1. The Complete 2009 AFC Running Back Predictions

    The quarterbacks are done with and now it's time for the running backs. Teams like the Carolina Panthers, Minnesota Vikings, and Tennessee Titans have relied heavily on their running games the ...

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  2. The Complete 2009 NFC Quarterback Predictions

    We are done with the AFC side of the ball which you can view here and now it's time for the NFC. The quarterback is a vital part to a teams' success. They are the ones who run the offense...

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  3. The Complete 2009 AFC Quarterback Predictions

    The Quarterback is the most valuable part to any offense. Without a good quarterback, an offense usually crumbles. Of course there are exceptions to every rule as Joe Flacco proved last season ...

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  4. Minnesota Vikings Defensive End Battle: Edwards or Robison?

    Out of all the position battles outside of the quarterback position, this one has intrigued me the most. Last season after the acquisition of Jared Allen, Ray Edwards vowed that he would break Strahan's single-season sack record...

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  5. Minnesota Vikings: A Quick Way To Solve The Quarterback Problem

    The Vikings are a quarterback away from being a Super Bowl contender... Yeah, like us Vikings' fans couldn't figure that out for ourselves...

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  6. 2009 NFL Draft: The Biggest Busts and Winners: Post-Draft Edition

    Before the draft, I wrote an article on the top players who I deemed as immediate busts into the NFL as well as players that will succeed in any position they're brought into. After the draft, my views have changed thanks to a rather odd draft order...

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  7. Minnesota Vikings: A New-Look Offense for 2009?

    After the draft, there was much speculation about how the offensive roster would turn out. Would Percy Harvin be starting opposite of Berrian? Would Loadholt be able to carry the right-tackle ...

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  8. A Tribute to the Minnesota Vikings' Writers on Bleacher Report

    We Vikings' fans are always trying to stay optimistic. Every season, we watch our team fail at the worst possible time, yet we remain loyal to our beloved Purple and Gold...

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  9. Vikings 16-0? It's a Possibility For fhe Purple And Gold

    Go ahead and take a few minutes to laugh. Roll around on the floor and wipe those tears of laughter from your eyes. Banish me to the depths of Green Bay. Sentence me to a life on the streets of Chicago...

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  10. NFC North: The Rookies That Will Have the Biggest Impact

    Depending on the team you talk to, the 2009 NFL draft was either an exciting roller coaster (Green Bay Packers) or a desperate attempt to create a Super Bowl team (Minnesota Vikings)...

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  11. 2009 NFC North All-Pro Team

    There's the All-Pro selections, then the Pro-Bowl selections, and now, it's the NFC North division selections. People on this list didn't necessarily have to play in the NFC North last season, just that they are part of a team in the division right now...

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  12. What is the Most Heated Rivalry in the NFC North?

    The black and blue division is properly named. It contains some of the best division rivalries football has to offer. While one team seems to be the odd-team out, others step up and make up the difference...

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  13. Minnesota Vikings' Players and Their Secret Cartoon Character Identities

    After day one of the NFL Draft, I decided I'd watch a little Family Guy marathon. The episode contained "Tom Brady" recruiting Peter to play for the New England Patriots. If you haven't seen the episode, I highly recommend it...

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  14. Minnesota Vikings Day One Recap of the NFL Draft

    Day one for the Minnesota Vikings is finally over. For some Vikings' fans, it was a fantastic draft. For others, not so much. The Vikings felt that wide receiver was a huge need that needed to be addressed...

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  15. Minnesota Vikings: Looking Back at The Legendary Purple People Eaters

    Ask any Vikings' fan who their favorite Vikings' player of all time is and more than likely, they'll choose any player from the most dominating defensive lines the NFL has ever seen: Jim Marshall, ...

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  16. Minnesota Vikings: Was the 2008 Offseason Really Worth It?

    In the offseason of 2008, the Minnesota Vikings went on one of the biggest spending sprees the NFL has ever seen. They signed big name free agents like Bernard Berrian (six years, $43...

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  17. NY Jets' Owner Woody Johnson to the NFL: Scheduling Affects Jewish Holidays

    (This article is based on opinions of unnamed Jewish NFL fans and is in no way meant to cause any harm to any religion.) Yes, Woody Johnson has again pulled another stellar move in an effort to make his team that much better...

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  18. Minnesota Vikings' Draft: Why Selecting a Wide Receiver Doesn't Make Sense

    It's been a wild couple of weeks here in North-East Minnesota and Western North Dakota. I haven't had much time to contribute to Bleacher Report...

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  19. Evaluating the NFL's Most Overrated and Underrated Players on Offense

    This is a topic that people constantly debate about. Is Terrel Owens overrated? Is Matt Hasselbeck underrated? What makes a player overrated or underrated? Fullbacks are a dying breed and anyone ...

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  20. A Fan's Letter To Minnesota Vikings' Rick Spielman

    Dear Mr. Spielman, For a seemingly ancient twenty-one years, I've worshiped the purple. My first Vikings' memory was kicking my mother inside the womb in 1987 when the Vikings opened their regular season with a win to the Detroit Lions...

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  21. Nearly a Year Removed: Revisiting the Jared Allen Trade

    The Vikings made the biggest move in the NFL Draft last season without the help of drafting a single player. Jared Allen had fallen out of touch with the Kansas City Chiefs. He tried to get a contract extension, but it didn't fall through...

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  22. What Does the Re-signing of Cedric Griffin Mean for the Minnesota Vikings?

    Minnesota Vikings cornerback Cedric Griffin will be a Viking for several years to come. The Vikings announced the resigning Friday. Griffin, a fourth year veteran out of Texas, was a second round pick in 2006 by the Vikings...

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  23. Darren Sharper: Will He Really Be Missed?

    The Saints have officially grabbed veteran strong safety Darren Sharper off the market. Rumors are indicating it to be a two year deal worth $6.5 million, but nothing has been confirmed yet. Sharper started his career as a Green Bay Packer...

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  24. The Minnesota Vikings Need Jay Cutler in 2009

    Last season, just before the 2008 NFL Draft, the Minnesota Vikings made the biggest splash in the offseason by trading away a first round pick and two third round picks for Jared Allen, one of the best pass-rushing defensive ends in the NFL...

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  25. Saves: The Most Overrated Stat in Major League Baseball

    On Sept. 13, 2008, Rodriguez broke Bobby Thigpen's saves record for a single season with 58. The following day, I jumped onto YouTube to watch a video of the record-breaking moment and couldn't help but look at some of the comments people had written...

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