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Vikings clinch playoffs, beat Packers 37-34

Vikings clinch playoffs, beat Packers 37-34

Jan. 2 |   Yes, the Vikings are relevant again. They clinched the final NFC playoff spot Sunday by beating Green Bay 37-34 before 64,134 fans in one of the most electric, pressure-packed Viking games in franchise history. The great Adrian Peterson’s...

Adrian Peterson powers Vikings 38-22 over Rams

Adrian Peterson powers Vikings 38-22 over Rams

Dec. 19 |   For the third straight week, tragedy has again gripped our consciousness, this time away from the NFL — the horrific events in Connecticut on Friday. Sunday all across the NFL there were moments of silence and athletes and fans showing heartfelt...

Vikings lean on  Peterson in 21-14 win

Vikings lean on Peterson in 21-14 win

Dec. 12 |   The Vikings ended a two-game losing streak with 21-14 win over Chicago before 64,134 fans at Mall of America Field Sunday while the first winter storm of 2012 was pounding the area with as much as a foot of snow on the Metrodome roof. The great...

Bears smack Vikings to regain first place

Bears smack Vikings to regain first place

Nov. 28 | CHICAGO — On a spectacular sun-splashed Sunday in my hometown of Chicago at historic Soldier Field, the Vikings had their bubble of expectation busted by the monsters of the Midway, the Chicago Bears — Bears 28, Vikings 10. It was more like a...

Peterson proving he’s back in a big way!

Peterson proving he’s back in a big way!

Nov. 14 | Adrian Peterson Last January during the Pro Bowl game in Honolulu, many of the players in the game signed a giant get-well card to Adrian Peterson. Lou Lampson, a buddy to the stars, organized it. He knew Peterson’s dapper was down. It was intended...

NFL cream begins to rise

NFL cream begins to rise

Oct. 31 |   GLENDALE, AZ — Here we go! Baseball is done, thankfully, before November with San Francisco sweeping Detroit to capture their second World Series in three years. The NBA starts this week, and the National Hockey League can’t figure out...

Vikings bounce back, beat Cardinals 21-14

Vikings bounce back, beat Cardinals 21-14

Oct. 24 |   Seven games into the 2012 season, the Vikings forged forward with a 21-14 hard-fought win over the Arizona Cardinals. Minnesota is now 5-2 and remained undefeated at home at 4-0. Sunday’s Mall of America Field sellout crowd of 61,068 was...

Vikings survive  Jaguars 26-23 in  overtime

Vikings survive Jaguars 26-23 in overtime

Sep. 12 |   Victory is so sweet, especially when you work hard, change your approach to everything you do, and things just work out. Sunday the Vikings were looking for a fresh start after a miserable 2011 season when they finished 3-13. Getting players...

Nobody’s perfect  in the NFL

Nobody’s perfect in the NFL

Dec. 21 |     PHOENIX — After 19 straight wins over 364 days, the Super Bowl Champion Green Bay Packers’ bid for a perfect season ends in Kansas City. The Chiefs pulled off the shocker of the weekend, beating the Packers 19-14. Romeo Crennel,...

Packers delete  Vikings 45-7

Packers delete Vikings 45-7

Nov. 16 |     GREEN BAY — It’s no longer a rivalry, folks — it has turned into a one-sided reality show in which the Minnesota Vikings can no longer compete with the Green Bay Packers. Green Bay beat the Vikings for the fourth straight time...