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Vikings Unveil Designs For New Stadium: Giant Bottle Opener? Fortress Of Solitude? We Think It Looks Kind Of Cool
The Vikings rolled out designs for their new $975 million stadium on Monday, which features lots of glass, and the world’s largest doors. And what iconic Star Wars vehicle does it remind you of? Search your feelings, Luke.
According to widespread published reports, the Vikings and Seahawks have agreed to a trade that would send wide receiver Percy Harvin to Seattle in exchange for draft choices. The deal cannot be officially announced until Tuesday, when the new NFL year begins. It is surmised that Seattle will send multiple picks to Minnesota, very possibly including their first rounder in 2013, the 25th choice overall. What does it mean in fantasy football terms? Scott Engel of RotoExperts breaks it down after the jump.
This Photo Of Christian Ponder’s “Deep Triceps Bruise” Explains Why He Didn’t Play Against Green Bay
In Week 17, the Minnesota Vikings pulled off a 37-34 upset win over the Green Bay Packers to sneak into the playoffs. Christian Ponder was spectacular, going 16-28 for 234 yards, 3 TDs and 0 INTs, but he also suffered a “deep triceps bruise” and was forced to sit out the team’s playoff rematch. Having seen the photo on the left, now we know why.
The woman with the microphone in the Jared Allen jersey there, that’s Lee Valsvik of KARE-TV in Minnesota, a local NBC affliate. She was teasing her appearance at Union Restaurant in Minneapolis, Minnesota for Saturday’s Packers-Vikings NFC Wild Card game – during which, by the way, the executive chef of the restaurant was going to grill her a delicious salmon with a red wine ox tail sauce – when the broadcast slightly veered off script.
Welcome to the NFL Playoffs and Wildcard Weekend! The first batch of playoff games were last night, and while the matchups may have been slightly underwhelming, they still happened. Let’s get into it.
This photo could be from Minnesota’s Week 13 visit to Green Bay, or it could be from another season. We have no idea. But we do know that Green Bay owns Minnesota as of late, having won the last five matchups. So don’t expect to walk into Lambeau with a girl on your arm and a smile, because Packers fans own you.
The NFL record for rushing yards in a season is 2,105, set by Erick Dickerson of the Los Angeles Rams back in 1984. Adrian Peterson racked up 212 rushing yards today against the St. Louis Rams, bringing his total for the season to 1,812 with two games left. You do the math.
Chad Greenway Encourages All Vikings Fans To Be “Super-Duper Drunk” For Sunday’s Home Game Against Chicago
Sitting at 6-6 and third in the NFC North, the Minnesota Vikings are facing a season-defining game against the Chicago Bears on Sunday at the Metrodome. Although QB Christian Ponder has already thrown in the towel with his recent engagement, not every Minnesota Viking is willing to hang up the cleats for this season.
Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe is famous for his (mostly gay) human rights activism. After writing that explosive letter defending gay rights, Kluwe’s following and exposure grew exponentially. Through his blog, media touring and radio appearances, Kluwe has become the beacon of gay activism in the NFL.