After the Vikings lost to the Steelers in the Super Bowl in January 1975, Emmett Pearson -- a then-45-year-old rabid Vikings fan living in Welch, Minnesota -- decided he wouldn't shave his beard until his favorite team won the championship.SEE ALSO: Here's the worst 12 minutes in Vikings history [VI ... More >>
SEE ALSO:-- Brett Favre will have to testify under oath about "bad intentions" sexting-- Brett Favre's Twitter password interceptedThink again, Vikes fans who thought the Minnesota Purple occupied a special place in the ol' gunslinger's heart.Favre's disastrous 2010 comeback was pretty much all abou ... More >>
The New Orleans Saints are in big trouble over an illegal bounty system their defensive players and coaches organized and operated from 2009 to 2011.But according to Vikings legend Cris Carter, the Purple weren't strangers to bounties during his playing days, which ended in 2002.In an ESPN interview ... More >>
Saints coaches had a bounty on Brett Favre's head during the 2009 NFC Championship Game. Now, they'll have to pay a stiff price themselves. Following an investigation, the NFL today suspended Saints coach Sean Payton for the entire 2012 season. Defensive coordinator Gregg Williams was banned inde ... More >>
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 >>
Can he snag a championship for the Vikings?
The guillotine falls on Chilli.
Photo:Tony NelsonThe Vikings lost, but Shiancoe scored.Last night's Vikings loss in New Orleans carried a heavy whiff of déjà vu all over again. And just to add insult to injury, we're greeted with news this afternoon from NBC that a record number of TV viewers got to see for themselves that th ... More >>
Enjoy the opener, but don't buy the hype.
Sports Illustrated favors the Packers for NFC champs.The Minnesota Vikings and its loyal fans may be excited about the prospect of Brett Favre returning to helm the team, but Sports Illustrated hasn't given into the hype. It's predecting the Green Bay Packers will be NFC champs, and QB Aaron ... More >>
You kept your #4, right?
Lose the ballcap, T-Jack.
Give this man an awardWhat say you, Vikings fans? Should there be a "new individual honor in the NFL. We're calling it the MV non-QB P -- the most valuable player who doesn't play quarterback." That's what Kerry J. Byrne is saying at Sports Illustrated. And if such an award actually existe ... More >>
New HBO series from The Wire creator honors New Orleans
Proceeds will go to Deanna Favre's Hope Foundation.
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A slew of costly mistakes block the Purple's chance at their first Super Bowl appearance in over 30 years. Screw that brutal Prince song -- we need The Cure today.
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