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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.

Anthony Barr: The Limitless Vikings Linebacker

“With the ninth pick in 2014 NFL draft, the Minnesota Vikings select Anthony Barr, linebacker, UCLA,” commissioner Roger Goodell announced at the podium. The crowd at Radio City Music Hall in New York City was not happy. “Booooooooo!” rang a

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#VoteZimmer T-Shirt a Must-Have for Vikings Fans

Donating to charity is never a bad idea, but Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer and his foundation discovered a way to make doing so an absolute no-brainer. The Mike Zimmer Foundation, which raises funding to promote a healthy lifestyle and

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No More Excuses for Teddy Bridgewater

Mike Zimmer is as innovative and unique as football coaches come, but he may have stolen a call from Vince Vaughn’s playbook with a comment he directed at Teddy Bridgewater following the free-agent signings of offensive linemen Alex Boone and Andre

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NFL Draft: Who is NDSU QB Carson Wentz?

Bismarck Tribune sportswriter and NFCN Barroom executive editor BJ Reidell discusses NFL draft prospect and former North Dakota State quarterback Carson Wentz on Yahoo! Sports Radio with Lewis Woodard. Wentz has drawn plenty of interest from scouts, draftniks and media personnel

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Former Vikings CB Fred Smoot: “Stay off of Boats Kids” 0

In the midst of all of the Minnesota Vikings’ success this season, likely every fan forgot that 2015 marks the 10-year anniversary of when retired Loveboat Scandal cornerback Fred Smoot signed his six-year, $34-million contract with Minnesota. While his tenure

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SKOL Brew: Seahawks at Vikings – Playoff Edition 0

SKOL Brew No. 11 — Purple Postseason BJ Reidell: The Minnesota Vikings earned an epic victory at Lambeau Field over the Green Bay Packers last weekend, so it only seemed right to bring back Drew Mahowald for another SKOL Brew appearance.

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Minnesota Vikings: 2015 Rookie Class Overflowing with Potential 0

General manager Rick Spielman has been widely regarded as an NFL draft wizard for a number of years now. Whether this is in reference to his shrewd draft-day trades or the collective success of his selections, Spielman has consistently put together

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VOTE: NFC NORTH OPOY & DPOY 0

EXPLANATION: Both the NFCN OPOY and NFCN DPOY awards have five candidates listed. Your job is to narrow these lists down to a consensus Top-3 (per award) by voting in the polls featured below. Award winners will be chosen from the Top-3 candidate

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Lambeau Freed: Vikings Hold Off Packers for North Title 0

The Minnesota Vikings have been at the mercy of Lambeau Field for over a half-decade. Since the illustrious career of Adrian Peterson began back in 2007, the Vikings have recorded just one win in nine road meetings with the Green Bay Packers.

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SKOL Brew: Vikings at Packers 0

SKOL BREW No. 10 — For the Division BJ Reidell: Since the Minnesota Vikings are scheduled for a showdown with the Green Bay Packers this weekend, we brought in our “heavy” personnel package to talk about this matchup. Welcome Drew Mahowald

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