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A Few Vikings Storylines To Follow

Posted by Mike Wobschall on February 13, 2012 – 7:13 am

I’ve been away on vacation the past few days, but that doesn’t mean I’m not keeping up with Vikings-related developments in the news. Here are a few storylines I’ve taken note of over the past several days and how they impact the Vikings.

Feel free to chime in on any of them by providing your thoughts in the comments section below this entry…

– The Oakland Raiders released CB Stanford Routt on Thursday. This news becomes relevant to the Vikings immediately because the secondary is an area of the team that could use an influx of talent. I addressed the question of whether Routt would fit with the Vikings in this week’s Monday Morning Mailbag, so check it out to read more about this possibility.

– Staying in the secondary, it was reported that Alabama S Mark Barron will have surgery to repair two hernias, which will prevent him from participating in the Combine and could cause his draft stock to fall. For his sake, hopefully these developments won’t adversely impact his NFL career. For the Vikings sake, I wonder if a big drop in Barron’s draft stock could put the team in position to nab the best safety in the draft with the 3rd pick of the 2nd round. My sense is that would be a huge steal for the Vikings. This is complete speculation on my part, but isn’t that what we’re supposed to do at this point in the pre-draft process?

– The Pittsburgh Steelers restructured the contracts of CB Ike Taylor and LBs Lawrence Timmons and LaMarr Woodley to create cap space. Don’t be surprised if we similar news from the Vikings this offseason, as they face several of what I call “50-50” decisions on veteran players. CB Cedric Griffin, LB EJ Henderson, G Steve Hutchinson and CB Antoine Winfield are just a few examples of players with whom this tactic may (or may not) apply.

– Kevin Acee of UT San Diego writes that the San Diego Chargers are likely to cut LT Marcus McNeill to clear cap space. LT is another position often speculated about regarding the Vikings, but most of the speculation centers on acquiring a LT in the draft. Obviously LT is a premier position in the NFL, so it’s rare to find a good one available in free agency. But McNeill would be a good one and he could be available in free agency. He’s 28 years old and is a two-time Pro Bowler. Something to consider at least.


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632 Responses to “A Few Vikings Storylines To Follow”

  1. By Spencer on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    Routt gave up 9TD’s last year for the Raiders. Why should we go after this guy again?

  2. By Spencer on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    Please, for the love of God…..Cut Cedric Griffin Leslie. You ignorantly released Bryant McKinnie before the season to make a point. So why not cut the player who routinely did NOT perform on Sunday? Week in and week out Cedric gave up TD’s that hurt the Minnesota Vikings chances of winning. WR’s were eager to be matched up against Griffin because they knew they had an advantage.

    I want somebody to give me TWO reasons for why we should keep the guy.

  3. By Spencer on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    And somebody tell Winfield to move his A– to Strong Safety. 3-4 million a year to be in the slot? Please, Benny Sapp is a good Nickel Cornerback in his own right. If Winfield still refuses to play safey, Cut Him.

  4. By Spencer on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    ———Abdullah————————————————Winfield—————–

    Cook—————————————————————————–Finnegan

    ——————Greenway———–C.Lofton—————–E.Griffin————-
    ——–Allen—————Williams——————–Ballard—————–Robison

    *That is a top ten defense.

  5. By Bigfan1 on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    Thanks Mike for all your work helping the Vikings and fans with writing, live commentary at the games, radio shows, and video interviews. It means a lot to all of us out here. Keep up the great work.

  6. By Spencer on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    These were our Secondary players in 2010. Their Pass Defense was ranked 10th…yes, 10th. And that was the year when Jared Allen and company got absolutely no pressure on the opposing Quarterbacks.

    Husain Abdullah FS
    Asher Allen CB
    Eric Frampton SS
    Jamarca Sanford SS
    Lito Sheppard CB
    Marcus Sherels CB
    Frank Walker CB
    Antoine Winfield CB

    We dont need Star Power to be a good defense, we need Discipline!

  7. By lisa on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    The release of Briant Mckinney was not an ignorant decision.. He was lazy and came in too over weight. He would have continued this until he got a wake up call and unfortunately for the vikings, that wake up call was his release.. Leslie made the right decision.. Sometimes players need events like this to get their stuff together.

  8. By OTKalil2012 on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    Lisa…Your blog couldn’t be more correct…McKinney was told by Frazier after the 2009 season to come back to training camp for the 2010 seaosn in better shape and a playing weight lighter than he was at during the the 2009 season…Instead of losing weight…He put on a ton of weight…And came in totally out of shape…Not taking any of Frazier’s advice was foolish on McKinney’s end…The mistake was not in getting rid of McKinny…But that the Vikings might have gotten something for the slob in a trade…If they would have tried that route before releasing him…

  9. By OTKalil2012 on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    When a team is rebuilding…That team has “one shot” at releasing veterans and just going totally on youth…Veterans are still going to complain on players released…And if they do…They should be traded or released also…And that means ANY negative comments or players to the new system being put in place…So I am hoping the “restructured contracts” don’t happen at all…Vikings tried the “all in” veteran roster to win a super bowl…That almost worked but didn’t…Now the team is left with a mess…Its time to get young and grow as a team…With a very young team…I expect big changes this season…And expect it to all be with a total youth movement…

  10. By jer olson on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    Just a thought. Put Cedric Griffen at safety he seemed much quicker at the end of the year. Also as far as Everson goes he will be starting at DE or OLB hes just to talented not to be out there

  11. By hognuts on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    RANDY MOSS!!!! he’s back! get him!

  12. By OTKalil2012 on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    Vikings need to stay away fro D Jackson…Sounds like the Eagles plan on using the franchise tag on him…But you can bet even with all the positve talk from Reid about Jackson..Its only car salesman talk to get a trade worked out for Jackson…The guy is a locker room cancer…And had alligator arms last season also…Bad news Vikings…Stay away from the future Benard Berrian wanna be….

  13. By Titus Flavius Caesar Vespasianus Augustus on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    I knew it– Moss back to the Vikings!

  14. By Moss Fan on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :)

  15. By OTKalil2012 on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    R Wayne has made a public statement he could see himself playing with the Patriots…Hope that doesn’t happen..Match up Waynr and Welker (if Welker signs an extension he is a free agent this off season)…Add the monster Te’s…Wow that makes the Pats tough to beat if they get help in their secondary this off season…

  16. By Derrick.G on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    Cedrick Griffen was recovering from an acl tear in both his knees, hes a solid player who came on strong towards the end of last year, why get rid of him if we have nobody to replace him? And Spence, Finnegan isnt going to happen, Vikings wont go after him it seems.
    http://www.nfl.com/news/story/09000d5d826eacf1/article/report-if-finnegan-becomes-free-agent-lions-might-make-a-play?module=HP11_headline_stack

  17. By TheRealDon™ on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    Griffen will be cut get over it..

  18. By Geiber on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    Moss is coming back lets sign him! On NFL.Com it says Randy is coming back and had decided to take 2011 off due to some personal issues. I’m sure we could get him for an ok price and god nows he can stil play football! I’d offer him a contract in a heartbeat! Even if he doesn’t play at full speed Randy just being Randy he’ll probably still get double coverage which would more than help out percy and Aromashodu.!.

  19. By Rogerthevikefan on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    Chargers OT Marcus McNeil was good but with nagging injuries his skills have droped quickly. FA OT Jared Gaither also played for the Chargers and he played better than McNeil and is younger.

  20. By Rogerthevikefan on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    The Front Office should target FA Wr Dwayne Bowe he is the best available and he draws double teams. If they miss out on him they should try to get Wr Stevie Johnson yes he is a No. 2 who acts like a CLOWN but he puts up good numbers and will not cost as much as Bowe, V. JAX, or Colston.

  21. By Titus Flavius Caesar Vespasianus Augustus on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    Where is Shawn? Start blogging your campaign for Moss.

  22. By Viking33 on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    No Moss – No Moss – and that is not Spanish I am speaking, but it does mean No More – No More.

    I am glad they cut Mt McKinnie, he was an oaf that did not take anything seriously.

    Marcus McNeil is interesting, but you have to ask why the Chargers don’t seem to want him anymore.

  23. By DeerTracks on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    TitusLongHandle…Do you need anyone to blog for the return of Moss…Everybody in the Viking World knows he would be a great addition to the Viking WR Corps…..

    Are you listioning, Viking Bigshots???

  24. By DeerTracks on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    All the Viking fans except V=33 that is….

    Moss can still play, and very good, but as always, the Vikings Headcheeze still don’t know the diffrence between cow poop, and peanut butter….

  25. By Moss Fan on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

  26. By Rogerthevikefan on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    Stevie Johnson is 25 years old he will actually have time to develop with Ponder, Peterson, Harvin, and Rudolph. He likley can get brought in for a 5 year contract paying 5-7 million a year. Johnson is the choice over Moss because of up side and long term investment.

  27. By Titus Flavius Caesar Vespasianus Augustus on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    DeerTracks, you said it yourself so eloquently on the front office, so yes, you agree with me that we need to shout loudly– bring Moss home to retire as a Viking!

  28. By Spencer on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    I dont get it. You guys all loath the idea of picking up Desean Jackson because hes a diva and all that jazz. So now that Moss says he wants to come back to football, everybody wants him? Last time I checked Moss is just like Jackson…except D-jax still has talent.

    Why do we want a guy on our team who said “I play when I wanna play.”

    Stay away from Randy Moss.

  29. By hognuts on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    Bring him home! PUll yer 84 jerseys out!!

  30. By Titus Flavius Caesar Vespasianus Augustus on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    Spencer, Lisa schooled you on McKinney before. I will see what she has to say about Moss.

  31. By Titus Flavius Caesar Vespasianus Augustus on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    BAROOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO

  32. By Spencer on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    Can we just cancel Women’s Sports?

    http://sports.yahoo.com/blogs/highschool-prep-rally/cheerleading-coach-removed-calling-team-highfalutin-heifers-133347843.html

  33. By Spencer on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    @Titus, she did not school me. And last time I checked Mckinne is 10x better than Charlie Johnson. So releasing him was ignorant.

  34. By Titus Flavius Caesar Vespasianus Augustus on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    Allowing a player to NOT listen to the coach would be a disaster for the entire team– McKinnie cut himself– he had every opportunity to take action. Nice to see he got a wake up call, but Frazier showed true leadership there– and yes, Lisa took you to school.

  35. By 61vikings on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    @Viking33
    Agree 100%!! No Moss, No Moss!! Move on people!!

  36. By Spencer on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    Then why doesnt the secondary get cut for NOT listening to the coach?

    http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2011/12/16/vikings-defenders-regularly-ignored-play-calls/

  37. By Spencer on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    So let met try to wrap my head around this- A player who is told during the OFF-SEASON to keep his weight down simply ignored the coach and as a result gets cut. But players DURING a game ignore the coaches play-calls and as a result they get to stay on the team?

    Not keeping your weight down is worse than Ignoring plays the coach called?

  38. By Rogerthevikefan on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    My dog can play corner better than most of the guys on the team. Although he would get plenty of personal fouls.

  39. By Rogerthevikefan on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    He has what Viking coaching staff likes in their corners lack of size.

  40. By Rogerthevikefan on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    Stevie Johnson is better than D. JAX he actually goes all out. Johnson is a CLOWN but he cares about the team while D. JAX is about himself. Same with Moss. Stevie Johnson needs to be a Viking.

  41. By Rogerthevikefan on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    S. Johnson put up back to back 1000 yard season together with Ryan Fitzpatrick and Capt. Checkdown Trent Edwards at Qb. Nuff said

  42. By billmarchetti on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    vikings need to get cook acquitted barron @ safety and tyvon branch @ safety winfield @ nickel corner and a cb in 3rd round our own or the compensatory pick we will be getting at end of the 3rd round.
    1st round- kalil
    2nd- barron
    3rd- heyward cb vandy who is good tackler must in cover 2
    3rd comp- wr who fits our west coast

  43. By Rogerthevikefan on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    Coastal Carolina CB Josh Norman has great size 6 ft. He plays physical and has good ball skills will be early 3rd round pick.

  44. By Adam on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    Winfield should be moved to safety in my opinion he still has a big place on this roster. They need help at CB there is no doubt but dont give up on Cedric yet. The guy had huge potential before that double ACL tear, he can still be a good corner plus he was in the top 5 in tackles this year. I would love to see Justin Blackmon in purple next year with the #3 pick. CB and OL are also big needs. If cook comes back and we draft a CB with winfield at S i think the secondary will be solid.

  45. By Titus Flavius Caesar Vespasianus Augustus on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    One word: RandyMoss.

  46. By Spencer on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    Two words: Washed Up.

  47. By Rocksalt on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    I say no mass to Moss. Besides, he most likely would choose a team with playoff hopes, not a rebuild…

  48. By Rocksalt on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    meant no mas, not mass

  49. By Geiber on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    Three words: Randy Can Play

  50. By Titus Flavius Caesar Vespasianus Augustus on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    There is talk of him going to Chicago — really? Spencer, would you like to see our rival have Randy Moss? He would smoke us. Moss will be a force. We need to get him in purple and let him prove out his last year or two.

  51. By NovaScotiaVike on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    Speaking of ” washed up “, I’ve got to remember to send Chris Cook some ” soap-on-a-rope “

  52. By DeerTracks on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    Spencer baby, THREE words…YOU are the one washed up…

    When was the last time you washed behind your big, flappy, ears?.

    Sign Randy Moss!..

  53. By Spencer on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    Id rather sign Desean Jackson. Hes the better player.

  54. By Titus Flavius Caesar Vespasianus Augustus on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    Could you imagine Webb and Moss on the field with a much improved O Line and AP back– or even Toby? Defenses would be sprinting around gasping for oxygen tanks.

  55. By Titus Flavius Caesar Vespasianus Augustus on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    Just read D. Jackson will probably be franchised by Philly– so Spencer, get over him!

  56. By Carl on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    I say cut Griffin cb, E.J. Henderson mlb, Huthinson,Herrara og, this will free up some cap space.
    Free agency
    Laron Landry SS 4 yrs. 28 mil.
    Stanford Rout CB 5 yrs. 30 mil. or
    Brandon Carr CB 5 yrs. 25 mil.
    Carl Nicks OG 5 yrs. 25 mil or
    Vernon Carey OG 5 yrs. 20 mil
    Paul Soliai NT 3 yrs. 15 mil
    Robert Meachum WR 5 yrs. 25 mil or
    Dwayne Bowe WR 5 yrs. 25 mil or
    Mario Manningham WR 4 yrs. 25 mil
    I would cut cook if he is not equitted.

    Nfl Draft 2012 Vikings

    Rd 1Matt Kalil ot trade down a little to get extra draft picks.
    Rd 2 Stephon Gilmore cb
    Rd 3 Antonio Allen ss
    Rd 3 comp Brandon Washington og
    Rd 4 Marvin Mcnutt WR
    Rd 5 Robert Blanton cb

    Rd3

  57. By DeerTracks on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    Get rid of Cook, Use that money to sign Randy Moss!

    Randy is more valuable to the Vikings then a beater of Women..

    Not to mention the questions about his ability as a corner….

  58. By tdurfeightyeight on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    Spielman needs to sign Moss,if he still has the ability to play the game then great,if he can’t go,it sure would be nice to see him retire as a Viking.He deserves that much i think.
    Mckinnie had to go,not only because of the weight it was also a fact he was playing his position lazy.During the AFC championship game Mckinnie showed his true self again,playing like a turd.
    It would be nice to see activity in the free agency,but it ain’t happenin’ if the state doesn’t get crackin’ and take the stadium issue with some urgency.
    D. jax will be franchised… so you can forget that.Landry from the ‘skins and Grubbs from the Ravens would be sweet.
    Vikings need to trade down.Here’s how it gonna work.Colts take Luck,Rams will either trade down or take Kalil or Blackmon.I believe with Coach Fischer at the reins they will take Kalil(USC connect) The Vikes will trade with the Browns,receiving in return the 4th and 24th in the first round.Browns take RG III and the Vikes draft either Claiborne,Blackmon,or Reiff,alot will depend on the combines in ten days.

  59. By Anthony on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    I really hope Mark Barron’s draft stock falls and he falls to us in the 2nd round that would be amazing he’s a great safety and would help us tremendously

  60. By NovaScotiaVike on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    DeerTracks, it’s so nice to know that some people still realize that you don’t EVER laya hand on a woman. It’s called being a man.

  61. By NovaScotiaVike on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    * Insert “hit” , “strike” , “strangle” or “hurt” for “lay a hand on’. I’m guilty of laying a few hands on.

  62. By Rocksalt on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    I would like to see Blackmon in a Vikes uniform.

  63. By Anthony on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    Draft:
    Rd 1. Kalil OT (USC)
    Rd 2. Barron S (ALB)
    Rd 3. Johnson CB (Montana)
    Rd 4. Polk RB (Wash)

    Free Agency pick ups:
    Routt CB (Oak)
    Griffin S (Ten)
    Lofton LB (Atl)
    Carey OG (Mia)
    V. Jackson WR (SD)
    Johnson WR (Buf)

  64. By Rocksalt on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    However ,,,,our pressing needs suggest Oline and DB

  65. By Spencer on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    @Deertracks. How dare you question Cooks ability to play Cornerback!! In 6 games he gave up 15 catches which is about 2.5 per game. Thats Good!! You may question his character but questioning his ability to play CB is stupid.

    Who is the ONLY Cb on our team to give up Zero catches in the 4th Quarter? Chris Cook.

  66. By LarsonFamily on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    Spencer- Dont worry the Vikingis will release Cedric Griffin. It will happen and we are still waiting for the court on March 5th for Chris Cook. Obviously if he gets away either way the coach will have alot of desclinpary to him on the offseason to make up his mistake for the off field behavior.

  67. By LarsonFamily on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    Dont waste your breath on Cedric Griffin, hes going to be gone once again.

  68. By LarsonFamily on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    I am alittle disappointed about E.J. Henderson might be in the club to be released. He still had over 100 tackles last season how would that gets him released? Most of the linebackers in other teams barely get over 100 and they dont get released. That is strange.

  69. By Spencer on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    Sounds like a Class-Act…

    http://football.about.com/od/nationalfootballleague/a/mossantics.htm

  70. By Derrick.G on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    Why is there so much love for this idiot? Chris Crook.

  71. By Derrick.G on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    Crook will be gone, hes easy to replace…..when you only play 6 games, its not like you’ll miss him

  72. By LarsonFamily on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    Now back to Bryant McKinnie conversation earlier. He is 10 times better than Charlie Johnson and we are pretty much stupid to released him even when we could just put him in speical programs to help him lose weight. The Ravens team did just that to Bryant McKinnie, he didn’t play the first NFL game as a Ravens team until his weight is caught up. After he became a starter in Raven’s 2nd game, he was one of the greatest Free Agent steal since the SuperBowl in 2001 (not sure what year), and he is 5th Among best LT in 2011. So compare any of our O-LIne against him, Mckinnie beats all of our O-Line. So basically we made a fatal mistakes for releasing him, even worse we could just trade him and pick up a few picks off of him. Vikings is a mess, not Mckinnie.

  73. By Spencer on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    If Cook is a coward for putting his hands on his girl, then what is Randy Moss for runinng over a female traffic cop with his car?

  74. By LarsonFamily on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    Lol Spencer. Randy Moss and Chris Cook are pretty much alike but even if its all about outside behavior of how they wanted Moss back to our team, they shouldn’t waste their breath on Chris Cook. Chris Cook has alot of years left on him and he is a good CB. I never said he is the greatest CB, but good. He is way better than Cedric Griffin. Just because he is from Texas does not mean he is great.

