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Les Steckel, Shortest Vikings Head Coach Tenure

Les Steckel, Shortest Vikings Head Coach Tenure

Les Steckel was Bud Grant’s successor and it was a disaster. The young, unconventional coach was 3-13 in his only season. It was so bad,..

November 19, 2014
Burnsie, Beloved Personality – Underrated Coach

Burnsie, Beloved Personality – Underrated Coach

The Vikings head coach for the latter part of the 80s was an underrated offensive mind. 49ers hall of fame coach, Bill Walsh, even credited..

November 14, 2014
The Purple Haze of the 1970s

The Purple Haze of the 1970s

The most iconic figure in Minnesota Vikings history was Bud Grant. The Vikings built up slowly, but once his teams hit stride, they were..

November 8, 2014
Vikings ‘Not Groovy’ Under Van Brocklin

Vikings ‘Not Groovy’ Under Van Brocklin

The mnvikingsblog.com will revisit the previous head coaching regimes of the Minnesota Vikings, starting with their first, former Rams and..

November 7, 2014
Mike Zimmer, The Likeable Brad Childress

Mike Zimmer, The Likeable Brad Childress

How does Mike Zimmer compare to previous Vikings head coaches? In his first year at the helm, our staff sized up some general comparisons...

November 5, 2014

Pagac Stripped Of “Defensive Coordinator” Title.

After many reports of the Vikings bringing in potential candidates for their defensive coordinator position fans had to wonder when Pagac..

January 16, 2012

Raheem Morris Meets With Vikings For “High Level Job”

Reported earlier this morning, Raheem Morris former head coach of the Bucs is meeting with the Vikings today to likely discuss a defensive..

January 6, 2012

Vikings Announce Rick Spielman As General Manager

Many fans didn’t realize that the Vikings didn’t have an active General Manager on the team.  The times have changes and the..

January 3, 2012

Wilf Says That Leslie Frazier Will Be Back Next Season

In a column posted for Sid Hartman of the Startribune, The Vikings owner Zygi Wilf has announced that Leslie Frazier will indeed be back..

December 5, 2011

Musgrave Blames Offensive Trouble On Himself. Vows To Fix It.

Vikings fans were irate with the loss last week against the Chargers.  It’s no secret that this game was stolen from us.  We had it..

September 17, 2011
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