-- Original post published June 27 at 7:30 a.m.; update at bottom -- Sure, it's not as bad getting busted zipper-down with a minor at a rest stop, but still -- the Packers? Really?SEE ALSO: Rick Nolan says he's expected to spend twice as much time fundraising as on actual legislative work Alas, phot ... More >>
The December 2 Vikes-Pack game in Lambeau was memorable, at least as far as the City Pages Blotter archives goes -- it gave us the Cute Vikings Fans Photobomber, the Purple Sombrero Beatdown, and enough fodder to post about whether local law enforcement planned to change the way it handles gamedays ... More >>
After pulling off a ridiculous flip over a defender in the course of scoring a touchdown for the Cincinnati Bengals in 2011, wide receiver and alleged ganja superfan Jerome Simpson was arguably the Vikings' most-ballyhooed free agent acquisition heading into this season.SEE ALSO:-- Vikings LB Chad G ... More >>
A couple of cute Vikings fans looking to photographically chronicle their Lambeau Field experience received a rude awakening when a Packers fan who looks like she could be Clay Matthews' sister used a single finger to deliver a message they won't forget.SEE ALSO: Brian Riesgraf's 'Drunk Vikings Fan ... More >>
Sure, the Vikings suck, but at least our players don't do this.Clay Matthews, star linebacker for the Green Bay Packers, stars in a new adult diaper ad... and even puts on a pair in front of the camera. Thankfully, Depend didn't have him try out the, um, absorbancy of their Real Fit for Men diape ... More >>
Six myths the mainstream media perpetuates
Wisconsin is preparing to star in a big-budget Western. This morning, Wisconsin began taking applications for the state's brand new concealed carry gun law. By this afternoon, every single person in Wisconsin will be armed to the teeth. Shoulder holster, one at the hip, little one down by the ank ... More >>
The Wisconsin State Capitol: Bring your own ammo.Wisconsin's new laid-back concealed carry permit laws go into effect next week, and gun owners across the state are asking where, exactly, they can jangle their spurs with a six-shooter on their hip. It seems it'll be cool to be packin' heat damn n ... More >>
Sorry Donovan McNabb, we're still not worth a damn.The Minnesota Vikings are worth a lot compared to, say, a car, or a turkey sandwich. But compared to other NFL teams, they're not doing well.Just in time for tonight's opening kickoff of the NFL season, Forbes Magazine has compiled its annual ran ... More >>
The Metrodome, looking rough.Talk about getting kicked when you're down -- or maybe deflated: The Metrodome has been ranked as the worst stadium in the National Football League. And to make matters worse, the cheeseheads get to gloat, because Lambeau Field took top honors in the same survey ... More >>
Leading up to the Super Bowl, it's expected (especially for Vikings fans, who seem doomed to never make it back to the big game) that everyone chooses a side to cheer for while we all make our big plans for Sunday. And those truly lucky fans of the teams involved in the Super Bowl typically puff ... More >>
The now widely-circulated Fox Sports video inside the collapse of the Metrodome's roof shows two holes open in the Teflon roof and dump tons of snow into the Red Zone.Although the video is just 30 seconds, it reveals a lot about how the roof failed. We've got a Zapruder Film-like frame-by-frame a ... More >>
Can the gunslinger toss one more answered prayer?
Childress says the Shiancoe ruling was wrong.Brad Childress told reporters yesterday that NFL officials admitted the Vikings were screwed out of a touchdown Sunday in their 28-24 loss to the Packers at Lambeau Field. After looking at instant replay tape, the referees nullified tight end Visa ... More >>
Bachmann goes bananas for MossCrazy congresswoman Michele Bachmann gets offended by Tarryl Clark and begs for cash. But now she's flying the purple and gold for prodigal Viking Randy Moss, who managed to offend just about everyone in Minnesota before he was first traded away to Oakland in 2005. ... More >>
Photo: Wikipedia Randy Moss: He's back.Wide receiver Randy Moss is going to be a Minnesota Viking again. Quarterback Brett Favre will finally get to pair up with a guy he's had his eye on for years. Fans will have to come to terms with a guy not known for being Minnesota Nice. And Sidney R ... More >>
Randy Moss and his mooning ways.Just as the Vikings bring Randy Moss back to town and crown him savior, Wisconsin has to remind us of his mooning ways. Thank you, cheeseheads. Moss and his 2005 moment of infamy at Lambeau Field were part of a campaign ad montage of football players being air ... More >>
Randy Moss gets things screwed on straight.Brett Favre's ready to go deep with Randy Moss, and Vikings fans smell the sweet scent of a resurrected season with the wide receiver's return. We're glad to see Moss back too. And in his honor we've assembled some of his classic YouTube moments.
Game preview and prediction inside.
Where will you be on Sunday afternoon?
It's good to know one Wisconsin family doesn't live and die based on football drama.
Green Bay is still a little sour over Favre's new uniform and surprising success. So you can only imagine that his "homecoming" is going to be a little... mean-spirited?
"Hey Packers we moved your cheese!"
We have to admit that Minnesotans have been doing some pretty creepy and bone-headed things lately, but that doesn't mean the Wisconsinites are innocent.
We've got serious issues here in Minnesota (like a $4.6 billion budget deficit), but Gov. Tim Pawlenty has his sights set on something else: Brett Favre in a Minnesota Viking jersey shocking Wisconsinites into comas.
With an easy schedule and the league's most exciting rookie added to an already potent offense, this year's Vikings need to deliver on suddenly high expectations
Last year, the Vikings' quicker defensive linemen sacked Favre seven times, whipping blockers almost as soon as the ball was snapped. Essentially the same lines square off Monday night.