  75. By LarsonFamily on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    If Vikings bring in Stanford Routt, that is the worst mistakes Vikings has made. He is 2 times worse than Cedric Griffin and what I would say to the Vikings. WTF is wrong with you keep bringing in worse players in to give them a chance when their stats tells you they suck? NO STANFORD ROUTT! NO!

  76. By vikings fan australia on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    this offseason, sign stevie johnson, move winfield to strong safety, get cook ready to play starting cb, sign kalil, sign routt, and sign lofton, maybe sign moss (very cheap contract)

  77. By Spencer on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    Who received a 30-day jail sentence because of a fight?
    While serving that 30 day jail sentence who tested positive for weed?
    Who served 60 Extra days in jail for violating his probation?
    Who was fined 25k for squirting an official
    Who was fined 25k for touching an official in the same month?
    Who was fined 15k for verbaly abusing Vikings staff?
    Who takes plays off and says “I play, when I wanna play”?
    Who was arrested after knocking over a traffic cop in his car?
    Who was fined 5k for his role in a fight vs Chicago?
    Who was fined 5k for spiking the ball at the foot of Dre’ Bly?
    Who was fined 10k for mooning the Packers?
    Who cowardly walked off the field with 2sec left against Washington?

  78. By vikemike on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    The vikings are in for a long couple of years. With no stadium and a terrible coaching staff coaching some terrible talent, nobody is going to want to come up here. They are going to have to do it through the draft and I don’t trust that our GM could pull that off. Its going to be a LONG LONG time before we are in the playoffs again

  79. By DeerTracks on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    Spencer…So Cook “only” gave up 2,5 catches in a game?

    Those were most likely the games that were close, until your pal Cook gave the games to the other teams…

    Who is talking stupid now, hotshot…

  80. By Moss Fan on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    Spencer once again its easy to find the non Viking fan.

    Spencer negative comment list

    1- Jared Allen … shows up every Sunday
    2- Chad Greenway … shows up every Sunday
    3- Percy Harvin … a few Migraines are forgivable
    4- Visanthe Shiancoe … shows up every Sunday
    5- Cedric Griffin … shows up every Sunday
    6- Randy Moss … shows up every Sunday
    7- Adrian Peterson … just got injured but is good for 14 games per season

    Spencers favorite player

    Chris Cook
    Bryant McKinnie

  81. By Spencer on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    Cook gave up Zero catches in the 4th Quarter. So how did he “give games to the other teams?”…..That was your pal, Cedric Griffin.

  82. By Moss Fan on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    LOL another couple of months we will have a ALL TIME Viking starting lineup on Spencers negativity list

  83. By LarsonFamily on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    You are, Deer Track.

  84. By Moss Fan on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    BTW that was funny when Moss squirt the official hahahahahahha

    Remember Moss was playing football and squirted the official

    Moss was playing

    you know on Sundays when its time to play

  85. By LarsonFamily on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    Chris Cook has not give up more than 2 catches a game than Cedric Griffin. He has give up 4 catches per games include 12 touchdown that he gave up while Chris Cook gave up only 2. And those 2 touchdown he gave up was in the red zones. Cedric Griffin gave up that are not in the red zones. Hows that for your statistics?

  86. By Spencer on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    @Moss Fan

    1. I think Jared Allen is great, just not in the 4th. (Only 3 sacks)
    2. I never had anything bad to say about Greenway
    3. I think Percy is a beast.
    4. Va$hitttte Shianco is the most overrated player on the team.
    5. Cedric Griffin is just TERRIBLE
    6. Randy Moss was Great in the past, now hes not.
    7. I think AP is on his way to Canton.

  87. By Moss Fan on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    Spencer arent you the guy that says “you dont get it all i care is what they do on the field. i dont care what they do off the field” ?

    Moss is always on the field

    Cook isnt

  88. By LarsonFamily on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    Cedric Griffin has give up 4 catches per games include 12 touchdown that he gave up while Chris Cook only give up 2.

  89. By Spencer on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    I get it, you guys hate Cook because he has bad character. I just dont understand how you love all love Moss even though he was a terrible person.

  90. By LarsonFamily on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    Why are you guys bashing Chris Cook? He is really good CB if you want to compare him and Griffin, Cook wins. Watch the off season, NFL Combine, and then after the Draft. I promise you Griffin is going to be gone before NFL Draft. He sucks.

  91. By vikings4life on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    McNeil was arleady cut Mike Wobschall

  92. By LarsonFamily on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    The only thing I am most concerned about is E.J. Henderson, I dont understand why the vikings has the guts to release him when he has over 100 tackles? I would say that is good that he has over 100 tackles! We want LBs to get at least or more than 100 tackles than sittin 40 tackles like most teams has.

  93. By Moss Fan on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    Specially for you Spencer or should I call you Joe Buck err suck

  94. By Moss Fan on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    Spencer we dont care about off the field stuff. We just want a guy that shows up and gives everything he has to the team

  95. By LarsonFamily on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    Spnecer- Let them talk they know we wont get Moss anyway. They are dreaming nowadays.

  96. By LarsonFamily on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    Vikings hates Moss way to much than Chris Cook. So dont worry about how they react to Randy Moss which it wont happen. They are dreaming masturbating about Randy Moss, let them.

  97. By LarsonFamily on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    Chris Cook will prove the rookie Vikings Fans how great he is worth to be on our team as a CB. Let them learn.

  98. By Moss Fan on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    Moss beats Revis 2010 …

  99. By Spencer on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    By Moss Fan on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    Spencer we dont care about off the field stuff. We just want a guy that shows up and gives everything he has to the team
    ———————————————————————————————–

    That dam sure wasnt Randy Moss…

  100. By LarsonFamily on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

  101. By Moss Fan on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    Moss beats Cromartie 2010

  102. By vikings4life on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    chris cook will hopefullly be the comeback player of the year if he still a vike i pray he is.
    I will be the first to say what he did is unacceptable just as a human regardless who he is or anything like that.
    But people make mistakes especially young people most of us probably don’t know what its like to be 22 23 and making millions you just think your untouchable.
    He should get another chance and hope that this changes him as a person so that he never will do this again because he has the skills to be the best corner in the NFC no doubt 6 2″ and when he is confident he can stop anyone.
    Thats why with him and we need to draft claiborne or trade back and get dre kirkpatrick first round and get the saftey from alabama second we would have a superbowl defense. Toby gerhart will rush for 1500 yrds cause ap wont be back and we wont rush him because we wont need him….. till the superbowl.

  103. By LarsonFamily on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    Theres many videos of Cedric Griffin missed tackles, giving up touchdown, and he was benched 3 games last year.

  104. By DeerTracks on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    Spencer thinks he knows everything, and he is very irritating to those of us that do….

    I buy my Crystal. Ball.. from Tiiffany’s, Spence gets his at a K-Mart Bluelight special..

  105. By Spencer on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

  106. By LarsonFamily on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    See all the Cedric Griffin giving up so many touchdowns up above?

  107. By LarsonFamily on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    Now Spencer find a video and show us what Chris Cook has done?

  108. By Moss Fan on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    Spence

    Randy Moss played in 202 NFL Regular season games missing only 6 games his entire 13 year career

    Moss is top 10 All time in all 3 of the major stats for a WR.

    Id say Im right and your wrong … Moss is a baller and shows up to play every week

  109. By Spencer on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    Shawn, he admitted to taking off plays during games..

  110. By Spencer on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    @Larson

    There isnt much tape on Chris Cook haha.

  111. By Moss Fan on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    LarsonFamily heres a Chris Cook Highlight Video from weeks 7-16

  112. By LarsonFamily on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    Exactly because he hasn’t done anything wrong to earn himself on the Video to be the worst CB highlighted lol.

  113. By LarsonFamily on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    What is the point Moss Fans? He assaulted the police officer in downtown Minneapolis. Just beacuse he wasn’t as bad as Chris Cook is because he made 120 million dollars. Chris Cook made 575,000, it is easier to put him in jail or suspended him when we can’t do that to Moss because then it will cost us MONEY. WAKE UP MORON

  114. By LarsonFamily on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    Chris Cook is cheaper to get suspended and to get himi benched. We can afford that but to Moss, we COULD NOT AFFORD HIM TO BE BENCHED. HE WAS SUPPOSED TO BE BENCHED ENTIRE YEAR, FOR HIS BEHAVIOR OFF THE FIELD. ARE YOU A CRACK HEAD? ITS THE MONEY CRACKHEAD.

  115. By Spencer on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    If Randy Moss was still good, I would want him on this team without question.

  116. By Moss Fan on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    Larson … what part of Moss plays 16 games per season are you missing?

  117. By LarsonFamily on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    I personally like Randy Moss but for the fact of the Vikings they will not sign Randy Moss and never will. Now for the sake of your misleading concepts about Chris Cook how he never shows up, he was benched. If he was not benched he would of played every single game. He had no choice but being benched due to his off field behavior and I wish the Vikings had the guts to do that to Randy Moss and maybe, just maybe he would learned his lesson and change his behavior like he is now. He is 35, being cut by the Vikings, and Titians QB never threw him the ball, and then no NFL TEAMS wants Moss last year was his wake up call. It is part of his decplinary as of 1 year being benched for off field behavior. Same thing for Chris Cook , he got benched for 8 games last year and we had the guts to do it.

  118. By LarsonFamily on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    Again, Moss Fan you obviously dont understand. Moss is supposed to be suspended for a year but we could not afford Moss to be suspended because he makes 120 millions and he is the only WR we have at the time. If we benched him then the Vikings team collasped it is like he is putting Vikings in hostage. Chris Cook, he makes 575,000 and it doesn’t affect us to have him benched him. We have multiple CB and our team are in Rebuilding Mode so it is like it don’t matter if he shows up or not. He still got benched 8 games last year for his off the field behavior.

  119. By LarsonFamily on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    I am trying to be more basic and easy for you guys to undersand. Here is what Moss has done below.

    Who received a 30-day jail sentence because of a fight?
    While serving that 30 day jail sentence who tested positive for weed?
    Who served 60 Extra days in jail for violating his probation?
    Who was fined 25k for squirting an official
    Who was fined 25k for touching an official in the same month?
    Who was fined 15k for verbaly abusing Vikings staff?
    Who takes plays off and says “I play, when I wanna play”?
    Who was arrested after knocking over a traffic cop in his car?
    Who was fined 5k for his role in a fight vs Chicago?
    Who was fined 5k for spiking the ball at the foot of Dre’ Bly?
    Who was fined 10k for mooning the Packers?
    Who cowardly walked off the field with 2sec left against Washington?

    Now has Moss learned a lesson from it? He has continue to create problematic for the teams and not once he was suspeneded from the games.

    Now Chris Cook-
    He choked his wife and got domestic abuse charges.

    That is only 1 mistake he has done and he end up getting benched for 8 games, included paying big fine. Will he learn his lesson? Absolutely.

    Now compare these two, who will learn their lesson, Moss or Cook? Obviously not Moss.

  120. By Spencer on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    Its time to move on. Lets agree to disagree. I have my opinions, and you guys have yours.

    Take Care.

  121. By Titus Flavius Caesar Vespasianus Augustus on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    Larsongang, listen up. Not one of that laundry list on Moss is about hitting your significant other in your home. Squirting an official with a water bottle and mooning Green Bay fans is like a high school prank– take those off the list. Cook is a full grown big muscular athlete who showed strength by smacking a woman around? To think that was his first time is quite naive. The man needs help and I hope he gets it, but don’t compare lemons with pumpkins. Moss may have done some sour things, but Cook’s mess is much more haunting. And who are you to say Cook will absolutely learn from his mistake? Men that are abusive need serious long term help– deep anger and insecurities abound in his psyche.

  122. By LarsonFamily on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    So it is okay to drive your car and run over a police officer in down town in Minneapolis? That lady is a woman and you are saying Chris Cook is bigger than Randy Moss’s car? So is it ok if we used Moss influence and run around in downtown running over all the police officers because Moss does it? No it is not ok. She went to the hospital and received speical care just like Chris Cook’s g/f has received. Randy not once got suspended from it while Chris Cook got suspended. How did Chris Cook finally get suspeneded from the Vikings is because we learned from Moss mistakes. We were smarter enough to stop him now and give him assitance help from all the options we gave him such as, counseling, thearphy, pscyhologist and etc to make sure he is going the right path. We did nothing but bend our knees and obey Moss terrible role models in the State of Minnesota.

  123. By LarsonFamily on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    assistance* and therapy*

  124. By Moss Fan on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    LOL … Larson next time you listen to the media and they tell you how good or bad people are remember how you yourself twisted words and stretched the truth. Now add in the fact that people in the media have writers and wordsmiths who are 10x as intelligent as you and whamo … you got yourself FOX news

  125. By TheRealDon™ on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    I LOVED THIS DAY i REMEMBER WATCHING THIS GAME..

  126. By TheRealDon™ on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

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  127. By Mark B on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    While I respect the opinion of those who think that bringing in a 35 year old receiver in the middle of rebuilding a franchise (you know, trying to get younger) is a good thing, I feel the need to say this:

    What the heck are y’all smokin’ and can I get some?!?

    While Moss MIGHT be able to play yet, how many more years does he have in the tank? IMO the Vikes would be better served in acquiring a younger receiver in free agency (Stevie Johnson, as an example) or through the draft (*hint hint* Justin Blackmon). We’ve seen the Vikes bring in or hold onto veterans, but I think they need to make a concerted effort to get younger and more talented.

    Just my $0.02

  128. By Spencer on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    Couldnt agree more Mike Brilliance.

  129. By Spencer on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    *Mark

  130. By TheRealDon™ on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    Moss needs to retire in a Vikings jersey..

  131. By LarsonFamily on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    Someone needs to explain to Moss Fans. Any volunteers will be great appreicated.

  132. By Moss Fan on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    Think about this … we have so many holes on our team. Bringing back Moss for 1 season might be perfect for us to take a WR #1 in next years draft. Moss retires where he should retire and gets his 1,000th catch where he got his first

  133. By Titus Flavius Caesar Vespasianus Augustus on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    LarsonGroup – I knew when I wrote my piece exactly how you would respond– if I didn’t, I would be a pathetic writer. I saw the traffic cop incident coming two kilometers away– listen, that was a young man pushing an authority figure– from what I understand she had to keep backing up and eventually slipped– Moss did not run her over. Listen, many young men question authority– most of Moss’ antics were of this nature– not comparable to terrorizing your loved one in the privacy of your home–

  134. By Moss Fan on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    All of those WRs you want us to sign will demand in the 8million dollar range. Moss wont. We have too many needs to not be extremely smart with … straight cash homie

    LT
    RG
    MLB
    CB
    SS
    FS
    WR

    after round 2 in the draft … its rare to find starters.

  135. By LarsonFamily on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    So you’ve decided to become a monies? Since when my Name is LarsonGroup when I am great respected to your opinions and not once I’ved changed your name into something else? As you’ve seen earlier my name is LarsonFamily and leave the name alone. Thank You.

  136. By LarsonFamily on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    The point is Vikings will not Sign Randy Moss. They wont and they never will. Why are you guys wasting your breath believing there is a miracle bringing Moss back to our Team when He trashed us in the beginning and then we destroyed him at the end? What part dont you understand? He is not coming to the team that destroyed him. Chances are he is giong to be the England Patriots as he mentioned in the interview the day he got kicked out of the team. I love England Offense. Do you see any Vikings he has the love for in the interview? No. Is that enough to debreifying your conculsion?

  137. By LarsonFamily on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    Excuse me Conclusion*

  138. By Moss Fan on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    Heres what we are almost assured of … if Spielman is smart

    LT … Kalil or Reiff in Round 1 of the draft
    RG … Charlie Johnson vs Anthony Herrera
    MLB … a position that must be priority and will cost 8+ million for a long term solution
    CB … draft is deep at corner but you must know a rookie corner will struggle
    SS … probably find a good one for 5million dollar range
    FS … Abdullah should be the solution. and shouldnt be too expensive with Raymond still learning the pro game and a solid #2
    WR … Just like MLB it will be in the 8million dollar range, i think MLB is more important since we have Percy, Rudolph, and Michael Jenkins for weapons

  139. By Spencer on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    But at the end of the day Ponder holds the keys. We will live and die by him.

  140. By NovaScotiaVike on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    By Spencer on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply
    Who received a 30-day jail sentence because of a fight?
    While serving that 30 day jail sentence who tested positive for weed?
    Who served 60 Extra days in jail for violating his probation?
    Who was fined 25k for squirting an official
    Who was fined 25k for touching an official in the same month?
    Who was fined 15k for verbaly abusing Vikings staff?
    Who takes plays off and says “I play, when I wanna play”?
    Who was arrested after knocking over a traffic cop in his car?
    Who was fined 5k for his role in a fight vs Chicago?
    Who was fined 5k for spiking the ball at the foot of Dre’ Bly?
    Who was fined 10k for mooning the Packers?
    Who cowardly walked off the field with 2sec left against Washington? ………..WHO NEVER COWARDLY STRANGLED A WOMAN ????

  141. By NovaScotiaVike on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    Spencer, I suspect that you are very young, you better learn that spiking the ball or smoking weed does not = abusing a woman.

  142. By NovaScotiaVike on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    By LarsonFamily on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply
    Vikings hates Moss way to much than Chris Cook. So dont worry about how they react to Randy Moss which it wont happen. They are dreaming masturbating about Randy Moss, let them……..You just exude class, LarsonFamily.

  143. By LarsonFamily on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    Back to the point about Ponder. I’ve read tons of opinions and disloylaties from the Vikings Fans about Ponder. Already you guys has lot faith about Ponder in his first year as a QB. How could you!?!? Tom Brady, Peyton Manning are the best QB is because they have the best OLine while we have the worse OLine. Imagine that if these 2 QB is in our OLine will they be the best QB as they are now? Sadly to say, but no they wouldn’t be. Now to those disloyalites Vikings Fans, you need to understand Ponder has tried his best with the OLine we’ve got and he still proves he can compete to these 2 champions QB as their first year as a rookie. Here is the stats.

    Peyton Manning … 326-575 = 56.7% completions … 3,739 yards … 26TD-28INT… 71.2 QB Rating

    Eli Manning … 95-197 = 48.2% completions … 1,043 yards … 9TD-13INT … 55.4 QB Rating

    Chr1stian Ponder … 158-291 = 54.3% completions … 1,853 yards … 13TD-13INT … 70.1 QB Rating

    By the way, Ponder has only played 9 games while they had full season. Now if we have their OLine, his stats will be 2 times greater than it is now.

  144. By LarsonFamily on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    Lost faith on the second second. My bad.

  145. By LarsonFamily on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    Already you guys has lost faith about Ponder in his first year as a QB. How could you!?!?

  146. By LarsonFamily on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    Nova- It is the fact that they are wasting their time believing they will bring in Moss. I exeraggrated to add “masturbating” to give out the attention to it lol. It was supposed to be a joke. Take it easy.

  147. By Titus Flavius Caesar Vespasianus Augustus on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    Larsongang, what do you mean by this:

    So you’ve decided to become a monies?

  148. By Moss Fan on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    Larson … when did your family arrive from Norway? Before you get all defensive Im also a Nowegian ….

  149. By Shawn on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    OK … I’ll be Shawn for awhile.

  150. By Titus Flavius Caesar Vespasianus Augustus on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    LarsonGroup is really starting to worry me.

