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Randy Moss Waived by Vikings

On Monday, the Minnesota Vikings waived Randy Moss. This came after things such as Moss’ poor performance, fine for not addressing the media, and criticizing the Vikings while glorifying the Patriots. That’s not to mention refusing to be asked any questions by the media, instead opting to ask and answer his own questions for the […]

Strong Running Game Leads Patriots Past Vikings; Favre Injured in Fourth

BenJarvus Green-Ellis leaped over the back of blocking guard Dan Connolly, tumbling head over heels. When he came down, the Patriots had a two-score lead with less than two minutes left in the game. Green-Ellis ran for 112 yards and two touchdowns- the first multiple-touchdown game of his career- Sunday, and the New England Patriots […]

Patriots Keys to Victory: Week 8 vs. Vikings

Sometimes it helps to be good and lucky. The Patriots (5-1) found that out last week, squeaking out a 23-20 victory over the hapless San Diego Chargers (2-5). A win is a win in the NFL, however, and the Patriots will take all the wins they can get in what is shaping up to be […]

Spygate Redux: Brad Childress Says Patriots Stole Signals

If you thought you heard the last of Spygate years ago, think again. At a press conference on Monday, Vikings coach Brad Childress said the Patriots were one of the all-time best at stealing signals. “… I’m mindful of the last time we faced them here on Monday Night Football. It was like a surgical […]

Brett Favre Ankle Injury, Not Sexting, Threatens Streak

Brett Favre has been in the news a lot lately, and if you live in the Boston area, you’re going to hear even more about him over the next week as Sunday’s Patriots-Vikings game approaches. Last week, he met with NFL officials and admitted leaving those ridiculous voice mails on Jenn Sterger’s phone in 2008. […]

Vikings’ Childress the Essence of Idiocy on MNF, Jets’ Ryan a Close Second

I started this Tuesday the way I start all Tuesdays here in Istanbul, with a pot of coffee and an archived Monday Night Football game via NFL Game Pass. This week’s matchup featured the Minnesota Vikings at the New York Jets, a much-anticipated showdown between teams that both fell one game shy of the Super […]

Randy Moss Traded to Vikings

It’s official; Randy Moss has been traded to the Minnesota Vikings. The colorful wide receiver will return to the team that started his career in time for Monday’s game at the Jets; New England will get a third-round draft pick in return. However, a contract extension is not yet in place. That leaves the Vikings […]

Randy Moss to the Vikings?

According to FOXSports.com’s Jay Glazer, the Vikings are close to acquiring wide receiver Randy Moss from the Patriots in a shocking move. Patriots sources said the deal is contingent on Moss signing a contract extension with the Vikings. All sides are working to hammer out the contract. The Vikings have been searching for a star […]

2010 NFL Predictions: NFC North

Thursday night, we’ll see what Brett Favre can do after spending his entire off-season playing toss in the mud with his Wrangler Jeans buddies and that golden retriever.  More importantly, though, we’ll see what Adrian Peterson can do against an ailing Saints defense, who exactly Brett Favre will pass to other than Visanthe Shiancoe and […]

NFC North Fantasy Preview

Our fourth divisional fantasy preview takes us to the NFC North, a division that features heated rivalries and is filled with top notch fantasy talent. Last season, the Vikings earned the top spot in this foursome, coming ever-so-close to a Super Bowl appearance, instead losing in overtime of the NFC title game at the hands […]

Favre Watch: 2010

“To be or not to be; that is the question.” – Hamlet “To retire or not to retire; that is the question.” – Brett Favre For the third consecutive year, Old Man Favre is at it again. Two years ago, he retired from the Packers after they didn’t want to put up with this from […]

Brett Favre a Grandfather?

Check your calendar. No, it’s not one of our April Fools Day posts. No, I’m not making a poor play on words and calling Brett Favre an old guy. Vikings quarterback Brett Favre, 40, is now officially a grandfather, according to multiple reports. Favre’s 21-year-old daughter, Brittany, gave birth to a baby boy on Tuesday, […]

Brett Favre’s Future

With the Saints winning the NFC Championship game, ending the Vikings’ season, there is an inevitable question that we must ask: Is this Brett Favre‘s last year? To be sure, he proved he can still play at the professional level, leading a talented team nearly to the Super Bowl (“nearly” being the operative word). And […]

NFC CHAMPIONSHIP PREVIEW: A TALE OF TWO QB’S

With all the talk about the Jets-Colts games focusing on history, the NFC Championship is all about firsts. For all the times the Superdome has hosted a Super Bowl, a record seven and counting, this will be the first Conference Championship game. It will also be the first time Brett Favre will play in the […]

NFL Playoff Picture: Divisional Round

Well, the Patriots might be out of the running for a Super Bowl appearance, but there are still eight other teams going strong. Four teams in each conference will be matched up this weekend to see if they have what it takes to get to their championship game. Expect everything, including the kitchen sink, being […]