1. Top 6 Pop Culture-Inspired Halloween Costumes

    With much of the country experiencing warm temperatures and comfortable fall weather, it’s easy to forget Halloween is this Friday — yes, this week! If you are like many ...

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  2. Minnesota Vikings 2014 Draft: Aggregating Report Card Grades from Around the Web

    The Minnesota Vikings found themselves walking away with multiple players in the first round of the 2014 NFL draft, marking the third straight year that general manager Rick Spielman has traded back up into the Day 1 festivities...

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  3. Realistic Trade-Down Possibilities for the Minnesota Vikings

    The Minnesota Vikings hold the No. 8 overall pick in next week's 2014 NFL draft, an uncertain position for an organization with several needs on its roster. Although the quarterback position stands out as a glaring hole, drafting one at No...

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  4. Minnesota Vikings Draft Countdown: Making the Case for Teddy Bridgewater

    The Minnesota Vikings currently sit with the No. 8 selection in this year's NFL draft, a position that has led to a slew of scenarios for the 5-10-1 team from a year ago...

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  5. Minnesota Vikings' Best and Worst Draft Picks of the Last Decade

    The Minnesota Vikings are patiently waiting for the upcoming 2014 NFL draft, which will be held May 8-10 at Radio City Music Hall in New York...

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  6. Minnesota Vikings Mock Draft: Fresh 7-Round Predictions Post-Week 1 Free Agency

    The Minnesota Vikings have been busy during the first week of free agency, addressing several positions on both offense and defense...

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  7. Analyzing Minnesota Vikings' Options at Quarterback in Later Rounds of NFL Draft

    With the 2014 NFL draft just two short months away, the Minnesota Vikings are in full swing in the evaluation process of top prospects across the country...

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  8. 5 Players the Minnesota Vikings Must Build Around for 2014 and Beyond

    The Minnesota Vikings are preparing feverishly for the 2014 season, currently evaluating college prospects at the NFL scouting combine. But the talent pool in Indianapolis is only one factor in the equation for long-term success...

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  9. 5 Ideal Trade Scenarios for the Baltimore Ravens to Pursue This Offseason

    The Baltimore Ravens are preparing for a busy offseason, coming off a disappointing year that resulted in missing the playoffs for the first time since 2007...

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  10. Why the Minnesota Vikings Absolutely Must Re-Sign Matt Cassel

    The Minnesota Vikings were handed some discouraging news last week, as it was reported by Ian Rapoport that Matt Cassel would void his 2014 contract...

    Matthew Stensrud Written by Matthew Stensrud about 10 months ago 6,489 reads 45 comments

  11. Setting Odds for the Baltimore Ravens Signing Their Top 6 Free-Agent Targets

    The Baltimore Ravens enter the offseason with 21 free agents looming, 14 of which are unrestricted and primed to hit the open market...

    Matthew Stensrud Written by Matthew Stensrud about 10 months ago 6,041 reads 13 comments

  12. Complete 2014 Minnesota Vikings Offseason Preview and Predictions

    With another football season officially in the books, teams across the NFL are preparing for an offseason guaranteed to have its fair share of drama and excitement...

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  13. Re-Evaluating Minnesota Vikings' Worst Player Contracts

    The Minnesota Vikings have already made sweeping changes following their 2013 season, with new head coach Mike Zimmer and coordinators Norv Turner and George Edwards joining the team...

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  14. Baltimore Ravens 2014 Mock Draft: Who Is the Ideal Pick in Every Round?

    For all teams outside of the Denver Broncos and Seattle Seahawks , the focus has squarely shifted to the offseason and how each organization can get better in 2014...

    Matthew Stensrud Written by Matthew Stensrud about 10 months ago 9,235 reads 22 comments

  15. 6 Cost-Effective Moves the Minnesota Vikings Should Make This Offseason

    The Minnesota Vikings have turned the page on the 2013 season, attempting to put behind them an ugly year that provided no clarity at quarterback and produced the worst defense in the NFL in terms of points allowed (30)...

    Matthew Stensrud Written by Matthew Stensrud about 10 months ago 17,652 reads 40 comments

  16. Where These 5 Minnesota Vikings Stars Must Improve in 2014-15

    Considering the disaster of a season the Minnesota Vikings endured in 2013, the entire team needs to markedly improve heading into 2014...

    Matthew Stensrud Written by Matthew Stensrud about 10 months ago 9,078 reads 21 comments

  17. Baltimore Ravens Free Agency: Keep, Walk or Tag Options for Every Free Agent

    With the playoffs in full swing, the Baltimore Ravens are forced to watch the action from home in a disappointing season that saw the reigning Super Bowl champions miss the postseason for the first time since 2007...

    Matthew Stensrud Written by Matthew Stensrud about 11 months ago 6,885 reads 15 comments

  18. 5 Minnesota Vikings Who Will Be on the Roster Bubble in 2014

    The Minnesota Vikings suffered a dramatic setback in 2013, finishing 5-10-1 after making the playoffs in 2012 with a 10-6 record...

    Matthew Stensrud Written by Matthew Stensrud about 11 months ago 12,502 reads 19 comments

  19. 6 Free Agents the Baltimore Ravens Must Target This Offseason

    The Baltimore Ravens finished the season on a down note with an 8-8 record and failed to make the playoffs for the first time since 2007...

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  20. Where Exactly Did It Go Wrong for the Minnesota Vikings?

    The date was March 12, 2013 and the Minnesota Vikings had recently agreed to complete a blockbuster trade with the Seattle Seahawks one day prior...

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  21. Why the Minnesota Vikings Need to Rebuild from the Ground Up

    The Minnesota Vikings have been nothing short of a disaster in 2013. After a playoff appearance last season on the back of Adrian Peterson , fans hoped for an improved run following a strong draft that yielded three first-round selections...

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  22. Dissecting Most Crucial Matchups in Ravens Week 17 Contest with Bengals

    The Baltimore Ravens look to rebound in Week 17 after a 41-7 drubbing at the hands of the New England Patriots last week...

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  23. What to Expect from Matt Cassel, Minnesota Vikings Offense in Week 16

    As the Minnesota Vikings prepare for their final road game of the year against the Cincinnati Bengals , few could have predicted the volatility of this 2013 season...

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  24. 6 Players the Baltimore Ravens Shouldn't Bring Back Next Season

    The Baltimore Ravens have remained competitive this season after a major overhaul following last year's Super Bowl victory. At 8-6, the team can still win its division by closing out the final two games...

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  25. What Baltimore Ravens Must Do to Get Hot in Final Stretch of Season

    In many ways, the Baltimore Ravens are already riding a hot streak—one that helped push them past the Minnesota Vikings in snowy conditions at home last Sunday...

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