  151. By Shawn on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    did everyone already know Karl Dunbar is coaching the Jets DL ?

    http://www.1500espn.com/sportswire/Jets_hire_former_Vikings_assistant_Karl_Dunbar_to_coach_their_dline021312

  152. By Parody on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    I agree that Moss did some stupid stuff while he was on our team, but he did some outstanding stuff for us too. If it weren’t for the stupid, he could have easily made himself a first-ballot hall of famer. However, the mooning incident should not, by any stretch be part of his list of misdeeds. He was simply mocking the other team by mimîcking something that they had done to him and the entire team every single year for his entire career. How is that any worse than pretending to hog-tie the QB? It has the same meaning, but uptight prudes are so terrified of children seeing anything that could have the slightest sèxual connotation, that they blew Moss’ one-time act way out of proportion.

    Personally, I loved it. I thought it was hysterical, and well deserving to our biggest rival. But, the next thing you know, they’ll start fining and suspending players for slapping teammates’ rear ends after a good play.

  153. By NovaScotiaVike on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    Titus, don’t be concerned. Lawson family is * simply * asking if we have become 1. any circulating medium of exchange, including coins, paper money, and demand deposits.
    2.
    paper money.
    3.
    gold, silver, or other metal in pieces of convenient form stamped by public authority and issued as a medium of exchange and measure of value.
    4.
    any article or substance used as a medium of exchange, measure of wealth, or means of payment, as checks on demand deposit or cowrie.
    5.
    a particular form or denomination of currency.

  154. By RP-ETF-MV on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    I remain undecided about the Chris Cook thing. I will wait until the decision. I do not mean to favor this kind of thing, but she can do it to herself, and also it coulda been someone else doing it to her, she just said it was him to cash in on the abuse money. There are many sides to this story, and I tihkn Cook showed tremendous ability at the corner position before all that happened. We will see….

  155. By LarsonFamily on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    By the way I looked up at the person who Moss hit is a woman. Funny thing is it is from Kare11 News.

    Viking star Randy Moss will be charged with two misdemeanors following Tuesday’s run in with a Minneapolis traffic agent.

    The agent, 27-year-old Amy Zaccardi, stepped in front of Moss’ car to stop him from making an illegal turn in downtown Minneapolis, and Moss used his car to slowly push the officer along the street, stopping when she fell to the ground, police spokeswoman Cyndi Barrington said.

    Barrington said 27-year-old Amy Zaccardi is a city police officer.

  156. By LarsonFamily on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    Here is what the witness said.

    One witness, Jerry Hullerman, said he was parked near the intersection when he saw Moss driving his car.

    “I saw a really decked-out Lexus pushing the traffic person along,” said Hullerman, who was also interviewed by police. “It was really surreal.”

    He said Zaccardi was facing forward while sitting on the front of the car with one hand on the hood and the other hand on her radio as the car pushed her along.

    After a few seconds, Hullerman said, Moss tapped the accelerator and knocked her down.

    “She fell flat on her face,” Hullerman said, adding that the driver didn’t get out of his car.

    Hullerman said squad cars arrived seconds later and officers took Moss into custody.

  157. By NovaScotiaVike on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    I, for one , am not, nor ever shall be ,Monies .

  158. By LarsonFamily on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    Now who said they saw Moss hit a man? He is lying sack of *hit!. Now the person who mentioned is a man can go join the FOX News.

  159. By LarsonFamily on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    It was Shawn and Titus that said he witness Moss hit a man. What a lying sack of *hit you guys are.

  160. By Titus Flavius Caesar Vespasianus Augustus on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    Exactly as I recalled– Moss pushed her to back up and then she slipped onto the ground– and Moss stopped– he never actually hit her. Not comparable to Mr. Cook in any way. Give it up.

  161. By Parody on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    RP-ETF-MV
    I highly doubt that Cook is nearly as innocent as you’re suggesting he could be. If that were the case, he would have been speaking out adamantly against the accusations. We never even heard any credible source suggest anything close to that. I haven’t seen the facts. I haven’t heard either side give their own explanation, but from the news I have witnessed on the subject I am certain that Cook is guilty. The only questions I have are to what extent, and how severely will he be punished for it?

  162. By Titus Flavius Caesar Vespasianus Augustus on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    Where did I ever say that LarsonGroup? Never! I lived in Minneapolis when that happened– knew it was a woman traffic cop all along. You CANNOT find a post where I said Moss hit a man– you are delusional.

  163. By Titus Flavius Caesar Vespasianus Augustus on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    Read my posts before making allegations, Larson

  164. By LarsonFamily on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    By Titus Flavius Caesar Vespasianus Augustus on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    LarsonGroup – I knew when I wrote my piece exactly how you would respond– if I didn’t, I would be a pathetic writer. I saw the traffic cop incident coming two kilometers away– listen, that was a young man pushing an authority figure– from what I understand she had to keep backing up and eventually slipped– Moss did not run her over. Listen, many young men question authority– most of Moss’ antics were of this nature– not comparable to terrorizing your loved one in the privacy of your home–

  165. By Titus Flavius Caesar Vespasianus Augustus on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    Nova, what am I doing on here– ugh, wasting precious time.

  166. By RP-ETF-MV on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    Thats why I said it could be a possibility, and mos tlikely he did do it. But I am worried because there has been absolutely ZILCH about it. Last bit of info I heard was Cook saying There are always two sides to a story, and we never got to hear his.

  167. By NovaScotiaVike on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    LarsonFamily…..Time to bed down for the night…call your cousins.

  168. By LarsonFamily on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    Moss had a scholarship revoked by Notre Dame in 1995 after being charged with beating up a high school classmate in Rand, W.Va. Moss pleaded guilty to battery and was sentenced to 30 days in jail. He was allowed to defer most of the sentence until after his freshman year in college

  169. By LarsonFamily on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    He beat someone up just like Chris Cook has done. Still rooting for him to be our Vikings team?

  170. By Parody on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    Titus – He was pushing an officer of the law while said officer was on duty, and attempting to enforce the law on him. That’s no small offense. Whether or not the officer was a woman is immaterial. The same goes for whoever it was that Cook strangled. The facts remain the same. Why should it be a bigger offense because it was against someone who is deemed of the “weaker sèx”? Where are the equal rights activists when the equal rights mean they will receive less retribution?

  171. By NovaScotiaVike on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    Titus, yeah, I know,my time spent on here keeps dwindling.

  172. By Shawn on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    WOW Titus. I have read that post 2x now and still dont see what Larson is arguing

  173. By NovaScotiaVike on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    I find it completely amazing how some people can compare a high-school fight, between 2 males, with choking a woman at the age of 24.

  174. By Parody on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    Sawn and Titus – I think Larson is having trouble keeping track of sentence structure. This is where I believe the misunderstanding exists: ” listen, that was a young man pushing an authority figure”

    Somehow Larson got confused and thought that the “young man” you were referring to WAS the “authority figure”.

  175. By LarsonFamily on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    Zaccardi, 27, was directing traffic in downtown Minneapolis on Sept. 24. Police said Moss used his Lexus to push her a half-block, finally knocking her down, during the afternoon rush hour.

    Zaccardi, of Coon Rapids, accuses Moss of assault and battery, intentional infliction of emotional distress and negligence.

    Moss pleaded guilty in December to careless driving, a misdemeanor, and obstructing traffic, a petty misdemeanor. He was fined $1,200 and ordered to perform 40 hours of community service. A petty-misdemeanor marijuana charge was dismissed.

  176. By NovaScotiaVike on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    By LarsonFamily on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply
    He beat someone up just like Chris Cook has done. Still rooting for him to be our Vikings team?………….Larson, have you EVER noticed the physical differences between men and women???????????????????

  177. By Titus Flavius Caesar Vespasianus Augustus on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    Parody, I agree—I remember being disgusted with Moss when that happened– but I don’t see it in the same category of domestic abuse in the home where someone is bleeding and the neck has strangulation marks- which person would you want in your home at night?

    Anyway, talk to Shawn– he gets it– I need to get to my life. Signing off.

    Nova– what is with names that imply a group is sitting at the computer? Charles Manson and the family?

  178. By LarsonFamily on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    Now Moss has battery charges, misamandors, bunch of charges while Chris Cook only has 1 charges. You guys still need to learn who has repeat history and what not? Chris Cook is already suspended by the Vikings and is benched 8 games for his fatal mistakes while Moss recieved nothing from the Vikings and his outrageous has continue. No we do not need Moss back. Chris Cook will be a great CB after he learned his lesson from the charges he has received from the state of law.

  179. By NovaScotiaVike on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    Parody, that’s not where the misunderstanding exists.

  180. By Parody on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    “what is with names that imply a group is sitting at the computer? Charles Manson and the family?”

    …coming from someone with 5-names in his own monnicker…

  181. By NovaScotiaVike on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    I give up, Titus, this blog, with the exception of a few people, now consists of illiterate morons.

  182. By Parody on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    But I agree. From the info we have right now, Cook’s action is more dispicable. But how much of the information do we have? WHY did Cook strangle her? The simplest answer is that he got mad at her for something, lost his temper and went ape on her. But is the simplest answer the right one?

    What if she pulled a gun, knife, or some blunt object on him in the middle of a dispute. Instead of backing down to her demands, Cook retaliated by attacking her before she could do anything to him with the weapon. Then, after Cook had disarmed her, he continued to exhert himself over her in his rage, strangling her to the brink of death. In this scenario, Cook obviously still did something dispicable, not backing down after he had controlled the issue. But it gives a much different light to the accusations against him, and could result in a significantly different end to the story.

  183. By Parody on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    Somehow I’m always contributing to the population of the exception.

  184. By NovaScotiaVike on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    Parody, you would make a great Johnny Cochran.

  185. By Titus Flavius Caesar Vespasianus Augustus on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    Sad the neighborhood has come to this– see ya.

  186. By Parody on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    Why thank you Nova! Have you been convicted of something that nobody witnessed you doing, but you have no alibi, and the evidence appears to prove you are the guilty party? I’d love to write up a story to confuse some jurors!

  187. By Parody on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    The Jury can’t hang you if you hang them first!

    Statement void in Texas

  188. By NovaScotiaVike on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    ” If he’s got enough money, the verdict might sound funny ‘.

  189. By Parody on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    FYI – If you’re a defense advocate selecting a jury, try to get as many black men on it as you can. Common knowledge is that they’re all hung.

  190. By NovaScotiaVike on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    Or, as my Lawyer once said to me while appealing a 120-Mile-an-hour speeding ticket in my Vette, ( I was only doing slightly over 90 ). I looked at him ( true story ) straight in the face and asked him ” How do you think we’re doing “………I’m paying this guy $6OO PER HOUR……and he says>>>>>>>JOHN……YOU’RE FU(KED!

  191. By NovaScotiaVike on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    OH MY GOD________________I”VE EXPOSED MY FIRST NAME!!!!!!!!!!!

  192. By Titus Flavius Caesar Vespasianus Augustus on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    Nova, I noticed that, but if it makes you feel any better, look at it this way. I gave away my entire name.

  193. By NovaScotiaVike on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    But maybe my lawyer was lying when he called me “John”……Wait, lawyers don’t lie, do they?

  194. By Parody on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    No, lawyers don’t lie. They just represent whichever version of the truth that they’re paid to.

  195. By Shawn on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    O MY GOD JOHN SO DID I …..

  196. By Shawn on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    Im watching 127 Hours … You would think a movie that long based on nothing but a guy trapped between a rock and a hard place would be boring … BUT ITS NOT

  197. By NovaScotiaVike on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    So, it’s Shawn Banana. Sounds like a rum daiquiri !

  198. By Titus Flavius Caesar Vespasianus Augustus on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    I told you Shawn– that movie deflected my indoor cycling boredom. Enjoy the surgery part.

  199. By Titus Flavius Caesar Vespasianus Augustus on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    I have what looks like a fantastic movie– have not watched it yet– Good Bye Solo

  200. By NovaScotiaVike on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    I watched that movie, and that took more guts than I think I’ve got……but hopefully I never have to put it to the test.

  201. By LarsonFamily on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    I have quesitons for ya’ll. Does anyone knows where I can look at the rest of the Mock Draft from 1-7 Round instead of just 1st round? I need to see all the players on the draft board so I can analyzed these players. Anyone know the links?

  202. By NovaScotiaVike on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    Kind of like watching LadyGaga.

  203. By NovaScotiaVike on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    * 127 hrs,Titus

  204. By Titus Flavius Caesar Vespasianus Augustus on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    I know Nova– one thing, once he started sawing, he had no choice but to free his arm or bleed to death.

  205. By NovaScotiaVike on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    The next time she wears her ” meat dress’, somebody shoot her and say they thought it was some kind of diseased deer………..Get Parody as your defense if Johnny Cochran isn’t available……….Yeah, get Parody.

  206. By NovaScotiaVike on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    If you want Johnny Cochran, it’s going to take some digging.

  207. By NovaScotiaVike on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    Kind of like my University days. There were mornings that I would have chewed mine off.

  208. By NovaScotiaVike on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    Rather than wake her.

  209. By NovaScotiaVike on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    Titus Flavius Caesar Vespasianus Augustus ……….please keep that name for a while…..you’re draining all my memory.

  210. By LarsonFamily on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply

    Ok I found them all that I need to know. Thanks for the help ya’ll. What a nice Vikings Fans we had without helping each other out lol.

    My predictions the Vikings Draft for 2012 is see below:

    1st Rd 3rd Pick: Morris Caliborne CB from LSU
    2nd Rd 35th Pick: Juron Criner WR from Arizona
    3rd Rd 67th Pick: Brandon Mosley Left OT from Auburn
    4th Rd 98th Pick: Brandon Thompson DT from Clemson
    5th Rd 130th Pick: Trenton Robinson FS from Michigan State
    7th Rd 194th Pick: Desmond Wynn OG from Rutgers
    7th Rd 222th Pick: Matt Daniels SS from Duke

  211. By NovaScotiaVike on Feb 14, 2012 | Reply

    By LarsonFamily on Feb 13, 2012 | Reply
    Ok I found them all that I need to know. Thanks for the help ya’ll. What a nice Vikings Fans we had without helping each other out lol…………..I got a buzz-on just from reading that. Goodnight.

  212. By dryes on Feb 14, 2012 | Reply

    i heard that Routt can’t play zone, so unless the Vikes revamp their HORRIBLE zone and play more MAN (UP) DEFENSE, we are not going to benefit from his services ( if that rumor is true) either way down with weak- a55 zone defense! Use it sparingly to get int’s. That’s why we never intercept; our zone is predictable and over-used. MAN UP, VIKES!!!!!!!!!!!!

  213. By Parody on Feb 14, 2012 | Reply

    Sorry Larson, I was away for a while. I’m not sure where you got your info from, but I’ve been using the following link to make my own opinions on how we should draft:
    http://www.cbssports.com/nfl/draft/prospectrankings/TSX/2012

  214. By LarsonFamily on Feb 14, 2012 | Reply

    Or here is my other predictions of the draft this upcoming April:

    1st Rd 3rd Pick: Morris Claiborne, CB, LSU
    2nd Rd 35th Pick: Zach Brown, OLB, UNC
    3rd Rd 67th Pick: Billy Winn, DE/DT, Boise State
    4th Rd 99th Pick: Jaye Howard, DT, Florida
    5th Rd 131st Pick: Winston Guy, SS, Kentucky
    6th Rd 163rd Pick: David Kruger, DE, Utah
    7th Rd 195th Pick: Michael Condon, OT, Hobart

  215. By LarsonFamily on Feb 14, 2012 | Reply

    Its ok Parody, I’ve got it figured it out but thanks for the link. I’ll looked into it and check these guys out. Appreicated it.

  216. By PurpleNation on Feb 14, 2012 | Reply

    Chris Cook can’t tackle when it matters either!

  217. By PurpleNation on Feb 14, 2012 | Reply

  218. By Spencer on Feb 14, 2012 | Reply

    Chris Cook was brought in to guard the opposing teams best WR, he did that. Hes not paid to tackle..

  219. By Mike B. on Feb 14, 2012 | Reply

    Moss is wanting back in the League and of course Vikings fans want him back. I don’t expect that happening. First Moss isn’t going to a Vet minimum pay to come back. He’s going to want a good pay day at least one with lots of incentive clauses. This is his 14th year, so I don’t see Vikings picking up a WR that will play one or two years max. You add in his baggage this is a no brainer stay clear of Randy Moss.

  220. By Spencer on Feb 14, 2012 | Reply

    Mike Brilliance- Couldnt have said it any better.

  221. By Mike B. on Feb 14, 2012 | Reply

    Wobcast are well done Mike W. Good stuff.

  222. By Rocksalt on Feb 14, 2012 | Reply

    IMO.Regardless of the difference between Cook’s legal issues, and Moss’s problems, (Which are definitely notable) my question is this? Why take individuals with authroty or beahvioral problems? We are tryingto build a team.everyone agreed that McKinnie neeeded to be released cuz of his attitude…..why try and re-live old memories with an aging talented individualWR like Moss, when we need to begin putting together a TEAM now?

  223. By 61vikings on Feb 14, 2012 | Reply

    @Spencer & LarsonFamily
    Why are you even sticking up for Chris Cook!! This kid is a thug!! He assaulted his girlfriend, real hero!! If you or I were to do that, we would be fired from our jobs!! As a Viking fan and a NFL fan it sickens me to see guys like this even get a second chance!! That’s what’s wrong with the NFL of today, to many thugs!!!! If that were your mom or your sister or any woman in your life, I would hope you would have a different view!!!

  224. By 61vikings on Feb 14, 2012 | Reply

    I wonder if Chris Cook is sending Valentine Wishes to his girlfriend or any woman in his life!! Dear Ladies, please be my “b_ _ ch!! I really want to squeeze the life right out of you!!

  225. By 61vikings on Feb 14, 2012 | Reply

    Give me Ced Griffen any day of the week!! Any guy who can come back from (2) mcl’s and still play in the NFL is a hero, in not only to NFL fans but most importantly, his locker room!! He may not be the player he was when he first came into the NFL, but the kid has a ton of heart, something Chris Cook does not have!!!

  226. By DeerTracks on Feb 14, 2012 | Reply

    61Vikings…I agree! LarsonGang and Spencers Goat, are both in the same class!

    Maybe they will join their jailbird pal Cook in the slammer…..

  227. By vikings4life on Feb 14, 2012 | Reply

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zWibDk73CAs
    This is Morris Claiborne he is not the best.

  228. By sandiamond on Feb 14, 2012 | Reply

    Sign of those SD OT’s!! we could have got Gaither on the waiver wire during the season easy. LoadHolt needs a third-down replacement badly…………………………………………………..

  229. By Spencer on Feb 14, 2012 | Reply

    While I dont condone Cooks behavior, he plays for the Minnesota Vikings. I am a die-hard fan of the Minnesota Vikings. I dont have personal attachments to players on the Vikings unlike most fans. I want a group of players on the field that give us the best chance to win. I could honestly care-less what they do off the field as long as theyre good on the field.

  230. By Titus Flavius Caesar Vespasianus Augustus on Feb 14, 2012 | Reply

    Rocksalt, your post is accurate concerning Moss– but would it not be fun to see old 84 on the field once more?

  231. By Spencer on Feb 14, 2012 | Reply

    If Cook was as bad as Griffin and Allen, I would demand for him to be cut immediately.

  232. By sandiamond on Feb 14, 2012 | Reply

    well then who is v4l?

  233. By Mike B. on Feb 14, 2012 | Reply

    As I had pointed out earlier looks like a LT is going to be availible in FA. So in the Draft they should pick the best player availible as this FA market is going to be rich in talent.

