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Ben Tate – Still Not A Featured Back

Ben Tate – Still Not A Featured Back

As a guy who has advocated Joe Banyard, it’s becoming clear with the lack of playing time, the coaching staff don’t believe he is ready..

December 14, 2014 with 0 Comments
Vikings Finding Diamonds In The Rough

Vikings Finding Diamonds In The Rough

I had the good fortune to meet John Madden at the Super Bowl when the game was played at the Metrodome. Madden was at the top of his..

December 13, 2014 with 0 Comments
Griffen Making Spielman Look Smart… Twice

Griffen Making Spielman Look Smart… Twice

The Vikings resurgence on defense has been highlighted by a few individuals. But the player who has come through the most for the Vikings..

December 7, 2014 with 1 Comment
Vikings Need A Standout Tall Receiver

Vikings Need A Standout Tall Receiver

Former Vikings coach, Denny Green used to say that a successful modern NFL passing offense was comprised of a tall quarterback throwing to..

November 27, 2014
Vikings Need To Go To Banyard

Vikings Need To Go To Banyard

Jerrick McKinnon has high athletic upside. He will probably lead the Vikings running back by committee approach for the foreseeable future,..

November 23, 2014
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
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