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Wednesday Open Thread: June 3, 2020

Photo by LAYNE KENNEDY/Corbis via Getty Images We’ve reached the peak of this slow off-season week Happy Hump Day, everyone! We are definitely in an unprecedented slow cycle for NFL-related news and discussion. So, to generate some meaningful dialogue, I’ll throw out a few talking points, and let...

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13 hours ago, Daily Norseman, Minnesota Vikings

ESPN gives Vikings best odds of winning NFC North in 2020

Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images Not by much, but it’s something It’s obviously way too early to make any solid predictions about how the 2020 NFL season is going to go, but that’s certainly not going to stop people from doing it. And, since there isn’t a lot of other football-related news to talk...

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17 hours ago, Daily Norseman, Minnesota Vikings

Vikings' Eric Kendricks: NFL's Statement on Racial Injustice 'Said Nothing'

Minnesota Vikings star Eric Kendricks wants to hear more from the NFL after commissioner Roger Goodell issued a statement referencing the killing of George Floyd and ongoing protests across the country...

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21 hours ago, Bleacher Report, Minnesota Vikings

Minnesota Vikings News and Links: June 2nd, 2020

Photo by Michael Workman/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images Tuesday Open Thread Good Morning, It’s Tuesday! I’m throwing this together real fast this morning, as Gone Fishin is putting something together, or taking something apart, or fixing something. I’ll post more links etc in a little while. Meanwhile...

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1 day ago, Daily Norseman, Minnesota Vikings

Pro Football Focus says the Vikings’ most underrated player is Danielle Hunter

Photo by Jonathan Bachman/Getty Images How is this possible? With all of the great players the Minnesota Vikings defense has fielded in recent years, defensive end Danielle Hunter could be on his way to being the best. He’s already the youngest player in NFL history to reach the 50 sack plateau, and...

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1 day ago, Daily Norseman, Minnesota Vikings

Monday Open Thread: June 1, 2020

Chuck Cook -USA TODAY Sports Anyone getting excited for training camp yet? Happy Monday, everyone! I hope you were all able to enjoy your weekend. It was a little breezy over here in the northern Dakota, which goes without saying, but it was also warm so we tore into a fairly sizeable paver project...

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2 days ago, Daily Norseman, Minnesota Vikings

Looking back at the final touchdowns of several Minnesota Vikings

Photo by Wesley Hitt/Getty Images This goes back quite a length of time With no news coming from the Minnesota Vikings in recent days for any number of reasons, it is time once again to take a look back to the past with another video from the artist known as “funkydunkleman.” This one is a relatively...

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2 days ago, Daily Norseman, Minnesota Vikings

NFL Responds to Colin Kaepernick-to-Vikings Request by Former Spokesman Lockhart

The NFL responded Saturday to an opinion piece written by former NFL spokesman Joe Lockhart regarding free-agent quarterback Colin Kaepernick. In the article written for CNN , Lockhart called for an NFL team to sign Kaepernick...

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3 days ago, Bleacher Report, Minnesota Vikings

NFL responds to former league executive saying Vikings should sign Colin Kaepernick

The murder of George Floyd by a former Minneapolis police offer Tuesday evening has brought up the entire Colin Kaepernick protest from years ago. Protesters around the United States continue to take a knee in front of police forces as a way to both honor Mr. Floyd and pay their respects to Kaepernick....

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3 days ago, Sportsnaut, Minnesota Vikings

Minnesota Vikings: 3 Reasons trading Stefon Diggs was the right move

After trading away wide receiver Stefon Diggs this offseason, here are three reasons why that was the right move for the Minnesota Vikings to make. In an offseason that was a very busy one for the Minnesota Vikings, one of the biggest moves involved now-former Vikings wide receiver Stefon Diggs. Diggs,...

