CHARLOTTE, NC - JANUARY 24:  Kurt Coleman #20 of the Carolina Panthers celebrates after intercepting a pass intended for John Brown #12 of the Arizona Cardinals at the end of the first half during the NFC Championship Game at Bank of America Stadium on January 24, 2016 in Charlotte, North Carolina.  (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Eight unlikely heroes in Super Bowl 50

Believe it or not, there will be players suiting up for Super Bowl 50 not named Cam Newton or Peyton Manning. The history of the Super Bowl is dotted with players like Jack Squirek, Larry Brown and Malcolm Butler, relative unknowns who became household names in the Super Bowl. The Panthers and Broncos reached the […]

EDEN PRAIRIE, MN - MAY 03: Xavier Rhodes #29 and Bobby Felder #31 of the Minnesota Vikings look on during a rookie minicamp on May 3, 2013 at Winter Park in Eden Prairie, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

#ThrowbackThursday: VDD Radio Bobby Felder

Last week we took a look at Vikings fan favorite, Bobby Felder. This week, we had a chance to talk to Bobby on the phone and learn more about his life today and what it was like to be a Minnesota Vikings. Enjoy this #ThrowbackThursday classic!

 

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Free Agent Profile: Robert Blanton

Each week we will be looking at different free agents that the Minnesota Vikings have on the roster. We will look at their strengths, weakness, and how valuable they are to the team. This week will be focusing on: S Robert Blanton Robert Blanton was given the chance to make an impact and play alongside […]

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Vintage Vikings Collection: Hidden Treasures

“Hidden Treasures” I spend a lot of time on the road in small-town Minnesota for my “day job”. As part of this, I’ve learned to seek out the out-of-the-way nooks and crannies that may not at first glance appear to be hot-beds for sports memorabilia collecting, but after taking a closer look, can unearth hidden […]

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#FlashbackFriday: “Snoota” Bobby Felder

Sorry for the delay on this #FlashbackFriday piece. We have some audio coming from Bobby Felder, but this is his written piece for you this week. Bobby signed with the Vikings in 2012 after going undrafted. He stayed mostly on the practice squad for 2012-2013. My favorite memory would have to be… “The players I […]

GLENDALE, AZ - FEBRUARY 03:  Wide receiver Plaxico Burress #17 of the New York Giants catches a 13-yard touchdown pass in the fourth quarter over Ellis Hobbs #27 of the New England Patriots during Super Bowl XLII on February 3, 2008 at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona.  (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Remembering the greatest finishes in Super Bowl history

In the lead up to Super Bowl 50 between the Carolina Panthers and Denver Broncos, The Sports Daily will be remembering some of the most iconic moments and players from Super Bowl history. Our series continues with the greatest finishes in the game’s history: Super Bowl XLII The New York Giants ended the New England Patriots’ bid […]

GLENDALE, AZ - FEBRUARY 01:  Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots signals in the second half against the Seattle Seahawks during Super Bowl XLIX at University of Phoenix Stadium on February 1, 2015 in Glendale, Arizona.  (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Remembering the most prolific QB performances in Super Bowl history

In the lead up to Super Bowl 50 between the Carolina Panthers and Denver Broncos, The Sports Daily will be remembering some of the most iconic moments and players from Super Bowl history. Our series continues with the best quarterback performances in the NFL’s biggest game: Steve Young, San Francisco 49ers (Super Bowl XXIX) Young […]

28 Jan 2001: Trent Dilfer # 8 of the Baltimore Ravens looks for an open man down field in the third quarter during Super Bowl XXXV between the Baltimore Ravens and the New York Giants at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida. Mandatory Credit: Andy Lyons/ALLSPORT

Worst quarterbacks to win a Super Bowl

Most quarterbacks probably wouldn’t mind being on a list of the worst Super Bowl-winning quarterbacks because it would mean they own a Super Bowl ring. It’s kind of like being the ugliest Miss America or the flabbiest Mr. Universe. Only 31 quarterbacks have won Super Bowls. Ten of them are in the Hall of Fame and […]

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Free Agent Profile: Matt Asiata

Each week we will be looking at different free agents that the Minnesota Vikings have on the roster. We will look at their strengths, weakness, and how valuable they are to the team. This week will be focusing on: RB Matt Asiata: In 2014 Matt Asiata was hard to miss; he scored 10 touchdowns and […]

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VDD Radio: ESPN’s Andrew Krammer

As the weeks go by, our guest list just keeps getting bigger and better. This week, we had the honor of speaking with Andrew Krammer – from ESPN 1500, here in the cities. Yinka sits down with Andrew to discuss the Vikings season and off season plans. It’s a long, but fantastic listen. So, please enjoy!

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during the NFC Championship Game at Bank of America Stadium on January 24, 2016 in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Best, worst from NFL’s Conference Championship Games

The NFL’s Conference Championship weekend saw the Denver Broncos survive a late rally from Tom Brady and the New England Patriots to win the AFC and Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers blowout the Arizona Cardinals to capture the NFC crown. The Broncos and Panthers will now meet in Santa Clara for Super Bowl 50 in […]

SEATTLE, WA - JANUARY 18:  Jermaine Kearse #15 of the Seattle Seahawks catches a 35 yard game-winning touchdown in overtime against the Green Bay Packers during the 2015 NFC Championship game at CenturyLink Field on January 18, 2015 in Seattle, Washington.  (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

10 greatest Conference Championship games in NFL history

More than any other round of the NFL playoffs, the conference championship has contributed the most named games to the league’s history. Several of these “The (insert noun here)” games make the list of the greatest conference championship games in NFL history. So here’s “The List.” No. 10: Patriots 23, Ravens 20 (2011) This game gets […]

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Vintage Vikings Collection: Tommy Kramer

We would love to welcome a new column to the blog: The Vintage Vikings Collection! Enjoy! My biggest two Vikings heroes as a young boy were Tommy Kramer and Ahmad Rashad. When I was 11 years old, I wrote to the Vikings in care of Winter Park requesting a Tommy Kramer autographed picture. This was […]

during the AFC Divisional Playoff Game at Gillette Stadium on January 16, 2016 in Foxboro, Massachusetts.

Eight X-factors for NFL’s conference championship games

The next two games of the 2015 NFL season will determine who plays for Super Bowl 50 in Santa Clara. The Denver Broncos host the New England Patriots in the AFC Championship Game on Saturday, while the Arizona Cardinals travel to face the Carolina Panthers in the NFC Championship Game on Sunday. Here is a look […]

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#ThrowbackThursday: Vikings David Garnett

We are laying out a bunch of new columns in the coming weeks. The first is a #ThrowbackThursday piece featuring past Vikings players. This week we’re focusing on David Garnett, who was a OLB for the Vikings from 1993-94, and in 1996. Dave came from Stanford University. Enjoy! “My favorite memory of being a Viking […]

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