1. 5 Burning Questions the Minnesota Vikings Still Must Answer

    It hasn't been the type of season Minnesota envisioned for itself. With the early part of the schedule featuring some of the Vikings ' easier opponents, the Vikings were hoping ...

    Mike Nelson Written by Mike Nelson about 11 months ago 3,481 reads 11 comments

  2. Who Deserves Most Blame for the Minnesota Vikings' Struggles This Season

    Christian Ponder! Christian Ponder! Christian Ponder! His play has been under more scrutiny than Miley Cyrus twerking . Enough already...

    Mike Nelson Written by Mike Nelson about 11 months ago 4,260 reads 43 comments

  3. Full Week 3 Stat Projections for 5 Minnesota Vikings Offensive Players

    If you're in this slideshow, it's for one of two reasons. One, you're a Minnesota Vikings fan (duh) looking to see what people (like me) have to say about what the standout offensive players are going to do in their home debut...

    Mike Nelson Written by Mike Nelson about 11 months ago 3,560 reads 14 comments

  4. Behind Enemy Lines with Chicago Bears Featured Columnist Andrew Dannehy

    Throughout the week, you’ ve turned to this page for analysis and predictions relative to Minnesota’s Week 2 matchup with the Chicago Bears ...

    Mike Nelson Written by Mike Nelson about 11 months ago 954 reads 10 comments

  5. 6 Minnesota Vikings Playmakers Who Must Shine Against the Chicago Bears

    After Sunday's 34-24 loss to the Detroit Lions , Brian Robison said what many in the locker room were likely thinking but that few wanted to admit. "It's a very important game...

    Mike Nelson Written by Mike Nelson about 12 months ago 4,444 reads 45 comments

  6. Dissecting Best Individual Matchups to Watch in Minnesota Vikings' Week 1 Action

    Al Pacino said it best in Any Given Sunday as coach Tony D’ Amato : You find out life’s this game of inches. So is football. Because in either game, life or football, the margin for error is so small...

    Mike Nelson Written by Mike Nelson about 12 months ago 4,249 reads 13 comments

  7. Making the Call on the Minnesota Vikings' 5 Hardest Remaining Cuts

    By the end of Tuesday, rosters across the NFL were trimmed from 90 to 75 players. By the end of Saturday, teams will be down to their final form with the final cuts for the 53-man regular season roster...

    Mike Nelson Written by Mike Nelson about 12 months ago 12,055 reads 63 comments

  8. Minnesota Vikings' 5 Biggest Preseason Disappointments so Far

    And the world drops to its knees as if to celebrate: The Minnesota Vikings have a mere two preseason games left before the real thing starts. Breathe in. Breathe out. We're that much closer to actual football...

    Mike Nelson Written by Mike Nelson about 1 year ago 12,934 reads 68 comments

  9. Winners and Losers from Week 2 of Minnesota Vikings Training Camp

    Somewhere Jared Allen has a HUGE smile across his face. Why? Training camp is over. The second week is complete and with that in mind, we look back on the week that was. Players can make this list for a number of reasons...

    Mike Nelson Written by Mike Nelson about 1 year ago 9,084 reads 32 comments

  10. Minnesota Stock Watch: Which Players Are Rising, Falling Through 2 Weeks of Camp

    Two weeks of training camp is nearly in the books and the first preseason contest set for Friday. Things are moving quickly...

    Mike Nelson Written by Mike Nelson about 1 year ago 11,582 reads 11 comments

  11. Stock Up, Stock Down for Minnesota Vikings Training Camp

    At this article's publication, the Minnesota Vikings will have been in training camp for an entire week. That's right, we're one week into the return of Vikings football...

    Mike Nelson Written by Mike Nelson about 1 year ago 14,800 reads 74 comments

  12. Minnesota Vikings: Grading the Strength of Every Position Unit Heading into Camp

    Let the criticism begin. The Minnesota Vikings report to training camp Thursday and begin practices on Friday. They enter 2013 with playoff aspirations after a 10-win 2012 that ended in a wild-card weekend loss to the Green Bay Packers ...

    Mike Nelson Written by Mike Nelson about 1 year ago 7,085 reads 29 comments

  13. Minnesota Vikings' 5 Players Facing Make or Break Training Camps

    Desperation is nearly in the air for some around the NFL. For others, training camp is no big deal. Just look at Jared Allen. Last week he told NFL.com that he would "unfortunately" be ready for training camp in Mankato , Minn...

