Category Archives: Minnesota Vikings

I’m Baaack – Thoughts on the Matt Nagy Hire

So first of all, I’m back. My course at the school where I work is wrapping up and I’ve got a bit more time to write than I have had for most of this season. I will probably have to … Continue reading

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Vic Fangio May Not Be With the Bears Much Longer and Other Points of View

Pete Dougherty at packersnews.com thinks Jason Spriggs might be near the end of his tenure in Wisconsin. At this point, Spriggs might have to move to guard to try to salvage his career. Regardless of where he plays, you have … Continue reading

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No Quick Game Comments Tonight or Monday Night

Sorry, guys.  Reality is intruding and telling me that I can’t watch tonight or on Monday Night against the Vikings.  I’ll watch on GamePass eventually but not until well after the game ends. See you in Week 6.  Heck, the … Continue reading

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Adrian Peterson Remains Unsigned But It’s Not All About the Money

Jeremy Fowler at ESPN  makes claims that former Vikings running back Adrian Peterson is demanding too much money. “Adrian Peterson might have priced himself out of signing with a team early in free agency.” “One source from a team in the market for … Continue reading

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Quick Game Comments: Bears at Vikings 1/1/17

Defense Minnesota came out mixing it up and did a lot of damage with big plays on the Bears young defensive backs.  Cre’Von LeBlanc gave up a big catch to Cordarrelle Patterson as he let him get too far behind … Continue reading

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Quick Comments: Vikings at Bears 10/20/16

Defense The Vikings came out running on first down, probably in an effort to slow the pass rush and keep the Bears from blitzing.  The Bears were doing a pretty good job of stopping it with seven in the box.  … Continue reading

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Random Post-Draft Thoughts

Now that the NFL draft is behind us I thought it might be time to wrap it up with some odds and ends left over in the wake of the annual selection process. I for the most part agreed with … Continue reading

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Vikings Change but For the Better or Worse?

Chip Scoggins at the Minneapolis Star-Tribune discusses the curious hire of a seemingly overly qualified Pat Shurmer for the Vikings tight ends coach position. Shurmer reportedly had better opportunities. For instance, he refused an interview for the Rams passing game coordinator … Continue reading

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Defensive Linemen on the Rise in 2016 NFL Draft. Offensive Linemen, Not So Much.

Reports from the Senior Bowl at nfl.com support previous indications that the defensive linemen are going to be a strength in this year’s NFL draft. Here’s a cross section of the comments from the first day of practice: “Mike Mayock … Continue reading

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Bears Will Face Stiff Competition for a Guard in Free Agency

Dave Birkett at the Detroit Free Press thinks the Lions could be big spenders in free agency: “With a projected cap north of $150 million, and the likelihood they free up more room with cuts or retirements, the Lions have … Continue reading

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