The Viking ship sails down the Mighty Miss with the compass set on the team's first Super Bowl appearance since 1976.
Week 14 offers a prime opportunity for the Purple to win back some clout.
While most Minnesotans were continuing their celebrations last night, workers at the Metrodome were anxious for everyone to get off the field and out of the building so they could start their work converting the field back into a baseball diamond.
We decided to catch the biggest regular season game in NFL history in the Twin Cities' largest Packer bar. Cheese and yelling ensues.
Recycle an old jersey! It's funny, cheap, and so incredibly green. That's what we're talking about.
Our new hometown hero Brett Favre broke our hearts today when he told ESPN he thinks he has a cracked rib. Just kidding. We say he should call the wambulance.
Hotel Minneapolis announces a Brett Favre deal for hotel guests.
People were so convinced Favre would be throwing for the Vikings this season and anticipation was so high that scalpers swept in and bought up game tickets to make a big turnaround profit on them. Whoops.
A source told WCCO's Mark Rosen that Minnesota's former quarterback enemy has come to some sort of contractual agreement with the Vikings and will be at the team's training camp in July.
But where does that leave the Purple?
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.
Free agent quarterback Jeff Garcia should be under the center for the Purple in '09.
Scouting the Super Bowl. Sid-style.
The number of foreclosures on Twin Cities homes spikes
State legislators are poised for a spending spree--on stadiums and prisons
Pawlenty helps revive campaigns for new stadiums
Neighborhood groups say the Gopher/Vikings stadium drive is going too fast
A few innings in the Metrodome's Rally Room
A Jesse-free review of the headlines that made us wince in 2001
Forget free trade with China, privatizing Social Security, and that pesky debate about campaign-finance reform. Here’s everything you really need to know about that gaggle of Minnesotans who are vying for a six-year stint in Washington.
Securities scams, karaoke-bar brawls, and the occasional boozy ride: At least there's one championship the Vikings might be winning
Rocking The Body at the Target Center; teenage kicks at the Ave.
Minnesota's 12th man proved no match for the Dirty Birds
Having plucked Cardinals, the Vikes go gunning for Falcons
The Vikings defang the Jaguars--and silence the doubters
With the Broncos' loss, the Vikings shed the aura of the underdog
The Vikes' scoring machine sure does look unstoppable. But can the defense get it done come January?
The Vikings aren't asking you for anything--yet
Vikings guard David Dixon came a long way to play pro ball
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
Baseball owners are trading away the game's storied traditions for boxes of Beanie Babies
Dennis Green is the most controversial coach in Vikings history. And it's got nothing to do with football.
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.