Archive for December, 2010


Webb Shedding Light On A Dim Season

Vikings rookie QB Joe Webb has run the gamut of media coverage since out-dueling his counterpart, Eagles QB Michael Vick, on Tuesday night – and rightfully so. Webb is truly the “feel good” story at the end of a tumultuous season. The athletic rookie was drafted in the 6th round as a WR, returned to […]

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Griffin Confident As He Rehabs Knee Injury

On Thursday the Vikings named CB Cedric Griffin the team’s recipient of the 2010 Ed Block Courage Award, an honor NFL players do not take lightly because it’s voted on by their peers. The award is named in honor of Ed Block, the longtime head athletic trainer of the Baltimore Colts who was a pioneer […]

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Frazier Supportive Of NFL’s Concussion Protocol

Head injuries, specifically concussions, have quickly gone from being ignored to being in the spotlight. Because of both the short-term and long-term impact concussions have on the human brain, everyone involved with the game of football has grown a sensitivity to the issue. Younger players in the NFL today might not necessarily notice it, but […]

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Vikings Injury Roundup

The Vikings face a condensed week as they prepare for the Detroit Lions because their game with the Eagles was postponed and moved from Sunday night to Tuesday night. As a result, the team did not practice on Wednesday and will instead resume on-field activities today. Wednesday is typically the day NFL teams install their […]

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Vikings Defense: Worth Repeating

It is said that defense wins championships; the Vikings may not be playing for a title this season but their defense is setting a standard of play that other teams will want to replicate throughout the playoffs. The notion of mimicking the Vikings defense will be especially true for the team that faces the Eagles […]

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Team Leaders Stepped Up For Vikings

Headed into Tuesday night’s matchup against the Philadelphia Eagles, the Vikings had lost consecutive games by a combined score of 61-17 and were forced to wait an extra 2 days to play their Week 16 game due to another weather-related delay. Frustration and anxiety could have best suited the feelings among Vikings players while waiting […]

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Webb’s Impact, Now And Later

When faced with the task of guiding his team’s offense on the road against a team jockeying for playoff positioning, all after an extended 2-day postponement that forced the organization to call its Philadelphia hotel “home,” Vikings rookie QB Joe Webb stood up to the challenge with a cool, calm and collected performance and made […]

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More On Winfield’s Night vs. Eagles

We’ve already written about the huge night Antoine Winfield had against the Philadelphia Eagles on Tuesday. But here’s a little historical perspective on where Winfield ranks in Vikings history coming off that sensational performance against Mike Vick and Co. Winfield’s fumble return TD in the 2nd quarter marks the 5th career return TD for the […]

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Peterson & Webb Need Your Votes For Weekly Awards

Last year, seemingly every week there would be a Viking up for one of NFL.com’s weekly awards.  Not so much this year of course, but thanks to last night’s upset win over the Eagles, two of the key components to that win are in the running to take home some hardware and need your votes. […]

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Pagac, Winfield Go Back To School To Stymie Eagles Explosive Offense

When the Vikings named Leslie Frazier interim head coach, the entire defensive staff had to step up with added responsibility. Frazier, of course, has been the Vikings defensive coordinator since 2007 but his new role as interim head coach doesn’t allow him to focus exclusively on the defense. The Vikings defensive staff has responded well, […]

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