Norseman Has Evolved
DSM Local

Ankeny, IA

#1 Feb 14, 2013
Meet the new Minnesota Vikings logo, same as the old Minnesota Vikings logo (mostly)

The Minnesota Vikings unveiled their new logo on Thursday.

Or at least they said it was a new logo. I'm frankly not sure whether or not to believe them because the two logos below look identical at first glance.

OK, so the Norsemen aren't carbon copies of each other if you look closely. And in the team's defense, they are advertising the new design as an "enhancement" of the old look.

However, if you're not into playing those "what's different" picture games at your local watering hole, Vikings.com helpfully pointed out the five major differences between the old and new logo:
1. Horn Shape: The shape of the horns has been adjusted and the shading in the horns has changed.

2. Horn Base: The base of the horn now resembles the horn on the players’ helmets.

3. Face Detail: Thicker lines have been added to the mustache and face.

4. Vikings Gold: The Vikings Gold is now brighter and less brassy.

5. The Braid: The braid has been shortened, resulting in a reduced logo height.

The Vikings are moving into a new stadium by 2016 and the team says this "evolution" will allow them to make the transition without doing a complete overhaul of the signage around its current offices. They also announced that the "new" Norseman will be available on gear starting this spring, which I guess is good news for the thousands of Vikings fans who felt his braids were too long.

http://sports.yahoo.com/blogs/nfl-shutdown-co...
DSM Local

Ankeny, IA

#2 Feb 14, 2013
The Vikings.com article ended with another teaser: "We are looking forward to many exciting changes for our team and fans in the next few years, leading up to the opening of our new stadium. These logo enhancements are just the beginning..."

Tell me when this thread is updated:

Subscribe Now Add to my Tracker

Add your comments below

Characters left: 4000

Please note by submitting this form you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Be polite. Inappropriate posts may be removed by the moderator. Send us your feedback.

Robbinsdale Discussions

Title Updated Last By Comments
Recall Senator John McCain 1 hr cowboy chris 12
Where is Mandalay Bay Security Guard ? 1 hr cowboy chris 4
Hillary is a Hot Mess 3 hr Cat Fan 9
Libtard aaron rodgers injured 3 hr Cat Fan 5
Renewable Energy Jobs up 16 Percent in Minnesota 11 hr RedeemerWeinstein 4
NFL endorses criminal-justice reform bill 15 hr Davycrockett 17
Fast and Furious - The Next Chapter (Oct '12) Tue LIbEralS 16

Robbinsdale Jobs

More from around the web

Personal Finance

Robbinsdale Mortgages