Posts tagged "Minnesota Vikings"

Letter to the Editor- Magnus of Oslo "This is Not Viking Weather!"

Letter to the Editor- Magnus of Oslo "This is Not Viking Weather!"
(This was originally posted prior to the Bears/Vikings matchup in late 2010…as you can see…it was ‘cold’) Dear Editor, My name is Magnus of Oslo.  I am an original Viking from the 10th century.  I mean I’m a real (expletive) Viking. Not one of those ditzes on Halloween who wears pigtails and drinks from a horn…but... Read more »

Cubs Trade Herschel Walker to the Vikings for Seven First Round Picks

Cubs Trade Herschel Walker to the Vikings for Seven First Round Picks
In a move that has not been seen since the fall of 1988, the Chicago Cubs traded former Cowboys running back Herschel Walker to the Minnesota Vikings for seven first round draft picks. The move comes just weeks after the Cubs signed Walker to a minor-league contract.  Folks around baseball had been stunned by the... Read more »

Raiders Excited to Hire New Coach and Fire Him Within One Year; Tice to Interview

Raiders Excited to Hire New Coach and Fire Him Within One Year; Tice to Interview
OAKLAND – Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie is excited. “We’re just a couple days into my service here as general manager, and I can assure you that the ‘Raider Way’ will continue.  Our constant focus on hiring coaches and firing them within one or two years will continue…our fans need not worry!” The Raiders’ recent... Read more »
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Top 10 Toughest Losses in Chicago Bears History

Top 10 Toughest Losses in Chicago Bears History
The Bears led 10-0 with only minutes remaining…and something felt wrong. The moment the Denver Broncos started moving the ball downfield for their first six points, I felt my chest get tight.  My hands started to get clammy.  Shortly, I was struggling for breath.  My face was getting pale.  I started getting dizzy…I knew it. ... Read more »

Chicago Bears Podcast and Big Ten Preview and Review

Chicago Bears Podcast and Big Ten Preview and Review
Jason and I talk about the Bears’ blowout of Minnesota…can the Bears be this good, or is Minnesota just this bad…we go over the Vikings current quarterback situation…we preview Wisconsin/Michigan State (and you can be that Jason isn’t bias, whatsoever)…we review last week’s expected Big Ten results (that’s right, we never thought you were good... Read more »

A Joe Webb Podcast- Bears Clinch Bye

A Joe Webb Podcast- Bears Clinch Bye
Last week, Alex made the bold prediction that Joe Webb would single-handedly defeat the Philadelphia Eagles. Everybody laughed. Guess who’s laughing now? JOE WEBB!!!!! John and Alex enjoy laughs, celebrate Joe Webb, preview the Bears’ possible playoff scenarios, end the Cher/Streisand debate, and continue to offend various groups of people. Apologies from the night of... Read more »
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Chicago Bears Postgame: Bears 40, Vikings 14

Chicago Bears Postgame: Bears 40, Vikings 14
Well, the Bears sewed up their fourth divisional crown since 2001 and their 10th since 1984. If my calculations are correct, this will be their 24th playoff appearance since the start of NFL Title games in 1933. Alex and I talked about the following on our podcast…which can be found on itunes by searching ‘chicago... Read more »

TCF Stadium Unable to Hold All Metrodome Ticket Holders; To Charge $20 Overdraft Fee

TCF Stadium Unable to Hold All Metrodome Ticket Holders; To Charge $20 Overdraft Fee
MINNEAPOLIS- The location for Monday night’s tilt between the Chicago Bears and Minnesota Vikings is nearing an end. Officials stated late Wednesday that TCF Stadium, the football home of the University of Minnesota, will be used as a replacement site for the game. What is unclear is how the 64,000 ticket holders for Monday night’s game... Read more »

Vikings Mascot Ragnar Gunned Down on Streets of Detroit

Vikings Mascot Ragnar Gunned Down on Streets of Detroit
DETROIT- Blowing his gjallarlhorn and moaning in pain, Minnesota Vikings mascot Ragnar pleaded with Detroit gang members to let him go. Unfortunately for Ragnar, and thousands of Vikings fan, the loveable mascot was bludgeoned to death with his bison horned headdress. The beating happened moments after the Vikings 21-3 loss to the New York Giants... Read more »
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Chicago Tough Game Review: Bears 27, Vikings 13

Chicago Tough Game Review: Bears 27, Vikings 13
Brett Favre’s 53 yard touchdown pass to Percy Harvin was a thing of beauty. A bad week for Childress: First, a Major Dad DVD set gets rejected by Time-Warner, then the Vikes lose. What wasn’t so pretty was the 41 year old quarterback’s celebration that featured a two inch vertical leap and clumsy fist pump…it... Read more »
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