1. Sidney Rice and His Future as a Minnesota Viking: What Will Happen?

    Part of what is coming out of the bowels of the CBA talks this week is a nifty little rule that affects four-year veteran players. Ya know, like Sidney Rice ...

    Ray Tannock Written by Ray Tannock about 3 years ago 1,996 reads 4 comments

  2. Minnesota Vikings: Top 5 Reasons Why Christian Ponder Should Start in 2011

    When an NFL team draft a first-round quarterback, there is always the underlying debate as to whether or not the team should sit him for a year, or let his feet get wet as early as possible...

    Ray Tannock Written by Ray Tannock about 3 years ago 6,241 reads 15 comments

  3. Michael Crabtree: 2011 Fantasy Football Breakout Candidate

    When the San Francisco 49ers drafted Michael Crabtree in the first round of the 2009 draft, they envisioned a superstar that was going to be their legitimate downfield threat for years to come; perhaps even the next Jerry Rice...

    Ray Tannock Written by Ray Tannock about 3 years ago 1,759 reads 10 comments

  4. The Shot in the Arm Every MLB Team Needs

    Every MLB team has a particular need in one way or another. It can be something very specific, or it can be a host of things, but no matter if the team is in first or last, a good old fashion shot in the arm always helps...

    Ray Tannock Written by Ray Tannock about 3 years ago 254 reads 0 comments

  5. Top 15 Biggest Disappointments and Busts in Vikings History

    Since 1961, the Minnesota Vikings have had their fair share of wonderful football players. But they have also had some of the most disappointing players and biggest draft busts that many fans would care not to remember...

    Ray Tannock Written by Ray Tannock about 3 years ago 12,804 reads 42 comments

  6. Jacoby Ford: Fantasy Football 2011 Sleeper

    Sleepers are always a hot topic in the fantasy football world and everyone is beginning to speculate that next great potential sleeper in 2011. Like Jared Cook's sleeper potential...

    Ray Tannock Written by Ray Tannock about 3 years ago 4,613 reads 10 comments

  7. Minnesota Vikings: Ranking the 10 Best Seasons in Team History

    The history of the Minnesota Vikings is filled with memorable household names (like that guy above, Cris Carter), indelible in-game moments and yes, even great seasons. So today, I thought I would highlight the 10 best seasons in team history...

    Ray Tannock Written by Ray Tannock about 3 years ago 3,813 reads 5 comments

  8. Minnesota Vikings Free Agency: 5 Good Replacements for Ray Edwards

    Among the myriad of player issues the Vikings will have to face this summer is one involving good ol’ Ray Edwards. Edwards is a massive pass rusher with a bright future in the NFL —should he want it—and a world of talent...

    Ray Tannock Written by Ray Tannock about 3 years ago 2,027 reads 12 comments

  9. MLB Power Rankings: Updated World Series Odds for All 30 Teams

    The 2011 MLB season keeps chugging along, and many teams have had a very up and down season thus far. One of the biggest surprises out of the American League has got to be the Cleveland ...

    Ray Tannock Written by Ray Tannock about 3 years ago 299 reads 0 comments

  10. 2011 NFL Predictions: 7 Household Names Who Are Unlikely to Return in 2011

    The 2011 NFL season is still being held hostage by the current labor talks, but that won't stop some players from not returning to their respective teams this season...

    Ray Tannock Written by Ray Tannock about 3 years ago 4,851 reads 13 comments

  11. Minnesota Vikings Quarterback Christian Ponder: An Exclusive Interview

    Earlier this week I had the chance to speak with Minnesota Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder . And today I put it all together in a neat little package for all of your news hungry kiddies...

    Ray Tannock Written by Ray Tannock about 3 years ago 2,728 reads 29 comments

  12. Adrian Peterson & 5 Minnesota Vikings with the Most to Gain During the Lockout

    The lockout has a bevy of negative aspects that none of us enjoy. It limits the free agent market, messes with camp and workouts, and prevents fans from getting what they really want: News...

    Ray Tannock Written by Ray Tannock about 3 years ago 3,557 reads 16 comments

  13. The New Cole Hamels: 5 Factors That Have Made Him so Successful in 2011

    Does anyone remember Cole Hamels ’ 2007 season? It was arguably his best season as a member of the Philadelphia Phillies , earning a career best 15-5 record with a 3...