    Mike Nelson Written by Mike Nelson about 1 year ago 11,901 reads 25 comments

  14. 5 Dark-Horse Candidates to Make the Minnesota Vikings' Final 53-Man Roster

    It's not a common thread in the course of NFL history: Undrafted player turns into a Hall of Fame player. But it's a fabric Vikings fans should be familiar with...

    Mike Nelson Written by Mike Nelson about 1 year ago 14,845 reads 24 comments

  15. 5 Minnesota Vikings Jerseys You Likely Rocked During Your Childhood

    As any child of the 1990s or early 2000s can attest, the Minnesota Vikings weren't known for their defense. It wasn't until the mid to late 2000s that the defense really picked up...

    Mike Nelson Written by Mike Nelson about 1 year ago 10,183 reads 22 comments

  16. Minnesota Vikings: Exclusive with Adrian Peterson

    When Adrian Peterson talks, people listen. When he told Sirius XM/ NFL radio ( h/t ESPN ) that gay marriage wasn't "something I believe in," the news traveled across the web faster than the Flash could...

    Mike Nelson Written by Mike Nelson about 1 year ago 9,165 reads 8 comments

  17. 9 Things a Minnesota Vikings Fan Says

    Fan bases across the sporting world come together over the history of their team and the common characteristics they possess as people. That's what we're looking at here...

    Mike Nelson Written by Mike Nelson about 1 year ago 9,055 reads 21 comments

  18. 9 Ways You Know You're a Minnesota Vikings Fan

    No fan base is exactly the same as another. All fan bases have similarities, like undying passion for their team. But that's boring. What makes each fan base interesting are the differences that make it unique...

    Mike Nelson Written by Mike Nelson about 1 year ago 12,649 reads 94 comments

  19. Minnesota Vikings: How Adrian Peterson Became the Greatest RB in Modern NFL Era

    It was a move that left some pundits following the Minnesota Vikings scratching their heads in 2007. When the organization selected Adrian Peterson seventh overall in that ...

    Mike Nelson Written by Mike Nelson about 1 year ago 21,469 reads 87 comments

  20. Minnesota Vikings: 5 Players Whose Stock Is on the Rise During OTAs

    The Minnesota Vikings' OTAs are nearing their conclusion , but we're not there yet. There haven't been any major headlines from OTAs, but there have been fun factoids coming from Winter Park in Eden Prairie, Minn...

    Mike Nelson Written by Mike Nelson about 1 year ago 18,167 reads 29 comments

  21. Minnesota Vikings: Why Xavier Rhodes Will Be the Team's Top Rookie in 2013

    In the film American Gangster , Denzel Washington ’s character says, “the loudest one in the room is the weakest one in the room...

    Mike Nelson Written by Mike Nelson about 1 year ago 8,376 reads 29 comments

  22. Minnesota Vikings Running Back Breakdown: Full Evaluation & Depth Chart Analysis

    When it comes to the Minnesota Vikings , one thing is certain: The top two spots in the running back depth chart are locked in and ready to go. Adrian Peterson is coming off one of the best seasons ever at his position...

    Mike Nelson Written by Mike Nelson about over 1 year ago 8,389 reads 20 comments

  23. Minnesota Vikings: Why They Should Sign MLB Brian Urlacher

    This isn ’t a new story—it’s one the Minnesota Vikings and their fans know all too well. Caught between a rock and a hard place in 2009, Minnesota coerced Brett Favre out of retirement at 39 years old for his 19th season...

    Mike Nelson Written by Mike Nelson about over 1 year ago 295 reads 72 comments

  24. Projecting the Minnesota Vikings' 5 Most Heated Roster Battles This Offseason

    The NFL draft has passed and NFL free agency is basically past. The Minnesota Vikings' roster is unlikely to incur new additions between now and the beginning of 2013...

    Mike Nelson Written by Mike Nelson about over 1 year ago 14,156 reads 61 comments

  25. Projecting the Impact for Each Vikings 2013 Selection

    As one of the headliners of the NFL draft, the Minnesota Vikings ' draft class will be under closer scrutiny than most. Specifically, the Vikings' three first-round selections will have grandiose expectations thrust upon them...

    Mike Nelson Written by Mike Nelson about over 1 year ago 7,885 reads 22 comments