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Links Of The Week

A look at what our friends are saying around the web: Former Vikings defensive end is disappointed that the NFL denied him benefits through their disability program despite his fight with leukemia. When it comes to quarterback Jake Locker, the Vikings must feel confident in their evaluation and where he sits on their draft board. […]

Peterson Is Watching And Waiting

Adrian Peterson recently did an interview with a freelance writer in Rawanda while on a charity mission that we previously discussed.  While the Vikings cannot contact Peterson at all while the lockout persists, it is widely assumed that the organization will focus on extending his contract once negotiations can take place.  Peterson is entering the […]

Big Mac, All Day, & Jumpin’ Monkeys

It has been a rough week for us Vikings fans. Okay, this has been a rough week in a string of roughly 60 of them. With Adrian Peterson getting hammered by the media, the fans, and fellow players for comparing the NFL’s treatment of players to “modern-day slavery” and cornerback Chris Cook being arrested after […]

Links Of The Week

I try to cover as much as I can on this site, but for varying opinions or catching stuff that falls through the cracks, here is what I was able to dig up: Just to show how particularly unpredictable the draft is, this mock shows the Vikings selecting Cam Newton at #12 while the commentary […]

Highlighting A Worthy Cause – 2011 Edition

After last season’s NFC Championship loss to the Saints, many of us Vikings fans felt bitter and lost.  After a season that was arguably the team’s worst in their 50 year history, there is not much about the coming offseason that will make us feel better.  We are about to witness a very public battle […]

Williams A Finalist For Man Of The Year

The Walter Payton Man of the Year Award honors excellence on and off the field. The on the field part of the award is exactly why Vikings safety Madieu Williams will not win the award during the ceremony just prior to Super Bowl XLV.  However, there is no doubt that Williams is deserving of recognition […]

QUOTE OF THE WEEK: Adrian Peterson

This week’s quote comes from Adrian Peterson, who reporters caught up with while hosting an ice fishing event on Lake Waconia (not to be confused with Bryant McKinnie’s “strippers are people too” event on Lake Minnetonka) for charity. The entire interview can be read here, but the interesting quote comes when Peterson was asked about […]

Peterson Responds To McDonald’s Story, Lines Up Charity Event

Adrian Peterson took to his Twitter account to respond to the recent story about a McDonald’s employee being fired (and then re-hired) because she broke company rules when she allowed Adrian Peterson into the restaurant after hours because he needed to use the restroom. “Feel terrible about the nice lady at McDonald’s losing her job,” […]

Bryant McKinnie Goes Super Bowling For Charity

Anyone who has been reading this blog for more than three days knows that I don’t care much for Bryant McKinnie, the Vikings starting left tackle.  I can’t stand his on-field inconsistency, his perceived laziness and arrogance, and his off-field actions have hurt the image of the Vikings over the years. With that being said, […]