In light of allegations former Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez is apparently a serial killer who happened to play football, some are taking a renewed look at the number of NFL players appearing on the police blotters across the country.SEE ALSO: Meet the Minnesota Vikings All-Arrested team The l ... More >>
The Vikings need a middle linebacker and GM Rick Spielman loves players from Notre Dame, so the hot speculation heading into last night's NFL draft was that the Vikings would select Manti T'eo, the star college football player better known as the dude with the fake girlfriend.SEE ALSO: Greg Jennings ... More >>
Six myths the mainstream media perpetuates
Remember all those dirty hits the New Orleans Saints delivered to our then-beloved Brett Favre during the still-soul-crushing-for-Vikings-fans 2009 NFC Championship Game?Today, the NFL revealed that during the playoffs Saints players and coaches maintained a "bounty" program funded primarily by p ... More >>
The Vikings ranked 28th out of 32 teams in passing yards per-game last season. Their wide receiving corps was devoid of a big-play down the field threat. But with glaring holes along the offensive line and in the secondary, spending a high draft pick or lots of money on a free agent wide receiver ... More >>
Randy Moss and Cris Carter made sweet music together as the best receiving tandem in Vikings history.Moss was the home run hitter, CC the sure-handed possession receiver. During their 1998-2001 run, the team made the playoffs three times, including two ill-fated runs to the NFC Championship game. ... More >>
Chris Kluwe appreciates porn stars, political protest.Chris Kluwe is the Vikings' lovably off-the-wall punter, who is best known for his love of World of Warcraft and his bass playing for local metal band Tripping Icarus. When he puts on the pads and helmet, he's also a pretty good punter.But now ... More >>
Can he snag a championship for the Vikings?
Ricky Rubio: Caution, savior at work.Ricky Rubio has arrived in Minnesota with all the fanfare of a rock star, and now has the not-so-enviable task of trying to help the Minnesota Timberwolves earn the respect of their fans rather than ridicule.So in honor of Rubio's arrival, let's look back at f ... More >>
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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 >>
A competition Favre probably didn't want to win.The Hollywood Reporter hits the streets tomorrow, and with it comes the results of a nationwide poll showing Brett Favre is the most hated quarterback in the NFL. Surprised?
In a zany NFL season, would a Vikings loss or win prove more bizarre?
The Purple can get to within a game of .500 with a win, or . . .
C.P. obtains rare "transcript" of first Moss interview . . . with himself.
WikiSounds like Randy Moss misses that Patriots uniform.Randy Moss sounded like a guy with a severe case of buyer's remorse yesterday, after the Patriots handed the Vikings their fifth loss of the season. First he told reporters he was no longer going to answer their questions because the N ... More >>
Another headache for the gunslingerBrett Favre took a pretty hard hit on Sunday against the Patriots, to the tune of eight stitches to go along with a 28-18 loss for the Vikings. Now it sounds like he's about to get blitzed by former Jets sideline host Jenn Sterger over the penis pictures he ... More >>
WikiRandy Moss made it sound like he'd rather be Patriot.This is now officially a disastrous season: NFL.com is reporting that Randy Moss has been waived by the Minnesota Vikings. That bizarre press conference yesterday when he told the Patriots how much he loved them and missed them probab ... More >>
Can the gunslinger toss one more answered prayer?
Chris Kluwe's helpful advice.In case you missed it, some NFL players are getting spanked for hitting each other "illegally." The rest of them are being sent to re-education camps where their heads are getting filled with a peace, love and understanding video. Vikings punter Chris Kluwe atte ... 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 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.
Will the Purple head West to some fancy new digs?There's another warning sign that we'd better figure out a way to keep the Vikings in Minnesota. The value of the team has dropped 7 percent compared to last year in a new survey of NFL franchises. The sobering news comes via Forbes magazine's ... More >>
The Minnesota Vikings QB is an Artist of the Year in 2009
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In just a couple weeks, No. 4 has shot up to the top of the sales charts.
Regardless of fans' optimism over Vikings owner Zygi Wilf's off season spending spree, the bean counters at Forbes say the Purple are worth less than any other team in the NFL.
The National Football League released their schedule today. The Vikings season is as follows:
No brag, just fact: I picked a mere five winners out of 15 games last week, actually boosting my overall record to 9-21. In other words, if you'd been bucking the idiot since we started this little exercise, you'd have bagged 70 percent winners against the spread. On to Week 3, in which, as always ... More >>
In recent years, few journalists have followed pro sports stadium shenanigans more closely than Neil deMause, co-author of the acclaimed Field of Schemes: How the Great Stadium Swindle Turns Public Money Into Private Profit and proprietor of the fieldofschemes.com website. City Pages contacted deMau ... More >>
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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