The Josh Freeman experiment was clearly an embarrassment for the entire Vikings organization, but the question remains: Was it mostly the fault of the guy who signed Freeman, GM Rick Spielman, or the guy who decided to play him less than two weeks after he was signed, Coach Leslie Frazier?RELAT ... More >>
Excellent photo of the Vikings offense pic.twitter.com/E7ikiwbW7I-- Dan Wetzel (@DanWetzel) October 22, 2013 My God, that was bad.Last night, the Vikings offense was a dumpster fire of epic proportions, with new quarterback Josh Freeman putting forth a time capsule-worthy display of inaccurate passi ... More >>
Yesterday, Vikings brass introduced their shiny brand new non-Christian Ponder quarterback, Josh Freeman (pictured above at left), to the Minnesota media in a conference call.SEE ALSO: Sam Ponder, as Matt Cassel possibly takes her husband's job: "Pressure is a privilege" General Manager Rick Spielma ... More >>
With the Vikings at 6-6 and facing a do-or-die game this Sunday against Chicago, linebacker Chad Greenway is asking fans to make arrangements for a ride home from the Metrodome.SEE ALSO: Paul Charchian's "I'm pissed" Vikings rant: KFAN host calls for Ponder, coaching staff to go [VIDEO]Why, you ask? ... More >>
SEE ALSO: -- Adrian Peterson's arrest video surfaces [VIDEO]-- Adrian Peterson doesn't look "heavily intoxicated" in his mugshot [PHOTO]Original post from July 13 (scroll to bottom for update) -- Adrian Peterson's day in a Texas courtroom was inconclusive -- his court date on a misdemeanor resisting ... More >>
Vikings punter Chris Kluwe is probably the best gay marriage advocate in the NFL. But so far this season, he's been far from the best punter, and it appears the Vikings are running out of patience.SEE ALSO: Chris Kluwe takes a stand [FEATURE] Yesterday, the Vikings brought in 22-year-old former San ... More >>
Between watching a possibly lovesick Christian Ponder lead one three-and-out drive after another and Tampa running back Doug Martin carve up the Vikings defense for 214 total yards, heading to the Metrodome last night was mostly a no-good very-bad experience for Vikings fans.SEE ALSO: Vikings victim ... More >>
Can he snag a championship for the Vikings?
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 >>
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 Vikings and the Saints are well-matched in talent, and empathy.
Free agent quarterback Jeff Garcia should be under the center for the Purple in '09.
This hapless Devil Rays franchise, "celebrating" their tenth anniversary (and what memories those must be), must have some kid, somewhere in the bay area, cheering for 'em. But today, there's a brief burst of joy when his Rays split a four-game series against the heralded Twins, winning game four ... More >>
No holiday trees at the U.S. Capitol, strippers for Bucs fans, ten rules for web startups, radioactive consumer products, the Minnesota Blog of the Day, and more...
My grand plan is to pick ten college and five pro games for the next few weeks, including my most confident "lock" in both pro and college. Let's see if I can prove to you that I don't know what I'm talking about.
Writer Jeff Johnson stretches the truth and covers the spread
Minnesota's 12th man proved no match for the Dirty Birds
Having plucked Cardinals, the Vikes go gunning for Falcons
Does Arizona have an ace up its sleeve?
The Vikings defang the Jaguars--and silence the doubters
The Vikes' scoring machine sure does look unstoppable. But can the defense get it done come January?
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
Happy Holidays: A five-game losing streak near the end of the season landed the Vikings a relatively weak playoff opponent.
The Timberwolves--for years the lowliest franchise in professional sports--may see their way out of the wilderness at last. But not this year.