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Why will it work in 2016 for the Vikings?

Ok so now you know my story about how I became a Vikings fan and the reason I’m always so skeptical. Let’s go through the reasons on how 2016 can be successful. Ownership – They spent some money! Get “Harry the Hitman” locked up and I say it’s a successful Mike Zimmer – When a […]

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Vintage Vikings Collection: Bud Grant’s Garage Sale

Vintage Vikings Collection #10 “Bud Grant’s Garage Sale” As I drove around the neighborhood, there was nothing particularly special on the yard sale signs that stood out from the rest of the pack. “Garage Sale This Way” w/an arrow pointing in the appropriate direction was what most of the signs read. But a couple of […]

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VDD Radio: Who is CJ Ham?

Welcome to another edition of Vikings Digital Diaries radio! This week’s podcast features undrafted free agent and current Viking C.J. Ham. CJ comes from Augustana University in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Ham participated in rookie mini-camp and was picked up by the team.

CJ led the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference in rushing last season, putting up 1,097 yards and 16 touchdowns.

And check out some highlights:

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Are Vikings Fans Ready for Yet Another Letdown?

Are Viking fans ready for yet another letdown? I can remember the exact day that I became a Minnesota Vikings fan December 14th 1980. Vikings vs the Browns, 14 seconds left in the game. Me on the floor glued to the black and white television and my dad with his kitchen towel in his hand […]

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Vintage Vikings Collection: Rarities

Vintage Vikings Collection #9 “Rarities” Sometimes it pays to dig through the bins that don’t look too promising. This was proven to me again on a recent Saturday while Karla and I were attending a memorabilia show. We were there mainly because Fan HQ was hosting Bud Grant for an autograph signing, and I take […]

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Vikings Highest Paid Position Groups

These are top five paid positions groups on the Vikings team. 1.) Cornerback: $16,409,360 2.) Defensive End: $15,590,636 3.) Running Back: $13,418,750 4.) Guard: $12,750,000 5.) Defensive Tackle: $12,535,987

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Top 5 Most Valuable Vikings

The Vikings roster has more depth than any of the most recent off-seasons. With that in mind, we take a look at which Vikings we can’t afford to lose and what makes them so valuable to the team. 1.) Teddy Bridgewater – Shaun Hill has been a reliable back-up throughout the league for 15 years. […]

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#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. […]

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#RandomActsofVikings

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 […]

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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 […]

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