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Minnesota Vikings Boot Kicker Blair Walsh

Fans will tell you that it should have happened some time ago. But, Minnesota Vikings general manager Rick Spielman was almost stubborn about not waiving place kicker Blair Walsh. On Tuesday, he finally pulled the plug on the Blair Walsh project

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RIDICULOUSLY EARLY VIKINGS MOCK DRAFT

Since the Rick Spielman and Mike Zimmer era began in 2014, the two have been a dynamic duo on draft night. Knocking two consecutive drafts out of the park. The impressive 2014 and 2015 drafts included two Pro-Bowlers in Anthony

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VBI: Vikings Trade For Sam Bradford

Welcome back to the Barroom!  It’s been a busy, BUSY day here with reaction to the Sam Bradford trade by the Vikings.  To be honest, there’s been A LOT of eyebrows raised and headscratching trying to figure out why Vikings

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Vikings acquire Sam Bradford: The Good and The Bad

Vikings Barroom Assistant Editor Drew Mahowald reacts to the Minnesota Vikings acquiring Sam Bradford from the Philadelphia Eagles. After Minnesota Vikings franchise quarterback Teddy Bridgewater went down with a gruesome knee injury ending his 2016 season (and maybe more), the

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Teddy Bridgewater Injury – Quarterback Possibilities For the Vikings

Our continuing coverage of the Teddy Bridgewater injury continues with an exploration of what options the Vikings have to replace the quarterback or at least bring in a new back-up for Shaun Hill. Aldo Gandia ( @AldoBarkeeper ) reports.  The news

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The View From The Barstool: Heat Check

Welcome back to the Barroom!  As you may recall from last week’s talk, it’s time for Minnesota to end its 25-year championship drought.  It’s a nice thought, isn’t it?  But it got me to thinking a little further about it

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Did Vikings Err With Kyle Rudolph Contract?

While all of the United Kingdom is fretting over the historic Brexit vote, Tony Wenham, the biggest Minnesota Vikings fanalyst in all of Europe, is looking into Kyle Rudolph’s contract and determining if he’s delivered a fair value. To read

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What to Expect from Laquon Treadwell’s Rookie Season

Vikings Barroom Assistant Editor Drew Mahowald discusses what fans should expect from Laquon Treadwell’s rookie season. The last time the Minnesota Vikings had a real big-bodied receiving target that could get physical with defensive backs and win contested catches was…

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The View From The Barstool: Winning Doesn’t Come Cheap

Welcome back to the Barroom! It’s good to be back after a couple weeks. There’s lots of hoopla going around today after our Minnesota Vikings announced they signed everyone’s favorite safety to a five-year extension!  Sure, it was always more a question

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Over/Under: Vikings Quarterbacks

The Minnesota Vikings have been in quarterback purgatory since the retirement of Brett Favre. Before that, their most serviceable quarterback was Daunte Culpepper, drafted in 1999, who was lost to an injury in 2005 and never played for Minnesota afterward. In today’s

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