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Felton Arrested on Suspicion of Driving While Impaired

Vikings fullback Jerome Felton has been arrested on suspicion of driving while impaired and refusing to submit to a chemical test. Eden Prairie police say Felton was arrested Friday just before midnight. A message left with police Saturday seeking additional details wasn’t immediately returned. Online court records show that Felton was released from jail Saturday […]

Lawsuit Against Former Vikings TE Senser and His Wife Start Back Up

A wrongful death lawsuit against former Vikings tight end Joe Senser and his wife, Amy, has resumed after a four-month break. An attorney for the family of hit-and-run victim Anousone Phanthavong met with the Sensers and their attorney Friday to discuss evidence-gathering issues. The Star Tribune reports results of the discussion are confidential. A judge […]

Sapp Cited For Fifth-Degree Assault

Vikings cornerback Benny Sapp was cited for a pair of misdemeanors stemming from an altercation with security personnel at Children’s Hospital of Minneapolis on Friday morning, Dan Weiderer of the Star Tribune reports. According to the report, Sapp and his 11-year-old son were attempting to enter the hospital, where his wife is a patient, through […]

Bomar Apologizes To Team For Arrest

Quarterback Rhett Bomar evaded the media on Monday, one day after his drunk driving arrest, but he was upfront with his teammates about the incident. “It was more his idea,” said Leslie Frazier of Bomar’s decision to address the team.  “As we talked, he felt bad about what had happened and he knew how the […]

Boom Goes The Bomar

Just in case Rhett Bomar needed to make his chances of making this roster any slimmer, he has gone and done about the stupidest thing a guy can do. Early on Sunday morning, the Vikings day off from training camp practices, Bomar was picked up in Mankato for drunk driving, according to Judd Zulgad of […]

Griffen Wants To Do Better

While the Vikings incumbent starting left end Ray Edwards makes it clear to the Vikings and all of his suitors that money means so much more to him than football that he would rather become a boxer (great strategy, I’d want to pay him) rookie end Everson Griffen is trying his best to get his […]

D-Line Karl Dunbar Charged with Sexual Assault

Defensive line coach for the Vikings, Karl Dunbar, has been charged with sexual assault according to Liz Collin of WCCO in Minneapolis. A restraining order has been filed against Karl Dunbar, who has been coaching with the Vikings for the last five seasons. But, Dunbar’s attorney said Wednesday there are two sides to the allegations. […]

Wilf Being Sued For Cheating Partners Out Of $20M

The Star Tribune reports that Vikings owner Zygi Wilf has been hit with a lawsuit stating that he cheated business partners out of a whopping $20 million. The day before Zygi Wilf appeared in Arden Hills last week to announce a stadium deal with Ramsey County, he was in a Morristown, N.J., courtroom for opening […]

Cook Is Off The Hook

I hope the generally positive 2011 NFL Draft marked a turning point in the effort to bail water from a Viking Ship that seemed, over the course of 2010, to be rapidly sinking while heading at full speed towards a jagged rock cliff while being attacked by pirates.  Up until the Draft, there was barely […]

Cook Not In Court As Scheduled

Being accused by a neighbor of pulling a gun during an argument, Vikings cornerback Chris Cook did not show up to his court date today, as scheduled. The hearing’s purpose was to advise Cook of the charges he faced and also to see if he needed representation to be provided. Lynchburg attorney Mark Arthur said […]