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Mike Zimmer: Matt Cassel is our starter going into camp

Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer made it clear on Thursday that Matt Cassel is their starting quarterback as of right now. Zimmer admits that Matt Cassel is his No. 1 guy going into training camp. — Matt Vensel (@mattvensel) July 24, 2014 I would really be surprised if Teddy Bridgewater doesn’t start week one or soon after. var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: &...
Via Pro Football Zone
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings had one fan show up for 2014 ticket sales

(Credit: CBS) The Minnesota Vikings held their annual single-game ticket sale this morning and they expected quite a few people. It’s an event that kicks off the ticket selection process year after year, and most fans show up early to claim the best seats at the best prices an hour earlier than online sales allow for. The parking lot is usually full and fans can be seen everywhere...
Via Down and Distance
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

The line for Vikings single game tickets wasn't very long

The Minnesota Vikings opened the floodgates for in-person single game ticket sales at 9:00 AM CST on Tuesday. Expecting a large gathering, diehard fan Anthony Williams arrived at 5:40 AM in order to snag the best seats for the 2014 season at TCF Bank Stadium. Williams was greeted by no one and remained the lone ticket-seeker until 7:00 AM, when a swarm of 13 other fans starting filing...
Via Next Impulse Sports
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Christian Ponder and wife Samantha share photo of newborn girl, Bowden (photo)

On Thursday, Minnesota Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder and his wife, ESPN reporter Samantha, the proud parents of newborn daughter Ponder, took to social media to share the first photo of the couple’s little bundle of joy. With the Ponders lying beside infant Bowden, born earlier this month, the little charmer steals the show, dressed in […] The post Christian Ponder and...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Do the Minnesota Vikings have any of the top-10 most overrated players in the NFL?

Yesterday, the fine folks at Grantland released the second half of their annual NFL trade value list, which ranks each player in the league based on how much interest they would garner on the open market. It’s an interesting list, one that is fun to compare with a similar piece cover32 posted earlier in the offseason. While there were plenty of similarities between the two...
Via cover32 - Vikings
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ugly Minnesota Vikings Christmas sweater will change your life forever

If you woke up this morning wondering where can I get a heinously ugly and ironic Minnesota Vikings sweater, well then you’re in luck. Nobody does winter quite like Minnesota. In fact I’m pretty sure it’s still snowing up there. When in Narnia, you need to dress appropriately, and there’s nothing better than an ugly Christmas sweater. Now I am happy to report that the NFL...
Via cover32 - Vikings
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mike Zimmer says Bill Parcells still a major influence on his coaching style

Every coach has learned from another coach in the NFL and for Minnesota Vikings' Mike Zimmer, he's had one of the best of all time tutoring him. Zimmer worked as Parcells' defensive coordinator in Dallas from 2003-2006, and was able to receive an education from the Hall of Fame coach, whose coaching tree includes Sean Payton, Tom Coughlin, and Bill Belichick among others...
Via 60 Max Power O
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

3 Bold Predictions for the 2014 Minnesota Vikings

The 2013 season is a season that the Minnesota Vikings would like to forget. The Vikings fired Leslie Frazier, and lost Jared Allen and Kevin Williams to free agency, but with every new year comes a new start and a chance to make a name for yourself. Now here are 3 bold predictions for the 2014 Minnesota Vikings.Chris Kluwe returns to punt. Chris Kluwe is planning to sue the Minnesota...
Via Football Nation
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Mike Zimmer: Chad Greenway could play middle linebacker

Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer told Matt Vensel of the Star Tribune that Chad Greenway could play middle linebacker. “It’s a possibility. We keep working him in there. We’re just trying to find the best 11 players we can and then figure out where the rest of the guys are going to fit. It’s not out of the question, but time will tell a little bit more on that,” said Zimmer...
Via Pro Football Zone
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Video: Vikings QB Teddy Bridgewater throws out first pitch at Twins game

Vikings QB Teddy Bridgewater hasn’t taken a snap under center in an NFL game yet, but he’s already thrown a pitch from the mound and enjoyed some MLB action He was invited to throw out the first pitch during Wednesday afternoon’s Indians-Twins game, and that’s exactly what he did. The pitch sailed a bit, though, and it looked like Bridgewater likes to throw the high cheese...
Via The Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Teddy Bridgewater threw out the first pitch at Wednesday Twins game (Video)

Vikings rookie quarterback Teddy Bridgewater threw out the first pitch at Wednesday afternoon’s Twins game. var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Loading... ZergNet The post Teddy Bridgewater threw out the first pitch at Wednesday Twins game (Video) appeared first on Pro Football Zone.
Via Pro Football Zone
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Former Vikings WR Sidney Rice calls it quits: Retiring today

Former Vikings wide receiver Sidney Rice is calling It quits on an NFL career. Today the Seattle Seahawks and former Minnesota Viking wide receiver retired due to concussions. @MNSportsTalk: Former #Vikings WR Sidney Rice is retiring due to his history of concussions. Ian Rapoport reported Wednesday that Rice has decided to retire due to concussion […] The post Former Vikings...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson quietly got married

Minnesota Vikings star running back Adrian Peterson married girlfriend and former Playboy model Ashley Brown, TMZ confirmed. You can see the couple showing off their wedding rings in a photo from a Starkey Hearing Foundation fundraising event in St. Paul Sunday night. Brown, who now goes by the name Ashley Peterson, re-tweeted the picture.  
Via Speleb
2 days ago  |  1 Comment

Redesigned Minnesota Vikings logo hits the nail on the head

Everyone seems to be making their own NFL logos these days. There are ones inspired by Star Wars, Game of Thrones, corporations, fat people, it goes on and on. We haven’t seen any for the Minnesota Vikings that really caught our eye, until today. This new take on the Vikings logo we found on imgur features the whole body of an ancient Nordic warrior. Check it out: I like this...
Via cover32 - Vikings
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Norv Turner: Vikes QB situation ‘as good as you could ask for’

Minnesota Vikings offensive coordinator Norv Turner believes the teams quarterback situation is “as good as you could ask for.” Matt Cassel, Christian Ponder and Teddy Bridgewater will compete in training camp for the starting job. “We’re sitting there with two quarterbacks who have taken teams to playoffs and won over 10 games, which is hard to do,” Turner told Vikings...
Via Sports-Glory
2 days ago  |  Discuss
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