  234. By Shawn on Feb 14, 2012 | Reply

    By Spencer on Feb 14, 2012 | Reply

    ” I want a group of players on the field that give us the best chance to win. I could honestly care-less what they do off the field as long as theyre good on the field.”

    Cook has been “ON THE FIELD” only 12 times in the 32 games he’s been paid to be a Viking !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    COOK IS NEVER ON THE FIELD !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Your argument is the dumbest argument ever presented in the history of arguing …

  235. By Shawn on Feb 14, 2012 | Reply

    Cedric Griffin is a better Minnesota Viking than Chris ” Im a bust” Cook …

  236. By NorthwoodsVikesFan on Feb 14, 2012 | Reply

    Why do I get the mental image of you guys sitting around the computer with bras tied to your heads?

  237. By Spencer on Feb 14, 2012 | Reply

    Shawn- The time Cook has been on the field, he was good.
    The time Griffin has been on the field hes been terrible.

    How is my argument dumb?

  238. By NorthwoodsVikesFan on Feb 14, 2012 | Reply

    Chris Cook was suspended without pay.

  239. By Spencer on Feb 14, 2012 | Reply

    When Chris Cook played, did he hurt our chances of winning the football game? No. Did Cedric Griffin? Yes, and on multiple occasions.

  240. By sandiamond on Feb 14, 2012 | Reply

    What matters more: Talent or character? Upside on the football field or civilized conduct off of it?

  241. By Spencer on Feb 14, 2012 | Reply

    Talent matters more, well at least to me. You guys can have your choir boy Tebows, I’ll take my Big Bens anyday.

  242. By Spencer on Feb 14, 2012 | Reply

    You guys have all seen when we chose “Character” over “Talent”

    Im sorry, but I’d much rather have Mckinney and Cook over Charlie Johnson and Asher Allen.

  243. By DeerTracks on Feb 14, 2012 | Reply

    Spencers—“I want the players on the field to be the best to make the team win”…That is about what you said, isn’t it?? And you don’t care what they do off the field?

    In that case, Spence, old friend….Why wouldn’t you be agreeable for Randy Moss returning to the Vikings? tsk tsk…Make up your mind…..

  244. By sandiamond on Feb 14, 2012 | Reply

    yea on paper but they can’t [play in the nfl without certain guidelines

  245. By Spencer on Feb 14, 2012 | Reply

    If Randy Moss was good DeerTracks, I would welcome him back to the squad without question. But his skills have diminished.

  246. By NorthwoodsVikesFan on Feb 14, 2012 | Reply

    Moss only played hard when his number was called, and even then he shut down on a few memorable plays. He wasn’t even a good decoy when someone else’s number was called.

  247. By Shawn on Feb 14, 2012 | Reply

    sandiamond … to me the only thing that matters is showing up to play. i dont care about off the field issues unless off the field issues cause you to miss games

  248. By jdude on Feb 14, 2012 | Reply

    Leslie Frazier if you ever want to have a winning season you will go sign Randy Moss. If there were better options I wouldn’t say this but I just don’t see Vincent being that good, and Desean Jackson has a worse attitude than Randy ever did. GET RANDY MOSS.

  249. By VikingFan95 on Feb 14, 2012 | Reply

    Finnegan is going to the lions, most likely. They are going to put in a lot of money for him, if we dont cut some players we wont have enough cap to compete for ANY free agents.
    PLayers to cut:
    1. Cedric Griffen
    2. Antoine Winfield (if he dosnt move to Saftey)
    3. Remmy Ayodele (waste of a DT)
    4. Asher Allen
    5. Husain Abdullah
    Our needs at WR should come through FA
    I dont see us getting vincent jackson, too much money and we are not really an attractive team unless we offer big money but i dont see us doing that, I see us getting Robert Meachem, Dwayne Bowe, Marquese Colston etc.
    we need a DB from the draft, I want us to get the guy from LSU rated #1 DB out of this class. OR GET MATT KALIL either one would help

  250. By sandiamond on Feb 14, 2012 | Reply

    Moss went Bass fishing this weekend. caught a nice on on that new amazing multiple lure

    http://www.bassmaster.com/news/after-cold-day-fishing-randy-moss-unretires

  251. By DeerTracks on Feb 14, 2012 | Reply

    Nwodsrabbithunter—I firmly believe that Moss himself is well aware of his past mistakes, and IF he was lucky enough to return to the Vikings he would play to his best just to show all of the anti-Moss fans that he could, AND would perform once again in his previous playing mode…

    Spencer—I don’t think you know just how good, or bad a player Moss is now…We all would have to wacth to see…I am sure you would give. him a chance to see the “old” Randy doing his one handed TD catches….

    I bet that Ponder or Joe Webb, with a GOOD OL could lay those zingers right on target….

  252. By Spencer on Feb 14, 2012 | Reply

    I agree Deertracks, Ponder can be something with good WRs and a solid O-line.

  253. By PurpleNation on Feb 14, 2012 | Reply

    @Spencer, Right that they don’t get paid to tackle well hence the reason the opposing WR’s “Yards After Catch” has been killing our defense all season long!

  254. By PurpleNation on Feb 14, 2012 | Reply

    *Face Palm*

    Carlos Mencia’s catchphrase ‘Dee Dee Dee’!

  255. By Spencer on Feb 14, 2012 | Reply

    Even Chris Carter has harsh words for Randy Moss

    http://bleacherreport.com/articles/1066029-randy-moss-cris-carters-harsh-words-wont-deter-interested-teams

  256. By 61vikings on Feb 14, 2012 | Reply

    @Spencer
    The Choir Boy Tebow beat your Big Ben in the playoffs,remember!!
    I can see defending a corner, say like, Darrell Revis or some premier corner in the NFL, but not Chris Cook, he’s not that good!!

  257. By Spencer on Feb 14, 2012 | Reply

    Big Ben was on one leg…..and last time I checked, I havent heard Anybody say “Big Ben cant play Quarterback.” They sure are saying that for Tim Tebow though.

    And youre right, Chris Cook is not Darrell Revis good- but he is good.

  258. By PurpleNation on Feb 14, 2012 | Reply

    @ Spencer, NO ONE CARES WHAT CHRIS COOK HAS TO SAY!

  259. By DRS on Feb 14, 2012 | Reply

    http://WWW.FIELDOFSCHEMES.COM/NEWS/ARCHIVES/2012/02/4824_MINNESOTANS_TEL.HTML

    FEBRUARY 13, 2012
    Minnesotans tell Vikings to take new stadium and shove it

  260. By DRS on Feb 14, 2012 | Reply

    http://WWW.FIELDOFSCHEMES.COM/NEWS/ARCHIVES/2012/02/4824_MINNESOTANS_TEL.HTML

  261. By DRS on Feb 14, 2012 | Reply

    http://minnesota.sbnation.com/minnesota-vikings/2012/2/14/2797943/vikings-stadium-update-relocation-metrodome-mark-dayton

    The Minnesota Vikings will likely go another year without any kind of plan on the table whatsoever. While it’s unlikely that the team actually moves forward with potential plans to relocate for 2012, they have until Wednesday to notify the league. It’s not likely that they’re able to get something done in that regard though, as there doesn’t seem to be anywhere for them to go.

    This realization that there isn’t much of a threat of the Vikings actually leaving has basically made the legislators completely ignore the situation for the time being. Despite the fact that important stadium issues can still be worked on, it looks like everybody is happy to put it on the back-burner, as they have for the last decade.

  262. By Frederick Jones on Feb 14, 2012 | Reply

    Mike R,

    I wish there were a few more bloggers like you who notice other things besides the QB.

    This also goes for ESPN, Fox, and any other network that does NFL games.
    IT IS not ALL ABOUT THE QUARTEBACK!!!

  263. By DRS on Feb 14, 2012 | Reply

    http://www.nationalfootballpost.com/Vikings-losing-momentum-for-new-stadium.html

    A stadium plan for the Minnesota Vikings could be headed to the back burner for state legislators with more pressing business to attend to, including elections in new districts this coming fall.

    The Minneapolis Star Tribune reports that the push for a new stadium at the state capitol has waned and now there is doubt it will come up any time soon without a site or financing plan nailed down. The Vikings have until Wednesday to inform NFL commissioner Roger Goodell if they plan to move for the 2012 season. That certainly isn’t expected, but the Vikings are a team without a lease right now.

    “We’ll see what happens,” Vikings vice president Lester Bagley, the club’s point man for a new stadium, told the Star Tribune.

    Some legislators have seemingly grown weary from the issue.
    “The Vikings have tried to create the impression, through somewhat subtle threats, that they could move,” Rep. Ryan Winkler, a democrat from Golden Valley, said. “I think there’s a growing realization that the Vikings have nowhere to go.”

    It is expected that the next plan to come forward will be one to build a new stadium adjacent to the Metrodome. That would ultimately allow the Metrodome site to be turned into an outdoor plaza that could hold concerts, shops, a parking garage and more.

    The plan would be to have the stadium ready before the end of the 2016 season and would force the Vikings to go away for only a handful of games during the construction process, well short of a full season on the road at a place like TCF Bank Stadium on the campus of the University of Minnesota.
    But right now it’s just a plan. There are no numbers. No financing and no legislators banging the drum to get it done.

    Follow me on Twitter: @BradBiggs

    Brad Biggs covers the Bears for the Chicago Tribune

  264. By DRS on Feb 14, 2012 | Reply

    Will Wednesday be the day the Vikings become the LA Vikings?

  265. By Frederick Jones on Feb 14, 2012 | Reply

    @Spencer,

    I don’t think too many people will argue about getting rid of Cedric Griffen. Perhaps he could become the COMEBACK PLAYER OF THE YEAR for the Vikings this year. I wish that for him, he’s been through a lot with injuries.

    I would let him try out.

  266. By Frederick Jones on Feb 14, 2012 | Reply

    Of course I would only let him do that if he has been doing the rehab very seriously.

    But it’s going to be hard to come up with 4 or 5 NFL-class talented defensive backs!
    That’s my reason.

  267. By Frederick Jones on Feb 14, 2012 | Reply

    The 2011 Vikings may not have had even ONE NFL-class defensive backs. That’s a sorry side of the MN Vikings!!!

  268. By DRS on Feb 14, 2012 | Reply

    http://minnesota.sbnation.com/minnesota-vikings/2012/2/14/2797740/minnesota-vikings-free-agents-2012-retaining-players

    Vikings Free Agency 2012: Which Current Vikings Will Be Retained?

  269. By Frederick Jones on Feb 14, 2012 | Reply

    They couldn’t guard either of my grandmothers.

    and they are both ten years gone!

  270. By DeerTracks on Feb 14, 2012 | Reply

    DRS, If that is the case That would allow me to sh!t can all my collection of Viking items of over 28 years of cheering them…

    My NEW Team would be the SF 49ers…Might as well start shopping around….

  271. By Frederick Jones on Feb 14, 2012 | Reply

    Brandon Burton, Mistral Raymond, and Marcus Sherels are the best of the lot.
    Unfortunately we never gave them much of a shot?????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????

  272. By Frederick Jones on Feb 14, 2012 | Reply

    @Deertracks and the DRS,

    Unfortunately politicians speech doesn’t mean a whole lot.

    Remember the dude that came out and said the 18 game NFL season was a foregone conclusion!!!

    It may in fact be that the Vikings are leaving.

  273. By DRS on Feb 14, 2012 | Reply

    http://www.fieldofschemes.com/

    Minnesotans tell Vikings to take new stadium and shove it
    A new poll of Minnesota registered voters finds that nearly two-thirds think the Vikings should stay put in either the Metrodome as-is or a renovated building, with just 28% saying the team needs a new stadium.

    The story on KSTP-TV, which commissioned the poll, naturally reports this as “Minnesotans remain split on the Metrodome.” For good measure, the ABC affiliate ran a second story proclaiming, “Minnesotans appear ready to accept an expansion of gambling to help pay for a new Vikings stadium” — which is marginally true in that 50% said yes to “Should legalized gambling be expanded in Minnesota to raise revenue to help finance a new stadium for the Vikings?” (vs. 39% no), but not so true in that 68% said any stadium should be built entirely with private money, which would preclude the use of gambling taxes. Though given that the station’s main story reports a total of 110% of respondents for the main question, we probably shouldn’t expect too much from them on analyzing the rest of the numbers

  274. By Viking33 on Feb 14, 2012 | Reply

    So Wednesday may be the day that I may need to stop caring about the Vikings…..I hope not.

  275. By Spencer on Feb 14, 2012 | Reply

    So its come to this? For F— Sake its F——n FOOTBALL!!!! Youre meaning to tell me there is not ONE stadium in the state of Minnesota that the Vikings cant play football in??? Play on a HS field for all I care. Because at the end of the day, Football is Football.

  276. By Viking33 on Feb 14, 2012 | Reply

    Kalil should be our 1st pick…I am back on the bandwagon.

    Stevie Johnson is an interesting FA option, I am glad that others have noticed. I have watched a lot of Steve Johnson, and he is a very good receiver. His vice is that he has some celebration Diva in him, but outside of that he is everything you want. He plays though injuries, he helps the other receivers, and does not cry about not getting the ball (he did cry when he dropped that pass that would have won the game and put the Bills into the 2010 playoffs, but just that once)

    If we hitch up to the Moss traveling Carnivale again I just might just kick my neighbor’s dog (I don’t have one)

  277. By Viking33 on Feb 14, 2012 | Reply

    Maybe if Moss wants to do something he should run for Minnesota office and get this Stadium Deal done – then maybe I will love him again.

  278. By DRS on Feb 14, 2012 | Reply

    http://minnesota.publicradio.org/display/web/2011/05/14/twin-cities-mayors-stadium-reax/

    Latimer notes that St. Paul residents resoundingly rejected a sales tax increase for a Twins stadium in 1999. Just two years earlier, in 1997, Minneapolis voters changed their city’s charter to prevent Minneapolis from spending more than $10 million on stadiums without a public vote. As part of his plan, Rybak would ask the Legislature to override that charter rule

  279. By sandiamond on Feb 14, 2012 | Reply

    #56 CFL rookie of the year… vikings version of Burfiction?

  280. By sandiamond on Feb 14, 2012 | Reply

  281. By DRS on Feb 14, 2012 | Reply

    http://www.startribune.com/politics/statelocal/139193234.html

    Most legislators, j-u-g-g-l-i-n-g other priorities and facing reelection battles in new districts this fall, aren’t c-l-a-m-o-r-i-n-g for a stadium bill to be introduced. Absent a funding plan and a site, the c-o-n-s-e-n-s-u-s seems to be that there is little hope for action soon and that each day the window closes a little more.

  282. By DRS on Feb 14, 2012 | Reply

    Once more, the Vikings are to take it and wait, how many more years, who knows. Looks like to me the answer is forever, when will the Vikings say no more and move that is the question. When will Minnesota show the love for the Vikings and get the new stadium done, who knows, maybe never.

    Here is hoping that MN will wake up soon before it is too late.

  283. By DRS on Feb 14, 2012 | Reply

    Have a great day and good night.

  284. By Frederick Jones on Feb 14, 2012 | Reply

    @Spencer,

    Stillwater, Anoka, Eden Prairie, etc. all have big high school stadiums.

    The Packers played on a high school field for many, many years. I think they were still playing on a high school field in the late 1960s, and were winning Super Bowls!!!

    There is NO REASON the Vikings couldn’t do it!!!

  285. By NovaScotiaVike on Feb 14, 2012 | Reply

    Fred, actually there are several reasons the Vikings couldn’t do it. Two of the major ones are the fact that the NFL would never permit it, because these fields don’t come close to meeting NFL standards. Secondly, I don’t think the Wilfs would be very happy with their team drawing “sell-outs” of 6000.

  286. By Titus Flavius Caesar Vespasianus Augustus on Feb 14, 2012 | Reply

    High School Stadiums? HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA.

  287. By Titus Flavius Caesar Vespasianus Augustus on Feb 14, 2012 | Reply

    Why don’t we find an abandoned drive-in and let everyone stay in their cars– good munchies, beer, pop, blankies– lots of fun.

  288. By Titus Flavius Caesar Vespasianus Augustus on Feb 14, 2012 | Reply

    And comparing us to the Packers to cement your argument? Blasphemy!

  289. By Spencer on Feb 14, 2012 | Reply

    Sir Titus, why not play on a HS Field?

  290. By CaribooBill on Feb 14, 2012 | Reply

    I would love to see the old # 84 back in a Vikings uniform. The new # 84 is another story.
    How about this:
    $5000 per catch.
    $1000 per YAC
    $25,000 per TD
    -$25,000 per yard of penalty
    -10X any NFL imposed fine
    -$1,000,000 for any reference to how great the Patriots are

  291. By Titus Flavius Caesar Vespasianus Augustus on Feb 14, 2012 | Reply

    Spencer, paleeeze.

  292. By Spencer on Feb 14, 2012 | Reply

    Honestly, I think he quit on this play.

  293. By Titus Flavius Caesar Vespasianus Augustus on Feb 14, 2012 | Reply

    When you’re a Maserati, every once in a while you can stay in the garage.

  294. By Spencer on Feb 14, 2012 | Reply

    Thats pathetic Titus. So youre okay with players mailing it in sometimes during games? I cant believe it, I just cant believe it.

  295. By Titus Flavius Caesar Vespasianus Augustus on Feb 14, 2012 | Reply

    Hey, those are nice cars– and we have a dealer just down the street from me.

  296. By Spencer on Feb 14, 2012 | Reply

    JEREMEY LIN GAME WINERRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRR

  297. By Spencer on Feb 14, 2012 | Reply

    OMFGGGGGGGGGGG………….3 POINTER WITH .5!

  298. By Shawn on Feb 14, 2012 | Reply

    Spencer what are you talking about …. your OK with guys who dont even show up on Sundays how can criticize Moss for taking a few plays off when you praise Cook for taking 10 weeks off?

  299. By Spencer on Feb 14, 2012 | Reply

    Cooks situation is different, he was not ALLOWED to play….

    When he played I dont recall any plays where he quit.

  300. By Shawn on Feb 14, 2012 | Reply

    hmm he has missed 20 games in his 2 year career … so again your wrong …

    BTW in a 2 year career there are only 32 games and hes missed 20 of them …

    hmm I guess you just dont get my point. See Spencer I dont care what a guy does off the field I only care what they do on the field. Chris Cook = not on the field

  301. By Spencer on Feb 14, 2012 | Reply

    Shawn, youre confused

    THERE IS A DIFFERENCE BETWEEN MISSING GAMES, AND QUITTING DURING GAMES!!!!!!

    Cook missed games due to injures and his legal situation.

    Not once did he quit DURING an actual game like Randy Moss!

  302. By Shawn on Feb 14, 2012 | Reply

    Randy Moss is top 10 in all 3 major stats for a WR …. What has Cook done ? O yea he’s missed 20 games.

    The Vikings are 3-8 in games which Cook plays … he sure didnt help anything

  303. By Shawn on Feb 14, 2012 | Reply

    OOPs sorry 3 wins 9 losses in Cooks 12 games

  304. By Shawn on Feb 14, 2012 | Reply

    Randy Moss has won more playoff games than the total games Cook has played in

  305. By Spencer on Feb 14, 2012 | Reply

    By Shawn on Feb 14, 2012 | Reply
    The Vikings are 3-8 in games which Cook plays … he sure didnt help anything
    ——————————————————————————————–

    The Vikings were 3-10 in games which AP played in last year…..he sure didnt help anything.

