1. 2013 Minnesota Vikings Pivot Point: Time to Consider a New Direction?

    It’s late October 2013, leaves are changing, the weather is changing, and the Vikings sit at 1-5. This gives new meaning to the word Fall. And just a few days ago it was announced that Christian Ponder will likely start against Green Bay ...

    Scott Reighard Written by Scott Reighard about 9 months ago 1,308 reads 3 comments

  2. Minnesota Vikings: Speculation Surrounding Possible Ponder Trade

    The 2013 season was one of hope for Minnesota Vikings fans—hope of another playoff run—but three weeks in, cracks began to fissure the organization and rumblings from fans grew louder...

    Scott Reighard Written by Scott Reighard about 9 months ago 4,257 reads 50 comments

  3. Minnesota Vikings Quarterback Quandary Creates Potential Mess

    There's a theory that goes: when you have three quarterbacks, you have no quarterbacks. I don’t know which is more appropriate to say, whether the Vikings have solved their quarterback ...

    Scott Reighard Written by Scott Reighard about 9 months ago 1,261 reads 39 comments

  4. After 0-2 Start, Where Do Vikings Go from Here?

    Last year, the Minnesota Vikings were sitting at 6-6, the playoffs a distant dream. The final four games had three on the road and a finale with a pretty hot Green Bay Packers club at home...

    Scott Reighard Written by Scott Reighard about 10 months ago 1,406 reads 32 comments

  5. Minnesota Vikings 2013 Draft: Full 7-Round Mock

    What an exciting time of year for Minnesota Vikings fans everywhere. The Vikings surprised many last year by making the playoffs, but as many NFL fans can attest, that could be a blessing or a curse...

    Scott Reighard Written by Scott Reighard about over 1 year ago 4,207 reads 46 comments

  6. 2013 NFL Draft: Minnesota Vikings' First-Round Options

    The free-agency frenzy is basically over. We're nearly two weeks in and most of the big names are off the board. Still, there are a number of potential free agents out there...

    Scott Reighard Written by Scott Reighard about over 1 year ago 12,447 reads 142 comments

  7. Minnesota Vikings 2013: Do Vikings Draft Another Notre Dame Player?

    Don't let it be said the Vikings current regime does not like Notre Dame players. Since 1965—when the Vikings drafted their first Notre Dame player in WR Jack Snow—to ...

    Scott Reighard Written by Scott Reighard about over 1 year ago 5,052 reads 11 comments

  8. Super Bowl XLVII: Which Harbaugh Is Overrated?

    I am being held hostage against my will for this year's Super Bowl matchup. Admittedly, I was not rooting for either the San Francisco 49ers or the Baltimore Ravens to make it this far, but as Brett Favre loves to say, "It is what it is...

    Scott Reighard Written by Scott Reighard about over 1 year ago 295 reads 0 comments

  9. Minnesota Vikings: Players to Watch at East-West Shrine Game

    The Vikings regular season, and playoff season may be over, but it's time for the second season, known as the off-season, and the Vikings scouts who have been working year round, will be busy this weekend at the East-West Shrine Game ...

    Scott Reighard Written by Scott Reighard about over 1 year ago 1,836 reads 4 comments

  10. State of the Game: Is the NFL Changing into a New Game?

    For those of us who have been around a while, we have seen a lot of changes in football, some good, some bad...

    Scott Reighard Written by Scott Reighard about over 1 year ago 419 reads 0 comments

  11. Minnesota Vikings 2013: Concerns the Franchise Must Address

    The 2012 season that went beyond basically 100 percent of casual football fans and probably more than 75 percent of Vikings fans has come to an end. Sadly it ended with a whimper at Lambeau...

    Scott Reighard Written by Scott Reighard about over 1 year ago 3,186 reads 30 comments

  12. Minnesota Vikings: Can Gang Purple Make the Post-Season?

    With two weeks to go in the regular season, a curious thing has happened in Minnesota. The Vikings are an unlikely contender for a postseason spot...

    Scott Reighard Written by Scott Reighard about over 1 year ago 1,150 reads 5 comments

  13. Minnesota Vikings: Pondering the Christian Ponder Situation

    First, let me state up front that I am not a front-office guy or a coach for the Minnesota Vikings , nor do I have the privilege to sit and watch game film, so this is based on observing every game the Vikings have played this year...

