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Adam’s Awards: Special Teams Player Of The Year

Ryan Longwell seems to be one of those strange anomalies that keeps getting better with age.  Longwell had a Pro Bowl season, despite what voters thought of David Akers, and has done nothing short of define the word “consistency” for the Vikings special teams. Longwell has managed 92.9% accuracy on field goals this season which […]

Adam’s Preview Of The Steelers Game

When the Vikings won their first four games nobody was all that impressed.  Afterall, they started out by beating the Browns and the Lions.  Then they got “lucky” on a miracle throw against the Niners.  Then they beat up on the Packer’s “Baby Swiss” offensive line in a game where the Vikes almost let them […]

Favre Says He’s Staying Retired

Apparently the Brett Favre experiment for the Minnesota Vikings is no more. Favre, who was working out with the intent to come back to play this season, has told the team that he is going to stay retired. Vikings coach Brad Childress said that Favre could not go through the “daily grind both mentally and […]

Longwell Credits Tiger Woods for Better Kicks

From: Pioneer Press At age 34, a kicker isn’t supposed to get stronger or more accurate. But the Vikings’ Ryan Longwell is enjoying one of his best seasons. There’s more than one reason, but who could have expected Tiger Woods to play a role? Longwell lives in the same community as Woods near Orlando, Fla. […]

Colts Stun Vikings 18-15 on Last Second Field Goal

Dominating the Colts all day, the Vikings did something they simply as a team that feels they are going to win the NFC North must do – finish.  They beat the Colts up and down the field, building a 15-0 lead but then allowing Indy back in the game and eventually losing 18-15.  The dagger […]

Vikings Vote in Captains for 2008 Season

Vikings players voted linebacker E.J. Henderson, offensive lineman Steve Hutchinson and place kicker Ryan Longwell as captains for the 2008 season.  Vikings coach Brad Childress says all three are ready to handle the responsibilities that come with being a captain.  He would not reveal the vote totals All three will have the letter “C” sewn […]