  306. By Shawn on Feb 14, 2012 | Reply

    The number of names in front of Randy Moss on the All Time NFL TD list is less than the number of games Chris Cook has started

    5 people in the history of the NFL have more TDs than Randy Moss

    Chris Cook has started 8 games

    So what has Chris Cook done? O yea miss 20 games

  307. By Spencer on Feb 14, 2012 | Reply

    Shawn, baby, I Know Randy Moss is Great. IMO hes the best WR of all time. Cook is nowhere near the talent level of Moss, nor will he ever be.

  308. By Shawn on Feb 14, 2012 | Reply

    Spence if you knew anything about Moss you would know he plays his best when no one believes in him … he will have a big year…. 1200 yards and 11 TDs … not bad for a 35 year old who you keep comparing to Chris Cook

  309. By Spencer on Feb 14, 2012 | Reply

    #Linsanity

  310. By Shawn on Feb 14, 2012 | Reply

    28 days until free agency

  311. By Titus Flavius Caesar Vespasianus Augustus on Feb 14, 2012 | Reply

    Shawn 28, Spencer 3

  312. By Titus Flavius Caesar Vespasianus Augustus on Feb 14, 2012 | Reply

    Except on the part where Spencer points out Cook did not play because of injury and legal issue VS Moss taking plays off during a game.
    For that argument, Shawn pulled a Moss– not on the field.

    Spencer 48, Shawn 0

  313. By jkffootballguy on Feb 14, 2012 | Reply

    I’d love to see the Vikings get after Marques Colston and Cortland Finnegan. They can dump off EJ Henderson, Antoine Winfield, and Cedric Griffin to make the cap room.

    I can’t wait for free agency to start. This could be a great free agent year for the Vikings if they play their cards right. They have to land at least one marquee player on offense and defense this year.

    Forget about Stanford Routt, Brent Grimes from Atlanta would play better at a lower cost.

  314. By Viking-ology on Feb 14, 2012 | Reply

    Thanks DRS for all the stadium updates.

  315. By Viking-ology on Feb 14, 2012 | Reply

    The Stadium issue is the only thing that matters right now-who cares about FA or the draft if the Vikings move out of Minnesota because greedy politicians can’t get their act together. What a waste of a franchise if this is allowed to happen.

  316. By Viking-ology on Feb 14, 2012 | Reply

    Lets be ready to pull out those LA names that we blogged a little while back-I will NOT be a fan of the LA “Emmissions”, I will root for another team.

  317. By DeerTracks on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    Viking-ology….When, not if, the Vikings move out, I have another team (SF 49ers)..picked out…NOT GreenBay, the 49ers!!

    Now when J.Allen, Petterson, Harvin, move to the SF 49ers, then you have a SuperBowl Team!!!

    I have a large number of winning Viking games on VHS, that go back, a long time…Anybody want to see what a great team USE to look like?

  318. By LA Vikings on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    Looking forward to the Vikes moving to tinsel town, where we have the stars, the beautiful women and the great weather!! We were glad to get Lakers, thank you very much, one of the best organizations in all of sports with many championships!! Don’t know what goes on there in Minnysoda, but it is quite obvious, that you folks just flat out don’t like your sports teams there in the land of Paul Bunions and where hockey is suppose to be the king of sports, but yet you lost that team as well, to Dallas,Texas!! Hockey in Texas, what a slap in the face. You nearly lost the Twins, but the politians there decided to build a new stadium for the Twins, because they were worth keeping, being that baseball is the number one sport in America, NOT!! Football is the number one sport in America, and if you don’t get a new stadium done soon, you will lose another team to LA.

  319. By Spencer on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    LA Crips?

  320. By DeerTracks on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    LA Vikings—Don’t count your Boobies before they pop out, LA…..

    LA Vikings,= just another self-appointed Gas Bag……

  321. By Carl K on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    DRS and LA Vikings – The Vikings won’t be filing paperwork with the NFL to move out of Minnesota this year. Today is that deadline.
    The Vikings will most likely be playing in the dome for 2012.

  322. By sandiamond on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    Moss plans NFL return after physical rigors of retirement begin to wear on him
    Six-time Pro Bowler Randy Moss, who walked away from the NFL before the start of the 2011 season, announced his desire to return to football this past weekend, insisting that he couldn’t sustain the physical demands a life of retirement places on his body.

    “I just can’t do it,” said Moss about retirement. “In the NFL you get to take breaks. A few plays on, several plays off. Sit down when you want to, head to the locker room early, mess around with the fans and reporters. Retirement ain’t nothing like that man. It’s tough.”

    Moss cited instances in which he had to prepare his own food, seek out his own medical care, play with his children, entertain his girlfriend and pick out his own clothes as some of the unwelcome aspects of retired life. “I didn’t have to do any of that in the NFL. I got my paycheck and people took care of that for me. If I didn’t like the food I was given, I bixxxxx about it. What am I supposed to do now, bixxx to myself? No way.”

    Moss grew even more incredulous when he discussed the topic of financial compensation. “Get this,” he said growing more vocal. “I made more money in the NFL than I do having to put my body through all this physical torment in retirement. Why would someone do that? Way I see it, I’m going to stay in the NFL for as long as I can. Figure playing the way I play, I can go well into my 80s.”

  323. By Titus Flavius Caesar Vespasianus Augustus on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    Sandiamond– that must be a joke.

  324. By Titus Flavius Caesar Vespasianus Augustus on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    Although the entitlement aspect sounds familiar. Well, I guess I won’t eat today because I have to cook my own food.

  325. By sandiamond on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    Titus yep funny stuff picking at Moss I guess

  326. By Titus Flavius Caesar Vespasianus Augustus on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    I have a feeling Moss will play like Favre did in 2009– at his ultimate best.

  327. By Mike B. on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    Come on Titus Moss has to want to play every down and he hasn’t done that in years. No team is going to want him without a lot of verbal agreements upfront. You think his ego can handle that?

  328. By sandiamond on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    That would be our luck…. 5TD’s 700 yrds next year in another uniform!

  329. By Spencer on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    Yeah…okay….

  330. By Titus Flavius Caesar Vespasianus Augustus on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    I am not surprised one iota Moss came out of retirement– he wants redemption. The way he exited tarnished his legacy– he wants to go out on a high note. One thing we can agree on is Randy Moss has a huge ego. To think he will not have a breakout year is naive.

  331. By Mike B. on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    Titus that I agree on if Moss has all his skills and the gas. He could have a break out year. If he could reign in that ego like 50 percent, he would never worry about his legacy. I don’t think the Vikings should touch him though. He is too disruptive. We are not in a position yet to make a playoff run.

  332. By LA Vikings on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    Realignment in 2013 in the NFC:
    NFC North:Green Bay,Chicago,Detroit and St.Louis
    NFC West:Seattle,San Francisco,Arizona and the newest member the Los Angeles Vikings
    We again would like to thank the state of Minnesota for another great sports team, we realize that no free agents will want to come to Minnesota, because of no stadium deal, but once they move to LA you will be able to attract many free agents, with an outdoor stadium and state of the art facilities and you will be able to date the hottest woman on the planet

  333. By Titus Flavius Caesar Vespasianus Augustus on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    Mike B– I agree in theory about his disruptive behavior and that we may not be in the playoff hunt, but who really knows? If we draft and trade well enough to have a good to very good O line and AP makes it back– with our schedule, we could get back to winning all our home games and get to 10 or more wins. Maybe the brillant moments we saw in Ponder will be more often with a long offseason and a full camp– Let’s look forward.

  334. By Mike B. on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    Good Point Titus

  335. By LA Vikings on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    Mr.Peterson and Mr.Allen,welcome to LA, the City of Angels, we will build a championship team around you two gentleman!! You are the elite of the NFL and you should expect the best out of your organization. We are very sad what took place in Minnesota, but we will make you feel welcomed here and build you the best stadium in the NFL.

  336. By LA Vikings on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    LA Lakers,LA Dodgers,LA Kings and now LA Vikings, we love the sound of that.

  337. By Mike B. on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    @LA unfortunately the NFL is forcing the issue now and the Vikings will stay in MN so long as a stadium deal is possible. Will the Vikings hold off signing a contract with the Metrodome for 2012 you bet this keeps the pressure on the legislature. LA is off the radar this year and the NFL made sure of it. The NFL doesn’t want to lose this market. LA has had their football teams and lost as the market there is not great for football. Maybe in the future they will get a team in LA, but I don’t think it will be the Vikings.

  338. By NovaScotiaVike on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    If anything, it will be an expansion team, perhaps the LA DyGagas.

  339. By Titus Flavius Caesar Vespasianus Augustus on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    Gentlemen– ignore this impostor– a LA Viking? Preposterous! Vikings live, hunt, and play football in the Northland. LA Viking seeks a reaction. Let him talk. But there is no need to refute his words.

  340. By Shawn on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    Everyone calm down on the scare tactics of negotiations ….

    http://www.1500espn.com/sportswire/Vikings_optimistic_financing_plan_for_stadium_will_be_ready_in_days021412?t=2

    The Minnesota Vikings are optimistic that a financing plan for a new stadium on the site of the Metrodome will be in front of legislators in a matter of days.

    Lester Bagley, Vikings’ vice president of public affairs and stadium development, said Tuesday that talks between team officials, state and Minneapolis leaders and the NFL have “intensified in recent days.”

    “There are still a couple of issues that separate us, but I think by and large the economics of an agreement are there,” Bagley said. “Meaning how much does it cost? Who puts in what? What are the operating costs? Some of the major issues.

    “There’s nothing to announce yet, but we’re all working hard. I think there’s opportunity and appetite to resolve that this session.”

  341. By SoCalVike on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    If the Vikings move out of state you can place the blame on Democrats and unions!

  342. By LA Vikings on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    What the he$$ is this,Titus Flavius…
    Did I stumble across an all-male dating site!!!

  343. By Titus Flavius Caesar Vespasianus Augustus on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    LA Vikings, was that what you were looking for? Sorry. Wrong number.

  344. By LA Vikings on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    Z.Wilf to pay a visit to LA in the offseason of the NFL. When asked why he would want to move his team to LA, Mr. Wilf replied, “Dude, I love it here. The woman are hot, the weather is great and this is where all the stars live”. He also replied, saying, “Dude, have you been to Minnesota in the winter time, you freeze your nut sacks off”.

  345. By Titus Flavius Caesar Vespasianus Augustus on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    HA HA HA HA– I thought LA was the second largest metropolitan area in the entire United States– and they have one hot woman? HA HA HA HA!! Keep it coming!

  346. By NovaScotiaVike on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    The LA Vatories.

  347. By NovaScotiaVike on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    The LA Borers.

  348. By NovaScotiaVike on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    The LA Cklu$ters.

  349. By NovaScotiaVike on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    The LA Ctators.

  350. By NovaScotiaVike on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    The LA Goons.

  351. By NovaScotiaVike on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    The LA Mebrains.

  352. By NovaScotiaVike on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    The LA Mpposts.

  353. By NovaScotiaVike on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    The LA Ndfills.

  354. By NovaScotiaVike on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    Or perhaps, since it is Southern California, the most appropriate….The LA Ndslides.

  355. By NovaScotiaVike on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    The LA Sagnas.

  356. By Viking-ology on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    The LA Gnarleys

  357. By NovaScotiaVike on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    The LA Ughables.

  358. By Viking-ology on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    The LA Smog

  359. By NovaScotiaVike on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    The LA Ughingstocks.

  360. By Viking-ology on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    The LA BleachBlondes

  361. By NovaScotiaVike on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    I really like this one…The LA Underettes.

  362. By Viking-ology on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    The LA Pixies

  363. By NovaScotiaVike on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    The LA Xatives.

  364. By Viking-ology on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    HA!

  365. By Viking-ology on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    The LA Facelifts

  366. By Viking-ology on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    Better yet- The LA Implants

  367. By NovaScotiaVike on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    Finally, how about just the LA Wewontbehereforlongbecausetheentirestateisgoingtofallintothepacificocean

  368. By Viking-ology on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    Steely Dan has also predicted that!

  369. By Viking-ology on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    The LA Traffic

  370. By NovaScotiaVike on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    V-O….So have most geologists.

  371. By NovaScotiaVike on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    I heard that when LA finally does get a stadium, any seats not on a fault line will be considered ” Luxury Suites “.

  372. By Viking-ology on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    Yes here at Vikings.com we do it all, posting a wide array of this, that, and the other thing, whatever that may be…because we are MINNESOTA Viking fans! SKOL Vikings!

  373. By NovaScotiaVike on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    When the stadium collapses into the bowels of the earth, will it be called ” un-intentional grounding “????

  374. By Titus Flavius Caesar Vespasianus Augustus on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    Nova, if the Patriots are in the stadium at the time of the quake, there will be a penalty for roughing the passer.

  375. By NovaScotiaVike on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    Come on back, LA Viking, I’m just getting warmed up.

  376. By NovaScotiaVike on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    He probably left to get his surfboard and chest waxed.

  377. By NovaScotiaVike on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    Or maybe, it being LA, his girlfriend informed him that she used to be a guy.

  378. By NovaScotiaVike on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    And was a linebacker for the Raiders.

  379. By J. on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    So who do we talk to when we want the vikings to get someone such as Randy Moss? I’m guessing we have no input so what’s the point ? Maybe we should talk to the man himself ? (I ‘m not talking to the pu–ies who are scared about his “behavior ” when he was picture perfect in N.E. to the point he probably bored himself.

  380. By Spencer on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    Im not scared about his behavior.

    Im worried by the fact that hes not good anymore. Its just that simple. Hes a washed up has-been.

  381. By J. on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    @ Cariboo Bill, we all know the new vikings uniforms are ugly right ?????? That’s probably why guys have trouble playing, they all feel like girls every Sunday and those ugly versions of the horns.. Did they sign a contract with somebody ? They’re as ugly as they could possibly be. The first time I saw those uniforms I was watching froma Navy ship and Tarvaris Jackson was qb and couldn’t complete a pass.. I was just like oh my …

  382. By Titus Flavius Caesar Vespasianus Augustus on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    Spencer, he is 35, not 85.

  383. By Viking-ology on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    Notables:

    Minneapolis Lakers become LA Lakers
    Minnesota North Stars become Dallas Stars
    If the Minnesota Vikings move to LA whatwould they become? The other two moves resulted in keeping all or part of the original name. I doubt LA would be Vikings, and we know they can’t be Kings.

    So I did some digging…and…

  384. By Titus Flavius Caesar Vespasianus Augustus on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    With conditioning, a man in his thirties and forties is often better than a man in his twenties for sheer power of the mind. Moss can still command an awesome presence on the field– provided he works hard.

  385. By NovaScotiaVike on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    Conditioning is the key, Titus. I lift weights all the time……12 ozs. at a time.

  386. By Spencer on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    Titus, Albert Haynesworth was cut…you agree he would make a great fit on this team right?

  387. By Viking-ology on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    If the Vikings move to LA, the following is a “top 5″ proposed list for their new team:

    5) LA Coax
    4) LA SKOL ;(
    3) LA X
    2) LA North by North-West
    1) LA “UFANS”

  388. By J. on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    Why would anyone think Moss is washed up ? Because Favre couldn’t complete a pass to him? He couldn’t complete to any f—— body in2010. In N.E. he broke a record for td’s and they broke the Vikings scoring record the same year. That wasn’t that many years ago. ’07. A couple years after that he was still with the patriots and doing really well, most analysts had in the top 5 if not top 5 then top 10. Now look we’re down to about 2 years. He took last year off.

  389. By Titus Flavius Caesar Vespasianus Augustus on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    We don’t need such lack of self-control Spencer. If you look at the two teams that were just in the Superbowl, they are both very disciplined groups of players.

  390. By Viking-ology on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    This is an actual list-except the #1 on the list was proposed by a military commander who stated the name would have a “mirror” effect on the team.

  391. By Spencer on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    Randy Moss has no self-control…

  392. By NovaScotiaVike on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    V-O….UFANS backwards is SNAFU.

  393. By NovaScotiaVike on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    By Spencer on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply
    Randy Moss has no self-control… This coming from a fan of a guy who chokes his girlfriend ?????

  394. By Viking-ology on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    These are the 3 teams Moss would go to:

    1) Texan’s
    2) Bengals
    3) Eagles

  395. By Titus Flavius Caesar Vespasianus Augustus on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    Nova, it is clear not everyone on vikings.com is someone you would invite over for dinner.

  396. By Viking-ology on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    Nova-Had a feeling you would catch that. Did you need the clue to figure it out?

  397. By Viking-ology on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    I would be OK with Moss joining the Vikings for another stint-I mean really, how many WR’s do you know that is a top 10 all-tome WR,a quality conrol food expert, and a goal post buffer all while assuring referees get a drink of gatorade…this man is nothing but thoughtful!

  398. By Spencer on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    I like Chris Cook the Football Player. I could care-less about Chris Cook Off the Field.

  399. By Viking-ology on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    (all-time)

  400. By Viking-ology on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    (control)

  401. By Viking-ology on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    I need to clean my gla$$es!

  402. By Titus Flavius Caesar Vespasianus Augustus on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    Nice spin, V-O. I knew Moss is a very caring person. He is unique in his expression of such.

  403. By Viking-ology on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    Spencer-Chris Cook has been cut from the team, go look it up.

  404. By Viking-ology on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    I may have been joking about Moss’s antics, but I really would be fine with him being a Viking again. On the other hand, I’m sure he would rather go to a contender…

  405. By Spencer on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    No he hasnt…

  406. By Spencer on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    By Viking-ology on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    Spencer-Chris Cook has been cut from the team, go look it up.
    ———————————————————————————————

    Bulls#it.

  407. By Viking-ology on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    …which leads me back to the stadium BS. Zigi should file a grievance against the state for loss of personnel. No decent FA will touch us until there is a stadium resolution-this is killing the franchise and hurting any chances of short term success.

  408. By NovaScotiaVike on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    Spencer, if you don’t care what people do in their off-time, maybe you should get a h0oker for a girlfriend.

  409. By NovaScotiaVike on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    V-O, it doesn’t matter. He will never put on a Viking jersey again, unless he wins one in a prison bingo game.

  410. By Viking-ology on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    Spencer- Oh, I forgot to mention the fact that this will happen three days before FA begins.

  411. By Spencer on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    Nova, why should I care what players do during their off-time? As long as you play good during the games, I do not care what you do off the field.

    They are football players first, role-models 2nd.

    I’ll take the “ex-criminal” football players first(Vick/Big Ben) and you can take the role-models 2nd(Tebow)

  412. By Viking-ology on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    Spencer-I was just letting you know in advance. There is no need to talk about C.C. anymore. I figured I was being thoughtful in making you aware of this, thoughtful just like Randy Moss would be!

  413. By NovaScotiaVike on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    Or hopefully, his cellmate, Bruno ” Mountin’ Man ” Manson, REALLY likes him in a Vike jersey.

  414. By NovaScotiaVike on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    Whether it’s kill innocent dogs or strangle women, you really don’t care, do you? You have some awfully strange role models.

  415. By NovaScotiaVike on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    People like you really make me wonder about the future of society. Thankfully, I plan on being dead.

  416. By Viking-ology on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    Catch phrase for C.C. “I got a real strangle-hold on this receiver, he can’t catch sh!t”/

  417. By Titus Flavius Caesar Vespasianus Augustus on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    Spencer, you may not know this but some of our best players have the exact same beliefs as Tebow– Randall Cunningham, Cris Carter, Jared Allen, Adrian Peterson to name a couple from the past and from the present. What you do off the field is a reflection of what you are truly made of– when the lights are not on you– it is important to find players of character who exhibit self-control or you will have a lot of problems on the field—poor team chemistry, no self-control, lots of stupid penalties, etc.

