
1 day ago  |  1 Comment

NFL Adrian Peterson Secretly Got Married To Ashley Brown

5TH QUARTER MAG 5TH QUARTER MAG - Exclusive sports rumors and gossip A reliable source has confirmed that NFL Adrian Peterson jumped the broom. The Minnesota Vikings player got married to his.. NFL Adrian Peterson Secretly Got Married To Ashley Brown
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Did Brett Favre lose his wedding ring playing beach volleyball?

Do you miss Brett Favre? It wasn’t so long ago that “The Gunslinger” turned the start of NFL training camp into a pre-LeBron…
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Vikings Who Need to Make an Impact in 2014 #9 Strong Safety

#9 | Strong Safety Number 9 on the list goes to not just one player but an entire position, Strong Safety. Harrison Smith has been a star for the Vikings secondary for the last couple of years but he’s gotten little to no help next to him. Whether it’s Jamarca Sanford, Robert Blanton, Mistral Raymond, Antone Exum, or Kurt Coleman, someone needs to step up and provide some game...
Via DraftSeason
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson -- YES, I GOT MARRIED!!!

Adrian Peterson is a married man ... TMZ Sports has confirmed. We spoke to AP's rep who confirms the Minnesota Vikings running back recently tied the knot to girlfriend Ashley Brown. The two were both wearing wedding rings at the Starkey Hearing Foundation gala in Minnesota this weekend
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2 days ago  |  Discuss
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