The NFL just gets really strange sometimes, but it never ceases to amaze you. Just five weeks into the season: Josh Freeman is a Viking, Eli Manning says he isn’t “lousy,” and the Broncos and Jaguars are waging war on Twitter.
Week 2 of the 2013 NFL season brought about so many close games that fans didn’t have a clue which game to tune into so they could get the best action. Now, Week 3 has come and gone, and it was full of so many upsets that no one knew what was going on or who to believe in.
The NFL is always trying to be balanced and have teams that can compete with one another. Well, that was so close to the truth and so far away from it, all in the same weekend.
The Minnesota Vikings traded away four draft picks to move to select Cordarrelle Patterson in the first round. Patterson has already impressed the Vikings coaching staff with his learning ability, speed, size and athleticism. The former Tennessee Volunteer could play a few different roles for the Vikings as a rookie in 2013.
The Chargers practiced Wednesday without three of their offensive line starters, raising questions about how much quarterback Philip Rivers will play in San Diego’s next preseason game at Minnesota.
The Minnesota Vikings have signed tackle Matt Kalil, their top draft pick and the last player from their 2012 draft class to reach a contract.
Minnesota Senate approves $975 million Vikings stadium plan; governor says he’ll sign bill.
The Minnesota Legislature will finally vote Monday on a plan to build a new Vikings stadium, with the expected outcome too close to call.
On this postcard-like spring day, when the lake and the links are beckoning, Larry Spooner and his purple van are spending more of their vacation time parked in front of the Minnesota Capitol.
Most Republican lawmakers who control Minnesota’s Legislature never met a tax increase they liked, but a handful said Monday that the state’s portion of the cost of a new Minnesota Vikings stadium should be funded with new taxes on the team and its fans — rather than with revenue from an expansion of legal gambling.
Their goal finally in sight, the Minnesota Vikings summoned star power Wednesday to put extra pressure on state lawmakers nearing decisive votes on public financing for a new pro football stadium.
The Minnesota Vikings will listen to trade offers. They’ll consider every option. That’s what any NFL team does during the draft.
A Minnesota Senate committee narrowly approved a public subsidy on Friday to help the Vikings build a new football stadium, reviving the team’s struggling effort just hours after NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell visited the state Capitol to jumpstart what had been a stalled stadium debate.
Minnesota’s latest stadium snag has the NFL publicly questioning the state’s interest in keeping the Vikings and league Commissioner Roger Goodell is concerned enough that he’s coming for another visit.
It has taken the Minnesota Vikings nearly a decade to get this far in their quest for a new stadium. There is a lot more work to be done.