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Vikings DT Williams to coach Frazier: “Call somebody out”

Vikings five-team All-Pro defensive tackle Kevin Williams took exception to head coach Leslie Frazier’s comments on Monday that the front four was “not nearly as physical” as the Bears during last week’s 39-10 humiliation at Soldier Field according to Jeremey Fowler of the St. Paul Pioneer Press. “If you want to call somebody out, call […]

Brutal Vikings buried by Bears; 39-10

“The shocking part to us,” Bears quarterback Jay Cutler in regards to Devin Hester’s 98-yard kickoff return for touchdown, “is that people still kick to him because he is such a threat.” The Hester score came after the Vikings took advantage of a strip sack by Jared Allen of Cutler the previous possession, turning it […]

Lions at Vikings Friday Injury Report

VIKINGS Questionable: CB Chris Cook (groin) Probable: CB Asher Allen (toe), DE Jared Allen (shoulder),WR Percy Harvin (illness), LB E.J. Henderson (knee), WR Michael Jenkins (groin), CB Marcus Sherels (chest), DT Kevin Williams (foot) LIONS Out: DT Nick Fairley (foot), T Jason Fox (foot) Questionable: WR Rashied Davis (hamstring), LB DeAndre Levy (knee), TE Brandon […]

The Defense Played Well, But Not Well Enough

In the first half of Sunday Night’s loss, the Vikings gave up 14 first downs, 268 yards, and 14 points.  The also came up big with two red zone interceptions, one from Jared Allen and one from Madieu Williams, keeping the team from being behind at halftime. In the second half, despite three interceptions from […]

Jared Allen Recommends The Pheasant Nuggets

Jared Allen has been relatively quiet this season, after an offseason in which the NFL made him alter his sack dance, he cut his hair for his wedding, and he attended his wedding which of course means he got married. With Vikings fans hoping that he can make a splash on Sunday against the Packers […]

What Is Up With The Defensive Line?

The Vikings defensive line is normally thought of as one of the best in the league, but so far this season they are ranked 14th against the run and are tied for 28th in the league with only six sacks.  The sack stat might be a little skewed because the Vikings are one of the […]

Ray Edwards Thinks NFL Hates The Vikings

With a losing record comes frustration. With frustration comes complaining about the officiating. Ray Edwards, who is never shy about giving a quote that makes him look foolish, recently took issue with the NFL’s decision to fine him $15,000 so far this year. “I think they just hate the Vikings,” Edwards said on Monday. “Me […]

No More Calf Roping

For a long time, we have enjoyed watching Jared Allen rope an invisible calf after he sacks an opposing quarterback. Apparently, the NFL has somehow never previously noticed that Allen’s sack celebration is directly prohibited by an NFL rule that states that players cannot go to the ground in celebration. If Allen continues to do […]

Vikings React To Second Loss

Below are various quotes from various Vikings about starting off 0-2:   BRETT FAVRE “One of the biggest reasons I wanted to not play [this season] was dealing with losses,” Favre said. “I love the guys, I love to win. … To me, you multiply it by 10 hundred times when you lose. That’s how […]

Allen Back To Practice, Harvin Out Again

After a preseason like the Vikings have had, fans are bound to twitch every time they hear that a player missed practice.  When Jared Allen didn’t practice yesterday, it was only natural for fans to worry that he was kidnapped by aliens, came down with some virus that has been dormant for a million years […]