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Bright Future?

Who has close friends who are Packers or Bears fans?  I have both.  How many annoying jokes/reminders about how many rings the Vikings have can someone tolerate before actually going on a mission to steal every Packer flag in the neighborhood (every neighborhood in WI has several… and I’m pretty sure it’s a felony if […]

Vikings Move Back Into Round One – Draft QB Teddy Bridgewater

The Vikings stayed aggressive on Thursday night, moving back into round one with a trade with the Seattle Seahawks, and drafting QB Teddy Bridgewater, who some said could have gone as early as #1 to the Texans. Bridgewater had an awful Pro Day, which is what killed him going early in round one. As a […]

Vikings Take OLB Anthony Barr w/ 9th Pick in NFL Draft

The Vikings went defense with the 9th pick in the NFL Draft, taking OLB Anthony Barr from UCLA – 6’5 255 pounds.

Prisco: Vikings To Take OLB Khalil Mack With 8th Pick

CBS Football Insider Pete Prisco is out with his first mock draft, and he has the Vikings taking Buffalo OLB Khalil Mack with the eighth pick. 8. Minnesota Vikings — Buffalo OLB Khalil Mack: New coach Mike Zimmer has a big task in trying to rebuild that defense. He needs to get faster. To see […]

Spielman Wants To Add More Draft Picks

The Vikings have eight picks in the NFL draft. General Manager Rick Spielman wants to add at least two more, Master Tesfatson of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports. Spielman said the team’s annual goal is to compile at least 10 draft selections. The Vikings have a pick in every round with an extra third-rounder received […]

A Gabber’s Offseason Welcoming & Review

Welcome Gabbers! The offseason is OFF and Vikings Training Camp is HERE!!! I know that it’s been a while since we have been posting regularly, but you can expect more action and coverage of the Vikings – injury reports, exciting changes, their weekly opponents for 2013 and around-the-league drama that may or may not concern our […]

Mauti’s uphill battle would be historic.

  Michael Mauti is attempting to do what has only been done once in NFL history.  To return to the field after suffering a third ACL tear.  Carolina linebacker Thomas Davis is believed to be the only NFL player to have done it. Now, Michael Mauti thinks he has a great chance to accomplish this […]

Could Urlacher Still Be An Option At MLB For Vikings?

With the draft over, the Vikings still have a hole to fill at middle linebacker. The Vikings took two linebackers on Saturday – Gerald Hodges (fourth round) and Michael Mauti (seventh round) were teammates at Penn State – but only Mauti is likely to compete in the middle. That means the Vikings could move Erin […]

Video: Breakdown Of Vikings New WR Cordarrelle Patterson

Bill Polian breaks down the Vikings’ selection of Cordarrelle Patterson.

Vikings With 25th Pick Take Florida St. CB Xavier Rhodes

With the 25th overall pick in the 2013 NFL Draft, the Vikings select Florida St. CB Xavier Rhodes. Strong and physical Rhodes is the rare cornerback with the size to physically match-up with tall receivers and the athleticism and speed to stay with the fastest ones. Quick to jam receiver, Rhodes can turn and run […]