    Scott Reighard Written by Scott Reighard about over 1 year ago 4,263 reads 112 comments

  14. NFL 2012 Week 5 Upset Alert: Who's at Risk?

    It’s official, I am not going to predict any more Kansas City Chiefs games. After upsetting a desperate Saints team two weeks ago in New Orleans, I thought for sure a home game ...

    Scott Reighard Written by Scott Reighard about almost 2 years ago 666 reads 0 comments

  15. NFL Week 4 Upset Alert: Another Crazy Week in Store?

    Week 3 definitely had some memorable late-game stunners as well as upsets. At this point, it’s anyone’s guess as to which team stands out. There are a few teams that have put the NFL on notice...

    Scott Reighard Written by Scott Reighard about almost 2 years ago 884 reads 2 comments

  16. Week 3 Upset Alert: How the Underdogs Can Win

    With two weeks under their belt, most NFL teams are beginning to see what their strengths and weaknesses are. So far, there have been upsets most of us never would have predicted, and yet there they are...

    Scott Reighard Written by Scott Reighard about almost 2 years ago 481 reads 0 comments

  17. Vikings 2012 Draft: Comparing to Drafts of Years Past

    Vikings fans have a lot to be happy about as the limelight of the 2012 draft winds down. It's safe to say that Minnesota was able to address positions of need, and all players drafted have the potential to be playmakers, starters and contributors...

    Scott Reighard Written by Scott Reighard about 2 years ago 308 reads 0 comments

  18. NFL Draft: NFL Should Consider Different Venues

    I have spent several years talking to friends about the NFL draft. First, the idea of mocking a draft is an arduous, time-consuming process...

    Scott Reighard Written by Scott Reighard about 2 years ago 125 reads 1 comments

  19. Minnesota Vikings: Top First-Round Picks in Franchise History

    Photo image by: Iain Smith I have had the great opportunity to write quite a few articles on Bleacher Report, and if you just pan over some of the crazy articles I've written, you know that sometimes we undertake a challenge of considerable magnitude..

    Scott Reighard Written by Scott Reighard about 2 years ago 1,779 reads 9 comments

  20. Minnesota Vikings: 7 Players Who Could Make an Impact Their Rookie Year

    I know Vikings fans are saying, "How could you put a picture of Titus Young up there on the Vikings site?" Good question, but it was designed to get to my point. Young caught 48 passes for 607 yards and six TDs last season...

    Scott Reighard Written by Scott Reighard about 2 years ago 2,927 reads 19 comments

  21. Minnesota Vikings: What Chris Carr Signing Says About Vikings Draft Direction

    With the recent signing of Chris Carr and last week’s signing of Zack Bowman, the Vikings continue to re-tool a back end that was borderline embarrassing last year...

    Scott Reighard Written by Scott Reighard about over 2 years ago 5,979 reads 51 comments

  22. 2012 NFL Mock Draft: Final Mock for Rounds 1 & 2

    This mock is designed to look at Rounds 1 and 2 only. I admire anyone who mocks an entire draft. With that said, this approach will analyze straight up picks, no trades up or back, ...

    Scott Reighard Written by Scott Reighard about over 2 years ago 205 reads 10 comments

  23. Minnesota Vikings "Ponder" 2012 NFL Draft

    Although Free Agency is still hovering as the NFL marches on toward the 2012 draft, teams are addressing areas of need, wants and hopefully impact players who can make a difference in their team’s success...

    Scott Reighard Written by Scott Reighard about over 2 years ago 3,044 reads 18 comments

  24. Free Agency 2012: Minnesota Vikings Consider Options

    One thing is for certain when free agency comes around, it often coincides with draft needs. It would be great to be in a position where you could shop desire over need, but for 99 percent of the teams out there, need trumps desire every time...

    Scott Reighard Written by Scott Reighard about over 2 years ago 2,524 reads 30 comments

  25. 2012 NFL Free Agents: Predicting the First 5 to Sign Big Contracts

    With the 2012 free-agency season just over the horizon, it’s time to play money ball—meaning that teams will begin to play with numbers like politicians play with taxpayer money...

    Scott Reighard Written by Scott Reighard about over 2 years ago 984 reads 1 comments