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BJ Reidell

Robert "BJ" Reidell IV is a St. Paul, Minn. native currently living in beautiful Bismarck, N.D. He began writing about the Minnesota Vikings and NFC North division shortly after graduating from Marquette University in 2014 with the goal of turning his favorite hobby into a career. In addition to contributing to NFCN Barroom, he is a full-time Sports Reporter for the Bismarck Tribune, an NFL Analyst at Vikings Territory, Co-host/Producer of About the Labor: A Minnesota Vikings Podcast and a Fred Biletnikoff Award voter. You can find him waiting in line at Chipotle, enjoying a cold soda at Plums Bar & Grill or on Twitter @RobertReidell.

NFC North Division: Week 9 Player of the Week

The extremely prestigious Barroom NFC North Player of the Week Award has returned for the second half of the NFL season. While the Chicago Bears were relaxing during their bye week, two of the three remaining NFC North teams produced a

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Vikings OC Norv Turner “Resigns”

Following two consecutive abysmal performances on the road in Philadelphia and Chicago, the Minnesota Vikings were in desperate need of a change — and they got one, in dramatic fashion. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, offensive coordinator Norv Turner has resigned his post. Stunner:

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How Valuable is Vikings DC George Edwards?

If asked to associate the Minnesota Vikings with the term “coach” one name far outweighs all others — head coach Mike Zimmer. More involved fans would also more than likely recognize offensive coordinator Norv Turner as well. The next rung up

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Know Your Enemy: Off to a Sterling Start

Despite sending their franchise quarterback, superstar running back and starting left tackle to the injured reserve list before the end of September, the Minnesota Vikings are among an exclusive five-team list that has began the 2016 season with a perfect record through three

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Know Your Enemy: Titans’ Newfound Ground and Pound

“Mr. Goodell, can we get an extension on the assignment due this Sunday?” “You have known about this group project since April, and I gave you guys the entire summer to prepare accordingly. Pretty much every other team is ready to

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Vikings Training Camp: ‘Terminator’ Kearse Learning the Ropes

The Minnesota Vikings traded in their bucket hats for shoulder pads on Sunday afternoon, marking the true beginning of what expects to be a highly competitive training camp at Blakeslee Stadium in Mankato, Minn. Following a season that saw the

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The Curious Case of Cordarrelle

There has never been a single doubt regarding the athletic ability of Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Cordarrelle Patterson. His electrifying talent quickly became league-wide knowledge during his rookie season, but the player that flashed back in 2013 has since been limited to a

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Vikings #TBT: The Love Boat

As you know, here at the Barroom we celebrate Thursday with a little #TBT or Throwback Thursday. #TBT is when we look back at moments in Vikings history. Some are well known while others are lost to the pages of

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Mackensie Alexander the Great

One of the greatest luxuries teams with few roster holes have is the ability to draft without urgency. Organizations like the New England Patriots, Pittsburgh Steelers and Green Bay Packers have managed to remain steady Super Bowl contenders over the course of

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Mock-Off: Reidell vs. Gandia

The NFL draft has finally arrived, and to celebrate, editor-in-chief Aldo Gandia and executive editor BJ Reidell have placed a friendly wager in the form of a Mock Draft-off. Why have a mock draft without real consequences? Mock-Off Rules Contestants

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