Minnesota Vikings publicly supporting Adrian Peterson

Thursday, February 12th, 2015

When Adrian Peterson was suspended for the bulk of the 2014 NFL season due to child abuse charges against him, many expected the running back to be done with the Minnesota Vikings. The franchise distanced itself from Peterson for months, but lately the team has seemed to reverse course. On Thursday we ...

Teddy Bridgewater diagnosed with abnormal heartbeat

Friday, May 9th, 2014

As expected, Louisville quarterback Teddy Bridgewater fell big time on draft night. The Minnesota Vikings finally selected him at No. 32 after trading back into the first round. But that's not the only Bridgewater news to surface Thursday night. Apparently Bridgewater was diagnosed with an abnormal heartbeat in his pre-draft ...

Adrian Peterson has groin surgery, full recovery expected soon

Thursday, January 23rd, 2014

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson underwent surgery on his groin Thursday morning and is expected to be fully healthy in four to six weeks. This is the third straight offseason that Peterson has needed some kind of surgery. Following the 2013 season, Peterson had surgery to repair a sports hernia, ...

NFL things we learned this weekend

Monday, January 7th, 2013

Excitement was nearly non-existent in this year's NFL Wild Card round, which featured four fairly dull games. Even the expected awesome showdown between rookie sensations Robert Griffin III and Russell Wilson turned out to be a dud when we ended up with half a RG3 in the second half. However, an ...

Colts Apparently Serious About Keeping Manning

Friday, December 23rd, 2011

Prior to Thursday's game, Colts owner Jim Irsay told the NFL Network that the only way Peyton Manning wouldn't play for the Colts next year is if he does not recover from the neck injury that has kept him out all season. Irsay's Colts then showed he wasn't joking with an ...

And The Award For Most Awkward Twitter Beef Goes To…

Tuesday, October 11th, 2011

Bernard Berrian seems to have really endeared himself to Minnesota Vikings fans recently. And by "fans," I mean the whole Vikings organization and the entire greater Minneapolis-St. Paul metropolitan area, too. In case you aren't in tune with all things Bernard Berrian, the man has made quite a name for himself lately. Unfortunately for poor Bernard, it ...

Vikes Make Adrian Peterson Highest-Paid Slave In History

Saturday, September 10th, 2011

In March, Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson commented that being an NFL player was comparable to "modern-day slavery." By that line of thinking, Peterson became the highest-paid slave in world history on Saturday when the Vikes inked him to a seven-year, $100 million deal with $36 million guaranteed. Prior to the ...

Woe Is Miami

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2011

Patrick Dorsey, presumably no relation to Ken, penned an excellent ESPN Page 2 column on Monday which detailed the sheer hell that comes with being a Miami sports fan. But Patrick didn't quite go far enough when he said that Miami is on its way to becoming America's Most Miserable Sports ...