Minnesota Viking Talk
Monday, August 18, 2008
Vikings Hot Talk: Here Comes the Vikings.
Well the new NFL year is on its way and I am as pumped as ever to kick this season off. Our beloved Vikings were in and out of the Favre sweepstakes and now it is time to get things started.
So far after 2 preseason games things are going well with the offense. TJack has been showing signs of maturity as he looks as though he may be starting to get it. Some other youngsters that have impressed are Erin Henderson, little brother of EJ. He looks and plays the part quite well I have a good feeling that he will make us all forget Heath Farwell. I have also liked the looks of Martin Nance and Aundrae Allison. Allison is my favorite to really step up his game as well as Sidney Rice.
Jared Allen has been quite impressive as well. He looks like an OLB running around out there. I knew he was talented but man he can really fly around the field. Also old Gus Frerotte is showing that he will be a much more capable backup than Holcomb & Bollinger. As for JD Booty I think he has better days ahead of him as he is experiencing some growing pains.
I have got some predictions as well going into the new year. Barring injury I think our Division winners will be the NFC South-New Orleans Saints, NFC-North-Minnesota Vikings,NFC East-Philadelphia Eagles, NFC West-St. Louis Rams, AFC South-Jax Jags,AFC North-Pittsburgh Steelers, AFC West-San Diego Chargers, AFC East-New England Patriots. My Conference champions being the Saints beating the Vikes and the Steelers beating the Pats. My Super Bowl champs are going to be from the Bayou-the New Orleans Saints. I know I am going way out on a limb there but after a disappointing season last year I believe the Saints are going to bounce back in a big way. Look out NEW ORLEANS!!! Lets hope this is another fun season and happy blogging to you all.
Minnesota Viking Talk The Blog
This week’s roundup highlights some of the Best Minnesota Vikings Fan blogs around, for the reading pleasure of Vikings Fanatics worldwide. Enjoy!
The Daily Norseman
The Daily Norseman is truly a pinnacle of Vikings blogs, it’s what most football blogs aspire to be. The writing is often witty, providing great in depth analysis of Sundays games, future gameday speculation, and allows posts from a fun and respectful community of serious Vikings Fans.
Notable Post: Crazy Stadium Costs
The Vikings Locker
The Vikings Locker prefers to keep pure speculation to minimum by focusing on the hard game facts, in depth highlights and breaking Vikes news. The locker also boasts some of the most accurate injury reports and best pre-season coverage to be found.
Notable Post: Will Brad Childress help the Minnesota Vikings Continue to Improve in 2008?
The Viking Age
The Viking Age is truly a blog representing the Vikings huge and diversely opinionated fan base. This blog has a serious commitment to compelling original content beyond the average post-Sunday report. Viking Age also contains cool Vikings video, tailgating info, latest rumors, Dan Zinski’s excellent divisional breakdowns, and an engaging discussion forum.
Notable Post: Randy Moss wants to reunite with Daunte Culpepper
While it may be only a little over a year old, Vikings Gab is quickly becoming one of the most promising Vikings blogs with its awesome array of pictures, videos and amazing breadth of coverage. Helmed by sports media vets Matt Loede and Peter Durstman, Vikings Gab provides no-nonsense detailed analysis of games with only well-informed speculation.
Notable Post: No Bad Blood Childress, McCarthy
Viking Underground is a real gem of the Vikings blogosphere. From its great collection of quotes to its awesome original training camp coverage, the Underground is worth any fans time. It’s unfortunate that the blog hasn’t been updated in a while but is seems that author Mr. Cheer or Die might be contributing over at the Daily Norseman.
Vikings War Cry
Vikings War Cry is a community blog that allows Purple People Eater fans to publish their Vikings opinions, game summaries and more. Veteran posters like Anthony Hall and Andrew Strickert always bring great breaking news and informed assessments. War Cry is also part of the Most Valuable Network of sports blogs and often serves up great Vikes content through other community blogs.
Notable Post: Rides Like a Lemon
Purple Pride is a truly outspoken community, taking their Vikings coverage with great earnestness. Post content ranges from meticulously detailed to philosophical, with respected authors like Shockzilla and AngloVike offering incredible foresight on draft picks and future games.
Notable Post: Opener Right Around the Corner…