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3 days ago, NFL Spin Zone, Minnesota Vikings

Kyle Rudolph participates in celebrity bike event

Photo by Cindy Ord/Getty Images for SiriusXM And helps to get one million meals for the Food Bank for New York City On Saturday, Minnesota Vikings tight end Kyle Rudolph took part in a very unique charity event to support an outstanding cause. Rudolph, along with 15 other athletes, participated in...

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4 days ago, Daily Norseman, Minnesota Vikings

Minnesota Vikings News and Links: May 30th and 31st, 2020

Photo by Anthony Barboza/Getty Images Weekend Open Thread Good Morning! I made a decision yesterday to allow continued discussion about the ongoing violence in Minneapolis and the reasons surrounding said rioting. I’m going to continue to allow this discussion with the caveat that it doesn’t devolve...

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4 days ago, Daily Norseman, Minnesota Vikings

New Patriot, native Minnesotan Beau Allen reacts to George Floyd murder

Photo by James Gilbert/Getty Images Related: McCourty twins named as finalists for Muhammad Ali Sports Humanitarian Award The murder of George Floyd at the hands of police officers in Minneapolis has led to violent protests all over the nation. Native Minnesotan Beau Allen, who joined the...

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4 days ago, Pats Pulpit, New England Patriots, Minnesota Vikings

Colin Kaepernick offers to pay for lawyers of Minnesota protesters

Colin Kaepernick offers to pay for lawyers of Minnesota protesters

Kaepernick isn't the only one sticking up for what is right, either. As a result of George Floyd's death, other athletes have spoke out against racial injustice and police brutality in support of Floyd and his familly.

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4 days ago, Yard Barker, Minnesota Vikings

Which sports movie moments made you cry?

Photo by Mark Mainz/Getty Images And no, old videos of NFC Championship Games don’t count This is going to be the last. . .I think. . .in our series of posts about moments in sports that have made you cry, and I’m going to take this in a slightly different direction. There are a ton of great sports...

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4 days ago, Daily Norseman, Minnesota Vikings

Kirk Cousins makes ESPN’s list of the world’s highest-paid athletes

Photo by Cindy Ord/Getty Images for SiriusXM That’s a lot of money We know that Minnesota Vikings’ quarterback Kirk Cousins has made a whole lot of money in recent years. Between the fully guaranteed three-year deal he signed in 2018 and the extension he signed a couple of months ago, he’s gotten...

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5 days ago, Daily Norseman, Minnesota Vikings

Minnesota Vikings News and Links: May 29th, 2020

Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images Weekend Eve Open Thread Good Morning, It’s Weekend Eve! We made it through the stadium debates, sparkle ponies, Ponder v Webb and the off-season antics of Adrian Peterson; we’ll make it through this most recent episode too. If you live in an area affected by...

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5 days ago, Daily Norseman, Minnesota Vikings

Mike Zimmer: Vikings Had No Intention of Trading Stefon Diggs Before Bills Offer

Stefon Diggs would still be in Minnesota if the Buffalo Bills didn't bowl over the Vikings with a trade offer, Mike Zimmer said Thursday. The Vikings head coach said on the Rich Eisen Show : "Diggs did not have to go...

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5 days ago, Bleacher Report, Buffalo Bills, Minnesota Vikings

Zimmer: Vikings weren’t going to trade Stefon Diggs

Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports But the Bills’ trade offer was just too good to turn down While it wasn’t as blatant as the misdirection that the Minnesota Vikings pulled prior to Percy Harvin being traded in 2013, it really felt like all of the buzz surrounding a potential trade of wide receiver Stefon...

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5 days ago, Daily Norseman, Minnesota Vikings

Minnesota Vikings News and Links: May 28th, 2020

Photo by Stephen Maturen/Getty Images Thorsday Open Thread Good Morning, It’s Thorsday! Your Thorsday Open Thread is up, running, and ready for business. I’m back on service for the next seven days; my commenting will be limited but I’ll pop in when I can. From the social media accounts it appears...

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6 days ago, Daily Norseman, Minnesota Vikings

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