    Ray Tannock Written by Ray Tannock about 3 years ago 1,517 reads 15 comments

  14. Christian Ponder: Statistical Predictions for the Minnesota Vikings QB

    Trying to decide whether Christian Ponder will, in fact, be the opening day starter this season? Well, join the club because we all are, but that doesn’t mean we can’t ...

    Ray Tannock Written by Ray Tannock about 3 years ago 2,976 reads 22 comments

  15. Minnesota Vikings: 6 Players with the Most to Prove Heading into Training Camp

    The 2011 NFL training camp is fast approaching, and for some members of the Minnesota Vikings , this year’s camp is more than just about making the 52-man roster, it’s about proof...

    Ray Tannock Written by Ray Tannock about 3 years ago 3,082 reads 18 comments

  16. Adrian Beltre and the Top Position Players Under 6 Feet Tall in MLB History

    When we think of MLB players, we normally associate them with being tall. That's because the 6’0” to 6’2” height range has dominated the majors since 1876 in regard to the number of players...

    Ray Tannock Written by Ray Tannock about 3 years ago 4,310 reads 8 comments

  17. 7 Biggest Concerns for the Minnesota Vikings Heading into 2011 Season:

    The 2011 NFL draft is over and the free agency market is being held captive by a situation that requires more understanding than elementary applications in Physics, but be that as ...

    Ray Tannock Written by Ray Tannock about over 3 years ago 3,804 reads 22 comments

  18. Christian Ponder: 5 Bold Predictions for Minnesota Vikings QB Rookie Season

    Bold predictions are always an interesting beast simply because nearly everyone who reads them disagrees with them...

    Ray Tannock Written by Ray Tannock about over 3 years ago 2,624 reads 12 comments

  19. Bullpen Duty: 10 MLB Starting Pitchers in Danger of Being Demoted to Bullpen

    In baseball, there is no such thing as job security. Even the most famous of players will be the first to tell you that if you don't live up to what you are asked, you will be demoted...

    Ray Tannock Written by Ray Tannock about over 3 years ago 433 reads 5 comments

  20. Minnesota Vikings: 5 Reasons the Vikings are Playoff Bound in 2011

    When we think of playoff bound teams from the NFC, we almost immediately associate such a term with organizations like Green Bay , Atlanta , New Orleans and even Philadelphia ...

    Ray Tannock Written by Ray Tannock about over 3 years ago 6,065 reads 82 comments

  21. NFL 2011: Power Ranking The League's Best Places To Tailgate

    Tailgating is one of the most indelible traditions in football since the inception of the game. So what better way to build a short, little slideshow than to highlight the top 10 places ...

    Ray Tannock Written by Ray Tannock about over 3 years ago 7,947 reads 33 comments

  22. Minnesota Vikings: Why the New Stadium Is Awesome News for Fans

    Megadeth’s Dave Mustain once said “Moving on is a simple thing, what it leaves behind is hard...

    Ray Tannock Written by Ray Tannock about over 3 years ago 1,253 reads 7 comments

  23. MLB Rankings: 25 Player Names You Are Most Likely to Mispronounce

    How many of you can pronounce Kila Ka’aihue at first glance? How about Kanekoa Texeira or Jarrod Saltalamacchia? Baseball is littered with players who have interesting names, ...

    Ray Tannock Written by Ray Tannock about over 3 years ago 1,914 reads 4 comments

  24. Christian Ponder and the 5 Most Deflating Moments in Minnesota Vikings History

    Every National League Football team has its fair share of moments in which they—and their fan base—consider deflating. The Vikings , however, have quite a few to mention...

    Ray Tannock Written by Ray Tannock about over 3 years ago 6,348 reads 43 comments

  25. The 10 Most Irreplaceable Players in the NFL Today

    Here’s a fun little piece to run through. I decided to envision the Top 10 most irreplaceable players in the NFL today, but with a little twist. In the grand scheme of things, every player in the NFL is technically replaceable...

    Ray Tannock Written by Ray Tannock about over 3 years ago 7,637 reads 79 comments