The Daily Norseman
Chad Greenway Cracks NFL Network Top 100
I've never really been a big fan of the NFL Network's "Top 100" list that's become an annual thing.
Wed May 15, 2013
Minnesota Vikings: 6 Players Poised for a Breakout Campaign in 2013
The Minnesota Vikings are preparing for the 2013 NFL season similar to past years, with rookie minicamp taking place earlier this month and training camp in Mankato soon approaching this summer.
Mon May 13, 2013
Minnesota Vikings players make an impact
Vikings quarterbacks Matt Cassel left and Christian Ponder and receiver Greg Jennings took part in a offseason conditioning program Wednesday May 1, 2013 in Eden Prairie, MN.
Sat May 11, 2013
Do the Minnesota Vikings Need More Leadership on Defense?
It's been a couple weeks since the completion of the NFL Draft, and now we've got a much clearer picture of what depth charts across the league will look like.
Thu May 09, 2013
Predicting 5 Problem Spots for the Vikings in 2013
The lead-up to 2013 started with a big splash, when Minnesota traded versatile wide receiver Percy Harvin to the Seattle Seahawks for a bevy of draft picks.
Detroit Lions QB Matthew Stafford drops to No. 76 on Top 100 list by NFL peers
From 10-6 and a playoff team to 4-12 and picking in the top five of the NFL draft again.
Mon May 06, 2013
The Purple Plan: Building through the draft
This video evidence shows Minnesota Vikings general manager Rick Spielman focused on trading up to secure the services of Tennessee receiver Cordarrelle Patterson -- a move to get not just his guy, but the team's guy, with the investment of months of scouting riding on his ability to pull it off.
Sun May 05, 2013
Packers Introduce the 'anti-Jared Allen Mullet Offense'
Protecting Aaron Rodgers on the blindside from players like Jared Allen will be key to the Packers success in 2013.
Top of the Class
Von Miller, J.J. Watt and Aldon Smith have turned their relationship off the field into a friendly competition on the field.
Fri May 03, 2013
Vikings' Jared Allen: Christian Ponder has to be 'THE guy'
Vikings defensive end Jared Allen knows his team took a big step last season in making the playoffs.
Thu May 02, 2013
Jared Allen feels healthy, isn't thinking about possible free agency
Vikings defensive end Jared Allen had a pair of surgeries on the same day earlier this offseason, but he's feeling almost all of the way back to full strength.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
Minnesota Vikings sign two free agents away from Detroit Lions
The Vikings made it official Monday, April 29, that they have signed former Detroit defensive end Lawrence Jackson and also announced the signing of former Lions defensive back Jacob Lacey, who had visited Minnesota earlier this month.
Sun Apr 28, 2013
Minnesota Vikings: Youthful team could go either way this season
The 2013 Vikings will have been molded through three offseasons focused on young players, two of them with Rick Spielman as GM, and they will have the potential for both dynamic football and drastic lapses.
Sat Apr 27, 2013
Vikings draft: Late linebacker picks haven't fared well for Minnesota
Linebacker Jasper Brinkley calls out to the defense during practice at the second day of Vikings training camp in Mankato, Saturday, July 28, 2012.
Floyd, Elam draft selections put Gators back in spotlight
The SEC set a record with 12 first-round draft picks, but the two most significant could be Florida's Sharrif Floyd and Matt Elam for a different reason.
Fri Apr 26, 2013
Minnesota Vikings stun and excite crowd at Metrodome Vikings Draft Party
The Mall of America Field was full of Minnesota Vikings' faithful gathering to see what the future held for their favorite National Football League team.
2013 NFL Draft: Vikings Take Three Players Between 23 And 29; Smith, Te'o Still Available
The Bengals have lost two consecutive years to the Texans in the Wild Card Round, and it was mostly because they couldn't generate any Offense consistently.
The Miami Herald
Jim Souhan: Vikings' Spielman has proven to be a star at draft time
When Rick Spielman arrived in Minnesota, he came across as an intense, sometimes socially awkward executive who shunned attention and carried an iffy resume after making a series of questionable decisions in Miami.
Thu Apr 25, 2013
Bears follow the leader
Six offensive linemen were taken with the first 11 picks, and nine were taken in the round.
The Big Lead
Minnesota, With Two Picks at #23 and #25, Takes Sharrif Floyd and...
Minnesota got Sharrif Floyd, the defensive tackle from Florida, with their first pick in the first round.