  418. By Viking-ology on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    What do you get when you cross Michael Vick with Chris Cook: Choke Collar!

  419. By NovaScotiaVike on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    HAHAHHAHHAHAHHAHHAHAHAHH!!!!!!!!!!

  420. By NovaScotiaVike on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    V-O>>>>>>>>>>>>Excellent !

  421. By NovaScotiaVike on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    You would also get somebody that you wouldn’t trust alone with women or animals.

  422. By Viking-ology on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    Nova-Hey I have to keep up with you man! Wit is where its at when you blog!

  423. By NovaScotiaVike on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    ( Vick-Cook Hybrid ) ” I can’t decide to beat up my girlfriend or kill her beagle first “.

  424. By NovaScotiaVike on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    ” Decisions,decisions “.

  425. By Spencer on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    Im sorry, but I will take talent over character 9/10 times.

  426. By NovaScotiaVike on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    YOU REALLY WANT A HO0KER GIRLFRIEND, THEN !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  427. By Parody on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    ^Break the Beagle’s back around her neck.

    Two birds with one bone.

  428. By NovaScotiaVike on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    Parody, that move would probably get him a gold medal in the gutless,cowardly, thug olympics.

  429. By NovaScotiaVike on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    The ” GCT’s”.

  430. By NovaScotiaVike on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    Everybody knows that I love dogs, but I have to say that the winner in ” Best In Show ” at the recently-ended Westminster Dog Show looked more like a “Swiffer”.

  431. By Viking-ology on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    It’s rare when an agent walks away from a player, in this case C.C. but citing a quote from the great Bugs Bunny he was overheard saying “I’ve seen better heads on a glass of rootbeer”.

  432. By Viking-ology on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    Chris Cook your agent is calling, do I hear a “Spencer” for hire!

  433. By Viking-ology on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    Did that little Pekinese win?

  434. By NovaScotiaVike on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    Yeah, Sonja would use it for a lint brush.

  435. By Parody on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    I heard them speaking about that dog show on the radio this morning. At the same time they were wondering how new dog breeds got recognized. That got to thinking about why people try so hard to make new breeds, and I figured sometimes it’s just for a joke. Why else would they mix a còcker spaniel witha poodle unless they just wanted to use the name còckapoo?

    Next thing you know, they’ll try to breed a còcker spaniel with a bloodhound and a weîner dog.

  436. By NovaScotiaVike on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    Some questions are hard to answer, Parody…….Like, why are Packer fans allowed to mate?

  437. By NovaScotiaVike on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    And Who teaches them????

  438. By Spencer on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    A nice little video I made.

  439. By NovaScotiaVike on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    And why only with their immediate family???

  440. By NovaScotiaVike on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    Or wildlife creatures that resemble rodents?

  441. By NovaScotiaVike on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    Or a combination of the two?

  442. By NovaScotiaVike on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    Only Solomon could decide that, by splitting the Packer fan in two.

  443. By Parody on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    Or maybe they’ll go all out and bredd a Fox hound with an Affenpinscher, Greyhound, Golden Retriever and an Old English Terrier. They’ll name it a Fox Affen Grey-Golden Old Terrier, but use its acronym to save time.

  444. By NovaScotiaVike on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    @ Parody…….Just set up shop at the next Hairdressers convention, you could retire in a week.

  445. By NovaScotiaVike on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    The Los Angeles hairdressers who purchased one, after a week, would want to have it’s s3x changed.

  446. By Titus Flavius Caesar Vespasianus Augustus on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    It’s a long time until preseason.

  447. By NovaScotiaVike on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    Or maybe get his own changed, I think half of LA residents do it at least twice.

  448. By Spencer on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    Seems as though im not the only person who believes Griffin needs to be gone..

    http://bleacherreport.com/articles/1065282-10-minnesota-vikings-starters-that-must-be-replaced-in-2012

  449. By Parody on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    I was just looking up dog breeds and came across this unique one from France: Grand Basset Griffon Vendéen. I wonder if they ever use a shortened version of the name….similar to what they do with the Miniature Pinscher…

  450. By NovaScotiaVike on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    I know that another name for Wisconsin sheep is “used”.

  451. By NovaScotiaVike on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    Not “ewes”.

  452. By NovaScotiaVike on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    Even the rams.

  453. By Shawn on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    Everytime I come to this blog I find myself disliking Chris Cook more and more …

  454. By NovaScotiaVike on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    It’s not hard, is it Shawn?

  455. By NovaScotiaVike on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    ” WHAT”S NOT TO DISLIKE ” ?

  456. By Shawn on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    IDK

  457. By NovaScotiaVike on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    Shawn, re this “it doesn’t matter what someone does in their off-time”,BS. Can you imagine working with a guy who did that to his girlfriend? Once I found out, one of us would not be at the same company the next day.

  458. By NovaScotiaVike on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    At least that’s the way we do it here.

  459. By NovaScotiaVike on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    Chris Crook is going to get hit much harder in prison than he ever experienced in the National Football League. Mostly “lower body injuries”.

  460. By PurpleNation on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    YAY :D We’ll continue to show our horns if the government approves this deal that will not only keep the “Minnesota Vikings” in Minnesota, but also generate thousands of permanent jobs in the process! BELOW:

    http://www.startribune.com/politics/statelocal/139378093.html

  461. By Spencer on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    How could I forget?

    TODAYS CHRIS COOKS BIRTHDAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    EVERYBODY WISH HIM A HAPPY BIRTHDAY ON TWITTER!

    http://twitter.com/ChrisCook_31

  462. By NovaScotiaVike on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    You should go visit him Spencer, my guess is that he hasn’t gotten la1d in a while.

  463. By Spencer on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    I dont get it. A player on our team is going through a tough time and the fans arent even giving him words of encouragement. Every other fanbase would rally around the guy..

  464. By PurpleNation on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    Any1 else like this stadium proposal?

    http://www.startribune.com/politics/statelocal/139378093.html

  465. By NovaScotiaVike on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    HE’S GOING THROUGH A TOUGH TIME????? WHAT ABOUT THE GREAT TIME THAT HIS GIRLFRIEND WENT THROUGH??????????????? WHAT THE H#LL IS WRONG WITH YOU?????????????????????????????

  466. By NovaScotiaVike on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    NO, don’t answer that. You are a moron.

  467. By Parody on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    Spence, give it up. You’re not going to convince us to love a brutal criminal. I want to give him another chance. But your persistance on him is actually making me want him back LESS! I can acknowledge that he can turn his life around, but I’m not going to embrace that idea until I see it in action. Please try to acknowledge the argument of your opposition.

  468. By Titus Flavius Caesar Vespasianus Augustus on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    Wait a minute Nova, Spencer has a point.

  469. By NovaScotiaVike on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    Yeah, it’s on the top of his head.

  470. By NovaScotiaVike on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    But it doesn’t stop the rain from leaking in.

  471. By Parody on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    PurpleNation – I love that idea! A tribal casino in Arden Hills right next to the stadium? It sounds too good to be true! It would create for an awesome all-day event on football Sundays. Start out bright and early, hitting up the blackjack tables to raise funds to buy a scalped ticket…then go enjoy some tailgating, watch a football game, then come back to the casino for some more gaming, or maybe a show. Thrilling!

    I hope the state law makers aren’t flexible enough to stick their heads so deep in their rectum that they can’t see how perfect this proposal is….

  472. By Spencer on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    Why are Michael Vick and Big Ben still loved by their fans?

    One tortured and killed dogs, while the other mercifully raped a women in a bathroom.

  473. By Titus Flavius Caesar Vespasianus Augustus on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    Completely disagree with you Parody.

  474. By NovaScotiaVike on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    Parody….never mention ” scalped ” around the tribe !

  475. By NovaScotiaVike on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    Spencer, some fans will support anything that involves their team. Other fans are what is called ” Human “.

  476. By NovaScotiaVike on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    I bet ” Big Ben”, Vick and Cook are your “Heroes”. That just makes you pathetic.

  477. By PurpleNation on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    The hearing for the stadium proposal’s supposed to be sometime tomorrow afternoon

  478. By Spencer on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    I just look at things from the bottom line- Cook is good. Asher Allen and company are garbage beyond belief. “Character” can win a couple games, but talent is what takes you over the top.

    Look at the Patriots, their roster is filled with “Character” guys. But what they lack is talent which is why they havent won a Superbowl in quite some time.

  479. By Spencer on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    My only hero is Randy Moss.

  480. By NovaScotiaVike on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    I will now stop trying to teach an otter how to tap dance.

  481. By Shawn on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    Spencer … what is wrong with you? Seriously yes we the fans would rally around a Viking PLAYER … Chris Cook is NOT A PLAYER. He doesnt play we dont know him for anything except choking his GF. Thats it … hes never made a big hit hes never had an INT he has DONE ABSOLUTELY NOTHING !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Why are you on Vikings dot com … your clearly a packer fan with all the packer highlights you post

    chris cook has done nothing for the vikings why do you keep praising him? hes a bust … hes nothing … he has done less for the Vikings than Asher Allen

    COOK IS NOT A PLAYER !!!!!!!!!!!!!! HE’S DONE NOTHING !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  482. By Shawn on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    Spence for the worst blogger ever !!!!!

    Spence you alone have made me hate Chris Cook as a Viking. I dont hate him as a person. I swear its ridiculous the guy has done nothing to remember except choke his GF and you wount shuddup about all of his ability. GOOD GRIEF I have never seen so much praise for such a wasted draft pick

  483. By Shawn on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    If Chris Cook worried about the Vikings half as much as you worry about him he wouldnt have been worrying about his girl so much and

    THE VIKINGS WOULDNT HAVE TO WASTE ANOTHER DRAFT PICK AND MORE MONEY ON A CB !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Its Chris Cooks fault we need a CB so bad !!!!!!!!!!!!!!! He hurt the team far worse than Asher Allen or Cedric Griffen ever has.

    Chris Cook is the reason we have to get more help in the secondary …. instead of looking for OL or WRs …. VIKINGS HAVE TO WASTE TIME AND RESOURCES FINDING A CB !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  484. By Shawn on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    Not to mention all the negative attention Chris Cook brought to the Vikings WHEN THEY ARE TRYING TO GET A STADIUM DEAL

    The Vikings are trying to get Minnesota LAWMAKERS to give them a stadium and CHRIS COOK HAS PULLED A GUN ON A NEIGHBOR AND ALMOST CHOKED OUT HIS GIRFRIEND

    WHY DO YOU KEEP PRAISING A GUY THAT HAS HURT THIS ORGANIZATION SO BADLY ?????????????????????????????????????????

  485. By NovaScotiaVike on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    To get an argument started.

  486. By Spencer on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    I only praise him because I see potential to achieve greatness. Whens the last time we said that about a Viking Cornerback?

    And its not entirely Cooks fault for us having to “waste time and resources finding a cb”….if the Cornerbacks on the roster actually played like capable individuals, there would be no need for another CB search.

  487. By NovaScotiaVike on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    He can’t possibly be that clueless……wait, didn’t your population go over 300,000,000 ?

  488. By NovaScotiaVike on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    Spencer, you are either Cook’s mother, sister or lover. Possibly all of them.

  489. By Parody on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    If Chris Cook hadn’t choked his way out of the NFL, we wouldn’t be in such a big need for a CB. The other CBs try very hard, but have been incapable of succeeding. Meanwhile, Cook has tried very hard to MAKE himself incapable of succeeding. Sounds like the worse option to me.

  490. By Spencer on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    I love Chris Cook the player. I could care-less about what he does off the field.

    Is this really a hard concept to grasp? I know dam well choking your girlfriend is the lowest of low. Not once did I say something on the lines of “she deserved it”

  491. By Parody on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    Nova, I doubt it. If that were the case, he’d be too busy nursing a neck injury to spend all his time on this site.

  492. By Parody on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    By Spencer on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    I love Chris Cook …
    Is this really a hard concept to grasp? I know dam well choking your girlfriend is … Not …on the lines …she deserved it…

  493. By Parody on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    Hidden message or selective reading? You decide ;)

  494. By Spencer on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    Lol, that was funny Parody.

  495. By NovaScotiaVike on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    They will make Cook a “Player” once he is back behind bars.

  496. By Titus Flavius Caesar Vespasianus Augustus on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    Spencer is playing with all of you. Ignore him. Spencer, I was okay with you, but your endless gibberish is enough. One post Moss is washed up and you don’t want him, a few threads later, Moss is your hero. People, what we have here….

    Is a failure of communicator

  497. By Viking-ology on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    HA

  498. By Spencer on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    Randy Moss was the best WR in his prime

    Making him become my hero.

    Now Randy Moss is bad.

    Making me say hes washed up.

    U-N-D-E-R-S-T-A-N-D?

  499. By NovaScotiaVike on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    ( Cook )……Is this a hard concept to grasp?????…..NO ! it’s just a young girl’s neck !!!!!!

  500. By Titus Flavius Caesar Vespasianus Augustus on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    Spencer would not mind a serial killer living next door to him as long as he pays his bills and cuts his lawn.

  501. By NovaScotiaVike on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    The Larson Family comes to mind.

  502. By Viking-ology on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    Spencer-realize this, no matter what you say about C.C. yoy are the minority in this debate-h3ll it’s not a debate anymore it’s an annoyance! SPENCER, BE DONE WITH IT!!

  503. By Viking-ology on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    (you)

  504. By NovaScotiaVike on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    I’m not sure about the lawn-cutting and bill-paying part.

  505. By Titus Flavius Caesar Vespasianus Augustus on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    You may be right Nova; Spencer most likely never deals with such issues unless his dad tells him to get the mower out.

  506. By NovaScotiaVike on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    ” Get the mower out ” sounds a little complicated for him.

  507. By Shawn on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    Anyone else think Spencer might be on Raiders dot com telling Raider fans about all the talent and potential of Jemarcus Russell ?

  508. By NovaScotiaVike on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    As long as he stays there.

  509. By Spencer on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    You know what, you guys are right. I can admit to being wrong. I was foolish for thinking talent is not as important as character. I mean, these guys first responsibility is being good role-models for the community- you know so kids can look up to them. The game of football should be a football players least important priorities. Its about about being a stand-up guy.

  510. By Spencer on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    So I thank Frazier for releasing Mckinney in the off-season and bringing in Charlie Johnson. Sure Charlie isnt the best OT, but he has a big heart and is a great role model for kids. Thats what is most important for a football player.

  511. By Spencer on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    This just makes me sick
    http://www.thedeets.com/2011/10/22/minnesota-vikings-now-1-most-arrested-team-in-the-nfl/

  512. By Titus Flavius Caesar Vespasianus Augustus on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    He does not get it. Lisa really schooled Spencer earlier on McKinnie. She kept it direct and simple.

  513. By NovaScotiaVike on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    I didn’t read it, but if it makes you sick, I’m all for it.

  514. By Viking-ology on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    C.C. just tweeted this: “Thank you fan for all your support and birthday wishes, when I get out of here, I’ll come looking for you to shake your hand, I’ve been told I have a firm grip.”

  515. By Spencer on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    Shocking, absolutely shocking..Why is Percy Harvin still playing football for the Minnesota Vikings when he was on the verge of Fighting our Head Coach? That is just disgusting.
    http://thevikingage.com/2010/11/07/percy-harvin-and-brad-childress-nearly-came-to-blows/

  516. By Spencer on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    UNREAL! What a terrible role-model for the children. How is EJ still on the roster? He is a criminal!
    http://min.scout.com/2/252386.html

  517. By NovaScotiaVike on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    Spencer, try something else. Sarcasm is not your strong suit.

  518. By Spencer on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    O.M.G….It just doesnt end! This team is just filled with criminals. Cedric could of killed somebody! These “athletes” just dont get it!
    http://thevikingage.com/2009/10/08/cedric-griffin-was-arrested-for-dui-in-august/

  519. By NovaScotiaVike on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    I think your “strong suit ” ran down your mother’s leg.

  520. By Viking-ology on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    Percy should have kicked his a$$!

  521. By Spencer on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    Thats all im going to type. I dont think I can bear writing anymore- im heartbroken. Simply devastated.

  522. By Spencer on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    By Viking-ology on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    Percy should have kicked his a$$!
    ——————————————————————————————-

    Mike Woboschall, I believe promoting violence should result in an instant banning. Im feeling a little queezy around some of these guys.

  523. By Spencer on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    Russell to Harvin? Rolls right off the tongue.

  524. By Shawn on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    By Spencer on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    By Viking-ology on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    Percy should have kicked his a$$!
    ——————————————————————————————-
    Mike Woboschall, I believe promoting violence should result in an instant banning. Im feeling a little queezy around some of these guys.

    ___________________________________________________________

    Spencer if that were the case you would of benn banned 4 weeks ago for promoting Chris Cook.

    and I agree with V-O

  525. By Viking-ology on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    Thanks Shawn-I was just about to say the same thing.

  526. By Spencer on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    Once again, countless thanks for opening my eyes guys. Take Care.

  527. By Shawn on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    BTW if you didnt read the Harvin story its MOSSOME :)

    More details are coming up about the little practice dust-up between Brad Childress and Percy Harvin on Friday. Previously, we had been told that Chilly and Harvin got into a “heated argument” after Childress questioned Harvin’s effort on the practice field. Now, ESPN’s Ed Werder is saying the altercation between coach and receiver actually went beyond a mere exchange of words. Sources say Harvin and Childress came close to getting physical with each other, and had to be separated.

    Here’s the amusing part for those who’ve made a hobby out of hating Childress: after the near-fight, one of Harvin’s teammates reportedly went up to him and said, “You just did what a lot of us have been wanting to say for years.”

    Clearly, Harvin said something that got under Childress’ skin. As we saw during the Randy Moss debacle, Chilly doesn’t take kindly to be criticized by his players. Harvin may deserve points for having the nerve to say it to Chilly’s face, unlike others who’ve gone through the media. What a friggin’ mess P)

  528. By Shawn on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

  529. By Spencer on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    But in all honesty, it was Shawn who started this whole Cook/Griffin debate. I was stating how the secondary isnt that bad when everybody is fully healthy, then Shawn, out of the blue, says “Cedric Griffin is a better Minnesota Viking than Chris Cook” and I snapped.

    On multiple occasions I’ve tried to end it, but Shawn just wanted more more more More! I even offered a truce. But Shawn declined. So the war rages on..

  530. By DRS on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP)—Gov. Mark Dayton says his administration and lawmakers “may be getting close to a site, a deal and a bill” for a new Minnesota Vikings football stadium.

  531. By DRS on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    Dayton suggests some lawmakers may prefer to avoid a vote on the t-h-o-r-n-y issue until after the November election. He calls that unfair to unemployed construction workers and the team.

    .

  532. By DRS on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    Vikings’ plan for new stadium hitting snags By Arragon Perrone

    Wed, Feb 15th 2012 8:44 am EST The Minnesota Vikings continue their search for a new stadium, while a deal with the state of Minnesota and the city of Minneapolis remains elusive. Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak’s plan calls for the construction of a new $1 billion stadium next to the aging Hubert Humphrey Metrodome. Having a building adjacent to the current facility would allow the Vikings to host games during construction, missing only a handful of games in 2016.

