According to the StarTribune, a tentative deal has been reached to build a new stadium near the Metrodome in downtown Minneapolis. The reported deal is for $975 Million, where the city will contribute $150 Million, the state $400 Million, and the...
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Filed under: Bears, Vikings, NFC North, Chicago, Minnesota
To get you ready for week 6, FanHouse is previewing all of this week’s NFL games. Here is the Minnesota Vikings-Chicago Bears preview.
Minnesota Vikings: 1-3 (4th in NFC North)Chicago Bears: 2-3 (3rd in NFC North)
Vikings - byeBears 27, Packers 20
When the Vikings have the ball: Brad Childress still hasn’t decided on a starting quarterback between Tarvaris Jackson and Kelly Holcomb. Whichever man gets the call...Read Full Story
Filed under: Vikings, NFL Gossip, Minnesota, The Word
Sean Jensen of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports on the Vikings Now blog that two Minnesota Vikings players, running back Chester Taylor and defensive end Erasmus James, got into a fight after practice on Wednesday. No one is saying what started the fight, but Jensen offers this report , citing four members of the team:
James landed at least one punch before the two were separated, and their scrap prompted head coach Brad Childress to...Read Full Story
Filed under: Buccaneers, Vikings, Minnesota, Tampa Bay
In need of a tailback now that Cadillac Williams is out for the season, the Bucs called the Vikings this week to see about trading for third-string tailback Mewelde Moore. The two teams tried to work out a deal, but the Vikings asked for a first-day pick (likely a third rounder), which was too steep for the Bucs taste–they were offering a sixth-round pick.
It’s smart for the Vikings to start out with a steep price, but if Minnesota can...Read Full Story
The records are falling, both obvious and obscure.
Vikings kicker Blair Walsh has punctuated his rookie campaign with an all-time record. With a 56-yard field goal, Walsh has set a new NFL record with his ninth make from 50 or more yards.Vikings ApparelChristian Ponder JerseyWalsh previously shared the mark with Morten Andersen and Jason Hanson.
Now all Walsh needs is a good nickname. wholesale nfl jersey fkgkesq% Jim Souhan of the Minneapolis Star Tribune has embarked on an effort to...Read Full Story