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Minnesota Vikings take Notre Dame safety Harrison Smith

Minnesota Vikings take Notre Dame safety Harrison Smith
The Minnesota Vikings traded down, but then later traded back up in order to select Harrison Smith from Notre Dame. So in a busy NFL Draft night filled with trades, the Vikings were as busy as anybody It’s rare for safeties to go very high overall, but Smith was the second safety taken in this... Read more »

Cutler Directs F-Bomb at Martz?, Putting Win Over Vikings in Perspective

Cutler Directs F-Bomb at Martz?, Putting Win Over Vikings in Perspective
Although Jay Cutler never has said it publicly, we know he must HATE his offensive coordinator Mike Martz; due to his schemes that consistently leave the quarterback a sitting duck with little pass protection. Martz offenses have commonly led the NFL in sacks allowed, and this Chicago Bears team is no different. The have an... Read more »

Bears-Vikings: Brutally Honest Game Preview

Bears-Vikings: Brutally Honest Game Preview
You know those two undefeated NFC North teams? The only two perfect teams remaining in the NFL? These are……..not them. The Green Bay Packers and Detroit Lions have already put some distance between themselves and these two teams, so Chicago Bears vs. Minnesota Vikings in prime time Sunday night is a battle for third place!... Read more »
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Fearless 2011 NFL Season Picks: Bears take NFC Wild Card?

Fearless 2011 NFL Season Picks: Bears take NFC Wild Card?
It all starts tonight with the traditional Super Bowl Champ getting the first home game on Thursday night (Green Bay Packers vs. New Orleans Saints). This time the previous, previous SB winner is the opponent. And there’s always the national block party that comes with it as America’s favorite day in sports comes  always complete... Read more »

Jenn Sterger Speaking Publicly on Favre Sexting for First Time

The time has come for one of the biggest media sensations of 2010. The Jenn Sterger-Deadspin-Brett Favre sexting saga will rekindle itself in the NFL consciousness as Sterger, the former New York Jets in stadium hostess will go public with her side of the story. It was very difficult to not type “pubic” in that... Read more »

Brett Favre Fined $50K for Jenn Sterger Investigation

So it looks like the media sensations of media sensations is finally over. That whole little thinggee that flared up in October between alleged journalist Jenn Sterger and senior citizen QB Brett Favre of the Minnesota Vikings. The NFL handed out its ruling today. According to the AP, he’s now $50,000 lighter because of a “failure... Read more »
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Did Bears DE Corey Wootton End Brett Favre's Career Last Night?

Last night Chicago Bears rookie Defensive End Corey Wootton ended Brett Favre‘s night by thunderously slamming the Minnesota Vikings 41-year-old quarterback to the ground during the second quarter. Favre’s head injury and concussion like symptoms forced him out of the game and may have ended his NFL career too. To quote Comedy Central’s Tosh.0, “and... Read more »

Vikings Punter Tweets About TCF Bank Playing Surface: "Trainwreck," "Concrete"

“I can only hope, however unlikely, that no one gets catastrophically injured at the trainwreck that’s about to take place tomorrow night,” that’s what Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe tweeted on his account: ChrisWarcraft tonight after the Vikings completed their walk-through at TCF Bank Stadium, the frozen home of the Minnesota Golden Gophers. Kluwe followed... Read more »

Most Logical Place to Play Bears-Vikings Game: Lambeau Field

I don’t necessarily like it, but much of the sports world is operated within the realm of “ifs” and for the most part, I deal with it. Today, I’m swimming in the deep end of that realm. The biggest “if” in the sports arena today actually revolves around a stadium.  TCF Bank Stadium to be exact.... Read more »
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Will the Favre-Jenn Sterger Sexting Saga Story Die Today?

So the day after the New York Jets got utterly destroyed by their bitterest of division rivals, the New England Patriots, more negative publicity surrounding the Jets organization. The supposed workplace filled with sexual harassment news complements the incompetence they showed playing football in Foxborough, Massachusetts last night during the NFL‘s marquee regular season game.... Read more »
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