#RookieRoundUp: Vikings David Morgan

Welcome back after an exciting draft weekend! Check out Scotty’s latest interview with 6th round pick: David Morgan. David is 6’4, 262 pounds out of UTSA. He was ranked as the top run-blocking tight end in the country. Enjoy learning more about the Vikings newest rookie!

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MINNEAPOLIS, MN - DECEMBER 18: A general view of the Minnesota Vikings' logo on the 50 yard line during the game between the Minnesota Vikings and the New Orleans Saints on December 18, 2011 at Mall of America Field at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Vikings WR Moritz Boehringer wants to be ‘Dirk Nowitzki’ of NFL

Moritz Boehringer, the German prospect who the Vikings chose in the sixth round of the NFL draft, became the first member of the 2016 draft class to sign a contract. It’s good that he got that out of the way, because he’s got his work cut out for him to achieve his very lofty goal. […]



I’m sure you’re all aware of the term “Random Acts of Kindness.” There’s even a day set aside for it (Feb 17th). A random act of kindness is a selfless act performed by a person or a group wishing to either assist or to cheer up a person by being kind, thoughtful, polite, giving out […]

ATLANTA, GA - DECEMBER 31: Jalen Ramsey #8 of the Florida State Seminoles heads off the field against the Houston Cougars during the Chick-Fil-A Peach Bowl at the Georgia Dome on December 31, 2015 in Atlanta, Georgia. Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

Ten best rookie-on-rookie matchups to watch in 2016 NFL season

The 2016 NFL draft saw 253 players selected over a three-day span, providing the league with an influx of new talent and the next generation of stars. At various points in next year’s regular season, the best of these first-year players will run into another high pick from the draft class—providing intriguing clashes of young […]

CHICAGO, IL - APRIL 28:  (L-R) Robert Nkemdiche of Ole Miss holds up a jersey with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell after being picked #29 overall by the Arizona Cardinalsduring the first round of the 2016 NFL Draft at the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University on April 28, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by Jon Durr/Getty Images)

Best, worst from 2016 NFL draft

The 2016 NFL draft is in the books. All those mock drafts are a thing of the past. The names of the 253 players drafted are set in stone. Now all that’s left is years and years of Monday morning quarterbacking, starting with this breakdown of the best and worst developments of the draft. Best Robert […]

CHICAGO, IL - APRIL 28:  Laquon Treadwell of Ole Miss holds up a jersey with his daughter Madison and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell after being picked #23 overall by the Minnesota Vikings during the first round of the 2016 NFL Draft at the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University on April 28, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by Jon Durr/Getty Images)

Report: Chiefs tried to trade up for Laquon Treadwell

Oh, what could have been. As if there weren’t enough surprises in the first round of the draft, the Kansas City Chiefs reportedly tried to trade up for Ole Miss receiver Laquon Treadwell, who went 23rd overall to the Minnesota Vikings. Source tells me

MOBILE, AL - JANUARY 30: North team's quarterback Carson Wentz #11 with North Dakota State looks to throw a pass during their game against the South Team on January 30, 2016 at Ladd-Peebles Stadium in Mobile, Alabama. (Photo by Michael Chang/Getty Images)

VDD Radio: NFL Mock Draft

Draft Day is finally here! Check out Scotty’s latest podcast featuring his mock NFL draft. Will he be right on? Who does he have the Vikings picking? And what trades does he think we should be watching out for? Find out here!

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NFL Mock Draft 1.0

Happy Draft-Eve! As usual, we’re posting our annual NFL Mock Draft. This year, we did things a little bit different. The staff here alternated making picks for the various 1st round teams, and every once in awhile, we polled the Twitter followers on who a team might pick. Take a look and tell us if […]

SOUTH BEND, IN - OCTOBER 10:  C.J. Prosise #20 of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish runs for a first down past Micah Thomas #44 of the Navy Midshipmen
 at Notre Dame Stadium on October 10, 2015 in South Bend, Indiana. Notre Dame defeated Navy 41-24.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

10 underrated NFL draft prospects who could be steals

By now, you probably have a pretty good idea who you want your team to take Thursday night during the first round of the 2016 NFL draft. Don’t forget, though, that there are two more days and six more rounds of the draft. Chances are your team will draft someone on Friday or Saturday who you haven’t […]


#FutureFriday: Podcast with Gophers’ Eric Murray

Happy Earth Day Vikings Fans! Check out Scotty’s latest interview with potential NFL draft pick and Minnesota Golden Gopher – Eric Murray. Eric was a DB for the Gophers. He stepped up his play as a senior, making more plays behind the line (four tackles for loss) and lining up ball carriers for the big hit, forcing three fumbles. He’s also a special-teams stalwart who blocked two punts in 2014, which will only increase his impact as a rookie on Sundays.

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With the 23rd Pick… The Vikings Select Taylor Decker?

With the 2016 NFL Draft a week away we continue to look at who the Minnesota Vikings will draft at number 23. This week we will look at Ohio State’s OL Taylor Decker. Decker is a beast, at 6’7”, 310 pounds he was named consensus All-American in 2015 and played in 42 of 54 games. […]


Vintage Vikings Collection: Is It, Or Is It Not, Game-Used?

“Is It, Or Is It Not, Game-Used?” The evidence is strong, but the photos are inconclusive. The shoes are marked with a faded “19” on each of their size tags, and are definitely in “used” condition, while the ball is painted to commemorate a special accomplishment on a specific play, and is branded with the […]


With the 23rd Pick… The Vikings Select Will Fuller?

The search for the 23rd pick for the Minnesota Vikings rolls on and this week we will be looking at Notre Dame’s wide receiver Will Fuller. Fuller is one of the fastest in the 2016 NFL Draft class. He averaged 20.3 yards per catch for Notre Dame as a junior and had 1,258 yards and […]


Fried Cheese with Purple Pride Sauce

Total Time: 45 min Prep: 35 min Cook: 10 min Yield: 12 servings Level: Easy Ingredients Cheese Sticks: 2 quarts peanut oil 1 pound mozzarella 1/4 pound thinly sliced prosciutto 1 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 tablespoon garlic powder 1/4 tablespoon onion powder 1/4 tablespoon paprika 3/4 cup buttermilk 1 egg 1/4 cup panko bread crumbs […]