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2006 Vikings NFL Draft Class QUIZ

Test your knowledge of the Vikings 2006 Draft class and see how much you remember or have purposely forgotten about the class that produced Tarvaris Jackson and Greg Blue. Center Ryan Cook was selected in round 2, where did he attend college? TCU New Mexico Arizona St. NevadaTRUE or FALSE | Safety Greg Blue was selected in the 5th round out of Georgia and never started a game for...
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Minnesota Vikings at Tampa Bay Buccaneers: 2014 Week 8 NFL Pick

Minnesota Vikings (2-5) at Tampa Bay Buccaneers (1-5) Last week, the Vikings lost in Buffalo on a last second touchdown. However, it was still only a one point loss. I like the Vikings’ chances of actually getting the win here this week a good amount for several reasons. One, they’re playing an inferior opponent as compared to last week. Buffalo isn’t a good football team,...
Via The Football Fan Spot
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

New Minnesota Vikings stadium features world’s most inconveniently located toilet

In case you haven’t heard, the Minnesota Vikings are building a brand new stadium in Minneapolis. It’s quite an infrastructure project and its construction has already led to a number of clashes between the city, the team and the public. There are a number of amazing features at the new home of the Vikings but this next one is nothing to be proud of. In addition to being a death...
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8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Would Michael Sam make a good fit with the Minnesota Vikings?

Earlier today the Dallas Cowboys released defensive end Michael Sam from their practice squad. Sam is the first openly gay player in the NFL and won the SEC’s defensive player of the year award for Missouri, however he has yet to find a permanent home in the league after being drafted in the seventh round by the St. Louis Rams. Sam has some genuine pass rushing chops, as Johnny...
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8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings avoid Week 7′s heroes and goats, NFC rivals do not

Nearly midway through the 2014 NFL season, the league is starting to take shape. It’s easier and easier to see what teams are contenders and which ones are just not ready for primetime. How did each team get to their current point? In part, it was because of the performance, good or bad, of some key players and coaches. Some helped their team, while others hurt the squad. Who fell...
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9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Favre delays Lambeau return due to Bart Starr’s health

Brett Favre was scheduled to return to Lambeau Field on Nov. 9 for a Sunday night game between the Green Bay Packers and Chicago Bears, but he has postponed the ceremony because of the health of Bart Starr. Starr, another legendary franchise quarterback, is recovering from two strokes and a mild heart attack suffered in...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings fan’s shouldn’t worry: Great years are ahead

Minnesota Vikings have suffered for too long ever since Brett Favre nearly led them to the Super Bowl in 2009. This year was supposed to bring more promise. Anthony Barr, Teddy Bridgewater as rookies, Cordarelle Patterson’s breakout year and new head coach Mike Zimmer. To the surprise of few, the Vikings are 2-5 and the young players haven’t come together yet. That’s no shame...
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Minnesota Vikings spot in the Week 7 Power Rankings will be much discussed

Another crazy week in the NFL is in the books, leaving plenty of people scratching their heads. Teams that everyone thought were great two weeks ago are now reeling, while franchises left for dead are suddenly back in the mix. Oh, how quickly things can change! With that as a backdrop, the editors at cover32 gathered to assemble this week’s Power Rankings in an attempt to sort...
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Vikings vs. Bills: Tweets of the Game – Dreams do come true!

I have a dream. That one day, Teddy Bridgewater will throw an NFL touchdown pass. — Purple Jesus Diaries (@PJDiaries) October 19, 2014
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13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Wife of ex-Vikings player finishes work release

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) The wife of former Minnesota Vikings player Joe Senser is being allowed to return home after completing a work release assignment for her conviction in a hit-and-run accident that killed a chef. Monday was Amy Senser's release date, Minnesota Department of Corrections spokeswoman Sarah Latuseck said. Senser will be subject to random drug and alcohol testing...
Via AP on Fox
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Vikings vs. Bills: Mushroom Stamp Winner

I’m blaming Chad Greenway for the loss to the Bills, but – as we mentioned yesterday – it literally could have been anyone and everyone on the team to take the blame this week. BUT NO. We choose Chad, and for multiple reasons. Hey, we get it. People like Chad Greenway, even though he’s a f*cking disgusting Iowa Hawkeye. You should all be ashamed. But he’s a “Viking...
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16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Vikings' Harris makes first appearance at guard since Pop Warner

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- There was little warning for Minnesota Vikings tackle Mike Harris. Harris was called over by a coach on Sunday and told, simply, "Go play right guard." There was no time to comprehend exactly what was being asked or go over Harris' responsibilities at guard. Seconds later, he had his hand in the ground playing guard for the first time as a professional...
Via Fox Sports North
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Vikings' Harris makes first appearance at guard since Pop Warner

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- There was little warning for Minnesota Vikings tackle Mike Harris. Harris was called over by a coach on Sunday and told, simply, "Go play right guard." There was no time to comprehend exactly what was being asked or go over Harris' responsibilities at guard. Seconds later, he had his hand in the ground playing guard for the first time as a professional...
Via Fox Sports North
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings: Why a 2-5 start should be a sign of optimism