    Mayor Rybak’s plan funds the project through a combination of tax increases and extensions. Three percent liquor and restaurant taxes will be implemented downtown. According to TwinCities.com, 1,000 parking meters will see rates spike to $25 on game days and the city will impose a $30 mandatory fee on just under 2,000 parking spaces. These fees are expected to generate $31 million. Projections show new revenue streams netting $31 million. Hotel and sales taxes will cover the new stadium as well as the nearby convention center and the Target Center, home of the NBA’s Minnesota Timberwolves. Projections suggest that the ticket sales tax would increase revenue by $60 million over a 30-year period. Property taxes set to expire in 2020 and 2024 would be extended, collecting $55 million in revenue.

  533. By Shawn on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    LOL

  534. By Spencer on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    I F—–G loved this guy.

  535. By DRS on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    http://www.forbes.com/sites/mikeozanian/2012/02/11/vikings-owner-slaps-taxpayers-for-offerinig-to-make-him-much-richer/

  536. By Shawn on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    Super Bowl appearances vs teams arrests since 2000

    Rams … 7 arrests … 2 super bowl appearances

    Cardinals … 9 arrests … 1 SB App

    Giants …. 11 arrests … 3 SB App

    Patriots … 12 arrests … 5 SB App

    flip side

    Vikings … 36 arrests … 0 SB App

    Bengals … 35 arrests … 0 SB App

    Broncos … 32 arrests … 0 SB App

    Now to be fair the Steelers have been in 3 SB and had 17 arrests and teams are scattered throughout BUT THE 3 TEAMS WITH THE MOST ARRESTS ARE LISTED AND NO SB APP

  537. By DRS on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    Vikings Commit to Playing 2012 Season in MN

    Updated: Tuesday, 14 Feb 2012, 11:15 PM CST

    Published : Tuesday, 14 Feb 2012, 11:15 PM CST

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – On Tuesday, the Minnesota Vikings made a commitment to play the 2012 season in Minneapolis, ending fears that the team would make a move in the near future.

    Even though the move shows the team is willing to spend more time in the state, the effort to get a stadium deal done to keep the team here in the future is intensifying.

    Dayton held a conference call on Tuesday with Ted Mondale, the point-man on the stadium who is working hard to finalize a deal with Minneapolis that would involve building on or near the Metrodome site.

    Still, there are challenges in financing the stadium in Minneapolis — especially since City Council support remains in doubt.

    The Vikings said they have no intention of telling the NFL they want to relocate for the upcoming season, and they remain focused on getting a stadium deal done in Minnesota.

    While working on the stadium details, Dayton also has been working on improving the tone with Republicans in the Legislature by holding a breakfast meeting with GOP leaders

    Read more: Vikings Commit to Playing 2012 Season in MN http://www.myfoxtwincities.com/dpp/sports/vikings/vikings/vikings-commit-to-playing-2012-season-in-mn-feb-14-2012#ixzz1mVyWOSV7

  538. By Titus Flavius Caesar Vespasianus Augustus on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    Interesting Shawn. Are there breakdowns of the types of crimes?

  539. By Shawn on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    By Spencer on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    Look at the Patriots, their roster is filled with “Character” guys. But what they lack is talent which is why they havent won a Superbowl in quite some time.

    __________________________________________________________________

    How great would it have been to see the Vikings in 5 Super Bowls in the last 10 years?

  540. By Viking-ology on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    Thanks again for the updates DRS.

  541. By Titus Flavius Caesar Vespasianus Augustus on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    Huh? Spencer is confusing? I am going to start calling him Carousel.

  542. By Viking-ology on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    I give the Wilf’s a lot of credit for sticking it out when it could have been so easy for them to bail.

  543. By Shawn on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    I agree V-O … I was very concerned late last season but there has been a ton of progress the last month and though its not over yet I feel better about the situation

  544. By NovaScotiaVike on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    Shawn, he will backtrack on the Patriots comment. He backtracks so much that soon he will be saying he didn’t mean it because the dog ate his homework.

  545. By Parody on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    I remain very skeptical about our politicians. For over a year I have been seeing stories that “the team is close to finalizing a stadium plan” but it always get pushed back. They’re all worried about getting themselves re-elected, but if ground hasn’t been broken by the time the election comes around, I don’t care what the other issues are, I’m voting for whoever isn’t in office right now.

  546. By DRS on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    So the Vikings are going to play one more year in the dome with the hope that the state of no will say yes someday soon. It is good that the Vikings will be in Minnesota for at least one more year. So how long will we the fans have to wait one more year to see if the legislatures will get the Vikings a new stadium? How long will this go on, forever? There will always be an election just around the corner; there will never be plenty of money in the state’s coffers to pay for everything. The longer the state waits the more the cost goes up. How long must the Vikings wait to get a new stadium, how long must the Vikings take this BS?

  547. By DRS on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    Viking-ology, 100% with you on that.

  548. By DRS on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    It gets very arduous to hear that the Vikings and the state are close to a deal just to have them say time after time oh that was premature, we have to work out some more details about where, why and when, oh sorry we do not like any new taxes except if it means we will build the stadium in Minneapolis. Oh wait we cannot get the city law makers to agree so you must wait, how long will this go on?

  549. By Shawn on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    DRS … I always try to remember the labor negotiations. It was very stormy till the end and out of no where the deal was done in a day.

  550. By DRS on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    I am in high spirits that the Vikings will be in Minnesota for one more year, though my fears of Minnesota not getting the Vikings their new stadium is founded in what happened to the Lakers and The North Stars.

    God bless you all and good night.

  551. By DRS on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    Shawn, I hope you are correct, I will remain hopeful.

  552. By DRS on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    Good night everyone.

  553. By Parody on Feb 15, 2012 | Reply

    Just watched the state of the state address:

    Nothing actually starts until about 33 minutes into it…I don’t know why they thought we would want to watch all that time of people finding their seats…but at 40-minutes in, Dayton addressed the stadium issue. It sounds like at least he’s on board to get it solved ASAP….I hope he can get the rest of the decision makers behind him.

  554. By Matthias on Feb 16, 2012 | Reply

    White Earth…

    http://www.dailynorseman.com/2012/2/15/2800508/white-earth-to-propose-metro-area-tribal-casino

  555. By Matthias on Feb 16, 2012 | Reply

    http://www.dailynorseman.com/2012/2/15/2800968/minnesota-vikings-stadium-the-white-earth-tribe-is-serious

  556. By GrandDaddyPurp on Feb 16, 2012 | Reply

    First off, BMB!!!!! Bring Moss Back!!! He started a Viking and i dont see him finishing out his career any other way!

    Ok now that i got that off my chest, Wobbs you are right landing Barron with the 35th pick would be a huge steal and would meake me so happy. I swear if this team drafts a corner before a safety im going to lose it. Steelers D is not the same without polamolu. The Cheifs D was amazing with eric berry, not so much without him. The colts D fell right off when Bob Sanders (who is from my home town of Erie PA btw) couldnt stay on the feild. Charles woodson goes out int the SB and the packs d still got it done. Why? because they have safetys who can actually make plays. I cant stress enough how important it is to actually have a good player out on our last line of the defense.

    I believe OLine should be before anything. I can wait on a corner. Im tired of seeig the best RB in the league underperforming because the guys up front cant do what they get paid to do.

    Im not for cutting Ced Grif. restructure his contract but releasing him is not going to solve anything. I should be seeing cut asher allen coments bfore i see cut griffen comments. Griffen as a safety would be interesting. as would winfeild. but i doubt it will happen. that should have happened 1 maybe 2 years ago.

    in the 2nd round and beyond. we should draft the best player available. for several reasons. 1.) i dont trust taking a chance on a player because of need over taking a player you know is the best available. 2.) its that type of thinking that was the reason we stole rudolph and everson griffen and joe webb and percy and AD and a guy named RANDY ‘the freak’ MOSS. and 3.) I WANT THE BEST DAMMIT NOT PLAYERS WHOLE ARE ONLY THERE TO FILL A ROLE.

    I would only draft a Corner if you kno for a fact he is the best player at his position than any other players at their position left on the board. Its about winning not trying to fix a position that was set up to fail since the start of the year. ENOUGH WITH THE COVER !!!!!!!!!!!!

    GODD NIGHT VIKINGS FAITHFUL!

  557. By GrandDaddyPurp on Feb 16, 2012 | Reply

    sorry i meant ENOUGH WITH THE COVER 2!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    NOW HAVE A GOODNIGHT VIKINGS FAITHFUL!!!

  558. By LA Vikings on Feb 16, 2012 | Reply

    @DRS and the rest of you Viking fans:
    enjoy your last season with your beloved Vikings, because it will be your last!! Why this owner is wasting his time on a city who could care less about it’s football team, is beyond me!! We here in the City of Angels, will take good care of our new football team!! When we move the Vikes to LA, we will leave the likes of Chris Cooks’ and Randy Moss’ behind, because we will not tolerate the players dictating how we will run our team, “NO THUGS”!!!!
    This will probably end up being like the Quebec Nordiques moving to Colorado and winning the Stanley Cup the next year!! The Vikings will be so glad to be in beautiful California, that they will play over there heads and win the Vince Lombardi Trophy!!

  559. By LA Vikings on Feb 16, 2012 | Reply

    It’s great to see the passion that you guys do have for your team, it’s to be commended!! I have always been a fan of the Vikings, but it always seemed to me that this team is somewhat jinxed!! Maybe a move is what is needed to break this curse!! The Vikings are right there with the Cubs and any other team that has never won a championship or hasn’t won a championship in a long time. We will change that here in LA, turning the Vikings into a winner right away.
    I’m impressed with the knowledge you all have for your team, except Spencer, that poor kid seems to be lost. Someone needs to choke some common sense into that kid. Keep up the passion for another year.

  560. By DRS on Feb 16, 2012 | Reply

    http://www.minnesotawins.com/

    Many Minnesotans have told us that they are not satisfied with any of the Vikings stadium funding schemes that have been offered so far. We are creating a solution that not only would pay for the public’s share of the stadium, but would generate money for critical state priorities.

    All revenue from MinnesotaWins would stay in the State of Minnesota.

    Net revenue would be split 50/50 between the White Earth tribe and the people of Minnesota. The casino also would pay property taxes and sales taxes.

    A new casino would create about 2,500 construction jobs and up to 2,000 new and permanent jobs.

    A new casino would be a job generator for Greater Minnesota. Revenue from the casino would come back to northwestern Minnesota where it would fund investments in housing, economic development, health care and education.

  561. By Rocksalt on Feb 16, 2012 | Reply

    DRS-
    I agree with you that our politicians neec to work together and get this stadium deal done…problem is most of the legislators and city council mem.bers hold the deal up are republican….coincidence? I think not……..seesm like they are consisitent in their “just say no” strategy locally, regionally, statewide, and nationally………..

  562. By DRS on Feb 16, 2012 | Reply

    http://sports.yahoo.com/nfl/news?slug=jc-cole_nfl_downtown_la_stadium_concerns_100611

    Despite significant political momentum throughout California for a downtown Los Angeles stadium that would house an NFL team, the league had a recent message for people involved with the project:

    Right now, no thanks.

    During a Sept. 6 meeting at the NFL offices in New York, commissioner Roger Goodell told Los Angeles Councilwoman Jan Perry and political aide Bernard Parks, Jr. that neither the league nor any team interested in moving there would agree to the business proposal set forth by Anschutz Entertainment Group, according to three sources with knowledge of the conversation. AEG is the private company that has offered to build and operate a retractable-roof stadium, which would be named Farmers Field, on the site that is currently part of the Los Angeles Convention Center.

  563. By Tim on Feb 16, 2012 | Reply

    Thanks for the info DRS

  564. By DRS on Feb 16, 2012 | Reply

    Rocksalt, it is not party thing, it is a voter thing, Stop hating so much. Voters do not want taxes and the politicians know this, have you not looked at the polls when it comes to this issue? I have been looking in to this white earth tribe offer and it looks good to me at this time.

  565. By Rocksalt on Feb 16, 2012 | Reply

    This is not hating….nine times out of ten the politiciuans opposed are reuplican….those are just facts…….and if the voters do not want taxes, then they shuold not support lower tax brackets for those in the upper one third of income….
    As far as White Earth..I have not heard about.last deal with Indian land was Shakopee……

  566. By Rocksalt on Feb 16, 2012 | Reply

    sorry lots of typos….

  567. By NorthwoodsVikesFan on Feb 16, 2012 | Reply

    GDP, your draft philosophy has one huge flaw in it. Well, a couple huge flaws, actually.

    Take the best player available at the time, regardless of our needs? Just imagine if the best player available each time the Vikings’ number comes up is a QB. So, we just keep selecting QBs, because they are the best player available at the time. How’s that going to plug holes in our secondary? How’s that going to make our O-line and D-line stronger?

    “Did you see Griffen give up those 7 TDs for over 70 yards each? New NFL record.” “Yeah, but we’ll pull through…. we have the best 14 QBs in the league!!!”

    As far as Moss goes, tell ya what – I’ll send him my Moss jersey so he can retire in a Viking’s uniform. He probably doesn’t have any of his old ones hanging in the closet. That way we don’t have to waste any time, effort, or money on a lost cause.

  568. By Rocksalt on Feb 16, 2012 | Reply

    hting is attacking someone personally for their opinions….I have merely made an opinion based upon my observations and reading of the trib articles…….and yes, MAYBE no voters in MN wish to support an NFL team…..then so be it Vox Populi

  569. By DRS on Feb 16, 2012 | Reply

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_the_National_Football_League_in_Los_Angeles

    Los Angeles as a bargaining chip

    Cynics also claim that the National Football League teams do not truly want an NFL franchise in Los Angeles, as it would remove the threat of actually moving an existing team to Los Angeles, a major bargaining chip in negotiations for new stadiums.[23] Building, renovating, or even maintaining a stadium to the caliber of most NFL teams can cost over US$100 million, and teams that need such work done can often convince municipalities to foot some or all of the cost of this work, preserving the teams’ profits; this, however, hinges on the perceived threat of the team moving elsewhere. A team in Los Angeles leaves those teams without a major relocation option, giving the municipalities greater leverage over the teams (and, by extension, the league).

  570. By Tim on Feb 16, 2012 | Reply

    LA. Viking’s fan it’s cool to hear that you are a Vikings fan but man you know the Vikings belong in MN.and the whole jinx thing will be broken real soon all the so called curses or whatever are always Bull Sh*t.

  571. By DRS on Feb 16, 2012 | Reply

    Rocksalt, in my opinion you always seem to blame the republicans for any and every thing that is wrong with the world, I bet you blame them when you get the sniffles or you bang your hand with a hammer by mistake. I bet you think the Democrats are saints and do no wrong; they do all they do for the people and not for powers sake. Why is it good to go to war when there is a democrat in office and not when the Republican in Office? Oh I bet it is because the Democrat wants to save the people and the Republicans wan the oil? My point is that there is Good and Bad in both parties, and all politicians care about the next election and not what is truly need by the people.

  572. By NorthwoodsVikesFan on Feb 16, 2012 | Reply

    I don’t know about that Tim. Every time I hit my thumb with a hammer it hurts, and I have every reasonable expectation to continue to think that way. The Vikings’ curse shows no signs of lifting – they’ve used the same strategy for games and drafts for the past 2 decades. It’s only the people that have changed, not the mindset.

    If they draft to fill the weaknesses this spring I might change my thinking, but I’ve resigned myself to hear the words “With their first pick, the MN Vikings select QB……” THEN, “With their second pick, WR……….” Maybe throw in a flashy RB and a couple more TEs after that.

    I hope I’m wrong.

  573. By DRS on Feb 16, 2012 | Reply

    I was hoping that the Vikings would convince the Voter of MN that there is value in getting the new stadium built, such as job, revenue for the state, etcetera, and etcetera…

  574. By DRS on Feb 16, 2012 | Reply

    Have fun blogging and stay safe. Bye.

  575. By NorthwoodsVikesFan on Feb 16, 2012 | Reply

    DRSt to have to pay an additional fraction of a percent in taxes outweighs the positives.

  576. By DRS on Feb 16, 2012 | Reply

    Rocksalt, do you not htink you should keep the money make at work? Would you like to pay 50+% of your income? Have to go so have fun, and stay safe.

  577. By Tim on Feb 16, 2012 | Reply

    Well NORTHWOODSVIKESFAN lets just hope they can rebuild and Kick some A$$. thanks for your opinion man.

  578. By Parody on Feb 16, 2012 | Reply

    I think the Vikings have already changed their drafting philosophy. We all remember last year’s draft, right? Did anyone think that Ponder was the highest value player at pick #12? No. That was the biggest reach of the draft.

    I really don’t think that the best player available mindset is the right way to go though either. We should be drafting for best player available at a position of need. This year, that doesn’t exclude many positions. QB, RB and DE are the only positions that we should completely ignore in the first few rounds. Probably TE too. But if that’s all we see as quality players at our pick, then there’s always the option of trading down and getting the BPA at a position of need a few picks later.

  579. By Tim on Feb 16, 2012 | Reply

    I kinda think WR Dwight Jones would be a good pick if he is still hanging in there in the third or fourth round.

  580. By DRS on Feb 16, 2012 | Reply

    I am back!!! LOL, had to take my little one to school. NorthwoodsVikesFan, so the Vikings are not worth a couple of pennies on that Big Mack. See Rocksalt even some of the Fan’s of the Vikings do not want to pay any taxes to keep the Vikings in Minnesota, and you want the pollinations to face the raff of the Voter when they raise the taxes on them to keep the Vikings in MN?

    As for all this class envy, all I have to say is that I am for a fair tax system that taxes anyone who makes more than $50,000 dollars a year @ a rate of 10 to 20 % of their income, no matter where it comes from. There should be no deductions for any reason. In this case the more you earn the more you pay and everyone would all be paying in to the government @ the same rate and no one would be taken advantage of anyone else. 10% of 50,000 is $5,000 a year and 10% of 1,000,000 is $100,000 a year, that sounds fair to me.

  581. By sandiamond on Feb 16, 2012 | Reply

    Mayock’s Top 5 Defensive Tackles

    1 Micheal Brockers lsu
    2 Jerel Worthy penn state
    3 Dontari Poe memphis
    4 Devon Still penn state
    T5 Fletcher Cox miss state
    T5 Kendall Reyes conn
    T5 Brandon Thompson clemson

    7 players that could add tremendous value to our team
    Can Spielman & Co make it happen with 1 of these players?

  582. By DRS on Feb 16, 2012 | Reply

    GrandDaddyPurp, you have to fix what is wrong with the Team before you can win, that is the truth of the matter, so just getting the best player available in the draft is incorrect thinking. If the Best player available is a QB and you need an O-Lineman or a D-Lineman you are not fixing the problem and there for you will repeat the previous year and lose.

  583. By DRS on Feb 16, 2012 | Reply

    At 10% income tax on all incomes someone making 100,000 a year would be paying 20 times more in income tax to the government then someone earning $5,000 a year, that sounds fair to me, and I am a conservative.

  584. By NorthwoodsVikesFan on Feb 16, 2012 | Reply

    I’m all for paying a few pennies for the cause – I was just extrapolating the mindset of the overwhelming majority of nay-sayers.

  585. By DRS on Feb 16, 2012 | Reply

    With a 10% tax rate someone making $10,000,000 a year would be paying 2,000 times more than the person making $5,000 a year. So the rich would be paying their fair share. As it is now they are paying a large part of the Burdon with about 50% of the nation not paying any Federal income tax. My point is that with a 10 to 20 % tax rate with no deductions, everyone with a income of more than $50,000 dollars a year would be paying in their fair share to the Government.

    Have a great day.

