Archive for March, 2011


Miller Lite Vikings Draft Party Returns To Winter Park

Last year the annual Miller Lite Vikings Draft Party was held in various locations throughout the metro area. This year, the Miller Lite Vikings Draft Party will return to Winter Park. The always-popular event for Vikings fans will take place on Thursday, April 28 during the 1st round of the 2011 NFL Draft. General admission […]

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Digging Deeper On Locker Accuracy Concerns

Jake Locker is a name linked to the Vikings frequently in draft speculation. The Vikings as an organization have not expressed more interest in Locker than they have any other QB prospects, but football fans and observers tie Locker to the Vikings because of the perceived need at the position and because Locker is expected […]

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Draft Time Is A Great Time To Be A Vikings Fan

Vikings fans whom I interact with via email and the comments section on vikings.com have made it clear that it’s been tough to be a Vikings fan recently. A heart-breaking conclusion to the 2009 season in the NFC title game followed by an extremely disappointing 2010 season that included the Metrodome’s roof collapse. Add in […]

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Reminder: MVC Open Auditions Are This Weekend

As a reminder, open auditions for the 2011 Minnesota Vikings Cheerleaders are this Saturday, April 2 at the Winter Park Field House in Eden Prairie.  Tryouts get underway at 9 a.m. For more info, click here to visit the 2011 MVC Auditions page. Note that regardless of the NFL labor situation, the MVC will have […]

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Vikings Round-By-Round Selections For 2011 NFL Draft

NOTE: This blog entry was updated on March 26 to reflect the compensatory picks the NFL awarded the Vikings for losses the team suffered last year during free agency.  The “new picks” are in bold below. With a season to forget fading quickly in the rear view mirror and with the pesky NFL labor situation […]

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Spielman Talks Draft, Offseason On KFAN

Vikings VP of Player Personnel Rick Spielman joined the voice of the Vikings, Paul Allen, on AM 1130 KFAN on Friday, March 25 to discuss the on-going offseason, the upcoming NFL Draft, and much more. Click here to listen / download the MP3 file of Spielman’s appearance. Read full story at Vikings Blog Incoming search […]

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Good News From Goodell On Kevin Williams, Stadium Issues

NFL owners held meetings in New Orleans over the last few days and on Tuesday at the meetings NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell held a news conference. After the news conference, Twin Cities reporters caught up with Goodell and the commissioner had some good news for Vikings. First, it appears that DT Kevin Williams, who has […]

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Correction To Compensatory Pick Question In Mailbag

I wanted to take a quick moment this morning to issue a correction to an answer in this week’s Monday Morning Mailbag. In the first question of this week’s MMM, Gideon asked a two-part question that dealt with the draft and, specifically, the compensatory selections the Vikings would receive in the 2011 NFL Draft. I […]

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Lots To Check Out On vikings.com

With the NFL in a work stoppage and the great action of college basketball’s March Madness, it’s understandable if you let a few updates on vikings.com slip through the cracks over the weekend. But now that it’s Monday morning and a new week has begun, it’s time to get you caught up. We’re here to […]

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Submit Your Monday Morning Mailbag Questions

The vikings.com Monday Morning Mailbag will roll on right through March Madness this week. Do you have questions? To submit a comment or question to the mailbag, send an email to me at wobschallm@vikings.nfl.net. You can also submit your comment or question in the comments section below this entry. Remember to include your name and […]

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