Tuesday May 14
The Daily Norseman
Missed Tackles by Defenders
Football Outsiders, in addition to running statistical analysis on NFL games, also employs dozens of volunteer game charters to pick up on things missed by the basic box score.
Mon May 13, 2013
What to Expect from the Minnesota Vikings' 1st-Round Draft Picks
The expectations for the Minnesota Vikings ' three draft picks is extremely high, perhaps to the point of being unrealistic.
Sun May 12, 2013
Zeke Motta Is Faster Than You Think
Kiper's take on Zeke Motta before the draft was that he was as aggressive as any safety in this draft class and as tough as anyone you will find at the safety position.
Thu May 09, 2013
Vikings: 1 on 1 with Josh Robinson
In a world where most of the individual press is given to athletes that are getting into trouble for whatever reason, a lot of people don't realize that most of the guys in league are good guys with a lot to offer as role models, and in the community.
Mon May 06, 2013
What NFL Coaches Want to See from Rookies in First Mini Camp
It's time to get to work. NFL teams are allowed to host rookie-only mini camps during one of the two first weekends following the NFL draft.
Wed May 01, 2013
Vikings asked me about Manti Te'o, Harrison Smith says. 'Everyone' did.
"Honestly, everyone I've talked to has asked me about Te'o," said Smith, who played with Te'o at Notre Dame and remains close to the linebacker.
Sun Apr 28, 2013
Villaume: Vikings' Draft So 1967
Louis Villaume, a lifelong Minnesotan, has been a Vikings fan since the late 1960s.
Sat Apr 27, 2013
Vikings draft punter in fifth round, perhaps to replace Kluwe
UCLA's Jeff Locke, shown punting in the Senior Bowl, is coming to the Vikings. They took him in the fifth round of the NFL draft on Saturday, perhaps to replace Chris Kluwe.
The Miami Herald
Vikings remarkably get three playmakers at once
One by one, the athletic defensive tackle, the lockdown corner and the raw but promising receiver took their new purple jerseys - No.
Vikings fans rejoice! We have an astute GM
Every Minnesota Vikings fan knows what a rollercoaster ride it is to follow this franchise.
Fri Apr 26, 2013
That was interesting
Jim Souhan analyzes the local sports scene and advises you to never take his betting advice.
Xavier Rhodes to Vikings: How Does the CB Fit with Minnesota?
Everything seemed to fall right into the Minnesota Vikings lap in the first round of the 2013 NFL draft.
Thu Apr 25, 2013
The Te'o slide extends to round two
We still don't know where Te'o will start his NFL career, but we know that it won't happen with a first-round pedigree.
White Lies: What You Hear May Not Be the Case
Will the player the Packers take in the first round tonight be the one they wanted? Our W. Keith Roerdink takes us back to Ron Wolf's tall tale following a first-round pick about 20 years ago.
The Daily Norseman
One Last Vikings-Only Mock Draft
Alright, ladies and gentlemen. . .draft day is officially upon us, and in a little less than fifteen hours, the festivities will be kicking off from Radio City Music Hall.
Wed Apr 24, 2013
Minnesota Vikings look for more NFL draft success as Fighting...
Few gave the Minnesota Vikings a prayer of reaching the play-offs last season. But after going 10-6 and with the reigning MVP in their ranks, the wait to the upcoming NFL season could be a matter of managing expectations.
Interview with 2013 NFL Draft ILB Prospect Bruce Taylor
Adrian Peterson is my favorite player though, and I had the pleasure of working out with Harrison Smith this summer after the combine.
Tue Apr 23, 2013
Breaking Down Mel Kiper Jr and Todd McShay's Final Draft Projections for Vikings
The months of hype and speculation are drawing to an end as the 32 NFL teams gather at Radio City Music Hal in New York City for the draft beginning Thursday night at 8pm EST.
Tuesday (Matt Barkley and the Vikings draft) edition: Wha' Happened?
Michael Rand started RandBall with hopes that he could keep lies from conquering the minds of the weak.
Mon Apr 22, 2013
How the Vikings' 2012 draft class came to be
By all accounts, the Vikings' draft class last year was an immediate success. GM Rick Spielman and his staff show how their plan developed and thrived.