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NFC North Injury Epidemic

At this time of the year, virtually every fan from each NFL team is bemoaning how injuries have been hurting their team this season. But, the cries of pain have been loudest in the midwest. And, those howls are perfectly

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Election Results Are In… You Voted For…

The ballots went out on Tuesday over twitter on nine NFC North election items. Here are the results: The winner of our most disliked player in the NFC North is Aaron Rodgers, the cocky Green Bay Packers quarterback. Many might

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Vikings History: Philadelphia Eagles

Our weekly Minnesota Vikings history lesson continues with a look at the team’s past against the Philadelphia Eagles. Professor Tony Wenham, an ardent Vikings fan, takes us back. After their bye week, the Minnesota Vikings fly to Philadelphia to face the

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Instant Reaction: AP & Kalil Out

Upon hearing word that running back Adrian Peterson will undergo surgery to repair a “bucket handle tear” in his meniscus and miss 3-4 months and starting left tackle Matt Kalil has been placed on season-ending injured reserve…   I’m sorry, that might

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Vikings Win – The View From The Barstool: Go Pack Go (Away)!

Welcome back to the Barroom!  Sorry I’m a little late to get back here, but a Vikings win over the Packers on Sunday night has consumed my activities for the past couple days.  First of all, there was a lot

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PSA: Stop and Smell the Roses, Vikings Fans

Tyler Haag has a message for all Minnesota Vikings fans…. “SMELL THE ROSES!” Yes, after two weeks, the Vikings sit atop the NFC North and there is a feeling in the air that this is no fluke. Even with the injury to

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Vikings Defense Saves the Day

The Minnesota Vikings defense came to the rescue in week one saving the team from defeat against the Tennessee Titans. Tyler Haag wonders when the offense will begin saving some games. Week 1 is in the books and the Minnesota

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Vikings History: Tennessee Titans

The Minnesota Vikings travel south to, they hope, school the Tennessee Titans Sunday afternoon. Tony Wenham gives us a Vikings history lesson on their previous battles. In their history, the Vikings have only played the Tennessee Titans 12 times. Seven times when

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Adrian Peterson: The Final Straw?

Adrian Peterson has been carrying the Minnesota Vikings offense on his back for almost a decade, and the final straw could be coming soon. New Vikings Barroom writer Tyler Haag explains. In certain parts of the world camels are used

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Vikings Training Camp: Night Practice Observations

Vikings Barroom Assistant Editor Drew Mahowald was on hand for the annual Minnesota Vikings training camp night practice on Saturday. Here are some observations he made from the practice. Throughout Minnesota Vikings training camp, the defense has been the superior

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