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Posts Tagged ‘Metrodome’

A New Viking Era

This is a great time – let’s just call it an era – to start paying attention to the Vikings and what changes are being made throughout the organization. This club has been stagnant for years with the same ol’, same ol’ with not much changing besides the QB position (which would be nice to […]

Wilf Thinks a New Stadium Could Go On the Metrodome Site

Zygi Wilf said Wednesday he was “optimistic” that the team could agree on a new stadium at the Metrodome site, although the Vikings at least publicly held out hope that the project could still be built in Ramsey County according to the Minneapolis Star-Tribune. That was a change in tone from earlier in the week, […]

Vikings Owner “Optimistic” About New Stadium

Minnesota Vikings owner Zygi Wilf said Wednesday he was “optimistic” that the team could agree on a new stadium at the Metrodome site, although the Vikings at least publicly held out hope that the project could still be built in Ramsey County according to the Minneapolis Star-Tribune. That was a change in tone from earlier in […]

Mark Wilf Says $67 Mil Would Be Needed To Build a Stadium on Metrodome Site

In a letter to Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak and Council President Barbara Johnson, Vikings Owner/President Mark Wilf reiterates the team’s position that the Arden Hills site is the best location for a new stadium and reports that there would be $67 million in additional costs to build a new stadium on the current Metrodome site. […]

Vikings ‘Probably’ Moving If They Don’t Get A New Stadium

Here comes the talk about the Vikings moving to LA again, this time from the latest article about what franchises are worth, and how the Vikings have issues with their lease at the Metrodome. While scanning Forbes’ list of franchise valuations, one has to get pretty deep to find the Vikings. Vikings owner Zygmunt Wilf’s […]

Dome Wins The North In Food Safety Inspections

Here is a somewhat off topic (but yet disgustingly interesting) story from Kevin Seifert over at the NFC North blog on ESPN: Before you fork over $5 for a hot dog or $7 for beer at your next NFC North game, you might want to check out this “Outside the Lines” report on food service […]

Vikings Deliver An Ultimatum

The Minnesota Legislature were dismissed at the beginning of the week, and they left the session without having approved any plan to build the Vikings a new stadium.  A special session to address the issue is highly unlikely, meaning that the issue is essentially dead until the 2011 session. And 2011 is the year in […]

Bagley Live Chat Bolsters Hope

As the Draft hype dies down, there are a few storylines revolving around the Vikings that will endure.  Brett Favre, StarCaps, and the Stadium proposal are issues that will not be dying anytime soon. The Stadium issue is one that is getting the most recent spotlight, mainly because of the Vikings efforts to put it […]

Quote Of The Week

Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty gave his most comprehensive interview to date in regards to the Vikings stadium situation.  The full interview can be seen here, but the key quote that sums up the whole darn thing is exactly this:   Minnesota loves the Vikings and we’re very proud of the Vikings.  You just saw this last […]

Give Me Something To Believe In

The Cowboys are reportedly pumping noise into their practices in order to properly prepare for Sunday’s game in the ever-deafening Metrodome. The Vikings are also concerned about the noise affecting their team, and have employed the same tactic. The noise of choice for the Vikngs Wednesday practice? It was Poison’s “Give Me Something To Believe […]