Following their last second 17-16 loss to the Buffalo Bills, Mike Zimmer and the Minnesota Vikings fall to a disappointing 2-5 record. However, this 2-5 record may not be that disappointing. Obviously, Vikings’ fans would much prefer to see at least a winning record this season, but here are five reasons why Vikings’ fans should look on the bright side and at least be content...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

This trick shot pass by Vikings rookie Teddy Bridgewater will blow your mind

The Minnesota Vikings may have lost in brutal fashion on Sunday against the Buffalo Bills, but there are plenty of reasons to be positive about the team’s future. More than anything else, they have a bright young quarterback in Teddy Bridgewater, who is an amazingly talented athlete. Don’t believe me? Check this video out: That’s Bridgewater nailing the goal post with a pass...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings must see national confidence level after wild Week 7

Another wild week in the NFL means the playoff picture (as crazy at that sounds) is starting to come into focus. Some teams who started hot are cooling off, while others are clawing their way back in the race. Along the way, the list of contenders and the batch of pretenders continues to be easier to point out. What franchises fall into each category? This week’s Gut Reactions...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Injured Vikings offensive linemen Sullivan, Ducasse to be evaluated

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) -- The Minnesota Vikings are having injury trouble in the middle of their offensive line. Center John Sullivan and right guard Vlad Ducasse were hurt on the same play Sunday in the first quarter at Buffalo, and neither returned to the game. Sullivan suffered a concussion. Ducasse hurt his knee. Coach Mike Zimmer said Monday the team will learn more about...
Via AP on Fox
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Injured Vikings offensive linemen Sullivan, Ducasse to be evaluated

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) -- The Minnesota Vikings are having injury trouble in the middle of their offensive line. Center John Sullivan and right guard Vlad Ducasse were hurt on the same play Sunday in the first quarter at Buffalo, and neither returned to the game. Sullivan suffered a concussion. Ducasse hurt his knee. Coach Mike Zimmer said Monday the team will learn more about...
Via Fox Sports North
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Injured Vikings Sullivan, Ducasse to be evaluated

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) The Minnesota Vikings are having injury trouble in the middle of their offensive line. Center John Sullivan and right guard Vlad Ducasse were hurt on the same play Sunday in the first quarter at Buffalo, and neither returned to the game. Sullivan suffered a concussion. Ducasse hurt his knee. Coach Mike Zimmer said Monday the team will learn more about their...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Jenn Sterger trolled Brett Favre on Twitter after Peyton Manning broke his record

Jenn Sterger is best known for being the woman that exposed former NFL quarterback Brett Favre for sending photos of his penis to her whie she worked for the New York Jets and he was playing for them back in 2008. Sterger made a  funny joke about Favre on Twitter while congratulating Peyton Manning for breaking his record on Sunday night. Hey Peyton, if that congratulatory text...
Via Pro Football Zone
1 day ago  |  Discuss

A Peyton Manning Stat More Amazing than 510 TD Passes

Peyton Manning is now the all-time TD pass leader, throwing four last night to surpass to surpass Brett Favre on the NFL career leaderboard. But Manning's TD pass assault looks even more dramatic if we compare him on a per-game basis to the greatest, most prolific passers in the history of the game.
Via Cold Hard Football Facts
1 day ago  |  Discuss

The Shockingly Similar Stats Shared By Peyton Manning And Brett Favre

On Sunday night, Peyton Manning broke Brett Favre’s record of the most career touchdown passes... Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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Jenn Sterger Trolls Brett Favre In Congratulatory Tweet To Manning

Jenn who? Jenn Sterger caused some buzz with her tweet tonight.  In case you forgot, Jenn Sterger was the girl who Brett Favre allegedly sent photos of his penis to. That still remains unknown till today. This all occurred when Brett Favre was the quarterback for the Jets. Tonight’s game, Peyton Manning beat Brett Favre’s record and of course, some tweets were seen including...
Via Geeks and Cleats
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jennings Leads Vikings Receivers In Week 7

Vikings wideout Greg Jennings led the team with six catches, seven targets and 77 yards on Sunday.Fantasy Spin:The Minnesota offense continues to frustrate fantasy owners. At least Norv Turner has figured out Jerick McKinnon is better than Mass Asiata, but he is still featuring Jennings more than Cordarrelle Patterson. That is fine with Jennings' owners, but for owners thinking...
Via Fantasy Football Champs
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Brett Favre's Former ' Texting' Buddy Jenn Sterger Has a Warning for Peyton Manning

Everyone knew that Peyton Manning was going to do it Sunday night. They knew that he was going to break Brett Favre's career touchdown mark against the 49ers. Maybe the San Francisco defense will toughen up and hold him out, but that was unlikely to happen--and it didn't. Sure enough, with a little over three minutes to go in the first half he threw No. 509 to Demaryius Thomas...
Via FatManWriting
2 days ago  |  Discuss
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