  586. By DRS on Feb 16, 2012 | Reply

    NorthwoodsVikesFan, OK, sorry for misunderstanding you.

  587. By DRS on Feb 16, 2012 | Reply

    later everyone.

  588. By 61Vikings on Feb 16, 2012 | Reply

    If you look at past Viking teams that made the NFC championship games and Superbowls, they had great OL and DL play!! The OL on this Viking team needs lots of work, but I also think the DL needs some upgrading as well!! Quinton Coples would be an interesting pick if Matt Kalil is gone to the Rams!! I would trade out of that spot, down to the ‘Skins pick (6th), and pick up an extra pick or two and still end up with a top ten player, say Claiborne,Coples or Reiff, making your 2nd round a great draft for your organization!!

  589. By OTKalil2012 on Feb 16, 2012 | Reply

    I don’t think there is a voter or fan in Mn that isn’t seeing which republican politicians that are standing in the way of legit and fair policy moving towards funding and where the new stadium will be built…I am personally making a list and checking it twice…Watching carefully who has been naughty or nice working on the Vikings stadium bill…And most of the naughty politicians has been by far on the republican ticket…Good luck next November republican politicians…Your going to need it..Because all of Minnesota is watching you…

  590. By 61Vikings on Feb 16, 2012 | Reply

    What’s with this LA Viking nonsense!! LA couldn’t keep the Rams, how in the heck are they going to support our Vikings!! Get lost and stay by your radio or T.V. for the next disaster to hit your state!! WE ARE THE “MINNESOTA VIKINGS” AND WE WILL BE IN MINNESOTA FOREVER!!!!!!!
    DRS, you are the man, with all the news you put on this site, kuddos!!

  591. By OTKalil2012 on Feb 16, 2012 | Reply

    I was reading a blog on an Eagles site today…The fan was mad about D Jackson getting the franchise tag…And said he wishes the Eagles would trade him to a team like the Vikings…And get the Vikings second round pick in return….THIS is the reason I am SO HAPPY Spielman is in charge !!!!!…Because I could definitely have seen Frazier grabbing another Eagle…And Frazier talking Zygi into paying him huge money…And have D Jackson turn into another B Berrian…Don’t expect the Eagles to keep D Jackson at all on the Eagles roster…They just want to franchise the Jackson to talk a team like the Vikes to give up a high draft pick for his rights to over pay the him on a big contract to go elsewhere…

  592. By OTKalil2012 on Feb 16, 2012 | Reply

    I was able to watch some of the senior bowl practices…I was not impressed at all with Coples…After the combine…I can see 2 defensive players go up the board past Coples after seeing their play at senior bowl practices..DE Melvin Ingram has a motor that won’t quit…Smaller frame DE but relentless…OLB~DE Courtny Upshaw…Very quick off the snap…I see both these guys lower on draft boards than Coples right now…Betting both will be rated higher than Coples after the combine…Coples just does not have the motor that Ingram and Upshaw have…

  593. By ozzinator on Feb 16, 2012 | Reply

    I bet Rocksalt blamed the republicans for his last breakup with Steve as well….

  594. By Shawn on Feb 16, 2012 | Reply

    Im so tired of the NON THINKING VOTERS who dont listen to the stupidity that comes from their mouths … seriously attack the guy barely scra’ping by at 15,000 a year or less because he isnt paying his “fair share” STUPID STUPID STUPID PROPOGANDA

    WAH WAH WAH The poor oil tycoon who raked in 35 billion in profits needs to be protecred from paying taxes … WAH WAH WAH POOR POOR OIL TYCOON

    BTW the poor poor oil tycoon these NON THINKING VOTERS protect use hundreds of scams to avoid paying taxes at all …

    RIDICULOUS … FLIPPIN RIDICULOUS

    NON THINKING VOTERS always attacking the guy making 50k …. just to help the billionaire … mindless American voters. Always with the same programs never an original thought.

  595. By Shawn on Feb 16, 2012 | Reply

    B4 anyone tells me about free speech … I agree people should be able to say what they think … I just dont believe anyone making less than 1 million per year actually believes that stuff. Its just so ridiculous Im sure if they thought about it instead of just repeating it they would see how stupid it is.

  596. By Shawn on Feb 16, 2012 | Reply

    I dont believe the people making more than 1 million per year believe it either … I think they know if they just repeat it over and over again the NON THINKING VOTERS will believe it

  597. By DRS on Feb 16, 2012 | Reply

    Shawn , did you not read what I posted? I am not protecting anyone. I was and am pointing out that 10% of million is more than 10% of thousand and that would be fair in anyone’s book. I bet you would like to take all the so-called rich people’s money, would you not? Do you know that if you took all the wealth that is in this country the government still could not pay the debt. How would you like to pay 60 to 70 % of your income? The problem is not a revenue problem it is a spending problem, too much bureaucrats, too many Governmental departments, too much repetitiveness through the Government.

    I think that it is only fair that all Americans pay the same tax rate without deductions.

    I bet you do not want a fair tax rate for all, you want to punish them who have more than you do, so that you can feel better somehow, your type are like a child who has never been told no you cannot then suddenly you are told sorry but you cannot do that. That is when you throw a temper tantrum and make a bunch of nose. You do not want to debate, you just want to make nose and badmouth anyone who disagrees. That is the way it seems to me.
    Have a great day and God bless you my man.

  598. By DRS on Feb 16, 2012 | Reply

    Now shawn I do agree with you that there are some rich out there that do all they can to get out of paying t-a-x-e-s, I feel this is why the tax system is b-r-o-k-e-n and needs to be f-i-x-e-d, it needs to be maid f-a-i-r-e-r by making it a flat tax system based on a % b-a-s-s-e-s with no deductions and loop holes, do you not think that this would be much more of a fair system.

  599. By DRS on Feb 16, 2012 | Reply

    Well have a great day and hope you will find peace in life my friends, bye for now.

  600. By sandiamond on Feb 16, 2012 | Reply

    Minnesota Vikings cornerback Antoine Winfield is ahead of schedule in his efforts to return from a broken collarbone, the St. Paul Pioneer Press reported.

    Winfield reportedly thinks he could play now if he were needed. He is finishing off the final stages of his rehab routine at the Vikings’ team facility.

    Winfield was ruled out for the season after breaking his collarbone in a Week 10 game against the Green Bay Packers.

    The three-time Pro Bowl selection played in just five games in 2011.

    The Vikings also plan to start contract negotiations with linebacker Erin Henderson at the NFL Scouting Combine. Henderson has said he wants to remain with the Vikings.

    Henderson had a career year in 2011, posting highs in tackles (70), sacks (1.5) and games started (11)

  601. By Shawn on Feb 16, 2012 | Reply

    DRS … I do not believe in taking all of the rich mans money … are you aware up untill Reagan the tax rate for the wealthy was 90% ?

    I dont suggest going back to 90% but NEITHER DOES OBAMA OR THE DEMOCRATS …. Obama suggested 38% or 39% is I remember correctly which is only 3-4% more than it is now with “the bush tax cuts” that Obama has extended and for some reason everyone thinks hes evil … maybe they are racists

    Also since no one has attacked the rich in since b4 Reagan … how can any FREE THINKER suggest that Dems are starting cla’ss war ???????? Its BS UNTRUE NON SENSE

    However everytime I turn around there is a new Republican bill being submitted and usually passed that attacks the middle cla’ss and lower cla’ss …

    The attack on Unions is an attack on middle cla’ss … attacking teachers making 50k. ATTACKING THE MIDDLE CLA’SS …. if there is a cla’ss war going down and I believe there is its coming from the RED …

    NOTHING has been taken from the rich … they still have there prcious “Bush Tax Cuts” … so why are Republicans attacking unions? WHY ??????????

    O wait a minute I just had a free thought … Since the ” Bush Tax Cuts ” our economy has went down the $hitter and now the rich have more but the tax cuts have made it impossible to pay teachers and cops (which Im fine with) and fire fighters … YOU KNOW THE MIDDLE CLA’SS

    So DRS who is under attack?????? there is only 1 right answer … and if you THINK about it you’ll know

  602. By Shawn on Feb 16, 2012 | Reply

    BTW your Holy Reagan (Master destroyer of Unions) ran a 50% tax rate for the majority of his time in office and Republicans practically worship him …. George the 1st tried a 28% and failed miserably …

    Just think about it ….

  603. By Shawn on Feb 16, 2012 | Reply

    sandiamond … didnt we (the Vikings) try Erin Henderson at MLB for a minute? I could be wrong but I think we did …

    Maybe Erin moves to the middle and Solomon Elimian (sp) plays LOLB … ?

  604. By Spencer on Feb 16, 2012 | Reply

    We should do this when we get our new stadium

  605. By sandiamond on Feb 16, 2012 | Reply

    “Erin also saw some time as a three-down linebacker when his brother missed time. In those nickel snaps, he also displayed surprisingly good instincts in coverage from the middle of the field and was able to make plays against superior athletes either in the flat or deep with his back to the quarterback.”

    glad he is ready to sign with the vikings just waiting on the new contract offer.not sure if Elim would be able to change positions since he is undersized but i sure am curious about his pass catching defense

  606. By Parody on Feb 16, 2012 | Reply

    Sandia – Any news on big brother E.J. Henderson? WIth all the holes our team has to fill, I would think that they would want to keep him around for one or two more years. If Erin wants to stick around, I have an inkling that his big brother would too. It’s not the best situation we could hope for at the MLB position, but I think it’s the most realistically workable solution for now. We can then address MLB in the first or second round in 2013 or 2014’s draft.

  607. By sandiamond on Feb 16, 2012 | Reply

    nah haven’t seen anything except the talk of his contract which is unfortunate because the team will be looking for cap-space.Losing EJ will carve out the middle of the D pie so this is key off season news when it happens

  608. By GrandDaddyPurp on Feb 16, 2012 | Reply

    OK, Im not that stupid ofcourse im not talking about drafting a QB if hes the best player available. This Draft is said to be rich in OLine a DLine Talent so what i was referring to is if the if the best player available is a lineman why the hek wouldnt we take him over a cornerback? a position we aparently so desperately need. It seemed like most of you questioned the pick of rudolph last year because tight end was not a need for us. I new it was the best pick because he was the best player available at the time. Now i bet most of you are happy we did draft him.

    I am going to rephrase a little so none of you get confused. Draft the best player available FOR THIS TEAM. Not the player who best fills a need. Filling a need doesnt always walk hand in hand with talent and ability on the field. Having had our coaching staff in the senior bowl, look for this team to target alot of those player that played in the game.

    As for Ced Grif. He had one bad year. That was the first season after that serious injury he had in the championship game. What do all the doctors say? He will not return back to his normal speed until the 2nd year after the injury. So like I have said in the past. Next year will be his chance to prove he is back to his old self. But lets take a step back and talk about that 09 season. Ced was having his best year of his career that season and in that game against the saints he showed up and played his best. Drew Brees was 17-31 for 197 yards ad 3 TDs. And may i remind you our DLine was applying rarely any pressre that whole game. Ced Griffin was having the best game ive ever seen him play in the BIGGEST game of his career. What more can you ask of the guy? He gave his body for this team and that resulted in a very serious injury and most of you want to praise chris cook? Talk about LOYALTY. Yes those stats are right our defense held the great Drew Brees to under 200 yards. Not even the 49ers Great D could hold him under 400.

    Ced Griffen is a true Viking shame on those who want him cut and call themselves fans of this team. By the way most of you are talking about him, it would seem you only started being fans just this past season which I know is not true.

  609. By sandiamond on Feb 16, 2012 | Reply

    * would* carve…. surely EJ wants to be in purple tho

  610. By GrandDaddyPurp on Feb 16, 2012 | Reply

    sandiamond- Im all for keeping the veterans we have on this team but contracts definately need restructured for some of those vets

  611. By sandiamond on Feb 16, 2012 | Reply

    no restructing volunteers would be my guess gdp. just glad we had general paton for the offseason hoopla

  612. By Parody on Feb 16, 2012 | Reply

    GDP – Spence is fooling you. He is the only one on this site supporting Cook. The frequency of his posts make it seem like he’s 10-20 people.

    I’m one of the few in the middle of the idea. I’m not passing final judgment on him before the courts do. I know that CB is a big problem for us right now, so if we can get Cook’s talent back and get him straightened out, I want to give him a second chance. But right now, he’s not a part of this team. Griffin is. So I agree with you that we need to give him the chance to show if he can fully recover from that brutal injury.

  613. By NorthwoodsVikesFan on Feb 16, 2012 | Reply

    GDP – did having Rudolph better us this year? Or, would we have been better off to have signed a LT?

    We didn’t have a problem at TE when we signed Rudolph. THAT is the point I’m trying to make. The Viking mindset has to change, because what they’ve been doing hasn’t been working.

  614. By Shawn on Feb 16, 2012 | Reply

    GDP … you nailed it on Cedric Griffin a true Viking warrior with a heart of steel :)

  615. By Spencer on Feb 16, 2012 | Reply

    “What more can you ask of the guy?”

    Do his part on the field, and he would have no complaints from me.

  616. By Spencer on Feb 16, 2012 | Reply

    At the end of the day its about producing on the field. Its funny how you dont hear any Steeler fans opposed to the idea of Hines Ward being cut.

  617. By GrandDaddyPurp on Feb 16, 2012 | Reply

    Parody- I wasn’t talking about supporting Cook as much as i was talking about people not supporting Griffin. I am a big fan of Cooks ability on the field. Its just for some of these fans to praise somebody who has done more harm than good to this team over someone who has actually showed up, worked hard, gave his body for this team and has bled purple and gold is just ridiculous.

    Northwoods- Did having Rudolph better us this year? Cant say yes. Its not up to him whether he plays or not. Try this question, Did obtaining Rudolph solidify a position for years to come for us that is becoming the premiere position on offense in the league? I believe so. So your saying we shouldn’t have drafted him? Which would probably have resulted in us drafting a bust. Speilman made it clear when asked whether he would pursue Randy Moss. He wants this team to get young. I think that is the right mindset to have. Oh and we did sign a LT last year just not to our liking. This is the year we solidify that position as well tho

  618. By GrandDaddyPurp on Feb 16, 2012 | Reply

    Well Sir Spence, you have to be on the field to produce

  619. By GrandDaddyPurp on Feb 16, 2012 | Reply

    I live 2 hours away from Pitt so my city is filled with an abundance of steeler fans. All of which are opposed to the idea of Ward being cut. They dont want to get rid of a guy who has given so much for their team.

  620. By GrandDaddyPurp on Feb 16, 2012 | Reply

    If we beat the saints in 09 its not the DLine that gets the credit, nor is it the offense. It would have been Griffin and Winfield that got the credit they played amazing. The RBs of the saints had a better receiving game than their WRs thats on our LBs for that. Drew Brees only had 197 yards. THIS IS DREW BREES WE ARE TALKING ABOUT Spence. Ced has produced. You cant blame the guy for one bad year which took place his first year back from an injury that everyone knows takes 2 years to fully get back to speed.

  621. By Spencer on Feb 16, 2012 | Reply

    He did produce in the Saints game. But that was 3yrs ago. In his most recent season h was putrid, and I dont see it getting any better.

  622. By NovaScotiaVike on Feb 16, 2012 | Reply

    The Saints game was just over 2 years ago. There are a lot of things that you “don’t see”.

  623. By sandiamond on Feb 16, 2012 | Reply

    Shawn looks pretty much official now: Vikes say no to any interest in Randy Moss

    (for the best imo)

  624. By Rocksalt on Feb 16, 2012 | Reply

    DRS
    Once again you miscaharacterize what I have said…..
    I have NEVER SAID DEMS were saints YOU SAID THAT.OWN UP TO YOUR OWN MISGIUDED STATEMENTS!
    Also, look at those opposed to funding for a stadium……there exists a definte causal relationship(see global Warming) between repubs and the opposition to stdium plans.
    You go on this blog and complain about others not respecting differing points of view, yet you take every opportunity to mis quote and distort what I say.
    You, sir, are being hyppocritical.

  625. By Rocksalt on Feb 16, 2012 | Reply

    Ozzinator-
    Grow up!

  626. By Rocksalt on Feb 16, 2012 | Reply

    DRS- Get your head out of the sand! Do you support 15% tax rates for millionaires and 28% for middle class….IF so you and Wizzinator can afford it….most of us working class are tired of your b.u.l.l.s.h.i.t

  627. By Larry on Feb 16, 2012 | Reply

    I agree with Spencer, the bottom line is production and for whatever reason the entire DBF has not got it done. Winfield has got to move to safety or go and as far as the other DB.s are concerned the coaches know what kind of talent they have and they know what talent they need to win in this leauge. I heard it said many times during the season that the Vikings just didn’t have the talent at the DB and S positions, This is on the coaching staff and front office, if u have the talent develope it, if you don’t cut the players and replace them with more talented players. It has been proven over and over again that the team that don’t get to attached to vets and let them go when they don’t get it done are more successful.

  628. By DRS on Feb 16, 2012 | Reply

    Rocksalt, and Shawn, All I posted was that 10% of $10,000,000 is more than 10% of $5,000 and that a flat tax would be a fairer tax and simpler tax then what we have now. This entire BS you two are spewing is c-r-a-p. I did not advocate any of it; you two are so blinded by your liberal religion that you cannot even read a simple posting. Like you asked me once Shawn, copy and post where I attacked the middle class or the unions in my last few postings, as for you Rocksalt I never once posted that what you and Shawn have posted was an invalid ideal and that you or Shawn do not have some good arguments, what I posted was that you did not want to debate, all you want to do is shout down anyone who disagrees with you. Rocksalt I have not advocated for anyone to have a lower tax rate than anyone else. Once more all I have posted was that a flat rate tax for anyone making any income above $50,000 dollars a year, or if that is too low of a number for you then how about anyone who is earning $150,000 a year or more, pay a flat tax of 10 to 20 % and do away with all the deductions and loop holes. I do respect that you two have strong feelings about what you think are injustices done by some of the people in the U.S.A, but trying to cut and shout down them who disagree with you is just wrong in a debate. You would be surprise to know that I to believe that this country has wronged some of the people, (and that is not the rich I am talking about), and that we all should do better. The past is the past so do not dwell on it and try to do better the next time; that is what I believe in as well as freedom and liberty for all.

  629. By DRS on Feb 17, 2012 | Reply

    BTW Rocksalt I make less than $30,000 a year, and I have a family of 3. How about you?

    I just want the tax rates to be fair for everyone, maybe someday my ship may come in and I would want to pay a fare rate.

    Have great night everyone, and God bless you all, that includes you Rocksalt and Shawn my friends.

  630. By ozzinator on Feb 17, 2012 | Reply

    Last I checked Salt Lick, I only have one residense.

  631. By Frederick Jones on Feb 18, 2012 | Reply

    @the DRS,

    When I think about the Vikings 2011 season I do think of Ponder running for his life, and “Running Back Sacks.” (I do mean “Running Back.” You know, when the RB gets caught for a 4 yard loss behind the offensive line. That is almost always the fault of the OL, and should NEVER happen.)

    But, even more I think of how easy it was for any team to whip 20 yard completions against our team.

    The defensive backfield is HORRIBLE!

  632. By bleedpurple4ever on Mar 10, 2012 | Reply

    Listen i agree with the team needs,but are we forgetting we need wr beside harvin?aromashadu was a nice surprise and rudolf is a nice big target but a wes welker type would be a nice addition as well as a rb in case a.p. not 100% that can be a plus,,dunno only been a vikings fan for 28yrs..and ponder is not our answer sorry

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